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2012 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 15

Giants backup RB David Wilson a worthwhile waiver claim with starter Ahmad Bradshaw questionable

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
UPDATE: December 13, 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 Colts-Texans, Panthers-Chargers, 49ers-Patriots, Buccaneers-Saints, Packers-Bears, Steelers-Cowboys, Jets-Titans, Redskins-Browns and Bengals-Eagles games were resimulated on 12/13 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2012 Week 15 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Drew BreesQBSaints27.1
2Carson PalmerQBRaiders24
3Matthew StaffordQBLions23.8
4Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers23.5
5Aaron RodgersQBPackers21.7
6Cam NewtonQBPanthers21.6
7Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers21.1
8Matt RyanQBFalcons21.1
9Tom BradyQBPatriots20
10John SkeltonQBCardinals19.7
11Doug MartinRBBuccaneers19.4
12Tony RomoQBCowboys19.1
13Philip RiversQBChargers18.9
14Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins18.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Peyton ManningQBBroncos18.7
16Andrew LuckQBColts18.7
17Andy DaltonQBBengals18.6
18Matt SchaubQBTexans18.5
19Adrian PetersonRBVikings18.2
20Eli ManningQBGiants18.2
21Mark SanchezQBJets18.2
22Colin KaepernickQB49ers17.5
23C.J. SpillerRBBills17.2
24Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs17
25Ray RiceRBRavens16.9
26Matt ForteRBBears16.9
27Joe FlaccoQBRavens16.8
28Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks16.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Sam BradfordQBRams16.4
30Ryan TannehillQBDolphins16.1
31Jay CutlerQBBears15.8
32Russell WilsonQBSeahawks15.6
33Chad HenneQBJaguars15.5
34Chris JohnsonRBTitans15.4
35Darren McFaddenRBRaiders15.3
36BenJarvus Green-EllisRBBengals15.1
37Brandon WeedenQBBrowns15.1
38Christian PonderQBVikings15
39Arian FosterRBTexans15
40Brady QuinnQBChiefs15
41Alfred MorrisRBRedskins14.6
42Mikel LeshoureRBLions14.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Nick FolesQBEagles14.4
44Ryan MathewsRBChargers14.4
45Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills14.3
46Jake LockerQBTitans14.1
47DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys13.8
48Ahmad BradshawRBGiants13.6
49Frank GoreRB49ers13.5
50Calvin JohnsonWRLions13
51Knowshon MorenoRBBroncos12.8
52Steven JacksonRBRams12.4
53Shonn GreeneRBJets12.1
54Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars11.9
55Trent RichardsonRBBrowns11.9
56Beanie WellsRBCardinals11.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Reggie BushRBDolphins11.5
58Michael TurnerRBFalcons11.2
59A.J. GreenWRBengals11.2
60Wes WelkerWRPatriots11
61Bryce BrownRBEagles10.9
62Stevan RidleyRBPatriots10.9
63Jonathan DwyerRBSteelers10.9
64Roddy WhiteWRFalcons10.6
65Marques ColstonWRSaints10.5
66Matt BryantKFalcons10.1
67Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers10.1
68Jimmy GrahamTESaints10.1
69Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals10
70Josh BrownKBengals10
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Shayne GrahamKTexans10
72Julio JonesWRFalcons9.9
73Vick BallardRBColts9.9
74Jonathan StewartRBPanthers9.9
75Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders9.7
76Matt PraterKBroncos9.6
77Darren SprolesRBSaints9.5
78Reggie WayneWRColts9.4
79Alex GreenRBPackers9.3
80Steve SmithWRPanthers9.3
81Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers9
82Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos9
83Cincinnati BengalsDEF9
