Week Two RB rankings
Posted By Pat Fitzmaurice
Updated 11:30 a.m. ET, Saturday, Sept. 15
Here are PFW's Week Two RB rankings:
- Arian Foster, Texans at Jaguars
- Darren McFadden, Raiders at Dolphins
- Ray Rice, Ravens at Eagles
- LeSean McCoy, Eagles vs. Ravens
- DeMarco Murray, Cowboys at Seahawks
- Matt Forté, Bears at Packers
- Adrian Peterson, Vikings at Colts
- Steven Jackson, Rams vs. Redskins
- Ahmad Bradshaw, Giants vs. Buccaneers
- C.J. Spiller, Bills vs. Chiefs
- Maurice Jones-Drew, Jaguars vs. Texans
- Chris Johnson, Titans at Chargers
- Jamaal Charles, Chiefs at Bills
- BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Bengals vs. Browns
- Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks vs. Cowboys
- Stevan Ridley, Patriots vs. Cardinals
- Reggie Bush, Dolphins vs. Raiders
- Trent Richardson, Browns at Bengals
- Darren Sproles, Saints at Panthers
- Frank Gore, 49ers vs. Lions
- Doug Martin, Buccaneers at Giants
- Alfred Morris, Redskins at Rams
- Donald Brown, Colts vs. Vikings
- Willis McGahee, Broncos at Falcons
- Michael Turner, Falcons vs. Broncos
- Jonathan Stewart, Panthers vs. Saints
- Shonn Greene, Jets at Steelers
- DeAngelo Williams, Panthers vs. Saints
- Michael Bush, Bears at Packers
- Beanie Wells, Cardinals at Patriots
- Peyton Hillis, Chiefs at Bills
- Cedric Benson, Packers vs. Bears
- Mark Ingram, Saints at Panthers
- Pierre Thomas, Saints at Panthers
- Kevin Smith, Lions at 49ers
- Jonathan Dwyer, Steelers vs. Jets
- Ben Tate, Texans at Jaguars
- Isaac Redman, Steelers vs. Jets
- Kendall Hunter, 49ers vs. Lions
- Jacquizz Rodgers, Falcons vs. Broncos
- Ryan Williams, Cardinals at Patriots
- Toby Gerhart, Vikings at Colts
- Mike Tolbert, Panthers vs. Saints
- Knowshon Moreno, Broncos at Falcons
- Vick Ballard, Colts vs. Vikings
- David Wilson, Giants vs. Buccaneers
- Curtis Brinkley, Chargers vs. Titans
- Ronnie Brown, Chargers vs. Titans
- LeGarrette Blount, Buccaneers at Giants
- Tashard Choice, Bills vs. Chiefs
- Roy Helu, Redskins at Rams
- Danny Woodhead, Patriots vs. Cardinals
- Shane Vereen, Patriots vs. Cardinals — INJ
- Robert Turbin, Seahawks vs. Cowboys
- Ryan Mathews, Chargers vs. Titans — INJ
- Bernard Scott, Bengals vs. Browns — INJ
- Brandon Jacobs, 49ers vs. Lions — INJ
Not listed: Fred Jackson, Bills; Rashad Jennings, Jaguars; Mikel Leshoure, Lions; Rashard Mendenhall, Steelers; Daniel Thomas, Dolphins.
The above player rankings are based on expectations for this week only, not for the entire season, taking into account this week's specific matchups and injuries. The initial rankings are compiled before the release of the NFL's early injury report and are updated Thursday to reflect the status of each player.
We base our rankings on the following scoring system: For skill-position players, one point for every 10 rushing/receiving yards, one point for every 30 passing yards, six points for a TD run or catch, four points for a TD pass, two points for a two-point conversion run or catch, two points for a two-point conversion pass. For kickers, three points for FGs of 18-39 yards, four points for FGs of 40-49 yards, and five points for FGs of 50-plus yards. Defensive rankings are based primarily on points allowed, yardage allowed and sack potential.
Glossary of notations
INJ — player has an injury that may affect productivity or availability.
ILL — player has an illness that may affect productivity or availability.
UP — player was moved up on draft board after original posting.
DOWN — player was moved down on draft board after original posting.
Not listed — player is temporarily sidelined due to injury or suspension but otherwise would be ranked.
ACTIVE — on game day, player has been designated active (posted shortly before kickoff, when available).
INACTIVE — on game day, player has been designated inactive (posted shortly before kickoff, when available).
Players and/or notations added after the original posting are shown in boldface.
Note: Remember to check back for late-week and weekend updates, as well as game inactives (when available) in the 90 minutes preceding the 1 p.m. Sunday kickoffs.