There weren’t too many breakout performances in week 1 until LeSean McCoy‘s blow up on Monday Night Football. Reggie Bush wasn’t too shabby in his Lion’s debut either. Despite the lack of huge games, the majority of the big names did their job and had a solid game.
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Week 2 Running Back Rankings – 2013 Fantasy Football
|1||Adrian Peterson||MIN||Status||@CHI||3 TDs week 1. AP is still AP.|
|2||Doug Martin||TB||NO||He may have been dominated by the Jets in week 1, but the Saints defense is too juicy of a matchup|
|3||Jamaal Charles||KC||DAL||Charles showed he is still very effective in Andy Reid‘s offense. Keep him in all starting lineups.|
|4||LeSean McCoy||PHI||SD||Went crazy in week 1 against a tough Redskins’
defense. Going to go crazy again against a weak
|5||Ray Rice||BAL||CLE||Nice matchup against Brown and is the Ravens best
|6||Matt Forte||CHI||MIN||Looked good in week 1 and got goalline carries.|
|7||Alfred Morris||WAS||@GB||The Redskins will get him carries no matter what.|
|8||Maurice Jones – Drew||JAC||@OAK||Great matchup against Oakland. MJD shows he still has the ability to be elite.|
|9||C.J. Spiller||BUF||CAR||Tough matchup but expect Spiller to bounce back from tough week 1.|
|10||Reggie Bush||DET||@ARI||Amazing week 1. RB1 until proven otherwise|
|11||Arian Foster||HOU||TEN||Want to see a big game before he moves back to elite|
|12||Darren McFadden||OAK||JAC||Good week 1. Great matchup. Should be a solid start.|
|13||Trent Richardson||CLE||@BAL||Tough matchup but expect the Browns to give him the ball anyway|
|14||DeMarco Murray||DAL||@KC||Good week 1 and no reason to expect any less in week 2|
|15||Lamar Miller||MIA||@IND||Looked awful against Cleveland. Hope for a bounceback|
|16||Ryan Matthews||SD||@PHI||Pretty good matchup against Phillidelphia|
|17||Steven Jackson||ATL||STL||Solid in the first week, has another easy matchup|
|18||Stevan Ridley||NE||NYJ||Vereen hurt, should get out of Belichicks doghouse with a solid game against the Jets.|
|19||Marshawn Lynch||SEA||SF||No running back can blow up against SF defense|
|20||Chris Johnson||TEN||@HOU||Beat a tough defense in week 1. Let’s see him show us he can do it again|
|21||Daryl Richardson||STL||@ATL||Got some work in week 1. May be tough to come by if Atlanta pulls ahead|
|22||Frank Gore||SF||@SEA||Seatle is never easy|
|23||Rashard Mendenhall||ARI||DET||Just ok in week 1. Expect more of the same|
|24||David Wilson||NYG||DEN||Giants trying out new RBs. They want to reduce his workload.|
|26||Eddie Lacy||GB||WSH||Rookie faced tough SF defense in week 1. Faces still
tough Washington defense in week 2.
|27||Deangelo Williams||CAR||@BUF||Better than expected in week 1. I’m not sold just yet|
|28||Ben Tate||HOU||TEN||Still should have a solid workload|
|33||Knowshon Moreno||DEN||@NYG||Looked to be the guy the Broncos trusted most|
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