2014 DRAFT GUIDE
By Jeff Paur
Senior Fantasy Writer
Realtime Fantasy Sports

Quarterbacks:

The quarterback position continues to be very deep for fantasy teams. It might be the deepest ever for fantasy teams this season with so many guys capable of posting top-five scoring numbers. Either way, having a top quarterback can be a big-time difference maker for fantasy teams. Teams that had Peyton Manning and Drew Brees made a lot of noise last season as both players posted a ton of points.

You can still wait on a quarterback and get a quality option such as Philip Rivers, but getting an elite option will cost you a pick in the first three or four rounds of your draft. And with the way things played out the last few seasons, getting one of those top guys isn't a bad idea these days for fantasy teams. We are in a pass-first NFL.

But you will also want to know your scoring system. Every league is different. Some leagues favor quarterbacks a little more while others try to devalue the position some by making passing touchdowns worth less as well as penalizing more for interceptions. So you'll want to know your scoring inside and out before deciding when to take a quarterback.



Running Backs:

When it comes to fantasy, the running back position is a top priority. And this will be the case even more this season. The top four or so backs really stand out over the other options. These guys will go fast come draft day, and teams having them will have an advantage over their opponents. There just aren't that many elite backs any more, especially with more teams using a two-back approach or throwing on nearly every down.

But there are other options out there with potential after those top guys are gone. Who is the Zac Stacy of this season? There are several players capable of having that breakout season, including Ben Tate, Toby Gerhart and Andre Ellington. There is a drop off after the top guys, so finding one of these diamonds in the rough is as important as ever for fantasy teams in 2014.


Wide Receivers:

The receiver position is a lot more coveted these days, mainly because so many leagues are points per reception (PPR). This makes getting someone like Calvin Johnson a big plus for fantasy teams. Top receivers have even more value in PPR leagues. If you don't get an elite option in a PPR league, you aren't likely winning your league.

And we have some quality top options. There are about 10 or so elite fantasy receivers - guys capable of leading the league in scoring. After the top guys, though, we have a lot of similar options, which is why many wait on receivers after the elite guys are gone. It is another reason teams load up on No. 1 receivers early. You can use different strategies at the receiver spot and have success both ways.

Just like at running back, teams are looking for the next surprise. Who will be Alshon Jeffery in 2014? There are several breakout candidates. Cordarrelle Patterson looks primed for a big season after making several big plays as a rookie. Jeremy Maclin is back from his torn ACL and will be the top receiver in the Eagles explosive offense. And don't discount Cecil Shorts III for a big season despite playing for a poor team. So there are options out there that could break through. It would be good to target one, get one on your team and hope for the best.


Tight Ends:

It is becoming more and more evident that the tight end position isn't overlooked these days. Just look at the last few seasons with Jimmy Graham posting huge numbers, point totals as high as any position. These are players that can carry a team to the playoffs. Needless to say, a top No. 1 tight end that produces similar to an elite receiver can be a huge plus for fantasy teams.

There are about five or so tight ends capable of having a monster season this year. If you want one of those guys, act quickly. You'll likely have to use a pick in the first five rounds.

But there remains a lot of talent after those top options. Guys like Dennis Pitta, Jordan Reed and Eric Ebron can be had fairly late in drafts but still produce solid starting tight end numbers for fantasy teams. So several players seem setup for solid seasons and are good reasons why some fantasy teams wait on a tight end while loading up on other positions.



Kickers:

We mention it every season, but the key to finding a successful fantasy kicker is drafting a kicker that is on a team that wins games. Of the 10 kickers that finished with 130 or more points last season, all but one played on team with a .500 or better record. There will be an occasional kicker that breaks this rule, but for the most part, the best kickers play on the best teams. They are giving them more opportunities to score, making their point totals among the best in the league.

And please don't be the guy that takes a kicker in the fifth round of your draft. The point deferential from week to week between the top kicker and the 10th rated guy is minimal. We aren't saying to totally discount the position, but use some discretion. Every point does matter, but having your core team in place before taking a kicker is a good idea come draft day.

You also know that some teams will surprise and a kicker's production will be rewarded. Last season, Nick Novak was the big surprise at kicker. He was third in the league in scoring, but went undrafted in many leagues because the Chargers weren't a team on everyone's radar last season. Keep that in mind when thinking about taking a kicker in the early rounds of your draft. Let someone else use a mid-round pick on Stephen Gostkowski while you solidify the rest of your roster.


Def / STs:

The big thing with the defense/special teams position is knowing your rules. Some leagues really reward defenses for sacks, turnovers and points allowed while others just give points for touchdowns scored by your defense/special teams. This is quite a different approach, so before ranking or picking a defense during your draft, know what your league favors. Your rules will dictate the value the position in your league.

With that said, the Seahawks are our top selection this season after another big season and most of those key guys returning in 2014. But after them, we have several solid choices. The 49ers, Chiefs, Broncos and Panthers should have solid seasons and are capable of finishing near the top of most leagues in defense/special teams scoring.

And there are a couple different approaches to taking a defense. If you want to use a mid-round pick on a defense/special teams, take the 49ers or Panthers or whoever you have rated high. But if you want to wait until the later rounds, grab two defenses you think you can platoon based on matchups. This is a good strategy to use if you want to wait a while before taking a defense and use that mid-round pick on another position. Getting two teams like the Cowboys and Ravens could do just as well as taking the 49ers with a higher pick. It is just something to think about heading into your draft. Platoon options can work well with this position.


Updated: 09/02/14
 #1  Jamaal Charles (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 12  Yds: 1287  Rush: 259Kansas CityBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Charles was a force in the Chiefs new offense, having a career season. He had more than 1,900 total yards and scored 19 touchdowns. He was the centerpiece of the offense, getting tons of looks rushing and receiving. And Charles had these great numbers despite being resting the last game of the season. He was maybe the best overall back in the game in 2013. Charles has 1,000-yard rushing seasons four of five years but last season was his first with double-digit scores. Charles has top speed, great moves and even runs with some power despite weighing less than 200 pounds. He is the complete package at running back. Charles also catches the ball well, having 27 or more receptions in each of his full seasons. He had a career high 70 receptions last season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Charles is our top rated back for this coming season. He'll have a hard time matching his touchdown totals from last season but you still have to like him for 15 or so touchdowns with around 2,000 total yards. He is a force in PPR formats because of his reception potential in this offense.

 #2  Adrian Peterson (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 10  Yds: 1266  Rush: 279MinnesotaBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Peterson didn't have quite the season as expected but battled some injury issues, which hampered his play. He needed surgery on his groin after the season but will be just fine for the coming year. But even with that all said, his numbers were still solid. He topped the 1,000-yard mark once again and scored 11 touchdowns. And he posted these numbers despite not really playing the last four games of the year. Peterson had five 100-yard games. Peterson has seven 1,000-yard seasons and double-digit touchdowns every year in the NFL. Peterson is as explosive as any back in the game. He looks like a man among boys. Peterson can run over tacklers but also has great speed to break a big play every time he touches the ball. Peterson also is an improving receiver, having 20-plus receptions five times during his career. Peterson is 29 years old but hasn't shown much signs of slowing down. He keeps himself in great shape and has always rebounded from injury very quickly.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Peterson is a top-three pick come draft day. He is getting older, which is a concern, and battled injury some the last few years, but his upside remains huge. Plus, he posts very consistent numbers. We still think he is a good bet for 1,800 total yards and 14 or so touchdowns. He remains as good as any fantasy back in the game.

 #3  Eddie Lacy (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 11  Yds: 1178  Rush: 284Green BayBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Lacy had a big rookie season, doing a great job as the workhorse back for the Packers. Lacy topped the 1,000-yard mark and scored 11 touchdowns in the high-powered Packers offense. Lacy had four 100-yard games and also got more work in the passing game than expected, catching 35 passes. He had more than 1,400 total yards and even missed a game because of injury. Lacy is set to be the top back in this offense for years to come. Lacy has great size for the position and runs with a lot of power. He isn't a finesse back but has pretty good moves in space but does his best work between the tackles. He also isn't a bad receiver as evident by his reception total his rookie season. Lacy isn't a top big-play back but will break off some long runs in this top offense.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Lacy is going to be a top fantasy back this season. He'll only get better as he grows in this offense and learns the system even better. We consider him a top-five pick for 2014. He can get around 1,800 total yards and 14 or so touchdowns. Lacy is the real deal and should be a fantasy force for seasons to come.

 #4  LeSean McCoy (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 9  Yds: 1607  Rush: 314PhiladelphiaBye: 7 
 
Player News:
McCoy rebounded from a down season to have maybe the best season of his career in the Eagles new fast-paced offense. McCoy had topped 2,000 total yards and scored 11 touchdowns. He led the NFL in rushing by almost 300 yards. McCoy had seven 100-yard games and caught 52 passes. He did it all in the offense for the Eagles. McCoy has 1,000-yard rushing seasons three of his last four and double-digit scores two of three years. McCoy is 26 years old and in the prime of his career. McCoy is an elusive back with great hands. He just makes plays in space. McCoy also is a much better runner these days between the tackles, making some tough runs throughout the past few seasons. He is the centerpiece of Chip Kelly's offense, giving him a ton of touches per game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
McCoy is a top-three fantasy back. He has huge upside in this offense. His touchdown numbers aren't quite those of the other elite backs but he probably has more yardage potential than those games. McCoy is a pretty good bet to top 2,000 total yards once again and score 13 or so touchdowns. You can't go too wrong with McCoy as your No. 1 back. We love his consistency.

 #5  Calvin Johnson (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 12  Yds: 1492  Recpts: 84DetroitBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Johnson had his typical big season last year, topping 1,400 yards while scoring 12 touchdowns. And he did this despite missing two games because of injury. Johnson had seven 100-yard games and even topped 300 yards in a game, having one of the best all-time performances by a receiver. Johnson has at least 1,100-receiving yards five of six seasons and double-digit scores four times during his career. Johnson is a big receiver with top speed and the knack for making the big play. He will drop a few passes on occasion, but more than makes up for that because of his top playmaking ability. He is an amazing athlete, capable of making the circus catch. Johnson is the best receiver in the game right now. Remember, he is double and triple teamed most weeks but continues to produce these huge numbers.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Johnson is our top rated fantasy receiver once again. His touchdowns were back to normal last season after a down year in 2012. He is consistent and prolific. Johnson is a first-round draft pick capable of huge numbers. We are looking for a season with around 100 receptions for 1,600 yards and 14 scores.

 #6  Matt Forte (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 9  Yds: 1339  Rush: 289ChicagoBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Forte had a career season, setting highs in rushing yards, receptions, receiving yards and tied for a career high in touchdowns. He was a great fit in the Bears new offense and got tons of touches as a rusher and a receiver. He also got more goal-line work, which was another positive. Forte finished with 12 touchdowns. Forte had five 100-yard rushing games and more than 100 total yards 12 of 16 games. He was as consistent as any back in the game. Forte has 1,000-yard rushing seasons four of six. He has more than 1,000 total yards every season in the NFL. He is 28 years old but has more than 300 carries just once during his career, so he doesn't have a ton of wear and tear just yet. Forte has good size and runs hard. He isn't a huge big-play back but will make some big plays. He'll churn out some tough yards and make a lot of plays out of the backfield as a receiver. Forte is a solid overall NFL back. He'll continue to get plenty of work in this offense.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Forte is an elite fantasy back. He should be considered in that top group and is a top-five pick come draft day. He has huge yardage potential and is a good bet for double-digit scores once again. We would expect a little bit of a dip in yardage this season but not a whole lot. Expect around 1,800 total yards and 13 or so touchdowns.

 #7  Giovani Bernard (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 695  Rush: 170CincinnatiBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Bernard split the work at running back his rookie season but did very well in this role. He topped 1,000 total yards and scored eight touchdowns. He didn't have a single 100-yard rushing game but had 56 receptions and averaged more than four yards per carry. His role should be even bigger from day one in 2014. Bernard should get more carries and maybe even the goal-line work. Bernard doesn't have great size at running back but has quick feet and does well in space. He does run pretty well between the tackles despite not being the biggest back, though. He also catches the ball very well out of the backfield. He might not have the ideal size to be an every-down back but looked like a guy that could carry the load last season. He had double-digit touches all but three games.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Bernard is just outside of that elite group of running backs but still might be a first-round pick. His value is on the upswing. He gets plenty of work in the passing game and should get even more touches as a runner this season. He can get 1,600 total yards and around double-digit scores.

 #8  Montee Ball (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 559  Rush: 120DenverBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Ball wasn't the starter his rookie season but got plenty of chances and seemed to get strong as the season progressed. He had a solid rookie season in a reserve role, getting 704 total yards and four touchdowns. He averaged an impressive 4.7 yards per yards per carry and even had a 100-yard game despite not getting more than 15 carries in any game. His role should be bigger from day one this season. Ball is expected to be the lead back for the Broncos. Ball is an every-down back that runs hard and does well between the tackles. He isn't a flashy back but hits the hole in a hurry and churns out the yards. He lacks a little breakaway speed, though, but still made some big plays at times last season. Ball catches the ball pretty well out of the backfield but needs to continue to improve as a blocker to complete gain the trust of Peyton Manning.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ball's stock is on the rise. He has a very good chance to top 1,000-rushing yards and get double-digit touchdowns. Just look at what Knowshon Moreno did last season. Ball can match that, making him a low-end No. 1 for fantasy teams. He is a late first round or early second round pick.

 #9  Jimmy Graham (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 16  Yds: 1215  Recpts: 86New OrleansBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Graham had one of the best seasons every for a tight end last year. He had more than 1,200 yards and scored 16 touchdowns. He also had 86 receptions, getting at least five receptions 10 of 16 games. Graham is the top target in the Saints high-flying passing attack. Graham has 1,000-yard seasons two of the last three. Graham is the complete package at tight end. He is a big target with top speed and the ability to make the tough catch. His route running improved a bunch the last few seasons but can still get even better because he remains relatively new to the position. He also is an improving blocker but isn't used much in that role. Graham is a top athlete that plays more like a No. 1 receiver than tight end.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Graham is our No. 1 rated tight end once again. He is a difference maker at tight end. He is worth a first-round pick come draft day. He is consistent and productive in a high-powered offense. We wouldn't be surprised if he improved on his reception and yardage totals from last season. He can get 90 receptions for 1,300 yards and 13 touchdowns.

 #10  DeMarco Murray (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 9  Yds: 1121  Rush: 217DallasBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Murray finally had his breakout season. He did miss some time because of injury once again but still managed his first 1,000-yard season and finished with nearly 1,500 total yards and 10 touchdowns in 14 games. He had three 100-yard games and more than 70-rushing yards eight of 14 games. He was a consistent factor even though the Cowboys had a pass-first offense once again. Murray has durability issues, failing to play a full season all three years he has been in the league. He is a difference maker when in the lineup, though. Murray is the complete package at running back. He is a home-run threat every time he touches the ball. Murray isn't a huge back but has decent strength. He has elite speed and great moves in the open field. Murray also is a very good receiver out of the backfield as evident by his career-high 53 receptions last season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Health is the big issue with Murray. But if he plays a full season, he can be an elite fantasy back. The Cowboys can be pass-first but did lean on the run a little more last season, which is encouraging. Expect Murray to get 1,600 total yards ands and double-digit scores. Take him as a low-end No. 1 back, though, because of his injury history.

