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NFL Week 3 RB Rankings, Start, Sit, Streams | 2021 Fantasy Football Rankings

Pat Mayo reveals his 2021 Week 3 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 $8,600
2 Nick Chubb CLE CHI $7,600
3 Austin Ekeler LAC KC $7,200
4 Alvin Kamara NO NE $8,200
5 Najee Harris PIT CIN $6,600
6 Ezekiel Elliott DAL PHI MNF
7 Aaron Jones GB SF SNF
8 Chris Carson SEA MIN $6,400
9 Jonathan Taylor IND TEN $6,700
10 David Montgomery CHI CLE $6,100
11 Saquon Barkley NYG ATL $6,500
12 D'Andre Swift DET BAL $5,800
13 Miles Sanders PHI DAL MNF
14 Joe Mixon CIN PIT $6,300
15 Antonio Gibson WAS BUF $5,900
16 Mike Davis ATL NYG $5,100
17 Ty'Son Williams BAL DET $5,800
18 Damien Harris NE NO $5,600
19 Alexander Mattison MIN SEA $6,000
20 James Robinson JAX ARI $5,700
21 Kareem Hunt CLE CHI $5,600
22 Myles Gaskin MIA LV $5,400
23 Jamaal Williams DET BAL $5,100
24 Chase Edmonds ARI JAX $5,700
25 Sony Michel LAR TB $4,900
26 Leonard Fournette TB LAR $5,000
27 Kenyan Drake LV MIA $5,500
28 Javonte Williams DEN NYJ $4,900
29 Clyde Edwards-Helaire KC LAC $4,800
30 Melvin Gordon DEN NYJ $5,500
31 Tony Pollard DAL PHI MNF
32 James White NE NO $4,900
33 Michael Carter NYJ DEN $4,600
34 Trey Sermon SF GB SNF
35 Latavius Murray BAL DET $5,300
36 Devin Singletary BUF WAS $4,900
37 Peyton Barber LV MIA $4,300
38 Cordarrelle Patterson ATL NYG $4,600
39 JD McKissic WAS BUF $5,200
40 Zack Moss BUF WAS $4,700
41 James Conner ARI JAX $5,000
42 Kenneth Gainwell PHI DAL MNF
43 Ty Johnson NYJ DEN $4,300
44 Tony Jones NO NE $4,000
45 AJ Dillon GB SF SNF
46 Ronald Jones TB LAR $4,800
47 Damien Williams CHI CLE $4,300
48 Darrel Williams KC LAC $4,700
49 Gio Bernard TB LAR $4,200
50 Devontae Booker NYG ATL $4,600
51 Jacques Patrick SF GB
Ameer Abdullah MIN SEA
52 Boston Scott PHI DAL MNF
53 Carlos Hyde JAX ARI $4,000
54 Salvon Ahmed MIA LV $4,100
55 Malcolm Brown MIA LV $4,400
56 Trenton Cannon SF GB SNF
57 Rhamondre Stevenson NE NO $4,000
59 Jeremy McNichols TEN IND

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