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Week 16 Fantasy Football Report: Top 10 Players at Each Position, Hot Adds and Drops


 

This week is Championship weekend in many leagues. Are you going to be crowned champion?

Whether you are playing with the big boys or the consolation players, here are your top 10 players by position and hot pick-ups.

 

Top 10 Quarterback Starters

Player

Matchup

Projected Points

Matt Ryan

Detroit

25.8

Aaron Rodgers

Tennessee

25.4

Drew Brees

Dallas

25.2

Tony Romo

New Orleans

24.8

Cam Newton

Oakland

23.9

Tom Brady

Jacksonville

23.1

Peyton Manning

Cleveland

22.8

Andrew Luck

Kansas City

22.2

Matthew Stafford

Atlanta

22.1

Carson Palmer

Carolina

21.3

 

Top 10 Running Back Starters

Player

Matchup

Projected Points

Ray Rice

New York Giants

19.1

C.J. Spiller

Miami

18.0

Adrian Peterson

Houston

17.4

Matt Forte

Arizona

17.2

Knowshon Moreno

Cleveland

17.1

DeMarco Murray

New Orleans

16.3

Doug Martin

St. Louis

15.6

Chris Johnson

Green Bay

15.5

Jamaal Charles

Indianapolis

14.7

Alfred Morris

Philadelphia

14.3

 

Top 10 Wide Receivers

Player

Matchup

Projected Points

Calvin Johnson

Atlanta

12.3

A.J. Green

Pittsburgh

11.7

Wes Welker

Jacksonville

11.4

Roddy White

Detroit

11.3

Julio Jones

Detroit

10.4

Demaryius Thomas

Cleveland

10.4

Reggie Wayne

Kansas City

9.9

Steve Smith

Oakland

9.9

Marques Colston

Dallas

9.9

Andre Johnson

Minnesota

9.7

 

Top 10 Tight Ends

Player

Matchup

Projected Points

Jimmy Graham

Dallas

10.0

Tony Gonzalez

Detroit

8.8

Jason Witten

New Orleans

8.1

Jermaine Gresham

Pittsburgh

7.9

Brandon Pettigrew

Atlanta

7.4

Owen Daniels

Minnesota

7.3

Heath Miller

Cincinnati

7.2

Jermichael Finley

Tennessee

7.0

Greg Olsen

Oakland

6.9

Aaron Hernandez

Jacksonville

6.9

 

Top 10 Defenses

Player

Matchup

Projected Points

Chicago

Arizona

9.4

San Francisco

Seattle

8.7

Washington

Philadelphia

8.5

Denver

Cleveland

8.4

Green Bay

Tennessee

8.0

New England

Jacksonville

7.3

Houston

Minnesota

7.1

Atlanta

Detroit

7.1

Indianapolis

Kansas City

7.1

Cincinnati

Pittsburgh

6.3

 

Top Waiver Wire Pick-Ups

RB DeMarco Murray, Dallas
RB Beanie Wells, Arizona
RB Mike Tolbert, Carolina
RB Curtis Brinkley, San Diego

QB Nick Foles, Philadelphia
QB Christian Ponder, Minnesota
QB Carson Palmer, Oakland

WR James Jones, Green Bay
WR Danny Amendola, St. Louis
WR Jean Lestar, Houston
WR Brandon Lloyd, New England
TE Dennis Pitta, Baltimore

 

Top Drops for Week 10

Ryan Mathews, San Diego
Josh Freeman, Tampa Bay
Malcom Floyd, San Diego
Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota
Jonathan Dwyer, Pittsburgh
Brandon Pettigrew, Detroit
Jared Cook, Tennessee
Connor Barth, Tampa Bay

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