Fantasy Rankings For Answering All Your Wild Card Weekend Start/Sit Questions

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  • Playing playoff fantasy football? Sean Koerner is here to help you make your start/sit decisions for Wild Card Weekend.
  • Find his rankings for quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, kickers and defenses below.

NFL Wild Card Weekend has arrived.

To help you make fantasy start/sit decisions, I’ve outlined the latest version of my rankings into tiers so you can better visualize the drop-off in expected production at each position. Note that these are as of Friday and final inactives could still impact certain players, so be sure to check my updated rankings before making your final decisions.

Fantasy Rankings & Tiers

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Quarterbacks

Tier 1

Lamar Jackson (@ TEN)
Josh Allen (vs. IND)

Tier 2

Tom Brady (@ WAS)
Ryan Tannehill (vs. BAL)
Russell Wilson (vs. LAR)
Ben Roethlisberger (vs. CLE)

Tier 3

Drew Brees (vs. CHI)

Tier 4

John Wolford (@ SEA)
Mitchell Trubisky (@ NO)
Philip Rivers (@ BUF)
Baker Mayfield (@ PIT)

Tier 5

Alex Smith (vs. TB)

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Running Backs

Tier 1

Derrick Henry (vs. BAL)

Tier 2

Alvin Kamara (vs. CHI)

Tier 3

Jonathan Taylor (@ BUF)

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Tier 4

David Montgomery (@ NO)

Tier 5

Chris Carson (vs. LAR)
Nick Chubb (@ PIT)
Cam Akers (@ SEA)

Tier 6

J.K. Dobbins (@ TEN)
Antonio Gibson (vs. TB)
James Conner (vs. CLE)
Ronald Jones II (@ WAS)

Tier 7

Nyheim Hines (@ BUF)
J.D. McKissic (vs. TB)
Kareem Hunt (@ PIT)

Tier 8

Gus Edwards (@ TEN)
Zack Moss (vs. IND)
Devin Singletary (vs. IND)
Leonard Fournette (@ WAS)
Latavius Murray (vs. CHI)

Tier 9

Benny Snell (vs. CLE)
Malcolm Brown (@ SEA)
Carlos Hyde (vs. LAR)

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Wide Receivers

Tier 1

Stefon Diggs (vs. IND)

Tier 2

A.J. Brown (vs. BAL)

Tier 3

Diontae Johnson (vs. CLE)
Michael Thomas (vs. CHI)
Allen Robinson (@ NO)
D.K. Metcalf (vs. LAR)
Tyler Lockett (vs. LAR)

Tier 4

Corey Davis (vs. BAL)
Mike Evans (@ WAS)
Chris Godwin (@ WAS)
Marquise Brown (@ TEN)
JuJu Smith-Schuster (vs. CLE)
Chase Claypool (vs. CLE)
Robert Woods (@ SEA)
Terry McLaurin (vs. TB)
Antonio Brown (@ WAS)

Tier 5

T.Y. Hilton (@ BUF)
Jarvis Landry (@ PIT)
John Brown (vs. IND)
Emmanuel Sanders (vs. CHI)
Cooper Kupp (@ SEA)

Tier 6

Gabriel Davis (vs. IND)
Rashard Higgins (@ PIT)
Darnell Mooney (@ NO)

Tier 7

Zach Pascal (@ BUF)
Michael Pittman Jr. (@ BUF)

Tier 8

Cam Sims (vs. TB)
Isaiah McKenzie (vs. IND)
Josh Reynolds (@ SEA)

Tier 9

Marquez Callaway (vs. CHI)
Donovan Peoples-Jones (@ PIT)
Willie Snead (@ TEN)

Tier 10

David Moore (vs. LAR)
Anthony Miller (@ NO)
Steven Sims (vs. TB)
Miles Boykin (@ TEN)
James Washington (vs. CLE)
Scott Miller (@ WAS)

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Tight Ends

Tier 1

Mark Andrews (@ TEN)

Tier 2

Logan Thomas (vs. TB)

Tier 3

Rob Gronkowski (@ WAS)
Eric Ebron (vs. CLE)
Jared Cook (vs. CHI)

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Sarah Stier/Getty Images. Pictured: Eric Ebron.

Tier 4

Jonnu Smith (vs. BAL)
Austin Hooper (@ PIT)
Dawson Knox (vs. IND)
Cole Kmet (@ NO)

Tier 5

Tyler Higbee (@ SEA)

Tier 6

Jack Doyle (@ BUF)
Gerald Everett (@ SEA)
Trey Burton (@ BUF)
Jimmy Graham (@ NO)
Cameron Brate (@ WAS)
Jacob Hollister (vs. LAR)

Tier 7

Harrison Bryant (@ PIT)
Anthony Firkser (vs. BAL)
David Njoku (@ PIT)
Mo Alie-Cox (@ BUF)
Will Dissly (vs. LAR)
Adam Trautman (vs. CHI)
Greg Olsen (vs. LAR)
Geoff Swaim (vs. BAL)

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Kickers

Tier 1

Justin Tucker (@ TEN)
Wil Lutz (vs. CHI)
Ryan Succop (@ WAS)

Tier 2

Sam Sloman (vs. BAL)
Tyler Bass (vs. IND)
Chris Boswell (vs. CLE)
Rodrigo Blankenship (@ BUF)
Cairo Santos (@ NO)
Jason Myers (vs. LAR)

Tier 3

Matt Gay (@ SEA)
Cody Parkey (@ PIT)
Dustin Hopkins (vs. TB)

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Defenses

Tier 1

New Orleans Saints (vs. CHI)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@ WAS)
Seattle Seahawks (vs. LAR)
Pittsburgh Steelers (vs. CLE)

Tier 2

Buffalo Bills (vs. IND)

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Justin K. Aller/Getty Images. Pictured: Tre’Davious White celebrates with the Bills defense.

Tier 3

Los Angeles Rams (@ SEA)
Washington Football Team (vs. TB)

Tier 4

Baltimore Ravens (@ TEN)
Cleveland Browns (@ PIT)
Indianapolis Colts (@ BUF)

Tier 5

Tennessee Titans (vs. BAL)
Chicago Bears (@ NO)

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