 #11  Peyton Manning (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 55  Yds: 5477  Int: 10DenverBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Manning had a record-break season, throwing 55 touchdown passes. He also threw for nearly 5,500 yards and completed 68 percent of his passes. He was in complete control of the offense and had a monster season, his second with the Broncos. Manning had 11 games with three or more touchdowns. He also had 300-yard games all but four games. Manning also seemed to have more arm strength this season, which was a positive sign going forward. Manning remains very accurate and knows where to put the ball to make plays. Manning is like an offensive coordinator on the field. He knows the offense inside and out. The Broncos might have the top receiving corps in the NFL and a good offensive line, adding up to continued success for Manning. He has seven straight 4,000-yard seasons and eight years with 30-plus touchdowns. He is a model of consistency at the quarterback spot.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Manning is no longer a risk for fantasy teams. He has proved he is healthy once again and is coming off arguably the best fantasy season ever at quarterback. He is our top rated quarterback for 2014. We doubt he repeats last season but he can near those numbers. We expect 5,000-plus yards and around 50 touchdowns.

 #12  Le'Veon Bell (RB) PittsburghBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Bell missed the first three games of his rookie season because of injury but played very well once he got on the field. He was the top back for the Steelers and did it all for them, finishing with nearly 1,300 total yards and eight touchdowns. He was a very consistent producer in the offense, having double-digit carries every game. Bell is going to be the top back for the Steelers for years to come. Bell is a big back with strength and speed. He will run over defenders but also has good moves in space. Bell made good strides as a pass protector last season, which will help him play even more this coming season. Bell isn't a polished pass catcher but is also making big strides in this area.

Fantasy Outlook: Hot
Injury Concern Bell can be an elite fantasy back. He can carry the load and also do well in the passing game. He is the real deal for fantasy teams. We think he is a legit first-round pick. He can get 1,600 total yards and 12 touchdowns in a good Steelers' offense.

 #13  A.J. Green (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 11  Yds: 1426  Recpts: 98CincinnatiBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Green set some more career highs last season, finishing with the most receptions and yards for his career. Green had six 100-yard games and just three games all season with fewer than 50 yards. He got a ton of targets and produced consistent numbers. His numbers have been very similar the last two seasons, averaging 98 receptions for 1,388 yards and 11 touchdowns per season. Green has three straight 1,000-yard seasons to start his career. Green is a playmaker. He has size, speed and runs routes well for such a young player. Green is just reaching his potential as a receiver and is in the prime of his career. He is quickly making his case for best receiver in the game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
You can't do much better than Green. He is the complete package for fantasy teams, getting receptions, yards and touchdowns. It wouldn't be a surprise to see him have his best season to date this year. Green can get 100 receptions for around 1,500 yards and 12 touchdowns. He should be one of the first receivers off the board come draft day.

 #14  Alfred Morris (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 7  Yds: 1275  Rush: 276WashingtonBye: 10 
 
Player News:
The entire Redskins' offense struggled last year, which led to a down season for Morris. His overall numbers weren't bad by any means but he didn't have quite as many big games as his rookie year. He did top 1,300 total yards, though, and score seven touchdowns. He had just three 100-yard rushing games and his season high yardage total was 139. Morris has two straight 1,000-yard seasons and remains the top back for the Redskins. Morris does have a new offense to learn, which is a little bit of a concern because he was a great fit for the offense the past two seasons. Morris sets up his blocks well and is great between the tackles. He doesn't have breakaway speed but enough to make some big plays. Morris isn't much of a receiver, though, having 20 receptions in two seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Morris is a top-10 fantasy back. He can improve on last season and get around 1,600 total yards and 12 or so touchdowns. This offense will be better with a new regime in charge and Robert Griffin a year removed from his major knee surgery. His value is a lot less in PPR formats, though, because he rarely catches the ball.

 #15  Demaryius Thomas (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 14  Yds: 1430  Recpts: 92DenverBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Thomas continues to excel for the Broncos with Peyton Manning as his quarterback. His numbers have been off the charts the last two seasons with Manning at the helm. Thomas had six 100-yard games and 14 touchdowns last season. His lowest yardage total of the season was 41, showing great consistency in this top passing game. Thomas has two straight seasons with 90-plus catches, 1,400-plus yards and double-digit scores. Thomas is a big, physical receiver, but also has top speed, making him a big-play threat whenever the ball is in his hands. He really is the complete package at receiver and should continue to excel in this offense.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Thomas is one of the top fantasy receivers in the game. He gets tons of work in this pass-first offense, giving him great consistency for fantasy teams. We would expect very similar number to the past two seasons, getting around 95 receptions for 1,400 yards and double-digit touchdowns.

 #16  Julio Jones (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 580  Recpts: 41AtlantaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Jones was off to a huge start to his season before injuring his foot, which cost him the rest of the year. Jones broke a screw that was surgically implanted in his foot during his foot surgery before his rookie season in 2011. Before getting hurt, Jones had nearly 600-receiving yards and two touchdowns in five games. He had at least six receptions in every game and his season low in yards was 76. Jones has emerged as the top target in this offense and should get a ton of work in this pass-first system. He should be completely recovered from his foot injury for the start of training camp. His foot is a bit of a concern since he had injured it once before, though. Jones is a big target with size and strength. Jones is a physical receiver that runs solid routes and has plus hands. He doesn't have top speed, but proved his first three seasons he can be a home-run threat and run away from defenders.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Don't forget about Jones because of an injury shortened season last year. He is an elite fantasy receiver and should be one of the first receivers off the board come draft day. You have to love his upside this season, especially if you consider how great he played before getting hurt last year. Jones can get around 95 receptions for 1,500 yards and double-digit touchdowns.

 #17  Dez Bryant (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 13  Yds: 1233  Recpts: 93DallasBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Bryant has posted very similar numbers the last two seasons, emerging as the clear top target in the Cowboys passing attack. Bryant had four 100-yard games and scores in 10 of 16 games last season. He did have five games with fewer than 50 yards, though, showing some consistency issues. Over the past two seasons, Bryant averages 93 receptions for 1,308 yards and 13 touchdowns per season. Bryant has top speed and a knack for making big plays. He also has great hands, giving him the ability to make some spectacular catches. He has natural ability for the position. Bryant still doesn't have the best attitude on and off the field but this hasn't been a huge issue to date.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Bryant is the real deal at receiver. He'll finish with among the best touchdown totals in the game, giving him great fantasy value. He is a top No. 1 fantasy receiver. We think he can improve on last season, especially with Jason Witten another year older. His targets could increase some. Bryant can get around 100 receptions for around 1,500 yards and double-digit scores.

 #18  Alshon Jeffery (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 7  Yds: 1421  Recpts: 89ChicagoBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Jeffery took a huge step forward his second season in the league, becoming one of the top receivers in the game. He had his first 1,000-yard season and nearly finished with 1,500 yards. Jeffery had a knack for the huge game, finishing with more than 200 yards twice last season. He also caught 89 passes and scored seven touchdowns. He will be the top receiver in this offense before long - even with Brandon Marshall around. Jeffery is the complete package. His route running improved a lot last season and Jeffery did a great job of hauling in nearly everything thrown his way. He also is a great deep threat because of his size, speed and leaping ability.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jeffery is an elite fantasy receiver, a top-10 option this season. His reception and yardage totals could drop a tad but expect his touchdown totals to improve. He is a great red-zone target in this offense. He can get 85 receptions for 1,350 yards and 11 touchdowns.

 #19  Marshawn Lynch (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 12  Yds: 1257  Rush: 301SeattleBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Lynch had another big season as the lead back for the Super Bowl champion Seahawks. Lynch had more than 1,500 total yards and 14 touchdowns. He did just top 100-rushing yards three times, though, so he didn't have quite as many huge games as the previous year. He did find the end zone all but seven games, including five of his last seven games. Lynch has three straight 1,000 yard, double-digit touchdown seasons with the Seahawks. And at age 28, Lynch still has some good seasons left as the Seahawks No. 1 back. Lynch is a big back with top speed and big-play ability. He also is a pretty good receiver out of the backfield. He used to battle consistency issues but that doesn't seem to be an issue anymore.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Lynch is getting older but doesn't have a ton of carries under his belt at this stage of his career. We still think he'll post his usual top numbers this season. He has another season or two left playing at this high level. Lynch is a top No. 1 back because of his consistent yards and high touchdown totals. He seems setup for a season with around 1,600 total yards and 14 touchdowns.

 #20  Doug Martin (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 456  Rush: 127Tampa BayBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Martin lasted just six games last season before landing on Injured Reserve because of a torn labrum. The good news is the injury was to his shoulder and not his knee. He should make a strong recovery from this injury and be just fine for 2014. Martin wasn't doing a whole lot before getting injured, having 522 total yards and just one touchdown in six games. He also had a big game in Week 2 (144 yards), so his numbers were really down the rest of the year. Martin has a lot of talent, though, and will be the top back in this offense. And a new offensive coordinator should help his production for the coming season. He should get plenty of chances as a runner and receiver. Remember, he had nearly 2,000 total yards and 12 touchdowns his rookie season. Martin is a complete package at running back. He does well between the tackles but also has the speed to break plays to the outside. He isn't a huge back but runs with some power and has good moves in the open field. He also is a good receiver out of the backfield, giving him another way to touch the ball often.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Martin is a good buy-low candidate. We love his potential in this offense. He can get 1,800 or so total yards and 10 touchdowns in this offense. He remains a top-10 fantasy back in our eyes. Martin has huge upside at the running back spot. He could be a great get for fantasy teams in the second rounds of drafts this season.

 #21  Drew Brees (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 39  Yds: 5162  Int: 12New OrleansBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Brees had another big season as the starter for the Saints. He topped 40 total touchdowns and had more than 5,000-passing yards. Brees had multiple touchdowns all but three games and six games with three-plus scores. He had big passing games much of the season, throwing for more than 300 yards 11 of 16 games. Brees has six straight seasons with 33 or more touchdowns. He also has 5,000 yards four of six seasons. He is a model of consistency in the Saints' offense. And at age 35, he still looks like he has good years left in the tank. He knows the offense inside and has a great rapport with his receivers. Brees is extremely accurate, makes great decisions, and spreads the wealth to a host of talented options in the offense. The Saints try to have a balanced offense, but remain pass-first with Brees at the helm. He makes the offense tick for the Saints.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Brees should be one of the first three quarterbacks off your board come draft day. He is a model of consistency for fantasy teams. You can pretty much pencil him in for 5,000 yards and 40 touchdowns. He is a consistent factor from week to week, which is another huge plus. He gets his weekly chances to air it out in this offense. We don't see him slowing down at this point of his career.

 #22  Jordy Nelson (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 8  Yds: 1314  Recpts: 85Green BayBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Nelson had quite the bounce-back season after a poor showing in 2012. Nelson was the top target for the Packers much of the season, finishing with career highs in receptions and yards. Nelson had five 100-yard games and averaged more than 15 yards per reception. Needless to say, he made a lot of big plays in the passing game for the Packers. Nelson has more than 1,200-receiving yards two of three seasons and at least seven touchdowns three straight years. Nelson is a good athlete with above-average hands. He makes plays after the catch because of his top speed and moves in space. He will struggle with drops on occasion but has improved in that area and has the trust of Aaron Rodgers, who looks his way often.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Nelson proved he is a legit No. 1 after his return to form last year. He doesn't have the huge reception totals of the elite guys but he'll post big yardage and touchdown totals. Expect around 80 receptions for 1,200 yards and 11 touchdowns.

 #23  Brandon Marshall (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 1295  Recpts: 100ChicagoBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Marshall had his second straight big season with the Bears. He had 100 receptions for the second straight season. Marshall had six 100-yard games and at least four receptions in every game. Marshall was a good fit for the new offense and formed a great one-two punch with Alshon Jeffery. Marshall has seven straight 1,000-yard seasons. Marshall is a huge target with great hands. Marshall makes a ton of plays after the catch, which is amazing for a receiver of his size. He is tough to bring down once the ball is in his hands because of his size. Marshall has been in the league awhile but is 30 years old, so he seems to have a few years left playing at a very high level.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Marshall remains a top fantasy target. His reception totals are always one of the best in the game and he is a good bet for double-digit scores, having two straight seasons hitting that mark. Touchdowns used to be his only negative but he has put that behind him since joining the Bears. Jeffery might take a few of his targets but we aren't too concerned about his emergence. Marshall will get his work. Marshall can get near 100 receptions again for 1,200 or so yards and 11 touchdowns. He is a top-10 fantasy receiver.

 #24  Arian Foster (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 542  Rush: 121HoustonBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Foster landed seven games because of a back injury, which eventually required surgery. He didn't produce too badly before getting injured, having two 100-yard games and 725 total yards with two touchdowns. Foster is 28 years old and battled injury the last few seasons. He has a ton of carries under his belt and you have to wonder how much he really has left in the tank. He will be the No. 1 back in this offense as long as he is healthy, though. When healthy, Foster is a complete back. The Texans will change offenses this season with a new coach in place but expect the team to remain run heavy, which is good news for Foster. Foster has size, speed, vision and plus hands. He does a great job of setting his blocks and hitting the hole in a hurry.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Injury Concern Foster isn't near the back of the last few years. He is an injury risk on the downside of his career. We still think he can top 1,000 yards but don't expect him to be a top-five fantasy back any more. He is more a low-end No. 1 or top No. 2 at this stage of his career. He can get around 1,200 total yards and 10 touchdowns.

 #25  Andre Ellington (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 652  Rush: 118ArizonaBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Ellington had a breakout rookie season. He was the top change-of-pace for the Cardinals and even got work running the ball, having more than 100 carries. He finished with more than 1,000 total yards and four touchdowns. He caught an impressive 39 passes and averaged 5.5 yards per carry. Ellington had at least two catches all but a game last season. He is going to be a factor in this offense for years to come. He should get more chances to run the ball this season and serve as the lead back for the Cardinals. Ellington has top speed and moves for the running back spot and catches the ball well out of the backfield. He lacks the ideal size to be an every-down back but played well with his rushing chances last season. Ellington is a playmaker that can make big plays, especially when given space to run.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ellington kind of flew under the radar last year but he had a great rookie season. Expect more of the same in his second year. He deserves plenty of playing time in this offense. Expect a potential breakout season with around 1,500 total yards and 60 receptions. His touchdown potential is a bit of a concern, though, which hurts his value some. But you still have to consider him a low-end No. 1 back or top No. 2 for fantasy teams.

