Fantasy Football 2011: Top 150 Pre-Draft Rankings 1.0

Joe PetruloCorrespondent IIIAugust 22, 2011

Fantasy Football 2011: Top 150 Pre-Draft Rankings 1.0

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    Fantasy football is upon us, and we have everything from a Chris Johnson holdout to an Arian Foster hamstring to worry about before draft day.

    Nonetheless, this is truly is one of the best times of the year for everyone from the avid sports fan to the woman in your office that runs her "four-quarterback system" in a standard format league.

    There are some expected names at the top of draft boards and some surprises.

    But what we are all truly looking for is the Arian Foster of 2011.

    He is hiding somewhere within my top 150!

    Let's take a look at the top 150 players going into your fantasy draft.

    No, you will not see any kickers. 

1. Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 283 rushes, 1,298 rushing yards, 4.6 YPC, 12 TD; 36 receptions, 341 receiving yards, 1 TD

    Adrian Peterson is the safest running back in fantasy football for 2011.

    He does not have a contract issue or injury problems, and with his skills, he could probably succeed behind any offensive line.

    With the first pick, take the sure thing.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  10   

2. Chris Johnson, RB, Tennessee Titans

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 316 rushes, 1,364 rushing yards, 4.3 YPC, 11 TD; 44 receptions, 245 receiving yards, 1 TD

    Chris Johnson's contract may be the only thing holding him back from overtaking Adrian Peterson as the top running back in fantasy football.

    CJ2K will flourish this season with the help of legitimate passer Matt Hasselbeck, who will take the pressure off the run game and give Johnson more space to operate.

    He could easily turn out to score the most points of all fantasy backs this season.

    If you're worried about the holdout, grab Javon Ringer in the late rounds.

    We freaked out about Darrelle Revis last year, and we're doing it again.

    If Johnson misses a game, he will yearn for the chance to get back in the spotlight and make it work.

    I'm not worried.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  10

3. Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs

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    2010 Stats,16 G: 240 rushes, 1,467 rushing yards, 6.4 YPC, 5 TD; 45 receptions, 468 receiving yards, 3 TD

    Jamaal Charles has progressed and become one of the most exciting players in football.

    This year, the Kansas City Chiefs will look to build on their 2010 success in the running game.

    Charles will headline that charge, but head coach Todd Haley will still likely look to err on the side of caution in giving Charles the ball too often.

    Thus, he needs to be efficient in his touches once again.

    Odds are that he will.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  10

4. Arian Foster, RB, Houston Texans

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 326 rushes, 1,614 rushing yards, 5.0 YPC, 16 TD; 66 receptions, 604 receiving yards, 2 TD

    The news of Arian Foster's hamstring tweak is a bit scary.

    Injuries like these, especially for feature backs that carry a heavy workload each week, can linger throughout the season.

    It may affect his performance and ability to stay on the field, but he is still worth a top-five selection in fantasy drafts.

    He might not be able to repeat last year's performance, but he is a go-to option in a potent offense, making him the newest elite option in fantasy football.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  10

5. Michael Vick, QB, Philadelphia Eagles

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    2010 Stats, 12 G: 233/372 Comp/Att, 3,018 passing yards, 21 TD, 6 INT; 100 rush attempts, 676 rushing yards, 9 rushing TD

    There are two schools of thought regarding Michael Vick's fantasy value for 2011.

    Some think he will repeat 2010, making him far-and-away the most valuable quarterback in fantasy football.

    Others feel that it was a bit of fluke, and that he will take a step back in 2011.

    Neither may be right, but the former is more accurate.

    Take him and grab a worthy backup because we all know he is an injury risk.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  10

6. LeSean McCoy, RB, Philadelphia Eagles

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 207 rushes, 1,080 rushing yards, 5.2 YPC, 7 TD; 78 receptions, 592 receiving yards, 2 TD

    LeSean McCoy was a surprise fantasy stud in 2010.

    He is part of a dynamic Philadelphia Eagles offense that should only improve with a year under their belt together.

    McCoy will shine next to Michael Vick once again as a rushing and receiving threat.

    He has the potential to be a top-five running back in 2011.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  10

7. Ray Rice, RB, Baltimore Ravens

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 308 rushes, 1,223 rushing yards, 4.0 YPC, 5 TD; 63 receptions, 556 receiving yards, 1 TD

    Ray Rice disappointed fantasy owners in 2010.

    This year, he will bounce back as the Baltimore Ravens look to feature Rice and only Rice.

    With the departures of Willis McGahee and Le'Ron McClain and the addition of run-blocking extraordinaire Vonta Leach, this could be the year that Rice finally lives up to preseason fantasy expectations.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  9.5

8. Maurice Jones-Drew, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 299 rushes, 1,324 rushing yards, 4.4 YPC, 5 TD; 34 receptions, 317 receiving yards, 2 TD

    Maurice Jones-Drew has carried the load in Jacksonville over the last two years.

    That does not count the three years before that in which he still racked up the carries alongside Fred Taylor.

    He does have some mileage on him, but Jones-Drew will be able to produce at least one more elite statistical season in 2011.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  9.5

9. Rashard Mendenhall, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 324 rushes, 1,273 rushing yards, 3.9 YPC, 13 TD; 23 receptions, 167 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Rashard Mendenhall's 2010 campaign was not as great as it appeared from a statistical standpoint.

    He did only have a 3.9 yards per carry average and the 13 touchdowns should be counted on to be reproduced this season.

    Still, he is a viable high-end running back option as the front-man in a run-oriented (especially near the goal-line) offense.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  9

10. Roddy White, WR, Atlanta Falcons

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 179 targets, 115 receptions, 1,389 receiving yards, 12.1 AVG, 10 TD

    Roddy White may very well be the best wide receiver in the NFL.

    That, along with the fact that the franchise seems to be committed to the core of this offense after the drafting of Julio Jones, makes him as trustworthy of a fantasy player as you can find.

    Take him early and thank me later.

    Risk level:  1

    Reward potential:  10

11. Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay Packers

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 312/475 Comp/Att, 3,922 passing yards, 28 TD, 11 INT; 64 rush attempts, 356 rushing yards, 4 rushing TD

    If it weren't for the emergence of Michael Vick in 2010, Aaron Rodgers would be the clear No. 1 fantasy quarterback for 2011.

    Nonetheless, he has replaced Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, and Drew Brees as the top pure passing fantasy football quarterback.

    The best part is, while Rodgers puts up similar passing numbers to the aforementioned stars, he runs a little bit too.

