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2014 Draft Prep: 12-team IDP draft

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Hardcore Fantasy owners know to enhance your league you can't just use offensive players. You have to throw some defensive guys in the mix as well.

We're talking about Individual Defensive Players -- IDP leagues -- and there are all sorts of formats to use. Some leagues just go the simple route of one defensive player at each position of defensive line, linebacker and defensive back. And then there's the extreme, which we did here.

Four members of the CBSSports.com staff (myself, Dave Richard, Michael Hurcomb and Larry Hartstein) took part in a 12-team league with Fantasy analysts from other sites, including Sports Illustrated, Football Guys, Pro Football Focus, Rotowire, USA Today, FOX Sports, Comcast Sports Net and Rant Sports. We went 28 rounds and it's loaded with IDP guys.

We feature a starting lineup of QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, TE, K and a FLEX (RB/WR/TE) on offense. On defense, we start 2 DL, 3 LB, 3 DB and a FLEX (DL/LB/DB). There were also 10 reserve spots for this marathon draft.

When playing in an IDP league, you don't want to draft defensive players too early. Everyone loves J.J. Watt and Luke Kuechly, but don't overlook offensive talent unless it benefits your team. In this draft, Watt was drafted in Round 5 and Kuechly went in Round 6. They were the first two defensive players drafted, as expected.

Round 7 had more IDP guys coming off the board in Lavonte David and Robert Quinn while Round 8 is when it really got ramped up with Greg Hardy, Vontaze Burfict, Paul Posluszny, Chandler Jones and James Laurinaitis.

The way I approach IDP leagues is to lock up my main offensive guys before looking at defensive players. I considered David in Round 7, but he went two spots in front of me. I didn't take my first IDP guy until Cameron Wake in Round 10, and by then I had a quarterback, tight end, three running backs and four receivers.

In Round 11, I went with DeMarcus Ware -- I like locking up defensive ends first. My first linebacker was Paul Worrilow in Round 12, and I didn't take a defensive back until Kam Chancellor in Round 16.

I also targeted guys who are out for the start of the season in NaVorro Bowman (knee) in Round 17 and Reshad Jones (four-game suspension) in Round 20. These are players who will take up a roster spot until they return, but they are difference-makers when active.

As always, we ask you to share your thoughts on this draft. Take advantage of our Fantasy Football Twitter feed and post your comments there, or share your thoughts on our Fantasy Football Facebook page.

In this league, all touchdowns are worth six points, and we award one point for every 10 yards rushing and receiving and one point for every 25 yards passing. We also have one point per reception. For the defensive players, we award three points for sacks, interceptions and fumble recoveries, two points for a safety and each pass defensed, one point for a tackle and 0.5 points for an assisted tackle.

Our draft order is as follows:

1. Tim Heaney, USA Today
2. Jay Clemons, FOX Sports
3. Ben Standig, Comcast Sports Net
4. Heath Cummings, Football Guys
5. Jamey Eisenberg, CBSSports.com
6. Adam Pfeifer, Rant Sports
7. Ross Miles, Pro Football Focus
8. Michael Hurcomb, CBSSports.com
9. David Gonos, Sports Illustrated
10. Dave Richard, CBSSports.com
11. Justin Fielkow, Rotowire
12. Larry Hartstein, CBSSports.com

