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Fantasy football playoff rankings cheat sheet

Dec 22, 2019; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13) before the game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Fantasy football playoff rankings can be tricky to put together. With teams being eliminated each round, you don’t necessarily want the best players in the postseason fantasy football. Instead you want the best players who are going to play the most games. Draft strategy for postseason fantasy football leagues is very different than in the regular season, but one thing both formats having in common is that you want a good set of rankings. Here’s our fantasy football playoff rankings cheat sheet.

(Check out our fantasy football playoff league draft strategy guide.)

Rk Player Tm Pos Pos Rk
1 Lamar Jackson BLT QB QB1
2 Michael Thomas NO WR WR1
3 Drew Brees NO QB QB2
4 Patrick Mahomes KC QB QB3
5 Alvin Kamara NO RB RB1
6 Travis Kelce KC TE TE1
7 Tyreek Hill KC WR WR2
8 George Kittle SF TE TE2
9 Mark Ingram BLT RB RB2
10 Damien Williams KC RB RB3
11 Aaron Jones GB RB RB4
12 Derrick Henry TEN RB RB5
13 DeAndre Hopkins HST WR WR3
14 Jared Cook NO TE TE3
15 Julian Edelman NE WR WR4
16 Dalvin Cook MIN RB RB6
17 Raheem Mostert SF RB RB7
18 Latavius Murray NO RB RB8
19 Davante Adams GB WR WR5
20 Mark Andrews BLT TE TE4
21 Deshaun Watson HST QB QB4
22 James White NE RB RB9
23 Tyler Lockett SEA WR WR6
24 Deebo Samuel SF WR WR7
25 Marshawn Lynch SEA RB RB10
26 DK Metcalf SEA WR WR8
27 Jimmy Garoppolo SF QB QB5
28 Sony Michel NE RB RB11
29 Boston Scott PHI RB RB12
30 Emmanuel Sanders SF WR WR9
31 John Brown BUF WR WR10
32 Russell Wilson SEA QB QB6
33 Tom Brady NE QB QB7
34 Josh Allen BUF QB QB8
35 Carlos Hyde HST RB RB13
36 Marquise Brown BLT WR WR11
37 Devin Singletary BUF RB RB14
38 A.J. Brown TEN WR WR12
39 Stefon Diggs MIN WR WR13
40 Dallas Goedert PHI TE TE5
41 LeSean McCoy KC RB RB15
42 Tevin Coleman SF RB RB16
43 Miles Sanders PHI RB RB17
44 Travis Homer SEA RB RB18
45 Will Lutz NO K K1
46 Jamaal Williams GB RB RB19
47 Duke Johnson HST RB RB20
48 Jacob Hollister SEA TE TE6
49 Kendrick Bourne SF WR WR14
50 Harrison Butker KC K K2
51 Kenny Stills HST WR WR15
52 Gus Edwards BLT RB RB21
53 Carson Wentz PHI QB QB9
54 New Orleans Saints NO DST DST1
55 Aaron Rodgers GB QB QB10
56 Rex Burkhead NE RB RB22
57 Jonnu Smith TEN TE TE7
58 Matt Breida SF RB RB23
59 Adam Thielen MIN WR WR16
60 Justin Tucker BLT K K3
61 Cole Beasley BUF WR WR17
62 TreQuan Smith NO WR WR18
63 Will Fuller HST WR WR19
64 Greg Ward PHI WR WR20
65 Zach Ertz PHI TE TE8
66 Robbie Gould SF K K4
67 Kyle Rudolph MIN TE TE9
68 Ted Ginn NO WR WR21
69 Allen Lazard GB WR WR22
70 Nick Folk NE K K5
71 Keke Coutee HST WR WR23
72 Ryan Tannehill TEN QB QB11
73 Darren Fells HST TE TE10
74 Darwin Thompson KC RB RB24
75 Jimmy Graham GB TE TE11
76 Ka'imi Fairbairn HST K K6
77 Sammy Watkins KC WR WR24
78 Tajae Sharpe TEN WR WR25
