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2014 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 1

Third-year quarterback Nick Foles has high expectations in fantasy that begin in Week 1

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Update: September 4, 2014

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

Please Note: The Colts-Broncos, Bills-Bears and Saints-Falcons games were re-simulated on 9/4 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2014 Week 1 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Drew BreesQBSaints22.8
2Cam NewtonQBPanthers22.5
3Nick FolesQBEagles21.9
4Matthew StaffordQBLions20.9
5Carson PalmerQBCardinals20.9
6Peyton ManningQBBroncos20
7Colin KaepernickQB49ers19.5
8Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins19.5
9Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers19.4
10Matt RyanQBFalcons19.1
11Brian HoyerQBBrowns19
12Tom BradyQBPatriots18.6
13Philip RiversQBChargers18.6
14Alex SmithQBChiefs18.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Shaun HillQBRams18.2
16Russell WilsonQBSeahawks18.2
17Andrew LuckQBColts18
18Josh McCownQBBuccaneers18
19Matt ForteRBBears17.9
20Geno SmithQBJets17.9
21Jay CutlerQBBears17.2
22LeSean McCoyRBEagles17
23Aaron RodgersQBPackers16.9
24Eli ManningQBGiants16.7
25Ryan FitzpatrickQBTexans15.8
26Tony RomoQBCowboys15.7
27Chad HenneQBJaguars15.7
28Matt CasselQBVikings15.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Ryan TannehillQBDolphins14.8
30Joe FlaccoQBRavens14.8
31Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs14.6
32Andy DaltonQBBengals14.4
33EJ ManuelQBBills14.4
34Jake LockerQBTitans13.8
35Derek CarrQBRaiders13.7
36Alfred MorrisRBRedskins13.3
37Montee BallRBBroncos12.9
38Calvin JohnsonWRLions12.5
39Le'Veon BellRBSteelers12.3
40Adrian PetersonRBVikings12.2
41Andre EllingtonRBCardinals12.2
42Reggie BushRBLions11.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks11.7
44DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys11.5
45Eddie LacyRBPackers11.5
46Giovani BernardRBBengals11.4
47Doug MartinRBBuccaneers11.3
48Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers11.3
49Arian FosterRBTexans11.1
50Ryan MathewsRBChargers11.1
51C.J. SpillerRBBills10.9
52Joique BellRBLions10.9
53Zac StacyRBRams10.9
54Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals10.8
55Marques ColstonWRSaints10.3
56Bernard PierceRBRavens10.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Jordy NelsonWRPackers10.3
58Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos10.3
59Antonio BrownWRSteelers10.2
60Dez BryantWRCowboys10.1
61Rashad JenningsRBGiants10.1
62Victor CruzWRGiants10.1
63Stevan RidleyRBPatriots10.1
64Roddy WhiteWRFalcons10
65Phil DawsonK49ers10
66Percy HarvinWRSeahawks10
67Frank GoreRB49ers9.9
68Cody ParkeyKEagles9.8
69Chris JohnsonRBJets9.7
70Eric DeckerWRJets9.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots9.6
72Ben TateRBBrowns9.6
73Knowshon MorenoRBDolphins9.6
74Julio JonesWRFalcons9.5
75Brandon MarshallWRBears9.5
76Shane VereenRBPatriots9.4
77Jonathan StewartRBPanthers9.4
78Brandon McManusKBroncos9.3
79Cairo SantosKChiefs9.3
80Shaun SuishamKSteelers9.2
81Michael FloydWRCardinals9.2
82Jimmy GrahamTESaints9.2
83Justin TuckerKRavens9.2
84Andre JohnsonWRTexans9.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Graham GanoKPanthers9.1
86Steven JacksonRBFalcons9.1
87Kai ForbathKRedskins9.1
88Chandler CatanzaroKCardinals9.1
