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2011 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 4

Versatile Matt Forte tops all running backs

By Ryan Fowler - WhatIfSports.com
UPDATE: September 29, 2011
<a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/video?vid=0c57d806-4e30-44e5-97c3-860c215502ef" target="_new" title="">WhatIfSports: Week 4 fantasy picks</a>

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 49ers/Eagles, Colts/Buccaneers, Falcons/Seahawks, Saints/Jaguars, Patriots/Raiders, Broncos/Packers, Steelers/Texans, Dolphins/Chargers and Lions/Cowboys games were resimulated on 9/29 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2011 Week 4 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Aaron RodgersQBPackers26.2
2Drew BreesQBSaints24.1
3Philip RiversQBChargers23.2
4Tom BradyQBPatriots22.2
5Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers20.5
6Matt RyanQBFalcons20.2
7Kevin KolbQBCardinals19.8
8Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers19.2
9Michael VickQBEagles18.9
10Eli ManningQBGiants18.4
11Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills18
12Matt SchaubQBTexans18
13Matthew StaffordQBLions17.6
14Jay CutlerQBBears17.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Tony RomoQBCowboys17.2
16Sam BradfordQBRams17.2
17Jason CampbellQBRaiders17.1
18Chad HenneQBDolphins16.7
19Tarvaris JacksonQBSeahawks16.4
20Matt ForteRBBears16.3
21Donovan McNabbQBVikings16.3
22Rex GrossmanQBRedskins16.3
23Mark SanchezQBJets15.9
24Matt CasselQBChiefs15.8
25Adrian PetersonRBVikings15.8
26Joe FlaccoQBRavens15.6
27Colt McCoyQBBrowns15.6
28Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers15.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
29LeSean McCoyRBEagles15.4
30Ahmad BradshawRBGiants15.4
31Matt HasselbeckQBTitans15.2
32Michael TurnerRBFalcons15.2
33Kyle OrtonQBBroncos15
34Darren McFaddenRBRaiders14.4
35Ray RiceRBRavens14.3
36Peyton HillisRBBrowns14.2
37Fred JacksonRBBills14.1
38Alex SmithQB49ers14
39Frank GoreRB49ers13.8
40Tim HightowerRBRedskins13.8
41Steven JacksonRBRams13.7
42Ryan MathewsRBChargers13.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars13
44Curtis PainterQBColts12.6
45Roddy WhiteWRFalcons12.4
46Andre JohnsonWRTexans12.3
47Daniel ThomasRBDolphins11.9
48Chris JohnsonRBTitans11.8
49Shonn GreeneRBJets11.6
50James StarksRBPackers11.5
51Wes WelkerWRPatriots11.5
52Andy DaltonQBBengals11.2
53Jahvid BestRBLions11.1
54Mark IngramRBSaints11.1
55Calvin JohnsonWRLions11.1
56LeGarrette BlountRBBuccaneers10.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Cam NewtonQBPanthers10.9
58Greg JenningsWRPackers10.9
59Mike WallaceWRSteelers10.9
60Felix JonesRBCowboys10.8
61Blaine GabbertQBJaguars10.8
62Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals10.7
63Cedric BensonRBBengals10.6
64Vincent JacksonWRChargers10.6
65Beanie WellsRBCardinals10.5
66Joseph AddaiRBColts10.3
67Dwayne BoweWRChiefs10.2
68Reggie WayneWRColts9.7
69Brandon LloydWRBroncos9.6
70Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers9.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Arian FosterRBTexans9.4
72BenJarvus Green-EllisRBPatriots9.3
73Jermichael FinleyTEPackers9.3
74John KasayKSaints9.2
75Matt BryantKFalcons9.1
76Brandon JacobsRBGiants9.1
77Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks9
78Danny WoodheadRBPatriots9
79Connor BarthKBuccaneers8.9
80Stevie JohnsonWRBills8.8
81Sidney RiceWRSeahawks8.8
82Thomas JonesRBChiefs8.7
83Alex HeneryKEagles8.6
84Nick NovakKChargers8.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Percy HarvinWRVikings8.3
