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2010 NFL Fantasy Football Projections: Week 3

Make sure Donovan McNabb and Frank Gore are in the starting lineup

By Ryan Fowler, Whatifsports.com
UPDATED: September 22nd, 2010
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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 3 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Donovan McNabbQBRedskins23.8
2Philip RiversQBChargers23.7
3Drew BreesQBSaints23.3
4Michael VickQBEagles23.2
5Matt SchaubQBTexans21.8
6Aaron RodgersQBPackers21.8
7Tony RomoQBCowboys21.6
8Chris JohnsonRBTitans21.3
9Adrian PetersonRBVikings19.8
10Brett FavreQBVikings18.8
11Frank GoreRB49ers18.5
12Peyton ManningQBColts17.7
13Ray RiceRBRavens17
14Joe FlaccoQBRavens17
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Bruce GradkowskiQBRaiders16.2
16Derek AndersonQBCardinals16.1
17Eli ManningQBGiants16
18Pierre ThomasRBSaints15.8
19Tom BradyQBPatriots15.7
20Steven JacksonRBRams15.5
21Cedric BensonRBBengals15.4
22Alex SmithQB49ers15.4
23DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers15.4
24Tim HightowerRBCardinals15.3
25Arian FosterRBTexans15
26David GarrardQBJaguars14.8
27Vince YoungQBTitans14.7
28Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars14.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Matt RyanQBFalcons14.7
30Kyle OrtonQBBroncos14.2
31Michael TurnerRBFalcons14
32LeSean McCoyRBEagles13.7
33Carson PalmerQBBengals13.5
34Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers13.4
35Ahmad BradshawRBGiants12.9
36Joseph AddaiRBColts12.6
37Matthew StaffordQBLions12.6
38Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers12.3
39Fred TaylorRBPatriots12.2
40Sam BradfordQBRams11.9
41Darren McFaddenRBRaiders11.7
42Ryan MathewsRBChargers11.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Andre JohnsonWRTexans11.6
44Miles AustinWRCowboys11.6
45Jake DelhommeQBBrowns11.5
46Clinton PortisRBRedskins11.5
47DeSean JacksonWREagles11.4
48Marion BarberRBCowboys11.3
49Charlie BatchQBSteelers11.2
50Ronnie BrownRBDolphins11.2
51Shonn GreeneRBJets11.1
52Matt CasselQBChiefs10.9
53Chad HenneQBDolphins10.7
54Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills10.7
55Jay CutlerQBBears10.7
56Minnesota VikingsDEF10.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Nate KaedingKChargers10.6
58Thomas JonesRBChiefs10.6
59Matt HasselbeckQBSeahawks10.4
60Knowshon MorenoRBBroncos10.3
61Antonio GatesTEChargers10.1
62Justin ForsettRBSeahawks10
63Jahvid BestRBLions10
64David AkersKEagles10
65Jerome HarrisonRBBrowns10
66Jimmy ClausenQBPanthers10
67Ryan LongwellKVikings10
68Mark SanchezQBJets9.8
69Mason CrosbyKPackers9.7
70Marshawn LynchRBBills9.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Marques ColstonWRSaints9.5
72Wes WelkerWRPatriots9.5
73Randy MossWRPatriots9.5
74Greg JenningsWRPackers9.4
75Matt ForteRBBears9.4
76Billy CundiffKRavens9.3
77Devery HendersonWRSaints9.1
78Reggie WayneWRColts8.9
79Neil RackersKTexans8.9
80Pierre GarconWRColts8.7
81Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals8.7
82Percy HarvinWRVikings8.7
83Malcom FloydWRChargers8.6
84Roddy WhiteWRFalcons8.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Adam VinatieriKColts8.6
86Carnell WilliamsRBBuccaneers8.6
87Anquan BoldinWRRavens8.4
88Joey GallowayWRRedskins8.4
89Jeff ReedKSteelers8.3
90Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders8.2
91Chad OchocincoWRBengals8.2
