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2011 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 16

Kyle Orton showed promise in first start with Chiefs, passing for 299 yards and a 104.1 QB rating

By Ryan Fowler - WhatIfSports.com
UPDATE: December 22nd, 2011

Using the WhatIfSports.com NFL simulation engine, the individual fantasy players and defensive teams are ranked based entirely on projected fantasy points using the FOXSports.com 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

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

Please note: The Browns/Ravens, Bears/Packers, Rams/Steelers and Jaguars/Titans games were resimulated on 12/22 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2011 Week 16 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Tom BradyQBPatriots24.6
2Drew BreesQBSaints24.4
3Cam NewtonQBPanthers24
4Matthew StaffordQBLions22.1
5Aaron RodgersQBPackers21.6
6LeSean McCoyRBEagles20.7
7Matt RyanQBFalcons20.7
8Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers20.4
9Tony RomoQBCowboys19.6
10Philip RiversQBChargers19
11Mark SanchezQBJets18.9
12Ray RiceRBRavens18.8
13Michael TurnerRBFalcons18.6
14Michael VickQBEagles18.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Eli ManningQBGiants17.3
16Joe FlaccoQBRavens17.2
17Rex GrossmanQBRedskins17.1
18Matt HasselbeckQBTitans16.8
19Matt MooreQBDolphins16.6
20Charlie BatchQBSteelers16.5
21Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills16.4
22Michael BushRBRaiders16.2
23Shonn GreeneRBJets16.1
24Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars16.1
25Adrian PetersonRBVikings16
26Carson PalmerQBRaiders15.5
27T.J. YatesQBTexans15.2
28Willis McGaheeRBBroncos15.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Andy DaltonQBBengals15
30Arian FosterRBTexans15
31John SkeltonQBCardinals14.6
32Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers14.5
33Felix JonesRBCowboys14.3
34LeGarrette BlountRBBuccaneers14.2
35Tim TebowQBBroncos14.1
36Ryan MathewsRBChargers13.9
37Kyle OrtonQBChiefs13.8
38Alex SmithQB49ers13.2
39DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers13.2
40Steven JacksonRBRams12.7
41Frank GoreRB49ers12.7
42Christian PonderQBVikings12.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Reggie BushRBDolphins12.3
44Chris JohnsonRBTitans12.2
45Roy HeluRBRedskins12.1
46Beanie WellsRBCardinals12.1
47Jonathan StewartRBPanthers12.1
48Calvin JohnsonWRLions12
49Dan OrlovskyQBColts12
50Blaine GabbertQBJaguars11.9
51Tarvaris JacksonQBSeahawks11.7
52Wes WelkerWRPatriots11.7
53San Francisco 49ersDEF11.4
54C.J. SpillerRBBills11.4
55James StarksRBPackers11.4
56Kellen ClemensQBRams11.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Mike WallaceWRSteelers11.3
58Seneca WallaceQBBrowns11.2
59Cedric BensonRBBengals11.1
60Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers11.1
61Ahmad BradshawRBGiants10.9
62Josh McCownQBBears10.8
63Neil RackersKTexans10.8
64Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals10.6
65Roddy WhiteWRFalcons10.6
66Joseph AddaiRBColts10.3
67Maurice MorrisRBLions10.3
68Marion BarberRBBears10.1
69Billy CundiffKRavens9.9
70Julio JonesWRFalcons9.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
71David AkersK49ers9.7
72Jordy NelsonWRPackers9.7
73Ryan GrantRBPackers9.6
74Dwayne BoweWRChiefs9.5
75Vincent JacksonWRChargers9.5
76Brandon MarshallWRDolphins9.4
77Dexter McClusterRBChiefs9.3
78Rob BironasKTitans9.2
79Santana MossWRRedskins9.2
80Deion BranchWRPatriots9.2
81Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks9.1
82Steve SmithWRPanthers9
83Houston TexansDEF9
