2016 Fantasy Football Rankings: Standard | PPR

We’re going to update the tiers every week heading into the busiest draft weekends of the year. They are focused on delivering the absolute latest info to help you in standard and PPR leagues.

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Elite Tier

Round 1Round 1
Todd GurleyDavid Johnson
David JohnsonTodd Gurley
Ezekiel ElliottLamar Miller
Lamar MillerEzekiel Elliott
Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson

Near-Elite Tier

Round 2Round 2
Jamaal CharlesJamaal Charles
Eddie LacyLe’Veon Bell
Le’Veon BellEddie Lacy
Doug MartinDevonta Freeman
Devonta Freeman
Mark Ingram

Excellent Tier

Round 3Round 3
LeSean McCoyDoug Martin
Latavius MurrayMark Ingram
C.J. AndersonLeSean McCoy
Jeremy HillLatavius Murray
C.J. Anderson

Very Good Tier

Round 4Round 4
Thomas RawlsCarlos Hyde
DeMarco MurrayDeMarco Murray
Carlos HydeDanny Woodhead

No. 2/Upside Tier

Rounds 5, 6Round 5
Melvin GordonJeremy Hill
Jeremy LangfordMelvin Gordon
Danny WoodheadJeremy Langford
Matt ForteThomas Rawls
Matt Forte

No. 2/Mid-Upside Tier

Rounds 6, 7Rounds 6, 7
Rashad JenningsGiovani Bernard
Chris IvoryRashad Jennings
Jonathan StewartRyan Mathews
Ryan MathewsDuke Johnson
Giovani BernardChris Ivory
LeGarrette BlountJonathan Stewart
Derrick HenryDerrick Henry

No. 3/Less Upside Tier

Round 7Round 7
Ameer AbdullahCharles Sims
Arian FosterArian Foster
Frank GoreJames White
Duke JohnsonLeGarrette Blount
Matt JonesFrank Gore
DeAngelo Williams
Charles Sims

High-End Reserves

Rounds 8, 9Rounds 8, 9
James WhiteAmeer Abdullah
Devontae BookerMatt Jones
T.J. YeldonDeAngelo Williams
Isaiah CrowellDevontae Booker
Spencer WareT.J. Yeldon
Christine MichaelIsaiah Crowell
Jerick McKinnonSpencer Ware
DeAndre WashingtonChristine Michael
Jerick McKinnon
Theo Riddick
Justin Forsett
DeAndre Washington

Handcuffs & Late Picks

Round 10+Round 10+
Justin ForsettBilal Powell
Tevin ColemanKenneth Dixon
Bilal PowellTevin Coleman
Alfred MorrisAlfred Morris
Kenneth DixonJay Ajayi
Jay AjayiTim Hightower
Theo RiddickChris Johnson
Tim HightowerRob Kelley
Chris JohnsonJames Starks
Rob KelleyDarren Sproles
James StarksShane Vereen
Terrance WestBenny Cunningham
Darren SprolesJavorius Allen

Source: CBS Sports / Fantasy Football Running Back Tiers 5.0: Young Cardinal is No. 1 in one format