The following are our 2012 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings, which are based on a standard, non-PPR scoring format, and take into account upside and risk. These rankings will be updated often throughout the preseason, so make sure you check back often. Also, be sure to check out our other 2012 Fantasy Football Draft Kit articles, which include sleepers, busts, rookies, and much more.

2012 Rankings: QB | RB | WR | TE | Sleepers | Busts | Deep Sleepers | PDFicon Top 150 Cheat Sheet

TierRankPlayerTeamGamesYdsYds/GameRush TDRecYdsRec TD
11Arian FosterHOU13122494.210536172
12Ray RiceBAL16136485.312767043
13LeSean McCoyPHI15130987.317483153
24Chris JohnsonTEN16104765.44574180
25DeMarco MurrayDAL1389568.82261830
36Darren McFaddenOAK761487.74191541
37Matt ForteCHI1299783.13524901
38Marshawn LynchSEA15120480.312282121
39Ryan MathewsSD14109177.96504550
410Maurice Jones-DrewJAC161606100.48433743
411Jamaal CharlesKC28341.50591
412Adrian PetersonMIN1297381.112181391
413Darren SprolesNO1660337.72867107
414Trent RichardsonCLE000.00000
515Doug MartinTB000.00000
516Steven JacksonSTL15114576.35423331
417Frank GoreSF16121175.78171140
418Fred JacksonBUF1093493.46394420
519Shonn GreeneNYJ16105465.96302110
520Michael TurnerATL16134083.811171680
621Ahmad BradshawNYG1265954.99342672
622Willis McGaheeDEN15119979.9412511
823Reggie BushMIA15108672.46432961
724Cedric BensonGB15106771.1615820
925Ryan WilliamsARZ000.00000
626Beanie WellsARZ15104769.81010520
727Mark IngramNO1047447.4511460
728Donald BrownIND1664540.3516860
729Jonathan StewartCAR1676147.64474131
830Kevin SmithDET735650.94221793
831Stevan RidleyNE1444131.513130
832BenJarvus Green-EllisCIN1666741.71191590
833Ben TateHOU1594262.8413980
834C.J. SpillerBUF1656135.14392692
835Daniel ThomasMIA1358144.7012721
836Isaac RedmanPIT1647929.9318780
837DeAngelo WilliamsCAR1683652.37161350
938Evan RoysterWAS632854.7010760
939Alfred MorrisWAS000.00000
940Peyton HillisKC1058758.73221300
941Ronnie HillmanDEN000.00000
942Rashard MendenhallPIT1592861.99181540
1043Rashad JenningsJAC1345935.34262230
1044Jacquizz RodgersATL1620512.81211881
1045Mikel LeshoureDET000.00000
1046Isaiah PeadSTL000.00000
1047Bernard ScottCIN1638023.8313380
1048Roy HeluWAS1564042.72493791
1049LeGarrette BlountTB1478155.85151480
1050Michael BushCHI1697761.17374181
1151Dexter McClusterKC1651632.31463281
1152Kendall HunterSF1647329.62161950
1153Toby GerhartMIN1653133.21231903
1154David WilsonNYG000.00000
1155Shane VereenNE55711.41000
1156Felix JonesDAL1257748.11332210
1157James StarksGB1357844.51292160
1158Jahvid BestDET639065.02272871

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