 #26  C.J. Spiller (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 933  Rush: 202BuffaloBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Spiller was supposed to have a breakout season last year, but that wasn't the case as he battled consistency issues and an ankle injury. He did top 1,000 total yards but scored just two touchdowns. He had four 100-yard games but six games with fewer than 50-rushing yards. His season was all over the map. Spiller has just one 1,000-yard rushing season under his belt. He has a ton of talent but battled nagging injuries and consistency much of his career. Spiller is a dynamic player because of his speed and big-play ability. He does lack the ideal bulk for an every-down back but has shown the last few years he can handle starter duties. Spiller also does well as a receiver, catching 139 passes in four seasons. He is the complete package at running back for the Bills.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Spiller has a ton of talent and upside at the running back spot but carries a lot of risk for fantasy teams. You just don't know what you'll get from him. He has top-five talent but hasn't put it all together just yet. We aren't sure he does it this year, either. He likely will be boom or bust. Consider him a high-end No. 2 back. We like him for around 1,400 total yards and nine or so touchdowns.

 #27  Zac Stacy (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 7  Yds: 973  Rush: 250St LouisBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Stacy had a great rookie season. He didn't open the season as the starter but took over that role in about Week 5 and never looked back. He had double-digit carries the rest of the way and finished just 27 yards shy of a 1,000-yard season. He had more than 1,000 total yards and scored eight touchdowns. He had four 100-yard games and was very consistent in the Rams run-first approach. Stacy seems a great fit for the Rams offense. He isn't a flashy runner but does a good job of hitting the hole in a hurry and is a good one-cut runner. He gets downhill in a hurry. Stacy does lack a little big-play ability because of just so-so speed at the running back spot. He also is a capable receiver, catching 26 passes last season. Stacy is the favorite to open the season as the Rams No. 1 back but isn't a shoe-in to keep that job despite last year. He'll need to continue to get better.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Stacy was a big help for fantasy teams last year and will have a lot more value heading into this year. You have to like his potential in this offense. As long as he plays all year, he can hit the 1,000-yard mark and score double-digit touchdowns. He is setup to be a low-end No. 1 or top No. 2 back.

 #28  Randall Cobb (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 433  Recpts: 31Green BayBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Cobb played just six games last season because of a broken leg. He did produce well in his limited action, having back-to-back 100-yard games to open the season. He had at least 50 yards all but a game and four touchdowns. Cobb's leg will be just fine going forward. He'll be a huge part of this offense from day one in 2014. Cobb is emerging as one of the top slot receivers in the game. Cobb isn't a big receiver, but runs solid routes and makes plays in space. He does well in multiple receiver sets, which the Packers run often. Cobb has plus hands and just seems to make the big play.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hot Don't forget about Cobb because of his injury last season. He is going to be a top fantasy receiver this season. He gets tons of looks in this offense, giving him big reception and yardage potential. We expect around 90 receptions for 1,100 yards and 10 touchdowns. He is a low-end No. 1 fantasy receiver.

 #29  Aaron Rodgers (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 17  Yds: 2536  Int: 6Green BayBye: 9 
 
Player News:
A broken collarbone derailed Rodgers much of the season but he had a solid year when playing. He played just eight full games but had 17 touchdowns and four 300-yard games. He did turn the ball over a little more than normal with six interceptions but he was his usual good self much of the season. Rodgers remains at the top of his game right now and his numbers prove that the last several seasons. Rodgers also is an underrated runner. He has at least 200-rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns five of the last six seasons. This part of his game can be overlooked, but is a real asset. Rodgers has a great arm and is extremely accurate. He makes plays with his feet and is normally very durable. The Packers have a great group of receivers and should continue to pass often but are moving to a more balanced attack with an improver rushing game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rodgers is about as good as it gets for fantasy teams at quarterbacks. He does it all - throws for a ton of yards, piles up the touchdowns and even gets decent rushing totals. Plus, he is very consistent throughout the season, which is always a big plus for fantasy teams. Rodgers is in the prime of his career in a great offense for quarterbacks. He'll throw for 4,000-plus yards and score around 40 touchdowns while running for 200 or so yards.

 #30  Michael Crabtree (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 284  Recpts: 19San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Crabtree missed much of the season with a serious Achilles' injury, suffered before the start of the season. He did return late in the year, though, and helped the 49ers on another big playoff run. Crabtree had a 100-yard game in Week 16 and another during the playoffs. He'll be the top target for the 49ers at receiver this coming season. Crabtree had a career season before last year's injury-marred season. Crabtree is a pretty polished receiver at this stage of his career. Crabtree has plus hands, runs solid routes and is a playmaker. He doesn't have elite speed, but enough to get the job done.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Injury Concern Crabtree should be near the elite fantasy receivers this season. Expect a career season for him. We are looking at 90 receptions for 1,200 yards and double-digit touchdowns. He should be drafted as a low-end No. 1 fantasy receiver.

 #31  Joique Bell (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 8  Yds: 650  Rush: 166DetroitBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Bell had a breakout season as the top backup for the Lions. He got a ton of work as a runner and receiver, finishing with more than 1,100 total yards and eight touchdowns. Bell was the goal-line back most of the time and a big plus for the passing game, catching 53 passes. Bell could get even more chances this season with Reggie Bush another year older. Bell might be the future at running back for the Lions. Bell has pretty good size for the running back spot and does well between the tackles. He doesn't have elite speed to make a bunch of plays to the outside but does well with his skill set. Bell is a great receiver out of the backfield and does well in short-yardage situations.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Bell is going to have a hard time repeating last year but he can come close. We expect him to get plenty of work once again. He'll get around double-digit touches per week and most of the goal-line chances in a good offense. Expect around 1,000 total yards and double-digit touchdowns. Bell is a legit No. 2 back for fantasy teams.

 #32  Victor Cruz (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 998  Recpts: 73New York GiantsBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Cruz failed to top 1,000 yards for the first time in his career last year. He finished just two yards shy, though, and missed the last two games because of a knee injury, which required minor surgery. He was well on his way to a third straight 1,000-yard season. Cruz had four 100-yard games but scored just four touchdowns in an offense that really struggled most of the season. He is the top target for the Giants and in the prime of his career at age 27. Cruz is a big-play threat with the ball in his hands. Cruz isn't a huge target but runs routes well and has plus hands. He can take a short pass and make it a big play in a hurry.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cruz is a good buy-low candidate. This offense should be better this season and Cruz has a track record of very good things. We look for him to get around 90 receptions for 1,200 yards and 10 touchdowns. Consider him a low-end No. 1 for fantasy teams.

 #33  Julius Thomas (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 12  Yds: 788  Recpts: 65DenverBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Thomas had just one reception going into last season but didn't play like a tight end with such little experience. He was among the top tight ends in the game, scoring 12 touchdowns and totaling nearly 800 yards. And his numbers suffered some because he missed a couple games because of injury. Thomas had two 100-yard games and scores 10 of 14 games. He was a top red-zone target in the Broncos potent offense. He will continue to be a big part going forward, especially with Eric Decker gone. Thomas is a good athlete that can get down the field in a hurry. Thomas has strong hands but will drop some passes. He still isn't much of a blocker but is a much better route runner. He is a big-play threat at tight end.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Thomas is a top-five fantasy tight end. He might have a few down games because he competes with a lot of guys for targets but his overall numbers will be very good. He is the real deal. Last season wasn't a fluke. We expect around 75 receptions for 900 yards and 10 touchdowns.

 #34  Larry Fitzgerald (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 10  Yds: 954  Recpts: 82ArizonaBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Fitzgerald bounced back some last season but still didn't post great numbers for his standards. His biggest asset came as a top red-zone target, scoring 10 touchdowns. Fitzgerald did fail to top 1,000 yards, though, and had seven games with fewer than 50 yards, which is rare for him. He did have at least two receptions every game. Fitzgerald has failed to top 1,000 yards two straight seasons but has six 1,000-yard seasons for his career. Fitzgerald turns 31 before the start of the season, so he has plenty left in the tank. He remains the top target in the offense. Fitzgerald doesn't have elite speed, but runs great routes and has plus hands. He is as athletic as any receiver in the game and just has a knack for getting open.

Fantasy Outlook:  
We still consider Fitzgerald an elite fantasy receiver. He can get back to 1,000 yards this season and score double-digit touchdowns once again. Expect around 90 receptions as well. He is a good buy-low candidate after a few down seasons for him. Fitzgerald can get going in this offense, a passing game that made big strides throughout the season.

 #35  Rob Gronkowski (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 592  Recpts: 39New EnglandBye: 10 
 
 #36  Ben Tate (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 771  Rush: 181ClevelandBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Tate didn't have a career season last year but played very well before missing the last few games because of a rib injury. Tate finished the year with more than 900 total yards. He got plenty of starts because of injury to Arian Foster. Tate also set career highs in the passing game, catching 34 passes. He proved he could be a capable option out of the backfield. Tate has more than 900 total yards two of three seasons. He is ready for a bigger role, taking over as the No. 1 back for the Browns. He is a one-cut runner that hits the hole in a hurry and can get to the next level with little effort. Tate also has good size, giving him the ability to run over would-be tacklers. And as mentioned, Tate is an improved pass catcher, which helps his chances to be a three-down back.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Tate has good potential in a starting role. He can be a top fantasy back if all goes well. Tate isn't a sure thing by any means but you have to love his upside. We think he can get 1,400 total yards and nine or so touchdowns. Consider him a low-end No. 1 back or top No. 2 as the workhorse back for the Browns.

 #37  Chris Johnson (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 6  Yds: 1077  Rush: 279New York JetsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Johnson had another up and down season as the lead back for the Titans. He did top 1,000-rushing yards, though, and scored 10 touchdowns. But his 3.9 yards per carry was the lowest total of his career. He still wasn't consistent, which has been his issues the last few seasons. Johnson had just two 100-yard games and seven games with fewer than 50-rushing yards. The good news is he has topped 1,000-rushing yards every season in the NFL. He turns 29 before the start of the season, though, and seems to have lost a bit of his explosion. He didn't make as many big plays last season. Johnson also has nearly 1,800 carries under his belt. He heads to the Jets this season and might be in more of a timeshare with his play in recent seasons, which probably won't be a bad thing for him. Johnson still has plus speed and great moves in the open field. He also runs with a little power for a back of his size. Johnson also is a very good receiver, catching at least 36 passes each of his first six seasons in the league. But as mentioned, he has lacked consistency the last few seasons, not playing near the level of early in his career.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Fantasy owners might be a little too down on him. His production hasn't been awful the last few years but inconsistent, causing for some disgruntled owners. But with that said, he might have a hard time hitting the 1,000-yard rushing mark once again. He should get around 1,100 total yards and eight or so touchdowns, making him a No. 2 back for fantasy teams. Don't consider him the elite fantasy back of earlier in his career, especially with his move to New York. The Jets' offense isn't very exciting.

 #38  Keenan Allen (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 1046  Recpts: 71San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Allen was the most productive rookie receiver last season. He emerged as the No. 1 target in the Chargers passing game, a role he should serve for years to come. Allen had a 1,000-yard season and scored eight touchdowns. He had five 100-yard games and averaged nearly 15 yards per reception. Allen runs good routes and does a good job of just getting open. He is capable of turning a short play into a big one because of his quickness and moves in space. His hands were a concern entering his rookie season, but Allen really alleviated those concerns with a consistent rookie campaign. He really is a complete package at receiver.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Allen is a fantasy player on the rise. He is a low-end No. 1 and could move into the elite category before long. He'll get plenty of chances in this pass-friendly offense as the top target at receiver. Don't expect a sophomore slump. He'll get around 85 receptions for 1,200 yards and nine touchdowns.

 #39  Vincent Jackson (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 7  Yds: 1224  Recpts: 78Tampa BayBye: 7 
 
Player News:
The Bucs' offense had their problems last season but Jackson produced well despite that. He had his third straight 1,000-yard season and second straight year with more than 1,200 yards for the Bucs. Jackson had four 100-yard games and two with double-digit receptions. He is the top target in this offense. Jackson is 31 years old but hasn't lost much, especially if you consider his best numbers as a pro have come the last few seasons. Jackson has 1,000-yard seasons five of the last six years but has never had double-digit touchdowns. Jackson is a big receiver with good leaping ability and plus speed. He isn't an elite route runner but has improved in this area through the years.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jackson still lacks the receptions of some of the elite guys but his other numbers are just top notch. He'll get plenty of targets in this offense and have the chance to make a lot of big plays, something he excels. Consider Jackson a low-end No. 1 or top No. 2 for fantasy teams. He can finish with 75 or so receptions for 1,200 yards and nine touchdowns.

 #40  Vernon Davis (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 13  Yds: 850  Recpts: 52San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Davis didn't have quite a career season but was pretty close. He did tie a career high with 13 touchdowns, though. He also had 850 yards, averaging 16.3 yards per reception. He was quite the big-play threat in the passing game for the 49ers. He had some really big games throughout the season, having six games with 70 or more yards. Davis has two seasons with double-digit scores and 850 or more yards three of the last five years. He is a big part of the 49ers passing attack and always capable of the big game. Davis has the speed of a receiver, but the size of a tight end. He is a great athlete, making a ton of plays with the ball in his hands as well as making the tough catch in key situations. He is a big mismatch for the opposition.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Davis is a little more erratic than some of the elite tight ends but he has huge touchdown and yardage potential as the favorite target of Colin Kaepernick. Davis should get around 50 receptions for 800 yards and 10 touchdowns. He might be hit or miss at times but his overall numbers will look good in the end.

 #41  Toby Gerhart (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 283  Rush: 36JacksonvilleBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Gerhart once again played behind superstar Adrian Peterson last season and didn't get a whole lot of chances in that role. He did get a chance to finally start because of injury but injured his hamstring, so didn't last long in that starting role. Gerhart made a lot of big plays with his 36 carries, though, averaging 7.9 yards per carry. This was a career best for Gerhart, who takes over the starting duties for the Jaguars this season. He'll be the No. 1 back in this offense. Gerhart lacks breakaway speed, but is a very good between the tackles runner that does well in finishing his runs. He isn't a bad receiver out of the backfield or blocker, which helps his case to find the field. Gerhart might not be the best athlete on the field, but he is a gamer.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Gerhart has a chance for his most work to date and is worth a look as a low-end No. 2 or 3 fantasy back. He isn't going to produce huge numbers but can churn out the yards and score some touchdowns, getting the majority of carries in an offense that likes to run the ball. He could get 1,200 or so total yards and eight touchdowns.

 #42  Antonio Brown (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 1499  Recpts: 110PittsburghBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Brown had a monster season, serving as the No. 1 receiver for the Steelers with Mike Wallace gone. Brown excelled in this role, posting maybe the most consistent numbers in all of football. He had at least five receptions and 50 yards in every game. He also had five 100-yard games. Brown finished just a yard shy of 1,500 and had 110 receptions. He took his game to a new level. Brown is the clear top target for this offense. Brown has top speed and solid hands. He is good at making plays after the catch, showing explosiveness for the big play. Brown has really improved his route running and is a top possession receiver as well as a big-play threat.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Brown might have a hard time getting the targets of last season but you still have to love his upside for fantasy teams. He is a low-end No. 1 fantasy receiver. His touchdown totals are his only downfall right now, having eight as a career high. Brown will finish with great reception and yardage totals. We expect around 100 catches for 1,300 yards and nine touchdowns.

