Week 6 Fantasy Football Rankings: Running Backs

With six touchdowns in his last three games, it seems no one can slow down Austin Ekeler.

Welcome to Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season! The bye weeks have arrived and brings with it a new challenge to every fantasy football manager. Your depth will be tested. Your ability to evaluate talent from the waiver wire is on the line!

Remember to always churn those last couple bench spots to make sure you're bringing your best options to your lineup. Every lineup spot counts! Check out Jen Piacenti's Week 6 waiver wire pickups for guidance on who to target.


Week 6 Rankings (PPR)

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  1. Derrick Henry, TEN (vs. BUF)
  2. Austin Ekeler, LAC (at BAL)
  3. Ezekiel Elliott, DAL (at NE)
  4. Kareem Hunt, CLE (vs. ARI)
  5. Najee Harris, PIT (vs. SEA)
  6. Jonathan Taylor, IND (vs. HOU)
  7. James Robinson, JAC (vs. MIA)*
  8. Dalvin Cook, MIN (at CAR)
  9. Aaron Jones, GB (at CHI)
  10. D'Andre Swift, DET (vs. CIN)
  11. Antonio Gibson, WAS (vs. KC)
  12. Darrell Henderson, LAR (at NYG)
  13. Leonard Fournette, TB (at PHI)
  14. Joe Mixon, CIN (at DET)
  15. Chuba Hubbard, CAR (vs. MIN)
  16. Josh Jacobs, LV (at DEN)
  17. Zack Moss, BUF (at TEN)
  18. Darrel Williams, KC (at WAS)
  19. Khalil Herbert, CHI (vs. GB)
  20. Myles Gaskin, MIA (at JAC)*
  21. Devontae Booker, NYG (vs. LAR)
  22. Chase Edmonds, ARI (at CLE)
  23. Javonte Williams, DEN (vs. LV)
  24. Melvin Gordon, DEN (vs. LV)
  25. Jamaal Williams, DET (vs. CIN)
  26. Alex Collins, SEA (at PIT)
  27. Miles Sanders, PHI (vs. TB)
  28. Damien Harris, NE (vs. DAL)
  29. Latavius Murray, BAL (vs. LAC)
  30. Nyheim Hines, IND (vs. HOU)
  31. Tony Pollard, DAL (at NE)
  32. Kenneth Gainwell, PHI (vs. TB)
  33. J.D. McKissic, WAS (vs. KC)
  34. James Conner, ARI (at CLE)
  35. Sony Michel, LAR (at NYG)
  36. A.J. Dillon, GB (at CHI)
  37. Devin Singletary, BUF (at TEN)
  38. David Johnson, HOU (at IND)
  39. Jerick McKinnon, KC (at WAS)
  40. Mark Ingram, HOU (at IND)
  41. Brandon Bolden, NE (vs. DAL)
  42. Jeremy McNichols, TEN (vs. BUF)
  43. D'Ernest Johnson, CLE (vs. ARI)
  44. Ty'Son Williams, BAL (vs. LAC)
  45. Malcolm Brown, MIA (at JAC)
  46. Chris Evans, CIN (at DET)
  47. Giovani Bernard, TB (at PHI)
  48. Alexander Mattison, MIN (at CAR)
  49. DeeJay Dallas, SEA (at PIT)
  50. Kenyan Drake, LV (at DEN)
  51. Ronald Jones, TB (at PHI)
  52. Devonta Freeman, BAL (vs. LAC)
  53. Salvon Ahmed, MIA (at JAC)
  54. Carlos Hyde, JAC (vs. MIA)*
  55. Gary Brightwell, NYG (vs. LAR)
  56. Travis Homer, SEA (at PIT)
  57. Rhamondre Stevenson, NE (vs. DAL)
  58. Phillip Lindsay, HOU (at IND)
  59. Marlon Mack, IND (vs. HOU)
  60. Ryan Nall, CHI (vs GB)

* - Game is being played in London

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