Check out the top DraftKings & Fanduel RB Players to pick as possible fantasy football Running Backs all throughout the 2017 season. Find out which top Running Back is the best value during week 2 of the NFL season below. Stick with us and keep track of changing rankings throughout the season.

Elite Running Backs are few and far between in 2017, but FanDuel and DraftKings have a wide price range of RBs to exploit.

Each week, we post the top 10 DraftKings & Fanduel RB players in terms of cost and let us recommend to you which ones have a good matchup and provide value in order to help you win your Fanduel leagues.

Updated for Week 2 of NFL Fantasy Football:

Check out the top fantasy football Running Backs for week 1 of the NFL season:

DraftKings - Top RB

Le'Veon BellPIT$8,800@CHI
Kareem HuntKC$8,000@LAC
Jay AjayiMIA$7,700@NYJ
Melvin GordonLAR$7,600KC
Lesean McCoyBUF$7,000DEN
Ty MontgomeryGB$6,900CIN
Devonta FreemanATL$6,700@DET
Christian McCaffreyCAR$6,100NO
Marshawn LynchOAK$6,000@WAS
Dalvin CookMIN$5,900TB


FanDuel - Top RB

Le'Veon BellPIT$8,700@CHI
Kareem HuntKC$8,300@LAC
Devonta FreemanATL$8,200@DET
Jay AjayiMIA$8,200@NYJ
Lesean McCoyBUF$8,100DEN
Melvin GordonLAC$7,600KC
Ty MontgomeryGB$7,200CIN
CJ AndersonDEN$6,900@BUF
Jordan HowardCHI$6,800PIT
Mike GillisleeBUF$6,800HOU


Fantasy Football Running Backs Week 2 Notes

  • David Johnson, the top Running Back on both DraftKings and FanDuel, is now out for 2-3 months requiring wrist surgery. Stay away from him and hope that some uneducated users slip him into their lineups without knowing the news.
  • The only difference in players between the two sites is at #10, with Demarco Murray on DK and Leonard Fournette on FD. Ironically, these two also play each other this week. The Jaguars showed that they aren’t afraid to run Fournette 20+ times, which should give him a better floor over Murray.
  • Kareem Hunt, the top Running Back in week 1, slots in at #7 on both sites. While the Philadelphia D should be tougher than New England, he’s definitely a good play if he can come close to his week 1 point total. Give him consideration if you don’t require a top 5 salary back.
  • On DraftKings, Ezekiel Elliott is a $900 drop off over Lesean McCoy and Le’Veon Bell above him. Though he has a tough matchup verses Denver, Elliott is nearly matchup proof and we think he is the best play out of the elite 3 now.
  • Looking for the best options not in the top 10? Mike Gillislee (@NO) and Dalvin Cook (@PIT) are #14 and #15 on FanDuel and #16 and #13 on DraftKings. Both have chances for huge days and chances to get into the endzone.


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