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Week 8 Rankings: Running backs

Updated: October 24, 2008, 1:11 PM ET
By Fantasy staff | ESPN.com

These rankings are intended to rate how players will perform in Week 8 of the NFL season only and therefore do not include players on a bye week (Bears, Broncos, Packers, Vikings). 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 8 can be viewed by clicking here.

Week 8 running back rankings
RankNameTeamOpponent
Berry

Harris

Kuselias

Karabell
Average
1Clinton PortisRedskins@Det11111.0
2Frank Gore49ersSea22342.8
3Brian WestbrookEaglesAtl442125.5
4Steven JacksonRams@NE105625.8
5Marion BarberCowboysTB731136.0
6LaDainian TomlinsonChargers@NO88456.3
7Thomas JonesJetsKC57596.5
8Marshawn LynchBills@Mia96777.3
9Steve SlatonTexansCin312867.3
10Chris JohnsonTitansInd61491511.0
11Michael TurnerFalcons@Phi141116812.3
12Willis McGaheeRavensOak1116131012.5
13Ronnie BrownDolphinsBuf139171413.3
14Brandon JacobsGiants@Pit1713141113.8
15Maurice Jones-DrewJaguarsCle1215151614.5
16LenDale WhiteTitansInd1518121314.5
17Jamal LewisBrowns@Jac1810192016.8
18Earnest GrahamBuccaneers@Dal2521101718.3
19Deuce McAllisterSaintsSD1620251819.8
20Julius JonesSeahawks@SF2017232320.8
21Jonathan StewartPanthersAri2119212220.8
22Edgerrin JamesCardinals@Car2427221923.0
23Fred TaylorJaguarsCle2322242523.5
24Dominic RhodesColts@Ten3126202124.5
25DeAngelo WilliamsPanthersAri2223302424.8
26Willie ParkerSteelersNYG2828182625.0
27Cedric BensonBengals@Hou1924293226.0
28Justin FargasRaiders@Bal2730273529.8
29Warrick DunnBuccaneers@Dal3335262830.5
30Kevin FaulkPatriotsStL2337323130.8
31Kevin SmithLionsWas3029362931.0
32Mewelde MooreSteelersNYG2631354033.0
33Ahman GreenTexansCin4325373334.5
34Jamaal CharlesChiefs@NYJ2933314835.3
35Tim HightowerCardinals@Car3732334135.8
36Le'Ron McClainRavensOak3834344537.8
37Leon WashingtonJetsKC3639393938.3
38BenJarvus Green-EllisPatriotsStL5041283438.3
39Correll BuckhalterEaglesAtl4836462739.3
40Maurice MorrisSeahawks@SF3544413839.5
41Derrick WardGiants@Pit4146403640.8
42Darren McFaddenRaiders@BalNR38384242.3
43Jerious NorwoodFalcons@Phi4050NR3042.8
44Kolby SmithChiefs@NYJ4443483743.0
45Pierre ThomasSaintsSD3442NR4944.0
46Ricky WilliamsDolphinsBuf4249424644.8
47Heath EvansPatriotsStL39NR504345.8
48Rudi JohnsonLionsWasNR4045NR46.8
49Tashard ChoiceCowboysTB46NRNR4448.0
50Fred JacksonBills@MiaNR47494748.5

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