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Top 240 Dynasty Football Players, 2018 Preseason

Last night, the NFL preseason came to a close. That means the 2018 NFL season has finally begun. With games that count starting in less than a week, it is time to release the top 240 fantasy football dynasty rankings. A few important notes on the rankings you are about to see. These rankings are for single QB, full PPR leagues.

You may ask: Superflex and 2QB are much better formats, why even bother ranking single QB? First, I completely agree, single QB leagues are dying out for a reason, and in a dynasty format the QB position needs to be elevated to be on par with the value of the other positions. However, it is much easier for me to rank single QB and then tell you to adjust as needed for your league. For example, there are so many different settings for 2QB and superflex and league size matters as well…

In a 14 team superflex league, there are probably multiple QBs that go in the first round of startups (and they should). In a ten team 2QB league, you might not see any in the first round. So the short answer is that it is easier for me to rank them as single QB (since many still use this setting) and then give specific advice for adjustments in the comments or on twitter if you are in a different style league. If there is a strong demand for a setting, I will release updated rankings for those as well (such as standard or superflex).

The dynasty football landscape is constantly changing. The deadline for rosters to be cut to 53 is tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. By then, some player values will have already changed. There will be constant movement on these rankings weekly, but remember not to overreact to weekly stats. Opportunity and roles will be the foundation for moving a player’s value. His stock may rise or fall in redraft much more than in dynasty, especially for stable assets under-performing with no true threat to playing time or flashes in the pan with no true threat to overtake those ahead of him on the depth chart. One week is no reason to overpay or undersell.

Remember when Mike Gillislee scored three touchdowns and JuJu Smith-Schuster, despite starting, finished with zero targets in the opening week last year? We know how those two players trended for the rest of the season. Beware of the recency bias and take advantage of those people who overreact to the week to week stat lines. I will come out with an update for these rankings each month. I will update this before week one begins to reflect the latest and greatest cuts, moves, and contract extensions.


