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2012 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 6

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By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
UPDATE: October 11, 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

Please note: The Raiders-Falcons, Packers-Texans, Bills-Cardinals, Chiefs-Buccaneers, Colts-Jets, Rams-Dolphins and Vikings-Redskins games were resimulated on 10/11 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2012 Week 6 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers21
2Matt RyanQBFalcons20.6
3Aaron RodgersQBPackers20.3
4Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers20.2
5Michael VickQBEagles20.2
6Matthew StaffordQBLions19.9
7Tom BradyQBPatriots19.9
8Eli ManningQBGiants19.8
9Kevin KolbQBCardinals19.6
10Peyton ManningQBBroncos19.6
11Philip RiversQBChargers19.4
12Joe FlaccoQBRavens19.3
13Andy DaltonQBBengals18.7
14Tony RomoQBCowboys18.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Arian FosterRBTexans18.2
16Matt SchaubQBTexans18
17LeSean McCoyRBEagles17.4
18Brady QuinnQBChiefs17
19Darren McFaddenRBRaiders16.7
20Ray RiceRBRavens16.5
21Carson PalmerQBRaiders16.4
22Christian PonderQBVikings16.3
23Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills16.3
24Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins15.9
25Mark SanchezQBJets15.9
26Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs15.8
27Alex SmithQB49ers15.8
28Sam BradfordQBRams15.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Brandon WeedenQBBrowns15.5
30Andrew LuckQBColts15.5
31Matt HasselbeckQBTitans15.4
32Frank GoreRB49ers14.3
33BenJarvus Green-EllisRBBengals14.2
34Adrian PetersonRBVikings14.2
35Willis McGaheeRBBroncos14
36Reggie BushRBDolphins13.8
37Ryan MathewsRBChargers13.7
38Russell WilsonQBSeahawks13.5
39Michael TurnerRBFalcons13.4
40DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys13
41Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers13
42Steven JacksonRBRams12.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Trent RichardsonRBBrowns12.6
44Doug MartinRBBuccaneers12.3
45Ahmad BradshawRBGiants11.8
46Ryan TannehillQBDolphins11.6
47Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks11.5
48Fred JacksonRBBills11.2
49Chris JohnsonRBTitans11.1
50Calvin JohnsonWRLions11.1
51Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers10.7
52Mike WallaceWRSteelers10.4
53C.J. SpillerRBBills10.4
54Mikel LeShoureRBLions10.4
55A.J. GreenWRBengals10.4
56Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals10.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Dwayne BoweWRChiefs10
58Roddy WhiteWRFalcons9.9
59Julio JonesWRFalcons9.6
60LaRod Stephens-HowlingRBCardinals9.6
61Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots9.5
62Percy HarvinWRVikings9.4
63Victor CruzWRGiants9.4
64Matt BryantKFalcons9.4
65Alfred MorrisRBRedskins9.3
66Antonio BrownWRSteelers9.3
67Malcom FloydWRChargers9.1
68Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos9.1
69Kendall HunterRB49ers9.1
70Wes WelkerWRPatriots9.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Brandon LloydWRPatriots9
72Greg JenningsWRPackers8.9
73Andre JohnsonWRTexans8.8
74Stevan RidleyRBPatriots8.8
75David AkersK49ers8.8
76Matt PraterKBroncos8.8
77Vick BallardRBColts8.8
78Jay FeelyKCardinals8.7
79Shonn GreeneRBJets8.6
80Connor BarthKBuccaneers8.6
81Ryan SuccopKChiefs8.5
82Justin TuckerKRavens8.4
83Shayne GrahamKTexans8.3
84Jason HansonKLions8.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Shaun SuishamKSteelers8.3
