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2019 Fantasy Football Rankings: The Top 150 Players for Standard Leagues

Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys agreed to a contract extension, ending the uncertainty surrounding one of the NFL’s surest bets. Meanwhile, LeSean McCoy has reunited with his former head coach Andy Reid on the Chiefs. Our fantasy experts account for the latest developments in their updated player rankings.

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Welcome to The Ringer’s 2019 fantasy football player rankings, your handy guide for making the right decisions on draft day.

Our fantasy experts have ranked and analyzed the top 150 players in 2019 for both PPR- and standard-scoring leagues. You’ll notice that our rankings go well against the consensus in some cases: We’re not beholden to average draft position, or to widespread beliefs about where a player “should” go in drafts. We have takes, and we’re willing to bet your fantasy season on them.

As of Wednesday, September 4, our rankings are updated to reflect the latest injuries, contract holdouts, and other extenuating circumstances that have rippled through the fantasy world. The Cowboys finally agreed to terms on a contract extension with Ezekiel Elliott on Wednesday, ending the uncertainty surrounding one of the league’s surest fantasy bets. Melvin Gordon and the Chargers, meanwhile, seem to be nowhere close to a new deal, and our latest rankings reflect his falling value. Elsewhere, LeSean McCoy’s arrival in Kansas City has raised his draft stock, but has caused Damien Williams’s stock to tumble.

If you’re drafting soon, please print out our handy cheat sheets. May they bring you success and glory in your fantasy league. Just don’t ask us to conduct your draft. Our history in that area is, well, it’s not great.

Below you’ll find our rankings for standard-scoring leagues. You can find our rankings for PPR formats here.

(Introduction by Riley McAtee; analysis by Danny Heifetz, Craig Horlbeck, Danny Kelly, Robert Mays, and McAtee)

TOP 150 (PPR)





1. Saquon Barkley, RB, Giants

2019 outlook: He’s the entire Giants offense, for better or worse
2018 stats: 1,307 rushing yards, 11 TDs | 721 receiving yards, 4 TDs

Barkley wasted zero time cementing his status as a fantasy superstar as a rookie. As the centerpiece of a bad New York offense, he finished as the top-scoring running back in PPR and finished second in standard formats. This year, the elusive playmaker must overcome what could be an even worse overall unit, but in fantasy football, volume is king—and the second-year pro is in line for more opportunities to touch the rock than any other non-quarterback. Barkley led the NFL in combined targets and carries last year (382 total), and his role shouldn’t change much in 2019, particularly with the departure of Odell Beckham Jr. (plus Golden Tate’s suspension and Sterling Shepard’s broken thumb). Whether the Giants roll with Eli Manning or Daniel Jones under center, the New York offense will lean on Barkley to carry a massive load, which gives him as high a floor as just about any player in the league. —Danny Kelly

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2. Alvin Kamara, RB, Saints

2019 outlook: Can make a serious argument for no. 1 overall
2018 stats: 883 rushing yards, 14 TDs | 709 receiving yards, 4 TDs

Kamara set the all-time mark for fantasy points per touch in 2017, and was tied for the fourth-best mark ever last year (minimum 100 carries). Mark Ingram has been replaced by Latavius Murray, hinting at an even bigger role for Kamara in 2019. In four games without Ingram last year, Kamara was the highest-scoring non-quarterback, with 91 touches for 611 yards from scrimmage. When Ingram returned, Kamara “fell” to fifth among running backs the rest of the way. He looks like a lock to be top five again with a serious chance to finish as the no. 1 player in 2019. —Danny Heifetz

3. Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Cowboys

2019 outlook: A surefire fantasy star now that his holdout is over
2018 stats: 1,434 rushing yards, 6 TDs | 567 receiving yards, 3 TDs

Elliott’s holdout is over and he’s available for Week 1, putting him in the conversation to be the top player in all of fantasy football. Elliott may not lead the league in touches like he did last season (a staggering 381, which is the sort of workload that backs just don’t get anymore), but with first-year coordinator Kellen Moore running the offense and all the key components of the league’s best offensive line returning, Zeke’s efficiency should see an uptick this season. —Robert Mays

4. Christian McCaffrey, RB, Panthers

2019 outlook: Swiss-army knife with sky-high usage
2018 stats: 1,098 rushing yards, 7 TDs | 867 receiving yards, 6 TDs

Fantasy football is about volume, and no running back saw more snaps last season than McCaffrey. The talented sophomore was on the field for more than 91 percent of Carolina’s plays, while the next-highest back (Saquon Barkley) was out there for 83 percent of his team’s—and that sample includes a meaningless Week 17 game in which McCaffrey barely played. Head coach Ron Rivera has talked about reducing McCaffrey’s workload, but even if the Panthers cut back some, McCaffrey is the most game script-proof back in the league. Cam Newton’s foot injury is a cause for concern, but McCaffrey may still have the highest floor in football, paired with a ridiculously high ceiling: It’s easy to envision the third-year back becoming the first player since the turn of the century to eclipse 1,000 yards in both rushing and receiving. —Riley McAtee

5. James Conner, RB, Steelers

2019 outlook: He won’t surprise anyone this year, but he’s still a top-tier running back
2018 stats: 973 rushing yards, 12 TDs | 497 receiving yards, 1 TD

Le’Veon Bell held out in 2018, but Pittsburgh’s run game barely missed a beat. Through 13 weeks, Conner had the fourth-most touches per game in the NFL and was the fifth-best running back in standard and PPR scoring, but a sprained ankle hobbled him for the fantasy playoffs. The question entering 2019 is whether Conner will once again get an elite number of touches or if the team will give more opportunities to athletic but unrefined backup Jaylen Samuels. The answer is likely both. The Steelers had the most pass attempts and second-fewest rushing attempts last year, an uncharacteristic approach likely forced by Bell’s holdout. If half of Antonio Brown’s 168 targets last year become rush attempts in 2019, the Steelers can return to their preferred pass-run ratio, double Samuels’s workload from last year, and still give Conner enough opportunities to be a top-five fantasy back. —Heifetz

6. David Johnson, RB, Cardinals

2019 outlook: Versatile threat can turn back the clock under Kliff Kingsbury
2018 stats: 940 rushing yards, 7 TDs

Johnson and new head coach Kingsbury seem like a perfect match for each other. Kingsbury’s Texas Tech offenses ran an Air Raid attack that featured lots of plays and a ton of passing. That’s all good for Johnson—it means a volume boost as well as the chance to flex his receiving skills. Johnson had 879 receiving yards in his electric 2016 season, and he is particularly effective out of the slot. Kingsbury put four wide receivers on the field roughly 60 percent of his plays at Texas Tech, and it’s easy to see him frequently motioning Johnson out into the slot. Johnson also has experience running out of shotgun formation—another favorite of Kingsbury’s—from his college days. It’s easy to see Johnson winding back the clock to 2016, when he was the no. 1 running back by standard scoring. But of course, there’s risk here: The Cardinals still have one of the worst offensive lines in football, and there’s no telling how Kyler Murray will do as a rookie. —McAtee

7. DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Texans

2019 outlook: The surest hands in the NFL make him an ultrasafe pick at receiver
2018 stats: 115 receptions, 1,572 receiving yards, 11 TDs

He’s the best receiver in the NFL, which seems like a good place to start. No pass catcher in football inspires more confidence when the ball is in the air. Nuk is an absolute monster as a boundary receiver, and last year he took another step forward working in the slot and the middle of the field with Deshaun Watson. The Hopkins-Watson connection is arguably the most dynamic QB-WR pairing in the league, and it’s proved to be the type of partnership that Hopkins has deserved his entire career. If Will Fuller and Keke Coutee can stay healthy for the season, it may cut into Nuk’s mammoth target share, but a full stable of receivers should only help create more space for the Texans’ top option. —Mays

8. Davante Adams, WR, Packers

2019 outlook: Will thrive as the favorite target of a rejuvenated Aaron Rodgers
2018 stats: 111 receptions, 1,386 receiving yards, 13 TDs

Adams heads into 2019 as Rodgers’s unquestioned go-to-guy. He finished one target short of the NFL lead last year (169) and was among the most consistent, matchup-proof fantasy stalwarts: He scored in double digits in standard formats in all but one game in 2018 while never dipping below 16.0 points in PPR leagues. The Packers didn’t invest in any established big-name receivers this offseason, and neither Geronimo Allison nor Marquez Valdes-Scantling threatens to eat into Adams’s fantasy bottom line in 2019. Adams—who’s reeled in 35 touchdowns in the past three seasons, second only to Antonio Brown at WR—could be the top-scoring receiver in all fantasy formats this year. —Kelly

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9. Julio Jones, WR, Falcons

2019 outlook: If he can find the end zone a few more times than last season, he’ll be one of the best players in fantasy
2018 stats: 113 receptions, 1,677 receiving yards, 8 TDs

The only thing that would prevent you from drafting Jones at this point is boredom. After a few seasons with lower-than-average touchdown totals, Julio found the end zone eight times in 2018 (tied for the second most in his career). At age 30, Jones is still in his prime. Last year he led the league in targets and yards. According to PFF’s Scott Barrett he’s ranked first in yards per route run five times in the past six seasons. So draft him. Be boring. The Tim Duncan of wide receivers will still produce steady WR1 numbers regardless of his touchdown rate—in the last three seasons he has never finished below WR7 in standard or PPR. Just don’t expect your friends to “ooh” and “ahh” as you write his name up on the board. —Horlbeck

10. Odell Beckham Jr., WR, Browns

2019 outlook: With Baker Mayfield throwing passes, new heights are in sight for the superstar wideout
2018 stats: 77 receptions, 1,052 receiving yards, 6 TDs

Before a bruised quadriceps ended Beckham’s season after Week 12 last year, he was on pace to record the most catches (103) and second-most receiving yards (1,403) of his career despite receiving his targets from the human equivalent of a wet noodle. Now in Cleveland with new pass-happy OC Todd Monken and rising star (and non-wet noodle) Mayfield, Beckham could post his best year yet in an offense that may be less crowded than you’d think. Check-down slot receiver extraordinaire Jarvis Landry and up-and-coming tight end David Njoku should complement Beckham well, allowing the superstar to thrive. —Horlbeck

11. Le’Veon Bell, RB, Jets

2019 outlook: He won’t break your heart this year … at least not yet
2018 stats: Did not play

Bell apologized to fantasy owners who drafted him last year and promised to bring a championship to anyone who picks him up in 2019. He may have a hard time keeping that promise in New York, where he’ll play behind one of the 10 worst offensive lines in football, instead of one of the league’s best, as he did in Pittsburgh. The Jets have produced some surprisingly solid fantasy running backs in recent years (Isaiah Crowell!) but new head coach Adam Gase was criticized for his baffling usage of running backs in Miami (Jay Ajayi, Kenyan Drake), where he ran one of the league’s slowest offenses. Bell will likely see fewer touches with the Jets than his league-leading totals with the Steelers, but at least he won’t be breaking any fantasy hearts in 2019—at least not yet. —Heifetz

12. Michael Thomas, WR, Saints

2019 outlook: He may take a step back, but he’s still Drew Brees’s top target
2018 stats: 125 receptions, 1,405 yards, 9 TDs

