RB rankings - week 1 2010.xls by shenreng9qgrg132

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									rank        full name position    team   text
        1               RB
            Chris Johnson         TEN    Home vs. Oakland - If you are facing CJ28, prepare to grab your ankles. Oakland
        2               RB
            Adrian Peterson       MIN    @ New Orleans - AP should do well in this one. Despite the huge leads that Sai
        3               RB
            Maurice Jones-Drew    JAC    Home vs. Denver - The Donkeys are down one Elvis Dumervil, and gave up 128
        4               RB
            Steven Jackson        STL    Home vs. Arizona - SJax cranked 116 rush yards and a TD in the game last year i
        5   Matt Forte RB         CHI    Home vs. Detroit - For as big of a bust as Forte was in 2010, everyone forgets th
        6   Frank Gore RB         SF     @ Seattle - Gore lit the 'hawks up in week 2 in SF but wasn't so fortunate in Se
        7               RB
            DeAngelo Williams     CAR    @ NY Giants - Only 3 defenses in the NFL gave up more tuddies than the G-wom
        8               RB
            Cedric Benson         CIN    @ New England - The Pats are uncommonly stingy around the goal-line - they o
        9   Ryan MathewsRB        SD     @ Kansas City - This kid is going to be all over the place in 2010 receptions and
       10               R
            Arian Foster B        HOU    Home vs. Indy - Foster should roll this weekend as Slaton and Jeremiah Johnson
       11   Joseph AddaiRB        IND    @ Houston - Addai had some decent numbrage vs. the Texans in 2009 - 194 TO
       12   Ryan Grant RB         GB     @ Philadelphia - The Eagles were tough defending the rush, but Grant is an eve
       13               RB
            Rashard Mendenhall    PIT    Home vs. Atlanta - *update* - According to Ken Laird of ESPN radio, Rashard wi
       14   Shonn GreeneRB        NYJ    Home vs. Baltimore
       15   CJ Spiller RB         BUF    Home vs. Miami - I like Spiller to make a big splash in this one vs. the 'Fins who
       16               RB
            Jerome Harrison       CLE    @ Tampa Bay - Which RB didn't light up the Buc's rush D? A defense that ranke
       17   Ray Rice RB           BAL    @ NY Jets - Rice should be able to parse together a starter-worthy stat line vs. t
       18   Jahvid Best RB        DET    @ Chicago - get this big play guy into your lineup. The Bears D will be MUCH be
       19               RB
            Michael Turner        ATL    @ Pittsburgh - I'm way high on the Burner in 2009, just not for this particular m
       20               RB
            Jamaal Charles        KC     Home vs. San Diego - Charles' owners must be frustrated at this point. Todd Ha
       21   Ronnie BrownRB        MIA    @ Buffalo - Most every decent RB that Buffalo faced ran wild on them in 2009.
       22               RB
            Pierre Thomas         NO     Home vs. Minnesota - Any damage PT does will most likely be in the air. That's
       23               RB
            Tim Hightower         ARI    @ St Louis - Tim Hightower outperformed Beanie in the pre-season. This guy ju
       24               RB
            Clinton Portis        WAS    Home vs. Dallas - Dallas' front is stout - they ranked 4th against the run in yards
       25               RB
            Ahmad Bradshaw        NYG    Home vs. Carolina
       26               RB
            Ricky Williams        MIA    @ Buffalo - This is the first of 5 games in 2010 where starting both Ronnie and R
       27               RB
            LaDainian Tomlinson   NYJ    Home vs. Baltimore
       28               RB
            Jonathan Stewart      CAR    @ NY Giants
       29               RB
            Justin Forsett        SEA    Home vs. San Francisco
       30   LeSean McCoyRB        PHI    Home vs. Green Bay
       31               RB
            Knowshon Moreno       DEN    @ Jacksonville
       32   Beanie WellsRB        ARI    @ St Louis
       33   Felix Jones RB        DAL    @ Washington
       34               RB
            Darren McFadden       OAK    @ Tennessee
       35               RB
            Cadillac Williams     TB
       36               RB
            Marion Barber         DAL    @ Washington
       37   Michael BushRB        OAK    @ Tennessee - Questionable to play. Broken Thumb.
       38               RB
