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2011 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 3

Look for Philip Rivers to shred KC in Week 3

By Ryan Fowler - WhatIfSports.com
UPDATE: September 23, 2011
<a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/video?vid=1f9e8986-c423-4fb8-8c40-33d5d40fc75e" target="_new" title="">WhatIfSports: Wk. 3 fantasy picks</a>

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

2011 Week 3 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Philip RiversQBChargers28.6
2Tom BradyQBPatriots21.5
3Tony RomoQBCowboys21.3
4Drew BreesQBSaints21.2
5Michael VickQBEagles21
6Kevin KolbQBCardinals20.9
7Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers20.2
8Tarvaris JacksonQBSeahawks19.2
9Aaron RodgersQBPackers19
10Rex GrossmanQBRedskins18.6
11Matt SchaubQBTexans18.4
12Ray RiceRBRavens18.3
13Matthew StaffordQBLions18.2
14Mark SanchezQBJets18.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers17.9
16Matt HasselbeckQBTitans17.5
17Matt RyanQBFalcons17.4
18Alex SmithQB49ers17
19Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers17
20Joe FlaccoQBRavens16.5
21Frank GoreRB49ers16.5
22Kyle OrtonQBBroncos16.5
23Matt CasselQBChiefs16.4
24Michael TurnerRBFalcons15.9
25Colt McCoyQBBrowns15.6
26Cam NewtonQBPanthers15.1
27Jay CutlerQBBears15.1
28LeSean McCoyRBEagles15
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Jason CampbellQBRaiders14.8
30Sam BradfordQBRams14.7
31Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills14.7
32Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars14.4
33Chad HenneQBDolphins14.2
34Darren McFaddenRBRaiders13.8
35Peyton HillisRBBrowns13.8
36Ahmad BradshawRBGiants13.8
37Adrian PetersonRBVikings13.6
38Donovan McNabbQBVikings13.4
39Andy DaltonQBBengals13.3
40Tim HightowerRBRedskins13.2
41Felix JonesRBCowboys13.1
42Matt ForteRBBears13
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Shonn GreeneRBJets12.9
44Chris JohnsonRBTitans12.8
45Kerry CollinsQBColts12.7
46Eli ManningQBGiants12.6
47Blaine GabbertQBJaguars12.5
48Mark IngramRBSaints12.5
49Ryan MathewsRBChargers12.2
50Andre JohnsonWRTexans12.2
51Cedric BensonRBBengals12.1
52Beanie WellsRBCardinals11.8
53Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals11.4
54Mike WallaceWRSteelers11.3
55Santonio HolmesWRJets11.2
56Roddy WhiteWRFalcons11.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Calvin JohnsonWRLions11.1
58Antonio GatesTEChargers11
59Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks11
60Daniel ThomasRBDolphins10.9
61Brandon LloydWRBroncos10.9
62Vincent JacksonWRChargers10.8
63Jahvid BestRBLions10.8
64Ben TateRBTexans10.5
65Dwayne BoweWRChiefs10.4
66Willis McGaheeRBBroncos10.2
67BenJarvus Green-EllisRBPatriots10.1
68Fred JacksonRBBills10.1
69LeGarrette BlountRBBuccaneers10
70Wes WelkerWRPatriots9.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Shaun SuishamKSteelers9.7
72Carnell WilliamsRBRams9.6
73Reggie WayneWRColts9.4
74Greg JenningsWRPackers9.4
75Kenny BrittWRTitans9.3
76John KasayKSaints9.3
77LaDainian TomlinsonRBJets9.3
78DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers9.2
79Jason WittenTECowboys9.1
80Dez BryantWRCowboys9.1
81Jay FeelyKCardinals9.1
82Rob BironasKTitans9
83Jason HansonKLions9
84Nick NovakKChargers9
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers9
86Alex HeneryKEagles8.9
87Chad OchocincoWRPatriots8.9
88Joseph AddaiRBColts8.8
89Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots8.8
