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Week 18 Fantasy Football Rankings: Running Backs

Austin Ekeler needs to help the Chargers to secure the win against the Raiders to stay in the playoff hunt.

Welcome to Week 18 of the 2021 NFL season. You're still playing?! Well, let's finish this season with a W.

Remember to always churn those last couple bench spots to make sure you're bringing your best options to your lineup. Every lineup spot is critical! Check out Jen Piacenti's Week 18 players to avoid and waiver wire pickups for guidance on who to target.

MORE: Week 18 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em

Week 18 Rankings (PPR)


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  1. Jonathan Taylor, IND (at JAC)
  2. Austin Ekeler, LAC (at LV)
  3. Alvin Kamara, NO (at ATL)
  4. Dalvin Cook, MIN (at GB)
  5. David Montgomery, CHI (at MIN)
  6. Najee Harris, PIT (at BAL)
  7. James Conner, ARI (vs. SEA)
  8. Devin Singletary, BUF (vs. NYJ)
  9. Nick Chubb, CLE (vs. CIN)
  10. Josh Jacobs, LV (at IND)
  11. D'Onta Foreman, TEN (at HOU)
  12. Sony Michel, LAR (vs. SF)
  13. Elijah Mitchell, SF (at LAR)
  14. Darrel Williams, KC (at DEN)
  15. Antonio Gibson, WAS (at NYG)
  16. Rashaad Penny, SEA (at ARI)
  17. Damien Harris, NE (at MIA)
  18. Saquon Barkley, NYG (vs. WAS)
  19. Cordarrelle Patterson, ATL (vs. NO)
  20. Kenneth Gainwell, PHI (vs. DAL)
  21. Ke'Shawn Vaughn, TB (vs. CAR)
  22. D'Andre Swift, DET (vs. GB)
  23. Samaje Perine, CIN (at CLE)
  24. Ezekiel Elliott, DAL (at PHI)
  25. Michael Carter, NYJ (at BUF)
  26. Javonte Williams, DEN (vs. KC)
  27. Dare Ogunbowale, JAC (vs. IND)
  28. Melvin Gordon, DEN (vs. KC)
  29. Rhamondre Stevenson, NE (at MIA)
  30. Rex Burkhead, HOU (vs. TEN)
  31. Chuba Hubbard, CAR (at TB)
  32. Devonta Freeman, BAL (vs. PIT)
  33. Dontrell Hilliard, TEN (at HOU)
  34. Ameer Abdullah, CAR (at TB)
  35. Duke Johnson, MIA (vs. NE)
  36. Devontae Booker, NYG (vs. WAS)
  37. Mike Davis, ATL (vs. NO)
  38. Jamaal Williams, DET (vs. GB)
  39. Kareem Hunt, CLE (vs. CIN)
  40. Corey Clement, DAL (at PHI)
  41. Latavius Murray, BAL (vs. PIT)
  42. Patrick Taylor, GB (at DET)
  43. Le'Veon Bell, TB (vs. CAR)
  44. Nyheim Hines, IND (at JAC)
  45. Derrick Gore, KC (at DEN)
  46. Jaret Patterson, WAS (at NYG)
  47. Justin Jackson, LAC (at LV)
  48. Tevin Coleman, NYJ (at BUF)
  49. Kerrith Whyte, GB (at DET)
  50. Myles Gaskin, MIA (vs. NE)
  51. Chris Evans, CIN (at CLE)
  52. Alexander Mattison, MIN (vs. CHI)
  53. Royce Freeman, HOU (vs. TEN)
  54. Jason Huntley, PHI (vs. DAL)
  55. Brandon Bolden, NE (at MIA)
  56. Ryquell Armstead, JAC (vs. IND)
  57. Peyton Barber, LV (vs. LAC)
  58. Jerick McKinnon, KC (vs. DEN)
  59. A.J. Dillon, GB (a DET)
  60. Zack Moss, BUF (vs. NYJ)

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