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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Top 25 NFL Players at Every Position

Keep in mind this was done after the 2010 NFL season. I may do another one after the 2012 season, I don't know.

To go along with my Power Rankings this wee, I decided to post Player rankings at well, at each NFL position. These contain my rankings of players skill level individually and currently,taking into account everything that player does, not just passing or rushing receiving, or fantasy points. Also, I'm assuming each NFL player is completely healthy right now, so guys who are on the IR are completely eligible for this (but I will have to rank them on 2010 performance, and predicted 2012 performance). Where does your team's player's stack up? Let's see.

Quarterback
1. Aaron Rodgers (GB)
2. Tom Brady (NE)
3. Drew Brees (NO)
4. Peyton Manning (IND)
5. Ben Roethlisberger (PIT)
6. Philip Rivers (SD)
7. Eli Manning (NYG)
8. Matt Ryan (ATL)
9. Tony Romo (DAL)
10. Jay Cutler (CHI)
11. Matt Schaub (HOU)
12. Joe Flacco (BAL)
13. Michael Vick (PHI)
14. Matthew Stafford (DET)
15. Cam Newton (CAR)
16. Ryan Fitzpatrick (BUF)
17. Josh Freeman (TB)
18. Matt Hasselbeck (TEN)
19. Sam Bradford (STL)
20. Kevin Kolb (ARI)
21. Andy Dalton (CIN)
22. Alex Smith (SF)
23. Jason Campbell (OAK)
24. Matt Cassell (KC)
25. Carson Palmer (OAK)

Runningback
1. Adrian Peterson (MIN)
2. Maurice Jones-Drew (JAC)
3. Darren McFadden (OAK)
4. Arian Foster (HOU)
5. Matt Forte (CHI)
6. LeSean McCoy (PHI)
7. Frank Gore (SF)
8. Ray Rice (BAL)
9. Steven Jackson (STL)
10. Fred Jackson (BUF)
11. Jamaal Charles (KC)
12. Chris Johnson (TEN)

13. Michael Turner (ATL)
14. Ryan Mathews (SD)
15. Rashard Mendenhall (PIT)
16. Ahmad Bradshaw (NYG)
17. Jahvid Best (DET)
18. Beanie Wells (ARI)
19. Willis McGahee
20. LeGarrette Blount (TB)

21. Peyton Hillis (CLE)
22. Cedric Benson (CIN)
23. Joseph Addai (IND)
24. Darren Sproles (NO)
25. Ben Tate (HOU)


Fullback
1. Vonta Leach (BAL)
2. Le'Ron McClain (KC)
3. Ovie Mughelli (ATL)
4. Greg Jones (JAC)
5. Owen Schmitt (PHI)
7. John Conner (NYJ)
8. Lawrence Vicekrs (HOU)
9. Ahmard Hall (TEN)
10. Marcel Reece (OAK)
11. Jerome Felton (CAR)
12. Corey McIntyre (BUF)
13. Kevin Faulk (NE)
14. Charles Clay (MIA)
15. Tony Fiammetta (DAL)
16. Michael Robinson (SEA)
17. Jacob Hester (SD)
18. Chris Gronkowski (IND)
19. Henry Hynoski (NYG)
20. Jim Kleinsasser (MIN)
21. Erik Lorig (TB)
22. Owen Marecic (CLE)
23. Anthony Sherman (ARI)
24. David Johnson (PIT)
25. Jason Snelling (ATL)


Tight End
1. Jason Witten (DAL)
2. Antonio Gates (SD)
3. Dallas Clark (IND)
4. Tony Gonzalez (ATL)
5. Heath Miller (PIT)
6. Dustin Keller (NYJ)
7. Zach Miller (SEA)
8. Vernon Davis (SF)
9. Greg Olsen (CAR)
10. Jimmy Graham (NO)
11. Jermichael Finley (GB)
12. Rob Gronkowski (NE)
13. Kellen Winslow (TB)
14. Ben Watson (CLE)
15. Aaron Hernandez (NE)
16. Marcedes Lewis (JAC)
17. Todd Heap (ARI)
18. Chris Cooley (WAS)
19. Brent Celek (PHI)
20. Fred Davis (WAS)
21. Brandon Pettigrew (DET)
22. Owen Daniels (HOU)
23. Visanthe Shiancoe (MIN)
24. Tony Moeaki (KC)
25. Kevin Boss (OAK)


