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2014 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 3

With Jamaal Charles injured, backup running back Knile Davis will see increased workload

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UPDATE: September 18, 2014

Using the WhatIfSports.com NFL simulation engine, the individual fantasy players and defensive teams are ranked based entirely on projected fantasy points using the FOXSports.com Fantasy Football default scoring where:

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: TDs are 6 points

QBs: 25 passing yards is 1 point

QBs: Interceptions are -2 points

RBs: 10 rushing yards is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Fumbles lost are -2 points

WRs, TE and RBs: Ten yards receiving is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Two-point conversion are 2 points

K: Extra points are 1 point and all field goals are at least 3 points with an extra bonus point for field goals made over 40 yards and another bonus point for field goals made over 50 yards.

DEF: A sack is 1 point, an interception is 2 points and each DEF touchdown is 6 points

Quarterback Running Back Wide Receiver
Tight End Kicker Team Defense

Please Note: The Raiders-Patriots, Redskins-Eagles, Buccaneers-Falcons, Vikings-Saints, Broncos-Seahawks, 49ers-Cardinals, Texans-Giants, Cowboys-Rams and Colts-Jaguars games were re-simulated on 9/18 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2014 Week 3 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Drew BreesQBSaints23.6
2Matt RyanQBFalcons22.7
3Aaron RodgersQBPackers22.6
4Andrew LuckQBColts22.6
5Tom BradyQBPatriots22.4
6Nick FolesQBEagles22.2
7Tony RomoQBCowboys21.2
8Cam NewtonQBPanthers21
9EJ ManuelQBBills20
10Matthew StaffordQBLions19.2
11Ryan FitzpatrickQBTexans18
12Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers18
13Josh McCownQBBuccaneers17.9
14Peyton ManningQBBroncos17.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Andy DaltonQBBengals17.1
16Russell WilsonQBSeahawks17
17Jay CutlerQBBears16.7
18Philip RiversQBChargers16.7
19Kirk CousinsQBRedskins16.7
20Alex SmithQBChiefs16.6
21Colin KaepernickQB49ers16.5
22Matt CasselQBVikings16.4
23LeSean McCoyRBEagles16.2
24Eddie LacyRBPackers16.1
25DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys16
26Arian FosterRBTexans15.4
27Joe FlaccoQBRavens15.2
28Ryan TannehillQBDolphins15.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Eli ManningQBGiants15.1
30Brian HoyerQBBrowns14.8
31Drew StantonQBCardinals14.7
32Austin DavisQBRams14.5
33Matt ForteRBBears14
34Giovani BernardRBBengals13.8
35Jake LockerQBTitans13.4
36Joique BellRBLions12.5
37Lamar MillerRBDolphins12.5
38Jordy NelsonWRPackers12.4
39Bobby RaineyRBBuccaneers12.1
40Alfred MorrisRBRedskins12.1
41Donald BrownRBChargers12.1
42Dez BryantWRCowboys12
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Geno SmithQBJets11.9
44Zac StacyRBRams11.7
45Andre EllingtonRBCardinals11.6
46Le'Veon BellRBSteelers11.6
47Calvin JohnsonWRLions11.5
48Chad HenneQBJaguars11.5
49Matt AsiataRBVikings11.4
50Knile DavisRBChiefs11.3
51Montee BallRBBroncos11.2
52Derek CarrQBRaiders11.1
53Rashad JenningsRBGiants11.1
54Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks10.9
55Julio JonesWRFalcons10.6
56Bernard PierceRBRavens10.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
57C.J. SpillerRBBills10.5
58Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers10.5
59Marques ColstonWRSaints10.5
60Frank GoreRB49ers10.4
61Andre JohnsonWRTexans10.4
62Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots10.3
63Adam VinatieriKColts10.2
64A.J. GreenWRBengals10.2
65Toby GerhartRBJaguars10.2
66Roddy WhiteWRFalcons10.1
67Trent RichardsonRBColts10.1
68Percy HarvinWRSeahawks9.9
