Training camps are just around the corner, so fantasy footballers are getting ready to prepare themselves for a run at a league championship. Of course, the start of every successful season begins with the draft, and to have a successful draft you need an accurate and in-depth set of player rankings to help guide you through each round. That's where our fantasy experts can help. Each member of our panel, which includes Craig Ellenport, Michael Fabiano and Adam Rank of NFL.com and Scott Engel of RotoExperts.com, offered up his top 20 players per position for the upcoming campaign. We've also included our friends at EA Sports, who will be providing complete preseason and weekly in-season projections for NFL.com's new fantasy game throughout the season.

Our rankings are based on NFL.com's standard scoring system, which rewards one point per 25 passing yards and 10 rushing or receiving yards, four points for passing touchdowns and six points for all other touchdowns. Players who didn't receive a top-20 vote from every member of our panel (Ex. Ben Roethlisberger, listed as xx in the appropriate expert's column) weren't eligible to be ranked ahead of those who did receive five votes.

Top 20 quarterbacks
Player
EA Sports
Ellenport
Engel
Fabiano
Rank
Average
1
1
1
2
2
1
2
2
3
1
1
2
4
3
2
3
5
3
5
4
5
7
3
4
6
5
4
4
4
5
8
6
6
6
7
6
3
10
8
5
8
7
Brett Favre
12
9
7
8
6
8
10
8
12
9
9
9
9
7
9
10
14
10
7
13
11
13
11
11
Donovan McNabb
14
15
10
12
12
12
11
17
13
14
10
13
16
12
14
11
15
14
19
18
15
16
13
15
15
11
19
19
20
16
Vince Young
20
14
18
15
xx
17
xx
19
17
18
19
18
18
20
xx
20
16
19
xx
xx
16
17
xx
20
Top 20 running backs
Player
EA Sports
Ellenport
Engel
Fabiano
Rank
Average
2
1
1
2
2
1
1
2
2
1
3
2
3
5
3
3
5
3
5
4
4
4
6
4
6
3
6
5
4
5
Michael Turner
8
8
8
6
1
6
9
6
9
7
8
7
11
11
7
8
7
8
4
7
10
9
17
9
Cedric Benson
14
9
11
10
9
10
16
10
5
11
13
11
7
16
14
12
11
12
Ryan Grant
10
15
13
14
10
13
12
14
12
13
14
14
15
12
15
15
16
15
17
13
xx
17
12
16
Beanie Wells
xx
17
16
16
15
17
18
xx
17
18
18
18
17
xx
18
xx
19
19
Joseph Addai
20
xx
xx
20
20
20
Top 20 wide receivers
Player
EA Sports
Ellenport
Engel
Fabiano
Rank
Average
1
2
1
1
1
1
8
1
4
5
3
2
Randy Moss
9
5
2
3
5
3
12
3
5
2
4
4
5
10
10
6
2
5
16
7
3
4
6
6
2
13
9
7
7
7
3
9
6
10
11
8
7
4
13
9
8
9
6
8
12
8
9
10
13
11
7
11
12
11
4
14
8
12
10
12
Steve Smith (NYG)
18
18
14
13
13
13
Steve Smith (CAR)
20
15
15
15
16
14
10
6
16
19
xx
15
15
16
11
14
xx
16
Chad Ochocinco
xx
12
17
16
17
17
xx
19
20
18
18
18
xx
17
xx
17
14
19
11
xx
xx
xx
19
20
Top 20 tight ends
Player
EA Sports
Ellenport
Engel
Fabiano
Rank
Average
Dallas Clark
2
1
1
1
3
1
6
2
2
2
1
2
4
7
3
3
2
3
1
4
6
6
4
4
3
6
4
5
5
5
5
3
7
7
6
6
11
5
5
4
8
7
9
9
8
8
9
8
Chris Cooley
7
10
11
11
7
9
8
11
10
9
12
10
Visanthe Shiancoe
16
8
9
10
10
11
12
13
15
13
13
12
14
15
12
14
14
13
13
16
13
15
17
14
Jeremy Shockey
15
19
16
16
16
15
Kevin Boss
18
20
17
18
19
16
10
xx
14
12
11
17
xx
12
18
17
15
18
Todd Heap
19
xx
20
19
xx
19
20
14
xx
xx
xx
20
Top 20 kickers
Player
EA Sports
Ellenport
Engel
Fabiano
Rank
Average
2
2
3
1
1
1
4
1
1
2
3
2
18
4
5
6
2
3
20
5
4
5
5
4
6
8
9
10
10
5
3
10
10
11
13
6
Lawrence Tynes
11
13
8
9
11
7
9
15
13
8
8
8
10
9
16
13
12
9
8
17
15
14
16
10
Jeff Reed
14
16
12
18
17
11
Nate Kaeding
xx
3
2
3
6
12
xx
6
7
4
4
13
xx
7
6
7
7
14
xx
14
11
12
14
15
7
20
17
16
xx
16
Neil Rackers
xx
12
14
17
18
17
John Kasay
1
19
xx
20
xx
18
xx
11
xx
15
15
19
Olindo Mare
14
xx
19
xx
xx
20
Top 20 defenses
Player
EA Sports
Ellenport
Engel
Fabiano
Rank
Average
3
1
1
1
3
1
4
2
3
2
1
2
2
3
2
5
4
3
8
5
4
4
2
4
5
8
7
3
5
5
7
6
8
8
6
6
6
9
6
7
8
7
1
11
9
9
7
8
8
4
5
6
11
9
12
10
14
10
13
10
13
13
12
11
10
11
17
12
11
13
12
12
15
19
10
14
14
13
19
14
16
17
16
14
xx
7
13
12
9
15
xx
15
18
18
18
16
xx
18
20
19
19
17
11
xx
17
15
xx
18
xx
xx
15
16
15
19
9
16
19
xx
xx
20


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