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Week 3 Running Back Rankings for Fantasy Football: Austin Ekeler, James Conner, Ezekiel Elliott, Rashaad Penny, Travis Etienne Jr.

Josh Jacobs - Fantasy Football Rankings, NFL Injury News, DFS Lineup Picks

Giddy up RotoBallers, it's time for Week 3 and to win your matchups. We're here as always to help you set your winning lineups with our updated Week 3 fantasy football running back rankings, as of September 24th. Our goal is to help you set those winning lineups, so let's see where key running backs like Austin Ekeler, James Conner, Ezekiel Elliott, Rashaad Penny, and Travis Etienne Jr. rank, among others.

Our running back fantasy football rankings are put together by Nick Mariano, Brandon Murchison and Andersen Pickard. In addition to our staff rankings, below you will also find a summary of the important fantasy football injury news for this week. There are always key injuries to keep track of, so be sure to check back until kickoff.

You should also bookmark our fantasy football rankings portal and check back regularly for updates. In addition to these RB rankings, read our fantasy football articles and analysis - our NFL team discusses lineup sleepers, busts, NFL players to start and sit, waiver wire pickups and so much more. Most importantly, our brand new free mobile app is a must have - download it and configure your notifications. We deliver all the top NFL news, injuries, and fantasy analysis 24x7 with our free push notification alerts!

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Week 3 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings

You can also check out our Week 3 Half-PPR rankings and Standard rankings. A big congrats to our very own Nick Mariano who once again finished as a top-10 ranker in 2021 across the entire fantasy football idustry!

Last updated on Sunday 9/25 at 10:00 am ET:

Pos Overall
1 1 Christian McCaffrey RB 3
1 2 Jonathan Taylor RB 4
1 3 Dalvin Cook RB 5
1 4 Austin Ekeler RB 6
2 5 Saquon Barkley RB 8
2 6 Nick Chubb RB 9
2 7 D'Andre Swift RB 10
2 8 Joe Mixon RB 11
2 9 Leonard Fournette RB 18
2 10 Derrick Henry RB 19
2 11 Javonte Williams RB 21
2 12 Aaron Jones RB 23
2 13 Najee Harris RB 24
2 14 Antonio Gibson RB 25
2 15 James Conner RB 28
3 16 Alvin Kamara RB 30
3 17 David Montgomery RB 34
3 18 Miles Sanders RB 36
3 19 Josh Jacobs RB 37
3 20 Cordarrelle Patterson RB 39
3 21 Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB 41
3 22 AJ Dillon RB 43
3 23 Ezekiel Elliott RB 48
3 24 Kareem Hunt RB 49
3 25 James Robinson RB 55
3 26 Damien Harris RB 59
4 27 Darrell Henderson Jr. RB 61
4 28 Jeff Wilson Jr. RB 63
4 29 Rashaad Penny RB 64
4 30 Dameon Pierce RB 67
4 31 Devin Singletary RB 74
4 32 Breece Hall RB 77
4 33 Tony Pollard RB 82
4 34 Travis Etienne Jr. RB 83
4 35 Michael Carter RB 87
5 36 Cam Akers RB 92
5 37 Chase Edmonds RB 95
5 38 Rhamondre Stevenson RB 99
5 39 Jamaal Williams RB 100
5 40 Melvin Gordon III RB 102
5 41 J.K. Dobbins RB 103
5 42 Nyheim Hines RB 108
6 43 Raheem Mostert RB 111
6 44 J.D. McKissic RB 115
6 45 Mark Ingram II RB 126
6 46 Rex Burkhead RB 134
6 47 Ken Walker III RB 135
6 48 Khalil Herbert RB 138
6 49 Kenneth Gainwell RB 140
7 50 Jerick McKinnon RB 154
7 51 Darrel Williams RB 155
7 52 Zack Moss RB 162
7 53 Eno Benjamin RB 164
7 54 Kenyan Drake RB 169
7 55 Tyler Allgeier RB 172
7 56 Alexander Mattison RB 176
7 57 Rachaad White RB 182
8 58 Samaje Perine RB 184
8 59 Boston Scott RB 186
8 60 James Cook RB 191
8 61 Joshua Kelley RB 192
8 62 Mike Strachan RB 195
8 63 Jordan Mason RB 202
8 64 Ameer Abdullah RB 209
9 65 Jaylen Warren RB 210
9 66 Isiah Pacheco RB 212
9 67 Dontrell Hilliard RB 213
9 68 Sony Michel RB 214
9 69 Hassan Haskins RB 216
9 70 Matt Breida RB 217
10 71 Mike Davis RB 220
10 72 Marlon Mack RB 222
10 73 D'Onta Foreman RB 224
10 74 Travis Homer RB 228
10 75 Tony Jones Jr. RB 229
10 76 Zamir White RB 233
10 77 Chuba Hubbard RB 237
10 78 Kyle Juszczyk RB 244
10 79 Craig Reynolds RB 248
10 80 Avery Williams RB 249
10 81 Justice Hill RB 250
11 82 Ty Johnson RB 260
11 83 Giovani Bernard RB 261
11 84 Chris Evans RB 264
11 85 Mike Boone RB 279
11 86 DeeJay Dallas RB 287
11 87 Jerome Ford RB 288
11 88 Benny Snell Jr. RB 289
11 89 Dwayne Washington RB 291
11 90 Zander Horvath RB 295
12 91 Jonathan Williams RB 297
12 92 Dare Ogunbowale RB 302
12 93 Pierre Strong Jr. RB 305
12 94 Justin Jackson RB 306
12 95 Darrynton Evans RB 307
12 96 Trestan Ebner RB 309
12 97 Alec Ingold RB 312
12 98 C.J. Ham RB 315
12 99 Tyler Badie RB 319
12 100 Patrick Ricard RB 322
12 101 Julius Chestnut RB 334

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