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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 Edmonds26James Conner367th round
Atlanta FalconsMike Davis24Ito Smith8728th round
Baltimore RavensJ.K. Dobbins19Gus Edwards4710th round
Buffalo BillsZack Moss37Devin Singletary399th round
Carolina PanthersChristian McCaffrey1Chuba Hubbard7518th round
Chicago BearsDavid Montgomery20Damien Williams6714th round
Cincinnati BengalsJoe Mixon11Samaje Perine8826th round
Cleveland BrownsNick Chubb10Kareem Hunt234th round
Dallas CowboysEzekiel Elliott6Tony Pollard4310th round
Denver BroncosMelvin Gordon III27Javonte Williams349th round
Detroit LionsD'Andre Swift14Jamaal Williams4210th round
Green Bay PackersAaron Jones9AJ Dillon448th round
Houston TexansDavid Johnson32Phillip Lindsay5111th round
Indianapolis ColtsJonathan Taylor7Nyheim Hines389th round
Jacksonville JaguarsJames Robinson29Travis Etienne257th round
Kansas City ChiefsClyde Edwards-Helaire15Darrel Williams6018th round
Los Angeles ChargersAustin Ekeler8Joshua Kelley6319th round
Los Angeles RamsCam Akers12Darrell Henderson5011th round
Las Vegas RaidersJosh Jacobs21Kenyan Drake358th round
Miami DolphinsMyles Gaskin22Salvon Ahmed5916th round
Minnesota VikingsDalvin Cook2Alexander Mattison5211th round
New England PatriotsDamien Harris33Sony Michel5619th round
New Orleans SaintsAlvin Kamara3Latavius Murray4511th round
New York GiantsSaquon Barkley4Devontae Booker8320th round
New York JetsMichael Carter40Tevin Coleman5413th round
Philadelphia EaglesMiles Sanders17Kerryon Johnson7223rd round
Pittsburgh SteelersNajee Harris16Benny Snell Jr.6117th round
Seattle SeahawksChris Carson18Rashaad Penny5312th round
San Francisco 49ersRaheem Mostert28Trey Sermon4610th round
Tampa Bay BuccaneersRonald Jones II31Leonard Fournette307th round
Tennessee TitansDerrick Henry5Darrynton Evans7321st round
Washington Football TeamAntonio Gibson13J.D. McKissic489th round