    Risk level:  1

    Reward potential:  9.5

12. Andre Johnson, WR, Houston Texans

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    2010 Stats, 13 G: 138 targets, 86 receptions, 1,216 receiving yards, 14.1 AVG, 8 TD

    Even in an injury-shortened 2010 campaign, Andre Johnson was dominant.

    He averaged nearly 100 receiving yards per game.

    Yardage is a much better sign of consistency than touchdowns, and Johnson has been the poster-child of consistency since he entered the league in 2003.

    If you're looking to draft a wideout early, take Johnson for the same reasons you should take Adrian Peterson.

    He is the best at what he does. 

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  10

13. Michael Turner, RB, Atlanta Falcons

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 334 rushes, 1,371 rushing yards, 4.1 YPC, 12 TD; 12 receptions, 85 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Michael Turner's production took a hit in the final quarter of last season.

    This could be a sign that he is no longer up for carrying a full load.

    It could also simply mean the Atlanta Falcons will still feature him, but take away a few carries a game to maintain his freshness.

    I like the latter. Trust Turner to be a solid No. 1 back this year.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  9

14. Darren McFadden, RB, Oakland Raiders

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    2010 Stats, 13 G: 223 rushes, 1,157 rushing yards, 5.2 YPC, 7 TD; 47 receptions, 507 receiving yards, 3 TD

    Darren McFadden finally proved why he was such a vaunted prospect coming out of college.

    This year, he will once again go at extremely different draft positions around the country.

    Some think he will avoid injuries and take his success a step further.

    Others think he may revert back to missing games and posting mediocre numbers while on the field.

    I'm in the middle. 

    It's almost a guarantee he will not play every game.

    Still, he proved that he is one of the most intimidating backs in the league when at the top of his game.

    He is a high-end No. 2 fantasy back in 2011.

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  10

15. Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 137 targets, 77 receptions, 1,120 receiving yards, 14.5 AVG, 12 TD

    Calvin Johnson is a high-risk, high-reward type of player.

    This year, although we say it every year, the young core of the Detroit Lions will be looking to blow up.

    If Matthew Stafford can stay healthy, Johnson is a guaranteed fantasy stud as a No. 1 receiver.

    If he gets hurt, Johnson will still be a viable fantasy option, as he proved last year.

    I'll take the risk, hoping for the first scenario, yet knowing the second isn't all that bad.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  9.5

16. Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 324/492 Comp/Att, 3,900 passing yards, 36 TD, 4 INT

    Tom Brady threw 36 touchdowns to only four interceptions last season.

    That is not a typo.

    Yet, he is being looked at as merely the third, fourth or fifth quarterback in fantasy football.

    He has an argument to be No. 1.

    Then, however, those expectations would cause us to worry about a safety rolling over his knee in Week 1.

    So, let the others in your league take Michael Vick and Aaron Rodgers. Then, select Brady and know you got one of the surest things in the draft.

    Risk level:  1

    Reward potential:  10

17. Steven Jackson, RB, St. Louis Rams

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 330 rushes, 1,241 rushing yards, 3.8 YPC, 6 TD; 46 receptions, 383 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Steven Jackson does not get enough credit.

    He has surpassed 1,000 rushing yards each season of his career except for his rookie year.

    He carried a heavy load in 2010 and managed 1,241 yards with a rookie quarterback.

    When it comes to his age, if any 28-year-old back can handle another year, it is this man.

    He is a physical phenom that will help your fantasy team mightily this year.

    Give him one more great year before he begins his downfall.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  9

18. Hakeem Nicks, WR, New York Giants

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    2010 Stats, 13 G: 128 targets, 79 receptions, 1,052 receiving yards, 13.3 AVG, 11 TD

    Hakeem Nicks stepped on the fantasy football scene in 2010.

    Eli Manning will be flinging balls all over the field once again this year.

    If Nicks can put together a 16-game season. he may be one of the top fantasy football wideouts.

    If he can't, Nicks will likely put up similar numbers to last year.

    Not too shabby.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  9

19. Frank Gore, RB, San Francisco Giants

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    2010 Stats, 11 G: 203 rushes, 853 rushing yards, 4.2 YPC, 3 TD; 46 receptions, 452 receiving yards, 2 TD

    Frank Gore is really good when he is on the field for the San Francisco 49ers.

    The problem is, he has trouble staying on the field.

    He has not played a full season since breaking out with 16 touchdowns.

    In the past five years, his carries have dropped from 312 to 260, 240, 229, and 203.

    That doesn't sound like an upward-trending running back to me.

    Be cautious with Gore on draft day.

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  9

20. Greg Jennings, WR, Green Bay Packers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 125 targets, 76 receptions, 1,265 receiving yards, 16.6 AVG, 12 TD

    Greg Jennings has become one of the most consistent wide receivers in the NFL.

    He has accumulated over 1,100 receiving yards in each of the last three seasons.

    Did I mention he has one of the best quarterbacks in the league throwing him the ball?

    Take Jennings as a No. 1 receiver in 2011.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  9.5

21. Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans Saints

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 448/658 Comp/Att, 4,620 passing yards, 33 TD, 22 INT

    Drew Brees gets the nod over Peyton Manning for a couple of reasons.

    First, he will play in the preseason, perfecting his timing with receivers.

    He is also not recovering from an injury that could potentially nag him all season.

    Take Brees over Manning in your draft.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  9.5

22. Phillip Rivers, QB, San Diego Chargers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 357/541 Comp/Att, 4,710 passing yards, 30 TD, 13 INT

    Phillip Rivers is the Steven Jackson of quarterbacks.

    He has simply been one of the most consistent fantasy quarterbacks in all of football.

    Yet, he cannot crack the top five in pre-draft rankings each year.

    Odds are that he will end up finishing in the top five by the end of the season.

    It might be a good strategy to let the other owners draft the other five and get Rivers as a bargain and potential top-three quarterback.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  9.5

23. Larry Fitzgerald, WR, Arizona Cardinals

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 174 targets, 90 receptions, 1,137 receiving yards, 12.6 AVG, 6 TD

    Larry Fitzgerald's talent and his talent alone carried him to a decent statistical season last year.

    Now that he has a solid quarterback that is being depended on to lead the team for the future, he should thrive.

    Fitzgerald's upside is huge, and this year, without the quarterback questions, his downside has risen to an acceptable level.

    He will go back to being a solid first wide receiver in fantasy football.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  10

24. LeGarrette Blount, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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    2010 Stats: 13 G: 201 rushes, 1,007 rushing yards, 5.0 YPC, 6 TD; 5 receptions, 14 receiving yards, 0 TD

    LeGarrette Blount is one of my favorite fantasy players for 2011.

    He is the poor man's version of Michael Turner, another bruiser in the NFC South.

