Week 9 Analysis

Rule of Thumb: Always start your fantasy studs. That being said, below are our positional rankings for Week 9.

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 8

Joe Flacco (BAL-QB) – concussion. Possibly will play in Week 9.
Chris Hogan (NE-WR) – shoulder injury. Likely out for a couple of weeks.
Jordan Reed (WAS-TE) – hamstring injury. Likely out for Week 9.
Zach Miller (CHI-TE) – dislocated left knee. Out indefinitely.

Week 9 Rankings – Quarterbacks

Updated November 3, 2017 

  1. Russell Wilson (SEA) v. WAS
  2. Dak Prescott (DAL) v. KC
  3. Drew Brees (NO) v. TB
  4. Alex Smith (KC) at DAL
  5. Cam Newton (CAR) v. ATL
  6. Carson Wentz (PHI) v. DEN
  7. Matthew Stafford (DET) at GB
  8. Tyrod Taylor (BUF) at NYJ
  9. Jameis Winston (TB) at NO
  10. Derek Carr (OAK) at MIA
  11. Matt Ryan (ATL) at CAR
  12. Marcus Mariota (TEN) v. BAL
  13. Jared Goff (LAR) at NYG
  14. Kirk Cousins (WAS) at SEA
  15. Josh McCown (NYJ) v. BUF
  16. Jacoby Brissett (IND) at HOU
  17. Brett Hundley (GB) v. DET
  18. Tom Savage (HOU) v. IND
  19. Jay Cutler (MIA) v. OAK
  20. Blake Bortles (JAX) v. CIN

Week 9 Rankings – Running Backs

Updated November 3, 2017

  1. Todd Gurley (LAR) at NYG
  2. Kareem Hunt (KC) at DAL
  3. LeSean McCoy (BUF) at NYJ
  4. Leonard Fournette (JAX) v. CIN
  5. Mark Ingram (NO) v. TB
  6. Lamar Miller (HOU) v. IND
  7. Doug Martin (TB) at NO
  8. Devonta Freeman (ATL) at CAR
  9. Alvin Kamara (NO) v. TB
  10. Adrian Peterson (ARZ) at SF
  11. Aaron Jones (GB) v. DET
  12. DeMarco Murray (TEN) v. BAL
  13. Chris Thompson (WAS) at SEA
  14. Carlos Hyde (SF) v. ARZ
  15. Joe Mixon (CIN) at JAX
  16. Alex Collins (BAL) at TEN
  17. Christian McCaffrey (CAR) v. ATL
  18. Ameer Abdullah (DET) at GB
  19. Bilal Powell (NYJ) v. BUF
  20. Tevin Coleman (ATL) at CAR
  21. Alfred Morris (DAL) v. KC
  22. Orleans Darkwa (NYG) v. LAR
  23. Kenyan Drake (MIA) v. OAK
  24. Buck Allen (BAL) at TEN
  25. Derrick Henry (TEN) v. BAL
  26. C.J. Anderson (DEN) at PHI
  27. Marshawn Lynch (OAK) at MIA
  28. Jonathan Stewart (CAR) v. ATL
  29. Matt Forte (NYJ) v. BUF
  30. Marlon Mack (IND) at HOU
  31. Darren McFadden (DAL) v. KC
  32. Frank Gore (IND) at HOU
  33. LeGarrette Blount (PHI) v. DEN
  34. Eddie Lacy (SEA) v. WAS
  35. Damien Williams (MIA) v. OAK
  36. Ty Montgomery (GB) v. DET
  37. Robert Kelley (WAS) at SEA
  38. Wayne Gallman (NYG) v. LAR
  39. Jay Ajayi (PHI) v. DEN
  40. Theo Riddick (DET) at GB

Week 9 Rankings – Running Backs (1-point PPR)

