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Fantasy Football: Week 6 Player Rankings

MVP frontrunner Matt Ryan finally reaches the top of the Cosby Sweaters Fantasy Football Player Rankings and teammate Michael Turner makes also gets in on the Falcons’ parade as he jumps up to #8 for RBs.  Ryan’s targets Roddy White, Julio Jones, and Tony Gonzalez all also land in the Top 5 of their respective rankings as  they welcome the Oakland Raiders in Week 6.

Fantasy owners struggling with injuries or byes better hope they snagged on this week’s potential breakout spot starters, such as the Colts’ Vick Ballard, Cardinals’ William Powell or LaRod Stephens-Howling, or the Packers’ Alex Green.  All of these injury replacements received their highest ranking of 2012 as they look to provide mid-season stability.

Week 6 Cosby Sweaters Fantasy Football Player Rankings:

QB
Rank Player Team Opponent
1 Matt Ryan ATL OAK
2 Peyton Manning DEN at SD
3 Aaron Rodgers GB at HOU
4 Tom Brady NE at SEA
5 Eli Manning NYG at SF
6 Matt Schaub HOU GB
7 Ben Roethlisberger PIT at TEN
8 Andy Dalton CIN at CLE
9 Robert Griffin III WAS MIN
10 Michael Vick PHI DET
11 Christian Ponder MIN at WAS
12 Joe Flacco BAL DAL
13 Kevin Kolb ARI BUF
14 Matthew Stafford DET at PHI
15 Andrew Luck IND at NYJ
16 Alex Smith SF NYG
17 Carson Palmer OAK at ATL
18 Sam Bradford STL atMIA
19 Tony Romo DAL at BAL
20 Ryan Fitzpatrick BUF at ARI
RB      
       
Rank Player Team Opponent
1 Ray Rice BAL DAL
2 Arian Foster HOU GB
3 LeSean McCoy PHI DET
4 Jamaal Charles KC at TB
5 Marshawn Lynch SEA NE
6 Adrian Peterson MIN at WAS
7 Trent Richardson CLE CIN
8 Michael Turner ATL OAK
9 Frank Gore SF NYG
10 Ryan Mathews SD DEN
11 Stevan Ridley NE at SEA
12 Darren McFadden OAK at ATL
13 Alfred Morris WAS MIN
14 Doug Martin TB KC
15 DeMarco Murray DAL at BAL
16 BenJarvus Green-Ellis CIN at CLE
17 Vick Ballard IND at NYJ
18 Reggie Bush MIA STL
19 Mikel Leshoure DET at PHI
20 Rashard Mendenhall PIT at TEN
21 Ahmad Bradshaw NYG at SF
22 Willis McGahee DEN at SD
23 Alex Green GB at HOU
24 C.J. Spiller BUF at ARI
25 LaRod Stephens-Howling ARI BUF
26 Fred Jackson BUF at ARI
27 Steven Jackson STL at MIA
28 Shonn Greene NYJ IND
29 William Powell ARI BUF
30 Jacquizz Rodgers ATL OAK
31 Brandon Bolden NE at SEA
32 Chris Johnson TEN PIT
33 Shaun Draughn KC at TB
34 Kendall Hunter SF NYG
35 Ben Tate HOU GB
36 Danny Woodhead NE at SEA
37 Toby Gerhart MIN at WAS
38 Joique Bell DET at PHI
39 Jackie Battle SD DEN
40 LeGarrette Blount TB KC
41 Isaac Redman PIT at TEN
42 David Wilson NYG at SF
43 Bilal Powell NYJ IND
44 Daryl Richardson STL at MIA
45 Ronnie Brown SD DEN
46 Ronnie Hillman DEN at SD
47 Kevin Smith DET at PHI
48 John Kuhn GB at HOU
49 Chris Ogbonnaya CLE CIN
50 Felix Jones DAL at BAL
WR      
       
