RotoWire Partners

Weekly Rankings: Week 9 Rankings

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of RotoWire.com and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).

Week 9 Rankings

Bye Weeks: Denver, Jacksonville, St. Louis, San Francisco, Tennessee, Washington
Bye Last Week: Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, New York Giants, Philadelphia


Here are our rankings for the coming week at each position to help you decide your starting lineup. Our rankings are based on the following scoring system: three points for a passing touchdown; six points for a rushing/receiving touchdown; one point for every 20 passing yards; and one point for every 10 rushing/receiving yards.

Last updated November 7. * = check status (not necessarily injury status)

Quarterback

1. *Aaron Rodgers GB vs. DAL
Note: Sprained his ankle against the Jets but later returned to action.
Update: Full practice Wednesday.
2. Peyton Manning IND at PHI
3. Drew Brees NO at CAR
Update: Completely refuted reports of a torn meniscus in his knee. Practiced without a brace Thursday.
4. Matt Schaub HOU vs. SD
Note: Once again, a good pass rush did the Texans in Monday night.
5. Ben Roethlisberger PIT at CIN
6. Eli Manning NYG at SEA
7. (PREV. 1.) Philip Rivers SD at HOU
*** SUNDAY UPDATE: DOWNGRADING WITH GATES OUT. *** 8. Tom Brady NE at CLE
9. Ryan Fitzpatrick BUF vs. CHI
10. *Michael Vick PHI vs. IND
Note: Named the starter immediately after Week 7's loss to Tennessee. Practiced with the first team offense Monday ahead of Kevin Kolb.
11. *Jon Kitna DAL at GB
Note: Three of the four interceptions thrown by Kitna came when receivers dropped throws.
12. Matthew Stafford DET vs. NYJ
Update: (Foot) Full practice Thursday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - OFFICIALLY PROBABLE 13. Matt Ryan ATL vs. TB
14. Mark Sanchez NYJ at DET
15. Chad Henne MIA at BAL
Note: Henne had a really disappointing day given the circumstances last week.
16. Josh Freeman TB at ATL
17. *Brett Favre MIN vs. AZ
Note: Left with a lacerated chin in addition to his other woes.
Update: Practiced on a limited basis Thursday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - LISTED AS PROBABLE. OF COURSE HE'LL PLAY. ***
18. Matt Cassel KC at OAK
Note: The Raiders could be without Nnamdi Asomugha (ankle).
19. Jay Cutler CHI at BUF
20. Joe Flacco BAL vs. MIA
21. Carson Palmer CIN vs. PIT
23. *Jason Campbell OAK vs. KC
Note: Tom Cable reiterated that Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) is still the starter when healthy. With the Raiders on bye next week, that determination of health might not occur until then.
Update: Campbell will get another start, though Gradkowski was more active in practice this week.
24. Matt Moore CAR vs. NO
25. *Derek Anderson AZ at MIN
Note: Anderson moved the Cardinals much better than Max Hall, who threw two pick-sixes. But Anderson also threw a back-breaking INT at the end of the game. No official starter has been named.
Update: Anderson named the starter.
26. Colt McCoy CLE vs. NE
Note: It's not a given that McCoy will start - coach Eric Mangini cited the "best chance to win" approach when addressing the position. That said, neither Jake Delhomme nor Seneca Wallace practiced Monday.
Update: Neither Delhomme nor Wallace practiced Wednesday or Thursday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - OFFICIALLY THE STARTER. ***
22. *Matt Hasselbeck SEA vs. NYG
Note: Hasselbeck suffered a concussion against the Raiders but currently expects to start this week against the Giants.
Update: Hasselbeck out this week, Charlie Whitehurst will start.