Round by Round
Round 1
Pick Team Player
1 Heaney LeSean McCoy, RB, PHI
2 Clemons Jamaal Charles, RB, KC
3 Standig Matt Forte, RB, CHI
4 Cummings Calvin Johnson, WR, DET
5 Eisenberg Adrian Peterson, RB, MIN
6 Pfeifer Demaryius Thomas, WR, DEN
7 Miles Dez Bryant, WR, DAL
8 Hurcomb Jimmy Graham, TE, NO
9 Gonos Eddie Lacy, RB, GB
10 Richard DeMarco Murray, RB, DAL
11 Fielkow Brandon Marshall, WR, CHI
12 Hartstein Julio Jones, WR, ATL
Round 2
Pick Team Player
13 Hartstein Montee Ball, RB, DEN
14 Fielkow A.J. Green, WR, CIN
15 Richard Giovani Bernard, RB, CIN
16 Gonos Jordy Nelson, WR, GB
17 Hurcomb Shane Vereen, RB, NE
18 Miles Antonio Brown, WR, PIT
19 Pfeifer Alshon Jeffery, WR, CHI
20 Eisenberg Randall Cobb, WR, GB
21 Cummings Doug Martin, RB, TB
22 Standig Andre Ellington, RB, ARI
23 Clemons Le'Veon Bell, RB, PIT
24 Heaney Arian Foster, RB, HOU
Round 3
Pick Team Player
25 Heaney Larry Fitzgerald, WR, ARI
26 Clemons Marshawn Lynch, RB, SEA
27 Standig Peyton Manning, QB, DEN
28 Cummings Rob Gronkowski, TE, NE
29 Eisenberg Zac Stacy, RB, STL
30 Pfeifer Julius Thomas, TE, DEN
31 Miles Keenan Allen, WR, SD
32 Hurcomb Andre Johnson, WR, HOU
33 Gonos Vincent Jackson, WR, TB
34 Richard Michael Crabtree, WR, SF
35 Fielkow Drew Brees, QB, NO
36 Hartstein Reggie Bush, RB, DET
Round 4
Pick Team Player
37 Hartstein Roddy White, WR, ATL
38 Fielkow C.J. Spiller, RB, BUF
39 Richard Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, MIN
40 Gonos Rashad Jennings, RB, NYG
41 Hurcomb Aaron Rodgers, QB, GB
42 Miles Victor Cruz, WR, NYG
43 Pfeifer Alfred Morris, RB, WAS
44 Eisenberg Michael Floyd, WR, ARI
45 Cummings Ryan Mathews, RB, SD
46 Standig Pierre Garcon, WR, WAS
47 Clemons Matthew Stafford, QB, DET
48 Heaney Julian Edelman, WR, NE
Round 5
Pick Team Player
49 Heaney Emmanuel Sanders, WR, DEN
50 Clemons Mike Wallace, WR, MIA
51 Standig Toby Gerhart, RB, JAC
52 Cummings Percy Harvin, WR, SEA
53 Eisenberg Joique Bell, RB, DET
54 Pfeifer Pierre Thomas, RB, NO
55 Miles Torrey Smith, WR, BAL
56 Hurcomb Chris Johnson, RB, NYJ
57 Gonos Ray Rice, RB, BAL
58 Richard Kendall Wright, WR, TEN
59 Fielkow J.J. Watt, DL, HOU
60 Hartstein Golden Tate, WR, DET
Round 6
Pick Team Player
61 Hartstein Jordan Cameron, TE, CLE
62 Fielkow Ben Tate, RB, CLE
63 Richard Fred Jackson, RB, BUF
64 Gonos Andrew Luck, QB, IND
65 Hurcomb Marques Colston, WR, NO
66 Miles Frank Gore, RB, SF
67 Pfeifer Reggie Wayne, WR, IND
68 Eisenberg Terrance Williams, WR, DAL
69 Cummings Luke Kuechly, LB, CAR
70 Standig Eric Decker, WR, NYJ
71 Clemons T.Y. Hilton, WR, IND
72 Heaney Maurice Jones-Drew, RB, OAK
Round 7
Pick Team Player
73 Heaney Jason Witten, TE, DAL
74 Clemons DeSean Jackson, WR, WAS
75 Standig Lavonte David, LB, TB
76 Cummings Trent Richardson, RB, IND
77 Eisenberg Matt Ryan, QB, ATL
78 Pfeifer Wes Welker, WR, DEN
79 Miles Robert Quinn, DL, STL
80 Hurcomb Kelvin Benjamin, WR, CAR
81 Gonos Brandin Cooks, WR, NO
82 Richard Bishop Sankey, RB, TEN
83 Fielkow Steven Jackson, RB, ATL
84 Hartstein Danny Woodhead, RB, SD
Round 8
Pick Team Player
85 Hartstein Greg Hardy, DL, CAR
86 Fielkow Danny Amendola, WR, NE
87 Richard Vernon Davis, TE, SF
88 Gonos Vontaze Burfict, LB, CIN
89 Hurcomb Paul Posluszny, LB, JAC
90 Miles Chandler Jones, DL, NE
91 Pfeifer James Laurinaitis, LB, STL
92 Eisenberg Dennis Pitta, TE, BAL
93 Cummings Jordan Reed, TE, WAS
94 Standig Zach Ertz, TE, PHI
95 Clemons Knowshon Moreno, RB, MIA
96 Heaney Tom Brady, QB, NE
Round 9
Pick Team Player
97 Heaney Bobby Wagner, LB, SEA
98 Clemons Patrick Willis, LB, SF
99 Standig Rueben Randle, WR, NYG
100 Cummings Derrick Johnson, LB, KC
101 Eisenberg Jeremy Maclin, WR, PHI
102 Pfeifer Darren Sproles, RB, PHI
103 Miles Lamar Miller, RB, MIA
104 Hurcomb Justin Hunter, WR, TEN
105 Gonos Karlos Dansby, LB, CLE
106 Richard Nick Foles, QB, PHI
107 Fielkow Chad Greenway, LB, MIN
108 Hartstein Muhammad Wilkerson, DL, NYJ
Round 10
Pick Team Player
109 Hartstein Tony Romo, QB, DAL
110 Fielkow Cameron Jordan, DL, NO
111 Richard Harrison Smith, DB, MIN
112 Gonos Sammy Watkins, WR, BUF
113 Hurcomb Mychal Kendricks, LB, PHI
