Fantasy RB Rankings Week 2: Chris Carson and Damien Harris are inside the top 20

Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season is nearly here after an exceptional opening weekend, and getting your RB rankings right is one of the most crucial elements for a fantasy football manager. Running backs Joe Mixon, Mark Ingram, and Christian McCaffrey all had phenomenal performances. Let’s look ahead to Week 2.

The below rankings are intended as a guide for half-PPR formats. They do not take into account individual league rules and setups. The Week 2 RB rankings are consensus rankings from PFN Senior Fantasy Analyst Eric Moody and Fantasy Analyst Tommy Garrett.

Fantasy RB rankings for Week 2 | 1-20

1. Christian McCaffrey | Carolina Panthers vs. NO
2. Dalvin Cook | Minnesota Vikings @ ARI
3. Alvin Kamara | New Orleans Saints @ CAR
4. Derrick Henry | Tennessee Titans @ SEA
5. Aaron Jones | Green Bay Packers vs. DET
6. Joe Mixon | Cincinnati Bengals @ CHI
7. Nick Chubb | Cleveland Browns vs. HOU
8. Jonathan Taylor | Indianapolis Colts vs. LAR
9. Antonio Gibson | Washington Football Team vs. NYG
10. Najee Harris | Pittsburgh Steelers vs. LV

11. Austin Ekeler | Los Angeles Chargers vs. DAL
12. Clyde Edwards-Helaire | Kansas City Chiefs @ BAL
13. Saquon Barkley | New York Giants @ WAS
14. Chris Carson | Seattle Seahawks vs. TEN
15. Ezekiel Elliott | Dallas Cowboys @ LAC
16. D’Andre Swift | Detroit Lions @ GB
17. Mike Davis | Atlanta Falcons @ TB
18. James Robinson | Jacksonville Jaguars vs. DEN
19. Damien Harris | New England Patriots @ NYJ
20. David Montgomery | Chicago Bears vs. CIN

Top 75 running backs for Week 2 | 21-40

21. Miles Sanders | Philadelphia Eagles vs. SF
22. Kareem Hunt | Cleveland Browns vs. HOU
23. Chase Edmonds | Arizona Cardinals vs. MIN
24. Myles Gaskin | Miami Dolphins vs. BUF
25. Raheem Mostert | San Francisco 49ers @ PHI
26. Josh Jacobs | Las Vegas Raiders @ PIT
27. Javonte Williams | Denver Broncos @ JAC
28. Ty’Son Williams | Baltimore Ravens vs. KC
29. Melvin Gordon III | Denver Broncos @ JAC
30. Jamaal Williams | Detroit Lions @ GB

31. Nyheim Hines | Indianapolis Colts vs. LAR
32. Darrell Henderson | Los Angeles Rams @ IND
33. AJ Dillon | Green Bay Packers vs. DET
34. Leonard Fournette | Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. ATL
35. Devin Singletary | Buffalo Bills @ MIA
36. James Conner | Arizona Cardinals vs. MIN
37. Ronald Jones II | Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. ATL
38. Tevin Coleman | New York Jets vs. NE
39. James White | New England Patriots @ NYJ
40. J.D. McKissic | Washington Football Team vs. NYG

Week 2 RB rankings | 41-60

41. Kenyan Drake | Las Vegas Raiders @ PIT
42. Michael Carter | New York Jets vs. NE
43. Mark Ingram II | Houston Texans @ CLE
44. Sony Michel | Los Angeles Rams @ IND
45. Alexander Mattison | Minnesota Vikings @ ARI
46. Tony Jones Jr. | New Orleans Saints @ CAR
47. Phillip Lindsay | Houston Texans @ CLE
48. Tony Pollard | Dallas Cowboys @ LAC
49. Giovani Bernard | Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. ATL
50. Carlos Hyde | Jacksonville Jaguars vs. DEN

51. Rhamondre Stevenson | New England Patriots @ NYJ
52. Rashaad Penny | Seattle Seahawks vs. TEN
53. Damien Williams | Chicago Bears vs. CIN
54. Salvon Ahmed | Miami Dolphins vs. BUF
55. Ty Johnson | New York Jets vs. NE
56. Darrel Williams | Kansas City Chiefs @ BAL
57. Boston Scott | Philadelphia Eagles vs. SF
58. Malcolm Brown | Miami Dolphins vs. BUF
59. Latavius Murray | New Orleans Saints vs. KC
60. Devontae Booker | New York Giants @ WAS

Week 2 top 75 running backs | 61-75

61. Kenneth Gainwell | Philadelphia Eagles vs. SF
62. Elijah Mitchell | San Francisco 49ers @ PHI
63. Samaje Perine | Cincinnati Bengals @ CHI
64. Marlon Mack | Indianapolis Colts vs. LAR
65. Larry Rountree III | Los Angeles Chargers vs. DAL
66. Chuba Hubbard | Carolina Panthers vs. NO
67. Jerick McKinnon | Kansas City Chiefs @ BAL
68. Benny Snell Jr. | Pittsburgh Steelers vs. LV
69. Matt Breida | Buffalo Bills @ MIA
70. Kyle Juszczyk | San Francisco 49ers @ PHI

71. Jake Funk | Los Angeles Rams @ IND
72. Justin Jackson | Los Angeles Chargers vs. DAL
73. DeeJay Dallas | Seattle Seahawks vs. TEN
74. Ty Montgomery | New Orleans Saints @ CAR
75. Kalen Ballage | Pittsburgh Steelers vs. LV

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