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Here at Pro Football Network, we do the research so you can walk into your fantasy football drafts prepared to dominate your league this season! With that in mind, here are the PFN fantasy football staff’s consensus RB rankings for 2023.
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These rankings are a consensus from our Fantasy Football Director Kyle Yates, and Fantasy Analysts Jason Katz, Kyle Soppe, and Derek Tate. If you want to ask the analysts questions about why they ranked the players the way they did, be sure to join the free PFN Discord Server.
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Joe Mixon, RB, Cincinnati Bengals
Every single year, Joe Mixon produces at a high level, and yet, fantasy managers want nothing to do with him the following season in drafts. After restructuring his contract to remain in Cincinnati this season, Mixon is currently a screaming value in drafts.
With Samaje Perine out of the picture now, Mixon should continue to see a heavy workload as a receiver out of the backfield. With that involvement, plus his scoring potential due to being attached to an offense that will be in the red zone with regularity, a top-five fantasy finish at the end of the year is absolutely feasible.
However, Mixon continues to go off the board in the third and fourth rounds of fantasy drafts, which makes him an incredibly intriguing addition for lineups that want to target WRs in the early rounds.
Alexander Mattison, RB, Minnesota Vikings
Alexander Mattison has showcased his talent and potential for fantasy football every single time Dalvin Cook has been out of the lineup. But now that Cook is no longer a member of the Minnesota Vikings, Mattison’s ADP has yet to rise.
Given the state of their defense, this Vikings offense will be on the field plenty in 2023, and there isn’t much proven competition in the backfield for Mattison to deal with this season.
All of this signals that Mattison is an intriguing value in fantasy football drafts — with top-10 potential — that you can add as the second or third RB to your roster.