2018 LIVE DRAFT Position Rankings

NFL Fantasy Football Expert Scout Lance Goodman provides in depth analysis and breaks down his Official 2018 BIG BOARD to help fantasy owners ace their LIVE DRAFTS!

 

Published 8/30/2018

Updated 9/1/2018

Quarterbacks

1. Deshaun Watson, HOU

2. Aaron Rodgers, GB

3. Tom Brady, NE

4. Cam Newton, CAR

5. Jared Goff, LAR

6. Kirk Cousins, MIN

7. Phillip Rivers, LAC

8. Matthew Stafford, DET

9. Drew Brees, NO

10. Russell Wilson, SEA 

 

11. Patrick Mahomes, KC 

12. Andrew Luck, IND

13. Matt Ryan, ATL

14. Jimmy Garoppolo, SF

15. Derek Carr, OAK 

 

16. Ben Roethlisberger, PIT

17. Carson Wentz, PHI (+) (Nick Foles)

18. Andy Dalton, CIN 

19. Jameis Winston, TB (SSPD)

20. Eli Manning, NYG

 

21. Alex Smith, WAS

22. Tyrod Taylor, CLE

23. Joe Flacco, BAL

24. Case Keenum, DEN

25. Marcus Mariota, TEN

26. Dak Prescott, DAL

27. Blake Bortles, JAC

28. Sam Bradford, ARI

29. Ryan Tannehill, MIA

30. Mitchell Tribusky, CHI

31. Sam Darnold, NYJ

32. Josh Allen, BUF

 

   

 

Wide Receivers

1. Antonio Brown, PIT

2. DeAndre Hopkins, HOU

3. Julio Jones, ATL

4. Odell Beckham Jr., NYG

5. Keenan Allen, LAC

6. Tyreek Hill, KC

7. Michael Thomas, NO

8. A.J. Green, CIN

9. DaVanta Adams, GB

10. Marvin Jones, DET

11. Mike Evans, TB

12. Adam Thielen, MIN

13. Larry Fitzgerald, ARI

14. T.Y. Hilton, IND

15. Stefon Diggs, MIN

16. Jarvis Landry, CLE

17. Golden Tate, DET

18. JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT

19. Will Fuller, HOU

20. Doug Baldwin, SEA (+)

21. Devin Funchess, CAR  

22. Amari Cooper, OAK

23. Marquise Goodwin, SF

24. Demariyus Thomas, DEN

25. Robert Woods, LAR 

26. Cooper Kupp, LAR

27. Emmanuel Sanders, DEN

28. Brandin Cooks, LAR

29. Jamison Crowder, WAS

30. Sterling Shephard, NYG

31. Nelson Agahlor, PHI  

32. Michael Crabtree, BAL 

33. Robbie Anderson, NYJ

34. Kelvin Benjamin, BUF

35. Corey Davis, TEN 

36. DaVonte Parker, MIA  

37. Allen Robinson, CHI  

38. Alshon Jeffery, PHI (+) 

39. Sammy Watkins, KC 

40. Jordy Nelson, OAK  

41. Chris Hogan, NE  

42. Ted Ginn Jr., NO  

43. Pierre Garcon, SF  

44. Tyler Lockett, SEA  

45. Travis Benjamin, LAC

46. Josh Gordon, CLE

47. Randall Cobb, GB

48. Donte Moncrief, JAC

49. John Ross, CIN

50. John Brown, BAL

51. Josh Doctson, WAS

52. Juilan Edelman, NE* (SSPD)

53. Rishard Matthews, TEN(+)

54. Mike Wallace, PHI

55. Phillip Dorsett, NE

56. Allen Hurns, DAL 

57. Danny Amendola, MIA

58. Taywan Taylor, TEN

59. Taylor Gabriel, CHI

60. Jermaine Kearse, NYJ

61. Chris Godwin, TB

62. Ryan Grant, IND

63. Kenny Stills, MIA

64. Calvin Rodley, ATL

65. Christian Kirk, ARI (R)

 

66. DeSean Jackson, TB

67. Mike Williams, LAC

68. Tyrell Williams, LAC

69. Dede Westbrook, JAC

70. Keelan Cole, JAC

71. Cole Beasley, DAL

72. Tyler Boyd, CIN

73. Zay Jones, BUF

74. Willie Snead, BAL

75. Paul Richardson, WAS

76. James Washington, PIT (R)**

77. Courtland Sutton, DEN (R)**

78. Tre'Quan Smith, NO (R)

79. Christian Kirk, ARI (R)

80. Michael Gallup, DAL (R)

 