86Rian LindellKBills8.3
87Alex HeneryKEagles8.2
88Stevie JohnsonWRBills8.2
89Mike NugentKBengals8.2
90Reggie WayneWRColts8.2
91Dan CarpenterKDolphins8.2
92Cincinnati BengalsDEF8.1
93Greg ZuerleinKRams8.1
94Mason CrosbyKPackers8.1
95Ben TateRBTexans8.1
96Dan BaileyKCowboys8.1
97Miles AustinWRCowboys8.1
98Tony GonzalezTEFalcons8.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Blair WalshKVikings7.9
100Jordy NelsonWRPackers7.9
101Denarius MooreWRRaiders7.9
102Alex GreenRBPackers7.8
103Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders7.7
104Dez BryantWRCowboys7.7
105Anquan BoldinWRRavens7.7
106Jeremy MaclinWREagles7.6
107Nick NovakKChargers7.6
108Hakeem NicksWRGiants7.6
109Torrey SmithWRRavens7.5
110Miami DolphinsDEF7.4
111Eric DeckerWRBroncos7.4
112Robert MeachemWRChargers7.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Adam VinatieriKColts7.3
114Pittsburgh SteelersDEF7.3
115Brandon GibsonWRRams7.2
116Jermichael FinleyTEPackers7.2
117DeSean JacksonWREagles7.2
118St. Louis RamsDEF7.1
119Lawrence TynesKGiants7.1
120Sidney RiceWRSeahawks7.1
121Phil DawsonKBrowns7.1
122Jason WittenTECowboys7.1
123Andre RobertsWRCardinals7
124Stephen HillWRJets7
125Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots6.9
126Greg LittleWRBrowns6.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Minnesota VikingsDEF6.9
128Isaac RedmanRBSteelers6.9
129Michael CrabtreeWR49ers6.9
130Indianapolis ColtsDEF6.8
131Dennis PittaTERavens6.8
132San Francisco 49ersDEF6.8
133New York JetsDEF6.7
134Vernon DavisTE49ers6.7
135Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns6.7
136New England PatriotsDEF6.7
137Heath MillerTESteelers6.7
138Donald JonesWRBills6.6
139Steven HauschkaKSeahawks6.6
140Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers6.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Dexter McClusterWRChiefs6.6
142Eddie RoyalWRChargers6.6
143T.Y. HiltonWRColts6.6
144Jacob TammeTEBroncos6.5
145Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons6.5
146Rob BironasKTitans6.5
147Jeremy KerleyWRJets6.3
148Nick FolkKJets6.3
149Kai ForbathKRedskins6.3
150Baltimore RavensDEF6.3
151Atlanta FalconsDEF6.3
152Owen DanielsTETexans6.3
153Buffalo BillsDEF6.3
154Bilal PowellRBJets6.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Pierre GarconWRRedskins6.2
156Mario ManninghamWR49ers6.2
157Nate WashingtonWRTitans6.2
158Domenik HixonWRGiants6.2
159San Diego ChargersDEF6.1
160James JonesWRPackers6.1
161Jerome SimpsonWRVikings6.1
162Jermaine GreshamTEBengals6.1
163Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders6.1
164Arizona CardinalsDEF6.1
165Brandon PettigrewTELions6
166Jared CookTETitans6
167Golden TateWRSeahawks6
168Kevin OgletreeWRCowboys6
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Philadelphia EaglesDEF5.9
170Martellus BennettTEGiants5.9
171Washington RedskinsDEF5.9
172Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers5.9
173Nate BurlesonWRLions5.8
174Austin PettisWRRams5.8
175Donnie AveryWRColts5.8
176Steve BreastonWRChiefs5.8
177LeGarrette BlountRBBuccaneers5.7
178Preston ParkerWRBuccaneers5.7
179Andrew HawkinsWRBengals5.7
180Michael JenkinsWRVikings5.7
181Lamar MillerRBDolphins5.7
182Joshua MorganWRRedskins5.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
183William PowellRBCardinals5.7
184Cleveland BrownsDEF5.7
185Kyle RudolphTEVikings5.7
186Denver BroncosDEF5.7
187James StarksRBPackers5.7
188Dallas ClarkTEBuccaneers5.7
189Kansas City ChiefsDEF5.6
190Kendall WrightWRTitans5.6
191Houston TexansDEF5.6
192Dallas CowboysDEF5.6
193Fred DavisTERedskins5.5
194Seattle SeahawksDEF5.5