89Robbie GouldKBears9
90Greg JenningsWRVikings9
91Steven HauschkaKSeahawks9
92Nick FolkKJets8.9
93Shayne GrahamKSaints8.9
94Nick NovakKChargers8.8
95Nate FreeseKLions8.8
96DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers8.8
97Greg ZuerleinKRams8.8
98Blair WalshKVikings8.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Dan CarpenterKBills8.7
100Keenan AllenWRChargers8.6
101A.J. GreenWRBengals8.6
102Toby GerhartRBJaguars8.6
103Darren SprolesRBEagles8.5
104Shonn GreeneRBTitans8.4
105Mike NugentKBengals8.3
106Jordan CameronTEBrowns8.3
107Denard RobinsonWRJaguars8.3
108Danny AmendolaWRPatriots8.3
109Mike WallaceWRDolphins8.2
110Josh BrownKGiants8.2
111Anquan BoldinWR49ers8.2
112Matt BryantKFalcons8.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Mark IngramRBSaints8.1
114Reggie WayneWRColts8
115New England PatriotsDEF8
116Billy CundiffKBrowns8
117Adam VinatieriKColts8
118Carolina PanthersDEF8
119Malcom FloydWRChargers8
120Lamar MillerRBDolphins7.9
121Sammy WatkinsWRBills7.9
122Andre WilliamsRBGiants7.9
123Donnie AveryWRChiefs7.9
124Alshon JefferyWRBears7.9
125Dan BaileyKCowboys7.9
126Cordarrelle PattersonWRVikings7.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Ahmad BradshawRBColts7.7
128Maurice Jones-DrewRBRaiders7.7
129Randy BullockKTexans7.6
130Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders7.6
131Julian EdelmanWRPatriots7.6
132Mason CrosbyKPackers7.6
133Randall CobbWRPackers7.5
134Ryan SuccopKTitans7.5
135T.Y. HiltonWRColts7.5
136Caleb SturgisKDolphins7.5
137Patrick MurrayKBuccaneers7.5
138Steve Smith Sr.WRRavens7.5
139Cecil Shorts IIIWRJaguars7.4
140Jerricho CotcheryWRPanthers7.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Michael CrabtreeWR49ers7.4
142Philadelphia EaglesDEF7.4
143Washington RedskinsDEF7.3
144Pierre ThomasRBSaints7.3
145San Francisco 49ersDEF7.3
146Jeremy MaclinWREagles7.2
147Josh ScobeeKJaguars7.2
148Kenny BrittWRRams7.2
149Tavon AustinWRRams7.2
150Golden TateWRLions7.1
151Kendall WrightWRTitans7.1
152New York JetsDEF7.1
153Seattle SeahawksDEF7.1
154Nate WashingtonWRTitans7.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Lance MooreWRSteelers7.1
156Terrance WestRBBrowns7
157Baltimore RavensDEF7
158Pierre GarconWRRedskins7
159St. Louis RamsDEF6.9
160Buffalo BillsDEF6.9
161DeSean JacksonWRRedskins6.9
162Kansas City ChiefsDEF6.9
163Torrey SmithWRRavens6.9
164Mike EvansWRBuccaneers6.9
165Jason WittenTECowboys6.8
166Andre CaldwellWRBroncos6.7
167James JonesWRRaiders6.7
168Greg OlsenTEPanthers6.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Cincinnati BengalsDEF6.6
170Miles AustinWRBrowns6.6
171Rueben RandleWRGiants6.6
172Fred JacksonRBBills6.6
173Chris IvoryRBJets6.6
174DeAndre HopkinsWRTexans6.5
175Kelvin BenjaminWRPanthers6.5
176Jeremy KerleyWRJets6.5
177Carlos HydeRB49ers6.5
178Travis BenjaminWRBrowns6.5
179Stepfan TaylorRBCardinals6.5
180Chicago BearsDEF6.4
181Julius ThomasTEBroncos6.4
182Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks6.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Emmanuel SandersWRBroncos6.3
184Trent RichardsonRBColts6.3
185New Orleans SaintsDEF6.3
186Arizona CardinalsDEF6.2
187Kenny StillsWRSaints6.2
188Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons6.2
189Brian HartlineWRDolphins6.1
190San Diego ChargersDEF6.1
191Markus WheatonWRSteelers6.1
192Pittsburgh SteelersDEF6.1
193Ronnie HillmanRBBroncos6
194Denver BroncosDEF6
195Robert TurbinRBSeahawks6
