Week 4 RB Fantasy Football Rankings

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True stud running backs are difficult to find in fantasy football.

It's not easy to just draft a couple of great RBs and then plug them in every week. You need to draft many running backs, scour the waiver wire, watch for injuries and play the matchups.

And with most leagues requiring you to start two, three or even four running backs, it means that you have to be smart and dig deep at the position.

To help you out, I put together this summary of our top 10 ranked running backs for week 4.

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No teams have a bye week this week, so you have a full slate of players to choose from.

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Full Rankings

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Rankings Summary

1. Saquon Barkley - RB (NYG)

Against the Cowboys last week, Saquon Barkley ran for 14 carries, 81 yards and 1 touchdown. Saquon Barkley is against the Bears this week and is projected for 17.6 carries, 77.0 yards and 0.6 touchdowns.

2. Jonathan Taylor - RB (IND)

Jonathan Taylor is playing against the Tennessee Titans this week. He is projected for 20.0 carries, 94.0 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. Against the Chiefs last week, Taylor ran for 21 carries, 71 yards and zero touchdowns.

3. Christian McCaffrey - RB (SF)

Christian McCaffrey faces the Cardinals this week. Our system projects him for 17.0 carries, 71.2 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. McCaffrey played against the New Orleans Saints last week. He ran for 25 carries, 108 yards and zero touchdowns.

4. Joe Mixon - RB (CIN)

Joe Mixon is against the Dolphins this week and is projected for 17.5 carries, 79.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. Mixon played against the New York Jets last week. He ran for 12 carries, 24 yards and zero touchdowns.

5. Austin Ekeler - RB (LAC)

Austin Ekeler played against the Jacksonville Jaguars last week. He ran for 4 carries, 5 yards and zero touchdowns. He faces the Houston Texans this week. Ekeler is projected for 11.2 carries, 54.5 yards and 0.4 touchdowns.

6. Leonard Fournette - RB (TB)

Leonard Fournette faces the Philadelphia Eagles this week. He is projected for 16.0 carries, 73.5 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Fournette ran for 12 carries, 35 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Los Angeles Chargers last week.

7. Aaron Jones - RB (GB)

Our system projects Aaron Jones for 12.1 carries, 58.0 yards and 0.4 touchdowns versus the Patriots this week. Against the Buccaneers last week, Jones ran for 12 carries, 36 yards and zero touchdowns.

8. Jamaal Williams - RB (DET)

Last week, Jamaal Williams faced the Buccaneers. He ran for 20 carries, 87 yards and 2 touchdowns. Our system projects Jamaal Williams for 15.4 carries, 68.2 yards and 0.6 touchdowns versus the Patriots this week.

9. Javonte Williams - RB (DEN)

Javonte Williams is against the Raiders this week and is projected for 14.3 carries, 62.7 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. Williams played against the San Francisco 49ers last week. He ran for 15 carries, 58 yards and zero touchdowns.

10. James Conner - RB (ARI)

Against the Browns last week, James Conner ran for 13 carries, 39 yards and zero touchdowns. Our system projects James Conner for 13.6 carries, 59.4 yards and 0.5 touchdowns versus the Jets this week.

For more, check out our full rankings here.

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