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2010 NFL Fantasy Football Projections: Week 1

Make sure Rivers and CJ are in the starting lineup

By Ryan Fowler, Whatifsports.com
September 7th, 2010
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Check out our 2010 NFL Week 1 Predictions

The individual players and defensive teams are ranked based entirely on projected full-season fantasy points using the FOX Fantasy Football default scoring where:

  • QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: TDs are 6 points
  • QBs: 25 passing yards is 1 point
  • QBs: Interceptions are -2 points
  • RBs: 10 rushing yards is 1 point
  • QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Fumbles lost are -2 points
  • WRs, TE and RBs: Ten yards receiving is 1 point
  • QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Two-point conversion are 2 points
  • K: Extra points are 1 point and all field goals are at least 3 points with an extra bonus point for field goals made over 40 yards and another bonus point for field goals made over 50 yards.
  • DEF: A sack is 1 point, an interception is 2 points and each DEF touchdown is 6 points

To view a pop-up with positional rankings, please click on one of the links below. Good luck this season!

Quarterback Running Back Wide Receiver Tight End
Kicker Team Defense Individual Defense

2010 Week 1 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Philip RiversQBChargers25.3
2Chris JohnsonRBTitans24.4
3Aaron RodgersQBPackers21.5
4Drew BreesQBSaints21.5
5Peyton ManningQBColts19.7
6Tony RomoQBCowboys18.9
7Matt SchaubQBTexans18.2
8Derek AndersonQBCardinals17.3
9Adrian PetersonRBVikings17
10Vince YoungQBTitans17
11Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars16.7
12Kyle OrtonQBBroncos16.6
13Jason CampbellQBRaiders16.5
14Jay CutlerQBBears16.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Donovan McNabbQBRedskins16.4
16David GarrardQBJaguars16.1
17Brett FavreQBVikings16.1
18Matt MooreQBPanthers16
19Cedric BensonRBBengals15.9
20Kevin KolbQBEagles15.9
21Steven JacksonRBRams15.8
22Eli ManningQBGiants15.2
23DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers15.1
24Ryan GrantRBPackers15.1
25Tom BradyQBPatriots14.9
26Reggie BushRBSaints14.8
27Frank GoreRB49ers14.4
28Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers14.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Tim HightowerRBCardinals14.3
30Matt RyanQBFalcons14.2
31Ray RiceRBRavens14.1
32Carson PalmerQBBengals13.9
33Matthew StaffordQBLions13.8
34Trent EdwardsQBBills13.5
35Michael TurnerRBFalcons13.3
36Joe FlaccoQBRavens13.1
37Alex SmithQB49ers12.9
38Dennis DixonQBSteelers12.9
39Ryan MathewsRBChargers12.9
40Ronnie BrownRBDolphins12.7
41Matt ForteRBBears12.7
42Jake DelhommeQBBrowns12.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Joseph AddaiRBColts12.4
44Jerome HarrisonRBBrowns12.4
45Marion BarberRBCowboys11.6
46Knowshon MorenoRBBroncos11.5
47DeSean JacksonWREagles11.3
48Carnell WilliamsRBBuccaneers11.3
49Andre JohnsonWRTexans11.3
50Malcom FloydWRChargers11.2
51Matt CasselQBChiefs11.1
52Chad HenneQBDolphins11
53Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers11
54Randy MossWRPatriots10.9
55Antonio GatesTEChargers10.8
56Miles AustinWRCowboys10.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
57San Francisco 49ersDEF10.3
58Thomas JonesRBChiefs10.2
59Arian FosterRBTexans10.1
60Reggie WayneWRColts10.1
61Neil RackersKTexans10
62Steve SmithWRPanthers9.8
63Darren SprolesRBChargers9.7
64Greg JenningsWRPackers9.7
65LeSean McCoyRBEagles9.7
66Clinton PortisRBRedskins9.7
67Reggie BrownWRBuccaneers9.6
68Nate KaedingKChargers9.6
69Marques ColstonWRSaints9.5
70Wes WelkerWRPatriots9.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Donald DriverWRPackers9.4
72Roddy WhiteWRFalcons9.4
73Jay FeelyKCardinals9.3
74Calvin JohnsonWRLions9.3
75Brandon MarshallWRDolphins9.3
