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Week 5 Rankings: Running backs

Updated: October 3, 2008, 1:32 PM ET
By Fantasy staff | ESPN.com

These rankings are intended to rate players for Week 5 of the NFL season only and therefore do not include players on a bye week (Browns, Jets, Raiders and Rams). They are a composite of Matthew Berry's, Christopher Harris', Erik Kuselias' and Eric Karabell's personal rankings for the week. ESPN's official fantasy projections and profiles for Week 5 can be viewed by clicking here.

Week 5 running back rankings
RankNameTeamOpponent
Berry

Harris

Kuselias

Karabell
Average
1Adrian PetersonVikings@NO12412.0
2Marion BarberCowboysCin23222.3
3LaDainian TomlinsonChargers@Mia51132.5
4Joseph AddaiColts@Hou343105.0
5Frank Gore49ersNE95646.0
6Marshawn LynchBills@Ari78587.0
7Matt ForteBears@Det461467.5
8Earnest GrahamBuccaneers@Den678128.3
9Steve SlatonTexansInd111015710.8
10Brandon JacobsGiantsSea161112912.0
11Clinton PortisRedskins@Phi151271412.0
12Michael TurnerFalcons@GB141416512.3
13Larry JohnsonChiefs@Car171391313.0
14Reggie BushSaintsMin1319131114.0
15Ryan GrantPackersAtl1018102014.5
16Jonathan StewartPanthersKC1815111615.0
17Ronnie BrownDolphinsSD1217181515.5
18Maurice Jones-DrewJaguarsPit319172420.3
19Julius JonesSeahawks@NYG1925211720.5
20Chris JohnsonTitans@Bal2222221921.3
21Brian WestbrookEaglesWas831193022.0
22Chris PerryBengals@Dal2123261822.0
23Edgerrin JamesCardinalsBuf2824242324.8
24DeAngelo WilliamsPanthersKC2921312125.5
25Le'Ron McClainRavensTen2432252225.8
26Mewelde MooreSteelers@Jac2029292726.3
27Rudi JohnsonLionsChi2628203427.0
28Warrick DunnBuccaneers@Den2520462529.0
29Sammy MorrisPatriots@SF2342272930.3
30Correll BuckhalterEaglesWas3726332630.5
31Laurence MaroneyPatriots@SF2727353631.3
32Fred TaylorJaguarsPit4216383131.8
33Selvin YoungBroncosTB3030363232.0
34Deuce McAllisterSaintsMin4133282832.5
35LenDale WhiteTitans@Bal3240233933.5
36Willis McGaheeRavensTen3638323334.8
37Felix JonesCowboysCin3537343735.8
38Michael PittmanBroncosTB4043304038.3
39Derrick WardGiantsSea3341453538.5
40Jerious NorwoodFalcons@GB3436483839.0
41Brandon JacksonPackersAtl3939424140.3
42Tim HightowerCardinalsBufNR34374541.8
43Ricky WilliamsDolphinsSD3844434642.8
44Darren SprolesChargers@Mia4435494342.8
45Chester TaylorVikings@NO46NR404244.8
46T.J. DuckettSeahawks@NYG45NR39NR46.5
47Kevin SmithLionsChiNR45415046.8
48Fred JacksonBills@Ari4346NR4847.0
49Andre HallBroncosTB4748NR4748.3
50Pierre ThomasSaintsMinNRNR444948.8

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