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NFL Week 15 Positional Fantasy Football Rankings

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Each week, PFF's fantasy football analysts post rankings in PPR, non-PPR and 0.5-PPR formats for the league's offensive skill positions. IDP rankings are also folded into the mix, making the PFF rankings pages the go-to resource for all your fantasy football decisions during the 2021 NFL season.

According to FantasyPros, my rankings are currently fourth out of 188 analysts for the 2021 season.

Here are my fantasy football rankings for Week 15 of the 2021 NFL season, including some notes about players to help you make your weekly decisions.

Last Updated: 12:00 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19

Key

  • GM: Good matchup, using PFF's strength of schedule and matchup tools
  • BM: Bad matchup, using PFF's strength of schedule and matchup tools
  • DNP: Did not participate in team's most recent practice due to injury
  • LP: Limited participation in team's most recent practice due to injury
  • D: Player is doubtful to play due to injury
  • Q: Player is questionable to play due to injury
  • FA: Free agent available in at least 80% of ESPN leagues
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Quarterbacks

Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Josh Allen BUF CAR
2 Kyler Murray ARZ @DET GM
3 Tom Brady TB NO BM
4 Justin Herbert LAC KC BM
5 Patrick Mahomes KC @LAC BM
6 Aaron Rodgers GB @BLT
7 Jalen Hurts PHI WAS
8 Matthew Stafford LA SEA
9 Dak Prescott DAL @NYG
10 Taysom Hill NO @TB BM
11 Tua Tagovailoa MIA NYJ GM
12 Kirk Cousins MIN @CHI GM
13 Jimmy Garoppolo SF ATL FA
14 Joe Burrow CIN @DEN
15 Justin Fields CHI MIN
16 Russell Wilson SEA @LA
17 Ryan Tannehill TEN @PIT
18 Tyler Huntley BLT GB FA
19 Ben Roethlisberger PIT TEN FA
20 Derek Carr LV @CLV BM
21 Teddy Bridgewater DEN CIN FA
22 Carson Wentz IND NE FA
23 Mac Jones NE @IND FA
24 Matt Ryan ATL @SF
25 Trevor Lawrence JAX HST GM
26 Cam Newton CAR @BUF
27 Davis Mills HST @JAX GM, FA
28 Zach Wilson NYJ @MIA FA
29 Nick Mullens CLV LV FA
30 Jared Goff DET ARZ FA
31 Kyle Allen WAS @PHI FA
32 Mike Glennon NYG DAL FA

Running Backs

Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Dalvin Cook MIN @CHI
2 Jonathan Taylor IND NE
3 Austin Ekeler LAC KC
4 Alvin Kamara NO @TB
5 Nick Chubb CLV LV
6 Najee Harris PIT TEN
7 Leonard Fournette TB NO BM, Q
8 Joe Mixon CIN @DEN
9 Cordarrelle Patterson ATL @SF
10 Josh Jacobs LV @CLV BM
11 Rhamondre Stevenson NE @IND BM
12 David Montgomery CHI MIN
13 James Robinson JAX HST GM
14 Antonio Gibson WAS @PHI
15 Clyde Edwards-Helaire KC @LAC
16 Ezekiel Elliott DAL @NYG
17 James Conner ARZ @DET GM
18 Saquon Barkley NYG DAL
19 Myles Gaskin MIA NYJ GM
20 Aaron Jones GB @BLT
21 Javonte Williams DEN CIN Q
22 Melvin Gordon III DEN CIN Q
23 Devonta Freeman BLT GB
24 Jeff Wilson Jr. SF ATL GM
25 Sony Michel LA SEA
26 Chase Edmonds ARZ @DET GM
27 D'Onta Foreman TEN @PIT
28 Michael Carter NYJ @MIA BM
29 Rashaad Penny SEA @LA BM
30 A.J. Dillon GB @BLT
31 Miles Sanders PHI WAS
32 Chuba Hubbard CAR @BUF
33 Devin Singletary BUF CAR
34 Darrell Henderson LA SEA
35 Darrel Williams KC @LAC
36 David Johnson HST @JAX GM
37 Craig Reynolds DET ARZ FA
38 Tony Pollard DAL @NYG
39 Brandon Bolden NE @IND BM, FA
40 Mike Davis ATL @SF
41 Royce Freeman HST @JAX GM, FA
42 D'Ernest Johnson CLV LV
43 Jeremy McNichols TEN @PIT FA
44 Dontrell Hilliard TEN @PIT
45 Ameer Abdullah CAR @BUF FA
46 Nyheim Hines IND NE
47 Matt Breida BUF CAR FA
48 Devontae Booker NYG DAL
49 Jordan Howard PHI WAS FA
50 Godwin Igwebuike DET ARZ FA
51 Boston Scott PHI WAS FA
52 Salvon Ahmed MIA NYJ GM, FA
53 Samaje Perine CIN @DEN FA
54 Justin Jackson LAC KC FA
55 Mark Ingram II NO @TB
56 Ronald Jones TB NO BM
57 JaMycal Hasty SF ATL GM, FA
58 Latavius Murray BLT GB FA
59 DeeJay Dallas SEA @LA BM, FA
60 Tevin Coleman NYJ @MIA BM
PFF’s Fantasy Football Rankings include ranks from our experts, projections and our Strength of Schedule metric.