Running Back

1. Adrian Peterson MIN vs. AZ
2. Michael Turner ATL vs. TB
3. Arian Foster HOU vs. SD
4. Darren McFadden OAK vs. KC
5. LeSean McCoy PHI vs. IND
6. Rashard Mendenhall PIT at CIN
7. Ahmad Bradshaw NYG at SEA
8. Jamaal Charles KC at OAK
Note: Even in OT, after Charles had proven beyond all doubt that he could damage the Bills at will, the Chiefs would still replace Thomas Jones for him after a couple of carries.
9. LaDainian Tomlinson NYJ at DET
10. Ray Rice BAL vs. MIA
11. Thomas Jones KC at OAK
12. LeGarrette Blount TB at ATL
Note: Huge breakout game - no longer second-fiddle in the running game.
13. Peyton Hillis CLE vs. NE
14. Cedric Benson CIN vs. PIT
15. Fred Jackson BUF vs. CHI
16. *Jahvid Best DET vs. NYJ
Note: The Lions went to Kevin Smith more than Best in the second half.
Update: (Toe) Full practice this week.
17. Matt Forte CHI at BUF
Note: No longer getting all the goal line carries for the Bears.
18. Ryan Mathews SD at HOU
19. Ronnie Brown MIA at BAL
20. (prev. 13.) *Chris Wells AZ at MIN
Note: Bruised lower back.
Update: Allergic reaction to a lubricant injection in his knee. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - OFFICIALLY LISTED AS QUESTIONABLE. ***
21. Marshawn Lynch SEA vs. NYG
22. *Marion Barber DAL at GB
23. BenJarvus Green-Ellis NE at CLE
24. Shonn Greene NYJ at DET
25. *Chris Ivory NO at CAR
Note: Suffered a concussion on Sunday night against the Steelers.
Update: Full practice on Wednesday.
26. *Felix Jones DAL at GB
Note: Bruised left forearm and mildly sprained ankle.
Update: Full practice Thursday after being limited on Wednesday.
27. (PREV. 53.) *Donald Brown IND at PHI
Note: Ineffective in the first three quarters, held out in the fourth.
Update: Full practice this week, and Hart and Addai haven't practiced. *** STARTING WITH BOTH ADDAI AND HART OUT. ***
28. Ricky Williams MIA at BAL
29. Brandon Jackson GB vs. DAL
30. Mike Tolbert SD at HOU
31. *Michael Bush OAK vs. KC
Note: Fluke reception and a late touchdown turned Week 8 into something useful.
32. Brandon Jacobs NYG at SEA
33. Chester Taylor CHI at BUF
Note: More goal line carries?
34. Darren Sproles SD at HOU
Note: Continues to get plenty of targets with all of the Chargers' receiver injuries.
35. Willis McGahee BAL vs. MIA
36. Danny Woodhead NE at CLE
37. C.J. Spiller BUF vs. CHI
38. Jason Snelling ATL vs. TB
39. Justin Forsett SEA vs. NYG
40. *Ladell Betts NO at CAR
41. (PREV. 56.) Javarris James IND at PHI
Note: Played the fourth quarter for the Colts after Mike Hart got hurt.
*** SUNDAY UPDATE - MORE PLAYING TIME WITH BOTH ADDAI AND HART OUT. ***
42. Tim Hightower AZ at MIN
Note: Buried behind Beanie Wells now.
43. Kevin Smith DET vs. NYJ
Note: Saw a lot of action in the second half.
Update: (Knee) Did not practice Thursday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - LIMITED ALL WEEK, LISTED AS QUESTIONABLE. ***
44. *Tashard Choice DAL at GB
Note: Four catches late - some hope to get more action if Felix Jones is restricted.
Update: Wade Phillips has told Choice "to be ready" for more chances this week.
45. Cadillac Williams TB at ATL
46. Mewelde Moore PIT at CIN
47. Derrick Ward HOU vs. SD
48. Toby Gerhart MIN vs. AZ
Note: Getting worked into the rotation as a third down back.
49. Mike Bell CLE vs. NE
50. *Mike Goodson CAR vs. NO
51. Eldra Buckley PHI vs. IND
52. Julius Jones NO at CAR
53. Bernard Scott CIN vs. PIT
54. John Kuhn GB vs. DAL
55. Leon Washington SEA vs. NYG
56. Steve Slaton HOU vs. SD
57. *Isaac Redman PIT at CIN
Note: Dealing with a sore ankle.
58. *Reggie Bush NO at CAR
Note: (Foot) Couldn't practice last week.
Update: Limited practice on Thursday - availability for this week still in question, especially with the Saints on bye next week. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - OFFICIALLY INACTIVE. ***
59. (PREV. 55.) *Earnest Graham TB at ATL
*** SUNDAY UPDATE - (HAMSTRING) OUT AGAIN THIS WEEK.
60. *Joseph Addai IND at PHI
Note: Has a nerve-endings problem in his shoulder and was scratched on Monday night.
Update: Held out of practice Wednesday and Thursday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - DIDN'T MAKE THE TRIP. ***
61. *DeAngelo Williams CAR vs. NO
Note: (Foot) Didn't make the trip last week.
Update: Won't play again this week.
62. *James Starks GB vs. DAL
63. *Fred Taylor NE at CLE
64. (PREV. 26.) *Mike Hart IND at PHI
Note: Injured his ankle on Monday night - due for an MRI Tuesday.
Update: Colts haven't released his MRI results, but he hasn't practiced Wednesday or Thursday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - DIDN'T MAKE THE TRIP. ***
65. *Pierre Thomas NO at CAR
Update: Still on crutches - "hopes" to move to a walking boot next week. Thomas has seemingly gotten worse, not better.

