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Week 1 Top 150s

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Not all leagues are created equal, and not all of them have starting spots designated for Flex players. But for those that do, we offer two versions of our Top 150 rank lists: One for standard formats and one for PPR formats. You might notice some peculiar rankings here, and that's because these are based solely from my weekly projections -- not an average of multiple points of view. So if a tight end is projected to get 20 yards and a touchdown, he'll be equal to a quality running back projected for 80 total yards. Thus, use these rankings as a starting point for your weekly research, not a definitive source.

Week 1 highlight: You'll find Cadillac Williams ranked among the Top 12 overall in standard formats. His matchup vs. the Browns makes him a candidate to put up close to 100 total yards with a touchdown. We don't expect Williams to see many matchups like this all year, and with his track record as it pertains to injuries there's no telling how long he'll be upright. It's recommended that he is at least considered for starting lineups because of these factors.

Look out for our Flex rankings every Tuesday throughout the season, with daily updates as necessary.

Top 150 Flex Rankings
Name Pos Opp
1 Chris Johnson RB OAK
2 Maurice Jones-Drew RB DEN
3 Adrian Peterson RB @NO
4 Tim Hightower RB @STL
5 Frank Gore RB @SEA
6 Steven Jackson RB ARI
7 Andre Johnson WR IND
8 DeAngelo Williams RB @NYG
9 Cedric Benson RB @NE
10 Ryan Mathews RB @KC
11 Cadillac Williams RB CLE
12 Miles Austin WR @WAS
13 Calvin Johnson WR @CHI
14 DeSean Jackson WR GB
15 Antonio Gates TE @KC
16 Joseph Addai RB @HOU
17 Ronnie Brown RB @BUF
18 Reggie Wayne WR @HOU
19 Brandon Marshall WR @BUF
20 Randy Moss WR CIN
21 Michael Turner RB @PIT
22 Ray Rice RB @NYJ
23 Matt Forte RB DET
24 Ryan Grant RB @PHI
25 Roddy White WR @PIT
26 Anquan Boldin WR @NYJ
27 Chad Ochocinco WR @NE
28 Greg Jennings WR @PHI
29 Dwayne Bowe WR SD
30 Bernard Berrian WR @NO
31 Marques Colston WR MIN
32 Jermichael Finley TE @PHI
33 Dallas Clark TE @HOU
34 Zach Miller TE @TEN
35 Jerome Harrison RB @TB
36 Marion Barber RB @WAS
37 Arian Foster RB IND
38 Jamaal Charles RB SD
39 Vernon Davis TE @SEA
40 Kellen Winslow TE CLE
41 Larry Fitzgerald WR @STL
42 Robert Meachem WR MIN
43 Steve Smith WR CAR
44 Jahvid Best RB @CHI
45 Ahmad Bradshaw RB CAR
46 Visanthe Shiancoe TE @NO
47 John Carlson TE SF
48 Roy E. Williams WR @WAS
49 Jabar Gaffney WR @JAC
50 Pierre Garcon WR @HOU
51 Darren McFadden RB @TEN
52 Benjamin Watson TE @TB
53 Johnny Knox WR DET
54 Jacoby Jones WR IND
55 Mike Wallace WR ATL
56 Malcom Floyd WR @KC
57 C.J. Spiller RB MIA
58 Fred Taylor RB CIN
59 Brandon Jacobs RB CAR
60 LeSean McCoy RB GB
61 Rashard Mendenhall RB ATL
62 Greg Olsen TE DET
63 Tony Scheffler TE @CHI
64 Anthony Fasano TE @BUF
65 Percy Harvin WR @NO
66 Wes Welker WR CIN
