Fantasy soccer rankings – The 192 gamers who must be rostered

We’re closing in on the beginning of the 2022 NFL common season, which suggests it is time for one final run of “The 192.”

What’s “The 192?” Fantasy leagues are available in all styles and sizes, however many have settled into the neighborhood of 12 groups and 16 roster spots. “The 192” is a listing of the 192 gamers who must be drafted (and thus rostered) in a 12-team, 16-round, PPR league with comparatively commonplace scoring and lineup settings. The gamers are technically listed within the order they need to be drafted, although it is essential to do not forget that drafts are fluid and your selections must be altered based mostly on what’s left on the board and your earlier alternatives.

What should you’re in an eight-team league? Or a 16-teamer? “The 192” can nonetheless show you how to win, however you may definitely have to make tweaks within the middle-to-late rounds. For instance, in a smaller league, chances are you’ll need to wait even longer at quarterback as a result of the place is so deep. In deeper leagues, operating backs and tight ends must be extra of a precedence, as these positions lack depth and will depart you with a weak spot should you wait too lengthy.

“The 192” ought to function a easy information that can assist you maximize the worth of your beginning lineup whereas making the very best resolution in every spherical.

For a deeper look, take a look at Cheat Sheet Central, in addition to round-by-round evaluation through my Final Draft Board.

1. Jonathan Taylor, IND, RB1

Evaluation: The defending top-scoring fantasy RB, 23-year-old Taylor is positioned for one more gigantic workload and is rightfully the primary total decide in most drafts.

2. Christian McCaffrey, CAR, RB2
3. Cooper Kupp, LAR, WR1

Evaluation: McCaffrey’s harm struggles are effectively documented, however he is nonetheless in his prime at age 26 and effectively definitely worth the danger contemplating his excessive ground and large ceiling. Kupp is again for extra after pacing the extensive receiver place in fantasy factors by 96 in 2021.

4. Austin Ekeler, LAC, RB3
5. Justin Jefferson, MIN, WR2
6. Ja’Marr Chase, CIN, WR3
7. Derrick Henry, TEN, RB4
8. Najee Harris, PIT, RB5

Evaluation: In the event you’re selecting in the midst of the primary spherical, you may have your selection of a function/elite again (Ekeler, Henry, Harris) or the remaining extensive receivers from this yr’s “Big 3” on the place (Jefferson, Chase).

9. Alvin Kamara, NO, RB6
10. Dalvin Prepare dinner, MIN, RB7
11. Davante Adams, LV, WR4
12. Deebo Samuel, SF, WR5
13. Stefon Diggs, BUF, WR6
14. Joe Mixon, CIN, RB8
15. D’Andre Swift, DET, RB9
16. CeeDee Lamb, DAL, WR7
17. Tyreek Hill, MIA, WR8
18. Leonard Fournette, TB, RB10

Evaluation: Kamara is on the rise following Adam Schefter’s report {that a} suspension throughout the upcoming season appears unlikely. He joins Prepare dinner, Mixon, Swift and underrated Fournette as viable Spherical 2 targets. Adams, Samuel, Diggs, Lamb and Hill fill out a powerful prime eight on the extensive receiver place.

19. Mark Andrews, BAL, TE1
20. Javonte Williams, DEN, RB11
21. Travis Kelce, KC, TE2
22. James Conner, ARI, RB12
23. Aaron Jones, GB, RB13
24. Keenan Allen, LAC, WR9
25. Tee Higgins, CIN, WR10
26. Mike Evans, TB, WR11
27. DJ Moore, CAR, WR12

Evaluation: Andrews is coming off a profession yr through which he paced all tight ends in fantasy factors. He and Kelce are high quality targets close to the Spherical 2/3 flip. This tier covers the remaining RB1 and WR1 choices, together with intriguing breakout candidate Williams.