Wide Receiver

1. Roddy White ATL vs. TB
2. Hakeem Nicks NYG at SEA
3. *Andre Johnson HOU vs. SD
Note: Tweaked his ankle late Monday night, though he came back in the game for the Texans' final offensive play.
Update: Limited practice participant Thursday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - LIMITED ALL WEEK, LISTED AS PROBABLE. ***
4. Greg Jennings GB vs. DAL
5. Reggie Wayne IND at PHI
6. *Calvin Johnson DET vs. NYJ
Note: Even after his monster game, it's worth noting that his AC joint is still causing him discomfort.
7. Brandon Marshall MIA at BAL
8. Miles Austin DAL at GB
9. Larry Fitzgerald AZ at MIN
10. Anquan Boldin BAL vs. MIA
11. Hines Ward PIT at CIN
Note: Resumes his ownership of the Bengals?
12. Steven Smith NYG at SEA
13. Patrick Crayton SD at HOU
14. Terrell Owens CIN vs. PIT
15. (PREV. 33.) *DeSean Jackson PHI vs. IND
Note: (Concussion) Met with an independent neurologist and came away with positive results.
Update: Barring a setback he will play.
16. Dwayne Bowe KC at OAK
17. Pierre Garcon IND at PHI
18. Braylon Edwards NYJ at DET
19. Mike Wallace PIT at CIN
20. *Mike Williams TB at ATL
21. Marques Colston NO at CAR
Update: (Hand) Limited Wednesday, full practice Thursday.
22. Davone Bess MIA at BAL
23. Lee Evans BUF vs. CHI
Note: Three straight games with 5+ catches. That might not seem like much, but it is for Buffalo. It's the first time he's done that since the 2007 season.
24. Jeremy Maclin PHI vs. IND
25. Steve Johnson BUF vs. CHI
26. Johnny Knox CHI at BUF
27. *Steve Smith CAR vs. NO
28. James Jones GB vs. DAL
Note: Big bump with Donald Driver out.
29. Robert Meachem NO at CAR
30. *Dez Bryant DAL at GB
31. Chad Ochocinco CIN vs. PIT
32. (PREV. 39.) *Austin Collie IND at PHI
Update: Returned to practice this week, a little ahead of schedule, perhaps because of the Anthony Gonzalez setback. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - FULL PARTICIPANT THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, BUT LISTED AS QUESTIONABLE. BUT IT'S A COLTS QUESTIONABLE.
33. Lance Moore NO at CAR
34. Santonio Holmes NYJ at DET
35. Steve Breaston AZ at MIN
Update: Limited in Thursday's practice (knee). *** SUNDAY UPDATE - LISTED AS PROBABLE ***
36. Earl Bennett CHI at BUF
37. Jerricho Cotchery NYJ at DET
38. Deon Butler SEA vs. NYG
Note: Might get a lot more targets if both Williams and Tate are out.
39. Roscoe Parrish BUF vs. CHI
40. *Deion Branch NE at CLE
Note: Limited by a hamstring injury last week.
Update: Limited in Thursday's practice.
41. Roy Williams DAL at GB
42. Mario Manningham NYG at SEA
43. Wes Welker NE at CLE
44. *Darrius Heyward-Bey OAK vs. KC
45. Derrick Mason BAL vs. MIA
46. Jordan Shipley CIN vs. PIT
47. (PREV. 23.) Mike Williams SEA vs. NYG
Note: Bruised his knee in the loss to the Raiders.
Did not practice Thursday and Hasselbeck won't start this week. Big downgrade. 48. T.J. Houshmandzadeh BAL vs. MIA
