NFL Week 6 Fantasy Rankings: Running Backs

by Michael Drahota | Posted on Friday, October 10th, 2014 | 0

Week 6 Fantasy Rankings

As history would suggest, the position of running back is one that largely shifts and changes due to a variety of factors as the NFL regular season wears on.

This season is obviously no different with a bevy of once-prominent ball carriers now off the field heading into Week 6. It’s also been a trying start to the season for many of the game’s top backs, as players like Matt Forte and Eddie Lacy started slow but should be in for big games this weekend.

The injuries have also paved the way for potential breakout stars to emerge this week. Backup rookies Branden Oliver of San Diego and Andre Williams of the New York Giants will receive golden opportunities after Donald Brown and Rashad Jennings went down with injuries in Week 5.

But at the end of the day, the true workhorses still sit atop the fantasy rankings as the most consistent, making them even more invaluable on the virtual gridiron. Here are our Top 25 running backs for Week 6 of the 2014 regular season:

1 Matt Forte CHI at Atl
2 Marshawn Lynch SEA vs. Dal
3 Arian Foster HOU vs. Ind
4 DeMarco Murray DAL at Sea
5 Le’Veon Bell PIT at Cle
6 LeSean McCoy PHI vs. NYG
7 Eddie Lacy GB at Mia
8 Frank Gore SF at StL
9 Andre Ellington ARI vs. Was
10 Giovani Bernard CIN vs. Car
11 Ben Tate CLE vs. Pit
12 Andre Williams NYG at Phi
13 Ahmad Bradshaw IND at Hou
14 Branden Oliver SD at Oak
15 Justin Forsett BAL at TB
16 Steven Jackson ATL vs. Chi
17 Bishop Sankey TEN vs. Jac
18 Alfred Morris WAS at Ari
19 C.J. Spiller BUF vs. NE
20 Stevan Ridley NE at Buf
21 Lamar Miller MIA vs. GB
22 Chris Ivory NYJ vs. Den
23 Fred Jackson BUF vs. NE
24 Shane Vereen NE at Buf
25 Ronnie Hillman DEN at NYJ


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Both an avid NFL fan and analyst, I’ve been following professional football since the late 1980s. I’m also an avid fantasy football player with several league victories under my belt. Check out my NFL articles on TSM for the latest NFL news, highlights, predictions, and more.

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