    Blount will not catch the ball out of the backfield, but he will do extremely well pounding the rock as the featured back in Tampa.

    Look for him to surpass his pre-draft rankings early on in the season and be considered a top-12 back for the rest of the season.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  9

25. Mike Wallace, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 100 targets, 60 receptions, 1,257 receiving yards, 21.0 AVG, 10 TD

    Mike Wallace fits in somewhere between DeSean Jackson's playing style and Roddy White's.

    He is not a possession receiver, yet he is not simply a deep threat.

    This year, he will turn into a dynamic playmaker while transitioning into the role of go-to possession receiver as well.

    Look for big things from Wallace in 2011.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  9.5

26. Miles Austin, WR, Dallas Cowboys

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 119 targets, 69 receptions, 1,041 receiving yards, 15.1 AVG, 7 TD

    Miles Austin finally has his quarterback, Tony Romo, throwing him the ball again.

    The Cowboys found success under Jason Garrett at the end of last season. Austin's numbers did not.

    However, when Romo played, he was fantastic.

    Take him as a No. 1 with Romo back.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  9

27. Peyton Manning, QB, Indianapolis Colts

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 450/679 Comp/Att, 4,700 passing yards, 33 TD, 17 INT

    Peyton Manning's injury is a bit unnerving. 

    Still, we all know this guy is going to get himself ready to play come Week 1.

    Manning never disappoints fantasy owners.

    Just don't reach for him in round one.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  10

28. Matt Forte, RB, Chicago Bears

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 237 rushes, 1,069 rushing yards, 4.5 YPC, 6 TD; 51 receptions, 547 receiving yards, 3 TD

    Matt Forte broke the hearts of fantasy owners in 2009.

    That made them reluctant to select him last year.

    Then, he rewarded those with patience who took the risk on him in 2010.

    Forte's 2010 campaign was a bit of an anomaly, highlighted by random huge runs and his emergence as a pass catcher.

    This year, he will be a decent option in a weak class of running backs.

    Still, don't reach too high for him.

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  8.5

29. Reggie Wayne, WR, Indianapolis Colts

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    2010 Stats:  16 G, 173 targets, 111 receptions, 1,355 receiving yards, 12.2 AVG, 6 TD

    Reggie Wayne has been extremely consistent as an NFL player.

    It may, in part, be thanks to his quarterback Peyton Manning.

    This year, Manning may be a little inconsistent coming off of surgery.

    Will that affect Wayne? Maybe a little bit.

    The biggest problem may be the emergence of healthy weapons in Austin Collie and Pierre Garcon.

    If those two remain healthy, look for Wayne to take a step back in 2011.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  9

30. Peyton Hillis, RB, Cleveland Browns

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 270 rushes, 1,177 rushing yards, 4.4 YPC, 11 TD; 61 receptions, 477 receiving yards, 2 TD

    Peyton Hills was the fullback for Darren McFadden and Felix Jones at Arkansas.

    He may be a huge man that looks born to play running back, but this isn't the case.

    Hillis is a true fullback trying to play a position that will end badly.

    Nonetheless, in this terrible group of running backs after the top tier, Hillis isn't all that bad of an option.

    You should be happy with him as your No. 2 back.

    Still, don't forget the name Montario Hardesty.

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  9

31. Vincent Jackson, WR, San Diego Chargers

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    2010 Stats, 4 G: 25 targets, 14 receptions, 248 receiving yards, 17.7 AVG, 3 TD

    Vincent Jackson is back!

    The San Diego Chargers struggled without him, and will likely implement him in every way possible this year.

    With a weak running game, look for Phillip Rivers and company to air it out once again in 2011.

    Jackson will only benefit from this, and he should rebound with a great year.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  9

32. Tony Romo, QB, Dallas Cowboys

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    2010 Stats, 6 G: 148/213 Comp/Att, 1,605 passing yards, 11 TD, 7 INT

    Tony Romo has been a stellar fantasy quarterback in his time as a starter for the Dallas Cowboys.

    This year, he should get back on track after an injury-shortened 2010 season.

    He has too many weapons not to succeed this year.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  9.5

33. DeSean Jackson, WR, Philadelphia Eagles

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    2010 Stats:  14 G, 96 targets, 47 receptions, 1,056 receiving yards, 22.5 AVG, 6 TD

    DeSean Jackson has turned into one of the most exciting players in the NFL.

    Last year, he became relevant as a fantasy player.

    The Eagles' offense may not live up to lofty expectations. Yet, Jackson will catch enough rockets from Michael Vick to be a factor for your fantasy team.

    Take him with the injury risk and possibly over-amped hype in Philadelphia in mind.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  9

34. Antonio Gates, TE, San Diego Chargers

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    2010 Stats, 10 G: 66 targets, 50 receptions, 782 yards, 15.6 AVG, 10 TD

    Antonio Gates provides such a big advantage at his position that you should look into reaching for him.

    Others may have him lower on their draft boards, but he needs to be put into your wide receiver category as a top-12 to -15 guy so that you do not forget to grab him.

    Gates is the only guarantee to dominate at tight end.

    When you look at your first three matchups and see that you have Gates going against Kellen Winslow, Jimmy Graham, and Dustin Keller, you will thank me.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  10

35. Ahmad Bradshaw, RB, New York Giants

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 276 rushes, 1,235 rushing yards, 4.5 YPC, 8 TD; 47 receptions, 314 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Is it just me or did Ahmad Bradshaw get grossly underpaid?

    He rushed for great numbers, caught the ball out of the backfield, and was surprisingly just as good as Brandon Jacobs at punching it in at the goal line.

    Then, he received a measly contract that is barely better than the one Darren Sproles received from New Orleans.

    Bradshaw might not have the fantasy impact he had last season.

    Still, he will be a great value pick as your second running back.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  8.5

36. Dez Bryant, WR, Dallas Cowboys

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    2010 Stats, 11 G: 72 targets, 45 receptions, 561 receiving yards, 12.5 AVG, 6 TD

    Dez Bryant may have the highest upside of any young receiver on your draft board.

    He is playing in an offense that will blow up this year, and his individual talent may blossom into the best in the league.

    Bryant will probably explode for over 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns this year.

    Take him as your No. 1, or if you're lucky, No. 2 receiver and hope for the best.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  10

37. Mike Williams, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 127 targets, 65 receptions, 964 receiving yards, 14.8 AVG, 11 TD

    Mike Williams was great last year with the emergence of Josh Freeman.

    If you believe in Freeman, then believe in Williams.

    If not, then stay away.

