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2011 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 17

Drew Brees breaks passing record with one game to spare

By Ryan Fowler - WhatIfSports.com
UPDATE: December 28th, 2011
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Using the WhatIfSports.com NFL simulation engine, the individual fantasy players and defensive teams are ranked based entirely on projected fantasy points using the FOXSports.com Fantasy Football default scoring where:

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: TDs are 6 points

QBs: 25 passing yards is 1 point

QBs: Interceptions are -2 points

RBs: 10 rushing yards is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Fumbles lost are -2 points

WRs, TE and RBs: Ten yards receiving is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Two-point conversion are 2 points

K: 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.

DEF: A sack is 1 point, an interception is 2 points and each DEF touchdown is 6 points

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

Please note: The Bills/Patriots, Titans/Texans, Bears/Vikings, Ravens/Bengals and Steelers/Browns games were resimulated on 12/28 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2011 Week 17 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Drew BreesQBSaints26.7
2Tom BradyQBPatriots24.2
3Cam NewtonQBPanthers22.8
4Michael VickQBEagles21.7
5LeSean McCoyRBEagles21.3
6Eli ManningQBGiants21
7Tony RomoQBCowboys20.8
8Matt RyanQBFalcons20.4
9Aaron RodgersQBPackers19.9
10Mark SanchezQBJets19.6
11Matthew StaffordQBLions18.7
12Philip RiversQBChargers18.5
13Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers18.2
14Michael TurnerRBFalcons18
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Frank GoreRB49ers17.7
16Carson PalmerQBRaiders17.7
17Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills17.6
18Joe FlaccoQBRavens16.7
19Alex SmithQB49ers16.4
20Ray RiceRBRavens15.8
21Josh McCownQBBears15.6
22Rex GrossmanQBRedskins15.3
23Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars15.3
24Felix JonesRBCowboys15.2
25Shonn GreeneRBJets15.2
26Matt MooreQBDolphins15.1
27Arian FosterRBTexans15.1
28Tarvaris JacksonQBSeahawks14.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers14.7
30Kyle OrtonQBChiefs14.6
31T.J. YatesQBTexans14.3
32Matt HasselbeckQBTitans14.3
33Tim TebowQBBroncos14.1
34C.J. SpillerRBBills13.9
35Beanie WellsRBCardinals13.8
36Darren McFaddenRBRaiders13.7
37John SkeltonQBCardinals13.7
38DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers13.3
39Willis McGaheeRBBroncos13.3
40Ryan MathewsRBChargers13
41Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers13
42Andy DaltonQBBengals13
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Dan OrlovskyQBColts12.8
44Seneca WallaceQBBrowns12.5
45Blaine GabbertQBJaguars12
46James StarksRBPackers11.9
47Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks11.9
48San Francisco 49ersDEF11.8
49Christian PonderQBVikings11.8
50Roy HeluRBRedskins11.7
51Reggie BushRBDolphins11.7
52Ahmad BradshawRBGiants11.6
53Wes WelkerWRPatriots11.5
54Jonathan StewartRBPanthers11.4
55Chris JohnsonRBTitans11.4
56Toby GerhartRBVikings11.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Steven JacksonRBRams11.3
58Kellen ClemensQBRams11.3
59LeGarrette BlountRBBuccaneers11.3
60Calvin JohnsonWRLions11
61Victor CruzWRGiants10.5
62Mike WallaceWRSteelers10.2
63Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers10.2
64Roddy WhiteWRFalcons10.2
65Darren SprolesRBSaints10.2
66Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals10.1
67Cedric BensonRBBengals10.1
68Maurice MorrisRBLions10
69BenJarvus Green-EllisRBPatriots9.9
70Joseph AddaiRBColts9.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
