Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings by Position for PPR Leagues in Fantasy Playoffs

Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings by Position for PPR Leagues in Fantasy Playoffs


The fantasy football playoffs are in full swing. If you've somehow survived your opening-round matchup, that means it's time for the semifinals.  From here on out, every start/sit decision means that much more and there's a week full of overthinking to do. In this championship-or-bust time of year, let's dive into the weekly rankings.

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Thankfully for all you championship contenders out there, The Duel is here to help. Here are our Week 16 fantasy football rankings for PPR leagues. This includes rankings for every position on your roster, including quarterback, running back, wide receiver, tight end, kicker and defense/special teams.

Don't make the wrong decision when setting your lineups, or it will cost you.

Fantasy Football QB Rankings Week 16

1. Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia Eagles (at DAL)
2. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs (vs SEA)
3. Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills (at CHI)
4. Justin Herbert, Los Angeles Chargers (at IND)
5. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens (vs ATL)
6. Justin Fields, Chicago Bears (vs BUF)
7. Tua Tagovailoa, Miami Dolphins (vs GB)
8. Geno Smith, Seattle Seahawks (at KC)
9. Derek Carr, Las Vegas Raiders (at PIT)
10. Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings (vs NYG)
11. Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals (at NE)
12. Jared Goff, Detroit Lions (at CAR)

Fantasy Football RB Rankings Week 16

1. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers (at IND)
2. Christian McCaffrey, San Francisco 49ers (vs WAS)
3. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans (vs HOU)
4. Josh Jacobs, Las Vegas Raiders (at PIT)
5. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (at MIN)
6. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints (at CLE)
7. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings (vs NYG)
8. Rhamondre Stevenson, New England Patriots (vs CIN)
9. Tony Pollard, Dallas Cowboys (vs PHI)
10. Najee Harris, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs LV)
11. Kenneth Walker, Seattle Seahawks (at KC)
12. Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns (vs NO)
13. Jerick McKinnon, Kansas City Chiefs (vs SEA)
14. JK Dobbins, Baltimore Ravens (vs ATL)
15. Raheem Mostert, Miami Dolphins (vs GB)
16. Zonovan Knight, New York Jets (vs JAX)
17. Jamaal Williams, Detroit Lions (at CAR)
18. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers (at MIA)
19. David Montgomery, Chicago Bears (vs BUF)
20. Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals (at NE)
21. Rachaad White, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at AZ)
22. Devin Singletary, Buffalo Bills (at CHI)
23. Miles Sanders, Philadelphia Eagles (at DAL)
24. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys (vs PHI)
25. Isiah Pacheco, Kansas City Chiefs (vs SEA)
26. Deon Jackson, Indianapolis Colts (vs LAC)
27. Zack Moss, Indianapolis Colts (vs LAC)
28. D'Andre Swift, Detroit Lions (at CAR)
29. Leonard Fournette, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at AZ)
30. Travis Etienne Jr., Jacksonville Jaguars (at NYJ)
31. James Conner, Arizona Cardinals (vs TB)
32. Cordarrelle Patterson, Atlanta Falcons (at BAL)
33. Cam Akers, Los Angeles Rams (vs DEN)
34. Brian Robinson Jr., Washington Commanders (at SF)
35. D'Onta Foreman, Carolina Panthers (vs DET)
36. James Cook, Buffalo Bills (at CHI)

Fantasy Football WR Rankings Week 16

1. Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings (vs NYG)
2. Stefon Diggs, Buffalo Bills (at CHI)
3. Davante Adams, Las Vegas Raiders (at PIT)
4. A.J. Brown, Philadelphia Eagles (at DAL)
5. Tyreek Hill, Miami Dolphins (vs GB)
6. CeeDee Lamb, Dallas Cowboys (vs PHI)
7. Amon-Ra St. Brown, Detroit Lions (at CAR)
8. Ja'Marr Chase, Cincinnati Bengals (at NE)
9. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at AZ)
10. Jaylen Waddle, Miami Dolphins (vs GB)
11. DeAndre Hopkins, Arizona Cardinals (vs TB)
12. DK Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks (at KC)
13. Brandon Aiyuk, San Francisco 49ers (vs WAS)
14. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at AZ)
15. Jerry Jeudy, Denver Broncos (at LAR)
16. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers (at IND)
17. Zay Jones, Jacksonville Jaguars (at NYJ)
18. Chris Olave, New Orleans Saints (at CLE)
19. Amari Cooper, Cleveland Browns (vs NO)
20. DeVonta Smith, Philadelphia Eagles (at DAL)
21. Terry McLaurin, Washington Commanders (at SF)
22. Tee Higgins, Cincinnati Bengals (at NE)
23. Michael Pittman Jr., Indianapolis Colts (vs LAC)
24. Mike Williams, Los Angeles Chargers (at IND)
25. Christian Watson, Green Bay Packers (at MIA)
26. DJ Moore, Carolina Panthers (vs DET)
27. Diontae Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs LV)
28. Drake London, Atlanta Falcons (at BAL)
29. Christian Kirk, Jacksonville Jaguars (at NYJ)
30. Allen Lazard, Green Bay Packers (at MIA)
31. George Pickens, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs LV)
32. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Kansas City Chiefs (vs SEA)
33. Donovan Peoples-Jones, Cleveland Browns (vs NO)
34. Marquise Brown, Arizona Cardinals (vs TB)
35. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings (vs NYG)
36. Chris Moore, Houston Texans (at TEN)

Fantasy Football TE Rankings Week 16

1. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs (vs SEA)
2. Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens (vs ATL)
3. T.J. Hockenson, Minnesota Vikings (vs NYG)
4. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (vs WAS)
5. Evan Engram, Jacksonville Jaguars (at NYJ)
6. Pat Freiermuth, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs LV)
7. Dalton Schultz, Dallas Cowboys (vs PHI)
8. Greg Dulcich, Denver Broncos (at LAR)
9. Darren Waller, Las Vegas Raiders (at PIT)
10. Noah Fant, Seattle Seahawks (at KC)
11. David Njoku, Cleveland Browns (vs NO)
12. Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia Eagles (at DAL)

Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings Week 16

1. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens (vs ATL)
2. Chase McLaughlin, Indianapolis Colts (vs LAC)
3. Ryan Succop, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at AZ)
4. Daniel Carlson, Las Vegas Raiders (at PIT)
5. Nick Folk, New England Patriots (vs CIN)
6. Graham Gano, New York Giants (at MIN)
7. Cade York, Cleveland Browns (vs NO)
8. Wil Lutz, New Orleans Saints (at CLE)
9. Tyler Bass, Buffalo Bills (at CHI)
10. Brett Maher, Dallas Cowboys (vs PHI)
11. Greg Zuerlein, New York Jets (vs JAX)
12. Jason Myers, Seattle Seahawks (at KC)

Fantasy Football Defense Rankings Week 16

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at AZ)
2. Baltimore Ravens (vs ATL)
3. Denver Broncos (at LAR)
4. San Francisco 49ers (vs WAS)
5. Buffalo Bills (at CHI)
6. Tennessee Titans (vs HOU)
7. Washington Commanders (at SF)
8. Los Angeles Chargers (at IND)
9. Jacksonville Jaguars (at NYJ)
10. Detroit Lions (at CAR)
11. Cincinnati Bengals (at NE)
12. New Orleans Saints (at CLE)

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