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Here’s my Week 3 kicker rankings.

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1. Ryan Longwell:  4 FGs, 6 PATs vs. Detroit last year.
2. Stephen Gostkowski:  3 FGs, 3 PATs vs. Buffalo last year.
3. Garrett Hartley:  2 FGs, 2 PATs last game vs. Atlanta.
4. Mason Crosby:  4 FGs, 2 PATs vs. Chicago last year.
5. Nate Kaeding:  Should get FGs chances vs. Seattle.
6. Rob Bironas:  Solid play vs. Giants.
7. Dan Carpenter:  2 FGs, 7 PATs vs. Jets last year.
8. David Akers:  Not as effective on the road.
9. Billy Cundiff:  Should produce against Cleveland.
10. Sebastian Janikowski:  Always capable of a deep FG.
11. Adam Vinatieri:  74 points in 11 career games vs. Denver.
12. Lawrence Tynes:  14 of 15 FGs at home last year.
13. Matt Prater:  16 FGs at home last year.
14. Neil Rackers:  Should be high scoring affair vs. Dallas.
15. Jeff Reed:  Pittsburgh should be able to score on TB.

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Here’s my Week 3 tight end rankings.

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1. Dallas Clark:  Averaged 72.4 ypg with 7 TDs on road last year.
2. Antonio Gates:  Averaged 81.9 ypg on the road last year.
3. Vernon Davis:  Averaged 75 ypg with 9 TDs on the road last year.
4. Jason Witten:  Averaged 69.5 ypg on the road last year.
5. Chris Cooley:  Sweet match-up against St. Louis
6. Tony Gonzalez:  12 catches for 139 yards vs. Saints last year.
7. Visanthe Shiancoe:  Averaged just 22 ypg vs. Detroit last year.
8. Jermichael Finley:  38 ypg against Chicago last year.
9. Zach Miller:  Solid match-up with Arizona.
10. Brent Celek:  Decent play vs. Jacksonville.
11.  Dustin Keller:  Keller is Sanchez’s safety net.
12. Todd Heap:  Good play vs. Cleveland.
15. Kellen Winslow:  Stiff test against Pittsburgh
15. Greg Olsen:  Just22 yards vs. GB last year.
15. Heath Miller:  Borderline starter vs. TB.
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Here’s my Week 3 wide receiver rankings.

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1. Andre Johnson:  #1 option if his ankle is OK.
2. Miles Austin:  About the only thing the Cowboys have going.
3. Calvin Johnson:  13 catches for 135 yards, TD vs. MIN last year.
4. Randy Moss:  17 catches for 211 yards, TD vs. BUF last year.
5. DeSean Jackson:  Will Kolb hold off Vick?
6. Wes Welker:  16 catches for 133 yards vs. BUF last year.
7. Roddy White:  149 yards and TD vs. NO last year.
8. Greg Jennings:  9 catches for 162 yards, TD vs. CHI last year.
9. Marques Colston:  12 catches for 139 yards, 2 TDs vs. ATL last year.
10. Chad Ochocinco:  93.5 ypg vs. Carolina.
11. Reggie Wayne:  Tough draw against Champ Bailey.
12. Larry Fitzgerald:  Will have to beat Asomugha.
13. Brandon Marshall:  Revis likely out, but Miami is struggling to pass.
14. Hakeem Nicks:  Establishing himself as one of the best WRs.
15. Steve Smith (CAR):  QB situation slows Smiths’ roll.
16.  Anquan Boldin:  Should torch Cleveland.
17. Terrell Owens:  Won’t let Ocho and S. Smith steal all the spotlight.
18. Austin Collie:  Peyton spreads it around.
19. Percy Harvin:  If he’s healthy he should smoke Detroit.
20. Dwayne Bowe:  Tough draw against SF.
21. Santana Moss:  Should excel against St. Louis.
22. Johnny Knox:  Chicago is going to need to air it out vs. GB.
23. Donald Driver:  Kept in check by CHI last year, but should bounce back.
24. Hines Ward:  TB should make Ward happy. Big Ben back soon.
25. Jeremy Maclin:  Solid WR3 vs. Jacksonville.
26. Steve Smith (NYG):  Expect a bunch of catches vs. Tennessee.
27. Demaryius Thomas:  Looked great in his debut.
28. Robert Meachem:  Threat to go deep vs. Atlanta.
29. Malcom Floyd:  Size should challenge Seattle DBs.
30. Michael Crabtree:  A little less conversation, a little more action.
31. Legedu Naanee:  Deep threat against Seattle.
32. Mark Clayton:  Bradford’s go-to-guy.
33. Bernard Berrian:  Do-or-die time for Berrian.
34. Dez Bryant:  Rookie should play big vs. Texans.
35. Mike Thomas:  Borderline WR3 vs. Philly.
36. Steve Breaston:  Can Kurt Warner come back?
37. Braylon Edwards:  9 catches for 138 yards, 2 TDs vs. MIA last year.
38.  Devery Henderson:  Threat to strike deep vs. Atlanta.
39. Devin Aromashodu:  8 catches, 76 yards, TD last time faced GB.
40. Mike Sims-Walker:  Is he back?