28. Cam Akers, LAR, RB14
29. Saquon Barkley, NYG, RB15
30. Michael Pittman Jr., IND, WR13
31. A.J. Brown, PHI, WR14
32. Terry McLaurin, WAS, WR15
33. Nick Chubb, CLE, RB16
34. Diontae Johnson, PIT, WR16
35. Jaylen Waddle, MIA, WR17
36. Mike Williams, LAC, WR18
37. Brandin Cooks, HOU, WR19
38. Kyle Pitts, ATL, TE3

Evaluation: This tier contains your prime No. 2 choices at operating again and extensive receiver. Akers and Chubb are even higher investments in non-PPR codecs. Pittman, Brown, McLaurin and Johnson are primed for main quantity with new quarterbacks this season. Pitts has elite upside, so he is value a take a look at the Spherical 3/4 flip.

39. David Montgomery, CHI, RB17
40. J.Ok. Dobbins, BAL, RB18
41. Breece Corridor, NYJ, RB19
42. Ezekiel Elliott, DAL, RB20
43. Josh Allen, BUF, QB1
44. Marquise Brown, ARI, WR20
45. DK Metcalf, SEA, WR21
46. Jerry Jeudy, DEN, WR22
47. Courtland Sutton, DEN, WR23
48. Travis Etienne Jr., JAC, RB21
49. Amon-Ra St. Brown, DET, WR24
50. Darnell Mooney, CHI, WR25
51. Gabriel Davis, BUF, WR26
52. Chris Godwin, TB, WR27
53. Patrick Mahomes, KC, QB2
54. Justin Herbert, LAC, QB3

Evaluation: If you need the top-scoring fantasy QB every of the previous two seasons (Allen), you may usually have to strike within the third or fourth spherical. Breakout RBs Dobbins, rookie Corridor and de facto rookie Etienne are all high quality targets on this vary. Jeudy and Sutton are enjoyable choices on this tier with Russell Wilson beneath heart in Denver. Davis is a sleeper to steer the NFL in receiving TDs whereas taking part in with Allen this season. Control Godwin’s well being main into Week 1, however he’ll be a steal this late if he is a “full go” in September. Mahomes and Herbert fill out this yr’s “Big 3” at QB.

55. Josh Jacobs, LV, RB22
56. Elijah Mitchell, SF, RB23
57. Miles Sanders, PHI, RB24
58. Devin Singletary, BUF, RB25
59. Antonio Gibson, WAS, RB26
60. Darren Waller, LV, TE4
61. George Kittle, SF, TE5
62. Lamar Jackson, BAL, QB4
63. Kyler Murray, ARI, QB5
64. Amari Cooper, CLE, WR28
65. Michael Thomas, NO, WR29
66. Allen Robinson II, LAR, WR30
67. Hunter Renfrow, LV, WR31
68. JuJu Smith-Schuster, KC, WR32
69. Adam Thielen, MIN, WR33
70. Rashod Bateman, BAL, WR34
71. Drake London, ATL, WR35
72. Tyler Lockett, SEA, WR36
73. DeVonta Smith, PHI, WR37
74. Elijah Moore, NYJ, WR38
75. Kadarius Toney, NYG, WR39

Evaluation: The tiers are getting bigger as we progress towards the center rounds. We’re additionally approaching the RB lifeless zone, with Jacobs, Gibson and Singletary dealing with extra competitors this season (Mitchell and Sanders — who I might argue is undervalued — could as effectively). This tier can be highlighted by a ton of growth/bust extensive receivers, together with veterans Cooper (no Deshaun Watson for 11 video games), Thomas (29 years previous and missed many of the previous two seasons), Robinson (29 years previous and coming off a poor 2021), Smith-Schuster (is he the Chiefs’ new No. 1 WR?), Thielen (the uncommon fantasy-relevant 32-year-old) and Lockett (adios, Wilson). This tier additionally contains some intriguing breakout receivers, led by Bateman, London, Smith, Moore and Toney.