Thomas’s wildly high 85 percent catch rate from last season is likely impossible to replicate. That means if he gets roughly the same number of targets as usual (he’s garnered 149 and 147 in the last two seasons), he’s due for a bit of regression. But that shouldn’t make you shy away from the fourth-year pro: He’s been a top-10 wideout in each of his first three seasons. That type of consistency makes Thomas a WR1 you can start with confidence every week. —McAtee

13. Travis Kelce, TE, Chiefs

2019 outlook: Posts WR1 numbers at a position where you’re lucky to get WR3 numbers
2018 stats: 103 receptions, 1,336 yards, 10 TDs

Kelce has been the first- or second-ranked tight end in each of the past three seasons and inside the top 25 overall in terms of value (relative to points above a replacement player) in each of those seasons as well, including a top-10 finish last season. Drafting Kelce will give you an edge over your teammates, with an elite contributor at a position that is ludicrously shallow. But you’ll also need a plan for the domino effect that follows: You’ll be taking a big hit at running back or wide receiver. This could be the time to break out the boom-or-bust zero-RB strategy and hope that you can supplement your roster by finding this year’s James Conner or Phillip Lindsay either in the late rounds or after your draft. —McAtee

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14. Nick Chubb, RB, Browns

2019 outlook: Wildly efficient between-the-tackles savant is expected to have a bigger role
2018 stats: 996 rushing yards, 8 TDs | 20 receptions, 149 receiving yards, 2 TDs

From Game 7 on—after the Browns traded Carlos Hyde and Chubb got the starting job—the rookie out of Georgia was the no. 8 fantasy running back in both standard-scoring and PPR formats. He carries that top-10 upside into the season, and considering the hype around the Browns—Baker Mayfield! Odell Beckham Jr!—it’s easy to fall in love with him. But there are reasons why Chubb is going in the second round and not the first: His 4.47 yards after contact (by far the top in the league) will be impossible to replicate, Cleveland’s offensive line is a below-average unit, and Chubb doesn’t add much as a pass catcher. Still, he’s a fantastic option to lean on in your RB2 slot. —McAtee

15. JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR, Steelers

2019 outlook: No AB means even more targets for JuJu
2018 stats: 111 receptions, 1,426 receiving yards, 7 TDs

There’s a real chance that Smith-Schuster will lead the NFL in targets, and opportunity is king in fantasy football. Ben Roethlisberger aired it out more times than any quarterback last season, and Antonio Brown is now in Oakland catching 5-yard passes from Derek Carr. It’s possible that Smith-Schuster will sputter a bit in his first season as the Steelers’ no. 1 option, but all signs point to his numbers exploding in a big way. —Mays

16. Joe Mixon, RB, Bengals

2019 outlook: Opportunities abound in new head coach Zac Taylor’s offense
2018 stats: 1,168 rushing yards, 8 TDs

Mixon averaged 102.4 yards from scrimmage in 14 games last season, and this year, he steps into the offensive scheme that’s made Todd Gurley a fantasy superstar. There are plenty of concerns about the Bengals’ offensive line in 2018, but first-year head coach Taylor was part of a staff in Los Angeles that thrived on creating numbers mismatches in the box via personnel packages and formations. If Cincinnati follows the Rams’ model, Taylor and his staff will be doing all they can to make life easier on his depleted group up front. Mixon should also easily top the 43 receptions he had in 2018. With A.J. Green’s health status up in the air, Mixon could be the focal point of this offense. —Mays

17. Tyreek Hill, WR, Chiefs

2019 outlook: Hill remains the focal point of the Chiefs’ high-octane offense
2018 stats: 87 receptions, 1,479 receiving yards, 12 TDs

Patrick Mahomes is still his quarterback, right? With a possible suspension no longer looming over Hill’s status, he’s a reliable bet to be near the top of the league in air yards in an offense led by the reigning MVP. No player does more to change the geography of a defense than Hill, and the Chiefs aren’t content to just let his speed bend the defense to their liking. They want to push the ball down the field, and Hill—who led the NFL in contested catch rate last season, despite his 5-foot-10 frame, has developed into arguably the most effective deep-ball receiver in the league. —Mays

18. Dalvin Cook, RB, Vikings

2019 outlook: Third time’s the charm for this injury-plagued back?
2018 stats: 615 rushing yards, 2 TDs | 305 receiving yards, 2 TDs

Cook has high-end RB1 upside in the new-look Vikings offense, which should shift to a more run-heavy approach this year under offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski and offensive adviser Gary Kubiak. But while the third-year pro is in line for what could be a massive workload as the team’s bell cow, the concern is whether Cook can stay healthy enough to pay off on his mid-second-round ADP. Cook has played in just 15 of a possible 32 games in two seasons, thanks to ACL and hamstring injuries, and he’s logged a grand total of 207 career carries. That history makes his floor much lower than some of his peers and may lead the team to employ a committee approach this season with Alexander Mattison and/or Mike Boone. Cook is a major boom-or-bust prospect. —Kelly

19. Mike Evans, WR, Buccaneers

2019 outlook: If any elite receiver can be considered a bargain, it’s Evans
2018 stats: 86 receptions, 1,524 yards, 8 TDs

Evans is the rare example of an elite receiver who might be undervalued. He set career highs in 2018 in receiving yards (1,524) and average depth of target (15.7). He stands to gain in 2019 within new head coach Bruce Arians’s pass-happy offense and with more certainty at quarterback: Jameis Winston will be the starter after Ryan Fitzpatrick signed with the Dolphins. Many analysts are high on the Buccaneers offense in 2019, but that enthusiasm hasn’t translated to Evans’s fantasy stockhe’s consistently ranked around WR10, which is where he finished last year in standard and PPR scoring. —Heifetz

20. Todd Gurley, RB, Rams

2019 outlook: His ceiling reaches the stars; his floor reaches the Earth’s core
2018 stats: 1,251 rushing yards, 17 TDs | 580 receiving yards, 4 TDs

Gurley’s reign as king of fantasy football could be quickly coming to an end. After finishing as the top-scoring running back in standard scoring formats in 2017 and 2018, all signs point toward a significant workload reduction in 2019 as the team looks to manage wear and tear on his reportedly arthritic left knee. While head coach Sean McVay has intimated that Gurley will remain the centerpiece of the Rams offense, the team’s recent actions suggest otherwise: His snap totals and effectiveness took massive nose dives late last season (Gurley missed the team’s final two regular-season games, then ceded snaps to C.J. Anderson during the NFC championship and Super Bowl) and L.A. has him on a “veteran” plan to keep him healthy all year. All that combined with the Rams’ aggressive trade-up in the third round to select electric running back Darrell Henderson and it’s not hard to see McVay and Co. starting a time-share at the position. That could severely dampen Gurley’s overall fantasy value, and while he still has RB1 upside, he’s no longer a first-round lock. —Kelly

21. George Kittle, TE, 49ers

2019 outlook: Yards-after-the-catch monster
2018 stats: 88 receptions, 1,377 receiving yards, 5 TDs

Kittle broke out and established himself as a Tier 1 fantasy tight end last year, finishing as the overall TE2 in standard formats and the TE3 in PPR―and he did it all in a San Francisco offense helmed by C.J. Beathard and Nick Mullens for most of the year. Kittle is dangerous in space, leading the NFL with 873 yards after the catch, per PFF. While there’s reason to fear some negative regression in the third-year pro’s total yards (Dante Pettis should put a dent in Kittle’s volume), that slight drop could be more than offset by an expected positive regression in his touchdown total. The 49ers offense could take a major leap forward with a healthy Jimmy Garoppolo under center in 2019, and Kittle will remain a major focal point in the scheme. He has the upside to be the overall TE1. —Kelly

22. Leonard Fournette, RB, Jaguars

2019 outlook: Might not be a boom candidate, but he might not be a bust again, either
2018 stats: 439 rushing yards, 5 TDs | 185 receiving yards, 1 TD

Fournette was one of the biggest fantasy busts of the 2018 season. After carrying an average draft position of 10th overall into the year, he finished 158th in PPR points, missing seven games to injury and another to suspension. His quest for a bounceback in 2019 gets a boost with the return of offensive linemen Cam Robinson, Andrew Norwell, and Brandon Linder from injury, and it won’t hurt the team’s run game to have a competent quarterback like Nick Foles under center. Reports note that Fournette will be a bigger part of the passing game as well this year. Even baking in a handful of missed games, Fournette should see enough volume to cement himself as a mid-range RB1 (in 2017, he finished ninth among running backs in per-game scoring), but he’s got to stay on the field and out of the team’s doghouse to live up to that potential. —Kelly

23. Antonio Brown, WR, Raiders

2019 outlook: Frostbitten feet and a helmet controversy are not a good way to start training camp
2018 stats: 104 receptions, 1,297 receiving yards, 15 TDs

There were already plenty of questions surrounding Brown coming into this season: What kind of chemistry would he have with new quarterback Derek Carr? How would he fare in a worse offense than he was accustomed to in Pittsburgh? At 31, is he exiting his prime? Those questions seem mundane compared to the new worries about frostbitten feet and painted helmets. Brown is an all-time-great receiver, but he hasn’t practiced since July 30, which is enough cause for concern that you should hesitate before drafting him. —McAtee

24. Aaron Jones, RB, Packers

2019 outlook: He could end up one of the top backs or find himself in a RB platoon
2018 stats: 728 rushing yards, 8 TDs | 26 receptions, 206 receiving yards, 1 TD

Jones was Green Bay’s best running back last season and may be one of the most talented in the NFL, but Jamaal Williams is still threatening to take valuable snaps and touches. Jones also comes with injury concerns, having sprained his MCL at the end of last season. Still, if he had a more secure handle on the starting job in Green Bay, he’d be a late-first- or early-second-round pick. That gives him heaps of upside heading into this season. —McAtee

25. Devonta Freeman, RB, Falcons

2019 outlook: Finally has the backfield to himself—if he can stay healthy
2018 stats: 68 yards, zero TDs (in two games)

Freeman may be the least sexy running back option in the top five rounds, but he could be a solid one nonetheless. After a 2018 season that was almost entirely lost to injury, he comes into 2019 healthy and with less competition now that Tevin Coleman is in San Francisco. If you’re not one to worry about durability (Freeman has suffered a variety of maladies, including multiple concussions, over the years), then the Falcons’ starting running back presents great value. —McAtee

26. Adam Thielen, WR, Vikings

2019 outlook: A tale of two 2018 halves—which Thielen can we expect?
2018 stats: 113 receptions, 1,373 yards, 9 TDs

Thielen had 100 or more receiving yards in the first eight games of 2018, becoming the first receiver in the Super Bowl era to start a campaign with more than five in a row. But he hit 100 yards just once the rest of the way. His first-half receiving totals, including a league-leading 74 catches, were powered by a league-leading 96 targets that made him the overall WR1. In the second half, he had 57 targets (tied for 23rd) for 39 receptions (tied for 22nd) and was the WR20. His 2019 may be closer to the second half of 2018 than the first half. Minnesota has recommitted to the run game this offseason at the order of head coach Mike Zimmer, who brought on zone running guru Gary Kubiak as an advisor. Thielen’s volume may suffer as a result. —Heifetz

27. Keenan Allen, WR, Chargers

2019 outlook: There’s growing competition for Phillip Rivers’s attention among the Chargers receiving corps
2018 stats: 97 receptions, 1,196 yards, 6 TDs

