Fantasy Football: Week 10 Player Rankings

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Ranking Each Position For Week 10

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Joe Nicholson-US PRESSWIRE

It is going to be an interesting Week 10 for fantasy players all around the country with several key injuries sidelining players all over the league. There are a ton of storylines with who will play and who won’t during this crucial week of games. Let’s also not forget the teams on bye weeks this week including the Packers and Redskins so no Aaron Rodgers or Robert Griffin III to play this week.

The injury bug hit Darren McFadden and Percy Harvin hard in Week 9 and both are not expected to play in Week 10 and are not in my weekly rankings with the chances of each playing not likely. Harvin is the biggest loss out there with his ankle sprained in three places according to some reports which could hamper Harvin the rest of the season so hope for the best and get a backup in there this week before beginning to hope for a Harvin return in Week 11.

Here are my Week 10 rankings as this week’s action gets underway on Thursday night with the Colts playing in Jacksonville against the Jaguars in a game that could see a great defensive effort from both teams. If you have any fantasy questions you need answered, feel free to send me a tweet @ASchmidtSports and I will do my best to answer as quickly as possible before games get started. We are into the final four weeks of the regular season for many leagues so good luck and get a victory this week…..

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Quarterbacks

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Kirby Lee-US PRESSWIRE

It is an interesting matchup for Drew Brees at home against the Falcons which could very easily turn into an offensive shootout in the Superdome. Also, keep an eye out on Josh Freeman against San Diego for a sleeper performance….

1. Drew Brees

2. Matt Ryan

3. Tom Brady

4. Tony Romo

5. Matthew Stafford

6. Cam Newton

7. Andrew Luck

8. Philip Rivers

9. Josh Freeman

10. Ben Roethlisberger

11. Eli Manning

12. Peyton Manning

13. Michael Vick

14. Joe Flacco

15. Andy Dalton

16. Alex Smith

17. Ryan Fitzpatrick

18. Jay Cutler

19. Jake Locker

20. Carson Palmer

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Running Backs

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Cary Edmondson-US PRESSWIRE

It could be another big week for Doug Martin ahead….

1. Doug Martin

2. Ray Rice

3. Adrian Peterson

4. Reggie Bush

5. LeSean McCoy

6. Arian Foster

7. Matt Forte

8. Ryan Mathews

9. Rashad Jennings

10. Frank Gore

11. BenJarvus Green-Ellis

12. Marshawn Lynch

13. Michael Turner

14. Chris Johnson

15. Willis McGahee

16. C.J. Spiller

17. Stevan Ridley

18. Ahmad Bradshaw

19. Marcel Reece

20. Shonn Greene

21. Jamaal Charles

22. Daniel Thomas

23. Jonathan Stewart

24. Felix Jones

25. Mikel LeShoure

26. Vick Ballard

27. Steven Jackson

28. Jonathan Dwyer

29. Pierre Thomas

30. Andre Brown

31. Fred Jackson

32. Michael Bush

33. Taiwan Jones

34. Ben Tate

35. Isaac Redman

36. Mark Ingram

37. Joique Bell

38. Daryl Richardson

39. Rashard Mendenhall

40. Chris Ivory

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Wide Receivers

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Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

The Saints defense has a major problem in facing Julio Jones this week….

1. Julio Jones

2. Miles Austin

3. Calvin Johnson

4. Roddy White

5. Mike Wallace

6. Brandon Marshall

7. Vincent Jackson

8. Victor Cruz

9. Marques Colston

10. A.J. Green

11. Dez Bryant

12. Demaryius Thomas

13. Eric Decker

14. Wes Welker

15. Reggie Wayne

16. Stevie Johnson

17. Dwayne Bowe

18. Steve Smith

19. Denarius Moore

20. Anquan Boldin

21. Brandon Lloyd

22. Malcom Floyd

23. Lance Moore

24. Hakeem Nicks

25. Sidney Rice

26. Jeremy Maclin

27. Danny Amendola

28. Mike Williams

29. Torrey Smith

30. Brian Hartline

31. DeSean Jackson

32. Titus Young

33. Andre Johnson

34. Jerome Simpson

35. Ryan Broyles

36. Kenny Britt

37. Kendall Wright

38. Davone Bess

39. T.Y. Hilton

40. Donnie Avery

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Tight Ends

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Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

