The start of the NFL season is just around the corner, and if you haven’t already drafted your fantasy football team, I’m here to help! In this article, you’ll find my tiered top-250 rankings as well as sleepers, busts, and values at every position. Best of luck in all of your drafts!
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QB Sleepers: Cam Newton, Carson Wentz, Sam Darnold, Trey Lance
QB Busts (in relation to where they’re being drafted): Trevor Lawrence, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ben Roethlisberger, Jalen Hurts
RB Sleepers: Damien Harris, Phillip Lindsay, Tarik Cohen, Jerick McKinnon, Malcolm Brown, Kenneth Gainwell
RB Busts (in relation to where they’re being drafted): Chase Edmonds, Michael Carter, Ronald Jones, David Johnson, David Montgomery
WR Sleepers: Mike Williams, Russell Gage, Marquez Callaway, Christian Kirk, Amon-Ra St. Brown, Nico Collins, Jakobi Meyers, Jaylen Waddle
WR Busts (in relation to where they’re being drafted): Justin Jefferson, Terry McLaurin, Diontae Johnson, Will Fuller, Laviska Shenault
TE Sleepers: Gerald Everett, Jared Cook, Zach Ertz, Anthony Firkser
TE Busts (in relation to where they’re being drafted): Noah Fant, Dallas Goedert, Tyler Higbee, Irv Smith Jr
Early-Round Value Picks (Rounds 1-5): Austin Ekeler, Clyde Edwards-Helaire, CeeDee Lamb, George Kittle, Lamar Jackson, Adam Thielen
Mid-Round Value Picks (Rounds 6-10): Ja’Marr Chase, Damien Harris, Justin Herbert, Phillip Lindsay, Mike Williams, Robert Tonyan
Late-Round Value Picks (Round 11 or later): Jaylen Waddle, Russell Gage, Gerald Everett, Justin Fields, Zach Ertz, Phillip Lindsay
Deep-League Value Picks: Tyrell Williams, Mo Alie-Cox, Jerick McKinnon, Dan Arnold, Cordarrelle Patterson, Amon-Ra St. Brown, Jakobi Meyers, Cam Newton, Carson Wentz, Terrace Marshall, Anthony Firkser
Backup RBs to Target: Chuba Hubbard, Jamaal Williams, Xavier Jones, J.D. McKissic, Trey Sermon, Devontae Booker, Darrel Williams
Backup RBs to Avoid: Javian Hawkins, Joshua Kelley, Benny Snell, Rashaad Penny
Rookies to Target: Najee Harris, Javonte Williams, Kenneth Gainwell, Ja’Marr Chase, Jaylen Waddle, DeVonta Smith, Nico Collins, Elijah Moore, Amon-Ra St. Brown, Rhamondre Stevenson, Justin Fields, Trey Lance
Rookies to Avoid: Kadarius Toney, Tutu Atwell, Pat Freiermuth, Michael Carter, Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson
D/STs to Target: Indianapolis Colts, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Football Team, Arizona Cardinals, New York Giants
D/STs to Avoid (in relation to where they’re being drafted): Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots
5-Word Draft Tip: Remember to trust your gut.
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