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2020 Fantasy Football Draft Kit

Do not make a single pick in any of your fantasy football drafts before exploring PFF's 2020 Fantasy Football Draft Kit. Listed below are links to every article, tool and chart PFF has to offer that will best prepare you for your fantasy football draft. This will be updated regularly between now and Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season.

2020 Fantasy Football Rankings

All of PFF's EDGE and ELITE subscribers can access 2020 fantasy football rankings from our six experts: Ian Hartitz, Andrew Erickson, Kevin Cole, Nathan Jahnke, Dwain McFarland and Jon Macri (IDP Only).

2020 Fantasy Football Rankings Tiers

PPR Rankings
0.5 PPR Rankings
Non-PPR Rankings
2QB PPR Rankings

Best Ball Rankings

Dynasty Rankings

IDP Rankings

2020 Fantasy Football Projections

All of PFF's EDGE and ELITE subscribers can access 2020 fantasy football projections for various league types, including PPR, 0.5 PPR, Non-PPR, 2QB, Best Ball and IDP.

PPR Projections
0.5 PPR Projections
Non-PPR Projections
2QB PPR Projections

Best Ball Projections

Dynasty Projections

IDP Projections

Fantasy Football Mock Draft Tool (DraftMaster)

The DraftMaster tool allows you to import your league settings to gain access to customized (based on your league settings) rankings, tiered cheat sheets and auction prices. Within the DraftMaster tool, you can also run an interactive mock draft with round-by-round suggestions to help you pick the best available players in real-time based on your team needs and league settings.

2020 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheets

All EDGE and ELITE subscribers can create custom cheat sheets for their fantasy football drafts, as well. PFF's 2020 Fantasy Football Draft Guide and the custom cheat sheets are the one-two punch you need to win draft day in your fantasy football leagues. 

2020 Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule Matrix

PFF’s Fantasy Strength of Schedule (SoS) metric provides a league-wide, season-long view of opponent matchups for each fantasy position. PFF’s version of SoS is the ONLY one available on the market that factors in PFF Player Grades into its methodology to improve its predictive value. This is especially important early in the season to account for roster turnover from the previous year and handling substitutes for injuries week-to-week

2020 Fantasy Football Draft Guide

In addition to the 2020 Fantasy Rookie Scouting Report, EDGE and ELITE subscribers have access to PFF's Fantasy Football Draft Guide, which includes all the information necessary for you to DOMINATE your fantasy football draft.

Included in PFF's 2020 Fantasy Football Draft Guide are more than 300 NFL player capsules loaded with expert analysis from PFF Fantasy Analyst Andrew Erickson, advanced fantasy football data from the 2019 NFL season, rankings and projections for the 2020 season.

2020 Fantasy Football Handcuffs Index

All EDGE and ELITE subscribers can view PFF's Fantasy Football Handcuffs Index, which includes valuable depth chart information and fantasy evaluations tied to each backup and their respective position.

Fantasy Football Advanced Stats

The historical fantasy stats date back to the 2007 season, are sortable, exportable to Excel and can be customized by week(s) including the preseason and postseason. This offering includes all of your more basic stats as well as more advanced metrics such as fantasy points per dropback, average depth of target, fantasy points per opportunity, fantasy points per snap, yards after the catch, tackles avoided and more. Available positions include quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, flex-eligible players, kickers, team defense, linebackers, defensive line and defensive backs.

PFF Fantasy Football Podcast with Ian Hartitz

PFF is excited to introduce the PFF Fantasy Football Podcast with Ian Hartitz, a brand-new podcast set to cover all things fantasy football.

As we get closer to the start of the 2020 NFL season, Ian will be bringing on some of the industry’s brightest minds to discuss various strategies and provide well-informed takes on the league. The rest of the offseason will consist of Tuesday and Thursday shows with guests to cover the upcoming 2020 season. Future topics include:

– Position by position breakdowns
– Most unlucky players from the 2019 season
– Breaking down optimal strategy from different draft spots
– Live best-ball draft with analysis

Additionally, Ian will be producing solo pods featuring fantasy-centric team previews that will be roughly 10 minutes apiece. The plan is to consistently provide actionable industry-leading coverage in a fun and informative way.