Wide Receivers

Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Cooper Kupp LA SEA GM
2 Davante Adams GB @BLT GM
3 Justin Jefferson MIN @CHI GM
4 Tyreek Hill KC @LAC GM
5 Diontae Johnson PIT TEN
6 Deebo Samuel SF ATL
7 Chris Godwin TB NO
8 Stefon Diggs BUF CAR GM
9 CeeDee Lamb DAL @NYG
10 Ja'Marr Chase CIN @DEN
11 Hunter Renfrow LV @CLV
12 Keenan Allen LAC KC
13 Tee Higgins CIN @DEN GM
14 D.K. Metcalf SEA @LA GM
15 Mike Evans TB NO
16 DeVante Parker MIA NYJ
17 Mike Williams LAC KC
18 Amari Cooper DAL @NYG
19 Brandin Cooks HST @JAX
20 Brandon Aiyuk SF ATL
21 Chase Claypool PIT TEN
22 Van Jefferson LA SEA
23 Michael Pittman Jr. IND NE
24 Odell Beckham Jr. LA SEA
25 D.J. Moore CAR @BUF
26 Marquise Brown BLT GB Q
27 Darnell Mooney CHI MIN
28 Christian Kirk ARZ @DET
29 A.J. Green ARZ @DET GM
30 Terry McLaurin WAS @PHI
31 Russell Gage ATL @SF
32 Michael Gallup DAL @NYG
33 K.J. Osborn MIN @CHI
34 Gabriel Davis BUF CAR FA
35 Cole Beasley BUF CAR
36 DeVonta Smith PHI WAS
37 Julio Jones TEN @PIT
38 Amon-Ra St. Brown DET ARZ
39 Jerry Jeudy DEN CIN BM
40 Donovan Peoples-Jones CLV LV FA
41 Marquez Valdes-Scantling GB @BLT Q, FA
42 Jakobi Meyers NE @IND
43 Marvin Jones Jr. JAX HST
44 Jamison Crowder NYJ @MIA
45 Tyler Boyd CIN @DEN
46 Allen Lazard GB @BLT FA
47 Kendrick Bourne NE @IND
48 Sterling Shepard NYG DAL
49 Rashod Bateman BLT GB
50 Rondale Moore ARZ @DET
51 Josh Reynolds DET ARZ FA
52 Robby Anderson CAR @BUF
53 Laviska Shenault Jr. JAX HST BM
54 Kenny Golladay NYG DAL
55 Courtland Sutton DEN CIN
56 Tim Patrick DEN CIN FA
57 Laquon Treadwell JAX HST FA
58 Tre'Quan Smith NO @TB BM, FA
59 Marquez Callaway NO @TB BM
60 Albert Wilson MIA NYJ FA
61 Nelson Agholor NE @IND FA
62 Nico Collins HST @JAX FA
63 Nick Westbrook-Ikhine TEN @PIT FA
64 Rashard Higgins CLV LV FA
65 Keelan Cole NYJ @MIA FA
66 Braxton Berrios NYJ @MIA FA
67 Zay Jones LV @CLV BM, FA
68 T.Y. Hilton IND NE FA
69 Byron Pringle KC @LAC BM, FA
70 DeSean Jackson LV @CLV FA
71 Freddie Swain SEA @LA BM, FA
72 Jalen Reagor PHI WAS BM
73 Kalif Raymond DET ARZ BM, FA
74 Jalen Guyton LAC KC BM, FA
75 Mecole Hardman KC @LAC
PFF’s WR/CB Matchup Chart is a fantasy football tool you can use to help set the best lineups. You can toggle between showing the Matchup Advantage column against all projected coverage, or the individual defenders.