Allen has started slow in each of the past two seasons before taking off in the second half. Though he was hampered by a hip pointer injury at the end of last season, he deserves to shed his injury-prone label after playing 16 games in consecutive seasons. In 2019, Allen may face more competition for Rivers’s passes than in past seasons: Tyrell Williams left for Oakland, but tight end Hunter Henry is poised to emerge as a top target, and Mike Williams finally made good on his talent at the end of last season. The Chargers have more receiving options, and the pie is also getting smaller. Last year, Rivers threw the fewest passes in a season since 2009, and the Chargers may be even more run-heavy in 2019. —Heifetz

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TOP 150 (PPR)

28. Chris Carson, RB, Seahawks

2019 outlook: Likely Seattle’s go-to back, but Rashaad Penny is on his heels
2018 stats: 1,151 rushing yards, 9 TDs | 163 receiving yards, 0 TDs

Carson beat out first-round rookie Rashaad Penny for the Seahawks’ lead back role in 2018, leaping and truck-sticking defenders on his way to a RB15 finish in PPR formats. And yet, heading into this season, Carson’s currently being drafted as the RB27—ostensibly out of the fear that Penny’s going to take his job. That looks like an opportunity to find major fantasy value: Carson isn’t going to give up his mantle as the team’s starter easily, and even if the super run-heavy Seahawks do take a committee approach, his value won’t necessarily take a big hit. Penny would need to gobble up the 112 carries Mike Davis got last year before he even started to eat into Carson’s bottom line. The third-year back looks poised to handle a big workload again in 2019. —Kelly

29. Zach Ertz, TE, Eagles

2019 outlook: A favorite target of Carson Wentz is in line for another big year
2018 stats: 116 receptions, 1,163 yards, 8 TDs

Finding production at tight end becomes more difficult every year, but Ertz has been a top-three producer at the position in each of the past two seasons. Last year Ertz set his career high in receiving yards (with 1,163) and broke the single-season record for targets by a tight end (with 156). He’s the last of the “Big 3” tight ends after Kelce and Kittle and will give your team an edge over many of your opponents, who will be forced to rotate through subpar tight end options if they fail to grab one of these guys. But Ertz isn’t free of drawbacks: Talented second-year tight end Dallas Goedert is nipping at Ertz’s heels, having nabbed 44 targets and 33 receptions as a rookie. —McAtee

30. Brandin Cooks, WR, Rams

2019 outlook: The talent of a WR1, just not the situation of one
2018 stats: 80 receptions, 1,204 receiving yards, 5 TDs

Cooks’s talent is not what keeps him from fantasy stardom, but rather his situation. He is a member of one of the most talented (read: crowded) receiving corps in the league, is playing in the ninth-most-run-heavy offense by run-pass ratio, and has a relatively conservative QB in Jared Goff. His upside is still there, and he may win you some weeks with his lid-lifting speed, just don’t expect a WR1 performance from a guy who is squarely positioned as a WR2. —Horlbeck

31. Stefon Diggs, WR, Vikings

2019 outlook: Have you heard that everything sticks to his hands?
2018 stats: 102 receptions, 1,021 receiving yards, 9 TDs

As Adam Thielen’s counterpart in the Vikings’ dynamic wide receiving duo, Diggs has established himself as one of the NFL’s best route runners, and heads into the season as a low-end WR1 with the potential to rise. He will have to compete with Thielen for targets in his second season catching passes from Kirk Cousins, but based on a small sample of games from late last season, he could be a bigger part of the Vikings’ pass game in 2019. After handing the offense to Kevin Stefanski for the final three weeks of last season, Minnesota went far more run- and play-action-heavy, with Diggs out-targeting Thielen 23 to 12, and catching 14 passes for 106 yards and three touchdowns. —Kelly

32. Amari Cooper, WR, Cowboys

2019 outlook: The boom-or-bust wideout was finally more boom than bust in Dallas
2018 stats: 75 receptions, 1,005 yards, 7 TDs

In his nine games after joining the Cowboys, Cooper registered a career-high catch rate and was the WR7 in standard leagues (WR9 in PPR) while seeing career highs in target share and yards per target. His chemistry with Dak Prescott grew down the stretch, and in the final six games of the season, Dak was the QB4 and Cooper was the overall WR3 in PPR. The Cowboys are committed to Cooper’s involvement, and the inconsistencies of his first four seasons look to be a thing of the past. —Horlbeck

33. Josh Jacobs, RB, Raiders

2019 outlook: Jon Gruden has ambitious plans for the talented rookie
2018 stats: N/A (24th pick in 2019 NFL draft)

It’s tough to pin high fantasy expectations on rookies, but the talented Jacobs has a direct line to major volume in the Raiders offense in 2019—at least if you believe Gruden, who spelled out the reasoning for taking Jacobs no. 24. “My expectation for him—if you’re listening, Josh—I encourage you to get some rest because we’re going to run you a lot.” Jacobs undoubtedly appeals to Gruden because he has the skill set to be a physical tone-setter for the Oakland offense, and with Isaiah Crowell done for the year, the rookie’s only competition for early-down touches comes via veteran Doug Martin. He could even feature on third downs, too. There’s no certainty that Jacobs will seize the opportunity to take on that bell-cow role, but his potential to be a focal point in the offense gives him RB1 potential in Year 1. —Kelly

34. Mark Ingram, RB, Ravens

2019 outlook: Baltimore will run a lot, so invest in their new lead back
2018 stats: 645 rushing yards, 6 TDs | 170 receiving yards, 1 TD

The Ravens plan to run the ball at a rate not seen since the Marshall Plan, and after signing a deal with Baltimore in free agency, Ingram is set to lead them in carries. Since 2014, Ingram has ranked 15th, 15th, 10th, sixth, and 28th among running backs in fantasy, and he may be in line for a career-high number of touches. After Lamar Jackson took over last year, Baltimore averaged 45 rushes per game. If Ingram gets a third of those carries, he could set a career high for single-season touches. —Heifetz

35. Kerryon Johnson, RB, Lions

2019 outlook: Breakout season looming for the second-year back
2018 stats: 641 rushing yards, 3 TDs

Every aspect of the Lions’ offseason served to help Johnson’s fantasy stock for 2019. Detroit hired Darrell Bevell as its offensive coordinator and released Theo Riddick and his 74 targets earlier this month, freeing up Johnson to play an even bigger role in the passing game. After averaging 5.4 yards per carry and 3.32 yards after contact as a rookie, the only question about Johnson’s ceiling is whether Detroit would rely on him as its clear-cut top back. And it seems like those days are on the horizon. —Mays

36. Sony Michel, RB, Patriots

2019 outlook: In line for a big workload, but it’s hard to trust the Pats’ backfield
2018 stats: 931 yards, 6 TDs

The New England backfield is the Bermuda Triangle of fantasy football: No one knows what the hell is going on there. But Michel is threatening to finally cut through the noise and become a solid, reliable Patriots running back worthy of a pick in the first four rounds. New England took him in the first round of the 2018 draft, and he racked up 931 rushing yards and six touchdowns last season. Then they really put him to work in the playoffs, where he had 336 yards and six touchdowns in just three games. But the Pats prefer James White as a receiver (Michel had just seven receptions in 2018) and drafted Damien Harris in the third round this year. So if you’re planning to dive into the Pats’ backfield, do so at your own risk. —McAtee

37. Derrick Henry, RB, Titans

2019 outlook: Ground-and-pound specialist who is finally in line for significant volume
2018 stats: 1,059 rushing yards, 12 TDs | 99 receiving yards, 0 TDs

Last year we learned that Henry needs volume to succeed. In 2018 he averaged 3.69 yards per carry when he received 10 or fewer carries in a game, and averaged 5.38 yards when given 11 carries or more. With first-time OC Arthur Smith at the helm, predicting the Titans’ offensive game plan is tricky, but rest assured Henry is primed for career highs in carries and red-zone touches. —Horlbeck

38. Melvin Gordon, RB, Chargers

2019 outlook: The only question is whether he’ll show up
2018 stats: 885 rushing yards, 10 TDs | 490 receiving yards, 4 TDs

Gordon’s holdout is reportedly expected to last into the regular season, which has caused him to drop down our draft board. He’s been a top-10 running back for three years straight and is coming off a career-best year in 2018, but he has to be on the field to get your team points. If he reports to Chargers camp, he’s an automatic first-round pick, one of the safer options for an elite player in the first couple of rounds. But he currently projects as a boom-or-bust pick for drafters who miss out on one of the safer elite options in the first couple of rounds. —McAtee

39. Chris Godwin, WR, Buccaneers

2019 outlook: The no. 2 in Tampa Bay stands to benefit from Bruce Arians’s aggressive system
2018 stats: 59 receptions, 842 receiving yards, 7 TDs

Godwin was the WR7 in the red zone last season, outscoring guys like Julio Jones, Odell Beckham Jr., and even teammate Mike Evans. With Adam Humphries and DeSean Jackson out of the picture, Godwin’s role has room to grow. He’ll likely see a lot of single coverage thanks to Evans drawing attention, and new head coach Arians said that Godwin should “fit perfectly” in his scheme. Unfortunately the secret seems to be out on Godwin, so you will have to pony up to draft him. —Horlbeck

40. Tyler Lockett, WR, Seahawks

2019 outlook: Can he fill a Doug Baldwin–sized void in Seattle’s receiving corps?
2018 stats: 57 receptions, 965 yards, 10 TDs

Russell Wilson had a perfect passer rating on his 70 targets to Lockett last year, the first time since 2002 that a QB-receiver duo has achieved that mark with at least 15 targets. Receiver Doug Baldwin retired this offseason, which should lead to a bigger role for Lockett. He’ll see more work from the slot, where he excelled last season. Seahawks draft pick D.K. Metcalf may get more press, but Lockett is the Seahawks receiver most likely to break out in 2019. —Heifetz

41. Julian Edelman, WR, Patriots

2019 outlook: No Gronk could be a big opportunity
2018 stats: 74 receptions, 850 yards, 6 TDs

An astonishing nugget from Mathew Berry’s 100 Facts column is that Edelman has 180 targets in his past 16 regular-season games without Rob Gronkowski. If he comes anywhere close to that figure in 2019, he will be among the best fantasy picks based on his current average draft position. However, considering the Patriots’ depleted receiver and tight end corps, it’s unlikely that they will transition away from being a run-heavy team behind their beefy offensive line (they had the third-most rushing attempts in 2018). —Heifetz

42. Robert Woods, WR, Rams

2019 outlook: The perfect cog in the Rams’ offensive machine
2018 stats: 1,219 yards, 6 TDs

True free-agent bargains are rare, but man, did the Rams hit a home run with Woods. His $8.2 million cap hit in 2019 ranks 26th among wide receivers, and that’s after he was rewarded with a $1 million raise for vastly outperforming his deal. Woods is the perfect receiver for Sean McVay’s offense as a versatile piece who can play inside and out while dominating defensive backs on the crossing and over routes that McVay favors. He finished last season 15th in yards per route run after ranking eighth in 2017. He’s simply one of the most reliable pass catchers in football. —Mays

43. Marlon Mack, RB, Colts

2019 outlook: Diminished upside after Luck’s retirement
2018 stats: 908 rushing yards, 9 TDs

With Luck, Mack looked like he could have been the lead back on one of the league’s most prolific offenses, but it’s time to scale back those expectations. Even though he could handle a larger workload this season, the Indy offense no longer has the same upside with Jacoby Brissett under center. And with pass-catching back Nyheim Hines still competing for snaps, it’s easy to see Mack spend a decent chunk of time on the sideline as the Colts fall behind in more games than expected. Mack could still be a solid RB2, but his RB1 upside has vanished. —McAtee

