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The six-team byepocalypse is over and this week only two teams (Raiders and Ravens) are missing. It’s still shaping up to be a tough week for our Fantasy RB Week 8 standings as many running backs face injuries and the usual number of tough showdowns and more difficult committee situations affects things.

Saquon Barkley (ankle), Nick Chubb (calf) and David Montgomery (knee) are all eligible to return this week, but Montgomery is expected to stay out. Barkley (@ Chiefs) would have a cake match if he was able to come back, while Chubb (vs. Steelers) would be in a tough spot, but obviously fantasy owners just want those backs in their lineups regardless. . Ernest Johnson showed last week that he is capable of handling a full set of races if Chubb is out, but a clash against the Steelers would keep him at a low-end RB2 level.

STANDARD RANKING FOR WEEK 8:
quarterback | Wide receiver | Tight end | D / ST | Kicker

Damien Harris (@ Chargers), Darrel Williams (vs. Giants) and Kenneth Gainwell (@ Lions), assuming Miles Sanders (ankle) is out, are well placed this week and are expected to produce RB1 level numbers at the limit. Zack Moss and Devin Singletary (vs. MIA) also have some great games, although their timeshare remains frustrating. Moss continues to play more snaps than Singletary, but Singletary closed the gap in their last game and narrowly passed Moss. Still, Moss’s slight advantage in touchdown potential gives him an advantage in our standings.

WEEK 8 PPR RANKS:
quarterback | Back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D / ST | Kicker

Several secondary full-backs are well placed this week and could see some additional touches / production. Tony Pollard (@ Vikings) stands out the most in our rankings, but JD McKissic (@ Broncos), Brandon Bolden (@ Chargers), Boston Scott (@ Lions) and Rashaad Penny (vs Jaguars) also have favorable matches and should work. like flex in all formats. You can even try Samaje Perine (@ Jets) if you’re in a bind, as the Bengals side-backs have been having a great production lately.

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Khalil Herbert (against the 49ers), Myles Gaskin (@ Bills), Michael Carter (against the Bengals) and Mark Ingram (against the Rams) are outstanding starters with some tough clashes. Some of these guys get pretty decent volume, but the same can be said for most of the side-backs listed above who have much better matches. The main difference is that players with a bad game are more likely to get assists on the goal line, but they are still riskier than usual in a week when the rankings are relatively deep.

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We’re getting to a point in the season where we have a good idea of ​​who is going to hit and who has the best chance of producing. Some situations are still total guesswork (Dolphins, Broncos, Seahawks) or just plain bad (Texans, Jets), but there are others, like the Falcons or Cardinals, where committees generally thrive. We know bad games are always possible (as we saw with gimpy Mike Davis last week), but we also know that some players have established themselves as “must-haves”. Unless you have significantly better or more reliable options, you have to trust some guys until they give you a reason not to.

WEEK 8 FANTASY: Sleepers | Busts | Start them, sit them down

To note: We’ll be updating these RB rankings throughout the week, so check back for analysis and the latest player moves.

Fantasy RB Rankings Week 8: Who to start running by

Rankings are based on standard, non PPR rating

Rank Player
1 Derrick Henry, TEN @ IND
2 James Robinson, JAX @ SEA
3 Dalvin Cook, MIN v DAL
4 Ezéchiel Elliott, DAL @ MIN
5 Saquon Barkley, NYG @ KC
6 Jonathan Taylor, IND v TEN
7 Joe Mixon, CIN @ NYJ
8 Damien Harris, NE @ BAC
9 Alvin Kamara, NO against TB
ten Austin Ekeler, BAC v NE
11 Aaron Jones, GB @ ARI
12 Darrell Henderson, LAR @ HOU
13 By André Swift, DET vs. PHI
14 Najee Harris, PIT @ CLE
15 Kenneth Gainwell, PHI @ DET
16 Darrel Williams, KC vs. NYG
17 Nick Chubb, CLE vs. PIT
18 Cordarrelle Patterson, ATL v. BECAUSE
19 Chuba Hubbard, CAR @ ATL
20 Léonard Fournette, CT @ NO
21 Elijah Mitchell, SF @ CHI
22 Antonio Gibson, WAS @ DEN
23 Zack Moss, BUF vs. MIA
24 Devin Singletary, BUF vs. MIA
25 Tony Pollard, DAL @ MIN
26 Alex Collins, SEA vs. JAX
27 Melvin Gordon, DEN v WAS
28 Khalil Herbert, CHI vs. SF
29 Mike Davis, ATL vs. CAR
30 Javonte Williams, DEN v WAS
31 James Conner, ARI v GB
32 Michael Carter, NYJ vs. CIN
33 Chase Edmonds, ARI v GB
34 Brandon Bolden, NE @ LAC
35 JD McKissic, WAS @ DEN
36 Jamaal Williams, DET v PHI
37 Myles Gaskin, MIA @ BUF
38 Boston Scott, PHI @ DET
39 Mark Ingram, HOU vs. LAR
40 Damien Williams, CHI vs. SF
41 Salvon Ahmed, MIA @ BUF
42 Rashaad Penny, SEA vs. JAX
43 By Ernest Johnson, CLE vs. PIT
44 Samaje Perine, CIN @ NYJ
45 Ty Johnson, NYJ vs. CIN
46 Alexander Mattison, MIN v DAL
47 AJ Dillon, GB @ ARI
48 Ronald Jones II, VG @ NO
49 David Johnson, HOU vs. LAR
50 Nyheim Hines, IND v TEN
51 Devontae Booker, NYG @ KC
52 Giovani Bernard, CT @ NO
53 JaMycal Hasty, SF @ CHI
54 Sony Michel, LAR @ HOU
55 Jerick McKinnon, KC vs. NYG
56 Demetric Felton, CLE vs. PIT
57 Joshua Kelley, LAC vs. NE
58 Darrynton Evans, TEN @ IND
59 JJ Taylor, NE @ BAC
60 Carlos Hyde, JAX @ SEA
61 Phillip Lindsay, HOU vs. LAR
62 Larry Rountree III, LAC v. BORN




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