Once again, Patriots tight ends take up two of the top four spots in this week’s rankings and that is likely not to change anytime this season unless injury strikes again. Keep an eye on Buffalo’s Scott Chandler as a sleeper…

1. Jimmy Graham

2. Rob Gronkowski

3. Jason Witten

4. Aaron Hernandez

5. Heath Miller

6. Tony Gonzalez

7. Antonio Gates

8. Vernon Davis

9. Brent Celek

10. Owen Daniels

11. Joel Dreessen

12. Dustin Keller

13. Jermaine Gresham

14. Brandon Pettigrew

15. Greg Olsen

16. Scott Chandler

17. Jared Cook

18. Dennis Pitta

19. Kyle Rudolph

20. Martellus Bennett

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Kickers

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Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

There may be a lot of field goals this week out of Miami’s Dan Carpenter in facing the Titans. It could be a week where up to nine kickers finish with more than ten points so pick the right kicker in the right situation…

1. Dan Carpenter

2. Shaun Suisham

3. Stephen Gostkowski

4. Justin Tucker

5. Garrett Hartley

6. Blair Walsh

7. Matt Bryant

8. Dan Bailey

9. David Akers

10. Steven Hauschka

11. Matt Prater

12. Lawrence Tynes

13. Robbie Gould

14. Sebastian Janikowski

15. Rob Bironas

16. Alex Henery

17. Jason Hanson

18. Nick Novak

19. Nick Folk

20. Shayne Graham

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Defense

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The Star-Ledger-US PRESSWIRE

The Steelers get the matchup of the week on a Monday night facing one of the worst offenses in the league in the Chiefs. Pittsburgh could equal with San Diego did against Kansas City in Week 9 and may help lead your team to victory with an epic performance. Indianapolis also has a nice matchup with Jacksonville on Thursday.

1. Pittsburgh

2. San Francisco

3. Seattle

4. New England

5. Indianapolis

6. Chicago

7. Detroit

8. Dallas

9. Baltimore

10. Miami

11. Denver

12. N.Y. Giants

13. Houston

14. N.Y. Jets

15. St. Louis

16. Philadelphia

17. Jacksonville

18. Atlanta

19. Tampa Bay

20. San Diego

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Ranking Each Position For Week 10

position
Joe Nicholson-US PRESSWIRE

It is going to be an interesting Week 10 for fantasy players all around the country with several key injuries sidelining players all over the league. There are a ton of storylines with who will play and who won’t during this crucial week of games. Let’s also not forget the teams on bye weeks this week including the Packers and Redskins so no Aaron Rodgers or Robert Griffin III to play this week.

The injury bug hit Darren McFadden and Percy Harvin hard in Week 9 and both are not expected to play in Week 10 and are not in my weekly rankings with the chances of each playing not likely. Harvin is the biggest loss out there with his ankle sprained in three places according to some reports which could hamper Harvin the rest of the season so hope for the best and get a backup in there this week before beginning to hope for a Harvin return in Week 11.

Here are my Week 10 rankings as this week’s action gets underway on Thursday night with the Colts playing in Jacksonville against the Jaguars in a game that could see a great defensive effort from both teams. If you have any fantasy questions you need answered, feel free to send me a tweet @ASchmidtSports and I will do my best to answer as quickly as possible before games get started. We are into the final four weeks of the regular season for many leagues so good luck and get a victory this week…..

2 of 7

Quarterbacks

qb
Kirby Lee-US PRESSWIRE

It is an interesting matchup for Drew Brees at home against the Falcons which could very easily turn into an offensive shootout in the Superdome. Also, keep an eye out on Josh Freeman against San Diego for a sleeper performance….

1. Drew Brees

2. Matt Ryan

3. Tom Brady

4. Tony Romo

5. Matthew Stafford

6. Cam Newton

7. Andrew Luck

8. Philip Rivers

9. Josh Freeman

10. Ben Roethlisberger

11. Eli Manning

12. Peyton Manning

13. Michael Vick

14. Joe Flacco

15. Andy Dalton

16. Alex Smith

17. Ryan Fitzpatrick

18. Jay Cutler

19. Jake Locker

20. Carson Palmer

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Running Backs

rb
Cary Edmondson-US PRESSWIRE

It could be another big week for Doug Martin ahead….

