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    Dynasty Rankings 2024: Top Fantasy Options at RB Include Bijan Robinson, Breece Hall, and Christian McCaffrey

    What is the shape of our dynasty rankings at the running back position, who are the top options, and which rookie ranks the highest?

    Regarding dynasty rankings, the running back position may be the toughest because of the relatively short shelf-life of the position. You can very quickly go from feeling like you have two or three starting options to scrambling if not continuously looking to grow and develop your stable of backs. Therefore, having RB dynasty rankings each year that you are comfortable with is very important.

    That is where our fantasy football experts and Pro Football Network can help you. Throughout the year, our analysts scour the data and look for trends to shape their dynasty rankings every day. We take those individual rankings and combine them to produce our consensus dynasty RB rankings here to help you dominate your drafts.

    These rankings also drive our completely free Fantasy Football Trade Analyzer, which helps you continue making decisions throughout the year.

    Top Dynasty Running Back Rankings

    The below rankings are intended as a guide for PPR formats. They do not take into account individual league rules and setups. These rankings are a consensus of fantasy analysts Kyle Soppe, Jason Katz, and Derek Tate.

    1) Bijan Robinson | Atlanta Falcons
    2) Breece Hall | New York Jets
    3) Christian McCaffrey | San Francisco 49ers
    4) Jahmyr Gibbs | Detroit Lions
    5) Jonathan Taylor | Indianapolis Colts
    6) Saquon Barkley | Philadelphia Eagles
    7) Travis Etienne Jr. | Jacksonville Jaguars
    8) Kyren Williams | Los Angeles Rams
    9) De’Von Achane | Miami Dolphins
    10) James Cook | Buffalo Bills
    11) Isiah Pacheco | Kansas City Chiefs
    12) Kenneth Walker III | Seattle Seahawks
    13) Rachaad White | Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    14) Josh Jacobs | Green Bay Packers
    15) Javonte Williams | Denver Broncos
    16) D’Andre Swift | Chicago Bears
    17) Alvin Kamara | New Orleans Saints
    18) Rhamondre Stevenson | New England Patriots
    19) Derrick Henry | Baltimore Ravens
    20) Tony Pollard | Tennessee Titans

    21) Tyjae Spears | Tennessee Titans
    22) Jonathon Brooks | Carolina Panthers
    23) Jaylen Warren | Pittsburgh Steelers
    24) Brian Robinson Jr. | Washington Commanders
    25) Trey Benson | Arizona Cardinals
    26) Aaron Jones | Minnesota Vikings
    27) Joe Mixon | Houston Texans
    28) Nick Chubb | Cleveland Browns
    29) Zamir White | Las Vegas Raiders
    30) David Montgomery | Detroit Lions
    31) Austin Ekeler | Washington Commanders
    32) Najee Harris | Pittsburgh Steelers
    33) Tyrone Tracy Jr. | New York Giants
    34) Zach Charbonnet | Seattle Seahawks
    35) James Conner | Arizona Cardinals
    36) Jaylen Wright | Miami Dolphins
    37) Kimani Vidal | Los Angeles Chargers
    38) Blake Corum | Los Angeles Rams
    39) Rasheen Ali | Baltimore Ravens
    40) Gus Edwards | Los Angeles Chargers

    41) Kendre Miller | New Orleans Saints
    42) Devin Singletary | New York Giants
    43) Dylan Laube | Las Vegas Raiders
    44) Chase Brown | Cincinnati Bengals
    45) Bucky Irving | Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    46) Zack Moss | Cincinnati Bengals
    47) Raheem Mostert | Miami Dolphins
    48) Keaton Mitchell | Baltimore Ravens
    49) Chuba Hubbard | Carolina Panthers
    50) Blake Watson | Denver Broncos
    51) MarShawn Lloyd | Green Bay Packers
    52) Jerome Ford | Cleveland Browns
    53) Tyler Allgeier | Atlanta Falcons
    54) Ray Davis | Buffalo Bills
    55) Isaac Guerendo | San Francisco 49ers
    56) Roschon Johnson | Chicago Bears
    57) AJ Dillon | Green Bay Packers
    58) J.K. Dobbins | Los Angeles Chargers
    59) Alexander Mattison | Las Vegas Raiders
    60) Khalil Herbert | Chicago Bears

    61) Tank Bigsby | Jacksonville Jaguars
    62) Audric Estimé | Denver Broncos
    63) Will Shipley | Philadelphia Eagles
    64) Antonio Gibson | New England Patriots
    65) Kenneth Gainwell | Philadelphia Eagles
    66) Darrell Henderson Jr. | Free Agent
    67) Ty Chandler | Minnesota Vikings
    68) Ezekiel Elliott | Dallas Cowboys
    69) Deuce Vaughn | Dallas Cowboys
    70) Dameon Pierce | Houston Texans
    71) Braelon Allen | New York Jets
    72) Elijah Mitchell | San Francisco 49ers
    73) Miles Sanders | Carolina Panthers
    74) Chris Rodriguez Jr. | Washington Commanders
    75) Jamaal Williams | New Orleans Saints
    76) Cam Akers | Free Agent
    77) Samaje Perine | Denver Broncos
    78) Rico Dowdle | Dallas Cowboys
    79) Israel Abanikanda | New York Jets
    80) Jaleel McLaughlin | Denver Broncos

    Who Are the Best Running Backs To Draft in Dynasty?

    The names atop this list will not be a huge surprise to anyone, although some might raise an eyebrow at Bijan Robinson topping the list after a tough rookie season. Many felt that Robinson would dominate last year, and in some ways finishing 12th at the position and 38th overall would be seen as a disappointment.

    However, he now has a new offensive coordinator in 2024, and the hope is that his game will go from strength to strength. That promise has been enough to keep Robinson ahead of third-year player Breece Hall, who finished seventh at the position last year and 19th overall after coming off a tough injury as a rookie. Hall looks set to continue his ascent in 2024 and is rightly one of the top options to draft right now.

    It seems weird to include Christian McCaffrey as the most controversial player on this list, but that’s the case. McCaffrey was the top-ranked player overall last season and finished in the top three in 2022. However, entering his eighth year, the clock is ticking a little in terms of his longevity.

    In four of the five years that he’s played more than 10 games, McCaffrey has averaged more than 20 fantasy points per game. However, there have only been 10 players who have averaged over 20 fantasy ppg in the eighth season of their career or later.

    There have been some drop into that 15-20 point range, which is still more than acceptable, but not many have consistently averaged 20+ in PPR scoring later in their career. One exception was Marshall Faulk, who achieved that in 2001, 2002, and 2003. Could McCaffrey repeat that? Absolutely, but the risk is big enough to see him slide out of the top spot.

    The group of Jahmyr Gibbs, Jonathan Taylor, and Saquon Barkley — just behind that top three — is intuitive. Barkley’s career should get a second wind after moving to the Philadelphia Eagles, while both Gibbs and Taylor have shown their fantasy upside plenty of times.

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    Gibbs (27.6%) and Taylor (34.6%) will hope for more goal-line looks than last year, while Barkley hopes his number (100%) doesn’t drop off too far alongside Jalen Hurts.

    Among the rookies, Jonathon Brooks is the highest ranked at 22. However, fantasy managers may have to be patient after a knee injury ended Brooks’ college career early. He could miss a large chunk of his rookie season, and may even start the year on the PUP list. Behind him are Trey Benson, Jaylen Wright, and Tyrone Tracy Jr., who are all intriguing for different reasons.

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