Week 6 Analysis

Rule of Thumb: Always start your fantasy studs. That being said, below are our positional rankings for Week 6.

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 5

Sam Bradford (MIN-QB) – aggravated previous knee injury. Week to week.
Bilal Powell (NYJ-RB)
– calf injury. Status is day-to day.
Terrance West (BAL-RB) – calf injury. Severity unknown.
Odell Beckham (NYG-WR) – broken left ankle. Season likely over depending on whether he opts for surgery.
Brandon Marshall (NYG-WR) – ankle injury. Out for season due to surgery.
Sterling Shepard (NYG-WR) – likely sprained left ankle. Week to week.
Dwayne Harris (NYG-WR) – broken bone in foot. Out for the season.
Davante Parker (MIA-WR) – likely sprained ankle. Might be ready for Week 6.
Tyler Boyd (CIN-WR) – Sprained MCL. Out for several weeks.
Chris Conley (KC-WR) – ruptured Achilles’ tendon. Out for the season.
Stefon Diggs (MIN-WR) – groin injury. Severity unknown.
Charles Clay (BUF-TE) – torn meniscus and sprained MCL in left knee injury. Likely out at least a month.
Travis Kelce (KC-TE) – concussion. Severity unknown.

Week 6 Rankings – Quarterbacks

Updated October 12, 2017

  1. Tom Brady (NE) at NYJ
  2. Aaron Rodgers (GB) at MIN
  3. Drew Brees (NO) v. DET
  4. Deshaun Watson (HOU) v. CLE
  5. Kirk Cousins (WAS) v. SF
  6. Cam Newton (CAR) v. PHI
  7. Matt Ryan (ATL) v. MIA
  8. Matthew Stafford (DET) at NO
  9. Jameis Winston (TB) at ARZ
  10. Carson Palmer (ARZ) v. TB
  11. Philip Rivers (LAC) at OAK
  12. Marcus Mariota (TEN) v. IND – assuming he plays
  13. Alex Smith (KC) v. PIT
  14. Carson Wentz (PHI) at CAR
  15. Jacoby Brissett (IND) at TEN
  16. Derek Carr (OAK) v. LAC – assuming he plays
  17. Case Keenum (MIN) v. GB
  18. Ben Roethlisberger (PIT) at KC
  19. Trevor Siemian (DEN) v. NYG
  20. Brian Hoyer (SF) at WAS

Week 6 Rankings – Running Backs

Updated October 12, 2017

  1. Kareem Hunt (KC) v. PIT
  2. Le’Veon Bell (PIT) at KC
  3. Leonard Fournette (JAX) v. LAR
  4. Todd Gurley (LAR) at JAX
  5. Devonta Freeman (ATL) v. MIA
  6. Melvin Gordon (LAC) at OAK
  7. C.J. Anderson (DEN) v. NYG
  8. Lamar Miller (HOU) v. CLE
  9. Jordan Howard (CHI) at BAL
  10. Jay Ajayi (MIA) at ATL
  11. DeMarco Murray (TEN) v. IND
  12. Doug Martin (TB) at ARZ
  13. Marshawn Lynch (OAK) v. LAC
  14. Aaron Jones (GB) at MIN
  15. Mark Ingram (NO) v. DET
  16. Ameer Abdullah (DET) at NO
  17. Carlos Hyde (SF) at WAS
  18. Mike Gillislee (NE) at NYJ
  19. Christian McCaffrey (CAR) v. PHI
  20. Buck Allen (BAL) v. CHI
  21. Tevin Coleman (ATL) v. MIA
  22. Duke Johnson (CLE) at HOU
  23. Alvin Kamara (NO) v. DET
  24. Jerick McKinnon (MIN) v. GB
  25. Elijah McGuire (NYJ) v. NE
  26. Chris Thompson (WAS) v. SF
  27. Frank Gore (IND) at TEN
  28. James White (NE) at NYJ)
  29. LeGarrette Blount (PHI) at CAR
  30. Wayne Gallman (NYG) at DEN
  31. Jonathan Stewart (CAR) v. PHI
  32. Isaiah Crowell (CLE) at HOU
  33. Andre Ellington (ARZ) v. TB
  34. Tarik Cohen (CHI) at BAL
  35. Alex Collins (BAL) v. CHI
  36. Derrick Henry (TEN) v. IND
  37. Latavius Murray (MIN) v. GB
  38. Jamaal Chalres (DEN) v. NYG
  39. Bilal Powell (NYJ) v. NE – assuming he plays
  40. Robert Kelley (WAS) v. SF

