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Week One rankings

Posted by Jeff Thitoff September 5, 2013 0 Comments
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Quarterbacks

Ranking

Player/Team

Comments

1. Drew Brees, New Orleans  Payton's return is huge
2. Matt Ryan, Atlanta  Should be a shootout
3. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco  Will need to use his legs as well
4. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay  Underrated weapons at his disposal
5. Tom Brady, New England  Coach and QB will look to make a statement
6.  Matthew Stafford, Detroit  Addition of Bush will reap immediate benefits
7. Peyton Manning, Denver  Surprised myself having him this low
8.  Andrew Luck, Indianapolis  In line for a decent day against Oakland
9. Cam Newton, Carolina  Even against Seattle
10.  Robert Griffin III, Washington  Anxious to see how his knee looks
11.  Tony Romo, Dallas  I think he'll be better than most this year
12.  Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh  Needs Emmanuel Sanders to be big
13.  Eli Manning, New York Giants  Only one TD pass in two games vs. DALL in 2012
14. Russell Wilson, Seattle  I expect Carroll to lean on Lynch quite a bit
15. Michael Vick, Philadelphia  Can he thrive in Kelly's offense?
16. Sam Bradford, St. Louis  Austin, Cook are big gets
17. Jay Cutler, Chicago  First look at Trestman's offense in reg season
18. Matt Schaub, Houston   Texans will establish ground game
19. Joe Flacco, Baltimore  Classic good NFL QB, bad fantasy QB
20. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati  Has his best weapons yet
21. Alex Smith, Kansas City  Decent matchup in first game for Chiefs
22.  Carson Palmer, Arizona  Fitz' 2013 value rests on Palmer
23. Josh Freeman, Tampa Bay  Contract year Bucs' signal-caller
24. Philip Rivers, San Diego  Fallen on hard times
25. Ryan Tannehill, Miami  Going against tough Cleveland secondary
26. Brandon Weeden, Cleveland  Don't think I would ever start him
27. Terrelle Pryor, Oakland  Want to see how he does
28. E.J. Manuel, Buffalo  Belichick should give him fits
29. Jake Locker, Tennessee  See #30
30. Christian Ponder, Minnesota  I don't see him as the franchise QB
31. Blaine Gabbert, Jacksonville  Who will he throw to?
32. Geno Smith, N.Y. Jets  J-E-T-S, MESS, MESS, MESS

 

Running Backs

Rankings

Player/Team

Comments

1. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota  
2. Doug Martin, Tampa Bay  
3.  Marshawn Lynch, Seattle  
4. Alfred Morris, Washington  
5. C.J. Spiller, Buffalo  
6. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City  
7.

LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia

 
8. Trent Richardson, Cleveland  
9. Ray Rice, Baltimore  
10.  Steven Jackson, Atlanta  
11. Arian Foster, Houston  
12.  Chris Johnson, Tennessee  
13.  Matt Forte, Chicago  
14. Reggie Bush, Detroit   
15. Frank Gore, San Francisco   
16.  M. Jones-Drew, Jacksonville  
17.  Stevan Ridley, New England  
18.  David Wilson, N.Y. Giants  
19. Daryl Richardson, St. Louis  
20.  DeMarco Murray, Dallas  
21.

 Darren Sproles, New Orleans

 
22.  Darren McFadden, Oakland  
23. Ryan Mathews, San Diego  
24.  Ahmad Bradshaw, Indianapolis  
25.  Eddie Lacy, Green Bay  
26.  Lamar Miller, Miami   
27.  Isaac Redman, Pittsburgh  
28.  Rashard Mendenhall, Arizona  
29. B.Green-Ellis, Cincinnati   
30.  Ben Tate, Houston  
31. DeAngelo Williams, Carolina   
32. Mark Ingram, New Orleans  
33. Montee Ball, Denver  
34. Knowshon Moreno, Denver  
35. Shane Vereen, New England  
36.  Michael Bush , Chicago  
37. Chris Ivory, N.Y. Jets  
38. Giovanni Bernard, Cincinnati   
39. Mike Tolbert, Carolina  
40. Shonn Greene, Tennessee  

 

Wide Receivers

Ranking

Player/Team

Comments

1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit  
2.  A.J. Green, Cincinnati  
3.  Dez Bryant, Dallas  
4.  Julio Jones, Atlanta  
5.  Demaryius Thomas, Denver  
6.  Roddy White, Atlanta  
7. Brandon Marshall, Chicago  
8. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay  
9. Andre Johnson, Houston  
10.  Victor Cruz, N.Y. Giants  
11.   Marques Colston, New Orleans  
12.  Randall Cobb, Green Bay  
13.  Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona  
14.  Pierre Garcon, Washington  
15. Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis  
16.  Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh  
17.   Steve Smith, Carolina  
18. Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City   
19. Danny Amendola, New England    
20. Wes Welker, Denver  
21. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay  
22. Eric Decker, Denver  
23.  Torrey Smith, Baltimore  
24. Mike Wallace, Miami  
25. DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia  
26.  Greg Jennings, Minnesota  
27.  Steve Johnson, Buffalo  
28.  Hakeem Nicks, N.Y. Giants  
29.  Miles Austin, Dallas  
30.  Mike Williams, Tampa Bay  
31.  Anquan Boldin, San Francisco  
32. Kenbrell Thompkins, New England  
33.  Sidney Rice, Seattle  
34.  Lance Moore, New Orleans  
35. Tavon Austin, St. Louis   
36. Cecil Shorts, Jacksonville  
37. Emmanuel Sanders, Pittsburgh   
38. James Jones, Green Bay  
39. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis  
40. Vincent Brown, San Diego  

 

Tight Ends

Ranking

Player/Team

Comments

1. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans  
2.  Jason Witten, Dallas  
3.  Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta  
4. Jared Cook, St. Louis  
5.  Vernon Davis, San Francisco  
6.  Antonio Gates, San Diego  
7.  Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota  
8. Zach Sudfeld, New England  
9.

Jordan Cameron, Cleveland

 
10. Owen Daniels, Houston   
11. Greg Olsen, Carolina  
12. Jermichael Finley, Green Bay  
13. Martellus Bennett, Chicago   
14. Brandon Pettigrew, Detroit  
15.  Brandon Myers, N.Y. Giants  
16. Brent Celek, Philadelphia  

 

Kickers

Ranking

Player/Team

Comments

1. Matt Bryant, Atlanta  
2.  Stephen Gostkowski, New England  
3.  Matt Prater, Denver  
4. Kai Forbath, Washington  
5.  Blair Walsh, Minnesota  
6.  Phil Dawson, San Francisco  
7.  Justin Tucker, Baltimore  
8.  Garrett Hartley, New Orleans  
9.  Dan Bailey, Dallas  
10. David Akers, Detroit  
11.  Randy Bullock, Houston  
12.  Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland  
13.  Steven Hauschka, Seattle  
14.  Mason Crosby, Green Bay  
15. Greg Zuerlein, St. Louis  
16.  Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis  

 

Defense

Ranking

Player/Team

Comments

1. Houston  
2. Tampa Bay  
3. New England  
4. Cincinnati  
5. Seattle  
6.  Cleveland  
7.  Pittsburgh  
8. Chicago  
9.  Indianapolis  
10.  St. Louis  
11.  San Francisco  
12.  Detroit  
13. Kansas City  
14.  Miami  
15. Arizona  
16. Denver