20 Fantasy Players Head and Shoulders Above the Rest

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20 Fantasy Players Head and Shoulders Above the Rest
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Thank God for Wilfred Wilkenbach. Who is that you might ask? Well, he's the nerd who laid the groundwork for fantasy football almost 50 years ago. He's the guy that has you wondering if Nick Folk's last field goal was 39 or 41 yards. Yeah, he's that guy.

Though the idea of fantasy sports had been humming around since the end of World War II, Wilkenbach applied said concepts to football.

But, what is this? A history lesson? Who cares about Wilfred Wilkenbach? Let's rank the best fantasy football players in the game today.

Remember: this year's stats count. But a player who has been consistently good over a long span of time will get some play, too. 

Here are 20 Fantasy Players Head and Shoulders Above the Rest.

Note: Since Peyton Manning's neck injury has come to light, he has been omitted from this list. Zero fantasy points out of your quarterback sucks.

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