86Jason WittenTECowboys8.3
87Mason CrosbyKPackers8.3
88Robert MeachemWRSaints8.2
89Mike ThomasWRJaguars8.2
90Jay FeelyKCardinals8.2
91Robbie GouldKBears8.1
92DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers8.1
93Knowshon MorenoRBBroncos8.1
94Malcom FloydWRChargers8.1
95Santonio HolmesWRJets8
96Brandon MarshallWRDolphins8
97Eric DeckerWRBroncos8
98Mike Sims-WalkerWRRams8
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Dez BryantWRCowboys8
100Earnest GrahamRBBuccaneers8
101Lawrence TynesKGiants7.9
102Tony GonzalezTEFalcons7.9
103Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots7.9
104Dan CarpenterKDolphins7.9
105Mario ManninghamWRGiants7.8
106Billy CundiffKRavens7.8
107LaDainian TomlinsonRBJets7.8
108Santana MossWRRedskins7.8
109Rob BironasKTitans7.8
110Nate WashingtonWRTitans7.7
111DeSean JacksonWREagles7.7
112Reggie BushRBDolphins7.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Anquan BoldinWRRavens7.7
114Julio JonesWRFalcons7.7
115Nick FolkKJets7.7
116Atlanta FalconsDEF7.7
117Deion BranchWRPatriots7.6
118Chad OchocincoWRPatriots7.6
119New Orleans SaintsDEF7.5
120Adam VinatieriKColts7.5
121Pittsburgh SteelersDEF7.5
122Darren SprolesRBSaints7.5
123Josh BrownKRams7.4
124Philadelphia EaglesDEF7.4
125Graham GanoKRedskins7.4
126Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF7.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Jimmy GrahamTESaints7.3
128Ryan LongwellKVikings7.3
129Steve BreastonWRChiefs7.3
130Denarius MooreWRRaiders7.3
131Green Bay PackersDEF7.3
132Shaun SuishamKSteelers7.2
133New England PatriotsDEF7.1
134Rian LindellKBills7.1
135Detroit LionsDEF7.1
136Ben TateRBTexans7.1
137Hakeem NicksWRGiants7.1
138Chris CooleyTERedskins7
139Jordy NelsonWRPackers7
140David AkersK49ers7
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns7
142Zach MillerTESeahawks6.9
143Brian HartlineWRDolphins6.9
144Johnny KnoxWRBears6.9
145Matt PraterKBroncos6.8
146Carnell WilliamsRBRams6.8
147Olindo MareKPanthers6.8
148David NelsonWRBills6.8
149A.J. GreenWRBengals6.7
150New York GiantsDEF6.7
151Kevin OgletreeWRCowboys6.7
152Andre RobertsWRCardinals6.7
153C.J. SpillerRBBills6.7
154Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders6.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Braylon EdwardsWR49ers6.6
156Jason HansonKLions6.6
157Neil RackersKTexans6.6
158Javon RingerRBTitans6.6
159Arrelious BennWRBuccaneers6.6
160Buffalo BillsDEF6.6
161Phil DawsonKBrowns6.5
162Derrick MasonWRJets6.5
163Kevin BossTERaiders6.5
164Tennessee TitansDEF6.5
165Jonathan StewartRBPanthers6.5
166Chicago BearsDEF6.5
167Donald DriverWRPackers6.4
168Patrick CraytonWRChargers6.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
169New York JetsDEF6.4
170Todd HeapTECardinals6.4
171Minnesota VikingsDEF6.4
172Dallas CowboysDEF6.4
173Victor CruzWRGiants6.3
174Dan BaileyKCowboys6.3
175Vernon DavisTE49ers6.3
176Hines WardWRSteelers6.3
177Davone BessWRDolphins6.2
178Dustin KellerTEJets6.2
179St. Louis RamsDEF6.1
180Steven HauschkaKSeahawks6.1
181Willis McGaheeRBBroncos6.1
182Michael CrabtreeWR49ers6.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Lance KendricksTERams6.1
184Josh ScobeeKJaguars6.1
185Danario AlexanderWRRams6
186Mike WilliamsWRSeahawks6
187Jabar GaffneyWRRedskins6
188Lance MooreWRSaints6
189Jeremy MaclinWREagles6
190Jacoby FordWRRaiders6
191Mike NugentKBengals5.9
192Greg LittleWRBrowns5.9
193Joshua CribbsWRBrowns5.8
194Pierre GarconWRColts5.8
195Washington RedskinsDEF5.8
196Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns5.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Brandon PettigrewTELions5.7