114 Miles Mark Ingram, RB, NO
115 Pfeifer Colin Kaepernick, QB, SF
116 Eisenberg Cameron Wake, DL, MIA
117 Cummings Mike Evans, WR, TB
118 Standig D'Qwell Jackson, LB, IND
119 Clemons Calais Campbell, DL, ARI
120 Heaney Alec Ogletree, LB, STL
Round 11
Pick Team Player
121 Heaney DeAndre Hopkins, WR, HOU
122 Clemons Kyle Rudolph, TE, MIN
123 Standig Jason Pierre-Paul, DL, NYG
124 Cummings Dwayne Bowe, WR, KC
125 Eisenberg DeMarcus Ware, DL, DEN
126 Pfeifer Eric Weddle, DB, SD
127 Miles Jerod Mayo, LB, NE
128 Hurcomb DeMeco Ryans, LB, PHI
129 Gonos Carlos Hyde, RB, SF
130 Richard Shonn Greene, RB, TEN
131 Fielkow DeAngelo Williams, RB, CAR
132 Hartstein Jeremy Hill, RB, CIN
Round 12
Pick Team Player
133 Hartstein Jarrett Boykin, WR, GB
134 Fielkow Jerrell Freeman, LB, IND
135 Richard Lawrence Timmons, LB, PIT
136 Gonos Greg Olsen, TE, CAR
137 Hurcomb Johnathan Cyprien, DB, JAC
138 Miles Brian Cushing, LB, HOU
139 Pfeifer Curtis Lofton, LB, NO
140 Eisenberg Paul Worrilow, LB, ATL
141 Cummings Stevan Ridley, RB, NE
142 Standig Markus Wheaton, WR, PIT
143 Clemons Darren McFadden, RB, OAK
144 Heaney Jared Allen, DL, CHI
Round 13
Pick Team Player
145 Heaney Earl Thomas, DB, SEA
146 Clemons Charles Johnson, DL, CAR
147 Standig Rob Ninkovich, DL, NE
148 Cummings Eric Berry, DB, KC
149 Eisenberg Terrance West, RB, CLE
150 Pfeifer Devonta Freeman, RB, ATL
151 Miles Wesley Woodyard, LB, TEN
152 Hurcomb Bernard Pierce, RB, BAL
153 Gonos Mario Williams, DL, BUF
154 Richard Carlos Dunlap, DL, CIN
155 Fielkow T.J. Ward, DB, DEN
156 Hartstein Barry Church, DB, DAL
Round 14
Pick Team Player
157 Hartstein Eric Reid, DB, SF
158 Fielkow Kenny Vaccaro, DB, NO
159 Richard Ryan Shazier, LB, PIT
160 Gonos Bernard Pollard, DB, TEN
161 Hurcomb Jordan Matthews, WR, PHI
162 Miles Morgan Burnett, DB, GB
163 Pfeifer Geno Atkins, DL, CIN
164 Eisenberg Andre Williams, RB, NYG
165 Cummings Russell Wilson, QB, SEA
166 Standig Donald Butler, LB, SD
167 Clemons A.J. Hawk, LB, GB
168 Heaney Ahmad Bradshaw, RB, IND
Round 15
Pick Team Player
169 Heaney Tyvon Branch, DB, OAK
170 Clemons Anquan Boldin, WR, SF
171 Standig Antrel Rolle, DB, NYG
172 Cummings Jonathan Stewart, RB, CAR
173 Eisenberg Daryl Smith, LB, BAL
174 Pfeifer Von Miller, LB, DEN
175 Miles Mark Barron, DB, TB
176 Hurcomb Dexter McCluster, RB, TEN
177 Gonos Hakeem Nicks, WR, IND
178 Richard Khalil Mack, LB, OAK
179 Fielkow Aaron Dobson, WR, NE
180 Hartstein C.J. Mosley, LB, BAL
Round 16
Pick Team Player
181 Hartstein Zach Brown, LB, TEN
182 Fielkow Christine Michael, RB, SEA
183 Richard Doug Baldwin, WR, SEA
184 Gonos DeAngelo Hall, DB, WAS
185 Hurcomb Richard Sherman, DB, SEA
186 Miles Lance Dunbar, RB, DAL
187 Pfeifer Matt Elam, DB, BAL
188 Eisenberg Kam Chancellor, DB, SEA
189 Cummings Brian Hartline, WR, MIA
190 Standig Greg Jennings, WR, MIN
191 Clemons Antoine Bethea, DB, SF
192 Heaney Perry Riley, LB, WAS
Round 17
Pick Team Player
193 Heaney Khiry Robinson, RB, NO
194 Clemons Charles Tillman, DB, CHI
195 Standig Stephen Tulloch, LB, DET
196 Cummings Michael Johnson, DL, TB
197 Eisenberg NaVorro Bowman, LB, SF
198 Pfeifer Julius Peppers, LB, GB
199 Miles Martellus Bennett, TE, CHI
200 Hurcomb Jonathan Grimes, RB, HOU
201 Gonos Justin Tuck, DL, OAK
202 Richard Jay Cutler, QB, CHI
203 Fielkow Tavon Austin, WR, STL
204 Hartstein William Moore, DB, ATL
Round 18
Pick Team Player
205 Hartstein DeAndre Levy, LB, DET
206 Fielkow Riley Cooper, WR, PHI
207 Richard Knile Davis, RB, KC
208 Gonos Cecil Shorts, WR, JAC
209 Hurcomb Kyle Williams, DL, BUF
210 Miles Philip Rivers, QB, SD
211 Pfeifer Cam Newton, QB, CAR
212 Eisenberg Stevie Brown, DB, NYG
213 Cummings Jairus Byrd, DB, NO
214 Standig Chris Ivory, RB, NYJ
215 Clemons Marqise Lee, WR, JAC
216 Heaney Ronnie Hillman, RB, DEN
Round 19
Pick Team Player
217 Heaney Kenny Stills, WR, NO
218 Clemons Tamba Hali, LB, KC
219 Standig Robert Griffin III, QB, WAS
220 Cummings Olivier Vernon, DL, MIA
221 Eisenberg Thomas Davis, LB, CAR
222 Pfeifer Rod Streater, WR, OAK
223 Miles Brad Jones, LB, GB
224 Hurcomb Cameron Heyward, DL, PIT
225 Gonos Lance Briggs, LB, CHI
