Fantasy Football Rankings 2015: NFL Week 2 Running Backs

Marshawn Lynch is expected to be a focal point of the Seattle offense in Week 2. (Getty)

Marshawn Lynch is expected to be a focal point of the Seattle offense in Week 2. (Getty)

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If you were able to catch any of the San Francisco 49ers-Minnesota Vikings game from Monday night, you might have noticed Niners running back Carlos Hyde has more than a little game.

The team website said Hyde weighs 235 pounds. He certainly doesn’t move like a 235-pounder. Hyde looked like Darren Sproles out there. He absolutely shredded the Vikings to the tune of 168 yards and 2 touchdowns.

I had him ranked 13th for Week 1 (and luckily used him across the board in my DraftKings contests) and for Week 2 he landed in the top 5. A matchup against the Steelers isn’t as daunting as it used to be. And Hyde is going to get a ton of touches, especially with Reggie Bush in question (calf).

Another 168 and 2? I doubt it, but very productive nonetheless. So make sure you have him in your lineup.

Each week I’ll be posting fantasy football rankings for quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends and defenses/special teams. Bookmark our fantasy football rankings 2015 page to keep up-to-date on the latest projections and rankings so you know you who to start and who to sit.

Keep reading for our Top 40 running back rankings for Week 2:

1. Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks, at Packers

2. Matt Forte, Bears, vs. Cardinals

3. Carlos Hyde, 49ers, at Steelers

4. DeMarco Murray, Eagles, vs. Cowboys

5. Jamaal Charles, Chiefs, vs. Broncos

6. Jeremy Hill, Bengals, vs. Chargers

7. C.J. Anderson, Broncos, at Chiefs

8. Adrian Peterson, Vikings, vs. Lions

9. LeSean McCoy, Bills, vs. Patriots

10. Eddie Lacy, Packers, vs. Seahawks

11. Justin Forsett, Ravens, at Raiders

12. Mark Ingram, Saints, vs. Buccaneers

13. Chris Ivory, Jets, at Colts

14. Lamar Miller, Dolphins, at Jaguars

15. Alfred Morris, Redskins, vs. Rams

16. Jonathan Stewart, Panthers, vs. Texans

17. Doug Martin, Buccaneers, at Saints

18. DeAngelo Williams, Steelers, vs. 49ers

19. Ameer Abdullah, Lions, at Vikings

20. Bishop Sankey, Titans, at Browns

21. Chris Johnson, Cardinals, at Bears

22. Tevin Coleman, Falcons, at Giants

23. Frank Gore, Colts, vs. Jets

24. T.J. Yeldon, Jaguars, vs. Dolphins

25. Latavius Murray, Raiders, vs. Ravens

26. Rashad Jennings, Giants, vs. Falcons

27. Alfred Blue, Texans, at Panthers

28. Isaiah Crowell, Browns, vs. Titans

29. Danny Woodhead, Chargers, at Bengals

30. Joseph Randle, Cowboys, at Eagles

31. Darren Sproles, Eagles, vs. Cowboys

32. LeGarrette Blount, Bills, vs. Patriots

33. Tre Mason, Rams, at Redskins

34. Giovani Bernard, Bengals, vs. Chargers

35. Melvin Gordon, Chargers, at Bengals

36. Joique Bell, Lions, at Vikings

37. Darren McFadden, Cowboys, at Eagles

38. Bilal Powell, Jets, at Colts

39. David Johnson, Cardinals, at Bears

40. Terrance West, Titans, at Browns

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