Premium Fantasy Football Article Content

All EDGE and ELITE subscribers can read any article on PFF.com, including all of the articles tagged with green “Premium Content” badges. Close to 40% of PFF’s article content is locked to EDGE and ELITE subscribers, including a bulk majority of betting content, advanced analysis by PFF’s data scientists (Eric Eager, Kevin Cole, Timo Riske, George Chahrouri) and much more.

In addition to a ton of fantasy football draft-focused content (rankings tiers, breakout candidates, draft strategy by league scoring type, ADP values, etc.), EDGE and ELITE subscribers get access to a wide range of weekly in-season content:

  • Waiver wire targets
  • Flex rankings
  • Start/Sit advice
  • DFS bargains, locks, stacks, plays
  • WR/CB matchup breakdowns
  • QB, DST, TE streamers
  • Dwain McFarland's Usage Report
  • Much, much more
2020 Fantasy Football Rankings Tiers

Fantasy football tiers rankings for 2020, all positions

2020 Fantasy Football Breakout Running Back Series

Kerryon Johnson

Sony Michel

Ronald Jones

Derrius Guice

Darrel Henderson

David Montgomery

Devin Singletary

2020 Fantasy Football Breakout Wide Receiver Series

Jalen Hurd and Hakeem Butler

Preston Williams

Darius Slayton

Hunter Renfrow

Miles Boykin

Terry McLaurin

Diontae Johnson

D.K. Metcalf

Andy Isabella

Parris Campbell

JJ Arcega-Whiteside

Mecole Hardman

A.J. Brown

Deebo Samuel

N'Keal Harry

Marquise Brown

2020 Fantasy Football Breakout Tight End Series

Jordan Akins

Irv Smith Jr.

Tyler Higbee

Mike Gesicki

T.J Hockenson

Hayden Hurst

Jonnnu Smith

Chris Herndon

Ian Thomas

Blake Jarwin

Dallas Goedert

Gerald Everett

Noah Fant

Ian Hartitz

Fantasy Football: Examining the top ADP differences from 2019 to 2020 and whether they are deserved

Fantasy Football: Worst-case scenario outcomes for every top-5 ADP player

Hartitz: Fantasy football predictions for all 32 teams ahead of the 2020 NFL season

Hartitz: 32 fantasy football wishes for the 2020 NFL season

When disaster strikes: Ranking every team's backup quarterback situations

Fantasy Football: What are the chances of multiple players balling out in the same offense?

What are the NFL's most consistently great and consistently bad offenses?

Fantasy Football: Ranking the continuity of all 32 NFL teams’ passing games

Top fantasy football values and fades in Hartitz rankings vs. ADP

Fantasy Football: Breaking down every starting NFL quarterback based on mobility and rushing usage

Which defenses are worth concerning ourselves with for fantasy football?

Evaluating 2020 fantasy football winners and losers based on Weeks 1-4 strength of schedule

Fantasy Football: Rankings and projected roles for every 2020 rookie

Fantasy Football: The impact of players changing teams and how it will affect the likes of Melvin Gordon, Todd Gurley, DeAndre Hopkins and more

How we can use play-caller tendencies to find fantasy football upside

Fantasy football targets bound for positive regression after extremely unlucky seasons in 2019

Fantasy Football: Which NFL tight ends have the best and worst chances of earning high-volume roles?

Breaking down the fantasy football potential of all 32 NFL wide receiver rooms in 2020

Taking fantasy football stock of every NFL backfield entering the 2020 season

Hartitz: 32 fantasy football questions for all 32 NFL quarterbacks entering the 2020 NFL season

Late-round wide receivers to target in fantasy football redraft leagues in 2020

Hartitz: Fantasy Football Top 150 PPR Rankings

Andrew Erickson

Erickson: 2020 fantasy football tight end rankings tiers

The perfect 2020 fantasy football draft strategy round by round

Fantasy Football: Buy or sell small sample sizes?

