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Week 8 Fantasy Football Rankings: Running Backs

We're all waiting for a positive game script for D'Andre Swift to see him max out his scoring potential.

Welcome to Week 8 of the 2021 NFL season! We're now not quite halfway through the schedule and you know whether your team is a contender or a pretender. But that doesn't mean we can't squeak out a few wins and make a run into your league's postseason

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 8 waiver wire pickups for guidance on who to target.

Week 8 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: QUARTERBACKS | RUNNING BACKS | WIDE RECEIVERS | TIGHT ENDS | KICKERS | TEAM DEFENSES

Week 8 Rankings (PPR)

QUARTERBACKS | RUNNING BACKS | WIDE RECEIVERS | TIGHT ENDS | FLEX | KICKERS | TEAM DEFENSES (DST)

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RUNNING BACK RANKINGS

  1. Derrick Henry, TEN (at IND)
  2. Dalvin Cook, MIN (vs. DAL)
  3. Austin Ekeler, LAC (vs. NE)
  4. D'Andre Swift, DET (vs. PHI)
  5. Alvin Kamara, NO (vs. TB)
  6. Najee Harris, PIT (at CLE)
  7. Aaron Jones, GB (at ARI)
  8. Jonathan Taylor, IND (vs. TEN)
  9. Nick Chubb, CLE (vs. PIT)
  10. Ezekiel Elliott, DAL (at MIN)
  11. Darrell Henderson, LAR (at HOU)
  12. Cordarrelle Patterson, ATL (at CAR)
  13. Joe Mixon, CIN (at NYJ)
  14. James Robinson, JAC (at SEA)
  15. Leonard Fournette, TB (at NO)
  16. Damien Harris, NE (at LAC)
  17. Darrel Williams, KC (vs. NYG)
  18. Chuba Hubbard, CAR (at ATL)
  19. Khalil Herbert, CHI (vs. SF)
  20. Elijah Mitchell, SF (at CHI)
  21. Antonio Gibson, WAS (at DEN)
  22. Zack Moss, BUF (vs. MIA)
  23. Michael Carter, NYJ (vs. CIN)
  24. Chase Edmonds, ARI (vs. GB)
  25. Devontae Booker, NYG (at KC)
  26. Alex Collins, SEA (vs. JAC)
  27. Kenneth Gainwell, PHI (at DET)
  28. Javonte Williams, DEN (vs. WAS)
  29. Myles Gaskin, MIA (at BUF)
  30. Melvin Gordon, DEN (at WAS)
  31. James Conner, ARI (vs. GB)
  32. David Johnson, HOU (vs. LAR)
  33. J.D. McKissic, WAS (at DEN)
  34. Devin Singletary, BUF (vs. MIA)
  35. Brandon Bolden, NE (at LAC)
  36. Tony Pollard, DAL (at MIN)
  37. A.J. Dillon, GB (vs. ARI)
  38. Ty Johnson, NYJ (vs. CIN)
  39. Boston Scott, PHI (at DET)
  40. Phillip Lindsay, HOU (vs. LAR)
  41. D'Ernest Johnson, CLE (vs. PIT)
  42. Mike Davis, ATL (vs. CAR)
  43. JaMychal Hasty, SF (at CHI)
  44. Rashaad Penny, SEA (vs. JAC)
  45. Samaje Perine, CIN (at NYJ)
  46. Mark Ingram, NO (vs. TB)
  47. Alexander Mattison, MIN (vs. DAL)
  48. Salvon Ahmed, MIA (at BUF)
  49. Giovani Bernard, TB (at NO)
  50. Sony Michel, LAR (at HOU)
  51. Ty Montgomery, NO (vs. TB)
  52. Royce Freeman, CAR (at ATL)
  53. Nyheim Hines, IND (vs. TEN)
  54. J.J. Taylor, NE (at LAC)
  55. Jerick McKinnon, KC (vs. NYG)
  56. Jeremy McNichols, TEN (at IND)
  57. Ronald Jones, TB (at NO)
  58. Damien Williams, CHI (vs. SF)
  59. Carlos Hyde, JAC (at SEA)
  60. Elijhaa Penny, NYG (at KC)

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