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2012 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 12

Denver Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman figures to be a top waiver claim with starter Willis McGahee out

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
UPDATE: November 21, 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 Vikings-Bears, Raiders-Bengals, Redskins-Cowboys, Bills-Colts, Steelers-Browns, Ravens-Chargers and Titans-Jaguars games were resimulated on 11/21 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2012 Week 12 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Andy DaltonQBBengals24
2Peyton ManningQBBroncos22.3
3Matt SchaubQBTexans22.1
4Aaron RodgersQBPackers21.9
5Matthew StaffordQBLions21.8
6Carson PalmerQBRaiders21.7
7Eli ManningQBGiants21.1
8Tom BradyQBPatriots20.9
9Drew BreesQBSaints20.4
10Matt RyanQBFalcons20
11Andrew LuckQBColts19.9
12Joe FlaccoQBRavens19.7
13Arian FosterRBTexans19.5
14Tony RomoQBCowboys19.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Cam NewtonQBPanthers18.7
16Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins18.4
17Alex SmithQB49ers18
18Chad HenneQBJaguars18
19C.J. SpillerRBBills17.9
20Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills17.7
21Mark SanchezQBJets17.6
22Jake LockerQBTitans17.1
23Ryan LindleyQBCardinals16.8
24Jay CutlerQBBears16.5
25Ray RiceRBRavens16.3
26Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers16
27Chris JohnsonRBTitans15.9
28Philip RiversQBChargers15.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Frank GoreRB49ers15.8
30Adrian PetersonRBVikings15.8
31Charlie BatchQBSteelers15.5
32Doug MartinRBBuccaneers15.4
33Ahmad BradshawRBGiants15.2
34Darren McFaddenRBRaiders15.1
35Brandon WeedenQBBrowns15
36Matt ForteRBBears15
37Sam BradfordQBRams15
38Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs14.9
39BenJarvus Green-EllisRBBengals14.6
40Brady QuinnQBChiefs14
41Nick FolesQBEagles13.9
42Ronnie HillmanRBBroncos13.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Trent RichardsonRBBrowns13
44Ryan MathewsRBChargers13
45Alfred MorrisRBRedskins12.7
46Christian PonderQBVikings12.7
47Mikel LeshoureRBLions12.4
48Ryan TannehillQBDolphins12.1
49Calvin JohnsonWRLions12
50A.J. GreenWRBengals12
51Steven JacksonRBRams11.9
52Stevan RidleyRBPatriots11.6
53Russell WilsonQBSeahawks11.3
54Wes WelkerWRPatriots11.3
55Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks11.2
56Vick BallardRBColts11
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Michael TurnerRBFalcons10.7
58Reggie WayneWRColts10.6
59Roddy WhiteWRFalcons10.6
60Beanie WellsRBCardinals10.4
61Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals10
62Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos10
63Shonn GreeneRBJets10
64Justin BlackmonWRJaguars9.8
65Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers9.8
66Alex GreenRBPackers9.7
67Shayne GrahamKTexans9.7
68Brandon LloydWRPatriots9.7
69Brandon MarshallWRBears9.7
70Darren SprolesRBSaints9.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Mike WallaceWRSteelers9.6
72Reggie BushRBDolphins9.6
73Felix JonesRBCowboys9.5
74Julio JonesWRFalcons9.5
75Bryce BrownRBEagles9.4
76Jordy NelsonWRPackers9.4
77Dez BryantWRCowboys9.3
78Eric DeckerWRBroncos9.2
79Jonathan StewartRBPanthers9.2
80David AkersK49ers9.2
81Cecil ShortsWRJaguars9.1
82Mike NugentKBengals9.1
83Jalen ParmeleRBJaguars9.1
84Justin TuckerKRavens9
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Rob BironasKTitans9
86Andre JohnsonWRTexans9
