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2012 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 17

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By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
December 26, 2012

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

2012 Week 17 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Cam NewtonQBPanthers26
2Peyton ManningQBBroncos25.4
3Drew BreesQBSaints25
4Matt RyanQBFalcons23
5Aaron RodgersQBPackers22.8
6Tom BradyQBPatriots21.7
7Matthew StaffordQBLions21.6
8Michael VickQBEagles21.6
9Philip RiversQBChargers21
10C.J. SpillerRBBills20.8
11Matt LeinartQBRaiders20.3
12Eli ManningQBGiants19.5
13Joe FlaccoQBRavens19.4
14Andrew LuckQBColts19.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Tony RomoQBCowboys19.3
16Adrian PetersonRBVikings18.9
17Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins18.9
18Jay CutlerQBBears18.7
19Ray RiceRBRavens18.6
20Knowshon MorenoRBBroncos18.6
21Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers18.1
22Andy DaltonQBBengals17.9
23Matt SchaubQBTexans17.5
24Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers16.9
25Jake LockerQBTitans16.9
26Chris JohnsonRBTitans16.5
27Colin KaepernickQB49ers16.5
28Matt ForteRBBears16.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Greg McElroyQBJets16
30Brandon WeedenQBBrowns15.7
31Frank GoreRB49ers15.5
32Doug MartinRBBuccaneers15.3
33LeSean McCoyRBEagles15.3
34Chad HenneQBJaguars15.1
35Alfred MorrisRBRedskins14.6
36Ryan TannehillQBDolphins14.4
37Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs14.4
38Russell WilsonQBSeahawks14.4
39Reggie BushRBDolphins14.4
40DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys14.4
41Arian FosterRBTexans14.2
42Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills14
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Ahmad BradshawRBGiants14
44Sam BradfordQBRams13.9
45Christian PonderQBVikings13.5
46Mikel LeshoureRBLions13.4
47Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks13.2
48Darren McFaddenRBRaiders13.1
49Calvin JohnsonWRLions12.8
50Jackie BattleRBChargers12.7
51Jonathan StewartRBPanthers12.6
52Shonn GreeneRBJets12.2
53BenJarvus Green-EllisRBBengals12.2
54Jonathan DwyerRBSteelers12
55Ryan LindleyQBCardinals12
56Roddy WhiteWRFalcons11.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Steven JacksonRBRams11.6
58Montario HardestyRBBrowns11.5
59Ricky StanziQBChiefs11.5
60A.J. GreenWRBengals11.1
61Vick BallardRBColts11
62Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos10.9
63Justin BlackmonWRJaguars10.7
64Stevan RidleyRBPatriots10.7
65Wes WelkerWRPatriots10.6
66Brandon MarshallWRBears10.5
67Matt PraterKBroncos10.3
68Montell OwensRBJaguars10
69David AkersK49ers9.9
70Darren SprolesRBSaints9.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Shayne GrahamKTexans9.8
72Reggie WayneWRColts9.7
73Matt BryantKFalcons9.6
74Danario AlexanderWRChargers9.6
75Julio JonesWRFalcons9.6
76DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers9.5
77Marques ColstonWRSaints9.5
78Jimmy GrahamTESaints9.5
79Jeremy MaclinWREagles9.4
80Eric DeckerWRBroncos9.3
81Rob BironasKTitans9.2
82Steve SmithWRPanthers9.1
83Olindo MareKBears9
84Andre JohnsonWRTexans9
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Lawrence TynesKGiants8.9
86Randall CobbWRPackers8.9
87Justin TuckerKRavens8.8
88San Francisco 49ersDEF8.8
89Victor CruzWRGiants8.7
90Jeremy KerleyWRJets8.7
91Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders8.6