 #43  Pierre Garcon (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 1346  Recpts: 113WashingtonBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Garcon had a career season as the top target in the Redskins' offense. He stayed healthy the entire season and was heavily targeted in a passing game that lacked a lot of options at receiver. Garcon was targeted 182 times and caught 113 passes. He had double-digit targets all but two games. The only downside to his season was just five touchdowns. He wasn't much of a red-zone target. Garcon is the No. 1 receiver for the Redskins and the clear favorite target of Robert Griffin but has a little more competition for targets this season with DeSean Jackson around. Garcon isn't a polished route runner, but has certainly improved over the years. He has great speed and is a top deep threat. Garcon also does a good job of making big plays on shorter routes, using his speed to get by defenders.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Garcon has emerged as a true No. 1 fantasy receiver. He'll have a hard time getting that many targets this season but you still have to like him for another big season. We also like his touchdown totals to improve in an offense that should be better. He can get around 100 receptions for 1,200 yards and nine touchdowns.

 #44  Nick Foles (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 27  Yds: 2891  Int: 2PhiladelphiaBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Foles had a breakout season, taking over as the starter for the Eagles and producing as well as any quarterback in the league. He had a remarkable statistical season. Foles had 30 touchdowns to just two interceptions. He had two 400-yard passing games and nine multiple touchdown games. Foles made good decisions with the football and did a great job of taking reigns of the Eagles new offense. Foles also made some plays with his legs, rushing for 225 yards. He'll be the starter from day one for the Eagles this season. Foles has a solid arm, is accurate and takes care of the football. He isn't a speed demon by any means but can make plays with his legs as well. Foles also throws a very good deep ball, which is another positive for him since the Eagles have some speedy receivers that can stretch the ball.

Fantasy Outlook: Hot
Foles won't take anyone by surprise this season. He is the real deal and a top 10 fantasy quarterback. He is going to have a hard time matching last season but you still have to like him as an elite fantasy option in this explosive offense. He will post consistent touchdown and yardage numbers. We like him for around 4,500 yards with 38 total touchdowns and 10 or so interceptions.

 #45  Torrey Smith (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 1128  Recpts: 65BaltimoreBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Smith still lacked a little consistency last season but had a career season as the clear No. 1 receiver for the Ravens. He had his first 1,000-yard season as a pro. He did only have two 100-yard games but had four more games with 85 or more yards. Smith averaged 17.4 yards per reception, giving him two straight seasons with that total. He is one of the top deep threats in the game right now. Smith has elite speed and can stretch the field in a hurry. He still needs some work on his route running to become a complete player but is getting better in this area. Smith has pretty good hands and a knack for the spectacular play.

Fantasy Outlook:  
His touchdown totals were a concern last year but don't count on that being a trend. He should improve those totals in what should be a better offense. Smith is a top No. 2 fantasy receiver this season. He can finish with around 70 receptions for 1,200 yards and eight touchdowns.

 #46  Cordarrelle Patterson (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 469  Recpts: 45MinnesotaBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Patterson gradually got more and more work as his rookie season progressed. He finished with decent numbers for the season, having more than 600 total yards and seven touchdowns. He was a top big-play threat at receiver for the Vikings. Patterson had just one 100-yard game and two games with more than 50 yards. He did have at least a touch in every game, though. He'll be more heavily involved in the offense from day one this season. He could be the No. 1 receiver for the Vikings. Patterson is a big-play threat at receiver. He does a good job at making a short pass into a big play because of his acceleration. Patterson isn't a great route runner yet but should improve on that with more seasoning. He also will struggle with drops at times.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Patterson is a breakout candidate for the coming season. A lot will depend on the quarterback play for the Vikings. If that area improves, Patterson could be a real help for fantasy teams. Expect about 65 or so receptions and 1,000 total yards with eight touchdowns. He is a low-end No. 2 for fantasy teams.

 #47  Matthew Stafford (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 29  Yds: 4650  Int: 19DetroitBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Stafford had another up and down season for the Lions but his overall numbers were good in the end. He had 31 total touchdowns and threw for more than 4,600 yards. He had 11 games with multiple touchdowns but finished the season with one or fewer score four straight games. And his completion percentage was down some, completing 59 percent of his passes. He gets a fresh start with a new offensive coordinator this season, which might not be a bad thing for Stafford. Stafford has a huge arm, moves around the pocket well and is a big, strong kid. He will force some passes, though, and needs to improve his footwork some despite being in the league several seasons. His consistency as an elite NFL quarterback hasn't been there yet but he has shown flashes. The Lions are pass-first team and will continue to put the offense in Stafford's hands. He is their franchise quarterback and starter for the next several seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Stafford is a solid No. 1, capable of posting huge numbers. We wouldn't be surprised if he sees an uptick in production with a new coaching staff in place He is certainly capable of being a big-time fantasy producer. Stafford carries a little more risk than your usual fantasy No. 1 but his upside is very big with the talent around him. He can throw for around 5,000 yards and 30-plus touchdowns.

 #48  Roddy White (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 711  Recpts: 63AtlantaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
White tried to play through injury early in the year and really struggled, eventually sitting out several games to get back to full strength. He was healthy late in the year and it really showed in his play, having two double-digit reception and 100-yard games two of the last five games. White didn't top 50 yards his first five games and missed three games, but still managed just over 700 yards. White had six straight 1,000-yard seasons before last year. He is 32 years old and never missed a game until last season, so White has plenty of work under his belt. White remains a big part of the Falcons' offense, though. White is a big, physical receiver with good speed and plus hands. He can make plays with his legs, but also isn't afraid to make the tough catch in traffic. White is the complete package at receiver.

Fantasy Outlook:  
You have to worry some about White breaking down but as long as he is playing, he is a top fantasy receiver in this offense. As long as he plays a full season, he should get around 1,000 yards once again. We don't consider him in that elite group of receives anymore but just outside that group. Consider him a top No. 2 for fantasy teams.

 #49  Ryan Mathews (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 6  Yds: 1255  Rush: 285San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
It took plenty of time but Mathews finally lived up to the hype last season. He played a full season for the first time in his career and set a career high in rushing yards. He topped the 1,000-yard mark for the second time in three seasons. Mathews had six 100-yard games and was much more consistent than recent seasons for the Chargers. His reception totals were down some, though, with Danny Woodhead in the mix. Mathews caught just 26 passes for 189 yards. Mathews runs with power, but also has good speed and explosiveness, a rare combination at running back. Mathews doesn't have great moves in the open field but still has some big-play ability. Mathews does well as a blocker and is a capable receiver. He is an injury risk, playing a full season just once in four seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Mathews is always a risk because of his injury history but last season showed he can be a valuable fantasy player. We think he can finish with similar numbers. Just don't expect big reception or touchdown totals, which hurt his value some. He is more of a No. 2 fantasy back. He can get 1,400 total yards and seven or so touchdowns.

 #50  Rashad Jennings (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 6  Yds: 733  Rush: 163New York GiantsBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Jennings had a career season, his first with the Raiders. He eventually took over the starting duties for the team and kept the job even when Darren McFadden got healthy. Jennings finished with more than 1,000 total yards, setting career highs in rushing, receiving, receptions and touchdowns. Jennings had two 100-yard games and averaged a solid 4.5 yards per carry. He was a very consistent producer in the offense, showing he could be a starter in this league. Jennings is 29 years old, though, so his window for starting might be about to close. He probably is best suited in a platoon situation at running back but will get a shot to start for the Giants this season. Jennings has been a solid third-down back throughout much of his career. He has good hands for the passing game and big-play ability. He also displays very good speed. Jennings doesn't run with a ton of power, though, and isn't great between the tackles but made improvements in both those areas last season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jennings is going to have a hard time repeating last season. We don't see it happening. But even with that said, he can be productive for fantasy teams. He can get around 900 total yards and five touchdowns, making him worth a look as a No. 3 or 4 fantasy back. We just don't see him running away with the starter's job in New York.

 #51  Reggie Bush (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 1006  Rush: 223DetroitBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Bush had some fumbling issues his first season with the Lions but had a very productive season otherwise. He hit the 1,000-yard rushing mark and had more than 1,500 total yards. He pretty much did what was expected, serving as the lead back and a top receiver out of the backfield. He even missed two games because of injury and still produced those great numbers. Joique Bell did take much of the goal-line work, though, which led to just seven touchdowns for Bush. He should continue to play a similar role this season for the Lions, splitting work with Bell at the running back spot. After starting his career a little slowly, Bush has picked it up, having 1,000-yard rushing seasons two of the last three. He is 29 years old but hasn't shown many signs of slowing down. Bush is an explosive back with lightning quick moves and speed. His past consistency issues might be a thing of the past after the last few seasons. Bush is a big-time playmaker in the open field. He has struggled with injuries throughout his career, playing a full season twice in seven years.

Fantasy Outlook:  
His fumbling issues and Bell's role in the offense is a concern for Bush. He still has plenty of upside in this great offense but his numbers could suffer some because of Bell stealing some work. Expect a season with around 1,200 total yards and seven scores. He has more value in PPR formats because you can expect around 50 receptions from Bush. But outside of those formats, he is more of a solid No. 2 back than No. 1.

 #52  Percy Harvin (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 17  Recpts: 1SeattleBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Harvin played just a game during the regular season last year, needing hip surgery before the start of the season. Harvin caught a pass for 17 yards in Week 11. He missed time after his return from hip surgery because of a concussion. Harvin did make it back for the playoffs, though, and played in all three playoff games. He should be just fine for the start of this coming season and will be a big part of this offense. The Seahawks will find plenty of ways to get him the ball. Harvin is a top playmaker with the ball in his hands. He has great speed and moves in the open field. He lacks some size, but plays bigger than his size, not shying away from contact over the middle and in the red zone. Migraines have been an issue for Harvin but he seems to be over those issues for now.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Harvin is an injury concern but he has plenty of potential in this offense. He could be a top No. 2 fantasy receiver. The Seahawks are going to look his way often. We think a career season is in store for Harvin in 2014. He can get 1,200 total yards and near double-digit scores.

 #53  Matt Ryan (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 26  Yds: 4515  Int: 17AtlantaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Ryan didn't have quite the season as expected. The Falcons struggled as a team, though, and Ryan had a down season as a result. It also didn't help that he was without superstar receiver Julio Jones much of the year, which hurt his numbers. Ryan wasn't terrible by any means, though. He did throw for more than 4,500 yards and had 26 touchdowns. He did have more struggles with turnovers, throwing 17 interceptions. Ryan forced a few more throws than usual for him and made poor decisions at times. He seemed to be pressing at times, causing for his erratic play. Ryan still has plenty of talent and a good chance to turn things around this season with a healthy Julio Jones in the mix. Ryan has three straight seasons with 4,000-passing yards. He has at least 26 touchdowns four straight seasons. He is an accurate, intelligent quarterback with a strong arm and the ability to fit the ball in tight spaces. Ryan also has a great grasp of what the Falcons are trying to do offensively, which helps his production. And at age 29, Ryan is in the prime of his career. If there is a knock on him, he can flop in the big game and doesn't do well under intense pressure.

Fantasy Outlook:  
We like him to rebound some after last season. Remember, he had five straight multiple touchdown games to start last season with Jones in the lineup. His numbers went south when Jones got hurt. Ryan remains a legit No. 1 for fantasy teams. He can get around 5,000 passing yards and 30-plus touchdowns. He might not be as consistent as some of the other top options but is always capable of the big game.

 #54  Andrew Luck (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 23  Yds: 3822  Int: 9IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Luck didn't throw for as many yards as his rookie season but he didn't turn the ball over as much and won a lot of games once again despite missing his No. 1 receiver nearly the entire season. Luck played well considering the circumstances. He threw for nearly 4,000 yards and had 27 total touchdowns to just nine interceptions. Luck continues to emerge as a top quarterback in the NFL. He is the centerpiece of the offense. Luck is a cerebral quarterback that is accurate and seems to know his limitations even at a young age. Luck doesn't have a huge arm but it is strong enough to make all the throws. He did a much better job of completing the ball downfield.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Luck should see an uptick in production this season, getting his receivers back healthy and being another year older in the offense. We like his chances for a career seasons. He can throw for more than 4,000 yards and score 30-plus touchdowns. He isn't in the elite group of fantasy quarterbacks but just outside that group.

 #55  Fred Jackson (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 9  Yds: 890  Rush: 206BuffaloBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Jackson was the most consistent Bills' back last season and had another very good season. He had nearly 1,300 total yards and 10 touchdowns. Last season was maybe his most productive to date, which is amazing considering he was 32 years old. Jackson hasn't shown many signs of slowing down, though, actually seeing his yards per carry rise last season (4.3). Jackson has more than 1,000 total yards four of the last five seasons. Jackson has done great in a timeshare situation and should continue to have a similar role this season. Jackson isn't a huge back, but has good speed and great moves in the open field. He has improved as an inside runner throughout his career and continues to make plays in the passing game. Jackson is 33 years old, though, which is a bit of a concern but his career high in carries is 237 so Jackson doesn't have a ton of wear and tear on him compared to some other backs.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jackson was a bit overlooked last season but he had a great fantasy season, finishing with good yardage and touchdown totals. We think he'll have a hard time matching that at this stage of his career. A downturn has to start sooner than later. So don't overvalue him based on last year. Expect a season with around 1,000 total yards and six touchdowns, making him more of a low-end No. 2 or No. 3 fantasy back.

 #56  Frank Gore (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 9  Yds: 1128  Rush: 276San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Gore had his third straight 1,000-yard season. His numbers have been eerily consistent the last seven seasons. He has topped 1,000 yards six of those years. Gore was a little more erratic last season, though, and averaged a career low 4.1 yards per carry. He turns 31 in May and has more than 2,000 carries under his belt, so a slowdown wouldn't be a surprise. Gore could be in a bit more of a timeshare this season to keep him fresh. When on his game, Gore is an explosive back. He has good speed and moves in the open field. He has big-play potential and does well in the passing game. He is an injury risk, though, playing a full season just four times during his career.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Gore has been great the last several seasons but showed signs of slipping some last year. He got very little work in the passing game and his yards per carry were down. Don't be surprised if he slips even more this season. He still has good touchdown potential in this offense, though. He can get around 1,000 total yards and eight scores, making him more of a No. 2 back than anything.

 #57  Jordan Cameron (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 7  Yds: 917  Recpts: 80ClevelandBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Cameron had a breakout season as the top tight end for the Browns last season. He excelled in this role and had several huge games. His play was a little erratic after a fast start to the year but his overall numbers were very good in the end. He had more than 900 yards and seven touchdowns. He also caught 80 passes, having at least five receptions nine of 16 games. Cameron will be a huge target in this offense for years to come. Cameron has good speed, can jump and the size to be an elite tight end. He still remains a bit raw at times but is improving in all facets of the game. He still needs to refine his route running and improve as a blocker but certainly took a huge step forward in all areas last season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cameron isn't going to be a sleeper this year. He is an elite fantasy tight end. Last season wasn't a fluke and more consistent quarterback play this year will only help his production. We think he is a top-five option at the position. Cameron can get around 85 receptions for 950 yards and eight touchdowns.

