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Week 6 All In Rankings - Running Back Mess (Weekend Update)

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Moreno a RB1? Believe it this week. Photo by Steve Nehf/The Denver Post via Getty Images
Moreno a RB1? Believe it this week. Photo by Steve Nehf/The Denver Post via Getty Images

If you haven't already, check out the new videos where I tell you what to expect from Harry Douglas and give you two great buy-low running backs.

For Week 6, you have to like Robert Griffin III coming off the bye. Even while running less, RG3 is still a Top 10 QB and faces the weak Cowboys defense... Andrew Luck and Philip Rivers should turn Sunday into a shootout... With the injuries to the Chiefs defense, I'm less concerned with Terrelle Pryor than I was earlier this week. He could sneak into QB1 territory again... Even with high-octane offense behind him, Nick Foles is still a risk with his first start of the season and a matchup against the much-improved Bucs pass defense.

Quarterback

Rank Player Team Opp
1 Peyton Manning  DEN vs. JAC
2 Aaron Rodgers  GB at BAL
3 Tony Romo  DAL vs. WAS
4 Drew Brees  NO at NE
5 Robert Griffin III  WAS at DAL
6 Andrew Luck  IND at SD
7 Philip Rivers  SD vs. IND
8 Cam Newton  CAR at MIN
9 Tom Brady  NE vs. NO
10 Jay Cutler  CHI vs. NYG
11 Russell Wilson  SEA vs. TEN
12 Terrelle Pryor  OAK at KC
13 Matthew Stafford  DET at CLE
14 Alex Smith  KC vs. OAK
15 Colin Kaepernick  SF vs. ARI
16 Joe Flacco  BAL vs. GB
17 Eli Manning  NYG at CHI
18 Ben Roethlisberger  PIT at NYJ
19 Matt Schaub  HOU vs. STL
20 Chad Henne  JAC at DEN
21 Nick Foles  PHI at TB
22 Andy Dalton  CIN at BUF
23 Sam Bradford  STL at HOU
24 Brandon Weeden  CLE vs. DET
25 Geno Smith  NYJ vs. PIT
26 Matt Cassel  MIN vs. CAR
27 Ryan Fitzpatrick  TEN at SEA
28 Mike Glennon  TB vs. PHI
29 Carson Palmer  ARI at SF
30 Thaddeus Lewis  BUF vs. CIN

Running Back

Knowshon Moreno is a RB1 this week, as the Jaguars rate out as the best matchup for opposing RBs... I still like and will trust C.J. Spiller as a RB2 - at worst. Look at what he did last week while in worse shape and against a better defense... Chris Johnson barely checks in as a RB2. With how he's performed and the Seahawks on tap, how can CJK rank any higher... Guess I should have ranked Brandon Jacobs higher huh? I think we all got trolled.