92Stevie JohnsonWRBills8.6
93Rod StreaterWRRaiders8.6
94Greg JenningsWRPackers8.6
95Tony GonzalezTEFalcons8.5
96Justin MedlockKPanthers8.5
97Garrett HartleyKSaints8.4
98Mason CrosbyKPackers8.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Alex GreenRBPackers8.4
100Mike WallaceWRSteelers8.4
101Nick NovakKChargers8.4
102Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers8.4
103Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals8.4
104Jason HansonKLions8.4
105Michael TurnerRBFalcons8.2
106Alex HeneryKEagles8.2
107Miles AustinWRCowboys8.2
108Torrey SmithWRRavens8.2
109Mike NugentKBengals8.1
110Antonio BrownWRSteelers8.1
111Josh GordonWRBrowns8.1
112Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers8
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Dez BryantWRCowboys7.9
114Brandon LloydWRPatriots7.9
115Adam VinatieriKColts7.9
116Connor BarthKBuccaneers7.9
117Beanie WellsRBCardinals7.9
118Nate WashingtonWRTitans7.9
119Mark IngramRBSaints7.8
120Dan BaileyKCowboys7.8
121Brandon PettigrewTELions7.7
122Lance MooreWRSaints7.7
123Shaun SuishamKSteelers7.7
124Greg OlsenTEPanthers7.6
125Pittsburgh SteelersDEF7.6
126Blair WalshKVikings7.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Tennessee TitansDEF7.6
128Denarius MooreWRRaiders7.5
129Rian LindellKBills7.5
130Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots7.5
131Steven HauschkaKSeahawks7.5
132Jermaine GreshamTEBengals7.5
133Danny AmendolaWRRams7.4
134Jason WittenTECowboys7.4
135Anquan BoldinWRRavens7.4
136Seattle SeahawksDEF7.4
137Hakeem NicksWRGiants7.3
138Kenny BrittWRTitans7.3
139Chicago BearsDEF7.3
140Danny WoodheadRBPatriots7.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Kai ForbathKRedskins7.3
142Denver BroncosDEF7.2
143Brian HartlineWRDolphins7.2
144Marcedes LewisTEJaguars7.2
145Donnie AveryWRColts7.1
146Phil DawsonKBrowns6.9
147Ben TateRBTexans6.9
148Owen DanielsTETexans6.9
149Houston TexansDEF6.8
150Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers6.8
151Antonio GatesTEChargers6.7
152Brandon MyersTERaiders6.7
153Andre RobertsWRCardinals6.7
154New England PatriotsDEF6.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Cleveland BrownsDEF6.7
156Davone BessWRDolphins6.7
157Buffalo BillsDEF6.7
158Jordy NelsonWRPackers6.7
159Jason AvantWREagles6.6
160Pierre GarconWRRedskins6.6
161Nate KaedingKDolphins6.6
162Jay FeelyKCardinals6.6
163Sidney RiceWRSeahawks6.6
164Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers6.5
165Jermichael FinleyTEPackers6.5
166Brandon LaFellWRPanthers6.5
167Ryan SuccopKChiefs6.4
168Greg ZuerleinKRams6.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Jordan ShipleyWRJaguars6.4
170Earl BennettWRBears6.4
171Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns6.2
172Vernon DavisTE49ers6.2
173Kris DurhamWRLions6.2
174Nick FolkKJets6.2
175Martellus BennettTEGiants6.2
176Minnesota VikingsDEF6.2
177Jon BaldwinWRChiefs6.2
178Jerome SimpsonWRVikings6.1
179Coby FleenerTEColts6.1
180Aaron HernandezTEPatriots6.1
181Ronnie BrownRBChargers6.1
182San Diego ChargersDEF6.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons6.1
184Atlanta FalconsDEF6.1
185Micheal SpurlockWRChargers6
186Baltimore RavensDEF6
187Robert TurbinRBSeahawks6
188Michael JenkinsWRVikings6
189Brandon StokleyWRBroncos6
190Bilal PowellRBJets6
191Green Bay PackersDEF5.9
192Greg LittleWRBrowns5.9
193Chris GivensWRRams5.9
194Kendall WrightWRTitans5.9
195Michael CrabtreeWR49ers5.9
196Dustin KellerTEJets5.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Joshua MorganWRRedskins5.9