49. Jason Avant PHI vs. IND
50. Jordy Nelson GB vs. DAL
51. Michael Jenkins ATL vs. TB
52. Chansi Stuckey CLE vs. NE
53. Nate Burleson DET vs. NYJ
54. Brandon Tate NE at CLE
Note: Hit big for a 65-yard touchdown on a broken play.
55. Brian Hartline MIA at BAL
56. *Jacoby Ford OAK vs. KC
57. *Early Doucet AZ at MIN
58. Seyi Ajirotutu SD at HOU
59. David Gettis CAR vs. NO
60. Josh Cribbs CLE vs. NE
61. Devin Hester CHI at BUF
62. Harry Douglas ATL vs. TB
63. (PREV. 18.) *Percy Harvin MIN vs. AZ
Note: Injured an ankle early against the Patriots but later returned to action and played well. Was seen limping around badly after the game.
Update: Rarely do we get a chance to see video illustrating why a player is dropping in the rankings for a given week. Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday. *** SUNDAY UPDATE - SUDDENLY HARVIN'S ANKLE ISN'T THE BIGGEST ISSUE. NOT ON THE FIELD INITIALLY FOR WARMUPS SUNDAY, BUT LATER MADE IT OUT THERE, BUT MOVING VERY GINGERLY. STILL, LISTED AS ACTIVE. ***
64. Devery Henderson NO at CAR
65. Jacoby Jones HOU vs. SD
66. Bryant Johnson DET vs. NYJ
67. Greg Lewis MIN vs. AZ
68. Arrelious Benn TB at ATL
Note: One big catch last week - should have gone for a touchdown.
69. *Blair White IND at PHI
Note: Not even targeted once with Gonzalez back in action.
70. Mohamed Massaquoi CLE vs. NE
71. Brandon LaFell CAR vs. NO
72. Kevin Walter HOU vs. SD
73. Michael Spurlock TB at ATL
74. *Julian Edelman NE at CLE
75. *Andre Caldwell CIN vs. PIT
76. Andre Roberts AZ at MIN
77. *Golden Tate SEA vs. NYG
Note: Injured his ankle early in loss to the Raiders.
Update: Didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday.
78. *Chris Chambers KC at OAK
79. *Richard Goodman SD at HOU
80. *Sidney Rice MIN vs. AZ
Note: (Hip) It'll probably be another week before he'll get activated for game duty, though he might practice this week.
81. *Donte Stallworth BAL vs. MIA
Note: (Foot) Possible return this week?
82. *Dexter McCluster KC at OAK
Note: High ankle sprain, probably out again this week.
Update: Limited practice Thursday.
83. (PREV. 39.) *Anthony Gonzalez IND at PHI
Note: Suffered a leg injury late in Monday night's win over the Texans.
Update: PCL injury, could be out long-term.
84. *Louis Murphy OAK vs. KC
Note: (Bruised Lung) Probably out again this week.
85. *Malcom Floyd SD at HOU
Note: (Hamstring) Norv Turner isn't very optimistic about Floyd's possible return this week.
86. *Legedu Naanee SD at HOU
Note: (Hamstring) Probably out again this week.
87. *Donald Driver GB vs. DAL
Note: (Quadriceps) Already declared out for Week 9 against the Cowboys.
88. *Craig Davis SD at HOU
Note: (Ribs) On IR for the season.
XX. Randy Moss
Note: Waived by the Vikings - hopefully we'll know by Wednesday where he lands.
Update: Claimed by the Titans, on bye this week.

