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Kuselias: Week 7 Ranks

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


Check out the Week 7 rankings of Erik Kuselias, host of Fantasy Football Live, which airs every Tuesday and Thursday during the NFL season at 5 and 6:30 ET on NBC Sports Network. Follow him on Twitter @EKNBC.


Updated 2:46 pm ET on 10/16/13.

Quarterbacks
1.  Peyton Manning
2.  Tony Romo
3.  Aaron Rodgers
4.  Cam Newton
5.  Nick Foles
6.  Matt Ryan
7.  Philip Rivers
8.  Jay Cutler
9.  Andrew Luck
10.  Matthew Stafford
11.  Tom Brady
12.  Robert Griffin III
13.  Eli Manning
14.  Colin Kaepernick
15.  Ben Roethlisberger
16.  Chad Henne
17.  Mike Glennon
18.  Russell Wilson
19.  Andy Dalton
20.  Ryan Tannehill
21.  Josh Freeman
22.  Sam Bradford
23.  Joe Flacco
24.  Alex Smith
25.  Brandon Weeden
26.  Carson Palmer

 

Notes: You might be surprised by Josh Freeman's inclusion but the Giants give up the second most fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks.

 

On the flip side of that stat, the Panthers are the best team against fantasy quarterbacks, which is why Sam Bradford appears at 21 on my list.



Running Backs
1.  Adrian Peterson
2.  LeSean McCoy
3.  Jamaal Charles
4.  Knowshon Moreno
5.  Matt Forte
6.  Doug Martin
7.  Alfred Morris
8.  Frank Gore
9.  Marshawn Lynch
10.  Eddie Lacy
11.  Arian Foster
12.  Brandon Jacobs
13.  DeAngelo Williams
14.  Reggie Bush
15.  Ray Rice
16.  Giovani Bernard
17.  Joseph Randle
18.  Fred Jackson
19.  Lamar Miller
20.  Trent Richardson
21.  Danny Woodhead
22.  Stevan Ridley
23.  C.J. Spiller
24.  Bilal Powell
25.  Zac Stacy
26.  Maurice Jones-Drew
27.  Ryan Mathews
28.  Le'Veon Bell
29.  Steven Jackson
30.  Chris Johnson
31.  BenJarvus Green-Ellis
32.  Chris Ivory
33.  Willis McGahee
34.  Mike Tolbert
35.  Andre Ellington
36.  Ben Tate
37.  Chris Ogbonnaya
38.  Joique Bell
39.  Kendall Hunter
40.  Ronnie Hillman
41.  Donald Brown
42.  Michael Cox
43.  Phillip Tanner
44.  Roy Helu
45.  Daniel Thomas
46.  Brandon Bolden
47.  Jacquizz Rodgers
48.  Daryl Richardson
49.  LeGarrette Blount
50.  Bernard Pierce


Wide Receivers
1.  Dez Bryant
2.  Brandon Marshall
3.  A.J. Green
4.  Demaryius Thomas
5.  Justin Blackmon
6.  Victor Cruz
7.  DeSean Jackson
8.  Jordy Nelson
9.  Wes Welker
10.  Vincent Jackson
11.  Mike Wallace
12.  Keenan Allen
13.  Calvin Johnson
14.  Josh Gordon
15.  T.Y. Hilton
16.  Pierre Garcon
17.  Antonio Brown
18.  Eric Decker
19.  Reggie Wayne
20.  Alshon Jeffery
21.  Steve Smith
22.  Larry Fitzgerald
23.  Kenbrell Thompkins
24.  Rueben Randle
25.  Harry Douglas
26.  Hakeem Nicks
27.  Torrey Smith
28.  Andre Johnson
29.  Terrance Williams
30.  Kris Durham
31.  Greg Jennings
32.  Brian Hartline
33.  Jerome Simpson
34.  Anquan Boldin
35.  Brandon LaFell
36.  Vincent Brown
37.  Riley Cooper
38.  Dwayne Bowe
39.  Golden Tate
40.  Mike Williams
41.  Julian Edelman
42.  Kendall Wright
43.  Marlon Brown
44.  Jarrett Boykin
45.  Emmanuel Sanders
46.  Aaron Dobson
47.  Austin Pettis
48.  Robert Woods
49.  Michael Floyd


Tight Ends
1.  Julius Thomas
2.  Tony Gonzalez
3.  Jermichael Finley
4.  Vernon Davis
5.  Antonio Gates
6.  Jason Witten
7.  Jordan Cameron
8.  Kyle Rudolph 
9.  Martellus Bennett
10.  Greg Olsen
11.  Brandon Myers
12.  Brent Celek
13.  Heath Miller
14.  Coby Fleener
15.  Jeff Cumberland
16.  Scott Chandler
17.  Tim Wright
18.  Zach Miller
19.  Jared Cook
20.  Jordan Reed
21.  Charles Clay
22. Jermaine Gresham
23.  Garrett Graham
23.  Joseph Fauria
24.  Delanie Walker
25.  Lance Kendricks

 

Bold Prediction: Given his matchups and the fact that he doesn’t have a bye week, Minnesota's Kyle Rudolph will be the best fantasy tight end in the league over the next month.


Defenses
1.  Seattle
2.  San Francisco
3.  Kansas City
4.  New England
5.  Carolina
6.  Miami
7.  Pittsburgh
8.  Baltimore
9.  Chicago
10.  San Diego
11.  Green Bay
12.  Denver
13.  Cincinnati
14.  Houston
15.  Minnesota
16.  St. Louis
17.  New York (AFC)
18.  Atlanta
19.  Tennessee 
20.  Arizona
21.  Cleveland
22.  New York (NFC)
23.  Detroit
24.  Dallas
25.  Buffalo
26.  Washington
27.  Jacksonville
28.  Philadelphia
29.  Tampa Bay
30.  Indianapolis

 

Notes: I know what you’re thinking: The Chargers at number ten? Absolutely. They didn't allow a touchdown to Indy last week - and look who they play this week - hint: Their helmets are two-toned.



Erik Kuselias is the host of Fantasy Football Live and Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. He also hosts a radio show every weekday called 'The Erik Kuselias Show' on NBC Sports radio. He can be found on Twitter at @EKNBC.
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