    You might regret it when he tops 1,000 yards and repeats as a touchdown threat.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  8.5

38. Felix Jones, RB, Dallas Cowboys

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 185 rushes, 800 rushing yards, 4.3 YPC, 1 TD; 48 receptions, 450 receiving yards, 1 TD

    Finally, Felix Jones enters the season as the clear No. 1 back in Dallas.

    Don't expect him to turn into the new Jamaal Charles.

    Just draft him as a solid No. 2 back, but grab Tashard Choice as well.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  7.5

39. DeAngelo Williams, RB, Carolina Panthers

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    2010 Stats: 6 G: 87 rushes, 361 rushing yards, 4.1 YPC, 1 TD; 11 receptions, 61 receiving yards, 0 TD

    John Fox is gone.

    There aren't enough carries to go around in Carolina this year to make DeAngelo Williams a trusted No. 2 running back.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  8

40. Knowshon Moreno, RB, Denver Broncos

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    2010 Stats, 13 G: 182 rushes, 779 rushing yards, 4.3 YPC, 5 TD; 37 receptions, 372 receiving yards, 3 TD

    John Fox is now the head coach. He likes to run the ball.

    Knowshon Moreno will be better, but not spectacular.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  8

41. Daniel Thomas, RB, Miami Dolphins

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    2010 Stats (with Kansas State Wildcats), 12 G: 298 rushes, 1,585 rushing yards, 5.3 YPC, 19 TD; 27 receptions, 171 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Usually, rookies scare away a lot of fantasy owners.

    In Daniel Thomas' case, the fact that he is a rookie should not affect his value.

    His situation in Miami should affect his value.

    With the departures of Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams, it appears that Thomas will be the feature back with Reggie Bush playing a New Orleans-type role.

    Thomas is in an offense that likes to run, and he should find success, or at least opportunities for success, in 2011.

    He has more upside and less risk than a lot of running backs in this range.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  8

42. Matt Schaub, QB, Houston Texans

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 365/574 Comp/Att, 4,370 passing yards, 24 TD, 12 INT

    Matt Schaub is stuck between the upper level quarterbacks and the lower tier of starters.

    Take him in the fourth or fifth round if you miss out on the top six.

    Otherwise, play the waiting game and select a couple from the lower tier.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  9

43. Ryan Grant, RB, Green Bay Packers

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    2010 Stats, 1 G: 8 rushes, 45 rushing yards, 5.6 YPC, 0 TD; 0 receptions, 0 receiving yards, 0 TD

    It's appearing more and more like Ryan Grant will be the feature back in Green Bay in his return.

    Why not take a risk on him in the fifth round?

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  9

44. Dwayne Bowe, WR, Kansas City Chiefs

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 132 targets, 72 receptions, 1,162 receiving yards, 16.1 AVG, 15 TD

    Dwayne Bowe's 2010 season was super efficient and maybe impossible to repeat.

    He amassed 15 touchdowns in an offense that led the league in rushing.

    His reception and yards statistics were not up to par with other No. 1 receivers.

    Draft him as a No. 2 receiver.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  9

45. Dallas Clark, TE, Indianapolis Colts

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    2010 Stats, 6 G: 53 targets, 37 receptions, 347 yards, 9.4 AVG, 3 TD

    There are too many weapons in Indianapolis for Dallas Clark to be considered a top-notch tight end worth snatching up before a second wide receiver.

    He will not be able to consistently score for you.

    Stay away unless you get him below where he is being ranked right now.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  7.5

46. Santonio Holmes, WR, New York Jets

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    2010 Stats, 12 G: 94 targets, 52 receptions, 746 receiving yards, 14.3 AVG, 6 TD

    Santonio Holmes is now the clear-cut go-to player in the New York Jets' offense.

    Plaxico Burress will mostly be a red zone threat and clutch possession receiver in key situations.

    Holmes will shine as the fantasy stud.

    He will be a high-end No. 2 receiver in 2011.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  8.5

47. Marques Colston, WR, New Orleans Saints

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 133 targets, 84 receptions, 1,023 receiving yards, 12.2 AVG, 7 TD

    I love Marques Colston for his consistency.

    I hate Marques Colston for his consistency.

    He is a great second wideout, but he will be nothing more.

    He has shown where he will max out at statistically and that is as a top-tier second fantasy receiver.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  8

48. Shonn Greene, RB, New York Jets

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 185 rushes, 766 rushing yards, 4.1 YPC, 2 TD; 16 receptions, 120 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Everyone thought Shonn Greene was the feature back for the New York Jets going in to last season. 

    We were wrong.

    Still, LaDainian Tomlinson looked weak down the stretch last season and they should temper expectations for the veteran.

    Greene will improve from last year, but don't let your hopes skyrocket.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  7

49. Jermichael Finley, TE, Green Bay Packers

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    2010 Stats, 4 G: 26 targets, 21 receptions, 301 yards, 14.3 AVG, 1 TD

    Jermichael Finley was supposed to explode on the scene last year.

    He was going to be the final piece to the masterpiece puzzle that is the Green Bay Packers' offense.

    Then, he got injured in his fourth game after a strong start.

    Well, let's try that scenario again in 2011, without the injury.

    Finley will be a top-three tight end in this year.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  8.5

50. Ryan Mathews, RB, San Diego Chargers

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    2010 Stats, 12 G: 157 rushes, 675 rushing yards, 4.3 YPC, 7 TD; 22 receptions, 145 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Ryan Mathews was a vastly overrated fantasy pick after the hype built up around him last year.

    Part of it was due to Norv Turner saying that he wanted Mathews to get a starter's load of touches.

    Matt Tolbert will likely vulture carries and touchdowns once again.

    Still, Mathews has huge upside that could turn out to reward those smart enough to take the chance.

    If you have a solid first running back, it may not be the worst idea to grab Mathews alongside him.

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  8.5

51. Steve Johnson, WR, Buffalo Bills

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    2010 Stats:  16 G, 143 targets, 82 receptions, 1,073 receiving yards, 13.1 AVG, 10 TD

    The Buffalo Bills may have finally found a star receiver in Steve Johnson.

    He has the physical tools to be the No. 1 in Buffalo for a long time, and maybe on your fantasy team in the near future.

    But not this season.

    Draft him as a solid No. 2 receiver.

    Don't let the fact that he is not known well nationally scare you away. This guy is legitimate, and he will prove it in 2011.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  8

52. Brandon Marshall, WR, Miami Dolphins

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 147 targets, 86 receptions, 1,014 receiving yards, 11.8 AVG, 3 TD

    I believe Matthew Berry and Nate Ravitz from ESPN have coined the phrase "the hate has gone too far."

    Brandon Marshall is the perfect example of this theory.

    He did not play all that terribly last year.