Rank Standard Player Team Opp Rank PPR Player Team Opp
1 Adrian Peterson  MIN vs. CAR 1 Jamaal Charles  KC vs. OAK
2 Jamaal Charles  KC vs. OAK 2 Adrian Peterson  MIN vs. CAR
3 Arian Foster  HOU vs. STL 3 Arian Foster  HOU vs. STL
4 LeSean McCoy  PHI at TB 4 DeMarco Murray  DAL vs. WAS
5 Marshawn Lynch  SEA vs. TEN 5 Matt Forte  CHI vs. NYG
6 DeMarco Murray  DAL vs. WAS 6 Doug Martin  TB vs. PHI
7 Matt Forte  CHI vs. NYG 7 LeSean McCoy  PHI at TB
8 Doug Martin  TB vs. PHI 8 Marshawn Lynch  SEA vs. TEN
9 Ray Rice  BAL vs. GB 9 Ray Rice  BAL vs. GB
10 Reggie Bush  DET at CLE 10 Reggie Bush  DET at CLE
11 Alfred Morris  WAS at DAL 11 Danny Woodhead  SD vs. IND
12 Knowshon Moreno  DEN vs. JAC 12 Darren Sproles  NO at NE
13 Trent Richardson  IND at SD 13 Knowshon Moreno  DEN vs. JAC
14 C.J. Spiller  BUF vs. CIN 14 Trent Richardson  IND at SD
15 Eddie Lacy  GB at BAL 15 Alfred Morris  WAS at DAL
16 Frank Gore  SF vs. ARI 16 Giovani Bernard  CIN at BUF
17 DeAngelo Williams  CAR at MIN 17 C.J. Spiller  BUF vs. CIN
18 Le'Veon Bell  PIT at NYJ 18 Frank Gore  SF vs. ARI
19 Giovani Bernard  CIN at BUF 19 Pierre Thomas  NO at NE
20 Darren Sproles  NO at NE 20 Le'Veon Bell  PIT at NYJ
21 Danny Woodhead  SD vs. IND 21 DeAngelo Williams  CAR at MIN
22 Chris Johnson  TEN at SEA 22 Fred Jackson  BUF vs. CIN
23 Fred Jackson  BUF vs. CIN 23 Eddie Lacy  GB at BAL
24 Pierre Thomas  NO at NE 24 Chris Johnson  TEN at SEA
25 Willis McGahee  CLE vs. DET 25 Joique Bell  DET at CLE
26 Bilal Powell  NYJ vs. PIT 26 Bilal Powell  NYJ vs. PIT
27 Maurice Jones-Drew  JAC at DEN 27 Maurice Jones-Drew  JAC at DEN
28 Stevan Ridley  NE vs. NO 28 Willis McGahee  CLE vs. DET
29 BenJarvus Green-Ellis  CIN at BUF 29 Andre Ellington  ARI at SF
30 Joique Bell  DET at CLE 30 Brandon Bolden  NE vs. NO
31 Zac Stacy  STL at HOU 31 BenJarvus Green-Ellis  CIN at BUF
32 Ryan Mathews  SD vs. IND 32 Ronnie Hillman  DEN vs. JAC
33 Rashard Mendenhall  ARI at SF 33 Rashad Jennings  OAK at KC
34 Ronnie Hillman  DEN vs. JAC 34 Stevan Ridley  NE vs. NO
35 Andre Ellington  ARI at SF 35 Ryan Mathews  SD vs. IND
36 Rashad Jennings  OAK at KC 36 Zac Stacy  STL at HOU
37 Brandon Jacobs  NYG at CHI 37 Darren McFadden  OAK at KC
38 Ben Tate  HOU vs. STL 38 Marcel Reece  OAK at KC
39 Darren McFadden  OAK at KC 39 Ben Tate  HOU vs. STL
40 Brandon Bolden  NE vs. NO 40 Brandon Jacobs  NYG at CHI
41 LeGarrette Blount  NE vs. NO 41 Rashard Mendenhall  ARI at SF
42 Marcel Reece  OAK at KC 42 Chris Ogbonnaya  CLE vs. DET
43 Christopher Ivory  NYJ vs. PIT 43 Mike Goodson  NYJ vs. PIT
44 Da'Rel Scott  NYG at CHI 44 Christopher Ivory  NYJ vs. PIT
45 Montee Ball  DEN vs. JAC 45 Mike Tolbert  CAR at MIN
46 Ronnie Brown  SD vs. IND 46 Daryl Richardson  STL at HOU
47 Bernard Pierce  BAL vs. GB 47 Bernard Pierce  BAL vs. GB
48 Mike Goodson  NYJ vs. PIT 48 Roy Helu  WAS at DAL
49 Chris Ogbonnaya  CLE vs. DET 49 Bryce Brown  PHI at TB
50 Donald Brown  IND at SD 50 Donald Brown  IND at SD
51 Roy Helu  WAS at DAL 51 LeGarrette Blount  NE vs. NO
52 Mike Tolbert  CAR at MIN 52 Da'Rel Scott  NYG at CHI
53 Michael Bush  CHI vs. NYG 53 Isaiah Pead  STL at HOU
54 Daryl Richardson  STL at HOU 54 Montee Ball  DEN vs. JAC
55 Bryce Brown  PHI at TB 55 Brian Leonard  TB vs. PHI
56 Johnathan Franklin  GB at BAL 56 Johnathan Franklin  GB at BAL
57 Isaiah Pead  STL at HOU 57 Michael Bush  CHI vs. NYG
58 Kendall Hunter  SF vs. ARI 58 Ronnie Brown  SD vs. IND
59 Robert Turbin  SEA vs. TEN 59 Justin Forsett  JAC at DEN
60 Jackie Battle  TEN at SEA 60 Bobby Rainey  CLE vs. DET
61 Benny Cunningham  STL at HOU 61 Kendall Hunter  SF vs. ARI
62 Khiry Robinson  NO at NE 62 Jackie Battle  TEN at SEA
63 Bobby Rainey  CLE vs. DET 63 Robert Turbin  SEA vs. TEN
64 Jeremy Stewart  OAK at KC 64 Jeremy Stewart  OAK at KC
65 Justin Forsett  JAC at DEN 65 Benny Cunningham  STL at HOU

