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


  • 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

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

Was not ranked in previous release
Has moved up since previous release; number indicates previous rank
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

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
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

May be available in your league and should be acquired, especially if you need help at position
May be available in your league and should be monitored, especially if you need help at position. He may be worthy of acquiring soon
May be available in your league and could be acquired, especially if you need help at position
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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