Ranking the 32 NFL Offenses: Worst to Best 2019 Fantasy Football

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With fantasy football rankings being broken down in so many different ways nowadays, whether it's by position or tiers, another thing to consider when taking part in a fantasy draft is the overall fantasy ability of an offense.

Here's how all 32 offenses in the NFL stack up for the upcoming fantasy football season.

32. Washington Redskins
Derrius Guice might have some breakout appeal and Jordan Reed could be in for a bounce-back season, but the Redskins are arguably the worst offense when it comes to 2019 fantasy football.

31. Miami Dolphins
Wide receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson have some potential upside, but they're just late-round fliers. Even if you're out on the rest of the offense, though, don't ignore Kenyan Drake.

30. Cincinnati Bengals
With A.J. Green hurt, Joe Mixon is the only truly viable fantasy option in the Bengals' offense.

29. Jacksonville Jaguars
If the Jaguars player you're drafting isn't named Leonard Fournette, you should probably re-consider.

28. Buffalo Bills
The Bills are the only team without a player being draft in the top 100. But Josh Allen is looked at as a potential sleeper who did average 17.3 fantasy points per game as a rookie.

27. Tennessee Titans
Derrick Henry should finally be in for a workhorse role for the Titans, and Corey Davis could dominate the team's targets again, but their value is limited in a poor offense.

26. Denver Broncos
Phillip Lindsay had an outstanding rookie season and may be in for another big year. At wide receiver, Courtland Sutton is a potential breakout candidate and Emmanuel Sanders is in play as long as he looks healthy. But there's not much beyond that on the Broncos' offense. Their defense is, however, a fantasy option.

25. New York Giants
Saquon Barkley has the highest average draft position (ADP) in the NFL, which is the only reason the Giants aren't lower on this list.

24. New York Jets
Le'Veon Bell is in for huge volume and is worth a first-round pick. Robbie Anderson showed flashes down the stretch, but he's inconsistent with an unproven quarterback in Sam Darnold.

23. Oakland Raiders
Antonio Brown gets a downgrade at QB, going from Ben Roethlisberger to Derek Carr, but he's still an elite WR option with 100-plus receptions in six straight seasons. Rookie Josh Jacobs was the only running back taken in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft and should be in for big volume in 2019.

22. Arizona Cardinals
Kliff Kingsbury and Kyler Murray should get the ball moving more, increasing the appeal of the whole Cardinals' offense. David Johnson is poised to return to fantasy stardom after a down year, Larry Fitzgerald should be in for his usual workload and there could still be room for a breakout from Christian Kirk.

21. Seattle Seahawks
Slow-paced and run-heavy, the Seahawks' system typically holds back the fantasy value of their players. Volume is a concern for the entire passing game, no matter how good Russell Wilson is. Chris Carson ran for more than 1,000 yards in his final 12 games of 2018 and could be a low-end RB2.

20. Baltimore Ravens
Lamar Jackson's rushing volume makes him an interesting late-round gamble, but he didn't support any fantasy-relevant wideouts in 2018. Mark Ingram should be in for RB2 volume in his new home.

19. Dallas Cowboys
Dak Prescott is underrated in fantasy and Ezekiel Elliott's contract situation is a real concern. Amari Cooper provided a boost to the entire Dallas offense, averaging an elite 18.2 fantasy points per game as a Cowboy.

18. San Francisco 49ers
We still haven't seen what Jimmy Garoppolo can do in a full NFL season. The backfield is crowded, but Tevin Coleman looks poised to lead the group. George Kittle is one of only three tight ends with an ADP in the first three rounds.

17. Carolina Panthers
Christian McCaffrey has a top-three ADP, but the Carolina passing game is risky. Cam Newton's value could fall with fewer carries and while D.J. Moore has shown promise, the team's No. 2 WR is the unproven Curtis Samuel.

16. Detroit Lions
Kerryon Johnson produced well as a rookie, and without LeGarrette Blount and Theo Riddick in the way, he could finish among the elite at RB. Kenny Golladay averaged 9.3 targets per game after Golden Tate was traded, and a healthy Marvin Jones offers some upside in the middle rounds. Their QB, Matthew Stafford, is being very underrated in drafts.

15. Chicago Bears
Allen Robinson is an elite fantasy wideout, improving Mitch Trubisky's fantasy value. The backfield is cloudy, but Tarik Cohen showed upside as a dual-threat back last year and they traded up to draft David Montgomery.

14. Houston Texans
DeAndre Hopkins led all receivers in fantasy production in 2018, and he has the highest ADP at the WR position. Lamar Miller is locked in as the team's top back and a healthy Deshaun Watson gives the offense plenty of upside, making Will Fuller and Keke Coutee viable mid-round picks.

