Unlike past years, the Week 17 RB Fantasy Football Rankings should have most to all running backs playing this week with so much at stake. As of now, the Falcons are the only team to have clinched home-field advantage. So this is great news for Adrian Peterson and Marshawn Lynch owners. It looks like the Falcons will have all their starters starting the game, but that could change if the Falcons are up by a ridiculous amount of points against the Buccaneers. And for how bad the Bucs have been playing the past few weeks, that scenario could easily happen. For now, proceed with caution if you have guys like Matt Ryan and Julio Jones because they could be benched in the second half.
For this week's fantasy football rankings, I won't go into a long intro like I usually do. With the affects of Christmas ham and eggnog still coursing through my veins, I would rather get right to the rankings. All I know is that Arian Foster's ticker really picked a bad time to go irregular. Playing in the league championship, it's easy for owners to bash the player, no matter what the circumstance. But I can't blame Foster on this one, even if he did only get me 3 points. Luckily, the Texans blew the opportunity to seal up home-field advantage last week against the Vikings, which means Foster and Houston have plenty to play for in the last week of the season.
Also, make sure to check the rankings again between now and Friday to see if anyone has moved up or down due to latest news and injuries.
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