69Dan BaileyKCowboys9.8
70Ahmad BradshawRBColts9.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Cordarrelle PattersonWRVikings9.7
72Mason CrosbyKPackers9.7
73Stevan RidleyRBPatriots9.7
74Terrance WestRBBrowns9.7
75Phil DawsonK49ers9.7
76Danny WoodheadRBChargers9.6
77Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos9.5
78Cody ParkeyKEagles9.5
79Steven JacksonRBFalcons9.5
80Antonio BrownWRSteelers9.4
81Matt BryantKFalcons9.4
82Jimmy GrahamTESaints9.4
83Robbie GouldKBears9.3
84Dan CarpenterKBills9.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Graham GanoKPanthers9.2
86Khiry RobinsonRBSaints9.2
87Nick NovakKChargers9.2
88Chris IvoryRBJets9.1
89Darren SprolesRBEagles9.1
90DeSean JacksonWRRedskins9.1
91Reggie WayneWRColts9
92Shane VereenRBPatriots9
93Justin TuckerKRavens9
94Mike WallaceWRDolphins9
95Brandon MarshallWRBears8.9
96Shayne GrahamKSaints8.9
97Steven HauschkaKSeahawks8.9
98Sammy WatkinsWRBills8.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
99DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers8.8
100Randy BullockKTexans8.8
101Shonn GreeneRBTitans8.6
102Victor CruzWRGiants8.6
103Mike NugentKBengals8.6
104Julian EdelmanWRPatriots8.5
105Brandon McManusKBroncos8.5
106Pierre GarconWRRedskins8.5
107Randall CobbWRPackers8.5
108Cairo SantosKChiefs8.4
109Blair WalshKVikings8.4
110Jeremy MaclinWREagles8.4
111Steve Smith Sr.WRRavens8.3
112Baltimore RavensDEF8.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Josh BrownKGiants8.1
114Chandler CatanzaroKCardinals8.1
115Jonathan StewartRBPanthers8.1
116Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots8.1
117Terrance WilliamsWRCowboys8.1
118Keenan AllenWRChargers8
119James JonesWRRaiders8
120Caleb SturgisKDolphins8
121Ryan SuccopKTitans8
122New England PatriotsDEF8
123Shaun SuishamKSteelers7.9
124T.Y. HiltonWRColts7.9
125Patrick MurrayKBuccaneers7.9
126Dwayne BoweWRChiefs7.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Jason WittenTECowboys7.9
128Malcom FloydWRChargers7.8
129Dallas CowboysDEF7.8
130Indianapolis ColtsDEF7.8
131Wes WelkerWRBroncos7.8
132Fred JacksonRBBills7.8
133Reggie BushRBLions7.8
134Alshon JefferyWRBears7.8
135Nick FolkKJets7.7
136Billy CundiffKBrowns7.7
137San Francisco 49ersDEF7.6
138Darren McFaddenRBRaiders7.6
139Kai ForbathKRedskins7.6
140Michael FloydWRCardinals7.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Carolina PanthersDEF7.6
142Lance MooreWRSteelers7.5
143Eric DeckerWRJets7.5
144Greg ZuerleinKRams7.5
145Houston TexansDEF7.5
146Chicago BearsDEF7.5
147Cecil Shorts IIIWRJaguars7.4
148Chris JohnsonRBJets7.4
149Nate FreeseKLions7.2
150Anquan BoldinWR49ers7.2
151Mike EvansWRBuccaneers7.2
152Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons7.1
153Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals7.1
154Miles AustinWRBrowns7.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Jordan CameronTEBrowns7.1
156Greg JenningsWRVikings7.1
157Mike WilliamsWRBills7
158Cincinnati BengalsDEF7
159Andrew HawkinsWRBrowns6.9
160Pierre ThomasRBSaints6.9
161DeAndre HopkinsWRTexans6.9
162Jeremy HillRBBengals6.9
163Riley CooperWREagles6.8
164Miami DolphinsDEF6.8
165Buffalo BillsDEF6.7
166Jerricho CotcheryWRPanthers6.7
167Nate WashingtonWRTitans6.7
168Kendall WrightWRTitans6.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Kenny BrittWRRams6.6
170Golden TateWRLions6.6
171Brian QuickWRRams6.6
172Julius ThomasTEBroncos6.5
173Josh ScobeeKJaguars6.4
174Robert WoodsWRBills6.4
175Kansas City ChiefsDEF6.4
176Carlos HydeRB49ers6.3
177Harry DouglasWRFalcons6.3
178Donnie AveryWRChiefs6.3
179Kenny StillsWRSaints6.3
180New Orleans SaintsDEF6.3
181Emmanuel SandersWRBroncos6.3
182Seattle SeahawksDEF6.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Kelvin BenjaminWRPanthers6.2
184Minnesota VikingsDEF6.2
