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 David Johnson, ARI
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff: #71RB Andre Ellington
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB vs. ATL [26.0 pts allowed]
#36RB Bilal Powell, NYJ @MIA [25.0 pts allowed]
#38RB Tevin Coleman, ATL @TB [25.0 pts allowed]
#43RB Javorius Allen, BAL vs. PIT [25.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK vs. DEN [24.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR @LAR [23.0 pts allowed]


#2RB Todd Gurley, LAR
Bye Week: 8

Handcuff: #76RB Benny Cunningham
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#36RB Bilal Powell, NYJ @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, DEN vs. SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#34RB James White, NE @BUF [26.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @BUF [26.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK @TB [25.0 pts allowed]
#31RB Matt Jones, WAS @CIN [24.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Theo Riddick, DET @HOU [23.0 pts allowed]


#3RB Ezekiel Elliott, DAL
Bye Week: 7

Handcuff: #58RB Alfred Morris
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#27RB Charles Sims, TB @SF [33.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Theo Riddick, DET vs. WAS [27.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN vs. IND [27.0 pts allowed]
#38RB Tevin Coleman, ATL vs. SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Jay Ajayi, MIA vs. BUF [26.0 pts allowed]
#34RB James White, NE @PIT [25.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @PIT [25.0 pts allowed]


#4RB Lamar Miller, HOU
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff: #79RB Alfred Blue
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB vs. ATL [26.0 pts allowed]
#36RB Bilal Powell, NYJ @MIA [25.0 pts allowed]
#38RB Tevin Coleman, ATL @TB [25.0 pts allowed]
#43RB Javorius Allen, BAL vs. PIT [25.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK vs. DEN [24.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR @LAR [23.0 pts allowed]


#5RB Le'Veon Bell, PIT
Bye Week: 8

Handcuff: #33RB DeAngelo Williams
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#36RB Bilal Powell, NYJ @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, DEN vs. SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#34RB James White, NE @BUF [26.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @BUF [26.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK @TB [25.0 pts allowed]
#31RB Matt Jones, WAS @CIN [24.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Theo Riddick, DET @HOU [23.0 pts allowed]


#6RB Devonta Freeman, ATL
Bye Week: 11

Handcuff: #38RB Tevin Coleman
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#34RB James White, NE @SF [33.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @SF [33.0 pts allowed]
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR vs. NO [27.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @IND [27.0 pts allowed]
#39RB Isaiah Crowell, CLE vs. PIT [25.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB @KC [23.0 pts allowed]


#7RB Mark Ingram, NO
Bye Week: 5

Handcuff: #66RB Tim Hightower
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#34RB James White, NE @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK vs. SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#43RB Javorius Allen, BAL vs. WAS [27.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, DEN vs. ATL [26.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR vs. TB [25.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @MIA [25.0 pts allowed]


#8RB LeSean McCoy, BUF
Bye Week: 10

Handcuff: #73RB Mike Gillislee
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#43RB Javorius Allen, BAL vs. CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Jay Ajayi, MIA @SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, DEN @NO [27.0 pts allowed]
#44RB Darren Sproles, PHI vs. ATL [26.0 pts allowed]
#30RB Rashad Jennings, NYG vs. CIN [24.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR vs. KC [23.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB vs. CHI [23.0 pts allowed]


#9RB Jamaal Charles, KC
Bye Week: 5

Handcuff: #55RB Spencer Ware
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#34RB James White, NE @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK vs. SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#43RB Javorius Allen, BAL vs. WAS [27.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, DEN vs. ATL [26.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR vs. TB [25.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @MIA [25.0 pts allowed]


#10RB Eddie Lacy, GB
Bye Week: 4

Handcuff: #48RB Christine Michael
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#31RB Matt Jones, WAS vs. CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#32RB T.J. Yeldon, JAX vs. IND [27.0 pts allowed]
#37RB Chris Ivory, JAX vs. IND [27.0 pts allowed]
#39RB Isaiah Crowell, CLE @WAS [27.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR @ATL [26.0 pts allowed]
#34RB James White, NE vs. BUF [26.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE vs. BUF [26.0 pts allowed]


#11RB Doug Martin, TB
Bye Week: 6

Handcuff: #27RB Charles Sims
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN vs. CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR @NO [27.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, DEN @SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#44RB Darren Sproles, PHI @WAS [27.0 pts allowed]
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT @MIA [25.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Jay Ajayi, MIA vs. PIT [25.0 pts allowed]
#34RB James White, NE vs. CIN [24.0 pts allowed]


#12RB C.J. Anderson, DEN
Bye Week: 11

Handcuff: #46RB Devontae Booker
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#34RB James White, NE @SF [33.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @SF [33.0 pts allowed]
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR vs. NO [27.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @IND [27.0 pts allowed]
#39RB Isaiah Crowell, CLE vs. PIT [25.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB @KC [23.0 pts allowed]


#13RB Matt Forte, NYJ
Bye Week: 11

Handcuff: #36RB Bilal Powell
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#34RB James White, NE @SF [33.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @SF [33.0 pts allowed]
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR vs. NO [27.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @IND [27.0 pts allowed]
#39RB Isaiah Crowell, CLE vs. PIT [25.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB @KC [23.0 pts allowed]


#14RB Thomas Rawls, SEA
Bye Week: 5

Handcuff: #61RB C.J. Prosise
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#34RB James White, NE @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @CLE [28.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK vs. SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#43RB Javorius Allen, BAL vs. WAS [27.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, DEN vs. ATL [26.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR vs. TB [25.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @MIA [25.0 pts allowed]