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Updated Running Back Fantasy Football Rankings: J.K. Dobbins, Cam Akers, Chase Edmonds, Dameon Pierce, Kenneth Walker

Javonte Williams - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

It's draft season and our fantasy football rankings are here to help you crush your drafts! Below are RotoBaller's updated 2022 fantasy football running back rankings for half-PPR leagues as of August 31st, including recent rankings movers such as J.K. Dobbins, Cam Akers, Chase Edmonds, Dameon Pierce, Kenneth Walker.

Our running back fantasy football rankings are put together by Nick MarianoPierre Camus, Scott Engel and Brandon Murchison. Below you will also see recent fantasy football news and NFL headlines for running backs, which are accounted for within these updated half-PPR draft rankings.

These half-PPR running back rankings are updated constantly - be sure to bookmark our fantasy football rankings portal and check back regularly for updates. In addition to these RB draft rankings, read our fantasy football articles and analysis - our NFL team discusses draft sleepers, busts, NFL players to target and avoid, NFL rookies in the best landing spots, and so much more. Most importantly, our brand new free mobile app is a must have - download it and configure your notifications. We deliver all the top NFL news, injuries, and fantasy analysis 24x7 with our free push notification alerts!

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Updated Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings

The rankings table below last updated on August 31, 2022. You can also find our updated PPR Rankings, Half-PPR rankings, Non-PPR (Standard) rankings, Best Ball rankingsDynasty League rankings and 2022 NFL Rookie rankings.

Pos Overall
1 1 Jonathan Taylor RB 1
1 2 Christian McCaffrey RB 3
1 3 Austin Ekeler RB 5
1 4 Derrick Henry RB 7
2 5 Najee Harris RB 8
2 6 Dalvin Cook RB 9
2 7 Joe Mixon RB 11
2 8 Saquon Barkley RB 14
2 9 D'Andre Swift RB 16
2 10 Alvin Kamara RB 17
2 11 Leonard Fournette RB 18
2 12 Aaron Jones RB 20
2 13 Nick Chubb RB 23
2 14 James Conner RB 26
2 15 Javonte Williams RB 27
3 16 Ezekiel Elliott RB 32
3 17 Breece Hall RB 36
3 18 David Montgomery RB 37
3 19 Travis Etienne Jr. RB 41
3 20 Elijah Mitchell RB 45
3 21 Cam Akers RB 47
3 22 J.K. Dobbins RB 51
3 23 Rashaad Penny RB 52
3 24 Chase Edmonds RB 58
3 25 AJ Dillon RB 65
3 26 Josh Jacobs RB 66
4 27 Damien Harris RB 72
4 28 Antonio Gibson RB 73
4 29 Kareem Hunt RB 74
4 30 Melvin Gordon III RB 76
4 31 Miles Sanders RB 78
4 32 Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB 79
4 33 Devin Singletary RB 87
4 34 Dameon Pierce RB 89
5 35 Rhamondre Stevenson RB 91
5 36 Darrell Henderson Jr. RB 95
5 37 Kenneth Walker RB 99
5 38 Tony Pollard RB 100
5 39 James Cook RB 110
5 40 Michael Carter RB 115
5 41 Nyheim Hines RB 116
6 42 James Robinson RB 120
6 43 Kenneth Gainwell RB 122
6 44 Rachaad White RB 125
6 45 Alexander Mattison RB 127
6 46 Isaiah Spiller RB 133
6 47 Khalil Herbert RB 134
6 48 Tyler Allgeier RB 138
7 49 Zamir White RB 141
7 50 Mark Ingram II RB 147
7 51 Raheem Mostert RB 149
7 52 Jamaal Williams RB 150
7 53 J.D. McKissic RB 151
7 54 Darrel Williams RB 155
7 55 Chris Evans RB 174
7 56 Ronald Jones II RB 179
8 57 D'Onta Foreman RB 186
8 58 Kenyan Drake RB 204
8 59 Rex Burkhead RB 211
8 60 Jerick McKinnon RB 214
8 61 Gus Edwards RB 221
8 62 Boston Scott RB 222
8 63 Dontrell Hilliard RB 223
9 64 Sony Michel RB 224
9 65 Snoop Conner RB 225
9 66 Matt Breida RB 228
9 67 Samaje Perine RB 230
9 68 Eno Benjamin RB 239
9 69 Isaih Pacheco RB 243
10 70 Salvon Ahmed RB 249
10 71 Marlon Mack RB 251
10 72 Brian Robinson Jr. RB 252
10 73 Tyrion Davis-Price RB 254
10 74 D'Ernest Johnson RB 255
10 75 Trey Sermon RB 259
10 76 Jerome Ford RB 262
10 77 Keaontay Ingram RB 264
10 78 Trestan Ebner RB 265
10 79 Damien Williams RB 267
10 80 Jeff Wilson Jr. RB 270
11 81 Hassan Haskins RB 271
11 82 Tyler Badie RB 274
11 83 Benny Snell Jr. RB 278
11 84 Chuba Hubbard RB 279
11 85 Travis Homer RB 285
11 86 Jaylen Warren RB 287
11 87 Phillip Lindsay RB 288
11 88 Duke Johnson Jr. RB 293
11 89 Myles Gaskin RB 296
12 90 Mike Davis RB 297
12 91 Darrynton Evans RB 299
12 92 Kyren Williams RB 303
12 93 Zack Moss RB 308
12 94 Joshua Kelley RB 310
12 95 Pierre Strong Jr. RB 320
12 96 Giovani Bernard RB 322
12 97 Abram Smith RB 323
12 98 Zonovan Knight RB 324
12 99 Ke'Shawn Vaughn RB 342
12 100 Ty Johnson RB 343
12 101 Kyle Juszczyk RB 359
12 102 Jaret Patterson RB 376
12 103 Brandon Bolden RB 386
12 104 Derrick Gore RB 391
12 105 Ameer Abdullah RB 392
12 106 DeeJay Dallas RB 396
12 107 Ty Chandler RB 398
12 108 Tony Jones Jr. RB 401
12 109 Craig Reynolds RB 402
12 110 Kene Nwangwu RB 403
13 111 Jonathan Ward RB 405
13 112 Jermar Jefferson RB 407
13 113 Tevin Coleman RB 409
13 114 Dare Ogunbowale RB 413
13 115 Patrick Ricard RB 417
13 116 JaMycal Hasty RB 427
13 117 Justice Hill RB 438
13 118 Mike Boone RB 440
13 119 Deon Jackson RB 446
13 120 Kylin Hill RB 447
13 121 Qadree Ollison RB 448
13 122 Anthony McFarland Jr. RB 450
13 123 J.J. Taylor RB 453
13 124 Ryquell Armstead RB 454
13 125 Trayveon Williams RB 455
13 126 Justin Jackson RB 456
13 127 Larry Rountree III RB 470
13 128 La'Mical Perine RB 471

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