Wide Receiver

Make sure you check on Calvin Johnson come Sunday morning again. I know we all hope he plays this week... Both Jaguars WRs, Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts, check in as WR2s. Shorts sounds as though he'll be fine for Week 6, and we know the Jaguars will be down early. Eh, okay, early in the first quarter. I, for one, would actually take the Broncos in the 27-point spread... Larry Fitzgerald apparently needs more than a quarterback at this point - well, maybe just one that is better than Carson Palmer. Even if Fitz is good to go, he's still just a WR3 against the 49ers... There are plenty of receivers likely on their last leg for owners: Dwayne Bowe, Steve Johnson, Greg Jennings, etc. If they all falter, throw out a low-ball offer; the owner might be ready to drop them anyway.

Rank Standard Player Team Opp Rank PPR Player Team Opp
1 Dez Bryant  DAL vs. WAS 1 Dez Bryant  DAL vs. WAS
2 Demaryius Thomas  DEN vs. JAC 2 Demaryius Thomas  DEN vs. JAC
3 Brandon Marshall  CHI vs. NYG 3 Andre Johnson  HOU vs. STL
4 A.J. Green  CIN at BUF 4 Brandon Marshall  CHI vs. NYG
5 Victor Cruz  NYG at CHI 5 Victor Cruz  NYG at CHI
6 Torrey Smith  BAL vs. GB 6 Pierre Garcon  WAS at DAL
7 Wes Welker  DEN vs. JAC 7 A.J. Green  CIN at BUF
8 Andre Johnson  HOU vs. STL 8 Wes Welker  DEN vs. JAC
9 Randall Cobb  GB at BAL 9 Randall Cobb  GB at BAL
10 Pierre Garcon  WAS at DAL 10 Torrey Smith  BAL vs. GB
11 Calvin Johnson  DET at CLE 11 Reggie Wayne  IND at SD
12 Jordy Nelson  GB at BAL 12 Josh Gordon  CLE vs. DET
13 Josh Gordon  CLE vs. DET 13 Danny Amendola  NE vs. NO
14 Eric Decker  DEN vs. JAC 14 Calvin Johnson  DET at CLE
15 Reggie Wayne  IND at SD 15 Jordy Nelson  GB at BAL
16 DeSean Jackson  PHI at TB 16 Eric Decker  DEN vs. JAC
17 Antonio Brown  PIT at NYJ 17 Antonio Brown  PIT at NYJ
18 Vincent Jackson  TB vs. PHI 18 Justin Blackmon  JAC at DEN
19 Alshon Jeffery  CHI vs. NYG 19 DeSean Jackson  PHI at TB
20 Justin Blackmon  JAC at DEN 20 Cecil Shorts  JAC at DEN
21 Cecil Shorts  JAC at DEN 21 Alshon Jeffery  CHI vs. NYG
22 Danny Amendola  NE vs. NO 22 Vincent Jackson  TB vs. PHI
23 Hakeem Nicks  NYG at CHI 23 Anquan Boldin  SF vs. ARI
24 Marques Colston  NO at NE 24 T.Y. Hilton IND at SD
25 T.Y. Hilton IND at SD 25 Marques Colston  NO at NE
26 James Jones  GB at BAL 26 Hakeem Nicks  NYG at CHI
27 Anquan Boldin  SF vs. ARI 27 Steve Smith  CAR at MIN
28 Steve Smith  CAR at MIN 28 James Jones  GB at BAL
29 Vincent Brown  SD vs. IND 29 Denarius Moore  OAK at KC
30 Denarius Moore  OAK at KC 30 Vincent Brown  SD vs. IND