44. Kenny Golladay, WR, Lions

2019 outlook: “Babytron” looking to make a big leap
2018 stats: 70 receptions, 1,063 receiving yards, 5 TDs

Golladay took steps toward earning his “Babytron” nickname in 2018, going over 1,000 yards receiving while pacing the Lions with 119 targets. A true breakout this season could be on the horizon: The big, dynamic receiver’s catch rate wasn’t great last year (just 58.8 percent), but he finished eighth among all players in air yards, meaning he and Matt Stafford left plenty of meat on the bone in the Lions’ downfield passing attack. Stafford’s efficiency downfield could improve dramatically under new offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, whose offenses in Seattle stressed play-action fakes in order to take deep shots downfield. Last year, Stafford utilized a play-action fake on just 18.9 percent of his pass attempts—33rd out of 37 qualifying quarterbacks. Expect that play-action rate to skyrocket in 2019, and for Golladay to be one of the main beneficiaries. —Kelly

45. David Montgomery, RB, Bears

2019 outlook: Touches will be there for the promising rookie
2018 stats: N/A (73rd pick in 2019 NFL draft)

The Bears drafted Montgomery no. 73 overall this year and he is the favorite to replace Jordan Howard, who was traded to Philadelphia in March. Howard’s 778 carries over the last three years were the third-most in the NFL behind Ezekiel Elliott and Todd Gurley, so there will be plenty of opportunity for Montgomery to flourish. He’s a much more natural tackle-breaker and pass catcher than Howard, which gives him the chance to do more per touch and expand his role. He’ll have to fend off fellow running back Mike Davis for those opportunities, and receiving-back extraordinaire Tarik Cohen will get his share of snaps, but Montgomery could have a big year. —Heifetz

46. Cooper Kupp, WR, Rams

2019 outlook: The engine that makes the Rams offense run returns from a season-ending injury
2018 stats: 40 receptions, 566 yards, 6 TDs (in eight games)

Kupp suffered a knee injury and an ACL tear in 2018, but when he was healthy he was awesome. In the six games Kupp played and finished in 2018, he averaged 15.0 standard points—that would have made him the no. 2–scoring receiver if maintained for the entire season. Kupp’s recovery seems to be going apace, as he was cleared to participate in the Rams’ training camp. It’d be naive to think that Kupp could perform like a top-two receiver for an entire season, but the third-year pro is being drafted like a low-end WR2. He’s an incredible value pick. —McAtee

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47. Patrick Mahomes, QB, Chiefs

2019 outlook: You know who he is—the question is how high of a pick any QB is worth
2018 stats: 5,097 passing yards, 50 TDs, 12 INTs

Mahomes skyrocketed to superstardom in his first year as a starter, launching downfield bombs, no-look passes, and frozen-rope throws into tight windows en route to a record 417 fantasy points. Some believe that type of performance will be difficult to replicate, and history agrees. Defenses will have had a full offseason to adjust to Kansas City’s wide-open offense, Mahomes’s ridiculous 8.6 percent TD rate should drop, and the third-year passer is bound to come back down to earth—at least relative to the 2018 season. On the other hand, if anyone is capable of overcoming the powerful force known as regression to the mean, we’re pretty sure it’s Mahomes. He’s got a dynamic supporting cast to help out, too: Travis Kelce is one of the best seam threats in the NFL, Tyreek Hill brings unmatched speed to the outside, and the combo of Sammy Watkins and rookie Mecole Hardman help make the Chiefs the fastest offense in the league. Mahomes isn’t coming cheap—he’s the QB1 by a long shot with an overall ADP that’s somewhere in the range of the second and third round—but the sky is truly the limit. —Kelly

48. Tyler Boyd, WR, Bengals

2019 outlook: Expecting a bigger role after a breakout season, especially with A.J. Green ailing
2018 stats: 76 receptions, 1,028 receiving yards, 7 TDs

Boyd broke out as a fantasy star in 2018, establishing himself as Andy Dalton’s most trusted security blanket over the middle of the field and as the WR17 in PPR and standard formats. That performance cemented his role as the team’s clear-cut no. 2 receiver (and he’ll be the go-to guy while A.J. Green recovers from an ankle injury). What Boyd lacks in pure speed and explosiveness he makes up for in size, toughness, and reliability as a catcher. —Kelly

49. Josh Gordon, WR, Patriots

2019 outlook: Can he finally live up to the hype?
2018 stats: 41 receptions, 737 receiving yards, 4 TDs

The world-destroying Gordon from 2013 is likely gone forever. But even so, Gordon’s 8.1 fantasy points per game ranked 33rd among wideouts last year, and with Rob Gronkowski and Chris Hogan gone, there’s reason to believe Gordon’s production can grow in his second year catching passes from Tom Brady. —McAtee

50. Allen Robinson, WR, Bears

2019 outlook: Another year in Chicago should help, but there’s a lot of noise to cut through
2018 stats: 55 receptions, 754 yards, 4 TDs

Last year, Robinson was joining a new team while simultaneously coming off an ACL tear, so he should be more comfortable and effective this season. But with Anthony Miller, Trey Burton, Taylor Gabriel, and Tarik Cohen, Robinson is stuck in a crowded offense. He has upside, but it’s difficult to see the receiver posting anything like the 1,400 yards he racked up with the Jaguars in 2015. —McAtee

51. D.J. Moore, WR, Panthers

2019 outlook: Second-year wideout might blossom or bust in more prominent role
2018 stats: 55 receptions, 788 yards, 2 TDs

With Devin Funchess now in Indianapolis, Moore is penciled in as the no. 1 wide receiver on the Panthers. But he’s merely a WR3 for your fantasy team—Curtis Samuel is vying with Moore for that no. 1 role, and it’s still not clear how healthy Cam Newton’s shoulder is. Moore’s nearly 800 receiving yards as a rookie present plenty of promise, but he could easily end up being a dud. —McAtee

52. T.Y. Hilton, WR, Colts

2019 outlook: A much less reliable WR2 option without Andrew Luck throwing the footballs
2018 stats: 76 receptions, 1,270 yards, 6 TDs

In 2017, when Luck wasn’t at the helm, Hilton amassed just 966 receiving yards and four touchdowns in 16 games. That was before head coach Frank Reich came to Indy, sure, but it doesn’t take a PhD in mathematics to know that Hilton’s value takes a huge hit with Luck’s retirement. He’s now a low-end WR2. —McAtee

53. Hunter Henry, TE, Chargers

2019 outlook: Potentially a top-five tight end if he returns to form
2018 stats: Injured last season

In 2018, a preseason ACL tear robbed Henry of the chance to finally step out of Antonio Gates’s shadow and own the Chargers’ tight end spot. He spent the season on IR, but there are still plenty of reasons to believe in the fourth-year pro. Henry was very effective in his limited role in 2016 and 2017, catching 12 touchdowns across those two seasons, and has higher upside now that he’s finally healthy. —McAtee

54. Alshon Jeffery, WR, Eagles

2019 outlook: Solid WR2 floor with potential to rise with Carson Wentz back to full health
2018 stats: 65 receptions, 843 receiving yards, 6 TDs

Despite missing three games last year, Jeffery surprisingly improved in his second year as an Eagle and was on pace for 80 receptions, 1,038 receiving yards, and seven touchdowns. Jeffery’s on a crowded offense, and his age (29) and injury history (he’s missed 14 games in the last four years) have put a damper on his draft position, but that just means he’s a bit of a bargain (currently being drafted as the WR29). Jeffery should be able to return solid WR2 value. —Horlbeck

55. Calvin Ridley, WR, Falcons

2019 outlook: The perfect complement to Julio Jones, but with a touchdown rate that will regress
2018 stats: 64 receptions, 821 receiving yards, 10 TDs

Ridley paced all rookie receivers in 2018 in receptions, yards, and touchdowns, and in Year 2, his role in the Falcons offense should expand. The 24-year-old is unlikely to score touchdowns at the rate we saw last year (he grabbed five more touchdowns than expected, per Pro Football Focus), but he’s an excellent route runner who can separate at the line of scrimmage. He’s got a chance to see triple-digits targets and go over 1,000 yards this season. —Kelly

56. Tevin Coleman, RB, 49ers

2019 outlook: Plenty of touches, sure, but will it result in meaningful production?
2018 stats: 800 rushing yards, 4 TDs

He’s the most talented member of the (admittedly) crowded 49ers backfield. That edge and his familiarity with Kyle Shanahan’s scheme from their time in Atlanta should give Coleman the inside track to be the lead back in San Francisco. Coleman’s receiving ability also moves his floor up a notch even if he’s forced to split carries with Jerick McKinnon and Matt Breida. —Mays

57. O.J. Howard, TE, Buccaneers

2019 outlook: Hyper-efficient tight end who needs more volume to make a leap
2018 stats: 34 receptions, 565 receiving yards, 5 TDs

In new head coach Bruce Arians’s wide-open passing attack, Howard has an opportunity to break into the Tier-1 tight end group consisting of Travis Kelce, George Kittle, and Zach Ertz. He’s already proved to be one of the most efficient TEs in the game, leading the position in yards per target and yards per reception in each of the past two seasons, according to PFF. Howard rejoins an offense that lost 179 targets, 1,590 yards, and nine touchdowns with the departures of Adam Humphries and DeSean Jackson. —Kelly

58. Phillip Lindsay, RB, Broncos

2019 outlook: Last year’s breakout may struggle to find the same success
2018 stats: 1,037 rushing yards, 9 TDs | 241 receiving yards, 1 TD

Lindsay consistently put up numbers last year in one of the most out-of-nowhere performances in fantasy football history, finishing as the RB12 in standard leagues. The bad news: Most of those numbers came after third-round pick Royce Freeman sprained his ankle in Week 7. The good news: Lindsay nearly doubled Freeman’s carries inside the 10-yard line last season (15 to eight) despite weighing about 50 pounds less. A repeat of last year’s performance feels like a stretch for Lindsay, but if Freeman were to miss any time, Lindsay becomes a borderline RB1. —Horlbeck

59. James White, RB, Patriots

2019 outlook: A favorite target of Tom Brady’s, but trying to predict New England’s backfield is a fool’s errand
2018 stats: 425 rushing yards, 751 receiving yards, 12 TDs

After Rob Gronkowski’s retirement and Julian Edelman’s thumb injury, there’s a very real chance that White is New England’s no. 1 receiving option early in the season. Then again, this is New England. The only thing harder than predicting the Pats’ running back snaps is getting Bill Belichick to crack a smile. —Mays

60. Will Fuller, WR, Texans

2019 outlook: Deshaun Watson’s favorite touchdown target (when he’s on the field)
2018 stats: 32 receptions, 503 receiving yards, 4 TDs

Fuller returns after missing all but seven games last year due to a torn ACL, and early reports from camp indicate he’s ready to take back his mantle as one of the elite speed threats in the game. When healthy, Fuller’s a hyper-efficient touchdown machine who moves the chains (finished third in yards per target at 11.98, per PFF) and elevates quarterback Deshaun Watson’s game. He and Watson have now played in 11 games together: In those 11 games, Fuller has caught 45 passes for 782 yards and 11 TDs. Extrapolate that production to a full season and you get a ridiculous stat line of 65 catches for 1,137 yards and 16 TDs. —Kelly