195Brian LeonardRBBengals5.5
196Brandon MyersTERaiders5.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Green Bay PackersDEF5.3
198Chris GivensWRRams5.2
199Lance KendricksTERams5.2
200Brent CelekTEEagles5.2
201Josh GordonWRBrowns5.2
202Armon BinnsWRBengals5.2
203Brian HartlineWRDolphins5.2
204Mewelde MooreRBColts5.2
205Antonio GatesTEChargers5.2
206Coby FleenerTEColts5.1
207Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks5.1
208Early DoucetWRCardinals5.1
209Dustin KellerTEJets5.1
210Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns5
 NamePosTeamPoints
211New York GiantsDEF5
212Brandon StokleyWRBroncos5
213Detroit LionsDEF5
214Julian EdelmanWRPatriots4.9
215Chaz SchilensWRJets4.9
216Jacoby JonesWRRavens4.9
217Toby GerhartRBVikings4.9
218Anthony FasanoTEDolphins4.9
219Rod StreaterWRRaiders4.8
220Tennessee TitansDEF4.8
221Davone BessWRDolphins4.6
222Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF4.6
223Titus YoungWRLions4.6
224Damian WilliamsWRTitans4.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Peyton HillisRBChiefs4.4
226Oakland RaidersDEF4.4
227Joel DreessenTEBroncos4.4
228Rob HouslerTECardinals4.4
229Tony MoeakiTEChiefs4.4
230Brandon BoldenRBPatriots4.3
231Brian QuickWRRams4.3
232Tony SchefflerTELions4.3
233Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.3
234Joique BellRBLions4.2
235Scott ChandlerTEBills4.2
236Kevin WalterWRTexans4.2
237Jason AvantWREagles4.2
238Felix JonesRBCowboys4.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Randy MossWR49ers4.1
240Lance BallRBBroncos4
241Montario HardestyRBBrowns4
242Santana MossWRRedskins3.9
243Keshawn MartinWRTexans3.9
244Aaron HernandezTEPatriots3.8
245Craig StevensTETitans3.8
246Daryl RichardsonRBRams3.7
247Zach MillerTESeahawks3.7
248Todd HeapTECardinals3.6
249Jackie BattleRBChargers3.6
250Andre BrownRBGiants3.6
251Taiwan JonesRBRaiders3.6
252Legedu NaaneeWRDolphins3.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Brandon TateWRBengals3.5
254T.J. GrahamWRBills3.5
255Bryce BrownRBEagles3.4
256Randall CobbWRPackers3
257Arrelious BennWRBuccaneers3
258Robert TurbinRBSeahawks3
259Ed DicksonTERavens2.9
260Richard GoodmanWRChargers2.9
261Jason HillWRJets2.8
262Ryan BroylesWRLions2.7
263Ramses BardenWRGiants2.7
264Marcel ReeceRBRaiders2.7
265Derek HaganWRRaiders2.6
266Michael FloydWRCardinals2.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Bernard PierceRBRavens2.6
268Jeff CumberlandTEJets2.6
269Jerricho CotcheryWRSteelers2.5
270John KuhnRBPackers2.5
271Jamie HarperRBTitans2.5
272Evan RoysterRBRedskins2.5
273Joe McKnightRBJets2.3
274Travis BenjaminWRBrowns2.3
275Devin AromashoduWRVikings2.2
276Deion BranchWRPatriots2.2
277Matthew WillisWRBroncos2.2
278Le'Ron McClainRBChargers2.2
279Lavelle HawkinsWRTitans2.1
280Danny WoodheadRBPatriots2.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Lestar JeanWRTexans2.1
282Garrett GrahamTETexans2
283Bear PascoeTEGiants2
284Dwayne AllenTEColts1.9
285Braylon EdwardsWRSeahawks1.8
286Brad SmithWRBills1.8
287Jordan CameronTEBrowns1.7
288Anthony ArmstrongWRDolphins1.7
289Kris AdamsWRColts1.7
290Charles ClayTEDolphins1.7
291Kevin ConeWRFalcons1.7
292Randy McMichaelTEChargers1.7
293Damaris JohnsonWREagles1.5
294Terrance CopperWRChiefs1.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Brandon JacobsRB49ers1.4
296Leonard PopeTESteelers1.4
297Orson CharlesTEBengals1.3
298Kyle WilliamsWR49ers1.3
299Dwayne HarrisWRCowboys1.3
300Erik LorigRBBuccaneers1.2

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

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