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2019 Draft Rankings
James Conner photo 8. James Conner RB - (at BAL)
When Conner wore down at the end of the 2018 season, did the Steelers get a bit worried? They reached for Benny Snell in the fourth-round, highlighting they clearly felt running back depth was a need. With Antonio Brown and Jesse James gone, there are over 200 targets that have vacated the team, so it's possible Conner can build upon his strong 2018 season. The slight risk of a timeshare knocks him down into the second round, though he's got top-six upside
12 weeks ago
JuJu Smith-Schuster photo 18. JuJu Smith-Schuster WR - (at BAL)
With Antonio Brown out of town, many will automatically assume that Smith-Schuster will get more targets. You shouldn't be so quick to jump aboard that train. He saw 166 targets in 2018, which ranked fourth in the league. On top of that, the Steelers threw the ball a league-high 687 times. On top of that, he'll now see a bit more shadow coverage from top cornerbacks, making life a tad difficult. He's still going to be the focal point of their pass-attack, making him worthy of a second-round pick
16 weeks ago
Vance McDonald photo 95. Vance McDonald TE - (at BAL)
With Antonio Brown and Jesse James out of town, there are over 200 targets up for grabs in the Steelers offense, though they're not likely to throw the ball as much in 2019. Still, McDonald was given a vote of confidence when the Steelers didn't draft a tight end in the first four rounds of what was considered a deep tight end class. Not much slides past me, but did you know McDonald saw 73 targets in 2018? That ranked 12th among tight ends and he finished as the No. 10 fantasy tight end. If McDonald stays on the field, he's absolutely locked-in for 90-plus targets and a top-eight finish in 2019
12 weeks ago
Ben Roethlisberger photo 108. Ben Roethlisberger QB - (at BAL)
Losing Antonio Brown won't do Roethlisberger any favors and it's not as if he was a lock to finish top-10 before then. In fact, Roethlisberger has finished inside the top 10 quarterbacks just four times in his 15-year career. You thought he had ups and downs before? He's not worth the headache and we're surprised many experts are willing to invest a top-12 quarterback selection on him
16 weeks ago
James Washington photo 132. James Washington WR - (at BAL)
His rookie season didn't produce big stats for Washington despite him starting for a portion of the season, but that hasn't stopped his quarterback and head coach from talking him up. The way Ben Roethlisberger talks about Washington is the same way Aaron Rodgers talked about Davante Adams after a bad rookie campaign, saying he sees the player in practice, but they just need to translate it to the game. With Antonio Brown gone, you're going to see Washington get his shot in 2019
16 weeks ago
Jaylen Samuels photo 135. Jaylen Samuels RB - (at BAL)
The Steelers have talked about sharing the workload in the backfield, and they reinforced that when they drafted Benny Snell in the fourth-round of the NFL Draft. Samuels was never meant to be a 20-plus touch back, but he's likely going to be involved much more, even when James Conner is healthy. The issue is that Snell is a threat to his upside and would likely be the primary back if Conner were to go down with an injury. Because of that, Samuels may be locked into a Chris Thompson/Giovani Bernard type role, which doesn't do much for your fantasy team. Unless we hear he's the primary backup, he's not someone you should roster
16 weeks ago
Pittsburgh Steelers photo 227. Pittsburgh Steelers DST - (at BAL)
Benny Snell Jr. photo 256. Benny Snell Jr. RB - (at BAL)
Snell was a workhorse in college, though not many saw enough explosion in his game to translate to the NFL. The Steelers obviously felt otherwise, as they selected him to back-up James Conner in the fourth-round of the draft. He'll have to compete for touches with Jaylen Samuels, should anything happen to Conner, but Snell is likely the one who'd handle most early down work in that scenario, giving him a lot of opportunity. Without an injury to Conner, though, it's unlikely Snell sees many touches
16 weeks ago
Chris Boswell photo 283. Chris Boswell K - (at BAL)
Diontae Johnson photo 323. Diontae Johnson WR - (at BAL)
Deon Cain photo 336. Deon Cain WR - (at BAL)
Nick Vannett photo 376. Nick Vannett TE - (at BAL)
Ryan Switzer photo 400. Ryan Switzer WR - (at BAL)
Mason Rudolph photo 509. Mason Rudolph QB - (at BAL)
Zach Gentry photo 537. Zach Gentry TE - (at BAL)
Roosevelt Nix photo 629. Roosevelt Nix RB - (at BAL)
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1Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
2Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
3Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
4Derrick Henry (TEN)RB
5Josh Jacobs (OAK)RB
6Julio Jones (ATL)WR
7Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
8DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
9Aaron Jones (GB)RB
10Michael Thomas (NO)WR
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11Chris Carson (SEA)RB
12Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
13Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
14Le'Veon Bell (NYJ)RB
15Tevin Coleman (SF)RB
16Mark Ingram (BAL)RB
17Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
18Mike Evans (TB)WR
19Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
20Devin Singletary (BUF)RB
21Tyler Lockett (SEA)WR
22Phillip Lindsay (DEN)RB
23Carlos Hyde (HOU)RB
24Odell Beckham Jr. (CLE)WR
25Chris Godwin (TB)WR
26David Montgomery (CHI)RB
27Davante Adams (GB)WR
28Miles Sanders (PHI)RB
29D.J. Chark (JAC)WR
30Sony Michel (NE)RB
1Ronald Acuna Jr. (ATL)LF,CF
2Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
3Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
4J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
5Trevor Story (COL)SS
6Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
7Cody Bellinger (LAD)1B,CF
8Trea Turner (WSH)SS
9Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
10Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
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11Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
12Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
13Gerrit Cole (FA)SP
14Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B
15Javier Baez (CHC)2B,3B
16Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
17Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
18Juan Soto (WSH)LF
19Anthony Rendon (FA)3B
20Bryce Harper (PHI)CF,RF
21Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
22Xander Bogaerts (BOS)SS
23Starling Marte (PIT)CF
24Walker Buehler (LAD)SP
25Manny Machado (SD)3B,SS
26Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B
27Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
28Whit Merrifield (KC)1B,2B
29George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
30Paul Goldschmidt (STL)1B
1Anthony Davis (LAL)PF,C
2James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
3Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
4Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
5Kevin Durant (BKN)SF,PF
6LeBron James (LAL)SF,PF
7Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
8Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
9Damian Lillard (POR)PG
10Russell Westbrook (HOU)PG
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11Victor Oladipo (IND)PG,SG
12Paul George (LAC)SF,PF
13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (LAC)SG,SF
15Chris Paul (OKC)PG
16Jimmy Butler (MIA)SG,SF
17Kemba Walker (BOS)PG
18Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
19Kyrie Irving (BKN)PG,SG
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
22Andre Drummond (DET)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
26Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)PF,C
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