71David AkersK49ers9.8
72Mark IngramRBSaints9.7
73Peyton HillisRBBrowns9.6
74Danny WoodheadRBPatriots9.6
75Julio JonesWRFalcons9.5
76Dwayne BoweWRChiefs9.5
77Jay FeelyKCardinals9.4
78Vincent JacksonWRChargers9.4
79Kahlil BellRBBears9.4
80Stevie JohnsonWRBills9.3
81Deion BranchWRPatriots9.2
82Dexter McClusterRBChiefs9.2
83Jordy NelsonWRPackers9.2
84Santana MossWRRedskins9.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Torrey SmithWRRavens9.1
86Steve SmithWRPanthers9
87John KasayKSaints8.9
88Jimmy GrahamTESaints8.9
89Arizona CardinalsDEF8.8
90Marques ColstonWRSaints8.7
91Pierre GarconWRColts8.7
92Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders8.7
93Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots8.7
94Neil RackersKTexans8.7
95Miles AustinWRCowboys8.7
96Armando AllenRBBears8.7
97Dan BaileyKCowboys8.6
98Jason WittenTECowboys8.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Michael BushRBRaiders8.6
100Billy CundiffKRavens8.6
101Percy HarvinWRVikings8.6
102Ryan GrantRBPackers8.5
103Jacksonville JaguarsDEF8.5
104Ryan LongwellKVikings8.4
105Tony GonzalezTEFalcons8.4
106Hakeem NicksWRGiants8.4
107Santonio HolmesWRJets8.4
108Matt BryantKFalcons8.4
109Brandon MarshallWRDolphins8.3
110Philadelphia EaglesDEF8.3
111Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks8.3
112Michael CrabtreeWR49ers8.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
113A.J. GreenWRBengals8.2
114Antonio GatesTEChargers8.1
115Shaun SuishamKSteelers8.1
116Ben TateRBTexans8
117Mario ManninghamWRGiants8
118Robbie GouldKBears8
119Brandon LloydWRRams8
120Rob BironasKTitans8
121Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders7.9
122Minnesota VikingsDEF7.9
123Brandon JacobsRBGiants7.9
124Dustin KellerTEJets7.9
125Nick FolkKJets7.8
126Olindo MareKPanthers7.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Ryan SuccopKChiefs7.8
128Alex HeneryKEagles7.6
129Daniel ThomasRBDolphins7.6
130David NelsonWRBills7.6
131Denarius MooreWRRaiders7.5
132Nick NovakKChargers7.5
133New York JetsDEF7.5
134Robert MeachemWRSaints7.4
135Matt PraterKBroncos7.4
136Lawrence TynesKGiants7.4
137Houston TexansDEF7.4
138Nate WashingtonWRTitans7.4
139Chicago BearsDEF7.4
140Pittsburgh SteelersDEF7.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Reggie WayneWRColts7.3
142Jackie BattleRBChiefs7.2
143Seattle SeahawksDEF7.2
144Mike ThomasWRJaguars7.2
145Jermichael FinleyTEPackers7.2
146Connor BarthKBuccaneers7.2
147Mike TolbertRBChargers7.2
148Mike NugentKBengals7.2
149Steve BreastonWRChiefs7.2
150Jerome SimpsonWRBengals7.2
151Brandon PettigrewTELions7.1
152Preston ParkerWRBuccaneers7.1
153Jabar GaffneyWRRedskins7.1
154Earl BennettWRBears7.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Devin HesterWRBears7
156Jason HansonKLions7
157Mason CrosbyKPackers7
158Oakland RaidersDEF7
159DeSean JacksonWREagles7
160Baltimore RavensDEF6.9
161Greg OlsenTEPanthers6.9
162Shayne GrahamKRavens6.9
163Damian WilliamsWRTitans6.9
164Vernon DavisTE49ers6.9
165Kendall HunterRB49ers6.9
166Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots6.8
167Laurent RobinsonWRCowboys6.7
168Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns6.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Antonio BrownWRSteelers6.5
170Plaxico BurressWRJets6.4
171Ben ObomanuWRSeahawks6.4
172Kellen WinslowTEBuccaneers6.4
173Malcom FloydWRChargers6.4
174Josh ScobeeKJaguars6.4
175Phil DawsonKBrowns6.3
176Cincinnati BengalsDEF6.3
177Early DoucetWRCardinals6.3
178Marcedes LewisTEJaguars6.3
179Steven HauschkaKSeahawks6.3
180Aaron HernandezTEPatriots6.2
181Indianapolis ColtsDEF6.2
182Brandon CoutuKBills6.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
183New York GiantsDEF6.2
184Kevin SmithRBLions6.2
185Green Bay PackersDEF6.1
186Dez BryantWRCowboys6
