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NFL Week 5 RB Rankings, Start, Sit, Streams | 2021 Fantasy Football Rankings

Pat Mayo reveals his 2021 Week 5 RB rankings, starts, sits and streams for fantasy football.

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Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
1 Derrick Henry TEN JAX $9,000
2 Ezekiel Elliott DAL NYG $7,000
3 Austin Ekeler LAC CLE $7,600
4 Aaron Jones GB CIN $7,900
5 Saquon Barkley NYG DAL $7,300
6 Alexander Mattison MIN DET $5,500
7 Najee Harris PIT DEN $6,900
8 Alvin Kamara NO WAS $8,600
9 D'Andre Swift DET MIN $6,100
10 Clyde Edwards-Helaire KC BUF SNF
11 Nick Chubb CLE LAC $6,700
12 James Robinson JAX TEN $6,000
13 Antonio Gibson WAS NO $6,400
14 Kareem Hunt CLE LAC $5,800
15 Damien Harris NE HOU $5,500
16 Jonathan Taylor IND BAL MNF
17 Damien Williams CHI LV $5,600
18 Chase Edmonds ARI SF $5,900
19 Chuba Hubbard CAR PHI $6,000
20 Cordarrelle Patterson ATL NYJ LON
21 Leonard Fournette TB MIA $5,200
22 Zack Moss BUF KC SNF
23 Latavius Murray BAL IND MNF
24 Josh Jacobs LV CHI $5,900
25 Mike Davis ATL NYJ LON
26 Miles Sanders PHI CAR $5,700
27 Jamaal Williams DET MIN $5,200
28 James Conner ARI SF $5,600
29 Tony Pollard DAL NYG $5,600
30 JD McKissic WAS NO $5,000
31 Kenneth Gainwell PHI CAR $4,900
32 Michael Carter NYJ ATL LON
33 Trey Sermon SF ARI $5,000
34 Devin Singletary BUF KC SNF
35 Samaje Perine CIN GB $4,000
36 Joe Mixon CIN GB $6,200
37 Melvin Gordon DEN PIT $5,300
38 Javonte Williams DEN PIT $4,900
39 Nyheim Hines IND BAL MNF
40 Eli Mitchell SF ARI $5,200
41 AJ Dillon GB CIN $4,500
42 Giovanni Bernard TB MIA $4,600
43 Kenyan Drake LV CHI $4,900
44 Jeremy McNichols TEN JAX $5,000
45 Chris Evans CIN GB $4,000
46 Rodney Smith CAR PHI $4,000
47 Malcolm Brown MIA TB $4,000
48 Myles Gaskin MIA TB $5,100
49 Marlon Mack IND BAL MNF
50 Tevin Coleman NYJ ATL LON
51 Ronald Jones TB MIA $4,700
52 Peyton Barber LV CHI $5,100
53 David Johnson HOU NE $4,500
54 Brandon Bolden NE HOU $4,000
56 Larry Rountree III LAC CLE $4,600
57 J.J. Taylor NE HOU $4,400
58 Le'Veon Bell BAL IND MNF
59 Ty Johnson NYJ ATL LON
60 Dwayne Washington NO WAS $4,000
61 Ty'Son Williams BAL IND MNF
62 Darrel Williams KC BUF SNF
63 Devontae Booker NYG DAL $4,100
64 Phillip Lindsay HOU NE $4,000
65 Mark Ingram HOU NE $4,300
66 Demetric Felton CLE LAC $4,000
67 Royce Freeman CAR PHI $4,200
68 Ameer Abdullah MIN DET $4,000
69 Boston Scott PHI CAR $4,000
70 Carlos Hyde JAX TEN $4,200
71 Salvon Ahmed MIA TB $4,000
72 Trenton Cannon SF ARI $4,000
73 Rhamondre Stevenson NE HOU $4,000
74 Jacques Patrick SF ARI $4,000

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