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2012 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 9

Much-maligned Michael Vick due for a strong week against porous Saints D

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
UPDATE: November 1, 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 Panthers-Redskins, Vikings-Seahawks, Eagles-Saints, Dolphins-Colts and Bears-Titans games were resimulated on 11/1 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2012 Week 9 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Matthew StaffordQBLions22.9
2Aaron RodgersQBPackers22.6
3Michael VickQBEagles22.6
4Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers22.4
5Peyton ManningQBBroncos21.8
6Drew BreesQBSaints21.7
7Eli ManningQBGiants20.5
8Matt RyanQBFalcons20.5
9Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins20.3
10Arian FosterRBTexans20.1
11Carson PalmerQBRaiders20
12Cam NewtonQBPanthers19.3
13Matt SchaubQBTexans19.2
14Andy DaltonQBBengals19.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Philip RiversQBChargers19.1
16Joe FlaccoQBRavens18.6
17Tony RomoQBCowboys17.7
18Ray RiceRBRavens17.7
19LeSean McCoyRBEagles17
20Jay CutlerQBBears16.9
21Matt CasselQBChiefs16.9
22Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers16.8
23John SkeltonQBCardinals16.8
24Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills16.7
25Matt ForteRBBears16.6
26Andrew LuckQBColts16.5
27Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs15.3
28Ryan TannehillQBDolphins15.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Brandon WeedenQBBrowns14.9
30Ryan MathewsRBChargers14.8
31Willis McGaheeRBBroncos14.5
32Darren McFaddenRBRaiders14.3
33Alfred MorrisRBRedskins14.3
34Ahmad BradshawRBGiants14
35Michael TurnerRBFalcons13.8
36Blaine GabbertQBJaguars13.7
37Doug MartinRBBuccaneers13.5
38Russell WilsonQBSeahawks13.4
39DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys13.3
40Reggie BushRBDolphins12.8
41Matt HasselbeckQBTitans12.7
42Mikel LeShoureRBLions12.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Christian PonderQBVikings12.5
44Adrian PetersonRBVikings12.4
45Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks12.4
46Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers12.2
47Calvin JohnsonWRLions12
48Fred JacksonRBBills11.9
49Chris JohnsonRBTitans11.8
50BenJarvus Green-EllisRBBengals11.5
51Trent RichardsonRBBrowns11.1
52C.J. SpillerRBBills11.1
53Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers10.9
54A.J. GreenWRBengals10.7
55LaRod Stephens-HowlingRBCardinals10.7
56Rashad JenningsRBJaguars10.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Pierre ThomasRBSaints10.5
58Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals10.3
59Roddy WhiteWRFalcons10
60Donald BrownRBColts9.9
61Darren SprolesRBSaints9.8
62Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos9.7
63Jordy NelsonWRPackers9.6
64Matt BryantKFalcons9.5
65Shayne GrahamKTexans9.3
66Brandon MarshallWRBears9.3
67DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers9.3
68Alex GreenRBPackers9.2
69Mason CrosbyKPackers9.2
70Reggie WayneWRColts9.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Malcom FloydWRChargers9.1
72Jason HansonKLions9.1
73Jimmy GrahamTESaints9
74Denarius MooreWRRaiders9
75Victor CruzWRGiants9
76Robbie GouldKBears8.9
77Connor BarthKBuccaneers8.9
78Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers8.8
79Julio JonesWRFalcons8.7
80Marques ColstonWRSaints8.7
81Ryan SuccopKChiefs8.7
82Steve SmithWRPanthers8.7
83Garrett HartleyKSaints8.7
