Ideal Bye Week Running Backs
 
 
 
 
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Ideal Bye Week Running Backs

While handcuffing your stud running back (drafting his actual NFL backup) is critical in fantasy football, it's also important to draft players to fill in for him when he's on a bye. This page identifies the non-fantasy starting RBs that have the easiest match-ups on the stud's bye week. Points allowed to RBs listed in []

#1RB Jamaal Charles, KC
Bye Week: 6

Handcuff: #48RB Knile Davis
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT @CLE [22.9 pts allowed]
#32RB Justin Forsett, BAL @TB [20.7 pts allowed]
#28RB Frank Gore, IND @HOU [20.4 pts allowed]
#25RB Doug Martin, TB vs. BAL [20.0 pts allowed]
#29RB Devonta Freeman, ATL vs. CHI [19.9 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. GB [19.1 pts allowed]
#37RB Fred Jackson, BUF vs. NE [19.1 pts allowed]


#2RB Matt Forte, CHI
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff: #53RB Jacquizz Rodgers#50RB Ka'Deem Carey
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#30RB Darren Sproles, PHI @HOU [24.8 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. SD [20.5 pts allowed]
#32RB Justin Forsett, BAL @PIT [20.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Donald Brown, SD @MIA [20.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Doug Martin, TB @CLE [19.9 pts allowed]
#39RB Darren McFadden, DAL vs. ARI [19.9 pts allowed]
#41RB Lance Dunbar, DAL vs. ARI [19.9 pts allowed]


#3RB Eddie Lacy, GB
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff: #46RB James Starks
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#30RB Darren Sproles, PHI @HOU [24.8 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. SD [20.5 pts allowed]
#32RB Justin Forsett, BAL @PIT [20.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Donald Brown, SD @MIA [20.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Doug Martin, TB @CLE [19.9 pts allowed]
#39RB Darren McFadden, DAL vs. ARI [19.9 pts allowed]
#41RB Lance Dunbar, DAL vs. ARI [19.9 pts allowed]


#4RB LeSean McCoy, BUF
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff: #37RB Fred Jackson
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#30RB Darren Sproles, PHI @HOU [24.8 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. SD [20.5 pts allowed]
#32RB Justin Forsett, BAL @PIT [20.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Donald Brown, SD @MIA [20.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Doug Martin, TB @CLE [19.9 pts allowed]
#39RB Darren McFadden, DAL vs. ARI [19.9 pts allowed]
#41RB Lance Dunbar, DAL vs. ARI [19.9 pts allowed]


#5RB Le'Veon Bell, PIT
Bye Week: 12

Handcuff: #33RB DeAngelo Williams
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Frank Gore, IND vs. JAX [23.3 pts allowed]
#34RB Bernard Pierce, JAX @IND [22.9 pts allowed]
#37RB Fred Jackson, BUF vs. NYJ [20.5 pts allowed]
#40RB James White, NE vs. DET [20.4 pts allowed]
#43RB LeGarrette Blount, NE vs. DET [20.4 pts allowed]
#25RB Doug Martin, TB @CHI [19.9 pts allowed]
#30RB Darren Sproles, PHI vs. TEN [19.6 pts allowed]


#6RB Adrian Peterson, MIN
Bye Week: 10

Handcuff: #0RB Jerick McKinnon
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#29RB Devonta Freeman, ATL @TB [24.8 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA @DET [22.9 pts allowed]
#30RB Darren Sproles, PHI vs. CAR [20.7 pts allowed]
#34RB Bernard Pierce, JAX vs. DAL [20.5 pts allowed]
#38RB Christine Michael, SEA vs. NYG [20.4 pts allowed]
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT @NYJ [20.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Mark Ingram, NO vs. SF [19.9 pts allowed]


