Week 12 Analysis

Rule of Thumb: Always start your fantasy studs. That being said, below are our positional rankings for Week 12.

Quarterbacks
Running Backs (Standard) | Running Backs (PPR)
Wide Receivers (Standard) | Wide Receivers (PPR)
Tight Ends (Standard) | Tight Ends (PPR)
Team Defenses | Kickers | Key Suspensions

Key Injuries from Week 11

Jay Cutler (MIA-QB) – Concussion. Severity unknown.
Chris Thompson (WAS-RB)
– Right fractured fibula. Out for the season.
D’Onta Foreman (HOU-RB)
– Torn Achilles’ tendon. Out for the season.
Robert Woods (LAR-WR)
– Shoulder injury. Could be out for a couple of weeks.
Kelvin Benjamin (BUF-WR) – Knee injury. Severity unknown, but likely out for Week 12.
Jake Elliott (PHI-K) – Concussion. Severity unknown.

Week 12 Rankings – Quarterbacks

Updated November 22, 2017 

  1. Tom Brady (NE) v. MIA
  2. Russell Wilson (SEA) at SF
  3. Kirk Cousins (WAS) v. NYG
  4. Carson Wentz (PHI) v. CHI
  5. Cam Newton (CAR) at NYJ
  6. Matt Ryan (ATL) v. TB
  7. Alex Smith (KC) v. BUF
  8. Ben Roethlisberger (PIT) v. GB
  9. Drew Brees (NO) at LAR
  10. Dak Prescott (DAL) v. LAC
  11. Marcus Mariota (TEN) at IND
  12. Andy Dalton (CIN) v. CLE
  13. Philip Rivers (LAC) at DAL
  14. Jared Goff (LAR) v. NO
  15. Matthew Stafford (DET) v. MIN
  16. Tyrod Taylor (BUF) at KC
  17. Jacoby Brissett (IND) v. TEN
  18. Ryan Fitzpatrick (TB) at KC
  19. Case Keenum (MIN) at DET
  20. Derek Carr (OAK) v. DEN

Week 12 Rankings – Running Backs

Updated November 22, 2017 

  1. Le’Veon Bell (PIT) v. GB
  2. Todd Gurley (LAR) v. NO
  3. Kareem Hunt (KC) v. BUF
  4. Mark Ingram (NO) at LAR
  5. LeSean McCoy (BUF) at KC
  6. Alvin Kamara (NO) at LAR
  7. Leonard Fournette (JAX) at ARZ
  8. Melvin Gordon (LAC) at DAL
  9. Tevin Coleman (ATL) v. TB
  10. Carlos Hyde (SF) v. SEA
  11. Lamar Miller (HOU) at BAL
  12. DeMarco Murray (TEN) at IND
  13. Samaje Perine (WAS) v. NYG
  14. Dion Lewis (NE) v. MIA
  15. Jordan Howard (CHI) at PHI
  16. Christian McCaffrey (CAR) at NYJ
  17. Alfred Morris (DAL) v. LAC
  18. Joe Mixon (CIN) v. CLE
  19. Jay Ajayi (PHI) v. CHI
  20. Orleans Darkwa (NYG) at WAS
  21. Latavius Murray (MIN) at DET
  22. Jerick McKinnon (MIN) at DET
  23. Alex Collins (BAL) v. HOU
  24. Adrian Peterson (ARZ) v. JAX
  25. Rex Burkhead (NE) v. MIA
  26. Doug Martin (TB) at ATL
  27. Marshawn Lynch (OAK) v. DEN
  28. Jamaal Williams (GB) at PIT
  29. Isaiah Crowell (CLE) at CIN
  30. Ameer Abdullah (DET) v. MIN
  31. Bilal Powell (NYJ) v. CAR
  32. Frank Gore (IND) v. TEN
  33. C.J. Anderson (DEN) at OAK
  34. Damien Williams (MIA) at NE
  35. Duke Johnson (CLE) at CIN
  36. Austin Ekeler (LAC) at DAL
  37. Devontae Booker (DEN) at OAK
  38. Derrick Henry (TEN) at IND
  39. Kenyan Drake (MIA) at NE
  40. J.D. McKissic (SEA) at SF

Week 12 Rankings – Running Backs (1-point PPR)

