Dynasty Owner: Week 10 Rankings


Big Ben has played his way into the top 5 rankings


1.   Peyton Manning DEN at OAK:  You just have to hope it doesn't get out of hand too early.  Oakland being at home helps.

2.   Aaron Rodgers GB vs. CHI:  GB dropped 38 points on CHI in week 3 and Rodgers had 300+ yards and 4TDs.  Expect more of the same.

3.   Ben Roethlisberger PIT at NYJ: Big Ben is simply on fire, and the Steelers D is just bad enough that he has to throw for most of the game.  It's a dream scenario for owners.

4.   Drew Brees NO vs. SF:  Brees has a healthy WR and TE unit for the first time in weeks.  

5.  Matt Ryan ATL at TB: Ryan has generally become a Tier 2 or Tier 3 option on most Sundays, but the matchup propels him into a top 5 play this week.

6. Cam Newton CAR at PHI:  Newton should be able to damage the overpersuing Eagles D with his legs, which should make for a big game regardless.

7 . Jay Cutler CHI at GB:  We know this, he'll be down and throwing it a ton.

8.   Russell Wilson SEA vs. NYG:  A nice matchup for Wilson, he should bounce back after a mini-slump the last couple weeks.

Tier 2

9 Colin Kaepernick SF at NO:  Kaep likely won't throw for 300 yards in many games, but a matchup against New Orleans gives him his best shot

10 Mark Sanchez PHI vs. CAR:  We're eager to see if Sanchez can be as efficient in this offense as he's looked in the pre-season and in practice.

11 Carson Palmer ARI vs. STL:  We are ready to admit it, we were wrong when we thought Palmer was finished as a quality QB fantasy option.

12 Matthew Stafford DET vs. MIA:  Stafford continues to dissapoint, as he's yet to have that vintage Stafford game.  Maybe CJ back will help.

13 Joe Flacco BAL vs. TEN:  Flacco is a coin flip who is tough to predict regardless of the matchup.  Can win or lose you a week single handedly.

14 Tony Romo DAL at JAC:  His back issue is really alarming, though he practiced in full on Friday.  Still, Jacksonville has a surprisingly stout front 7 so this matchup isn't a slam dunk.

15 Ryan Tannehill MIA at DET:  With Lamar Miller dinged up, Tannehill will have to shoulder more of the load this week.

Tier 3

16 Andy Dalton CIN vs. CLE:  Dalton, like Flacco, is wildly inconsistent.  When he's bad, he'll lose the week for you.  

17 Michael Vick NYJ vs. PIT:  If you are starting Vick, you probably have injury or bye issues.  

18 Derek Carr OAK vs. DEN:  The only plus is he'll be trailing from the coin flip on.  

19 Kyle Orton BUF vs. KC: KC is extremely stingy on D and opposing quarterbacks struggle moving the ball, even the good ones.  Plus Watkins is dinged up.   

20 Josh McCown TB vs. ATL:  McCown is a shaky play against the team that knocked him out for over a month last time they faced off.   

21 Alex Smith KC at BUF:  A vanilla play who will manage the game.  Much better in real life than fantasy.  

22 Blake Bortles JAC vs. DAL:  Rookie QBs on the road shouldn't be relied upon.

23 Eli Manning NYG at SEA:  The Giants line is struggling and Eli's timing looks off again.  Toughest QB to figure week to week.

25 Zach Mettenberger TEN at BAL:  Should be throwing often.

26 Brian Hoyer CLE at CIN:  Could be a decent bye week fill in, but the red zone is dominated by the Browns RBs.  If he scores it's usually a long play.

27 Austin Davis STL at ARI:  Will struggle against a stout Arizona pass rush.  


Forte and Murray have been the top 2 ranked RBs for the last several weeks

Tier 1

1 Matt Forte CHI at GB:  The most complete dual threat RB by a long shot.  A good shot for 100ru + 100re on any given Sunday.  

2 DeMarco Murray DAL at JAC:  With Romo banged up, Murray is going to be relied upon a ton.  Maybe next week they'll start conserving him more.

3 LeSean McCoy PHI vs. CAR:  McCoy has been quietly creeping back to elite status, just needs the breakout 2+ TD game

4 Andre Ellington ARI vs. STL:  The closest thing to Forte from a pass catching perspective this year.  

5 Jeremy Hill CIN vs. CLE:  Another week without Gio and a suspect Browns rushing Def.

6 Marshawn Lynch SEA vs. NYG:  Seahawks OC has stated they want Lynch to remain the focal point of the offense despite his stated trouble in the locker room.

