Fantasy Football Rookie Rankings (2016)

Consensus of 7 Experts (18 available) - Updated 8/28
Rank Player (Team) PosBye Best Worst Avg Std Dev
Tier 1 (EDIT)
1 Ezekiel Elliott DAL RB1 7 1 1 1.0 0.0
2 Laquon Treadwell MIN WR1 6 2 4 2.6 0.7
3 Corey Coleman CLE WR2 13 2 10 4.4 2.4
4 Josh Doctson WAS WR3 9 3 6 4.4 1.2
5 Sterling Shepard NYG WR4 8 4 6 4.9 0.6
6 Derrick Henry TEN RB2 13 2 9 5.4 2.9
Tier 2 (EDIT)
7 Michael Thomas NO WR5 5 6 12 8.0 1.9
8 Tyler Boyd CIN WR6 9 6 16 10.0 3.7
9 C.J. Prosise SEA RB3 5 5 13 10.4 2.6
10 Leonte Carroo MIA WR7 8 8 19 11.0 3.5
11 Will Fuller HOU WR8 9 10 15 11.6 1.6
12 Kenneth Dixon BAL RB4 8 6 18 11.7 4.1
Tier 3 (EDIT)
13 Devontae Booker DEN RB5 11 7 18 13.0 3.1
14 Tajae Sharpe TEN WR9 13 8 29 15.3 7.4
15 Jordan Howard CHI RB6 9 9 23 16.7 4.0
16 Paul Perkins NYG RB7 8 14 25 18.0 3.7
17 DeAndre Washington OAK RB8 10 13 28 19.7 5.1
18 Hunter Henry SD TE1 11 13 35 19.9 6.7
Tier 4 (EDIT)
19 Jared Goff LA QB1 8 13 38 20.7 7.7
20 Malcolm Mitchell NE WR10 9 18 25 20.7 2.2
21 Pharoh Cooper LA WR11 8 17 29 22.4 4.3
22 Kenyan Drake MIA RB9 8 7 32 24.0 7.7
23 Carson Wentz PHI QB2 4 14 42 24.4 8.4
24 Braxton Miller HOU WR12 9 18 34 24.4 4.7
25 Alex Collins SEA RB10 5 13 37 26.1 7.4
26 Wendell Smallwood PHI RB11 4 17 35 26.1 6.9
27 Keith Marshall WAS RB12 9 21 34 28.0 4.4
28 Jonathan Williams BUF RB13 10 23 37 28.3 4.1
29 Paxton Lynch DEN QB3 11 20 29 24.7 3.3
30 Rashard Higgins CLE WR13 13 23 35 29.3 3.7
31 Austin Hooper ATL TE2 11 20 40 29.4 5.7
Tier 5 (EDIT)
32 Tyler Ervin HOU RB14 9 14 50 32.9 10.5
33 Charone Peake NYJ WR14 11 22 47 35.4 7.1
34 Keyarris Garrett CAR WR15 7 26 44 35.9 5.9
35 Josh Ferguson IND RB15 10 22 46 34.8 9.0
36 Chris Moore BAL WR16 8 35 42 37.3 2.2
37 Ricardo Louis CLE WR17 13 32 43 37.0 3.8
38 Tyler Higbee LA TE3 8 21 50 38.0 9.5
39 Dak Prescott DAL QB4 7 25 48 36.8 8.7
40 Roger Lewis NYG WR18 8 15 47 37.6 11.7
41 Daniel Lasco NO RB16 5 34 46 40.7 4.5
42 Mike Thomas FA WR19 28 34 31.7 2.6
Tier 6 (EDIT)
43 Jordan Payton CLE WR20 13 39 50 43.0 3.9
44 Kenny Lawler SEA WR21 5 30 48 41.8 6.2
45 Demarcus Robinson KC WR22 5 37 48 44.7 3.9
46 Cardale Jones BUF QB5 10 34 50 44.4 5.6
47 Devon Cajuste SF WR23 8 33 49 43.0 6.2
48 Christian Hackenberg NYJ QB6 11 36 47 41.3 4.5
49 Brandon Wilds ATL RB17 11 31 50 40.5 9.5
50 Jalin Marshall NYJ WR24 11 35 49 42.0 7.0
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51 Mike Thomas LA WR25 8 39 53 46.0 7.0
52 Byron Marshall PHI WR26 4 49 49 49.0 0.0

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