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NFL Week 3 Fantasy Projections: Matthew Stafford Top Performer
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Using the WhatIfSports.com NFL simulation engine, the individual fantasy players and defensive teams are ranked based entirely on projected fantasy points using the FOXSports.com Fantasy Football default scoring where:

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: TDs are six points

QBs: 25 passing yards is one point

QBs: Interceptions are minus-two points

RBs: 10 rushing yards is one point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Fumbles lost are minus-two points

WRs, TE and RBs: 10 yards receiving is one point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Two-point conversion are two points

K: Extra points are one point and all field goals are at least three points with a bonus point for field goals made over 40 yards and another bonus point for field goals made over 50 yards.

DEF: A sack is one point, an interception is two points and each DEF touchdown is six points

2012 Week 3 Fantasy Football Leaders
  Name Pos Team Points
1 Matthew Stafford QB Lions 24.9
2 Drew Brees QB Saints 22.2
3 Tom Brady QB Patriots 21.9
4 Ben Roethlisberger QB Steelers 21.7
5 Cam Newton QB Panthers 20.9
6 Eli Manning QB Giants 20.9
7 Aaron Rodgers QB Packers 20.2
8 Tony Romo QB Cowboys 19.8
9 Michael Vick QB Eagles 19.1
10 Matt Cassel QB Chiefs 19
11 Joe Flacco QB Ravens 18.8
12 Matt Ryan QB Falcons 18.7
13 C.J. Spiller RB Bills 18.1
14 Ray Rice RB Ravens 17.7
  Name Pos Team Points
15 Andy Dalton QB Bengals 17.6
16 Josh Freeman QB Buccaneers 17.5
17 Andrew Luck QB Colts 17.5
18 Jay Cutler QB Bears 17.5
19 Alex Smith QB 49ers 17.5
20 Robert Griffin III QB Redskins 17.4
21 Arian Foster RB Texans 17.3
22 Ryan Fitzpatrick QB Bills 17.2
23 Matt Schaub QB Texans 17.2
24 Carson Palmer QB Raiders 17
25 Philip Rivers QB Chargers 16.9
26 Sam Bradford QB Rams 16.8
27 LeSean McCoy RB Eagles 16.8
28 Jake Locker QB Titans 16.1
  Name Pos Team Points
29 DeMarco Murray RB Cowboys 16
30 Michael Bush RB Bears 15.9
31 Mark Sanchez QB Jets 15.6
32 Steven Jackson RB Rams 15.6
33 Blaine Gabbert QB Jaguars 15.5
34 Kevin Kolb QB Cardinals 15.3
35 Brandon Weeden QB Browns 15.3
36 Peyton Manning QB Broncos 15.3
37 Darren McFadden RB Raiders 14.8
38 Jamaal Charles RB Chiefs 14.4
39 BenJarvus Green-Ellis RB Bengals 13.4
40 Chris Johnson RB Titans 13.2
41 Trent Richardson RB Browns 13.1
42 Christian Ponder QB Vikings 13.1
  Name Pos Team Points
43 Ryan Mathews RB Chargers 12.7
44 Calvin Johnson WR Lions 12.7
45 Reggie Bush RB Dolphins 12.7
46 Michael Turner RB Falcons 12.6
47 Maurice Jones-Drew RB Jaguars 12.6
48 Isaac Redman RB Steelers 12.6
49 Andre Brown RB Giants 12.2
50 Ryan Tannehill QB Dolphins 12.1
51 Darren Sproles RB Saints 12
52 Frank Gore RB 49ers 11.9
53 Willis McGahee RB Broncos 11.5
54 Adrian Peterson RB Vikings 11.5
55 Kevin Smith RB Lions 11.3
56 Marshawn Lynch RB Seahawks 11.3
  Name Pos Team Points
57 Russell Wilson QB Seahawks 11.2
58 Shonn Greene RB Jets 10.9
59 Brandon Lloyd WR Patriots 10.9
60 Beanie Wells RB Cardinals 10.7
61 Doug Martin RB Buccaneers 10.6
62 DeAngelo Williams RB Panthers 10.5
63 Mike Wallace WR Steelers 10.3
64 Dwayne Bowe WR Chiefs 10.1
65 Jimmy Graham TE Saints 10
66 Brandon Marshall WR Bears 9.9
67 David Akers K 49ers 9.9
