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List: Ranking the NFL's top 200 fantasy players

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1. Adrian Peterson, MIN, RB, 1: Averaged six yards per carry en route to 2,097 rushing yards last season.

2. Doug Martin, TB, RB, 2

3. Arian Foster, HOU, RB, 3

4. Ray Rice, BAL, RB, 4

5. Alfred Morris, WAS, RB, 5

6. C.J. Spiller, BUF, RB, 6: Matched Peterson with 6.0 yards per carry, but the injury risk drops his value. Has the potential to be the top fantasy back.

7. Marshawn Lynch, SEA, RB, 7

8. Jamaal Charles, KC, RB, 8

9. Trent Richardson, CLE, RB, 9

10. LeSean McCoy, PHI, RB, 10

11. Frank Gore, SF, RB, 11

12. Calvin Johnson, DET, WR, 1: Was tackled eight times inside the 5-yard line in 2012, including six times inside the 2.

13. Steven Jackson, ATL, RB, 12

14. Maurice Jones-Drew, JAC, RB, 13

15. Matt Forte, CHI, RB, 14

16. A.J. Green, CIN, WR, 2

17. Brandon Marshall, CHI, WR, 3

18. Chris Johnson, TEN, RB, 15

19. Stevan Ridley, NE, RB, 16

20. Larry Fitzgerald, ARI, WR, 4: New coach Bruce Arians will utilize his best receiver, and Carson Palmer has the ability to get him the ball.

21. Darren McFadden, OAK, RB, 17

22. DeMarco Murray, DAL, RB, 18

23. Jimmy Graham, NO, TE, 1

24. Aaron Rodgers, GB, QB, 1: It's close between Rodgers and Brees, but Rodgers' rushing ability gives him the slight edge.

25. Drew Brees, NO, QB, 2

26. Julio Jones, ATL, WR, 5

27. Roddy White, ATL, WR, 6

28. Peyton Manning, DEN, QB, 3

29. Cam Newton, CAR, QB, 4: If the rushing touchdowns come, Newton could be the top player in fantasy football.

30. Dez Bryant, DAL, WR, 7

31. Tom Brady, NE, QB, 5

32. Darren Sproles, NO, RB, 19

33. Reggie Bush, DET, RB, 20

34. Demaryius Thomas, DEN, WR, 8: Too many targets in Denver. Thomas as the deep threat should be the best of the bunch.

35. Wes Welker, DEN, WR, 9

36. Matt Ryan, ATL, QB, 6

37. Colin Kaepernick, SF, QB, 7

38. Rob Gronkowski, NE, TE, 2

39. Lamar Miller, MIA, RB, 21: Should see ample opportunity in Miami's offense. Reggie Bush succeeded at times last season, and Miller should do the same.

40. Matthew Stafford, DET, QB, 8

41. Tony Gonzalez, ATL, TE, 3

42. David Wilson, NYG, RB, 22

43. Andre Johnson, HOU, WR, 10

44. Randall Cobb, GB, WR, 11: Whether it's catches out of the slot, screens or handoffs, Cobb will find a way to get yardage.

45. Robert Griffin III, WAS, QB, 9

46. Danny Amendola, NE, WR, 12: Health is the biggest question. If he doesn't get hurt, he'll get tons of targets.

47. Victor Cruz, NYG, WR, 13

48. Le'Veon Bell, PIT, RB, 23

49. Montee Ball, DEN, RB, 24

50. Steve Smith, CAR, WR, 14

51. Russell Wilson, SEA, QB, 10

52. Vincent Jackson, TB, WR, 15

53. Reggie Wayne, IND, WR, 16

54. Andrew Luck, IND, QB, 11

55. Eli Manning, NYG, QB, 12: Threw for nearly 1,000 fewer yards in 2012 than in 2011. The truth is probably somewhere in the middle.

56. Marques Colston, NO, WR, 17

57. Mike Wallace, MIA, WR, 18

58. Hakeem Nicks, NYG, WR, 19

59. Tony Romo, DAL, QB, 13

60. Ryan Mathews, SD, RB, 25: Has never lived up to expectations, and with Danny Woodhead in town, Mathews' receiving yards will take a hit.