198Cincinnati BengalsDEF5.9
199New York GiantsDEF5.8
200Oakland RaidersDEF5.8
201Domenik HixonWRGiants5.7
202Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders5.7
203Josh ScobeeKJaguars5.7
204Jacob TammeTEBroncos5.7
205Kevin OgletreeWRCowboys5.6
206Jacksonville JaguarsDEF5.6
207Tony SchefflerTELions5.6
208Kahlil BellRBBears5.6
209New York JetsDEF5.6
210Brandon GibsonWRRams5.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Washington RedskinsDEF5.5
212David WilsonRBGiants5.5
213Andrew HawkinsWRBengals5.5
214Dennis PittaTERavens5.5
215Brent CelekTEEagles5.4
216Arizona CardinalsDEF5.4
217Braylon EdwardsWRJets5.3
218T.Y. HiltonWRColts5.3
219Miami DolphinsDEF5.3
220Robert MeachemWRChargers5.2
221Daryl RichardsonRBRams5.2
222Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots5.1
223Indianapolis ColtsDEF5.1
224Alshon JefferyWRBears5.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Louis MurphyWRPanthers5.1
226Anthony FasanoTEDolphins5.1
227Philadelphia EaglesDEF5
228Dexter McClusterWRChiefs5
229Santana MossWRRedskins5
230Steve BreastonWRChiefs4.9
231Carolina PanthersDEF4.9
232Golden TateWRSeahawks4.9
233Eddie RoyalWRChargers4.8
234David ThomasTESaints4.8
235Kevin WalterWRTexans4.8
236Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF4.8
237Mewelde MooreRBColts4.8
238James JonesWRPackers4.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.7
240Jacoby JonesWRRavens4.7
241Joel DreessenTEBroncos4.7
242Jarius WrightWRVikings4.6
243Dallas CowboysDEF4.6
244Kyle RudolphTEVikings4.6
245St. Louis RamsDEF4.6
246Devery HendersonWRSaints4.5
247Ronnie HillmanRBBroncos4.5
248T.J. GrahamWRBills4.4
249Peyton HillisRBChiefs4.4
250Michael FloydWRCardinals4.4
251Joique BellRBLions4.3
252Leonard PopeTESteelers4.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Craig StevensTETitans4.3
254Bryce BrownRBEagles4.3
255Logan PaulsenTERedskins4.3
256Toby GerhartRBVikings4.3
257Dallas ClarkTEBuccaneers4.2
258Felix JonesRBCowboys4.2
259Randy MossWR49ers4.2
260LaMichael JamesRB49ers4.2
261Tiquan UnderwoodWRBuccaneers4.2
262Deion BranchWRPatriots4.1
263Marvin JonesWRBengals4.1
264Tashard ChoiceRBBills4.1
265Lance KendricksTERams4
266Dwayne AllenTEColts4
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Detroit LionsDEF3.9
268Chaz SchilensWRJets3.8
269Kansas City ChiefsDEF3.8
270Lee SmithTEBills3.8
271Chris OgbonnayaRBBrowns3.8
272Tony MoeakiTEChiefs3.7
273Clyde GatesWRJets3.7
274Zach MillerTESeahawks3.7
275New Orleans SaintsDEF3.6
276James CaseyRBTexans3.6
277Brian LeonardRBBengals3.5
278Bernard PierceRBRavens3.5
279Travis BenjaminWRBrowns3.5
280Kellen DavisTEBears3.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Ruvell MartinWRBills3.4
282Will HellerTELions3.4
283Devin HesterWRBears3.3
284Jeff KingTECardinals3.3
285Chris IvoryRBSaints3.3
286Riley CooperWREagles3.3
287Jordan CameronTEBrowns3.2
288Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks3.2
289Marlon MooreWRDolphins3.2
290Damian WilliamsWRTitans3.1
291Garrett GrahamTETexans3
292David AusberryTERaiders3
293Marcel ReeceRBRaiders3
294Ramses BardenWRGiants2.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Ted Ginn Jr.WR49ers2.9
296Armando AllenRBBears2.8
297Lamar MillerRBDolphins2.8
298Ed DicksonTERavens2.8
299Plaxico BurressWRSteelers2.7
300Tom CrabtreeTEPackers2.7

Jake Westrich is the Digital Content Coordinator for WhatIfSports.com. He can be reached at jwestrich@whatifsports.com.

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