67 Knowshon Moreno RB @JAC
68 Pierre Thomas RB MIN
69 Reggie Bush RB MIN
70 Steve Smith WR @NYG
71 Laurent Robinson WR ARI
72 Shonn Greene RB BAL
73 Clinton Portis RB DAL
74 Brent Celek TE GB
75 Lance Moore WR MIN
76 Santana Moss WR DAL
77 Fred Jackson RB MIA
78 Jonathan Stewart RB @NYG
79 Chester Taylor RB DET
80 Ricky Williams RB @BUF
81 Leon Washington RB SF
82 Justin Forsett RB SF
83 Tony Gonzalez TE @PIT
84 Jason Witten TE @WAS
85 Rob Gronkowski TE CIN
86 Chris Cooley TE DAL
87 Lee Evans WR MIA
88 Terrell Owens WR @NE
89 Nate Burleson WR @CHI
90 Donald Driver WR @PHI
91 Mike Sims-Walker WR DEN
92 Jerricho Cotchery WR BAL
93 Jeremy Maclin WR GB
94 Mike Williams WR SF
95 Michael Crabtree WR @SEA
96 Mike Williams WR CLE
97 Thomas Jones RB SD
98 Jermaine Gresham TE @NE
99 Aaron Hernandez TE CIN
100 Steve Breaston WR @STL
101 Derrick Mason WR @NYJ
102 Devin Hester WR DET
103 Kevin Walter WR IND
104 Dexter McCluster WR SD
105 Brian Hartline WR @BUF
106 Hakeem Nicks WR CAR
107 Braylon Edwards WR BAL
108 Louis Murphy WR @TEN
109 Deion Branch WR SF
110 Nate Washington WR OAK
111 Peyton Hillis RB @TB
112 Felix Jones RB @WAS
113 Correll Buckhalter RB @JAC
114 Steve Slaton RB IND
115 LaDainian Tomlinson RB BAL
116 Anthony Dixon RB @SEA
117 Todd Heap TE @NYJ
118 Owen Daniels TE IND
119 Kevin Boss TE CAR
120 Dustin Keller TE BAL
121 Heath Miller TE ATL
122 Early Doucet WR @STL
123 Eddie Royal WR @JAC
124 Anthony Gonzalez WR @HOU
125 Mike Thomas WR DEN
126 Chris Chambers WR SD
127 Devery Henderson WR MIN
128 Hines Ward WR ATL
129 Josh Morgan WR @SEA
130 Danny Amendola WR ARI
131 Mardy Gilyard WR ARI
132 Mark Clayton WR ARI
133 Anthony Armstrong WR DAL
134 Willis McGahee RB @NYJ
135 Mewelde Moore RB ATL
136 Darren Sproles RB @KC
137 Kareem Huggins RB CLE
138 Javon Ringer RB OAK
139 Marcedes Lewis TE DEN
140 Jeremy Shockey TE MIN
141 Daniel Fells TE ARI
142 T.J. Houshmandzadeh WR @NYJ
143 Steve Johnson WR MIA
144 Brandon LaFell WR @NYG
145 Devin Aromashodu WR DET
146 Jordan Shipley WR @NE
147 Mohamed Massaquoi WR @TB
148 Brian Robiskie WR @TB
149 Josh Cribbs WR @TB
150 Dez Bryant WR @WAS
Top 150 Flex PPR Rankings
Name Pos Opp
1 Chris Johnson RB OAK
2 Maurice Jones-Drew RB DEN
3 Andre Johnson WR IND
4 Miles Austin WR @WAS
5 Calvin Johnson WR @CHI
6 Antonio Gates TE @KC
7 Adrian Peterson RB @NO
8 Tim Hightower RB @STL
9 Frank Gore RB @SEA
10 Ray Rice RB @NYJ
11 DeSean Jackson WR GB
12 Reggie Wayne WR @HOU
13 Brandon Marshall WR @BUF
14 Randy Moss WR CIN
15 Anquan Boldin WR @NYJ
16 Chad Ochocinco WR @NE
17 Dwayne Bowe WR SD
18 Marques Colston WR MIN
19 Jermichael Finley TE @PHI
20 Zach Miller TE @TEN
21 Steven Jackson RB ARI
22 DeAngelo Williams RB @NYG
23 Ryan Mathews RB @KC
24 Dallas Clark TE @HOU
25 Kellen Winslow TE CLE
26 Roddy White WR @PIT
27 Greg Jennings WR @PHI
28 Steve Smith WR CAR
29 Wes Welker WR CIN
30 Cedric Benson RB @NE
31 Cadillac Williams RB CLE
32 Joseph Addai RB @HOU
33 Ronnie Brown RB @BUF
34 Bernard Berrian WR @NO