76. Jalen Hurts, PHI, QB6
77. Dalton Schultz, DAL, TE6
78. T.J. Hockenson, DET, TE7
79. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, KC, RB27
80. Kareem Hunt, CLE, RB28
81. Rhamondre Stevenson, NE, RB29
82. Damien Harris, NE, RB30
83. Cordarrelle Patterson, ATL, RB31
84. Tony Pollard, DAL, RB32
85. Chase Edmonds, MIA, RB33
86. AJ Dillon, GB, RB34

Evaluation: It is a good vary to go tight finish procuring, as Schultz and Hockenson are high quality midrange TE1 performs who will not price you a lot. This space additionally contains back-end RB starters with some slight enchantment, in addition to a bunch of No. 2/committee backs certain to see loads of work. In a perfect world, these backs are in your bench to start the season. Hurts’ ceiling is that of the No. 1 scorer at QB, so do not be afraid to take a shot on him.

87. Dallas Goedert, PHI, TE8
88. Zach Ertz, ARI, TE9
89. Dak Prescott, DAL, QB7
90. Tom Brady, TB, QB8
91. Aaron Rodgers, GB, QB9
92. Russell Wilson, DEN, QB10
93. Joe Burrow, CIN, QB11
94. Matthew Stafford, LAR, QB12
95. Christian Kirk, JAC, WR40
96. Allen Lazard, GB, WR41
97. Brandon Aiyuk, SF, WR42
98. Garrett Wilson, NYJ, WR43
99. Robert Woods, TEN, WR44
100. DeAndre Hopkins, ARI, WR45
101. Chase Claypool, PIT, WR46
102. Chris Olave, NO, WR47

Evaluation: In the event you’re nonetheless ready on tight finish, ex-teammates Goedert and Ertz aren’t dangerous fallback choices. I really feel there’s a tier of 12 good/secure QB1 choices this yr, so you possibly can be happy to attend till the place dries up a bit earlier than putting. I do not see a significant distinction between any of those QBs, which is smart contemplating 5 of the six had been top-eight scorers in 2021 (Wilson, who missed three video games, is the exception). Hopkins’ six-game suspension (practically half of the fantasy common season) is why he is buried right here. Kirk, Lazard and Woods ought to settle in as their group’s No. 1 extensive receiver early on this season, whereas first-round rookies Wilson and Olave are intriguing-upside dart throws.

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103. Trey Lance, SF, QB13
104. Rashaad Penny, SEA, RB35
105. Dameon Pierce, HOU, RB36
106. James Robinson, JAC, RB37
107. James Prepare dinner, BUF, RB38
108. Kenneth Walker III, SEA, RB39
109. Pat Freiermuth, PIT, TE10
110. Cole Kmet, CHI, TE11
111. Jakobi Meyers, NE, WR48
112. Russell Gage, TB, WR49
113. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, KC, WR50
114. Kenny Golladay, NYG, WR51
115. Skyy Moore, KC, WR52
116. Tyler Boyd, CIN, WR53
117. Treylon Burks, TEN, WR54

Evaluation: I discussed that there are 12 quarterbacks I am snug with as my Week 1 starter, however Lance definitely has QB1 upside … and his speeding prowess provides an honest ground. Rookie RBs Prepare dinner, Walker and Pierce have a path to appreciable workloads and make for good bench holds. Freiermuth is a stable sleeper after scoring the Tenth-most fantasy factors ever by a rookie TE in 2021.

118. Michael Carter, NYJ, RB40
119. Melvin Gordon III, DEN, RB41
120. Nyheim Hines, IND, RB42
121. Brian Robinson, WAS, RB43
122. Derek Carr, LV, QB14
123. Kirk Cousins, MIN, QB15
124. Hunter Henry, NE, TE12
125. Mike Gesicki, MIA, TE13
126. Dawson Knox, BUF, TE14

Evaluation: Carr and Cousins are amongst this yr’s prime QB2 choices, although each lack a excessive ceiling. Gesicki, Henry and Knox wrap up your greatest beginning choices at TE in 12- and 14-team leagues. The veteran backs listed right here will play a task each week, however all three have important competitors for touches and lack standalone upside because of this. Robinson is trending up and might be a significant worth if he cements himself above Antonio Gibson on the depth chart.

