Fantasy Football Rankings: DB - Week 16

by KFFL Staff     December 21, 2012 @ 18:19:05 PDT




Fantasy Football Weekly Rankings

RKFan PosTierRnk ChngDefensive BacksTMVsSPWPGTklAssSkFumRIntTD FumTD IntAll S/T TDSftyFumF
111 Corey LynchSD@NYJSP 424500100000
211 Morgan BurnettGBTEN  424800200001
311 Harrison SmithMIN@HOU  426600201000
412 Mike HarrisJAXNESP 421210100000
512 Dawan LandryJAXNESP 425100000000
612 Roman HarperNO@DAL  422800000000
713 Quentin JammerSD@NYJSP 418302010000
813 Corey GrahamBALNYG  4211000100000
913 Janoris JenkinsSTL@TB  419201212000
101 or 24 Eric WeddleSD@NYJSP 420500000000
111 or 24 Michael GriffinTEN@GB  415410200000
121 or 24 Reshad JonesMIABUF  423310100000
131 or 24 Ronde BarberTBSTL  423700100000
1425 Dunta RobinsonATL@DETSP 419410000000
1525 Javier ArenasKCIND  421200000001
1625 Antoine WinfieldMIN@HOU  418400100000
1726 Thomas DeCoudATL@DETSP 413500200000
1826 Antrel RolleNYG@BAL  415701000001
1926 Jordan BabineauxTEN@GB  419400000000
2027 Jason McCourtyTEN@GB  416400200000
2127 Champ BaileyChamp Bailey newsDENCLE  417100100000
2227 Patrick PetersonARICHI  414100400000
2327 Richard ShermanSEASF  414201201000
2427 Vontae DavisIND@KC WP322110000000
252 or 38 Eric BerryKCIND  418200000000
262 or 38 Quintin MikellSTL@TB  418210000001
272 or 38 Ryan ClarkPITCIN  415900100000
282 or 38 Donte WhitnerSF@SEA WP418800101001
292 or 38 LaRon LandryNYJSD WP418700100001
3039 Danny McCrayDALNOSP 415700000000
3139 Chris ClemonsMIABUF  419800000000
3239 Danieal ManningHOUMIN  419700000001
3339 Kerry RhodesARICHI  416400200001
34QUE9 Tyvon BranchOAK@CAR WP420800000000
3539 Antoine BetheaIND@KC WP418510000000
36310 Robert McClainATL@DETSP 417300000000
37310 Sheldon BrownCLE@DENSP 412300200000
38310 Brandon CarrDALNOSP 412200200000
39310 Joe HadenCLE@DENSP 412200100001
40QUE10UP-NRTim JenningsCHI@ARISP 26000000000
413 or bench11 Morris ClaiborneDALNOSP 35501010000
423 or bench11 Reggie NelsonCIN@PITSP 411510200000
433 or bench11 Charles TillmanCHI@ARISP 415301000003
443 or bench11 Devin McCourtyNE@JAX  412500200001
453 or bench11 Troy PolamaluPITCIN  313300000000
46Bench12 Antoine CasonSD@NYJ WP416300000001
47Bench12 Marcus GilchristSD@NYJ WP413410000000
48Bench12 Chris CrockerCIN@PIT WP413501100000
49Bench12 Major WrightCHI@ARI WP411601100000
50Bench12 Ed ReedBALNYG WP412301100000
51Bench12 Cary WilliamsBALNYG WP417300000000
52Bench12 Isa Abdul-QuddusNO@DAL WP310300200000
53Bench12 Jabari GreerNO@DAL WP411500200000
54QUE12UP-NRKenny PhillipsNYG@BAL WP25000000000
55Bench12 Don CareyDETATL WP412600200000
56Bench13 Charlie PeprahDALNO WP12100100000
57Bench13 Chris ConteCHI@ARI WP412500100000
58QUE13 Patrick RobinsonNO@DAL WP413200100000
59Bench13 Brandon FlowersKCIND WP413300100000
60Bench13 Glover QuinHOUMIN WP412900100000
61Bench13 Josh RobinsonMIN@HOU WP416000100000
62Bench13 Ricardo SilvaDETATL WP311600000000
63Bench13 Mike AdamsDENCLE WP417300000001
64Bench13UP-NRCortez AllenPITCIN WP312400000000
65Bench13 E.J. BiggersTBSTL WP416410000001
66Bench13 Mark BarronTBSTL WP417500000000
