Fantasy Football Rankings: LB - Week 16

by KFFL Staff     December 21, 2012 @ 18:17:11 PDT




Fantasy Football Weekly Rankings

RKFan PosTierRnk ChngLinebackersTMVsSPWPGTklAssSkFumRIntTD FumTD IntAll S/T TDSftyFumF
111 Lavonte DavidTBSTLSP 425910100000
211 Chad GreenwayMIN@HOU  434612000000
311 Bobby WagnerSEASF  4301000300000
412 Wesley WoodyardDENCLESP 312510000000
512 Lawrence TimmonsPITCINSP 425610101000
612 David HarrisNYJSDSP 420131.50000000
712 Zach BrownTEN@GB  42143.51000000
813 Von MillerDENCLESP 412330101002
913 Clay MatthewsGBTEN  15120000000
1013 Anthony SpencerDALNO  418155.50000000
1113 Aldon SmithSF@SEA  41144.50100000
121 or 24 Daryl WashingtonARICHI  420911000000
13QUE4 Jerod MayoNE@JAX WP4241220000001
141 or 24 Jerrell FreemanIND@KC WP4241610000000
151 or 24 James LaurinaitisSTL@TB WP426701100000
161 or 24 Jo-Lonn DunbarSTL@TB WP42580.50100000
1725 Luke KuechlyCAROAK WP4301111000000
1825 Thomas DavisCAROAK WP426601100000
1925 Karlos DansbyMIABUF WP429600000000
2025 London FletcherWAS@PHI WP4122000300000
2126 Chase BlackburnNYG@BALSP 4171010000001
2226 Takeo SpikesSD@NYJSP 42080.50000001
232 or 37 Brad JonesGBTEN  426900000000
242 or 37 A.J. HawkGBTEN  424900000000
252 or 37 Jasper BrinkleyMIN@HOU  425700000001
262 or 37 NaVorro BowmanSF@SEA  424900000001
272 or 37 Patrick WillisSF@SEA  42290.50000001
2838 James HarrisonPITCINSP 421320000002
2938UP-NRDonald ButlerSD@NYJSP 13200000000
3038 Paul PoslusznyJAXNE  428900100001
3138 Nick RoachCHI@ARI  421601000001
3238 Lance BriggsCHI@ARI  4211100000000
3338 DeMeco RyansPHIWAS  424600000000
34QUE9UP-NRQuentin GrovesARICHI  417320000001
3539 D'Qwell JacksonCLE@DEN  417130.51000001
3639UP-NRDannell EllerbeBALNYG  14210000000
3739 Vontaze BurfictCIN@PIT  4201400000000
3839 Stephen TullochDETATL  4231501000000
3939 Kevin BurnettMIABUF WP423510000000
403 or bench10 Michael BoleyMichael Boley newsNYG@BALSP 4151100000000
413 or bench10 Larry FootePITCINSP 4161010000000
423 or bench10 Russell AllenJAXNE  425500000000
43QUE10UP-42Colin McCarthyTEN@GB  12000000000
443 or bench10 Paris LenonARICHI  4191100000000
453 or bench10 Erin HendersonMIN@HOU  416810000000
46QUE11UP-NRDemorrio WilliamsSD@NYJ WP311600101000
47Bench11 Curtis LoftonNO@DAL WP4171200000000
48Bench11 Miles BurrisOAK@CAR WP4201100000000
49Bench11 Philip WheelerOAK@CAR WP417920000000
50IR-R11UP-NRRay LewisBALNYG WP00         
51Bench11 Sean WeatherspoonATL@DET WP4151100100000
52Bench11 Stephen NicholasATL@DET WP418800000000
53Bench12 Ahmad BrooksSF@SEA WP4931.50101000
54Bench12 Rolando McClainOAK@CAR WP12400000000
55Bench12 Paul KrugerBALNYG WP4863.51000000
56Bench12 Nick BarnettBUF@MIA WP416900000001
57Bench12 Perry RileyWAS@PHI WP418170.50000000