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61. Evan Engram, TE, Giants

2019 outlook: Mismatch-making tight end who is likely to assume a heavier workload
2018 stats: 45 receptions, 577 receiving yards, 3 TDs

Engram played 11 games last year and finished as the TE7 in per-game average in standard formats. The mismatch creator possesses 4.4-second 40-yard dash speed he can use to threaten the seams downfield, and is dangerous with the ball in his hands—as highlighted by his fourth-place finish among TEs last season in yards after the catch. The Giants are in disarray at the receiver position to start the year, so they may lean even harder on Engram early on. —Kelly

62. Mike Williams, WR, Chargers

2019 outlook: Big, prototypical pass-catcher looking to break out
2018 stats: 43 receptions, 664 receiving yards, 10 TDs

Williams was the third-highest-scoring receiver in the red zone last season, with only Davante Adams scoring more touchdowns from inside the 20. Despite Hunter Henry’s return, the departure of Tyrell Williams opens the door for Mike Williams to be the Chargers’ full-time no. 2 receiver. Plus, the injury histories of Keenan Allen and Henry might be enough to validate that fourth- or fifth-round draft pick. —Horlbeck

63. Duke Johnson, RB, Texans

2019 outlook: Talented receiving back suddenly finds himself in the lead role of a promising offense
2018 stats: 201 rushing yards, 0 TDs | 429 receiving yards, 3 TDs

Johnson has been a prototypical change-of-pace back in his four-year NFL career, and looked like only a late-round option in PPR leagues after the Texans traded a fourth-round pick to acquire him from the Browns in early August. But with Lamar Miller’s ACL tear, Johnson is suddenly in the lead role. With little competition in the Houston backfield, Johnson is a great value in all formats. —McAtee

64. Miles Sanders, RB, Eagles

2019 outlook: A rookie with irresistible allure, but take caution with the Eagles’ committee approach
2018 stats: N/A (53rd pick in 2019 NFL draft)

Rookie running backs on good offenses are often enticing in fantasy, and the Eagles spent a second-round pick on Sanders. But Philly’s backfield includes Jordan Howard, Darren Sproles, Corey Clement, and Wendell Smallwood. Head coach Doug Pederson loves a committee approach, and that strategy would sink Sanders in fantasy. Taking Sanders is a bet that the Penn State product is talented enough to cut through Pederson’s RBBC tendency. —McAtee

65. A.J. Green, WR, Bengals

2019 outlook: Should be a WR1, but he’s already injured—again
2018 stats: 46 receptions, 694 receiving yards, 6 TDs

After missing seven games last season due to a toe injury, Green looked poised to hit the ground running in head coach Zac Taylor’s new-look offense and re-establish himself as a dominant fantasy WR1. That is, until he suffered an ankle injury at Cincy’s training camp that could sideline him for six to eight weeks. If Green does miss just three or four games to start the year, his tumbling ADP could make him a fourth- or fifth-round bargain for patient managers. But injuries are becoming a bigger and bigger concern for the 31-year-old pass catcher and there’s no guarantee this injury won’t keep him out longer. —Kelly

66. Latavius Murray, RB, Saints

2019 outlook: The Saints’ Mark Ingram replacement has potential as an elite touchdown vulture
2018 stats: 578 rushing yards, 6 TDs

No one’s going to ooh and ahh when you draft Murray, but he has a high floor as a member of this Saints offense. In just 12 games last season, Mark Ingram got 12 carries inside the 5-yard line. Murray will get plenty of work as the Saints try to keep Alvin Kamara fresh; if Kamara goes down, Murray has a chance to swing a season. —Mays

67. Sammy Watkins, WR, Chiefs

2019 outlook: Risk might outweigh the reward, but you never know with the Chiefs offense
2018 stats: 519 receiving yards, 3 TDs

You can’t go wrong buying up members of this Chiefs offense. Watkins’s production has never quite matched his draft status or physical ability, but Kansas City’s passing game should be prolific yet again. The Chiefs also have to redistribute Chris Conley’s 52 targets, and Watkins is the logical beneficiary. —Mays

68. Damien Williams, RB, Chiefs

2019 outlook: Does McCoy’s arrival move Williams down the depth chart?
2018 stats: 256 rushing yards, 4 TDs | 160 receiving yards, 2 TDs

Between Williams and the newly-acquired LeSean McCoy, it’s not clear who will earn more touches in the Chiefs backfield. Head coach Andy Reid called it “a great situation for both them and the football team,” but it’s not a great situation if Williams is on your fantasy team. Williams already came into 2019 with one giant red flag: He’d never played more than 206 snaps in a season, and there was always a question as to whether the career backup could suddenly hold down a starting job. The Chiefs’ acquisition of McCoy indicates they shared those concerns. This is looking like a committee situation, and while this offense should put up plenty of fantasy points, it’s difficult to say which running back will benefit most. —McAtee

69. Corey Davis, WR, Titans

2019 outlook: The former first-rounder is running out of chances to break out
2018 stats: 65 receptions, 891 receiving yards, 4 TDs

It’s not clear whether the disappointing start to Davis’s career is entirely his fault, as he certainly hasn’t been helped by Marcus Mariota or a mediocre Titans offense. Davis was tied for eighth in target share last season (0.26), but goes into 2019 with an unproven offensive coordinator in Arthur Smith (who was promoted from tight ends coach this offseason), a burgeoning bell cow back in Derrick Henry, and a crowded receiving core. If you draft Davis, it’s because you’re trying to prove everyone wrong. —Horlbeck

70. Jarvis Landry, WR, Browns

2019 outlook: A reunion with BFF OBJ might bring out the best in Landry
2018 stats: 81 receptions, 976 yards, 4 TDs

Landry has been a no. 2 WR masquerading as a no. 1 his entire career, and now that he is paired with his bestie, former LSU teammate Odell Beckham Jr., he’ll be in position to maximize his talent for the first time in his career—college or pro. The Browns offense under Freddie Kitchens prioritized quick passing last year, and Landry could excel with OBJ taking up more attention. —Heifetz

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71. Deshaun Watson, QB, Texans

2019 outlook: An elite fantasy QB that needs to cut down on his sacks
2018 stats: 4,165 passing yards, 26 TDs, 9 INTs | 551 rushing yards, 5 TDs

After a monster rookie season cut short by an ACL tear in 2017, Watson overcame an abysmal offensive line and still finished as the no. 4 fantasy quarterback. The line won’t be much better in 2019, though his elite receiving corps of DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller, and Keke Coutee will enter the year healthy. As one of the best passers and most effective rushing quarterbacks in the league, Watson has the highest ceiling of any player in fantasy football. But his scrambling also exposes him to potential injury. He was sacked 62 times in 2018, tied for the fifth-most in a single season in NFL history, and many of those were his fault. That’s concerning for one of the first two quarterbacks off the board. —Heifetz

72. LeSean McCoy, RB, Chiefs

2019 outlook: Reunited with Andy Reid, and it feels so good
2018 stats: 514 rushing yards, 3 TDs

At age 31, McCoy appeared to have been in decline for some time. He averaged 3.2 yards per carry last year as he toiled away in the Bills offense. But can Andy Reid revitalize him in the Chiefs offense? Reid drafted McCoy and made him a bell cow in Philadelphia. McCoy’s fantasy value rests in how much he has left in the tank and how many touches he can get in a backfield he joined just days before the season. —McAtee

73. Robby Anderson, WR, Jets

2019 outlook: A breakout candidate that could get lost in New York’s offensive overhaul
2018 stats: 50 receptions, 752 yards, 6 TDs

Anderson says he wants to hit 10 targets a game in 2019, and he approached that number toward the end of last season, recording at least seven targets in seven of his final eight games after hitting that mark zero times in his first six. But that doesn’t mean you should circle Anderson as a sleeper pick just yet. He still recorded just 60.3 yards per game and three total touchdowns in that stretch, and the Jets have a new head coach in Adam Gase and new offensive weapons in Le’Veon Bell and Jamison Crowder. How Anderson fits into New York’s plans is up in the air. —McAtee

74. Derrius Guice, RB, Redskins

2019 outlook: After a year missed due to injury, Guice should step into Adrian Peterson’s shoes
2018 stats: Injured last season

In the later rounds of your draft, players like Guice offer the high-risk, high-reward return that can win your league. Now fully healthy after tearing his ACL before last season, the second-year back is expected to inherit lead-back duties from 34-year-old Peterson and receiving specialist Chris Thompson. If Guice can stay healthy, he has the tools to make an early impact, and could offer low-end RB2 value in standard leagues, with the potential for much more. —Horlbeck

75. Austin Ekeler, RB, Chargers

2019 outlook: Good value that could become great if Melvin Gordon goes on strike
2018 stats: 554 rushing yards, 3 TDs

Gordon’s holdout changes the calculus about Ekeler—but he should be on your radar no matter how the Gordon debacle shakes out. Sure, Ekeler’s target share and rushing workload are going to explode if Gordon misses time, but we’re already talking about one of the most explosive, efficient backs in football. Ekeler finished fifth in yards after contact per attempt last season and fourth in receiving DVOA. Every time he touches the ball, it seems like he does serious damage. Ekeler is already worth drafting way earlier than any of your buddies would take him. If Gordon does drag his feet, though, Ekeler could be a league winner. —Mays

76. Christian Kirk, WR, Cardinals

2019 outlook: The Cardinal who might benefit most from the Kingsbury effect
2018 stats: 43 receptions, 590 yards, 3 TDs

Kirk’s 590 yards and three touchdowns as a rookie look a whole lot better when you consider that he was playing in the worst offense in the league. As a sophomore, he’ll have a new coach, new quarterback, and a completely new scheme. With Kliff Kingsbury bringing the Air Raid to Arizona, this adept slot receiver should see his opportunities skyrocket. There’s plenty of uncertainty about the Cardinals, but Kirk could supplant Larry Fitzgerald as the team’s top receiver in an offense that wants to pass, pass, pass. —McAtee

77. Dante Pettis, WR, 49ers

2019 outlook: A big beneficiary of Jimmy Garoppolo’s return
2018 stats: 27 receptions, 467 yards, 5 TDs

As a rookie, Pettis showed the type of route-running savvy that should make fantasy owners drool. He just knows how to get separation, and guys like that tend to get theirs eventually. He’s set to be the no. 1 receiver in a Kyle Shanahan–led offense primed for a massive bounceback year. —Mays

78. Tarik Cohen, RB, Bears

2019 outlook: Chicago’s favorite pass-catching back brings a lot of upside
2018 stats: 444 rushing yards, 3 TDs | 725 receiving yards, 5 TDs

Cohen finished as the RB11 last year in PPR leagues despite recording just the 30th-most touches among running backs. If you’re worried about touches, don’t be. Rookie running back David Montgomery will likely replace Jordan Howard, and Cohen should see an equal if not increased workload in another year under Matt Nagy. Cohen is a back-end RB1 in PPR leagues. —Horlbeck

79. Rashaad Penny, RB, Seahawks

2019 outlook: Former first-rounder should have a larger role in a run-heavy offense
2018 stats: 419 rushing yards, 2 TDs | 75 receiving yards, 0 TDs

Penny experienced a rocky rookie campaign, battling injuries and a breakout season from Chris Carson. Over the last six games of the season, however, Penny showed signs of life, averaging 6.34 yards per carry to Carson’s 4.79. All signs point to Carson leading the Seahawks backfield this season, but in one of the league’s most rush-heavy offenses, Penny is a top handcuff with all of the tools to make a big leap. —Horlbeck