226 Richard Justin Smith, DL, SF
227 Fielkow Roy Helu, RB, WAS
228 Hartstein Ezekiel Ansah, DL, DET
Round 20
Pick Team Player
229 Hartstein John Brown, WR, ARI
230 Fielkow Charles Clay, TE, MIA
231 Richard Deone Bucannon, DB, ARI
232 Gonos Tramon Williams, DB, GB
233 Hurcomb Rey Maualuga, LB, CIN
234 Miles Donte Whitner, DB, CLE
235 Pfeifer Charles Woodson, DB, OAK
236 Eisenberg Reshad Jones, DB, MIA
237 Cummings Andy Dalton, QB, CIN
238 Standig Miles Austin, WR, CLE
239 Clemons Justin Houston, LB, KC
240 Heaney Corey Liuget, DL, SD
Round 21
Pick Team Player
241 Heaney James Ihedigbo, DB, DET
242 Clemons Donald Brown, RB, SD
243 Standig Alterraun Verner, DB, TB
244 Cummings Mason Foster, LB, TB
245 Eisenberg LaRon Landry, DB, IND
246 Pfeifer Gerald McCoy, DL, TB
247 Miles Lamarr Houston, DL, CHI
248 Hurcomb Mohamed Sanu, WR, CIN
249 Gonos James Jones, WR, OAK
250 Richard Ladarius Green, TE, SD
251 Fielkow Nick Roach, LB, OAK
252 Hartstein David Harris, LB, NYJ
Round 22
Pick Team Player
253 Hartstein Heath Miller, TE, PIT
254 Fielkow C.J. Anderson, RB, DEN
255 Richard Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, FS, GB
256 Gonos LeGarrette Blount, RB, PIT
257 Hurcomb Dannell Ellerbe, LB, MIA
258 Miles Travis Kelce, TE, KC
259 Pfeifer James White, RB, NE
260 Eisenberg Benny Cunningham, RB, STL
261 Cummings Philip Wheeler, LB, MIA
262 Standig Kenny Britt, WR, STL
263 Clemons Ben Roethlisberger, QB, PIT
264 Heaney Jamie Collins, LB, NE
Round 23
Pick Team Player
265 Heaney Antonio Gates, TE, SD
266 Clemons Eric Ebron, TE, DET
267 Standig Tyrann Mathieu, DB, ARI
268 Cummings Tyler Eifert, TE, CIN
269 Eisenberg Jadeveon Clowney, LB, HOU
270 Pfeifer Patrick Peterson, DB, ARI
271 Miles Koa Misi, LB, MIA
272 Hurcomb Lardarius Webb, DB, BAL
273 Gonos Terrell Suggs, LB, BAL
274 Richard Jon Beason, LB, NYG
275 Fielkow Aaron Williams, DB, BUF
276 Hartstein Carson Palmer, QB, ARI
Round 24
Pick Team Player
277 Hartstein Janoris Jenkins, DB, STL
278 Fielkow Richard Rodgers, TE, GB
279 Richard Stephen Gostkowski, K, NE
280 Gonos Chris Long, DL, STL
281 Hurcomb Anthony Barr, LB, MIN
282 Miles Emmanuel Lamur, LB, CIN
283 Pfeifer Brandon Spikes, LB, BUF
284 Eisenberg Jerick McKinnon, RB, MIN
285 Cummings Devin McCourty, DB, NE
286 Standig Calvin Pryor, FS, NYJ
287 Clemons Brandon Flowers, DB, SD
288 Heaney Robert Woods, WR, BUF
Round 25
Pick Team Player
289 Heaney Ryan Tannehill, QB, MIA
290 Clemons Jason McCourty, DB, TEN
291 Standig Robert Turbin, RB, SEA
292 Cummings Alex Smith, QB, KC
293 Eisenberg T.J. McDonald, DB, STL
294 Pfeifer James Starks, RB, GB
295 Miles Roman Harper, DB, CAR
296 Hurcomb Odell Beckham, WR, NYG
297 Gonos Johnthan Banks, DB, TB
298 Richard Harry Douglas, WR, ATL
299 Fielkow Danny Trevathan, LB, DEN
300 Hartstein Sheldon Richardson, DL, NYJ
Round 26
Pick Team Player
301 Hartstein Andrew Hawkins, WR, CLE
302 Fielkow Malcom Floyd, WR, SD
303 Richard Jacquizz Rodgers, RB, ATL
304 Gonos Bruce Carter, LB, DAL
305 Hurcomb Steve Smith, WR, BAL
306 Miles Brian Quick, WR, STL
307 Pfeifer Marvin Jones, WR, CIN
308 Eisenberg Kenbrell Thompkins, WR, NE
309 Cummings Bryce Brown, RB, BUF
310 Standig Cody Latimer, WR, DEN
311 Clemons Justin Tucker, K, BAL
312 Heaney Tre Mason, RB, STL
Round 27
Pick Team Player
313 Heaney Josh McCown, QB, TB
314 Clemons Joe Flacco, QB, BAL
315 Standig Mason Crosby, K, GB
316 Cummings Steven Hauschka, K, SEA
317 Eisenberg Dwayne Allen, TE, IND
318 Pfeifer Dri Archer, RB, PIT
319 Miles Jake Locker, QB, TEN
320 Hurcomb Prince Amukamara, DB, NYG
321 Gonos Justin Gilbert, DB, CLE
322 Richard Keenan Robinson, LB, WAS
323 Fielkow Matt Bryant, K, ATL
324 Hartstein Alfred Blue, RB, HOU
Round 28
Pick Team Player
325 Hartstein Dan Bailey, K, DAL
326 Fielkow Stepfan Taylor, RB, ARI
327 Richard Bobby Rainey, RB, TB
328 Gonos Blair Walsh, K, MIN
329 Hurcomb Nick Novak, K, SD
330 Miles Shayne Graham, K, NO
331 Pfeifer Phil Dawson, K, SF
332 Eisenberg Adam Vinatieri, K, IND
333 Cummings Jordan Todman, RB, JAC
334 Standig Lorenzo Taliaferro, RB, BAL
335 Clemons Brandon Carr, DB, DAL
336 Heaney Greg Zuerlein, K, STL
 
