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Updated: 2009 Top 100 Fantasy Football Rankings, Standard and PPR

ATLANTA - AUGUST 29:  Running back Michael Turner #33 of the Atlanta Falcons is tripped up by cornerback Antoine Cason #20 of the San Diego Chargers during the game at the Georgia Dome on August 29, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.  The Falcons beat the Chargers 27-24.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)
Rustyn RoseContributor ISeptember 1, 2009

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We are down to the last week of the preseason, so it seems like a good time to update our Top 100 Fantasy Football Rankings for the 2009 Season for standard leagues and PPR leagues. Positional battles are starting to play themselves out, and some sleepers have already gone bust while others have parked themselves on our mental back-burners.

Guys like Aaron Rodgers and Eddie Royal are moving up (in my opinion). Schmoes like Brandon Marshall are moving down, and preseason surprises like Chris Henry are leaping into the top 100.

How many of the players listed in our top 20 are likely to be there come seasons end, and which of those we may have overlooked will vault into fantasy glory, such as Steve Slaton did in 2008? Of course if we knew that, we wouldn’t need rankings!

These rankings are based on 10-12 team leagues and traditional and PPR scoring.

 Standard League PPR League
1Adrian Peterson, MIN Maurice Jones-Drew
2Michael Turner, ATL Matt Forte
3Maurice Jones-Drew, JAX Adrian Peterson
4Matt Forte, CHI LaDainian Tomlinson
5Steven Jackson, STLinjured Always an injury risk.injuredSteven Jackson
6Chris Johnson, TEN Michael Turner
7DeAngelo Williams, CAR Larry Fitzgerald
8Larry Fitzgerald, ARI Andre Johnson
9Randy Moss, NEP Frank Gore
10LaDainian Tomlinson, SD Chris Johnson
11Andre Johnson, HOU Steve Slaton
12Dree Brees, NO< The elite QB in any format >Drew Brees
12Frank Gore, SF DeAngelo Williams
14Brandon Jacobs, NYG Randy Moss
15Tom Brady, NEP Tom Brady
16Steve Slaton, HOUinjuredBrian Westbrook
17Marion Barber, DAL< Should have a solid campaign >Marion Barber
18Peyton Manning, IND Calvin Johnson
19Brian Westbrook, PHI Kevin Smith
20Calvin Johnson, DET Brandon Jacobs
21Kevin Smith, DET Steve Smith
22Aaron Rodgers, GBexpnt Will perform like >>>>>>>>>>>>>Peyton Manning
23Steve Smith, CAR Reggie Wayne
24Anquan Boldin, ARI Greg Jennings
25Greg Jennings, GB Anquan Boldin
26Reggie Wayne, IND Aaron Rodgers
27Roddy White, ATL Roddy White
28Pierre Thomas, NO Wes Welker
29Ryan Grant, GB Marques Colston
30Clinton Portis, WAS Pierre Thomas
31Ronnie Brown, MIA Ryan Grant
32Philip Rivers, SD Terrell Owens
33Marques Colston, NO Dwayne Bowe
34Wes Welker, NEP Philip Rivers
35Dwayne Bowe, KC Clinton Portis
36Terrell Owens, BUFgreenupicon >>>>I am all over>>>>Eddie Royal
37Eddie Royal, DENgreenupiconT.J. Houshmandzadeh
38T.J. Houshmandzadeh, SEA Ronnie Brown
39Marshawn Lynch, BUF Roy E. Williams
40Roy E. Williams, DAL Chad Ochocinco
41Chad Ochocinco, CIN Marshawn Lynch
42Lendale White, TEN<<Brandon Marshall
43Brandon Marshall, DENreddownicon His own worst enemy<<<<Derrick Ward
44Tony Romo, DAL Braylon Edwards
45Darren McFadden, OAK Tony Romo
46Race Rice, BAL Ray Rice
47Braylon Edwards, CLEinjuredKurt Warner
48Kurt Warner, ARI Darren McFadden
49Derrick Ward, TB Vincent Jackson
50Vincent Jackson, SD Jason Witten
51Jason Witten, DAL Dallas Clark
52Thomas Jones, NYJ Joseph Addai
53Dallas Clark, IND Anthony Gonzalez
54Joseph Addai, IND Thomas Jones
55Antonio Gates, SD Antonio Gates
56Larry Johnson, KC DeSean Jackson
57Greg Olsen, CHIValue You can get him later than this ValueGreg Olsen
58DeSean Jackson, PHINot as many receptions in Atlanta>>>Tony Gonzalez
59Tony Gonzalez, ATL Reggie Bush
60Jamal Lewis, CLE<<Donovan McNabb
61Santonio Holmes, PIT Santonio Holmes
62Anthony Gonzalez, IND Hines Ward
63Antonio Bryant, TB Larry Johnson
64Donovan McNabb, PHI Matt Schaub
65Owen Daniels, HOU Jay Cutler
66Hines Ward, PIT Willie Parker
67Matt Schaub, HOU Antonio Bryant
68Kellen Winslow, TB Lee Evans
69Lee Evans, BUF>>Favre signing has him moving up greenupiconBernard Berrian
70Matt Ryan, ATL Santana Moss
71Bernard Berrian, MIN Matt Ryan
72Kevin Walter, HOU<<<<>>>>Kevin Walter
73Knowshon Moreno, DENr injured>Knowshon Moreno
74Cedric Benson, CIN<<<>>>Cedric Benson, CIN
75Reggie Bush, NO Chris Cooley, WAS
76Pittsburgh Steelers<< Too high for any defenseOwen Daniels, HOU
77Jay Cutler, CHI Devin Hester
78Willie Parker, PIT Pittsburgh Steelers
79Devin Hester, CHI Steve Breaston
80NY Giants<< See SteelersDonald Driver, GB
81Beanie Wells, ARIQ Finally healthy & ready to shineQBeanie Wells
82Chris Cooley, WAS Leon Washington, NYJ
83Carson Palmer, CIN Carson Palmer
84Owen Daniels, HOU Derrick Mason
85Jericho Cotchery, NYJ Jericho Cotchery
86Santana Moss, WAS Donnie Avery
87Donald Brown, IND>>I’m buying the hype this yearexpnt>>Chris Henry
88Jonathon Stewart, CAR Jonathon Stewart
89Donnie Avery, STL NY Giants
90Ahmad Bradshaw, NYG Ahmad Bradshaw
91Darren Sproles, SD Darren Sproles
92Chris Henry, CIN Ted Ginn, Jr., MIA
93Donald Driver, GBrPercy Harvin
94Felix Jones, DAL Felix Jones
95LeSean McCoy, PHIrLeSean McCoy
96Steve Breaston, ARI Dominik Hixon
97Lance Moore, NO Lance Moore
98Earnest Graham, TB Earnest Graham
99Derrick Mason, BALrDonald Brown
100Percy Harvin, MIN Josh Morgan, SF

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