90Danny WoodheadRBPatriots8.7
91Billy CundiffKRavens8.6
92DeSean JacksonWREagles8.6
93Olindo MareKPanthers8.5
94Jeremy MaclinWREagles8.5
95James StarksRBPackers8.4
96Lance MooreWRSaints8.4
97Nick FolkKJets8.4
98Mike ThomasWRJaguars8.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Thomas JonesRBChiefs8.3
100Zach MillerTESeahawks8.2
101Arian FosterRBTexans8.2
102Neil RackersKTexans8.1
103Anthony ArmstrongWRRedskins8.1
104Jonathan StewartRBPanthers8.1
105Robert MeachemWRSaints8
106Anquan BoldinWRRavens8
107Percy HarvinWRVikings7.9
108Jermichael FinleyTEPackers7.9
109A.J. GreenWRBengals7.9
110Stevie JohnsonWRBills7.9
111Denarius MooreWRRaiders7.9
112Santana MossWRRedskins7.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Devery HendersonWRSaints7.8
114Pittsburgh SteelersDEF7.8
115Mike TolbertRBChargers7.7
116Kevin OgletreeWRCowboys7.6
117Steve SmithWRPanthers7.6
118Vernon DavisTE49ers7.6
119Malcom FloydWRChargers7.5
120Brandon JacobsRBGiants7.5
121Green Bay PackersDEF7.5
122Arrelious BennWRBuccaneers7.4
123Steve BreastonWRChiefs7.4
124New York JetsDEF7.4
125Ryan LongwellKVikings7.4
126Reggie BushRBDolphins7.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Mike Sims-WalkerWRRams7.3
128Brandon MarshallWRDolphins7.3
129Deion BranchWRPatriots7.3
130Michael CrabtreeWR49ers7.3
131Matt PraterKBroncos7.2
132Josh ScobeeKJaguars7.2
133Chicago BearsDEF7.2
134Javon RingerRBTitans7.2
135Baltimore RavensDEF7.1
136New England PatriotsDEF7.1
137Josh MorganWR49ers7.1
138Lawrence TynesKGiants7
139Mike WilliamsWRSeahawks7
140Detroit LionsDEF6.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Julio JonesWRFalcons6.9
142Steven HauschkaKSeahawks6.9
143Atlanta FalconsDEF6.9
144Dustin KellerTEJets6.8
145Josh BrownKRams6.8
146Carolina PanthersDEF6.8
147Matt BryantKFalcons6.8
148Andre RobertsWRCardinals6.8
149Lance BallRBBroncos6.8
150San Diego ChargersDEF6.8
151Todd HeapTECardinals6.7
152David AkersK49ers6.7
153Jimmy GrahamTESaints6.7
154Philadelphia EaglesDEF6.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Tony GonzalezTEFalcons6.6
156Tennessee TitansDEF6.6
157David NelsonWRBills6.6
158Derrick MasonWRJets6.5
159Robbie GouldKBears6.5
160San Francisco 49ersDEF6.4
161Brian HartlineWRDolphins6.4
162Kevin BossTERaiders6.4
163Adam VinatieriKColts6.4
164Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders6.4
165Johnny KnoxWRBears6.4
166Mason CrosbyKPackers6.4
167David BuehlerKCowboys6.4
168Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns6.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Dan CarpenterKDolphins6.3
170Jordy NelsonWRPackers6.3
171Sidney RiceWRSeahawks6.3
172Danario AlexanderWRRams6.3
173Nate BurlesonWRLions6.3
174Nate WashingtonWRTitans6.2
175Eric DeckerWRBroncos6.2
176Lee EvansWRRavens6.2
177Miami DolphinsDEF6.2
178Seattle SeahawksDEF6.1
179New Orleans SaintsDEF6.1
180Dallas CowboysDEF6.1
181Hines WardWRSteelers6.1
182Hakeem NicksWRGiants6
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Greg LittleWRBrowns6
184Ryan SuccopKChiefs6
185Brandon LaFellWRPanthers6
186Earnest GrahamRBBuccaneers5.9
187Mike NugentKBengals5.9
188Jerome SimpsonWRBengals5.9
189Arizona CardinalsDEF5.8
190Graham GanoKRedskins5.8
191Early DoucetWRCardinals5.8
192Phil DawsonKBrowns5.8
193Ed DicksonTERavens5.8
194Pierre GarconWRColts5.8
195Mike GoodsonRBPanthers5.8
196Washington RedskinsDEF5.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Tashard ChoiceRBCowboys5.8