Updated November 3, 2017 

  1. LeSean McCoy (BUF) at NYJ
  2. Kareem Hunt (KC) at DAL
  3. Todd Gurley (LAR) at NYG
  4. Mark Ingram (NO) v. TB
  5. Leonard Fournette (JAX) v. CIN
  6. Lamar Miller (HOU) v. IND
  7. Alvin Kamara (NO) v. TB
  8. Christian McCaffrey (CAR) v. ATL
  9. Devonta Freeman (ATL) at CAR
  10. Chris Thompson (WAS) at SEA
  11. Carlos Hyde (SF) v. ARZ
  12. Doug Martin (TB) at NO
  13. DeMarco Murray (TEN) v. BAL
  14. Adrian Peterson (ARZ) at SF
  15. Joe Mixon (CIN) at JAX
  16. Aaron Jones (GB) v. DET
  17. Bilal Powell (NYJ) v. BUF
  18. Tevin Coleman (ATL) at CAR
  19. Alex Collins (BAL) at TEN
  20. Buck Allen (BAL) at TEN
  21. Ameer Abdullah (DET) at GB
  22. Orleans Darkwa (NYG) v. LAR
  23. Theo Riddick (DET) at GB
  24. Marlon Mack (IND) at HOU
  25. Kenyan Drake (MIA) v. OAK
  26. Matt Forte (NYJ) v. BUF
  27. C.J. Anderson (DEN) at PHI
  28. Alfred Morris (DAL) v. KC
  29. Marshawn Lynch (OAK) at MIA
  30. Darren McFadden (DAL) v. KC
  31. Derrick Henry (TEN) v. BAL
  32. Damien Williams (MIA) v. OAK
  33. Jonathan Stewart (CAR) v. ATL
  34. Shane Vereen (NYG) v. LAR
  35. Jay Ajayi (PHI) v. DEN
  36. Frank Gore (IND) at HOU
  37. Ty Montgomery (GB) v. DET
  38. Devontae Booker (DEN) at PHI
  39. Rod Smith (DAL) v. KC
  40. Matt Breida (SF) v. ARZ

Week 9 Rankings – Wide Receivers

Updated November 3, 2017 

  1. Michael Thomas (NO) v. TB
  2. Julio Jones (ATL) at CAR
  3. Mike Evans (TB) at NO
  4. Dez Bryant (DAL) v. KC
  5. A.J. Green (CIN) at JAX
  6. DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) v. IND
  7. Doug Baldwin (SEA) v. WAS
  8. Michael Crabtree (OAK) at MIA
  9. Tyreek Hill (KC) at DAL
  10. Amari Cooper (OAK) at MIA
  11. Jarvis Landry (MIA) v. OAK
  12. Golden Tate (DET) at GB
  13. Larry Fitzgerald (ARZ) at SF
  14. Devante Parker (MIA) v. OAK
  15. Demaryius Thomas (DEN) at PHI
  16. Devin Funchess (CAR) v. ATL
  17. T.Y. Hilton (IND) at HOU
  18. Marvin Jones (DET) at GB
  19. Jordy Nelson (GB) v. DET
  20. Alshon Jeffery (PHI) v. DEN
  21. Sterling Shepard (NYG) v. LAR
  22. Ted Ginn (NO) v. TB
  23. DeSean Jackson (TB) at NO
  24. Emmanuel Sanders (DEN) at PHI
  25. Robby Anderson (NYJ) v. BUF
  26. Davante Adams (GB) v. DET
  27. Tyler Lockett (SEA) v. WAS
  28. Paul Richardson (SEA) v. WAS
  29. Will Fuller (HOU) v. IND
  30. Rishard Matthews (TEN) v. BAL
  31. Nelson Agholor (PHI) av. DEN
  32. Mohamed Sanu (ATL) at CAR
  33. Sammy Watkins (LAR) at NYG
  34. Allen Hurns (JAX) v. CIN
  35. Jeremy Maclin (BAL) at TEN
  36. Cooper Kupp (LAR) at NYG
  37. Marqise Lee (JAX) v. CIN
  38. Jermaine Kearse (NYJ) v. BUF
  39. Kenny Stills (MIA) v. OAK
  40. Robert Woods (LAR) at NYG
  41. Jamison Crowder (WAS) at SEA
  42. Josh Doctson (WAS) at SEA
  43. Russell Shepard (CAR) v. ATL
  44. John Brown (ARZ) at SF
  45. Jordan Matthews (BUF) at NYJ
  46. Mike Wallace (BAL) at TEN
  47. Randall Cobb (GB) v. DET
  48. Marquise Goodwin (SF) v. ARZ
  49. Corey Davis (TEN) v. BAL
  50. J.J. Nelson (ARZ) at SF
  51. Brandon Coleman (NO) v. TB
  52. Eric Decker (TEN) v. BAL
  53. Zay Jones (BUF) at NYJ
  54. Donte Moncrief (IND) at HOU
  55. Terrance Williams (DAL) v. KC
  56. T.J. Jones (DET) at GB
  57. Demarcus Robinson (KC) at DAL
  58. Adam Humphries (TB) at NO
  59. Jaron Brown (ARZ) at SF
  60. Trent Taylor (SF) v. ARZ

