Dynasty-league rookie rankings

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 11:37 p.m.
Posted By Pat Fitzmaurice

Here are rookie rankings for dynasty leagues from longtime fantasy expert Pat Fitzmaurice, who has distinguished himself with his rankings and analysis over the years. Fitzmaurice will provide fantasy coverage on this site throughout the preseason and regular season, and his rankings will continue into the regular season, when they will be adjusted weekly for matchups, injuries and byes.

Quarterbacks

  1. Andrew Luck, Colts
  2. Robert Griffin III, Redskins
  3. Russell Wilson, Seahawks
  4. Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins
  5. Brandon Weeden, Browns
  6. Nick Foles, Eagles
  7. Ryan Lindley, Cardinals
  8. Kirk Cousins, Redskins
  9. Brock Osweiler, Broncos

Running backs

  1. Trent Richardson, Browns
  2. Doug Martin, Buccaneers
  3. David Wilson, Giants
  4. Ronnie Hillman, Broncos
  5. Isaiah Pead, Rams
  6. Lamar Miller, Dolphins
  7. Robert Turbin, Seahawks
  8. Vick Ballard, Colts
  9. Alfred Morris, Redskins
  10. Bernard Pierce, Ravens
  11. LaMichael James, 49ers
  12. Chris Rainey, Steelers
  13. Bryce Brown, Eagles
  14. Michael Smith, Buccaneers
  15. Daryl Richardson, Rams
  16. Bobby Rainey, Ravens
  17. Cyrus Gray, Chiefs
  18. Chris Polk, Eagles

Wide receivers

  1. Justin Blackmon, Jaguars
  2. Alshon Jeffery, Bears
  3. Kendall Wright, Titans
  4. Rueben Randle, Giants
  5. Michael Floyd, Cardinals
  6. Stephen Hill, Jets
  7. Josh Gordon, Browns
  8. Brian Quick, Rams
  9. Rod Streater, Raiders
  10. LaVon Brazill, Colts
  11. T.Y. Hilton, Colts
  12. Juron Criner, Raiders
  13. Ryan Broyles, Lions
  14. A.J. Jenkins, 49ers
  15. Keshawn Martin, Texans
  16. T.J. Graham, Bills
  17. Chris Givens, Rams
  18. Mohamed Sanu, Bengals
  19. Travis Benjamin, Browns
  20. Marvin Jones, Bengals
  21. DeVier Posey, Texans
  22. Jarius Wright, Vikings
  23. Nick Toon, Saints
  24. Devon Wylie, Chiefs
  25. Joe Adams, Panthers

Tight ends

  1. Coby Fleener, Colts
  2. Dwayne Allen, Colts
  3. Orson Charles, Bengals
  4. Evan Rodriguez, Bears
  5. Michael Egnew, Dolphins
  6. Ladarius Green, Chargers
  7. Adrien Robinson, Giants

Overall

  1. RB Trent Richardson, Browns
  2. QB Andrew Luck, Colts
  3. QB Robert Griffin III, Redskins
  4. RB Doug Martin, Buccaneers
  5. WR Justin Blackmon, Jaguars
  6. RB David Wilson, Giants
  7. WR Alshon Jeffery, Bears
  8. QB Russell Wilson, Seahawks
  9. WR Kendall Wright, Titans
  10. QB Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins
  11. WR Rueben Randle, Giants
  12. WR Michael Floyd, Cardinals
  13. TE Coby Fleener, Colts
  14. RB Ronnie Hillman, Broncos
  15. RB Isaiah Pead, Rams
  16. RB Lamar Miller, Dolphins
  17. WR Stephen Hill, Jets
  18. WR Josh Gordon, Browns
  19. QB Brandon Weeden, Browns
  20. RB Robert Turbin, Seahawks
  21. RB Vick Ballard, Colts
  22. WR Brian Quick, Rams
  23. WR Rod Streater, Raiders
  24. RB Alfred Morris, Redskins
  25. RB Bernard Pierce, Ravens
  26. RB LaMichael James, 49ers
  27. TE Dwayne Allen, Colts
  28. WR LaVon Brazill, Colts
  29. WR T.Y. Hilton, Colts
  30. QB Nick Foles, Eagles
  31. RB Chris Rainey, Steelers
  32. RB Bryce Brown, Eagles
  33. WR Juron Criner, Raiders
  34. WR Ryan Broyles, Lions
  35. QB Ryan Lindley, Cardinals
  36. WR A.J. Jenkins, 49ers
  37. WR Keshawn Martin, Texans
  38. WR Chris Givens, Rams
  39. WR T.J. Graham, Bills
  40. WR Mohamed Sanu, Bengals
  41. WR Travis Benjamin, Browns
  42. QB Kirk Cousins, Redskins
  43. QB Brock Osweiler, Broncos
  44. RB Michael Smith, Buccaneers
  45. TE Orson Charles, Bengals