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Week 9 Fantasy Football Rankings: Running Backs

After a pleasantly surprising performance, rookie Michael Carter rises fast in these Week 9 running back rankings.

Welcome to Week 9 of the 2021 NFL season! How are your fantasy football teams doing? We're now just past the midway point of the schedule and you know whether your team is a contender or a pretender. Let's deliver more 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 9 waiver wire pickups for guidance on who to target.

Week 9 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: QUARTERBACKS | RUNNING BACKS | WIDE RECEIVERS | TIGHT ENDS | KICKERS | TEAM DEFENSES

Week 9 Rankings (PPR)

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

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RUNNING BACK RANKINGS

  1. Jonathan Taylor, IND (vs. NYJ)
  2. Austin Ekeler, LAC (at PHI)
  3. Alvin Kamara, NO (at ATL)
  4. Dalvin Cook, MIN (at BAL)
  5. Najee Harris, PIT (vs. CHI)
  6. Aaron Jones, GB (at KC)
  7. Ezekiel Elliott, DAL (vs. DEN)
  8. Darrell Henderson, LAR (vs. TEN)
  9. Nick Chubb, CLE (at CIN)
  10. Cordarrelle Patterson, ATL (at NO)
  11. Christian McCaffrey, CAR (vs. NYG)
  12. Michael Carter, NYJ (at IND)
  13. Joe Mixon, CIN (vs. CLE)
  14. Josh Jacobs, LV (at NYG)
  15. Devontae Booker, NYG (vs. LV)
  16. Myles Gaskin, MIA (vs. HOU)
  17. Zack Moss, BUF (vs. JAC)
  18. Damien Harris, NE (at CAR)
  19. Chase Edmonds, ARI (at SF)
  20. Elijah Mitchell, SF (vs. ARI)
  21. Darrel Williams, KC (vs. GB)
  22. Boston Scott, PHI (vs. LAC)
  23. Jeremy McNichols, TEN (at LAR)
  24. Melvin Gordon, DEN (at DAL)
  25. Javonte Williams, DEN (at DAL)
  26. Carlos Hyde, JAC (vs. BUF)
  27. James Conner, ARI (at SF)
  28. Khalil Herbert, CHI (at PIT)
  29. A.J. Dillon, GB (at KC)
  30. Tony Pollard, DAL (vs. DEN)
  31. Devin Singletary, BUF (at JAC)
  32. Ty Johnson, NYJ (at IND)
  33. Kenyan Drake, LV (at NYG)
  34. Mike Davis, ATL (vs. NE)
  35. Adrian Peterson, TEN (at LAR)
  36. D'Ernest Johnson, CLE (at CIN)
  37. Brandon Bolden, NE (at CAR)
  38. David Johnson, HOU (at MIA)
  39. Nyheim Hines, IND (vs. NYJ)
  40. Devonta Freeman, BAL (vs. MIN)
  41. Rex Burkhead, HOU (at MIA)
  42. David Montgomery, CHI (at PIT)
  43. Jordan Howard, PHI (vs. LAC)
  44. Salvon Ahmed, MIA (vs. HOU)
  45. Mark Ingram, NO (vs. ATL)
  46. Samaje Perine, CIN (vs. CLE)
  47. Phillip Lindsay, HOU (at MIA)
  48. Le'Veon Bell, BAL (vs. MIN)
  49. Derrick Gore, KC (vs. GB)
  50. Alexander Mattison, MIN (at BAL)
  51. Sony Michel, LAR (vs. TEN)
  52. Jeff Wilson, SF (vs. ARI)
  53. Ty'Son Williams, BAL (vs. MIN)
  54. Chuba Hubbard, CAR (v. NE)
  55. Kenneth Gainwell, PHI (vs. LAC)
  56. Rhamondre Stevenson, NE (at CAR)
  57. JaMychal Hasty, SF (vs. ARI)
  58. Dare Ogunbowale, JAC (vs. BUF)
  59. Elijhaa Penny, NYG (vs. LV)
  60. Demetric Felton, CLE (at CIN)

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