Fantasy Football Rankings: Position Ranks

It’s July. Training camps are now upon us, which means time for rankings. I present to you: fantasy football rankings for every offensive position (and team defense) courtesy of Gamedayr writers Heath Washburn and Danny Ledbetter. For our top 100 overall rankings, click here. Now prepare to bask in the glory!

July 4, 2014

QUARTERBACKS

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COMPOSITE RANKING

HEATH WASHBURN

DANNY LEDBETTER

1

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning

2

Drew Brees

Drew Brees

Drew Brees

3

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

4

Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford

5

Andrew Luck

Robert Griffin III

Nick Foles

6

Robert Griffin III

Andrew Luck

Colin Kapernick

7

Phillip Rivers

Phillip Rivers

Andrew Luck

8

Nick Foles

Cam Newton

Philip Rivers

9

Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan

Robert Griffin III

10

Cam Newton

Nick Foles

Matt Ryan

11

Colin Kapernick

Tom Brady

Cam Newton

12

Tony Romo

Tony Romo

Jay Cutler

13

Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler

Tony Romo

14

Tom Brady

Colin Kaepernick

Tom Brady

15

Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson

Ben Roethlisberger

16

Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton

Russell Wilson

17

Carson Palmer

Eli Manning

Carson Palmer

18

Ben Roethlisberger

Carson Palmer

Andy Dalton

19

Eli Manning

Ryan Tannehill

Eli Manning

20

Ryan Tannehill

Ben Roethlisberger

Joe Flacco

 

WIDE RECEIVERS

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HEATH WASHBURN

DANNY LEDBETTER

1

Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson

2

Demaryius Thomas

Demaryius Thomas

Julio Jones

3

A.J. Green

Dez Bryant

Demaryius Thomas

4

Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall

A.J. Green

5

Dez Bryant

A.J. Green

Brandon Marshall

6

Julio Jones

Randall Cobb

Dez Bryant

7

Alshon Jeffery

Julio Jones

Alshon Jeffrey

8

Randall Cobb

Alshon Jeffery

Jordy Nelson

9

Jordy Nelson

Keenan Allen

Wes Welker

10

Antonio Brown

Jordy Nelson

Randall Cobb

11

Keenan Allen

Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown

12

Wes Welker

Vincent Jackson

Desean Jackson

13

Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

Keenan Allen

14

Vincent Jackson

Torrey Smith

Roddy White

15

DeSean Jackson

Wes Welker

Larry Fitzgerald

16

Roddy White

Andre Johnson

Michael Crabtree

17

Andre Johnson

DeSean Jackson

Vincent Jackson

18

Torrey Smith

Roddy White

Percy Harvin

19

Pierre Garcon

Pierre Garcon

Reggie Wayne

20

TY Hilton

Mike Wallace

Andre Johnson

21

Percy Harvin

Riley Cooper

Cordarelle Patterson

22

Michael Crabtree

TY Hilton

Torrey Smith

23

Riley Cooper

Golden Tate

TY Hilton

24

Mike Wallace

Michael Floyd

Julian Edelman

25

Reggie Wayne

Victor Cruz

Marques Colston

26

Marques Colston

Marques Colston

Pierre Garcon

27

Victor Cruz

Emmanuel Sanders

Victor Cruz

28

Cordarrelle Patterson

Eric Decker

Riley Cooper

29

Emmanuel Sanders

Kendall Wright

Mike Wallace

30

Michael Floyd

Percy Harvin

Hakeem Nicks

31

Anquan Boldin

Reggie Wayne

Anquan Boldin

32

Golden Tate

Michael Crabtree

Jeremy Maclin

33

Eric Decker

Cordarrelle Patterson

Emmanuel Sanders

34

Mike Evans

Anquan Boldin

Steve Smith

35

Julian Edelman

Terrance Williams

Mike Evans

36

Hakeem Nicks

Cecil Shorts

Michael Floyd

37

Dwayne Bowe

Mike Evans

Reuben Randle

38

Terrance Williams

Dwayne Bowe

Dwayne Bowe

39

Rueben Randle

Brandin Cooks

Kelvin Benjamin

40

Jeremy Maclin

Jordan Matthews

Tavon Austin

41

Kendall Wright

Danny Amendola

Eric Decker

42

Danny Amendola

Sammy Watkins

Golden Tate

43

Kelvin Benjamin

Rueben Randle

Greg Jennings

44

Cecil Shorts

Jerricho Cotchery

Terrance Williams

45

Sammy Watkins

Hakeem Nicks

Danny Amendola

46

Brandin Cooks

Doug Baldwin

Golden Tate

47

Steve Smith

Kelvin Benjamin

Marqise Lee

48

Tavon Austin

Julian Edelman

Justin Hunter

49

Jordan Matthews

James Jones

Sammy Watkins

50

Jerricho Cotchery

Jeremy Maclin

Stevie Johnson

 