127. Trevor Lawrence, JAC, QB16
128. Tua Tagovailoa, MIA, QB17
129. Justin Fields, CHI, QB18
130. Jahan Dotson, WAS, WR55
131. DJ Chark, DET, WR56
132. Jarvis Landry, NO, WR57
133. Joshua Palmer, LAC, WR58
134. Robbie Anderson, CAR, WR59
135. Marvin Jones Jr., JAC, WR60
136. DeVante Parker, NE, WR61
137. Noah Fant, SEA, TE15
138. Irv Smith Jr., MIN, TE16
139. David Njoku, CLE, TE17
140. Tyler Higbee, LAR, TE18

Evaluation: In the event you waited at QB or are eyeing a breakout candidate, children Lawrence, Tagovailoa and Fields ought to prime your queue on this vary. Rookie Dotson and second-year man Palmer lead the breakout candidates at WR on this tier, although there are additionally a couple of high quality veteran performs in Chark, Landry, Anderson, Jones and Parker.

141. J.D. McKissic, WAS, RB44
142. Raheem Mostert, MIA, RB45
143. Marlon Mack, HOU, RB46
144. Alexander Mattison, MIN, RB47
145. Darrell Henderson Jr., LAR, RB48
146. Jamaal Williams, DET, RB49
147. Kenneth Gainwell, PHI, RB50
148. Isaiah Spiller, LAC, RB51
149. Khalil Herbert, CHI, RB52
150. Tyler Allgeier, ATL, RB53
151. Jalen Tolbert, DAL, WR62
152. Rondale Moore, ARI, WR63
153. Mecole Hardman, KC, WR64
154. Michael Gallup, DAL, WR65
155. Nico Collins, HOU, WR66
156. Julio Jones, TB, WR67
157. George Pickens, PIT, WR68
158. Van Jefferson, LAR, WR69
159. Curtis Samuel, WAS, WR70
160. Wan’Dale Robinson, NYG, WR71
161. Christian Watson, GB, WR72
162. Jameson Williams, DET, WR73
163. Alec Pierce, IND, WR74
164. Evan Engram, JAC, TE19
165. Austin Hooper, TEN, TE20
166. Hayden Hurst, CIN, TE21
167. Daniel Jones, NYG, QB19
168. Carson Wentz, WAS, QB20

Evaluation: This tier winds down the skill-position gamers in 10- and 12-team leagues. This group contains among the prime insurance coverage RBs, together with Mattison, Henderson, Williams, Gainwell, Spiller, Herbert and Allgeier. We even have a ton of intriguing dart throws at extensive receiver, together with rookies (Tolbert, Pickens, Robinson, Watson, Williams, Pierce), second-year gamers (Moore, Collins) and veterans in probably good spots (Gallup, Hardman, Jones, Jefferson, Samuel).

169. Payments D/ST, BUF, DST1
170. Saints D/ST, NO, DST2
171. Packers D/ST, GB, DST3
172. Ravens D/ST, BAL, DST4
173. Buccaneers D/ST, TB, DST5
174. 49ers D/ST, SF, DST6
175. Cowboys D/ST, DAL, DST7
176. Colts D/ST, IND, DST8
177. Steelers D/ST, PIT, DST9
178. Commanders D/ST, WAS, DST10
179. Chargers D/ST, LAC, DST11
180. Dolphins D/ST, MIA, DST12
181. Justin Tucker, BAL, K1
182. Evan McPherson, CIN, K2
183. Matt Homosexual, LAR, K3
184. Harrison Butker, KC, K4
185. Daniel Carlson, LV, K5
186. Brandon McManus, DEN, K6
187. Nick People, NE, K7
188. Tyler Bass, BUF, K8
189. Matt Prater, ARI, K9
190. Graham Gano, NYG, K10
191. Greg Joseph, MIN, K11
192. Jake Elliott, PHI, K12

Evaluation: Wait till your ultimate two alternatives to pick out your kicker and protection.