Wide Receiver
1. Andre Johnson (HOU)
2. Larry Fitzgerald (ARI)
3. Calvin Johnson (DET)
4. Reggie Wayne (IND)
5. Roddy White (ATL)
6. Brandon Marshall (MIA)
7. Greg Jennings (GB)
8. Stevonne Smith (CAR)
9. Vincent Jackson (SD)
10. Wes Welker (NE)
11. Dwayne Bowe (KC)
12. Hakeem Nicks (NYG)
13. Kenny Britt (TEN)
14. Anquan Boldin (BAL)
15. Miles Austin (DAL)
16. Stevie Johnson (BUF)
17. Brandon Lloyd (STL)
18. Sidney Rice (SEA)
19. Marques Colston (NO)
20. Mike Wallace (PIT)
21. Santonio Holmes (NYJ)
22. DeSean Jackson (PHI)
23. Jeremy Maclin (PHI)
24. Santana Moss (WAS)
25. Dez Bryant (DAL)


Offensive Tackle
1. Jake Long (MIA)
2. Joe Thomas (CLE)
3. Jordan Gross (CAR)
4. Ryan Clady (DEN)
5. Michael Roos (TEN)
6. Marcus McNeill (SD)
7. Andrew Whitworth (CIN)
8. D'Brickashaw Ferguson (NYJ)
9. Todd Herremans (PHI)
10. Tyson Clabo (ATL)
11. Jason Peters (PHI)
12. Jammal Brown (WAS)
13. Matt Light (NE)
14. David Stewart (TEN)
15. Jeff Otah (CAR)
16. Michael Oher (BAL)
17. Eric Winston (HOU)
18. Kareem McKenzie (NYG)
19. Chad Clifton (GB)
20. Branden Albert (KC)
21. Donald Penn (TB)
22. Russell Okung (SEA)
23. Doug Free (DAL)
24. Jermon Bushrod (NO)
25. Trent Williams (WAS)


Offensive Guard
1. Logan Mankins (NE)
2. Jahri Evans (NO)
3. Chris Snee (NYG)
4. Carl Nicks (NO)
5. Ben Grubbs (BAL)
6. Kris Dielman (SD)
7. Eric Steinbach (CLE)
8. Josh Sitton (GB)
9. Steve Hutchinson (MIN)
10. Bobbie Williams (CIN)
11. Wade Smith (HOU)
12. Marshal Yanda (BAL)
13. Brandon Moore (NYJ)
14. Robert Gallery (SEA)
15. Brian Waters (NE)
16. Harvey Dahl (STL)
17. Davin Joseph (TB)
18. Rob Sims (DET)
19. Justin Blalock (ATL)
20. Andy Levitre (BUF)
21. Eben Britton (JAC)
22. Mike Iupati (SF)
23. Travelle Wharton (CAR)
24. Jake Scott (TEN)
25. Kyle Kosier (DAL)

Center
1. Nick Mangold (NYJ)
2. Alex Mack (CLE)
3. Jeff Saturday (IND)
4. Todd McClure (ATL)
5. Matt Birk (BAL)
6. Maurkice Pouncey (PIT)
7. Shaun O'Hara (FA)
8. Nick Hardwick (SD)
9. Brad Meester (JAC)
10. Ryan Kalil (CAR)
11. Chris Myers (HOU)
12. Jason Brown (STL)
13. Dan Koppen (NE)
14. Scott Wells (GB)
15. Kyle Cook (CIN)
16. Jeff Faine (TB)
17. Jonathan Goodwin (SF)
18. Eric Wood (BUF)
19. Dominic Raiola (DET)
20. Mike Pouncey (MIA)
21. Lyle Sendlein (ARI)
22. Will Montgomery (WAS)
23. Samson Satele (OAK)
24. John Sullivan (MIN)
25. Roberto Garza (CHI)