Fantasy Football and COVID-19: League recommendations and best practices

Joe Burrow, CeeDee Lamb and other rookies to target in fantasy football for 2020

Fantasy Football Mailbag: Ronald Jones outlook, Ezekiel Elliott vs. Saquon Barkley and auction strategy

When to expect rookie running backs like Jonathan Taylor, D'Andre Swift and Cam Akers to break out in fantasy football

Why Denver Broncos tight end Noah Fant is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Breaking down the Los Angeles Rams' backfield for fantasy football

Fantasy Football: Targeting the best at each position in broken tackles

Erickson: 2020 fantasy football running back rankings tiers

Fantasy Football Mailbag: Leonard Fournette, Will Fuller, T.Y. Hilton and late-round quarterbacks

Why Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Fantasy Football: Veterans who could be traded from all 32 NFL teams

Erickson: 2020 fantasy football wide receiver rankings tiers

Why Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Top fantasy football values and fades in Erickson rankings vs. ADP

Fantasy Football Mailbag: Joe Mixon, Derrick Henry, DeVante Parker and dynasty strategy

Why Dallas Cowboys tight end Blake Jarwin is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Erickson: 2020 fantasy football quarterback rankings tiers

Why Carolina Panthers tight end Ian Thomas is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Why New York Jets tight end Chris Herndon is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Top Best Ball stacks for fantasy football 2020

Why Houston Texans tight end Jordan Akins is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Examining the second-year receiving surge among RBs for fantasy football: David Montgomery, Josh Jacobs and more

Why Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith Jr. is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Bold Prediction: Wide receiver Calvin Ridley outscores DeAndre Hopkins in fantasy football in 2020

Undervalued fantasy football wide receivers in 2020

Undervalued fantasy football running backs in 2020

Why Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Why Detroit Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

San Francisco 49ers wide receivers Brandon Aiyuk and Jalen Hurd are fantasy risers after Deebo Samuel injury

Rookie Wide Receiver Week 1 Breakouts: Why they are predictive of future fantasy success

Fantasy football influence of mobile quarterbacks on wide receivers: Deshaun Watson, Russell Wilson and more

Why Atlanta Falcons tight end Hayden Hurst is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Dalvin Cook backup Alexander Mattison and other premium fantasy football running back handcuffs for 2020

Fantasy football significance of the relationship between running back and tight end targets: Austin Hooper, Kareem Hunt and more

Why Tennessee Titans tight end Jonnu Smith is a 2020 fantasy football breakout candidate

Fantasy football influence of mobile quarterbacks on running backs: Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen and more

Kevin Cole

Finding 2020's breakout running back: Kerryon Johnson

Finding 2020's breakout running back: Sony Michel

Finding 2020's breakout running back: Ronald Jones

Finding 2020's breakout running back: Derrius Guice

Finding 2020's breakout running back: Darrell Henderson

Finding 2020's breakout running back: David Montgomery

Finding 2020's breakout running back: Devin Singletary

Finding breakout running backs in the middle of fantasy football drafts

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: valuing redshirts like Jalen Hurd and Hakeem Butler

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Preston Williams

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Darius Slayton

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Hunter Renfrow

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Miles Boykin

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Terry McLaurin

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Diontae Johnson

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: D.K. Metcalf

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Andy Isabella

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Parris Campbell

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: JJ Arcega-Whiteside

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Mecole Hardman

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: A.J. Brown

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Deebo Samuel

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: N'Keal Harry

Finding 2020's breakout wide receiver: Marquise Brown

The most over/undervalued rookies in fantasy football drafts according to NFL draft position

Biggest fantasy ADP winners and losers of the NFL Draft: Wide receivers

Biggest fantasy ADP winners and losers of the NFL Draft: Running backs

Projecting rookie running back fantasy performance with comparable players

Projecting rookie wide receiver fantasy performance with comparable players

Nathan Jahnke

Jahnke: 2020 fantasy football tight end rankings tiers

Jahnke: 2020 fantasy football wide receiver tiers rankings

Jahnke: 2020 fantasy football running back rankings tiers

Fantasy Football: Overvalued fantasy football wide receivers in 2020

Jahnke: 2020 fantasy football quarterback rankings tiers

Overvalued fantasy football running backs in 2020

Dwain McFarland

McFarland: 2020 fantasy football tight end rankings tiers

Kansas City Chiefs running back Damien Williams opts out of the 2020 NFL season, boosting Clyde Edwards-Helaire up fantasy football draft boards

McFarland: 2020 fantasy football ADP values and fades

McFarland: 2020 fantasy football running back rankings tiers

Fantasy football implications of coaching changes: Kevin Stefanski taking over in Cleveland