    Yet, a sticky quarterback situation and three touchdowns has led to the hate "going too far."

    Take him as a No. 2 receiver and you will be rewarded.

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  8.5

53. Mark Ingram, RB, New Orleans Saints

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    2010 Stats (with Alabama Crimson Tide), 11 G: 158 rushes, 875 rushing yards, 5.5 YPC, 13 TD; 21 receptions, 282 receiving yards, 1 TD

    Mark Ingram enters an offense that hasn't produced a 1,000-yard rusher since 2006.

    He will likely be a situational back going in and out in Sean Payton's complex scheme.

    Ingram as a player has a lot of upside, but playing in New Orleans makes him a major risk.

    Maybe he will turn into the new Deuce McAllister (who was the last 1,000 yard rusher in 2006).

    I doubt it, at least in his rookie year.

    Still, there aren't a ton of more attractive options out there. Just don't reach for him.

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  7

54. Cedric Benson, RB, Cincinnati Bengals

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 321 rushes, 1,111 rushing yards, 3.5 YPC, 7 TD; 28 receptions, 178 receiving yards, 1 TD

    Cedric Benson will get carries in 2011.

    If you don't trust Marvin Lewis, then grab Bernard Scott as well.

    More carries mean more opportunities for fantasy success.

    Why not take a guy near the top of the league in opportunities as your No. 2 back?

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  7.5

55. Jeremy Maclin, WR, Philadelphia Eagles

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 115 targets, 70 receptions, 964 receiving yards, 13.8 AVG, 10 TD

    If Jeremy Maclin gets healthy and begins the season as a starter opposite DeSean Jackson, expect a year similar to 2010's performance.

    There is not enough room on this offense for him to break through and do any better than he did last year.

    Still, he is a decent second receiver option.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  8

56. Jahvid Best, RB, Detroit Lions

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 172 rushes, 563 rushing yards, 3.3 YPC, 4 TD; 58 receptions, 487 receiving yards, 2 TD

    Some people believe Jahvid Best is the next big thing in fantasy football.

    Others see him breaking hearts for the second straight year.

    I am somewhere in between.

    Don't reach, but don't ignore the young talent. Maybe things will pan out for you if you get him at a fair price.

    Risk level:  7

    Reward potential:  8.5

57. BenJarvus Green-Ellis, RB, New England Patriots

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 229 rushes, 1,008 rushing yards, 4.4 YPC, 13 TD; 12 receptions, 85 receiving yards, 0 TD

    I don't trust Bill Belichick when it comes to running backs.

    With the selection of Shane Vereen, BenJarvus Green-Eliss could be on a tight leash.

    Still, he is worth taking a chance on as a decent player in a great offense.

    Just don't go into the season expecting 13 touchdowns again.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  7.5

58. Jason Witten, TE, Dallas Cowboys

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 128 targets, 94 receptions, 1,002 yards, 10.7 AVG, 9 TD

    Jason Witten is about as consistent as they come.

    He is worth selecting before some second wide receiver options.

    It all depends on your strategy, but if you like grabbing a good tight end early, he is the safest bet after Antonio Gates.

    Risk level:  1

    Reward potential:  8

59. Josh Freeman, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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    2010 Stats: 16 G, Comp/Att:  291/474, 3,451 passing yards, 25 TD, 6 INT

    Josh Freeman was fantastic in his sophomore season last year.

    He may have a more difficult schedule this season, but he proved that he is ready to jump into the top 10 fantasy quarterbacks in football.

    His consistency will be loved by owners as a low-end starter in most leagues.

    If your strategy is usually to wait on a quarterback until the later rounds, grab Freeman.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  8.5

60. Wes Welker, WR, New England Patriots

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 122 targets, 86 receptions, 848 receiving yards, 9.9 AVG, 7 TD

    Wes Welker is the perfect receiver to have if your first wideout is a risky pick.

    He is good for some solid, but not great, production every year.

    Plus, there is always the chance he posts a big year.

    Risk level:  1

    Reward potential:  8

61. Brandon Lloyd, WR, Denver Broncos

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    2010 Stats, 16 G, 153 targets, 77 receptions, 1,448 receiving yards, 18.8 AVG, 11 TD

    Brandon Lloyd will take a step back in production with John Fox at the helm.

    Yet, he has proven he is a legitimate receiver in this league.

    I just don't trust him as a No. 1 receiver on your fantasy team.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  8

62. Matt Ryan, QB, Atlanta Falcons

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 357/571 Comp/Att, 3,705 passing yards, 28 TD, 9 INT

    I love that the Atlanta Falcons drafted Julio Jones to bolster Matt Ryan's offense.

    He is a great leader that is becoming a better fantasy quarterback every year.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  9

63. Percy Harvin, WR, Minnesota Vikings

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 110 targets, 71 receptions, 868 receiving yards, 12.2 AVG, 5 TD

    Percy Harvin is the clear No. 1 in Minnesota.

    Let's hope he does not get all the attention from defenses.

    Adrian Peterson should be able to help him with that.

    Plus, Donovan McNabb has more in the tank than people think.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  9

64. Austin Collie, WR, Indianapolis Colts

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    2010 Stats, 9 G: 71 targets, 58 receptions, 649 receiving yards, 11.2 AVG, 8 TD

    Austin Collie is an absolute stud when he is healthy.

    There are a lot of options in Indianapolis, but Collie's sure hands will get him consistent looks.

    That is, if he stays on the field in 2011.

    Risk level:  7

    Reward potential:  8.5

65. Chad Ochocinco, WR, New England Patriots

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 125 targets, 67 receptions, 831 receiving yards, 12.4 AVG, 4 TD

    I still don't understand whether or not the New England Patriots are trying to feature Chad Ochocinco.

    Either way, he is the No. 1 on the outside in one of the best offenses in the league.

    Plus, he is catching the ball from the most consistent quarterback in the league.

    Sounds good to me.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  8.5

66. Mario Manningham, WR, New York Giants

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 92 targets, 60 receptions, 944 receiving yards, 15.7 AVG, 9 TD

    The New York Giants have an underrated passing game.

    Mario Manningham is now the clear No. 2 wide receiver with Steve Smith out of town.

    He is set for another great year.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  8

67. Fred Jackson, RB, Buffalo Bills

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 222 rushes, 927 rushing yards, 4.2 YPC, 5 TD; 31 receptions, 215 receiving yards, 2 TD

    Fred Jackson is not great.

    Still, he is a workhorse that will produce as a worthy third running back unless C.J. Spiller takes his job.

    He is a low-risk pick for where you are taking him.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  7.5

68. Vernon Davis, TE, San Francisco 49ers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 93 targets, 56 receptions, 914 yards, 16.3 AVG, 7 TD

    Vernon Davis is the last of the elite tight ends.