79 Willie Snead BLT WR WR26
80 Hayden Hurst BLT TE TE12
81 Baltimore Ravens BLT DST DST2
82 Jordan Howard PHI RB RB25
83 Jason Myers SEA K K7
84 Taysom Hill NO QB QB12
85 Kirk Cousins MIN QB QB13
86 Seth Roberts BLT WR WR27
87 Mecole Hardman KC WR WR28
88 Josh Hill NO TE TE13
89 San Francisco 49ers SF DST DST3
90 N'Keal Harry NE WR WR29
91 Adam Humphries TEN WR WR30
92 Kansas City Chiefs KC DST DST4
93 Mike Boone MIN RB RB26
94 Jordan Akins HST TE TE14
95 Nick Boyle BLT TE TE15
96 Kyle Juszczyk SF RB RB27
97 Dion Lewis TEN RB RB28
98 Jake Elliott PHI K K8
99 Alexander Mattison MIN RB RB29
100 Justice Hill BLT RB RB30
101 Jeff Wilson SF RB RB31
102 New England Patriots NE DST DST5
103 Mohamed Sanu NE WR WR31
104 Nelson Agholor PHI WR WR32
105 Houston Texans HST DST DST6
106 Corey Davis TEN WR WR33
107 David Moore SEA WR WR34
108 Jakobi Meyers NE WR WR35
109 Dawson Knox BUF TE TE16
110 Seattle Seahawks SEA DST DST7
111 Irv Smith Jr. MIN TE TE17
112 Matt LaCosse NE TE TE18
113 Philadelphia Eagles PHI DST DST8
114 Ross Dwelley SF TE TE19
115 Benjamin Watson NE TE TE20
116 Phillip Dorsett NE WR WR36
117 Brandon Bolden NE RB RB32
118 Mason Crosby GB K K9
119 Dwayne Washington NO RB RB33
120 Frank Gore BUF RB RB34
121 Ryan Izzo NE TE TE21
122 Malik Turner SEA WR WR37
123 Olabisi Johnson MIN WR WR38
124 Nick Bellore SEA RB RB35
125 Green Bay Packers GB DST DST9
126 J.J. Arcega-Whiteside PHI WR WR39
127 Joshua Perkins PHI TE TE22
128 Robert Tonyan GB TE TE23
129 Buffalo Bills BUF DST DST10
130 Miles Boykin BLT WR WR40
131 Anthony Firkser TEN TE TE24
132 Kalif Raymond TEN WR WR41
133 Geronimo Allison GB WR WR42
134 Isaiah McKenzie BUF WR WR43
135 Marcedes Lewis GB TE TE25
136 C.J. Ham MIN RB RB36
137 Ameer Abdullah MIN RB RB37
138 Laquon Treadwell MIN WR WR44
139 Tyler Kroft BUF TE TE26
140 Blake Bell KC TE TE27
141 DeAndre Carter HST WR WR45
142 Stephen Hauschka BUF K K10
143 Jaron Brown SEA WR WR46
144 MyCole Pruitt TEN TE TE28
145 Demarcus Robinson KC WR WR47
146 Byron Pringle KC WR WR48
147 Tennessee Titans TEN DST DST11
148 Jake Kumerow GB WR WR49
149 Tyler Ervin GB RB RB38
150 Zach Line NO RB RB39
151 Greg Joseph TEN K K11
152 Khari Blasingame TEN RB RB40
153 Marquez Valdes-Scantling GB WR WR50
154 Patrick Ricard BLT RB RB41
155 Luke Willson SEA TE TE29
156 Deonte Harris NO WR WR51
157 Lee Smith BUF TE TE30
158 Robert Foster BUF WR WR52
159 Dante Pettis SF WR WR53
160 Robert Davis PHI WR WR54
161 Dan Bailey MIN K K12
162 Richie James SF WR WR55
163 Anthony Sherman KC RB RB42
164 Dan Vitale GB RB RB43
165 Buddy Howell HST RB RB44
166 Patrick DiMarco BUF RB RB45
167 Cody Hollister TEN WR WR56
168 Chris Moore BLT WR WR57
169 Minnesota Vikings MIN DST DST12
170 Andre Roberts BUF WR WR58
171 Krishawn Hogan NO WR WR59
172 DeAnthony Thomas BLT WR WR60
173 John Ursua SEA WR WR61
174 Alexander Hollins MIN WR WR62
175 Matt Slater NE WR WR63

 

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