Week 6 Rankings – Running Backs (1-point PPR)

Updated October 12, 2017

  1. Kareem Hunt (KC) v. PIT
  2. Le’Veon Bell (PIT) at KC
  3. Leonard Fournette (JAX) v. LAR
  4. Todd Gurley (LAR) at JAX
  5. Melvin Gordon (LAC) at OAK
  6. Devonta Freeman (ATL) v. MIA
  7. C.J. Anderson (DEN) v. NYG
  8. Lamar Miller (HOU) v. CLE
  9. Jordan Howard (CHI) at BAL
  10. Doug Martin (TB) at ARZ
  11. Christian McCaffrey (CAR) v. PHI
  12. Duke Johnson (CLE) at HOU
  13. Mark Ingram (NO) v. DET
  14. DeMarco Murray (TEN) v. IND
  15. Aaron Jones (GB) at MIN
  16. Jay Ajayi (MIA) at ATL
  17. Ameer Abdullah (DET) at NO
  18. Buck Allen (BAL) v. CHI
  19. Alvin Kamara (NO) v. DET
  20. Carlos Hyde (SF) at WAS
  21. Marshawn Lynch (OAK) v. LAC
  22. Andre Ellington (ARZ) v. TB
  23. Jerick McKinnon (MIN) v. GB
  24. Tevin Coleman (ATL) v. MIA
  25. James White (NE) at NYJ)
  26. Chris Thompson (WAS) v. SF
  27. Mike Gillislee (NE) at NYJ
  28. Elijah McGuire (NYJ) v. NE
  29. Wayne Gallman (NYG) at DEN
  30. Tarik Cohen (CHI) at BAL
  31. LeGarrette Blount (PHI) at CAR
  32. Frank Gore (IND) at TEN
  33. Theo Riddick (DET) at NO
  34. Isaiah Crowell (CLE) at HOU
  35. Shane Vereen (NYG) at DEN
  36. Jamaal Charles (DEN) v. NYG
  37. Marlon Mack (IND) at TEN
  38. Jonathan Stewart (CAR) v. PHI
  39. Alex Collins (BAL) v. CHI
  40. Bilal Powell (NYJ) v. NE – assuming he plays

