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2021 Fantasy Football Rankings: The Top 150 Players After the NFL Draft

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Getty Images. Pictured: Davante Adams, Christina McCaffrey, Travis Kelce

There are still plenty of dominoes that need to fall — uncertain quarterback situations, position battles, etc. — but the two biggest catalysts for offseason player movement have come and gone: The height of free agency and the draft.

That’s why our trio of experts took this opportunity to update their early fantasy football rankings for 2021, featuring veterans on new teams and rookies.

You can sort their consensus top 150 players based on half PPR scoring in the second table below, including by our analysts’ individual or consensus rankings:

  • SK: Sean Koerner is our Director of Predictive Analytics and was the most accurate fantasy football draft ranker of the 2019 season according to FantasyPros.
  • CR: Chris Raybon is a senior analyst and was the 11th-most accurate weekly in-season ranker of the 2020 season according to FantasyPros.
  • MF: Matthew Freedman is the Editor-in-Chief of FantasyLabs and the host of Action’s Fantasy Flex Podcast.

2021 Fantasy Football Rankings

Rank Player
1 Christian McCaffrey, RB, CAR
2 Dalvin Cook, RB, MIN
3 Derrick Henry, RB, TEN
4 Alvin Kamara, RB, NO
5 Davante Adams, WR, GB
6 Tyreek Hill, WR, KC
7 Saquon Barkley, RB, NYG
7 Travis Kelce, TE, KC
9 Jonathan Taylor, RB, IND
10 Ezekiel Elliott, RB, DAL
11 Stefon Diggs, WR, BUF
12 Aaron Jones, RB, GB
12 Cam Akers, RB, LAR
14 DeAndre Hopkins, WR, ARI
14 Nick Chubb, RB, CLE
16 Joe Mixon, RB, CIN
17 D.K. Metcalf, WR, SEA
18 Austin Ekeler, RB, LAC
19 George Kittle, TE, SF
20 Calvin Ridley, WR, ATL
21 A.J. Brown, WR, TEN
21 Najee Harris, RB, PIT
23 Darren Waller, TE, LV
24 Justin Jefferson, WR, MIN
25 Antonio Gibson, RB, WAS
26 Josh Jacobs, RB, LV
26 Patrick Mahomes, QB, KC
28 Michael Thomas, WR, NO
29 Keenan Allen, WR, LAC
30 Mike Evans, WR, TB
31 Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, KC
31 D’Andre Swift, RB, DET
31 David Montgomery, RB, CHI
34 Julio Jones, WR, ATL
34 Terry McLaurin, WR, WAS
36 J.K. Dobbins, RB, BAL
36 Josh Allen, QB, BUF
38 Chris Godwin, WR, TB
39 Allen Robinson, WR, CHI
40 D.J. Moore, WR, CAR
41 Miles Sanders, RB, PHI
42 Amari Cooper, WR, DAL
43 Chris Carson, RB, SEA
44 Adam Thielen, WR, MIN
44 Robert Woods, WR, LAR
46 CeeDee Lamb, WR, DAL
46 Kyler Murray, QB, ARI
48 Kareem Hunt, RB, CLE
49 Lamar Jackson, QB, BAL
50 Mike Davis, RB, ATL
51 Kenny Golladay, WR, NYG
52 Dak Prescott, QB, DAL
52 Diontae Johnson, WR, PIT
52 Tyler Lockett, WR, SEA
55 Mark Andrews, TE, BAL
56 Tee Higgins, WR, CIN
57 Brandon Aiyuk, WR, SF
58 Myles Gaskin, RB, MIA
59 Travis Etienne, RB, JAX
60 Ja’Marr Chase, WR, CIN
61 Cooper Kupp, WR, LAR
61 Russell Wilson, QB, SEA
63 Leonard Fournette, RB, TB
64 Chase Claypool, WR, PIT
65 Melvin Gordon, RB, DEN
65 Odell Beckham Jr., WR, CLE
67 Brandin Cooks, WR, HOU
67 Will Fuller, WR, MIA
69 James Conner, RB, ARI
70 David Johnson, RB, HOU
71 Aaron Rodgers, QB, GB
71 James Robinson, RB, JAX
73 Juju Smith-Schuster, WR, PIT
73 T.J. Hockenson, TE, DET
75 Javonte Williams, RB, DEN
76 Robby Anderson, WR, CAR
77 Chase Edmonds, RB, ARI
78 Justin Herbert, QB, LAC
79 Courtland Sutton, WR, DEN
80 Damien Harris, RB, NE
81 Michael Carter, RB, NYJ
82 Kyle Pitts, TE, ATL
83 Dallas Goedert, TE, PHI
84 Raheem Mostert, RB, SF
84 Tyler Boyd, WR, CIN
86 Deebo Samuel, WR, SF
87 Kenyan Drake, RB, LV
87 Trey Sermon, RB, SF
89 Noah Fant, TE, DEN
90 A.J. Dillon, RB, GB
91 Curtis Samuel, WR, WAS
92 D.J. Chark, WR, JAX
93 Jarvis Landry, WR, CLE
94 Jerry Jeudy, WR, DEN
95 Laviska Shenault Jr., WR, JAX
95 Logan Thomas, TE, WAS
97 Marquise Brown, WR, BAL
98 Devonta Smith, WR, PHI
99 Corey Davis, WR, NYJ
100 Joe Burrow, QB, CIN
100 Ryan Tannehill, QB, TEN
102 Michael Gallup, WR, DAL
103 Zack Moss, RB, BUF
104 Gus Edwards, RB, BAL
105 Tony Pollard, RB, DAL
106 Devin Singletary, RB, BUF
107 Matt Ryan, QB, ATL
107 T.Y. Hilton, WR, IND
109 DeVante Parker, WR, MIA
109 Tom Brady, QB, TB
111 Robert Tonyan, TE, GB
112 Antonio Brown, WR, TB
113 Matthew Stafford, QB, LAR
114 Jalen Hurts, QB, PHI
115 Tyler Higbee, TE, LAR
116 Mike Williams, WR, LAC
116 Nyheim Hines, RB, IND
118 J.D. McKissic, RB, WAS
118 Mike Gesicki, TE, MIA
120 Irv Smith Jr., TE, MIN
121 Cole Beasley, WR, BUF
121 Jaylen Waddle, WR, MIA
123 Henry Ruggs III, WR, LV
124 Hunter Henry, TE, NE
125 Latavius Murray, RB, NO
126 Ronald Jones, RB, TB
127 Evan Engram, TE, NYG
128 Jalen Reagor, WR, PHI
129 Michael Pittman, WR, IND
130 Mecole Hardman, WR, KC
131 Rob Gronkowski, TE, TB
132 Deshaun Watson, QB, HOU
133 Jonnu Smith, TE, NE
134 Jamaal Williams, RB, DET
135 Darrell Henderson, RB, LAR
136 John Brown, WR, LV
137 Nelson Agholor, WR, NE
138 Darnell Mooney, WR, CHI
139 Trevor Lawrence, QB, JAX
140 Tevin Coleman, RB, NYJ
141 Kirk Cousins, QB, MIN
142 Alexander Mattison, RB, MIN
142 Jared Cook, TE, LAC
144 Eric Ebron, TE, PIT
145 Carson Wentz, QB, IND
146 James White, RB, NE
147 Austin Hooper, TE, CLE
148 Jaylen Hurts, QB, PHI
149 Rondale Moore, WR, ARI

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