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Week 16 Rankings (2018): Top 50 Wide Receivers

by Will Overton

Welcome to fantasy football championship week ladies and gentlemen! Congratulations to those reading this and competing for a title, or if your league is doing it “wrong” a chance to make the finals in Week 17. We know this is the big week so we are going to do what we can to help you get those lineups in top shape. Let’s see how the wide receivers shake out:

  1. DeAndre Hopkins – Houston Texans at Philadelphia
  2. Julio Jones – Atlanta Falcons at Carolina
  3. Davante Adams – Green Bay Packers at NY Jets
  4. Antonio Brown – Pittsburgh Steelers at New Orleans
  5. Michael Thomas – New Orleans Saints vs. Pittsburgh
  6. Tyreek Hill – Kansas City Chiefs at Seattle
  7. JuJu Smith-Schuster – Pittsburgh Steelers at New Orleans Read more

Week 16 Rankings (2018): Top 20 Tight Ends

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

We all know how tricky the tight end position has become this season, thanks to injuries and consistent struggles.  There are only a handful of truly trustworthy options, surrounded by others who are extremely high risk.  Who are the players we should be trusting with our fantasy titles on the line?  Who should we be ignoring?  Let’s take a look:

  1. Travis Kelce – Kansas City Chiefs – at Seattle
  2. Zack Ertz – Philadelphia Eagles – vs. Houston
  3. George Kittle – San Francisco 49ers – vs. Chicago
  4. Jared Cook – Oakland Raiders – vs. Denver
  5. Rob Gronkowski – New England Patriots – vs. Buffalo
  6. Evan Engram – New York Giants – at Indianapolis
  7. Eric Ebron – Indianapolis Colts – vs. New York Giants Read more

Week 16 Rankings (2018): Top 40 Running Backs

by Ray Kuhn

Here we are… It’s championship weekend and everything you have worked for comes down to one more week. One more lineup to lock down.  One more set of decisions to make. You have come too far to overthink things, but there is plenty of information to comb through before hitting submit for the last time. Let’s jump into how our options rank for this week:

  1. Ezekiel Elliot – Dallas Cowboys – vs. Tampa Bay
  2. Christian McCaffrey – Carolina Panthers – vs. Atlanta
  3. Todd Gurley – LA Rams – at Arizona
  4. Joe Mixon – Cincinnati Bengals – at Cleveland
  5. Alvin Kamara – New Orleans Saints – vs. Pittsburgh
  6. Saquon Barkley – NY Giants – at Indianapolis
  7. Nick Chubb – Cleveland Browns – vs. Cincinnati Read more

Week 16 Rankings (2018): Top 25 Quarterbacks

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

And here we are!  For most leagues Week 16 marks the finals, so everything is on the line.  You’ve battled for 15 weeks, so who now should you trust?  Who is too risky with your fantasy championship hanging in the balance?  Let’s not waste time and jump right into our Week 16 rankings:

  1. Patrick Mahomes – Kansas City Chiefs – at Seattle
  2. Matt Ryan – Atlanta Falcons – at Carolina
  3. Deshaun Watson – Houston Texans – at Philadelphia
  4. Drew Brees – New Orleans Saints – vs. Pittsburgh
  5. Russell Wilson – Seattle Seahawks – vs. Kansas City
  6. Ben Roethlisberger – Pittsburgh Steelers – at New Orleans
  7. Dak Prescott – Dallas Cowboys – vs. Tampa Bay Read more

Week 15 Rankings (2018): Top 15 Kickers

by Ray Kuhn

Just don’t cost me the season… At this point that’s all you really want from your kicker. Of course you want to maximize your production at the position, but minimizing the risk is also a priority. Let’s jump right into how our options rank:

  1. Justin Tucker – Baltimore Ravens – vs. Tampa Bay
  2. Greg Zuerlein – LA Rams – vs. Philadelphia
  3. Will Lutz – New Orleans Saints – at Carolina
  4. Jason Myers – NY Jets – vs. Houston
  5. Ka’imi Fairbairn – Houston Texans – at NY Jets
  6. Aldrick Rosas – NY Giants – vs. Tennessee
  7. Brett Maher – Dallas Cowboys – at Indianapolis Read more