Tight Ends

Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Travis Kelce KC @LAC GM
2 George Kittle SF ATL GM
3 Mark Andrews BLT GB
4 Dawson Knox BUF CAR
5 Rob Gronkowski TB NO GM
6 Dalton Schultz DAL @NYG
7 Kyle Pitts ATL @SF
8 Mike Gesicki MIA NYJ GM
9 Dallas Goedert PHI WAS
10 Zach Ertz ARZ @DET GM
11 Tyler Conklin MIN @CHI
12 Pat Freiermuth PIT TEN
13 David Njoku CLV LV FA
14 Gerald Everett SEA @LA FA
15 Noah Fant DEN CIN
16 Cole Kmet CHI MIN
17 C.J. Uzomah CIN @DEN FA
18 Foster Moreau LV @CLV FA
19 Hunter Henry NE @IND
20 Jared Cook LAC KC
21 Brevin Jordan HST @JAX FA
22 Jack Doyle IND NE FA
23 Ricky Seals-Jones WAS @PHI FA
24 James O'Shaughnessy JAX HST FA
25 Evan Engram NYG DAL BM
26 Albert Okwuegbunam DEN CIN FA
27 Josiah Deguara GB @BLT BM, FA
28 Brock Wright DET ARZ FA
29 Jonnu Smith NE @IND
30 Geoff Swaim TEN @PIT BM, FA
31 Ryan Griffin NYJ @MIA BM, FA
32 Harrison Bryant CLV LV Q, FA
33 Anthony Firkser TEN @PIT FA
34 Durham Smythe MIA NYJ FA
35 Nick Vannett NO @TB FA
PFF’s TE Matchup Chart is a fantasy football tool you can use to help set the best lineups. You can toggle between the Matchup Advantage column or advanced stats like targets, catch rate and yards per route run.

Kickers

Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Matt Prater ARZ @DET
2 Harrison Butker KC @LAC
3 Nick Folk NE @IND
4 Matt Gay LA SEA
5 Greg Zuerlein DAL @NYG
6 Robbie Gould SF ATL FA
7 Ryan Succop TB NO
8 Tyler Bass BUF CAR
9 Jason Sanders MIA NYJ
10 Greg Joseph MIN @CHI
11 Jake Elliott PHI WAS FA
12 Justin Tucker BLT GB
13 Chris Boswell PIT TEN
14 Mason Crosby GB @BLT
15 Brandon McManus DEN CIN
16 Michael Badgley IND NE FA
17 Daniel Carlson LV @CLV
18 Dustin Hopkins LAC KC FA
19 Evan McPherson CIN @DEN
20 Randy Bullock TEN @PIT FA
21 Younghoe Koo ATL @SF
22 Cairo Santos CHI MIN FA
23 Graham Gano NYG DAL
24 Chase McLaughlin CLV LV FA
25 Jason Myers SEA @LA
26 Matthew Wright JAX HST FA
27 Ka'imi Fairbairn HST @JAX FA
28 Eddy Pineiro NYJ @MIA FA
29 Riley Patterson DET ARZ FA
30 Brian Johnson WAS @PHI FA
31 Brett Maher NO @TB FA

Team Defense

Rank Name Opp Notes
1 Miami Dolphins NYJ
2 Dallas Cowboys @NYG
3 Buffalo Bills CAR
4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers NO
5 Arizona Cardinals @DET
6 Philadelphia Eagles WAS
7 Green Bay Packers @BLT
8 Minnesota Vikings @CHI
9 San Francisco 49ers ATL
10 Denver Broncos CIN
11 Jacksonville Jaguars HST FA
12 Cleveland Browns LV
13 New England Patriots @IND
14 Los Angeles Rams SEA
15 Pittsburgh Steelers TEN
16 Las Vegas Raiders @CLV FA
17 Houston Texans @JAX FA
18 Tennessee Titans @PIT
19 Cincinnati Bengals @DEN FA
20 Indianapolis Colts NE
21 Kansas City Chiefs @LAC
22 Los Angeles Chargers KC
23 New York Jets @MIA FA
24 New York Giants DAL FA
25 Carolina Panthers @BUF
26 Chicago Bears MIN FA
27 Washington Football Team @PHI
28 New Orleans Saints @TB
29 Seattle Seahawks @LA
30 Baltimore Ravens GB
31 Atlanta Falcons @SF FA
32 Detroit Lions ARZ FA

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