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2019 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 Rest of Season Ranking (ROS).

TeamProjected StarterROSHandcuffROS
Arizona CardinalsKenyan Drake29David Johnson43
Atlanta FalconsDevonta Freeman23Brian Hill51
Baltimore RavensMark Ingram12Gus Edwards48
Buffalo BillsDevin Singletary19Frank Gore47
Carolina PanthersChristian McCaffrey1Reggie Bonnafon70
Chicago BearsDavid Montgomery18Tarik Cohen44
Cincinnati BengalsJoe Mixon15Giovani Bernard69
Cleveland BrownsNick Chubb8Kareem Hunt27
Dallas CowboysEzekiel Elliott4Tony Pollard46
Denver BroncosPhillip Lindsay16Royce Freeman41
Detroit LionsBo Scarbrough34Ty Johnson66
Green Bay PackersAaron Jones7Jamaal Williams30
Houston TexansCarlos Hyde28Duke Johnson45
Indianapolis ColtsJonathan Williams68Nyheim Hines57
Jacksonville JaguarsLeonard Fournette5Ryquell Armstead64
Kansas City ChiefsLeSean McCoy37Darwin Thompson54
Los Angeles ChargersMelvin Gordon11Austin Ekeler20
Los Angeles RamsTodd Gurley13Malcolm Brown53
Miami DolphinsPatrick Laird55Myles Gaskin84
Minnesota VikingsDalvin Cook3Alexander Mattison40
New England PatriotsSony Michel24James White31
New Orleans SaintsAlvin Kamara6Latavius Murray35
New York GiantsSaquon Barkley10Wayne Gallman71
New York JetsLe'Veon Bell14Bilal Powell80
Oakland RaidersJosh Jacobs17DeAndre Washington59
Philadelphia EaglesJordan Howard42Miles Sanders22
Pittsburgh SteelersJames Conner25Jaylen Samuels52
Seattle SeahawksChris Carson9C.J. Prosise95
San Francisco 49ersRaheem Mostert26Tevin Coleman38
Tampa Bay BuccaneersRonald Jones II33Peyton Barber50
Tennessee TitansDerrick Henry2Dion Lewis72
WashingtonAdrian Peterson32Derrius Guice
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1Derrick Henry (TEN)RB
2Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
3Chris Carson (SEA)RB
4Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
5Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
6Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
7Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
8Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
9Aaron Jones (GB)RB
10DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
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11Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
12Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
13Michael Thomas (NO)WR
14Mark Ingram (BAL)RB
15Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
16Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
17Chris Godwin (TB)WR
18Phillip Lindsay (DEN)RB
19Davante Adams (GB)WR
20Raheem Mostert (SF)RB
21Austin Ekeler (LAC)RB
22Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
23Julian Edelman (NE)WR
24D.J. Moore (CAR)WR
25George Kittle (SF)TE
26Julio Jones (ATL)WR
27David Montgomery (CHI)RB
28Kenny Golladay (DET)WR
29Devin Singletary (BUF)RB
30Travis Kelce (KC)TE
1Ronald Acuna Jr. (ATL)LF,CF
2Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
3Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
4J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
5Trevor Story (COL)SS
6Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
7Cody Bellinger (LAD)1B,CF
8Trea Turner (WSH)SS
9Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
10Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
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11Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
12Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
13Gerrit Cole (NYY)SP
14Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B
15Javier Baez (CHC)2B,3B
16Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
17Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
18Juan Soto (WSH)LF
19Anthony Rendon (LAA)3B
20Bryce Harper (PHI)CF,RF
21Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
22Xander Bogaerts (BOS)SS
23Starling Marte (PIT)CF
24Walker Buehler (LAD)SP
25Manny Machado (SD)3B,SS
26Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B
27Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
28Whit Merrifield (KC)1B,2B
29George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
30Paul Goldschmidt (STL)1B
1Anthony Davis (LAL)PF,C
2James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
3Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
4Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
5Kevin Durant (BKN)SF,PF
6LeBron James (LAL)SF,PF
7Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
8Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
9Damian Lillard (POR)PG
10Russell Westbrook (HOU)PG
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11Victor Oladipo (IND)PG,SG
12Paul George (LAC)SF,PF
13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (LAC)SG,SF
15Chris Paul (OKC)PG
16Jimmy Butler (MIA)SG,SF
17Kemba Walker (BOS)PG
18Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
19Kyrie Irving (BKN)PG,SG
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
22Andre Drummond (DET)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
26Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)PF,C
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