Week 4 Fantasy RB Rankings

Who are the top fantasy football running backs? PFF has you covered with our fantasy football RB rankings for Week 4 of the NFL season.

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Week 4 Fantasy RB Rankings


Pro Football Focus ranks the top fantasy football running backs for standard scoring leagues. The table below shows our top RB rankings for Week 4 of the 2016 NFL season.

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Week 4 Fantasy RB Rankings | Updated 9/27/16

RankPlayerTeamOpp
1David A. JohnsonARZLA
2Mark IngramNOSD
3Le'Veon BellPITKC
4Melvin GordonSDNO
5Lamar MillerHSTTEN
6Ezekiel ElliottDALSF
7C.J. AndersonDENTB
8Todd GurleyLAARZ
9LeSean McCoyBUFNE
10Carlos HydeSFDAL
11Jamaal CharlesKCPIT
12Jerick McKinnonMINNYG
13Jordan HowardCHIDET
14LeGarrette BlountNEBUF
15Charles SimsTBDEN
16DeMarco MurrayTENHST
17Rashad JenningsNYGMIN
18Matt JonesWASCLV
19Matt ForteNYJSEA
20Jeremy HillCINMIA
21Isaiah CrowellCLVWAS
22Giovani BernardCINMIA
23Theo RiddickDETCHI
24Devonta FreemanATLCAR
25Frank GoreINDJAX
26T.J. YeldonJAXIND
27Chris IvoryJAXIND
28Duke JohnsonCLVWAS
29Cameron Artis-PayneCARATL
30Christine MichaelSEANYJ
31Latavius MurrayOAKBLT
32Ka'Deem CareyCHIDET

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  • Jack

    Is strength of schedule and offensive line talent factored into these rankings? And I know it is hard to predict but many players tend to be injury prone. Is that factored into these rankings too? Will these ranking be updated come preseason?

  • Jack

    Why is Eddie Lacy ranked so high? He sucked it up last season.

    • Daniel Kelley

      Between rumors of weight-loss, an offense that should be better, and base talent, there are several reasons to believe Lacy could be a strong bounceback this year. (And to answer your other question, it’s a five-analyst consensus — Jeff Ratcliffe, Mike Tagliere, Pat Thorman, Ross Miles, Tyler Loechner)

  • DLane

    Really Low on Demarco Murray and Ameer Abdullah huh

  • Minyang16

    Funny zig while everyone zags…high stakes big bench leagues….all have viable WR on waivers but as of now no RB worth starting. Picking WRX5 is a sub optimal strategy when everyone is doing it. Not reinventing the wheel but robust RB is the way to go. Most rosters that started WR in top half of draft don’t seem to be as good (on paper) as middle to late picks in 12 team leagues. I actually cher when I get a pick in 7 to 12 range.

  • David Stinnett

    Even accounting for injury, a ranking of #18 will prove way over-cautious for Thomas Rawls. Go ahead and be cautious, but there are 6 guys ranked higher than Rawls that I would pass on for Rawls

    • Phil

      I could see passing on two, three or even four but six??

      • David Stinnett

        Sure, but now looking at it again 12 days later I’d say 5 is more like it. BTW they are saying now he will start week 1, so that could be a mistake. If healthy there is no season fantasy finish that would surprise me.

        • David Stinnett

          They updated this again, right BEFORE the weeks games, brilliant. Rawls made an unnecessary appearance w/ 2 carries, which he wouldn’t have done if not healthy. So last years most efficient back, on a consistently top 3 running team is ranked 19. If you can draft him accordingly you are laughing.

  • Bryan shurin

    Is this guy retarted Mark Ingram over Leveon Bell, I think we should start drug testing analysts

    • Phil

      He basically misses a third of the fantasy football season because of his suspension so I think he’s right where he should be.

  • Russell

    C’mon guys, why aren’t player narratives linked to player names? I find your site clunky and frustrating! Don’t make it so hard to find information!!!

  • dan6374

    the other way to look at Bell is with the D Williams handcuff. as long
    as you ensure getting both, I think the reliable production of the combination
    increases the value of the individuals.

  • rock lee

    Ryan Mathews or jermey hill in standard scoring

  • Pat

    Langford, Hyde or McKinnon, standard scoring