Week 9 Rankings – Wide Receivers (1-point PPR)

Updated November 3, 2017 

  1. Michael Thomas (NO) v. TB
  2. Julio Jones (ATL) at CAR
  3. Mike Evans (TB) at NO
  4. Doug Baldwin (SEA) v. WAS
  5. A.J. Green (CIN) at JAX
  6. Dez Bryant (DAL) v. KC
  7. DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) v. IND
  8. Michael Crabtree (OAK) at MIA
  9. Jarvis Landry (MIA) v. OAK
  10. Golden Tate (DET) at GB
  11. Tyreek Hill (KC) at DAL
  12. Amari Cooper (OAK) at MIA
  13. Larry Fitzgerald (ARZ) at SF
  14. Devante Parker (MIA) v. OAK
  15. Demaryius Thomas (DEN) at PHI
  16. T.Y. Hilton (IND) at HOU
  17. Devin Funchess (CAR) v. ATL
  18. Sterling Shepard (NYG) v. LAR
  19. Jordy Nelson (GB) v. DET
  20. Marvin Jones (DET) at GB
  21. Emmanuel Sanders (DEN) at PHI
  22. Alshon Jeffery (PHI) v. DEN
  23. DeSean Jackson (TB) at NO
  24. Ted Ginn (NO) v. TB
  25. Mohamed Sanu (ATL) at CAR
  26. Robby Anderson (NYJ) v. BUF
  27. Tyler Lockett (SEA) v. WAS
  28. Jeremy Maclin (BAL) at TEN
  29. Davante Adams (GB) v. DET
  30. Rishard Matthews (TEN) v. BAL
  31. Nelson Agholor (PHI) av. DEN
  32. Jamison Crowder (WAS) at SEA
  33. Marqise Lee (JAX) v. CIN
  34. Will Fuller (HOU) v. IND
  35. Paul Richardson (SEA) v. WAS
  36. Sammy Watkins (LAR) at NYG
  37. Robert Woods (LAR) at NYG
  38. Cooper Kupp (LAR) at NYG
  39. Allen Hurns (JAX) v. CIN
  40. Jermaine Kearse (NYJ) v. BUF
  41. Randall Cobb (GB) v. DET
  42. Kenny Stills (MIA) v. OAK
  43. Mike Wallace (BAL) at TEN
  44. Russell Shepard (CAR) v. ATL
  45. John Brown (ARZ) at SF
  46. Jordan Matthews (BUF) at NYJ
  47. Josh Doctson (WAS) at SEA
  48. Corey Davis (TEN) v. BAL
  49. Marquise Goodwin (SF) v. ARZ
  50. Eric Decker (TEN) v. BAL
  51. Adam Humphries (TB) at NO
  52. Terrance Williams (DAL) v. KC
  53. Brandon Coleman (NO) v. TB
  54. Trent Taylor (SF) v. ARZ
  55. T.J. Jones (DET) at GB
  56. J.J. Nelson (ARZ) at SF
  57. Cole Beasley (DAL) v. KC
  58. Donte Moncrief (IND) at HOU
  59. Demarcus Robinson (KC) at DAL
  60. Ryan Grant (WAS) at SEA