68 Victor Cruz WR Giants 9.8
69 Stevan Ridley RB Patriots 9.8
70 Donald Brown RB Colts 9.7
  Name Pos Team Points
71 Vincent Jackson WR Buccaneers 9.6
72 Peyton Hillis RB Chiefs 9.6
73 Roddy White WR Falcons 9.5
74 Jonathan Stewart RB Panthers 9.5
75 Matt Bryant K Falcons 9.5
76 A.J. Green WR Bengals 9.4
77 Greg Jennings WR Packers 9.4
78 Andre Johnson WR Texans 9.3
79 Antonio Brown WR Steelers 9.3
80 Adam Vinatieri K Colts 9.3
81 Jason Hanson K Lions 9.2
82 Cedric Benson RB Packers 9.2
83 Percy Harvin WR Vikings 9.2
84 Robbie Gould K Bears 9.2
  Name Pos Team Points
85 Mike Nugent K Bengals 9.1
86 Julio Jones WR Falcons 9
87 Shayne Graham K Texans 9
88 Larry Fitzgerald WR Cardinals 9
89 Steve Smith WR Panthers 8.9
90 Garrett Hartley K Saints 8.8
91 Lawrence Tynes K Giants 8.7
92 Shaun Suisham K Steelers 8.7
93 Miles Austin WR Cowboys 8.6
94 Rian Lindell K Bills 8.6
95 Dan Bailey K Cowboys 8.5
96 Marques Colston WR Saints 8.5
97 Nate Kaeding K Chargers 8.5
98 Reggie Wayne WR Colts 8.4
  Name Pos Team Points
99 Alex Henery K Eagles 8.4
100 Stevie Johnson WR Bills 8.4
101 Rob Bironas K Titans 8.4
102 Wes Welker WR Patriots 8.3
103 Denarius Moore WR Raiders 8.3
104 Jay Feely K Cardinals 8.2
105 Alfred Morris RB Redskins 8.2
106 Buffalo Bills DEF
8.2
107 Rob Gronkowski TE Patriots 8.2
108 Dez Bryant WR Cowboys 8.2
109 Ryan Succop K Chiefs 8.2
110 Mason Crosby K Packers 8.1
111 Jason Witten TE Cowboys 8.1
112 Malcom Floyd WR Chargers 8
  Name Pos Team Points
113 Kendall Hunter RB 49ers 8
114 Danny Amendola WR Rams 7.9
115 Justin Medlock K Panthers 7.9
116 Matt Prater K Broncos 7.9
117 Sebastian Janikowski K Raiders 7.8
118 Kenny Britt WR Titans 7.8
119 Demaryius Thomas WR Broncos 7.8
120 Hakeem Nicks WR Giants 7.8
121 Santonio Holmes WR Jets 7.8
122 Torrey Smith WR Ravens 7.8
123 Stephen Gostkowski K Patriots 7.8
124 Jordy Nelson WR Packers 7.8
125 Josh Scobee K Jaguars 7.7
126 Justin Tucker K Ravens 7.7
  Name Pos Team Points
127 Brandon Pettigrew TE Lions 7.6
128 Green Bay Packers DEF
7.6
129 Dan Carpenter K Dolphins 7.6
130 San Francisco 49ers DEF
7.5
131 Pierre Thomas RB Saints 7.5
132 Ben Tate RB Texans 7.4
133 Pierre Garcon WR Redskins 7.4
134 Phil Dawson K Browns 7.3
135 Jeremy Maclin WR Eagles 7.3
136 Laurent Robinson WR Jaguars 7.3
137 Mark Ingram RB Saints 7.3
138 Greg Zuerlein K Rams 7.3
139 Michael Crabtree WR 49ers 7.3
140 Cincinnati Bengals DEF
7.3
  Name Pos Team Points
141 Nick Folk K Jets 7.2
142 Donald Jones WR Bills 7.2
143 Houston Texans DEF
7.1
144 Mohamed Massaquoi WR Browns 7.1
145 Jermichael Finley TE Packers 7.1
146 Sidney Rice WR Seahawks 7
147 Vernon Davis TE 49ers 7
148 Miami Dolphins DEF
7
149 Anquan Boldin WR Ravens 7
150 New York Jets DEF
6.9
151 Blair Walsh K Vikings 6.9
152 Billy Cundiff K Redskins 6.9
153 Heath Miller TE Steelers 6.9
154 Jonathan Dwyer RB Steelers 6.9
  Name Pos Team Points
155 Connor Barth K Buccaneers 6.9
156 Mario Manningham WR 49ers 6.8
157 Greg Little WR Browns 6.7
158 Tony Gonzalez TE Falcons 6.7
159 Dennis Pitta TE Ravens 6.7
160 Owen Daniels TE Texans 6.7
161 Brandon LaFell WR Panthers 6.7
162 DeSean Jackson WR Eagles 6.6
163 Detroit Lions DEF
6.6
164 Earl Bennett WR Bears 6.6
165 Dallas Cowboys DEF
6.5
166 Tashard Choice RB Bills 6.5
167 Darrius Heyward-Bey WR Raiders 6.5
168 Jared Cook TE Titans 6.5
  Name Pos Team Points
169 Robert Meachem WR Chargers 6.5