92LaDainian TomlinsonRBJets8.1
93Green Bay PackersDEF8.1
94Santana MossWRRedskins8.1
95Garrett HartleyKSaints8
96Steve SmithWRPanthers8
97Steve SmithWRGiants8
98Jay FeelyKCardinals8
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Matt PraterKBroncos8
100Graham GanoKRedskins8
101Donald DriverWRPackers7.9
102Maurice StovallWRBuccaneers7.9
103Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns7.9
104Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots7.8
105Brandon JacksonRBPackers7.8
106Calvin JohnsonWRLions7.7
107Hakeem NicksWRGiants7.7
108Chris CooleyTERedskins7.6
109Buster DavisWRChargers7.6
110Mario ManninghamWRGiants7.5
111Vernon DavisTE49ers7.5
112Mark ClaytonWRRams7.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Hines WardWRSteelers7.5
114Connor BarthKBuccaneers7.4
115Jermichael FinleyTEPackers7.4
116Cincinnati BengalsDEF7.4
117Steve BreastonWRCardinals7.4
118Louis MurphyWRRaiders7.4
119Mike NugentKBengals7.4
120New England PatriotsDEF7.4
121Sammy MorrisRBPatriots7.4
122Dallas ClarkTEColts7.4
123David BuehlerKCowboys7.3
124Michael CrabtreeWR49ers7.3
125Brandon MarshallWRDolphins7.3
126Pittsburgh SteelersDEF7.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Brian HartlineWRDolphins7.2
128Joe NedneyK49ers7.2
129Robert MeachemWRSaints7.1
130Felix JonesRBCowboys7.1
131Darren SprolesRBChargers7.1
132Dan CarpenterKDolphins7.1
133Chris ChambersWRChiefs7.1
134John KasayKPanthers7.1
135Baltimore RavensDEF7
136Correll BuckhalterRBBroncos7
137Miami DolphinsDEF7
138Dez BryantWRCowboys7
139Philadelphia EaglesDEF7
140Jeremy MaclinWREagles7
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF7
142Derrick MasonWRRavens7
143Jason WittenTECowboys6.9
144Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders6.9
145Matt BryantKFalcons6.9
146Chad SimpsonRBRedskins6.9
147Owen DanielsTETexans6.9
148Kevin WalterWRTexans6.9
149Willis McGaheeRBRavens6.9
150Bernard BerrianWRVikings6.8
151Rob BironasKTitans6.8
152Brent CelekTEEagles6.8
153Beanie WellsRBCardinals6.8
154Justin GageWRTitans6.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Lawrence TynesKGiants6.7
156Donald BrownRBColts6.7
157Robbie GouldKBears6.7
158Phil DawsonKBrowns6.7
159San Francisco 49ersDEF6.6
160Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos6.6
161Washington RedskinsDEF6.6
162Mike Sims-WalkerWRJaguars6.6
163Brian WestbrookRB49ers6.6
164San Diego ChargersDEF6.5
165Mike WilliamsWRSeahawks6.5
166Rian LindellKBills6.5
167Devin HesterWRBears6.5
168Terrell OwensWRBengals6.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Braylon EdwardsWRJets6.4
170Michael BushRBRaiders6.4
171Olindo MareKSeahawks6.3
172Zach MillerTERaiders6.3
173Mike WallaceWRSteelers6.2
174Danny WareRBGiants6.2
175Jerricho CotcheryWRJets6.2
176Arizona CardinalsDEF6.2
177T.J. HoushmandzadehWRRavens6.1
178Kellen WinslowTEBuccaneers6.1
179Michael JenkinsWRFalcons6.1
180Nate BurlesonWRLions6.1
181Jonathan StewartRBPanthers6.1
182Brian RobiskieWRBrowns6
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Nate WashingtonWRTitans6
184New York JetsDEF6
185Dwayne JarrettWRPanthers6
186Josh ScobeeKJaguars6
187Mike BellRBEagles5.9
188Legedu NaaneeWRChargers5.9
189Oakland RaidersDEF5.8
190Lee EvansWRBills5.8
191Carolina PanthersDEF5.7
192Josh MorganWR49ers5.7
193Jason SnellingRBFalcons5.7
194Josh BrownKRams5.7
195Anthony ArmstrongWRRedskins5.7
196Visanthe ShiancoeTEVikings5.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
