Fantasy Football 2012, Week 9: Running back rankings for PPR and standard leagues

Jeremy Brevard-US PRESSWIRE

This week talks about a midseason mock and what the picks might mean. Check it out.

Hey we're at the mid-point of the fantasy season! A lot has changed and there are a lot of guys that have seen their values take a hit.

Yesterday, I was invited to do a midseason mock with the entire Rotoworld football team and it was quite an eye opener. You could see which players were the favorites of one of the most knowledgeable fantasy groups around. I definitely held my own and here's how my team turned out (0.5 PPR):

1.3 Adrian Peterson

2.8 Doug Martin

3.3 Demaryius Thomas (I got a lot of groans with this pick)

4.8 Matt Stafford

5.3 Mike Wallace

6.8 Torrey Smith

7.3 Titus Young

8.8 Brandon Pettigrew

Here's list of other topics that are worth discussing:

Stevan Ridley went fifth. He has a really sweet schedule and if you don't see him as a top-10 the rest of the way, you're just hating.

The Falcons went late. The entire draft room knew that the Falcons are going to clinch early without a single mention of it. Another reason why Jacquizz Rodgers should be owned in every league.

Jonathan Stewart went 3.7. I love the Daily Show and I've traded for him in two leagues since this mock draft. Their sked is niiice.

Hakeem Nicks went 5.7. This was a surprise and I was very close to taking him over Mike Wallace, but Wallace's targets and catches are on the rise. I'd try to buy low on Nicks right now.

Randall Cobb went 6.2. How can you not love this guy?

Josh Gordon went 7.9. Evan Silva made the pick and anyone that has ever read my Waiver Wire Scoops knows I've been force feeding Gordon on potential owners all season. Good bet to be a WR3 or flex.

Danny Amendola went 8.1 and Cecil Shorts went 8.10. Go get 'em.

Don't forget to check out the whole article by Adam Levitan (@adamlevitan) clicking here

Standard League PPR League
1 Arian Foster Arian Foster
2 LeSean McCoy LeSean McCoy
3 Ray Rice Ray Rice
4 Ryan Mathews Ryan Mathews
5 Marshawn Lynch Adrian Peterson
6 Adrian Peterson Jamaal Charles
7 Jamaal Charles Marshawn Lynch
8 Alfred Morris Doug Martin
9 Doug Martin Matt Forte
10 Willis McGahee Darren McFadden
11 Matt Forte Reggie Bush
12 Trent Richardson Trent Richardson
13 Darren McFadden Wills McGahee
14 Reggie Bush Darren Sproles
15 Ahmad Bradshaw Alfred Morris
16 Chris Johnson Chris Johnson
17 Jonathan Stewart Jonathan Stewart
18 Rashad Jennings LaRod Stephens-Howling
19 BenJarvus Green-Ellis Donald Brown
20 Michael Turner Joique Bell
21 Mikel LeShoure Rashad Jennings
22 Darren Sproles Ahmad Bradshaw
23 Jonathan Dwyer Michael Turner
24 Donald Brown C.J. Spiller
25 LaRod Stephens-Howling BenJarvus Green-Ellis
26 Michael Bush Fred Jackson
27 Ben Tate Jonathan Dwyer
28 Joique Bell Vick Ballard
29 Pierre Thomas Jacquizz Rodgers
30 Vick Ballard Ronnie Hillman
31 Philip Tanner Pierre Thomas
32 C.J. Spiller Mikel LeShoure
33 Fred Jackson Alex Green
34 Jacquizz Rodgers Michael Bush
35 Alex Green Ben Tate
36 Rashard Mendenhall Phillip Tanner
37 Peyton Hillis William Powell
38 William Powell Ronnie Brown
39 Ronnie Hillman James Starks
40 Bernard Pierce DeAngelo Williams
41 Andre Brown Felix Jones
42 DeAngelo Williams Mike Goodson
43 Ronnie Brown Peyton Hillis
44 James Starks Rashard Mendenhall
45 Mike Goodson Toby Gerhart
46 Mark Ingram Mark Ingram
47 John Kuhn Evan Royster
48 Felix Jones Chris Rainey
49 Toby Gerhart Andre Brown
50 Evan Royster Brian Leonard

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