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2013 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 3

James Starks and Eddie Royal headline Week 3 waiver claims

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UPDATE: September 19, 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 Browns-Vikings, Colts-49ers, Bears-Steelers, Packers-Bengals and Chiefs-Eagles games were resimulated on 9/19 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2013 Week 3 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Drew BreesQBSaints25.6
2Peyton ManningQBBroncos24.1
3Matthew StaffordQBLions23.2
4Adrian PetersonRBVikings22.9
5Tom BradyQBPatriots22.8
6Tony RomoQBCowboys22.6
7Sam BradfordQBRams22.4
8Eli ManningQBGiants21
9Cam NewtonQBPanthers20.9
10Aaron RodgersQBPackers20.4
11Carson PalmerQBCardinals20.3
12Russell WilsonQBSeahawks19.9
13Matt SchaubQBTexans19.9
14Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers19.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks19.7
16Jake LockerQBTitans19.3
17Matt RyanQBFalcons19.2
18Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins18.9
19Colin KaepernickQB49ers18.2
20Andrew LuckQBColts18.1
21Alfred MorrisRBRedskins17.2
22Andy DaltonQBBengals16.8
23Michael VickQBEagles16.7
24Philip RiversQBChargers16.6
25Joe FlaccoQBRavens16.6
26Doug MartinRBBuccaneers16.4
27Ryan TannehillQBDolphins16.4
28Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers16.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Christian PonderQBVikings16.1
30Jay CutlerQBBears15.5
31Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs15.5
32Frank GoreRB49ers15.4
33Brian HoyerQBBrowns15.1
34Terrelle PryorQBRaiders15
35Calvin JohnsonWRLions14.8
36Daryl RichardsonRBRams14.6
37Geno SmithQBJets14.6
38EJ ManuelQBBills14.3
39C.J. SpillerRBBills14.2
40Alex SmithQBChiefs14.1
41Chris JohnsonRBTitans14.1
42Arian FosterRBTexans13.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Ryan MathewsRBChargers13.2
44Reggie BushRBLions13.2
45Ray RiceRBRavens13.1
46LeSean McCoyRBEagles13.1
47Stevan RidleyRBPatriots12.8
48BenJarvus Green-EllisRBBengals12.5
49Matt ForteRBBears12.3
50Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons12
51Chad HenneQBJaguars11.8
52DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys11.6
53Rashard MendenhallRBCardinals11.6
54Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals11.5
55Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars11.5
56Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers11.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Julio JonesWRFalcons11.3
58James StarksRBPackers11.2
59Dez BryantWRCowboys11.2
60DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers11.1
61Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos10.8
62Andre JohnsonWRTexans10.7
63A.J. GreenWRBengals10.6
64Knowshon MorenoRBBroncos10.6
65Matt PraterKBroncos10.5
66Lamar MillerRBDolphins10.5
67Blair WalshKVikings10.5
68Wes WelkerWRBroncos10.3
69Reggie WayneWRColts10.2
70Brandon MarshallWRBears10.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Steven HauschkaKSeahawks10.1
72Marques ColstonWRSaints10
73Rob BironasKTitans9.6
74Bilal PowellRBJets9.6
75Victor CruzWRGiants9.6
76Chris GivensWRRams9.4
77Jordy NelsonWRPackers9.3
78Randy BullockKTexans9.3
79Torrey SmithWRRavens9.2
80Garrett HartleyKSaints9.1
81Dan CarpenterKBills9.1
82Lance MooreWRSaints9
83Dan BaileyKCowboys9
84Josh GordonWRBrowns9
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Kenbrell ThompkinsWRPatriots9
