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: #64RB Chris Johnson
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#36RB Bilal Powell, NYJ @MIA [31.0 pts allowed]
#30RB Rashad Jennings, NYG vs. PHI [29.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB vs. ATL [27.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR @LAR [26.0 pts allowed]
#39RB Isaiah Crowell, CLE vs. DAL [26.0 pts allowed]
#44RB Darren Sproles, PHI @NYG [25.0 pts allowed]


#2RB Todd Gurley, LAR
Bye Week: 8

Handcuff: #76RB Benny Cunningham
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#44RB Darren Sproles, PHI @DAL [26.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB vs. OAK [25.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN vs. JAX [25.0 pts allowed]
#34RB James White, NE @BUF [23.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @BUF [23.0 pts allowed]
#31RB Matt Jones, WAS @CIN [22.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK @TB [22.0 pts allowed]


#3RB Ezekiel Elliott, DAL
Bye Week: 7

Handcuff: #58RB Alfred Morris
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#27RB Charles Sims, TB @SF [29.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Theo Riddick, DET vs. WAS [28.0 pts allowed]
#38RB Tevin Coleman, ATL vs. SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN vs. IND [26.0 pts allowed]
#30RB Rashad Jennings, NYG @LAR [26.0 pts allowed]
#32RB T.J. Yeldon, JAX vs. OAK [25.0 pts allowed]
#37RB Chris Ivory, JAX vs. OAK [25.0 pts allowed]


#4RB Lamar Miller, HOU
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff: #77RB Tyler Ervin
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#36RB Bilal Powell, NYJ @MIA [31.0 pts allowed]
#30RB Rashad Jennings, NYG vs. PHI [29.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB vs. ATL [27.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR @LAR [26.0 pts allowed]
#39RB Isaiah Crowell, CLE vs. DAL [26.0 pts allowed]
#44RB Darren Sproles, PHI @NYG [25.0 pts allowed]


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

Handcuff: #33RB DeAngelo Williams
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#44RB Darren Sproles, PHI @DAL [26.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB vs. OAK [25.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN vs. JAX [25.0 pts allowed]
#34RB James White, NE @BUF [23.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @BUF [23.0 pts allowed]
#31RB Matt Jones, WAS @CIN [22.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK @TB [22.0 pts allowed]


#6RB Devonta Freeman, ATL
Bye Week: 11

Handcuff: #38RB Tevin Coleman
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR vs. NO [33.0 pts allowed]
#34RB James White, NE @SF [29.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @SF [29.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @IND [26.0 pts allowed]
#30RB Rashad Jennings, NYG vs. CHI [26.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Jay Ajayi, MIA @LAR [26.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, BAL @DAL [26.0 pts allowed]


#7RB Mark Ingram, NO
Bye Week: 5

Handcuff: #66RB Tim Hightower
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @MIA [31.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Theo Riddick, DET vs. PHI [29.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, BAL vs. WAS [28.0 pts allowed]
#43RB Javorius Allen, BAL vs. WAS [28.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK vs. SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#29RB Frank Gore, IND vs. CHI [26.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB @CAR [24.0 pts allowed]


#8RB LeSean McCoy, BUF
Bye Week: 10

Handcuff: #60RB Reggie Bush
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#38RB Tevin Coleman, ATL @PHI [29.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Jay Ajayi, MIA @SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#44RB Darren Sproles, PHI vs. ATL [27.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB vs. CHI [26.0 pts allowed]
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT vs. DAL [26.0 pts allowed]
#36RB Bilal Powell, NYJ vs. LAR [26.0 pts allowed]
#30RB Rashad Jennings, NYG vs. CIN [22.0 pts allowed]


#9RB Jamaal Charles, KC
Bye Week: 5

Handcuff: #55RB Spencer Ware
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @MIA [31.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Theo Riddick, DET vs. PHI [29.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, BAL vs. WAS [28.0 pts allowed]
#43RB Javorius Allen, BAL vs. WAS [28.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK vs. SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#29RB Frank Gore, IND vs. CHI [26.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB @CAR [24.0 pts allowed]


#10RB Eddie Lacy, GB
Bye Week: 4

Handcuff: #50RB James Starks
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#39RB Isaiah Crowell, CLE @WAS [28.0 pts allowed]
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR @ATL [27.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Theo Riddick, DET @CHI [26.0 pts allowed]
#32RB T.J. Yeldon, JAX vs. IND [26.0 pts allowed]
#37RB Chris Ivory, JAX vs. IND [26.0 pts allowed]
#29RB Frank Gore, IND @JAX [25.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, BAL vs. OAK [25.0 pts allowed]


#11RB Doug Martin, TB
Bye Week: 6

Handcuff: #27RB Charles Sims
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR @NO [33.0 pts allowed]
#33RB DeAngelo Williams, PIT @MIA [31.0 pts allowed]
#31RB Matt Jones, WAS vs. PHI [29.0 pts allowed]
#44RB Darren Sproles, PHI @WAS [28.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Theo Riddick, DET vs. LAR [26.0 pts allowed]
#32RB T.J. Yeldon, JAX @CHI [26.0 pts allowed]
#37RB Chris Ivory, JAX @CHI [26.0 pts allowed]


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

Handcuff: #46RB Devontae Booker
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR vs. NO [33.0 pts allowed]
#34RB James White, NE @SF [29.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @SF [29.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @IND [26.0 pts allowed]
#30RB Rashad Jennings, NYG vs. CHI [26.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Jay Ajayi, MIA @LAR [26.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, BAL @DAL [26.0 pts allowed]


#13RB Matt Forte, NYJ
Bye Week: 11

Handcuff: #36RB Bilal Powell
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#26RB Jonathan Stewart, CAR vs. NO [33.0 pts allowed]
#34RB James White, NE @SF [29.0 pts allowed]
#40RB LeGarrette Blount, NE @SF [29.0 pts allowed]
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @IND [26.0 pts allowed]
#30RB Rashad Jennings, NYG vs. CHI [26.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Jay Ajayi, MIA @LAR [26.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, BAL @DAL [26.0 pts allowed]


#14RB Thomas Rawls, SEA
Bye Week: 5

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Derrick Henry, TEN @MIA [31.0 pts allowed]
#25RB Theo Riddick, DET vs. PHI [29.0 pts allowed]
#42RB Justin Forsett, BAL vs. WAS [28.0 pts allowed]
#43RB Javorius Allen, BAL vs. WAS [28.0 pts allowed]
#41RB DeAndre Washington, OAK vs. SD [27.0 pts allowed]
#29RB Frank Gore, IND vs. CHI [26.0 pts allowed]
#27RB Charles Sims, TB @CAR [24.0 pts allowed]