Rank Player Team Opponent
1 Roddy White ATL OAK
2 Andre Johnson HOU GB
3 A.J. Green CIN at CLE
4 Calvin Johnson DET at PHI
5 Percy Harvin MIN at WAS
6 Julio Jones ATL OAK
7 Victor Cruz NYG at SF
8 Larry Fitzgerald ARI BUF
9 Reggie Wayne IND at NYJ
10 Demaryius Thomas DEN at SD
11 Wes Welker NE at SEA
12 DeSean Jackson PHI DET
13 Eric Decker DEN at SD
14 Mike Wallace PIT at TEN
15 Dwayne Bowe KC at TB
16 Miles Austin DAL at BAL
17 Brandon Lloyd NE at SEA
18 Vincent Jackson TB KC
19 Brian Hartline MIA STL
20 Torrey Smith BAL DAL
21 Antonio Brown PIT at TEN
22 Jordy Nelson GB at HOU
23 Jeremy Maclin PHI DET
24 James Jones GB at HOU
25 Dez Bryant DAL at BAL
26 Steve Johnson BUF at ARI
27 Malcom Floyd SD DEN
28 Jeremy Kerley NYJ IND
29 Andre Roberts ARI BUF
30 Andrew Hawkins CIN at CLE
31 Michael Crabtree SF NYG
32 Denarius Moore OAK at ATL
33 Anquan Boldin BAL DAL
34 Randall Cobb GB at HOU
35 Nate Washington TEN PIT
36 Hakeem Nicks NYG at SF
37 Kenny Britt TEN PIT
38 Mike Williams TB KC
39 Davone Bess MIA STL
40 Kendall Wright TEN PIT
41 Pierre Garcon WAS MIN
42 Donnie Avery IND at NYJ
43 Robert Meachem SD DEN
44 Josh Gordon CLE CIN
45 Domenik Hixon NYG at SF
46 Sidney Rice SEA NE
47 Brandon Gibson STL at MIA
48 Jacoby Jones BAL DAL
49 Golden Tate SEA NE
50 Jerome Simpson MIN at WAS
TE      
       
Rank Player Team Opponent
1 Tony Gonzalez ATL OAK
2 Rob Gronkowski NE at SEA
3 Vernon Davis SF NYG
4 Kyle Rudolph MIN at WAS
5 Owen Daniels HOU GB
6 Brent Celek PHI DET
7 Brandon Pettigrew DET at PHI
8 Jason Witten DAL at BAL
9 Dennis Pitta BAL DAL
10 Antonio Gates SD DEN
11 Fred Davis WAS MIN
12 Jared Cook TEN PIT
13 Martellus Bennett NYG at SF
14 Jermaine Gresham CIN at CLE
15 Scott Chandler BUF at ARI
16 Heath Miller PIT at TEN
17 Aaron Hernandez NE at SEA
18 Jermichael Finley GB at HOU
19 Coby Fleener IND at NYJ
20 D.J. Williams GB at HOU
K      
       
Rank Player Team Opponent
1 David Akers SF NYG
2 Greg Zuerlein STL at MIA
3 Matt Bryant ATL OAK
4 Jason Hanson DET at PHI
5 Justin Tucker BAL DA
6 Stephen Gostkowski NE at SEA
7 Blair Walsh MIN at WAS
8 Alex Henery PHI DET
9 Shayne Graham HOU GB
10 Nick Folk NYJ IND
11 Mason Crosby GB at HOU
12 Lawrence Tynes NYG at SF
13 Matt Prater DEN at SD
14 Rob Bironas TEN PIT
15 Nick Novak SD DEN
16 Ryan Succop KC at TB
17 Sebastian Janikowski OAK at ATL
18 Dan Bailey DAL at BAL
19 Dan Carpenter MIA STL
20 Connor Barth TB KC
D      
       
Rank Team Opponent
1 Baltimore Ravens DAL
2 New England Patriots at SEA
3 Arizona Cardinals BUF
4 Cincinnati Bengals at CLE
5 Houston Texans GB
6 Minnesota Vikings at WAS
7 San Francisco 49ers NYG
8 St. Louis Rams at MIA
9 Philadelphia Eagles DET
10 Buffalo Bills at ARI
11 Miami Dolphins STL
12 San Diego Chargers DEN
13 Green Bay Packers at HOU
14 Pittsburgh Steelers at TEN
15 Detroit Lions at PHI
16 Washington Redskins MIN
17 Atlanta Falcons OAK
18 Seattle Seahawks NE
19 New York Jets IND
20 Kansas City Chiefs at TB

 

 

 

 

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