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Published: Nov. 18, 2015 at 02:33 p.m.
Updated: Nov. 19, 2015 at 01:29 p.m.

Top 25 ranked players for Week 11

In need of some quick fantasy advice? Look no further! Below are the top 25 ranked fantasy players per our esteemed panel of experts. The higher the player, the safer the start according to our experts. Not many of these names will surprise you, but it's a great way to get a quick sense of how well our experts collectively think each player will perform each week. You can view the full rankings HERE to help get your starting lineup set in stone prior to the kickoff of this weekend's games.

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  • Gronk leads all tight ends in receiving yards, and is second in touchdown receptions. He's the no-brainer No. 1 tight end. 25

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    Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots

    Gronk leads all tight ends in receiving yards, and is second in touchdown receptions. He's the no-brainer No. 1 tight end.

  • Jones is back off his bye and back at the top of our rankings, no surprise here. 24

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    Julio Jones, WR, Atlanta Falcons

    Jones is back off his bye and back at the top of our rankings, no surprise here.

  • Brady's revenge tour gets its second crack at the Bills, this time at home. He'll be without Julian Edelman, but we're not concerned. He'll still get the job done. 23

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    Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots

    Brady's revenge tour gets its second crack at the Bills, this time at home. He'll be without Julian Edelman, but we're not concerned. He'll still get the job done.

  • A.D. just reminded us he still has game-wrecking ability in the Vikings' win over the Raiders. Next up is a match with the Packers, a team he has historically gashed for big games. 22

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    Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings

    A.D. just reminded us he still has game-wrecking ability in the Vikings' win over the Raiders. Next up is a match with the Packers, a team he has historically gashed for big games.

  • After a streaky start to the season, Olsen has scored three touchdowns in his last five games, and only scored fewer than eight fantasy points once. He's a consistent, safe TE1. 21

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    Greg Olsen, TE, Carolina Panthers

    After a streaky start to the season, Olsen has scored three touchdowns in his last five games, and only scored fewer than eight fantasy points once. He's a consistent, safe TE1.

  • Fantasy's No. 1 running back returns to action. What more do you need to know? 20

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    Devonta Freeman, RB, Atlanta Falcons

    Fantasy's No. 1 running back returns to action. What more do you need to know?

  • When 89 total yards and a touchdown is considered a "down" game, you know why Gurley is rated so highly week after week. 19

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    Todd Gurley, RB, St. Louis Rams

    When 89 total yards and a touchdown is considered a "down" game, you know why Gurley is rated so highly week after week.

  • Over the last four weeks, only Drew Brees has thrown as many touchdown passes as Carr (13), but Carr has thrown three fewer interceptions. 18

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    Derek Carr, QB, Oakland Raiders

    Over the last four weeks, only Drew Brees has thrown as many touchdown passes as Carr (13), but Carr has thrown three fewer interceptions.

  • West has been averaging more touches per game than Jamaal Charles, and has been scoring fantasy points in bunches lately. He's a locked-in RB1. 17

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    Charcandrick West, RB, Kansas City Chiefs

    West has been averaging more touches per game than Jamaal Charles, and has been scoring fantasy points in bunches lately. He's a locked-in RB1.

  • Dez Bryant and Tony Romo on the same field again? Yes please. 16

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    Dez Bryant, WR, Dallas Cowboys

    Dez Bryant and Tony Romo on the same field again? Yes please.

  • Even though Nuk has a trip booked to Revis Island this week, we're not scared off. He's basically matchup proof at this point. 15

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    DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Houston Texans

    Even though Nuk has a trip booked to Revis Island this week, we're not scared off. He's basically matchup proof at this point.

  • Speaking of matchup proof, the only thing surprising about Palmer's rank after beating Seattle in Seattle is that he isn't higher. 14

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    Carson Palmer, QB, Arizona Cardinals

    Speaking of matchup proof, the only thing surprising about Palmer's rank after beating Seattle in Seattle is that he isn't higher.

  • Robinson has been on a tear, scoring more than 11 fantasy points in five straight weeks. 13

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    Allen Robinson, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars

    Robinson has been on a tear, scoring more than 11 fantasy points in five straight weeks.