7 Le'Veon Bell PIT at NYJ:  We'd like Bell a lot more if he didn't lose goal line carries to Blount.  

8 Jamaal Charles KC at BUF:  Shares a lot of carries with Knile Davis.  Smart for the team, not great for fantasy.   

Tier 2

9 Ronnie Hillman DEN at OAK:  Hillman owners are sad to see Ball return, this will likely be a riding the hot hand approach.

10 Justin Forsett BAL vs. TEN:  Forsett is steady and you can pencil him in for 80+ a TD vs the Titans.  

11 Eddie Lacy GB vs. CHI:  Chicago hasn't stopped the run all year and Lacy found pay dirt against them in week 3.  

12 Bobby Rainey TB vs. ATL: The most effective RB by far in TB this year, hopefully Lovie realizes that by now and leans on him.

13 Lamar Miller MIA at DET:  Really banged up, could leave the game early if he plays.  

14 Mark Ingram NO vs. SF:  Has looked as good as any back since retiring from the hand injury.  

15 Denard Robinson JAC vs. DAL:  It's great to see Robinson finally getting a chance to show what he can do.  We don't think he's a great lead RB but he needs the ball and the Jags are committed to getting it to him for now.

Tier 3

16 Reggie Bush DET vs. MIA

17 Joique Bell DET vs. MIA

18 Terrance West CLE at CIN

19 Christopher Ivory NYJ vs. PIT

20 Darren McFadden OAK vs. DEN

21 Steven Jackson ATL at TB

22 Darren Sproles PHI vs. CAR

23 Frank Gore SF at NO

24 Lorenzo Taliaferro BAL vs. TEN

25 Ben Tate CLE at CIN

26 Anthony Dixon BUF vs. KC

27 Bishop Sankey TEN at BAL

28 Tre Mason STL at ARI

Tier 4

29 Andre Williams NYG at SEA

30 Chris Johnson NYJ vs. PIT

31 Benny Cunningham STL at ARI

32 Travaris Cadet NO vs. SF

33 Jonathan Stewart CAR at PHI

34 Peyton Hillis NYG at SEA

35 DeAngelo Williams CAR at PHI

36 Charles Sims TB vs. ATL

37 Fred Jackson BUF vs. KC

38 Bryce Brown BUF vs. KC

39 Theo Riddick DET vs. MIA

40 Cedric Peerman CIN vs. CLE

41 James Starks GB vs. CHI

42 Carlos Hyde SF at NO

43 Juwan Thompson DEN at OAK

44 Devonta Freeman ATL at TB

45 Antone Smith ATL at TB

46 Lance Dunbar DAL at JAC

47 Doug Martin TB vs. ATL

48 Montee Ball DEN at OAK

49 Toby Gerhart JAC vs. DAL

50 LeGarrette Blount PIT at NYJ


Antonio Brown is once again atop the WR rankings for the 5th time this year.

Tier 1

1 Antonio Brown PIT at NYJ:  Brown is the only real elite WR who doesn't have a viable and consistent number 2 WR to share targets with.  

2 Demaryius Thomas DEN at OAK:  If Denver didn't have so many options each game, Thomas would be the top ranked WR every week.

3 Jordy Nelson GB vs. CHI:  Nelson always abuses Chicago, and torched them for 10 catches, 108 yards and 2 scores back in week 4.  Best of all, they really can't key on him because Cobb and Lacy went off as well.

4 Julio Jones ATL at TB:  Who can forget the 56 point explosion ATL had on TB on Thursday night football back in week 3?  Not the TB defense, who gave up 9 rec for 161 and 2 TDs to Julio, mostly in the first half.

5 Calvin Johnson DET vs. MIA:  Tough to slot Johnson after such a long layoff but both the Lions and he claim he's close to 100%.

6 Jeremy Maclin PHI vs. CAR:  Maclin is dropping big game after big game regardless of the QB situation in PHI.

7 Randall Cobb GB vs. CHI:  Cobb actually had just as big of a day against CHI in week 4 as Nelson, going for 113 yards and 2 TDs himself.