 #58  Trent Richardson (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 563  Rush: 188IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Richardson had a season to forget last year, getting traded and struggling with his new team. Richardson failed to pick up the Colts playbook and never got going with the Colts after getting traded. He averaged less than three yards per carry for the season (2.9). His season high in rushing was just 64. Richardson looked tentative and played like a rookie instead of a back that has been in the league three years. He will get a chance to start this season but will need to show some progress this offseason and camp. This could be a make or break season for Richardson. He is a big back with pretty good speed. He is a physical runner that does well in finding the hole and making plays after contact. He is an improving receiver and doesn't do too badly in the screen game. Richardson doesn't have breakaway speed, though, and has a bit of a hard time breaking many plays to the outside.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Richardson was maybe the biggest fantasy bust of last season. He can get it going but we aren't counting on it. There is a reason the Browns dumped him his second year in the league. He might be worth a look as a low-end No. 2 or No. 3 back but don't count on him to do much more. We are looking for a season with around 800 total yards and six or so touchdowns.

 #59  Ray Rice (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 660  Rush: 214BaltimoreBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Rice had a season to forget, finishing with his worst rushing totals since his rookie season. He didn't even top 700-rushing yards and averaged just 3.1 yards per carry, which was the first time in his career he averaged fewer than 4.0 yards per carry. Rice had just one 100-yard rushing game and scored just four touchdowns. His only positive was a reception total of 58. Rice claims he was slowed by a hip injury all year, which caused him to lose his explosiveness. Rice had four straight 1,000-yard rushing seasons and at least 1,600 total yards his previous four years. He remains the top back in the Ravens' offense but isn't guaranteed anything going forward. He could lose playing time if he doesn't show progress from last season. Rice is a good between the tackles runner for his size, but has game-breaking speed and great moves in the open field when healthy. He has very good vision and does a good job of setting up his blocks. He does have a ton of touches throughout the course of his career, though, and could be slowing down because of it.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rice is a hard guy to trust after last season. Don't take him as anything more than a No. 2 back. There were reports he was out of shape last season so maybe he can turn it around with a good offseason of work but don't count on it. He can do better than last season and still has value in PPR formats because of his reception totals, but he isn't the elite back of past years. Expect around 1,000 total yards and seven or so touchdowns.

 #60  Lamar Miller (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 709  Rush: 177MiamiBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Miller didn't have quite the breakout season as expected. He didn't get consistent work and was in and out of the starting lineup for the Dolphins. Miller topped 100-rushing yards in just a game. He finished with almost 900 total yards and two scores. He did show some big-play ability, though, averaging more than five yards per carry three times. A new offensive coordinator could be a big plus for Miller this coming season although he'll likely split work with Knowshon Moreno. Miller is the most talented back on the roster, though. Miller is a home-run threat with the ball in his hands. He has track speed - actually running some track in college. He can get to the next level in a hurry. Miller isn't a huge back, though, and needs to bulk up some to be an every-down back in the NFL. He needs to prove he can run well between the tackles before getting all the work at running back.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Miller won't get drafted nearly as high this season and for good reason. He carries obvious risk going into the season. He has potential, though, and we think he is worth a grab as a high-end No. 3 back. He has big yardage potential if he gets the consistent work. For now, expect about 1,000 total yards and six or so touchdowns.

 #61  Shane Vereen (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 208  Rush: 44New EnglandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
A broken wrist sidelined Vereen half the season but he was the top pass-catching back for the Patriots when healthy. He had some huge games in the passing game, catching seven or more passes four of eight games. He finished the year with 47 receptions in just eight games, meaning he would have finished a full season with 94 receptions for 854 yards and six touchdowns. He should continue to be the top third-down or change-of-pace back for the Patriots. Vereen isn't a huge back, which hurts his chances to be an every-down back, but he has the speed and hands to excel as a third-down back as evident by last season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hot Vereen has more upside in PPR formats but still some value in normal formats. He'll get his yards even though he won't rush for a ton. We wouldn't count on him getting 90-plus receptions for 800 yards like his numbers would have averaged out to last season but he can get 75 or so receptions for 700 yards. He could finish with 900 total yards and six touchdowns in this offense.

 #62  Kyle Rudolph (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 313  Recpts: 30MinnesotaBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Rudolph played about half the season before landing on injured Reserve with a foot injury. He was producing pretty well before the injury, having 30 receptions for 313 yards and three touchdowns in eight games. If he plays a full season, Rudolph gets 60 catches for 626 yards and six touchdowns. He is one of the most reliable targets in this offense. And new offensive coordinator Norv Turner could do wonders for Rudolph's career. Turner has produced some big-time tight ends. Rudolph isn't much of a blocker but a top pass catcher. He has plus speed, very good hands and the ability to make the tough catch.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rudolph has touchdown potential and his reception and yardage numbers should rise with Turner in the mix. He could be a legit No. 1 fantasy tight end. Rudolph is poised to up his game, getting 70 receptions for 700 yards and eight touchdowns.

 #63  Tom Brady (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 25  Yds: 4343  Int: 11New EnglandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Brady had a down season for his standards but did a good job, considering he battled injury at receiver and tight end much of the season. He had an inexperienced group to work with much of the season and still managed to produce some good numbers and win a lot of games for the Patriots. He threw for more than 4,000 yards once again and had 25 touchdowns to just 11 interceptions. He had just two games with three or more touchdowns. Brady did have touchdowns in all but a game, though, and six 300-yard games. Brady is 37 years old but has shown few signs of slowing down. Brady has six 4,000-yard seasons for his career and 30-plus scores four of the last six full seasons. Brady does a great job of distributing the ball to all his options and rarely turns the ball over. He has a strong arm and is extremely accurate. Brady knows the offense well and makes the most of his abilities. His numbers should improve some as he becomes more accustomed to his receivers and Rob Gronkowski gets healthy.

Fantasy Outlook:  
We like Brady for a bounce-back season. He still has plenty left in the tank and can get back to his elite status at quarterback. Don't give up on him after last season. He had a lot of things go against them. Brady can get around 4,700 yards and 35 touchdowns with 10 or so interceptions. He remains a top-10 option at quarterback.

 #64  Andy Dalton (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 33  Yds: 4293  Int: 20CincinnatiBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Dalton choked in the playoffs once again but had a great regular season - his best to date. Dalton finished with 35 total touchdowns and threw for nearly 4,300 yards. He set career highs across the board. He had 11 multiple touchdown games and five 300-yard passing games. Dalton took his passing numbers to a new level. Dalton has two straight seasons with 30-plus touchdowns. He should continue to make strides as a quarterback with more seasoning. Dalton doesn't have a huge arm, but he is accurate and does well with hitting his receivers in stride. He is a good fit for the Bengals' offense. Dalton has a good grasp of what the Bengals are trying to do offensively and has a great rapport with receiver A.J. Green. Dalton still needs to show up in the big game to be considered an elite quarterback but the rest of his game looks pretty good right now.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Dalton kind of flew under the radar last season but he was third in fantasy scoring at quarterback in most formats last season. He had a great fantasy season. He might have a hard time matching that feat again this year but he could be a top-five option. Dalton has great weapons to work with at receiver and throws behind a good offensive line. We like him for around 4,400 yards and 35 or so touchdowns.

 #65  Jeremy Maclin (WR) PhiladelphiaBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Maclin missed all of last season because of a torn ACL suffered during training camp. He should be ready for the start of the coming season, though, especially since he was hurt so early last season. And with DeSean Jackson gone in Philly, Maclin could be the No. 1 receiver for the Eagles this season. He has yet to top 1,000 yards in a season since turning pro. He does have three straight seasons with 850-plus yards. Maclin could get his most targets to date this season. Maclin is a big-play receiver for the Eagles. He has top speed and a knack for making big plays. Maclin is a much improved route runner and does a great job of making plays after the catch. He also is playing on a one-year contract, which is another incentive for Maclin to have a big season this year.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Maclin is returning from a major injury but you still have to like his chances for a career season. He is setup for big things in this offense. We think he can get his first 1,000-yard season and double-digit scores with around 75 receptions.

 #66  Bernard Pierce (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 436  Rush: 152BaltimoreBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Pierce was supposed to have a breakout season last year but that didn't come to fruition. Pierce battled some nagging injuries that seemed to slow him some, which lead to a season with fewer than 500-rushing yards. He averaged just 2.9 yards per carry. It was a very disappointing showing for Pierce, who had a chance to grab a lot more playing time with Ray Rice also struggling. Pierce still has a chance to play a bigger role this season if he shows well in camp and preseason action. Pierce is a good compliment to Rice. Pierce is more of a between the tackles runner, a good one-cut runner. He doesn't have top speed but can make some big plays when given the chance. Pierce has good size for the position and can make some moves in space.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Pierce might be a good buy-low candidate. He has some potential in an offense that should be better this year. Remember, he was banged up some last year, which hurt his production. It wouldn't surprise to see him get 800 or so total yards and six touchdowns. He is worth a look as a No. 3 back.

 #67  Danny Woodhead (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 429  Rush: 106San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
A move to the Chargers was a good one for Woodhead, who was a great fit for the offense. He set a career high with 1,034 total yards and eight touchdowns. He also caught 76 passes, getting a ton of work in the passing game. Woodhead should continue to play a similar role this coming season. The Chargers will find plenty of ways to get him the ball. Woodhead is a very small back, but has great speed and moves in the open field. His lack of size will prevent him from being an every-down back, but he can be a top change-of-pace option. Woodhead has 43 or more receptions three of four seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Woodhead is an elite option in PPR leagues but even a solid No. 2 back in standard leagues. He might have a hard time getting 70-plus reception once again but he can get close. Woodhead can get around 1,000 total yards once again with nine touchdowns in this very good offense.

 #68  Steven Jackson (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 6  Yds: 543  Rush: 157AtlantaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Jackson was expected to have a big first season with the Falcons, moving to a good team in a great offense. Well, things didn't go as planned as the Falcons struggled and Jackson battled injury much of the season. Jackson didn't have a single 100-yard game all season and finished with just more than 700 total yards. His best stat was seven touchdowns in 12 games. Jackson turns 31 before the start of the season and has more than 2,500 carries under his belt. He started to show signs of slowing down last season so a turnaround isn't expected. He might be best suited for more of a time share at this stage of his career. When in his prime, Jackson was the complete package at running back. He has enough speed to break a play to the outside but also isn't afraid to run over a would-be tackler. Jackson is as big as some linebackers, making him a scary proposition for defenses. He does lack a little big-play ability, though, because he isn't as fast as he used to be.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jackson can improve on last season but don't expect a big jump in production by any means. He still has touchdown potential but expect him to get around 1,000 total yards. He is more of a No. 2 fantasy back. Last season was setup for him to have a huge fantasy season but things didn't break his way. He won't have near the hype heading into this season and with good reason.

 #69  Mark Ingram (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 386  Rush: 78New OrleansBye: 6 
 
Player News:
A toe injury knocked Ingram out of some game action but he wasn't a huge factor even when healthy. He didn't take a big step forward last season, which was a disappointment. He ran for fewer than 400 yards and scored just a touchdown. Ingram actually was most impressive in the Saints two playoffs games. He ran 28 times for 146 yards and a touchdown. Ingram played well at times but didn't get consistent work in the offense and struggled with injury once again. He seems setup for another reserve role this coming season. In three seasons, his career high in rushing is 602. Ingram is a big, physical back capable of moving the pile while running well between the tackles. He is a punishing runner with good vision and the ability to break off some long runs despite just so-so speed. He doesn't get much work in the passing game, though, which hurts his chances for more playing time.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ingram has upside in this offense, but hasn't reached his potential yet. It is hard to trust him. You just never know how much work he'll get any given week. He could reach season highs this year but that isn't saying much. Expect around 700 total yards and five touchdowns, making him a low-end No. 3 or No. 4 back.

 #70  Knowshon Moreno (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 10  Yds: 1038  Rush: 241MiamiBye: 5 
 
Player News:
It took some time but Moreno finally had a breakout season. He wasn't even expected to start for the Broncos but won the starting job and played at a high level all season, producing very consistent numbers for the Broncos. Moreno had his first 1,000-yard rushing season and scored 13 touchdowns. He finished with more than 1,500 total yards. Moreno wasn't just a great runner but a big factor in the passing game, catching 60 passes. He proved he can be a No. 1 back in an offense, a role he'll likely serve with the Dolphins this season. Moreno has three seasons with 1,000-plus total yards. He is a big-play back with top speed but also enough size to move the pile. Moreno has lacked some consistency throughout his career but made strides in that area last season. He also has battled injury often but made it through a full season last year.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Moreno is going to have a hard time matching last season. We don't think he'll be a total bust but expect his touchdown numbers and yards to decrease a little. He can still post good yardage numbers because of his ability to catch the ball but a move to a worse offense and having to compete with others for carries hurts his value. He can get around 1,200 total yards and seven or so touchdowns. Consider him a solid No. 2 fantasy back.

 #71  Darren McFadden (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 379  Rush: 114OaklandBye: 5 
 
Player News:
McFadden had a season to forget. He battled injury again and even lost his starting job once he got healthy. McFadden topped 50-rushing yards just three of 10 games. He averaged just 3.3 yards per carry and had five games with fewer than 15-rushing yards. McFadden has been in the league six seasons but gone over 715-rushing yards just once. He has yet to play a full NFL season and averaged just 3.3 yards per carry each of the past two seasons. McFadden has plenty of talent but battled consistency issues and injury problems much of his career. He turns 27 before the start of the season, so he is running out of time to make a huge impact in the league. McFadden seems setup for a timeshare this season with Maurice Jones-Drew but could become the lead back if he plays well. When he is on his game, McFadden is a pretty complete back. He catches the ball well, can churn out the tough yards and has elite speed to make the big play every time he touches the ball. He is a game changer. As mentioned, though, he has a hard time staying healthy and struggles with consistency.

Fantasy Outlook:  
McFadden is a boom or bust pick. He has plenty of upside but past history suggests he is far from a sure thing. He isn't worth an early-round pick but worth a look as a top No. 3 back because of his upside. He can carry a team when all is well with him. But for now, expect him to miss a few games and get around 1,000 total yards and six touchdowns. You can't count on much more from him than that going into a season but he could surprise if all the stars align for him.

 #72  Andre Johnson (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 1407  Recpts: 109HoustonBye: 10 
 
Player News:
The Texans struggled as a team but Johnson certainly didn't, having another one of his huge season. He had more than 100 catches and 1,400 yards for the second straight season. Johnson had six 100-yard games and three games with double-digit receptions. He got a ton of chances as the top target for the Texans. Johnson has 33 years old but hasn't shown many signs of slowing down. He keeps himself in great shape and does a great job in this offense. Johnson has 1,000-yard seasons five of six and four of those seasons with more 100-plus receptions. Johnson is the complete package at receiver. He can run, but also has great size. Johnson isn't afraid to make the tough catch and has the speed to stretch the field to make big plays.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Johnson has yet to score double-digit touchdowns in his career, which hurts his fantasy value. But the rest of his numbers are always very good. He is good for around 100 receptions for 1,300 or so yards and six or seven touchdowns. He is a low-end No. 1 fantasy receiver, mainly because of his mediocre touchdown numbers.

