2018 Fantasy Football: Week 1 Rankings

Mike Fanelli | September 6th, 2018

Every week fantasy owners have tough decisions to make. Whether it is who to start in their flex spot or if they should start a less quality player against a weaker defense. I will be giving my fantasy followers my solo rankings based on PPR scoring. If you have more specific questions regarding fantasy football, my rankings, or need help with your team, ask me on twitter and as always, happy hunting fantasy friends.

2018 Fantasy Football Week One Rankings

Quarterbacks
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Aaron Rodgers Packers vs Bears
2 Tom Brady Patriots vs Texans
3 Deshaun Watson Texans at Patriots
4 Cam Newton Panthers vs Cowboys
5 Andrew Luck Colts vs Bengals
6 Kirk Cousins Vikings vs 49ers
7 Philip Rivers Chargers vs Chiefs
8 Ben Roethlisberger Steelers at Browns
9 Alex Smith Redskins at Cardinals
10 Tyrod Taylor Browns vs Steelers
11 Matthew Stafford Lions vs Jets
12 Drew Brees Saints vs Buccaneers
13 Jared Goff Rams at Raiders
14 Russell Wilson Seahawks at Broncos
15 Andy Dalton Bengals at Colts
16 Marcus Mariota Titans at Dolphins
17 Case Keenum Broncos vs Seahawks
18 Patrick Mahomes Chiefs at Chargers
19 Mitchell Trubisky Bears at Packers
20 Nick Foles Eagles vs Falcons
Running Backs
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Todd Gurley Rams at Raiders
2 Alvin Kamara Saints vs Buccaneers
3 David Johnson Cardinals vs Redskins
4 Leonard Fournette Jaguars at Giants
5 Ezekiel Elliott Cowboys at Panthers
6 Melvin Gordon Chargers vs Chiefs
7 Le’Veon Bell Steelers at Browns
8 Joe Mixon Bengals at Colts
9 Dalvin Cook Vikings vs 49ers
10 Kareem Hunt Chiefs at Chargers
11 Christian McCaffrey Panthers vs Cowboys
12 Saquon Barkley Giants vs Jaguars
13 Alex Collins Ravens vs Bills
14 Royce Freeman Broncos vs Seahawks
15 Kenyan Drake Dolphins vs Titans
16 Devonta Freeman Falcons at Eagles
17 Jordan Howard Bears at Packers
18 LeSean McCoy Bills at Ravens
19 Lamar Miller Texans at Patriots
20 Derrick Henry Titans at Dolphins
21 Jay Ajayi Eagles vs Falcons
22 Jamaal Williams Packers vs Bears
23 Carlos Hyde Browns vs Steelers
24 Rex Burkhead Patriots vs Texans
25 Duke Johnson Browns vs Steelers
26 Peyton Barber Buccaneers at Saints
27 Dion Lewis Titans at Dolphins
28 Tevin Coleman Falcons at Eagles
29 Bilal Powell Jets at Lions
30 Chris Carson Seahawks at Denver
31 Chris Thompson Redskins at Cardinals
32 Marshawn Lynch Raiders vs Rams
33 Jordan Wilkins Colts vs Bengals
34 James White Patriots vs Texans
35 Isaiah Crowell Jets at Lions
36 Ty Montgomery Packers vs Bears
37 Tarik Cohen Bears at Packers
38 Adrian Peterson Redskins at Cardinals
39 Latavius Murray Vikings vs 49ers
40 Mike Gillislee Saints vs Buccaneers
Wide Receivers
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 DeAndre Hopkins Texans at Patriots
2 Michael Thomas Saints vs Buccaneers
3 Keenan Allen Chargers vs Chiefs
4 Antonio Brown Steelers at Browns
5 A.J. Green Bengals at Colts
6 Julio Jones Falcons at Eagles
7 Davante Adams Packers vs Bears
8 Stefon Diggs Vikings vs 49ers
9 Larry Fitzgerald Cardinals vs Redskins
10 Odell Beckham Jr. Giants vs Jaguars
11 Adam Thielen Vikings vs 49ers
12 Demaryius Thomas Broncos vs Seahawks
13 T.Y. Hilton Colts vs Bengals
14 Jarvis Landry Browns vs Steelers
15 Allen Robinson Bears at Packers
16 Golden Tate Lions vs Jets
17 Doug Baldwin Seahawks at Broncos
18 Amari Cooper Raiders vs Rams
19 Chris Hogan Patriots vs Texans
20 Tyreek Hill Chiefs at Chargers
21 Mike Evans Buccaneers at Saints
22 JuJu Smith-Schuster Steelers at Browns
23 Josh Gordon Browns vs Steelers
24 Emmanuel Sanders Broncos vs Seahawks
25 Marvin Jones Lions vs Jets
26 Brandin Cooks Rams at Raiders
27 Nelson Agholor Eagles vs Falcons
28 Michael Crabtree Ravens vs Bills
29 Cooper Kupp Rams at Raiders
30 Will Fuller Texans at Patriots
31 Corey Davis Titans at Dolphins
32 Robert Woods Rams at Raiders
33 Jamison Crowder Redskins at Cardinals
34 Kelvin Benjamin Bills at Ravens
35 Michael Gallup Cowboys at Panthers
36 Keelan Cole Jaguars at Giants
37 Kenny Stills Dolphins vs Titans
38 Devin Funchess Panthers vs Cowboys
39 Robby Anderson Jets at Lions
40 John Ross Bengals at Colts
41 Marquise Goodwin 49ers at Vikings
42 Randall Cobb Packers vs Bears
43 Mike Wallace Eagles vs Falcons
44 Pierre Garcon 49ers at Vikings
45 Sammy Watkins Chiefs at Chargers
46 Josh Doctson Redskins at Cardinals
47 Allen Hurns Cowboys at Panthers
48 Kenny Golladay Lions vs Jets
49 Mike Williams Chargers vs Chiefs
50 Chris Godwin Buccaneers at Saints
Tight Ends
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Rob Gronkowski Patriots vs Texans
2 Zach Ertz Eagles vs Falcons
3 Travis Kelce Chiefs at Chargers
4 Trey Burton Bears at Packers
5 Delanie Walker Titans at Dolphins
6 Jack Doyle Colts vs Bengals
7 Jimmy Graham Packers vs Bears
8 Greg Olsen Panthers vs Cowboys
9 Jordan Reed Redskins at Cardinals
10 Kyle Rudolph Vikings vs 49ers
11 David Njoku Browns vs Steelers
12 Evan Engram Giants vs Jaguars
13 Austin Seferian-Jenkins Jaguars at Giants
14 Ricky Seals-Jones Cardinals vs Redskins
15 Eric Ebron Colts vs Bengals
16 Ben Watson Saints vs Buccaneers
17 Tyler Eifert Bengals at Colts
18 Vance McDonald Steelers at Browns
19 Charles Clay Bills at Ravens
20 Jared Cook Raiders vs Rams
D/STs
Rank Team Opponent
1 Ravens vs Bills
2 Lions vs Jets
3 Rams at Raiders
4 Saints vs Buccaneers
5 Vikings vs 49ers
6 Jaguars at Giants
7 Broncos vs Seahawks
8 Panthers vs Cowboys
9 Titans at Dolphins
10 Giants vs Jaguars
11 Cardinals vs Redskins
12 Bills at Ravens
13 Chargers vs Chiefs
14 Redskins at Cardinals
15 Dolphins vs Titans
16 Packers vs Bears

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