Kickers
1. Stephen Gostkowski, NE
2. Justin Tucker, BAL
3. Greg Zuerlein, LAR
4. Harrison Butker, KC
5. Matt Bryant, ATL
6. Jake Elliott, PHI
7. Will Lutz, NO
8. Graham Gano, CAR
9. Matt Prater, DET
10. Chris Boswell, PIT
11. Mason Crosby, GB
12. Ryan Succop, TEN
13. Adam Vinatieri, IND
14. Daniel Carlson, MIN
15. Josh Lambo, JAX
16. Ka'imi Fairburn, HOU

 

Running Backs

1. David Johnson, ARI

2. Todd Gurley, LAR

3. LeVeon Bell, PIT 

4. Kareem Hunt, KC

5. Alex Kamara, NO

6. Melvin Gordon, LAC

7. Leonard Fournette, JAC

8. Ezekiel Elliott, DAL

9. Jordan Howard, CHI

10. Saquon Barkley, NYG

11. Keyon Drake, MIA

12. Christian McCaffery, CAR

13. Alex Collins, BAL

14. Derrick Henry, TEN

15. DeVonta Freeman, ATL

16. LeSean McCoy, BUF

17. Joe Mixon, CIN

18. Jay Ajayi, PHI

19. Carlos Hyde, CLE

20. Dalvin Cook, MIN

21. Lamar Miller, HOU

22. Mark Ingram, NO (SSPD)

23. Jerrick McKinnon, SF (IR)

24. Peyton Barber, TB

25. Marshawn Lynch, OAK

26. Tevin Coleman, ATL

27. Latavius Murray, MIN

28. Rob Kelly, WAS

29. Adrian Peterson, WAS

30. Jamal Williams, GB

31. Aaron Jones, GB

32. James White, NE

33. Rex Burkhead, NE

34. Sony Michel, NE

35. LeGarrette Blount, DET

36. Kerryon Johnson, DET

37. Theo Riddick, DET

38. DeVonte Booker, DEN

39. Royce Freeman, DEN

40. Marlon Mack, IND

41. Chris Carson, SEA

42. Rashaad Penny, SEA

43. Bilal Powell, NYJ

44. Isaiah Crowell, NYJ

45. Duke Johnson Jr. CLE

46. Chris Thompson, WAS

47. James Connor, PIT

48. Spencer Ware, KC

49. Dion Lewis, TEN

50. Javorius Allen, BAL

51. C.J. Anderson, CAR

52. Ronald Penny, TB

53. Austin Ekeler, LAC

54. Tarik Cohen, CHI

55. Giovani Bernard, CIN

56. Corey Clement, PHI

57. Doug Martin, OAK

58. Nick Chubb, CLE

59. D'Onta Foreman, HOU

60. Matt Brieda, SF 

 

Tight Ends
1. Travis Kelce, KC
2. Rob Gronkowski, NE
3. Zach Ertz, PHI
4. Jordan Reed, WAS
5. Kyle Rudolph, MIN
6. Jimmy Graham, GB 
7. Evan Engram, NYG
8. Greg Olsen, CAR
9. Delanie Walker, TEN
10. Jack Doyle, IND
11. Tyler Eifert, CIN
12. David Njoku, CLE 
13. Cameron Brate, TB
14. Trey Burton, CHI
15. George Kittle, SF
16. Mike Gesecki, MIA
17. Jared Cook, OAK
18. Virgil Green, LAC
19. O.J. Howard, TB
20. Eric Ebron, IND

 

Defense/Special Teams

1. Jacksonville Jaguars

 

2. Minnesota Vikings

 

3. Philadelphia Eagles

 

4. Los Angeles Rams

 

5. Los Angeles Chargers

 

6. Carolina Panthers

 

7. Arizona Cardinals

8. Pittsburgh Steelers

9. Denver Broncos

10. Houston Texans

11. Atlanta Falcons

12. New Orleans Saints

13. Chicago Bears

14. Baltimore Ravens

15. New York Giants​

16. New England Patriots

17. Cincinnati Bengals

18. Green Bay Packers

19. Cleveland Browns

20. Tennessee Titans