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2012 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 16

Danny Amendola, available in 58 percent of FOXSports.com leagues, is set for a big Week 16

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
UPDATE: December 21, 2012

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-Broncos, Titans-Packers, Bills-Dolphins, Giants-Ravens, Chargers-Jets, Bears-Cardinals, Redskins-Eagles, Falcons-Lions and Patiots-Jaguars games were resimulated on 12/21 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2012 Week 16 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Drew BreesQBSaints25.2
2Tony RomoQBCowboys24.8
3Aaron RodgersQBPackers24.6
4Matt RyanQBFalcons24.3
5Cam NewtonQBPanthers24
6Peyton ManningQBBroncos23.5
7Tom BradyQBPatriots22.9
8Andrew LuckQBColts22.2
9Carson PalmerQBRaiders21.3
10Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers20.5
11Matthew StaffordQBLions20.4
12Andy DaltonQBBengals20.2
13Eli ManningQBGiants20.1
14Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers19.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Sam BradfordQBRams19.5
16Matt SchaubQBTexans19.4
17Ray RiceRBRavens18.9
18Joe FlaccoQBRavens18.8
19Knowshon MorenoRBBroncos18.4
20Adrian PetersonRBVikings17.8
21Matt ForteRBBears17.8
22C.J. SpillerRBBills17.6
23DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys16.7
24Ryan TannehillQBDolphins16.6
25Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins16.6
26Reggie BushRBDolphins16.2
27Doug MartinRBBuccaneers16.2
28Chris JohnsonRBTitans15.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Jay CutlerQBBears15.6
30Philip RiversQBChargers15.6
31Jake LockerQBTitans15.2
32Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs15.1
33Brandon WeedenQBBrowns15
34Chad HenneQBJaguars14.9
35Alfred MorrisRBRedskins14.8
36Darren McFaddenRBRaiders14.7
37Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills14.5
38Greg McElroyQBJets14.3
39Colin KaepernickQB49ers14.2
40John SkeltonQBCardinals13.8
41Vick BallardRBColts13.7
42Arian FosterRBTexans13.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
43BenJarvus Green-EllisRBBengals13.5
44Ahmad BradshawRBGiants13.4
45Christian PonderQBVikings13.4
46LeSean McCoyRBEagles13.2
47Stevan RidleyRBPatriots12.9
48Frank GoreRB49ers12.5
49Wes WelkerWRPatriots12.4
50DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers12.2
51Steven JacksonRBRams12.1
52Nick FolesQBEagles12
53Russell WilsonQBSeahawks12
54Calvin JohnsonWRLions11.9
55A.J. GreenWRBengals11.7
56Mikel LeshoureRBLions11.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Ricky StanziQBChiefs11.5
58Trent RichardsonRBBrowns11.5
59Michael TurnerRBFalcons11.4
60Jonathan DwyerRBSteelers11.3
61Roddy WhiteWRFalcons11.3
62Alex GreenRBPackers10.6
63Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks10.5
64Beanie WellsRBCardinals10.5
65Matt PraterKBroncos10.4
66Curtis BrinkleyRBChargers10.3
67Shonn GreeneRBJets10.2
68Jimmy GrahamTESaints10.1
69Julio JonesWRFalcons10.1
70Reggie WayneWRColts10
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos10
72Steve SmithWRPanthers10
73Marques ColstonWRSaints10
74Andre JohnsonWRTexans9.8
75Olindo MareKBears9.8
76Dez BryantWRCowboys9.7
77Greg JenningsWRPackers9.7
78Miles AustinWRCowboys9.7
79Matt BryantKFalcons9.5
80Randall CobbWRPackers9.4
81Victor CruzWRGiants9.3
82Eric DeckerWRBroncos9.2
83Adam VinatieriKColts9.2
84Darren SprolesRBSaints9.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Danny AmendolaWRRams9.1
86Shayne GrahamKTexans9
87Brandon LloydWRPatriots9
88Cecil ShortsWRJaguars8.9