    I don't trust him very much to remain elite in 2011. The 49ers passing game is a mess, and he was super efficient last season.

    Yet, it is nice to have a true receiving tight end rather than look for a touchdown out of the waiver wire at the position each week.

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  8

69. Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers

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    2010 Stats, 12 G: 240/389 Comp/Att, 3,200 passing yards, 17 TD, 5 INT

    Ben Roethlisberger is significantly better and safer than the tier that follows him.

    He is your man if you want to stock up on running backs and wide receivers and wait until round six or seven for a quarterback.

    Risk level:  2

    Reward potential:  8

70. Santana Moss, WR, Washington Redskins

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 146 targets, 93 receptions, 1,115 receiving yards, 12.0 AVG, 6 TD

    Santana Moss had a really good year under the radar in 2010.

    I think he has one more good one in him.

    John Beck isn't that bad.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  8

71. Sam Bradford, QB, St. Louis Rams

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 354/590 Comp/Att, 3,512 passing yards, 18 TD, 15 INT

    He will be a top-10 quarterback this season if Sam Bradford throws down the field.

    At all.

    He will take the next step a la Josh Freeman in his sophomore year.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  8

72. Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle Seahawks

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 202 rushes, 737 rushing yards, 3.6 YPC, 6 TD; 22 receptions, 145 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Yes, Marshawn Lynch will be reached for because of his legendary run against the New Orleans Saints.

    No, you should not be the person that does that.

    Yet, he can provide some nice value if you get him at the right price.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  7.5

73. Kenny Britt, WR, Tennessee Titans

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    2010 Stats, 10 G: 73 targets, 42 receptions, 775 receiving yards, 18.5 AVG, 9 TD

    Kenny Britt proved his potential with his monstrous game in Week 7 of 2010.

    Yet, there are a lot of question marks that come with him.

    Still, if you can get him at the right price, go for it.

    Risk level:  7

    Reward potential:  9

74. Owen Daniels, TE, Houston Texans

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    2010 Stats, 11 G: 67 targets, 38 receptions, 471 yards, 12.4 AVG, 2 TD

    Owen Daniels is a breakout candidate at the tight end position.

    It just depends on whether you trust him to stay healthy.

    If he does, he has top-five tight end written all over him.

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  8

75. Anquan Boldin, WR, Baltimore Ravens

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 108 targets, 64 receptions, 837 receiving yards, 13.1 AVG, 7 TD

    The fact that Anquan Boldin is the clear No. 1 receiver in an efficient offense gives him the edge over Pierre Garcon.

    Boldin will surprise some people in 2011.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  8

76. Pierre Garcon, WR, Indianapolis Colts

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 119 targets, 67 receptions, 784 receiving yards, 11.7 AVG, 6 TD

    The fact that Pierre Garcon is the third or fourth option on an explosive offense puts him behind Anquan Boldin.

    Still, if Austin Collie gets hurt, Garcon could turn into a top-end No. 2 fantasy receiving option.

    The fact that his value depends on other players, along with his tendency to drop balls, makes him a riskier pick than he appears from the onset.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  7.5

77. Steve Smith, WR, Carolina Panthers

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    2010 Stats 14 G: 102 targets, 46 receptions, 554 receiving yards, 12.0 AVG, 2 TD

    The fact that Steve Smith is the No. 1 receiver on a terrible offense puts him behind Pierre Garcon.

    I don't trust Cam Newton or Jimmy Clausen or Ron Rivera for that matter.

    Yet, Smith seems to always prove people wrong.

    He is a risky pick, but one that may pay off.

    Risk level:  6

    Reward potential:  7.5

78. Pittsburgh Steelers Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats: 48 sacks, 21 INT, 14 fumbles recovered, 4 return TD, 232 points against

    The Pittsburgh Steelers defense never disappoints.

    They have all the tools to score fantasy points from pass rushers to great return men.

    Risk level:  1

    Reward potential:  9

79. Sidney Rice, WR, Seattle Seahawks

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    2010 Stats, 6 G: 43 targets, 17 receptions, 280 receiving yards, 16.5 AVG, 2 TD

    Tarvaris Jackson is not as bad as people think.

    Sidney Rice will do well in Seattle, but there will be some growing pains.

    Still, his talent should carry him to decent fantasy numbers in 2011.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  7.5

80. Green Bay Packers Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats: 47 sacks, 24 INT, 8 fumbles recovered, 4 return TD, 240 points against

    The Green Bay Packers defense is known to make big plays.

    Charles Woodson himself gets your fantasy team points on what seems to be a weekly basis.

    They will be scary once again in 2011.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  8

81. Joseph Addai, RB, Indianapolis Colts

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    2010 Stats, 8 G: 116 rushes, 495 rushing yards, 4.3 YPC, 4 TD; 19 receptions, 124 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Joe Addai will not be great in 2011.

    Yet, he may turn back the clock and become a sneaky-good No. 2 running back.

    It is worth the risk for where you are drafting him.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  7

82. Jonathan Stewart, RB, Carolina Panthers

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 178 rushes, 770 rushing yards, 4.3 YPC, 2 TD; 8 receptions, 103 receiving yards, 1 TD

    The Carolina Panthers' backfield situation makes me sick.

    Take the one that you feel is less injury-prone and hope for the best.

    I prefer Williams.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  7

83. Lance Moore, WR, New Orleans Saints

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 95 targets, 66 receptions, 763 receiving yards, 11.6 AVG, 8 TD

    With all the weapons in New Orleans, Lance Moore's ceiling can only go so high.

    Still, he is solid option in a great passing attack.

    Moore will be a solid No. 3 receiver in 2011.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  7

84. Johnny Knox, WR, Chicago Bears

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 99 targets, 51 receptions, 960 receiving yards, 18.8 AVG, 5 TD

    Johnny Knox had a very nice season in 2010.

    If Mike Martz gives him the chance to shine 2011, he will take the next step.

    If Martz prefers to use him on special teams more often, Knox will be a bust.

    Risk level:  7

    Reward potential:  8

85. Brandon Jacobs, RB, New York Giants

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 147 rushes, 823 rushing yards, 5.6 YPC, 9 TD; 7 receptions, 59 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Brandon Jacobs was considered a top-end running back not all that long ago.

    Behind Ahmad Bradshaw last season, he still put up very good numbers.

    Nobody knows if Bradshaw can carry the load for two full seasons. Even if he can, Jacobs is a good value pick in the middle rounds.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  7

86. Marcedes Lewis, TE, Jacksonville Jaguars

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 88 targets, 58 receptions, 700 yards, 12.1 AVG, 10 TD

    Marcedes Lewis broke out in 2010 with 10 touchdowns.

