Thursday, September 25, 2014

Week 4 fantasy football rankings

Below are Week 4 fantasy football rankings based on potential performance in this week's games for quarterback, running back, wide receiver, tight end, kicker and team defense.

1 Drew Brees, New Orleans at Dallas 
2 Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay at Chicago 
3 Andrew Luck, Indianapolis at Tennessee ... Luck is the #1 fantasy quarterback through two weeks
4 Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco vs. Philadelphia 
5 Kirk Cousins, Washington vs. N.Y. Giants 
6 Nick Foles, Philadelphia at San Francisco ... Foles has yet to pass for under 320 yards in a game this season, on pace for 5,216 passing yards
7 Matt Ryan, Atlanta at Minnesota ... Ryan historically dips in outside conditions versus being in a dome
8 Philip Rivers, San Diego vs. Jacksonville 
9 Matthew Stafford, Detroit at N.Y. Jets 
10 Tony Romo, Dallas vs. New Orleans 
11 Jay Cutler, Chicago vs. Green Bay 
12 Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay 
13 Cam Newton, Carolina at Baltimore 
14 Tom Brady, New England at Kansas City ... Tom Brady on pace for 3,371 passing yards and 16 TDs
15 Alex Smith, Kansas City vs. New England 
16 Blake Bortles, Jacksonville at San Diego ... Bortles will make his first NFL start
17 Teddy Bridgewater, Minnesota vs. Atlanta ... Bridgewater will make his first NFL start
18 Geno Smith, N.Y. Jets vs. Detroit 
19 Ryan Tannehill, Miami at Oakland ... Tannehill could get yanked for Matt Moore if he doesn't step it up
20 Eli Manning, N.Y. Giants at Washington 

Running Back
1 DeMarco Murray, Dallas vs. New Orleans 
2 Le'Veon Bell, Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay 
3 Matt Forte, Chicago vs. Green Bay ... Forte is averaging just 3.2 YPC but Green Bay ranks 30th against the run
4 Eddie Lacy, Green Bay at Chicago ... Let’s hope Lacy gets going but he has faced three Top 5 run defenses so far
5 Donald Brown, San Diego vs. Jacksonville 
6 LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia at San Francisco 
7 Lamar Miller, Miami at Oakland 
8 Jamaal Charles, Kansas City vs. New England ... Charles (ankle) is expected back but you won't know for sure until Monday Night
9 Alfred Morris, Washington vs. N.Y. Giants 
10 Ahmad Bradshaw, Indianapolis at Tennessee 
11 Arian Foster, Houston vs. Buffalo ... Foster (hamstring) needs to be monitored
12 Rashad Jennings, N.Y. Giants at Washington ... Washington ranks 3rd against the run
13 Pierre Thomas, New Orleans at Dallas 
14 Doug Martin, Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh 
15 Reggie Bush, Detroit at N.Y. Jets 
16 Chris Ivory, N.Y. Jets vs. Detroit 
17 Frank Gore, San Francisco vs. Philadelphia 
18 Darren Sproles, Philadelphia at San Francisco 
19 Trent Richardson, Indianapolis at Tennessee 
20 Steven Jackson, Atlanta at Minnesota 
21 C.J. Spiller, Buffalo at Houston 
22 Fred Jackson, Buffalo at Houston 
23 Khiry Robinson, New Orleans at Dallas 
24 Matt Asiata, Minnesota vs. Atlanta 
25 Joique Bell, Detroit at N.Y. Jets 
26 Shane Vereen, New England at Kansas City 
27 Carlos Hyde, San Francisco vs. Philadelphia 
28 Stevan Ridley, New England at Kansas City 
29 Knile Davis, Kansas City vs. New England ... Jamaal Charles (ankle) is expected back but you won't know for sure until Monday Night
30 DeAngelo Williams, Carolina at Baltimore 