            Brandon Jacobs        NYG    Home vs. Carolina
       39   Steve SlatonRB        HOU    Home vs. Indianapolis
       40   Reggie Bush RB        NO     Home vs. Minnesota
       41   Thomas JonesRB        KC     Homes vs. San Diego
       42               RB
            Laurence Maroney      NE     Home vs. Cinci
       43               RB
            Leon Washington       SEA    Home vs. San Francisco
       44               RB
            Willis McGahee        BAL    @ NY Jets
       45   Donald BrownRB        IND
       46               RB
            Chester Taylor        CHI
47               RB
     Bernard Scott       CIN
48   Javon RingerRB      TEN
49               RB
     Jason Snelling      ATL
50               R
     Fred Jackson B      BUF
51               RB
     Correll Buckhalter  DEN
52   Toby GerhartRB      MIN
53               RB
     Rashad Jennings     JAC
54               RB
     Jonathan Dwyer      PIT
55   Derrick WardRB      TB
56               RB
     Tashard Choice      DAL
57               RB
     Marshawn Lynch      BUF
58   James Davis RB      CLE
59   Kevin SmithRB       DET
60   Mike Bell RB        PHI
61               RB
     Brian Westbrook     SF
62               RB
     LenDale White       DEN
63               RB
     Larry Johnson       WAS
64               RB
     Darren Sproles      SD
65               R
     Peyton Hillis B     CLE
66               RB
     Willie Parker       WAS
67   Fred TaylorRB       NE
68   Julius JonesRB      SEA
69   Sammy MorrisRB      NE
70               RB
     Brandon Jackson     GB
71   Mike GoodsonRB      CAR
72               RB
     Mewelde Moore       PIT
73               RB
     Jerious Norwood     ATL
74               RB
     Chris Jennings      CLE
75               RB
     Earnest Graham      TB
76               RB
     Lorenzo Booker      PHI
77               RB
     Le'Ron McClain      BAL
78   Andre Brown RB      NYG
79   Kevin FaulkRB       NE
80   Kevin JonesRB       CHI   click to add
81               RB
     Maurice Morris      DET
82   Kolby SmithRB       DEN
83               RB
     Brian Leonard       CIN
84               RB
     Rock Cartwright     OAK
85   Ryan MoatsRB        MIN
86               RB
     Chauncey Washington NYJ
87               RB
     Montario Hardesty   CLE
88               RB
     Antonio Pittman     STL
89               RB
     LaMont Jordan       DEN
90   DeShawn WynnRB      GB
91   Jamal LewisRB       CLE
92   Ladell BettsRB      WAS
93   T.J. DuckettRB      SEA
94               RB
     Edgerrin James    SEA
95               R
     Justin Fargas B   OAK
96   Chris Brown RB    HOU
97               RB
     Lynell Hamilton   NO
98   Ben Tate RB       HOU
99   Glen CoffeeRB     SF
 pare to grab your ankles. Oakland gave up an average of 155 yards on the ground and 24 rush TDs in 2009.
e. Despite the huge leads that Saints would create for themselves in 2009, they still gave up 117 YPG and 19 TDs on the year on the groun
e Elvis Dumervil, and gave up 128 YPG on the ground. Only 11 TDs, though. Stingy around the goal-line I guess.
ds and a TD in the game last year in St Louis. He was out for the match in Zona. He's a solid start against a rush D who was also quite ordi
e was in 2010, everyone forgets that he still did well in a PPR (finished 12th). And however disappointing his numbers were in a basic form
 n SF but wasn't so fortunate in Seattle in week 13 with only 62 total yards and 0 TDs. Gore was feast or famine in 2009, and I see this play
e up more tuddies than the G-women. Get D in your lineup, and expect big things. J Stewart is obviously going to be involved, but make n
 tingy around the goal-line - they only gave up 6 rushing TDs in 2009. So be conscious of this as you get all pumped to put Ceddy in your lin
  the place in 2010 receptions and total yards-wise. I still question his goal-line ability, but what other option do the Chargers have? Sprol
nd as Slaton and Jeremiah Johnson (the two guys that have potential to hoover touches) are on the mend. Indy was meager defending th
ge vs. the Texans in 2009 - 194 TOTAL yards and 2 TOTAL TDs. Houston was very average defending the rush - They gave up 17 TDs on the
nding the rush, but Grant is an every down back in this high powered offense, so ranking him much lower than this is sort of idiotic in my n
en Laird of ESPN radio, Rashard will continue as the goal-line RB despite his struggles. So he gets a decent lift for the week. Atlanta was st

