Fantasy Fix: Week 1 rankings -- Peyton Manning isn't top QB

Fantasy Fix: Week 1 rankings -- Peyton Manning isn't top QB
September 4, 2014, 5:15 pm
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Each week I'll post my weekly fantasy football position rankings in addition to Waiver WireStart 'Em and Sit 'Em and other articles. Check back on CSNwashington.com between now and Sunday for updates. Also don't be shy about leaving any lineup questions in the comments section or asking me on Twitter @benstandig...

Quarterbacks 
1) Drew Brees - NO at Atl
2) Peyton Manning - Den vs. Ind
3) Matt Ryan - Atl vs. NO
4) Andrew Luck - Ind at Den
5) Colin Kaepernick - SF at Dal
6) Matthew Stafford - Det vs. NYG
7) Aaron Rodgers - GB at Sea
8) Tom Brady - NE at Mia
9) Russell Wilson - Sea vs. GB
10) Jay Cutler - Chi vs. Buf
11) Nick Foles - Phi vs. Jac
12) Tony Romo - DAL vs. SF
13) Philip Rivers - SD at Ari
14) Ben Roethlisberger - Pit vs. Cle
15) Carson Palmer - Ari vs. SD
16) Robert Griffin - Was at Hou
17) Cam Newton - CAR at TB
18) Ryan Tannehill - Mia vs. NE
19) Andy Dalton - Cin at Bal
20) Eli Manning - NYG at Det
21) Alex Smith - KC vs. Ten
22) Geno Smith - NYJ vs. Oak
23) Ryan Fitzpatrick - Hou vs. Was
24) Jake Locker - Ten at KC
25) Shaun Hill - StL vs. Min
26) Josh McCown - TB vs. Car
27) Joe Flacco - Bal vs. Cin
28) Chad Henne - Jac at Phi
29) Matt Cassel - Min at StL
32) Derek Carr - OAK at NYJ
31) Brian Hoyer - Cle at Pit
32) EJ Manuel - Buf at Chi

Running backs

1) Jamaal Charles - KC vs. Ten
2) LeSean McCoy - PHI vs. Jac
3) Adrian Peterson - Min at StL
4) Marshawn Lynch - Sea vs. GB
5) Montee Ball - Den vs. Ind
6) Matt Forte - Chi vs. Buf
7) Eddie Lacy - GB at Sea
8) Frank Gore - SF at Dal
9) DeMarco Murray - Dal vs. SF
10) Alfred Morris - Was at Hou
11) Andre Ellington - Ari vs. SD
12) Arian Foster - HOU vs. Was
13) Doug Martin - TB vs. Car
14) Giovani Bernard - Cin at Bal
15) Le'Veon Bell - PIT vs. Cle
16) Zac Stacy - StL vs. Min
17) Toby Gerhart - Jac at Phi
18) Reggie Bush - Det vs. NYG
19) Joique Bell - Det vs. NYG
20) Ben Tate - CLE at Pit
21) Shane Vereen - NE at Mia
22) Chris Johnson - NYJ vs. Oak
23) C.J. Spiller - BUF at Chi
24) Rashad Jennings - NYG at Det
25) Fred Jackson - Buf at Chi
26) Mark Ingram - NO at Atl
27) Ryan Mathews - SD at Ari
28) Pierre Thomas - NO at Atl
29) Bernard Pierce - BAL vs. Cin
30) Steven Jackson - ATL vs. NO
31) Maurice Jones-Drew - Oak at NYJ
32) Shonn Greene - TEN at KC
33) Stevan Ridley - NE at Mia
34) Danny Woodhead - SD at Ari
35) Bishop Sankey - TEN at KC
36) Lamar Miller - MIA vs. NE
37) Knowshon Moreno - MIA vs. NE
38) Carlos Hyde - SF at Dal
39) Jeremy Hill - Cin at Bal
40) Devonta Freeman - Atl vs. NO
41) DeAngelo Williams - Car at TB
42) Chris Ivory - NYJ vs. Oak
43) Trent Richardson - Ind at Den
44) Ahmad Bradshaw - Ind at Den
45) Darren Sproles - Phi vs. Jac
46) Jonathan Stewart - Car at TB
47) Andre Williams - NYG at Det
48) LeGarrette Blount - PIT vs. Cle
49) Jonathan Dwyer - ARZ
50) Benny Cunningham - StL vs. Min
51) Dexter McCluster - TEN at KC
52) Lance Dunbar - Dal vs. SF
53) Darren McFadden - Oak at NYJ
54) Khiry Robinson - NO at Atl
55) Roy Helu - WAS at Hou
56) Knile Davis - KC vs. Ten
57) Lorenzo Taliaferro - Bal vs. Cin
58) Terrance West - CLE at Pit
59) Jonathan Grimes - Hou vs. Was
60) Ronnie Hillman - DEN vs. Ind
61) James Starks - GB at Sea
62) Robert Turbin - Sea vs. GB
63) Bobby Rainey - TB vs. Car
64) Mike Tolbert - Car at TB
65) Jacquizz Rodgers - Atl vs. NO