Top 240 Dynasty Football Players

RankPlayerAgeFA StatusPos. Rank
1Odell Beckham Jr.25.9*new contractWR1
2Todd Gurley24.1*new contractRB1
3DeAndre Hopkins26.3WR2
4Ezekiel Elliott23.1RB2
5Le'Veon Bell26.1UFA 2019RB3
6Mike Evans25.1WR3
7Michael Thomas25.6UFA 2020WR4
8Saquon Barkley21.6RB4
9Alvin Kamara23.1RB5
10David Johnson26.7UFA 2019RB6
11Antonio Brown30.2WR5
12Kareem Hunt23.1RB7
13Keenan Allen26.4WR6
14Julio Jones29.6WR7
15Dalvin Cook23.1RB8
16Amari Cooper24.2UFA 2020WR8
17Stefon Diggs24.8*new contractWR9
18Christian McCaffrey22.3RB9
19Leonard Fournette23.6RB10
20Davante Adams25.7WR10
21Travis Kelce28.9TE1
22Melvin Gordon25.4UFA 2020RB11
23A.J. Green30.1UFA 2020WR11
24Allen Robinson25.1WR12
25Devonta Freeman26.5RB12
26Rob Gronkowski29.3UFA 2020TE2
27Zach Ertz27.8TE3
28JuJu Smith-Schuster21.8WR13
29Brandin Cooks25WR14
30Joe Mixon22.1RB13
31Doug Baldwin30WR15
32Royce Freeman22.5RB14
33Sammy Watkins25.2WR16
34Tyreek Hill24.5UFA 2020WR17
35Jarvis Landry25.8WR18
36Adam Thielen28.1WR19
37Jordan Howard23.9UFA 2020RB15
38Corey Davis23.7WR20
39Aaron Rodgers34.8*new contractQB1
40Josh Gordon27.4RFA 2019WR21
41T.Y. Hilton28.8WR22
42Russell Wilson29.8UFA 2020QB2
43Carson Wentz25.7QB3
44Will Fuller24.4WR23
45Cam Newton29.3QB4
46Rashaad Penny22.6RB16
47Alshon Jeffery28.6WR24
48Kerryon Johnson21.2RB17
49D.J. Moore21.4WR25
50Demaryius Thomas30.7UFA 2020WR26
51Golden Tate30.1UFA 2019WR27
52Derrick Henry24.2UFA 2020RB18
53Nick Chubb22.7RB19
54Jerick McKinnon26.4RB20
55Sony Michel23.6RB21
56Kenyan Drake24.6UFA 2020RB22
57Ronald Jones21.1RB23
58LeSean McCoy30.2UFA 2020RB24
59DeShaun Watson23QB5
60Devin Funchess24.3UFA 2019WR28
61Marvin Jones28.5WR29
62Matthew Stafford30.6QB6
63David Njoku22.2TE4
64Derrius Guice21.2RB25
65Tevin Coleman25.4UFA 2019RB26
66Jay Ajayi25.2UFA 2019RB27
67Aaron Jones23.8RB28
68Mark Ingram28.7UFA 2019RB29
69Evan Engram24TE5
70Chris Godwin22.5WR30
71Jamison Crowder25.2WR31
72Christian Kirk21.8UFA 2019WR32
73Robert Woods26.4WR33
74Courtland Sutton22.9WR34
75Calvin Ridley23.7WR35
76Emmanuel Sanders31.5UFA 2020WR36
77Marquise Goodwin27.8WR37
78Anthony Miller23.9WR38
79Kirk Cousins30.1QB7
80Andrew Luck29QB8
81Kenny Golladay24.9WR39
82Larry Fitzgerald35UFA 2019WR40
83Chris Hogan29.9UFA 2019WR41
84Cooper Kupp25.2WR42
85Sterling Shepard25.6UFA 2020WR43
86Robby Anderson25.3RFA 2019WR44
87Tarik Cohen23.1RB30
88Michael Gallup22.5WR45
89Mike Williams23.9WR46
90Dion Lewis28RB31
91Duke Johnson25RB32
92Marlon Mack22.5RB33
93Kenny Stills26.4WR47
94Michael Crabtree31WR48
95DeVante Parker25.6UFA 2020WR49
96Chris Thompson27.9UFA 2020RB34
97Nyheim Hines21.8RB35
98O.J. Howard23.8TE6
99Nelson Agholor25.3UFA 2020WR50
100Marcus Mariota24.9UFA 2020QB9
101Kyle Rudolph28.8UFA 2020TE8
102Jimmy Garoppolo26.9QB10
103Hunter Henry23.8UFA 2020TE6
104Alex Collins24RFA 2019RB36
105Tom Brady41.1UFA 2020QB11
106Drew Brees39.7UFA 2020QB12
107Jared Goff23.9QB13
108Lamar Miller27.4UFA 2020RB37
109Jamaal Williams23.4RB38
110Patrick Mahomes23QB14
111D'Onta Foreman22.4RB39
112Keelan Cole25.4RFA 2020WR51
113Jimmy Graham31.8TE9
114Greg Olsen33.5TE10
115Matt Ryan33.3QB15
116Dak Prescott25.1UFA 2020QB16
117Carlos Hyde27RB40
118Tyler Lockett26*new contractWR52
119Randall Cobb28.1UFA 2019WR53
120Rex Burkhead28.2RB41
121Josh Doctson25.8WR54
122Jameis Winston24.7UFA 2020QB17
123Dez Bryant29.9WR55
124Trey Burton26.9TE11