 #73  Maurice Jones-Drew (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 803  Rush: 234OaklandBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Jones-Drew had another ho-hum season in an offense that struggled much of the season. He did top 1,100 total yards but had just one 100-yard rushing game and five touchdowns. He was pretty mediocre to below average much of the season, averaging just 3.4 yards per carry. Jones-Drew has less than 1,000-rushing yards two straight seasons. He is 29 years old and likely on the downside of his career. He has more than 1,800 carries and hasn't played a full season since 2011. Jones-Drew still has some upside but will move to a timeshare this season with Darren McFadden in Oakland. This is a logical move for Jones-Drew at this stage of his career, though. Jones-Drew remains a pretty complete back. He has top speed, great moves and can also run with some power. Jones-Drew also does a great job as a receiver out of the backfield, having 40 or more receptions all but two seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Injury Concern Jones-Drew has clearly lost a step and shouldn't be considered the top fantasy back of past years. He could rebound some in a better situation this year but don't count on his top numbers of a few seasons back. He can get around 1,000 total yards and six or so touchdowns, making him a low-end No. 2 or No. 3 back for fantasy teams.

 #74  Pierre Thomas (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 549  Rush: 147New OrleansBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Thomas had one of his best seasons to date, topping 1,000 total yards. He started most games at running back for the Saints and had the most carries of the backs. He also got a ton of work in the passing game, finishing with career highs in receptions (77) and receiving yards (513). Thomas ended the year with 1,062 total yards and five touchdowns. Thomas continues to get plenty of touches in the Saints' offense. He knows his role and does well with his chances. In seven seasons with the Saints, Thomas averages 822 total yards per season. Thomas isn't a huge back, but has good speed and moves. Thomas also can run with a little power and is a more than capable receiver. He does have durability concerns, playing a full season just twice in seven years.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Thomas flies under the radar at times but is a consistent fantasy back. He'll get around 900 total yards and 50 receptions in this offense, making him a solid No. 3 fantasy back. He can help in a pinch as a No. 2 back. The only knock on Thomas is a lack of scores, having just 37 in seven seasons.

 #75  Jay Cutler (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 19  Yds: 2621  Int: 12ChicagoBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Cutler missed some games with an ankle injury but had a good first season in the Bears new offense. He missed about five games total and threw for a little more than 2,600 yards and had 19 touchdowns to 12 interceptions. He was a little more turnover prone but had good touchdown and yardage totals. Cutler had seven multiple touchdown games. Marc Trestman runs a very quarterback-friendly offense, which bodes well for Cutler going forward. The Bears have maybe the best receiver duo in football right now and should continue to have a top passing offense as long as they are healthy. Cuter has just one 4,000-yard season for his career and is yet to hit the 30-touchdown mark. He has a huge arm, though, and does a great job of making plays downfield. He can make all the throws. But he will make some poor decisions and force throws, turning the ball over too often for a guy that has played in the league for eight seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
If he can stay healthy this year, you have to like his chances for a career season. He is a player on the rise in this offense. He can top 4,000 yards and score 30-plus touchdowns. He is worth a shot as a low-end No. 1 for fantasy teams.

 #76  T Y Hilton (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 1083  Recpts: 82IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Hilton elevated his game last season. He served as the No. 1 receiver most of the season because of a season-ending injury to Reggie Wayne. Hilton did well in this role, grabbing his first 1,000-yard season as a pro. He had five 100-yard games and at least two receptions in every game. Wayne will be back this season but Hilton still figures to get plenty of looks in this offense. He is the future and probably brings more to the table than Wayne at this stage of his career. Hilton is a small receiver that lacks some strength and size, but makes up for that with plus hands and big-play ability. Hilton is an explosive player with big-play ability whenever he touches the ball.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hilton is another young receiver on the rise. He can improve on last season - even with Wayne around. He just keeps getting better and better. We like him to hit the 1,000-yard mark again, finishing with 90 or so receptions and eight touchdowns. Hilton is a top No. 2 fantasy receiver for 2014.

 #77  Stevan Ridley (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 7  Yds: 773  Rush: 178New EnglandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Ridley battled fumbling issues once again and saw a dip in production because of this. He was benched at times and eased back into action once allowed to find the field once again. He lost two fumbles last year and has five lost fumbles the past two seasons. The Patriots won't give him consistent work unless he can hold onto the ball. Ridley did produce well when playing, though. He ran for nearly 800 yards and scored seven touchdowns in 14 games. He topped the 1,000-yard mark the previous season. Ridley has a chance to emerge as the lead back once again but won't be handed anything at this point. He will have to earn the trust of the coaching staff once again. Ridley isn't a huge back but runs with power and does well in space. He excels between the tackles as a runner. He isn't much of a receiver, though, having 19 receptions in three seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ridley is a big risk this coming season after finding the bench at times last year. You just don't know how much he'll play at this point. But if he is the top back in this offense, Ridley has huge upside. So he is worth a shot as a low-end No. 2 or No. 3 back. For now, expect around 1,000 total yards and eight touchdowns. We aren't giving up on him yet. He certainly has the talent to be a top back in this league.

 #78  Chris Ivory (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 833  Rush: 182New York JetsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Ivory had a career best season, his first with the Jets. He ran for more than 800 yards and averaged 4.6 yards per carry. Ivory had three 100-yard games. He played well the second half of the season, producing much more consistent numbers. Ivory showed he could be a decent NFL starter, a role he'll compete for again this season with Chris Johnson. Ivory is a big back that runs with power but also has decent speed and the ability to make some big plays. He isn't polished as a receiver, though, which hurts his chances to maximize his playing time. Ivory has just five receptions in four seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ivory might improve on last season in a better offense but don't expect a big jump. He might just see more touchdowns than anything. His yards aren't likely to increase with Johnson around. He could get around 900 total yards and six touchdowns, making him a No. 3 back for fantasy teams. Don't expect a breakout fantasy season.

 #79  Philip Rivers (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 32  Yds: 4478  Int: 11San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Rivers had a great rebound season last year, thriving under new head coach Mike McCoy. Rivers had one of his best seasons to date, which is saying something, throwing 32-touchdown passes to just 11 interceptions. He also threw for just less than 4,500 yards. And he did this by using some unknown receivers as his top targets. Rivers didn't force things and took what defenses gave him, which led to a great season for him. Rivers arm strength seems to be down some and he struggles with the deep ball a little more than earlier in his career but rebounded some in both those areas last season, which is encouraging. Rivers is accurate and has a quick release but his arm strength isn't quite what it was in past seasons. Rivers has five 4,000-yard seasons and three with 30-plus total touchdowns.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rivers was a real bargain last year but that won't be the case this season. He seems poised for another good season in an emerging offense. Rivers proved he still has something left in the tank and can still be a big help to fantasy teams. Consider him a low-end No. 1 or solid No. 2 for fantasy teams. He is likely to throw for around 4,500 yards and 30 or so touchdowns.

 #80  Michael Floyd (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 1041  Recpts: 65ArizonaBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Floyd took his game to a new level last season, becoming the top deep threat for the Cardinals. He had his first 1,000-yard season. He had just two 100-yard games all season, so he posted pretty consistent yardage numbers all season to get to 1,000 yards. He had at least two receptions all but a game. He'll continue to be a big part of this offense for years to come. Floyd is a good compliment to fellow starter Larry Fitzgerald. Floyd has good size and speed at receiver. Floyd runs good routes and does a good job of getting downfield in a hurry. Floyd also has good hands and the knack for the big play. If he improves his route running a little more, Floyd would be a complete receiver.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Floyd is a receiver on the rise. He is just going to get better and better, especially as the Cardinals' offense grows. You have to like his potential going forward. Floyd is a solid No. 2 for fantasy teams. Expect another 1,000-yard season and his touchdown totals to improve, scoring eight or so this season. His reception totals won't be off the charts as long as Fitzgerald is around, though.

 #81  DeSean Jackson (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 1332  Recpts: 82WashingtonBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Jackson really excelled in the Eagles new offense last season, having a career season at receiver. He finished with career highs in receptions and yards, and tied a career best with nine. Jackson had five 100-yard games, including two with more than 190 yards. He was a top big-play threat at receiver once again. Jackson has 1,000-yard seasons three of six for his career. Jackson has great speed and the ability to break a big play every time he touches the ball. He also has good hands and does well when getting a chance to carry the ball. Jackson heads to the Redskins this season after getting dumped by the Eagles. He'll be the No. 2 receiver behind Pierre Garcon but should get plenty of targets in this offense.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jackson won't go nearly as low as he did the previous season. He still isn't in that elite category at receiver but just outside that group. His numbers are likely to go down some with the Redskins but don't expect a huge dropoff. We are looking for around 70 receptions for 1,100 yards and eight touchdowns.

 #82  Tony Romo (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 31  Yds: 3828  Int: 10DallasBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Romo had another very good season as the starter for the Cowboys. He didn't have quite the yards as past years but scored 31-passing touchdowns, which tied his second highest career total. Romo had nine multiple touchdown games and scores in every game last season. He also was intercepted just 10 times, giving him just 10 interceptions two of the last three seasons. He has done a much better job of keeping his turnovers low. Romo has at least 26 touchdowns the last six full seasons he has played. The Cowboys aren't as pass heavy as recent season but they remain a pass-first offense. Romo will continue to get his chances. He has a plus arm and does well making plays on the run. Romo will force some throws and make some bad decisions but has improved in that area the last few years. He is 34 years old so he has a few years left at playing at a high level.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Romo is an elite fantasy option. He isn't in the same category as Drew Brees or Aaron Rodgers but just outside that group. He'll post consistent weekly numbers in a good offense. You can expect around 250 yards and a couple scores each week from Romo. Another season with 4,000-plus yards and around 33 scores is likely for Romo. He is a good guy to grab later in your draft after the top guys are taken.

 #83  Cecil Shorts III (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 777  Recpts: 66JacksonvilleBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Shorts actually set a career high in receptions last season but finished with 202 fewer yards than his previous season. He didn't make as many big plays in an offense that struggled much of the year. Getting inconsistent quarterback play didn't help the development of Shorts. He had just one 100-yard game. He did miss the last three games with a groin injury, though, so his numbers could have been better. His career remains on the right track, improving each year in the league. He is the top target at receiver for the Jaguars. Shorts doesn't really have any outstanding skills, but makes the most of his ability. He runs above-average routes, has decent speed and pretty good hands. He has a knack for making the big play at receiver.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hot Shorts seems setup for his first 1,000-yard season - as long as the quarterback play improves for the Jaguars, which seems likely. Shorts is worth a look as a low-end No. 2 or No. 3 fantasy receiver. He seems likely to get around 80 receptions for 1,000 yards and eight touchdowns.

 #84  Charles Clay (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 759  Recpts: 69MiamiBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Clay became the No. 1 tight end for the Dolphins last season and had a breakout serving, posting some big numbers much of the season. Clay nearly tripled his career best numbers, getting nearly 70 receptions for 759 yards and six touchdowns. Clay was a very consistent target in the passing game and should be a big part of the offense going forward. Clay had four games with 80 or more yards last season. Clay is a good blocker with big-play ability at tight end. He has good speed to stretch the field and can make plays after the catch.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Clay is a top No. 1 fantasy tight end. We don't consider last season a fluke. He can be a top starter at the position. It wouldn't surprise to see him best last season, getting 75 or so receptions for 800 yards and seven touchdowns. Clay is a player on the rise.

 #85  Terrance Williams (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 736  Recpts: 44DallasBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Williams had a productive rookie season. He got plenty of starts because of injury and produced pretty well in that role. He was a little erratic - as expected - but had four games with more than 70 yards, including a 151-yard performance in Week 5. He is expected to be the starter from day on this coming season for the Cowboys, starting opposite Dez Bryant. Williams is a big, strong receiver that does a great job of stretching the field. He will be a top deep threat. Williams isn't great on shorter routes just yet but improving in that area. He also needs to improve his hands but is also making strides with that.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Williams has some big-game potential and should produce more consistent numbers this year in a starting role. It wouldn't surprise to see him get near 1,000 yards, making him a top breakout candidate. He is worth a look as a No. 3 receiver for fantasy teams. We are expecting 65 or so receptions for around 1,000 yards and eight touchdowns.

 #86  Marques Colston (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 943  Recpts: 75New OrleansBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Colston failed to hit the 1,000-yard mark for the first time in four seasons but did miss a game because of injury and finished just 57 yards shy of 1,000 yards. He was the most consistent target at receiver for the Saints. Colston had just two 100-yard games, though, posting consistent numbers over gaudy numbers. Colston is 31 years old and has a history of knee issues but hasn't shown many signs of slowing down just yet. Colston is a big target with plus speed. He still drops the occasional pass, but runs good routes and will make the tough catch in traffic. The Saints are a pass-first team that spreads the ball to a host of receivers, but Colston is a good bet to lead the receivers in targets as their No. 1 receiver.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Colston isn't an exciting fantasy option but consistent. He won't win games single handily for fantasy teams but provide consistent weekly production as a No. 2 fantasy receiver. Look for another season with around 80 receptions for 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns.

 #87  Greg Olsen (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 6  Yds: 816  Recpts: 73CarolinaBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Olsen continues to be the favorite target of cam Newton in the Panthers passing attack. He has back-to-back 800-yard seasons. Olsen had a career high 73 receptions last season and finished with 816 yards and six touchdowns. He had eight games with 50-plus yards, playing very consistent football. He should continue to be the top target at tight end and get plenty of work in that role. Olsen is a good athlete at the tight end spot. He has top speed and very good hands, making him a surprising big-play option at tight end. He is just a so-so blocker, though, which lands him on the bench at times.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Olsen is a little underrated but a legit No. 1 fantasy starter. He doesn't have some of the touchdown potential as the other elite tight ends but his reception and yardage totals will be near the top of the tight ends. Olsen can get 70 receptions for 825 yards and six touchdowns.

 #88  Dennis Pitta (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 169  Recpts: 20BaltimoreBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Pitta suffered a hip injury in training camp last year and didn't play until very late in the season. He played the last four games and caught 20 passes for 169 yards. He had at least four receptions three of four games, serving as a big-time target in the Ravens passing attack. He is healthy heading into this season and should get plenty of weekly chances in this offense. Pitta isn't much of a blocker but does very well as a pass-first tight end. He is athletic enough to line up as a receiver, making him a tough cover for opposing defenses. He has speed to stretch the field and size to make him a tough cover in the red zone.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Don't forget about Pitta because of his injury woes last season. He can be a big-time fantasy tight end. You have to like his chances for a career best season now that he is healthy. He should be considered a legit No. 1 fantasy tight end. He can get around 70 receptions for 750 yards and seven touchdowns. He might get overlooked some after last season, giving him good value for the coming season.