Tight End

1. Jason Witten DAL at GB
2. Greg Olsen CHI at BUF
3. Jacob Tamme IND at PHI
Note: Six catches for 64 yards and a touchdown in place of Dallas Clark.
4. Heath Miller PIT at CIN
5. *Dustin Keller NYJ at DET
6. Tony Gonzalez ATL vs. TB
7. Brandon Pettigrew DET vs. NYJ
Note: The Jets are among the toughest teams against tight ends.
Update: (Ankle) Limited practice Wednesday.
8. Tony Moeaki KC at OAK
Note: All three catches came in overtime last week.
9. Ben Watson CLE vs. NE
10. John Carlson SEA vs. NYG
Note: More targets once the Seahawks receivers got hurt.
11. Donald Lee GB vs. DAL
12. *Todd Heap BAL vs. MIA
Note: Used the bye week to recover from neck and shoulder injuries.
13. *Zach Miller OAK vs. KC
Note: Sore foot - was on crutches Monday.
Update: Did not practice Wednesday or Thursday. The Raiders say that he'll play, but I'm wary. *** SUNDAY UPDATE: LISTED AS DOUBTFUL. ***
14. *Kellen Winslow Jr. TB at ATL
Note: Targeted just twice last week.
15. Aaron Hernandez NE at CLE
16. *Visanthe Shiancoe MIN vs. AZ
Note: More targets with Moss gone?
17. Tony Scheffler DET vs. NYJ
18. Anthony Fasano MIA at BAL
Note: A couple of bad drops last week.
19. Jeremy Shockey NO at CAR
20. Brent Celek PHI vs. IND
Note: Bad matchup this week.
21. Jermaine Gresham CIN vs. PIT
22. Evan Moore CLE vs. NE
23. Kevin Boss NYG at SEA
24. Rob Gronkowski NE at CLE
25. *Andrew Quarless GB vs. DAL
Note: Sprained his shoulder in the win over the Jets.
Update: (shoulder) Didn't practice Wednesday, limited Thursday.
26. Ben Patrick AZ at MIN
27. Dante Rosario CAR vs. NO
28. *Martellus Bennett DAL at GB
29. (PREV 6.) Owen Daniels HOU vs. SD
Note: The Colts consistently shut down tight ends - don't be discouraged by the egg laid by Daniels on Monday night.
Update: (Hamstring) Did not practice Thursday. *** SUNDAY INACTIVE. ***
30. (PREV. 1.) *Antonio Gates SD at HOU
Update: Hasn't practiced yet due to various foot injuries. I'm still operating under the impression that he'll play. *** SUNDAY INACTIVE. ***