Week 6 Rankings – Wide Receivers

Updated October 12, 2017

  1. Antonio Brown (PIT) at KC
  2. DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) v. CLE
  3. Julio Jones (ATL) v. MIA
  4. Michael Thomas (NO) v. DET
  5. T.Y. Hilton (IND) at TEN
  6. Jordy Nelson (GB) at MIN
  7. Mike Evans (TB) at ARZ
  8. Keenan Allen (LAC) at OAK
  9. Brandin Cooks (NE) at NYJ
  10. Chris Hogan (NE) at NYJ
  11. Larry Fitzgerald (ARZ) v. TB
  12. Stefon Diggs (MIN) v. GB – assuming he plays
  13. Davante Adams (GB) at MIN
  14. Tyreek Hill (KC) v. PIT
  15. Michael Crabtree (OAK) v. LAC
  16. Golden Tate (DET) at NO
  17. Alshon Jeffery (PHI) at CAR
  18. Adam Thielen (MIN) v. GB
  19. Kelvin Benjamin (CAR) v. PHI
  20. Pierre Garcon (SF) at WAS
  21. DeSean Jackson (TB) at ARZ
  22. Emmanuel Sanders (DEN) v. NYG
  23. Damaryius Thomas (DEN) v. NYG
  24. Devin Funchess (CAR) v. PHI
  25. Terrelle Pryor (WAS) v. SF
  26. Jarvis Landry (MIA) at ATL
  27. Randall Cobb (GB) at MIN
  28. Will Fuller (HOU) v. CLE
  29. DeVante Parker (MIA) at ATL – assuming he plays
  30. Amari Cooper (OAK) v. LAC
  31. Martavis Bryant (PIT) at KC
  32. Danny Amendola (NE) at NYJ
  33. Rishard Matthews (TEN) v. IND
  34. Willie Snead (NO) v. DET
  35. Tyrell Wiliams (LAC) at OAK
  36. John Brown (ARZ) v. TB
  37. Marvin Jones (DET) at NO
  38. Jermaine Kearse (NYJ) v. NE
  39. Jamison Crowder (WAS) v. SF
  40. Cooper Kupp (LAR) at JAX
  41. Sammy Watkins (LAR) at JAX
  42. Taylor Gabriel (ATL) v. MIA
  43. Robby Anderson (NYJ) v. NE
  44. Jeremy Maclin (BAL) v. CHI
  45. Jaron Brown (ARZ) v. TB
  46. Mike Wallace (BAL) v. CHI
  47. Allen Hurns (JAX) v. LAR
  48. Nelson Agholor (PHI) at CAR
  49. Marqise Lee (JAX) v. LAR
  50. Ricardo Louis (CLE) at HOU
  51. Ted Ginn (NO) v. DET
  52. Donte Moncrief (IND) at TEN
  53. Kendall Wright (CHI) at BAL
  54. Sterling Shepard (NYG) at DEN
  55. J.J. Nelson (ARZ) v. TB
  56. Kenny Golladay (DET) at NO
  57. Marquise Goodwin (SF) at WAS
  58. Eric Decker (TEN) v. IND
  59. JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT) v. IND
  60. Travis Benjamin (LAC) at OAK

Week 6 Rankings – Wide Receivers (1-point PPR)

Updated October 12, 2017

  1. Antonio Brown (PIT) at KC
  2. Julio Jones (ATL) v. MIA
  3. DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) v. CLE
  4. Michael Thomas (NO) v. DET
  5. T.Y. Hilton (IND) at TEN
  6. Mike Evans (TB) at ARZ
  7. Jordy Nelson (GB) at MIN
  8. Keenan Allen (LAC) at OAK
  9. Larry Fitzgerald (ARZ) v. TB
  10. Golden Tate (DET) at NO
  11. Brandin Cooks (NE) at NYJ
  12. Chris Hogan (NE) at NYJ
  13. Stefon Diggs (MIN) v. GB – assuming he plays
  14. Tyreek Hill (KC) v. PIT
  15. Jarvis Landry (MIA) at ATL
  16. Davante Adams (GB) at MIN
  17. Alshon Jeffery (PHI) at CAR
  18. Pierre Garcon (SF) at WAS
  19. Emmanuel Sanders (DEN) v. NYG
  20. Michael Crabtree (OAK) v. LAC
  21. Adam Thielen (MIN) v. GB
  22. Kelvin Benjamin (CAR) v. PHI
  23. DeSean Jackson (TB) at ARZ
  24. Damaryius Thomas (DEN) v. NYG
  25. Devin Funchess (CAR) v. PHI
  26. Danny Amendola (NE) at NYJ
  27. Randall Cobb (GB) at MIN
  28. DeVante Parker (MIA) at ATL – assuming he plays
  29. Amari Cooper (OAK) v. LAC
  30. Will Fuller (HOU) v. CLE
  31. Terrelle Pryor (WAS) v. SF
  32. Rishard Matthews (TEN) v. IND
  33. Martavis Bryant (PIT) at KC
  34. Willie Snead (NO) v. DET
  35. Jermaine Kearse (NYJ) v. NE
  36. John Brown (ARZ) v. TB
  37. Tyrell Wiliams (LAC) at OAK
  38. Marvin Jones (DET) at NO
  39. Cooper Kupp (LAR) at JAX
  40. Jeremy Maclin (BAL) v. CHI
  41. Jamison Crowder (WAS) v. SF
  42. Nelson Agholor (PHI) at CAR
  43. Taylor Gabriel (ATL) v. MIA
  44. Mike Wallace (BAL) v. CHI
  45. Kendall Wright (CHI) at BAL
  46. Robby Anderson (NYJ) v. NE
  47. Allen Hurns (JAX) v. LAR
  48. Sammy Watkins (LAR) at JAX
  49. Ricardo Louis (CLE) at HOU
  50. Sterling Shepard (NYG) at DEN
  51. Jaron Brown (ARZ) v. TB
  52. Adam Humphries (TB) at ARZ
  53. Marqise Lee (JAX) v. LAR
  54. Eric Decker (TEN) v. IND
  55. Ted Ginn (NO) v. DET
  56. Roger Lewis (NYG) at DEN
  57. J.J. Nelson (ARZ) v. TB
  58. Donte Moncrief (IND) at TEN
  59. Robert Woods (LAR) at JAX
  60. Kenny Golladay (DET) at NO