84Jason HansonKLions8.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Miles AustinWRCowboys8.9
86Brandon MarshallWRBears8.8
87Mike WallaceWRSteelers8.7
88Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders8.6
89Blair WalshKVikings8.6
90Garrett HartleyKSaints8.6
91Connor BarthKBuccaneers8.6
92Nick NovakKChargers8.6
93Steven HauschkaKSeahawks8.4
94Cecil ShortsWRJaguars8.4
95Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots8.4
96Dan CarpenterKDolphins8.4
97Greg JenningsWRPackers8.4
98Jay FeelyKCardinals8.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Lance MooreWRSaints8.4
100Randall CobbWRPackers8.3
101Andre JohnsonWRTexans8.3
102Danny AmendolaWRRams8.3
103Jeremy MaclinWREagles8.3
104Brandon LloydWRPatriots8.2
105Victor CruzWRGiants8.2
106Jeremy KerleyWRJets8.2
107Antonio BrownWRSteelers8.2
108Rob BironasKTitans8.2
109Justin TuckerKRavens8.1
110Stevie JohnsonWRBills8.1
111David AkersK49ers8.1
112Emil IgwenaguTEEagles8.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Josh GordonWRBrowns8
114Eric DeckerWRBroncos8
115Kai ForbathKRedskins8
116Jason WittenTECowboys8
117Lawrence TynesKGiants7.9
118Justin BlackmonWRJaguars7.9
119Shaun SuishamKSteelers7.9
120Mason CrosbyKPackers7.9
121Olindo MareKBears7.9
122Jordy NelsonWRPackers7.8
123Danario AlexanderWRChargers7.8
124Jason AvantWREagles7.8
125Rian LindellKBills7.8
126Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons7.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Ryan SuccopKChiefs7.8
128Washington RedskinsDEF7.7
129Minnesota VikingsDEF7.7
130Justin MedlockKPanthers7.7
131Malcom FloydWRChargers7.7
132Ben TateRBTexans7.6
133Daniel ThomasRBDolphins7.6
134Brandon PettigrewTELions7.5
135Greg ZuerleinKRams7.5
136Tony GonzalezTEFalcons7.5
137DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers7.5
138Jermaine GreshamTEBengals7.5
139Adam VinatieriKColts7.5
140Miami DolphinsDEF7.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Nick FolkKJets7.5
142Torrey SmithWRRavens7.5
143Denarius MooreWRRaiders7.3
144Alex HeneryKEagles7.3
145New York JetsDEF7.3
146Isaac RedmanRBSteelers7.2
147Brian HartlineWRDolphins7.2
148Anquan BoldinWRRavens7.2
149Jon BaldwinWRChiefs7.1
150Michael JenkinsWRVikings7.1
151Greg OlsenTEPanthers7.1
152Heath MillerTESteelers7.1
153Kenny BrittWRTitans7.1
154Dan BaileyKCowboys7.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Phil DawsonKBrowns7
156Andre RobertsWRCardinals7
157Brandon MyersTERaiders7
158Kevin OgletreeWRCowboys7
159Donnie AveryWRColts7
160Owen DanielsTETexans7
161Aaron HernandezTEPatriots6.9
162Houston TexansDEF6.9
163Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers6.9
164Hakeem NicksWRGiants6.8
165Davone BessWRDolphins6.7
166Sidney RiceWRSeahawks6.7
167Kris DurhamWRLions6.7
168Devery HendersonWRSaints6.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Nate WashingtonWRTitans6.6
170Detroit LionsDEF6.6
171Chris GivensWRRams6.5
172Pierre GarconWRRedskins6.5
173Josh ScobeeKJaguars6.5
174Rod StreaterWRRaiders6.4
175Dustin KellerTEJets6.4
176Jerome SimpsonWRVikings6.4
177Dexter McClusterWRChiefs6.3
178Peyton HillisRBChiefs6.3
179Chicago BearsDEF6.3
180Bilal PowellRBJets6.3
181Seattle SeahawksDEF6.3
182Michael CrabtreeWR49ers6.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Denver BroncosDEF6.2
184Ronnie BrownRBChargers6.1
185Mark IngramRBSaints6.1
186Coby FleenerTEColts6.1
187Andrew HawkinsWRBengals6.1
188Michael FloydWRCardinals6.1
189Atlanta FalconsDEF6.1
190Dwayne HarrisWRCowboys6.1
191Vernon DavisTE49ers6
192Martellus BennettTEGiants5.9
193Greg LittleWRBrowns5.9
194Pittsburgh SteelersDEF5.9
