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2012 Preseason Fantasy Football Projections

We project the top 300 scorers for the 2012 fantasy football season

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
August 31st, 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

2012 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
1Aaron RodgersQBPackers16377.8
2Tom BradyQBPatriots16375.8
3Matthew StaffordQBLions16364.5
4Drew BreesQBSaints16358.9
5Cam NewtonQBPanthers16331.5
6Eli ManningQBGiants16315.6
7Tony RomoQBCowboys16313.1
8Matt RyanQBFalcons16304.9
9Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers16302.2
10Philip RiversQBChargers16300.1
11Peyton ManningQBBroncos16297.8
12Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers16293.5
13Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills16291.8
14Michael VickQBEagles16284.9
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
15Arian FosterRBTexans16282.2
16Matt SchaubQBTexans16281.7
17Mark SanchezQBJets16277
18Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins16275.4
19Ray RiceRBRavens16270.7
20Jake LockerQBTitans16268.1
21Jay CutlerQBBears16268
22Joe FlaccoQBRavens16267.7
23Sam BradfordQBRams16265.2
24Alex SmithQB49ers16263.1
25Brandon WeedenQBBrowns16261.5
26LeSean McCoyRBEagles16259.4
27Carson PalmerQBRaiders16255.7
28Andy DaltonQBBengals16254.8
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
29Darren McFaddenRBRaiders16254.1
30Matt CasselQBChiefs16251
31Matt ForteRBBears16249
32Fred JacksonRBBills16248.2
33Christian PonderQBVikings16247.2
34Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars16242.1
35Steven JacksonRBRams16241.8
36Andrew LuckQBColts16238.7
37John SkeltonQBCardinals16233.8
38DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys16232
39Russell WilsonQBSeahawks16231.4
40Adrian PetersonRBVikings16227.3
41Chris JohnsonRBTitans16224.3
42Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs16221.2
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
43Michael TurnerRBFalcons16216.6
44Ryan TannehillQBDolphins16215.4
45Ryan MathewsRBChargers15205.8
46Frank GoreRB49ers16205.3
47Willis McGaheeRBBroncos16202.7
48Blaine GabbertQBJaguars16201.6
49Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks16200
50Ahmad BradshawRBGiants16199
51Shonn GreeneRBJets16198.3
52Beanie WellsRBCardinals16195.9
53Calvin JohnsonWRLions16195.8
54Trent RichardsonRBBrowns16191.2
55Doug MartinRBBuccaneers16186.2
56BenJarvus Green-EllisRBBengals16181.5
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
57DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers16174.2
58Darren SprolesRBSaints16174
59Reggie BushRBDolphins16170.7
60Wes WelkerWRPatriots16163.4
61Donald BrownRBColts16162.9
62Kevin SmithRBLions16156.9
63Victor CruzWRGiants16156.1
64Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals16155.1
65Andre JohnsonWRTexans16155
66Cedric BensonRBPackers16154.8
67Roddy WhiteWRFalcons16154.1
68Mike WallaceWRSteelers16153.8
69Greg JenningsWRPackers16153.3
70Jimmy GrahamTESaints16152.6
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
71David AkersK49ers16151.1
72Julio JonesWRFalcons16148.5
73Stevan RidleyRBPatriots16148.4
74Matt BryantKFalcons16148.3
75Jonathan StewartRBPanthers16146.5
76Antonio BrownWRSteelers16146.2
77Jordy NelsonWRPackers16145.8
78A.J. GreenWRBengals16144.6
79Shayne GrahamKTexans16143.8
80Brandon MarshallWRBears16141.9
81Mark IngramRBSaints16140.8
82Steve SmithWRPanthers16140.4
83Brandon LloydWRPatriots16140.2
84C.J. SpillerRBBills16139.7
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
85Mason CrosbyKPackers16139
86Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos16137.4
87Matt PraterKBroncos16137
88Miles AustinWRCowboys16136.4
89Jason HansonKLions16135.7
90Robbie GouldKBears16135.6
91Isaac RedmanRBSteelers16134.5
92Dez BryantWRCowboys16134.5
93Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots16134.4
94Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers16134.2
95Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots16133.8
96Evan RoysterRBRedskins16133.3
97Marques ColstonWRSaints16132.9
98Garrett HartleyKSaints16132.8
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
99Denarius MooreWRRaiders16132.7
100Shaun SuishamKSteelers16132
101Rashard MendenhallRBSteelers11132
102Rian LindellKBills16131.4
103Rob BironasKTitans16131.3
104Nate KaedingKChargers16131
105Percy HarvinWRVikings16130.1
106Ryan SuccopKChiefs16130
107Stevie JohnsonWRBills16129.5
108Michael BushRBBears16128.8
109Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders16127.9
110Dwayne BoweWRChiefs16127.6
111Dan BaileyKCowboys16126.5
112Jason WittenTECowboys15126.4
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
113Sidney RiceWRSeahawks16126.3
114Hakeem NicksWRGiants16125.8
115Peyton HillisRBChiefs16125.3
116Daniel ThomasRBDolphins16124.4
117Santonio HolmesWRJets16124.4
118Kendall HunterRB49ers16123.5
119Blair WalshKVikings16122.8
120Justin TuckerKRavens16122.6
121Connor BarthKBuccaneers16121.2
122Ben TateRBTexans16120.8
123Justin MedlockKPanthers16120.5
124Lawrence TynesKGiants16120.3
125Dan CarpenterKDolphins16119.8
126Robert MeachemWRChargers16119.6
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
127Nick FolkKJets16119.3
128Malcom FloydWRChargers16119
129Adam VinatieriKColts16118.5
130San Francisco 49ersDEF16118.1
131Torrey SmithWRRavens16118.1
132Mike NugentKBengals16117.8
133Jay FeelyKCardinals16117.3
134Steven HauschkaKSeahawks16116.5
135Jermichael FinleyTEPackers16116.3
136Alex HeneryKEagles16116.2
137Houston TexansDEF16116.2
138Reggie WayneWRColts16116.1
139Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers16115.9
140Greg ZuerleinKRams16115.7
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
141Phil DawsonKBrowns16114.6
142Tony GonzalezTEFalcons16114.4
143Mario ManninghamWR49ers16114.4
144Anquan BoldinWRRavens16114.3
145Eric DeckerWRBroncos16114
146Steve BreastonWRChiefs16112.8
147Brandon PettigrewTELions16111.3
148Billy CundiffKRedskins16109.4
149Jeremy MaclinWREagles16109.4
150Buffalo BillsDEF16108.9
151Michael CrabtreeWR49ers16108.1
152Greg OlsenTEPanthers16107.9
153Vernon DavisTE49ers16107.6
154Kenny BrittWRTitans15107.1
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
155Green Bay PackersDEF16106.2
156Greg LittleWRBrowns16105.8
157Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders16105.3
158DeSean JacksonWREagles16105
159Cincinnati BengalsDEF16103.9
160Donald JonesWRBills16103.8
161Baltimore RavensDEF16103.5
162Devery HendersonWRSaints16103.4
163Jared CookTETitans16103.4
164New England PatriotsDEF16103.1
165Pierre GarconWRRedskins16103.1
166Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns16102.9
167Steve SmithWRRams16102.7
168Antonio GatesTEChargers16102.7
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
169Andre RobertsWRCardinals16102.1
170Philadelphia EaglesDEF16101.9
171Lance BallRBBroncos16101.9
172Seattle SeahawksDEF16101.8
173Golden TateWRSeahawks16101.4
174Roy HeluRBRedskins16101
175Devin HesterWRBears16101
176Felix JonesRBCowboys16100.5
177Chicago BearsDEF1699.8
178Jacob TammeTEBroncos1699.5
179Kendall WrightWRTitans1699.3
180Aaron HernandezTEPatriots1699.1
181New York GiantsDEF1699
182Miami DolphinsDEF1698.6
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
183Josh ScobeeKJaguars1698.2
184Owen DanielsTETexans1697.7
185Fred DavisTERedskins1697.7
186New York JetsDEF1697.5
187Pittsburgh SteelersDEF1697.3
188Atlanta FalconsDEF1697.1
189Legedu NaaneeWRDolphins1696.7
190Dallas CowboysDEF1696.5
191Stephen HillWRJets1696.1
192Jason SnellingRBFalcons1696
193Laurent RobinsonWRJaguars1696
194Kansas City ChiefsDEF1696
195Eddie RoyalWRChargers1695.9
196Austin CollieWRColts1695.7