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Here’s my Week 3 running back rankings.

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1. Adrian Peterson: 259 total yards & 3 TDs vs. DET last year.
2. Ray Rice:  179 totals yards & 2 TD vs. Browns last year.
3. Chris Johnson:  Will bounce back big time.
4. Frank Gore:  Dual-threat great play vs. KC.
5.  Rashard Mendenhall:  He’s all the Steelers have.
6. Michael Turner:  151 yards and a score vs. NO last year. Monitor injury.
7. Maurice Jones-Drew:  103 total ypg and 9 TDs at home last year.
8. Arian Foster:  Continues his strong start vs. Dallas.
9. Pierre Thomas:  200 total yards and 2 TDs vs. ATL last year.
10. Steven Jackson:  124.9 total yards per game at home last year.
11. Jahvid Best:  Silencing critics (myself included).
12. LeSean McCoy:  Dual-threat takes on Jacksonville.
13. Clinton Portis:  Strong play against St. Louis.
14. Shonn Greene:  Jets need him to come up big against Miami.
15. Knowshon Moreno:  Should be able to run vs. Indy.
16. Cedric Benson:  Effective, but not the same runner on the road.
17. DeAngelo Williams:  QB issues have Panthers struggling.
18. Mike Tolbert:  This will change depending on Ryan Mathews’ status.
19. Tim Hightower:  Doesn’t look like Beanie will go against Oakland.
20. Jamaal Charles:  Thomas Jones is still a factor.
21. Matt Forte:  Held to 123 total yards by GB last year.
22. Joseph Addai:  116 total yards vs. Denver last year.
23. Ahmad Bradshaw:  Which Giants team show up? Which Titans team?
24. Darren McFadden:  Finally producing. Should gash Arizona.
25. Brandon Jackson:  Faces Chicago as he gets used to the lead role.
26. Fred Taylor:  Favorable match-up against Buffalo.
27. Jonathan Stewart:  Panthers are a mess.
28. Felix Jones:  Threat to break one against Houston.
29. Brandon Jacobs:  Tough test vs. Titans.
30. Petyon Hillis:  He’s the back I’d use vs. Ravens.
31.  Cadillac Williams:  Stiff test vs. Pittsburgh.
32. Ladainian Tomlison:  Still life in those legs.
33. Ricky Williams:  206 total yards vs. Jets last year.
34. Justin Forsett:  Should get decent total yards vs. SD.
35. Marshawn Lynch:  Bills are tough to trust.

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Here are my Week 3 fantasy football quarterback rankings.
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1. Drew Brees:  Brees should light Atlanta up at home.
2. Tony Romo:  Houston has allowed 411 passing ypg.
3. Peyton Manning:  Averages more ypg in Sept. than any other month.
4. Tom Brady:  33 TDs in 16 games vs. Buffalo.
5. Aaron Rodgers:  Held to 182 ypg with 1 TD in two games vs. CHI last year.
6. Matt Schaub:  I expect a shootout against Dallas in the battle for Texas.
7.  Donovan McNabb:  Should look like McNabb of old vs. St. Louis.
8.  Michael Vick:  Reid’s change of heart vaults Vick into top 10 vs. JAX.
9. Philip Rivers:  Historically has excelled on the road (in SEA this week).
10. Joe Flacco:  107.2 passer rating vs. Cleveland last year.
11. Brett Favre:  Should get a TD or 2 before turning it over to AP.
12.  Eli Manning:274.9 ypg with 15 TDs at home last year.
13. Matt Ryan: NO’s offense will force Ryan to pass.
14. Jay Cutler:  15 TD, 6 INTs at home last year.
15. Carson Palmer:  Carolina ground game could keep him off the field.
16. Kyle Orton:  Will have to chuck it to keep up with Indy.
17. Mark Sanchez:  95.1 rating vs. Miami last year with 3 TDs.
18. Chad Henne:  111.4 rating vs. Jets last year, plus Revis is probably out.
19. Matt Hasselbeck:  SD at home where he had 108.3 rating Week 1.
20. David Garrard:  Plays well at home, but Philly’s a tough test.
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We also ranked 8th at RB, 17th at WR, 10th at TE, 8th at DST, and 29th at K (can’t win them all).  Here are my Week 2 fantasy rankings.
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Here’s my Week 2 IDP rankings.

