Fantasy Football Rankings: LB - Week 17

by KFFL Staff     December 28, 2012 @ 17:30:20 PDT




Fantasy Football Weekly Rankings

RKFan PosTierRnk ChngLinebackersTMVsSPWPGTklAssSkFumRIntTD FumTD IntAll S/T TDSftyFumF
111 James LaurinaitisSTL@SEASP 430101100000
211 Daryl WashingtonARI@SF  421701000000
311 Luke KuechlyCAR@NO  4341210100000
412 Chad GreenwayMINGBSP 431711000000
512 Bobby WagnerSEASTL  4271300200000
612 Lavonte DavidTB@ATL  427810100000
712 Brad JonesGB@MIN  4271010000000
812 London FletcherWASDAL  4192100300000
91 or 23 Paul PoslusznyJAX@TENSP 428900100000
101 or 23 Russell AllenJAX@TENSP 425410000000
111 or 23 Vontaze BurfictCINBALSP 4201300000000
121 or 23UP-17Lawrence TimmonsPITCLE  427430000000
1324 Karlos DansbyMIA@NESP 433500000001
1424 Jo-Lonn DunbarSTL@SEASP 42670.50100000
1524 Kevin BurnettMIA@NESP 426410000000
1624 Jasper BrinkleyMINGBSP 421500000001
1724 Derrick JohnsonKC@DEN  423410000001
1825 Thomas DavisCAR@NO  428800100000
1925 NaVorro BowmanSFARI  4251800000001
2025 Patrick WillisSFARI  4171000100001
2125 Demorrio WilliamsSDOAK  26500101000
2225 Von MillerDENKC  41443.50101002
232 or 36 Nick RoachCHI@DET  423501000000
242 or 36 Lance BriggsCHI@DET  4211000000000
25QUE6 Jerod MayoNEMIA  4211010000001
262 or 36 A.J. HawkGB@MIN  422820000000
272 or 36 Jerrell FreemanINDHOU  4231100000000
2837 Kelvin SheppardBUFNYJSP 417410000000
2937 Paris LenonARI@SF  4181200000000
3037 Curtis LoftonNOCAR  418701000001
3137 Larry FootePITCLE  419710000000
3237 Wesley WoodyardDENKC WP3881.50000000
3338UP-51James HarrisonPITCLE WP415220000002
3438 Aldon SmithSFARI  48830100000
3538 Clay MatthewsGB@MIN  28130000000
3638 Anthony SpencerDAL@WAS  415153.50000000
373 or bench9 Dannell EllerbeBAL@CINSP 15000000000
383 or bench9 Rey MaualugaCINBALSP 4141000000000
393 or bench9 Chase BlackburnNYGPHISP 4161200000001
403 or bench9 Michael BoleyMichael Boley newsNYGPHISP 414900000000
413 or bench9 Nick BarnettBUFNYJSP 416800000001
423 or bench9 Erin HendersonMINGBSP 410810000000
43Bench10 Sean WeatherspoonATLTB WP4161300100000
44Bench10 Perry RileyWASDAL WP4201410000000
45Bench10 D'Qwell JacksonCLE@PIT WP419100.50000000
46Bench10 Craig RobertsonCLE@PIT WP419900000000
47Bench10 DeMeco RyansPHI@NYG WP417700000000
48Bench10 Zach BrownTENJAX WP421321000000
49Bench10 David HarrisNYJ@BUF WP420131.50000000
50Bench11UP-NRKoa MisiMIA@NE WP28110000000
51Bench11 Miles BurrisOAK@SD WP41690.50100000
52Bench11 Philip WheelerOAK@SD WP416710000000
53Bench11 Stephen TullochDETCHI WP4131501000000
54Bench11 K.J. WrightSEASTL WP413610100000
55Bench11 Dan ConnorDAL@WAS WP4151300000000
56Bench12 Brendon AyanbadejoBAL@CIN WP4111010000000
57Bench12 Josh BynesBAL@CIN WP414700000000
58Bench12 Daryl SmithJAX@TEN WP14000000000
59Bench12 Quentin GrovesARI@SF WP412210000000
60QUE12 Tamba HaliKC@DEN WP49230000000
61Bench12 DeAndre LevyDETCHI WP411800100000
62Bench12 Takeo SpikesSDOAK WP417400000001
63Bench12 DeMarcus WareDAL@WAS WP4641.50000001
64Bench13 Terrell SuggsBAL@CIN WP35000000000
65Bench13 Stephen NicholasATLTB WP415900000000
66Bench13 Mason FosterTB@ATL WP414400000000
67Bench13 Rob JacksonWASDAL WP49331100002
68Bench13 Ryan KerriganWASDAL WP414220000001
69Bench13 Tim ShawTENJAX WP415600000001
70QUE13 Will WitherspoonTENJAX WP411400101000
71Bench13 Bart ScottNYJ@BUF WP4861.50100000
72Bench13 Tim DobbinsHOU@IND WP410402100000
73QUE13 Brooks ReedHOU@IND WP14000000000
74Bench14 Bryan ScottBUFNYJ WP412100000000
75Bench14 Brandon SilerKC@DEN WP410200000001
76Bench14 David HawthorneNOCAR WP410200000000
77Bench14 Justin DurantDETCHI WP412500000000
78QUE14 Dont'a HightowerNEMIA WP416610000000
79Bench14 Keith BrookingDENKC WP410500000000
80Bench14 Danny TrevathanDENKC WP410100000000
81Bench14 Pat AngererINDHOU WP413200000001
82QUE14UP-NRKavell ConnerINDHOU WP25200000000
83Bench14 Jamar ChaneyPHI@NYG WP410300000000
84Bench14 Akeem AyersTENJAX WP411410000000
85Bench14 Calvin PaceNYJ@BUF WP410510000000
86Bench15 Courtney UpshawBAL@CIN WP49500000001
87Bench15 Manny LawsonCINBAL WP49100000000
88Bench15 Jacquian WilliamsNYGPHI WP37400000000
89Bench15 Mark HerzlichNYGPHI WP47300000000
90Bench15 Rocky McIntoshSTL@SEA WP47200000000
91Bench15 Sam AchoARI@SF WP49310000000
92Bench15 Justin HoustonKC@DEN WP49211000000
93Bench16 Bront BirdSDOAK WP47100100000
94QUE16 Brandon SpikesNEMIA WP38300000000
95Bench16 Akeem DentATLTB WP47800000000
96QUE16 Ernie SimsDAL@WAS WP49710000000
97Bench16 Dezman MosesGB@MIN WP46410000000
98Bench16 Alex AlbrightDAL@WAS WP49100000000
99Bench16 Moise FokouINDHOU WP49300000000
100Bench16 Lorenzo AlexanderWASDAL WP48210000000
101Bench16 Kaluka MaiavaCLE@PIT WP4730.50000001
102Bench16 Darryl SharptonHOU@IND WP47600100000
103Bench16 Connor BarwinHOU@IND WP47310000000
104Bench17 Paul KrugerBAL@CIN WP4462.51000000
105Bench17 Keith RiversNYGPHI WP46701000000
106Bench17 Jonathan VilmaNOCAR WP46600000000
107Bench17 LaMarr WoodleyPITCLE WP23100000000
108QUE17 James AndersonCAR@NO WP13000000000
109Bench17 Jarret JohnsonSDOAK WP35600000000
110Bench17 Larry EnglishSDOAK WP44211000000
111Bench17 Shaun PhillipsSDOAK WP4362.51000001
112Bench17 Malcom SmithSEASTL WP45600010000
113Bench17 Erik WaldenErik Walden newsGB@MIN WP44500100000
114Bench17 Victor ButlerDAL@WAS WP46110000002
115Bench17 Robert MathisINDHOU WP45210100000
116Bench17 Garrett McIntyreNYJ@BUF WP4441.50000000
117Bench17 Bradie JamesHOU@IND WP36801000000
118Bench17 Barrett RuudHOU@IND WP45310000000
--DBT-- Brian UrlacherCHI@DET  18000000001
--DBT--DN-53Donald ButlerSDOAK  12310000000
--OUT-- Mychal KendricksPHI@NYG  419500000000
--OUT-- Ray LewisBAL@CIN  00         
--IR-- Jameel McClainBAL@CIN  28500000000
--IR-- Colin McCarthyTENJAX  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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