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
197Detroit LionsDEF1695.7
198Denver BroncosDEF1695.1
199Minnesota VikingsDEF1694.9
200Oakland RaidersDEF1694.6
201James JonesWRPackers1694.5
202Jacoby FordWRRaiders1693.8
203James StarksRBPackers1693.7
204Preston ParkerWRBuccaneers1693.6
205Jeremy KerleyWRJets1693.3
206Mewelde MooreRBColts1693
207Arizona CardinalsDEF1692.2
208Jermaine GreshamTEBengals1691.9
209Deion BranchWRPatriots1690.3
210Bernard ScottRBBengals1690
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
211Dustin KellerTEJets1688.9
212Titus YoungWRLions1688.2
213Washington RedskinsDEF1687.5
214Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns1686.9
215LeGarrette BlountRBBuccaneers1686.2
216Danny AmendolaWRRams1685.9
217Cleveland BrownsDEF1685.6
218Kyle RudolphTEVikings1684.5
219Marcedes LewisTEJaguars1684.3
220Justin BlackmonWRJaguars1684.3
221Michael JenkinsWRVikings1683.8
222David WilsonRBGiants1683.6
223Ryan WilliamsRBCardinals1682.5
224San Diego ChargersDEF1682.3
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
225St. Louis RamsDEF1682.2
226Brandon TateWRBengals1681.6
227Brandon LaFellWRPanthers1681.2
228Heath MillerTESteelers1680.7
229Josh GordonWRBrowns1680.4
230Nate WashingtonWRTitans1680.3
231Nate BurlesonWRLions1680.3
232Mikel LeShoureRBLions1480.1
233Anthony FasanoTEDolphins1679.7
234Lance KendricksTERams1679.6
235Jacksonville JaguarsDEF1679.5
236Tony SchefflerTELions1679.4
237David NelsonWRBills1679.4
238Dallas ClarkTEBuccaneers1679.3
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
239Shane VereenRBPatriots1678.9
240Tennessee TitansDEF1678.8
241Montario HardestyRBBrowns1677.8
242Bilal PowellRBJets1677.2
243Brent CelekTEEagles1677.2
244Davone BessWRDolphins1676.6
245Javon RingerRBTitans1676.5
246Domenik HixonWRGiants1676.3
247Donnie AveryWRColts1675.9
248Jerome SimpsonWRVikings1375.5
249Toby GerhartRBVikings1675.4
250Earl BennettWRBears1675.1
251Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks1674.9
252Early DoucetWRCardinals1673.8
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
253Jacoby JonesWRRavens1673.6
254New Orleans SaintsDEF1673.4
255Santana MossWRRedskins1673.1
256Rashad JenningsRBJaguars1672.5
257Taiwan JonesRBRaiders1671.8
258Pierre ThomasRBSaints1671.8
259Leonard HankersonWRRedskins1671.5
260Isaiah PeadRBRams1671.5
261Cole BeasleyWRCowboys1670.8
262Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF1670.8
263Carolina PanthersDEF1670.8
264Austin PettisWRRams1470.1
265Indianapolis ColtsDEF1669.1
266Mohamed SanuWRBengals1668.6
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
267Scott ChandlerTEBills1668.2
268Coby FleenerTEColts1667.9
269Harry DouglasWRFalcons1667.5
270Lance MooreWRSaints1667
271Randy MossWR49ers1666.8
272Kevin WalterWRTexans1666.5
273Zach MillerTESeahawks1665.9
274Tony MoeakiTEChiefs1665.8
275Ed DicksonTERavens1665.5
276Robert TurbinRBSeahawks1664.3
277Ronnie BrownRBChargers1663.7
278Bear PascoeTEGiants1663.7
279Andre CaldwellWRBroncos1663.1
280Jon BaldwinWRChiefs1663.1
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
281Brian QuickWRRams1663.1
282Bernard PierceRBRavens1662
283Keshawn MartinWRTexans1661.8
284Jason AvantWREagles1660.4
285Todd HeapTECardinals1660.3
286Brandon MyersTERaiders1659.5
287Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers1359.4
288Ryan BroylesWRLions1659.1
289Dion LewisRBEagles1658.7
290John KuhnRBPackers1657.1
291Roberto WallaceWRDolphins1656.5
292Rueben RandleWRGiants1656.4
293Joshua CribbsWRBrowns1656.3
294Chaz SchilensWRJets1655.9
 NamePosTeamGPPoints
295Cecil ShortsWRJaguars1654.7
296Armon BinnsWRBengals1646.8
297Kellen DavisTEBears1646.6
298Joel DreessenTEBroncos1645.9
299Martellus BennettTEGiants1645.9
300Damian WilliamsWRTitans1645.7

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

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