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Week 17 Rankings Update

Saturday, December 27, 2008



Week 17 Running Backs

RankPlayer NameOpponentNotes
1DeAngelo Williamsat NO -
2Michael Turnervs. STL -
3Adrian Petersonvs. NYG -
4LaDainian Tomlinsonvs. DEN -
5Matt Forteat HOU -
6Brian Westbrookvs. DALProbable(knee)
7Thomas Jonesvs. MIA -
8Steven Jacksonat ATLProbable(hamstring)
9Ryan Grantvs. DET -
10Steve Slatonvs. CHI -
11Kevin Smithat GB
12Maurice Jones-Drewat BALProbable(knee)
13LeRon McClainvs. JAC -
14Ronnie Brownat NYJ -
15Sammy Morrisat BUF -
16Clinton Portisat SF -
17Tashard Choiceat PHI -
18Pierre Thomasvs. CARRanked as if he'll start; very iffy
19Frank Gorevs. WASProbable(ankle)
20Cedric Bensonvs. KCProbable(ankle)
21Larry Johnsonat CIN -
22Justin Fargasat TBProbable(neck)
23Gary Russellvs. CLE -
24Jonathan Stewartat NO -
25Maurice Morrisat ARZ -
26Fred Jacksonvs. NERanked as if Lynch will play; move up 8 spots if Lynch is out
27Warrick Dunnvs. OAK -
28Ahmad Bradshawat MIN -
29Marshawn Lynchvs. NEQuestionable(shoulder)
30Darren McFaddenat TBQuestionable(ankle)
31Derrick Wardat MIN -
32Ricky Williamsat NYJ -
33Jerious Norwoodvs. STL -
34Carnell Williamsvs. OAK -
35LaMont Jordanat BUF -
36Joseph Addaivs. TENCould get warmed up for playoffs
37Willis McGaheevs. JAC -
38Tatum Bellat SD -
39Deuce McAllistervs. CARMove up 10 spots if Thomas is out
40LenDale Whiteat INDQuestionable(flu)
41Tim Hightowervs. SEA -
42Jamal Lewisat PIT -
43Darren Sprolesvs. DEN -
44Edgerrin Jamesvs. SEA -
45Chester Taylorvs. NYG -
46Quinton Gantherat IND -
47Kevin Faulkat BUF -
48Leon Washingtonvs. MIA -
49Mewelde Moorevs. CLE -
50Marion Barberat PHIGame-time Decision (toe)
51Chris Johnsonat IND -
52J.J. Arringtonvs. SEAQuestionable(knee)
53DeShaun Fostervs. WAS -
54Mike Bellvs. CAR -
55Willie Parkervs. CLEMay not play long
56Julius Jonesat ARZ -
57Ray Ricevs. JACQuestionable(calf)
58Correll Buckhaltervs. DAL -



Week 17 Wide Receivers

RankPlayer NameOpponentNotes
1Steve Smithat NO -
2Brandon Marshallat SDProbable(-)
3Andre Johnsonvs. CHI -
4Roddy Whitevs. STL -
5Calvin Johnsonat GBProbable(knee)
6Greg Jenningsvs. DET -
7Marques Colstonvs. CAR -
8Larry Fitzgeraldvs. SEA -
9Wes Welkerat BUF -
10Antonio Bryantvs. OAK -
11Randy Mossat BUF -
12Terrell Owensat PHI -
13Vincent Jacksonvs. DEN -
14Eddie Royalat SDProbable(thumb)
15Dwayne Boweat CIN -
16Donald Drivervs. DET -
17Jerricho Cotcheryvs. MIAProbable(shoulder)
18Steve Breastonvs. SEAShould have big role
19Santana Mossat SF -
20Laveranues Colesvs. MIA
21Kevin Waltervs. CHI -
22T.J. Houshmandzadehvs. KCProbable(back)
23Lee Evansvs. NE -
24Davone Bessat NYJ -
25Isaac Brucevs. WAS -
26Deion Branchat ARZ -
27Lance Moorevs. CAR -
28Devin Hesterat HOU -
29Bernard Berrianvs. NYGCheck status Sunday (ankle)
30Torry Holtat ATL -
31DeSean Jacksonvs. DAL -
32Anthony Gonzalezvs. TENOnly so many colts can sit
33Domenik Hixonat MIN -
34Chris Chambersvs. DEN -
25Derrick Masonvs. JACMay sit if Ravens clinch early
36Muhsin Muhammadat NOProbable(foot)
37Bobby Engramat ARZ -
38Kevin Curtisvs. DALProbable(calf)
39Anquan Boldinvs. SEAWill likely be limited if he plays
40Bryant Johnsonvs. WAS -
41Braylon Edwardsat PIT -
42Ted Ginn Jr.at NYJ -
43Donnie Averyat ATL -
44Dennis Northcuttat BAL -
45Mark Claytonvs. JAC -
46Steve Smithat MIN -
47Michael Jenkinsvs. STLQuestionable(shoulder)
48Josh Morganvs. WAS -
49Legedu Naaneevs. DEN -
50Roy Williamsat PHIProbable(foot)
51Santonio Holmesvs. CLE -
52Reggie Waynevs. TEN -
53Justin Gageat IND -
54Sidney Ricevs. NYG -
55Chris Henryvs. KC -
56Hines Wardvs. CLEMay not play long
57Amani Toomerat MIN -
58Josh Reedvs. NE -
59Jabar Gaffneyat BUF -




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Gregg Rosenthal has directed Rotoworld's football content since 2003. He co-hosts the NBC Fantasy Fix and covers the NFL for NBCSports.com and Profootballtalk.com. Catch him on Twitter.
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