80. Darrell Henderson, RB, Rams

2019 outlook: Could be the new Todd Gurley—or just spend the season warming his bench
2018 stats: N/A (70th pick in the 2019 NFL draft)

Henderson is the no. 1 handcuff in the league. The rookie averaged 8.2 yards per carry—no, not a typo—in three seasons at Memphis, and has the perfect cutting style for the Rams’ outside-zone blocking scheme. If Gurley’s arthritic knee keeps him off the field for any length of time, Henderson has RB1 potential. As in the overall RB1, not as an RB1. If you have Gurley, you simply must draft Henderson as an insurance policy. And if you don’t have Gurley, you should still take a look at him. —McAtee

81. Marvin Jones Jr., WR, Lions

2019 outlook: Detroit’s no. 2 wideout comes with low expectations and a high ceiling
2018 stats: 35 receptions, 508 yards, 5 TDs

Jones has flashed athleticism in his career, and now with Golden Tate gone, he’ll be the 1B to Kenny Golladay’s 1A in Detroit’s offense. The Lions will likely pass less than ever under new offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, but Jones is the rare high-floor, high-ceiling player who carries less appeal than he deserves. —Heifetz

82. Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers

2019 outlook: New coach, new offense, and a much-needed clean slate for the two-time MVP
2018 stats: 4,442 passing yards, 25 TDs, 2 INTs

He’s Aaron effing Rodgers. It’s been a rough couple of seasons for the two-time MVP, but we’re not that far removed from him looking like Drogon as he torched the entire league down the stretch in 2016. With Mike McCarthy and Green Bay’s maddeningly uninventive offensive system gone, Rodgers steps into a play-action-heavy scheme that’s helped QBs thrive all over the NFL. Overlook him at your own peril. —Mays

83. Kenyan Drake, RB, Dolphins

2019 outlook: No Gase, no Gore, but will Drake be the Dolphins’ lead back?
2018 stats: 535 rushing yards, 4 TDs

Drake hit the nitrous in last year’s Miami Miracle, but Dolphins head coach Adam Gase gave more carries to the ancient Frank Gore than to Drake last year. Gase and Gore are gone, but that doesn’t guarantee Drake will get the main gig. The speedster has never been a lead back in the NFL or even in college, when he was behind Eddie Lacy, T.J. Yeldon, and Derrick Henry on the depth chart across four seasons. Drake will once again be competing for snaps, this time with the younger and rawer Kalen Ballage. As a pass-catching back on a team that figures to be losing early and often, Drake has a high floor, but the odds he will get the full workload are so low it caps his ceiling. —Heifetz

84. Royce Freeman, RB, Broncos

2019 outlook: Take what you can get, whatever that might be
2018 stats: 521 rushing yards, 5 TDs

The 2018 third-rounder lost his starting gig to the undrafted Phillip Lindsay last year, and while he can regain ground on Lindsay this season, carries will be harder to predict on a week-to-week basis. New running backs coach Curtis Modkins is content to roll with the hot hand during games. —Heifetz

85. Jared Cook, TE, Saints

2019 outlook: Perennial underperformer looking to recreate last year’s magic on a new team
2018 stats: 68 receptions, 898 receiving yards, 6 TDs

At age 31, Cook had the best year of his career in 2018, setting career highs in receptions, yards, and touchdowns en route to his first Pro Bowl appearance. He finished as the no. 5 tight end in both standard-scoring and PPR formats, but the Raiders let him walk, and he signed with the Saints on a two-year deal with just $8 million guaranteed. If you draft Cook, it’s because you believe that he’ll recreate the season he had in Oakland with Drew Brees throwing him footballs. But the red flags are impossible to ignore: Cook was mediocre in his previous nine seasons, the team he just excelled with made little effort to keep him, and he’s headed to a squad with target hogs in Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara. Bet on 2018 being an outlier in Cook’s career rather than the beginning of a new chapter. —McAtee

86. Curtis Samuel, WR, Panthers

2019 outlook: Could mess around and steal the no. 1 wideout role in Carolina
2018 stats: 494 receiving yards, 5 TDs (and 2 rushing TDs)

After D.J. Moore, Samuel is the other wideout looking to break out in Carolina. A former running back, he caught five touchdowns last season and rushed for two more. Moore appears to have the inside track on the top spot in Carolina’s wide receiver corps, but that’s not set in stone, and Samuel is an inexpensive pick with a solid shot at a sizable role. —McAtee

87. Dede Westbrook, WR, Jaguars

2019 outlook: Middle-of-the-field specialist who could benefit from Nick Foles
2018 stats: 66 receptions, 717 receiving yards, 5 TDs

Last year Westbrook led the Jaguars in targets, catches, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns while receiving a 21 percent target share. The Jaguars did nothing to improve their receiving corps in the offseason, and it looks like Dede has settled into the role of go-to slot receiver (where he played on 89 percent of snaps in 2018). With Foles under center it won’t take much for Westbrook to have his best year yet. Dede has high-end WR3 upside. —Horlbeck

88. Matt Ryan, QB, Falcons

2019 outlook: The unexciting, reliable option if you can’t wait for a QB
2018 stats: 4,924 Yards, 35 TDs, 7 INTs

Ryan was the no. 2 fantasy quarterback last year and has been in the top 10 in six of the past nine seasons. He’s not a sexy pick, but if you’re not prepared to wait until the very late rounds to draft a QB, you could do a lot worse than Ryan. —McAtee

89. Sterling Shepard, WR, Giants

2019 outlook: Possibly the last Giants receiver standing
2018 stats: 66 receptions, 872 yards, 4 TDs

A broken thumb has thrown uncertainty into what was poised to be a career year for Shepard. With Odell Beckham gone, Shepard was set to step into the no. 1 role until the Giants signed Golden Tate in free agency. Shepard and Tate have similar skill sets, so it’s unclear who will emerge as the primary option in the offense, but Shepard’s rapport with Manning—and Tate’s PED suspension—gives him the edge. —Heifetz

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90. Larry Fitzgerald, WR, Cardinals

2019 outlook: A new offense and QB may not be able to rejuvenate the future Hall of Famer
2018 stats: 69 receptions, 734 receiving yards, 6 TDs

We finally saw Larry fall off the cliff last year, putting up the lowest receiving yards of his career (734). Arizona is shaping up to be one of the most unpredictable offenses in the NFL with rookie QB Kyler Murray and new HC Kliff Kingsbury. That could help the future Hall of Famer, but the impending emergence of Christian Kirk may make Fitz flex-play at best. —Horlbeck

91. Courtland Sutton, WR, Broncos

2019 outlook: A big target for Joe Flacco to air it out to
2018 stats: 42 receptions, 704 yards, 4 TDs

Air yards tend to be an excellent predictor of future wide receiver performance, and Sutton’s numbers last year put him in elite company. According to Josh Hermsmeyer’s model, Sutton’s 1,176 air yards as a rookie last season ranked 21st in the league, just behind Keenan Allen and two spots ahead of minted superstar Michael Thomas. With Emmanuel Sanders’s health in question, Sutton could be the clear no. 1 option in Denver. —Mays

92. Vance McDonald, TE, Steelers

2019 outlook: Looking for the post-AB bounce
2018 stats: 50 receptions, 610 yards, 4 TDs

McDonald finished 12th at the position in standard-scoring formats last year and should see a modest target boost with Antonio Brown off to Oakland. But Travis Kelce he is not. —McAtee

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93. Baker Mayfield, QB, Browns

2019 outlook: The second-year phenom has a brand-new toy in OBJ
2018 stats: 3,725 yards, 27 TDs, 14 INTs

Once Freddie Kitchens took over as offensive coordinator in Week 9, Mayfield took off, compiling stats over the second half of the season that prorate to 4,508 yards, 38 touchdowns, and 16 interceptions over 16 games. And that doesn’t even seem like Mayfield’s ceiling. He now has a full season of experience under his belt, and Odell Beckham Jr. to throw to. Mayfield and Beckham could be a perfect pairing: Mayfield had the third-highest accuracy on deep passes (throws that travel at least 20 yards downfield) last season, per Pro Football Focus, and that was when he was launching deep balls to Jarvis Landry and Antonio Callaway. The conventional wisdom is to wait on a quarterback, and Mayfield is probably getting overdrafted at this point, but there’s a reason people are buying into the Browns’ hype. —McAtee

94. Matt Breida, RB, 49ers

2019 outlook: Stepped up in 2018; will he take a step back in 2019?
2018 stats: 814 rushing yards, 3 TDs

Breida stepped up after Jerick McKinnon tore his ACL, and gutted through a midseason ankle sprain to play 14 of 16 games, leading the 49ers in carries in 2018. But the 49ers’ backfield looks to be an unpredictable committee, and there might not be enough touches to go around. —Heifetz

95. DeSean Jackson, WR, Eagles

2019 outlook: A Philly homecoming doesn’t necessarily mean a return to Pro Bowl form
2018 stats: 41 receptions, 774 yards, 4 TDs

Jackson still has blazing speed, but the last time he cracked even the top 30 wideouts in standard-scoring formats was 2014. He’s a WR3 or a bye-week fill-in. —McAtee

96. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, WR, Packers

2019 outlook: Earned a more impactful role after a productive rookie season
2018 stats: 581 receiving yards, 2 TDs

Valdes-Scantling stepped in for an injured Geronimo Allison last season and in 10 starts, finished third on the team in targets (73), tied for third in receptions (38), and added two receiving touchdowns. Allison is healthy this year, but will play in the slot, while Valdes-Scantling will start on the sideline opposite Davante Adams. —Heifetz

97. Peyton Barber, RB, Buccaneers

2019 outlook: High-volume back on a bad team
2018 stats: 871 rushing yards, 5 TDs

Tampa Bay may be the only team in the NFL where Barber would be the lead back, but considering the Bucs’ miserable depth, he qualifies. Betting on him is betting on carries, not talent. —Heifetz

98. Carson Wentz, QB, Eagles

2019 outlook: Primed to return to 2017 form
2018 stats: 3,074 passing yards, 21 TDs, 7 INTs

Wentz was the no. 2 fantasy quarterback on a per-game basis in 2017, but last year he dropped all the way to 22nd in fantasy points per game as a lingering back injury prematurely ended his season. The Eagles offense is stronger than it was entering 2018. The wide receivers are healthy and the group is bolstered by DeSean Jackson’s returning to fill the 2017 Torrey Smith field-stretching role that Philly never truly replaced last year. Quarterback is such a deep position in 2019 that it may be wise to invest in Wentz in hopes of an MVP-level year à la 2017, and then turning to the deep pool of backup quarterbacks if he delivers another 2018 season instead. —Heifetz

99. Cam Newton, QB, Panthers

2019 outlook: Intrigue abounds on a Panthers offense brimming with potential
2018 stats: 3,395 passing yards, 24 TDs, 13 INTs | 488 rushing yards, 4 TDs

After undergoing shoulder surgery in January, Newton showed up to Panthers training camp sporting a more compact, fluid throwing motion and the pep in his step of a quarterback poised for a bounceback season. The veteran signal-caller gets a boost with the return of tight end Greg Olsen, and will be throwing to a pair of potential breakout receivers in D.J. Moore and Curtis Samuel. Add in Newton’s rushing ability—even at the reduced rate we saw last year—and the big dual-threat quarterback looks like a good bet to outplay his ADP (currently QB12, overall 86th). —Kelly