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1. Jerod Mayo – Should pile up the tackles vs. run-heavy Jets.
2. Patrick Willis – Singletary is mad. Willis will be all over the field.
3. London Fletcher – Plenty of carries for Foster means tackles for Fletcher.
4. Jonathan Vilma – SF will try to run to keep Brees off the field.
5. Chad Greenway – Should be busy vs. Miami’s run-oriented offense.
6. Jon Beason – Should pile up tackles against Tampa Bay.
7. Ray Lewis – Had 18 tackles against Cincy last year.
8. D.J. Williams – Nice option playing at home against Seattle.
9. Karlos Dansby – AP should keep him active.
10. Troy Polamalu – Will need to help out to keep Chris Johnson in check.
11. Barrett Ruud – Carolina’s 1-2 RB punch will keep him busy.
12. Lance Briggs – Life is easier with Urlacher by his side.
13. David Harris – Had 19 tackles against New England last year.
14. DeMeco Ryans – Will need to make plays with Cushing out.
15. James Farrior – Tennessee’s ground game will keep him busy.

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Here’s my Week 2 team defense rankings.

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1. Green Bay – Buffalo at home. Pack on the attack.
2. Philadelphia – Detroit much easier opponent than last week.
3. Oakland – Face St. Louis at home.
4. San Diego – Sweet match-up against Jacksonville.
5. Dallas – Cutler has his woes on the road (20 INTs vs. 6 at home last year).
6. Denver – Seattle at home should be a good thing.
7. Minnesota – Long week. Played well against Saints. MIA should be easier.
8. Tennessee – Pittsburgh misses Big Ben.
9. Carolina – Should do well against TB at home.
10. Baltimore – Not a great match-up (CIN), but still solid unit.
11.  Atlanta – Should force Derek Anderson into turnovers.
12. New England Patriots – Belichick will get after Sanchez.
13. Pittsburgh – Tough match-up (TENN), but solid unit.
14. New York Jets – Tough draw (NE), but hard to put them lower.
15. Seattle – Looked strong against SF. Face Denver this week.

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Here’s my Week 2 kicker rankings.

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1. David Akers – Should score big vs. Detroit.
2. Ryan Longwell – Made 17 FGs at home last year (9 on road).
3. Stephen Gostkowski – 4 FGs & PATs vs. Jets last year.
4. Sebastian Janikowski – Seabass should be busy vs. Rams.
5. Rob Bironas – TDs could be tough to come by vs. PITT.
6. Mason Crosby – Strong play against Buffalo.
7. Dan Carpenter – Should move chains vs. MINN, but drives could stall out.
8. Nate Kaeding – SD should score big on Jacksonville.
9. John Kasay – Had 3 FGs and 5 PATs vs. TB last year.
10. Garrett Hartley – Should bounce back against SF.
11. Adam Vinatieri – Kickers should factor into battle of Mannings.
12. Lawrence Tynes – See above.
13. Matt Prater – Solid play at home against Seattle.
14. Neil Rackers – Decent play against Washington.
15. Robbie Gould – Dallas should provide FG opportunities.

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Here’s my Week 2 tight end rankings.

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1. Antonio Gates – Has fewer weapons to share with than other elite TEs.
2. Dallas Clark – Size, speed, and hands make him a nightmare.
3. Vernon Davis – Shiancoe carved up NO last week. VD’s turn.
4. Jermichael Finley – Buffalo will have a hard time containing Finley.
5. Visanthe Shiancoe – About the only guy Favre trusts right now.
6. Zach Miller – Should torch St. Louis.
7. Chris Cooley – Great target for McNabb.
8. Jason Witten – Hard to key on Witten with all the other weapons.
9. Tony Gonzalez – Old man should bounce back.
10. Dustin Keller – Had one of his two TDs against Pats last year.
11. Brent Celek – Will miss Kolb.
12. Kellen Winslow – Held to 49 ypg last year by Carolina.
13. Greg Olsen – Could get a lot of check down looks vs. Dallas.
14. John Carlson – Decent play against Denver.
15. Marcedes Lewis – 2 TDs in opener enough to garner some attention.

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