Fantasy Football Rankings: LB - Week 8

by KFFL Staff     October 28, 2011 @ 18:10:25 PDT




Fantasy Football Weekly Rankings

RKFan PosTierRnk ChngLinebackersTMVsSPWPGTklAssSkFumRIntTD FumTD IntAll S/T TDSftyFumF
111 DeAndre LevyDET@DENSP 4271800000000
212 Patrick WillisSFCLE  321401000000
312 David HawthorneSEACIN  3151310100000
412 James AndersonCARMIN  4251311000000
512 D.J. WilliamsDENDET  317521000001
612 Paul PoslusznyJAX@HOU  4281410000000
71 or 23 Michael BoleyMichael Boley newsNYGMIASP 318501000000
81 or 23 Stephen TullochDET@DENSP 4181210100000
91 or 23 LaMarr WoodleyPITNE  41585.50100000
101 or 23 Navorro BowmanSFCLE  319601000000
1124 Derrick JohnsonKCSD  320800000000
1224 Daryl SmithJAX@HOU  424610100001
1324 D'Qwell JacksonCLE@SF  318601000000
14QUE5 James FarriorJames Farrior newsPITNE  424910000000
1525 James LaurinaitisSTLNO  314900100000
1625 Ray LewisBALARI  318710000000
17QUE5 Kavell ConnerKavell Conner newsIND@TEN  4211500000000
1825 Leroy HillSEACIN  317800000000
192 or 36 Karlos DansbyMIA@NYG  318610000001
202 or 36 Brian OrakpoWAS@BUF  31153.50000000
212 or 36 Nick BarnettBUFWAS  311800201000
222 or 36 Donald ButlerSD@KC WP313401110001
232 or 36 Barrett RuudTENIND WP322500000000
242 or 37 Sean LeeDAL@PHISP 311900100000
252 or 37 Mathias KiwanukaNYGMIASP 313220000001
262 or 37 Jamar ChaneyPHIDALSP 311600100000
272 or 37 Gary GuytonNE@PITSP 3121100000000
282 or 37 Brandon SpikesNE@PITSP 314600000000
292 or 37 Daryl WashingtonARI@BAL  317110000000
302 or 37 Aldon SmithSFCLE  3915.50000001
31QUE8 Pat AngererPat Angerer newsIND@TEN  4172100000000
3238 Philip WheelerIND@TEN  4171200000000
3338 Dan ConnorCARMIN  421700000000
3438 Von MillerDENDET  39240000000
3538 Chad GreenwayMIN@CAR  424700000000
3638 Rocky McIntoshWAS@BUF  316700000000
37QUE9 London FletcherLondon Fletcher newsWAS@BUF  3121000000000
3839 Brian CushingBrian Cushing newsHOUJAX WP417810000000
3939 Takeo SpikesSD@KC WP313710000000
4039 Will WitherspoonTENIND WP315400000000
413 or bench10 DeMarcus WareDAL@PHISP 39230000001
423 or bench10 Brian RollePHIDALSP 313600000000
433 or bench10 Jonathan VilmaJonathan Vilma newsNO@STLSP 415401000000
44QUE10UP-NRJerod MayoJerod Mayo newsNE@PIT  12100000000
453 or bench11 Jameel McClainBALARI  35401010000
463 or bench11 Joe MaysDENDET  315200000000
473 or bench11 Wesley WoodyardDENDET  313400000000
483 or bench11 Erin HendersonMIN@CAR  417800000001
493 or bench11 Cameron WakeMIA@NYG  39030000000
503 or bench11UP-NRScott FujitaScott Fujita newsCLE@SF  29300000000
51QUE12 Thomas HowardThomas Howard newsCIN@SEA WP38601000000
52Bench12 Rob NinkovichNE@PIT WP37120.50000000
53Bench12 Bobby CarpenterDET@DEN WP49300101000
54Bench12 Paris LenonARI@BAL WP391000000000
55Bench12 Sam AchoARI@BAL WP12010000000
56Bench13 Anthony SpencerDAL@PHI WP36700000000
57Bench13 Jo-Lonn DunbarNO@STL WP411300000000
58Bench13 Scott ShanleNO@STL WP49600000000
59Bench13 Justin DurantDET@DEN WP12200000000
60Bench13 Ahmad BrooksSFCLE WP38110000000
61Bench14 Tamba HaliTamba Hali newsKCSD WP37520000000
62Bench14 Jovan BelcherKCSD WP39500000000
63Bench14 Chris ChamberlainSTLNO WP310200000000
64Bench14 K.J. WrightSEACIN WP39400000000
65Bench14 Robert AyersDENDET WP35410000001
66Bench14 Clint SessionClint Session newsJAX@HOU WP310310000000
67Bench14 E.J. HendersonE.J. Henderson newsMIN@CAR WP411600000000
68Bench15 Ryan KerriganWAS@BUF WP38510000001
69Bench15 Kevin BurnettMIA@NYG WP311200000000
70Bench15 Koa MisiMIA@NYG WP24110000000
71Bench15 Brooks ReedHOUJAX WP410410000000
72Bench15 Shaun PhillipsShaun Phillips newsSD@KC WP39320000000
--OUT-- James HarrisonJames Harrison newsPITNE  13000000000
--OUT-- Rey MaualugaRey Maualuga newsCIN@SEA  261100000000
--IR-- Larry EnglishSD@KC  34120000000
--IR-- Shawne MerrimanBUFWAS  23110000000
--IR-- Mario WilliamsHOUJAX  25130000000
--BYE-- Curtis LoftonATLBYE  4161900100000
--BYE-- Sean WeatherspoonATLBYE  4191020000000
--BYE-- Stephen NicholasATLBYE  36700000001
--BYE-- Lance BriggsCHIBYE  418900100000
--BYE-- Brian UrlacherCHIBYE  418300100000
--BYE-- Desmond BishopGBBYE  431820000001
--BYE-- A.J. HawkGBBYE  4151010000000
--BYE-- Clay MatthewsGBBYE  47320000000
--BYE-- David HarrisNYJBYE  415610101000
--BYE-- Calvin PaceNYJBYE  415320000002
--BYE-- Bart ScottNYJBYE  41350.50000001
--BYE-- Jamaal WestermanNYJBYE  4832.50000000
--BYE-- Rolando McClainOAKBYE  416400000000
--BYE-- Kamerion WimbleyOAKBYE  411400000000
--BYE-- Aaron CurryAaron Curry newsOAKBYE  49700000000
--BYE-- Eugene HayesTBBYE  414600000001
--BYE-- Mason FosterTBBYE  46401000000
--BYE-- Quincy BlackTBBYE  36100100000


  • 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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