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2013 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 1

Matt Ryan projects as the top Week 1 fantasy performer

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UPDATE: September 5, 2013

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

Please note: The Ravens-Broncos, Patriots-Bills, Dolphins-Browns, Falcons-Saints, Buccaneers-Jets, Chiefs-Jaguars, Packers-49ers and Texans-Chargers games were resimulated on 9/5 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2013 Week 1 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Matt RyanQBFalcons26.1
2Matthew StaffordQBLions24.9
3Andrew LuckQBColts24.1
4Drew BreesQBSaints23.6
5Tony RomoQBCowboys23.4
6Eli ManningQBGiants21.8
7Adrian PetersonRBVikings21
8Peyton ManningQBBroncos20.9
9Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers20.8
10Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers20.5
11Tom BradyQBPatriots19.8
12Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins19.5
13Russell WilsonQBSeahawks18.9
14Aaron RodgersQBPackers18.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Carson PalmerQBCardinals18.8
16Sam BradfordQBRams18.6
17Cam NewtonQBPanthers18.3
18Doug MartinRBBuccaneers18.2
19Philip RiversQBChargers18.1
20Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks18.1
21Alfred MorrisRBRedskins17.8
22Matt SchaubQBTexans17.8
23Michael VickQBEagles17.5
24Ryan TannehillQBDolphins17.3
25Terrelle PryorQBRaiders17.1
26Andy DaltonQBBengals16.8
27Blaine GabbertQBJaguars16.7
28Christian PonderQBVikings16.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs16.5
30Alex SmithQBChiefs16.4
31Joe FlaccoQBRavens16.3
32Steven JacksonRBFalcons16.3
33Colin KaepernickQB49ers16.1
34Jake LockerQBTitans16.1
35Geno SmithQBJets15.7
36Calvin JohnsonWRLions15.4
37Jay CutlerQBBears15.1
38Brandon WeedenQBBrowns14.7
39Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars14.6
40Stevan RidleyRBPatriots14.2
41C.J. SpillerRBBills13.8
42Ray RiceRBRavens13.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Matt ForteRBBears13.6
44EJ ManuelQBBills13.6
45Frank GoreRB49ers13.4
46David WilsonRBGiants13.4
47Darren McFaddenRBRaiders13.2
48Arian FosterRBTexans13.2
49DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys13.1
50Ahmad BradshawRBColts12.6
51Trent RichardsonRBBrowns12.6
52Daryl RichardsonRBRams12.6
53Chris JohnsonRBTitans12.4
54Ryan MathewsRBChargers12.3
55Reggie BushRBLions12.3
56LeSean McCoyRBEagles12.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
57BenJarvus Green-EllisRBBengals12.1
58Julio JonesWRFalcons11.9
59Isaac RedmanRBSteelers11.9
60Roddy WhiteWRFalcons11.8
61Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals11.8
62Reggie WayneWRColts11.3
63Brandon MarshallWRBears11.2
64Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers11.2
65Lamar MillerRBDolphins11.1
66Dez BryantWRCowboys10.9
67Cecil ShortsWRJaguars10.7
68Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos10.6
69Andre JohnsonWRTexans10.6
70A.J. GreenWRBengals10.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
71DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers10.5
72Antonio BrownWRSteelers10.3
73Victor CruzWRGiants10
74Wes WelkerWRBroncos10
75Rian LindellKBuccaneers9.9
76Adam VinatieriKColts9.9
77Matt BryantKFalcons9.8
78Blair WalshKVikings9.8
79Rashard MendenhallRBCardinals9.8
80Matt PraterKBroncos9.7
81Mark IngramRBSaints9.6
82Marques ColstonWRSaints9.4
83Shaun SuishamKSteelers9.2
