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Week 1 Fantasy Football Rankings by Position: PPR, Standard, Half PPR

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USA Today Sports. Pictured: DeAndre Hopkins, Saquon Barkley, Patrick Mahomes

  • See our experts' fantasy football rankings for PPR, standard and half PPR formats for every position.

Sean Koerner, Chris Raybon and Matthew Freedman reveal their Week 1 fantasy football rankings.

You’ll find the top five players for every combination of position and format as of Tuesday below, but the rankings will be updated throughout the week, so be sure to check the full versions frequently before lineups lock for our experts’ most up-to-date rankings.


Go To: PPR | Standard | Half PPR | QB | K | DEF


Fantasy Football PPR Rankings: Week 1

Flex

  1. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  2. Saquon Barkley, Giants
  3. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  4. David Johnson, Cardinals
  5. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans

See the rest of our experts’ PPR flex rankings.

Running Backs

  1. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  2. Saquon Barkley, Giants
  3. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  4. David Johnson, Cardinals
  5. Le’Veon Bell, Jets

See the rest of our experts’ PPR RB rankings.

Wide Receivers

  1. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans
  2. Davante Adams, Packers
  3. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Steelers
  4. Odell Beckham Jr., Browns
  5. Michael Thomas, Saints

See the rest of our experts’ PPR WR rankings.

Tight Ends

  1. Travis Kelce, Chiefs
  2. Zach Ertz, Eagles
  3. George Kittle, 49ers
  4. Evan Engram, Giants
  5. O.J. Howard, Buccaneers

See the rest of our experts’ PPR TE rankings.

Fantasy Football Standard Rankings: Week 1

Flex

  1. Saquon Barkley, Giants
  2. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  3. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  4. David Johnson, Cardinals
  5. Nick Chubb, Browns

See the rest of our experts’ standard flex rankings.

Running Backs

  1. Saquon Barkley, Giants
  2. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  3. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  4. David Johnson, Cardinals
  5. Nich Chubb, Browns

See the rest of our experts’ standard RB rankings.

Wide Receivers

  1. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans
  2. Odell Beckham Jr., Browns
  3. Davante Adams, Packers
  4. JuJu Smith Schuster, Steelers
  5. Tyreek Hill, Chiefs

See the rest of our experts’ standard WR rankings.

Tight Ends

  1. Travis Kelce, Chiefs
  2. George Kittle, 49ers
  3. Zach Ertz, Eagles
  4. Evan Engram, Giants
  5. O.J. Howard, Buccaneers

See the rest of our experts’ standard TE rankings.

Fantasy Football Half PPR Rankings: Week 1

Flex

  1. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  2. Saquon Barkley, Giants
  3. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  4. David Johnson, Cardinals
  5. Nick Chubb, Browns

See the rest of our experts’ half PPR flex rankings.

Running Backs

  1. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers
  2. Saquon Barkley, Giants
  3. Alvin Kamara, Saints
  4. David Johnson, Cardinals
  5. Le’Veon Bell, Jets

See the rest of our experts’ half PPR RB rankings.

Wide Receivers

  1. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans
  2. Odell Beckham Jr., Browns
  3. Davante Adams, Packers
  4. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Steelers
  5. Michael Thomas, Saints

See the rest of our experts’ half PPR WR rankings.

Tight Ends

  1. Travis Kelce, Chiefs
  2. Zach Ertz, Eagles
  3. George Kittle, 49ers
  4. Evan Engram, Giants
  5. O.J. Howard, Buccaneers

See the rest of our experts’ half PPR TE rankings.

Fantasy QB Rankings: Week 1

  1. Deshaun Watson, Texans
  2. Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs
  3. Kyler Murray, Cardinals
  4. Carson Wentz, Eagles
  5. Russell Wilson, Seahawks

See the rest of our experts’ QB rankings.

Fantasy Defense Rankings: Week 1

  1. Baltimore Ravens
  2. Seattle Seahawks
  3. Philadelphia Eagles
  4. Cleveland Browns
  5. Los Angeles Chargers

See the rest of our experts’ defense rankings.

Fantasy Kicker Rankings: Week 1

  1. Wil Lutz, Saints
  2. Stephen Gostkowski, Patriots
  3. Harrison Butker, Chiefs
  4. Greg Zuerlein, Rams
  5. Jake Elliott, Eagles

See the rest of our experts’ kicker rankings.

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