This article is part of our Weekly Rankings series.
Sunday Update Complete
PIT-TEN has been postponed to Week 7. The Chiefs-Pats game has been postponed to Monday night at 7:05 pm ET. For now I'm not moving the likes of Patrick Mahomes or Tyreek Hill down in the rankings, but be aware that there's still a risk that it won't be played this week. The Saints had a false positive test with fullback Michael Burton, and the game will proceed as scheduled.
Welcome to the Weekly Value Meter Rankings. This is a guide to help you decide who to start and sit in a given week. It's is not a season-long ranking nor a draft guide, and it's also not really intended as a free agent guide. While I appreciate that you want my opinion on pickups, every league is different, and your decision on whether to add/drop a particular player might also be dictated by other factors than who is rated higher in a given week.
Here are my operating assumptions for the rankings:
- The RB/WR/TE position rankings are for PPR leagues.
- The Flex rankings are for Standard leagues.
- 1 point per 10 rushing/receiving yards.
- 1 point per 20 passing yards.
- 4 points per passing touchdowns.
These are the rankings I use when I make my start/sit decisions. Please consult the rankings first before asking "Player X vs. Player Y?" without any other mitigating factors. Of course, I welcome debate - if you think I'm wrong, let me know. But please check out