Early 2018 Fantasy Football Rankings, NFL Free Agency Spin

Pat Mayo, Garion Thorne and Tim Anderson debate Mayo’s early 2018 fantasy football rankings at each position and discuss the first wave of NFL free-agent signings.

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2018 Fantasy Football Rankings: Show Index

3:01 QB Rankings/Free-Agent Signings
46:04 RB Rankings/Free-Agent Signings
1:14:58 WR Rankings/Free-Agent Signings
1:38:22 TE Rankings/Free-Agent Signings


2018 Fantasy Football Rankings: Running Backs (PPR Scoring)

  1. 1. Todd Gurley
  2. 2. Le’Veon Bell
  3. 3. David Johnson
  4. 4. Ezekiel Elliott
  5. 5. Alvin Kamara
  6. 6. Kareem Hunt
  7. 7. LeSean McCoy
  8. 8. Dalvin Cook
  9. 9. Christian McCaffrey
  10. 10. Leonard Fournette
  11. 11. Melvin Gordon
  12. 12. Kenyan Drake
  13. 13. Devonta Freeman
  14. 14. Gentleman Joe Mixon
  15. 15. Rex Burkhead
  16. 16. Jerick McKinnon
  17. 17. Carlos Hyde
  18. 18. Dion Lewis
  19. 19. Jordan Howard
  20. 20. Derrick Henry


2018 Fantasy Football Rankings: Wide Receivers (PPR Scoring)

  1. 1. Antonio Brown
  2. 2. DeAndre Hopkins
  3. 3. Odell Beckham Jr.
  4. 4. Julio Jones
  5. 5. Michael Thomas
  6. 6. Keenan Allen
  7. 7. A.J. Green
  8. 8. Davante Adams
  9. 9. Mike Evans
  10. 10. Doug Baldwin
  11. 11. Adam Thielen
  12. 12. Josh Gordon
  13. 13. Tyreek Hill
  14. 14. Demaryius Thomas
  15. 15. Brandin Cooks
  16. 16. T.Y. Hilton
  17. 17. Larry Fitzgerald
  18. 18. Julian Edelman
  19. 19. Cooper Kupp
  20. 20. Devin Funchess
  21. 21. Jarvis Landry
  22. 22. Allen Robinson
  23. 23. Alshon Jeffery
  24. 24. Stefon Diggs
  25. 25. Amari Cooper
  26. 26. Marquise Goodwin
  27. 27. Corey Davis
  28. 28. Golden Tate
  29. 29. Robby Anderson
  30. 30. Emmanuel Sanders


2018 Fantasy Football Rankings: Quarterbacks (4 Pts/TD Pass)

  1. 1. Aaron Rodgers
  2. 2. Tom Brady
  3. 3. Drew Brees
  4. 4. Deshaun Watson
  5. 5. Russell Wilson
  6. 6. Cam Newton
  7. 7. Carson Wentz
  8. 8. Jimmy Garoppolo
  9. 9. Kirk Cousins
  10. 10. Marcus Mariota
  11. 11. Tyrod Taylor
  12. 12. Matthew Stafford
  13. 13. Ben Roethlisberger
  14. 14. Patrick Mahomes
  15. 15. Jared Goff
  16. 16. Dak Prescott
  17. 17. Philip Rivers
  18. 18. Matt Ryan
  19. 19. Jameis Winston
  20. 20. Derek Carr


2018 Fantasy Football Rankings: Tight Ends (PPR Scoring)

  1. 1. Travis Kelce
  2. 2. Rob Gronkowski
  3. 3. Zach Ertz
  4. 4. Evan Engram
  5. 5. Jimmy Graham
  6. 6. Greg Olsen
  7. 7. Kyle Rudolph
  8. 8. Hunter Henry
  9. 9. Jack Doyle
  10. 10. Delanie Walker


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