The Top 10 Fantasy Running Backs in 2009

Bob RepassContributor IJune 5, 2009

The Top 10 Fantasy Running Backs in 2009

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    HOUSTON - DECEMBER 14:  Running back Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans carries the ball against cornerback Eugene Wilson #26 of the Houston Texans on December 14, 2008 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.  The Texans won 13-12.  (Photo by Stephen

No. 10 Steven Jackson, St. Louis Rams

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    ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 21: Steven Jackson #39 of the St. Louis Rams looks to get past Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers at the Edward Jones Dome on December 21, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

No. 9 Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers

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    SAN FRANCISCO - DECEMBER 07:  Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers runs against Shaun Ellis #92 of the New York Jets during an NFL game on December 7, 2008 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

No. 8 Steve Slaton, Houston Texans

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    GREEN BAY - DECEMBER 7:  Steve Slaton #20 of the Houston Texans carries the ball during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on December 7, 2008 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

No. 7 Marion Barber III, Dallas Cowboys

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    GREEN BAY - SEPTEMBER 21:  Marion Barber #24 of the Dallas Cowboys runs with the ball as Al Harris #31of the Green  Bay Packers tackles him during the first half of their game at Lambeau Field on September 21, 2008 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Tom

No. 6 Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville Jaguars

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    DETROIT - NOVEMBER 09:  Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars runs in his third touchdown against the Detroit Lions on November 9, 2008 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

No. 5 DeAngelo Williams, Carolina Panthers

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    NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 28:  DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Carolina Panthers jumps over Sedrick Ellis #98 of the New Orleans Saints on December 28, 2008 at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

No. 4 Michael Turner, Atlanta Falcons

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    MINNEAPOLIS - DECEMBER 21: Michael Turner #33 of the Atlanta Falcons carries the ball during an NFL game against the Minnesota Vikings at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, on December 21, 2008 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Tom Dahlin/Getty Images)

No. 3 Matt Forte, Chicago Bears

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    CHICAGO - NOVEMBER 09:  Matt Forte #22 of  the Chicago Bears scores on a 5-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter against Keith Bulluck #53 of the Tennessee Titans at Soldier Field on November 9, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferre

No. 2 LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego Chargers

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 14:  LaDainian Tomlinson #21 of the San Diego Chargers dives in for a touchdown in a 22-21 win over the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half on December 14, 2008 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Har

No. 1 Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

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    MINNEAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 30:  Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings leaps over  Mike Brown #30 of the Chicago Bears as Danieal Manning #38 grabs his jersey at the Metrodome on November 30, 2008 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Ge