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2020 Fantasy Football Rankings by Position

Jason Schandl
2020 fantasy football rankings for players at every position.
2020 fantasy football rankings for players at every position. / Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
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After a long offseason in which the sports world all but shut down, the NFL season is rapidly approaching.

The return of the NFL, of course, also means the return of fantasy football. This offseason brought plenty of changes around the league, so fantasy players will need to quickly get up to speed in time for their 2020 fantasy football drafts.

The Duel is here to help, and with that in mind, here are our 2020 fantasy football PPR rankings by position.

*rankings last updated August 23, 2020.

2020 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

1. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs
2. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens
3. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys
4. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
5. Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans
6. Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals
7. Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills
8. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
9. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
10. Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
11. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
12. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
13. Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles
14. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
15. Baker Mayfield, Cleveland Browns
16. Cam Newton, New England Patriots
17. Ryan Tannehill, Tennessee Titans
18. Jimmy Garoppolo, San Francisco 49ers
19. Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams
20. Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals
21. Daniel Jones, New York Giants
22. Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings
23. Gardner Minshew, Jacksonville Jaguars
24. Philip Rivers, Indianapolis Colts
25. Drew Lock, Denver Broncos
26. Teddy Bridgewater, Carolina Panthers
27. Derek Carr, Las Vegas Raiders
28. Tyrod Taylor, Los Angeles Chargers
29. Sam Darnold, New York Jets
30. Dwayne Haskins, Washington

2020 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings

1. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers
2. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants
3. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys
4. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings
5. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints
6. Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals
7. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans
8. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Kansas City Chiefs
9. Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns
10. Kenyan Drake, Arizona Cardinals
11. Miles Sanders, Philadelphia Eagles
12. Josh Jacobs, Las Vegas Raiders
13. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers
14. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers
15. Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars
16. Devin Singletary, Buffalo Bills
17. James Conner, Pittsburgh Steelers
18. Le'Veon Bell, New York Jets
19. Todd Gurley, Atlanta Falcons
20. Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks
21. Mark Ingram, Baltimore Ravens
22. David Johnson, Houston Texans
23. Melvin Gordon, Denver Broncos
24. David Montgomery, Chicago Bears
25. Kareem Hunt, Cleveland Browns
26. Jonathan Taylor, Indianapolis Colts
27. Ronald Jones, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
28. D'Andre Swift, Detroit Lions
29. James White, New England Patriots
30. Tarik Cohen, Chicago Bears
31. Marlon Mack, Indianapolis Colts
32. Tevin Coleman, San Francisco 49ers
33. J.K. Dobbins, Baltimore Ravens
34. Jordan Howard, Miami Dolphins
35. Matt Breida, Miami Dolphins
36. Darrell Henderson, Los Angeles Rams
37. Chase Edmonds, Arizona Cardinals
38. Ke'Shawn Vaughn, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
39. Cam Akers, Los Angeles Rams
40. Raheem Mostert, San Francisco 49ers
41. Kerryon Johnson, Detroit Lions
42. Alexander Mattison, Minnesota Vikings
43. Bryce Love, Washington Football Team
44. Lamar Miller, New England Patriots
45. Latavius Murray, New Orleans Saints
46. Phillip Lindsay, Denver Broncos
47. Tony Pollard, Dallas Cowboys
48. Jamaal Williams, Green Bay Packers
49. Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals
50. Adrian Peterson, Washington Football Team

2020 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings

1. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints
2. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers
3. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs
4. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
5. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
6. Kenny Golladay, Detroit Lions
7. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears
8. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
9. Odell Beckham, Cleveland Browns
10. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers
11. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
12. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys
13. A.J. Brown, Tennessee Titans
14. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings
15. D.J. Moore, Carolina Panthers
16. Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos
17. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks
18. D.J. Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars
19. Terry McLaurin, Washington Redskins
20. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams
21. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers
22. DaVante Parker, Miami Dolphins
23. Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons
24. Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams
25. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
26. Stefon Diggs, Buffalo Bills
27. DK Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks
28. Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns
29. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots
30. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
31. Will Fuller, Houston Texans
32. Marquise Brown, Baltimore Ravens
33. Brandin Cooks, Houston Texans
34. Michael Gallup, Dallas Cowboys
35. Tyler Boyd, Cincinnati Bengals
36. Marvin Jones, Detroit Lions
37. Mike Williams, Los Angeles Chargers
38. Mecole Hardman, Kansas City Chiefs
39. Emmanuel Sanders, New Orleans Saints
40. Deebo Samuel, San Francisco 49ers
41. Diontae Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers
42. Sterling Shepard, New York Giants
43. Christian Kirk, Arizona Cardinals
44. Golden Tate, New York Giants
45. Jamison Crowder, New York Jets
46. John Brown, Buffalo Bills
47. Jerry Jeudy, Denver Broncos
48. Henry Ruggs, Las Vegas Raiders
49. Jalen Reagor, Philadelphia Eagles
50. Preston Williams, Miami Dolphins

2020 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings

1. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
2. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers
3. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
4. Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens
5. Darren Waller, Las Vegas Raiders
6. Evan Engram, New York Giants
7. Hayden Hurst, Atlanta Falcons
8. Hunter Henry, Los Angeles Chargers
9. Austin Hooper, Cleveland Browns
10. Mike Gesicki, Miami Dolphins
11. Tyler Higbee, Los Angeles Rams
12. Noah Fant, Denver Broncos
13. T.J. Hockenson, Detroit Lions
14. Rob Gronkowski, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
15. Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia Eagles
16. Jared Cook, New Orleans Saints
17. Jack Doyle, Indianapolis Colts
18. Ian Thomas, Carolina Panthers
19. Jonnu Smith, Tennessee Titans
20. Blake Jarwin, Dallas Cowboys

2020 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

1. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs
2. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
3. Wil Lutz, New Orleans Saints
4. Greg Zuerlein, Dallas Cowboys
5. Robbie Gould, San Francisco 49ers
6. Matt Gay, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7. Zane Gonzalez, Arizona Cardinals
8. Younghoe Koo, Atlanta Falcons
9. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions
10. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers
11. Jason Myers, Seattle Seahawks
12. Ka'imi Fairbairn, Houston Texans
13. Chris Boswell, Pittsburgh Steelers
14. Jake Elliott, Philadelphia Eagles
15. Dan Bailey, Minnesota Vikings
16. Michael Badgley, Los Angeles Chargers

2020 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

1. San Francisco 49ers
2. Baltimore Ravens
3. Pittsburgh Steelers
4. New England Patriots
5. Buffalo Bills
6. New Orleans Saints
7. Minnesota Vikings
8. Kansas City Chiefs
9. Chicago Bears
10. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
11. Denver Broncos
12. Philadelphia Eagles
13. Dallas Cowboys
14. Green Bay Packers
15. Los Angeles Rams
16. Seattle Seahawks


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Jason Schandl is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Jason Schandl also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username Jaymun. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in his articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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