Kicker

1. Dan Carpenter MIA at BAL
2. Sebastian Janikowski OAK vs. KC
3. Mason Crosby GB vs. DAL
4. Stephen Gostkowski NE at CLE
5. Nick Folk NYJ at DET
6. Lawrence Tynes NYG at SEA
7. Matt Bryant ATL vs. TB
8. Adam Vinatieri IND at PHI
9. Rian Lindell BUF vs. CHI
10. Jeff Reed PIT at CIN
11. *Garrett Hartley NO at CAR
12. David Akers PHI vs. IND
13. Neil Rackers HOU vs. SD
14. Robbie Gould CHI at BUF
15. *Kris Brown SD at HOU
16. Billy Cundiff BAL vs. MIA
17. John Kasay CAR vs. NO
18. Olindo Mare SEA vs. NYG
Note: Last week I mentioned his consecutive kicks streak, and he promptly missed two of three against the Raiders. I'm available to rent out as a walking, talking jinx.
19. David Buehler DAL at GB
20. Jason Hanson DET vs. NYJ
21. Jay Feely AZ at MIN
22. Mike Nugent CIN vs. PIT
23. Phil Dawson CLE vs. NE
24. Ryan Longwell MIN vs. AZ
25. Ryan Succop KC at OAK
Note: Lucky to have the opportunity to make up for his first overtime miss.
26. Connor Barth TB at ATL

Defense

2. New York Giants at Seattle
Update: Facing Charlie Whitehurst at QB now.
1. Minnesota vs. Arizona
3. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
4. New Orleans at Carolina
5. Buffalo vs. Chicago
6. Green Bay vs. Dallas
7. Atlanta vs. Tampa Bay
8. Oakland vs. Kansas City
9. Detroit vs. New York Jets
10. San Diego at Houston
11. Baltimore vs. Miami
12. Chicago at Buffalo
13. New England at Cleveland
14. New York Jets at Detroit
15. Houston vs. San Diego
16. Kansas City at Oakland
17. Cincinnati vs. Pittsburgh
18. Indianapolis at Philadelphia
19. Miami at Baltimore
20. Dallas at Green Bay
21. Cleveland vs. New England
22. Philadelphia vs. Indianapolis
23. Tampa Bay at Atlanta
24. Seattle vs. New York Giants
25. Carolina vs. New Orleans
26. Arizona at Minnesota

Flex Position (RB/WR/TE)

