In our continuing tournament to decide the Ultimate NFL RUSH Fantasy Football team, we turn our attention to the running back position. Consistent yardage and TDs keep your fantasy football team, well, well-grounded.
We start with the best choice from the RBs in the NFL Eastern divisions.
AFC and NFC East Running Backs
Andre Brown – New York Giants
Brown is a terrific power back who keeps the Giants rolling.
2013 Stats: 492 Rushing Yards – 3 TDs – 73 RUSH Fantasy Points
Chris Ivory – New York Jets
Getting his first chance to start, Ivory showed a lot of potential.
2013 Stats: 833 Rushing Yards – 3 TDs – 102 RUSH Fantasy Points
LeSean McCoy – Philadelphia Eagles
They might call him “shady” but he shined brightly by leading the league in rushing.
2013 Stats: 1,675 Rushing Yards – 11 TDs – 278 RUSH Fantasy Points
Alfred Morris – Washington Redskins
Morris continues to show that the Redskins got the steal of the 2012 draft.
2013 Stats: 1,275 Rushing Yards – 7 TDs – 169 RUSH Fantasy Points
DeMarco Murray – Dallas Cowboys
Murray provided the Cowboys with a consistent threat on the ground as well as a receiver catching passes out of the backfield.
2013 Stats: 1,121 Rushing Yards – 10 TDs – 205 RUSH Fantasy Points
Lamar Miller – Miami Dolphins
Miller showed flashes of excellence last year and is one to keep an eye on.
2013 Stats: 709 Rushing Yards – 2 TDs – 98 RUSH Fantasy Points
Stevan Ridley - New England Patriots
He has the opportunity to establish himself as the Patriots feature back.
2013 Stats: 773 Rushing Yards – 7 TDs – 117 RUSH Fantasy Points
C.J. Spiller - Buffalo Bills
Spiller might just be the most versatile RB in the NFL.
2013 Stats: 927 Rushing Yards – 2 TDs – 121 RUSH Fantasy Points