In order to provide the most accurate rankings it was essential that I instruct The Stats Machine to recalculate the first three weeks’ results, accounting for opposing defenses. This was a bit more work that I had anticipated, but alas, I have the results. Can you believe that the top running back is C.J. Anderson? I hope not. That waste of a first round pick has been as useful as tits on a bull. And how about Jeremy Hill. Had it not been for last week’s three touchdown effort, he’d be a useful as a one-legged man in an ass kicking contest. Here is what The Stats Machine has computed based on the first four weeks…

Note: These are PPR-based YTD rankings


Tom Brady
Aaron Rodgers
Cam Newton
Russell Wilson
Carson Palmer
Marcus Mariota
Andy Dalton
Alex Smith
Tyrod Taylor
Philip Rivers

Running Back

Le’Veon Bell
Devonta Freeman
Jamaal Charles
Dion Lewis
Mark Ingram
Matt Forte
Adrian Peterson
Chris Ivory
Latavius Murray
Danny Woodhead
Justin Forsett
Joseph Randle
Giovani Bernard
Carlos Hyde

Wide Receiver

DeAndre Hopkins
Larry Fitzgerald
Julio Jones
Julian Edelman
Antonio Brown
Vincent Jackson
Donte Moncrief
Eric Decker
Jeremy Maclin
Brandon Marshall
Travis Benjamin
Jarvis Landry
Jordan Matthews
Randall Cobb
Allen Hurns
T.Y. Hilton
Allen Robinson
Doug Baldwin
Calvin Johnson
Emmanuel Sanders

Tight End

Rob Gronkowski
Ladarius Green
Martellus Bennett
Tyler Eifert
Jason Witten
Charles Clay
Travis Kelce
Jordan Reed
Eric Ebron
Larry Donnell

I am working on teaching The Stats Machine to learn how to predict future performances, but I am pretty far off on that front. I will be sure to keep you apprised of any progress. But until then you will have to rely of the cheap advice you get from this site and your own intuition. Good luck!



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  1. Frank White says:

    Hey Man… I’m in a rough spot.. I got Lynch out and my 2nd back is Morris. I have Fred Jackson, Matt Jones, Which would have me with 2 backs from Washington – HAHA, Or i cam pickup Dixon?? All in Lynch’s spot. What would u do?? PPR

  2. Dom B says:

    Hey Jay looking to next week where I have byes for Jason Witten and Latavius Murray. Im starting Thomas Rawls if Lynch doesn’t play next week and I don’t have a backup TE who would you drop
    my roster
    QB Phillip Rivers
    RB Leveon Bell
    RB Latavius Murray
    WR Julio Jones
    WR AJ Green
    TE Jason Witten
    Flex Keenan Allen
    QB ElI Manning
    RB Jonathan Stewart
    WR Steve Smith
    RB Thomas Rawls

  3. Dom B says:

    Which TE to play next week with Jason Witten on bye Jacob Tamme, Richard Rodgers, Coby Fleener, Jordan Cameron, Vernon Davis, Heath Miller, Jordan Reed(injured), Owen Daniels, Crockett Gilmore, or Eric Ebron

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