Wide Receivers
1 Dez Bryant, Dallas vs. New Orleans 
2 Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay ... If Brown catches 5 passes he will set the NFL record for 20 straight games with 5 catches
3 Julio Jones, Atlanta at Minnesota 
4 Jordy Nelson, Green Bay at Chicago 
5 Calvin Johnson, Detroit at N.Y. Jets 
6 Alshon Jeffery, Chicago vs. Green Bay 
7 Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina at Baltimore 
8 Julian Edelman, New England at Kansas City 
9 Pierre Garcon, Washington vs. N.Y. Giants 
10 Randall Cobb, Green Bay at Chicago 
11 Michael Crabtree, San Francisco vs. Philadelphia 
12 Steve Smith, Baltimore vs. Carolina ... Look for Smith to be extra motivated this week against his former team
13 Andre Johnson, Houston vs. Buffalo 
14 Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia at San Francisco 
15 Victor Cruz, N.Y. Giants at Washington ... Pretty crazy, Cruz scored his first TD last week since Week 4 of last season
16 Brandin Cooks, New Orleans at Dallas 
17 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota vs. Atlanta ... Shifting to Teddy Bridgewater at quarterback should be a plus for Patterson
18 DeSean Jackson, Washington vs. N.Y. Giants 
19 Brandon Marshall, Chicago vs. Green Bay ... Marshall (ankle) will be questionable and had just 1 catch last week
20 Keenan Allen, San Diego vs. Jacksonville 
21 DeAndre Hopkins, Houston vs. Buffalo 
22 Mike Wallace, Miami at Oakland ... Wallace has caught at least 5 passes each game this year
23 Terrance Williams, Dallas vs. New Orleans 
24 T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis at Tennessee ... Hilton (ankle) needs to be monitored but should be good to go
25 Roddy White, Atlanta at Minnesota ... White (hamstring) needs to be monitored but should be good to go
26 Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh 
27 Sammy Watkins, Buffalo at Houston 
28 Allen Robinson, Jacksonville at San Diego 
29 Anquan Boldin, San Francisco vs. Philadelphia 
30 Jordan Matthews, Philadelphia at San Francisco 
31 Kendall Wright, Tennessee at Indianapolis 
32 Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis at Tennessee 
33 Golden Tate, Detroit at N.Y. Jets 
34 Mike Evans, Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh 
35 Markus Wheaton, Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay 
36 Jeremy Kerley, N.Y. Jets vs. Detroit 
37 Justin Hunter, Tennessee at Indianapolis 
38 Greg Jennings, Minnesota vs. Atlanta 
39 Marques Colston, New Orleans at Dallas 
40 Eric Decker, N.Y. Jets vs. Detroit ... Decker hamstring injury was aggravated last week so he will need to be monitored
41 Torrey Smith, Baltimore vs. Carolina 
42 James Jones, Oakland vs. Miami 
43 Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City vs. New England 
44 Kenny Stills, New Orleans at Dallas 
45 Rueben Randle, N.Y. Giants at Washington 
46 Cecil Shorts, Jacksonville at San Diego 
47 Eddie Royal, San Diego vs. Jacksonville 
48 Steve Johnson, San Francisco vs. Philadelphia 
49 Devin Hester, Atlanta at Minnesota 
50 Harry Douglas, Atlanta at Minnesota ... Douglas (foot) needs to be monitored but should be good to go

Tight End
1 Jimmy Graham, New Orleans at Dallas 
2 Rob Gronkowski, New England at Kansas City 
3 Martellus Bennett, Chicago vs. Green Bay 
4 Greg Olsen, Carolina at Baltimore 
5 Vernon Davis, San Francisco vs. Philadelphia ... Davis (ankle) will need to be monitored
6 Larry Donnell, N.Y. Giants at Washington ... Donnell has 18 receptions this year, 6 more than any other N.Y. Giant
7 Niles Paul, Washington vs. N.Y. Giants 
8 Delanie Walker, Tennessee at Indianapolis 
9 Travis Kelce, Kansas City vs. New England 
10 Jason Witten, Dallas vs. New Orleans 
11 Zach Ertz, Philadelphia at San Francisco 
12 Ladarius Green, San Diego vs. Jacksonville 
13 Antonio Gates, San Diego vs. Jacksonville 
14 Heath Miller, Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay 
15 Charles Clay, Miami at Oakland 
16 Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis at Tennessee 
17 Owen Daniels, Baltimore vs. Carolina ... Daniels will start with Dennis Pitta out for the year
18 Mychal Rivera, Oakland vs. Miami 
19 Coby Fleener, Indianapolis at Tennessee 
20 Brent Celek, Philadelphia at San Francisco 

1 Stephen Gostkowski, New England at Kansas City 
2 Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis at Tennessee 
3 Nick Novak, San Diego vs. Jacksonville 
4 Justin Tucker, Baltimore vs. Carolina 
5 Shaun Suisham, Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay 
6 Matt Bryant, Atlanta at Minnesota 
7 Shayne Graham, New Orleans at Dallas 
8 Cody Parkey, Philadelphia at San Francisco 
9 Mason Crosby, Green Bay at Chicago 
10 Phil Dawson, San Francisco vs. Philadelphia 
11 Caleb Sturgis, Miami at Oakland 
12 Dan Bailey, Dallas vs. New Orleans 
13 Dan Carpenter, Buffalo at Houston 
14 Nick Folk, N.Y. Jets vs. Detroit 
15 Blair Walsh, Minnesota vs. Atlanta 
16 Alex Henery, Detroit at N.Y. Jets ... Nate Freese is out, Alex Henery is in for Detroit at kicker
17 Kai Forbath, Washington vs. N.Y. Giants 
18 Robbie Gould, Chicago vs. Green Bay 
19 Randy Bullock, Houston vs. Buffalo 
20 Graham Gano, Carolina at Baltimore 

1 New England DT, at Kansas City 
2 San Diego DT, vs. Jacksonville 
3 Miami DT, at Oakland 
4 Pittsburgh DT, vs. Tampa Bay 
5 Houston DT, vs. Buffalo 
6 Carolina DT, at Baltimore 
7 Buffalo DT, at Houston 
8 Baltimore DT, vs. Carolina 
9 Detroit DT, at N.Y. Jets 
10 Washington DT, vs. N.Y. Giants 
11 Green Bay DT, at Chicago 
12 Indianapolis DT, at Tennessee 
13 Atlanta DT, at Minnesota 
14 Philadelphia DT, at San Francisco 
15 Kansas City DT, vs. New England 
16 New York Jets DT, vs. Detroit 
17 New Orleans DT, at Dallas 
18 Chicago DT, vs. Green Bay 
19 San Francisco DT, vs. Philadelphia 
20 New York Giants DT, at Washington 

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