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Week 10 Fantasy Football Rankings

Fantasy football projections, predictions and cheat sheets
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
November 10th, 2009

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This thorough analysis and statistical evaluation of every player and team in the NFL is part of a broader endeavor with FOXSports.com's Fantasy Football. Each regular season game is simulated 10,001 times. This allows us to account for every player and statistical interaction in an NFL game. Rosters and depth charts are up-to-date and as accurate as possible as of Tuesday each week. Information on scoring appears at the bottom of this article.

To view a pop-up with positional rankings, please click on one of the links below. Good luck this season!


Quarterback Running Back Wide Receiver Tight End
Kicker Team Defense Individual Defense

 NamePosTeamOppPoints
1.Drew BreesQBSaintsRams25.2
2.Ray RiceRBRavensBrowns21.7
3.Adrian PetersonRBVikingsLions21.5
4.Chris JohnsonRBTitansBills20.3
5.Peyton ManningQBColtsPatriots19.4
6.Tom BradyQBPatriotsColts19.4
7.Michael TurnerRBFalconsPanthers18.9
8.Aaron RodgersQBPackersCowboys18.8
9.Frank GoreRB49ersBears18.6
10.Joe FlaccoQBRavensBrowns18.5
11.Brett FavreQBVikingsLions18.4
12.Philip RiversQBChargersEagles18.2
13.Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguarsJets18.2
14.Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelersBengals18.1
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
15.Donovan McNabbQBEaglesChargers18.0
16.Kurt WarnerQBCardinalsSeahawks17.8
17.Matt HasselbeckQBSeahawksCardinals17.4
18.Tony RomoQBCowboysPackers16.9
19.Jay CutlerQBBears49ers16.6
20.Pierre ThomasRBSaintsRams16.5
21.Steven JacksonRBRamsSaints16.1
22.LeSean McCoyRBEaglesChargers15.9
23.Matt CasselQBChiefsRaiders15.9
24.Joseph AddaiRBColtsPatriots15.8
25.Tim HightowerRBCardinalsSeahawks15.6
26.Thomas JonesRBJetsJaguars15.4
27.Marion BarberRBCowboysPackers15.3
28.Mark SanchezQBJetsJaguars15.0
29.Josh FreemanQBBuccaneersDolphins14.9
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
30.Cedric BensonRBBengalsSteelers14.7
31.DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthersFalcons14.6
32.Matt RyanQBFalconsPanthers14.6
33.Kyle OrtonQBBroncosRedskins14.5
34.Chad HenneQBDolphinsBuccaneers14.4
35.Alex SmithQB49ersBears14.2
36.Ronnie BrownRBDolphinsBuccaneers13.8
37.David GarrardQBJaguarsJets13.4
38.Rashard MendenhallRBSteelersBengals13.4
39.Ryan GrantRBPackersCowboys13.4
40.Reggie BushRBSaintsRams13.3
41.Laurence MaroneyRBPatriotsColts13.3
42.JaMarcus RussellQBRaidersChiefs13.1
43.Trent EdwardsQBBillsTitans13.0
44.Matt ForteRBBears49ers12.5
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
45.Ricky WilliamsRBDolphinsBuccaneers12.3
46.Marshawn LynchRBBillsTitans12.2
47.Carson PalmerQBBengalsSteelers11.8
48.Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinalsSeahawks11.7
49.Vince YoungQBTitansBills11.7
50.Reggie WayneWRColtsPatriots11.6
51.Jason CampbellQBRedskinsBroncos11.5
52.Hines WardWRSteelersBengals11.5
53.Vincent JacksonWRChargersEagles11.4
54.Sidney RiceWRVikingsLions11.4
55.Knowshon MorenoRBBroncosRedskins11.4
56.Correll BuckhalterRBBroncosRedskins11.3
57.Marques ColstonWRSaintsRams11.2
58.Wes WelkerWRPatriotsColts11.1
59.Nate BurlesonWRSeahawksCardinals10.8
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
60.Randy MossWRPatriotsColts10.5
61.Nick FolkKCowboysPackers10.5