Updated November 22, 2017 

  1. Le’Veon Bell (PIT) v. GB
  2. Todd Gurley (LAR) v. NO
  3. Kareem Hunt (KC) v. BUF
  4. Alvin Kamara (NO) at LAR
  5. Mark Ingram (NO) at LAR
  6. LeSean McCoy (BUF) at KC
  7. Melvin Gordon (LAC) at DAL
  8. Leonard Fournette (JAX) at ARZ
  9. Christian McCaffrey (CAR) at NYJ
  10. Carlos Hyde (SF) v. SEA
  11. Tevin Coleman (ATL) v. TB
  12. Lamar Miller (HOU) at BAL
  13. DeMarco Murray (TEN) at IND
  14. Samaje Perine (WAS) v. NYG
  15. Jerick McKinnon (MIN) at DET
  16. Dion Lewis (NE) v. MIA
  17. Joe Mixon (CIN) v. CLE
  18. Jordan Howard (CHI) at PHI
  19. Orleans Darkwa (NYG) at WAS
  20. Alfred Morris (DAL) v. LAC
  21. Duke Johnson (CLE) at CIN
  22. Latavius Murray (MIN) at DET
  23. Rex Burkhead (NE) v. MIA
  24. Jay Ajayi (PHI) v. CHI
  25. Jamaal Williams (GB) at PIT
  26. Alex Collins (BAL) v. HOU
  27. Bilal Powell (NYJ) v. CAR
  28. Adrian Peterson (ARZ) v. JAX
  29. Isaiah Crowell (CLE) at CIN
  30. Devontae Booker (DEN) at OAK
  31. J.D. McKissic (SEA) at SF
  32. Austin Ekeler (LAC) at DAL
  33. Damien Williams (MIA) at NE
  34. Danny Woodhead (BAL) v. HOU
  35. Ameer Abdullah (DET) v. MIN
  36. Doug Martin (TB) at ATL
  37. Frank Gore (IND) v. TEN
  38. Marshawn Lynch (OAK) v. DEN
  39. Rod Smith (DAL) v. LAC
  40. James White (NE) v. MIA

Week 12 Rankings – Wide Receivers

Updated November 22, 2017 

  1. Antonio Brown (PIT) v. GB
  2. A.J. Green (CIN) v. CLE
  3. Julio Jones (ATL) v. TB
  4. Brandin Cooks (NE) v. MIA
  5. Doug Baldwin (SEA) at SF
  6. Adam Thielen (MIN) at DET
  7. Michael Thomas (at LAR)
  8. Mike Evans (TB) at ATL
  9. Tyreek Hill (KC) v. BUF
  10. Keenan Allen (LAC) at DAL
  11. DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) at BAL
  12. Alshon Jeffery (PHI) v. CHI
  13. T.Y. Hilton (IND) v. TEN
  14. Devin Funchess (CAR) at NYJ
  15. Golden Tate (DET) v. MIN
  16. Stefon Diggs (MIN) at DET
  17. Dez Bryant (DAL) v. LAC
  18. Demaryius Thomas (DEN) at OAK
  19. Jarvis Landry (MIA) at NE
  20. Larry Fitzgerald (ARZ) v. JAX
  21. Michael Crabtree (OAK) v. DEN
  22. JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT) v. GB
  23. Jamison Crowder (WAS) v. NYG
  24. Robby Anderson (NYJ) v. CAR
  25. Rishard Matthews (TEN) at IND
  26. Cooper Kupp (LAR) v. NO
  27. Emmanuel Sanders (DEN) at OAK
  28. Davante Adams (GB) at PIT
  29. Amari Cooper (OAK) v. DEN
  30. Marvin Jones (DET) v. MIN
  31. Jeremy Maclin (BAL) v. HOU
  32. Sammy Watkins (LAR) v. NO
  33. Josh Doctson (WAS) v. NYG
  34. Mohamed Sanu (ATL) v. TB
  35. Devante Parker (MIA) at NE
  36. DeSean Jackson (TB) at ATL
  37. Kenny Stills (MIA) at NE
  38. Marqise Lee (JAX) at ARZ
  39. Corey Davis (TEN) at IND
  40. Corey Coleman (CLE) at CIN
  41. Ted Ginn (NO) at LAR
  42. Paul Richardson (SEA) at SF
  43. Nelson Agholor (PHI) v. CHI
  44. Danny Amendola (NE) v. MIA
  45. Mike Wallace (BAL) v. HOU
  46. Marquise Goodwin (SF) v. SEA
  47. Jermaine Kearse (NYJ) v. CAR
  48. Tyler Lockett (SEA) at SF
  49. Jordy Nelson (GB) at PIT
  50. Martavis Bryant (PIT) v. GB
  51. Dontrelle Inman (CHI) at PHI
  52. Brandon LaFell (CIN) v. CLE
  53. Bruce Ellington (HOU) at BAL
  54. Zay Jones (BUF) at KC
  55. Terrance Williams (DAL) v. LAC
  56. Randall Cobb (GB) at PIT
  57. Mike Williams (LAC) at DAL
  58. Russell Shepard (CAR) at NYJ
  59. Roger Lewis (NYG) at WAS
  60. Ryan Grant (WAS) v. NYG