Team by Team
Jay Clemons
Rd.Pk Player
1.2 Jamaal Charles, RB, KC
2.11 Le'Veon Bell, RB, PIT
3.2 Marshawn Lynch, RB, SEA
4.11 Matthew Stafford, QB, DET
5.2 Mike Wallace, WR, MIA
6.11 T.Y. Hilton, WR, IND
7.2 DeSean Jackson, WR, WAS
8.11 Knowshon Moreno, RB, MIA
9.2 Patrick Willis, LB, SF
10.11 Calais Campbell, DL, ARI
11.2 Kyle Rudolph, TE, MIN
12.11 Darren McFadden, RB, OAK
13.2 Charles Johnson, DL, CAR
14.11 A.J. Hawk, LB, GB
15.2 Anquan Boldin, WR, SF
16.11 Antoine Bethea, DB, SF
17.2 Charles Tillman, DB, CHI
18.11 Marqise Lee, WR, JAC
19.2 Tamba Hali, LB, KC
20.11 Justin Houston, LB, KC
21.2 Donald Brown, RB, SD
22.11 Ben Roethlisberger, QB, PIT
23.2 Eric Ebron, TE, DET
24.11 Brandon Flowers, DB, SD
25.2 Jason McCourty, DB, TEN
26.11 Justin Tucker, K, BAL
27.2 Joe Flacco, QB, BAL
28.11 Brandon Carr, DB, DAL
Heath Cummings
Rd.Pk Player
1.4 Calvin Johnson, WR, DET
2.9 Doug Martin, RB, TB
3.4 Rob Gronkowski, TE, NE
4.9 Ryan Mathews, RB, SD
5.4 Percy Harvin, WR, SEA
6.9 Luke Kuechly, LB, CAR
7.4 Trent Richardson, RB, IND
8.9 Jordan Reed, TE, WAS
9.4 Derrick Johnson, LB, KC
10.9 Mike Evans, WR, TB
11.4 Dwayne Bowe, WR, KC
12.9 Stevan Ridley, RB, NE
13.4 Eric Berry, DB, KC
14.9 Russell Wilson, QB, SEA
15.4 Jonathan Stewart, RB, CAR
16.9 Brian Hartline, WR, MIA
17.4 Michael Johnson, DL, TB
18.9 Jairus Byrd, DB, NO
19.4 Olivier Vernon, DL, MIA
20.9 Andy Dalton, QB, CIN
21.4 Mason Foster, LB, TB
22.9 Philip Wheeler, LB, MIA
23.4 Tyler Eifert, TE, CIN
24.9 Devin McCourty, DB, NE
25.4 Alex Smith, QB, KC
26.9 Bryce Brown, RB, BUF
27.4 Steven Hauschka, K, SEA
28.9 Jordan Todman, RB, JAC
Jamey Eisenberg
Rd.Pk Player
1.5 Adrian Peterson, RB, MIN
2.8 Randall Cobb, WR, GB
3.5 Zac Stacy, RB, STL
4.8 Michael Floyd, WR, ARI
5.5 Joique Bell, RB, DET
6.8 Terrance Williams, WR, DAL
7.5 Matt Ryan, QB, ATL
8.8 Dennis Pitta, TE, BAL
9.5 Jeremy Maclin, WR, PHI
10.8 Cameron Wake, DL, MIA
11.5 DeMarcus Ware, DL, DEN
12.8 Paul Worrilow, LB, ATL
13.5 Terrance West, RB, CLE
14.8 Andre Williams, RB, NYG
15.5 Daryl Smith, LB, BAL
16.8 Kam Chancellor, DB, SEA
17.5 NaVorro Bowman, LB, SF
18.8 Stevie Brown, DB, NYG
19.5 Thomas Davis, LB, CAR
20.8 Reshad Jones, DB, MIA
21.5 LaRon Landry, DB, IND
22.8 Benny Cunningham, RB, STL
23.5 Jadeveon Clowney, LB, HOU
24.8 Jerick McKinnon, RB, MIN
25.5 T.J. McDonald, DB, STL
26.8 Kenbrell Thompkins, WR, NE
27.5 Dwayne Allen, TE, IND
28.8 Adam Vinatieri, K, IND
Justin Fielkow
Rd.Pk Player
1.11 Brandon Marshall, WR, CHI
2.2 A.J. Green, WR, CIN
3.11 Drew Brees, QB, NO
4.2 C.J. Spiller, RB, BUF
5.11 J.J. Watt, DL, HOU
6.2 Ben Tate, RB, CLE
7.11 Steven Jackson, RB, ATL
8.2 Danny Amendola, WR, NE
9.11 Chad Greenway, LB, MIN
10.2 Cameron Jordan, DL, NO
11.11 DeAngelo Williams, RB, CAR
12.2 Jerrell Freeman, LB, IND
13.11 T.J. Ward, DB, DEN
14.2 Kenny Vaccaro, DB, NO
15.11 Aaron Dobson, WR, NE
16.2 Christine Michael, RB, SEA
17.11 Tavon Austin, WR, STL
18.2 Riley Cooper, WR, PHI
19.11 Roy Helu, RB, WAS
20.2 Charles Clay, TE, MIA
21.11 Nick Roach, LB, OAK
22.2 C.J. Anderson, RB, DEN
23.11 Aaron Williams, DB, BUF
24.2 Richard Rodgers, TE, GB
25.11 Danny Trevathan, LB, DEN
26.2 Malcom Floyd, WR, SD
27.11 Matt Bryant, K, ATL
28.2 Stepfan Taylor, RB, ARI
David Gonos