Week 6 Rankings – Tight Ends

Updated October 12, 2017

  1. Rob Gronkowski (NE) at NYJ
  2. Zach Ertz (PHI) at CAR
  3. Austin Seferian-Jenkins (NYJ) v. NE
  4. Jordan Reed (WAS) v. SF
  5. Delanie Walker (TEN) v. IND
  6. Evan Engram (NYG) at DEN
  7. Cameron Brate (TB) at ARZ
  8. Martellus Bennett (GB) at MIN
  9. Hunter Henry (LAC) at OAK
  10. Kyle Rudolph (MIN) v. GB
  11. Travis Kelce (KC) v. PIT – assuming he plays
  12. George Kittle (SF) at WAS
  13. Ryan Griffin (HOU) v. CLE
  14. Zach Miller (CHI) at BAL
  15. Ed Dickson (CAR) v. PHI
  16. Ben Watson (BAL) v. CHI
  17. Coby Fleener (NO) v. DET
  18. A.J. Derby (DEN) v. NYG
  19. Jared Cook (OAK) v. LAC

Week 6 Rankings – Tight Ends (1-point PPR)

Updated October 12, 2017

  1. Rob Gronkowski (NE) at NYJ
  2. Zach Ertz (PHI) at CAR
  3. Austin Seferian-Jenkins (NYJ) v. NE
  4. Evan Engram (NYG) at DEN
  5. Jordan Reed (WAS) v. SF
  6. Delanie Walker (TEN) v. IND
  7. Cameron Brate (TB) at ARZ
  8. Martellus Bennett (GB) at MIN
  9. Kyle Rudolph (MIN) v. GB
  10. Travis Kelce (KC) v. PIT – assuming he plays
  11. Hunter Henry (LAC) at OAK
  12. George Kittle (SF) at WAS
  13. Zach Miller (CHI) at BAL
  14. Ben Watson (BAL) v. CHI
  15. Ryan Griffin (HOU) v. CLE
  16. Jared Cook (OAK) v. LAC
  17. Ed Dickson (CAR) v. PHI
  18. Coby Fleener (NO) v. DET
  19. David Njoku (CLE) at HOU
  20. Austin Hooper (ATL) v. MIA

Week 6 Rankings – Team Defenses

Updated October 12, 2017

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

Week 6 Rankings – Kickers

Updated October 12, 2017

  1. Matt Bryant (ATL) v. MIA
  2. Stephen Gostkowski (NE) at NYJ
  3. Justin Tucker (BAL) v. CHI
  4. Dustin Hopkins (WAS) v. SF
  5. Brandon McManus (DEN) v. NYG
  6. Mason Crosby (GB) at MIN
  7. Will Lutz (NO) v. DET
  8. Ka’imi Fairbairn (HOU) v. CLE
  9. Harrison Butker (KC) v. PIT
  10. Matt Prater (DET) at NO
  11. Graham Gano (CAR) v. PHI
  12. Ryan Succop (TEN) v. LAR
  13. Giorgio Tavecchio (OAK) v. LAC
  14. Adam Vinatieri (IND) at TEN
  15. Jake Elliott (PHI) at CAR
  16. Jason Myers (JAX) v. LAR
  17. Greg Zuerlein (LAR) at JAX
  18. Kai Forbath (MIN) v. GB
  19. Nick Novak (LAC) at OAK
  20. Chandler Catanzaro (NYJ) v. NE

Key Suspensions – Week 6

  • None

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