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Post NFL Draft 2018 Fantasy Football Rankings

Post NFL Draft 2018 Fantasy Football Rankings
Jake Ciely Senior Writer April 30, 2018 12:01AM EDT
The 2018 NFL Draft is officially over with skill position pick analysis in the books (link HERE, and yes, I left out some of the last picks for a later follow-up). With the draft over, you know what that means… It’s 2018 Fantasy Football rankings time!!

So go ahead. Dive into the rankings, find your favorite player, get ticked off and blast me on Twitter. As an FYI (and you will probably ask because you stopped reading already), I don’t have DeMarco Murray or C.J. Anderson in there, but I do have Dez Bryant and Brandon Marshall. It’s easier to speculate on target share for a receiver with most any team versus a running back with varying levels of competition for touches. They will be added as soon as they sign, and Bryant and Marshall will be adjusted.

Lastly… HOPE YOU’RE READING… the NFL rookies’ projections are below the rankings, so you can see why a receiver doesn’t even crack the WR4 tier and why yet again, a rookie running back cracks the Top 5.

2018 Fantasy Football Rankings

2018 Fantasy Football Rookie Quarterback Rankings and Projections

OvRkNameTeamPassYDPassTDINTRushYDRushTD1/2 PPR
20732Josh RosenARI2059.410.08.551.40.5121.9
21634Sam DarnoldNYJ1877.38.97.566.30.7113.9
23235Josh AllenBUF1723.58.49.385.50.8106.9
25036Baker MayfieldCLE1243.87.04.976.40.784.5
30037Lamar JacksonBAL230.01.21.058.60.421.5

2018 Fantasy Football Rookie Running Back Rankings and Projections

OvRkNameTeamRushYDRushTDRecRecYDRecTD1/2 PPR
65Saquon BarkleyNYG1122.07.259.7517.72.7253.2
3319Rashaad PennySEA965.06.036.1303.21.4189.6
4423Derrius GuiceWAS1024.87.024.9204.80.8182.3
4322Royce FreemanDEN986.36.530.4243.30.8182.1
6727Ronald Jones IITB942.34.430.5245.30.9165.9
7028Sony MichelNE859.37.521.0177.30.9164.2
11934Nick ChubbCLE792.25.714.9116.10.6135.8
14443Kerryon JohnsonDET502.82.930.3242.21.0113.2
22162Chase EdmondsARI270.51.421.9155.50.565.3
23466Jordan WilkinsIND305.91.613.7109.70.561.0
24671Nyheim HinesIND149.70.722.6184.70.652.4
29684Justin JacksonLAC118.40.82.721.50.120.6
29785Kalen BallageMIA72.60.47.055.10.320.2

2018 Fantasy Football Rookie Wide Receiver Rankings and Projections

OvRkNameTeamRushYDRushTDRecRecYDRecTD1/2 PPR
13154Calvin RidleyATL0053.6674.34.3120.2
13958D.J. MooreCAR0048.8653.14.2115.1
14662Christian KirkARI0051.6623.74.0112.2
14763Anthony MillerCHI0050.3644.13.7111.6
17075James WashingtonPIT0039.1532.53.794.8
18680Michael GallupDAL0032.7442.93.682.0
22294Deon CainIND15.50.127.0349.02.565.2
23098DaeSean HamiltonDEN0027.7365.52.263.4
235100Dante PettisSF0027.1337.02.059.0
243101D.J. CharkJAX0022.2323.11.954.9
254107Courtland SuttonDEN0021.0274.41.647.5
269110J'Mon MooreGB0016.0208.11.537.5
291119Keke CouteeHOU17.10.110.9123.31.025.7
292120Antonio CallawayCLE0012.2139.60.824.9
293121Tre'Quan SmithNO009.2137.40.924.0

2018 Fantasy Football Rookie Tight End Rankings and Projections

OvRkNameTeamRecRecYDRecTD1/2 PPR
18725Mike GesickiMIA40.1430.83.181.4
20629Mark AndrewsBAL36.0380.82.671.4
24738Hayden HurstBAL26.3278.31.852.1
26043Dallas GoedertPHI19.6216.12.043.5
28750Jordan AkinsHOU12.4144.71.429.3

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