Rd.Pk Player
1.9 Eddie Lacy, RB, GB
2.4 Jordy Nelson, WR, GB
3.9 Vincent Jackson, WR, TB
4.4 Rashad Jennings, RB, NYG
5.9 Ray Rice, RB, BAL
6.4 Andrew Luck, QB, IND
7.9 Brandin Cooks, WR, NO
8.4 Vontaze Burfict, LB, CIN
9.9 Karlos Dansby, LB, CLE
10.4 Sammy Watkins, WR, BUF
11.9 Carlos Hyde, RB, SF
12.4 Greg Olsen, TE, CAR
13.9 Mario Williams, DL, BUF
14.4 Bernard Pollard, DB, TEN
15.9 Hakeem Nicks, WR, IND
16.4 DeAngelo Hall, DB, WAS
17.9 Justin Tuck, DL, OAK
18.4 Cecil Shorts, WR, JAC
19.9 Lance Briggs, LB, CHI
20.4 Tramon Williams, DB, GB
21.9 James Jones, WR, OAK
22.4 LeGarrette Blount, RB, PIT
23.9 Terrell Suggs, LB, BAL
24.4 Chris Long, DL, STL
25.9 Johnthan Banks, DB, TB
26.4 Bruce Carter, LB, DAL
27.9 Justin Gilbert, DB, CLE
28.4 Blair Walsh, K, MIN
Larry Hartstein
Rd.Pk Player
1.12 Julio Jones, WR, ATL
2.1 Montee Ball, RB, DEN
3.12 Reggie Bush, RB, DET
4.1 Roddy White, WR, ATL
5.12 Golden Tate, WR, DET
6.1 Jordan Cameron, TE, CLE
7.12 Danny Woodhead, RB, SD
8.1 Greg Hardy, DL, CAR
9.12 Muhammad Wilkerson, DL, NYJ
10.1 Tony Romo, QB, DAL
11.12 Jeremy Hill, RB, CIN
12.1 Jarrett Boykin, WR, GB
13.12 Barry Church, DB, DAL
14.1 Eric Reid, DB, SF
15.12 C.J. Mosley, LB, BAL
16.1 Zach Brown, LB, TEN
17.12 William Moore, DB, ATL
18.1 DeAndre Levy, LB, DET
19.12 Ezekiel Ansah, DL, DET
20.1 John Brown, WR, ARI
21.12 David Harris, LB, NYJ
22.1 Heath Miller, TE, PIT
23.12 Carson Palmer, QB, ARI
24.1 Janoris Jenkins, DB, STL
25.12 Sheldon Richardson, DL, NYJ
26.1 Andrew Hawkins, WR, CLE
27.12 Alfred Blue, RB, HOU
28.1 Dan Bailey, K, DAL
Tim Heaney
Rd.Pk Player
1.1 LeSean McCoy, RB, PHI
2.12 Arian Foster, RB, HOU
3.1 Larry Fitzgerald, WR, ARI
4.12 Julian Edelman, WR, NE
5.1 Emmanuel Sanders, WR, DEN
6.12 Maurice Jones-Drew, RB, OAK
7.1 Jason Witten, TE, DAL
8.12 Tom Brady, QB, NE
9.1 Bobby Wagner, LB, SEA
10.12 Alec Ogletree, LB, STL
11.1 DeAndre Hopkins, WR, HOU
12.12 Jared Allen, DL, CHI
13.1 Earl Thomas, DB, SEA
14.12 Ahmad Bradshaw, RB, IND
15.1 Tyvon Branch, DB, OAK
16.12 Perry Riley, LB, WAS
17.1 Khiry Robinson, RB, NO
18.12 Ronnie Hillman, RB, DEN
19.1 Kenny Stills, WR, NO
20.12 Corey Liuget, DL, SD
21.1 James Ihedigbo, DB, DET
22.12 Jamie Collins, LB, NE
23.1 Antonio Gates, TE, SD
24.12 Robert Woods, WR, BUF
25.1 Ryan Tannehill, QB, MIA
26.12 Tre Mason, RB, STL
27.1 Josh McCown, QB, TB
28.12 Greg Zuerlein, K, STL
Michael Hurcomb
Rd.Pk Player
1.8 Jimmy Graham, TE, NO
2.5 Shane Vereen, RB, NE
3.8 Andre Johnson, WR, HOU
4.5 Aaron Rodgers, QB, GB
5.8 Chris Johnson, RB, NYJ
6.5 Marques Colston, WR, NO
7.8 Kelvin Benjamin, WR, CAR
8.5 Paul Posluszny, LB, JAC
9.8 Justin Hunter, WR, TEN
10.5 Mychal Kendricks, LB, PHI
11.8 DeMeco Ryans, LB, PHI
12.5 Johnathan Cyprien, DB, JAC
13.8 Bernard Pierce, RB, BAL
14.5 Jordan Matthews, WR, PHI
15.8 Dexter McCluster, RB, TEN
16.5 Richard Sherman, DB, SEA
17.8 Jonathan Grimes, RB, HOU
18.5 Kyle Williams, DL, BUF
19.8 Cameron Heyward, DL, PIT
20.5 Rey Maualuga, LB, CIN
21.8 Mohamed Sanu, WR, CIN
22.5 Dannell Ellerbe, LB, MIA
23.8 Lardarius Webb, DB, BAL
24.5 Anthony Barr, LB, MIN
25.8 Odell Beckham, WR, NYG
26.5 Steve Smith, WR, BAL
27.8 Prince Amukamara, DB, NYG
28.5 Nick Novak, K, SD
Ross Miles
Rd.Pk Player
