Week 6 of the 2022 NFL Season started with a Thursday Night Football game between Chicago Bears and Washington Commanders, which the Commanders won 12-7.
The biggest upset of the week came on Sunday when Tom Brady-led Tampa Bay Buccaneers were beaten 20-18 by the Pittsburgh Steelers in a closely contested game.
Let’s look at the top running backs from Week 6:
1) Rhamondre Stevenson (New England Patriots)
The New England Patriots won their Week 6 game against the Cleveland Browns with a score of 38-15. RB Rhamondre Stevenson contributed with two TDs for 76 yards in 19 carries in the win.
2) Deon Jackson (Indianapolis Colts)
Colts won their second successive game for the first time this season. The team had QB Matt Ryan throwing three TDs. RB Deon Jackson recorded one touchdown in 12 carry attempts while rushing for 42 yards in the game. He also received the ball 10 times for 79 yards.
3) Christian McCaffrey (Carolina Panthers)
Fantasy Football’s number two pick, McCaffrey could not lead his team to victory against the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Los Angeles Rams. McCaffrey recorded 69 rushing yards in 13 carry attempts while also receiving the ball seven times for 89 yards without a TD.
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4) Kenyan Drake (Baltimore Ravens)
The Ravens dominated the New York Giants in the running department but still lost to the Giants, 24-20. Kenny Drake recorded a TD in the game while rushing for 119 yards in 10 carries.
5) Leonard Fournette (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
Tampa suffered a surprise loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 20-18. In the game, RB Fournette had a team-high 21 carries for 69 yards without a TD.