13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jameis Winston ranked 14th among quarterbacks in fantasy points per game in 2018. Mike Evans remains an elite high-volume option, and DeSean Jackson's departure means Chris Godwin and O.J. Howard could both break out. Peyton Barber and Ronald Jones are interesting, but could limit one another's value.

12. Philadelphia Eagles
Second-round pick Miles Sanders is getting some hype. If that dies off, Jordan Howard is also a proven fantasy contributor. Zach Ertz has the second-highest ADP at tight end, and Alshon Jeffery just finished top-24 in fantasy points per game among wideouts. Carson Wentz is back and healthy, and Philly has added the above-mentioned Jackson, who led the NFL in yards per reception in 2018.

11. New England Patriots
Tom Brady isn't the fantasy superstar he once was, but there's still upside. James White's volume makes him a seemingly-smart pick in PPR leagues, and Sony Michel ran the ball 209 times as a rookie. The receiving options are thin, but Julian Edelman will always see big volume and N'Keal Harry is a promising rookie.

10. Atlanta Falcons
Despite missing almost all of 2018 with injury, Devonta Freeman should reclaim his status as a top fantasy running back. Julio Jones is also still one of the top fantasy WRs in the game, and Calvin Ridley has big upside after catching 10 touchdowns as a rookie. Weapons like that make Matt Ryan a QB1 option as well.

9. Los Angeles Chargers
A potential holdout for Melvin Gordon hurts the Chargers' ranking, but Austin Ekeler is a great secondary option. Philip Rivers has defied aging and just turned in one of his best NFL seasons. His play helps keep Keenan Allen, Mike Williams and Hunter Henry all in play as strong fantasy picks in 2019.

8. Pittsburgh Steelers
There's something about Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger's offense. They've lost two of the best fantasy football options around in Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell, but that has made room for James Conner and JuJu Smith-Schuster to emerge as elite options at their respective positions.

7. Minnesota Vikings
The Vikings are the only team with two receivers being drafted among the position's top 15. Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen both finished top-10 in fantasy production last year and top-20 in 2017, so that cost is well deserved. Dalvin Cook is set to finally shoulder bell cow volume, and he's a strong pick at RB11. Having their QB, Kirk Cousins, is another quality piece to a high-octane offense.

6. Cleveland Browns
QB Baker Mayfield and head coach Freddie Kitchens have quickly turned things around in Cleveland. Mayfield is still somewhat unproven, but throwing to the elite duo of Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry should remove any concerns. Nick Chubb should be a top-12 running back even when Kareem Hunt's suspension is up, and the high-scoring unit helps give David Njoku some touchdown upside at TE.

5. Green Bay Packers
Davante Adams and Aaron Rodgers remain an incredibly dangerous duo, especially in the red zone. RB Aaron Jones is primed for a breakout, especially if he's more involved in the team's passing game. Rodgers typically produces well enough to support at least two fantasy-relevant wideouts, which is good news for Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Geronimo Allison.

4. Los Angeles Rams
If there's something bad to be said about the Rams' wideouts it's that there are almost too many to choose from. Cooper Kupp only played eight games last year, but he, Robert Woods and Brandin Cooks all finished in the top-20 among wideouts in fantasy points per game. The bevy of weapons is a plus for QB Jared Goff. Todd Gurley is a proven elite producer, but injury concerns have made him a risky first-round pick.

3. Indianapolis Colts
The Colts' offense is elite again. Andrew Luck erased all concerns about his health in 2018 by throwing 39 touchdowns last year. T.Y. Hilton is back as a top fantasy WR, and the high-powered passing game makes Devin Funchess worth a look. Eric Ebron may not score 14 touchdowns again, but he still has big upside with Luck at QB. The backfield is less exciting, but simply being the lead back in an offense this good is a big plus for Marlon Mack.

2. New Orleans Saints
Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas – what's not to like? Brees "only" finished as QB8 in 2018, and Kamara and Thomas both finished ranked in the top six. Latavius Murray should step into Mark Ingram's role in the backfield, Jared Cook is a solid tight end option and, if you're in a deep league, you can take a look at WR Tre'Quan Smith, too.

1. Kansas City Chiefs
After leading the league in both points and yards in 2018, the Chiefs return almost all of their starters. Patrick Mahomes is ranked as the top fantasy QB for 2019 after throwing 50 touchdowns last year, and a not-suspended Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce both belong in the top tier at their respective positions. Damien Williams replaced Kareem Hunt at RB with no issues, and he'll be a top-12 back for as long as he starts. Sammy Watkins also had a strong season in 2018, and Mahomes' production makes him more than capable of supporting three top pass-catchers in 2019. Stacking the Chiefs is likely a good option in the NFL's 100th season.

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