Week 7 Fantasy Rankings: Running Backs

by Michael Drahota | Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 | 0

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The running back position continues to be a volatile one in terms of fantasy football Many of the top stars are on the sidelines with injuries, paving the way for some unexpected names like Branden Oliver and Lamar Miller to step into much bigger roles (and bigger fantasy scores).

Dallas Cowboys star DeMarco Murray joined Jim Brown as the only to backs to start the season with six straight 100-yard games, and with his insane workload, he should continue that trend in Week 7.

Another Texas back, Houston’s Arian Foster, should also continue his dominance (as long as he’s healthy) when the Texans take on the suddenly not-so-fearsome Pittsburgh rush defense.

Chicago’s Matt Forte has been catching a ton of passes and is lighting up the score sheet. Kansas City’s Jamaal Charles should be in for a big day at home against the San Diego Charger, and the same could be said for Seahawk Marshawn Lynch as long as the Seahawks give him more carries as planned.

Here are the Week 7 fantasy rankings for the Top 25 running backs:

1 DeMarco Murray DAL vs. NYG
2 Arian Foster HOU at Pit
3 Matt Forte CHI vs. Mia
4 Jamaal Charles KC at SD
5 Marshawn Lynch SEA at StL
6 Le’Veon Bell PIT vs. Hou
7 Andre Ellington ARI at Oak
8 Giovani Bernard CIN at Ind
9 Alfred Morris WAS vs. Ten
10 Ben Tate CLE at Jac
11 Lamar Miller MIA at Chi
12 Eddie Lacy GB vs. Car
13 Justin Forsett BAL vs. Atl
14 Branden Oliver SD vs. KC
15 Ahmad Bradshaw IND vs. Cin
16 Fred Jackson BUF vs. Min
17 Chris Ivory NYJ at NE
18 Frank Gore SF at Den
19 Joique Bell DET vs. NO
20 Ronnie Hillman DEN vs. SF
21 Shane Vereen NE vs. NYJ
22 Isaiah Crowell CLE at Jac
23 Reggie Bush DET vs. NO
24 Andre Williams NYG at Dal
25 Jerick McKinnon MIN at Buf
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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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