Fantasy Football NFL Power Rankings

Recently, just for my own enjoyment, I made a super-spreadsheet for this NFL season’s fantasy football stars. I did that by traveling back a year in Google news, tracking preseason rankings, and attempting to determine who the most accurate fantasy experts were. I collected a group of five to six experts, and then averaged out their rankings for this upcoming season. I believe this will give me the best objective ranking and help me with my dubious number of fantasy football franchises.

However, now I’m stuck with this eight-sheet long fantasy ranking, and I can’t do anything with it. I can’t share it on here yet because my competitors read my articles, but I shouldn’t let this information go to waste. So! By averaging together the fantasy rankings of all 32 team’s starters, I was able to make a very interesting power ranking, based purely on fantasy football ability.

Enjoy the fruits of my labor.

Fantasy Football NFL Power Rankings

A Few Disclaimers

First thing’s first, someone’s fantasy value and their real life value are completely different. Someone like Tom Brady, considered by many to be the greatest quarterback in NFL history, and the reigning Super Bowl Champion, is my 19th ranked fantasy football quarterback. That’s because while he might win a ton of games and be clutch when it matters, he’s not expected to put up a ton of big numbers this year.

This article is just for fun, so don’t be disappointed if your team isn’t ranked high. There are so many variables that go into a team’s success like coaching, offensive line play, and straight up schematic fit, that don’t apply in fantasy, so just read this and relax. And definitely don’t leave me angry comments down below about it. And definitely don’t not ask me for the fantasy spreadsheet, because even though I’m being pretty secretive, I desperately want to share it with people.

Oh! Also! I didn’t include kickers. Kickers don’t matter. Not in fantasy, not in real life. Suck it. Bold teams made the playoffs! Congrats!

32. Buffalo Bills
31. Miami Dolphins
30. Washington Redskins
29. Baltimore Ravens
28. Denver Broncos
27. Jacksonville Jaguars
26. Arizona Cardinals
25. Tennessee Titans
24. San Francisco 49ers
23. New York Giants
22. Seattle Seahawks
21. Detroit Lions
20. Oakland Raiders
19. Cincinnati Bengals
18. New York Jets
17. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
16. New England Patriots
15. Chicago Bears
14. Philadelphia Eagles
13. Dallas Cowboys
12. Houston Texans
11. Los Angeles Rams
10. Carolina Panthers
9. Atlanta Falcons
8. Minnesota Vikings
7. Green Bay Packers
6. Indianapolis Colts
5. Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Cleveland Browns
3. Los Angeles Chargers
2. Kansas City Chiefs
1. New Orleans Saints

Division Champions and Playoff Picture


1. Kansas City Chiefs
2. Cleveland Browns
3. Indianapolis Colts
4. New England Patriots
WC. Los Angeles Chargers
WC. Pittsburgh Steelers


1. New Orleans Saints
2. Green Bay Packers
3. Los Angeles Rams
4. Dallas Cowboys
WC. Minnesota Vikings
WC. Atlanta Falcons


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