 #89  Wes Welker (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 778  Recpts: 73DenverBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Welker missed some time last year because of a concussion but had a solid first season with the Broncos when playing. He didn't have a 100-yard game but scored 10 touchdowns in 13 games and finished with 73 receptions. He served his role well as a possession receiver in the offense. His touchdown total also was a career high. Welker has 1,000-yard seasons five of the past seven years. He is 33 years old but hasn't shown many signs of decline. His big issue is concussions right now, having a history of them throughout his career. This will be something to watch going forward. Welker remains maybe the top possession receiver in the game. Welker is a small, speedy receiver with plus hands and the ability to make plays in the open field. He just does a great job of getting open and moving the chains.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Welker isn't an elite fantasy receiver but a more than solid No. 2. He should get around 90 receptions for 1,000 yards and near double-digit scores. He has some health concerns but his production is consistent when playing, which is a big plus for fantasy teams.

 #90  Cam Newton (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 24  Yds: 3379  Int: 13CarolinaBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Newton rebounded nicely from a bit of a sophomore slump. He led his team to the playoffs and scored 30 total touchdowns. His passing numbers were a little erratic but he had touchdowns all but two games. Newton did just have one 300-yard passing game, though. The good news was he had multiple touchdowns nine times. He did find the end zone on a pretty regular basis. Newton will get better throwing the ball if the Panthers add more weapons around him offensively. Until that happens, he'll continue to be up and down throwing the ball. Newton is the complete package at quarterback. He'll post good passing numbers and big rushing totals for the quarterback spot. He shows some immaturity at times, especially when dealing with the press, but is making strides in that area. He should get better as a player in 2014, especially if the Panthers add some weapons for him at receiver. Newton has a cannon for an arm and a knack for making the big play. He will force some passes at times but is pretty accurate throwing the ball for the most part. He throws a good deep ball and runs as well as any quarterback in the game. He will continue to be the centerpiece of the Panthers' offense.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Newton is an elite fantasy quarterback. If his passing numbers improved just a tad, he would be a fantasy monster. So the upside is certainly there for huge things from Newton. We think he can get 4,000-passing yards, around 650 rushing and 30 total scores. He is a top-five fantasy quarterback.

 #91  Riley Cooper (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 835  Recpts: 47PhiladelphiaBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Cooper got a chance to start for the Eagles all season because of a season-ending injury to Jeremy Maclin. Cooper made the most of his chance, having his best season as a pro. Cooper scored eight touchdowns and finished with more than 800 yards. He set career highs across the board. Cooper had three 100-yard games and at least two receptions in all but a game. He did have some up and down production but was pretty consistent for the most part. He might slide into a No. 3 receiver role this season, though, with Maclin back healthy. Cooper has good size and seems a nice fit for the slot. He isn't a speed burner, but has solid hands and can make plays after the catch. Cooper needs to continue to sharpen his route running if he hopes to continue to play a large role in the offense.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cooper will have some big games but look for him to be erratic with more to compete with for targets. We still think he can get 700 or so yards and six touchdowns in this offense. He'll be worth some spot starts as a No. 3 fantasy receiver.

 #92  Colin Kaepernick (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 21  Yds: 3197  Int: 8San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Kaepernick failed to take a step forward last season, struggling much of the year as a passer, especially when top target Michael Crabtree was out of the lineup. He did set many career highs but this was his first full season as a starting quarterback. Kaepernick threw for more than 3,000 yards and had 25 total touchdowns to eight interceptions. He did do a good job of taking care of the football and not turning it over much but his passing numbers were mediocre many weeks. He has fewer than 200-passing yards 10 of 16 games. He did run for more than 500 yards, though, making a lot of big plays with his leagues. Kaepernick has a great arm and is a pretty accurate passer. He also runs very well and has breakaway speed, being able to make big plays in the running game. He does struggle some to read defenses, though, and wasn't quite as decisive in the pocket last season. He makes most of his plays outside of the pocket - throwing on the run or running with the football.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hot Kaepernick was a bit of a bust last season. He can improve on that, especially with a healthy receiving corps at this disposal, but don't count on huge numbers. He is more of a low-end No. 1 or solid No. 2 for fantasy teams. He'll get 3,300 or so passing yards with around 30 total touchdowns and 500-plus rushing yards. He can carry a team any given week but disappear in others, lacking the consistency of an elite fantasy quarterback.

 #93  Ladarius Green (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 376  Recpts: 17San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Green moved up to No. 2 on the depth chart last season and got more work his second season in the league. He made some big plays, averaging an impressive 22.1 yards per reception. He also scored three touchdowns despite having just 17 receptions. Green will be the No. 2 tight end again this season and could get more chances as he is the future at the position while Antonio Gates is nearing the end. Green is a big-time athlete. He has size, speed and leaping ability. Green remains raw but is getting more seasoned, which helps his progression.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Green is a big-game talent but will get sporadic work in his current role. He might see his targets increase some this year but probably still won't be much of a help to fantasy teams. Green could get around 30 receptions for 450 yards and three touchdowns.

 #94  Robert Griffin III (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 16  Yds: 3203  Int: 12WashingtonBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Griffin didn't live up to the hype of his rookie season and really took a step backwards last season, eventually finding his way on the bench late in the year. The coaching staff claims he was benched for health reasons but it looked to be more performance based than anything. Griffin had 16 touchdowns to 16 turnovers for the season and didn't run for a score despite rushing for 489 yards. Griffin got off to a slow start to the season as he returned from a torn ACL, which seemed to impact him all season. Griffin gets a fresh start this season with a new coaching staff. New head coach Jay Gruden is a good offensive mind that should help the development of Griffin. Griffin is accurate for a young quarterback and throws a great deep ball. He can make all the throws but struggled with his decision making more last season. He looked indecisive at times. His biggest asset might be his legs. Griffin is an elusive runner with game-breaking speed at the quarterback spot.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Griffin is a bit of a risk after last season but he carries huge upside. We would consider him a low-end No. 1 fantasy quarterback. He can rebound from last season and should be helped by Gruden, but don't just bank on him returning to his rookie season form. He can throw for around 3,500 yards and score around 28 total touchdowns with 500 or 600-rushing yards. Be prepared for him to miss a game or two because of injury but he can produce the huge game when on the field.

 #95  Ben Roethlisberger (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 28  Yds: 4261  Int: 14PittsburghBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Roethlisberger had his best season in a few years, throwing for more than 4,000 yards while scoring 29 touchdowns to 14 interceptions. He scored a touchdown every single game this season. Roethlisberger also had five 300-yard games. He had a solid season in an offense that made strides this season, especially because of an improved rushing attack. Roethlisberger has 4,000-yard seasons three of his last five. Roethilsberger has a great arm and is an accurate passer. He might be the best quarterback in the game at prolonging a play because of his size and strength. Injuries have slowed him some in recent seasons but he was able to play a full year last season, which is encouraging.

Fantasy Outlook:  
He gets overlooked at times but Roethlisberger is a solid starter for fantasy teams. He is a reason many owners wait to grab a quarterback as you can normally nab Roethlisberger later in drafts. We like him to top 4,000 yards once again and score around 30 touchdowns. He won't carry a fantasy team but also won't hurt them by any means.

 #96  Zach Ertz (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 469  Recpts: 36PhiladelphiaBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Ertz had a decent first season with the Eagles and expects to be a big part of this offense for years to come. He didn't have quite 500 yards but did catch 36 passes and score four touchdowns last season. He got more play down the stretch, having 57 or more yards two of the last five games. Ertz should be the primary pass-catching tight end for the Eagles this season. Ertz isn't really a speed demon at tight end but runs very good routes for a young player and has solid hands. He also blocks pretty well but could improve some in that area. He does lack a little speed to create big plays down the field but makes up for that with his hands and route running.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ertz is a fantasy tight end on the upswing. He can take a big leap forward this season and serve as a low-end No. 1 for fantasy teams. He still could be a little erratic in this wide-open offense but he'll have plenty of big games. Ertz can finish with 55 receptions for around 700 yards and seven touchdowns.

 #97  Russell Wilson (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 26  Yds: 3357  Int: 9SeattleBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Wilson wasn't quite as productive as his rookie season but he still played well and produced some good numbers. He topped 3,000-passing yards and had 27 total touchdowns to just nine interceptions. Wilson was a little up and down as a passer, though, having fewer than 200-passing yards six times. He did have eight multiple touchdown games, though. Wilson was without two of his top options at receiver (Sidney Rice and Percy Harvin) most of the year, which impacted his production. Wilson has a chance for better production this season with more consistent play at receiver. Wilson isn't a big quarterback but moves around the pocket well and can make all the throws at quarterback. He kind of reminds you of Drew Brees. His arm isn't off the charts but accurate and he does well to find a throwing lane despite his small size. Wilson is a much better runner than Brees, though. He can hurt teams with his legs as much as his arm. Wilson topped 500-rushing yards last season and has five rushing touchdowns in two seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
If his passing numbers improved just a little, he would be among the top fantasy quarterbacks in the game. Even with that said, Wilson is a solid No. 1 for fantasy teams - just outside that elite group. Wilson can throw for 3,500-plus yards, score around 30 touchdowns and run for 500 or so yards. Those are pretty solid numbers for a fantasy quarterback.

 #98  Jason Witten (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 8  Yds: 851  Recpts: 73DallasBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Witten continues to chug along as one of the top tight ends in the game. He had another good season last year, scoring eight touchdowns, which was the second highest total of his career. His 73 receptions were the lowest total since 2006, though. Witten did see his production dip some, which isn't a big surprise considering his age and the emergence of younger options in the Cowboys passing game. Witten remains the No. 1 tight end for the Cowboys, though. Witten remains a favorite target of Tony Romo. Witten is an athletic tight end with above-average speed. He does well in traffic and has very good hands. And at age 32, Witten hasn't shown a whole lot of signs of slowing down just yet. He should be able to play at a high level another season or two.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Witten remains a very good fantasy tight end but could slip a little more this season. His numbers have been decreasing some in recent seasons, which is a concern. We think he should get about 65 receptions for 800 yards and six touchdowns. He is a No. 1 fantasy tight end but just outside that elite group now.

 #99  Ryan Tannehill (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 24  Yds: 3913  Int: 17MiamiBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Tannehill made strides his second season in the league but still has work to do to take his game to a new level. He did throw for nearly 4,000 yards, though, and scored 25 total touchdowns. Tannehill played behind a poor offensive line much of the year and was hurried often, leading to some of his down games. Plus, the Dolphins couldn't run the ball much of the season, which didn't help matters for Tannehill. But even with that all said, his numbers weren't too bad. He should continue to make strides in this offense and improve his play. Tannehill is a big kid with a strong arm that moves around the pocket well and will make plays with his feet. He is pretty accurate for a young quarterback and reads defenses pretty well for a young guy.

Fantasy Outlook: Sleeper
Tannehill is getting closer to helping fantasy teams on a full-time basis but we don't trust him just yet. He remains more of a spot starter. He can improve on his numbers from last year, though, and get about 4,000 yards and 28 or so touchdowns. He also provides a little as a runner, getting around 250 or so rushing yards, which is an added bonus. He is a player on the rise but not in that elite category just yet.

 #100  Emmanuel Sanders (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 740  Recpts: 67DenverBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Sanders got a chance to start last season and set career highs across the board but didn't finish with great numbers for a starter. He was more of the possession receiver for the Steelers, moving the chains instead of making the big play. He caught 67 receptions and at least two passes in all but two games. He didn't hit the 100-yard mark in a single game, though, and averaged 11.0 yards per reception. Sanders proved he could start but moves to a No. 3 receiver role with the Broncos, a role he should serve well. Sanders has top speed and can stretch the field in a hurry. He is a big-play threat in the passing game. Sanders also isn't a bad route runner, making his niche as a legit possession receiver.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Sanders can do better than last season since he'll be in a great passing attack but don't expect monster numbers. He can get 70 or so receptions for 800 yards and five touchdowns, making him reserve material for fantasy teams. He just doesn't seem to have the skill set to be an every-week fantasy player despite playing for the Broncos. He won't duplicate the numbers of the departed Eric Decker.

 #101  Kendall Wright (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 1079  Recpts: 94TennesseeBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Wright is another young receiver that took a big step forward his second season in the league. He had his first 1,000-yard season and finished with nearly 100 receptions. Wright had at least three receptions in all but two games. He also had at least 50 yards in all but three games. The Titans didn't have a great passing attack but Wright was very consistent despite those struggles. He will be a starter once again this season. Wright isn't a big receiver but a big-play threat. He does a great job of turning a short throw into a long play. But he just isn't a big-play threat, becoming a very good route runner last season. Wright can be a dynamic player. He lacks some size, though. He can have a little trouble when corners try to get physical with him.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Wright is another promising young receiver. The Titans erratic passing game is a concern for him but he showed last season that he can post consistent numbers, which is a plus for him coming into this season. The big concern is a lack of scores, having six touchdowns in two seasons. We don't think that is a trend, though. Wright can improve on this as the offense gets better. He is a legit No. 2 for fantasy teams, finishing with 90 or so receptions for 1,100 yards and seven touchdowns.

 #102  Jordan Reed (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 499  Recpts: 45WashingtonBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Reed was having a great rookie season before missing the last half of the year because of a concussion. Before the injury, Reed had 45 receptions for 499 yards and three scores. If he was able to play a full season, Reed finishes with 80 receptions for 887 yards and five touchdowns. He has more to compete with for targets this season but is going to be a big part of this offense for years to come. He is an exciting target for the offense. Reed is a top athlete with speed and plus hands. He also runs good routes and does a good job of finding the soft spot in coverage. Reed also is a pretty willing blocker and should continue to improve in this area.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Reed is an emerging top fantasy tight end. He might not get the targets as last season but you still have to like his upside for the coming season. He is a legit No. 1 fantasy end, just behind the elite guys at the position. We think he'll get around 70 receptions for 750 yards and six touchdowns.

 #103  Sammy Watkins (WR) BuffaloBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Watkins becomes the No. 1 receiver for the Bills his rookie season. The Bills moved up in the draft to get Watkins, hoping to have found their top receiver for years to come. Watkins is the complete package at receiver. He is a great athlete with top speed and good hands. He does a great job of turning a short pass into a long play. He has great moves after the catch. Watkins also can stretch the field in a hurry because of his speed. Like many young receivers, he could use a little work on his route running but should improve that with more seasoning.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Watkins is the real deal at receiver. His big concern for fantasy teams is a lack of a proven quarterback throwing him passes. This could limit him some weeks and hurts his value some. Even with that said, he can get 1,000 yards as a rookie and score six or so touchdowns. He is worth a look as a low-end No. 2 or top No. 3 for fantasy teams.

