Peyton Manning, Drew Brees Still Best Among Quarterbacks

Peyton Manning, Drew Brees Still Best Among Quarterbacks Following are complete fantasy football rankings based on this week's matchups for all the major positions (QB, RB, WR, TE, K, team defense). They are based on a combined yardage/scoring system (four points for a passing touchdown, six points for a rushing/receiving touchdown, one point for every 25 passing yards, one point for every 10 rushing/receiving yards).

Last Updated: 11/4
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Quarterback
1. Peyton Manning, IND vs. HOU
2. Drew Brees, NO vs. CAR
3. Tom Brady, NE vs. MIA
4. *Aaron Rodgers, GB at TB
5. Philip Rivers, SD at NYG
6. Tony Romo, DAL at PHI: Austin emergence saves their season.
7. Donovan McNabb, PHI vs. DAL
8. Joe Flacco, BAL at CIN
9. Ben Roethlisberger, PIT at DEN
10. Matt Hasselbeck, SEA vs. DET: At home against a weak secondary.
11. Kurt Warner, ARI at CHI
12. Eli Manning, NYG vs. SD: Mechanics look out of whack.
13. Jay Cutler, CHI vs. ARI
14. Carson Palmer, CIN vs. BAL
15. Matt Schaub, HOU at IND: Owen Daniels injury a major loss.
16. Matt Ryan, ATL vs. WAS
17. David Garrard, JAC vs. KC
18. Alex Smith, SF vs. TEN: Probably keeps job all season.
19. Kyle Orton, DEN vs. PIT: Nothing deep against Baltimore last week.
20. Matt Cassel, KC at JAC
21. Vince Young, TEN at SF: They'll limit the downfield throws.
22. Jason Campbell, WAS at ATL
23. *Matthew Stafford, DET at SEA
24. Chad Henne, MIA at NE
25. *Jake Delhomme, CAR at NO
26. Josh Freeman, TB vs. GB: He's not ready but here he comes.