198Ryan GrantRBPackers5.8
199Patrick CraytonWRChargers5.8
200Jacoby JonesWRTexans5.8
201Jabar GaffneyWRRedskins5.7
202Rian LindellKBills5.7
203Golden TateWRSeahawks5.7
204Owen DanielsTETexans5.6
205Plaxico BurressWRJets5.6
206Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns5.6
207Houston TexansDEF5.6
208Joshua CribbsWRBrowns5.5
209Justin ForsettRBSeahawks5.5
210Fred DavisTERedskins5.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Brandon PettigrewTELions5.5
212Dallas ClarkTEColts5.5
213Visanthe ShiancoeTEVikings5.4
214Marcedes LewisTEJaguars5.4
215Connor BarthKBuccaneers5.3
216Victor CruzWRGiants5.3
217Ted Ginn Jr.WR49ers5.3
218Devin HesterWRBears5.3
219Kellen WinslowTEBuccaneers5.2
220Donald JonesWRBills5.2
221Lance KendricksTERams5.2
222Davone BessWRDolphins5.2
223Cleveland BrownsDEF5.2
224Preston ParkerWRBuccaneers5.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
225St. Louis RamsDEF5.1
226C.J. SpillerRBBills5.1
227Roy WilliamsWRBears5.1
228Heath MillerTESteelers5
229Antonio BrownWRSteelers5
230Donald DriverWRPackers4.9
231Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots4.9
232Greg OlsenTEPanthers4.9
233New York GiantsDEF4.9
234Roy HeluRBRedskins4.8
235Jermaine GreshamTEBengals4.8
236Cincinnati BengalsDEF4.7
237Anthony FasanoTEDolphins4.6
238Jared CookTETitans4.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Oakland RaidersDEF4.6
240Isaac RedmanRBSteelers4.6
241Jerheme UrbanWRChiefs4.6
242Chester TaylorRBCardinals4.5
243Derek HaganWRRaiders4.5
244Bernard BerrianWRVikings4.5
245Jerious NorwoodRBRams4.5
246Chaz SchilensWRRaiders4.5
247Vincent BrownWRChargers4.4
248Kansas City ChiefsDEF4.4
249Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF4.4
250Jason HillWRJaguars4.4
251Kevin WalterWRTexans4.4
252Jacksonville JaguarsDEF4.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Denver BroncosDEF4.4
254Pierre ThomasRBSaints4.3
255Andre CaldwellWRBengals4.2
256Quan CosbyWRBroncos4.1
257Indianapolis ColtsDEF4.1
258Damian WilliamsWRTitans4.1
259Scott ChandlerTEBills4.1
260Michael BushRBRaiders4
261Ricky WilliamsRBRavens4
262David ThomasTESaints4
263Dexter McClusterRBChiefs4
264Leonard PopeTEChiefs4
265Bernard ScottRBBengals3.9
266Minnesota VikingsDEF3.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers3.9
268Ronnie BrownRBEagles3.8
269Randy McMichaelTEChargers3.8
270Henry HynoskiRBGiants3.8
271Marion BarberRBBears3.7
272Daniel FellsTEBroncos3.7
273Buffalo BillsDEF3.7
274Jerome HarrisonRBLions3.6
275Kellen DavisTEBears3.6
276Brandon TateWRBengals3.6
277Harry DouglasWRFalcons3.6
278Jason AvantWREagles3.5
279Titus YoungWRLions3.5
280Brandon GibsonWRRams3.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Toby GerhartRBVikings3.4
282Jason SnellingRBFalcons3.4
283Kendall HunterRB49ers3.4
284Michael JenkinsWRVikings3.2
285Brandon StokleyWRGiants3.2
286Legedu NaaneeWRPanthers3.1
287Jarett DillardWRJaguars3.1
288Chris CooleyTERedskins3.1
289Austin CollieWRColts3.1
290Brent CelekTEEagles3
291Terrance CopperWRChiefs3
292Jesse HolleyWRCowboys3
293Martellus BennettTECowboys2.9
294Ben ObomanuWRSeahawks2.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Jake BallardTEGiants2.9
296Anthony McCoyTESeahawks2.8
297Joel DreessenTETexans2.8
298Torrey SmithWRRavens2.8
299Deji KarimRBJaguars2.8
300Montario HardestyRBBrowns2.8

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

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