195Michael BushRBBears5.9
196Jermichael FinleyTEPackers5.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Dallas ClarkTEBuccaneers5.9
198Donald JonesWRBills5.9
199William PowellRBCardinals5.9
200Antonio GatesTEChargers5.9
201Domenik HixonWRGiants5.8
202Joshua MorganWRRedskins5.8
203Earl BennettWRBears5.8
204Kansas City ChiefsDEF5.8
205Arizona CardinalsDEF5.7
206New York GiantsDEF5.7
207St. Louis RamsDEF5.7
208Rob HouslerTECardinals5.7
209Carolina PanthersDEF5.7
210Tennessee TitansDEF5.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Mario ManninghamWR49ers5.6
212Golden TateWRSeahawks5.6
213Brandon GibsonWRRams5.6
214Stephen HillWRJets5.6
215Green Bay PackersDEF5.5
216Louis MurphyWRPanthers5.5
217Baltimore RavensDEF5.5
218Kendall WrightWRTitans5.5
219Marcedes LewisTEJaguars5.4
220T.Y. HiltonWRColts5.4
221Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns5.4
222Cleveland BrownsDEF5.4
223Tiquan UnderwoodWRBuccaneers5.4
224Brandon StokleyWRBroncos5.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Dallas CowboysDEF5.3
226Kyle RudolphTEVikings5.2
227Steve BreastonWRChiefs5.2
228Dennis PittaTERavens5.2
229Tony SchefflerTELions5.1
230Robert TurbinRBSeahawks5.1
231Philadelphia EaglesDEF5.1
232Micheal SpurlockWRChargers5.1
233Daryl RichardsonRBRams5.1
234Jacksonville JaguarsDEF5.1
235Oakland RaidersDEF5
236Anthony FasanoTEDolphins5
237San Francisco 49ersDEF5
238Chaz SchilensWRJets5
 NamePosTeamPoints
239New England PatriotsDEF5
240San Diego ChargersDEF4.9
241Kevin WalterWRTexans4.9
242Toby GerhartRBVikings4.9
243Lance KendricksTERams4.7
244Santana MossWRRedskins4.6
245Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF4.6
246Joique BellRBLions4.6
247Shane VereenRBPatriots4.6
248Riley CooperWREagles4.5
249David WilsonRBGiants4.5
250Jacoby JonesWRRavens4.5
251Mike ThomasWRLions4.5
252Jacob TammeTEBroncos4.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Indianapolis ColtsDEF4.4
254Jarius WrightWRVikings4.4
255Clyde GatesWRJets4.4
256Tony MoeakiTEChiefs4.4
257Evan RoysterRBRedskins4.4
258Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns4.3
259Felix JonesRBCowboys4.3
260Mewelde MooreRBColts4.2
261Alshon JefferyWRBears4.2
262Pierre ThomasRBSaints4.2
263Kevin ElliottWRJaguars4.1
264Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.1
265Craig StevensTETitans4.1
266Dwayne AllenTEColts4
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Logan PaulsenTERedskins4
268James CaseyRBTexans4
269Scott ChandlerTEBills4
270Tashard ChoiceRBBills3.9
271Marvin JonesWRBengals3.8
272New Orleans SaintsDEF3.7
273Zach MillerTESeahawks3.7
274Marcel ReeceRBRaiders3.6
275Joel DreessenTEBroncos3.6
276Buffalo BillsDEF3.6
277Marlon MooreWRDolphins3.6
278David AusberryTERaiders3.6
279Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks3.6
280Randy MossWR49ers3.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Samuel KirklandWRPatriots3.5
282T.J. GrahamWRBills3.5
283Early DoucetWRCardinals3.5
284James JonesWRPackers3.3
285Matthew SlaterWRPatriots3.3
286Garrett GrahamTETexans3.3
287LaMichael JamesRB49ers3.2
288Clay HarborTEEagles3.1
289Armanti EdwardsWRPanthers3.1
290Brian LeonardRBBengals3.1
291Jeff KingTECardinals3.1
292Juron CrinerWRRaiders3
293Ed DicksonTERavens2.9
294Montario HardestyRBBrowns2.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Ramses BardenWRGiants2.9
296Jordan CameronTEBrowns2.9
297Leon WashingtonRBSeahawks2.8
298Robert MeachemWRChargers2.8
299Austin PettisWRRams2.8
300Ronnie HillmanRBBroncos2.8

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

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