8 Emmanuel Sanders DEN at OAK:  Sanders, like Cobb, is a number 2 who puts up stats of an elite #1.  Oakland has been particularly vulnerable to quick and shifty WRs.

9 Dez Bryant DAL at JAC:  A dream matchup against a horrible pass defense, Bryant is only limited by questionable QB status.  Either an unhealthy Romo or a healthy Weeden - either way not ideal.

Tier 2

10 Brandon Marshall CHI at GB:  They will probably be playing from behind, should be a lot of garbage time stats.

11 A.J. Green CIN vs. CLE:  Green has had some big games against Joe Haden and Cleveland before, but he's still banged up.

12 Kelvin Benjamin CAR at PHI:  Looking for a bounce back after last week's disappointing effort where he dropped several passes including a TD.

13 Roddy White ATL at TB:  Should benefit from all the extra attention Julio Jones is going to get from an embarrassed TB secondary.

14 Alshon Jeffery CHI at GB:  Jeffery should find the end zone this week, as he did in the first matchup in week 3.

15 Sammy Watkins BUF vs. KC:  Still Buffalo's only real threat in the passing game.

16 Percy Harvin NYJ vs. PIT:  The Jets want to validate the acquisition so it's time he has a big day.  The QB situation is a nightmare.

17 Mohamed Sanu CIN vs. CLE:  Browns number 2 corners this year (Justin Gilbert and Buster Skrine) have been torched by much less talented WRs.  If Dalton is on, Sanu should feast.

Tier 3

18 Eric Decker NYJ vs. PIT:  Pittburgh has been happy to get into shootouts lately so someone has to benefit from that on the Jets.

19 Mike Evans TB vs. ATL:  Evans is quickly gaining ground on Watkins and Benjamin in the top rookie WR discussion. Unguardable in the end-zone.

20 Vincent Jackson TB vs. ATL:  Jackson, like Evans above, presents a tough mismatch against an Atlanta secondary that has struggled mightily against WRs in the red-zone.

21 Mike Wallace MIA at DET:  Wallace has quietly bounced back after a disappointing first year in Miami.   

22 Steve Smith BAL vs. TEN: Smith has been relatively quiet for the last few weeks, feels like a bounce back monster game coming this week.

23 Larry Fitzgerald ARI vs. STL:  Palmer and Fitzgerald continue to defy their age and put up big numbers.

24 Golden Tate DET vs. MIA:  Will be interesting to see what effect Calvin returning has, was elite while CJ was out.  

25 Anquan Boldin SF at NO:  Should be a high scoring affair, but in the 49ers offense you never know who's going to benefit.  Kaepernick can just as easily run it in for a couple scores.  

26 Odell Beckham Jr. NYG at SEA:  Beckham seems to have surpassed Ruben Randle as the #1 WR in NY.   This week, however, that probably means more Richard Sherman.

27 Torrey Smith BAL vs. TEN:  His bounce-back from a nightmare start continues, Tenessee DBs haven't covered anyone all year.  

28 Martavis Bryant PIT at NYJ:  Has scored in every game he's played in so far (4).  That trend has to stop, right?

29 Allen Robinson JAC vs. DAL: The most consistent WR for Jacksonville so far, if nothing else should get close to 8-10 catches.  Better in a PPR format like Dynasty Owner.

30 Doug Baldwin SEA vs. NYG: Says he's fully healthy and ready to resume his ascension to the number 1 WR in SEA since Harvin was dealt.

31 Brandin Cooks NO vs. SF:  Sean Payton is finding ways to get cooks the ball, finally.  He's becoming what everyone thought he would at the start of the season.  