84John KasayKSaints8.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Jimmy GrahamTESaints8.8
86Danny WoodheadRBPatriots8.7
87Stevie JohnsonWRBills8.7
88Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots8.7
89BenJarvus Green-EllisRBPatriots8.7
90Jason HansonKLions8.7
91Olindo MareKPanthers8.6
92Peyton HillisRBBrowns8.6
93A.J. GreenWRBengals8.6
94Minnesota VikingsDEF8.6
95Shaun SuishamKSteelers8.6
96Victor CruzWRGiants8.6
97Torrey SmithWRRavens8.6
98Ben TateRBTexans8.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Mason CrosbyKPackers8.5
100Cincinnati BengalsDEF8.5
101Mark IngramRBSaints8.5
102Marques ColstonWRSaints8.4
103Mike NugentKBengals8.3
104Pittsburgh SteelersDEF8.3
105Antonio GatesTEChargers8.3
106Matt BryantKFalcons8.2
107Jason WittenTECowboys8.2
108Santonio HolmesWRJets8.1
109Tony GonzalezTEFalcons8.1
110Nate WashingtonWRTitans8.1
111Brandon LloydWRRams8.1
112Ryan LongwellKVikings8.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
113New England PatriotsDEF8
114Jackie BattleRBChiefs8
115Percy HarvinWRVikings8
116Miles AustinWRCowboys8
117Pierre GarconWRColts7.9
118Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders7.9
119Connor BarthKBuccaneers7.9
120Nick NovakKChargers7.9
121Jabar GaffneyWRRedskins7.9
122Matt PraterKBroncos7.8
123Jay FeelyKCardinals7.8
124Baltimore RavensDEF7.8
125Brandon PettigrewTELions7.8
126Dustin KellerTEJets7.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Daniel ThomasRBDolphins7.7
128Darren SprolesRBSaints7.7
129Jermichael FinleyTEPackers7.7
130Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks7.6
131Preston ParkerWRBuccaneers7.6
132Nick FolkKJets7.5
133Denarius MooreWRRaiders7.4
134Hakeem NicksWRGiants7.4
135Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots7.4
136David NelsonWRBills7.4
137Green Bay PackersDEF7.3
138Greg OlsenTEPanthers7.3
139Ryan SuccopKChiefs7.3
140Damian WilliamsWRTitans7.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Graham GanoKRedskins7.2
142Lawrence TynesKGiants7.2
143Washington RedskinsDEF7.2
144Adam VinatieriKColts7.2
145Michael CrabtreeWR49ers7.2
146Oakland RaidersDEF7.2
147Antonio BrownWRSteelers7.1
148Jerome SimpsonWRBengals7.1
149Steve BreastonWRChiefs7
150Josh ScobeeKJaguars7
151Detroit LionsDEF7
152Mario ManninghamWRGiants7
153Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders6.9
154Dave RaynerKBills6.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Mike TolbertRBChargers6.9
156Arizona CardinalsDEF6.9
157Kevin SmithRBLions6.9
158Mike ThomasWRJaguars6.8
159Reggie WayneWRColts6.8
160LaDainian TomlinsonRBJets6.8
161Robert MeachemWRSaints6.8
162Denver BroncosDEF6.7
163Plaxico BurressWRJets6.7
164Brandon JacobsRBGiants6.7
165Dan BaileyKCowboys6.7
166Early DoucetWRCardinals6.6
167Lance MooreWRSaints6.5
168Tennessee TitansDEF6.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Aaron HernandezTEPatriots6.5
170Jacoby JonesWRTexans6.5
171Kellen WinslowTEBuccaneers6.4
172Arrelious BennWRBuccaneers6.4
173Laurent RobinsonWRCowboys6.4
174Nate BurlesonWRLions6.3
175St. Louis RamsDEF6.3
176Malcom FloydWRChargers6.3
177Donald DriverWRPackers6.3
178Marcedes LewisTEJaguars6.3
179James JonesWRPackers6.3
180Vernon DavisTE49ers6.3
181Alex HeneryKEagles6.2
182Phil DawsonKBrowns6.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
183New York GiantsDEF6.1
184Robbie GouldKBears6.1
185DeSean JacksonWREagles6.1
186Dez BryantWRCowboys6
187Philadelphia EaglesDEF5.9
188Devin HesterWRBears5.9
189Earl BennettWRBears5.9
190Donte' StallworthWRRedskins5.9
191Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns5.9