89Brandon MarshallWRBears8.9
90Chicago BearsDEF8.8
91Rod StreaterWRRaiders8.8
92Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers8.7
93Tony GonzalezTEFalcons8.7
94Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders8.7
95Lawrence TynesKGiants8.6
96Washington RedskinsDEF8.6
97Justin BlackmonWRJaguars8.6
98Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots8.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Mike NugentKBengals8.6
100Danny WoodheadRBPatriots8.5
101Connor BarthKBuccaneers8.5
102Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals8.4
103Shaun SuishamKSteelers8.4
104Stevie JohnsonWRBills8.4
105Nick NovakKChargers8.3
106Justin TuckerKRavens8.3
107Greg ZuerleinKRams8.2
108Jason WittenTECowboys8.2
109Green Bay PackersDEF8.2
110Justin MedlockKPanthers8.2
111Donnie AveryWRColts8.2
112Mike WallaceWRSteelers8.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Jeremy MaclinWREagles8
114Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers8
115James JonesWRPackers8
116Jeremy KerleyWRJets8
117Josh GordonWRBrowns8
118Jermaine GreshamTEBengals7.9
119Denver BroncosDEF7.9
120Danario AlexanderWRChargers7.8
121Dan CarpenterKDolphins7.8
122Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons7.8
123Montell OwensRBJaguars7.8
124Antonio BrownWRSteelers7.8
125Jason HansonKLions7.7
126Torrey SmithWRRavens7.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Mark IngramRBSaints7.6
128Anquan BoldinWRRavens7.6
129New England PatriotsDEF7.6
130Dan BaileyKCowboys7.6
131Davone BessWRDolphins7.5
132Denarius MooreWRRaiders7.5
133Brandon GibsonWRRams7.5
134Nate WashingtonWRTitans7.5
135Rian LindellKBills7.5
136Brian HartlineWRDolphins7.4
137Jay FeelyKCardinals7.4
138Lance MooreWRSaints7.4
139Mason CrosbyKPackers7.4
140Phil DawsonKBrowns7.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Owen DanielsTETexans7.3
142Garrett HartleyKSaints7.3
143Jermichael FinleyTEPackers7.3
144Kris DurhamWRLions7.3
145Heath MillerTESteelers7.3
146Isaac RedmanRBSteelers7.2
147Kenny BrittWRTitans7.2
148Hakeem NicksWRGiants7.2
149Atlanta FalconsDEF7.1
150San Diego ChargersDEF7.1
151Houston TexansDEF7.1
152Kai ForbathKRedskins7
153Indianapolis ColtsDEF7
154Greg OlsenTEPanthers7
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Ryan SuccopKChiefs6.9
156Kevin OgletreeWRCowboys6.9
157Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers6.9
158Chris GivensWRRams6.9
159Tony SchefflerTELions6.8
160Nick FolkKJets6.8
161Ben TateRBTexans6.8
162Aaron HernandezTEPatriots6.7
163Miami DolphinsDEF6.7
164Coby FleenerTEColts6.6
165Blair WalshKVikings6.6
166Seattle SeahawksDEF6.5
167Andrew HawkinsWRBengals6.5
168Martellus BennettTEGiants6.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Rob BironasKTitans6.4
170David AkersK49ers6.4
171Pierre GarconWRRedskins6.4
172Cincinnati BengalsDEF6.3
173Jerome SimpsonWRVikings6.3
174Carolina PanthersDEF6.3
175Ronnie BrownRBChargers6.2
176Andre RobertsWRCardinals6.2
177Brandon MyersTERaiders6.2
178Michael JenkinsWRVikings6.1
179Buffalo BillsDEF6.1
180Jason AvantWREagles6.1
181Mike TolbertRBPanthers6.1
182Brandon LaFellWRPanthers6.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
183New York JetsDEF6.1
184Jon BaldwinWRChiefs6.1
185New York GiantsDEF6
186Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders6
187Antonio GatesTEChargers6
188Marcedes LewisTEJaguars6
189Domenik HixonWRGiants5.9
190T.Y. HiltonWRColts5.9
191Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF5.9
192St. Louis RamsDEF5.9
193Dallas ClarkTEBuccaneers5.9
194San Francisco 49ersDEF5.9
195Arizona CardinalsDEF5.8