  • We haven't given up on Megatron just yet, despite the Lions' offensive struggles. A matchup with the Raiders' secondary is nice, too. 12

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    Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions

    We haven't given up on Megatron just yet, despite the Lions' offensive struggles. A matchup with the Raiders' secondary is nice, too.

  • Eifert was plagued by the dropsies on Monday night. We're hoping he's in line for a bounce-back this week against Arizona. 11

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    Tyler Eifert, TE, Cincinnati Bengals

    Eifert was plagued by the dropsies on Monday night. We're hoping he's in line for a bounce-back this week against Arizona.

  • Rivers continues to lose targets in his passing game to injury, but continues to produce. We like his odds of staying hot against the Chiefs secondary. 10

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    Philip Rivers, QB, San Diego Chargers

    Rivers continues to lose targets in his passing game to injury, but continues to produce. We like his odds of staying hot against the Chiefs secondary.

  • Kelce struggled to get loose against the Denver defense during the Chiefs dominant win. He could have better luck against San Diego. 9

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    Travis Kelce, TE, Kansas City Chiefs

    Kelce struggled to get loose against the Denver defense during the Chiefs dominant win. He could have better luck against San Diego.

  • Cam has scored multiple touchdowns in every game except Week 1, including a league-leading six rushing scores among quarterbacks. He's back in the elite QB1 tier now. 8

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    Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers

    Cam has scored multiple touchdowns in every game except Week 1, including a league-leading six rushing scores among quarterbacks. He's back in the elite QB1 tier now.

  • Miller has scored 15 or more fantasy points four times in the last five weeks. He's seeing plenty of touches and is a locked in RB1 from here on out. 7

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    Lamar Miller, RB, Miami Dolphins

    Miller has scored 15 or more fantasy points four times in the last five weeks. He's seeing plenty of touches and is a locked in RB1 from here on out.

  • Despite missing two games with injury, Reed still ranks sixth in scoring among tight ends, and fourth in touchdowns (six). 6

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    Jordan Reed, TE, Washington Redskins

    Despite missing two games with injury, Reed still ranks sixth in scoring among tight ends, and fourth in touchdowns (six).

  • Feel weird to see Rodgers so low? We agree. However, a matchup with the Vikings as his offense struggles isn't exactly ideal. Still, he's the best quarterback on the planet, so we refuse to drop him down any lower. 5

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    Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay Packers

    Feel weird to see Rodgers so low? We agree. However, a matchup with the Vikings as his offense struggles isn't exactly ideal. Still, he's the best quarterback on the planet, so we refuse to drop him down any lower.

  • Evans has been heating up in recent weeks and now gets a matchup with frequent burn victim Byron Maxwell. Look for Evans to keep his hot streak alive in Week 11. 4

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    Mike Evans, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Evans has been heating up in recent weeks and now gets a matchup with frequent burn victim Byron Maxwell. Look for Evans to keep his hot streak alive in Week 11.

  • Beast Mode had a quiet game last week, as the Cardinals forced the Seahawks into a pass-heavy game script early. That won't happen against the 49ers. 3

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    Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle Seahawks

    Beast Mode had a quiet game last week, as the Cardinals forced the Seahawks into a pass-heavy game script early. That won't happen against the 49ers.

  • Langford has given the Bears a wonderful glimpse into the future the last two weeks, as he's played phenomenally. The only thing that will hold him back in fantasy the rest of the season is the potential return of Matt Forte to the starting lineup. 2

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    Jeremy Langford, RB, Chicago Bears

    Langford has given the Bears a wonderful glimpse into the future the last two weeks, as he's played phenomenally. The only thing that will hold him back in fantasy the rest of the season is the potential return of Matt Forte to the starting lineup.

  • Ebron has been quietly putting together a TE1 season, and would have continued it last week had he not suffered through a handful of drops. He should rebound against the Raiders, who still struggle to defend tight ends. 1

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    Eric Ebron, TE, Detroit Lions

    Ebron has been quietly putting together a TE1 season, and would have continued it last week had he not suffered through a handful of drops. He should rebound against the Raiders, who still struggle to defend tight ends.