35 Larry Fitzgerald WR @STL
36 Vernon Davis TE @SEA
37 Visanthe Shiancoe TE @NO
38 Robert Meachem WR MIN
39 Jabar Gaffney WR @JAC
40 Michael Turner RB @PIT
41 Matt Forte RB DET
42 Jahvid Best RB @CHI
43 Darren McFadden RB @TEN
44 John Carlson TE SF
45 Roy E. Williams WR @WAS
46 Pierre Garcon WR @HOU
47 Percy Harvin WR @NO
48 Ryan Grant RB @PHI
49 Jerome Harrison RB @TB
50 Marion Barber RB @WAS
51 Jamaal Charles RB SD
52 Ahmad Bradshaw RB CAR
53 Reggie Bush RB MIN
54 Benjamin Watson TE @TB
55 Steve Smith WR @NYG
56 Arian Foster RB IND
57 C.J. Spiller RB MIA
58 LeSean McCoy RB GB
59 Tony Scheffler TE @CHI
60 Anthony Fasano TE @BUF
61 Brent Celek TE GB
62 Johnny Knox WR DET
63 Jacoby Jones WR IND
64 Mike Wallace WR ATL
65 Malcom Floyd WR @KC
66 Rashard Mendenhall RB ATL
67 Greg Olsen TE DET
68 Tony Gonzalez TE @PIT
69 Jerricho Cotchery WR BAL
70 Knowshon Moreno RB @JAC
71 Pierre Thomas RB MIN
72 Jason Witten TE @WAS
73 Chris Cooley TE DAL
74 Santana Moss WR DAL
75 Nate Burleson WR @CHI
76 Mike Sims-Walker WR DEN
77 Michael Crabtree WR @SEA
78 Mike Williams WR CLE
79 Fred Taylor RB CIN
80 Chester Taylor RB DET
81 Leon Washington RB SF
82 Laurent Robinson WR ARI
83 Lee Evans WR MIA
84 Terrell Owens WR @NE
85 Donald Driver WR @PHI
86 Jeremy Maclin WR GB
87 Mike Williams WR SF
88 Dexter McCluster WR SD
89 Brandon Jacobs RB CAR
90 Clinton Portis RB DAL
91 Steve Slaton RB IND
92 Jermaine Gresham TE @NE
93 Aaron Hernandez TE CIN
94 Lance Moore WR MIN
95 Steve Breaston WR @STL
96 Derrick Mason WR @NYJ
97 Devin Hester WR DET
98 Kevin Walter WR IND
99 Brian Hartline WR @BUF
100 Braylon Edwards WR BAL
101 Louis Murphy WR @TEN
102 Nate Washington WR OAK
103 Danny Amendola WR ARI
104 Shonn Greene RB BAL
105 Fred Jackson RB MIA
106 Jonathan Stewart RB @NYG
107 Justin Forsett RB SF
108 Todd Heap TE @NYJ
109 Owen Daniels TE IND
110 Kevin Boss TE CAR
111 Heath Miller TE ATL
112 Hakeem Nicks WR CAR
113 Deion Branch WR SF
114 Eddie Royal WR @JAC
115 Anthony Gonzalez WR @HOU
116 Mike Thomas WR DEN
117 Ricky Williams RB @BUF
118 LaDainian Tomlinson RB BAL
119 Mewelde Moore RB ATL
120 Rob Gronkowski TE CIN
121 Dustin Keller TE BAL
122 Marcedes Lewis TE DEN
123 Early Doucet WR @STL
124 Chris Chambers WR SD
125 Devery Henderson WR MIN
126 Hines Ward WR ATL
127 Josh Morgan WR @SEA
128 Mardy Gilyard WR ARI
129 Mark Clayton WR ARI
130 Anthony Armstrong WR DAL
131 Roscoe Parrish WR MIA
132 Thomas Jones RB SD
133 Felix Jones RB @WAS
134 Correll Buckhalter RB @JAC
135 Kevin Faulk RB CIN
136 Jeremy Shockey TE MIN
137 Daniel Fells TE ARI
138 T.J. Houshmandzadeh WR @NYJ
139 Steve Johnson WR MIA
140 Brandon LaFell WR @NYG
141 Jordan Shipley WR @NE
142 Mohamed Massaquoi WR @TB
143 Brian Robiskie WR @TB
144 Josh Cribbs WR @TB
145 Eric Decker WR @JAC
146 James Jones WR @PHI
147 Austin Collie WR @HOU
148 Julian Edelman WR CIN
149 Darrius Heyward-Bey WR @TEN
150 Jason Avant WR GB
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