58Bench12 Derrick JohnsonKCIND WP420400000001
59Bench12 Justin HoustonKCIND WP412231000000
60Bench12 Tamba HaliKCIND WP410220000000
61Bench13 Demarcus WareDALNO WP4651.50000000
62Bench13 Rey MaualugaCIN@PIT WP4131201000000
63Bench13 Tim DobbinsHOUMIN WP36302100000
64Bench13 Pat AngererIND@KC WP48100000000
65Bench13 Rob JacksonWAS@PHI WP49431100002
66Bench14 Mason FosterTBSTL WP414600000000
67Bench14 Akeem AyersTEN@GB WP411320000000
68Bench14 Tim ShawTEN@GB WP413300000001
69Bench14 Mychal KendricksPHIWAS WP416400000000
70Bench14 Sam AchoARICHI WP410210000000
71Bench14 Bradie JamesHOUMIN WP37800000000
72QUE15 Ernie SimsDALNO WP410810000000
73Bench15 Dan ConnorDALNO WP410900000000
74Bench15 K.J. WrightSEASF WP410700100000
75Bench15 Brendon AyanbadejoBALNYG WP413900000000
76Bench15 Josh BynesBALNYG WP413700000000
77Bench15 Kelvin SheppardBUF@MIA WP412510000000
78Bench15 Bryan ScottBUF@MIA WP413100000000
79Bench16 Justin DurantDETATL WP414300000000
80QUE16 Dont'a HightowerNE@JAX WP415510000000
81QUE16 Brandon SpikesNE@JAX WP415700000001
82Bench16 Moise FokouIND@KC WP411300000000
83Bench16 Rocky McIntoshSTL@TB WP411310000000
84Bench16 Ryan KerriganWAS@PHI WP413210000000
85Bench17 Danny TrevathanDENCLE WP49100000000
86Bench17 Jason WorildsPITCIN WP48220000000
87Bench17 Calvin PaceNYJSD WP48410000000
88Bench17 Dezman MosesGBTEN WP48910000000
89Bench17 Craig RobertsonCLE@DEN WP49701000000
90Bench17 Kaluka MaiavaCLE@DEN WP4950.50000002
91Bench17 David HawthorneNO@DAL WP48700000000
92Bench17 Courtney UpshawBALNYG WP49610000001
93Bench17 Akeem DentATL@DET WP49700000000
94Bench17 Manny LawsonCIN@PIT WP48210000001
95Bench17 Darryl SharptonHOUMIN WP49801100000
96Bench17 Brandon SilerKCIND WP49200000001
97Bench18 Mathias KiwanukaNYG@BAL WP47320000000
98Bench18 Jacquian WilliamsNYG@BAL WP24400000000
99Bench18 Keith BrookingDENCLE WP47400000000
100Bench18 Bront BirdSD@NYJ WP37100100000
101Bench18 Shaun PhillipsSD@NYJ WP44410000000
102Bench18 Bart ScottNYJSD WP4750.50100000
103Bench18 Will WitherspoonTEN@GB WP47200101000
104Bench18 Jonathan VilmaNO@DAL WP47800000000
105Bench18 Terrell SuggsBALNYG WP37010000000
106Bench18 DeAndre LevyDETATL WP47700100000
107Bench18 Connor BarwinHOUMIN WP47210000000
108Bench18 Barrett RuudHOUMIN WP45210000000
109Bench18 Robert MathisIND@KC WP44420100000
--OUT-- Brian UrlacherCHI@ARI  211100000001
--OUT-- Jameel McClainBALNYG  314600000000
--OUT-- Koa MisiMIABUF  313210000000
--OUT-- Kavell ConnerIND@KC  37300000000
--IR-- Bruce CarterDALNO  15400000000


  • 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
Ranking will be updated following Monday night game

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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