86Mike WallaceWRDolphins9
87Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots8.9
88Darren McFaddenRBRaiders8.8
89Jason WittenTECowboys8.8
90Anquan BoldinWR49ers8.8
91DeSean JacksonWREagles8.8
92Antonio BrownWRSteelers8.7
93Jimmy GrahamTESaints8.7
94Felix JonesRBSteelers8.7
95Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers8.7
96Kai ForbathKRedskins8.7
97Cecil ShortsWRJaguars8.6
98Chris IvoryRBJets8.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Nick NovakKChargers8.5
100Justin TuckerKRavens8.5
101Steve SmithWRPanthers8.4
102Jay FeelyKCardinals8.4
103Josh BrownKGiants8.4
104Darren SprolesRBSaints8.4
105Matt BryantKFalcons8.3
106Tavon AustinWRRams8.3
107Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots8.3
108Ryan SuccopKChiefs8.2
109Kendall HunterRB49ers8.2
110Pierre GarconWRRedskins8.2
111David AkersKLions8.1
112Julian EdelmanWRPatriots8.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Eric DeckerWRBroncos8.1
114Shaun SuishamKSteelers8
115Nate WashingtonWRTitans7.9
116Ahmad BradshawRBColts7.9
117Dwayne BoweWRChiefs7.9
118Daniel ThomasRBDolphins7.9
119Miles AustinWRCowboys7.8
120Montee BallRBBroncos7.8
121Billy CundiffKBrowns7.8
122Seattle SeahawksDEF7.8
123Hakeem NicksWRGiants7.8
124Greg JenningsWRVikings7.7
125Phil DawsonK49ers7.7
126Nick FolkKJets7.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Greg ZuerleinKRams7.7
128Aaron DobsonWRPatriots7.7
129Randall CobbWRPackers7.6
130San Francisco 49ersDEF7.6
131David WilsonRBGiants7.6
132Rueben RandleWRGiants7.6
133Michael FloydWRCardinals7.6
134Caleb SturgisKDolphins7.6
135Minnesota VikingsDEF7.6
136Bobby RaineyRBBrowns7.6
137Kansas City ChiefsDEF7.5
138Graham GanoKPanthers7.5
139Golden TateWRSeahawks7.5
140Alex HeneryKEagles7.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Sidney RiceWRSeahawks7.4
142Stevie JohnsonWRBills7.4
143DeAndre HopkinsWRTexans7.4
144St. Louis RamsDEF7.3
145Chicago BearsDEF7.2
146Mason CrosbyKPackers7.2
147Tennessee TitansDEF7.2
148Pierre ThomasRBSaints7.2
149Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers7.2
150T.Y. HiltonWRColts7.1
151Robbie GouldKBears7.1
152Rian LindellKBuccaneers7
153Vincent BrownWRChargers7
154Trent RichardsonRBColts7
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Brian HartlineWRDolphins6.9
156Denver BroncosDEF6.9
157Owen DanielsTETexans6.8
158Denarius MooreWRRaiders6.8
159Buffalo BillsDEF6.8
160Jared CookTERams6.7
161Jason SnellingRBFalcons6.7
162Julius ThomasTEBroncos6.7
163Mike NugentKBengals6.6
164Brandon MyersTEGiants6.6
165New Orleans SaintsDEF6.6
166Adam VinatieriKColts6.6
167Tony GonzalezTEFalcons6.5
168James JonesWRPackers6.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Greg LittleWRBrowns6.4
170Eddie RoyalWRChargers6.4
171Jerome SimpsonWRVikings6.4
172Roddy WhiteWRFalcons6.4
173Bernard PierceRBRavens6.4
174Pittsburgh SteelersDEF6.3
175Danny WoodheadRBChargers6.3
176Greg OlsenTEPanthers6.3
177Andre RobertsWRCardinals6.3
178Robert TurbinRBSeahawks6.3
179Miami DolphinsDEF6.3
180Washington RedskinsDEF6.2
181Alfonso SmithRBCardinals6.2
182Chris OgbonnayaRBBrowns6.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Kenny BrittWRTitans6.2
184Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders6.1
185Rod StreaterWRRaiders6.1
186Charles ClayTEDolphins6.1
187Antonio GatesTEChargers6
188Green Bay PackersDEF6
189Brandon PettigrewTELions6
190New England PatriotsDEF6
191Mark IngramRBSaints5.9
192Da'Rel ScottRBGiants5.9
193Cincinnati BengalsDEF5.9