Running Backs
1. Maurice Jones-Drew, JAC vs. KC
2. Michael Turner, ATL vs. WAS: Stuff it, Curse of 370.
3. Ray Rice, BAL at CIN: More power than you think.
4. Ryan Grant, GB at TB
5. DeAngelo Williams, CAR at NO
6. Chris Johnson, TEN at SF
7. Frank Gore, SF vs. TEN: Three runs skew his numbers.
8. Cedric Benson, CIN vs. BAL: He's already produced against them.
9. Brandon Jacobs, NYG vs. SD
10. Pierre Thomas, NO vs. CAR: Throw us a bone, Sean Payton.
11. Joseph Addai, IND vs. HOU: Better in fantasy than in reality.
12. Matt Forte, CHI vs. ARI: Scored against Cleveland but isn't really "back.
13. Ronnie Brown, MIA at NE
14. Marion Barber, DAL at PHI
15. Tim Hightower, ARI at CHI
16. Rashard Mendenhall, PIT at DEN
17. *Brian Westbrook, PHI vs. DAL: Andy Reid says he's "good to go."
18. Jamaal Charles, KC at JAC: LJ suspension makes him a starter.
19. LaDainian Tomlinson, SD at NYG
20. Mike Bell, NO vs. CAR
21. Clinton Portis, WAS at ATL
22. Julius Jones, SEA vs. DET
23. Jonathan Stewart, CAR at NO: Hellish schedule final two months.
24. Ricky Williams, MIA at NE: Running like he's 25.
25. Laurence Maroney, NE vs. MIA
26. *Ahmad Bradshaw, NYG vs. SD
27. *Steve Slaton, HOU at IND: Did he fumble away his gig?
28. Cadillac Williams, TB vs. GB
29. *Kevin Smith, DET at SEA: Bad shoulder holding him back.
30. Knowshon Moreno, DEN vs. PIT
31. Correll Buckhalter, DEN vs. PIT
32. Felix Jones, DAL at PHI
33. Chris Wells, ARI at CHI: Not an every-down option yet.
34. Kolby Smith, KC at JAC
35. *Maurice Morris, DET at SEA
36. Darren Sproles, SD at NYG
37. *Ryan Moats, HOU at IND
38. Reggie Bush, NO vs. CAR: Being phased out of offense?
39. Derrick Ward, TB vs. GB
40. *LeSean McCoy, PHI vs. DAL
41. Justin Forsett, SEA vs. DET: Might see expanded role with Edge James gone.
42. LenDale White, TEN at SF
43. Kevin Faulk, NE vs. MIA
44. Ladell Betts, WAS at ATL
45. Willis McGahee, BAL at CIN: Rice emergence pushes him out.
46. Willie Parker, PIT at DEN
47. Aaron Stecker, ATL vs. WAS
48. *Bernard Scott, CIN vs. BAL
49. Tashard Choice, DAL at PHI: Best No. 3 back in league.
50. Chris Brown, HOU at IND
51. BenJarvus Green-Ellis, NE vs. MIA
52. Brandon Jackson, GB at TB
53. Ahman Green, GB at TBWide Receiver
1. Reggie Wayne, IND vs. HOU
2. Marques Colston, NO vs. CAR: Boxes out like an NBA rebounder.
3. Larry Fitzgerald, ARI at CHI
4. *Roddy White, ATL vs. WAS: Scores in four straight games.
5. Randy Moss, NE vs. MIA
6. Chad Ochocinco, CIN vs. BAL
7. Vincent Jackson, SD at NYG: He's in perfect step with Rivers.
8. Wes Welker, NE vs. MIA
9. Andre Johnson, HOU at IND
10. *Donald Driver, GB at TB
11. *DeSean Jackson, PHI vs. DAL: Home runs keep on coming.
12. Miles Austin, DAL at PHI: Their No. 1 target but don't tell Roy Williams.
13. Greg Jennings, GB at TB
14. Dwayne Bowe, KC at JAC
15. Nate Burleson, SEA vs. DET: Getting more looks than Houshmandzadeh.
16. Brandon Marshall, DEN vs. PIT
17. *Devin Hester, CHI vs. ARI: Nicked up, but says he's playing.
18. Mike Sims-Walker, JAC vs. KC
19. Derrick Mason, BAL at CIN
20. Steve Smith, NYG vs. SD
21. T.J. Houshmandzadeh, SEA vs. DET
22. Michael Crabtree, SF vs. TEN: Plenty of polish for a two-week kid.
23. Hines Ward, PIT at DEN
24. Santonio Holmes, PIT at DEN
25. Steve Smith, CAR at NO
26. *Calvin Johnson, DET at SEA: Ran with the starters Wednesday.
27. Santana Moss, WAS at ATL
28. Austin Collie, IND vs. HOU: Gonzalez isn't right, so the story continues.
29. Torry Holt, JAC vs. KC
30. Kevin Walter, HOU at IND
31. Malcom Floyd, SD at NYG: Finally, a starting gig.
32. *Steve Breaston, ARI at CHI
33. Mark Clayton, BAL at CIN
34. *Jeremy Maclin, PHI vs. DAL
35. *Hakeem Nicks, NYG vs. SD: Do the right thing, Tom Coughlin – keep starting him.
36. Eddie Royal, DEN vs. PIT
37. Johnny Knox, CHI vs. ARI
38. Antonio Bryant, TB vs. GB
39. Roy Williams, DAL at PHI
40. Pierre Garcon, IND vs. HOU
41. *Anquan Boldin, ARI at CHI: Better than 50 percent chance he sits.
42. Mike Wallace, PIT at DEN: Makes a big play every week.
43. Michael Jenkins, ATL vs. WAS
44. *Mario Manningham, NYG vs. SD
45. Kelley Washington, BAL at CIN: Works hard on his celebrations.
46. Laveranues Coles, CIN vs. BAL
47. Nate Washington, TEN at SF
48. Devin Thomas, WAS at ATL: Showed something in the Philly loss.
49. Devery Henderson, NO vs. CAR
50. Chris Henry, CIN vs. BAL
51. Earl Bennett, CHI vs. ARI
52. Isaac Bruce, SF vs. TEN
53. Robert Meachem, NO vs. CAR: Too many options in front of him.
54. Bryant Johnson, DET at SEA
55. Patrick Crayton, DAL at PHI
56. Josh Morgan, SF vs. TEN
57. James Jones, GB at TB
58. Deion Branch, SEA vs. DET
59. Davone Bess, MIA at NE: No receiver worth reaching on here.
60. *Muhsin Muhammad, CAR at NO
61. Bobby Wade, KC at JAC
62. Greg Camarillo, MIA at NE
63. Jacoby Jones, HOU at IND
64. Jabar Gaffney, DEN vs. PIT
65. *Lance Moore, NO vs. CAR: Dinged up in the Atlanta game.
66. Ted Ginn, MIA at NE: Legs are fine, hands are shaky.
67. Brian Hartline, MIA at NE
68. Sam Aiken, NE vs. MIA
69. Antwaan Randle El, WAS at ATL
70. Mark Bradley, KC at JAC
71. Mike Thomas, JAC vs. KC
72. Dwayne Jarrett, CAR at NO: By default, might have to start.
73. Sammie Stroughter, TB vs. GB
74. Dennis Northcutt, DET at SEA
75. Kenny Britt, TEN at SF
76. Andre Caldwell, CIN vs. BAL
77. Justin Gage, TEN at SF
78. *Anthony Gonzalez, IND vs. HOU: Needs a second opinion on balky knee.