Wide receivers

1) Calvin Johnson - DET vs. NYG
2) Dez Bryant - Dal vs. SF
3) Demaryius Thomas - Den vs. Ind
4) A.J. Green - Cin at Bal
5) Julio Jones - Atl vs. NO
6) Brandon Marshall - Chi vs. Buf
7) Alshon Jeffery - Chi vs. Buf
8) Jordy Nelson - GB at Sea
9) Antonio Brown - Pit vs. Cle
10) Randall Cobb - GB at Sea
11) Vincent Jackson - TB vs. Car
12) Roddy White - Atl vs. NO
13) Larry Fitzgerald - Ari vs. SD
14) Michael Floyd - Ari vs. SD
15) Andre Johnson - Hou vs. Was
16) Victor Cruz - NYG at Det
17) Michael Crabtree - SF at Dal
18) Cordarrelle Patterson - Min at StL
19) Keenan Allen - SD at Ari
20) Torrey Smith - Bal vs. Cin
21) Percy Harvin - SEA vs. GB
22) Emmanuel Sanders - DEN vs. Ind
23) Eric Decker - NYJ vs. Oak
24) Marques Colston - NO at Atl
25) DeSean Jackson - Was at Hou
26) Pierre Garcon - Was at Hou
27) Kendall Wright - Ten at KC
28) T.Y. Hilton - Ind at Den
29) Terrance Williams - Dal vs. SF
30) Julian Edelman - NE at Mia
31) Reggie Wayne - IND at Den
32) Jeremy Maclin - Phi vs. Jac
33) Golden Tate - Det vs. NYG
34) Justin Hunter - Ten at KC
35) Mike Wallace - Mia vs. NE
36) Brandin Cooks - NO at Atl
37) Rueben Randle - NYG at Det
38) Cecil Shorts - Jac at Phi
39) Anquan Boldin - SF at Dal
40) Mike Evans - TB vs. Car
41) Kelvin Benjamin - Car at TB
42) Jarrett Boykin - GB at Sea
43) Brian Hartline - Mia vs. NE
44) James Jones - Oak at NYJ
45) Markus Wheaton - Pit vs. Cle
46) Sammy Watkins - BUF at Chi
47) DeAndre Hopkins - Hou vs. Was
48) Doug Baldwin - Sea vs. GB
49) Greg Jennings - Min at StL
50) Riley Cooper - PHI vs. Jac
51) Rod Streater - Oak at NYJ
52) Hakeem Nicks - Ind at Den
53) Andre Caldwell - DEN vs. Ind
54) Aaron Dobson - NE at Mia
55) Mohamed Sanu - Cin at Bal
56) Steve Smith - Bal vs. Cin
57) Jordan Matthews - Phi vs. Jac
58) Marqise Lee - Jac at Phi
59) Harry Douglas - Atl vs. NO
60) Brian Quick - StL vs. Min
61) Danny Amendola - NE at Mia
62) Andrew Hawkins - Cle at Pit
63) Kenny Britt - StL vs. Min
64) Cody Latimer - DEN vs. Ind
65) Kenny Stills - NO at Atl