1.7 Dez Bryant, WR, DAL
2.6 Antonio Brown, WR, PIT
3.7 Keenan Allen, WR, SD
4.6 Victor Cruz, WR, NYG
5.7 Torrey Smith, WR, BAL
6.6 Frank Gore, RB, SF
7.7 Robert Quinn, DL, STL
8.6 Chandler Jones, DL, NE
9.7 Lamar Miller, RB, MIA
10.6 Mark Ingram, RB, NO
11.7 Jerod Mayo, LB, NE
12.6 Brian Cushing, LB, HOU
13.7 Wesley Woodyard, LB, TEN
14.6 Morgan Burnett, DB, GB
15.7 Mark Barron, DB, TB
16.6 Lance Dunbar, RB, DAL
17.7 Martellus Bennett, TE, CHI
18.6 Philip Rivers, QB, SD
19.7 Brad Jones, LB, GB
20.6 Donte Whitner, DB, CLE
21.7 Lamarr Houston, DL, CHI
22.6 Travis Kelce, TE, KC
23.7 Koa Misi, LB, MIA
24.6 Emmanuel Lamur, LB, CIN
25.7 Roman Harper, DB, CAR
26.6 Brian Quick, WR, STL
27.7 Jake Locker, QB, TEN
28.6 Shayne Graham, K, NO
Adam Pfeifer
Rd.Pk Player
1.6 Demaryius Thomas, WR, DEN
2.7 Alshon Jeffery, WR, CHI
3.6 Julius Thomas, TE, DEN
4.7 Alfred Morris, RB, WAS
5.6 Pierre Thomas, RB, NO
6.7 Reggie Wayne, WR, IND
7.6 Wes Welker, WR, DEN
8.7 James Laurinaitis, LB, STL
9.6 Darren Sproles, RB, PHI
10.7 Colin Kaepernick, QB, SF
11.6 Eric Weddle, DB, SD
12.7 Curtis Lofton, LB, NO
13.6 Devonta Freeman, RB, ATL
14.7 Geno Atkins, DL, CIN
15.6 Von Miller, LB, DEN
16.7 Matt Elam, DB, BAL
17.6 Julius Peppers, LB, GB
18.7 Cam Newton, QB, CAR
19.6 Rod Streater, WR, OAK
20.7 Charles Woodson, DB, OAK
21.6 Gerald McCoy, DL, TB
22.7 James White, RB, NE
23.6 Patrick Peterson, DB, ARI
24.7 Brandon Spikes, LB, BUF
25.6 James Starks, RB, GB
26.7 Marvin Jones, WR, CIN
27.6 Dri Archer, RB, PIT
28.7 Phil Dawson, K, SF
Dave Richard
Rd.Pk Player
1.10 DeMarco Murray, RB, DAL
2.3 Giovani Bernard, RB, CIN
3.10 Michael Crabtree, WR, SF
4.3 Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, MIN
5.10 Kendall Wright, WR, TEN
6.3 Fred Jackson, RB, BUF
7.10 Bishop Sankey, RB, TEN
8.3 Vernon Davis, TE, SF
9.10 Nick Foles, QB, PHI
10.3 Harrison Smith, DB, MIN
11.10 Shonn Greene, RB, TEN
12.3 Lawrence Timmons, LB, PIT
13.10 Carlos Dunlap, DL, CIN
14.3 Ryan Shazier, LB, PIT
15.10 Khalil Mack, LB, OAK
16.3 Doug Baldwin, WR, SEA
17.10 Jay Cutler, QB, CHI
18.3 Knile Davis, RB, KC
19.10 Justin Smith, DL, SF
20.3 Deone Bucannon, DB, ARI
21.10 Ladarius Green, TE, SD
22.3 Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, FS, GB
23.10 Jon Beason, LB, NYG
24.3 Stephen Gostkowski, K, NE
25.10 Harry Douglas, WR, ATL
26.3 Jacquizz Rodgers, RB, ATL
27.10 Keenan Robinson, LB, WAS
28.3 Bobby Rainey, RB, TB
Ben Standig
Rd.Pk Player
1.3 Matt Forte, RB, CHI
2.10 Andre Ellington, RB, ARI
3.3 Peyton Manning, QB, DEN
4.10 Pierre Garcon, WR, WAS
5.3 Toby Gerhart, RB, JAC
6.10 Eric Decker, WR, NYJ
7.3 Lavonte David, LB, TB
8.10 Zach Ertz, TE, PHI
9.3 Rueben Randle, WR, NYG
10.10 D'Qwell Jackson, LB, IND
11.3 Jason Pierre-Paul, DL, NYG
12.10 Markus Wheaton, WR, PIT
13.3 Rob Ninkovich, DL, NE
14.10 Donald Butler, LB, SD
15.3 Antrel Rolle, DB, NYG
16.10 Greg Jennings, WR, MIN
17.3 Stephen Tulloch, LB, DET
18.10 Chris Ivory, RB, NYJ
19.3 Robert Griffin III, QB, WAS
20.10 Miles Austin, WR, CLE
21.3 Alterraun Verner, DB, TB
22.10 Kenny Britt, WR, STL
23.3 Tyrann Mathieu, DB, ARI
24.10 Calvin Pryor, FS, NYJ
25.3 Robert Turbin, RB, SEA
26.10 Cody Latimer, WR, DEN
27.3 Mason Crosby, K, GB
28.10 Lorenzo Taliaferro, RB, BAL