Week 9 Rankings – Tight Ends

Updated November 3, 2017 

  1. Travis Kelce (KC) at DAL
  2. Zach Ertz (PHI) v. DEN
  3. Jimmy Graham (SEA) v. WAS
  4. Evan Engram (NYG) v. LAR
  5. Cameron Brate (TB) at NO
  6. Jack Doyle (IND) at HOU
  7. Austin Seferian-Jenkins (NYJ) v. BUF
  8. Jason Witten (DAL) v. KC
  9. Vernon Davis (WAS) at SEA
  10. Jared Cook (OAK) at MIA
  11. Delanie Walker (TEN) v. BAL
  12. Tyler Kroft (CIN) at JAX
  13. Ed Dickson (CAR) v. ATL
  14. Austin Hooper (ATL) at CAR
  15. Benjamin Watson (BAL) at TEN
  16. George Kittle (SF) v. ARZ
  17. Ryan Griffin (HOU) v. IND
  18. Nick O’Leary (BUF) at NYJ
  19. Tyler Higbee (LAR) at NYG
  20. A.J. Derby (DEN) at PHI

Week 9 Rankings – Tight Ends (1-point PPR)

Updated November 3, 2017 

  1. Zach Ertz (PHI) v. DEN
  2. Travis Kelce (KC) at DAL
  3. Evan Engram (NYG) v. LAR
  4. Jack Doyle (IND) at HOU
  5. Jimmy Graham (SEA) v. WAS
  6. Cameron Brate (TB) at NO
  7. Austin Seferian-Jenkins (NYJ) v. BUF
  8. Vernon Davis (WAS) at SEA
  9. Jason Witten (DAL) v. KC
  10. Jared Cook (OAK) at MIA
  11. Tyler Kroft (CIN) at JAX
  12. Delanie Walker (TEN) v. BAL
  13. Benjamin Watson (BAL) at TEN
  14. Ed Dickson (CAR) v. ATL
  15. Austin Hooper (ATL) at CAR
  16. A.J. Derby (DEN) at PHI
  17. George Kittle (SF) v. ARZ
  18. Tyler Higbee (LAR) at NYG
  19. Martellus Bennett (GB) v. DET
  20. Nick O’Leary (BUF) at NYJ

Week 9 Rankings – Team Defenses

Updated November 3, 2017

  1. Jaguars (JAX) v. CIN
  2. Eagles (PHI) v. DEN
  3. Texans (HOU) v. IND
  4. Seahawks (SEA) v. WAS
  5. Cardinals (ARZ) at SF
  6. Saints (NO) v. TB
  7. Rams (LAR) at NYG
  8. Bills (BUF) at NYJ
  9. Lions (DET) at GB
  10. Bengals (CIN) at JAX
  11. Titans (TEN) v. BAL
  12. Panthers (CAR) v. ATL
  13. 49ers (SF) v. ARZ
  14. Ravens (BAL) at TEN
  15. Falcons (ATL) at CAR
  16. Broncos (DEN) at PHI
  17. Raiders (OAK) at MIA
  18. Chiefs (KC) at DAL
  19. Jets (NYJ) v. BUF
  20. Giants (NYG) v. LAR

Week 9 Rankings – Kickers

Updated November 3, 2017 

  1. Harrison Butker (KC) at DAL
  2. Wil Lutz (NO) v. TB
  3. Jake Elliott (PHI) v. DEN
  4. Greg Zuerlein (LAR) at NYG
  5. Ka’imi Fairbairn (HOU) v. IND
  6. Matt Prater (DET) at GB
  7. Stephen Hauschka (BUF) at NYJ
  8. Justin Tucker (BAL) at TEN
  9. Ryan Succop (TEN) v. BAL
  10. Blair Walsh (SEA) v. WAS
  11. Matt Bryant (ATL) at CAR
  12. Mike Nugent (DAL) v. KC
  13. Graham Gano (CAR) v. ATL
  14. Giorgio Tavecchio (OAK) at MIA
  15. Josh Lambo (JAX) v. CIN
  16. Adam Vinatieri (IND) at HOU
  17. Phil Dawson (ARZ) at SF
  18. Patrick Murray (TB) at NO
  19. Robbie Gould (SF) v. ARZ
  20. Chandler Catanzaro (NYJ) v. BUF

Key Suspensions – Week 9

  • Ezekiel Elliott (DAL-RB) – first of six games

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