PFN Consensus Fantasy Football Week 16 RB Rankings: Do You Need To Start Jonathan Taylor, Isiah Pacheco, and Josh Jacobs?

Fantasy managers have some key start/sit decisions left to make in Week 16 -- who sits atop the RB rankings in this critical week?

As fantasy football managers look ahead to the rest of the Week 16 slate, there are still some key start/sit decisions left to be made! Should you trust players like Jonathan Taylor, Isiah Pacheco, and Josh Jacobs in your starting lineup?

Which RBs Should You Start in Fantasy Football?

1) Christian McCaffrey | SF (vs. BAL)
2) Kyren Williams | LAR (vs. NO)
3) Alvin Kamara | NO (at LAR)
4) James Cook | BUF (at LAC)
5) Rachaad White | TB (vs. JAX)
6) Jonathan Taylor | IND (at ATL)
7) Bijan Robinson | ATL (vs. IND)
8) Raheem Mostert | MIA (vs. DAL)
9) Tony Pollard | DAL (at MIA)
10) Isiah Pacheco | KC (vs. LV)
11) Travis Etienne Jr. | JAX (at TB)
12) Joe Mixon | CIN (at PIT)
13) Jahmyr Gibbs | DET (at MIN)
14) Derrick Henry | TEN (vs. SEA)
15) Ezekiel Elliott | NE (at DEN)
16) Breece Hall | NYJ (vs. WAS)
17) Kenneth Walker III | SEA (at TEN)
18) D’Andre Swift | PHI (vs. NYG)
19) Chuba Hubbard | CAR (vs. GB)
20) De’Von Achane | MIA (vs. DAL)
21) Ty Chandler | MIN (vs. DET)
22) Aaron Jones | GB (at CAR)
23) Saquon Barkley | NYG (at PHI)
24) David Montgomery | DET (at MIN)
25) Josh Jacobs | LV (at KC)

26) Austin Ekeler | LAC (vs. BUF)
27) Devin Singletary | HOU (vs. CLE)
28) James Conner | ARI (at CHI)
29) Javonte Williams | DEN (vs. NE)
30) Jaylen Warren | PIT (vs. CIN)
31) Gus Edwards | BAL (at SF)
32) Najee Harris | PIT (vs. CIN)
33) Jerome Ford | CLE (at HOU)
34) Tyler Allgeier | ATL (vs. IND)
35) AJ Dillon | GB (at CAR)
36) Tyjae Spears | TEN (vs. SEA)
37) Chase Brown | CIN (at PIT)
38) Antonio Gibson | WAS (at NYJ)
39) Roschon Johnson | CHI (vs. ARI)
40) Zach Charbonnet | SEA (at TEN)
41) Kareem Hunt | CLE (at HOU)
42) Khalil Herbert | CHI (vs. ARI)
43) Kenneth Gainwell | PHI (vs. NYG)
44) Chris Rodriguez Jr. | WAS (at NYJ)
45) Rico Dowdle | DAL (at MIA)
46) D’Onta Foreman | CHI (vs. ARI)
47) Samaje Perine | DEN (vs. NE)
48) Clyde Edwards-Helaire | KC (vs. LV)
49) Jamaal Williams | NO (at LAR)
50) Justice Hill | BAL (at SF)

51) Miles Sanders | CAR (vs. GB)
52) Latavius Murray | BUF (at LAC)
53) Zamir White | LV (at KC)
54) Dameon Pierce | HOU (vs. CLE)
55) Dalvin Cook | NYJ (vs. WAS)
56) D’Ernest Johnson | JAX (at TB)
57) Jaleel McLaughlin | DEN (vs. NE)
58) Cordarrelle Patterson | ATL (vs. IND)
59) Isaiah Spiller | LAC (vs. BUF)
60) Alexander Mattison | MIN (vs. DET)
61) Trey Sermon | IND (at ATL)
62) Matt Breida | NYG (at PHI)
63) Chase Edmonds | TB (vs. JAX)
64) Joshua Kelley | LAC (vs. BUF)
65) Emari Demercado | ARI (at CHI)
66) Royce Freeman | LAR (vs. NO)
67) Kevin Harris | NE (at DEN)
68) Ameer Abdullah | LV (at KC)
69) Boston Scott | PHI (vs. NYG)
70) Jordan Mason | SF (vs. BAL)
71) Michael Carter | ARI (at CHI)
72) Israel Abanikanda | NYJ (vs. WAS)
73) Jeff Wilson Jr. | MIA (vs. DAL)
74) Tyler Goodson | IND (at ATL)
75) Pierre Strong Jr. | CLE (at HOU)

76) Patrick Taylor Jr. | GB (at CAR)
77) Kene Nwangwu | MIN (vs. DET)
78) Dare Ogunbowale | HOU (vs. CLE)
79) Trayveon Williams | CIN (at PIT)
80) Elijah Mitchell | SF (vs. BAL)
81) Kyle Juszczyk | SF (vs. BAL)
82) Melvin Gordon III | BAL (at SF)
83) Tank Bigsby | JAX (at TB)
84) Raheem Blackshear | CAR (vs. GB)
85) DeeJay Dallas | SEA (at TEN)
86) Eric Gray | NYG (at PHI)
87) Alec Ingold | MIA (vs. DAL)
88) C.J. Ham | MIN (vs. DET)
89) Craig Reynolds | DET (at MIN)
90) Patrick Ricard | BAL (at SF)
91) Myles Gaskin | MIN (vs. DET)
92) JaMycal Hasty | NE (at DEN)
93) Michael Burton | DEN (vs. NE)
94) Deneric Prince | KC (vs. LV)
95) Kenyan Drake | GB (at CAR)
96) Derrick Gore | WAS (at NYJ)
97) Rashaad Penny | PHI (vs. NYG)
98) Reggie Gilliam | BUF (at LAC)
99) Leonard Fournette | BUF (at LAC)
100) Hunter Luepke | DAL (at MIA)

The Top RBs To Start in Week 16

Ezekiel Elliott, New England Patriots (at DEN)

Analysis by Kyle Soppe | In the two weeks since Rhamondre Stevenson’s injury, Ezekiel Elliott has managed to run for just 93 yards on 33 carries. Per the Week 16 Cheat Sheet, not a single one of those attempts has gained more than 12 yards.

The lack of efficiency on the ground isn’t exactly new for Zeke and is something that figures to continue given his lack of explosiveness at this point in his career — his last 15+ yard run came in October. That said, Elliott has caught 12 passes for 93 yards and a touchdown in those two games.

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Zeke has essentially filled the exact fantasy-friendly role of Stevenson. Elliott has finished as RB1 and RB33 in his two weeks as the New England Patriots’ lead back.

Splitting the difference makes plenty of sense in this plus-matchup, where the Patriots should be committed to the ground game for all four quarters.

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