    I actually expect him to repeat his touchdown production. However, I see his yards dropping.

    Nonetheless, he is a great option at tight end with top-five potential.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  8

87. Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions

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    2010 Stats, 3 G: 57/96 Comp/Att, 535 passing yards, 6 TD, 1 INT

    Matthew Stafford is the riskiest quarterback on the board.

    He could also turn into a solid fantasy starter if he stays healthy.

    That is a big "if." Don't reach for him, but if you can get him at a good spot in your draft, pounce on the opportunity.

    Risk level:  9

    Reward potential:  9

88. Malcolm Floyd, WR, San Diego Chargers

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    2010 Stats, 10 G: 77 targets, 37 receptions, 717 receiving yards, 19.4 AVG, 6 TD

    Malcolm Floyd has to compete for targets with Vincent Jackson for a full season once again.

    Still, he is a solid option as a No. 3 receiver.

    The Chargers offense is extremely efficient and Floyd is a great deep threat.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  7

89. Beanie Wells, RB, Arizona Cardinals

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    2010 Stats, 13 G: 116 rushes, 397 rushing yards, 3.4 YPC, 2 TD; 5 receptions, 74 receiving yards, 0 TD

    Like I said, we know what Beanie Wells can do.

    He has completely failed to live up to expectations, and the Cardinals may shown they have given up when they drafted Ryan Williams.

    Stay away unless you still believe in him as a player.

    Risk level:  3

    Reward potential:  6.5

90. Ryan Torain, RB, Washington Redskins

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    2010 Stats, 10 G: 164 rushes, 742 rushing yards, 4.5 YPC, 4 TD; 18 receptions, 125 receiving yards, 2 TD

    I have been burned by Mike Shanahan too many times to trust any Redskins running back.

    If I had to pick one, it would be Ryan Torain.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  7.5

91. Kellen Winslow, TE, Tampa Bay Bucaneers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 98 targets, 66 receptions, 730 yards, 11.1 AVG, 5 TD

    I am all in on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense in 2011, including Kellen Winslow.

    You should be too.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  7.5

92. A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals

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    2010 Stats (with Georgia Bulldogs), 9 G: 57 receptions, 848 receiving yards, 14.9 AVG, 9 TD

    Usually, I would advise everyone to stay away from rookie wide receivers at all costs.

    A.J. Green is an exception.

    He has once-in-a-decade talent.

    I will take the risk on him and see what he can do.

    Risk level:  8

    Reward potential:  8

93. Eli Manning, QB, New York Giants

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 339/539 Comp/Att, 4,002 passing yards, 31 TD, 25 INT

    Eli Manning is a passing yards machine.

    He is also a large step below the elite quarterbacks.

    Still, you should be comfortable with him as your starter in 12-team leagues.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  8

94. Philadelphia Eagles Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  39 sacks, 23 INT, 11 fumbles recovered, 3 return TD, 377 points against

    Despite all of the offseason additions, the Philadelphia Eagles will go through some growing pains.

    Still, they will turn out to be one of the elite fantasy defenses.

    DeSean Jackson's return abilities don't hurt either.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  8

95. C.J. Spiller, RB, Buffalo Bills

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 74 rushes, 283 rushing yards, 3.8 YPC, 0 TD; 24 receptions, 157 receiving yards, 1 TD

    For the sole reason that you can get him in the late rounds, I like the idea of grabbing C.J. Spiller.

    He is extremely talented and now knows what it takes in the league.

    I'd rather take a huge risk on him than draft a guaranteed backup for the season.

    Risk level:  8

    Reward potential:  7.5

96. Jacoby Ford, WR, Oakland Raiders

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    2010 Stats, 10 G: 53 targets, 25 receptions, 470 receiving yards, 18.8 AVG, 2 TD

    Someone has to catch the ball for the Oakland Raiders.

    Jacoby Ford is the most promising option for them.

    Take him for the same reasons you would take C.J. Spiller.

    Risk level:  7

    Reward potential:  7

97. Zach Miller, TE, Seattle Seahawks

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 91 targets, 60 receptions, 685 yards, 11.4 AVG, 5 TD

    Zach Miller will be Tarvaris Jackson's safety valve in Seattle.

    He might take a small step back in production, but his talent will hold his production at a similar level in 2011.

    Risk level:  5

    Reward potential:  6.5

98. New York Jets Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  40 sacks, 12 INT, 18 fumbles recovered, 5 return TD, 304 points against

    Rex Ryan always has his defense ready to play.

    They will look to grab some more interceptions in 2011, but nonetheless, they are one of the hardest-hitting groups in football.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  7.5

99. Mike Thomas, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 102 targets, 66 receptions, 820 receiving yards, 12.4 AVG, 4 TD

    The last tiny receiver to succeed on the outside was Steve Smith.

    Let's hope Mike Thomas has the same mentality as Smith.

    He will be the featured guy in Jacksonville this season.

    Risk level:  7

    Reward potential:  7.5

100. Plaxico Burress, WR, New York Jets

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    2010 Stats:  Approximately 32 books read in jail.

    Plaxico Burress has the experience to be relevant in fantasy football this season.

    Mark Sanchez, however, will likely only allow him to be a third wide receiver.

    Risk level:  4

    Reward potential:  6.5

101. Hines Ward, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 94 targets, 59 receptions, 755 receiving yards, 12.8 AVG, 5 TD

102. Thomas Jones, RB, Kansas City Chiefs

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 245 rushes, 896 rushing yards, 3.7 YPC, 6 TD; 14 receptions, 122 receiving yards, 0 TD

103. Jimmy Graham, TE, New Orleans Saints

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 43 targets, 31 receptions, 356 yards, 11.5 AVG, 5 TD

104. Joe Flacco, QB, Baltimore Ravens

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 306/489 Comp/Att, 3,622 passing yards, 25 TD, 10 INT

105. Kevin Kolb, QB, Arizona Cardinals

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    2010 Stats, 6 G: 115/189 Comp/Att, 1,197 passing yards, 7 TD, 7 INT

106. Baltimore Ravens Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  27 sacks, 19 INT, 8 fumbles recovered, 4 return TD, 270 points against

107. Davone Bess, WR, Miami Dolphins

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 125 targets, 79 receptions, 820 receiving yards, 10.4 AVG, 5 TD

108. Chicago Bears Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  34 sacks, 21 INT, 14 fumbles recovered, 4 return TD, 286 points against

109. Chris Cooley, TE, Washington Redskins

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 127 targets, 77 receptions, 849 yards, 11.0 AVG, 3 TD

