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Fantasy Football Rankings For NFL Playoff Contests: Leonard Fournette, Deebo Samuel Among Top Wild-Card Plays

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Whether you’re playing daily fantasy or in playoff contests, our expert is here to help you make lineup decisions for Wild Card Weekend.

Sean Koerner — the seventh-most accurate fantasy football ranker of the regular season as graded by FantasyPros — outlines his rankings for the opening round into tiers for each position below.

Be sure to refer to his real-time rankings for final decisions.

Fantasy Rankings & Tiers

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Fantasy QB Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Patrick Mahomes (vs. PIT)
Josh Allen (vs. NE)
2 Kyler Murray (@ LAR)
Dak Prescott (vs. SF)
3 Tom Brady (vs. PHI)
4 Joe Burrow (vs. LV)
Matthew Stafford (vs. ARI)
5 Jalen Hurts (@ TB)
6 Jimmy Garoppolo (@ DAL)
Derek Carr (@ CIN)
7 Mac Jones (@ BUF)
Ben Roethlisberger (@ KC)

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Fantasy RB Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Joe Mixon (vs. LV)
2 Leonard Fournette (vs. PHI)
Elijah Mitchell (@ DAL)
Najee Harris (@ KC)
3 Josh Jacobs (@ CIN)
Devin Singletary (vs. NE)
Sony Michel (vs. ARI)
4 Darrel Williams (vs. PIT)
Ezekiel Elliott (vs. SF)
5 Damien Harris (@ BUF)
James Conner (@ LAR)
6 Chase Edmonds (@ LAR)
Miles Sanders (@ TB)
7 Tony Pollard (vs. SF)
Cam Akers (vs. ARI)
Rhamondre Stevenson (@ BUF)
8 Jordan Howard (@ TB)
Derrick Gore (vs. PIT)
Ke’Shawn Vaughn (vs. PHI)
Brandon Bolden (@ BUF)
Samaje Perine (vs. LV)
Boston Scott (@ TB)
9 Jerick McKinnon (vs. PIT)
Jalen Richard (@ CIN)
Zack Moss (vs. NE)
Kyle Juszczyk (@ DAL)
Le’Veon Bell (vs. PHI)
JaMycal Hasty (@ DAL)
Giovani Bernard (vs. PHI)
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Fantasy WR Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Cooper Kupp (vs. ARI)
2 Deebo Samuel (@ DAL)
Ja’Marr Chase (vs. LV)
Tyreek Hill (vs. PIT)
3 Stefon Diggs (vs. NE)
Tee Higgins (vs. LV)
CeeDee Lamb (vs. SF)
4 Diontae Johnson (@ KC)
Mike Evans (vs. PHI)
Amari Cooper (vs. SF)
Hunter Renfrow (@ CIN)
5 Christian Kirk (@ LAR)
Odell Beckham Jr. (vs. ARI)
Brandon Aiyuk (@ DAL)
6 DeVonta Smith (@ TB)
A.J. Green (@ LAR)
Chase Claypool (@ KC)
Zay Jones (@ CIN)
Cedrick Wilson (vs. SF)
Tyler Boyd (vs. LV)
Van Jefferson (vs. ARI)
Jakobi Meyers (@ BUF)
7 Byron Pringle (vs. PIT)
Gabriel Davis (vs. NE)
Kendrick Bourne (@ BUF)
Cole Beasley (vs. NE)
Mecole Hardman (vs. PIT)
Tyler Johnson (vs. PHI)
Breshad Perriman (vs. PHI)
Jauan Jennings (@ DAL)
Nelson Agholor (@ BUF)
8 Quez Watkins (@ TB)
Ray-Ray McCloud (@ KC)
Antoine Wesley (@ LAR)
Emmanuel Sanders (vs. NE)
Rondale Moore (@ LAR)
Bryan Edwards (@ CIN)
9 Jalen Reagor (@ TB)
Demarcus Robinson (vs. PIT)
DeSean Jackson (@ CIN)
Isaiah McKenzie (vs. NE)


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Fantasy TE Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Travis Kelce (vs. PIT)
Rob Gronkowski (vs. PHI)
2 George Kittle (@ DAL)
Darren Waller (@ CIN)
Zach Ertz (@ LAR)
Dallas Goedert (@ TB)
3 Dalton Schultz (vs. SF)
4 Tyler Higbee (vs. ARI)
5 Dawson Knox (vs. NE)
Pat Freiermuth (@ KC)
6 Hunter Henry (@ BUF)
C.J. Uzomah (vs. LV)
7 Cameron Brate (vs. PHI)
Jonnu Smith (@ BUF)
8 Blake Jarwin (vs. SF)
Foster Moreau (@ CIN)
Zach Gentry (@ KC)

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Fantasy Kicker Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Harrison Butker (vs. PIT)
Greg Zuerlein (vs. SF)
2 Matt Gay (vs. ARI)
Ryan Succop (vs. PHI)
Evan McPherson (vs. LV)
Daniel Carlson (@ CIN)
Nick Folk (@ BUF)
Tyler Bass (vs. NE)
3 Matt Prater (@ LAR)
4 Chris Boswell (@ KC)
Jake Elliott (@ TB)
Robbie Gould (@ DAL)
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Fantasy Defense Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Kansas City Chiefs (vs. PIT)
2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs. PHI)
3 Buffalo Bills (vs. NE)
Cincinnati Bengals (vs. LV)
4 Dallas Cowboys (vs. SF)
New England Patriots (@ BUF)
5 Las Vegas Raiders (@ CIN)
Arizona Cardinals (@ LAR)
San Francisco 49ers (@ DAL)
Philadelphia Eagles (@ TB)
Pittsburgh Steelers (@ KC)
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