87Kendall HunterRB49ers9
88Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders8.9
89Victor CruzWRGiants8.9
90Miles AustinWRCowboys8.9
91Rian LindellKBills8.9
92Jimmy GrahamTESaints8.8
93Percy HarvinWRVikings8.8
94Marques ColstonWRSaints8.8
95Stevie JohnsonWRBills8.6
96Ben TateRBTexans8.5
97Garrett HartleyKSaints8.5
98Greg ZuerleinKRams8.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Robbie GouldKBears8.5
100Adam VinatieriKColts8.4
101Kai ForbathKRedskins8.4
102Jay FeelyKCardinals8.4
103Matt BryantKFalcons8.4
104Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers8.3
105Dan CarpenterKDolphins8.3
106Jason WittenTECowboys8.3
107Tony GonzalezTEFalcons8.3
108Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots8.3
109Justin MedlockKPanthers8.3
110Dan BaileyKCowboys8.3
111Carolina PanthersDEF8.2
112Jermaine GreshamTEBengals8.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Dwayne BoweWRChiefs8.1
114Torrey SmithWRRavens8
115Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders7.9
116Matt PraterKBroncos7.9
117Fred JacksonRBBills7.9
118Jeremy KerleyWRJets7.9
119Pittsburgh SteelersDEF7.8
120Anquan BoldinWRRavens7.8
121Randall CobbWRPackers7.8
122Brandon PettigrewTELions7.8
123Nick NovakKChargers7.8
124Seattle SeahawksDEF7.8
125Phil DawsonKBrowns7.8
126Steven HauschkaKSeahawks7.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Malcom FloydWRChargers7.7
128Josh GordonWRBrowns7.7
129Daryl RichardsonRBRams7.7
130Steve SmithWRPanthers7.7
131Jeremy MaclinWREagles7.7
132Lawrence TynesKGiants7.7
133Owen DanielsTETexans7.5
134Chicago BearsDEF7.5
135Danny AmendolaWRRams7.5
136Shaun SuishamKSteelers7.5
137Vernon DavisTE49ers7.5
138Mason CrosbyKPackers7.4
139Jason HansonKLions7.4
140Donnie AveryWRColts7.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers7.4
142Denarius MooreWRRaiders7.4
143St. Louis RamsDEF7.4
144Michael CrabtreeWR49ers7.3
145DeSean JacksonWREagles7.3
146Connor BarthKBuccaneers7.3
147Tennessee TitansDEF7.3
148Alex HeneryKEagles7.3
149DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers7.2
150Houston TexansDEF7.2
151Cleveland BrownsDEF7.1
152Andrew HawkinsWRBengals7.1
153Cincinnati BengalsDEF7.1
154Andre RobertsWRCardinals7.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Kenny BrittWRTitans7.1
156Denver BroncosDEF7.1
157Brian HartlineWRDolphins7.1
158Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers7
159Atlanta FalconsDEF7
160Hakeem NicksWRGiants7
161Blair WalshKVikings7
162Donald BrownRBColts7
163Lance MooreWRSaints7
164Mario ManninghamWR49ers6.9
165Jonathan DwyerRBSteelers6.9
166Danario AlexanderWRChargers6.8
167Arizona CardinalsDEF6.8
168Michael BushRBBears6.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Heath MillerTESteelers6.7
170Martellus BennettTEGiants6.7
171New England PatriotsDEF6.7
172James JonesWRPackers6.6
173T.Y. HiltonWRColts6.6
174Sidney RiceWRSeahawks6.6
175Jermichael FinleyTEPackers6.5
176Aaron HernandezTEPatriots6.5
177Baltimore RavensDEF6.4
178Donald JonesWRBills6.4
179Buffalo BillsDEF6.4
180Joshua MorganWRRedskins6.4
181Josh ScobeeKJaguars6.3
182Nate WashingtonWRTitans6.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Ryan BroylesWRLions6.2
184Daniel ThomasRBDolphins6.2
185Greg LittleWRBrowns6.2
186Ryan SuccopKChiefs6.2
187Brandon GibsonWRRams6.1
188San Francisco 49ersDEF6.1
189Nick FolkKJets6.1
190Marcedes LewisTEJaguars6.1
191Jared CookTETitans6.1
192Greg OlsenTEPanthers6
193Robert MeachemWRChargers6
194Green Bay PackersDEF6
195Pierre ThomasRBSaints6
196Washington RedskinsDEF6