plash in this one vs. the 'Fins who averaged giving up a TD per contest on the ground in 2009. Spiller is the lone man in the backfield w/ L
uc's rush D? A defense that ranked last ranked in yards and 16 ground scores makes Harrison a great play, despite the questions surround
 her a starter-worthy stat line vs. this #1 defense. The Jets can be run on - they let up 11 TDs on the season and 98.6 YPG. Given Rice's ab
eup. The Bears D will be MUCH better in 2010, but as the only option in the backfield that I'm aware of, besides a gimpy Kevin Smith, Bes
2009, just not for this particular matchup. The Steelers are cheap bastards around the goal-line (only gave up 7 TDs in '09), and yards in g
e frustrated at this point. Todd Haley is establishing himself as quite the Mike Shanahan/Bill Belichick mystery man. Charles out-performe
o faced ran wild on them in 2009. They gave up 156 YPG and 19 TDs on the year. Ronnie will probably have 60% of the RB load, so he ma
 ill most likely be in the air. That's the only reason he's listed on as a start. We also need to see who emerges behind him on the depth ch
anie in the pre-season. This guy just won't go away. If I had them both, I'd start Hightower. All of the beat writers are convinced that We
anked 4th against the run in yards and allowed only 7 rush tds in all of 2009. Portis should be fresh, having missed over half of the 2009

0 where starting both Ronnie and Ricky might just work out for you. No one questions the 'Fins ability to run the football, the question is,
 d 19 TDs on the year on the ground.

 t a rush D who was also quite ordinary (13 rushing TDs relented and 112 YPG)
 g his numbers were in a basic format, just remember, he cranked vs. the Lions (around 265 TOTAL yards and 1 TD in 2 games vs Detroit)
 famine in 2009, and I see this playing out very similarly in 2010. Seattle was very ordinary defendin
y going to be involved, but make no mistake, Deangelo is the primary RB on the Panthers, and w/ weak QB pla
all pumped to put Ceddy in your lineup. That said, he will be getting most of the RB touches in this system
 tion do the Chargers have? Sproles? lol.
 d. Indy was meager defending the run in 2009 (126 YPG and 10 TDs on the season).
  rush - They gave up 17 TDs on the ground and an average of 107 YPG.
 r than this is sort of idiotic in my non-humble opinion.
nt lift for the week. Atlanta was strong defending the run (106 YPG and 10 TDs on the season), so start him w/ expectations in check.

 he lone man in the backfield w/ Lynch and Fabulous Fred on the mend.
ay, despite the questions surrounding his meager pre-season performance.
son and 98.6 YPG. Given Rice's ability out of the backfield, he can bring value vs. a team like the J
 besides a gimpy Kevin Smith, Best is gonna roll this season. His pre-season averages were riDICKulous
 ve up 7 TDs in '09), and yards in general (90 YPG). You can't leave him on the bench, but you can tempe
 ystery man. Charles out-performed Thomas Jones in the pre-season; that much we know. The Chargers were average defending the run
have 60% of the RB load, so he makes a decent start in a 10-12 team league.
 erges behind him on the depth chart, as we all know how little Coach Peyton likes to feature just one guy. The Vikes are 2nd in rush D in 2
eat writers are convinced that Wells will get the bulk of the carries despite that Hightower is starting
ving missed over half of the 2009 season. We expect good things for him this season - it's just the pickings could be slim vs. this rush d.

o run the football, the question is, when is Ronnie Brown going down to injury, and how many touches wi
 and 1 TD in 2 games vs Detroit)




 im w/ expectations in check.




 were average defending the run (allowed 10 rushing scores and 117 YPG in 2009 on the ground).

uy. The Vikes are 2nd in rush D in 2009. Only 5 TDs relented all season.

 gs could be slim vs. this rush d.

								
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