Week 9 Fantasy Football Rankings by Position for Standard Scoring Leagues

Jason Schandl
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Eight weeks into the fantasy football season, injuries, busts and bye weeks have shaken up even the most well-drafted teams. Whether you're vying for the No. 1 spot in your league's standings or just fighting to keep your playoff hopes alive, it's important to stay on top of things and put your best lineup forward each and every week.

With that in mind, let's look at where we can find the top producers at all of the offensive positions as well as defense for the week ahead, with our Week 9 standard scoring rankings for fantasy football. If that's not your scoring format, be sure to also check out our Week 9 PPR rankings.

Week 9 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

1. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks (vs TB)
2. Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans (at JAX)
3. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (at LAC)
4. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (at NYG)
5. Matt Stafford, Detroit Lions (at OAK)
6. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens (vs NE)
7. Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills (vs WAS)
8. Tom Brady, New England Patriots (at BAL)
9. Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings (at KC)
10. Gardner Minshew, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs HOU)
11. Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders (vs DET)
12. Sam Darnold, New York Jets (at MIA)

Week 9 Fantasy Football Standard Running Back Rankings

1. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings (at KC)
2. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers (vs TEN)
3. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (vs DAL)
4. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys (at NYG)
5. Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs HOU)
6. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers (at LAC)
7. Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks (vs TB)
8. Le'Veon Bell, New York Jets (at MIA)
9. Nick Chubb, Denver Broncos (vs CLE)
10. Jaylen Samuels, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs IND)
11. Josh Jacobs, Oakland Raiders (vs DET)
12. Tevin Coleman, San Francisco 49ers (at ARI)
13. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans (at CAR)
14. Marlon Mack, Indianapolis Colts (at PIT)
15. Mark Ingram, Baltimore Ravens (vs NE)
16. Mark Walton, Miami Dolphins (vs NYJ)
17. Melvin Gordon, Los Angeles Chargers (vs GB)
18. Kenyan Drake, Arizona Cardinals (vs SF)
19. Phillip Lindsay, Denver Broncos (vs CLE)
20. Sony Michel, New England Patriots (at BAL)
21. Carlos Hyde, Houston Texans (at JAX)
22. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers (vs GB)
23. David Montgomery, Chicago Bears (at PHI)
24. Frank Gore, Buffalo Bills (vs WAS)
25. Jordan Howard, Philadelphia Eagles (vs CHI)
26. LeSean McCoy, Kansas City Chiefs (vs MIN)
27. Royce Freeman, Denver Broncos (vs CLE)
28. Ty Johnson, Detroit Lions (at OAK)
29. James White, New England Patriots (at BAL)
30. Miles Sanders, Philadelphia Eagles (vs CHI)
31. Jamaal Williams, Green Bay Packers (at LAC)
32. Tarik Cohen, Chicago Bears (at PHI)
33. Damien Williams, Kansas City Chiefs (vs MIN)
34. Matt Breida, San Francisco 49ers (at ARI)
35. Devin Singletary, Buffalo Bills (vs WAS)
36. Ronald Jones, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at SEA)

Week 9 Fantasy Football Standard Wide Receiver Rankings

1. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans (at JAX)
2. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at SEA)
3. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys (at NYG)
4. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks (vs TB)
5. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at SEA)
6. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings (at KC)
7. Kenny Golladay, Detroit Lions (at OAK)
8. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots (at BAL)
9. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs (vs MIN)
10. DJ Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs HOU)
11. John Brown, Buffalo Bills (vs WAS)
12. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears (at PHI)
13. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers (vs GB)
14. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings (at KC)
15. Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns (at DEN)
16. Emmanuel Sanders, San Francisco 49ers (at ARI)
17. Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos (vs CLE)
18. Tyrell Williams, Oakland Raiders (vs DET)
19. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs IND)
20. DK Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks (vs TB)
21. Marvin Jones, Detroit Lions (at OAK)
22. Terry McLaurin, Washington Redskins (at BUF)
23. Golden Tate, New York Giants (vs DAL)
24. Robby Anderson, New York Jets (at MIA)
25. Kenny Stills, Houston Texans (at JAX)
26. Michael Gallup, Dallas Cowboys (at NYG)
27. Alshon Jeffery, Philadelphia Eagles (vs CHI)
28. D.J. Moore, Carolina Panthers (vs TEN)
29. Dede Westbrook, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs HOU)
30. Jamison Crowder, New York Jets (at MIA)
31. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals (vs SF)
32. Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns (at DEN)
33. DeVante Parker, Miami Dolphins (vs NYJ)
34. A.J. Brown, Tennessee Titans (at CAR)
34. Cole Beasley, Buffalo Bills (vs WAS)

Week 9 Fantasy Football Standard Tight End Rankings

1. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (at ARI)
2. Darren Waller, Oakland Raiders (vs DET)
3. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs (vs MIN)
4. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles (vs CHI)
5. Hunter Henry, Los Angeles Chargers (vs GB)
6. Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens (vs NE)
7. Evan Engram, New York Giants (vs DAL)
8. T.J. Hockenson, Detroit Lions (at OAK)
9. Vance McDonald, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs IND)
10. Noah Fant, Denver Broncos (vs CLE)
11. Chris Herndon, New York Jets (at MIA)
12. Cameron Brate, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at SEA)

Week 9 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

1. Jason Myers, Seattle Seahawks (vs TB)
2. Robbie Gould, San Francisco 49ers (at ARI)
3. Brett Maher, Dallas Cowboys (at NYG)
4. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions (at OAK)
5. Stephen Hauschka, Buffalo Bills (vs WAS)
6. Ka'imi Fairbairn, Houston Texans (at JAX)
7. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers (at LAC)
8. Sam Ficken, New York Jets (at MIA)
9. Daniel Carlson, Oakland Raiders (vs DET)
10. Joey Slye, Carolina Panthers (vs TEN)
11. Zane Gonzalez, Arizona Cardinals (vs SF)
12. Dan Bailey, Minnesota Vikings (at KC)

Week 9 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

1. Buffalo Bills (vs WAS)
2. San Francisco 49ers (at ARI)
3. Dallas Cowboys (at NYG)
4. New England Patriots (at BAL)
5. New York Jets (at MIA)
6. Philadelphia Eagles (vs CHI)
7. Carolina Panthers (vs TEN)
8. Seattle Seahawks (vs TB)
9. Green Bay Packers (at LAC)
10. Denver Broncos (vs CLE)
11. Pittsburgh Steelers (vs IND)
12. Chicago Bears (at PHI)


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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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