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: #63RB Knile Davis
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#31RB Steven Jackson, ATL vs. CHI [24.7 pts allowed]
#28RB Toby Gerhart, JAX @TEN [22.9 pts allowed]
#33RB Danny Woodhead, SD @OAK [21.9 pts allowed]
#41RB Frank Gore, SF @STL [21.5 pts allowed]
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. GB [20.8 pts allowed]
#36RB Knowshon Moreno, MIA vs. GB [20.8 pts allowed]
#26RB Bishop Sankey, TEN vs. JAX [20.3 pts allowed]


#2RB LeSean McCoy, PHI
Bye Week: 7

Handcuff: #37RB Darren Sproles
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA @CHI [24.7 pts allowed]
#36RB Knowshon Moreno, MIA @CHI [24.7 pts allowed]
#26RB Bishop Sankey, TEN @WAS [22.1 pts allowed]
#44RB Dexter McCluster, TEN @WAS [22.1 pts allowed]
#34RB DeAngelo Williams, CAR @GB [20.8 pts allowed]
#35RB Bernard Pierce, BAL vs. ATL [20.6 pts allowed]
#42RB LeGarrette Blount, PIT vs. HOU [20.5 pts allowed]


#3RB Matt Forte, CHI
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff: #64RB Ka'Deem Carey
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#41RB Frank Gore, SF vs. STL [21.5 pts allowed]
#37RB Darren Sproles, PHI @HOU [20.5 pts allowed]
#33RB Danny Woodhead, SD @MIA [20.3 pts allowed]
#30RB Stevan Ridley, NE vs. DEN [19.5 pts allowed]
#35RB Bernard Pierce, BAL @PIT [19.3 pts allowed]
#27RB Chris Johnson, NYJ @KC [19.2 pts allowed]
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. SD [16.9 pts allowed]


#4RB Eddie Lacy, GB
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff:
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#41RB Frank Gore, SF vs. STL [21.5 pts allowed]
#37RB Darren Sproles, PHI @HOU [20.5 pts allowed]
#33RB Danny Woodhead, SD @MIA [20.3 pts allowed]
#30RB Stevan Ridley, NE vs. DEN [19.5 pts allowed]
#35RB Bernard Pierce, BAL @PIT [19.3 pts allowed]
#27RB Chris Johnson, NYJ @KC [19.2 pts allowed]
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. SD [16.9 pts allowed]


#5RB Adrian Peterson, MIN
Bye Week: 10

Handcuff: #93RB Matt Asiata
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Toby Gerhart, JAX vs. DAL [25.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Bernard Pierce, BAL vs. TEN [22.9 pts allowed]
#43RB Lance Dunbar, DAL @JAX [20.3 pts allowed]
#32RB Darren McFadden, OAK vs. DEN [19.5 pts allowed]
#38RB Maurice Jones-Drew, OAK vs. DEN [19.5 pts allowed]
#27RB Chris Johnson, NYJ vs. PIT [19.3 pts allowed]
#34RB DeAngelo Williams, CAR @PHI [17.4 pts allowed]


#6RB Giovani Bernard, CIN
Bye Week: 4

Handcuff: #49RB Jeremy Hill
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#25RB Pierre Thomas, NO @DAL [25.0 pts allowed]
#40RB Mark Ingram, NO @DAL [25.0 pts allowed]
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA @OAK [21.9 pts allowed]
#36RB Knowshon Moreno, MIA @OAK [21.9 pts allowed]
#32RB Darren McFadden, OAK vs. MIA [20.3 pts allowed]
#33RB Danny Woodhead, SD vs. JAX [20.3 pts allowed]
#38RB Maurice Jones-Drew, OAK vs. MIA [20.3 pts allowed]


#7RB DeMarco Murray, DAL
Bye Week: 11

Handcuff: #43RB Lance Dunbar
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#42RB LeGarrette Blount, PIT @TEN [22.9 pts allowed]
#33RB Danny Woodhead, SD vs. OAK [21.9 pts allowed]
#37RB Darren Sproles, PHI @GB [20.8 pts allowed]
#34RB DeAngelo Williams, CAR vs. ATL [20.6 pts allowed]
#39RB Terrance West, CLE vs. HOU [20.5 pts allowed]
#26RB Bishop Sankey, TEN vs. PIT [19.3 pts allowed]
#44RB Dexter McCluster, TEN vs. PIT [19.3 pts allowed]