61. Jordy Nelson, GB, WR, 20: Nelson's preseason injury is a concern, but he has the trust of his quarterback.

62. James Jones, GB, WR, 21

63. Dwayne Bowe, KC, WR, 22

64. Eric Decker, DEN, WR, 23

65. Antonio Brown, PIT, WR, 24

66. DeSean Jackson, PHI, WR, 25

67. Torrey Smith, BAL, WR, 26: Smith has the opportunity to be great. But can he do more than run vertical routes?

68. Tavon Austin, STL, WR, 27

69. Anquan Boldin, SF, WR, 28

70. Jason Witten, DAL, TE, 4

71. Vernon Davis, SF, TE, 5: Had 254 receiving yards in the playoffs last season. If he and Colin Kaepernick find that same rhythm, it could be a big year.

72. Chris Ivory, NYJ, RB, 26

73. Ahmad Bradshaw, IND, RB, 27

74. Rashard Mendenhall, ARI, RB, 28

75. Greg Olsen, CAR, TE, 6

76. Michael Vick, PHI, QB, 14: If he is the starter, it could make for a great fantasy season. The fast-paced offense will get him lots of reps.

77. BenJarvus Green-Ellis, CIN, RB, 29

78. Ben Roethlisberger, PIT, QB, 15

79. Pierre Garcon, WAS, WR, 29

80. Steve Johnson, BUF, WR, 30

81. Eddie Lacy, GB, RB, 30

82. Ronnie Hillman, DEN, RB, 31: Fighting for the No. 1 role — and has more than an outside shot to get it.

83. Greg Jennings, MIN, WR, 31

84. Sidney Rice, SEA, WR, 32

85. DeAngelo Williams, CAR, RB, 32

86. Cecil Shorts, JAC, WR, 33

87. T.Y. Hilton, IND, WR, 34: Going into his second season, he should be fully adapted to the NFL.

88. Miles Austin, DAL, WR, 35

89. Kyle Rudolph, MIN, TE, 7

90. Mike Williams, TB, WR, 36

91. Andre Brown, NYG, RB, 33

92. Mark Ingram, NO, RB, 34: Only once did he have at least 20 carries in a game last season, and he's yet to have a 100-yard performance in his career.

93. Daryl Richardson, STL, RB, 35

94. Kenny Britt, TEN, WR, 37

95. Antonio Gates, SD, TE, 8

96. Denarius Moore, OAK, WR, 38: Matt Flynn will be a serviceable quarterback. Plus, the Raiders throw a ton while trying to play catch-up.

97. Johnathan Franklin, GB, RB, 36

98. Philip Rivers, SD, QB, 16

99. Joe Flacco, BAL, QB, 17

100. Jonathan Stewart, CAR, RB, 37

101. Giovani Bernard, CIN, RB, 38

102. Owen Daniels, HOU, TE, 9

103. Isaac Redman, PIT, RB, 39

104. Shane Vereen, NE, RB, 40

105. Fred Jackson, BUF, RB, 41: Spiller will see the bulk of the carries, but Jackson won't disappear.

106. Lance Moore, NO, WR, 39

107. Andy Dalton, CIN, QB, 18

108. 49ers D/ST, 1

109. Golden Tate, SEA, WR, 40

110. Bryce Brown, PHI, RB, 42: Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly loves utilizing athletes. Brown is one of the best athletes he has.

111. Seahawks D/ST, 2

112. Jay Cutler, CHI, QB, 19

113. Vincent Brown, SD, WR, 41

114. Josh Freeman, TB, QB, 20: He's in a contract year, for what it's worth.

115. Stephen Gostkowski, NE, K, 1

116. Kendall Wright, TEN, WR, 42: Another second-year receiver who is bound to improve.

117. Matt Schaub, HOU, QB, 21

118. Texans D/ST, 3

119. Jermichael Finley, GB, TE, 10

120. Steelers D/ST, 4

121. Matt Bryant, ATL, K, 2

122. Matt Prater, DEN, K, 3: Has the ability to hit from 50-plus yards and is in a high-scoring offense.

123. Zac Stacy, STL, RB, 43

124. Bears D/ST, 5

125. Cowboys D/ST, 6

126. Blair Walsh, MIN, K, 4

127. Phil Dawson, SF, K, 5

128. Mikel Leshoure, DET, RB, 44

129. Sam Bradford, STL, QB, 22

130. Emmanuel Sanders, PIT, WR, 43: Taking over for departed Mike Wallace will help Sanders. And going in the 11th round or later, he's a backup with a lot of upside.

131. Brandon Myers, NYG, TE, 11

132. Chris Givens, STL, WR, 44: Tavon Austin may be the talk of the receiving corps, but Givens will be a solid outside complement to the rookie playing in the slot.