RUNNING BACKS

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HEATH WASHBURN

DANNY LEDBETTER

1

Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

2

LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy

3

Eddie Lacy

Matt Forte

Eddie Lacy

4

Marshawn Lynch

Marshawn Lynch

Jamaal Charles

5

Matt Forte

Eddie Lacy

Marshawn Lynch

6

Jamaal Charles

Jamaal Charles

Matt Forte

7

Zac Stacy

Le’Veon Bell

Zac Stacy

8

Montee Ball

Zac Stacy

Montee Ball

9

Le’Veon Bell

Montee Ball

Giovani Bernard

10

DeMarco Murray

Arian Foster

DeMarco Murray

11

Alfred Morris

DeMarco Murray

Le’Veon Bell

12

Arian Foster

Alfred Morris

Alfred Morris

13

Giovani Bernard

Doug Martin

Doug Martin

14

Doug Martin

Rashad Jennings

Arian Foster

15

Reggie Bush

Ryan Mathews

Andre Ellington

16

Andre Ellington

Giovani Bernard

Reggie Bush

17

Frank Gore

Reggie Bush

Frank Gore

18

Ryan Mathews

Andre Ellington

C.J. Spiller

19

Rashad Jennings

Joique Bell

Ben Tate

20

C.J. Spiller

Frank Gore

Shane Vereen

21

Ben Tate

Chris Johnson

Ray Rice

22

Bishop Sankey

Bishop Sankey

Bishop Sankey

23

Joique Bell

C.J. Spiller

Ryan Matthews

24

Shane Vereen

Ben Tate

Rashad Jennings

25

Toby Gerhart

Steven Jackson

Toby Gerhart

26

Chris Johnson

Toby Gerhart

Knowshon Moreno

27

Ray Rice

Shane Vereen

Joique Bell

28

Steven Jackson

Fred Jackson

Trent Rickardson

29

Trent Richardson

Maurice Jones-Drew

Steven Jackson

30

Fred Jackson

Trent Richardson

Fred Jackson

31

Knowshon Moreno

Ray Rice

Chris Johnson

32

Stevan Ridley

Stevan Ridley

Stevan Ridley

33

Pierre Thomas

DeAngelo Williams

Darren Sproles

34

DeAngelo Williams

Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas

35

Darren Sproles

Terrance West

Darren McFadden

36

Danny Woodhead

Bernard Pierce

DeAngelo Williams

37

Bernard Pierce

Knowshon Moreno

Danny Woodhead

38

Maurice Jones-Drew

Chris Ivory

Jeremy Hill

39

Jeremy Hill

Danny Woodhead

Knile Davis

40

Darren McFadden

Jeremy Hill

Bernard Pierce

41

Mark Ingram

Christine Michael

Lamar Miller

42

Chris Ivory

Darren Sproles

Tre Mason

43

Carlos Hyde

Mark Ingram

Carlos Hyde

44

Lamar Miller

Roy Helu

Mark Ingram

45

Knile Davis

Darren McFadden

Marcus Lattimore

46

Jonathan Stewart

Carlos Hyde

Jonathan Stewart

47

Terrance West

David Wilson

Maurice Jones-Drew

48

Tre Mason

Lamar Miller

Devonta Freeman

49

Devonta Freeman

Jonathan Stewart

Chris Ivory

50

David Wilson

Knile Davis

Ka’Deem Carey

 

TIGHT ENDS

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HEATH WASHBURN

DANNY LEDBETTER

1

Jimmy Graham

Jimmy Graham

Jimmy Graham

2

Julius Thomas

Julius Thomas

Vernon Davis

3

Vernon Davis

Rob Gronkowski

Julius Thomas

4

Rob Gronkowski

Vernon Davis

Rob Gronkowski

5

Jordan Cameron

Jordan Cameron

Jordan Reed

6

Jordan Reed

Dennis Pitta

Jordan Cameron

7

Dennis Pitta

Greg Olsen

Jason Witten

8

Jason Witten

Jordan Reed

Kyle Rudolph

9

Greg Olsen

Jason Witten

Dennis Pitta

10

Zach Ertz

Zach Ertz

Greg Olsen

11

Kyle Rudolph

Garrett Graham

Zach Ertz

12

Charles Clay

Martellus Bennett

Charles Clay

13

Martellus Bennett

Kyle Rudolph

Coby Fleener

14

Coby Fleener

Antonio Gates

Austin Seferian-Jenkins

15

Antonio Gates

Jared Cook

Tyler Eifert

16

Delanie Walker

Charles Clay

Delanie Walker

17

Garrett Graham

Coby Fleener

Martellus Bennett

18

Tyler Eifert

Delanie Walker

Ladarius Green

19

Eric Ebron

Ladarius Green

Antonio Gates

20

Scott Chandler

Jace Amaro

Eric Ebron

 

TEAM DEFENSES

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DANNY LEDBETTER

1

Seahawks

Seahawks

Seahawks

2

Panthers

Rams

49ers

3

49ers

Panthers

Panthers

4

Chiefs

Broncos

Cardinals

5

Broncos

49ers

Chiefs

6

Cardinals

Chiefs

Patriots

7

Rams

Bengals

Broncos

8

Bengals

Buccaneers

Saints

9

Patriots

Cardinals

Bengals

10

Buccaneers

Patriots

Steelers

11

Saints

Saints

Buccaneers

12

Texans

Bears

Rams

13

Bills

Texans

Bills

14

Steelers

Packers

Ravens

15

Bears

Bills

Texans