192Kahlil BellRBBears5.8
193San Diego ChargersDEF5.8
194Jermaine GreshamTEBengals5.7
195Shayne GrahamKDolphins5.7
196Jared CookTETitans5.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
197New York JetsDEF5.6
198Josh BrownKRams5.6
199New Orleans SaintsDEF5.6
200Owen DanielsTETexans5.6
201Ben ObomanuWRSeahawks5.6
202Davone BessWRDolphins5.6
203Anthony FasanoTEDolphins5.5
204Roy WilliamsWRBears5.5
205Isaac RedmanRBSteelers5.5
206Kansas City ChiefsDEF5.4
207Jacob TammeTEColts5.4
208Danario AlexanderWRRams5.4
209Greg LittleWRBrowns5.3
210Steven HauschkaKSeahawks5.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Seattle SeahawksDEF5.3
212Cleveland BrownsDEF5.2
213Legedu NaaneeWRPanthers5.2
214Indianapolis ColtsDEF5.2
215Visanthe ShiancoeTEVikings5.1
216Titus YoungWRLions5.1
217Miami DolphinsDEF5.1
218Joshua CribbsWRBrowns5
219Lance BallRBBroncos5
220Lavelle HawkinsWRTitans5
221Chicago BearsDEF5
222Heath MillerTESteelers5
223Jacksonville JaguarsDEF5
224Brian HartlineWRDolphins4.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Carolina PanthersDEF4.9
226Donald BrownRBColts4.9
227Kevin WalterWRTexans4.8
228Brent CelekTEEagles4.8
229Dallas CowboysDEF4.8
230Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos4.8
231Jeremy MaclinWREagles4.8
232Kendall HunterRB49ers4.8
233Buffalo BillsDEF4.8
234Kevin BossTERaiders4.7
235Andre RobertsWRCardinals4.7
236Devin AromashoduWRVikings4.7
237Atlanta FalconsDEF4.6
238Braylon EdwardsWR49ers4.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Logan PaulsenTERedskins4.6
240Derrick MasonWRTexans4.6
241Louis MurphyWRRaiders4.6
242Jamie HarperRBTitans4.6
243Bernard ScottRBBengals4.6
244Lance KendricksTERams4.5
245Vincent BrownWRChargers4.5
246Jason AvantWREagles4.5
247Montario HardestyRBBrowns4.5
248Jonathan BaldwinWRChiefs4.4
249Lee EvansWRRavens4.4
250Deji KarimRBJaguars4.4
251Ted Ginn Jr.WR49ers4.4
252Andre CaldwellWRBengals4.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Golden TateWRSeahawks4.3
254Carnell WilliamsRBRams4.3
255Pierre ThomasRBSaints4.2
256Jeremy KerleyWRJets4.2
257Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.1
258Tashard ChoiceRBBills4
259Jarett DillardWRJaguars4
260Ricky WilliamsRBRavens4
261Naaman RooseveltWRBills4
262Brandon LaFellWRPanthers4
263Toby GerhartRBVikings3.9
264Hines WardWRSteelers3.9
265Ed DicksonTERavens3.9
266Travis BeckumTEGiants3.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Scott ChandlerTEBills3.8
268Jeremy ShockeyTEPanthers3.7
269Sammy MorrisRBCowboys3.7
270Eric DeckerWRBroncos3.7
271Jason SnellingRBFalcons3.7
272Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF3.5
273Leonard PopeTEChiefs3.5
274Randall CobbWRPackers3.4
275Todd HeapTECardinals3.3
276Austin CollieWRColts3.2
277Dennis PittaTERavens3.2
278Greg CamarilloWRVikings3.2
279Chastin WestWRJaguars3.2
280Ryan TorainRBRedskins3.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Leon WashingtonRBSeahawks3.1
282Tony SchefflerTELions3.1
283Kellen DavisTEBears3
284Evan MooreTEBrowns3
285LaQuan WilliamsWRRavens3
286Zach MillerTESeahawks2.9
287Taiwan JonesRBRaiders2.8
288Brandon GibsonWRRams2.7
289Randy McMichaelTEChargers2.7
290Brad SmithWRBills2.7
291Dane SanzenbacherWRBears2.7
292Ronnie BrownRBEagles2.6
293Chad OchocincoWRPatriots2.5
294Tandon DossWRRavens2.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Daniel HardyTESaints2.5
296Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers2.5
297Joel DreessenTETexans2.5
298Martellus BennettTECowboys2.3
299Eddie RoyalWRBroncos2.3
300Chaz SchilensWRRaiders2.2

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