76Darren McFaddenRBRaiders9.2
77Ricky WilliamsRBDolphins9.1
78Shonn GreeneRBJets9.1
79Robbie GouldKBears9.1
80Fred JacksonRBBills9
81Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals9
82Ahmad BradshawRBGiants8.9
83Pierre ThomasRBSaints8.8
84Hakeem NicksWRGiants8.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Greg LewisWRVikings8.7
86Mark SanchezQBJets8.7
87Matt HasselbeckQBSeahawks8.7
88Laurence MaroneyRBPatriots8.7
89Julius JonesRBSeahawks8.7
90Pierre GarconWRColts8.7
91Ryan LongwellKVikings8.7
92Correll BuckhalterRBBroncos8.6
93David AkersKEagles8.6
94Brandon JacobsRBGiants8.6
95Jonathan StewartRBPanthers8.6
96Felix JonesRBCowboys8.5
97Matt PraterKBroncos8.5
98Patrick CraytonWRChargers8.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Santana MossWRRedskins8.5
100Cleveland BrownsDEF8.5
101Sam BradfordQBRams8.4
102C.J. SpillerRBBills8.4
103Beanie WellsRBCardinals8.4
104Chad OchocincoWRBengals8.4
105Garrett HartleyKSaints8.4
106Dan CarpenterKDolphins8.3
107Devin HesterWRBears8.2
108Devery HendersonWRSaints8.2
109Mason CrosbyKPackers8.2
110Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns8.1
111Mike WallaceWRSteelers8
112Adam VinatieriKColts8
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Steve SmithWRGiants8
114Lee EvansWRBills7.9
115Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs7.9
116Dallas ClarkTEColts7.8
117Terrell OwensWRBengals7.7
118Jeff ReedKSteelers7.7
119Anquan BoldinWRRavens7.7
120Matt BryantKFalcons7.7
121David BuehlerKCowboys7.7
122Rian LindellKBills7.7
123Chicago BearsDEF7.7
124Jahvid BestRBLions7.6
125Steve BreastonWRCardinals7.6
126Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders7.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Arizona CardinalsDEF7.6
128Miami DolphinsDEF7.6
129Brandon LloydWRBroncos7.5
130Chris ChambersWRChiefs7.4
131Brent CelekTEEagles7.4
132Hines WardWRSteelers7.4
133Laurent RobinsonWRRams7.3
134Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF7.3
135Atlanta FalconsDEF7.2
136Mike Sims-WalkerWRJaguars7.2
137Graham GanoKRedskins7.2
138Michael CrabtreeWR49ers7.2
139Kellen WinslowTEBuccaneers7.2
140Brian RobiskieWRBrowns7.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots7.1
142Rob BironasKTitans7.1
143Roy WilliamsWRCowboys7.1
144Owen DanielsTETexans7.1
145Steve SlatonRBTexans7.1
146Nate BurlesonWRLions7
147Phil DawsonKBrowns7
148Jeremy MaclinWREagles7
149Jason HansonKLions7
150Percy HarvinWRVikings6.9
151Tennessee TitansDEF6.9
152Brian WestbrookRB49ers6.8
153Billy CundiffKRavens6.7
154Baltimore RavensDEF6.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Josh ScobeeKJaguars6.7
156Jason WittenTECowboys6.7
157Braylon EdwardsWRJets6.7
158San Diego ChargersDEF6.5
159Buffalo BillsDEF6.5
160New York JetsDEF6.5
161Justin ForsettRBSeahawks6.4
162Seattle SeahawksDEF6.4
163Zach MillerTERaiders6.4
164Mike NugentKBengals6.4
165Lawrence TynesKGiants6.3
166Dallas CowboysDEF6.3
167Philadelphia EaglesDEF6.3
168Justin GageWRTitans6.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Josh BrownKRams6.2
170Chester TaylorRBBears6.2
171Eddie RoyalWRBroncos6.2
172Nate WashingtonWRTitans6.2
173Green Bay PackersDEF6.1
174Cincinnati BengalsDEF6.1
175Javon RingerRBTitans6.1
176Jermichael FinleyTEPackers6.1
177Johnny KnoxWRBears6.1
178Joe NedneyK49ers6.1
179Kenny BrittWRTitans6.1
180Derrick MasonWRRavens6
181Johnnie Lee HigginsWRRaiders6
182Dwayne JarrettWRPanthers6
 NamePosTeamPoints
183John KasayKPanthers5.9
184Jabar GaffneyWRBroncos5.9
185Chris CooleyTERedskins5.9
186Vernon DavisTE49ers5.9
187James DavisRBBrowns5.9
188Michael BushRBRaiders5.9
189Donald BrownRBColts5.8
190Pittsburgh SteelersDEF5.8
191Dwayne BoweWRChiefs5.8
192Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders5.8
193Bernard BerrianWRVikings5.7
194New England PatriotsDEF5.7
195Willis McGaheeRBRavens5.7
196T.J. HoushmandzadehWRRavens5.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Jerricho CotcheryWRJets5.7
