It is easy to get mixed up with results as they relate to particular positions when playing fantasy football. While running back is still the trendsetting No. 1 overall position in most leagues, there is going to be a trend to the quarterback position.
Well, it is really simple. The NFL is a pass-first league now, and that trend is only going to continue with the likes of Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck joining the league. Despite the fact that neither of those rookie quarterbacks makes this list, it is important to note when looking at your draft board in the coming weeks.
I have fallen under the philosophy that you don't need to take a RB1 with your first overall selection over the last couple seasons. This has worked out well for me.
After all, who could argue with a first-two-pick tandem that includes Aaron Rodgers and Marshawn Lynch?
With that in mind, let's take a look at my top 50 fantasy football players heading into the 2012 NFL season.