Tight ends

1) Jimmy Graham - NO at Atl
2) Julius Thomas - Den vs. Ind
3) Jordan Cameron - Cle at Pit
4) Rob Gronkowski - NE at Mia
5) Vernon Davis - SF at Dal
6) Zach Ertz - Phi vs. Jac
7) Jason Witten - Dal vs. SF
8) Jordan Reed - WAS at Hou
9) Greg Olsen - CAR at TB
10) Dennis Pitta - Bal vs. Cin
11) Kyle Rudolph - Min at StL
12) Antonio Gates - SD at Ari
13) Charles Clay - MIA vs. NE
14) Travis Kelce - KC vs. Ten
15) Delanie Walker - Ten at KC
16) Martellus Bennett - Chi vs. Buf
17) Heath Miller - Pit vs. Cle
18) Dwayne Allen - Ind at Den
19) Jared Cook - StL vs. Min
20) Garrett Graham - HOU vs. Was
21) Ladarius Green - SD at Ari
22) Marcedes Lewis - Jac at Phi
23) Richard Rodgers - GB at Sea
24) Tim Wright - NE at Mia
25) Eric Ebron - Det vs. NYG

Defenses

1) Chicago Bears - Chi vs. Buf
2) Seattle Seahawks - Sea vs. GB
3) St. Louis Rams - StL vs. Min
4) Carolina Panthers - Car at TB
5) New England Patriots - NE at Mia
6) Kansas City Chiefs - KC vs. Ten
7) New York Jets - NYJ vs. Oak
8) Detroit Lions - Det vs. NYG
9) Tampa Bay Buccaneers - TB vs. Car
10) Philadelphia Eagles - Phi vs. Jac
11) Cincinnati Bengals - Cin at Bal
12) Houston Texans - Hou vs. Was
13) San Francisco 49ers - SF at Dal
14) Arizona Cardinals - Ari vs. SD
15) Cleveland Browns - Cle at Pit
16) Pittsburgh Steelers - Pit vs. Cle
17) Baltimore Ravens - Bal vs. Cin
18) New Orleans Saints - NO at Atl
19) Washington Redskins - Was at Hou
20) Minnesota Vikings - Min at StL
21) Denver Broncos - Den vs. Ind
22) Buffalo Bills - Buf at Chi
23) Green Bay Packers - GB at Sea
24) Miami Dolphins - Mia vs. NE
25) Oakland Raiders - Oak at NYJ
26) Jacksonville Jaguars - Jac at Phi
27) Tennessee Titans - Ten at KC
28) New York Giants - NYG at Det
29) Indianapolis Colts - Ind at Den
30) Atlanta Falcons - Atl vs. NO
31) San Diego Chargers - SD at Ari
32) Dallas Cowboys - Dal vs. SF

Kickers

1) Matt Bryant - Atl vs. NO
2) Phil Dawson - SF at Dal
3) Steven Hauschka - Sea vs. GB
4) Stephen Gostkowski - NE at Mia
5) Justin Tucker - Bal vs. Cin
6) Mason Crosby - GB at Sea
7) Dan Bailey - Dal vs. SF
8) Shayne Graham - NO at Atl
9) Blair Walsh - Min at StL
10) Robbie Gould - Chi vs. Buf
11) Nick Novak - SD at Ari
12) Adam Vinatieri - Ind at Den
13) Brandon McManus - Den vs. Ind
14) Nate Freese - Det vs. NYG
15) Greg Zuerlein - StL vs. Min
16) Cody Parkey - Phi vs. Jac
17) Cairo Santos - KC vs. Ten
18) Mike Nugent - Cin at Bal
19) Ryan Succop - TEN at KC
20) Nick Folk - NYJ vs. Oak
21) Shaun Suisham - Pit vs. Cle
22) Sebastian Janikowski - OAK at NYJ
23) Graham Gano - Car at TB
24) Caleb Sturgis - MIA vs. NE
25) Kai Forbath - WAS at Hou

(In addition to 20-plus years of playing fantasy football, Ben Standig covered fantasy football for the past several years at FFToolbox.com and helped direct the site to generating the industry's most accurate preseason rankings in 2012. Ben is also a noted NFL Draft reporter.)

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