170 Jacquizz Rodgers RB Falcons 6.4
171 Coby Fleener TE Colts 6.4
172 Eric Decker WR Broncos 6.4
173 Mike Williams WR Buccaneers 6.4
174 Lance Moore WR Saints 6.4
175 Donnie Avery WR Colts 6.4
176 Antonio Gates TE Chargers 6.3
177 Greg Olsen TE Panthers 6.3
178 Danny Woodhead RB Patriots 6.3
179 Chicago Bears DEF
6.2
180 Armando Allen RB Bears 6.2
181 Rashad Jennings RB Jaguars 6.2
182 Philadelphia Eagles DEF
6
  Name Pos Team Points
183 Nate Burleson WR Lions 6
184 Michael Jenkins WR Vikings 6
185 Brandon Myers TE Raiders 5.9
186 Ryan Williams RB Cardinals 5.9
187 Bernard Scott RB Bengals 5.9
188 Andre Roberts WR Cardinals 5.9
189 Nate Washington WR Titans 5.8
190 New England Patriots DEF
5.8
191 Daniel Thomas RB Dolphins 5.8
192 Eddie Royal WR Chargers 5.8
193 Austin Collie WR Colts 5.8
194 Benjamin Watson TE Browns 5.8
195 Domenik Hixon WR Giants 5.8
196 Atlanta Falcons DEF
5.8
  Name Pos Team Points
197 Kevin Ogletree WR Cowboys 5.7
198 Andrew Hawkins WR Bengals 5.7
199 Jeremy Kerley WR Jets 5.7
200 Knowshon Moreno RB Broncos 5.7
201 Jacob Tamme TE Broncos 5.7
202 Martellus Bennett TE Giants 5.6
203 Brandon Gibson WR Rams 5.6
204 Pittsburgh Steelers DEF
5.6
205 Titus Young WR Lions 5.6
206 Jermaine Gresham TE Bengals 5.6
207 Tony Scheffler TE Lions 5.6
208 Joshua Morgan WR Redskins 5.6
209 Stephen Hill WR Jets 5.6
210 Washington Redskins DEF
5.6
  Name Pos Team Points
211 Marcedes Lewis TE Jaguars 5.6
212 Arizona Cardinals DEF
5.5
213 David Wilson RB Giants 5.5
214 Tampa Bay Buccaneers DEF
5.5
215 Jon Baldwin WR Chiefs 5.5
216 Josh Gordon WR Browns 5.5
217 Cecil Shorts WR Jaguars 5.4
218 Dustin Keller TE Jets 5.4
219 Emmanuel Sanders WR Steelers 5.4
220 New York Giants DEF
5.4
221 Justin Blackmon WR Jaguars 5.4
222 Julian Edelman WR Patriots 5.4
223 Legedu Naanee WR Dolphins 5.3
224 Braylon Edwards WR Seahawks 5.3
  Name Pos Team Points
225 Indianapolis Colts DEF
5.3
226 Denver Broncos DEF
5.3
227 Keiland Williams RB Lions 5.3
228 Seattle Seahawks DEF
5.3
229 Steven Hauschka K Seahawks 5.2
230 Felix Jones RB Cowboys 5.2
231 James Jones WR Packers 5.2
232 Lance Kendricks TE Rams 5.2
233 Cleveland Browns DEF
5.2
234 Armon Binns WR Bengals 5.1
235 Oakland Raiders DEF
5.1
236 Dexter McCluster WR Chiefs 5.1
237 St. Louis Rams DEF
5.1
238 Preston Parker WR Buccaneers 5.1
  Name Pos Team Points
239 Baltimore Ravens DEF
5.1
240 Dallas Clark TE Buccaneers 5.1
241 Brent Celek TE Eagles 5.1
242 Vick Ballard RB Colts 5
243 Jacksonville Jaguars DEF
5
244 Steve Smith WR Rams 5
245 Tennessee Titans DEF
5
246 Kyle Rudolph TE Vikings 4.9
247 Santana Moss WR Redskins 4.9
248 Davone Bess WR Dolphins 4.9
249 San Diego Chargers DEF
4.8
250 Carolina Panthers DEF
4.8
251 Kansas City Chiefs DEF
4.8
252 Jacoby Jones WR Ravens 4.8
  Name Pos Team Points
253 Anthony Fasano TE Dolphins 4.8
254 Alshon Jeffery WR Bears 4.8
255 Kendall Wright WR Titans 4.8
256 New Orleans Saints DEF
4.8
257 Minnesota Vikings DEF
4.7
258 Javon Ringer RB Titans 4.7
259 Rod Streater WR Raiders 4.6
260 Scott Chandler TE Bills 4.6
261 LeGarrette Blount RB Buccaneers 4.6
262 Brian Hartline WR Dolphins 4.5
263 Randy Moss WR 49ers 4.5
264 Ryan Broyles WR Lions 4.5
265 Tony Moeaki TE Chiefs 4.4
266 Early Doucet WR Cardinals 4.3
  Name Pos Team Points
267 Montario Hardesty RB Browns 4.3
268 Harry Douglas WR Falcons 4.3
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