198Plaxico BurressWRJets5.7
199Steve SmithWRPanthers5.7
200Kellen WinslowTEBuccaneers5.7
201Louis MurphyWRRaiders5.6
202Roy HeluRBRedskins5.6
203Early DoucetWRCardinals5.6
204Lee EvansWRRavens5.6
205Heath MillerTESteelers5.6
206Ryan SuccopKChiefs5.5
207Jacoby JonesWRTexans5.5
208Roy WilliamsWRBears5.5
209Donald JonesWRBills5.5
210Preston ParkerWRBuccaneers5.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Jerome SimpsonWRBengals5.4
212Vincent BrownWRChargers5.4
213Devery HendersonWRSaints5.4
214Bernard BerrianWRVikings5.3
215Indianapolis ColtsDEF5.3
216Owen DanielsTETexans5.2
217Marcedes LewisTEJaguars5.2
218Jared CookTETitans5.2
219Miami DolphinsDEF5.2
220Marques ColstonWRSaints5.2
221Houston TexansDEF5.2
222Cleveland BrownsDEF5.2
223Baltimore RavensDEF5.1
224Dallas ClarkTEColts5.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Ed DicksonTERavens5.1
226Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots5.1
227Michael JenkinsWRVikings5.1
228San Diego ChargersDEF5
229Anthony FasanoTEDolphins5
230Greg OlsenTEPanthers5
231Damian WilliamsWRTitans5
232Carolina PanthersDEF5
233Devin HesterWRBears4.9
234Oakland RaidersDEF4.9
235Scott ChandlerTEBills4.8
236Golden TateWRSeahawks4.8
237Antonio BrownWRSteelers4.8
238Mike TolbertRBChargers4.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Dexter McClusterRBChiefs4.7
240Kansas City ChiefsDEF4.7
241Josh MorganWR49ers4.6
242Jermaine GreshamTEBengals4.6
243Nate BurlesonWRLions4.5
244Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.5
245Jerheme UrbanWRChiefs4.5
246Visanthe ShiancoeTEVikings4.4
247San Francisco 49ersDEF4.4
248Isaac RedmanRBSteelers4.4
249Denver BroncosDEF4.3
250Ricky WilliamsRBRavens4.3
251Randy McMichaelTEChargers4.3
252Torrey SmithWRRavens4.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Toby GerhartRBVikings4.2
254Marion BarberRBBears4.2
255Chester TaylorRBCardinals4.2
256Kevin WalterWRTexans4.2
257Seattle SeahawksDEF4.1
258Jacksonville JaguarsDEF4.1
259Arizona CardinalsDEF4.1
260Cincinnati BengalsDEF4.1
261Pierre ThomasRBSaints4.1
262Leonard PopeTEChiefs4.1
263Jason HillWRJaguars4.1
264Tashard ChoiceRBCowboys4.1
265Titus YoungWRLions4
266Anthony ArmstrongWRRedskins4
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Ronnie BrownRBEagles4
268Lavelle HawkinsWRTitans4
269Brandon GibsonWRRams3.9
270Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers3.9
271Alex GreenRBPackers3.8
272Mike GoodsonRBPanthers3.8
273Justin ForsettRBSeahawks3.8
274Andre CaldwellWRBengals3.8
275Matt WillisWRBroncos3.8
276Brandon LaFellWRPanthers3.8
277Jerome HarrisonRBLions3.7
278Kellen DavisTEBears3.6
279Jake BallardTEGiants3.6
280Bernard ScottRBBengals3.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Michael BushRBRaiders3.4
282James JonesWRPackers3.4
283Brent CelekTEEagles3.3
284Jason AvantWREagles3.3
285Delone CarterRBColts3.1
286David ThomasTESaints3.1
287Andrew QuarlessTEPackers3.1
288Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons3
289Daniel FellsTEBroncos2.9
290Kendall HunterRB49ers2.9
291Brandon TateWRBengals2.9
292Terrance CopperWRChiefs2.9
293Austin CollieWRColts2.8
294Earl BennettWRBears2.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders2.6
296Montario HardestyRBBrowns2.6
297Joel DreessenTETexans2.5
298Micheal SpurlockWRBuccaneers2.5
299Jarett DillardWRJaguars2.5
300Jesse HolleyWRCowboys2.5

Ryan Fowler is the Content Manager for WhatIfSports.com. He can be reached at rfowler@whatifsports.com.

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