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Cardinals' Stepfan Taylor gains just 19 yards
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12:20 am ET) Cardinals running back Stepfan Taylor had a tough game Week 16 against the Seahawks.

Taylor received 11 carries, but only gained 19 yards during the contest. With Ryan Lindley at quarterback, the Seahawks defense could focus on stopping the run all game. Taylor averaged just 1.7 yards per attempt during the contest. He was a slightly larger threat in the passing game, pulling down two receptions for 25 yards.

Taylor will take on the 49ers Week 17.


Backup quarterback won't ruin Alshon Jeffery
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(12:18 am ET) Though the Bears passing game didn't fare so well overall with the switch to Jimmy Clausen at quarterback Week 16 against Detroit, top wide receiver Alshon Jeffery made as much of an impact as usual, catching six passes for 72 yards and a touchdown. He's had between 70 and 80 receiving yards in three of his last four games, scoring at least one touchdown in six straight.

His 15 targets were actually the second-most he's had in a game this season, but that's not too surprising since it was his first game without Brandon Marshall on the opposite side of the field. Marshall is out for the season because of rib and lung injuries.

Clausen threw for only 181 yards against the Lions, but it was an especially difficult matchup. And with Jeffery no longer competing with Marshall for looks, he was able to make a major impact regardless.

Don't worry so much about his quarterback. Just keep running Jeffery out there Week 17 at Minnesota.


Cardinals QB Ryan Lindley fails to find the end zone Week 16
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12:17 am ET) Cardinals quarterback Ryan Lindley failed to find the end zone Week 16 against the Seahawks.

Lindley completed 18 of 44 passes for 216 yards. He threw one interception and fumbled during the contest. Lindley couldn't get much going against a rejuvenated Seahawks defense. When he did have opportunties to throw, Lindley had to settle for check-downs. He averaged just 4.9 yards per attempt. The Seattle pass rush gave him a hard time, coming up with four sacks. 

If Drew Stanton is unable to return, Lindley would take on the 49ers Week 17.


Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka misses three field goals
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12:13 am ET) Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka missed all three of his field goal attempts Week 16 against the Cardinals.

Hauschka missed wide right on his first two attempts. He failed to convert from 50 yards and 52 yards. On his third attempt, Hauschka missed on a 47 yard attempt. This time, he missed to the left. He did manage to hit five extra points. Hauschka will take on the Rams Week 17.


Reggie Bush still has something to contribute
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(12:11 am ET) Though Joique Bell took the ball and ran with it, so to speak, while Reggie Bush missed much of Weeks 6-13 with an ankle injury, Bush showed he's not a complete afterthought Week 16 at Chicago, rushing seven times for 54 yards and a score and catching six passes for 44 yards.

Bell was still the primary ball carrier, of course, rushing 13 times for 74 yards and a touchdown and catching two passes for 13 yards, but Bush is still a big enough part of the game plan to factor in PPR leagues. Week 16 was the second game in three since returning in which he's caught at least four passes.


Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin goes over 100 yards Week 16
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12:09 am ET) Seahawks wideout Doug Baldwin went over 100 yards Week 16 against the Cardinals.

Baldwin hauled in a team-high seven catches for 113 yards. Baldwin was quarterback Russell Wilson's favorite option during the contest, receiving 11 targets. While Baldwin didn't lead the team in yardage, he was Wilson's most consistent target. It was Baldwin's first 100 yard game since Week 6.

Baldwin will look for more Week 17 against the Rams.


Matthew Stafford burns you for the last time
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(12/21/2014) When Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford disappointed with just 153 passing yards and one touchdown Week 15 against Minnesota, I was willing to make excuses for him. "The Vikings pass defense really isn't so bad," I said while penciling in Stafford for another 390 yards and two touchdowns Week 16 at Chicago. That's what he did against the Bears in Week 13, after all, and they entered Week 16 ranked 31st against the pass.

So of course, Stafford throws for 243 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions.

The performance could have been so, so, so much better. He threw one of those interceptions in the end zone and another just short of the end zone. But the fact is he completed those passes to Bears and not Lions, and so it was an awful performance despite a favorable matchup.

Stafford has been one of the most up-and-down quarterbacks in Fantasy this season, but the one thing he appeared to have going for him was that he played to the matchups. Remove predictability from the equation, and he's as frustratingly inconsistent as Cam Newton.

How can you trust him Week 17 at Green Bay? He threw two interceptions with no touchdown passes in his previous meeting with the Packers this year, so if you have a Mark Sanchez or even Newton type on the waiver wire, you might want to go that route instead.


Seahawks TE Luke Willson scores twice Week 16
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/21/2014) Seahawks tight end Luke Willson turned in a huge game Week 16 against the Cardinals. 

Willson only caught three passes, but made a huge impact. On his first reception of the game, Willson hauled in an 80 yard score from Russell Wilson. Willson got behind the defense, and was able to outrun everyone once he caught the pass. Late in the game, Willson pulled in a 39 yard reception. Later in the drive, he caught a 20 yard touchdown pass for his second score of the night. Willson finished with a team-high 139 yards. 

Willson will take on the Rams Week 17. 


Seahawks QB Russell Wilson picks up three scores Week 16
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/21/2014) Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson turned in a fantastic start Week 16 against the Cardinals.

Wilson completed 20 of 31 passes for 339 yards and two scores. Despite playing one of the tougher defenses in the NFL, Wilson did not turn the ball over during the contest. He had a mostly clear pocket, or at least was able to escape when things got muddy, taking just one sack. When Wilson did have time, he was able to hit on big play, averaging 10.9 yards per completion. 

On top of that, Wilson turned in a fine game on the ground. An early 55 yard run started things off, but a late 5 yard scramble really put the nail in the coffin. Wilson stiff-armed a defender on his way to the end zone.

Wilson will take on the Rams Week 17.


Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch finds the end zone twice Week 16
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/21/2014) Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch found the end zone twice Week 16 against the Cardinals.

Lynch didn't play the entire first quarter due to an upset stomach, but still managed to make a huge impact. On his fourth carry of the game, Lynch picked up a 6 yard touchdown. Lynch was mostly held in check other than that carry until the fourth quarter. On his final carry, Lynch ripped off a career-high 79 yard touchdown. It was vintage Lynch, as he stiff-armed a defender and broke multiple tackles on his way to the end zone. He finished with 113 rushing yards. 

Lynch will take on the Rams Week 17.


 
 
 
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