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Running Back Rankings Week 8

LeSean McCoy: Running Back Rankings Week 8

LeSean McCoy: Running Back Rankings Week 8

Ezekiel Elliott: Running Back Rankings Week 8

Once again as it relates to fantasy running back rankings for Week 8, it’s best to stick to things that we know. First things first, Ezekiel Elliott will play in Week 8, so no worries on that front — until next week. However, Marshawn Lynch will not play this week as he’s suspended, which brings Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington into the forefront.

We also know that six teams are on bye, which means you will see some unfamiliar names in unfamiliar places in this week’s rankings. 

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Teams on bye: Arizona, Green Bay, Jacksonville, Los Angeles Rams, New York Giants, Tennessee

Rk

Player

Team

Opp

1

Le'Veon Bell 

PIT

at DET

2

Ezekiel Elliott 

DAL

at WAS

3

LeSean McCoy 

BUF

vs. OAK

4

Kareem Hunt 

KC

vs. DEN (Mon.)

5

Melvin Gordon 

LAC

at NE

6

Devonta Freeman 

ATL

at NYJ

7

Mark Ingram

NO

vs. CHI

8

Jordan Howard 

CHI

at NO

9

Jay Ajayi 

MIA

at BAL (Thurs.)

10

Carlos Hyde 

SF

at PHI

11

Joe Mixon 

CIN

vs. IND

12

Doug Martin 

TB

vs. CAR

13

Alvin Kamara 

NO

vs. CHI

14

C.J. Anderson 

DEN

at KC (Mon.)

15

Chris Thompson 

WAS

vs. DAL

16

Jerick McKinnon 

MIN

vs. CLE (London)

17

LeGarrette Blount 

PHI

vs. SF

18

Lamar Miller 

HOU

at SEA

19

Christian McCaffrey 

CAR

at TB

20

Tevin Coleman 

ATL

at NYJ

21

Ameer Abdullah 

DET

vs. PIT

22

Dion Lewis 

NE

vs. LAC

23

Javorius Allen 

BAL

vs. MIA (Thurs.)

24

Jalen Richard 

OAK

at BUF

25

Bilal Powell 

NYJ

vs. ATL

26

Duke Johnson 

CLE

vs. MIN (London)

27

Latavius Murray 

MIN

vs. CLE (London)

28

Matt Forte 

NYJ

vs. ATL

29

DeAndre Washington 

OAK

at BUF

30

James White 

NE

vs. LAC

31

Frank Gore 

IND

at CIN

32

Robert Kelley 

WAS

vs. DAL

33

Wendell Smallwood

PHI

vs. SF

34

Marlon Mack 

IND

at CIN

35

Isaiah Crowell 

CLE

vs. MIN (London)

36

Alex Collins 

BAL

vs. MIA (Thurs.)

37

Jonathan Stewart 

CAR

at TB

38

Tarik Cohen 

CHI

at NO

39

Thomas Rawls 

SEA

vs. HOU

40

Theo Riddick 

DET

vs. PIT

41

Mike Gillislee 

NE

vs. LAC

42

Jamaal Charles 

DEN

at KC (Mon.)

43

Eddie Lacy 

SEA

vs. HOU

44

Giovani Bernard 

CIN

vs. IND

45

D'Onta Foreman 

HOU

at SEA

46

Matt Breida 

SF

at PHI

47

Rex Burkhead 

NE

vs. LAC

48

Mike Tolbert 

BUF

vs. OAK

49

Samaje Perine 

WAS

vs. DAL

50

C.J. Prosise 

SEA

vs. HOU

— Rankings by Michael Horvath, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network. Horvath is a Canadian who also happens to be a fantasy football (not to be confused with CFL) and fitness nut. Follow him on Twitter @realmikehorvath.