Defensive End (4-3)*
1. Julius Peppers (CHI)
2. Justin Tuck (NYG)
3. Jared Allen (MIN)
4. Trent Cole (PHI)
5. Dwight Freeney (IND)
6. Terrell Suggs (BAL)
7. John Abraham (ATL)
8. Robert Mathis (IND)
9. Will Smith (NO)
10. Osi Umenyiora (NYG)
11. Elvis Dumervil (DEN)
12. Jason Babin (PHI)
13. Chris Long (STL)
14. Andre Carter (NE)
15. Carlos Dunlap (CIN)

Defensive End (3-4)*
1. Justin Smith (SF)
2. Darnell Dockett (ARI)
3. Randy Starks (MIA)
4. Glenn Dorsey (KC)
5. Brett Keisel (PIT)
6. Kendall Langford (MIA)
7. Calais Campbell (ARI)
8. Cory Redding (BAL)
9. Mike Wright (NE)
10. Antonio Smith (HOU)
11. Dwan Edwards (BUF)
12. Marcell Dareus (BUF)
13. Stephen Bowen (WAS)
14. Ryan Pickett (GB)
15. Luis Castillo (SD)

Defensive Tackle (including Nose Tackles)
1. Haloti Ngata (BAL)
2. Vince Wilfork (NE)
3. Richard Seymour (OAK)
4. Ndamukong Suh (DET)
5. Kevin Williams (MIN)
6. Casey Hampton (PIT)
7. Sedrick Ellis (NO)
8. Kyle Williams (BUF)
9. Brandon Mebane (SEA)
10. B.J. Raji (GB)
11. Terrance Knighton (JAC)
12. Jay Ratliff (DAL)
13. Ahtyba Rubin (CLE)
14. Paul Soliai (MIA)
15. Jonathan Babineaux (ATL)
16. Gerald McCoy (TB)
17. Aubrayo Franklin (NO)
18. Domata Peko (CIN)
19. Tommy Kelly (OAK)
20. Tyson Alualu (JAC)
21. Cullen Jenkins (PHI)
22. Kelly Gregg (KC)
23. Phil Taylor (CLE)
24. Antonio Garay (SD)
25. Barry Cofield (WAS)

Outside Linebacker (4-3)*
1. Lance Briggs (CHI)
2. Chad Greenway (MIN)
3. Daryl Smith (JAC)
4. Jerod Mayo (NE)
5. D.J. Williams (DEN)
6. Kamerion Wimbley (OAK)
7. James Anderson (CAR)
8. Mathias Kiwanuka (NYG)
9. Manny Lawson (CIN)
10. Von Miller (DEN)
11. Keith Rivers (CIN)
12. Will Witherspoon (TEN)
13. Thomas Davis (CAR)
14. Jarret Johnson (BAL)
15. Justin Durant (DET)

Outside Linebacker (3-4)*
1. James Harrison (PIT)
2. Clay Matthews (GB)
3. DeMarcus Ware (DAL)
4. LaMarr Woodley (PIT)
5. Tamba Hali (KC)
6. Brian Orakpo (WAS)
7. Cameron Wake (MIA)
8. Mario Williams (HOU)
9. Shaun Phillips (SD)
10. Calvin Pace (NYJ)
11. Anthony Spencer (DAL)
12. Connor Barwin (HOU)
13. Ryan Kerrigan (WAS)
14. Joey Porter (ARI)
15. Bryan Thomas (NYJ)

Middle/Inside Linebacker
1. Patrick Willis (SF)
2. Ray Lewis (BAL)
3. David Harris (NYJ)
4. Brian Urlacher (CHI)
5. Jon Beason (CAR)
6. Jonathan Vilma (NO)
7. Lawrence Timmons (PIT)
8. London Fletcher (WAS)
9. Curtis Lofton (ATL)
10. Karlos Dansby (MIA)
11. Brian Cushing (HOU)
12. Bart Scott (NYJ)
13. DeMeco Ryans (HOU)
14. James Laurinatis (STL)
15. Barrett Ruud (TEN)
16. Nick Barnett (BUF)
17. D'Qwell Jackson (CLE)
18. Stephen Tulloch (DET)
19. Paul Posluszny (JAC)
20. Derrick Johnson (KC)
21. A.J. Hawk (GB)
22. E.J. Henderson (MIN)
23. Takeo Spikes (SD)
24. James Farrior (PIT)
25. Gary Brackett (IND)