31 Keenan Allen  SD vs. IND 31 Dwayne Bowe  KC vs. OAK
32 Dwayne Bowe  KC vs. OAK 32 Keenan Allen  SD vs. IND
33 Michael Floyd  ARI at SF 33 Michael Floyd  ARI at SF
34 Emmanuel Sanders  PIT at NYJ 34 Emmanuel Sanders  PIT at NYJ
35 DeAndre Hopkins  HOU vs. STL 35 DeAndre Hopkins  HOU vs. STL
36 Greg Jennings  MIN vs. CAR 36 Julian Edelman  NE vs. NO
37 Golden Tate  SEA vs. TEN 37 Greg Jennings  MIN vs. CAR
38 Julian Edelman  NE vs. NO 38 Kendall Wright  TEN at SEA
39 Nate Washington  TEN at SEA 39 Robert Woods  BUF vs. CIN
40 Robert Woods  BUF vs. CIN 40 Nate Washington  TEN at SEA
41 Terrance Williams  DAL vs. WAS 41 Golden Tate  SEA vs. TEN
42 Kenbrell Thompkins  NE vs. NO 42 Kenbrell Thompkins  NE vs. NO
43 Stephen Hill  NYJ vs. PIT 43 Terrance Williams  DAL vs. WAS
44 Rueben Randle  NYG at CHI 44 Jeremy Kerley  NYJ vs. PIT
45 Miles Austin  DAL vs. WAS 45 Miles Austin  DAL vs. WAS
46 Donnie Avery  KC vs. OAK 46 Stephen Hill  NYJ vs. PIT
47 Kendall Wright  TEN at SEA 47 Rueben Randle  NYG at CHI
48 Jeremy Kerley  NYJ vs. PIT 48 Austin Pettis  STL at HOU
49 Jerome Simpson  MIN vs. CAR 49 Donnie Avery  KC vs. OAK
50 Marlon Brown  BAL vs. GB 50 Jerome Simpson  MIN vs. CAR
51 Austin Pettis  STL at HOU 51 Tavon Austin  STL at HOU
52 Brandon LaFell  CAR at MIN 52 Ted Ginn Jr.  CAR at MIN
53 Ted Ginn Jr.  CAR at MIN 53 Leonard Hankerson  WAS at DAL
54 Sidney Rice  SEA vs. TEN 54 Jerricho Cotchery  PIT at NYJ
55 Tavon Austin  STL at HOU 55 Brandon LaFell  CAR at MIN
56 Darrius Heyward-Bey  IND at SD 56 Marlon Brown  BAL vs. GB
57 Leonard Hankerson  WAS at DAL 57 Jason Avant  PHI at TB
58 Chris Givens  STL at HOU 58 Sidney Rice  SEA vs. TEN
59 Jerricho Cotchery  PIT at NYJ 59 Chris Givens  STL at HOU
60 Rod Streater  OAK at KC 60 Rod Streater  OAK at KC
61 Kris Durham  DET at CLE 61 Darrius Heyward-Bey  IND at SD
62 Doug Baldwin  SEA vs. TEN 62 Mohamed Sanu  CIN at BUF
63 Santana Moss  WAS at DAL 63 Kris Durham  DET at CLE
64 Jason Avant  PHI at TB 64 Davone Bess  CLE vs. DET
65 Aaron Dobson  NE vs. NO 65 Kenny Stills  NO at NE
66 Mohamed Sanu  CIN at BUF 66 Doug Baldwin  SEA vs. TEN
67 Kenny Stills  NO at NE 67 Ryan Broyles  DET at CLE
68 Ryan Broyles  DET at CLE 68 Santana Moss  WAS at DAL
69 Eddie Royal  SD vs. IND 69 Eddie Royal  SD vs. IND
70 Davone Bess  CLE vs. DET 70 Deonte Thompson  BAL vs. GB
71 Jon Baldwin  SF vs. ARI 71 Dexter McCluster  KC vs. OAK
72 Andre Roberts  ARI at SF 72 Clyde Gates  NYJ vs. PIT
73 Cordarrelle Patterson  MIN vs. CAR 73 Aaron Dobson  NE vs. NO
74 Riley Cooper  PHI at TB 74 Earl Bennett  CHI vs. NYG
75 Earl Bennett  CHI vs. NYG 75 Andre Roberts  ARI at SF