Tight End
1. Dallas Clark, IND vs. HOU
2. Jason Witten, DAL at PHI: Eagles can't cover anyone's tight end.
3. Tony Gonzalez, ATL vs. WAS
4. Antonio Gates, SD at NYG
5. Vernon Davis, SF vs. TEN: Baby, you're a big star now.
6. Brent Celek, PHI vs. DAL: Most underrated TE in the game.
7. Jeremy Shockey, NO vs. CAR: A shocker – he's Mr. Consistent now.
8. Fred Davis, WAS at ATL
9. Heath Miller, PIT at DEN
10. John Carlson, SEA vs. DET
11. *Greg Olsen, CHI vs. ARI
12. Kellen Winslow, TB vs. GB: Tied to a rookie QB, no thanks.
13. Ben Watson, NE vs. MIA
14. Tony Scheffler, DEN vs. PIT
15. *Todd Heap, BAL at CIN
16. Bo Scaife, TEN at SF: College buddy Young will look his way.
17. Marcedes Lewis, JAC vs. KC
18. Spencer Havner, GB at TB: Goal-line flips, that's it.
19. Kevin Boss, NYG vs. SD
20. Donald Lee, GB at TB
21. Brandon Pettigrew, DET at SEA
22. Anthony Fasano, MIA at NE
23. Dan Coats, CIN vs. BAL
24. Desmond Clark, CHI vs. ARI
25. *Dante Rosario, CAR at NO
26. Sean Ryan, KC at JAC
27. Joel Dreessen, HOU at IND

Kicker
1. Mason Crosby, GB at TB
2. Stephen Gostkowski, NE vs. MIA
3. Matt Stover, IND vs. HOU
4. *John Carney, NO vs. CAR: Finally starting to show his age.
5. Joe Nedney, SF vs. TEN
6. David Akers, PHI vs. DAL
7. Olindo Mare, SEA vs. DET: Go where the points are.
8. Josh Scobee, JAC vs. KC
9. Lawrence Tynes, NYG vs. SD
10. Nate Kaeding, SD at NYG
11. Robbie Gould, CHI vs. ARI
12. Nick Folk, DAL at PHI
13. Matt Prater, DEN vs. PIT
14. *Jason Elam, ATL vs. WAS: Didn't look right in the Superdome.
15. Steve Hauschka, BAL at CIN
16. Jeff Reed, PIT at DEN
17. Neil Rackers, ARI at CHI
18. Shayne Graham, CIN vs. BAL: Long-snapper problems all season.
19. Kris Brown, HOU at IND
20. Rob Bironas, TEN at SF
21. John Kasay, CAR at NO
22. Ryan Succop, KC at JAC
23. Shaun Suisham, WAS at ATL
24. Connor Barth, TB vs. GB
25. Dan Carpenter, MIA at NE
26. Jason Hanson, DET at SEA

Defense
1. New Orleans vs. Carolina: Runback masters say hello to Delhomme.
2. San Francisco vs. Tennessee
3. New England vs. Miami
4. Philadelphia vs. Dallas
5. Green Bay at Tampa Bay: Gang up on the rookie QB.
6. Atlanta vs. Washington
7. Denver vs. Pittsburgh
8. Seattle vs. Detroit
9. Indianapolis vs. Houston
10. Pittsburgh at Denver
11. Chicago vs. Arizona
12. Arizona at Chicago
13. Baltimore at Cincinnati: Name brand is wearing off.
14. Dallas at Philadelphia
15. New York Giants vs. San Diego
16. Jacksonville vs. Kansas City
17. Cincinnati vs. Baltimore: Not the same without Odom.
18. San Diego at New York Giants
19. Washington at Atlanta
20. Tampa Bay vs. Green Bay
21. Detroit at Seattle
22. Tennessee at San Francisco
23. Kansas City at Jacksonville
24. Miami at New England
25. Houston at Indianapolis
26. Carolina at New Orleans

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