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Wild Card Fantasy Football Rankings: Fournette Set to Shine

Matt McEwan

by Matt McEwan in NFL Football

Jan 5, 2018 · 11:21 AM PST

Leonard Fournette beating his chest after a big run
Leonard Fournette is primed for a big game against a weak Bills run defense. (Photo: David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire)

Your regular-season fantasy football leagues have all come to an end, but that doesn’t mean your fantasy football season is over. Whether you want to commit to the entire playoffs, or just partake in DFS (“daily fantasy sports”), there are plenty of options for you to continue fulfilling your fantasy football fix.

To ensure you successfully fulfill that fix, here are my full Wild Card Weekend positional rankings, along with my best DFS lineup (in the video).

Wild Card QB Rankings

TIER 1

1. Jared Goff, Rams (v ATL)
2. Alex Smith, Chiefs (v TEN)

TIER 2

3. Drew Brees, Saints (v CAR)
4. Cam Newton, Panthers (@NO)
5. Matt Ryan, Falcons (@LAR)

TIER 3

6. Marcus Mariota, Titans (@KC)
7. Blake Bortles, Jaguars (v BUF)
8. Tyrod Taylor, Bills (@JAX)

Wild Card RB Rankings

TIER 1

1. Leonard Fournette, Jaguars (v BUF)
2. Alvin Kamara, Saints (v CAR)
3. Todd Gurley, Rams (v ATL)

TIER 2

4. Devonta Freeman, Falcons (@LAR)
5. LeSean McCoy, Bills (@JAX)
6. Mark Ingram, Saints (v CAR)
7. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers (@NO)
8. Kareem Hunt, Chiefs (v TEN)
9. Derrick Henry, Titans (@KC)

TIER 3

10. Tevin Coleman, Falcons (@LAR)
11. TJ Yeldon, Jaguars (v BUF)
12. Mike Tolbert, Bills (@JAX)
13. Jonathan Stewart, Panthers (@NO)
14. Charcandrick West, Chiefs (v TEN)

Wild Card WR Rankings

TIER 1

1. Tyreek Hill, Chiefs (v TEN)
2. Julio Jones, Falcons (@LAR)

TIER 2

3. Michael Thomas, Saints (v CAR)
4. Robert Woods, Rams (v ATL)
5. Rishard Matthews, Titans (@KC)

TIER 3

6. Cooper Kupp, Rams (v ATL)
7. Devin Funchess, Panthers (@NO)
8. Mohamed Sanu, Falcons (@LAR)
9. Ted Ginn, Saints (v CAR)
10. Sammy Watkins, Rams (v ATL)
11. Corey Davis, Titans (@KC)
12. Keelan Cole, Jaguars (v BUF)

TIER 4

13. Dede Westbrook, Jaguars (v BUF)
14. Marqise Lee, Jaguars (v BUF)
15. Albert Wilson, Chiefs (v TEN)
16. Kelvin Benjamin, Bills (@JAX)
17. Eric Decker, Titans (@KC)
18. Justin Hardy, Falcons (@LAR)
19. Deonte Thompson, Bills (@JAX)
20. Allen Hurns, Jaguars (v BUF)

Wild Card TE Rankings

TIER 1

1. Travis Kelce, Chiefs (v TEN)

TIER 2

2. Delanie Walker, Titans (@KC)
3. Greg Olsen, Panthers (@NO)
4. Charles Clay, Bills (@JAX)

TIER 3

5. Austin Hooper, Falcons (@LAR)
6. Demetrius Harris, Chiefs (v TEN)
7. Marcedes Lewis, Jaguars (v BUF)
8. Gerald Everett, Rams (v ATL)
9. Josh Hill, Saints (v CAR)

Wild Card Kicker Rankings

TIER 1

1. Harrison Butker, Chiefs (v TEN)
2. Matt Bryant, Falcons (@LAR)
3. Will Lutz, Saints (v CAR)

TIER 2

4. Graham Gano, Panthers (@NO)
5. Sam Ficken, Rams (v ATL)
6. Ryan Succop, Titans (@KC)
7. Josh Lambo, Jaguars (v BUF)
8. Stephen Hauschka, Bills (@JAX)

Wild Card Defense/Special Teams Rankings

TIER 1

1. Jacksonville Jaguars (v BUF)

TIER 2

2. Kansas City Chiefs (v TEN)
3. New Orleans Saints (v CAR)
4. Los Angeles Rams (v ATL)

TIER 3

5. Buffalo Bills (@JAX)
6. Carolina Panthers (@NO)
7. Tennessee Titans (@KC)
8. Atlanta Falcons (@LAR)

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