2019 Way too Early Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings

New York Giants Running Back Saquon Barkley
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It’s never too early to think about fantasy football! We started ranking Running Backs for the 2019 NFL season. It’s fun to pondering the season ahead even if it is April! Check back often as we’ll continue to update these rankings throughout the offseason. Note FA = Free Agent

1 Saquon Barkley NYG
2 Ezekiel Elliott DAL
3 Christian McCaffrey CAR
4 Alvin Kamara NO
5 Todd Gurley LAR

Injury Note: Todd Gurley’s missed the final two games of last years NFL regular season. His limited playing time in the postseason NFC Championship and Super Bowl game have fueled speculation he has arthritis in his surgically repaired left knee. He tore his ACL in college. Gurley has the most touches of any NFL player since 2017. There are reports the Rams are contemplating stem cell treatment for their star running backs.

6 Melvin Gordon LAC
7 James Conner PIT
8 Le’Veon Bell NYJ
9 Joe Mixon CIN
10 David Johnson ARI
11 Dalvin Cook MIN
12 Leonard Fournette JAC
13 Nick Chubb CLE
14 Devonta Freeman ATL
15 Sony Michel NE
16 Aaron Jones GB
17 Phillip Lindsay DEN

Injury Note: Phillip Lindsay had season-ending surgery on his right wrist. He suffered the injury in Week 16 of the 2018 season. He won’t be ready for OTAs. His wrist injury was severe and recovery could be challenging to regaining his wrist to full strength.

18 Marlon Mack IND
19 Kerryon Johnson DET
20 Derrick Henry TEN
21 Derrius Guice WAS
22 Chris Carson SEA
23 Damien Williams KC
24 Mark Ingram BAL
25 LeSean McCoy BUF
26 James White NE
27 Lamar Miller HOU
28 Tarik Cohen CHI
29 Kenyan Drake MIA
30 Jordan Howard PHI
31 Matt Breida SF
32 Peyton Barber TB
33 Josh Jacobs OAK
34 Tevin Coleman SF
35 Rashaad Penny SEA
36 Kareem Hunt CLE
37 Latavius Murray NO
38 Mike Davis CHI
39 Dion Lewis TEN
40 Nyheim Hines IND
41 Austin Ekeler LAC
42 Jerick McKinnon SF
43 Royce Freeman DEN
44 Jalen Richard OAK
45 Jaylen Samuels PIT
46 Theo Riddick DET
47 Marshawn Lynch FA
48 Chris Thompson WAS
49 Gus Edwards FA
50 Duke Johnson CLE
51 Kalen Ballage MIA
52 Giovani Bernard CIN
53 Adrian Peterson WAS
54 Jamaal Williams GB
55 Carlos Hyde KC
56 Kenneth Dixon BAL
57 Ito Smith ATL
58 Malcolm Brown LAR
59 Raheem Mostert SF
60 Zach Zenner DET
61 Ronald Jones TB
62 Chase Edmonds ARI
63 Wendell Smallwood PHI
64 Corey Clement PHI
65 Elijah McGuire NYJ
66 C.J. Anderson DET
67 Josh Adams PHI
68 D’Onta Foreman HOU
69 Darrel Williams KC
70 Wayne Gallman NYG
71 Jay Ajayi FA
72 Jordan Wilkins IND
73 Kyle Juszczyk SF
74 Doug Martin OAK
75 T.J. Yeldon BUF
76 Chris Ivory FA
77 Keith Ford BUF
78 Andre Ellington TB
79 Frank Gore BUF
80 Darren Sproles FA
81 Spencer Ware IND
82 Charcandrick West FA
83 Alfred Blue JAC
84 Rod Smith FA
85 Justin Jackson LAC
86 John Kelly LAR
87 Samaje Perine WAS
88 Brandon Bolden NE
89 LeGarrette Blount FA
90 Jacquizz Rodgers FA
91 Cameron Artis-Payne CAR
92 Devontae Booker DEN
93 Jeff Wilson SF
94 Brian Hill ATL
95 C.J. Prosise SEA
96 Kapri Bibbs GB
97 Rob Kelley FA
98 Chris Warren OAK
99 DeAndre Washington OAK
100 Bilal Powell FA
101 Alfred Morris FA
102 Marcus Murphy BUF
103 Jeremy Hill NE
104 Alex Collins FA
105 Javorius Allen FA

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