84Dwayne BoweWRChiefs8.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders8.6
86Nick NovakKChargers8.6
87Justin TuckerKRavens8.6
88Percy HarvinWRVikings8.5
89Adam VinatieriKColts8.5
90Dan CarpenterKDolphins8.5
91Stevie JohnsonWRBills8.5
92Randall CobbWRPackers8.3
93Chicago BearsDEF8.2
94Matt PraterKBroncos8.2
95Andre JohnsonWRTexans8.1
96Tony GonzalezTEFalcons8
97Sidney RiceWRSeahawks8
98Alex HeneryKEagles8
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Mike WallaceWRSteelers8
100Jay FeelyKCardinals8
101Dez BryantWRCowboys7.9
102Antonio BrownWRSteelers7.9
103Jonathan StewartRBPanthers7.9
104Torrey SmithWRRavens7.8
105Seattle SeahawksDEF7.7
106Jeremy MaclinWREagles7.7
107Daniel ThomasRBDolphins7.7
108Miles AustinWRCowboys7.7
109Dan BaileyKCowboys7.6
110Michael BushRBBears7.6
111Kai ForbathKRedskins7.6
112Green Bay PackersDEF7.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Anquan BoldinWRRavens7.5
114Brandon PettigrewTELions7.5
115Robert MeachemWRChargers7.5
116Jason WittenTECowboys7.5
117Minnesota VikingsDEF7.5
118Lawrence TynesKGiants7.5
119Shaun SuishamKSteelers7.4
120Phil DawsonKBrowns7.4
121Rian LindellKBills7.3
122Eric DeckerWRBroncos7.3
123Mike NugentKBengals7.3
124Josh GordonWRBrowns7.3
125James JonesWRPackers7.2
126Jermaine GreshamTEBengals7.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
127DeSean JacksonWREagles7.1
128Baltimore RavensDEF7.1
129Justin ForsettRBTexans7
130Rob BironasKTitans7
131Titus YoungWRLions7
132Jon BaldwinWRChiefs7
133Jacob TammeTEBroncos6.9
134Atlanta FalconsDEF6.9
135Justin MedlockKPanthers6.9
136Miami DolphinsDEF6.8
137Jermichael FinleyTEPackers6.8
138Andre RobertsWRCardinals6.8
139Owen DanielsTETexans6.8
140Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders6.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
141T.Y. HiltonWRColts6.8
142Hakeem NicksWRGiants6.8
143Arizona CardinalsDEF6.7
144Greg OlsenTEPanthers6.7
145Lance MooreWRSaints6.7
146Earl BennettWRBears6.7
147Kansas City ChiefsDEF6.6
148Washington RedskinsDEF6.6
149Golden TateWRSeahawks6.5
150Joshua MorganWRRedskins6.5
151Donnie AveryWRColts6.4
152Antonio GatesTEChargers6.4
153Cleveland BrownsDEF6.3
154Joique BellRBLions6.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Martellus BennettTEGiants6.3
156Cincinnati BengalsDEF6.3
157Detroit LionsDEF6.3
158Santana MossWRRedskins6.2
159Isaac RedmanRBSteelers6.2
160Laurent RobinsonWRJaguars6.2
161Kenny BrittWRTitans6.1
162Josh ScobeeKJaguars6.1
163Greg LittleWRBrowns6
164Donald JonesWRBills6
165New York GiantsDEF6
166Houston TexansDEF5.9
167Brian HartlineWRDolphins5.9
168LeGarrette BlountRBBuccaneers5.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Denver BroncosDEF5.9
170Cecil ShortsWRJaguars5.9
171Heath MillerTESteelers5.9
172Jacksonville JaguarsDEF5.8
173Tiquan UnderwoodWRBuccaneers5.8
174Steven HauschkaKSeahawks5.8
175Dennis PittaTERavens5.8
176Brandon MyersTERaiders5.8
177Blair WalshKVikings5.8
178Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons5.7
179Brent CelekTEEagles5.7
180Kevin WalterWRTexans5.7
181Montell OwensRBJaguars5.7
182Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF5.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Dexter McClusterWRChiefs5.6
184Ryan BroylesWRLions5.5
185Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers5.5
186Brandon StokleyWRBroncos5.5
187Domenik HixonWRGiants5.5
188Jared CookTETitans5.4
189Indianapolis ColtsDEF5.4
190Anthony FasanoTEDolphins5.4
191Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns5.4
192Tony SchefflerTELions5.4
193Michael JenkinsWRVikings5.3
194Armon BinnsWRBengals5.3
