Christian's Week 1 Fantasy Football Rankings



Football is back, and I will be bringing you a weekly article highlighting my personal weekly fantasy football rankings for your consumption this season. This week, I have high expectations for guys like Tom Brady and Raheem Mostert, and I'm fading a few players that may appear on start of the week lists. My Starts of the Week will be highlighted, but you can always check out the explanations on the podcast. Without further adieu, here's how I see the fantasy performances playing out in Week 1.


Quarterback

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  1. Lamar Jackson

  2. Tom Brady *Start of the Week*

  3. Josh Allen

  4. Aaron Rodgers

  5. Kyler Murray

  6. Ryan Tannehill

  7. Jalen Hurts

  8. Trevor Lawrence

  9. Patrick Mahomes

  10. Russell Wilson

  11. Kirk Cousins

  12. Dak Prescott

  13. Matthew Stafford

  14. Justin Herbert

  15. Teddy Bridgewater

  16. Ryan Fitzpatrick

  17. Jameis Winston

  18. Baker Mayfield

  19. Joe Burrow

  20. Jared Goff

  21. Jimmy Garoppolo

  22. Tua Tagovailoa

  23. Zach Wilson

  24. Ben Roethlisberger

Running Back

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  1. Christian McCaffrey

  2. Alvin Kamara

  3. Dalvin Cook

  4. Aaron Jones

  5. Joe Mixon

  6. Miles Sanders

  7. James Robinson

  8. Austin Ekeler

  9. Chris Carson

  10. Raheem Mostert *Start of the Week*

  11. Derrick Henry

  12. Nick Chubb

  13. Damien Harris

  14. Jonathan Taylor

  15. Antonio Gibson

  16. Najee Harris

  17. Myles Gaskin

  18. Clyde Edwards-Helaire

  19. D'Andre Swift

  20. Saquon Barkley

  21. Sony Michel

  22. Chase Edmonds

  23. Ronald Jones

  24. Ezekiel Elliott

  25. Nyheim Hines

  26. Ty Johnson

  27. Kareem Hunt

  28. David Montgomery

  29. Javonte Williams

  30. Mike Davis

  31. Ty'Son Williams

  32. Melvin Gordon

  33. AJ Dillon

  34. Darrell Henderson

  35. JD McKissic

  36. James White

Wide Receiver

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  1. Davante Adams

  2. Stefon Diggs

  3. Tyler Lockett *Start of the Week*

  4. Robert Woods

  5. Terry McLaurin

  6. Keenan Allen

  7. Chase Claypool

  8. DeAndre Hopkins

  9. Tyreek Hill

  10. Chris Godwin

  11. Odell Beckham Jr.

  12. Justin Jefferson

  13. CeeDee Lamb

  14. Calvin Ridley

  15. Julio Jones

  16. DK Metcalf

  17. Brandon Aiyuk

  18. AJ Brown

  19. DJ Chark

  20. Brandin Cooks

  21. Courtland Sutton

  22. Amari Cooper

  23. Allen Robinson

  24. Mike Evans

  25. Tee Higgins

  26. Diontae Johnson

  27. Cole Beasley

  28. Rondale Moore

  29. Antonio Brown

  30. Henry Ruggs

  31. Sammy Watkins

  32. Jarvis Landry

  33. DJ Moore

  34. Mike Williams

  35. Adam Thielen

  36. Cooper Kupp

Tight End

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  1. Travis Kelce

  2. Darren Waller

  3. George Kittle

  4. TJ Hockenson

  5. Robert Tonyan *Start of the Week*

  6. Mark Andrews

  7. Kyle Pitts

  8. Jonnu Smith

  9. Tyler Higbee

  10. Noah Fant

  11. Logan Thomas

  12. Austin Hooper

  13. Anthony Firkser

  14. Gerald Everett

  15. Rob Gronkowski

  16. Dallas Goedert

  17. Zach Ertz

  18. Blake Jarwin

  19. Dawson Knox

  20. Jimmy Graham

  21. OJ Howard

  22. Jacob Hollister

  23. Hayden Hurst

  24. Mike Gesicki