Fantasy Points Against Per Game Through Week 4: Running Backs

This is the second in our fantasy points against per game series.  This time we examine the running backs.

Scoring is one point for every 10 yards rushing and receiving, six points for every touchdown and -2 points for every turnover.

The list is organized from most fantasy friendly to running backs, to least fantasy friendly to running backs.

1
Oakland26.50
2Detroit26
3Arizona25.25
4Buffalo25
5New Orleans24.50
6Philadelphia22.50
7Indianapolis21.25
8Tampa Bay18
9Houston17.50
10Jacksonville17
11Miami16.75
12San Francisco16.75
13Carolina16
14Chicago16
15Washington16
16New York Giants15.75
17New England15.50
18Atlanta15
19Cincinnati14.75
20Baltimore14
21Seattle14
22Saint Louis13.25
23Tennessee13.25
24Kansas City12
25Cleveland11.75
26Minnesota11
27Green Bay10.50
28San Diego10
29Dallas9.67
30Pittsburgh8.75
31Denver8
32New York Jets6

3 Responses to “Fantasy Points Against Per Game Through Week 4: Running Backs”


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