195Kevin OgletreeWRCowboys5.3
196Andrew HawkinsWRBengals5.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Pittsburgh SteelersDEF5.3
198Early DoucetWRCardinals5.2
199Carolina PanthersDEF5.2
200Justin BlackmonWRJaguars5.2
201Shaun DraughnRBChiefs5.1
202Philadelphia EaglesDEF5.1
203Davone BessWRDolphins5.1
204Louis MurphyWRPanthers5.1
205Nate WashingtonWRTitans5.1
206Tennessee TitansDEF5
207Marcedes LewisTEJaguars5
208San Diego ChargersDEF5
209Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns4.9
210Logan PaulsenTERedskins4.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Dallas ClarkTEBuccaneers4.8
212William PowellRBCardinals4.8
213Derek HaganWRRaiders4.8
214Jackie BattleRBChargers4.8
215Dwayne AllenTEColts4.7
216Leonard HankersonWRRedskins4.7
217Tony MoeakiTEChiefs4.7
218Kendall WrightWRTitans4.6
219Devin HesterWRBears4.5
220Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.5
221Oakland RaidersDEF4.5
222Kyle RudolphTEVikings4.5
223Jerome SimpsonWRVikings4.5
224Robert TurbinRBSeahawks4.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Felix JonesRBCowboys4.4
226Jason AvantWREagles4.4
227New Orleans SaintsDEF4.4
228Scott ChandlerTEBills4.4
229Jacoby JonesWRRavens4.4
230Buffalo BillsDEF4.4
231Vick BallardRBColts4.3
232Dallas CowboysDEF4.3
233Keshawn MartinWRTexans4.3
234Devery HendersonWRSaints4.2
235Ronnie HillmanRBBroncos4.1
236Dante RosarioTEChargers4.1
237Rod StreaterWRRaiders4.1
238Joel DreessenTEBroncos4
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Anthony ArmstrongWRDolphins4
240Bryce BrownRBEagles4
241Zach MillerTESeahawks3.9
242Rob HouslerTECardinals3.8
243Braylon EdwardsWRSeahawks3.7
244Andre BrownRBGiants3.7
245Mike GoodsonRBRaiders3.6
246Montario HardestyRBBrowns3.6
247Mark IngramRBSaints3.6
248Evan RoysterRBRedskins3.5
249T.J. GrahamWRBills3.5
250Todd HeapTECardinals3.4
251Bernard PierceRBRavens3.3
252Ed DicksonTERavens3.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Toby GerhartRBVikings3.2
254Marques ClarkWRChargers3.2
255Brandon TateWRBengals3.1
256Donald DriverWRPackers3.1
257Armanti EdwardsWRPanthers3.1
258Cedric PeermanRBBengals3
259Ramses BardenWRGiants3
260John KuhnRBPackers2.9
261Kellen DavisTEBears2.8
262Niles PaulTERedskins2.8
263Mike ThomasWRJaguars2.8
264Garrett GrahamTETexans2.8
265Tom CrabtreeTEPackers2.6
266Marcel ReeceRBRaiders2.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Craig StevensTETitans2.5
268Michael FloydWRCardinals2.5
269Luke StockerTEBuccaneers2.4
270LaVon BrazillWRColts2.3
271Travis BenjaminWRBrowns2.3
272James StarksRBPackers2.3
273Matthew WillisWRBroncos2.2
274Le'Ron McClainRBChargers2.1
275Bear PascoeTEGiants2.1
276Steve BreastonWRChiefs2.1
277Charles ClayTEDolphins1.9
278Lestar JeanWRTexans1.9
279Marlon MooreWRDolphins1.9
280Devin AromashoduWRVikings1.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Randy McMichaelTEChargers1.8
282Brad SmithWRBills1.7
283Jordan CameronTEBrowns1.7
284Jerricho CotcheryWRSteelers1.6
285Dane SanzenbacherWRBears1.6
286Orson CharlesTEBengals1.6
287Jamie HarperRBTitans1.6
288Arrelious BennWRBuccaneers1.5
289Aldrick RobinsonWRRedskins1.5
290Erik LorigRBBuccaneers1.5
291Tandon DossWRRavens1.3
292Drew DavisWRFalcons1.3
293Damian WilliamsWRTitans1.3
294David ThomasTESaints1.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Leonard PopeTESteelers1.3
296Henry HynoskiRBGiants1.3
297Matt SpaethTEBears1.2
298Kahlil BellRBBears1.1
299Dwayne HarrisWRCowboys1.1
300Delone CarterRBColts1

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

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