Cornerback
1. Darrelle Revis (NYJ)
2. Nnamdi Asomugha (PHI)
3. Champ Bailey (DEN)
4. Charles Woodson (GB)
5. Asante Samuel (PHI)
6. Cortland Finnegan (TEN)
7. Brandon Flowers (KC)
8. Tramon Williams (GB)
9. Johnathan Joseph (HOU)
10. Leon Hall (CIN)
11. Quentin Jammer (SD)
12. Jabari Greer (NO)
13. Antoine Winfield (MIN)
14. Joe Haden (CLE)
15. Aqib Talib (TB)
16. Vontae Davis (MIA)
17. DeAngelo Hall (WAS)
18. Dominque Rodgers-Cromarite (PHI)
19. Dunta Robinson (ATL)
20. Antonio Cromartie (NYJ)
21. Terrell Thomas (NYG)
22. Ike Taylor (PIT)
23. Brent Grimes (ATL)
24. Chris Gamble (CAR)
25. Corey Webster (NYG)

Strong Safety*
1. Troy Polamalu (PIT)
2. Adrian Wilson (ARI)
3. LaRon Landry
4. Chris Hope (TEN)
5. Brian Dawkins (DEN)
6. Eric Berry (KC)
7. Jim Leonhard (NYJ)
8. Chris Harris (DET)
9. Yeremiah Bell (MIA)
10. Charles Godfrey (CAR)
11. William Moore (ATL)
12. T.J. Ward (CLE)
13. Tyvon Branch (OAK)
14. Dawan Landry (JAC)
15. Kenny Phillips (NYG)

Free Safety*
1. Ed Reed (BAL)
2. Nick Collins (GB)
3. Antoine Bethea (IND)
4. Michael Griffon (TEN)
5. Antrel Rolle (NYG)
6. O.J. Atogwe (WAS)
7. Kerry Rhodes (ARI)
8. Eric Weddle (SD)
9. Tanard Jackson (TB)
10. Brandon Meriweather (CHI)
11. Malcolm Jenkins (NO)
12. Quintin Mikell (STL)
13. Jairus Byrd (BUF)
14. Earl Thomas (SEA)
15. Ryan Clark (PIT)

Kicker
1. Robbie Gould (CHI)
2. Adam Vinatieri (IND)
3. Rob Bironas (TEN)
4. Sebastian Janikowski (OAK)
5. Ryan Longwell (MIN)
6. Nate Kaeding (SD)
7. Stephen Gostkowski (NE)
8. Jason Hanson (DET)
9. Dan Carpenter (MIA)
10. Josh Scobee (JAC)
11. Rian Lindell (BUF)
12. Billy Cundiff (BAL)
13. John Kasay (NO)
14. Phil Dawson (CLE)
15. Mason Crosby (GB)

Punter
1. Shane Lechler (OAK)
2. Andy Lee (SF)
3. Mike Scifres (SD)
4. Mat McBriar (DAL)
5. Dustin Colquitt (KC)
6. Sam Koch (BAL)
7. Brian Moorman (BUF)
8. Donnie Jones (STL)
9. Brandon Fields (MIA)
10. Britton Colquitt (DEN)
11. Steve Weatherford (NYG)
12. Brett Kern (TEN)
13. Adam Podlesh (CHI)
14. Reggie Hodges (CLE)
15. Michael Koenen (TB)

Kick/Punt Returner
1. Devin Hester (CHI)
2. David Reed (BAL)
3. Ted Ginn Jr. (SF)
4. Joshua Cribbs (CLE)
5. Leon Washington (SEA)
6. Patrick Peterson (ARI)
7. Darren Sproles (SD)
8. Percy Harvin (MIN)
9. Eric Weems (ATL)
10. Marc Mariani (TEN)


*Due to differences in 4-3 and 3-4, I'll rank Top 15 players at these positions but split into 4-3 and 3-4. I also split up Free and Strong safeties, so those are also shorter lists.

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