The RB Hierarchy: Week 1

Each week we will release “The Hierarchy” for each position. The Hierarchy will release players rank according to where we at NoHuddle believe they will fall for that particular week using a tiered system. The higher the tier, the better off, the lower the tier, the more you want to stay away from those players. All rankings are based on upcoming opponent, past performances, and projections for the current week.Here we go:

The Kings (Represent the Elite at their position for the week- Top End RBs):

  • Todd Gurley
  • David Johnson
  • Adrian Peterson
  • Ezekiel Elliot

The Princes (Represent the RBs that should perform at RB1 levels):

  • Spencer Ware
  • DeAngelo Williams
  • Lamar Miller
  • Mark Ingram
  • Devonta Freeman
  • LeSean McCoy
  • Eddie Lacy
  • Latavius Murray

The Dukes (Represent the RBs that should perform at RB2 levels with a chance to sneak into Prince and King territory):

  • Christine Michael
  • Doug Martin
  • Ryan Mathews
  • Frank Gore
  • DeMarco Murray
  • Melvin Gordon

The Marquess (Represent RBs that should perform at a solid RB2 level):

  • Carlos Hyde
  • CJ Anderson
  • Matt Forte
  • Ameer Abdullah
  • Jeremy Langford
  • Rashad Jennings

The Earls (Represent RBs that have a chance to perform at The Marquess level but most likely a Flex Play):

  • Jeremy Hill
  • Giovanni Bernard
  • Jonathan Stewart
  • TJ Yeldon
  • Duke Johnson
  • Isaiah Crowell
  • Arian Foster

The Viscounts (Represents those best used as Flex plays):

  • Danny Woodhead
  • Matt Jones (monitor status prior to game)
  • Derrick Henry
  • Charles Sims
  • Chris Ivory
  • Justin Forsett
  • James White
  • LeGarrette Blount
  • Theo Riddick

The Barons (Represents the RBs that are the most desperate of all starts and flex plays):

  • Bilal Powell
  • Tevin Coleman
  • Buck Allen
  • Thomas Rawls
  • Jay Ajayi
  • Terrance West
  • Charcandrick West
  • Darren Sproles

As always for further inquiries as to who to start or sit, contact us on twitter @No_HuddleFFB


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