196Dallas CowboysDEF5.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Brandon StokleyWRBroncos5.8
198Greg LittleWRBrowns5.8
199Dennis PittaTERavens5.7
200Sidney RiceWRSeahawks5.7
201Earl BennettWRBears5.6
202Tennessee TitansDEF5.6
203Felix JonesRBCowboys5.6
204Daryl RichardsonRBRams5.6
205Anthony FasanoTEDolphins5.6
206Pittsburgh SteelersDEF5.5
207Dexter McClusterWRChiefs5.5
208Mewelde MooreRBColts5.5
209Braylon EdwardsWRJets5.4
210Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns5.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Baltimore RavensDEF5.4
212Jacob TammeTEBroncos5.3
213Steven HauschkaKSeahawks5.3
214Brent CelekTEEagles5.2
215Joshua MorganWRRedskins5.2
216Damian WilliamsWRTitans5.2
217Michael CrabtreeWR49ers5.2
218Bilal PowellRBJets5.1
219Kevin WalterWRTexans5.1
220Joel DreessenTEBroncos5.1
221Alex HeneryKEagles5
222Micheal SpurlockWRChargers5
223Kyle RudolphTEVikings5
224Deion BranchWRPatriots4.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Vernon DavisTE49ers4.9
226Minnesota VikingsDEF4.9
227Peyton HillisRBChiefs4.9
228New Orleans SaintsDEF4.9
229Tiquan UnderwoodWRBuccaneers4.9
230Lance KendricksTERams4.8
231Kansas City ChiefsDEF4.8
232Robert TurbinRBSeahawks4.8
233Armando AllenRBBears4.8
234Mario ManninghamWR49ers4.8
235Jeff CumberlandTEJets4.7
236Steve BreastonWRChiefs4.7
237Jarius WrightWRVikings4.7
238Alex GottliebTELions4.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Devery HendersonWRSaints4.7
240Pierre ThomasRBSaints4.6
241Jacoby JonesWRRavens4.6
242Rob HouslerTECardinals4.6
243Josh ScobeeKJaguars4.6
244David ThomasTESaints4.6
245Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.6
246Louis MurphyWRPanthers4.6
247Lamar MillerRBDolphins4.5
248Philadelphia EaglesDEF4.5
249Golden TateWRSeahawks4.5
250Ronnie HillmanRBBroncos4.5
251Oakland RaidersDEF4.5
252Marvin JonesWRBengals4.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Craig StevensTETitans4.3
254T.J. GrahamWRBills4.3
255Scott ChandlerTEBills4.3
256Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns4.3
257Robert MeachemWRChargers4.3
258Will HellerTELions4.3
259David WilsonRBGiants4.3
260Cleveland BrownsDEF4.3
261Dwayne AllenTEColts4.2
262Michael FloydWRCardinals4.2
263Alshon JefferyWRBears4.2
264Brian LeonardRBBengals4
265Santana MossWRRedskins4
266Chaz SchilensWRJets4
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Tony MoeakiTEChiefs3.9
268James CaseyRBTexans3.9
269Bernard PierceRBRavens3.8
270Logan PaulsenTERedskins3.8
271Toby GerhartRBVikings3.7
272Clyde GatesWRJets3.6
273Marlon MooreWRDolphins3.6
274Austin PettisWRRams3.5
275Eddie RoyalWRChargers3.5
276Jacksonville JaguarsDEF3.5
277Dwayne HarrisWRCowboys3.5
278Detroit LionsDEF3.5
279LaRod Stephens-HowlingRBCardinals3.4
280Ed DicksonTERavens3.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Zach MillerTESeahawks3.3
282Mike ThomasWRLions3.3
283Riley CooperWREagles3.3
284Ruvell MartinWRBills3.3
285Jordan ShipleyWRJaguars3.3
286Ryan GrantRBPackers3.3
287John KuhnRBPackers3.3
288Ramses BardenWRGiants3.2
289Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks3.2
290Marcel ReeceRBRaiders3.2
291David AusberryTERaiders3.2
292LaMichael JamesRB49ers3.1
293Tashard ChoiceRBBills3.1
294Tom CrabtreeTEPackers3.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Garrett GrahamTETexans2.9
296Lavelle HawkinsWRTitans2.9
297Montario HardestyRBBrowns2.8
298Evan RoysterRBRedskins2.8
299Bryce BrownRBEagles2.8
300Joique BellRBLions2.7

Jake Westrich is the Digital Content Coordinator for WhatIfSports.com. He can be reached at jwestrich@whatifsports.com.

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