Week 12 Rankings – Wide Receivers (1-point PPR)

Updated November 22, 2017 

  1. Antonio Brown (PIT) v. GB
  2. A.J. Green (CIN) v. CLE
  3. Julio Jones (ATL) v. TB
  4. Michael Thomas (at LAR)
  5. Adam Thielen (MIN) at DET
  6. Doug Baldwin (SEA) at SF
  7. Brandin Cooks (NE) v. MIA
  8. Mike Evans (TB) at ATL
  9. Keenan Allen (LAC) at DAL
  10. Tyreek Hill (KC) v. BUF
  11. DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) at BAL
  12. Larry Fitzgerald (ARZ) v. JAX
  13. T.Y. Hilton (IND) v. TEN
  14. Golden Tate (DET) v. MIN
  15. Jarvis Landry (MIA) at NE
  16. Alshon Jeffery (PHI) v. CHI
  17. Devin Funchess (CAR) at NYJ
  18. Demaryius Thomas (DEN) at OAK
  19. Stefon Diggs (MIN) at DET
  20. Jamison Crowder (WAS) v. NYG
  21. Michael Crabtree (OAK) v. DEN
  22. Dez Bryant (DAL) v. LAC
  23. Robby Anderson (NYJ) v. CAR
  24. Davante Adams (GB) at PIT
  25. Emmanuel Sanders (DEN) at OAK
  26. JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT) v. GB
  27. Rishard Matthews (TEN) at IND
  28. Amari Cooper (OAK) v. DEN
  29. Cooper Kupp (LAR) v. NO
  30. Mohamed Sanu (ATL) v. TB
  31. Jeremy Maclin (BAL) v. HOU
  32. Devante Parker (MIA) at NE
  33. Marvin Jones (DET) v. MIN
  34. Corey Davis (TEN) at IND
  35. DeSean Jackson (TB) at ATL
  36. Corey Coleman (CLE) at CIN
  37. Sammy Watkins (LAR) v. NO
  38. Josh Doctson (WAS) v. NYG
  39. Marqise Lee (JAX) at ARZ
  40. Kenny Stills (MIA) at NE
  41. Ted Ginn (NO) at LAR
  42. Paul Richardson (SEA) at SF
  43. Danny Amendola (NE) v. MIA
  44. Dontrelle Inman (CHI) at PHI
  45. Brandon LaFell (CIN) v. CLE
  46. Mike Wallace (BAL) v. HOU
  47. Randall Cobb (GB) at PIT
  48. Jermaine Kearse (NYJ) v. CAR
  49. Jordy Nelson (GB) at PIT
  50. Chris Hogan (NE) v. MIA
  51. Marquise Goodwin (SF) v. SEA
  52. Bruce Ellington (HOU) at BAL
  53. Nelson Agholor (PHI) v. CHI
  54. Tyler Lockett (SEA) at SF
  55. Martavis Bryant (PIT) v. GB
  56. Terrance Williams (DAL) v. LAC
  57. Russell Shepard (CAR) at NYJ
  58. Tavarres King (NYG) at WAS
  59. Ryan Grant (WAS) v. NYG
  60. Kenny Golladay (DET) v. MIN

