Fantasy Football Rankings 1.0

By Brennan Cassidy
Jun. 23, 2017

It's June, which means it's time for fantasy football preparation! Here are my initial rankings for the upcoming 2017 season, with major changes expected to come once training camp arrives. Once preseason rolls around and we have a better idea of what roles players will have, I will provide a more accurate and in-depth analysis of each position. Enjoy!

Quarterback

1. Aaron Rodgers (GB)

2. Tom Brady (NE)

3. Andrew Luck (IND)

4. Drew Brees (NO)

5. Matt Ryan (ATL)

6. Cam Newton (CAR)

7. Derek Carr (OAK)

8. Ben Roethlisberger (PIT)

9. Russell Wilson (SEA)

10. Marcus Mariota (TEN)

11. Dak Prescott (DAL)

12. Jameis Winston (TB)

13. Kirk Cousins (WAS)

14. Matthew Stafford (DET)

15. Eli Manning (NYG)

16. Philip Rivers (LAC)

17. Joe Flacco (BAL)

18. Andy Dalton (CIN)

19. Carson Palmer (ARI)

T-20. Tyrod Taylor (BUF)

T-20. Ryan Tannehill (MIA)

Running Back

1. David Johnson (ARI)

2. Le’Veon Bell (PIT)

3. Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)

4. LeSean McCoy (BUF)

5. Melvin Gordon (LAC)

6. Devonta Freeman (ATL)

7. DeMarco Murray (TEN)

8. Jordan Howard (CHI)

9. Jay Ajayi (MIA)

10. Leonard Fournette (JAC)

11. Lamar Miller (HOU)

12. Todd Gurley (LAR)

13. Marshawn Lynch (OAK)

14. Carlos Hyde (SF)

16. Isaiah Crowell (CLE)

15. Ty Montgomery (GB)

17. Christian McCaffrey (CAR)

18. Spencer Ware (KC)

19. Paul Perkins (NYG)

20. Joe Mixon (CIN)

32. Doug Martin (TB)

21. Frank Gore (IND)

22. Bilal Powell (NYJ)

30. Ameer Abdullah (DET)

23. Mark Ingram (NO)

24. Dalvin Cook (MIN)

25. Mike Gillislee (NE)

26. CJ Anderson (DEN)

27. Theo Riddick (DET)

28. Tevin Coleman (ATL)

29. Adrian Peterson (NO)

31. LaGarrette Blount (PHI)

33. Eddie Lacy (SEA)

34. Jonathan Stewart (CAR)

35. Samaje Perine (WAS)

36. Kareem Hunt (KC)

37. Derrick Henry (TEN)

38. Danny Woodhead (BAL)

39. Matt Forte (NYJ)

40. Robert Kelley (WAS)

Wide Receiver

1. Antonio Brown (PIT)

2. Julio Jones (ATL)

3. AJ Green (CIN)

4. Odell Beckham Jr (NYG)

5. Mike Evans (TB)

6. TY Hilton (IND)

7. Jordy Nelson (GB)

8. Dez Bryant (DAL)

9. Michael Thomas (NO)

10. Amari Cooper (OAK)

11. DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)

12. Doug Baldwin (SEA)

13. Allen Robinson (JAC)

14. Demaryius Thomas (DEN)

15. Jarvis Landry (MIA)

16. Brandin Cooks (NE)

17. Alshon Jeffery (PHI)

18. Keenan Allen (LAC)

19. Sammy Watkins (BUF)

20. Julian Edelman (NE)

21. Golden Tate (DET)

22. Michael Crabtree (OAK)

23. Davante Adams (GB)

24. Emmanuel Sanders (DEN)

25. Stefon Diggs (MIN)

26. Terrelle Pryor (WAS)

27. Martavius Bryant (PIT)

28. Jamison Crowder (WAS)

29. Larry Fitzgerald (ARI)

30. Eric Decker (TEN)

31. Jeremy Maclin (BAL)

32. Willie Snead (NO)

33. Tyreek Hill (KC)

34. Pierre Garcon (SF)

35. Corey Davis (TEN)

36. Kelvin Benjamin (CAR)

37. Donte Moncrief (IND)

38. Josh Doctson (WAS)

39. Brandon Marshall (NYG)

40. Rishard Matthews (TEN)

41. Mike Wallace (BAL)

42. Jordan Matthews (PHI)

43. Marvin Jones (DET)

44. DeSean Jackson (TB)

45. Devante Parker (MIA)

46. Adam Thielen (MIN)

47. Randall Cobb (GB)

48. John Brown (ARI)

49. Mohamed Sanu (ATL)

50. Corey Coleman (CLE)

51. Breshad Perriman (BAL)

52. Curtis Samuel (BUF)

53. Ju-Ju Smith Schuster (PIT)

54. Zay Jones (CIN)

55. Cooper Kupp (LAR)

Tight End

1. Travis Kelce (KC)

2. Rob Gronkowski (NE)

3. Jordan Reed (WAS)

4. Greg Olsen (CAR)

5. Delanie Walker (TEN)

6. Kyle Rudolph (MIN)

7. Tyler Eifert (CIN)

8. Jimmy Graham (SEA)

9. Zach Ertz (PHI)

10. Jack Doyle (IND)

11. Eric Ebron (DET)

12. Martellus Bennett (GB)

13. Maxx Williams (BAL)

14. Coby Fleener (NO)

T-15. C.J. Fiedorowicz (HOU)

T-15. Julius Thomas (MIA)

DST

1. Denver Broncos

2. Kansas City Chiefs

3. Seattle Seahawks

4. Arizona Cardinals

5. New York Giants

6. Minnesota Vikings

7. New England Patriots

8. Jacksonville Jaguars

9. Baltimore Ravens

10. San Diego Chargers

11. Philadelphia Eagles

12. Buffalo Bills

13. Carolina Panthers

14. Atlanta Falcons

15. Tampa Bay Buccaneers