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

    Christian McCaffrey, Bijan Robinson, and Breece Hall are this year's elite RBs. To see where everyone else falls, check out the rest of our fantasy RB rankings.

    It’s crucial to enter your fantasy football drafts with a good set of rankings. While rankings aren’t everything, they provide a valuable baseline that will help guide you throughout your draft. Here are our fantasy RB rankings, including a couple of highlighted players worth further discussion.

    Ranking the Top Fantasy Running Backs

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    1) Christian McCaffrey | San Francisco 49ers
    2) Bijan Robinson | Atlanta Falcons
    3) Breece Hall | New York Jets
    4) Jahmyr Gibbs | Detroit Lions
    5) Derrick Henry | Baltimore Ravens
    6) Jonathan Taylor | Indianapolis Colts
    7) Saquon Barkley | Philadelphia Eagles
    8) Travis Etienne Jr. | Jacksonville Jaguars
    9) De’Von Achane | Miami Dolphins
    10) Kyren Williams | Los Angeles Rams
    11) Isiah Pacheco | Kansas City Chiefs
    12) Joe Mixon | Houston Texans
    13) Rachaad White | Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    14) Josh Jacobs | Green Bay Packers
    15) James Cook | Buffalo Bills
    16) David Montgomery | Detroit Lions
    17) Alvin Kamara | New Orleans Saints
    18) Kenneth Walker III | Seattle Seahawks
    19) Zack Moss | Cincinnati Bengals
    20) Najee Harris | Pittsburgh Steelers

    21) Jaylen Warren | Pittsburgh Steelers
    22) Jonathon Brooks | Carolina Panthers
    23) D’Andre Swift | Chicago Bears
    24) Aaron Jones | Minnesota Vikings
    25) Rhamondre Stevenson | New England Patriots
    26) Devin Singletary | New York Giants
    27) James Conner | Arizona Cardinals
    28) Zamir White | Las Vegas Raiders
    29) Tyjae Spears | Tennessee Titans
    30) Tony Pollard | Tennessee Titans
    31) Javonte Williams | Denver Broncos
    32) Raheem Mostert | Miami Dolphins
    33) Brian Robinson Jr. | Washington Commanders
    34) Gus Edwards | Los Angeles Chargers
    35) Blake Corum | Los Angeles Rams
    36) Ezekiel Elliott | Dallas Cowboys
    37) Zach Charbonnet | Seattle Seahawks
    38) Trey Benson | Arizona Cardinals
    39) Austin Ekeler | Washington Commanders
    40) Rico Dowdle | Dallas Cowboys

    41) Jerome Ford | Cleveland Browns
    42) MarShawn Lloyd | Green Bay Packers
    43) Nick Chubb | Cleveland Browns
    44) Ty Chandler | Minnesota Vikings
    45) Chase Brown | Cincinnati Bengals
    46) Tyler Allgeier | Atlanta Falcons
    47) Antonio Gibson | New England Patriots
    48) Tyrone Tracy Jr. | New York Giants
    49) Jaylen Wright | Miami Dolphins
    50) Kimani Vidal | Los Angeles Chargers
    51) Chuba Hubbard | Carolina Panthers
    52) Jaleel McLaughlin | Denver Broncos
    53) Elijah Mitchell | San Francisco 49ers
    54) Kendre Miller | New Orleans Saints
    55) Clyde Edwards-Helaire | Kansas City Chiefs
    56) Ray Davis | Buffalo Bills
    57) Roschon Johnson | Chicago Bears
    58) Khalil Herbert | Chicago Bears
    59) Braelon Allen | New York Jets
    60) Kenneth Gainwell | Philadelphia Eagles

    61) Bucky Irving | Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    62) J.K. Dobbins | Los Angeles Chargers
    63) Audric Estimé | Denver Broncos
    64) Alexander Mattison | Las Vegas Raiders
    65) Justice Hill | Baltimore Ravens
    66) Jamaal Williams | New Orleans Saints
    67) Miles Sanders | Carolina Panthers
    68) Keaton Mitchell | Baltimore Ravens
    69) D’Onta Foreman | Cleveland Browns
    70) Dameon Pierce | Houston Texans
    71) Kenny McIntosh | Seattle Seahawks
    72) Jerick McKinnon | Free Agent
    73) Kareem Hunt | Free Agent
    74) AJ Dillon | Green Bay Packers
    75) Ameer Abdullah | Las Vegas Raiders
    76) Jeff Wilson Jr. | Miami Dolphins
    77) Samaje Perine | Denver Broncos
    78) Michael Carter | Arizona Cardinals
    79) Dalvin Cook | Baltimore Ravens
    80) Tank Bigsby | Jacksonville Jaguars

    Who Are the Best Running Backs To Draft In Fantasy?

    Derrick Henry

    Derrick Henry is going to be a very polarizing player this season. For the past half-decade, he was anything but. Henry is as reliable as they come — a sure thing.

    Now, Henry is on a new team. He’s 30 years old and not as efficient as he used to be. There’s no hope for any receiving upside playing alongside Lamar Jackson. Yet, Henry is somehow undervalued.

    MORE: 6 Breakout Players to Target in Fantasy Football in 2024

    On sportsbooks, Henry’s rushing yardage line is around 1,000 yards. He’s projected for around 10 touchdowns. Every running back carries injury risk, but if Henry stays healthy, it’s hard to see how he doesn’t push 1,500 yards and 15+ touchdowns.

    We’ve seen Henry get to 18+ ppg without much in the way of receiving work. He can do it on rushing volume and touchdowns alone. This is the best offensive situation he’s ever been in. It’s certainly scary to spend a second-round pick on a 30-year-old running back, but The King is worth it.

    De’Von Achane

    There is no player more difficult to figure out at running back than De’Von Achane.

    Volume is king in fantasy football, and that is most true at the RB position. We’ve seen plenty of replacement-level players produce for fantasy based on opportunity alone.

    Based on that, there’s justified trepidation on Achane. After all, the volume is not going to be there. We are not going to see Achane as a 250-touch back.

    On the other hand, we have a sophomore running back coming off the most efficient season in the history of the position. We want to bet on talent, and if there is an archetype of running back with the potential to break fantasy football, it’s Achane.

    Achane averaged 17.3 fantasy points per game on 11.8 touches per game. It’s difficult to envision him repeating his league-leading 7.7 yards per touch. If that number comes down, but the volume doesn’t go up, he will have a difficult time living up to his ADP.

    With that said, Achane is clearly a tremendous talent. What if he does touch the ball more because he’s sharing a backfield with a 32-year-old veteran?

    What if Achane is Jamaal Charles? We will be kicking ourselves for dismissing that type of player. These are just things to keep in mind when deciding whether to push the button on Achane in 2024 fantasy drafts.

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