100. Drew Brees, QB, Saints

2019 outlook: His ceiling is lower than years past, but he’ll never worry you
2018 stats: 3,992 yards, 32 TDs, 5 INTs

How’s this for reliability? The last time Brees wasn’t a top-10 fantasy quarterback was 2003. He fell off late last season (and didn’t play in Week 17) and still ended up as the eighth-best quarterback on the year. He may not have the same elite upside anymore as the Saints emphasize their running game, but Brees is a starting-caliber QB you won’t have to be concerned about. —McAtee

101. Golden Tate, WR, Giants

2019 outlook: A suspension adds insult to the Giants’ already significant misery
2018 stats: 74 receptions, 795 receiving yards, 4 TDs

With Eli Manning’s rotting skeleton at quarterback, it’s hard to get excited about any member of the Giants’ passing game, but Tate at least seemed poised to lead this anemic offense in targets. Now that he’s likely suspended for the first four games of the season, even that’s out the window. Let someone else draft a suspended aging slot receiver with no real upside. —Mays

102. Geronimo Allison, WR, Packers

2019 outlook: The no. 2 wideout in Aaron Rodgers’s new offense
2018 stats: 20 receptions, 303 receiving yards, 2 TDs

Allison was on track to establish himself in the Packers offense early last year, catching 19 passes for 289 yards and two touchdowns over the first four games before injuries cut his season short. With Randall Cobb gone, a now-healthy Allison projects as the no. 2 option behind Davante Adams and the primary slot receiver in Matt LaFleur’s offense. A breakout could be coming. —Kelly

103. Russell Wilson, QB, Seahawks

2019 outlook: He’s getting paid like he’s Seattle’s entire offense because he is
2018 stats: 3,448 yards, 35 TDs, 7 INTs

The switch to a run-heavy scheme from OC Brian Schottenheimer resulted in a ninth-place fantasy season for Wilson and was the first year of his career in which his pass attempts did not increase from the prior season (427 attempts, 20th in the league). The loss of Doug Baldwin and commitment to Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny put a cap on Wilson’s ceiling, but his rushing ability and passing efficiency keep him in the steady low-end QB1 territory. Wilson scored at least 20 points in half of his games last year. —Horlbeck

104. Jordan Howard, RB, Eagles

2019 outlook: Be wary of a poor pass catcher in a crowded backfield
2018 stats: 935 rushing yards, 9 TDs

Howard’s lack of receiving skills—and the predictability it created for the Bears offense—left him as the odd man out in Chicago. The Eagles tend not to worry about using one-dimensional backs (see Blount, LeGarrette), but the sheer number of guys on their RB depth chart is still worrisome. How many touches is Howard going to get if Miles Sanders is clearly the more electric option? —Mays

105. David Njoku, TE, Browns

2019 outlook: Still looking to form that magic connection with Baker Mayfield
2018 stats: 56 receptions, 639 yards, 4 TDs

Njoku turned in a TE8 performance last year in standard-scoring leagues, but now he shares an offense with Odell Beckham Jr. Will OBJ’s presence open things up for the young tight end or just take targets away from him? It’s unclear, but I’d bet on the latter. —McAtee

106. Devin Singletary, RB, Bills

2019 outlook: Rookie has a chance to earn a lead role, but in a bad offense
2018 stats: N/A (74th pick in the 2019 NFL draft)

Singletary is the most interesting name in a Bills backfield that includes Frank Gore and T.J. Yeldon. But Buffalo’s offense is one of the worst in the league, so Singletary’s upside is limited. —McAtee

107. Anthony Miller, WR, Bears

2019 outlook: If fully healthy, a useful option in the Bears’ offense
2018 stats: 423 receiving yards, 7 TDs

Miller managed seven receiving touchdowns in just 33 receptions across 15 games despite dislocating his shoulder a half-dozen times during the season. Miller says he is finally healthy after having shoulder surgery this offseason, and he could be an exciting piece in an offense that will likely pass more than they did in 2018. —Heifetz

108. Austin Hooper, TE, Falcons

2019 outlook: Will be competing with Julio Jones, Calvin Ridley, and Devonta Freeman for targets
2018 stats: 71 receptions, 660 yards, 4 TDs

Hooper finished seventh in standard-scoring formats last year. While the Falcons want to keep the ball on the ground more in 2019, you could do worse for a late-round tight end. —McAtee

109. Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Steelers

2019 outlook: Unbelievable volume buoyed this aging quarterback last season
2018 stats: 5,129 passing yards, 34 TDs, 16 INTs

Roethlisberger’s 675 pass attempts in 2018 was tops in the league and his career high by more than 60 targets. Big Ben has a career average of 33 pass attempts per game, so fantasy owners essentially got two free games’ worth of attempts out of him last year. That won’t repeat, and Antonio Brown is gone. Bet on sharp regression for last year’s QB3. —McAtee

110. Kyler Murray, QB, Cardinals

2019 outlook: How much success can the Air Raid have in Year 1?
2018 stats: N/A (drafted no. 1 in the 2019 NFL draft)

Rookie quarterbacks aren’t often fantasy factors—just look at last year’s crop to see the truth in that—but Murray could be the exception. With Kliff Kingsbury’s Air Raid coming to Arizona, the Cardinals are set to run plays at lightning speed and chuck the ball all over the yard. Combine that with Murray’s rushing chops (he picked up 1,001 yards on the ground last season at Oklahoma), and it’s a recipe for rookie fantasy success. —McAtee

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111. Lamar Jackson, QB, Ravens

2019 outlook: Arguably already the best running quarterback in history, he just has to show he can pass the rock
2018 stats: 1,201 passing yards, 6 TDs, 3 INTs | 695 rushing yards, 5 TDs

Jackson broke the record for rushing attempts by a quarterback (with 147) despite starting just seven games last year. If he’d kept up the rushing production he had in those games for a full season, he’d have 1,271 yards and nine touchdowns just on the ground. Coach Jon Harbaugh said he’d “take the over” on Jackson breaking the rushing attempt number again this season. He needs to improve his passing numbers, but Jackson’s potential as a fantasy quarterback is sky-high. —McAtee

112. Michael Gallup, WR, Cowboys

2019 outlook: Second-year wideout could benefit from Amari Cooper drawing coverage
2018 stats: 33 receptions, 507 yards, 2 TDs

Gallup was better with Cooper in the lineup (35.2 yards per game) than without him (27.1 yards per game). Going into his second year, he should be a larger part of the Cowboys offense. —McAtee

113. Emmanuel Sanders, WR, Broncos

2019 outlook: Fantastic 2018 was cut short by an Achilles tear that could derail his 2019
2018 stats: 71 receptions, 868 yards, 4 TDs

Sanders was having a nice season last year, but he tore his Achilles in December and is now trying to come back from that injury at age 32. Those injuries are often career killers. —McAtee

114. Dak Prescott, QB, Cowboys

2019 outlook: Is it Dak’s time to make the leap?
2018 stats: 3,885 passing yards, 22 TDs, 8 INTs

In the Cowboys’ seven games before trading for Amari Cooper, Prescott ranked as the QB16. In the final six games, he was QB3. New offensive coordinator Kellen Moore should bring more creativity to the offense, so Prescott may have a higher upside than in past seasons. —Heifetz

115. Kalen Ballage, RB, Dolphins

2019 outlook: A potential bargain if Miami gives him the ball
2018 stats: 191 yards, 1 TD

The raw but athletic second-year player could push for a co-leading role alongside presumptive starter Kenyan Drake. Ballage has been getting first-team reps early in training camp, and if he earns consistent touches, he could be a fantasy bargain. —Heifetz

116. Ronald Jones, RB, Buccaneers

2019 outlook: It wasn’t great last year, and it might not get much better
2018 stats: 44 rushing yards, 1 TD

Jones’s rookie campaign was bad—real bad. He had 23 rushes for 44 yards and an abysmal 1.9 yards per attempt, and he may not be a strong fit in Bruce Arians’s offense. He’s not a strong pass-catcher on a team that will be in a lot of shootouts. The rare low floor, low-ceiling player. —Heifetz

117. Delanie Walker, TE, Titans

2019 outlook: A model of consistency returns to the field
2018 stats: 52 receiving yards, 0 TDs

From 2013 to 2017, Walker ranked 11th, eighth, fifth, fifth, and seventh among tight ends in standard fantasy scoring. He dislocated his ankle in Week 1 last year and missed the remainder of the season. Despite turning 35 years old this month, he’s the type of special athlete who could recover for a productive 2019. —Heifetz

118. Jameis Winston, QB, Buccaneers

2019 outlook: A make-or-break year for the former no. 1 draft pick
2018 stats: 2,992 yards, 19 TDs, 14 INTs

Last year, Winston was the hottest and coldest of fantasy quarterbacks, with weeks ranking as high as first (Week 6) and as low as 31st (Week 15) in points. The addition of new HC Bruce Arians paired with the assortment of breakout talent being taken early in drafts (Mike Evans ADP22, Chris Godwin ADP52, O.J. Howard ADP57) bodes well for Winston’s fantasy outlook. In a “prove it” deal this season, Winston has no strong backup (sorry, Blaine Gabbert) looming in his shadow, and offers some of the highest upside for QBs in his tier. This will be Jameis’s hottest year. —Horlbeck

119. Jamison Crowder, WR, Jets

2019 outlook: Sam Darnold’s slot receiver
2018 stats: 29 receptions, 388 yards, 2 TDs

Crowder should get a decent number of looks as the presumptive slot receiver in New York, but his career highs in yards (847) and touchdowns (seven) show that his upside is limited. —McAtee

120. John Brown, WR, Bills

2019 outlook: A fresh start in Buffalo might serve Brown well
2018 stats: 715 receiving yards, 5 TDs

Brown became a beloved sleeper of fantasy analytics nerds, but the Ravens became the most run-heavy team in decades under Lamar Jackson, making Brown a bust. Brown signed with Buffalo this offseason to be the premier deep receiver for the sporadic Josh Allen, who has a cannon for an arm. Brown could be an intriguing sleeper. —Heifetz

121. Mark Andrews, TE, Ravens

2019 outlook: Promising tight end primed for a second-year boost
2018 stats: 552 receiving yards, 3 TDs

Andrews was third in yards per reception, second in deep-passing yards, and fourth among tight ends in yards per route run. He finished with more yards after the catch than any rookie tight end. He could be a late-round option that blossoms in 2019. —Heifetz

122. Albert Wilson, WR, Dolphins

2019 outlook: Take a flier on a home run–hitting receiver
2018 stats: 26 receptions, 391 yards, 4 TDs

Wilson played just seven games in 2018 before a hip injury ended his year, but he was well on his way to a breakout campaign. The elusive tackle-breaker finished first among qualifying pass catchers in yards per route run, per PFF (3.03), and first in yards after the catch per reception (13.3 yards). He’s not going to be able to sustain that rate of yards after the catch over a full season, but he showed he’s a dangerous home run hitter who can score from anywhere on the field. He’s currently the WR72 with an overall ADP of 220, meaning you can snag him virtually for free in most drafts. —Kelly

123. Eric Ebron, TE, Colts

2019 outlook: The 2018 touchdown machine is this year’s most obvious regression candidate
2018 stats: 66 receptions, 750 yards, 13 TDs

