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2021 Fantasy Football RB Rankings, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down and lists his 2021 fantasy football RB rankings.

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RB Rankings

Player Name Team Position Opp Salary
Player Name Team Position Opp Salary
Christian McCaffrey CAR RB NYJ $9,500
Dalvin Cook MIN RB CIN $9,100
Derrick Henry TEN RB ARI $8,800
Ezekiel Elliott DAL RB TB TNF
Alvin Kamara NO RB GB $8,600
Najee Harris PIT RB BUF $6,300
Austin Ekeler LAC RB WAS $7,000
Saquon Barkley NYG RB DEN $7,800
Nick Chubb CLE RB KC $7,200
Aaron Jones GB RB NO $6,800
Jonathan Taylor IND RB SEA $8,000
Antonio Gibson WAS RB LAC $5,900
Joe Mixon CIN RB MIN $6,200
Chris Carson SEA RB IND $5,900
Clyde Edwards-Helaire KC RB CLE $6,600
D’Andre Swift DET RB SF $6,900
Mike Davis ATL RB PHI $5,400
Gus Edwards BAL RB LV MNF
David Montgomery CHI RB LAR SNF
Damien Harris NE RB MIA $5,200
Miles Sanders PHI RB ATL $6,500
Javonte Williams DEN RB NYG $4,000
Darrell Henderson LAR RB CHI SNF
Josh Jacobs LV RB BAL MNF
Kareem Hunt CLE RB KC $5,500
Raheem Mostert SF RB DET $5,800
Myles Gaskin MIA RB NE $6,000
James Robinson JAX RB HOU $6,400
Chase Edmonds ARI RB TEN $4,600
Ronald Jones TB RB DAL TNF
Michael Carter NYJ RB CAR $4,000
Trey Sermon SF RB DET $4,500
Jamaal Williams DET RB SF $4,500
Kenyan Drake LV RB BAL MNF
AJ Dillon GB RB NO $4,000
Melvin Gordon III DEN RB NYG $5,300
Tony Pollard DAL RB TB TNF
James Conner ARI RB TEN $4,500
James White NE RB MIA $4,400
Zack Moss BUF RB PIT $4,600
Alexander Mattison MIN RB CIN $5,000
Phillip Lindsay HOU RB JAX $4,700
Tevin Coleman NYJ RB CAR $4,900
Rhamondre Stevenson NE RB MIA $4,000
Leonard Fournette TB RB DAL TNF
Nyheim Hines IND RB SEA $5,000
J.D. McKissic WAS RB LAC $5,100
Giovani Bernard TB RB DAL TNF
Sony Michel NE RB MIA $4,800
Ty'Son Williams BAL RB LV MNF
Devontae Booker NYG RB DEN $4,000
Devin Singletary BUF RB PIT $4,700
Chuba Hubbard CAR RB NYJ $4,000
Tony Jones NO RB GB
Chris Evans CIN RB MIN $4,000
Damien Williams CHI RB LAR SNF
Tarik Cohen CHI RB LAR SNF
Boston Scott PHI RB ATL $4,000
Latavius Murray NO RB GB $4,300
Kenneth Gainwell PHI RB ATL $4,000
Marlon Mack IND RB SEA $4,000
David Johnson HOU RB JAX $5,700
Jeff Wilson Jr. SF RB DET $4,000
Salvon Ahmed MIA RB NE $4,300
Qadree Ollison ATL RB
Jerick McKinnon KC RB CLE $4,100
Darrynton Evans TEN RB ARI $4,000
Carlos Hyde JAX RB HOU $4,000

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