187Arrelious BennWRBuccaneers6
188Graham GanoKRedskins5.9
189Cleveland BrownsDEF5.9
190Roy WilliamsWRBears5.9
191Denver BroncosDEF5.9
192Miami DolphinsDEF5.9
193Donald DriverWRPackers5.8
194Dallas CowboysDEF5.8
195James JonesWRPackers5.8
196Adam VinatieriKColts5.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Devery HendersonWRSaints5.7
198Greg LittleWRBrowns5.6
199New England PatriotsDEF5.6
200Jacob TammeTEColts5.6
201LaDainian TomlinsonRBJets5.6
202Ted Ginn Jr.WR49ers5.6
203Montario HardestyRBBrowns5.5
204Jacoby FordWRRaiders5.5
205Jeremy MaclinWREagles5.4
206Donte' StallworthWRRedskins5.4
207Nate BurlesonWRLions5.4
208Jacoby JonesWRTexans5.4
209New Orleans SaintsDEF5.4
210Jermaine GreshamTEBengals5.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Jared CookTETitans5.3
212Kansas City ChiefsDEF5.3
213Danario AlexanderWRRams5.3
214Tennessee TitansDEF5.3
215Brent CelekTEEagles5.3
216Atlanta FalconsDEF5.3
217Davone BessWRDolphins5.3
218Joshua CribbsWRBrowns5.2
219Lorenzo BookerRBVikings5.2
220Owen DanielsTETexans5.2
221Josh BrownKRams5.1
222Detroit LionsDEF5.1
223Visanthe ShiancoeTEVikings5.1
224Anthony FasanoTEDolphins5.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Kevin BossTERaiders5
226Jason AvantWREagles5
227Washington RedskinsDEF4.9
228Brandon LaFellWRPanthers4.8
229Devin AromashoduWRVikings4.8
230Heath MillerTESteelers4.8
231Kyle WilliamsWR49ers4.8
232Jonathan BaldwinWRChiefs4.8
233Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF4.8
234Andre RobertsWRCardinals4.8
235Golden TateWRSeahawks4.7
236Tashard ChoiceRBBills4.7
237Lavelle HawkinsWRTitans4.7
238Lance KendricksTERams4.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos4.6
240San Diego ChargersDEF4.6
241Pierre ThomasRBSaints4.6
242Travis BeckumTEGiants4.5
243Lee EvansWRRavens4.5
244Isaac RedmanRBSteelers4.5
245Carolina PanthersDEF4.5
246Kevin WalterWRTexans4.4
247Andre JohnsonWRTexans4.4
248St. Louis RamsDEF4.4
249Donald BrownRBColts4.3
250Titus YoungWRLions4.3
251Brian HartlineWRDolphins4.3
252Vincent BrownWRChargers4.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Jamie HarperRBTitans4.3
254Leon WashingtonRBSeahawks4.3
255Scott ChandlerTEBills4.2
256Jeremy KerleyWRJets4.2
257Lance BallRBBroncos4.2
258Naaman RooseveltWRBills4.2
259Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.1
260Ed DicksonTERavens4
261Buffalo BillsDEF4
262Sammy MorrisRBCowboys4
263Eric DeckerWRBroncos3.9
264Deji KarimRBJaguars3.9
265Logan PaulsenTERedskins3.9
266Jarett DillardWRJaguars3.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Carnell WilliamsRBRams3.6
268Todd HeapTECardinals3.6
269Jason SnellingRBFalcons3.6
270Jeremy ShockeyTEPanthers3.6
271Bernard ScottRBBengals3.6
272Leonard PopeTEChiefs3.5
273Dennis PittaTERavens3.4
274Greg CamarilloWRVikings3.3
275Kellen DavisTEBears3.2
276Hines WardWRSteelers3.2
277Ryan TorainRBRedskins3.2
278Austin CollieWRColts3.2
279Ricky WilliamsRBRavens3.1
280Chastin WestWRJaguars3.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Evan MooreTEBrowns3.1
282Brad SmithWRBills3.1
283Ronnie BrownRBEagles3.1
284Zach MillerTESeahawks3.1
285Brandon GibsonWRRams3.1
286LaQuan WilliamsWRRavens3
287Andrew HawkinsWRBengals2.9
288Daniel HardyTESaints2.9
289Randall CobbWRPackers2.9
290Tony SchefflerTELions2.9
291Dane SanzenbacherWRBears2.9
292Armanti EdwardsWRPanthers2.8
293Tandon DossWRRavens2.7
294Chad OchocincoWRPatriots2.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Randy McMichaelTEChargers2.7
296Stevan RidleyRBPatriots2.6
297Anthony McCoyTESeahawks2.6
298LaRod Stephens-HowlingRBCardinals2.5
299Joel DreessenTETexans2.4
300Patrick TurnerWRJets2.4

Ryan Fowler is the Content Manager for WhatIfSports.com. He can be reached at rfowler@whatifsports.com.

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