196Andrew HawkinsWRBrowns6
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Detroit LionsDEF5.9
198Darren McFaddenRBRaiders5.9
199Heath MillerTESteelers5.9
200Chris GivensWRRams5.9
201Indianapolis ColtsDEF5.9
202Bishop SankeyRBTitans5.8
203Atlanta FalconsDEF5.8
204Riley CooperWREagles5.7
205Terrance WilliamsWRCowboys5.7
206Cleveland BrownsDEF5.7
207Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots5.7
208Minnesota VikingsDEF5.6
209Marqise LeeWRJaguars5.6
210Jarius WrightWRVikings5.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
211John CarlsonTECardinals5.6
212Harry DouglasWRFalcons5.6
213Knile DavisRBChiefs5.5
214Miami DolphinsDEF5.5
215Zach ErtzTEEagles5.4
216Jason AvantWRPanthers5.4
217Jeremy HillRBBengals5.4
218Andre HolmesWRRaiders5.4
219Dennis PittaTERavens5.4
220New York GiantsDEF5.3
221Martellus BennettTEBears5.3
222LeGarrette BlountRBSteelers5.3
223Aaron DobsonWRPatriots5.3
224Mike WilliamsWRBills5.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
225A.J. JenkinsWRChiefs5.3
226Jordan ReedTERedskins5.3
227Kyle RudolphTEVikings5.2
228Hakeem NicksWRColts5.2
229Vernon DavisTE49ers5.2
230Rod StreaterWRRaiders5.2
231Eddie RoyalWRChargers5.2
232Oakland RaidersDEF5.1
233Eric EbronTELions5.1
234Danny WoodheadRBChargers5.1
235Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF5
236Ted Ginn Jr.WRCardinals5
237Jermaine KearseWRSeahawks5
238Nick ToonWRSaints5
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Jarrett BoykinWRPackers4.9
240Jared CookTERams4.8
241Stevie JohnsonWR49ers4.8
242Justin ForsettRBRavens4.8
243Tre MasonRBRams4.8
244Garrett GrahamTETexans4.8
245Roy Helu Jr.RBRedskins4.8
246Jerrel JerniganWRGiants4.7
247Junior HemingwayWRChiefs4.7
248Dallas CowboysDEF4.7
249Mohamed SanuWRBengals4.7
250Green Bay PackersDEF4.6
251Robert WoodsWRBills4.6
252Brian QuickWRRams4.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Levine ToiloloTEFalcons4.5
254Shaun DraughnRBBears4.5
255Tennessee TitansDEF4.4
256Antonio GatesTEChargers4.4
257Charles ClayTEDolphins4.4
258Brad SmithWREagles4.4
259Houston TexansDEF4.3
260Chris OwusuWRBuccaneers4.3
261Bobby RaineyRBBuccaneers4.3
262Justin HunterWRTitans4.3
263Jeff CumberlandTEJets4.1
264Ladarius GreenTEChargers4.1
265Adrien RobinsonTEGiants4.1
266Andre RobertsWRRedskins4.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Brandon PettigrewTELions4
268Tyler EifertTEBengals4
269Jordan TodmanRBJaguars4
270Marlon BrownWRRavens4
271Brandon MyersTEBuccaneers4
272Brandon GibsonWRDolphins3.9
273DeVier PoseyWRTexans3.9
274Coby FleenerTEColts3.9
275Delanie WalkerTETitans3.8
276Marcedes LewisTEJaguars3.8
277David NelsonWRJets3.7
278Scott ChandlerTEBills3.7
279Andrew QuarlessTEPackers3.7
280Brandon TateWRBengals3.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Dwayne HarrisWRCowboys3.5
282Preston ParkerWRGiants3.5
283Lance DunbarRBCowboys3.4
284Louis Murphy Jr.WRBuccaneers3.4
285James StarksRBPackers3.4
286Zach MillerTESeahawks3.4
287David AusberryTERaiders3.4
288Benjamin WatsonTESaints3.3
289Allen RobinsonWRJaguars3.2
290Anthony FasanoTEChiefs3.2
291Jonathan DwyerRBCardinals3.2
292Josh MorganWRBears3
293Denarius MooreWRRaiders3
294Kevin OgletreeWRLions3
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Santonio HolmesWRBears3
296Brandin CooksWRSaints3
297Jacksonville JaguarsDEF3
298Alfred BlueRBTexans3
299Jordan MatthewsWREagles2.9
300Jacoby JonesWRRavens2.8

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