If Jack Doyle is back healthy, Ebron won’t get to 110 targets again—and he won’t get back to 13 touchdowns in any scenario, especially with Andrew Luck’s retirement.—McAtee

124. Donte Moncrief, WR, Steelers

2019 outlook: The Steelers’ no. 2 wideout role could be his to lose
2018 stats: 48 receptions, 668 yards, 3 TDs

If Moncrief’s production is ever going to match his athleticism, this is the year. The Steelers had the most pass attempts in football last year, and Antonio Brown left behind 168 targets when he was traded to Oakland. Moncrief is first in line to take the biggest share, though 2018 second-round pick James Washington is hot on his heels. If Moncrief emerges from training camp with the Steelers’ no. 2 job, he could be a steal. —Heifetz

125. Jared Goff, QB, Rams

2019 outlook: Can he right the ship after second-half collapse?
2018 stats: 4,688 passing yards, 32 TDs, 12 INTs

Goff was fantasy’s second-highest-scoring quarterback behind Patrick Mahomes from Week 1 to Week 11, but he fell to 29th during Weeks 13 through 16, after the Rams offense fell off a cliff following their epic Monday Night Football matchup with Kansas City. Goff needs to get better at anticipating when receivers will be open to return to the first-half dominance he displayed in 2018. —Heifetz

126. Dion Lewis, RB, Titans

2019 outlook: Production waned after leaving New England
2018 stats: 517 rushing yards, 1 TD

Lewis fell back to earth in a huge way after leaving New England, going from 5.0 yards per carry on 180 rushes in 2017 to 3.3 yards per carry on 155 carries in 2018 in Tennessee. He’s more of a pass-catching back for the Titans, especially after Derrick Henry thunderously established himself at the end of the season. Henry is currently dealing with a calf strain that could give Lewis a bigger opportunity if it lingers into the season. —Heifetz

127. Justin Jackson, RB, Chargers

2019 outlook: Depth running back who could see some touches if Melvin Gordon doesn’t return to the field
2018 stats: 206 rushing yards, 2 TDs

Austin Ekeler is expected to be the lead back in Los Angeles while Melvin Gordon holds out, but Jackson should also see the field. He’s a decent running back to stash while this backfield is in chaos. —McAtee

128. Tyrell Williams, WR, Raiders

2019 outlook: Former Charger will have more opportunities, but in a less prolific offense
2018 stats: 41 receptions, 653 yards, 5 TDs

Williams has shown flashes over the past three seasons with the Chargers, and now has a chance to be the no. 2 option in Oakland. That change in scenery has moved him up the pecking order, but he’s now on a much worse offense. —McAtee

129. Devin Funchess, WR, Colts

2019 outlook: Is he the same red zone target with Jacoby Brissett at QB?
2018 stats: 44 receptions, 4 TDs

The no. 2 wideout in Indy is now little more than a late flier after Andrew Luck’s retirement. —McAtee

130. Justice Hill, RB, Ravens

2019 outlook: Rookie back looking for playing time in a lucrative fantasy backfield
2018 stats: N/A (113th pick in the 2019 NFL draft)

The Ravens have a crowded backfield, with Mark Ingram, Gus Edwards, Kenneth Dixon, and Hill all vying for snaps. Hill is technically last in the pecking order, but his usage and flashes in the preseason (27 carries for 90 yards and a touchdown) mean he could quickly earn a role on the NFL’s most run-heavy team. —McAtee

131. Adrian Peterson, RB, Redskins

2019 outlook: Aging back whose tank may finally be empty
2018 stats: 1,042 rushing yards, 7 TDs | 208 receiving yards, 1 TD

Peterson is now behind Derrius Guice, and maybe Bryce Love as well after Washington drafted him in the fourth round. Even if Peterson somehow ends up in the starting job, he projects as a low-end RB2. At 34, his best days are long behind him. —McAtee

132. James Washington, WR, Steelers

2019 outlook: Can he be the new JuJu?
2018 stats: 16 receptions, 217 yards, 1 TD

The idea is that JuJu Smith-Schuster will replace Antonio Brown in Pittsburgh, and Washington will slide into JuJu’s old role. That looks great on paper, but Washington also had just 38 targets as a rookie. Don’t get too hyped for him just yet. —McAtee

133. Philip Rivers, QB, Chargers

2019 outlook: Still one of the league’s better QBs, but his fantasy prospects are limited
2018 stats: 4,308 yards, 32 TDs, 12 INTs

Rivers hasn’t been above the top six in QB fantasy scoring since 2010. He’s reliable, but his upside is limited. —McAtee

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134. Greg Olsen, TE, Panthers

2019 outlook: Former star, but may be washed now after multiple injuries
2018 stats: 27 receptions, 291 yards, 4 TDs

Olsen has missed 16 games with injuries in the past two years, but before that he was a perennial 1,000-yard tight end. You’re right to be skeptical about whether he can return to full health at age 34, but he’s worth a flier. —McAtee

135. Jaylen Samuels, RB, Steelers

2019 outlook: A valuable option if he wins the backup job
2018 stats: 256 rushing yards, 0 TDs

Samuels is competing with Benny Snell Jr. to be the primary complement to starter James Conner, and it could be a valuable gig. Samuels was excellent in relief of Conner late last season, and the Steelers hired his former coach at North Carolina State to be their running backs coach this year—a promising sign they want to develop Samuels. —Heifetz

136. Damien Harris, RB, Patriots

2019 outlook: Could be the latest beneficiary of the Patriots’ constantly changing backfield
2018 stats: N/A (87th pick in the 2019 NFL draft)

The conventional wisdom regarding the Pats backfield is that it’s impossible to predict who will get the lion’s share of touches, so just roll the dice on the cheapest option. This year, that option is Harris, who New England selected in the third round. —McAtee

137. DaeSean Hamilton, WR, Broncos

2019 outlook: Rising in Denver’s depth chart
2018 stats: 243 receiving yards, 2 TDs

The second-year receiver is nominally the Broncos’ no. 3 receiving option, but with Emmanuel Sanders returning from an Achilles injury, Hamilton has a chance to be no. 2 in targets after Courtland Sutton. He might see a lot of short passes from Joe Flacco playing out of the slot. —Heifetz

138. Darwin Thompson, RB, Chiefs

2019 outlook: Late-round lottery ticket on the NFL’s best offense
2018 stats: N/A (214th pick in the 2019 NFL draft)

Those who draft Damien Williams should also probably take a flier on his teammate Thompson, who has looked good in preseason and could earn a role in Kansas City’s backfield. —McAtee

139. Mitchell Trubisky, QB, Bears

2019 outlook: Mr. Biscuit has better fantasy prospects than you may realize
2018 stats: 3,223 passing yards, 24 TDs, 12 INTs | 421 rushing yards, 3 TDs

Trubisky’s rushing ability (421 yards and three TDs on the ground last year) makes him worth a look. Head coach Matt Nagy is one of the league’s offensive gurus, and Trubisky’s production should grow in Year 3. —McAtee

140. Tony Pollard, RB, Cowboys

2019 outlook: Ezekiel Elliott’s backup has looked promising in preseason action
2018 stats: N/A (128th pick in the 2019 NFL draft)

Pollard becomes a less attractive fantasy option now that Elliott has agreed to an extension. He’s averaged 5.0 yards per carry in the preseason and is a must-have handcuff for all Elliott owners. —McAtee

141. Alexander Mattison, RB, Vikings

2019 outlook: Competing to be Dalvin Cook’s backup
2018 stats: N/A (102nd pick in 2019 NFL draft)

Mattison is competing with Mike Boone for the primary backup job behind Dalvin Cook that Latavius Murray left behind. —Heifetz

142. Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, 49ers

2019 outlook: Welcome back, Jimmy G
2018 stats: 718 passing yards, 5 TDs, 3 INTs

Jimmy GQ tore his ACL in Week 3, ending his first season as a full-time starter. A popular sleeper in 2018, Garoppolo is available at a steep discount this year, despite 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan’s reputation with quarterbacks. —Heifetz

143. Tom Brady, QB, Patriots

2019 outlook: Far more likely to propel the Patriots to a Super Bowl ring than your team to a fantasy ring
2018 stats: 4,355 passing yards, 29 TDs, 11 INTs

Brady was the 14th-highest-scoring fantasy quarterback last year. Meanwhile, the Pats lost Rob Gronkowski and have spent two decent picks on running backs in the last two drafts. It’s hard to see the upside here. —McAtee

144. Ito Smith, RB, Falcons

2019 outlook: Sophomore back looking to benefit from Tevin Coleman’s departure
2018 stats: 315 rushing yards, 4 TDs | 152 receiving yards, 0 TDs

Smith is definitely playing Robin to Devonta Freeman’s Batman, but he showed promise as a rookie, totaling 467 yards and four TDs. With Tevin Coleman gone, Smith’s role should grow in year two, and if anything happens to Freeman (who just missed 14 games), his value will skyrocket. —McAtee

145. Trey Burton, TE, Bears

2019 outlook: Reliable option, but in a crowded offense
2018 stats: 54 receptions, 569 yards, 6 TDs

Burton finished as the TE6 in standard-scoring formats last year, which is surprisingly high considering how he failed to hit the high expectations for him in Matt Nagy’s offense. His floor is as a decent, if unexciting, starter at a shallow position. —McAtee

146. Carlos Hyde, RB, Texans

2019 outlook: Journeyman rusher is now trying to carve out a role for himself in Houston
2018 stats: 571 rushing yards, 5 TDs

Duke Johnson is still expected to be the lead back in Houston after the ACL injury to Lamar Miller, but that didn’t stop the team from trading to acquire another back. Hyde is now on his fifth team since 2017, which should tell you a lot about his talent and upside. —McAtee

147. Jack Doyle, TE, Colts

2019 outlook: Will split targets with Eric Ebron, but brings similar upside at a cheaper price
2018 stats: 26 receptions, 245 yards, 2 TDs

Andrew Luck loves his tight ends, but Doyle missed 10 games with injury last year, allowing Ebron to shine. If Doyle is back healthy this season, he could eat into Ebron’s whopping 13 touchdown receptions last year. —McAtee

148. Gus Edwards, RB, Ravens

2019 outlook: Carries abound in Baltimore, so choose Ravens running backs wisely
2018 stats: 718 rushing yards, 2 TDs

The Ravens have one of the deepest backfields in the NFL with free agent signee Mark Ingram slated to be the starter, Kenneth Dixon returning, and athletic-as-all-hell rookie Justice Hill entering the picture. The Ravens should easily lead the league in rushing this year, so Edwards will have an opportunity to carve out a fantasy-relevant role. —Heifetz

149. Jamaal Williams, RB, Packers

2019 outlook: Stuck behind Aaron Jones
2018 stats: 464 rushing yards, 3 TDs | 210 receiving yards, 0 TDs

He’ll get some playing time, but it seems clear that this is Jones’s backfield. Williams’s value is mostly as a handcuff to Jones. —McAtee

150. Josh Allen, QB, Bills

2019 outlook: Wildly inconsistent as a rookie, but his rushing ability presents promise
2018 stats: 2,074 passing yards, 10 TDs, 12 INTs | 631 rushing yards, 8 TDs

Allen is one of the best running quarterbacks in the league, with 631 yards and eight TDs on the ground last season. If he can rein in the interceptions, he could be a fantasy starter. But that’s a huge if. —McAtee

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