1. Adrian Peterson MIN vs. AZ
2. Michael Turner ATL vs. TB
3. Arian Foster HOU vs. SD
4. Darren McFadden OAK vs. KC
5. LeSean McCoy PHI vs. IND
6. Roddy White ATL vs. TB
7. Hakeem Nicks NYG at SEA
8. *Andre Johnson HOU vs. SD
Note: Tweaked his ankle late Monday night, though he came back in the game for the Texans' final offensive play.
9. Rashard Mendenhall PIT at CIN
10. Ahmad Bradshaw NYG at SEA
11. Jamaal Charles KC at OAK
Note: Even in OT, after Charles had proven beyond all doubt that he could damage the Bills at will, the Chiefs would still replace Thomas Jones for him after a couple of carries.
12. *Antonio Gates SD at HOU
13. LaDainian Tomlinson NYJ at DET
14. Greg Jennings GB vs. DAL
15. Reggie Wayne IND at PHI
16. *Calvin Johnson DET vs. NYJ
Note: Even after his monster game, it's worth noting that his AC joint is still causing him discomfort.
17. Brandon Marshall MIA at BAL
18. Miles Austin DAL at GB
19. Larry Fitzgerald AZ at MIN
20. Ray Rice BAL vs. MIA
21. Jason Witten DAL at GB
22. Thomas Jones KC at OAK
23. LeGarrette Blount TB at ATL
Note: Huge breakout game - no longer second-fiddle in the running game.
24. *Chris Wells AZ at MIN
Note: Bruised lower back.
25. Peyton Hillis CLE vs. NE
26. Cedric Benson CIN vs. PIT
27. Fred Jackson BUF vs. CHI
28. Anquan Boldin BAL vs. MIA
29. Hines Ward PIT at CIN
Note: Resumes his ownership of the Bengals?
30. Steven Smith NYG at SEA
31. Patrick Crayton SD at HOU
32. Terrell Owens CIN vs. PIT
33. Dwayne Bowe KC at OAK
34. *Jahvid Best DET vs. NYJ
Note: The Lions went to Kevin Smith more than Best in the second half.
35. Matt Forte CHI at BUF
Note: No longer getting all the goal line carries for the Bears.
36. Ryan Mathews SD at HOU
37. Ronnie Brown MIA at BAL
38. Marshawn Lynch SEA vs. NYG
39. *Marion Barber DAL at GB
40. BenJarvus Green-Ellis NE at CLE
41. Pierre Garcon IND at PHI
42. Braylon Edwards NYJ at DET
43. *Percy Harvin MIN vs. AZ
Note: Injured an ankle early against the Patriots but later returned to action and played well. Was seen limping around badly after the game.
44. Mike Wallace PIT at CIN
45. *Mike Williams TB at ATL
46. Marques Colston NO at CAR
47. Shonn Greene NYJ at DET
48. *Chris Ivory NO at CAR
Note: Suffered a concussion on Sunday night against the Steelers.
49. *Mike Hart IND at PHI
Note: Injured his ankle on Monday night - due for an MRI Tuesday.
50. Davone Bess MIA at BAL
51. *Mike Williams SEA vs. NYG
Note: Bruised his knee in the loss to the Raiders.
52. Lee Evans BUF vs. CHI
Note: Three straight games with 5+ catches. That might not seem like much, but it is for Buffalo. It's the first time he's done that since the 2007 season.
53. Jeremy Maclin PHI vs. IND
54. Steve Johnson BUF vs. CHI
55. Johnny Knox CHI at BUF
56. *Steve Smith CAR vs. NO
57. James Jones GB vs. DAL
Note: Big bump with Donald Driver out.
58. Robert Meachem NO at CAR
59. *Dez Bryant DAL at GB
60. Chad Ochocinco CIN vs. PIT
61. *DeSean Jackson PHI vs. IND
Note: (Concussion) Met with an independent neurologist and came away with positive results.
62. Lance Moore NO at CAR
63. *Felix Jones DAL at GB
Note: Bruised left forearm and mildly sprained ankle.
64. Ricky Williams MIA at BAL
65. Brandon Jackson GB vs. DAL
66. *Jonathan Stewart CAR vs. NO
Note: Brutal game with DeAngelo Williams out.
67. Randy Moss
Note: Waived by the Vikings - hopefully we'll know by Wednesday where he lands.
68. Santonio Holmes NYJ at DET
69. Steve Breaston AZ at MIN
70. Earl Bennett CHI at BUF
71. Mike Tolbert SD at HOU
72. *Michael Bush OAK vs. KC
Note: Fluke reception and a late touchdown turned Week 8 into something useful.
73. Brandon Jacobs NYG at SEA
74. Chester Taylor CHI at BUF
Note: More goal line carries?
75. Darren Sproles SD at HOU
Note: Continues to get plenty of targets with all of the Chargers' receiver injuries.
76. Willis McGahee BAL vs. MIA
77. Danny Woodhead NE at CLE
78. Greg Olsen CHI at BUF
79. Jacob Tamme IND at PHI
Note: Six catches for 64 yards and a touchdown in place of Dallas Clark.
80. Heath Miller PIT at CIN
81. C.J. Spiller BUF vs. CHI
82. Jason Snelling ATL vs. TB
83. Justin Forsett SEA vs. NYG
84. *Anthony Gonzalez IND at PHI
Note: Suffered a leg injury late in Monday night's win over the Texans.
85. Jerricho Cotchery NYJ at DET
86. Deon Butler SEA vs. NYG
Note: Might get a lot more targets if both Williams and Tate are out.
87. Owen Daniels HOU vs. SD
Note: The Colts consistently shut down tight ends - don't be discouraged by the egg laid by Daniels on Monday night.
88. *Dustin Keller NYJ at DET
89. Tony Gonzalez ATL vs. TB