2011 Fantasy Football Rankings: RBs

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Arian Foster repeats as top back

Arian Foster repeats as top back

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Rankings are based upon Athlon Sports standard scoring system:

All touchdowns are 6 points
1 point for 25 yards passing
1 point for 10 yards rushing/receiving
Receptions are .5 points
Interceptions/fumbles are minus-2 points.

1 point for 40 return yards

Athlon's Fantasy Positional Rankings and Cheat Sheets for 2011

Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Kickers

Defense/Special Teams

Top 280

Top 240 with IDPs

Athlon's NFL Fantasy Running Back Rankings and Cheat Sheet

Rk Player Team Bye
1 Arian Foster* HOU 11
2 Adrian Peterson MIN 9
3 Ray Rice BAL 5
4 LeSean McCoy PHI 7
5 Jamaal Charles KC 6
6 Chris Johnson TEN 6
7 Rashard Mendenhall PIT 11
8 Maurice Jones-Drew JAC 9
9 Darren McFadden OAK 8
10 Steven Jackson STL 5
11 Matt Forte CHI 8
12 Frank Gore SF 7
13 Michael Turner ATL 8
14 Shonn Greene NYJ 8
15 Mark Ingram NO 11
16 LeGarrette Blount TB 8
17 Ahmad Bradshaw NYG 7
18 Ryan Mathews SD 6
19 Peyton Hillis CLE 5
20 Jahvid Best DET 9
21 Felix Jones DAL 5
22 DeAngelo Williams CAR 9
23 Cedric Benson CIN 7
24 Marshawn Lynch SEA 6
25 Knowshon Moreno DEN 6
26 Joseph Addai IND 11
27 BenJarvus Green-Ellis NE 7
28 Beanie Wells ARI 6
29 Reggie Bush MIA 5
30 Daniel Thomas MIA 5
31 Brandon Jacobs NYG 7
32 Fred Jackson BUF 7
33 James Starks GB 8
34 Mike Tolbert SD 6
35 Ryan Grant GB 8
36 Jonathan Stewart CAR 9
37 Tim Hightower WAS 5
38 Roy Helu WAS 5
39 C.J. Spiller BUF 7
40 Montario Hardesty CLE 5
41 Michael Bush OAK 8
42 Willis McGahee DEN 6
43 Ben Tate HOU 11
44 Javon Ringer TEN 6
45 Pierre Thomas NO 11
46 Delone Carter IND 11
47 Kendall Hunter SF 7
48 DeMarco Murray DAL 5
49 Danny Woodhead NE 7
50 Darren Sproles NO 11
51 Thomas Jones KC 6
52 LaDanian Tomlinson NYJ 8
53 Stevan Ridley NE 7
54 Jerome Harrison DET 9
55 Ronnie Brown PHI 7
56 Justin Forsett SEA 6
57 Jason Snelling ATL 8
58 Marion Barber CHI 8
59 Bernard Scott CIN 7
60 Earnest Graham TB 8
61 Isaac Redman PIT 11
62 Deji Karim JAC 9
63 Ryan Torain WAS 5
64 Tashard Choice DAL 5
65 Mike Goodson CAR 9
66 Toby Gerhart MIN 9
67 Jamie Harper TEN 6
68 LaRod Stephens-Howling ARI 6
69 Mewelde Moore PIT 11
70 Jacquizz Rodgers ATL 8
71 Donald Brown IND 11
72 Cadillac Williams STL 5
73 Derrick Ward HOU 11
74 Leon Washington SEA 6
75 Jordan Todman SD 6
76 Joe McKnight NYJ 8
77 Ricky Williams BAL 5
78 Anthony Dixon SF 7
79 Shane Vereen NE 7
80 Anthony Allen BAL 5
81 Steve Slaton HOU 11
82 Alex Green GB 8
83 Taiwan Jones OAK 8
84 Bilal Powell NYJ 8
85 John Kuhn GB 8
86 Jerious Norwood STL 5
87 D.J. Ware NYG 7
88 Maurice Morris DET 9
89 Kregg Lumpkin TB 8
90 Lance Ball DEN 6
91 Chester Taylor ARI 6
92 Johnny White BUF 7
93 Christopher Ivory NO 11

*If Arian Foster's hamstring injury turns out to be a tear and he misses the first three-four games, he would drop to 14 in the RB rankings.

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