Top 2023 Fantasy Football Running Back League Winners: Raheem Mostert

Top 2023 Fantasy Football Running Back League Winners: Raheem Mostert
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The NFL regular season is in full swing, with a handful of franchises going a long way towards securing postseason berths while others flail about at the league’s periphery. In the Sunshine State, the Miami Dolphins playoff chances are looking bright. They have emerged as the AFC’s top team through 12 weeks of the season, with a 9-3 (.750) record and a three-game lead over the Buffalo Bills in the AFC East race.  

Up I-95 in Jacksonville, the Jaguars have emerged as the AFC South’s best playoff contender, with an 8-4 record and a one-game lead over the Indianapolis Colts in the division, while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are a game behind the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC South, at 5-7. All three have their fair share of top-notch running backs steering them through the season offensively, though a few players have emerged as top point-generators for their teams in 2023.  

Year after year, we always see our fantasy leagues taken down by a late-round stellar pick or an incredible mid-season pickup to help propel them to the championship. As we move into the typical Fantasy Playoffs period for most leagues, FloridaBet.com utilized FantasyData.com to compile the current fantasy rankings of RBs after Week 13 of play in a standard PPR league and then found the ADP fantasy rankings for a standard PPR league prior to the season.  

Backs were only included if they were in the Top 60 in the original ADP rankings.  

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Top 2023 Fantasy Football League Winners: Running Back

Rank Player Team *ADP Current Rank Rank Difference *PPG
1 Raheem Mostert Dolphins RB47 RB2 45 spots 17.9
2 Gus Edwards Ravens RB59 RB22 37 spots 12.0
3 Chuba Hubbard Panthers RB58 RB28 30 spots 10.4
4 Brian Robinson Jr. Commanders RB34 RB7 27 spots 14.1
T-5 Isiah Pacheco Chiefs RB30 RB9 21 spots 14.5
T-5 Jaylen Warren Steelers RB45 RB24 21 spots 11.5
*ADP = Average Draft Position *PPG = Points Per Game (fantasy points)

Dolphins’ Mostert Among NFL’s Best At RB

The No. 1 fantasy mover points-wise at the running back position this year has been Rasheem Mostert of the Dolphins, who has 828 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns on the ground this year for the Fins. Mostert gained the most spots among NFL running backs when it came to fantasy points per week, going from No. 47 at the start of the season to No. 2 this week, after averaging 17.9 fantasy points per week.  

Mostert beat out Gus Edwards of the Ravens (+37 spots), who has averaged 12.0 points per game, while Chuba Hubbard of the Carolina Panthers (+30 spots), Brian Robinson Jr. of the Washington Commanders (+27 spots), Isiah Pacheco of the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers back Jaylen Warren (+21 spots apiece) rounded out the list.    

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Christopher Boan writes for FloridaBet.com and has been covering sports and sports betting for more than seven years, with experience at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.

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