#8RB Montee Ball, DEN
Bye Week: 4

Handcuff: #65RB Ronnie Hillman
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#25RB Pierre Thomas, NO @DAL [25.0 pts allowed]
#40RB Mark Ingram, NO @DAL [25.0 pts allowed]
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA @OAK [21.9 pts allowed]
#36RB Knowshon Moreno, MIA @OAK [21.9 pts allowed]
#32RB Darren McFadden, OAK vs. MIA [20.3 pts allowed]
#33RB Danny Woodhead, SD vs. JAX [20.3 pts allowed]
#38RB Maurice Jones-Drew, OAK vs. MIA [20.3 pts allowed]


#9RB Andre Ellington, ARI
Bye Week: 4

Handcuff: #89RB Stepfan Taylor
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#25RB Pierre Thomas, NO @DAL [25.0 pts allowed]
#40RB Mark Ingram, NO @DAL [25.0 pts allowed]
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA @OAK [21.9 pts allowed]
#36RB Knowshon Moreno, MIA @OAK [21.9 pts allowed]
#32RB Darren McFadden, OAK vs. MIA [20.3 pts allowed]
#33RB Danny Woodhead, SD vs. JAX [20.3 pts allowed]
#38RB Maurice Jones-Drew, OAK vs. MIA [20.3 pts allowed]


#10RB Le'Veon Bell, PIT
Bye Week: 12

Handcuff: #42RB LeGarrette Blount
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#37RB Darren Sproles, PHI vs. TEN [22.9 pts allowed]
#41RB Frank Gore, SF vs. WAS [22.1 pts allowed]
#33RB Danny Woodhead, SD vs. STL [21.5 pts allowed]
#39RB Terrance West, CLE @ATL [20.6 pts allowed]
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA @DEN [19.5 pts allowed]
#36RB Knowshon Moreno, MIA @DEN [19.5 pts allowed]
#32RB Darren McFadden, OAK vs. KC [19.2 pts allowed]


#11RB C.J. Spiller, BUF
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff: #45RB Bryce Brown
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#41RB Frank Gore, SF vs. STL [21.5 pts allowed]
#37RB Darren Sproles, PHI @HOU [20.5 pts allowed]
#33RB Danny Woodhead, SD @MIA [20.3 pts allowed]
#30RB Stevan Ridley, NE vs. DEN [19.5 pts allowed]
#35RB Bernard Pierce, BAL @PIT [19.3 pts allowed]
#27RB Chris Johnson, NYJ @KC [19.2 pts allowed]
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. SD [16.9 pts allowed]


#12RB Doug Martin, TB
Bye Week: 7

Handcuff: #81RB Mike James
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA @CHI [24.7 pts allowed]
#36RB Knowshon Moreno, MIA @CHI [24.7 pts allowed]
#26RB Bishop Sankey, TEN @WAS [22.1 pts allowed]
#44RB Dexter McCluster, TEN @WAS [22.1 pts allowed]
#34RB DeAngelo Williams, CAR @GB [20.8 pts allowed]
#35RB Bernard Pierce, BAL vs. ATL [20.6 pts allowed]
#42RB LeGarrette Blount, PIT vs. HOU [20.5 pts allowed]


#13RB Arian Foster, HOU
Bye Week: 10

Handcuff: #0RB Jonathan Grimes
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#28RB Toby Gerhart, JAX vs. DAL [25.0 pts allowed]
#35RB Bernard Pierce, BAL vs. TEN [22.9 pts allowed]
#43RB Lance Dunbar, DAL @JAX [20.3 pts allowed]
#32RB Darren McFadden, OAK vs. DEN [19.5 pts allowed]
#38RB Maurice Jones-Drew, OAK vs. DEN [19.5 pts allowed]
#27RB Chris Johnson, NYJ vs. PIT [19.3 pts allowed]
#34RB DeAngelo Williams, CAR @PHI [17.4 pts allowed]


#14RB Reggie Bush, DET
Bye Week: 9

Handcuff: #17RB Joique Bell
Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#41RB Frank Gore, SF vs. STL [21.5 pts allowed]
#37RB Darren Sproles, PHI @HOU [20.5 pts allowed]
#33RB Danny Woodhead, SD @MIA [20.3 pts allowed]
#30RB Stevan Ridley, NE vs. DEN [19.5 pts allowed]
#35RB Bernard Pierce, BAL @PIT [19.3 pts allowed]
#27RB Chris Johnson, NYJ @KC [19.2 pts allowed]
#29RB Lamar Miller, MIA vs. SD [16.9 pts allowed]


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