Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings: Week 8

We rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team leagues, those that can start two QBs, two TEs, three RBs and four WRs. We cut out the rest, because if you're looking at who the 50th-best running back or the 17th-best kicker is for that week, you need more help than any Website can give you. Click here for all of our fantasy football rankings each week.

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2011 NFL Week 8 — Running Back Rankings

Quarterbacks
Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Tight Ends
Kickers
Defense/Special Teams

Athlon Sports Week 8 Waiver Wire

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

Teams on bye this week: Atlanta, Chicago, Green Bay, New York Jets, Oakland, Tampa Bay

Rk Player Team OPPONENT
1 Adrian Peterson MIN at CAR
2 Arian Foster HOU vs. JAC
3 Ray Rice BAL vs. ARI
4 Fred Jackson BUF vs. WAS (in Toronto)
5 LeSean McCoy PHI vs. DAL
6 Frank Gore SF vs. CLE
7 Maurice Jones-Drew JAC at HOU
8 Ahmad Bradshaw NYG vs. MIA
9 Ryan Mathews SD at KC
10 Chris Johnson TEN vs. IND
11 Rashard Mendenhall PIT vs. NE
12 Darren Sproles NO at STL
13 DeMarco Murray DAL at PHI
14 Steven Jackson STL vs. NO
15 Ryan Torain WAS at BUF (in Toronto)
16 BenJarvus Green-Ellis NE at PIT
17 Daniel Thomas MIA at NYG
18 Jackie Battle KC vs. SD
19 Montario Hardesty CLE at SF
20 Marshawn Lynch SEA vs. CIN
21 Bernard Scott CIN at SEA
22 Mark Ingram NO at STL
23 Knowshon Moreno DEN vs. DET
24 Delone Carter IND at TEN
25 Mike Tolbert SD at KC
26 Jonathan Stewart CAR vs. MIN
27 Pierre Thomas NO at STL
28 DeAngelo Williams CAR vs. MIN
29 Maurice Morris DET at DEN
30 Peyton Hillis CLE at SF
31 Roy Helu WAS at BUF (in Toronto)
32 Alphonso Smith ARI at BAL
33 Ben Tate HOU vs. JAC
34 Brandon Jacobs NYG vs. MIA
35 Leon Washington SEA vs. CIN
36 Donald Brown IND at TEN
37 Reggie Bush MIA at NYG
38 Keiland Williams DET at DEN
39 Brian Leonard CIN at SEA
40 Lance Ball DEN vs. DET
41 Stevan Ridley NE at PIT
42 Justin Forsett SEA vs. CIN
43 Ricky Williams BAL vs. ARI
44 Thomas Jones KC vs. SD
45 Kendall Hunter SF vs. CLE
46 Joseph Addai IND at TEN
47 Tashard Choice DAL vs. PHI
48 Isaac Redman PIT vs. NE
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