133. Josh Gordon, CLE, WR, 45

134. Giants D/ST, 7

135. Martellus Bennett, CHI, TE, 12

136. Bengals D/ST, 8

137. Carson Palmer, ARI, QB, 23

138. Brian Hartline, MIA, WR, 46: Had more than 1,000 receiving yards last season but managed only one touchdown.

139. Broncos D/ST, 9

140. David Akers, DET, K, 6

141. Matt Flynn, OAK, QB, 24: In two NFL starts (for the Packers in 2010 and 2011) he's thrown for 731 yards, nine touchdowns and two interceptions.

142. Ryan Tannehill, MIA, QB, 25

143. Isaiah Pead, STL, RB, 45

144. Vick Ballard, IND, RB, 46

145. Brandon Pettigrew, DET, TE, 13

146. Alshon Jeffery, CHI, WR, 47

147. Malcom Floyd, SD, WR, 48: Has shown flashes over his eight-year career, but hasn't been consistent enough to be a fantasy starter.

148. Danny Woodhead, SD, RB, 47

149. Brandon Weeden, CLE, QB, 26

150. Packers D/ST, 10

151. Greg Zuerlein, STL, K, 7

152. Patriots D/ST, 11

153. Alex Smith, KC, QB, 27: Can't be worse than Matt Cassel.

154. Justin Tucker, BAL, K, 8

155. DeAndre Hopkins, HOU, WR, 49

156. Justin Blackmon, JAC, WR, 50

157. D. Heyward-Bey, IND, WR, 51: A former first-round pick who has battled injuries and bad quarterbacks. Andrew Luck takes care of one of those problems.

158. Jared Cook, STL, TE, 14

159. Jeremy Kerley, NYJ, WR, 52

160. Josh Brown, NYG, K, 9

161. Vikings D/ST, 12

162. Ryan Williams, ARI, RB, 48

163. Michael Bush, CHI, RB, 49: I don't believe in handcuffing running backs — it wastes a roster spot that could be used on sleepers and depth.

164. Garrett Hartley, NO, K, 10

165. C. Patterson, MIN, WR, 53

166. Ed Dickson, BAL, TE, 15: Dickson will get his chance now that Pitta is out, and Joe Flacco likes to use his tight ends.

167. Michael Floyd, ARI, WR, 54

168. Daniel Thomas, MIA, RB, 50

169. Ben Tate, HOU, RB, 51

170. Fred Davis, WAS, TE, 16

171. Bernard Pierce, BAL, RB, 52

172. Nate Burleson, DET, WR, 55

173. Jacquizz Rodgers, ATL, RB, 53

174. Jacoby Jones, BAL, WR, 56: Was crucial in the playoffs and finished third on “Dancing With the Stars.” He's better at going up over DBs than getting down against country singers.

175. Greg Little, CLE, WR, 57

176. Rueben Randle, NYG, WR, 58: If Hakeem Nicks or Victor Cruz gets injured, Randle could make an impact.

177. Alex Henery, PHI, K, 11

178. Shonn Greene, TEN, RB, 54

179. Robert Woods, BUF, WR, 59

180. Ryan Broyles, DET, WR, 60

181. Santana Moss, WAS, WR, 61

182. Robert Turbin, SEA, RB, 55

183. Randy Bullock, HOU, K, 12

184. EJ Manuel, BUF, QB, 28

185. Joseph Randle, DAL, RB, 56: Playing behind a very injury-prone running back in DeMarco Murray.

186. Geno Smith, NYJ, QB, 29

187. Marcel Reece, OAK, RB, 57

188. Andre Roberts, ARI, WR, 62

189. Brandon LaFell, CAR, WR, 63: Newton will be great. By default, LaFell will benefit.

190. Jake Locker, TEN, QB, 30

191. Aaron Dobson, NE, WR, 64

192. Mohamed Sanu, CIN, WR, 65: The Bengals' offense is improving, and Sanu is a decent complement to A.J. Green.

193. Nate Washington, TEN, WR, 66

194. Mike Tolbert, CAR, RB, 58

195. Pierre Thomas, NO, RB, 59

196. Eddie Royal, SD, WR, 67

197. Donnie Avery, KC, WR, 68

198. Zach Sudfeld, NE, TE, 17

199. Denard Robinson, JAC, RB, 60

200. Alex Green, GB, RB, 61: There is a chance the Packers go with an experienced back to start the season — either Green, James Starks or DuJuan Harris.

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