Week 15 Rankings (2018): Top 15 Defenses

by Ray Kuhn

At this point in the season it’s all about the match-ups. Maximize your production for this week while keeping a slight eye on the following week. Of course if you don’t win in Week 15, there is no next week so let’s take a look at how our options rank:

  1. Houston Texans – at NY Jets
  2. Baltimore Ravens – vs. Tampa Bay
  3. LA Rams – vs. Philadelphia
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars – vs. Washington
  5. Chicago Bears – vs. Green Bay
  6. Seattle Seahawks – at San Francisco
  7. Washington Redskins – at Jacksonville Read more

Week 15 Rankings (2018): Top 50 Wide Receivers

by Will Overton

The playoffs move forward to what should be the semi-finals unless for some reason your league is playing in week 17, which it arguably shouldn’t be. The stakes are high and we are here to try and help you make it to the finals, so let’s breakdown the Top 50 wide receivers of the week:

  1. Antonio Brown – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New England
  2. DeAndre Hopkins – Houston Texans at NY Jets
  3. Michael Thomas – New Orleans Saints at Carolina
  4. Adam Thielen – Minnesota Vikings vs. Miami
  5. Keenan Allen – Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City
  6. Davante Adams – Green Bay Packers at Chicago
  7. JuJu Smith-Schuster – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Read more

Week 15 Rankings (2018): Top 40 Running Backs

by Ray Kuhn

If you earned yourself a bye during the regular season or made it through the first week of the playoffs, congratulations are in order (if not, there’s still DFS!). Just keep in mind that even if you make all the right decisions, there is still the chance you can run into Derrick Henry or suffer from the first down week of the season from Todd Gurley. What’s to be expected for the coming week?  Let’s take a look at how our options rank for this week:

  1. Saquon Barkley – NY Giants – vs. Tennessee
  2. Ezekiel Elliot – Dallas Cowboys – at Indianapolis
  3. Todd Gurley – LA Rams – vs. Philadelphia
  4. Christian McCaffrey – Carolina Panthers – vs. New Orleans
  5. Alvin Kamara – New Orleans Saints – at Carolina
  6. Joe Mixon – Cincinnati Bengals – vs. Oakland
  7. Nick Chubb – Cleveland Browns – at Denver Read more

Week 15 Rankings (2018): Top 20 Tight Ends

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

We all know that injuries have helped to cripple the tight end position, and at this point you can count the dependable options basically on one hand.  The problem is what happens if you don’t have one of those elite options?  Let’s take a look at how things look for the coming week and who you should be trusting and who you should be ignoring:

  1. Travis Kelce – Kansas City Chiefs – vs. Los Angeles Chargers
  2. Zack Ertz – Philadelphia Eagles – at Los Angeles Rams
  3. Rob Gronkowski – New England Patriots – at Pittsburgh
  4. Jared Cook – Oakland Raiders – at Cincinnati
  5. Eric Ebron – Indianapolis Colts – vs. Dallas
  6. George Kittle – San Francisco 49ers – vs. Seattle
  7. Cameron Brate – Tampa Bay Buccaneers – at Baltimore Read more

Week 15 Rankings (2018): Top 25 Quarterbacks

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

With the fantasy playoffs underway, the decision on who to trust and who not to trust becomes paramount.  Do you continue to try and ride the big name, despite some questionable performances?  Or do you instead go with the favorable matchup despite it being a “lesser’ quarterback?  It’s a fine line, so let’s take a look at who we are willing to trust and who should be ignored for the coming week:

  1. Patrick Mahomes – Kansas City Chiefs – vs. Los Angeles Chargers
  2. Philip Rivers – Los Angeles Chargers – at Kansas City
  3. Jared Goff – Los Angeles Rams – vs. Philadelphia
  4. Tom Brady – New England Patriots – at Pittsburgh
  5. Ben Roethlisberger – Pittsburgh Steelers – vs. New England
  6. Cam Newton – Carolina Panthers – vs. New Orleans
  7. Deshaun Watson – Houston Texans – at New York Jets Read more