1. Doug Martin

2. Ray Rice

3. Adrian Peterson

4. Reggie Bush

5. LeSean McCoy

6. Arian Foster

7. Matt Forte

8. Ryan Mathews

9. Rashad Jennings

10. Frank Gore

11. BenJarvus Green-Ellis

12. Marshawn Lynch

13. Michael Turner

14. Chris Johnson

15. Willis McGahee

16. C.J. Spiller

17. Stevan Ridley

18. Ahmad Bradshaw

19. Marcel Reece

20. Shonn Greene

21. Jamaal Charles

22. Daniel Thomas

23. Jonathan Stewart

24. Felix Jones

25. Mikel LeShoure

26. Vick Ballard

27. Steven Jackson

28. Jonathan Dwyer

29. Pierre Thomas

30. Andre Brown

31. Fred Jackson

32. Michael Bush

33. Taiwan Jones

34. Ben Tate

35. Isaac Redman

36. Mark Ingram

37. Joique Bell

38. Daryl Richardson

39. Rashard Mendenhall

40. Chris Ivory

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Wide Receivers

wr
Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

The Saints defense has a major problem in facing Julio Jones this week….

1. Julio Jones

2. Miles Austin

3. Calvin Johnson

4. Roddy White

5. Mike Wallace

6. Brandon Marshall

7. Vincent Jackson

8. Victor Cruz

9. Marques Colston

10. A.J. Green

11. Dez Bryant

12. Demaryius Thomas

13. Eric Decker

14. Wes Welker

15. Reggie Wayne

16. Stevie Johnson

17. Dwayne Bowe

18. Steve Smith

19. Denarius Moore

20. Anquan Boldin

21. Brandon Lloyd

22. Malcom Floyd

23. Lance Moore

24. Hakeem Nicks

25. Sidney Rice

26. Jeremy Maclin

27. Danny Amendola

28. Mike Williams

29. Torrey Smith

30. Brian Hartline

31. DeSean Jackson

32. Titus Young

33. Andre Johnson

34. Jerome Simpson

35. Ryan Broyles

36. Kenny Britt

37. Kendall Wright

38. Davone Bess

39. T.Y. Hilton

40. Donnie Avery

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Tight Ends

te
Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

Once again, Patriots tight ends take up two of the top four spots in this week’s rankings and that is likely not to change anytime this season unless injury strikes again. Keep an eye on Buffalo’s Scott Chandler as a sleeper…

1. Jimmy Graham

2. Rob Gronkowski

3. Jason Witten

4. Aaron Hernandez

5. Heath Miller

6. Tony Gonzalez

7. Antonio Gates

8. Vernon Davis

9. Brent Celek

10. Owen Daniels

11. Joel Dreessen

12. Dustin Keller

13. Jermaine Gresham

14. Brandon Pettigrew

15. Greg Olsen

16. Scott Chandler

17. Jared Cook

18. Dennis Pitta

19. Kyle Rudolph

20. Martellus Bennett

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Kickers

kick
Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

There may be a lot of field goals this week out of Miami’s Dan Carpenter in facing the Titans. It could be a week where up to nine kickers finish with more than ten points so pick the right kicker in the right situation…

1. Dan Carpenter

2. Shaun Suisham

3. Stephen Gostkowski

4. Justin Tucker

5. Garrett Hartley

6. Blair Walsh

7. Matt Bryant

8. Dan Bailey

9. David Akers

10. Steven Hauschka

11. Matt Prater

12. Lawrence Tynes

13. Robbie Gould

14. Sebastian Janikowski

15. Rob Bironas

16. Alex Henery

17. Jason Hanson

18. Nick Novak

19. Nick Folk

20. Shayne Graham

7 of 7

Defense

defense
The Star-Ledger-US PRESSWIRE

The Steelers get the matchup of the week on a Monday night facing one of the worst offenses in the league in the Chiefs. Pittsburgh could equal with San Diego did against Kansas City in Week 9 and may help lead your team to victory with an epic performance. Indianapolis also has a nice matchup with Jacksonville on Thursday.

1. Pittsburgh

2. San Francisco

3. Seattle

4. New England

5. Indianapolis

6. Chicago

7. Detroit

8. Dallas

9. Baltimore

10. Miami

11. Denver

12. N.Y. Giants

13. Houston

14. N.Y. Jets

15. St. Louis

16. Philadelphia

17. Jacksonville

18. Atlanta

19. Tampa Bay

20. San Diego


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