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Running Back Rankings: NFL Fantasy Week 3

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Dalvin Cook should play in Week 3, but keep an eye on his injury status

Aaron Jones tried to match Derrick Henry's fantasy points on Monday night and despite four (FOUR!) touchdowns, Henry still had more points with his three touchdowns and 182 rushing yards. Both players had a worrisome Week 1, but more than made up for it in Week 2. Hopefully, both have found their groove and fantasy managers are less concerned.

In Week 3, Elijah Mitchell is someone to continue to keep an eye on. He was a waiver wire darling ahead of Week 2, and then any San Francisco running back you can name got injured. Mitchell himself is dealing with a shoulder injury which will likely cost him practice time this week. It appears that he will play in Week 3, but keep an eye on who will be the starting running back for the team. A couple of players that have dropped in the rankings are Ezekiel Elliott and Saquon Barkley, who we are still waiting to prove themselves this year. Fantasy managers should also just keep an eye on Dalvin Cook, who left his Week 2 game with an ankle injury (but he did return).

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— Rankings by Sarah Lewis, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network and lives, eats, and breathes fantasy football. Have a fantasy football question? Send it to her on Twitter @Sarah_Lewis32.

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