Jan 8 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman (33) runs during the 2011 AFC wild card playoff game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field. The Broncos defeated the Steelers 23-29 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE

Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings 21-32

21. Isaac Redman: Pittsburg is committed to running the ball and until Mendenhall comes back (if at all) Redman is the top dog at RB. I think he’s the top sleeper this year at RB so if you want to wait to get your number 2 RB Redman is your man.

22. James Starks: It’s his job to lose in GB. He’s one of the few RB’s remaining that is an outright starter so assuming he stays healthy and there is no surprise star RB on the roster somewhere (I think Saine could be pretty good if given the chance), Starks could have a decent fantasy season.

23. Doug Martin: LeGarrette Blount is more of a third down back so I expect Martin to be the starter the majority of the year in Tampa Bay. TB is my surprise team in the NFC this year and I think Martin will be a big reason why.

Dec 22, 2011; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Boise State Broncos running back Doug Martin (22) holds the most valuable player trophy after the 2011 Las Vegas Bowl against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sam Boyd Stadium. Boise State defeated Arizona State 56-24. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

24. Ahmad Bradshaw: He can be a top ten RB when healthy in this offense. I think David Wilson and Bradshaw will end up splitting reps 50/50 by the end of the year but Bradshaw can still be a good number two RB on your team during the first part of the year.

25. Jahvid Best: Is this the year we finally get to see a healthy Best start for an entire season? I doubt it but playing and starting 12 plus games wouldn’t be too bad. I honestly think he could be a top 12 back in that offense if he could play all 16 games but I have the feeling we’ll never find out.

26. Reggie Bush: I have a feeling Daniel Thomas is going to be given every opportunity to take this spot from Bush. I don’t particularly believe that Thomas is a starting RB in this league but unfortunately for Bush I don’t think his team thinks the same.

27. CJ Spiller: He was a stud at the end of the year last year but for whatever reason Fred Jackson is the clear cut number 1 RB in Buffalo. I think the Bills will struggle this year and the coaches there will look to see what they have in second year man Spiller. He will probably go in the final couple rounds so get him before then if you feel the same way I do.

28. Willis McGahee: Denver will still be a run oriented team to start the year and McGahee is the clear cut number one RB on the team. He’s another year older but with Peyton behind center he’ll see a lot less defenders in the box compared to last year. I have a feeling he will get hurt or replaced by a surprisingly decent RB behind him at some point in the season.

29. Shonn Greene: After a disappointing year last year I look for Greene to rebound. He will lose some goal line TDs to Tebow but I think he’ll still average 18 touches a game and could end up getting you around 8-10 points a week.

30. Jonathan Stewart: Another guy that’s good for around 10 points a week. If DeAngelo Williams were to get hurt his value would go up tremendously.

31.Stevan Ridley: He’s splitting time with what seems like 12 other RBs that New England has. He’s a young guy that showed a some potential last year so I think he will be given the longest leash of all the RBs on the team.

32. DeAngelo Williams: See Jonathan Stewart

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