Week 1 Fantasy Football Projections
posted Sep 07 2019, 05:36PM
story by Chris Kapel
posted in NFL, Fantasy

Week One is so much Fun!

People tell me I'm fun on twitter: https://twitter.com/KingScally

We’ve never seen anything in the NFL like we have with Antonio Brown. I wish him well in what he does with life. If he needs help, I hope he gets it. If he signs with another team, I hope he does well.  This guy just needs some help. Can you help him? Wait… as I’m writing this he just signed with the Pats… Does he become Randy Moss or an afterthought? I say he has a Moss like season!

Week one is always strange. Did anyone think Thursday night was fun? Trubisky can’t throw left to save his life… yet he did. Rodgers doesn’t have an offensive line… And people are hung up on David Montgomery? Here are my week one predictions( tiered and numbered). 

Just a quick reminder: These are not necessarily who I believe are the best overall players, but the guys who I think will do the best given their matchup… Dak isn’t even that good… but he should tear up the Giants. Cam Newton is phenomenal, but he’s nursing a sore ankle and plays the wonderful Rams DST…

Try me on twitter...I have a family event Sunday, so I’ll try my best to respond. If not… you can always hit up IBN   https://twitter.com/IBNincarcerated . As always, my tiers and rankings are PPR and based on my personal research. You ultimately hit submit on your team! This is your choice! 

 

QB

Tier 1

1. Patrick Mahomes

2. Desaun Watson

3. Dak Prescott

4. Jameis Winston

5. Carson Wentz

 

Tier 2

6. Baker Mayfield

7. Russel Wilson

8. Lamar Jackson (great matchup)

9. Drew Brees

 

Tier 3

10. Cam Newton

11. Matt Ryan

12. Ben Roethlisberger

 

Tier 4

13. Jared Goff

14. Joe Flacco

15. Josh Allen

16. Tom Brady

Bust Alert: Dak Prescott

Breakout Alert: Sam Darnold

 

RB

Tier 1

1. Christian McCaffrey

2. Saquan Barkely

3. Alvin Kamara 

4. Zeke

5. David Johnson

6. Dalvin Cook

 

Tier 2

7. Nick Chubb

8. Todd Gurley

9. Le'veon Bell

10. Mark Ingram

 

Tier 3

11. James Conner

12. Joe Mixon

13. Leonard Fournette

14. Josh Jacobs

15. Chris Carson

16. Kerryon Johnson

 

Tier 4

17. Devonta Freeman

18. Austin Ekeler

19. Marlon Mack

20. James White

21. Philip Lindsey

 

Tier 5

22. Duke johnson

23. Sony Michel

24. Derrick Henry

25. Damien Williams

 

Tier 6

26. Darriuce Guice

27. Miles Sanders

28. Matt Brieda 

29. Justin Jackson

30. Latavius Murray (TD VULCHER) 

31. Devin Singletary

 

Tier 7

32. Jordan Howard

33. Royce Freeman

34. Tevin Coleman

35. Kenyan Drake

36. Peyton Barber

37. Dion Lewis

38. Jalen Richard

39. Gio Bernard

40. Rashaad Penny

A lot of teams will be running back by committee again this season. Denver will roll Philip Lindsey, but Royce Freeman and Devonte Booker will get snaps. Who will be the primary ball carrier for the Bills or 49ers? Philly or Tampa???  We all know the top 5 guys are THE guys. After that…each guy has someone in the wings waiting to steal snaps and TD’s. 

Bust Alert: Zeke

Breakout Alert: Jaylen Samuals

 

WR

Tier 1

1. DeAndre Hopkins

2. JuJu Smith-Schuster

3. Michael Thomas

4. Julio Jones

 

Tier 2

5. Odell Beckham Jr. 

6. Mike Evans

7. Tyreek Hill

8. Julian Edelman

9. Adam Thelian

 

Tier 3

10. Keenan Allen

11. Brandin Cooks

12. Amari Cooper

13. Kenny Golladay

14. Stephon Diggs

15. Chris Godwin

 

Tier 4

16. Tyler Boyd

17. Robert Woods

18. T.Y. Hilton

19. Tyler Lockett

20. Dede Westbrook

21. Sterling Shepard

 

Tier 5

22. Cooper Kupp

23. DJ Moore

<INSERT MIKE WILLIAMS HERE>

24. Alshon Jeffrey

25. Jarvis Landry

26. Emmanual Sanders

27. Calvin Ridley (HUGE GAME)

 

Tier 6

28. Josh Gordon

29. Marvin Jones

30. Larry Fitzgerald

31. Will Fuller

32. Robby Anderson

 

Tier 7

33. Christian Kirk

34. Dante Pettis

35. Sammy Watkins

36. Curtis Samual

37. Corey Davis

 

Tier 8

38. Donte Moncrief

39. Courtland Sutton

40. Tyrell Williams

41. Michael Gallup

 

Tier 9

42. Hunter Renfro

43. John Brown

44. Jamison Crowder

45. Adam Humphries

46. Cole Beasley

47.  Desean Jackson

48. Chris Conley

49. John Ross

50. DK Metcalf

Bust Alert: Odell Beckham Jr.(Cleveland has a ton of weapons)

Breakout Alert: Dante Pettis 

TE

1. George Kittle

2. Travis Kelce

3. Evan Engram

4. Zach Ertz

5. O.J. Howard

6. Jared Cook

7. David Njuko

8. Hunter Henry

9. Vance McDonald

10. Delanie Walker

11. Mark Andrews

12. Kyle Rudolph

13. Jack Doyle

14. Greg Olsen

15. Austin Hooper

16. T.J. Hockenson

Bust Alert: Ertz

Breakout Alert: Eric Ebron

 

I am not going to mtry and rank kickers.. I stream DST every week so I will do that. If you have a kicker, play him!

DST

1. Ravens

2. Eagles

3. Chargers

4. Bills

5. Jets

6. Broncos

7. Browns

8. Seahawks

9. Cowboys

10. Saints

11. Lions

12. Rams

13. 49ers

14. Vikings

15. Chiefs

16. Panthers

I am streaming the Ravens in three leagues and the Chargers in the other. I am playing four competitive leagues this year.

Chris Kapel
I have a Bachelors Degree from the University of Toledo in Communications emphasis Journalism. I also have a finance degree and working on my MBA. You...





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