#7RB DeMarco Murray, PHI
Bye Week: 7

Handcuff: #18RB Ryan Mathews
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#37RB Fred Jackson, BUF vs. MIN [22.9 pts allowed]
#36RB Terrance West, CLE @JAX [20.5 pts allowed]
#40RB James White, NE vs. NYJ [20.4 pts allowed]
#43RB LeGarrette Blount, NE vs. NYJ [20.4 pts allowed]
#28RB Frank Gore, IND vs. CIN [20.0 pts allowed]
#34RB Bernard Pierce, JAX vs. CLE [19.9 pts allowed]
#39RB Darren McFadden, DAL vs. NYG [19.6 pts allowed]


#8RB Marshawn Lynch, SEA
Bye Week: 4

Handcuff: #60RB Robert Turbin
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#40RB James White, NE @KC [23.3 pts allowed]
#43RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @KC [23.3 pts allowed]
#32RB Justin Forsett, BAL vs. CAR [20.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Donald Brown, SD vs. JAX [20.0 pts allowed]
#29RB Devonta Freeman, ATL @MIN [19.6 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA @OAK [19.1 pts allowed]
#27RB Mark Ingram, NO @DAL [18.5 pts allowed]


#9RB C.J. Spiller, NO
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT @CLE [22.9 pts allowed]
#32RB Justin Forsett, BAL @TB [20.7 pts allowed]
#28RB Frank Gore, IND @HOU [20.4 pts allowed]
#25RB Doug Martin, TB vs. BAL [20.0 pts allowed]
#29RB Devonta Freeman, ATL vs. CHI [19.9 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. GB [19.1 pts allowed]
#37RB Fred Jackson, BUF vs. NE [19.1 pts allowed]


#10RB Reggie Bush, SF
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Frank Gore, IND @PIT [22.9 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA @JAX [20.4 pts allowed]
#35RB Donald Brown, SD @DEN [20.0 pts allowed]
#30RB Darren Sproles, PHI @ARI [19.9 pts allowed]
#40RB James White, NE vs. CHI [19.1 pts allowed]
#43RB LeGarrette Blount, NE vs. CHI [19.1 pts allowed]
#34RB Bernard Pierce, JAX vs. MIA [18.5 pts allowed]


#11RB Shane Vereen, NYG
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Frank Gore, IND @PIT [22.9 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA @JAX [20.4 pts allowed]
#35RB Donald Brown, SD @DEN [20.0 pts allowed]
#30RB Darren Sproles, PHI @ARI [19.9 pts allowed]
#40RB James White, NE vs. CHI [19.1 pts allowed]
#43RB LeGarrette Blount, NE vs. CHI [19.1 pts allowed]
#34RB Bernard Pierce, JAX vs. MIA [18.5 pts allowed]


#12RB Arian Foster, HOU
Bye Week: 10

Handcuff: #0RB Alfred Blue
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#29RB Devonta Freeman, ATL @TB [24.8 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA @DET [22.9 pts allowed]
#30RB Darren Sproles, PHI vs. CAR [20.7 pts allowed]
#34RB Bernard Pierce, JAX vs. DAL [20.5 pts allowed]
#38RB Christine Michael, SEA vs. NYG [20.4 pts allowed]
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT @NYJ [20.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Mark Ingram, NO vs. SF [19.9 pts allowed]


#13RB Alfred Morris, WAS
Bye Week: 10

Handcuff: #0RB Silas Redd
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#29RB Devonta Freeman, ATL @TB [24.8 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA @DET [22.9 pts allowed]
#30RB Darren Sproles, PHI vs. CAR [20.7 pts allowed]
#34RB Bernard Pierce, JAX vs. DAL [20.5 pts allowed]
#38RB Christine Michael, SEA vs. NYG [20.4 pts allowed]
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT @NYJ [20.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Mark Ingram, NO vs. SF [19.9 pts allowed]


#14RB Joique Bell, DET
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff: #0RB Theo Riddick
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#30RB Darren Sproles, PHI @HOU [24.8 pts allowed]
#26RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. SD [20.5 pts allowed]
#32RB Justin Forsett, BAL @PIT [20.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Donald Brown, SD @MIA [20.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Doug Martin, TB @CLE [19.9 pts allowed]
#39RB Darren McFadden, DAL vs. ARI [19.9 pts allowed]
#41RB Lance Dunbar, DAL vs. ARI [19.9 pts allowed]