197New Orleans SaintsDEF5.6
198Ryan SuccopKChiefs5.6
199Nick FolkKJets5.6
200Cleveland BrownsDEF5.6
201Johnny KnoxWRBears5.5
202Jason HansonKLions5.5
203Tony GonzalezTEFalcons5.5
204Peyton HillisRBBrowns5.5
205Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers5.5
206John KuhnRBPackers5.4
207Ricky WilliamsRBDolphins5.4
208Mike ThomasWRJaguars5.3
209Eddie RoyalWRBroncos5.3
210C.J. SpillerRBBills5.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Jeremy ShockeyTESaints5.3
212Jacoby JonesWRTexans5.2
213Stephen WilliamsWRCardinals5.2
214Dwayne BoweWRChiefs5.1
215Kenny BrittWRTitans5.1
216Kansas City ChiefsDEF5.1
217Roscoe ParrishWRBills5.1
218Tennessee TitansDEF5.1
219Jabar GaffneyWRBroncos5
220Greg CamarilloWRVikings5
221Roy WilliamsWRCowboys5
222Javon RingerRBTitans5
223Jermaine GreshamTEBengals4.9
224Marcedes LewisTEJaguars4.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Laurent RobinsonWRRams4.9
226Heath MillerTESteelers4.8
227Kevin SmithRBLions4.8
228Johnnie Lee HigginsWRRaiders4.8
229Indianapolis ColtsDEF4.7
230Jarett DillardWRJaguars4.7
231Jason AvantWREagles4.6
232Denver BroncosDEF4.6
233James JonesWRPackers4.6
234Jordan ShipleyWRBengals4.6
235St. Louis RamsDEF4.5
236Austin CollieWRColts4.5
237Steve JohnsonWRBills4.5
238Steve SlatonRBTexans4.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Mewelde MooreRBSteelers4.4
240Brandon LloydWRBroncos4.4
241Chicago BearsDEF4.4
242Kevin BossTEGiants4.4
243Buffalo BillsDEF4.4
244Deion BranchWRSeahawks4.3
245Julius JonesRBSeahawks4.3
246Todd HeapTERavens4.2
247New York GiantsDEF4.2
248Jacksonville JaguarsDEF4.2
249Aaron HernandezTEPatriots4.1
250Devin ThomasWRRedskins4.1
251Tony MoeakiTEChiefs4
252Rashad JenningsRBJaguars3.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Dallas CowboysDEF3.9
254Chester TaylorRBBears3.9
255Albert YoungRBVikings3.9
256Davone BessWRDolphins3.9
257Golden TateWRSeahawks3.7
258DeShawn WynnRBSaints3.7
259Greg OlsenTEBears3.7
260Dustin KellerTEJets3.5
261Detroit LionsDEF3.5
262Danny AmendolaWRRams3.5
263Patrick CraytonWRChargers3.5
264Brandon PettigrewTELions3.5
265Bo ScaifeTETitans3.5
266Julian EdelmanWRPatriots3.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
267John CarlsonTESeahawks3.4
268Sammie StroughterWRBuccaneers3.4
269Devin AromashoduWRBears3.3
270Joshua CribbsWRBrowns3.3
271Dominique ZeiglerWR49ers3.3
272Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs3.2
273Houston TexansDEF3.2
274Kareem HugginsRBBuccaneers3.2
275Greg LewisWRVikings3.1
276Seattle SeahawksDEF3.1
277Jordy NelsonWRPackers3.1
278Brandon LaFellWRPanthers3.1
279Bernard ScottRBBengals3.1
280Ben PatrickTECardinals3
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Brian FinneranWRFalcons3
282Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns3
283Sam HurdWRCowboys3
284Bryant JohnsonWRLions2.9
285Atlanta FalconsDEF2.8
286Daniel GrahamTEBroncos2.8
287Kenneth DarbyRBRams2.8
288Fred DavisTERedskins2.7
289Dexter McClusterWRChiefs2.7
290Lance MooreWRSaints2.7
291Brad SmithWRJets2.7
292Antwaan Randle ElWRSteelers2.7
293Max KomarWRCardinals2.6
294Harry DouglasWRFalcons2.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Donald LeeTEPackers2.3
296David ThomasTESaints2.3
297Anthony FasanoTEDolphins2.3
298Kassim OsgoodWRJaguars2.3
299Jeff KingTEPanthers2.1
300Joel DreessenTETexans2.1

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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