2017 Fantasy Football - Week 1 RB Rankings, Starts and Sits

 2017 Fantasy Football Rankings – Week 1 RB Rankings, Starts & Sits

Pat Mayo and Jake Ciely debate Mayo’s Week 1 RB Rankings and analyze the top starts and sits at each position.

Week 1 Rankings: RB | WR | QB | TE/DST | Rankings Debate | Picks & Game Previews | Picks/Survivor Cheatsheet | Injury Report | Odell Beckham Spin

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2017 Rankings: Top 300 | RB | WR | QB | TE | Pods: T300 | RB | WR | Q & A 9/1 | Update 8/30 | Update 8/28 | ADP Trends/News (8/25) | Update 8/22

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2017 Fantasy Football – Week 1 RB Rankings (PPR Scoring)

Questionable: Jeremy Hill (Ankle)
Doubtful: Alfred Blue (Ankle)
Out: Lance Dunbar (Knee)
Suspended: Doug Martin
Suspended???: Ezekiel Elliott

NOTE: Tampa Bay at Miami has been moved to Week 11 because of Hurricane Irma.

1. Le’Veon Bell
2. David Johnson
3. LeSean McCoy
4. Ezekiel Elliott
5. DeMarco Murray
6. Jordan Howard
7. Todd Gurley
8. Devonta Freeman
9. MELVIN Gordon
10. Carlos Hyde
11. Bilal Powell
12. Isaiah CROOOOWell
13. Ty Montgomery, Flea Market
14. Marshawn Lynch
15. Lamar THRILLER
16. Leonard Fournette
17. Danny Woodhead
18. Sister Christian McCaffery
19. Dalvin Cook
20. CJ Anderson
21. Mark Ingram (Guest Rank: Jake Ciely)
22. Rob Kelley
23. Tevin Coleman
24. Adrian Peterson
25. Ameer Abdullah
26. Frank Gore
27. Paul Perkins
28. Theo Riddick
29. Hi-Ho Duke Johnson
30. LeGarrette Blount
31. Derrick Henry
32. Terrance West
33. Jonathan Stewart
34. Darren Sproles
35. Joe Mixon
36. Shane Vereen
37. Alvin Kamara
38. Chris Thompson
39. CJ Prosise
40. Jeremy Hill
41. Matt Forte
42. Chris Carson
43. Kyle Juszczzkrukszkrczczczckyuzyk
44. Latavius Murray
45. Darren McFadden
46. Jamaal Williams
47. Samaje P. (Henson)
48. Gio Bernard
49. Thomas Rawls
50. Wendell Smallwood
51. TJ Yeldon
52. Mike Tolbert
53. Eddie Lacy
54. Matt Breida
55. Jamaal Charles
56. Tarik Cohen
57. Robert Turbin
58. Orleans Darkwa
59. Branden Oliver
60. Joe Banyard
61. James Conner
62. Marlon Mack
63. D’Onta Foreman
64. Zach Zenner
65. ROCKET Richard
66. Kerwynn Williams
67. Benny Cunningham (And his wife Oprah)
68. He went to Jerick McKinnon
69. Dwayne Washington
70. Donnel Pumphrey
71. Alfred Morris
72. Devontae Booker
73. DeAndre Washington
74. Captain Jack Farrow
75. Branden Oliver
76. Elijah McGuire
77. Tyler Ervin
78. Corey Clement
79. Jamize Olawaluigi, WINNER!!!!!
80. Christine Michael

WORST PLACE!!!!

1. Oh, hai Mark Ingram

Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short form content. Mayo’s (@ThePME) 13 Fantasy Sports Writing Association nominations lead all writers this decade, and are third most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing, & Podcasting) and genre (Humor). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a Fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at ThePatMayoExperience@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show.


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