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Fantasy Keeper Player Rankings
John Tuvey & David Dorey
December 17, 2008
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These player rankings track player value for the typical keeper / dynasty league.

QUARTERBACKS
Rank Player Team
1 Drew Brees NOS
2 Tony Romo DAL
3 Peyton Manning IND
4 Jay Cutler DEN
5 Tom Brady NEP
6 Kurt Warner ARI
7 Aaron Rodgers GBP
8 Matt Ryan ATL
9 Philip Rivers SDC
10 Matt Schaub HOU
11 Ben Roethlisberger PIT
12 Donovan McNabb PHI
13 Eli Manning NYG
14 Brett Favre NYJ
15 Carson Palmer CIN
16 Jake Delhomme CAR
17 David Garrard JAC
18 Joe Flacco BAL
19 Tyler Thigpen KCC
20 Chad Pennington MIA
21 Kyle Orton CHI
22 Trent Edwards BUF
23 Jason Campbell WAS
24 Matt Hasselbeck SEA
25 Matt Cassel NEP
26 Brady Quinn CLE
27 Shaun Hill SFO
28 JaMarcus Russell OAK
29 Jeff Garcia TBB
30 Derek Anderson CLE
31 Marc Bulger STL
32 Matt Leinart ARI
TIGHT ENDS
Rank Player Team
1 Jason Witten DAL
2 Tony Gonzalez KCC
3 Antonio Gates SDC
4 Dallas Clark IND
5 Kellen Winslow CLE
6 Chris Cooley WAS
7 Dustin Keller NYJ
8 Tony Scheffler DEN
9 Owen Daniels HOU
10 Jeremy Shockey NOS
11 Kevin Boss NYG
12 Zach Miller OAK
13 John Carlson SEA
14 Greg Olsen CHI
15 Vishante Shiancoe MIN
16 Heath Miller PIT
17 Martellus Bennett DAL
18 Todd Heap BAL
19 Vernon Davis SFO
20 Bo Scaife TEN
21 Donald Lee GBP
22 Alex Smith TBB
23 Daniel Graham DEN
24 Marcedes Lewis JAC
25 Ben Watson NEP
26 Jerramy Stevens TBB
27 Randy McMichael STL
28 Brad Cottam KCC
29 Ben Utecht CIN
30 Jermichael Finley GBP
KICKERS
Rank Player Team
1 Nick Folk DAL
2 Stephen Gostkowski NEP
3 Rob Bironas TEN
4 Neil Rackers ARI
5 Jason Elam ATL
6 Ryan Longwell MIN
7 Nate Kaeding SDC
8 John Kasay CAR
9 Mason Crosby GBP
10 Adam Vinatieri IND
11 John Carney NYG
12 Matt Prater DEN
13 Kris Brown HOU
14 Matt Bryant TBB
15 Mike Nugent NYJ
16 David Akers PHI
17 Jeff Reed PIT
18 Robbie Gould CHI
19 Phil Dawson CLE
20 Josh Scobee JAC
21 Garrett Hartley NOS
22 Josh Brown STL
23 Matt Stover BAL
24 Sebastian Janikowski OAK
25 Dan Carpenter MIA
26 Shayne Graham CIN
27 Rian Lindell BUF
28 Olindo Mare SEA
29 Shaun Suisham WAS
30 Connor Barth KC
31 Joe Nedney SFO
32 Jason Hanson DET
RUNNING BACKS
Rank Player Team
1 Adrian Peterson MIN
2 Michael Turner ATL
3 Matt Forte CHI
4 Marion Barber DAL
5 Brandon Jacobs NYG
6 Steven Jackson STL
7 Brian Westbrook PHI
8 Clinton Portis WAS
9 Maurice Jones-Drew JAC
10 Frank Gore SFO
11 DeAngelo Williams CAR
12 Joseph Addai IND
13 Thomas Jones NYJ
14 Marshawn Lynch BUF
15 Chris Johnson TEN
16 Willie Parker PIT
17 Steve Slaton HOU
18 Ladainian Tomlinson SDC
19 Larry Johnson KCC
20 Reggie Bush NOS
21 Kevin Smith DET
22 Ronnie Brown MIA
23 Ryan Grant GBP
24 Jonathan Stewart CAR
25 Pierre Thomas NOS
26 Darren McFadden OAK
27 Carnell Williams TBB
28 LenDale White TEN
29 Cedric Benson CIN
30 Felix Jones DAL
