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2021 Fantasy Football Running Back Handcuffs

Projected starter and handcuff for each NFL team

What is a fantasy football handcuff?
A fantasy handcuff is a backup that will likely take over for a team's starter in the event of an injury. A common strategy on draft day is to stash the backups of the prominent RBs you've drafted. Below is a chart of each team's handcuff along with their Expert Consensus Ranking (ECR) and current ADP.

TeamProjected StarterECRHandcuffECRADP
Arizona CardinalsChase Edmonds32James Conner37-
Atlanta FalconsMike Davis38Qadree Ollison116-
Baltimore RavensJ.K. Dobbins13Gus Edwards40-
Buffalo BillsZack Moss34Devin Singletary39-
Carolina PanthersChristian McCaffrey1Chuba Hubbard80-
Chicago BearsDavid Montgomery20Damien Williams67-
Cincinnati BengalsJoe Mixon12Samaje Perine110-
Cleveland BrownsNick Chubb7Kareem Hunt22-
Dallas CowboysEzekiel Elliott8Tony Pollard42-
Denver BroncosMelvin Gordon III23Javonte Williams36-
Detroit LionsD'Andre Swift17Jamaal Williams46-
Green Bay PackersAaron Jones9AJ Dillon33-
Houston TexansDavid Johnson30Phillip Lindsay43-
Indianapolis ColtsJonathan Taylor6Nyheim Hines45-
Jacksonville JaguarsJames Robinson29Travis Etienne24-
Kansas City ChiefsClyde Edwards-Helaire18Darrel Williams69-
Los Angeles ChargersAustin Ekeler15Joshua Kelley62-
Los Angeles RamsCam Akers10Darrell Henderson44-
Las Vegas RaidersJosh Jacobs19Kenyan Drake31-
Miami DolphinsMyles Gaskin25Salvon Ahmed60-
Minnesota VikingsDalvin Cook2Alexander Mattison50-
New England PatriotsDamien Harris26Sony Michel53-
New Orleans SaintsAlvin Kamara5Latavius Murray41-
New York GiantsSaquon Barkley4Devontae Booker88-
New York JetsMichael Carter51Tevin Coleman58-
Philadelphia EaglesMiles Sanders14Kerryon Johnson72-
Pittsburgh SteelersNajee Harris16Benny Snell Jr.56-
Seattle SeahawksChris Carson21Rashaad Penny48-
San Francisco 49ersRaheem Mostert27Trey Sermon52-
Tampa Bay BuccaneersRonald Jones II28Leonard Fournette35-
Tennessee TitansDerrick Henry3Darrynton Evans74-
Washington Football TeamAntonio Gibson11J.D. McKissic54-