125Kelvin Benjamin27.6UFA 2019WR56
126Dede Westbrook24.8WR57
127Ty Montgomery25.6UFA 2019RB42
128Julian Edelman32.3UFA 2020WR58
129Allen Hurns26.8UFA 2020WR59
130C.J. Anderson27.6UFA 2019RB43
131Pierre Garcon32.1WR60
132Giovani Bernard26.8UFA 2020RB44
133Chris Carson24RB45
134Geronimo Allison24.5WR61
135Cameron Meredith26UFA 2020WR62
136John Ross23.8WR63
137Matt Breida23.5RFA 2020RB46
138Paul Richardson26.4WR64
139Jordan Reed28.2TE12
140Jordy Nelson33.3UFA 2020WR65
141Delanie Walker34.1UFA 2019TE13
142Tyler Eifert28UFA 2019TE14
143Philip Rivers36.8UFA 2020QB18
144Eric Ebron25.4UFA 2020TE15
145Corey Coleman24.2WR66
146Donte Moncrief25.1UFA 2019WR67
147Mike Gesicki22.9TE16
148Mohamed Sanu29.1WR68
149George Kittle24.9TE17
150Dante Pettis22.9WR69
151Baker Mayfield23.4QB19
152Mitchell Trubisky24.1QB20
153Ben Roethlisberger36.5UFA 2020QB21
154Gerald Everett24.2TE18
155Martavis Bryant26.7UFA 2019WR70
156James Washington22.4WR71
157Rishard Matthews28.9UFA 2019WR72
158Austin Ekeler23.3RFA 2020RB47
159Corey Clement23.9RFA 2020RB48
160Isaiah Crowell25.7RB49
161Kenneth Dixon24.6UFA 2020RB50
162Devontae Booker26.3UFA 2020RB51
163Jordan Wilkins24.2RB52
164Derek Carr27.5QB22
165Josh Rosen21.6QB23
166Sam Darnold21.3QB24
167Tre'Quan Smith22.7WR73
168Antonio Callaway21.7WR74
169Zay Jones23.5WR75
170Taywan Taylor23.5WR76
171Andy Dalton30.9QB25
172Marshawn Lynch32.4UFA 2019RB53
173Tyrell Williams26.6UFA 2019WR77
174Jordan Matthews26.2UFA 2019WR78
175Quincy Enunwa26.3UFA 2019WR79
176Jack Doyle28.4UFA 2020TE19
177Jonnu Smith23.1TE20
178Austin Seferian-Jenkins26UFA 2020TE21
179James White26.6RB54
180Peyton Barber24.2RFA 2019RB55
181Kalen Ballage22.7RB56
182Latavius Murray28.7UFA 2019RB57
183T.J. Yeldon24.9UFA 2019RB58
184Theo Riddick27.4UFA 2020RB59
185Bilal Powell29.9UFA 2019RB60
186John Kelly21.9RB61
187Chase Edmonds22.4RB62
188Ito Smith23RB63
189Dallas Goedert23.7TE22
190Charles Clay29.6UFA 2020TE23
191Cameron Brate27.2TE24
192Austin Hooper23.9UFA 2020TE25
193Vance McDonald28.3TE26
194Javorius Allen27UFA 2019RB64
195Alex Smith34.4QB26
196Lamar Jackson21.6QB27
197Blake Bortles26.7QB28
198Terrelle Pryor29.2UFA 2019WR80
199Keke Coutee21.7WR81
200Case Keenum30.6UFA 2020QB29
201D.J. Chark22WR82
202Curtis Samuel22.1WR83
203John Brown28.4UFA 2019WR84
204DeSean Jackson31.8UFA 2020WR85
205Jared Cook31.4UFA 2019TE27
206C.J. Prosise24.3UFA 2020RB65
207Spencer Ware26.8UFA 2019RB66
208Samaje Perine23RB67
209Doug Martin29.7UFA 2019RB68
210Brandon Marshall34.5WR86
211J'Mon Moore23.3WR87
212Ryan Tannehill30.1QB30
213Justin Jackson22.4RB69
214Mark Andrews23TE28
215Jake Butt23.2TE29
216Ted Ginn Jr.33.4WR88
217James Conner23.4RB70
218Jaylen Samuels23.1RB71
219DaeSean Hamilton23.5WR89
220Albert Wilson26.2WR90
221Willie Snead25.9UFA 2020WR91
222Trent Taylor24.3WR92
223Tyler Boyd23.8UFA 2020WR93
224Equanimeous St. Brown22WR94
225Marquez Valdes-Scantling23.9WR95
226Marqise Lee26.8WR96
227Elijah McGuire24.3RB72
228Chris Ivory30.5UFA 2020RB73
229Ameer Abdullah25.2UFA 2019RB74
230Rod Smith26.7UFA 2019RB75
231Joe Williams25RB76
232Josh Allen22.3QB31
233Ryan Grant27.8WR97
234Tyrod Taylor29.1UFA 2019QB32
235Eli Manning37.7UFA 2020QB33
236Adam Shaheen23.9TE30
237Tyler Kroft25.9UFA 2019TE31
238Hayden Hurst25.1TE32
239Daurice Fountain22.7WR98
240Ian Thomas22.3TE33


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