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Ranking all 32 RB1s heading into 2021: Ezekiel Elliott just misses top five
Jun 30, 2021
Maurice Jones-Drew ranks all 32 RB1s heading into the 2021 NFL season. Ezekiel Elliott lands just outside of the top five while a few second-year backs are knocking on the door of the top 10. Check out MJD's full pecking order.
Ten running backs worth pursuing via free agency/2021 NFL Draft/trade
Mar 03, 2021
How much interest will Super Bowl LV star Leonard Fournette generate this offseason? What about Najee Harris, the top RB in this year's draft class? Maurice Jones-Drew reveals his top 10 running backs worth pursuing via free agency, the 2021 NFL Draft or trade.
RB stock watch: Super Bowl champion Leonard Fournette up, Le'Veon Bell down
Feb 10, 2021
Maurice Jones-Drew looks back at the 2020 season and identifies running backs whose stock rose or fell. What is Leonard Fournette's status after a Lombardi run? How can Le'Veon Bell rebound from a disappointing season with both the Jets and Chiefs?
Ranking all 32 RB1s heading into 2020: Saquon Barkley at No. 6
Jul 13, 2020
Saquon Barkley held the top spot in Maurice Jones-Drew's ranking of the league's 32 RB1s heading into 2019. This year, however, the Giants RB didn't crack the top five. Check out why and where the rest of the NFL's starting running backs land in MJD's list.
RB Index, Week 15: Derrick Henry should reset the RB market
Dec 11, 2019
Derrick Henry is having a monster second half of the season for the Tennessee Titans, but has he done enough to reset the RB market this offseason? Maurice Jones-Drew provides his take and updates his top 10 running back rankings.
RB Index, Week 12: Most important RBs down the stretch
Nov 20, 2019
With the Colts, Rams and Titans still vying for spots in the postseason entering Week 12, Jonathan Williams, Todd Gurley and Derrick Henry must step up. Maurice Jones-Drew discusses which NFL running back is the most important down the stretch and updates his rankings.
RB Index, Week 10: Why Christian McCaffrey is MVP front-runner
Nov 06, 2019
The MVP race is heating up as we head down the back half of the 2019 NFL season. Maurice Jones-Drew explains why Christian McCaffrey MUST be considered the MVP front-runner. Plus, have a look at his updated ranking of the top 15 RBs.
2017 NFL Draft revisited: Ranking the top 10 players in the class
Jul 27, 2019
Myles Garrett was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Two years into his career, is he the best player from that class? Or did last season's MVP jump to the top? Maurice Jones-Drew reveals his top 10 players from the 2017 draft class.
If I were GM: Three offseason moves for each NFC South team
Feb 19, 2019
In this series, Maurice Jones-Drew tries his hand at general manager. Should the Saints re-sign Mark Ingram? How will the Panthers protect Cam Newton? MJD identifies three areas that each NFC South team must address this offseason.