194Brandon LaFellWRPanthers5.9
195Vernon DavisTE49ers5.9
196Dallas CowboysDEF5.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Carolina PanthersDEF5.8
198San Diego ChargersDEF5.8
199Santonio HolmesWRJets5.8
200Davone BessWRBrowns5.8
201Jordan CameronTEBrowns5.8
202Josh ScobeeKJaguars5.7
203Brandon StokleyWRRavens5.7
204Donnie AveryWRChiefs5.7
205Giovani BernardRBBengals5.6
206Atlanta FalconsDEF5.6
207Brandon GibsonWRDolphins5.6
208Alshon JefferyWRBears5.6
209Joique BellRBLions5.6
210Fred JacksonRBBills5.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Darrius Heyward-BeyWRColts5.5
212Delanie WalkerTETitans5.5
213Keenan AllenWRChargers5.5
214Stephen HillWRJets5.5
215LeGarrette BlountRBPatriots5.4
216Harry DouglasWRFalcons5.4
217New York JetsDEF5.4
218Ben TateRBTexans5.4
219Jermichael FinleyTEPackers5.4
220Austin PettisWRRams5.4
221Kendall WrightWRTitans5.3
222Isaiah PeadRBRams5.3
223Baltimore RavensDEF5.3
224Ryan BroylesWRLions5.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Houston TexansDEF5.2
226Nate BurlesonWRLions5.2
227Philadelphia EaglesDEF5.2
228Fred DavisTERedskins5.2
229Santana MossWRRedskins5.1
230Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks5.1
231Kyle RudolphTEVikings5.1
232New York GiantsDEF5
233Jeremy KerleyWRJets5
234Arizona CardinalsDEF5
235Heath MillerTESteelers5
236Indianapolis ColtsDEF4.9
237Scott ChandlerTEBills4.9
238Jerricho CotcheryWRSteelers4.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Coby FleenerTEColts4.8
240Dexter McClusterWRChiefs4.8
241Kevin OgletreeWRBuccaneers4.8
242Martellus BennettTEBears4.8
243Zach MillerTESeahawks4.8
244Brent CelekTEEagles4.7
245Joshua MorganWRRedskins4.7
246Isaac RedmanRBSteelers4.7
247Terrance WilliamsWRCowboys4.6
248Kenny StillsWRSaints4.5
249Mike TolbertRBPanthers4.5
250Lance KendricksTERams4.5
251Rob HouslerTECardinals4.5
252Marlon BrownWRRavens4.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Benjamin WatsonTESaints4.4
254Detroit LionsDEF4.3
255Brice ButlerWRRaiders4.3
256Michael BushRBBears4.3
257Jermaine GreshamTEBengals4.3
258Tony SchefflerTELions4.2
259James HannaTECowboys4.2
260Riley CooperWREagles4.2
261Mohamed SanuWRBengals4.2
262T.J. GrahamWRBills4.1
263Oakland RaidersDEF4.1
264Luke StockerTEBuccaneers4.1
265Mike BrownWRJaguars4
266Cordarrelle PattersonWRVikings4
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Kellen WinslowTEJets4
268Cleveland BrownsDEF4
269Marvin JonesWRBengals4
270Roy Helu Jr.RBRedskins3.9
271Earl BennettWRBears3.9
272Marcedes LewisTEJaguars3.9
273Craig StevensTETitans3.7
274Dallas ClarkTERavens3.7
275Johnathan FranklinRBPackers3.7
276Ted Ginn Jr.WRPanthers3.6
277Robert WoodsWRBills3.6
278Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF3.6
279Bryce BrownRBEagles3.6
280Ace SandersWRJaguars3.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Jason AvantWREagles3.5
282Toby GerhartRBVikings3.5
283Lestar JeanWRTexans3.5
284Kyle WilliamsWR49ers3.5
285Travis KelceTEChiefs3.4
286Knile DavisRBChiefs3.4
287Louis MurphyWRGiants3.4
288A.J. JenkinsWRChiefs3.2
289Lance DunbarRBCowboys3.2
290Dwayne HarrisWRCowboys3.2
291Kenjon BarnerRBPanthers3.1
292Josh BoyceWRPatriots3.1
293Jacksonville JaguarsDEF3.1
294Tyler EifertTEBengals3.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Ed DicksonTERavens3
296Jackie BattleRBTitans3
297Marlon MooreWR49ers3
298Brandon TateWRBengals3
299Leonard HankersonWRRedskins2.9
300David AusberryTERaiders2.9

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