Week 1 Fantasy RB Rankings: PPR, Half PPR & Standard
Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images. Pictured: Christian McCaffrey.
Fantasy football draft season is over, but the road to your league’s championship is just beginning.
Our trio of award-winning fantasy football rankers are here to guide you through all your start/sit decisions with their Week 1 rankings. Below are their top 20 running backs for half PPR formats as of Thursday, but you can find their up-to-the-minute rankings across all positions and formats until kickoff in our Fantasy Tools.
Here’s some more information about our rankers before we dive into their rankings:
- Sean Koerner was FantasyPros’ No. 1 fantasy football draft ranker of 2019, has finished as their top in-season ranker in three of the past five seasons and is The Action Network’s Director of Predictive Analytics.
- Chris Raybon was the fourth-most accurate FantasyPros’ ranker of 2019 and has watched every NFL snap since 2010.
- Matthew Freedman is the Editor-in-Chief of FantasyLabs and was the sixth-most accurate FantasyPros ranker in 2017.
Week 1 Fantasy RB Rankings
|1||Christian McCaffrey, RB, CAR||vs. LV|
|2||Josh Jacobs, RB, LV||@ CAR|
|3||Saquon Barkley, RB, NYG||vs. PIT|
|4||Ezekiel Elliott, RB, DAL||@ LAR|
|5||Derrick Henry, RB, TEN||@ DEN|
|6||Dalvin Cook, RB, MIN||vs. GB|
|7||Alvin Kamara, RB, NO||vs. TB|
|8||Austin Ekeler, RB, LAC||@ CIN|
|9||Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, KC||vs. HOU|
|10||Chris Carson, RB, SEA||@ ATL|
|11||NIck Chubb, RB, CLE||@ BAL|
|12||James Conner, RB, PIT||@ NYG|
|13||Joe Mixon, RB, CIN||vs. LAC|
|14||Aaron Jones, RB, GB||@ MIN|
|15||Miles Sanders, RB, PHI||@ WAS|
|16||Kenyan Drake, RB, ARI||@ SF|
|17||Todd Gurley, RB, ATL||vs. SEA|
|18||David Johnson, RB, HOU||@ KC|
|19||Raheem Mostert, RB, SF||vs. ARI|
|20||Mark Ingram, RB, BAL||vs. CLE|