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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

Week 14 Rankings (2018): Top 15 Kickers

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

Kickers are often overlooked, but they have the potential to be difference makers if you choose wisely.  Who are the kickers who can help put you over-the-top in your playoff matchup?  Who is flying under-the-radar?  Let’s take a look at how things shake out for the coming week:

  1. Ka’imi Fairbairn – Houston Texans – vs. Indianapolis
  2. Stephen Gostkowski – New England Patriots – at Miami
  3. Will Lutz – New Orleans Saints – at Tampa Bay
  4. Justin Tucker – Baltimore Ravens – at Kansas City
  5. Greg Zuerlein – Los Angeles Rams – at Chicago
  6. Mike Badgley – Los Angeles Chargers – vs. Cincinnati
  7. Bret Maher – Dallas Cowboys – vs. Philadelphia Read more

Week 14 Rankings (2018): Top 15 Defenses

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

This week we get some intriguing matchups, with some surprising teams surging towards the top of the rankings (and some better defenses with some very difficult matchups).  With your fantasy playoffs hanging in the balance are you willing to gamble?  Let’s take a look at how we’d rank things:

  1. Denver Broncos – at San Francisco
  2. Pittsburgh Steelers – at Oakland
  3. Buffalo Bills – vs. New York Jets
  4. New Orleans Saints – at Tampa Bay
  5. Tennessee Titans – vs. Jacksonville
  6. Los Angeles Chargers – vs. Cincinnati
  7. Los Angeles Rams – at Chicago Read more

Week 14 Rankings (2018): Top 50 Wide Receivers

by Will Overton

If you are reading this then I am guessing you have something big to play for this week, whether it’s a playoff spot or the first round of your playoffs. This is the time of the year where every little decision matters and every decision can win or lose you a fantasy football championship. I’m going to do my best to help you as I break down my Top 50 at the wide receiver position for this week:

  1. Antonio Brown – Pittsburgh Steelers at Oakland
  2. Michael Thomas – New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay
  3. Julio Jones – Atlanta Falcons at Green Bay
  4. Davante Adams – Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta
  5. Adam Thielen – Minnesota Vikings at Seattle
  6. DeAndre Hopkins – Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis
  7. Keenan Allen – Los Angeles Chargers vs. Cincinnati Read more

Week 14 Rankings (2018): Top 20 Tight Ends

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

Already a questionable position to fill, injuries have helped to further deplete the alternatives for fantasy owners.  Greg Olsen is just the latest option to be lost, and if you don’t have one of the truly elite there’s a good chance that you are scrambling at the worst possible time.  Who are the tight ends worth utilizing as we prepare for the fantasy playoffs?  Let’s take a look:

  1. Travis Kelce – Kansas City Chiefs – vs. Baltimore
  2. Zach Ertz – Philadelphia Eagles – at Dallas
  3. Eric Ebron – Indianapolis Colts – at Houston
  4. Jared Cook – Oakland Raiders – vs. Pittsburgh
  5. George Kittle – San Francisco 49ers – vs. Denver
  6. Jordan Reed – Washington Redskins – vs. New York Giants
  7. Rob Gronkowski – New England Patriots – at Miami Read more