67Bench13 DeAngelo HallWAS@PHI WP413700100000
68Bench13 Kurt ColemanPHIWAS WP26200000000
69Bench14 Usama YoungCLE@DEN WP36101000000
70Bench14 Buster SkrineCLE@DEN WP35201000000
71Bench14 Eric HaggCLE@DEN WP28000000000
72Bench14 Gerald SensabaughDALNO WP49600000000
73Bench14 Elbert MackNO@DAL WP36100101000
74Bench14DN-12Stevie BrownNYG@BAL WP419400200002
75Bench14 Tysyn HartmanKCIND WP39400000000
76Bench14 A.J. JeffersonMIN@HOU WP416100000000
77Bench14 Josh WilsonWAS@PHI WP415600000001
78Bench14 Dominique Rodgers-CromartPHIWAS WP416100000000
79Bench14 Colt AndersonPHIWAS WP49200000000
80Bench14 Joselio HansonOAK@CAR WP418100100000
81Bench14 Dashon GoldsonSF@SEA WP415401000000
82Bench14 Cassius VaughnIND@KC WP422100101000
83Bench15 Derek CoxJAXNE WP310000000001
84Bench15 Terence NewmanCIN@PIT WP49600000000
85Bench15 M.D. JenningsGBTEN WP412300000000
86Bench15 Jimmy SmithBALNYG WP12000000000
87Bench15UP-NRPrince AmukamaraNYG@BAL WP39100000000
88QUE15UP-NRAbram ElamKCIND WP25000000000
89Bench15 James DockeryCAROAK WP27200000000
90Bench15 Johnathan JosephHOUMIN WP27100000000
91QUE15 Alfonzo DennardNE@JAX WP415000000001
92Bench15 Chris HoustonDETATL WP411100100000
93QUE15UP-NRLouis DelmasDETATL WP38300000000
94Bench15 Earl ThomasSEASF WP49600101000
95Bench15 Kam ChancellorSEASF WP414200000000
96Bench15 DeJon GomesWAS@PHI WP36401000000
97Bench15 Nnamdi AsomughaPHIWAS WP415200000000
98Bench15 Chris CulliverSF@SEA WP413301000000
99Bench15 George WilsonBUF@MIA WP415600000000
100Bench15 Jairus ByrdBUF@MIA WP413400100000
101Bench15 Yeremiah BellNYJSD WP414410000000
102QUE16UP-NRAaron RossJAXNE WP24300000000
103Bench16DN-73Kelvin HaydenCHI@ARI WP49701000000
104Bench16 Will HillNYG@BAL WP411500000000
105Bench16 Captain MunnerlynCAROAK WP412200000000
106Bench16 Steve GregoryNE@JAX WP49102110002
107QUE16 Aqib TalibNE@JAX WP48401000000
108QUE16 Patrick ChungNE@JAX WP44300000000
109Bench16 William GayARICHI WP411210000000
110Bench16 Ahmad BlackTBSTL WP413000000000
111Bench16 Leonard JohnsonTBSTL WP412200000000
112Bench16 Madieu WilliamsWAS@PHI WP481200000000
113Bench16 Nate AllenPHIWAS WP416300000000
114Bench16 Matt GiordanoOAK@CAR WP47700100000
115Bench16 Tarell BrownSF@SEA WP415200000000
116Bench16 Carlos RogersSF@SEA WP412100100000
117Bench16 Darius ButlerIND@KC WP48400100000
118Bench16 Stephon GilmoreBUF@MIA WP410200100001
119Bench16 Kyle WilsonNYJSD WP415300000000
--QUE--DN-10Cortland FinneganSTL@TB  425500000001
--QUE-- William MooreATL@DET  214300200000
--QUE-- Dwight LoweryJAXNE  411201100000
--DBT-- Bernard PollardBALNYG  318600000000
--OUT-- Charles WoodsonGBTEN  00         
--OUT-- Tom ZbikowskiIND@KC  13200100000
--OUT-- Alan BallHOUMIN  15100000000
--OUT--DN-33Tashaun GipsonCLE@DEN  413200100000
--IR-- T.J. WardCLE@DEN  412400100002
--IR-- Jacob LaceyDETATL  38300000000
--SUSP-- Brandon BrownerSEASF  27000000001
--SUSP-- Cedric GriffinWAS@PHI  28100000000
--SUSP-- Eric WrightTBSTL  00         


  • 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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