Week 15 is the time that all you concerned Saquon Barkley owners can finally find some joy. He’s right near the top of our fantasy RB rankings thanks to a matchup against Miami. The consensus No. 1 pick in fantasy leagues has been a relative disappointment, but for those of you in your fantasy playoff semifinals, it’s Barkley’s time.

Beyond the obvious plays, there are a lot of injuries to keep an eye on. Derrius Guice hurt his knee Sunday, while Jordan Howard is still dealing with his shoulder injury. There’s also the matter of James Conner (shoulder), whose absence has continually made Benny Snell Jr. a good fantasy play but his potential return in Week 15 could ruin that. 

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Reports emerged earlier in the week that Josh Jacobs had been playing with a fractured shoulder since Week 7, and after he was expected to play in Week 14, he was held out and is slated to get an MRI. His absence means DeAndre Washington is a pickup in standard leagues and Jalen Richard an option in PPR leagues.

Keep an eye during the week on the status of Le’Veon Bell, who was out Sunday due to illness. Bilal Powell would be a decent play on Thursday night against the Ravens, especially in PPR leagues, if Bell remains on the shelf. 

Our final possible recommendation comes from the Tampa Bay backfield, except we can’t say with confidence which back. The Bucs take on the Lions in Week 15, one of the best running back matchups. Both Ronald Jones and Peyton Barber carried 11 times in Week 14, for 36 and 34 yards, respectively. We’d lean Jones as a usable FLEX option, but know there’s the usual risk there when it comes to using a RB from Tampa Bay this season. 

Reminder: As always, we expect to make plenty of changes to these rankings throughout the week, so check back for updates.

  • Panthers vs. Seahawks

  • Vikings @ Chargers

  • Giants vs. Dolphins

  • Titans vs. Texans

  • Jaguars @ Raiders

  • Browns @ Cardinals

  • Cowboys vs. Rams

  • Seahawks @ Panthers

  • Raiders vs. Jaguars

  • Broncos @ Chiefs

  • Packers vs. Bears

  • Rams @ Cowboys

  • Ravens vs. Jets

  • Jets @ Ravens

  • Chargers vs. Vikings

  • Bears @ Packers

  • Saints vs. Colts

  • Steelers vs. Bills

  • Bills @ Steelers

  • Colts @ Saints

  • Texans @ Titans

  • Bengals vs. Patriots

  • Chargers vs. Vikings

  • 49ers vs. Falcons

  • Browns @ Cardinals

  • 26 James White, NE @ CIN
    27 Devonta Freeman, ATL @ SF
    28 Jordan Howard, PHI @ WAS
    29 Kenyan Drake, ARZ vs. CLE
    30 Ronald Jones, TB @ DET
    31 Miles Sanders, PHI @ WAS
    32 Peyton Barber, TB @ DET
    33 Sony Michel, NE @ CIN
    34 Derrius Guice, WAS vs. PHI
    35 Patrick Laird, MIA @ NYG
    36 Damien Williams, KC vs. DEN
    37 Bo Scarbrough, DET vs. TB
    38 Latavius Murray, NO vs. IND
    39 Adrian Peterson, WAS vs. PHI
    40 Royce Freeman, DEN @ KC
    41 Jamaal Williams, GB vs. CHI
    42 Matt Breida, SF vs. ATL
    43 Tarik Cohen, CHI @ GB
    44 David Johnson, ARZ vs. CLE
    45 LeSean McCoy, KC vs. DEN
    46 Duke Johnson Jr., HOU @ TEN
    47 Nyheim Hines, IND @ NO
    48 Bilal Powell, NYJ @ BAL
    49 Dare Ogunbowale, TB @ DET
    50 Jaylen Samuels, PIT vs. BUF
    51 C.J. Prosise, SEA @ CAR
    52 Rex Burkhead, NE @ CIN
    53 Gus Edwards, BAL vs. NYJ
    54 Frank Gore, BUF @ PIT
    55 Tevin Coleman, SF vs. ATL
    56 Brian Hill, ATL @ SF
    57 Malcolm Brown, LAR @ DAL
    58 Alexander Mattison, MIN @ LAC
    59 Darwin Thompson, KC vs. DEN
    60 J.D. McKissic, DET vs. TB
    61 Dion Lewis, TEN vs. HOU
    62 Tony Pollard, DAL vs. LAR
    63 Myles Gaskin, MIA @ NYG
    64 Giovani Bernard, CIN vs. NE
    65 Wayne Gallman, NYG vs. MIA

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