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Top 50 running backs in Week 3 PPR leagues

The top three running backs in PPR leagues remain consistent, albeit somewhat jumbled, with Zeke still on top.

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott carries the ball as Washington inside linebacker Jon Bostic defends in the second quarter at FedExField. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The usual names standout at the top the RB PPR list, but just jumbled in a different order. The only, and I mean ONLY, thing limiting Ezekiel Elliott’s ceiling this week is that this game against the Dolphins just gets too out of hand. It wasn’t enough to keep Zeke from topping the rankings, but it was enough to slide Tony Pollard into the back end, as he should get some work.

Christian McCaffrey’s coming off a rough game, an even with the QB situation up in the air in Carolina, we can count on the usual 25 touches for him in Arizona. Dalvin Cook’s probably been the most consistent pure RB play so far this season, which has him cracking the top three.

A name you might be surprised by is Frank Gore, who almost cracked the top-20. He saw a huge workload last week in the win over the Giants, so pay attention to Devin Singletary’s health. If Gore’s in line for a lot of work again, he’s a nice plug and play against the Bengals.

Running Back PPR rankings, Week 3

RK Player Team Opp
RK Player Team Opp
1 Ezekiel Elliott DAL Miami
2 Christian McCaffrey CAR @Arizona
3 Dalvin Cook MIN Oakland
4 Saquon Barkley NYG @Tampa Bay
5 Alvin Kamara NO @Seattle
6 Austin Ekeler LAC Houston
7 Nick Chubb CLE Los Angeles Rams
8 David Johnson ARI Carolina
9 Le'Veon Bell NYJ @New England
10 Chris Carson SEA New Orleans
11 Marlon Mack IND Atlanta
12 Derrick Henry TEN @Jacksonville
13 Aaron Jones GB Denver
14 Mark Ingram BAL @Kansas City
15 Leonard Fournette JAX Tennessee
16 Kerryon Johnson DET @Philadelphia
17 Sony Michel NE New York Jets
18 James Conner PIT @San Francisco
19 Todd Gurley LAR @Cleveland
20 Matt Breida SF Pittsburgh
21 David Montgomery CHI @Washington
22 Frank Gore BUF Cincinnati
23 Carlos Hyde HOU @Los Angeles Chargers
24 James White NE New York Jets
25 Josh Jacobs OAK @Minnesota
26 Damien Williams KC Baltimore
27 Joe Mixon CIN @Buffalo
28 Peyton Barber TB NYG
29 Miles Sanders PHI Detroit
30 Raheem Mostert SF Pittsburgh
31 Phillip Lindsay DEN @Green Bay
32 Devin Singletary BUF Cincinnati
33 Devonta Freeman ATL @Indianapolis
34 LeSean McCoy KC Baltimore
35 Royce Freeman DEN @Green Bay
36 Jaylen Samuels PIT @San Francisco
37 Duke Johnson HOU @Los Angeles Chargers
38 Tarik Cohen CHI @Washington
39 Malcolm Brown LAR @Cleveland
40 Chris Thompson WAS Chicago
41 Rex Burkhead NE New York Jets
42 Latavius Murray NO @Seattle
43 Rashaad Penny SEA New Orleans
44 Tony Pollard DAL Miami
45 Ito Smith ATL @Indianapolis
46 Gio Bernard CIN @Buffalo
47 Justin Jackson LAC Houston
48 Adrian Peterson WAS Chicago
49 Jamaal Williams GB Denver
50 Ronald Jones TB NYG