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NFL Week 2 RB Rankings, Start, Sit, Streams | 2021 Fantasy Football Rankings

Pat Mayo reveals his 2021 Week 2 RB rankings, starts, sits and streams for fantasy football.

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Week 2 RB Rankings

Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
1 Christian McCaffrey CAR NO $9,900
2 Alvin Kamara NO CAR $8,800
3 Dalvin Cook MIN ARI $9,100
4 Nick Chubb CLE HOU $7,800
5 Austin Ekeler LAC DAL $7,300
6 Aaron Jones GB DET MNF
7 Derrick Henry TEN SEA $8,300
8 Najee Harris PIT LV $6,300
9 Chris Carson SEA TEN $6,100
10 Joe Mixon CIN CHI $7,000
11 Jonathan Taylor IND LAR $7,200
12 Ezekiel Elliott DAL LAC $6,200
13 David Montgomery CHI CIN $6,100
14 Miles Sanders PHI SF $6,900
15 Darrell Henderson LAR IND $5,700
16 D'Andre Swift DET GB MNF
17 Javonte Williams DEN JAX $4,400
18 Eli Mitchell SF PHI $5,000
19 Ty'Son Williams BAL KC SNF
20 Melvin Gordon III DEN JAX $5,900
21 Myles Gaskin MIA BUF $5,900
22 Jamaal Williams DET GB MNF
23 Clyde Edwards-Helaire KC BAL SNF
24 Devin Singletary BUF MIA $4,900
25 Damien Harris NE NYJ $5,400
26 Mike Davis ATL TB $5,500
27 James Robinson JAX DEN $6,400
28 Kareem Hunt CLE HOU $5,800
29 Chase Edmonds ARI MIN $4,900
30 Kenyan Drake LV PIT $4,900
31 Mark Ingram II HOU CLE $5,000
32 Latavius Murray BAL KC SNF
33 Leonard Fournette TB ATL $5,100
34 James Conner ARI MIN $4,400
35 Tony Jones Jr. NO CAR $4,400
36 AJ Dillon GB DET MNF
37 Tony Pollard DAL LAC $5,300
38 JaMycal Hasty SF PHI $4,200
39 Carlos Hyde JAX DEN $4,400
40 David Johnson HOU CLE $5,200
41 James White NE NYJ $4,600
42 Tevin Coleman NYJ NE $4,700
43 Ronald Jones TB ATL $4,800
44 Salvon Ahmed MIA BUF $4,100
45 Kenneth Gainwell PHI SF $4,000
46 Cordarrelle Patterson ATL TB $3,800
47 Damien Williams CHI CIN $4,900
48 Giovani Bernard TB ATL $4,200
49 Malcolm Brown MIA BUF $4,000
50 Michael Carter NYJ NE $4,100
51 Darrel Williams KC BAL SNF
52 Trey Sermon SF PHI $4,600
53 Phillip Lindsay HOU CLE $4,600
54 Rhamondre Stevenson NE NYJ $4,000
55 Peyton Barber LV PIT
56 Alexander Mattison MIN ARI $5,000
57 Zack Moss BUF MIA $4,500
58 Ty Johnson NYJ NE $4,500
59 Sony Michel LAR IND $5,000
60 Boston Scott PHI SF $4,300
61 Jeremy McNichols TEN SEA $4,600
62 Trenton Cannon BAL KC SNF


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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was a finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at ThePatMayoExperience@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show.


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