62.Matthew StaffordQBLionsVikings10.4
63.Chad OchocincoWRBengalsSteelers10.3
64.Darren McFaddenRBRaidersChiefs10.3
65.Jamaal CharlesRBChiefsRaiders10.2
66.Vernon DavisTE49ersBears10.2
67.Dallas ClarkTEColtsPatriots10.2
68.Brent CelekTEEaglesChargers9.9
69.DeSean JacksonWREaglesChargers9.8
70.Shonn GreeneRBJetsJaguars9.8
71.Devin HesterWRBears49ers9.7
72.Greg JenningsWRPackersCowboys9.7
73.Donald DriverWRPackersCowboys9.6
74.Jake DelhommeQBPanthersFalcons9.5
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
75.John CarneyKSaintsRams9.5
76.Jerricho CotcheryWRJetsJaguars9.2
77.Julius JonesRBSeahawksCardinals9.2
78.Ryan LongwellKVikingsLions9.2
79.Rob BironasKTitansBills9.2
80.Dan CarpenterKDolphinsBuccaneers9.0
81.Nate KaedingKChargersEagles9.0
82.Marc BulgerQBRamsSaints8.9
83.Roddy WhiteWRFalconsPanthers8.9
84.Jonathan StewartRBPanthersFalcons8.9
85.Justin FargasRBRaidersChiefs8.9
86.Carnell WilliamsRBBuccaneersDolphins8.8
87.Jamal LewisRBBrownsRavens8.8
88.Antonio GatesTEChargersEagles8.8
89.Brandon MarshallWRBroncosRedskins8.7
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
90.Santana MossWRRedskinsBroncos8.7
91.Kevin SmithRBLionsVikings8.7
92.Steve SmithWRPanthersFalcons8.7
93.David AkersKEaglesChargers8.6
94.Le'Ron McClainRBRavensBrowns8.6
95.Olindo MareKSeahawksCardinals8.6
96.Terrell OwensWRBillsTitans8.5
97.Jeremy ShockeyTESaintsRams8.5
98.Neil RackersKCardinalsSeahawks8.5
99.Derek AndersonQBBrownsRavens8.4
100.Matt StoverKColtsPatriots8.4
101.Devery HendersonWRSaintsRams8.4
102.Stephen GostkowskiKPatriotsColts8.3
103.Tony GonzalezTEFalconsPanthers8.3
104.Miles AustinWRCowboysPackers8.2
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
105.Beanie WellsRBCardinalsSeahawks8.1
106.Ladell BettsRBRedskinsBroncos8.1
107.Sebastian JanikowskiKRaidersChiefs8.1
108.Joe NedneyK49ersBears8.1
109.Dwayne BoweWRChiefsRaiders8.1
110.Josh ScobeeKJaguarsJets8.0
111.Heath MillerTESteelersBengals8.0
112.Jason WittenTECowboysPackers8.0
113.Mason CrosbyKPackersCowboys7.9
114.Robbie GouldKBears49ers7.9
115.Mike Sims-WalkerWRJaguarsJets7.9
116.Jason ElamKFalconsPanthers7.8
117.Kellen WinslowTEBuccaneersDolphins7.8
118.Davone BessWRDolphinsBuccaneers7.8
119.John KasayKPanthersFalcons7.8
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
120.Jeff ReedKSteelersBengals7.7
121.Derrick MasonWRRavensBrowns7.7
122.Jay FeelyKJetsJaguars7.6
123.Felix JonesRBCowboysPackers7.6
124.Matt PraterKBroncosRedskins7.6
125.Kevin FaulkRBPatriotsColts7.5
126.Chris ChambersWRChiefsRaiders7.5
127.Rian LindellKBillsTitans7.5
128.Pierre GarconWRColtsPatriots7.4
129.Ryan SuccopKChiefsRaiders7.4
130.Percy HarvinWRVikingsLions7.4
131.VikingsDEFLions7.3
132.LaDainian TomlinsonRBChargersEagles7.2
133.Kolby SmithRBChiefsRaiders7.2
134.Shayne GrahamKBengalsSteelers7.2
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
135.Brandon PettigrewTELionsVikings7.1
136.Steve BreastonWRCardinalsSeahawks7.1
137.Lee EvansWRBillsTitans7.0
138.Steven HauschkaKRavensBrowns7.0
139.Derrick WardRBBuccaneersDolphins6.9
140.Lance LongWRChiefsRaiders6.9
141.Darren SprolesRBChargersEagles6.9
142.Santonio HolmesWRSteelersBengals6.8
143.Roy WilliamsWRCowboysPackers6.8
144.Jason HansonKLionsVikings6.7
145.Braylon EdwardsWRJetsJaguars6.7
146.Josh BrownKRamsSaints6.7
147.Chad SimpsonRBColtsPatriots6.7
148.49ersDEFBears6.6
149.Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrownsRavens6.5
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
150.RavensDEFBrowns6.5