84Mike WallaceWRDolphins9.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Torrey SmithWRRavens9.1
86Steven HauschkaKSeahawks9.1
87Caleb SturgisKDolphins9.1
88David AkersKLions9.1
89Danny AmendolaWRPatriots9
90Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots9
91Randy BullockKTexans9
92Lance MooreWRSaints9
93Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers8.9
94Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons8.9
95Jordy NelsonWRPackers8.9
96Jason WittenTECowboys8.8
97Ronnie HillmanRBBroncos8.8
98Chris GivensWRRams8.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Kai ForbathKRedskins8.7
100Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers8.7
101Mike NugentKBengals8.6
102Eddie LacyRBPackers8.6
103Ryan SuccopKChiefs8.6
104Garrett HartleyKSaints8.5
105Jay FeelyKCardinals8.5
106Jimmy GrahamTESaints8.5
107Darren SprolesRBSaints8.4
108Dwayne BoweWRChiefs8.4
109Justin TuckerKRavens8.4
110Denarius MooreWRRaiders8.4
111Malcom FloydWRChargers8.3
112Miami DolphinsDEF8.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Nick NovakKChargers8.3
114Miles AustinWRCowboys8.2
115Nick FolkKJets8.2
116Bilal PowellRBJets8.2
117Shane VereenRBPatriots8.2
118DeSean JacksonWREagles8.2
119Anquan BoldinWR49ers8.1
120Rob BironasKTitans8.1
121Jeremy KerleyWRJets8.1
122Pierre GarconWRRedskins8
123Tony GonzalezTEFalcons8
124Dan BaileyKCowboys7.9
125Eric DeckerWRBroncos7.8
126Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders7.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
127T.Y. HiltonWRColts7.8
128Greg ZuerleinKRams7.8
129Stevie JohnsonWRBills7.7
130Sidney RiceWRSeahawks7.7
131Steve SmithWRPanthers7.6
132Greg JenningsWRVikings7.5
133Dan CarpenterKBills7.5
134Michael FloydWRCardinals7.5
135Graham GanoKPanthers7.4
136Tavon AustinWRRams7.4
137Randall CobbWRPackers7.4
138Rod StreaterWRRaiders7.4
139Billy CundiffKBrowns7.4
140St. Louis RamsDEF7.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Josh BrownKGiants7.3
142Brian HartlineWRDolphins7.3
143Hakeem NicksWRGiants7.3
144Golden TateWRSeahawks7.3
145Kendall HunterRB49ers7.2
146Greg LittleWRBrowns7.2
147Rueben RandleWRGiants7.1
148Vincent BrownWRChargers7.1
149Josh ScobeeKJaguars7.1
150Pittsburgh SteelersDEF7.1
151Washington RedskinsDEF7.1
152Nate WashingtonWRTitans7
153San Francisco 49ersDEF7
154Mason CrosbyKPackers7
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Cincinnati BengalsDEF6.9
156Vick BallardRBColts6.9
157Phil DawsonK49ers6.9
158New England PatriotsDEF6.9
159Montee BallRBBroncos6.9
160Robbie GouldKBears6.9
161Houston TexansDEF6.9
162Daniel ThomasRBDolphins6.8
163Jacoby JonesWRRavens6.8
164Aaron DobsonWRPatriots6.7
165Ryan BroylesWRLions6.7
166Chris IvoryRBJets6.6
167Indianapolis ColtsDEF6.5
168Darrius Heyward-BeyWRColts6.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
169James JonesWRPackers6.3
170Brandon MyersTEGiants6.3
171Owen DanielsTETexans6.3
172Kenny BrittWRTitans6.3
173Brandon PettigrewTELions6.2
174New York GiantsDEF6.2
175Jermaine GreshamTEBengals6.1
176Arizona CardinalsDEF6.1
177Greg OlsenTEPanthers6.1
178Markus WheatonWRSteelers6.1
179Cleveland BrownsDEF6.1
180Donnie AveryWRChiefs6.1
181Kansas City ChiefsDEF6
182Seattle SeahawksDEF6
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Tennessee TitansDEF6
184Andre RobertsWRCardinals5.9
185Antonio GatesTEChargers5.9
186Danny WoodheadRBChargers5.9
187Fred JacksonRBBills5.9
188DeAndre HopkinsWRTexans5.9
189Stephen HillWRJets5.8
190Alex HeneryKEagles5.8
191Vernon DavisTE49ers5.8
192Denver BroncosDEF5.8
193Chicago BearsDEF5.8
194Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks5.8
195Joique BellRBLions5.8
196Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF5.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Davone BessWRBrowns5.7
198Green Bay PackersDEF5.7
199Alshon JefferyWRBears5.7
200LaRod Stephens-HowlingRBSteelers5.6
201Brice ButlerWRRaiders5.6
202Atlanta FalconsDEF5.6
203Brent CelekTEEagles5.6
204Clyde GatesWRJets5.5
205Fred DavisTERedskins5.5
206Cordarrelle PattersonWRVikings5.5
207Dallas CowboysDEF5.5
208Jermichael FinleyTEPackers5.4
209Coby FleenerTEColts5.4
210Ryan WilliamsRBCardinals5.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Tony SchefflerTELions5.3
212Giovani BernardRBBengals5.3
213Terrance WilliamsWRCowboys5.3
214Minnesota VikingsDEF5.2
215Jerricho CotcheryWRSteelers5.2
216Travis BenjaminWRBrowns5.2
217Bernard PierceRBRavens5.2
218San Diego ChargersDEF5.2
219Robert TurbinRBSeahawks5.2
220Marcedes LewisTEJaguars5.1
221Mike BrownWRJaguars5.1
222Kenbrell ThompkinsWRPatriots5.1
223Knile DavisRBChiefs5.1
224Kyle RudolphTEVikings5.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Brandon GibsonWRDolphins5.1
226New York JetsDEF5
227Ben TateRBTexans5
228Brandon LaFellWRPanthers5
229Jeff CumberlandTEJets5
230Nate BurlesonWRLions5
231Dwayne AllenTEColts5
232Jordan CameronTEBrowns5
233Dexter McClusterWRChiefs4.9
234Pierre ThomasRBSaints4.9
235Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.9
236Zac StacyRBRams4.9
237Kevin OgletreeWRBuccaneers4.9
238Zach SudfeldTEPatriots4.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Jared CookTERams4.8
240Baltimore RavensDEF4.8
241Jerome SimpsonWRVikings4.8
242Delanie WalkerTETitans4.7
243Brandon StokleyWRRavens4.7
244Zach MillerTESeahawks4.7
245Rob HouslerTECardinals4.7
246Da'Rel ScottRBGiants4.7
247Joshua MorganWRRedskins4.7
248Austin PettisWRRams4.6
249Riley CooperWREagles4.6
250Buffalo BillsDEF4.6
251Michael BushRBBears4.5
252Lance KendricksTERams4.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Detroit LionsDEF4.5
254Julian EdelmanWRPatriots4.5
255Charles ClayTEDolphins4.5
256Bryce BrownRBEagles4.5
257Ace SandersWRJaguars4.5
258Louis MurphyWRGiants4.4
259Scott ChandlerTEBills4.4
260Jacksonville JaguarsDEF4.4
261Lestar JeanWRTexans4.4
262Leonard HankersonWRRedskins4.4
263Martellus BennettTEBears4.4
264Carolina PanthersDEF4.4
265Kendall WrightWRTitans4.3
266James StarksRBPackers4.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Oakland RaidersDEF4.2
268Luke StockerTEBuccaneers4.2
269Dallas ClarkTERavens4.2
270Kenny StillsWRSaints4.1
271Eddie RoyalWRChargers4.1
272Benjamin WatsonTESaints4.1
273T.J. GrahamWRBills4
274Anthony FasanoTEChiefs4
275Lance DunbarRBCowboys4
276Jason AvantWREagles3.9
277Justin ForsettRBJaguars3.9
278Julius ThomasTEBroncos3.9
279Robert WoodsWRBills3.9
280Marvin JonesWRBengals3.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
281New Orleans SaintsDEF3.9
282Philadelphia EaglesDEF3.9
283Roy HeluRBRedskins3.8
284James HannaTECowboys3.8
285Rashad JenningsRBRaiders3.7
286Mohamed SanuWRBengals3.7
287Kenjon BarnerRBPanthers3.6
288Keenan AllenWRChargers3.5
289Mike TolbertRBPanthers3.5
290Kyle WilliamsWR49ers3.4
291Toby GerhartRBVikings3.3
292Jarius WrightWRVikings3.3
293Dwayne HarrisWRCowboys3.3
294Shonn GreeneRBTitans3.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Mychal RiveraTERaiders3.1
296Domenik HixonWRPanthers3.1
297Kellen WinslowTEJets3.1
298Craig StevensTETitans3.1
299Brian LeonardRBBuccaneers3.1
300A.J. JenkinsWRChiefs3

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