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Early Fantasy RB Rankings NFL Playoffs: Should you trust Elijah Mitchell, Sony Michel, or Derrick Henry?

As managers transition to NFL playoff formats, who are the top running backs in our 2022 NFL playoff fantasy football rankings?

With redraft leagues over and champions crowned, the growing game of NFL playoff fantasy football gives us a few more weeks to enjoy filling out starting lineups, and we kick things off with our 2022 NFL playoff running back rankings. Which RBs are more or less valuable than others due to the likelihood of making a deeper run into the playoffs?

2022 NFL Playoffs Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings | 1-10

The below rankings are intended as a guide for half-PPR formats. They do not take into account individual league rules and setups.

1. Derrick Henry (TBA) | Tennessee Titans vs. TBD
2. Leonard Fournette ($5,900) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. PHI
3. Joe Mixon ($6,800) | Cincinnati Bengals vs. LV
4. Elijah Mitchell ($5,500) | San Francisco 49ers @ DAL
5. Devin Singletary ($5,700) | Buffalo Bills vs. NE
6. Aaron Jones (TBA) | Green Bay Packers vs. TBD
7. Sony Michel ($5,400) | Los Angeles Rams vs. ARI
8. Najee Harris ($6,700) | Pittsburgh Steelers @ KC
9. AJ Dillon (TBA) | Green Bay Packers vs. TBD
10. James Conner ($6,300) | Arizona Cardinals @ LAR

11-20

11. Ezekiel Elliott ($6,100) | Dallas Cowboys vs. SF
12. Josh Jacobs ($6,500) | Las Vegas Raiders @ CIN
13. Clyde Edwards-Helaire ($5,600) | Kansas City Chiefs vs. PIT
14. Chase Edmonds ($5,000) | Arizona Cardinals @ LAR
15. Damien Harris ($6,400) | New England Patriots @ BUF
16. Tony Pollard ($5,300) | Dallas Cowboys vs. SF
17. Miles Sanders ($5,100) | Philadelphia Eagles @ TB
18. Darrel Williams ($5,500) | Kansas City Chiefs vs. PIT
19. Cam Akers ($4,200) | Los Angeles Rams vs. ARI
20. Ronald Jones II ($5,600) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. PHI

2022 NFL Playoffs Fantasy Football RB Rankings | 21-30

21. Rhamondre Stevenson ($4,700) | New England Patriots @ BUF
22. D’Onta Foreman (TBA) | Tennessee Titans vs. TBD
23. Ke’Shawn Vaughn ($4,500) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. PHI
24. Boston Scott ($4,500) | Philadelphia Eagles @ TB
25. Zack Moss ($4,100) | Buffalo Bills vs. NE
26. Le’Veon Bell ($4,600) | Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. PHI
27. Jordan Howard ($4,300) | Philadelphia Eagles @ TB
28. Jalen Richard ($4,000) | Las Vegas Raiders @ CIN
29. Kenneth Gainwell ($4,400) | Philadelphia Eagles @ TB
30. Jeff Wilson Jr. ($4,500) | San Francisco 49ers @ DAL

31-40

31. Derrick Gore ($4,000) | Kansas City Chiefs vs. PIT
32. Samaje Perine ($5,000) | Cincinnati Bengals vs. LV
33. Brandon Bolden ($4,300) | New England Patriots @ BUF
34. Jerick McKinnon ($4,100) | Kansas City Chiefs vs. PIT
35. Kyle Juszczyk ($4,000) | San Francisco 49ers @ DAL
36. Peyton Barber ($4,400) | Las Vegas Raiders @ CIN
37. D’Ontrell Hilliard (TBA) | Tennessee Titans vs. TBD
38. Benny Snell Jr. ($4,200) | Pittsburgh Steelers @ KC
39. Chris Evans ($4,000) | Cincinnati Bengals vs. LV
40. Corey Clement ($4,000) | Dallas Cowboys vs. SF

2022 NFL Playoffs Fantasy Football RB Rankings | 41-48

41. Jake Funk ($4,000) | Los Angeles Rams vs. ARI
42. Patrick Taylor (TBA) | Green Bay Packers vs. TBD
43. Matt Breida ($4,000) | Buffalo Bills vs. NE
44. JaMycal Hasty ($4,000) | San Francisco 49ers @ DAL
45. Eno Benjamin ($4,000) | Arizona Cardinals @ LAR
46. Michael Burton ($4,000) | Kansas City Chiefs vs. PIT
47. Reggie Gilliam ($4,000) | Buffalo Bills vs. NE
48. Trey Sermon ($4,000) | San Francisco 49ers @ DAL

Tommy Garrett is a Fantasy Analyst for Pro Football Network and is a member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA). You can read all of Tommy’s work here, listen to him on PFN’s Fantasy Football podcast, and check out his contributions in PFN’s free fantasy newsletter. Give him a follow on Twitter: @TommyGarrettPFN.

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