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Tony SchefflerTELions5.9
198Miami DolphinsDEF5.9
199Earl BennettWRBears5.9
200Antonio GatesTEChargers5.9
201Brent CelekTEEagles5.9
202Davone BessWRDolphins5.9
203Mohamed SanuWRBengals5.9
204Stephen HillWRJets5.8
205Brandon StokleyWRBroncos5.8
206New York GiantsDEF5.7
207Chris GivensWRRams5.7
208LaRod Stephens-HowlingRBCardinals5.6
209Dexter McClusterWRChiefs5.6
210Brandon MyersTERaiders5.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns5.6
212Dustin KellerTEJets5.6
213Andre BrownRBGiants5.6
214Domenik HixonWRGiants5.6
215Jacksonville JaguarsDEF5.6
216Kevin WalterWRTexans5.5
217Dwayne AllenTEColts5.5
218Kendall WrightWRTitans5.5
219Michael JenkinsWRVikings5.5
220Mike ThomasWRLions5.4
221Minnesota VikingsDEF5.4
222Jon BaldwinWRChiefs5.4
223Dennis PittaTERavens5.4
224Golden TateWRSeahawks5.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Brandon LaFellWRPanthers5.3
226Derek HaganWRRaiders5.3
227Santana MossWRRedskins5.3
228Joel DreessenTEBroncos5.3
229San Diego ChargersDEF5.3
230Mark IngramRBSaints5.3
231Jacob TammeTEBroncos5.3
232Jason AvantWREagles5.2
233New Orleans SaintsDEF5.2
234Indianapolis ColtsDEF5.2
235Shane VereenRBPatriots5.1
236Philadelphia EaglesDEF5
237Dallas ClarkTEBuccaneers4.9
238Robert TurbinRBSeahawks4.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Jacoby JonesWRRavens4.9
240Michael FloydWRCardinals4.7
241Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF4.7
242New York JetsDEF4.7
243Devin HesterWRBears4.6
244Leonard HankersonWRRedskins4.6
245Lance BallRBBroncos4.6
246Lance KendricksTERams4.6
247Chaz SchilensWRJets4.5
248Jerome SimpsonWRVikings4.5
249Anthony FasanoTEDolphins4.5
250Randy MossWR49ers4.5
251Scott ChandlerTEBills4.4
252Kansas City ChiefsDEF4.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns4.4
254Tony MoeakiTEChiefs4.4
255Devery HendersonWRSaints4.3
256Peyton HillisRBChiefs4.3
257Keshawn MartinWRTexans4.3
258Dallas CowboysDEF4.2
259Kevin ElliottWRJaguars4.2
260Garrett GrahamTETexans4.2
261Clyde GatesWRJets4.2
262Julian EdelmanWRPatriots4.1
263T.J. GrahamWRBills4.1
264Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.1
265Bilal PowellRBJets4
266Kyle RudolphTEVikings3.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Logan PaulsenTERedskins3.9
268Rashad JenningsRBJaguars3.8
269Phillip TannerRBCowboys3.8
270Oakland RaidersDEF3.8
271Cedric PeermanRBBengals3.8
272Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks3.7
273Toby GerhartRBVikings3.7
274Ronnie BrownRBChargers3.6
275Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons3.6
276Montario HardestyRBBrowns3.6
277Marcel ReeceRBRaiders3.5
278Armon BinnsWRBengals3.5
279Zach MillerTESeahawks3.5
280Plaxico BurressWRSteelers3.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Dwayne HarrisWRCowboys3.5
282Craig StevensTETitans3.5
283Tiquan UnderwoodWRBuccaneers3.5
284Evan RoysterRBRedskins3.4
285James StarksRBPackers3.4
286David AusberryTERaiders3.4
287Ed DicksonTERavens3.4
288Louis MurphyWRPanthers3.4
289Joique BellRBLions3.4
290Rod StreaterWRRaiders3.4
291LeGarrette BlountRBBuccaneers3.3
292Danny WoodheadRBPatriots3.2
293Jeff CumberlandTEJets3.2
294Todd HeapTECardinals3.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Deion BranchWRPatriots3.1
296Rob HouslerTECardinals3.1
297Bernard PierceRBRavens3
298Micheal SpurlockWRJaguars3
299Lance DunbarRBCowboys3
300Kellen DavisTEBears3

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

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