Tight End

No Rob Gronkowski again. There is legitimate concern over whether we'll see him this season... If you and your league are asleep at the wheel, Garrett Graham is a must-own and must-start this week. With three TDs in five games while playing behind Owen Daniels, Graham's ceiling is extremely high now that the tight end job is his alone... Jeff Cumberland is a sneaky grab with the suspension to Kellen Winslow.

Rank Standard Player Team Opp Rank PPR Player Team Opp
1 Jimmy Graham  NO at NE 1 Jimmy Graham  NO at NE
2 Jason Witten  DAL vs. WAS 2 Jason Witten  DAL vs. WAS
3 Julius Thomas  DEN vs. JAC 3 Julius Thomas  DEN vs. JAC
4 Jordan Cameron  CLE vs. DET 4 Jordan Cameron  CLE vs. DET
5 Antonio Gates  SD vs. IND 5 Antonio Gates  SD vs. IND
6 Vernon Davis  SF vs. ARI 6 Vernon Davis  SF vs. ARI
7 Greg Olsen  CAR at MIN 7 Martellus Bennett  CHI vs. NYG
8 Martellus Bennett  CHI vs. NYG 8 Greg Olsen  CAR at MIN
9 Jermichael Finley  GB at BAL 9 Jermichael Finley  GB at BAL
10 Garrett Graham  HOU vs. STL 10 Garrett Graham  HOU vs. STL
11 Heath Miller  PIT at NYJ 11 Heath Miller  PIT at NYJ
12 Coby Fleener  IND at SD 12 Coby Fleener  IND at SD
13 Jeff Cumberland  NYJ vs. PIT 13 Jeff Cumberland  NYJ vs. PIT
14 Jared Cook  STL at HOU 14 Jared Cook  STL at HOU
15 Brandon Pettigrew  DET at CLE 15 Brandon Pettigrew  DET at CLE
16 Brandon Myers  NYG at CHI 16 Jordan Reed  WAS at DAL
17 Jordan Reed  WAS at DAL 17 Brandon Myers  NYG at CHI
18 Jermaine Gresham  CIN at BUF 18 Sean McGrath  KC vs. OAK
19 Dallas Clark  BAL vs. GB 19 Jermaine Gresham  CIN at BUF
20 Brent Celek  PHI at TB 20 Dallas Clark  BAL vs. GB
21 Kyle Rudolph  MIN vs. CAR 21 Delanie Walker  TEN at SEA
22 Delanie Walker  TEN at SEA 22 Tyler Eifert  CIN at BUF
23 Tyler Eifert  CIN at BUF 23 Brent Celek  PHI at TB
24 Sean McGrath  KC vs. OAK 24 Kyle Rudolph  MIN vs. CAR
25 Scott Chandler  BUF vs. CIN 25 Zach Miller  SEA vs. TEN
26 Zach Miller  SEA vs. TEN 26 Scott Chandler  BUF vs. CIN
27 Clay Harbor  JAC at DEN 27 Robert Housler  ARI at SF
28 Luke Willson  SEA vs. TEN 28 Clay Harbor  JAC at DEN
29 Robert Housler  ARI at SF 29 Lance Kendricks  STL at HOU
30 Mychal Rivera  OAK at KC 30 Mychal Rivera  OAK at KC
31 Zach Ertz  PHI at TB 31 Zach Ertz  PHI at TB
32 Fred Davis  WAS at DAL 32 Fred Davis  WAS at DAL
33 Lance Kendricks  STL at HOU 33 Ed Dickson  BAL vs. GB
34 Ed Dickson  BAL vs. GB 34 Luke Willson  SEA vs. TEN
35 Tim Wright  TB vs. PHI 35 Gavin Escobar  DAL vs. WAS

