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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).

Conference Championship Week Rankings

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 January 18. * = check status (not necessarily injury status)

Quarterback

1. Aaron Rodgers GB at CHI
2. Jay Cutler CHI vs. GB
3. Mark Sanchez NYJ at PIT
4. Ben Roethlisberger PIT vs. NYJ

Running Back

1. Matt Forte CHI vs. GB
2. James Starks GB at CHI
3. Rashard Mendenhall PIT vs. NYJ
4. LaDainian Tomlinson NYJ at PIT
5. Brandon Jackson GB at CHI
6. Chester Taylor CHI vs. GB
Note: Stole another goal line carry from Forte last week.
7. Shonn Greene NYJ at PIT
8. Mewelde Moore PIT vs. NYJ
9. John Kuhn GB at CHI
10. Isaac Redman PIT vs. NYJ
11. Joe McKnight NYJ at PIT
Note: Could get scratched again if Brad Smith can return this week.

Wide Receiver

1. Greg Jennings GB at CHI
2. Santonio Holmes NYJ at PIT
3. Johnny Knox CHI vs. GB
4. James Jones GB at CHI
5. Mike Wallace PIT vs. NYJ
6. Braylon Edwards NYJ at PIT
7. Earl Bennett CHI vs. GB
Note: Got a carry in the wildcat formation in the red zone last week.
8. Hines Ward PIT vs. NYJ
9. *Donald Driver GB at CHI
10. Jordy Nelson GB at CHI
11. Devin Hester CHI vs. GB
12. Emmanuel Sanders PIT vs. NYJ
13. Jerricho Cotchery NYJ at PIT

Tight End

1. Heath Miller PIT vs. NYJ
2. Greg Olsen CHI vs. GB
3. Dustin Keller NYJ at PIT
4. Andrew Quarless GB at CHI
5. Donald Lee GB at CHI
6. Tom Crabtree GB at CHI

Kicker

1. Mason Crosby GB at CHI
2. Robbie Gould CHI vs. GB
3. Shaun Suisham PIT vs. NYJ
4. Nick Folk NYJ at PIT

Defense

1. New York Jets at Pittsburgh
2. Green Bay at Chicago
3. Pittsburgh vs. New York Jets
4. Chicago vs. Green Bay

Flex Position (RB/WR/TE)

1. Matt Forte CHI vs. GB
2. James Starks GB at CHI
3. Greg Jennings GB at CHI
4. Santonio Holmes NYJ at PIT
5. Rashard Mendenhall PIT vs. NYJ
6. LaDainian Tomlinson NYJ at PIT
7. Johnny Knox CHI vs. GB
8. James Jones GB at CHI
9. Mike Wallace PIT vs. NYJ
10. Braylon Edwards NYJ at PIT
11. Brandon Jackson GB at CHI
12. Chester Taylor CHI vs. GB
Note: Stole another goal line carry from Forte last week.
13. Shonn Greene NYJ at PIT
14. Earl Bennett CHI vs. GB
Note: Got a carry in the wildcat formation in the red zone last week.
15. Hines Ward PIT vs. NYJ
16. *Donald Driver GB at CHI
17. Jordy Nelson GB at CHI
18. Mewelde Moore PIT vs. NYJ
19. Devin Hester CHI vs. GB
20. John Kuhn GB at CHI
21. Emmanuel Sanders PIT vs. NYJ
22. Heath Miller PIT vs. NYJ
23. Greg Olsen CHI vs. GB
24. Dustin Keller NYJ at PIT
25. Jerricho Cotchery NYJ at PIT
26. Isaac Redman PIT vs. NYJ
27. Joe McKnight NYJ at PIT
Note: Could get scratched again if Brad Smith can return this week.
28. Andrew Quarless GB at CHI
29. Donald Lee GB at CHI
30. Tom Crabtree GB at CHI