32 Michael Crabtree SF at NO:  Maddeningly inconsistent, but match-up is ideal this week.

33 Michael Floyd ARI vs. STL:  A nice matchup against a STL secondary who struggles against big WRs like Floyd.

34 James Jones OAK vs. DEN:  Surprisingly effective as a number 2 option in the Oakland passing game.

Tier 4

35 Rueben Randle NYG at SEA:  

36 Justin Hunter TEN at BAL

37 Terrance Williams DAL at JAC

38 Andre Holmes OAK vs. DEN

39 Kenny Britt STL at ARI

40 Kendall Wright TEN at BAL

41 Davante Adams GB vs. CHI

42 Marques Colston NO vs. SF

43 Dwayne Bowe KC at BUF

44 Taylor Gabriel CLE at CIN

45 John Brown ARI vs. STL

46 Kenny Stills NO vs. SF

47 Allen Hurns JAC vs. DAL

48 Cecil Shorts JAC vs. DAL

49 Harry Douglas ATL at TB

50 Robert Woods BUF vs. KC

51 Denard Robinson JAC vs. DAL

52 Jordan Matthews PHI vs. CAR

53 Markus Wheaton PIT at NYJ

54 Miles Austin CLE at CIN

55 Jerricho Cotchery CAR at PHI

56 Jermaine Kearse SEA vs. NYG

57 Steve Johnson SF at NO

58 Tavon Austin STL at ARI

59 Jarvis Landry MIA at DET

60 Riley Cooper PHI vs. CAR

61 Travis Benjamin CLE at CIN

62 Wes Welker DEN at OAK

63 Stedman Bailey STL at ARI

64 Brian Hartline MIA at DET

65 Brandon Lloyd SF at NO

66 Kenbrell Thompkins OAK vs. DEN

67 Paul Richardson SEA vs. NYG

68 Chris Hogan BUF vs. KC

69 Nate Washington TEN at BAL

70 Louis Murphy TB vs. ATL


With Gronk on a bye Jimmy Graham is the clear cut number 1 ranked TE this week


1 Jimmy Graham NO vs. SF:  Getting closer to full health, scary for opponents.

2 Julius Thomas DEN at OAK:  The Broncos have said they want to get him involved a lot more this week.  That's a good sign, as he's been a lousy fantasy option the last few weeks.

3 Martellus Bennett CHI at GB:  Had his best game of the season against GB earlier in the season.  

4 Greg Olsen CAR at PHI:  Mr. Consistent, Cam's most reliable pass catcher in the red-zone.  

5 Travis Kelce KC at BUF:  Still curious that he rarely plays more than 60% of the snaps but he is becoming a safe bet for 40+ yards and a TD every other game.

6 Owen Daniels BAL vs. TEN

7 Larry Donnell NYG at SEA

8 Jason Witten DAL at JAC

9 Heath Miller PIT at NYJ

10 Delanie Walker TEN at BAL

11 Jared Cook STL at ARI

12 Zach Ertz PHI vs. CAR

13 Charles Clay MIA at DET

14 Mychal Rivera OAK vs. DEN

15 Vernon Davis SF at NO

16 Jace Amaro NYJ vs. PIT

17 Scott Chandler BUF vs. KC

18 John Carlson ARI vs. STL

19 Jermaine Gresham CIN vs. CLE

20 Clay Harbor JAC vs. DAL

21 Austin Seferian-Jenkins TB vs. ATL

22 Jim Dray CLE at CIN

23 Lance Kendricks STL at ARI

24 Eric Ebron DET vs. MIA

25 Gary Barnidge CLE at CIN

26 Andrew Quarless GB vs. CHI

27 Richard Rodgers GB vs. CHI

28 Luke Willson SEA vs. NYG

29 Joseph Fauria DET vs. MIA

30 Levine Toilolo ATL at TB


The Broncos have a juicy matchup vs the hapless and turnover-prone Oakland Raiders

1 Denver Broncos DEN at OAK

2 Baltimore Ravens BAL vs. TEN

3 Arizona Cardinals ARI vs. STL

4 Dallas Cowboys DAL at JAC

5 Seattle Seahawks SEA vs. NYG

6 Cincinnati Bengals CIN vs. CLE

7 Detroit Lions DET vs. MIA

8 Miami Dolphins MIA at DET

9 Kansas City Chiefs KC at BUF

10 Pittsburgh Steelers PIT at NYJ

11 Philadelphia Eagles PHI vs. CAR

12 Buffalo Bills BUF vs. KC

13 Green Bay Packers GB vs. CHI

14 Carolina Panthers CAR at PHI

15 St. Louis Rams STL at ARI

16 New Orleans Saints NO vs. SF

17 Atlanta Falcons ATL at TB

18 Cleveland Browns CLE at CIN

19 San Francisco 49ers SF at NO

20 New York Giants NYG at SEA

21 Tampa Bay Buccaneers TB vs. ATL

22 Jacksonville Jaguars JAC vs. DAL

23 New York Jets NYJ vs. PIT

24 Tennessee Titans TEN at BAL

25 Chicago Bears CHI at GB

26 Oakland Raiders OAK vs. DEN