We have 11 meaningful football games left until the beautiful game leaves us until September. Let’s put these fruits in the juicer and squeeze every last drop out. Have you ever played in a playoff fantasy league? They are the bee’s knees (if bees had knees, they’d agree). Wait, do bees have knees? I need to google this. 

”Hey Google, do bees have knees?”

”Piss off, wanker.”

If you are unfamiliar with the playoff-long format, the best course of action is to put your eggs in the baskets of players that you think will be playing multiple games. These points are cumulative throughout the playoffs, there are no more head to head matchups. 

Anyways, there are a couple of ways that you can approach playing fantasy football during the playoffs. There is the method that I just mentioned and there is also DFS. My positional rankings for Wild Card Week will be at the bottom, but let’s go through the positional rankings for playoff drafts position by position before we get to that. 

Quarterbacks

1. Lamar Jackson

2. Patrick Mahomes

3. Drew Brees

4. Russell Wilson

5. Jimmy Garappolo

6. Deshaun Watson

7. Carson Wentz

8. Aaron Rodgers

9. Josh Allen

10. Tom Brady

11. Kirk Cousins

12. Ryan Tannehill 

Running Backs

1. Alvin Kamara

2. Mark Ingram

3. Raheem Mostert

4. Derrick Henry

5. James White

6. Damien Williams

7. Dalvin Cook

8. Aaron Jones

9. Devin Singletary

10. Travis Homer

11. Carlos Hyde

12. Marshawn Lynch

13. Boston Scott

14. Miles Sanders

15. Latavius Murray

Wide Receivers

1. Michael Thomas

2. Tyreek Hill

3. DeAndre Hopkins

4. Davante Adams

5. Julian Edelman

6. Deebo Samuel

7. Marquise Brown

8. Tyler Lockett

9. Stefon Diggs

10. John Brown

11. Adam Thielen

12. AJ Brown

13. DK Metcalf

14. Greg Ward

15. Emmanuel Sanders

Tight Ends

1. Travis Kelce

2. George Kittle

3. Mark Andrews

4. Jared Cook

5. Dallas Goedert

6. Jacob Hollister

7. Zach Ertz

8. Jonnu Smith

9. Dawson Knox

10. Kyle Rudolph

My Actual Real Money On The Line Gambling Picks 

Buffalo Bills +2.5

New England Patriots -5

New Orleans/Minnesota Over 49.5

Philadelphia/Seattle First Half Under 22.5

Philadelphia/New Orleans 6-point teaser -120

Wild Card Weekend Rankings

 

 

 

  1. Mike says:
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    Are you guys going to do a top to bottom draft list (not positional) for the playoffs? Would be very helpful. Thanks!

    • MB

      MB says:
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      No, but I can help you with any player debates you might have

  2. Ralphy says:
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    Thanks for posting this! I am really struggling with my third WR pick, TE and flex. I don’t think the Texans win so one game of Hopkins feels terrible to me. For the flex spot I am debating between Mostert or a second TE.

    You like Kelce over Kittle and Andrews huh?

    • MB

      MB says:
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      I think the Chiefs are going to the Super Bowl. Him and Kittle were 1A and 1B for me.

      I’d be all over Mostert.

      I agree, I don’t think the Texans advance

  3. Ralphy says:
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    So Mostert over a second TE in the flex spot?

    Can you help me understand the Hopkins ranking? Wouldnt you rather chase one of the WRs that you think can play in three games over player you think will play one one game?

    • MB

      MB says:
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      Yes

      Well technically they are favored, so there’s at least a decent chance he gets 2 games. I think that there’s a strong possibility that the Packers are 1 and done. So no thanks to Davante Adams. There’s nobody really strong enough to that I’d take over Hopkins while Hopkins is in a 50/50 game in round 1

  4. Ralphy says:
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    Thanks MB. So in a playoff challenge you would go:

    QB: Lamar Jackson
    QB: Mahomes
    RB: Kamara
    RB: Ingram
    WR: Thomas
    WR: Hill
    WR: Hopkins
    TE: Kelce
    Flex: Mostert

    You would go with both AFC QB’s instead of the NFC QB you think will be in the SB?

    • MB

      MB says:
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      If that team is attainable, yes.

      SB pick: Chiefs-Saints

      • Ralphy says:
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        Well our format you get to choose any player. Is that your team if you can choose any player?

        • MB

          MB says:
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          Yes

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