Overvalued fantasy RBs

Adrian Peterson not No. 1 material; beware of these four others, too

Originally Published: July 29, 2014
By KC Joyner | ESPN Insider

Adrian PetersonJeff Gross/Getty ImagesAdrian Peterson finished 2013 with 194 points in standard ESPN scoring, seventh among RBs.

Note: This article has been updated to remove David Wilson following the news of his retirement.

The scarcity of quality running backs might make it seem impossible for players at this position to be overvalued, but the laws of supply and demand still end up out of whack in some cases.

This second in a four-part series aims to help fantasy owners by identifying players who are overvalued, which in this case covers six running backs. These players are being taken earlier in drafts (as determined by ESPN.com's average draft position) than they should be, based on my analysis. They range from rushers vying for the top overall spot to veterans who are ready to start trending downward.

Here are my six most overvalued fantasy running backs: