Best Ball Rankings To Dominate Your Fantasy Football Drafts

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Aug 30, 2020, 11:30 AM EDT
  • Our trio of award-winning rankers have revealed their 2020 best ball rankings so you can dominate your fantasy football drafts.
  • Find their consensus rankings based on PPR scoring across every position below.

Drafts are critical in any fantasy football format, but they’re the be-all and end-all of best ball.

Our trio of fantasy football experts — all of whom have finished among the top rankers in FantasyPros’ draft and/or weekly in-season contests in recent seasons — are here to help you nail your best ball drafts. You’ll find their individual and consensus rankings based on PPR scoring in the table below.

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Best Ball Rankings

You can sort the following table by our experts’ consensus rankings as well as by their individual rankings (by initials), so before we dive in, let’s meet our panel of experts:

  • Sean Koerner (SK), Action’s director of predictive analytics, was FantasyPros’ No. 1 fantasy football draft ranker of 2019. He’s also finished as FantasyPros’ top in-season ranker in three of the past five seasons.
  • Chris Raybon (CR) was the fourth-most accurate FantasyPros ranker in 2019 and has watched every NFL snap since 2010.
  • Matthew Freedman (MF) is the Editor-in-Chief of FantasyLabs and was the sixth-most accurate FantasyPros ranker in 2017.

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Best Ball Rankings

Below are our experts’ consensus rankings for best ball.

RANK PLAYER
1 Christian McCaffrey, RB, CAR
2 Ezekiel Elliott, RB, DAL
3 Saquon Barkley, RB, NYG
4 Alvin Kamara, RB, NO
5 Michael Thomas, WR, NO
6 Dalvin Cook, RB, MIN
7 Derrick Henry, RB, TEN
8 Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, KC
9 Travis Kelce, TE, KC
10 Tyreek Hill, WR, KC
11 Davante Adams, WR, GB
12 Austin Ekeler, RB, LAC
13 Joe Mixon, RB, CIN
14 Julio Jones, WR, ATL
15 George Kittle, TE, SF
16 Nick Chubb, RB, CLE
17 DeAndre Hopkins, WR, ARI
18 Kenyan Drake, RB, ARI
19 Miles Sanders, RB, PHI
20 Josh Jacobs, RB, LV
21 Mark Andrews, TE, BAL
22 Chris Godwin, WR, TB
23 Patrick Mahomes, QB, KC
24 Lamar Jackson, QB, BAL
25 Kenny Golladay, WR, DET
26 Aaron Jones, RB, GB
27 Amari Cooper, WR, DAL
28 D.J. Moore, WR, CAR
29 Mike Evans, WR, TB
30 Juju Smith-Schuster, WR, PIT
31 James Conner, RB, PIT
32 Chris Carson, RB, SEA
33 Le’Veon Bell, RB, NYJ
34 Leonard Fournette, RB, JAX
35 Calvin Ridley, WR, ATL
36 Odell Beckham Jr., WR, CLE
37 Zach Ertz, TE, PHI
38 Melvin Gordon, RB, DEN
39 A.J. Brown, WR, TEN
40 Cooper Kupp, WR, LAR
41 Allen Robinson, WR, CHI
42 Adam Thielen, WR, MIN
43 Robert Woods, WR, LAR
44 David Johnson, RB, HOU
45 Tyler Lockett, WR, SEA
46 Terry McLaurin, WR, WAS
47 Courtland Sutton, WR, DEN
48 T.Y. Hilton, WR, IND
49 Todd Gurley, RB, ATL
50 Raheem Mostert, RB, SF
51 Cam Akers, RB, LAR
52 Keenan Allen, WR, LAC
53 DeVante Parker, WR, MIA
54 David Montgomery, RB, CHI
55 D.K. Metcalf, WR, SEA
56 Stefon Diggs, WR, BUF
57 Will Fuller V, WR, HOU
58 Dak Prescott, QB, DAL
59 Darren Waller, TE, LV
60 D.J. Chark, WR, JAX
61 Michael Gallup, WR, DAL
62 A.J. Green, WR, CIN
63 Devin Singletary, RB, BUF
64 Deshaun Watson, QB, HOU
65 Kyler Murray, QB, ARI
66 Marquise Brown, WR, BAL
67 Mark Ingram, RB, BAL
68 Ronald Jones II, RB, TB
69 Evan Engram, TE, NYG
70 D’Andre Swift, RB, DET
71 Russell Wilson, QB, SEA
72 Tyler Higbee, TE, LAR
73 Marvin Jones, WR, DET
74 Julian Edelman, WR, NE
75 Kareem Hunt, RB, CLE
76 Jonathan Taylor, RB, IND
77 Tyler Boyd, WR, CIN
78 Brandin Cooks, WR, HOU
79 Hayden Hurst, TE, ATL
80 Diontae Johnson, WR, PIT
81 Rob Gronkowski, TE, TB
82 Henry Ruggs, WR, LV
83 Mecole Hardman, WR, KC
84 Jamison Crowder, WR, NYJ
85 Jarvis Landry, WR, CLE
86 Jordan Howard, RB, MIA
87 John Brown, WR, BUF
88 Marlon Mack, RB, IND
89 James White, RB, NE
90 Jared Cook, TE, NO
91 CeeDee Lamb, WR, DAL
92 Josh Allen, QB, BUF
93 Kerryon Johnson, RB, DET
94 Carson Wentz, QB, PHI
95 Christian Kirk, WR, ARI
96 Desean Jackson, WR, PHI
97 Hunter Henry, TE, LAC
98 Matt Ryan, QB, ATL
99 Drew Brees, QB, NO
100 Dallas Goedert, TE, PHI
101 Mike Williams, WR, LAC
102 Sterling Shepard, WR, NYG
103 Noah Fant, TE, DEN
104 Tarik Cohen, RB, CHI
105 Matthew Stafford, QB, DET
106 Tom Brady, QB, TB
107 Darius Slayton, WR, NYG
108 J.K. Dobbins, RB, BAL
109 Matt Breida, RB, MIA
110 Sammy Watkins, WR, KC
111 Jerry Jeudy, WR, DEN
112 Anthony Miller, WR, CHI
113 Joe Burrow, QB, CIN
114 Justin Jefferson, WR, MIN
115 Alexander Mattison, RB, MIN
116 Curtis Samuel, WR, CAR
117 Cam Newton, QB, NE
118 Latavius Murray, RB, NO
119 Mike Gesicki, TE, MIA
120 Zack Moss, RB, BUF
121 Austin Hooper, TE, CLE
122 T.J. Hockenson, TE, DET
123 Adrian Peterson, RB, WAS
124 Jonnu Smith, TE, TEN
125 Ben Roethlisberger, QB, PIT
126 Preston Williams, WR, MIA
127 Robby Anderson, WR, CAR
128 Tevin Coleman, RB, SF
129 Emmanuel Sanders, WR, NO
130 Jonnu Smith, TE, TEN
128 Tevin Coleman, RB, SF
129 Emmanuel Sanders, WR, NO
130 Golden Tate, WR, NYG
131 Jared Goff, QB, LAR
132 Eric Ebron, TE, PIT
133 Deebo Samuel, WR, SF
134 Baker Mayfield, QB, CLE
135 Aaron Rodgers, QB, GB
134 Baker Mayfield, QB, CLE
135 Aaron Rodgers, QB, GB
136 Jalen Reagor, WR, PHI
137 Phillip Lindsay, RB, DEN
138 Tony Pollard, RB, DAL
139 Duke Johnson Jr., RB, HOU
140 Blake Jarwin, TE, DAL
141 Boston Scott, RB, PHI
142 Antonio Gibson, RB, WAS
143 Brandon Aiyuk, WR, SF
144 Michael Pittman Jr., WR, IND
145 Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, SF
146 Sony Michel, RB, NE
147 James Washington, WR, PIT
148 Ryan Tannehill, QB, TEN
149 Allen Lazard, WR, GB
150 Daniel Jones, QB, NYG
151 Gardner Minshew, QB, JAX
152 N’Keal Harry, WR, NE
153 Philip Rivers, QB, IND
154 Kirk Cousins, QB, MIN
155 Ian Thomas, TE, CAR
156 Denzel Mims, WR, NYJ
157 Tyrell Williams, WR, LV
158 Chris Herndon, TE, NYJ
159 Drew Lock, QB, DEN
160 Teddy Bridgewater, QB, CAR
161 Darrell Henderson, RB, LAR
162 Jack Doyle, TE, IND
163 Larry Fitzgerald, WR, ARI
164 Irv Smith Jr., TE, MIN
170 Randall Cobb, WR, HOU
171 Breshad Perriman, WR, NYJ
172 Justin Jackson, RB, LAC
173 Ke’Shawn Vaughn, RB, TB
174 Darrynton Evans, RB, TEN
175 Steven Sims, WR, WAS
176 Danny Amendola, WR, DET
177 Greg Olsen, TE, SEA
178 Carlos Hyde, RB, SEA
179 Kyle Rudolph, TE, MIN
180 Sam Darnold, QB, NYJ
181 Laviska Shenault, WR, JAX
182 Giovani Bernard, RB, CIN
183 Corey Davis, WR, TEN
184 Nyheim Hines, RB, IND
185 A.J. Dillon, RB, GB
186 Cole Beasley, WR, BUF
187 Jace Sternberger, TE, GB
188 Hunter Renfrow, WR, LV
189 Andy Isabella, WR, ARI
190 Damien Harris, RB, NE
191 Russell Gage, WR, ATL
192 Kenny Stills, WR, HOU
193 Jaylen Samuels, RB, PIT
194 Mohamed Sanu, WR, NE
195 Lamar Miller, RB, NE
196 Jamaal Williams, RB, GB
197 Joshua Kelley, RB, LAC
198 O.J. Howard, TE, TB
199 Chris Thompson, RB, JAX
200 LeSean McCoy, RB, TB
201 Alshon Jeffery, WR, PHI
202 Malcolm Brown, RB, LAR
203 Ito Smith, RB, ATL
204 Tee Higgins, WR, CIN
205 Tyrod Taylor, QB, LAC
206 Dawson Knox, TE, BUF
207 Rex Burkhead, RB, NE
208 Jimmy Graham, TE, CHI
209 Will Dissly, TE, SEA
210 Antonio Gandy-Golden, WR, WAS
211 Nick Boyle, TE, BAL
212 Delanie Walker, TE, FA
213 K.J. Hamler, WR, DEN
214 David Njoku, TE, CLE
215 Lynn Bowden Jr., RB, LV
216 Zach Pascal, WR, IND
217 Lynn Bowden, RB, LV
218 Tyler Eifert, TE, JAX
219 Bryan Edwards, WR, LV
220 Darren Fells, TE, HOU
221 Chris Conley, WR, JAX
222 C.J. Uzomah, TE, CIN
223 Van Jefferson, WR, LAR
224 Gerald Everett, TE, LAR
225 Devin Asiasi, TE, NE
226 Vance McDonald, TE, PIT
227 Dalton Keene, TE, NE
228 Adam Humphries, WR, TEN
228 Peyton Barber, RB, WAS
228 DeAndre Washington, RB, KC
228 Jordan Akins, TE, HOU
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