Ranking the rookie RBs

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Re: Ranking the rookie RBs

Postby Chwf3rd » Tue May 08, 2018 3:07 pm

Tier 1
1. Saquon Barkley - Gurley and DJ are probably the only RBs I wouldn't trade for him

Tier 2
2. Derrius Guice - maybe not an immediate 3rd down contributor but he's clearly the 2nd most talented back to me

3. Ronald Jones - awesome blend of twitch and violence plus landed in a great situation with solid draft capital

4. Sony Michel - I'm buying when the Pats spend a 1st round pick on a RB, not really worried about the committee as the efficient touches that come in that offense overcome the maybe reduced quantity

5. Rashaad Penny - Not a huge fan of the player but high draft capital on a pretty good offense and it seems like he's walking into a workhorse role

6. Kerryon Johnson - he runs a little upright and the situation is muddied but i dont know why they would trade up for him in the 2nd if they didnt plan to give him significant usage + good offense with lots of scoring opportunities + seems like Detroit is trying to run a little more

7. Nick Chubb - I'm not a fan of him as a player and he walks into a bad situation with 2 capable backs in front of him

Tier 3

8. Royce Freeman - less draft capital than the other backs + a lesser talent IMO but really good opportunity

Tier 4

9. Mark Walton - bad situation but betting on the talent plus could overtake Gio for the satellite back role

10. Nyheim Hines - dont love the player but good draft capital + situation and could be useful PPR satellite back

11. Jaylen Samuels - has the potential of essentially being a TE/slot WR you can play at RB and has an outside shot at becoming the starting RB if Bell leaves next year

12. Ito Smith - I see him as Tarik Cohen but he may have to wait a year for Tevin Coleman to leave
Team 1 - 12 team PPR
QB: MRyan, PRivers
RB: AKamara, JMixon, DHenderson, LMcCoy, RArmstead, TPollard
WR: ACooper, SDiggs, CSamuel, AJGreen, SWatkins, AMiller, DiJohnson, ZPascal
TE: MAndrews, ISmith, KWarring
Record: 4-6
Picks: 1, 1, 1

Team 2 - 12 team, PPR, superflex
QB: MStafford, SDarnold, DJones, BRoethlisberger, ALuck
RB: DCook, PLindsay, TColeman, DSingletary, JWhite, DFreeman, CHyde, MWalton, RMostert, MGaskin, QOllison
WR: DAdams, MEvans, SDiggs, DSamuel, SWatkins, MHardman, GAllison
TE: JDoyle, TBurton, DKnox, DFells, KWarring
Record: 6-4
Picks: 1, 2, 2

Team 3 - 12 team, PPR, 2QB, 2TE
QB: DWatson, CWentz, MStafford, DJones, ALuck
RB: NChubb, DMontgomery, SMichel, KDrake, CHyde, TJohnson, MWalton, KBallage, CThompson, JDMcKissic, QOllison
WR: THill, DAdams, SDiggs, DSamuel, PCampbell, DiJohnson, JCrowder, JWashington, ALazard, ATate
TE: GKittle, HHenry, TJHock, KWarring
Record: 8-2
Picks: 1, 1, 1, 2, 2

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Re: Ranking the rookie RBs

Postby senska11 » Tue May 08, 2018 7:24 pm

Barkley
Guice
Chubb
Penny
Michel
RoJo
Freeman
Johnson
Take your pick of leftovers (Ballage, Hynes, Kelly, Wilkins, Bo, etc).

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Re: Ranking the rookie RBs

Postby Duke Nuk’em » Tue May 08, 2018 7:27 pm

Ricky1234 wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 10:02 am
Titans95 wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 7:41 am
Wow I really hope Penny falls to me at 1.05 based on everyone's view so far.

1. Barkley
2/3. Penny/Guice
4. Michel
5/6. Rojo/Chubb
7. Freeman
8. Kerryon
9. Hines
10. John Kelly (limited value but I'd be ecstatic to get him in the mid/late second if I owned Gurley)
X2

The question for me is penny or guice on 1.02
I really hope Guice goes at 1.02. Sitting at 1.03 and 1.04 and hope to snag Penny and Michel.

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Re: Ranking the rookie RBs

Postby Titans95 » Tue May 08, 2018 8:02 pm

scilly wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 7:27 pm
Ricky1234 wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 10:02 am
Titans95 wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 7:41 am
Wow I really hope Penny falls to me at 1.05 based on everyone's view so far.

1. Barkley
2/3. Penny/Guice
4. Michel
5/6. Rojo/Chubb
7. Freeman
8. Kerryon
9. Hines
10. John Kelly (limited value but I'd be ecstatic to get him in the mid/late second if I owned Gurley)
X2

The question for me is penny or guice on 1.02
I really hope Guice goes at 1.02. Sitting at 1.03 and 1.04 and hope to snag Penny and Michel.
I bet he does but if he doesn't I'd be really happy with him and either michel or Penny if I were you. I think those 3 are in the second tier and then another drop to the rojo/chubb/freeman tier

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Re: Ranking the rookie RBs

Postby lukkynumber13 » Fri May 11, 2018 9:46 pm

Here's how I rank them:

Saquon
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Guice
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Michel
Chubb
Penny
R. Jones
Kerryon
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Freeman
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Wilkins
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Chase Edmunds
Hines
J. Kelly
J. Samuels
Ballage
Walton
TEAM A - 12 teams (19 R/U, 18 Champ, 17 R/U)
BREES, Jimmy G, Haskins, Lock, Keenum
COOK/JACOBS/BELL, Gurley, D Washington, Shady, Gio, Gallman, Ollison, M Davis, Rodney A
NUK/HILL/EVANS/GOLLADAY/K ALLEN, Hilton, Edelman, Alshon, Sammy, Wims, Dez
KITTLE, Waller, Irv, Herndon, J Graham, Eifert
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Not listing my IDP, but they matter as much as offense in this league
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TEAM B - 32 teams, double copy - TEs get slight bump in scoring (1st year league, tanking this year to build through 2020 draft)
DARNOLD, Brissett, Rosen, Tyrod
SAQUON/MIXON, Hines, Gallman, L Miller
NUK/EVANS/OBJ/K ALLEN/HOLLYWOOD, Edelman, R Anderson, A Tate, Coutee, G Ward
KITTLE, Ian Thomas, James O
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Danielle Hunter and some maybes for my IDP squad.

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Re: Ranking the rookie RBs

Postby Orenthal Shames » Thu May 17, 2018 6:41 am

Saquon
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Guice/Penny - fine with either at 1.2
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Chubb
Freeman
Michel
Kerryon
R. Jones
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After the top 8, I don't see much difference between #9 and #19. I'd much rather trade back for future picks and grab few of these guys with upside rather than take a John Kelly, Hines or Ballage *gags* with a 2nd round rookie pick
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If I had to rank them:

J. Kelly
Chase Edmunds
Hines
Wilkins
Walton
Ito
Jackson
Samuels
Ballage
Bo
Scott

I've found that late in drafts I usually deviate from my rankings and swing for the fences, targeting guys with the easiest path to relevancy (i.e. Bo if Zeke were to get injured or suspended)
16 team league
1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 1 TE, 2 Flex (RB/WR/TE)
26 man rosters - full point ppr
2015, 17, 18, 19 Champion

QB: Winston, Dalton
RB: Kamara, Gurley, Sanders, Royce
WR: Julio, OBJ, Keenan, Fuller
TE: Kelce, Kittle

2020: 1.05


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