Fantasy Football Implications of Coaching Changes: Trading Jason Garrett for Mike McCarthy in Dallas

Jon Macri

Fantasy football IDP targets from the AFC East: Jerome Baker, Jordan Poyer, Bradley McDougald and more

Fantasy Football: Top 10 rookies in IDP for the 2020 season

Fantasy football IDP targets from the NFC East: Jaylon Smith, Leighton Vander Esch, Blake Martinez and more

Fantasy Football: Projecting the most effective NFL linebacker duos for IDP leagues in 2020

Fantasy football IDP targets from the NFC South: Deion Jones, Cameron Jordan, Lavonte David and more

Fantasy football IDP targets from the AFC South: Darius Leonard, J.J. Watt, Joe Schobert and more

Fantasy football IDP targets from the NFC North: Khalil Mack, Danielle Hunter, Christian Kirksey and more

IDP Spotlight — AFC North: Calais Campbell, Myles Garrett, Devin Bush and more

Sosa Kremenjas

Fantasy Football: Breaking down five NFL positional camp battles that need answers

Fantasy Football: Five intriguing QB/TE stacks to target in 2020

Six burning questions to answer in fantasy football for the 2020 NFL season

Three fantasy football stats to know for every NFL team in 2020

Fantasy Football: Why Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor is a safe bet for solid production in 2020

Fantasy Football: Worst ADP value on every NFL team

Fantasy Football: Best ADP value on every NFL team

Fantasy Football: NFL running backs with the greatest passing game upside in 2020

Fantasy Football: Best lowest-tier QB-WR stacks to target in Best Ball leagues

Fantasy Football: Best middle-tier QB-WR stacks to target in Best Ball leagues

Fantasy Football: What to expect from the Carolina Panthers in 2020

Does Marvin Jones offer better value in best ball drafts than Kenny Golladay?

What to make of the San Francisco 49ers' receiving corps for fantasy football heading into 2020

Fantasy Football: Players to target on teams that spent the most time leading in 2019

Fantasy Football: Players to target on teams that spent the most time trailing in 2019

Fantasy Football: Expect Houston Texans WR Brandin Cooks to rebound in 2020

Fantasy football breakout candidates with low ADP figures from June 2020

Why Rams RB Cam Akers is being undervalued in 2020 fantasy football drafts

2020 Best Ball ADP values and late-round targets

Quarterbacks to target after Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes in redraft fantasy football leagues

Jesse Reeves

Breaking down the Los Angeles Rams' backfield for fantasy football

Fantasy football takeaways from PFF’s offensive line rankings: Cam Newton, Baker Mayfield, Todd Gurley and more

Fantasy football: NFL running back training camp battles to watch

Identifying standout sophomore wide receivers in fantasy football using yards per route run

Kent Weyrauch

Fantasy Football: Breaking down strength of schedule by position – running back

Fantasy Football: Breaking down strength of schedule by position – quarterback

Fantasy Football: Using variance to identify 2020 Best Ball draft targets

Fantasy Football: Analyzing vacated targets to find 2020 breakout receivers

Leveraging PFF's fantasy football projections to find undervalued players

10 high-floor fantasy football options for 2020

Eric Eager

Why average depth of target reigns supreme when evaluating wide receivers in fantasy football

Ben Brown

Identifying the stats that drive DFS ownership at the wide receiver position

Identifying the stats that drive DFS ownership at the running back position

Identifying the stats that drive DFS ownership at the quarterback position

Fantasy Football: Biggest rises in best ball ADP from 2018 to 2019, and what that means for 2020

Fantasy Football: How shadow coverage affects wide receiver performance

Fantasy Football: Key differences between PFF’s current projections and best ball ADP trends

Fantasy Football: How defensive schemes affect wide receiver fantasy performance

Jarad Evans

Fantasy Football: Dark horse quarterbacks with top-five potential in 2020

Fantasy Football: Dark horse wide receivers with top-10 potential in 2020

Wide receivers who could beat their 2020 fantasy football projections and go over 1,000 receiving yards

Fantasy Football: Breaking down the NFL wide receivers projected to go over 1,000 yards in 2020

Fantasy Football: Believing in the Tyler Higbee 2020 breakout

Julio Jones is a roadblock for the Calvin Ridley fantasy football hype train

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