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Week 11 Fantasy Football Rankings: Top 60 Running Backs

Down the stretch last year, Redskins running back Alfred Morris was a workhorse back with seven consecutive games of 20-plus carries to close the regular season.

Is he in line to do the same this year?

After starting the season with seven consecutive games of 19 carries or less, Morris now has back-to-back games with 25-plus carries and at least 121 rushing yards.

On the season, Morris has 159 carries for 825 yards, which averages out to 5.19 yards per carry, and five touchdowns. He's no threat in the receiving game, but he ranks third in the NFL in rushing.

A model of consistency, Morris has eight consecutive games with more than 70 rushing yards. Last year, he rushed for at least 70 yards in 14 of 16 games.

Lacy: 22+ carries in six straight games

Since returning from his concussion after the team's bye, Packers running back Eddie Lacy has carried the ball 22-plus times in six consecutive games.

During that span, he leads the NFL in both carries (143) and rushing yards (618). In addition, he has at least 73 rushing yards in all six of those games.

Without Aaron Rodgers under center, opposing defenses can focus on slowing down Lacy, who had his six-game low in rushing yards last week.

Even though the Packers running backs have the most favorable schedule down the stretch, Lacy does not have a great matchup this week against the Giants, who allowed the 11th-fewest fantasy points to opposing running backs this season. Only four teams allow fewer yards per carry than do the Giants (3.7 YPC).

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Back-to-back 100-yard games for Lynch

Like Morris, Seattle's Marshawn Lynch has back-to-back 100-yard games with 20-plus carries.

In nine games on the season, Lynch has 191 carries for 871 yards and seven touchdowns plus 22 receptions for 213 yards and a score.

That puts Lynch on pace for 1,426 rushing yards and 341 receiving yards, 35 receptions and 13 touchdowns.

This week, Lynch and the Seahawks face the Vikings, who have allowed the sixth-most fantasy points to opposing running backs this season and allowed Morris to rush for 139 yards last week.

Here are my Week 11 fantasy running back rankings (standard scoring):

1. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs (at DEN)
2. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks (vs. MIN)
3. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles (vs. WAS)
4. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings (at SEA)
5. Reggie Bush, Detroit Lions (at PIT)
6. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins (at PHI)
7. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears (vs. BAL)
8. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers (at NYG)
9. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers (at NO)
10. Knowshon Moreno, Denver Broncos (vs. KC)
11. Le'Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs. DET)
12. Andre Brown, New York Giants (vs. GB)
13. Stevan Ridley, New England Patriots (at CAR)
14. Danny Woodhead, San Diego Chargers (at MIA)
15. Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals (vs. CLE)
16. Ben Tate, Houston Texans (vs. OAK)
17. Andre Ellington, Arizona Cardinals (at JAX)
18. Chris Ivory, New York Jets (at BUF)
19. Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers (at MIA)
20. Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills (vs. NYJ)
21. Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens (at CHI)
22. Darren Sproles, New Orleans Saints (vs. SF)
23. Rashad Jennings, Oakland Raiders (at HOU)
24. Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs. ARI)
25. Pierre Thomas, New Orleans Saints (vs. SF)
26. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins (vs. SD)
27. C.J. Spiller, Buffalo Bills (vs. NYJ)
28. Rashard Mendenhall, Arizona Cardinals (at JAX)
29. Shane Vereen, New England Patriots (at CAR)
30. Brian Leonard, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs. ATL)
31. Bobby Rainey, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs. ATL)
32. Bernard Pierce, Baltimore Ravens (at CHI)
33. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
34. DeAngelo Williams, Carolina Panthers (vs. NE)
35. Joique Bell, Detroit Lions (at PIT)
36. BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Cincinnati Bengals (vs. CLE)
37. Bilal Powell, New York Jets (at BUF)
38. Jacquizz Rodgers, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
39. Mike Tolbert, Carolina Panthers (vs. NE)
40. Dennis Johnson, Houston Texans (vs. OAK)
41. Roy Helu, Washington Redskins (at PHI)
42. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints (vs. SF)
43. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers (vs. NE)
44. Chris Ogbonnaya, Cleveland Browns (at CIN)
45. Robert Turbin, Seattle Seahawks (vs. MIN)
46. Willis McGahee, Cleveland Browns (at CIN)
47. Bryce Brown, Philadelphia Eagles (vs. WAS)
48. Daniel Thomas, Miami Dolphins (vs. SD)
49. James Starks, Green Bay Packers (at NYG)
50. Montee Ball, Denver Broncos (vs. KC)
51. Marcel Reece, Oakland Raiders (at HOU)
52. Fozzy Whitaker, Cleveland Browns (at CIN)
53. Kendall Hunter, San Francisco 49ers (at NO)
54. Michael Bush, Chicago Bears (vs. BAL)
55. Toby Gerhart, Minnesota Vikings (at SEA)
56. Brandon Jacobs, New York Giants (vs. GB)
57. Peyton Hillis, New York Giants (vs. GB)
58. Felix Jones, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs. DET)
59. C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos (vs. KC)
60. Jonathan Dwyer, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs. DET)

* Note: Titans and Colts RBs have been removed from these rankings.

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