Fantasy Football 2012, Week 12: Running back rankings for standard and PPR leagues

Grant Halverson

Week 12 has a lot of injuries in the wonderful world of running backs.

Week 12 is a huge week for fantasy owners. At this point, most owners should have a pretty good idea of whether or not they're bound for the playoffs.

The bye weeks are over and I'm probably in the minority saying that I'm going to miss them. Most of my teams either gained ground or made up ground thanks to they depth and I hope yours did, too.

This matchup is also likely an important one and owners should have a good idea of whether or not they need to roll the dice for a high-upside guy or play it safe. If you're up against a team that's smashing everyone, then you might want to make a play like Ronnie Hillman over Mikel LeShoure. LeShoure is a much safer bet, but it's very unlikely LeShoure will have one of those games where he makes headlines since Detroit passes so much (yes, I'm aware he had three TDs a few weeks ago).

Standard League PPR League
1 Arian Foster Arian Foster
2 Doug Martin Doug Martin
3 Adrian Peterson Trent Richardson
4 Ray Rice Ray Rice
5 Trent Richardson Adrian Peterson
6 C.J. Spiller C.J. Spiller
7 Chris Johnson Chris Johnson
8 Stevan Ridley Jamaal Charles
9 Alfred Morris Stevan Ridley
10 Marshawn Lynch Ryan Mathews
11 Jamaal Charles Darren McFadden
12 Ryan Mathews Matt Forte
13 Darren McFadden Alfred Morris
14 Matt Forte Marshawn Lynch
15 Mikel LeShoure Steven Jackson
16 Frank Gore Darren Sproles
17 Ahmad Bradshaw Ahmad Bradshaw
18 Steven Jackson Mikel LeShoure
19 Bryce Brown Jonathan Stewart
20 Jonathan Stewart Ronnie Hillman
21 Ronnie Hillman Bryce Brown
22 Darren Sproles Frank Gore
23 Shonn Greene Reggie Bush
24 Fred Jackson Jacquizz Rodgers
25 Jalen Parmele Jalen Parmele
26 James Starks Fred Jackson
27 Michael Turner Shonn Greene
28 Reggie Bush James Starks
29 Kendall Hunter Michael Turner
30 Jacquizz Rodgers Kendall Hunter
31 Felix Jones Felix Jones
32 Rashard Mendenhall Vick Ballard
33 Vick Ballard Rashard Mendenhall
34 Donald Brown Marcel Reece
35 BenJarvus Green-Ellis LaRod Stephens-Howling
36 Andre Brown Bilal Powell
37 Ronnie Brown Donald Brown
38 Marcel Reece BenJarvus Green-Ellis
39 Beanie Wells Ronnie Brown
40 Bilal Powell Chris Ivory
41 LaRod Stephens-Howling Justin Forsett
42 Chris Ivory Knowshon Moreno
43 Peyton Hillis Michael Bush
44 Michael Bush Andre Brown
45 Jackie Battle Shane Vereen
46 Justin Forsett David Wilson
47 Philip Tanner Philip Tanner
48 Bernard Pierce DeAngelo Williams
49 Shane Vereen Peyton Hillis
50 Dion Lewis Dion Lewis

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