151.Anquan BoldinWRCardinalsSeahawks6.5
152.Malcom FloydWRChargersEagles6.5
153.Justin GageWRTitansBills6.5
154.SaintsDEFRams6.5
155.CardinalsDEFSeahawks6.4
156.Maurice MorrisRBLionsVikings6.4
157.Rashad JenningsRBJaguarsJets6.3
158.Calvin JohnsonWRLionsVikings6.2
159.Todd HeapTERavensBrowns6.2
160.Greg OlsenTEBears49ers6.2
161.John CarlsonTESeahawksCardinals6.2
162.BroncosDEFRedskins6.2
163.Leonard WeaverRBEaglesChargers6.1
164.Dustin KellerTEJetsJaguars6.1
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
165.DolphinsDEFBuccaneers6.1
166.EaglesDEFChargers6.1
167.Donnie AveryWRRamsSaints6.0
168.Torry HoltWRJaguarsJets6.0
169.Dantrell SavageRBChiefsRaiders6.0
170.ChargersDEFEagles5.9
171.TitansDEFBills5.9
172.BengalsDEFSteelers5.9
173.Jeremy MaclinWREaglesChargers5.8
174.SteelersDEFBengals5.8
175.Connor BarthKBuccaneersDolphins5.8
176.CowboysDEFPackers5.8
177.Justin ForsettRBSeahawksCardinals5.6
178.Greg CamarilloWRDolphinsBuccaneers5.6
179.T.J. HoushmandzadehWRSeahawksCardinals5.6
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
180.Mark ClaytonWRRavensBrowns5.5
181.Louis MurphyWRRaidersChiefs5.5
182.Michael JenkinsWRFalconsPanthers5.5
183.Shaun SuishamKRedskinsBroncos5.4
184.Mike BellRBSaintsRams5.4
185.FalconsDEFPanthers5.3
186.LenDale WhiteRBTitansBills5.3
187.Chester TaylorRBVikingsLions5.3
188.BrownsDEFRavens5.3
189.SeahawksDEFCardinals5.3
190.David ClowneyWRJetsJaguars5.2
191.Zach MillerTERaidersChiefs5.2
192.Mike WallaceWRSteelersBengals5.2
193.Jerome HarrisonRBBrownsRavens5.2
194.Antonio BryantWRBuccaneersDolphins5.2
 NamePosTeamOppPoints
195.Sammie StroughterWRBuccaneersDolphins5.1
196.Michael BushRBRaidersChiefs5.1
197.BearsDEF49ers5.1
198.Benjamin WatsonTEPatriotsColts5.1
199.Eddie RoyalWRBroncosRedskins5.0
200.Phil DawsonKBrownsRavens4.9

* The individual players and defensive teams are ranked based entirely on projected full-season fantasy points using the FOX Fantasy Football default scoring where for QBs, RBs, WRs and TE, all TDs are 6 points, each 25 yards passing are 1 point, interceptions are -2 points, fumbles lost are -2 points, each ten yards receiving are 1 point and two-point conversions are 2 points. For kickers, all extra points are 1 point and all field goals are at least 3 points with an extra bonus point for field goals made over 40 yards and another bonus point for field goals made over 50 yards. Individual defensive players (linked to below, but not inlcuded in overall rankings) earn 1 point for each solo tackle, 1 point for each sack, 2 points for each interception and six points for each touchdown. Team defenses include special teams and are treated similarly for sacks, interceptions and touchdown returns, while a more complex system, based on the outcome of each individual game, is utilized for points allowed per game.

Please note: These overall fantasy rankings are based on total points earned for the season. They do not account for position scarcity, number of owners drafting and their drafting styles, roster restrictions, custom league scoring rules or other items that should be considered while drafting.

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Paul Bessire is the Product Manager of Content and Quantitative Analysis for WhatIfSports.com, a division of FOX Sports Interactive specializing in fantasy football simulation analysis and football sim games. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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