Over the last nine seasons, the RB1 mantle has changed hands quite a few times, with six running backs wearing the crown. Whether injuries or underproduction, we see a changing of the guard year after year. With the NFL Draft a distant memory and the offseason rolling along toward Week 1, let’s take a peek at the fantasy football running back landscape. 

Let’s see who could be this year’s RB1 in fantasy football. 

My running back bankings for 2021 can be found here

Fantasy football rankings - 2021

The RB1 favorites

Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers

The limited amount of time we saw Christian McCaffrey play last year proved he still has this upside. McCaffrey was the RB1 in fantasy points per game (30.1) last...

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