Week 12 Rankings – Tight Ends

Updated November 22, 2017 

  1. Rob Gronkowski (NE) v. MIA
  2. Travis Kelce (KC) v. BUF
  3. Zach Ertz (PHI) v. CHI
  4. Evan Engram (NYG) at WAS
  5. Jimmy Graham (SEA) at SF
  6. Vernon Davis (WAS) v. NYG
  7. Jared Cook (OAK) v. DEN
  8. Delanie Walker (TEN) at IND
  9. Jack Doyle (IND) v. TEN
  10. Greg Olsen (CAR) at NYJ
  11. Tyler Kroft (CIN) v. CLE
  12. Kyle Rudolph (MIN) at DET
  13. Austin Seferian-Jenkins (NYJ) v. CAR
  14. Austin Hooper (ATL) v. TB
  15. Jason Witten (DAL) v. LAC
  16. Charles Clay (BUF) at KC
  17. Hunter Henry (LAC) at DAL
  18. Eric Ebron (DET) v. MIN
  19. Cameron Brate (TB) at ATL
  20. Benjamin Watson (BAL) v. HOU

Week 12 Rankings – Tight Ends (1-point PPR)

Updated November 22, 2017 

  1. Rob Gronkowski (NE) v. MIA
  2. Travis Kelce (KC) v. BUF
  3. Zach Ertz (PHI) v. CHI
  4. Evan Engram (NYG) at WAS
  5. Jimmy Graham (SEA) at SF
  6. Vernon Davis (WAS) v. NYG
  7. Jared Cook (OAK) v. DEN
  8. Delanie Walker (TEN) at IND
  9. Jack Doyle (IND) v. TEN
  10. Greg Olsen (CAR) at NYJ
  11. Tyler Kroft (CIN) v. CLE
  12. Kyle Rudolph (MIN) at DET
  13. Austin Seferian-Jenkins (NYJ) v. CAR
  14. Jason Witten (DAL) v. LAC
  15. Charles Clay (BUF) at KC
  16. Austin Hooper (ATL) v. TB
  17. Hunter Henry (LAC) at DAL
  18. Benjamin Watson (BAL) v. HOU
  19. Eric Ebron (DET) v. MIN
  20. Cameron Brate (TB) at ATL

Week 12 Rankings – Team Defenses

Updated November 22, 2017

  1. Steelers (PIT) v. GB
  2. Jaguars (JAX) at ARZ
  3. Ravens (BAL) v. HOU
  4. Bengals (CIN) v. CLE
  5. Eagles (PHI) v. CHI
  6. Patriots (NE) v. MIA
  7. Panthers (CAR) at NYJ
  8. Seahawks (SEA) at SF
  9. Falcons (ATL) v. TB
  10. Redskins (WAS) v. NYG
  11. Chiefs (KC) v. BUF
  12. Vikings (MIN) at DET
  13. Cardinals (ARZ) v. JAX
  14. Chargers (LAC) at DAL
  15. Titans (TEN) at IND
  16. Raiders (OAK) v. DEN
  17. Texans (HOU) at BAL
  18. Broncos (DEN) at OAK
  19. Lions (DET) v. MIN
  20. Cowboys (DAL) v. LAC

Week 12 Rankings – Kickers

Updated November 22, 2017 

  1. Stephen Gostkowski (NE) v. MIA
  2. Matt Bryant (ATL) v. TB
  3. Chris Boswell (PIT) v. GB
  4. Justin Tucker (BAL) v. HOU
  5. Harrison Butker (KC) v. BUF
  6. Wil Lutz (NO) at LAR
  7. Greg Zuerlein (LAR) v. NO
  8. Matt Prater (DET) v. MIN
  9. Ryan Succop (TEN) at IND
  10. Blair Walsh (SEA) at SF
  11. Jake Elliott (PHI) v. CHI
  12. Kai Forbath (MIN) at DET
  13. Graham Gano (CAR) at NYJ
  14. Nick Rose (WAS) v. NYG
  15. Nick Novak (LAC) at DAL
  16. Brandon McManus (DEN) at OAK
  17. Adam Vinatieri (IND) v. TEN
  18. Mike Nugent (DAL) v. LAC
  19. Josh Lambo (JAX) at ARZ
  20. Giorgio Tavecchio (OAK) v. DEN

Key Suspensions – Week 12

  • Ezekiel Elliott (DAL-RB) – third of six games
  • Jeremy Kerley (NYJ-WR) – third of four games

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