185Markus WheatonWRSteelers6.2
186Justin ForsettRBRavens6.2
187Greg OlsenTEPanthers6.2
188Philadelphia EaglesDEF6.1
189Danny AmendolaWRPatriots6.1
190Eddie RoyalWRChargers6.1
191Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders6.1
192Cleveland BrownsDEF6
193Green Bay PackersDEF6
194Denard RobinsonWRJaguars6
195Kyle RudolphTEVikings6
196Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF6
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Brandin CooksWRSaints5.8
198Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks5.8
199Larry DonnellTEGiants5.8
200New York JetsDEF5.8
201Mohamed SanuWRBengals5.7
202Davante AdamsWRPackers5.7
203Hakeem NicksWRColts5.7
204Michael CrabtreeWR49ers5.7
205Atlanta FalconsDEF5.7
206San Diego ChargersDEF5.6
207Rueben RandleWRGiants5.6
208Tennessee TitansDEF5.6
209Dennis PittaTERavens5.6
210Jarius WrightWRVikings5.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Torrey SmithWRRavens5.6
212Martellus BennettTEBears5.5
213Levine ToiloloTEFalcons5.5
214Andre RobertsWRRedskins5.5
215Preston ParkerWRGiants5.5
216Arizona CardinalsDEF5.5
217Maurice Jones-DrewRBRaiders5.5
218Brandon MyersTEBuccaneers5.4
219Garrett GrahamTETexans5.4
220Antonio GatesTEChargers5.4
221St. Louis RamsDEF5.4
222Brian HartlineWRDolphins5.3
223Zach ErtzTEEagles5.3
224James StarksRBPackers5.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Heath MillerTESteelers5.2
226Delanie WalkerTETitans5.1
227Jeremy KerleyWRJets5
228Charles ClayTEDolphins5
229Joseph MorganWRSaints4.9
230Denver BroncosDEF4.9
231Niles PaulTERedskins4.9
232Jordan MatthewsWREagles4.9
233Allen HurnsWRJaguars4.8
234Jason AvantWRPanthers4.8
235Jermaine GreshamTEBengals4.7
236Vernon DavisTE49ers4.7
237Benny CunninghamRBRams4.7
238Santonio HolmesWRBears4.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Jared CookTERams4.6
240Travis BenjaminWRBrowns4.6
241New York GiantsDEF4.6
242Jerick McKinnonRBVikings4.6
243Stedman BaileyWRRams4.5
244Scott ChandlerTEBills4.5
245Andre WilliamsRBGiants4.5
246Mike JamesRBBuccaneers4.5
247Andrew QuarlessTEPackers4.4
248Dexter McClusterRBTitans4.4
249Devin HesterWRFalcons4.3
250Kenbrell ThompkinsWRPatriots4.3
251Justin HunterWRTitans4.3
252Coby FleenerTEColts4.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Brandon GibsonWRDolphins4.3
254Pittsburgh SteelersDEF4.3
255Eric EbronTELions4.2
256Damien WilliamsRBDolphins4.2
257Zach MillerTESeahawks4.2
258Stevie JohnsonWR49ers4.1
259Andre HolmesWRRaiders4.1
260Brandon PettigrewTELions4.1
261Washington RedskinsDEF4
262Cole BeasleyWRCowboys4
263Jermaine KearseWRSeahawks4
264Stepfan TaylorRBCardinals4
265Robert TurbinRBSeahawks4
266Brandon TateWRBengals4
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Lance DunbarRBCowboys4
268Roy Helu Jr.RBRedskins3.9
269Ted Ginn Jr.WRCardinals3.9
270Chris OwusuWRBuccaneers3.9
271Aaron DobsonWRPatriots3.9
272Rob HouslerTECardinals3.7
273Rod StreaterWRRaiders3.7
274Louis Murphy Jr.WRBuccaneers3.6
275LeGarrette BlountRBSteelers3.6
276Jacksonville JaguarsDEF3.5
277C.J. AndersonRBBroncos3.5
278Marlon BrownWRRavens3.4
279Mychal RiveraTERaiders3.4
280Cyrus GrayRBChiefs3.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Clay HarborTEJaguars3.3
282Dwayne AllenTEColts3.3
283Junior HemingwayWRChiefs3.2
284Dri ArcherWRSteelers3.2
285DeVier PoseyWRTexans3.1
286Owen DanielsTERavens3.1
287Oakland RaidersDEF3.1
288Jarrett BoykinWRPackers3
289Lance KendricksTERams3
290Detroit LionsDEF3
291Allen RobinsonWRJaguars3
292Jeff CumberlandTEJets3
293Isaiah CrowellRBBrowns3
294Chris GivensWRRams2.9
 NamePosTeamPoints
295Anthony FasanoTEChiefs2.9
296David NelsonWRJets2.8
297Marcel ReeceRBRaiders2.7
298Benjamin WatsonTESaints2.7
299Gavin EscobarTECowboys2.7
300Jacoby JonesWRRavens2.6

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