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Kuselias: Week 12 Ranks

Thursday, November 21, 2013


Check out the Week 12 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.

 

Quarterbacks

 

1) Drew Brees

2) Matthew Stafford

3) Peyton Manning

4) Tony Romo

5) Tom Brady

6) Andrew Luck

7) Cam Newton - #2 QB last week; one of three worst matchups this week.

8) Colin Kaepernick

9) Eli Manning – Best possible matchup on paper but Dallas has faced great QBs; they aren’t the worst pass defense.

10) Ben Roethlisberger

11) Mike Glennon

12) Carson Palmer - #3 QB last week; Better late than never?

13) Robert Griffin III

14) Case Keenum – Will he get pulled? Does it at least have to factor into the equation?

15) Josh McCown

16) Matt Ryan

17) Philip Rivers

18) Scott Tolzien

19) Alex Smith

20) Jason Campbell

21) Matt McGloin

22) Ryan Fitzpatrick

23) Joe Flacco

24) Ryan Tannehill

25) Kellen Clemens

 

Running Backs

 

1) Adrian Peterson

2) Frank Gore – Redskins are 2nd worst vs. opposing fantasy RBs.

3) Jamaal Charles

4) Matt Forte

5) Eddie Lacy

6) Zac Stacy

7) Chris Johnson

8) Andre Brown

9) Knowshon Moreno – 27 carries last week.

10) Reggie Bush

11) Alfred Morris

12) DeMarco Murray

13) Le’Veon Bell

14) Ben Tate

15) Rashad Jennings

16) Stevan Ridley

17) Bobby Rainey – 30 carries last week.

18) Pierre Thomas

19) Ryan Mathews – 1 of 4 RBs over 100 yards last week.

20) Maurice Jones-Drew

21) Steven Jackson

22) Shane Vereen – PPR Alert! 11 targets last week.

23) Chris Ivory

24) Chris Ogbonnaya – PPR Alert! 12 targets last week.

25) Andre Ellington

26) Darren Sproles

27) Ray Rice

28) Donald Brown – Cardinals are best defense vs. opposing fantasy RBs.

29) Danny Woodhead

30) Mike Tolbert

31) Rashard Mendenhall

32) Daniel Thomas

33) DeAngelo Williams

34) Mark Ingram

35) Joique Bell

36) Jonathan Stewart

37) Lamar Miller

38) Montee Ball

39) Jacquizz Rodgers

40) Willis McGahee

41) Brian Leonard

42) Brandon Jacobs

43) Shonn Greene

44) Trent Richardson

45) Fozzy Whittaker

46) Bilal Powell

47) James Starks

48) Bernard Pierce

49) Kendall Hunter

50) Dennis Johnson

 

Wide Receivers

 

1) Calvin Johnson

2) Vincent Jackson – Lions are worst defense vs. opposing WRs by A LOT.

3) Dez Bryant

4) Brandon Marshall

5) Demaryius Thomas

6) Andre Johnson – 17 targets last week.

7) Pierre Garcon

8) Wes Welker

9) Alshon Jeffery

10) Josh Gordon – 15 targets last week.

11) Jordy Nelson

12) Larry Fitzgerald

13) Victor Cruz

14) Marques Colston

15) Harry Douglas

16) Danny Amendola

17) T.Y. Hilton

18) Torrey Smith

19) Antonio Brown - #2 WR last week.

20) Eric Decker

21) Jarrett Boykin

22) Kendall Wright – 9 catches last week.

23) Michael Floyd - #3 WR last week.

24) Dwayne Bowe – 14 targets last week.

25) Keenan Allen

26) Rueben Randle

27) Terrance Williams

28) Aaron Dobson

29) Jerricho Cotchery

30) Roddy White

31) Brian Hartline

32) Anquan Boldin

33) Cecil Shorts

34) Kris Durham

35) Kenny Stills

36) James Jones

37) Hakeem Nicks

38) Chris Givens

39) Rishard Matthews

40) Emmanuel Sanders

41) Mike Wallace

42) Steve Smith

43) Denarius Moore

44) Rod Streater

45) Santonio Holmes

46) Tavon Austin

47) Ace Sanders

48) DeAndre Hopkins

49) Brandon LaFell

50) Lance Moore

 

Tight Ends

 

1) Rob Gronkowski

2) Jimmy Graham

3) Coby Fleener

4) Garrett Graham - #1 TE last week; Jaguars are 2nd worst defense vs. opposing vs. TE.

5) Julius Thomas

6) Vernon Davis

7) Tony Gonzalez

8) Delanie Walker – 10 targets last week … and 10 catches!

9) Jason Witten

10) Greg Olsen

11) John Carlson

12) Antonio Gates – Chiefs defense gives up less than 4 points per week to opposing TEs.

13) Jordan Reed

14) Jordan Cameron

15) Charles Clay

16) Rob Housler

17) Heath Miller

18) Jeff Cumberland

19) Martellus Bennett

20) Tim Wright

21) Jared Cook

22) Anthony Fasano

23) Brandon Pettigrew

24) Dallas Clark

25) Mychal Rivera

 

Defenses

 

1) Ravens – In Geno Smith (or Matt Simms) I trust … to play against.

2) Panthers

3) 49ers

4) Chiefs

5) Packers

6) Texans

7) Titans

8) Saints

9) Bears

10) Rams

11) Steelers

12) Browns

13) Jets

14) Lions

15) Dolphins

16) Chargers

17) Colts

18) Jaguars

19) Cowboys – Careful here: Giants “O” has been less turnover-prone lately.

20) Giants

21) Raiders

22) Cardinals

23) Redskins

24) Vikings

25) Broncos

26) Patriots

27) Bucs – Lions are a bad matchup (3rd worst) for your defense.

28) Falcons

 

*Note: Top 3 Defenses last week (Bengals, Bills, Seahawks) all on bye this week.



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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