Fantasy Football Rankings: LB - Week 1

by KFFL Staff     September 9, 2011 @ 16:42:42 PDT

 

 
 

 

Fantasy Football Weekly Rankings

RKFan PosTierRnk ChngLinebackersTMVsSPWPGTklAssSkFumRIntTD FumTD IntAll S/T TDSftyFumF
111 James FarriorPIT@BAL   1033021100001
211 Chad GreenwayMIN@SD   953011100001
312 Patrick WillisSFSEA   571810101100
412 Paul PoslusznyJAXTEN WP 1143440100002
513 Barrett RuudTEN@JAX   983410100001
613 Justin DurantDET@TB   843031100001
713 DeAndre LevyDET@TB   902411100001
813 Rey MaualugaCIN@CLE   933721100001
91 or 24 London FletcherWASNYG   853541100002
101 or 24 Brian UrlacherCHIATL   912931200000
111 or 24 Jerod MayoNE@MIA   1041921100000
121 or 24DN-3Quincy BlackTBDET   942810100000
131 or 24 Stewart BradleyARICAR   1014011000000
141 or 24 Scott FujitaCLECIN   912710100001
151 or 24 James LaurinaitisSTLPHI   6425111000004
161 or 24 Curtis LoftonATL@CHI WP 992600000002
1725 Keith BrookingDAL@NYJSP  882040100000
1825 Bradie JamesBradie James newsDAL@NYJSP  763622000001
1926 Derrick JohnsonKCBUF   883221000000
2026 Larry EnglishSDMIN   901921100001
2126 Manny LawsonCIN@CLE   411061100001
2226 Brian CushingHOUIND   783330200001
23INJ6 D.J. WilliamsDENOAK   832431000001
2426 DeMeco RyansDeMeco Ryans newsHOUIND   5715140000004
2526 D'Qwell JacksonCLECIN   82212.50100003
26QUE6DN-5Jon BeasonJon Beason newsCAR@ARI WP 1055011000000
2727 James AndersonCAR@ARI WP 852900100000
2827 David HawthorneDavid Hawthorne newsSEA@SF WP 783631000000
2927 Ernie SimsIND@HOU WP 802921100001
3027 Clint SessionJAXTEN WP 882120000001
312 or 38 DeMarcus WareDAL@NYJSP  753501000001
322 or 38 LaMarr WoodleyPIT@BAL   802010100001
332 or 38 David HarrisNYJDAL   783631000000
342 or 39 Sean LeeDAL@NYJSP  672330100002
352 or 39 Lance BriggsLance Briggs newsCHIATL   4215111100001
36310 James HarrisonPIT@BALSP  703140000000
37310 E.J. HendersonMIN@SD   823500100000
38310 Calvin PaceNYJDAL   631581000001
39310 Ray LewisBALPIT   80132.51100001
40310 Paris LenonARICAR   782710000000
41310 Takeo SpikesSFSEA   751920100001
42311 Aaron CurrySEA@SF   822020000002
43311 Gary BrackettIND@HOU   743211000001
44311 Kirk MorrisonJAXTEN WP 741850100001
45311 Mike PetersonATL@CHI WP 731820100001
46311 Rolando McClainOAK@DEN WP 682810000002
473 or bench12 Tamba HaliKCBUF   662610100000
483 or bench12 Bart ScottNYJDAL   652420000000
493 or bench12 Nick BarnettBUF@KC   721810100000
503 or bench12 Shawne MerrimanBUF@KC   4815100000003
513 or bench12 Terrell SuggsBALPIT   4314110000003
523 or bench12 Daryl WashingtonARICAR   711510100001
533 or bench13 Karlos DansbyMIANE WP 451580000001
543 or bench13 Mathias KiwanukaNYG@WAS WP 711810000001
553 or bench13 Daryl SmithJAXTEN WP 701720000001
563 or bench13 Kamerion WimbleyOAK@DEN WP 811400000000
57Bench14 Stephen TullochDET@TB WP 601221000000
58Bench14 Keith RiversCIN@CLE WP 662510000000
59Bench14 Rocky McIntoshWASNYG WP 573400100001
60Bench14 Von MillerDENOAK WP 511870000001
61Bench14 Brian OrakpoWASNYG WP 4216110000001
62Bench14 Brandon SpikesNE@MIA WP 563100000000
63Bench14 Mason FosterTBDET WP 379110000001
64Bench14 Casey MatthewsPHI@STL WP 591430100000
65Bench15 Kevin BurnettMIANE WP 593010100000
66Bench15 Cameron WakeMIANE WP 409130000001
67Bench16 Anthony SpencerDAL@NYJ WP 371250000001
68Bench16 Lawrence TimmonsPIT@BAL WP 351180000000
69Bench16 Will WitherspoonTEN@JAX WP 22581000003
70Bench16 Shaun PhillipsSDMIN WP 441310100002
71Bench16 Mario WilliamsMario Williams newsHOUIND WP 421141000002
72Bench16 Michael BoleyNYG@WAS WP 421450000002
73Bench16 Stephen NicholasATL@CHI WP 301570000002

INJURY DEFINITIONS

  • P - Probable - player has a 75 percent chance of playing
  • Q - Questionable - player has a 50 percent chance of playing
  • D - Doubtful - player has a 25 percent chance of playing
  • O - Out - player is not going to play
  • IR - Injured Reserve - player is out for the remainder of the season

KFFL Fantasy Football Rankings Key

Note - Displayed statistics are from past four weeks unless less than four weeks of data is available.

RK - Overall rank, not absolute rank; each option is part of a tier of one or more players

Fan Pos - Fantasy position and/or status of player this week for 12-team leagues with 16-player rosters

1
No. 1 option at position this week
INJ-XXX
Injured; playing status for this week is indicated by GTD (game-time decision), QUE (questionable), DBT (doubtful) or OUT
2
No. 2 option at position this week
INJ
Injured; playing status for this week is to be determined
3
No. 3 option at position this week
INJ-PUP
Injured; on Physically Unable to Perform list and not eligible to play until team activates him
Flex
Option for flex spot at position this week
INJ-NFI
Injured; on Non-Football Injury list and not eligible to play until team activates him
Bench
Not a recommended option at position this week
INJ-IR
Injured; on Reserve/Injured list and not eligible to play this season
BYE
On a bye and not playing this week
 
 

Tier - Grouping of similarly ranked options this week; one player may be considered over others in same tier based on preference

Rnk Chng - Indicates if player has moved up or down since previous release of rankings

UP-NR
Was not ranked in previous release
UP-##
Has moved up since previous release; number indicates previous rank
 
 
DN-##
Has moved up since previous release; number indicates previous rank

SP/WP - Indicates if player has a matchup that makes him a strong play or a weak play this week

SP
Has a favorable matchup and could exceed usual production; not an endorsement to play any player in one tier over one in a higher tier
WP
Has an unfavorable matchup and could fail to meet level of usual production; not an endorsement to bench any player in one tier in favor of one in a lower tier

FA - Indicates if player is a target on waiver wire or in free-agent pool

FA-A
May be available in your league and should be acquired, especially if you need help at position
FA-WL
May be available in your league and should be monitored, especially if you need help at position. He may be worthy of acquiring soon
FA-L
May be available in your league and could be acquired, especially if you need help at position
FA-OW
May be available in your league and should be acquired if you need a one-week play; has a favorable matchup but may not necessarily have long-term value

 

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