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Week 9 Rankings: Running backs

Updated: October 31, 2008, 1:10 PM ET
By Fantasy staff | ESPN.com

These rankings are intended to rate how players will perform in Week 9 of the NFL season only and therefore do not include players on a bye week (Chargers, Panthers, Saints, 49ers). 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 9 can be viewed by clicking here.

Week 9 running back rankings
RankNameTeamOpponent
Berry

Harris

Kuselias

Karabell
Average
1Brian WestbrookEagles@Sea12121.5
2Adrian PetersonVikingsHou21211.5
3Matt ForteBearsDet34433.5
4Michael TurnerFalcons@Oak43364.0
5Clinton PortisRedskinsPit96756.8
6Earnest GrahamBuccaneers@KC610577.0
7Ronnie BrownDolphins@Den588118.0
8Marion BarberCowboys@NYG891248.3
9Steven JacksonRamsAri195689.5
10Brandon JacobsGiantsDal71110109.5
11Chris JohnsonTitansGB10159910.8
12Maurice Jones-DrewJaguars@Cin147111612.0
13Marshawn LynchBillsNYJ1114131212.5
14Willis McGaheeRavens@Cle1213151313.3
15Steve SlatonTexans@Min1317171515.5
16LenDale WhiteTitansGB1820141416.5
17Thomas JonesJets@Buf1718191918.3
18Justin FargasRaidersAtl1521201718.3
19Joseph AddaiColtsNE1616162718.8
20Jamal LewisBrownsBal2412222119.8
21Ryan GrantPackers@Ten2319182020.0
22Michael PittmanBroncosMia2525211822.3
23Kevin FaulkPatriots@Ind2022242422.5
24Tim HightowerCardinals@StL2127252223.8
25Fred TaylorJaguars@Cin2224282925.8
26Willie ParkerSteelers@Was2936233029.5
27Edgerrin JamesCardinals@StL3530292630.0
28Cedric BensonBengalsJac3626263530.8
29Kolby SmithChiefsTB2832274031.8
30Mewelde MooreSteelers@WasNR23312332.0
31Ricky WilliamsDolphins@Den2631333932.3
32Rudi JohnsonLions@Chi4235342834.8
33BenJarvus Green-EllisPatriots@Ind3729383735.3
34Julius JonesSeahawksPhi4628353435.8
35Kevin SmithLions@Chi4034373235.8
36Derrick WardGiantsDal3239364137.0
37Dominic RhodesColtsNENR38303137.5
38Leon WashingtonJets@Buf4333393838.3
39Chester TaylorVikingsHou4437423339.0
40Jerious NorwoodFalcons@Oak3045473639.5
41Ray RiceRavens@Cle3441414339.8
42Maurice MorrisSeahawksPhi3343434841.8
43Michael BushRaidersAtl3842405042.5
44Antonio PittmanRamsAri2748NR4743.3
45Selvin YoungBroncosMiaNRNR324244.0
46Warrick DunnBuccaneers@KCNRNRNR2544.5
47Fred JacksonBillsNYJ4540494645.0
48Correll BuckhalterEagles@Sea4746444545.5
49Le'Ron McClainRavens@Cle414448NR46.0
50Jamaal CharlesChiefsTB31NRNRNR46.0

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