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Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings by Position for Standard Scoring Leagues

Jason Schandl
Lamar Jackson runs the ball against the Jets in Week 15.
Lamar Jackson runs the ball against the Jets in Week 15. / Scott Taetsch/Getty Images
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The fantasy football championship is here, and if you're still playing meaningful games this week, then every lineup decision you make is absolutely crucial, as it could the deciding factor as to whether you win your league.

With that in mind, let's look at where we can find the best producers for the week ahead with our Week 16 fantasy football rankings for standard scoring leagues. You can also find our PPR rankings here.

Week 16 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

1. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens (at CLE)
2. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks (vs ARI)
3. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs (at CHI)
4. Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans (at TB)
5. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints (at TEN)
6. Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs HOU)
7. Ryan Tannehill, Tennessee Titans (vs NO)
8. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (at PHI)
9. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons (vs JAX)
10. Philip Rivers, Los Angeles Chargers (vs OAK)
11. Jacoby Brissett, Indianapolis Colts (vs CAR)
12. Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings (vs GB)

Week 16 Fantasy Football Standard Running Back Rankings

1. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers (at IND)
2. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (at WAS)
3. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys (at PHI)
4. Mark Ingram, Baltimore Ravens (at CLE)
5. Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals (at MIA)
6. Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks (vs ARI)
7. Kenyan Drake, Arizona Cardinals (at SEA)
8. Josh Jacobs, Oakland Raiders (at LAC)
9. Marlon Mack, Indianapolis Colts (vs CAR)
10. Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars (at ATL)
11. Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons (vs JAX)
12. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints (at TEN)
13. Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams (at SF)
14. Melvin Gordon, Los Angeles Chargers (vs OAK)
15. Phillip Lindsay, Denver Broncos (vs DET)
16. Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns (vs BAL)
17. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers (at MIN)
18. Le'Veon Bell, New York Jets (vs PIT)
19. Raheem Mostert, San Francisco 49ers (vs LAR)
20. Mike Boone, Minnesota Vikings (vs GB)
21. David Montgomery, Chicago Bears (vs KC)
22. Miles Sanders, Philadelphia Eagles (vs DAL)
23. James Conner, Pittsburgh Steelers (at NYJ)
24. Kareem Hunt, Cleveland Browns (vs BAL)
25. Devin Singletary, Buffalo Bills (at NE)
26. Adrian Peterson, Washington Redskins (vs NYG)
27. Patrick Laird, Miami Dolphins (vs CIN)
28. Dion Lewis, Tennessee Titans (vs NO)
29. Jamaal Williams, Green Bay Packers (at MIN)
30. Royce Freeman, Denver Broncos (vs DET)
31. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers (vs OAK)
32. James White, New England Patriots (vs BUF)
33. Carlos Hyde, Houston Texans (at TB)
34. Ronald Jones, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs HOU)
35. Tarik Cohen, Chicago Bears (vs KC)
36. Duke Johnson, Houston Texans (at TB)

Week 16 Fantasy Football Standard Wide Receiver Rankings

1. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints (at TEN)
2. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans (at TB)
3. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons (vs JAX)
4. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers (at MIN)
5. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs (at CHI)
6. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks (vs ARI)
7. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys (at PHI)
8. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers (vs OAK)
9. DeVante Parker, Miami Dolphins (vs CIN)
10. Tyler Boyd, Cincinnati Bengals (at MIA)
11. Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos (vs DET)
12. Will Fuller, Houston Texans (at TB)
13. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings (vs GB)
14. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears (vs KC)
15. DJ Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars (at ATL)
16. D.J. Moore, Carolina Panthers (at IND)
17. Breshad Perriman, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs HOU)
18. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots (vs BUF)
19. Terry McLaurin, Washington Redskins (vs NYG)
20. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts (vs CAR)
21. Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams (at SF)
22. Kenny Golladay, Detroit Lions (at DEN)
23. A.J. Brown, Tennessee Titans (vs NO)
24. Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns (vs BAL)
25. A.J. Brown, Tennessee Titans (vs NO)
26. Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns (vs BAL)
27. Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns (vs BAL)
28. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings (vs GB)
29. Marquise Brown, Baltimore Ravens (at CLE)
30. Christian Kirk, Arizona Cardinals (at SEA)
31. DK Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks (vs ARI)
32. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams (at SF)
33. Golden Tate, New York Giants (at WAS)
34. John Brown, Buffalo Bills (at NE)
35. Justin Watson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs HOU)
36. Emmanuel Sanders, San Francisco 49ers (vs LAR)

Week 16 Fantasy Football Standard Tight End Rankings

1. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (vs LAR)
2. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs (at CHI)
3. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles (vs DAL)
4. Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens (at CLE)
5. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons (vs JAX)
6. Hunter Henry, Los Angeles Chargers (vs OAK)
7. Darren Waller, Oakland Raiders (at LAC)
8. O.J. Howard, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs HOU)
9. Jacob Hollister, Seattle Seahawks (vs ARI)
10. Jared Cook, New Orleans Saints (at TEN)
11. Tyler Higbee, Los Angeles Rams (at SF)
12. Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia Eagles (vs DAL)

Week 16 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

1. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens (at CLE)
2. Wil Lutz, New Orleans Saints (at TEN)
3. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs (at CHI)
4. Jason Myers, Seattle Seahawks (vs ARI)
5. Michael Badgley, Los Angeles Chargers (vs OAK)
6. Younghoe Koo, Atlanta Falcons (vs JAX)
7. Greg Zuerlein, Los Angeles Rams (at SF)
8. Zane Gonzalez, Arizona Cardinals (at SEA)
9. Matt Gay, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs HOU)
10. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions (at DEN)
11. Dan Bailey, Minnesota Vikings (vs GB)
12. Jason Sanders, Miami Dolphins (vs CIN)

Week 16 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

1. New England Patriots (vs BUF)
2. Baltimore Ravens (at CLE)
3. San Francisco 49ers (vs LAR)
4. Denver Broncos (vs DET)
5. Atlanta Falcons (vs JAX)
6. Seattle Seahawks (vs ARI)
7. Pittsburgh Steelers (at NYJ)
8. Washington Redskins (vs NYG)
9. Kansas City Chiefs (at CHI)
10. Minnesota Vikings (vs GB)
11. Dallas Cowboys (at PHI)
12. Washington Redskins (vs NYG)


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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 their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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