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Weekly Rankings: Super Bowl Value Meter

Jeff Erickson

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

These rankings are just for this week of the playoffs, not for the entirety of the playoffs. If you want a playoff draft set of rankings, please see those from Chris Liss here:

Same scoring presumptions from the regular season apply here - standard scoring for the positions, PPR for the flex.

Quarterback

1.Tom Brady NE at Atl
2.*Matt Ryan ATL vs. NE
Note: Interesting story angle could be center Alex Mack's ankle injury - he won't practice this week.

Running Backs

1.LeGarrette Blount NE at Atl
2.Devonta Freeman ATL vs. NE
3.Dion Lewis NE at Atl
4.Tevin Coleman ATL vs. NE
Note: Both Falcons backs have been valuable in the first two playoff games - can they do it again in the Super Bowl?
5.James White NE at Atl

Wide Receivers

1.Julio Jones ATL vs. NE
2.Julian Edelman NE at Atl
3.Chris Hogan NE at Atl
4.Mohamed Sanu ATL vs. NE
5.Taylor Gabriel ATL vs. NE
6.Malcolm Mitchell NE at Atl
7.Danny Amendola NE at Atl
8.Justin Hardy ATL vs. NE
9.Aldrick Robinson ATL vs. NE
10.*Michael Floyd NE at Atl
Note: Odd man out with Mitchel returning.

Tight Ends

1.*Martellus Bennett NE at Atl
Note: (Knee) Had five catches for 32 yards in the win.
2.Austin Hooper ATL vs. NE
3.Levine Toilolo ATL vs. NE
4.Matthew Lengel NE at Atl

Flex (RB/WR/TE)

1.Julio Jones ATL vs. NE
2.Julian Edelman NE at Atl
3.Chris Hogan NE at Atl
4.Devonta Freeman ATL vs. NE
5.LeGarrette Blount NE at Atl
6.Dion Lewis NE at Atl
7.Tevin Coleman ATL vs. NE
Note: Both Falcons backs have been valuable in the first two playoff games - can they do it again in the Super Bowl?
8.Mohamed Sanu ATL vs. NE
9.Taylor Gabriel ATL vs. NE
10.*Martellus Bennett NE at Atl
Note: (Knee) Had five catches for 32 yards in the win.
11.Malcolm Mitchell NE at Atl
12.Danny Amendola NE at Atl
13.James White NE at Atl
14.Austin Hooper ATL vs. NE
15.Levine Toilolo ATL vs. NE
16.Justin Hardy ATL vs. NE
17.Aldrick Robinson ATL vs. NE

Kickers

1.Matt Bryant ATL vs. NE
Note: Both kickers missed extra points in their respective wins.
2.Stephen Gostkowski NE at Atl

Defenses

1.*New England Patriots at Atl
Note: DB Nate Ebner suffered a head injury against the Steelers - his impact is mostly on special teams.
2.Atlanta Falcons vs. NE