Kicker/Defense

Rank Player Team Opp Rank Team Opp
1 Matt Prater  DEN vs. JAC 1 Denver Broncos  vs. JAC
2 Dan Bailey  DAL vs. WAS 2 San Francisco 49ers  vs. ARI
3 Stephen Gostkowski  NE vs. NO 3 Chicago Bears  vs. NYG
4 Justin Tucker  BAL vs. GB 4 Seattle Seahawks  vs. TEN
5 Garrett Hartley  NO at NE 5 Cincinnati Bengals  at BUF
6 Steven Hauschka  SEA vs. TEN 6 Kansas City Chiefs  vs. OAK
7 Robbie Gould  CHI vs. NYG 7 Houston Texans  vs. STL
8 Blair Walsh  MIN vs. CAR 8 New York Jets  vs. PIT
9 Nick Novak  SD vs. IND 9 Detroit Lions  at CLE
10 Mason Crosby  GB at BAL 10 Carolina Panthers  at MIN
11 Alex Henery  PHI at TB 11 Pittsburgh Steelers  at NYJ
12 Randy Bullock  HOU vs. STL 12 Minnesota Vikings  vs. CAR
13 Phil Dawson  SF vs. ARI 13 Philadelphia Eagles  at TB
14 Adam Vinatieri  IND at SD 14 Cleveland Browns  vs. DET
15 Ryan Succop  KC vs. OAK 15 Tampa Bay Buccaneers  vs. PHI
16 David Akers  DET at CLE 16 Indianapolis Colts  at SD
17 Kai Forbath  WAS at DAL 17 Arizona Cardinals  at SF
18 Dan Carpenter  BUF vs. CIN 18 Dallas Cowboys  vs. WAS
19 Greg Zuerlein  STL at HOU 19 New England Patriots  vs. NO
20 Sebastian Janikowski  OAK at KC 20 Baltimore Ravens  vs. GB
21 Nick Folk  NYJ vs. PIT 21 Buffalo Bills  vs. CIN
22 Josh Brown  NYG at CHI 22 Green Bay Packers  at BAL
23 Rob Bironas  TEN at SEA 23 St. Louis Rams  at HOU
24 Graham Gano  CAR at MIN 24 New Orleans Saints  at NE
25 Jay Feely  ARI at SF 25 Washington Redskins  at DAL
26 Mike Nugent  CIN at BUF 26 Tennessee Titans  at SEA
27 Shaun Suisham  PIT at NYJ 27 New York Giants  at CHI
28 Billy Cundiff  CLE vs. DET 28 San Diego Chargers  vs. IND
29 Josh Scobee  JAC at DEN 29 Oakland Raiders  at KC
30 Rian Lindell  TB vs. PHI 30 Jacksonville Jaguars  at DEN