31 Justin Fargas OAK
32 Willis McGahee BAL
33 Le'Ron McClain BAL
34 Tim Hightower ARI
35 Jamal Lewis CLE
36 Laurence Maroney NEP
37 Julius Jones SEA
38 Derrick Ward NYG
39 Ray Rice BAL
40 Ryan Torain DEN
41 Leon Washington NYJ
42 Jerious Norwood ATL
43 Michael Bush OAK
44 Ricky Williams MIA
45 Peyton Hillis DEN
46 Rashard Mendenhall PIT
47 Chester Taylor MIN
48 Edgerrin James ARI
49 Jamaal Charles KCC
50 Maurice Morris SEA
51 Ahmad Bradshaw NYG
52 Mewelde Moore PIT
53 Fred Taylor JAC
54 Brandon Jackson GBP
55 Earnest Graham TBB
56 Sammy Morris NEP
57 Jerome Harrison CLE
58 Warrick Dunn TBB
59 BenJarvus Green-Ellis NEP
60 Tashard Choice DAL
TEAM DEFENSES
Rank Player
1 New York Giants
2 Baltimore Ravens
3 Minnesota Vikings
4 Pittsburgh Steelers
5 Tennessee Titans
6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7 New York Jets
8 Dallas Cowboys
9 Green Bay Packers
10 Chicago Bears
11 Carolina Panthers
12 Miami Dolphins
13 Seattle Seahawks
14 Philadelphia Eagles
15 San Diego Chargers
16 New England Patriots
17 Jacksonville Jaguars
18 Arizona Cardinals
19 Buffalo Bills
20 Indianapolis Colts
21 Atlanta Falcons
22 New Orleans Saints
23 Houston Texans
24 Cleveland Browns
25 Washington Redskins
26 San Francisco 49ers
27 Oakland Raiders
28 Denver Broncos
29 Kansas City Chiefs
30 St. Louis Rams
31 Cincinnati Bengals
32 Detroit Lions
WIDE RECEIVERS
Rank Player Team
1 Larry Fitzgerald ARI
2 Andre Johnson HOU
3 Steve Smith CAR
4 Randy Moss NEP
5 Calvin Johnson DET
6 Anquan Boldin ARI
7 Terrell Owens DAL
8 Reggie Wayne IND
9 Roddy White ATL
10 Brandon Marshall DEN
11 Greg Jennings GBP
12 Marques Colston NOS
13 Dwayne Bowe KCC
14 Wes Welker NEP
15 T.J. Houshmandzadeh CIN
16 Braylon Edwards CLE
17 Eddie Royal DEN
18 Hines Ward PIT
19 Santonio Holmes PIT
20 Chad Johnson CIN
21 Lee Evans BUF
22 Vincent Jackson SDC
23 Plaxico Burress NYG
24 Antonio Bryant TBB
25 Laveranues Coles NYJ
26 Bernard Berrian MIN
27 Roy Williams DAL
28 Santana Moss WAS
29 Lance Moore NOS
30 Jerricho Cotchery NYJ
31 Donald Driver GBP
32 Donnie Avery STL
33 Torry Holt STL
34 Steve Breaston ARI
35 Chris Chambers SDC
36 DeSean Jackson PHI
37 Matt Jones JAC
38 Derrick Mason BAL
39 Kevin Walter HOU
40 Ted Ginn Jr. MIA
41 Mark Clayton BAL
42 Anthony Gonzalez IND
43 Kevin Curtis PHI
44 Nate Burleson SEA
45 Deion Branch SEA
46 Devin Hester CHI
47 Greg Camarillo MIA
48 Sidney Rice MIN
49 Steve Smith NYG
50 Marvin Harrison IND
51 Michael Jenkins ATL
52 Chris Henry CIN
53 Josh Morgan SFO
54 Domenik Hixon NYG
55 Jabar Gaffney NEP
56 Justin Gage TEN
57 Jason Hill SFO
58 Mark Bradley KCC
59 Robert Meachem NOS
60 Hank Baskett PHI
61 Nate Washington PIT
62 Rashied Davis CHI
63 James Hardy BUF
64 Reggie Williams JAC
65 Michael Clayton TBB
66 Devin Thomas WAS
67 Limas Sweed PIT
68 Muhsin Muhammad CAR
69 Jordy Nelson GBP
70 Koren Robinson SEA

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