110. Mike Tolbert, RB, San Diego Chargers

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 182 rushes, 735 rushing yards, 4.0 YPC, 11 TD; 25 receptions, 216 receiving yards, 0 TD

111. Michael Bush, RB, Oakland Raiders

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 158 rushes, 655 rushing yards, 4.1 YPC, 8 TD; 18 receptions, 194 receiving yards, 0 TD

112. Robert Meachem, WR, New Orlenas Saints

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 66 targets, 44 receptions, 638 receiving yards, 14.5 AVG, 5 TD

113. New York Giants Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  46 sacks, 16 INT, 23 fumbles recovered, 0 return TD, 347 points against

114. Braylon Edwards, WR, San Francisco 49ers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 101 targets, 53 receptions, 904 receiving yards, 17.1 AVG, 7 TD

115. New Orleans Saints Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  33 sacks, 9 INT, 16 fumbles recovered, 2 return TD, 307 points against

116. James Jones, WR, Green Bay Packers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 87 targets, 50 receptions, 679 receiving yards, 13.6 AVG, 5 TD

117. Mike Williams, WR, Seattle Seahawks

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 110 targets, 65 receptions, 751 receiving yards, 11.6 AVG, 2 TD

118. Mike Sims-Walker, WR, St. Louis Rams

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 79 targets, 43 receptions, 562 receiving yards, 13.1 AVG, 7 TD

119. Julio Jones, WR, Atlanta Falcons

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    2010 Stats (with Alabama Crimson Tide), 13 G: 78 receptions, 1,133 receiving yards, 14.5 AVG, 7 TD

120. Michael Crabtree, WR, San Francisco 49ers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 101 targets, 55 receptions, 741 receiving yards, 13.5 AVG, 6 TD

121. Brandon Pettigrew, TE, Detroit Lions

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 111 targets, 71 receptions, 722 yards, 10.2 AVG, 4 TD

122. San Diego Chargers Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  47 sacks, 16 INT, 6 fumbles recovered, 3 return TD, 322 points against

123. Pierre Thomas, RB, New Orleans Saints

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    2010 Stats, 6 G: 83 rushes, 269 rushing yards, 3.2 YPC, 2 TD; 29 receptions, 201 receiving yards, 0 TD

124. Kyle Orton, QB, Denver Broncos

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    2010 Stats, 13 G: 293/498 Comp/Att, 3,652 passing yards, 20 TD, 9 INT

125. Miami Dolphins Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  39 sacks, 11 INT, 8 fumbles recovered, 1 return TD, 333 points against

126. Roy Williams, WR, Chicago Bears

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 64 targets, 37 receptions, 530 receiving yards, 14.3 AVG, 5 TD

127. San Francisco Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  36 sacks, 15 INT, 7 fumbles recovered, 4 return TD, 346 points against

128. James Starks, RB, Green Bay Packers

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    2010 Stats, 3 G: 29 rushes, 101 rushing yards, 3.5 YPC, 0 TD; 2 receptions, 15 receiving yards, 0 TD

129. Dustin Keller, TE, New York Jets

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 101 targets, 55 receptions, 687 yards, 12.5 AVG, 5 TD

130. Jay Cutler, QB, Chicago Bears

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 261/432 Comp/Att, 3,274 passing yards, 23 TD, 16 INT

131. Tony Gonzalez, TE, Atlanta Falcons

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 111 targets, 70 receptions, 656 yards, 9.4 AVG, 6 TD

132. Nate Burleson, Wr, Detroit Lions

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    2010 Stats, 14 G: 55 receptions, 625 receiving yards, 6 TD

133. Deion Branch, WR, New England Patriots

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 92 targets, 61 receptions, 818 receiving yards, 13.4 AVG, 6 TD

134. Jerome Simpson, WR, Cincinnati Bengals

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    2010 Stats, 5 G: 25 targets, 20 receptions, 277 receiving yards, 13.9 AVG, 3 TD

135. Reggie Bush, RB, Miami Dolphins

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    2010 Stats, 8 G: 36 rushes, 150 rushing yards, 4.2 YPC, 0 TD; 34 receptions, 208 receiving yards, 1 TD

136. Jordy Nelson, WR, Green Bay Packers

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 64 targets, 45 receptions, 582 receiving yards, 12.9 AVG, 2 TD

137. Atlanta Falcons Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats: 31 sacks, 22 INT, 9 fumbles recovered, 5 return TD, 288 points against

138. New England Patriots Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  36 sacks, 25 INT, 13 fumbles recovered, 8 return TD, 313 points against

139. LaDainian Tomlinson, RB, New York Jets

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 219 rushes, 914 rushing yards, 4.2 YPC, 6 TD; 52 receptions, 368 receiving yards, 0 TD

140. Mark Sanchez, QB, New York Jets

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 278/507 Comp/Att, 3,291 passing yards, 17 TD, 13 INT

141. Jared Cook, TE, Tennessee Titans

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 45 targets, 29 receptions, 361 yards, 12.4 AVG, 1 TD

142. Danny Amendola, WR, St. Louis Rams

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 122 targets, 85 receptions, 689 receiving yards, 8.1 AVG, 3 TD

143. Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots

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    2010 Stats, 16 G: 59 targets, 42 receptions, 546 yards, 13.0 AVG, 10 TD

144. Dallas Cowboys Defense/Special Teams

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    2010 Stats:  36 sacks, 20 INT, 10 fumbles recovered, 7 return TD, 436 points against

145. DeMarco Murray, RB, Dallas Cowboys

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    2010 Stats (with Oklahoma Sooners), 13 G: 282 rushes, 1,214 rushing yards, 4.3 YPC, 15 TD; 71 receptions, 594 receiving yards, 5 TD 

146. Matt Cassel, QB, Kansas City Chiefs

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 262/450 Comp/Att, 3,116 passing yards, 27 TD, 7 INT

147. Willis McGahee, RB, Denver Broncos

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 99 rushes, 377 rushing yards, 3.8 YPC, 5 TD; 14 receptions, 55 receiving yards, 1 TD

148. Ryan Fitzpatrick, QB, Buffalo Bills

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    2010 Stats, 13 G: 255/441 Comp/Att, 3,000 passing yards, 23 TD, 15 INT

149. Jermaine Gresham, TE, Cincinnati Bengals

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    2010 Stats, 15 G: 83 targets, 52 receptions, 471 yards, 9.1 AVG, 4 TD

150. Rashad Jennings, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars

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    2010 Stats, 13 G: 84 rushes, 459 rushing yards, 5.5 YPC, 4 TD; 26 receptions, 223 receiving yards, 0 TD