2017 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 CardinalsAdrian PetersonAndre Ellington82
Atlanta FalconsDevonta Freeman10Tevin Coleman26
Baltimore RavensAlex Collins14Javorius Allen62
Buffalo BillsLeSean McCoy6Mike Tolbert86
Carolina PanthersChristian McCaffrey15Jonathan Stewart40
Chicago BearsJordan Howard7Tarik Cohen50
Cincinnati BengalsJoe Mixon21Jeremy Hill
Cleveland BrownsDuke Johnson32Isaiah Crowell29
Dallas CowboysEzekiel Elliott22Darren McFadden
Denver BroncosC.J. Anderson37Jamaal Charles73
Detroit LionsAmeer Abdullah38Theo Riddick39
Green Bay PackersAaron Jones47Ty Montgomery
Houston TexansLamar Miller12D'Onta Foreman
Indianapolis ColtsFrank Gore33Marlon Mack53
Jacksonville JaguarsLeonard Fournette5Chris Ivory66
Kansas City ChiefsKareem Hunt9Charcandrick West65
Los Angeles ChargersMelvin Gordon8Branden Oliver84
Los Angeles RamsTodd Gurley2Malcolm Brown75
Miami DolphinsKenyan Drake13Kenyan Drake13
Minnesota VikingsJerick McKinnon25Latavius Murray20
New England PatriotsMike Gillislee70James White58
New Orleans SaintsAlvin Kamara3Mark Ingram4
New York GiantsOrleans Darkwa35Wayne Gallman48
New York JetsBilal Powell45Matt Forte44
Oakland RaidersMarshawn Lynch23DeAndre Washington68
Philadelphia EaglesJay Ajayi31LeGarrette Blount41
Pittsburgh SteelersLe'Veon Bell1James Conner57
Seattle SeahawksThomas Rawls63Eddie Lacy60
San Francisco 49ersCarlos Hyde11Matt Breida64
Tampa Bay BuccaneersDoug Martin43Jacquizz Rodgers72
Tennessee TitansDerrick Henry24DeMarco Murray28
Washington RedskinsRobert KelleyChris Thompson