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NFL Week 8 RB Rankings, Start, Sit, Streams | 2021 Fantasy Football Rankings

Pat Mayo reveals his 2021 Week 8 RB rankings, starts, sits and streams for fantasy football.

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Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
1 Derrick Henry TEN IND $8,900
2 Dalvin Cook MIN DAL SNF
3 D'Andre Swift DET PHI $7,100
4 Ezekiel Elliott DAL MIN SNF
5 Najee Harris PIT CLE $7,500
6 Jonathan Taylor IND TEN $7,200
7 Nick Chubb CLE PIT $6,800
8 Darrell Henderson LAR HOU $6,500
9 Cordarrelle Patterson ATL CAR $6,200
10 James Robinson JAX SEA $6,600
11 Alvin Kamara NO TB $8,700
12 Joe Mixon CIN NYJ $6,900
13 Austin Ekeler LAC NE $7,900
14 Darrel Williams KC NYG MNF
15 Leonard Fournette TB NO $6,300
16 Khalil Herbert CHI SF $5,400
17 Elijah Mitchell SF CHI $5,400
18 Devontae Booker NYG KC MNF
19 Damien Harris NE LAC $6,100
20 Antonio Gibson WAS DEN $5,700
21 Chuba Hubbard CAR ATL $6,000
22 Alex Collins SEA JAX $5,300
23 JD McKissic WAS DEN $5,100
24 Michael Carter NYJ CIN $4,900
25 Melvin Gordon DEN WAS $5,200
26 Zack Moss BUF MIA $5,200
27 Myles Gaskin MIA BUF $5,600
28 Brandon Bolden NE LAC $4,500
29 Kenneth Gainwell PHI DET $5,000
30 Javonte Williams DEN WAS $5,300
31 Tony Pollard DAL MIN SNF
32 Devin Singletary BUF MIA $4,600
33 Phillip Lindsay HOU LAR $4,000
34 Boston Scott PHI DET $4,400
35 Samaje Perine CIN NYJ $4,900
36 Mike Davis ATL CAR $5,000
37 Jordan Howard PHI DET
38 Ty Johnson NYJ CIN
39 D'Ernest Johnson CLE PIT $5,400
40 Alexander Mattison MIN DAL SNF
41 Damien Williams CHI SF $5,300
42 Nyheim Hines IND TEN $4,500
43 David Johnson HOU LAR $4,200
44 Justin Jackson LAC NE
45 Gio Bernard TB NO $4,000
46 JaMycal Hasty SF CHI $4,300
47 Rashaad Penny SEA JAX $4,000
48 Marlon Mack IND TEN $4,000
49 Mark Ingram NO TB $4,100
50 Salvon Ahmed MIA BUF $4,000
51 Demetric Felton CLE PIT $4,500
52 Jeremy McNichols TEN IND $4,200
53 J.J. Taylor NE LAC $4,200
54 Jerick McKinnon KC NYG MNF
55 Jaret Patterson WAS DEN $4,000
56 Carlos Hyde JAX SEA $4,100
57 DeeJay Dallas SEA JAX $5,000
58 Sony Michel LAR HOU $4,000
59 Trey Sermon SF CHI $4,700
60 Larry Rountree III LAC NE $4,400
61 Royce Freeman CAR ATL $4,000
62 Ronald Jones TB NO $4,100
63 Dwayne Washington NO TB $4,000
64 Tevin Coleman NYJ CIN $4,000
65 Travis Homer SEA JAX $4,600
66 Ameer Abdullah CAR ATL $4,000
67 Rhamondre Stevenson NE LAC $4,600
68 Ryan Nall CHI SF $4,000

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was a finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at and the best will be addressed on the show.

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