198Tony GonzalezTEFalcons5.6
199Early DoucetWRCardinals5.6
200Michael JenkinsWRFalcons5.6
201Kevin SmithRBLions5.5
202Robert MeachemWRSaints5.5
203Marcedes LewisTEJaguars5.4
204Kevin WalterWRTexans5.3
205Chaz SchilensWRRaiders5.3
206Devin ThomasWRRedskins5.3
207Steve JohnsonWRBills5.2
208Ryan SuccopKChiefs5.2
209Detroit LionsDEF5.2
210Josh MorganWR49ers5.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Mike ThomasWRJaguars5.1
212Carolina PanthersDEF5.1
213New Orleans SaintsDEF5
214Deion BranchWRSeahawks5
215Denver BroncosDEF5
216Kevin BossTEGiants5
217Jeremy ShockeyTESaints4.9
218Davone BessWRDolphins4.9
219Heath MillerTESteelers4.9
220James JonesWRPackers4.8
221Mewelde MooreRBSteelers4.8
222Olindo MareKSeahawks4.8
223St. Louis RamsDEF4.8
224Visanthe ShiancoeTEVikings4.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Brian HartlineWRDolphins4.7
226Bernard ScottRBBengals4.7
227Mario ManninghamWRGiants4.7
228Connor BarthKBuccaneers4.6
229Larry JohnsonRBRedskins4.6
230Jarett DillardWRJaguars4.5
231Joshua CribbsWRBrowns4.5
232Rashad JenningsRBJaguars4.5
233Jerious NorwoodRBFalcons4.4
234Greg OlsenTEBears4.4
235Kenneth DarbyRBRams4.4
236New York GiantsDEF4.4
237Jacoby JonesWRTexans4.4
238Greg CamarilloWRVikings4.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Nick FolkKJets4.3
240Jason AvantWREagles4.3
241Dustin KellerTEJets4.3
242Anthony GonzalezWRColts4.2
243Devin AromashoduWRBears4.2
244LaDainian TomlinsonRBJets4.2
245Indianapolis ColtsDEF4.2
246Bo ScaifeTETitans4.1
247Armanti EdwardsWRPanthers4.1
248Mike WilliamsWRSeahawks4
249Maurice StovallWRBuccaneers4
250Mike BellRBEagles4
251Houston TexansDEF4
252Julian EdelmanWRPatriots4
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Jacksonville JaguarsDEF3.9
254Roscoe ParrishWRBills3.9
255John CarlsonTESeahawks3.8
256Legedu NaaneeWRChargers3.7
257Jordan ShipleyWRBengals3.7
258Washington RedskinsDEF3.7
259Joey GallowayWRRedskins3.6
260Brandon PettigrewTELions3.6
261Sammy MorrisRBPatriots3.5
262Dez BryantWRCowboys3.4
263Buster DavisWRChargers3.4
264Minnesota VikingsDEF3.4
265Ben PatrickTECardinals3.3
266Oakland RaidersDEF3.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns3.3
268Bryant JohnsonWRLions3.3
269Danny AmendolaWRRams3.3
270Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos3.2
271Daniel GrahamTEBroncos3.2
272Brandon JacksonRBPackers3.1
273Brandon GibsonWRRams3.1
274Todd HeapTERavens3
275Jermaine GreshamTEBengals2.9
276Harry DouglasWRFalcons2.8
277Sammie StroughterWRBuccaneers2.7
278Dexter McClusterWRChiefs2.7
279Anthony FasanoTEDolphins2.7
280Stephen WilliamsWRCardinals2.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Donald LeeTEPackers2.7
282Antwaan Randle ElWRSteelers2.7
283Jeff KingTEPanthers2.7
284Kansas City ChiefsDEF2.6
285Sinorice MossWRGiants2.6
286Ted Ginn Jr.WR49ers2.6
287Jonathan StuparTEBills2.6
288Louis MurphyWRRaiders2.5
289Fred DavisTERedskins2.4
290Keenan BurtonWRRams2.3
291J.P. FoschiTEBills2.3
292Brandon LaFellWRPanthers2.3
293Alge CrumplerTEPatriots2.3
294Danny WareRBGiants2.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Albert YoungRBVikings2.3
296Kareem HugginsRBBuccaneers2.2
297Austin CollieWRColts2.1
298Fred TaylorRBPatriots2.1
299Jordy NelsonWRPackers2.1
300Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers2.1

Please note: These overall fantasy rankings are strictly based on total points earned for the season. They do not account for position scarcity, number of owners drafting and their drafting styles, roster restrictions, custom league scoring rules or other items that should be considered while drafting. Rosters and depth charts are updated each Tuesday of the NFL season.

Ryan Fowler is the Content Manager for Whatifsports.com. He can be reached at rfowler@whatifsports.com.

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