 #104  Jared Cook (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 671  Recpts: 51St LouisBye: 4 
 
Player News:
A move to St. Louis was supposed to take Cook's game to a new level but that wasn't the case. He still posted his usual middling numbers. He did have a career high in receptions (51) and touchdowns (5), though. His production was very erratic all season with the Rams having quarterback issues after Sam Bradford was injured early in the year. A healthy Bradford could produce more consistent numbers for Cook this season. Cook has a ton of talent but hasn't produced quite as expected to date. He has a lot of upside because of his athleticism. Cook has plus speed and decent hands. He isn't going to help much as a blocker, but catches passes and runs routes like a receiver. He should be a big part of a Rams' offense that is looking for playmakers in the passing game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cook isn't a guy fantasy teams can trust based on his track record but he certainly has big-game potential. It wouldn't surprise to see him set career highs this season if Bradford comes back healthy. He still shouldn't be considered anything more than a top No. 2 tight end. Look for 60 or so receptions for 750 yards and six touchdowns.

 #105  Eric Ebron (TE) DetroitBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Ebron gives the Lions a top pass-catching tight end for the coming season. Detroit used a first-round pick on the talented pass catcher. Ebron is a great athlete with top speed and hands. He is going to cause a lot of matchup problems for the opposition, especially if Calvin Johnson continues to draw most of the attention in coverage. Ebron isn't much of a blocker, though, which could get him off the field a little more than your normal top tight end. He should start from day one for the Lions.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ebron has plenty of upside in this high-flying passing attack. He'll get his targets and present all sorts of problems for the opposition defensively. He can get around 700 yards and five touchdowns, making him a solid No. 2 for fantasy teams.

 #106  Martellus Bennett (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 759  Recpts: 65ChicagoBye: 9 
 
Player News:
A move to Chicago turned out to be a good one for Bennett, who enjoyed his best season to date last year. He posted career highs in receptions and yards, and tied a career high in touchdowns. Bennett was a very consistent factor for the Bears passing attack. Bennett had multiple receptions all but two games and seven games with 50-plus yards. He should continue to get plenty of work going forward for the Bears as their top tight end. Bennett has two straight seasons with at least 50 receptions and 600 yards. Bennett is a huge target that is very athletic. He can make big plays because of his size and speed. Bennett isn't much of a blocker, though, and his work ethic has been questioned in the past.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Bennett took a big step forward last season and should be able to finish with similar production, making him a low-end No. 1 for fantasy teams. He can get around 65 receptions for 700 yards and six touchdowns. He is a good tight end to grab after the top ones are off the board.

 #107  Joe Flacco (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 19  Yds: 3912  Int: 22BaltimoreBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Flacco wasn't able to capitalize on his Super Bowl win, having maybe his worst season to date last year. He really struggled in an offense that floundered much of the season. Flacco finished with more interceptions (22) than total touchdowns (20). He completed less than 60 percent of his passes and failed to top 4,000 yards. He was without tight end Dennis Pitta most of the season, though, and lost Anquan Boldin before the season. A solid offseason for the Ravens could go a long way to turning things around for Flacco. He certainly has the talent to produce well once again. Flacco has a top skill set for the position, possessing a strong arm and the ability to move around the pocket well. He lacks some accuracy at times and will make some poor decisions when rushed. And he seems to lack that "special" quality (as evident last season), which keeps him from being an elite signal caller.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Flacco was a flop last year and is surely to drop in drafts this season. We think he can rebound some this season but he still isn't a great fantasy option. He is a backup more than anything. He can have the huge game on occasion but he'll be too up and down for owners to trust. He can get around 4,000 yards and score around 25 or so touchdowns.

 #108  Jonathan Stewart (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 180  Rush: 48CarolinaBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Stewart had his second straight injury-plagued season, playing just six games because of ankle and knee injuries. He wasn't much of a factor, rushing for fewer than 200 yards. He averaged less than four yards per carry, giving him two straight seasons with that distinction. He has played 15 games the last two years. Stewart is 27 years old and will be given first shot to start for the Panthers but needs to show he is healthy once again. Nothing is guaranteed with him going forward after the last two seasons. Stewart has more than 1,000 total yards two of six seasons. He also has double-digit touchdowns totals two years. Stewart is a big back, but has plus speed and the ability to break a big play at any time. And he is a big-time factor in the passing game, having 71 receptions the last three seasons. He does lack consistency at times but he has split work at running back much of his career.

Fantasy Outlook: Injury Concern
Injury Concern Stewart is a frustrating fantasy back. He has all sorts of ability but just can't seem to put it together. Expect a better season than last year but nothing his certain with him because of his recent injury woes. We would look for around 800 total yards and six touchdowns. He is more of a No. 3 back than anything right now.

 #109  Darren Sproles (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 220  Rush: 53PhiladelphiaBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Sproles had another productive season as the top pass-catching back for the Saints. He had more than 70 receptions for the third straight season. He got very little work running the ball, though, rushing for less than 250 yards for the second straight season. He gets most of his work in the passing game. In three seasons with the Saints, Sproles averages 77 receptions for 660 yards per season. Sproles doesn't have a ton of carries and touches during his career but he is 31 years old and saw a dip in production last season. So his best years could be behind him. Even with that said, Sproles still probably is the best third-down or change-of-pace back in the game. He fits the role perfectly. Sproles has great speed and moves, but lacks the ideal size to be an every-down back. He also is a great return man, having return scores four of the last seven seasons. He moves to Philadelphia this season, serving a similar role he had with the Saints the last few years. He'll get plenty of chances in this fast-paced offense.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Sproles is an elite back in PPR leagues but his value takes a pretty big hit outside of those formats. He should get around 800 total yards and five touchdowns but around 60 receptions. Take him as a low-end No. 2 back or No. 3 back in standard formats.

 #110  Christine Michael (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 79  Rush: 18SeattleBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Michael had an explosive rookie preseason but was third on the depth chart to start the year and got very little work. He ran just 18 times in four games. Michael has plenty of ability but has two very talented backs to compete with for playing time. Michael has the makeup of a solid NFL back. He runs with a lot of power and is tough to take down because of his very strong legs. He also has speed to make plays to the outside and does a good job of spinning out of tackles. He doesn't have great hands just yet, though, and struggles some in pass protection. He'll need to improve in both those areas if he hopes to be a starter in the NFL.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Michael doesn't have much upside this season as long as Marshawn Lynch and Robert Turbin are around. It wouldn't be a surprise to see him get a few more carries this season but don't expect much more than last year unless injury occurs. He might get a few hundred yards with a score or two.

 #111  Khiry Robinson (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 224  Rush: 54New OrleansBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Robinson moved his way up the depth chart his rookie season and eventually found his way in the prominent role during the playoffs. Robinson ran 21 times for 102 yards and a touchdown in two playoffs games compared to 224-rushing yards during the regular season. Robinson should get a chance for a bigger role from day one this coming season. Robinson has good speed but enough power to make plays inside. He has a good build for the running back position. He'll need to improve as a receiver if he hopes to play a big role in this offense, though.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Robinson is likely to be hit or miss in this offense but could be worth using in the right matchup. He has some total yardage potential for a good offensive team. Robinson could get 600 or so total yards with a few scores, making him worth a look as a low-end No. 3 or No. 4 fantasy back.

 #112  Carlos Hyde (RB) San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
Player News:
The 49ers have a lot of solid backs but added another one in the draft, taking Hyde. He might be the eventual replacement for Frank Gore. Hyde is a big, powerful back that can carry the load. He also catches the ball well. He really is a three-down back. He does lack some elite speed, though, and doesn' have great moves. He is more of a banger, which seems to fit the 49ers' offense well. He'll compete for the top backup job this season with a couple other solid backs.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hyde will get some playing time this season even if he doesn't win the top backup job. We think he can run for more than 500 yards and finish with around 600 total yards. He is worth a late-round grab for fantasy teams. He could emerge if Gore were to get injured.

 #113  Mike Wallace (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 930  Recpts: 73MiamiBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Wallace had an erratic first season with the Dolphins, failing to get on the same page with quarterback Ryan Tannehill much of the year. He did have four 100-yard games but also had five with fewer than 30 yards. Wallace was boom or bust most weeks and finished with fewer than 1,000 yards for the second straight season. Wallace does have two 1,000-yard seasons in five years in the NFL. He has missed just one game during his career, proving to be a durable target at receiver. Wallace has great speed and the ability to make a big play every time the ball is in his hands (averages 16.1 yards per catch for his career). His route running still isn't top notch but improved. Wallace also has good hands and a knack for making the big play.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Wallace is a frustrating fantasy player. He is all over the map but always capable of the big game, making him intriguing to take. He could improve some on last season, but don't count on a huge jump. The good news for Wallace is the Dolphins like to throw the ball, so he'll get his chances (had career high in targets last year). Consider him a top No. 2 fantasy receiver, getting around 80 receptions for 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns.

 #114  Heath Miller (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 593  Recpts: 58PittsburghBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Miller had another productive season for the Steelers but didn't have quite the year as the previous season, a season in which he set several career highs. But that wasn't a complete surprise with Miller returning from a major knee injury and some younger options emerging in the passing game for Pittsburgh. Miller did catch 58 passes, though, which is the third highest total of his career. He has 50-plus receptions three straight seasons and is getting more work later in his career than earlier. Miller will continue to start at tight end for the Steelers. Despite his size (6-5), Miller is quick and runs good routes, making him a tough cover. Plus, he is tough to bring down once he gets the ball. He is dependable option in the passing game and has the trust of Ben Roethlisberger.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Miller's numbers were a little down last year but he was returning from a major knee injury and was slowed early in the year. He still produced pretty well considering. Miller could improve on last season. He has some value as a low-end No. 1 or No. 2 fantasy end. He isn't going to post huge numbers but is consistent. Miller can finish with 65 receptions for 700 yards and six touchdowns.

 #115  Eric Decker (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 1288  Recpts: 87New York JetsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Decker had his second straight great season, setting career highs in receptions and yards. Decker had five 100-yard games and double-digit touchdowns for a second straight season. He did have a few costly drops and fumbles but produced plenty big games to make up for that. Decker has good size (6-3) and strength, giving him the ability to stretch the field. Decker doesn't have top speed but still enough to make plenty of big plays. He does a great job of using his size to his advantage. Decker is a playmaker, especially in the red zone. Decker gets a chance to be a No. 1 receiver this season, signing a big contract with the Jets this offseason. He should led the way at targets with his new team.

Fantasy Outlook:  
You have to expect his numbers to dip this season. A move to the lowly Jets passing attack wasn't a good thing for his fantasy value. He still has value as he should get plenty of targets as the top wideout in this offense, but his production will be more sporadic. Consider him a decent No. 2 for fantasy teams. He can get around 70 receptions for 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns. Don't overvalue him based on past seasons with the Broncos.

 #116  DeAndre Hopkins (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 802  Recpts: 52HoustonBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Hopkins had his ups and downs as a rookie but produced a good overall seasons. He finished with more than 800 yards and averaged 15.4 yards per carry. He was a top big-play threat at receiver for the Texans. His role should continue to grow in the offense, especially as Andre Johnson gets older. Hopkins has good size and strength, and is a good route runner for a young receiver. Hopkins does a good job of making the tough catch. He has a knack for making the big play downfield.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hopkins is ready to take another step forward this season. He is a player on the rise. Hopkins is setup for his first 1,000-yard season. He can get 75 or so receptions for 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns. He is a legit No. 2 for fantasy teams.

 #117  James Starks (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 493  Rush: 89Green BayBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Starks did a great job as the top backup to Eddie Lacy. He got some weekly chances and made several big plays. He averaged a career high 5.5 yards per carry. He also ran for just fewer than 500 yards in 13 games. Starks filled his role well and will look for a bigger role this season - maybe even as a starter. Starks did a good job of making more big plays last season, which is something he struggled with his first few years in the league. Starks hits the hole in a hurry and does pretty well between the tackles. He can run with some power because of his size. He isn't a finesse runner. Starks is doing a much better job of making the right read when running the ball.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Starks is a bit of a sleeper for the coming year. He has some upside if he grabs a starting job, which is possible. Consider him a No. 3 back with upside for something bigger. He can get 800 total yards and five or so touchdowns.

 #118  Delanie Walker (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 6  Yds: 571  Recpts: 60TennesseeBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Walker had a career season, getting a chance to start his first season with the Titans and making the most of his chances. He had career highs across the board, getting the most receptions, yards and touchdowns of his career. He caught 60 passes, which was more than double his career high, and had 571 yards. He had never topped 350 yards before last season. Walker had three or more receptions 12 of 15 games. He was a big part of the Titans passing attack and should continue to play a similar role this season. Walker is a well built tight end with decent speed. Once he gets the ball, he is tough to bring down at around 240 pounds. Walker will struggle at times with dropped passes but improved on that area some last season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Walker isn't a top option at tight end but proved to be serviceable last season. He can help as a spot starter, especially in PPR formats. He is a good bet to get around 55 receptions for 600 yards and five touchdowns. He isn't a full-time starter but a more than average No. 2 fantasy tight end.

 #119  Marcedes Lewis (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 359  Recpts: 25JacksonvilleBye: 11 
 
Player News:
A calf injury kept Lewis out of a lot of early-season action but he wasn't much of a factor even when he returned to the lineup. Lewis had 359 yards in 11 games, averaging 33 yards per game. He did finish the season well, though, having three straight games with 50-plus yards and scores four of his last five games. Lewis has underachieved some throughout his career but poor quarterback play hasn't exactly help matters for him. He remains the No. 1 tight end in this offense. Lewis is a big target with speed and athleticism. He is an ideal fit for the red zone because of his size and leaping ability. He needs to get more consistent quarterback play if he hopes to see his numbers start to rebound.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Lewis can do better than last season but don't expect him to reach '10 levels. He isn't going to be a consistent fantasy producer. He is a spot starter for fantasy teams. Lewis can get 55 or so receptions for 600 yards and five touchdowns.

 #120  Golden Tate (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 898  Recpts: 64DetroitBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Tate didn't have quite the breakout season as expected last year but still set career highs in nearly all receiving categories. Tate had 64 receptions for nearly 900 yards. He had two 100-yard games and scored five touchdowns. The Seahawks passing game struggled at times last season, though, which impacted the production of Tate. He moves to a much better passing attack this season, though, signing with the Lions this offseason. He'll be the starter opposite Calvin Johnson. Tate has more than 650 yards two of four seasons in the NFL but yet to top 900 yards in any season. Tate isn't exceptional in any one area, but does well across the board and is a playmaker. He makes things happen with the ball in his hands. Tate has good moves in space and a knack for moving the chains, making him a good fit for the slot.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Tate is getting better but still isn't a guy you can trust as an every-week starter just yet. He is more of a low-end No. 3 or 4 fantasy receiver. We would expect similar production to last season for Tate, getting about 65 receptions for 900 yards and six or so touchdowns. Don't expect a sudden breakout season but you have to like his potential for some big games with his new team.

 #121  Kelvin Benjamin (WR) CarolinaBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Benjamin had a big senior season, getting the Panthers to use a first-round pick on him. The Panthers hope he can become the go-to target in this passing attack. Benjamin has great size for the receiver position and does a great job of catching nearly everything thrown his way because of his great wingspan. He was a top big-play receiver in college because of his size and strength. He does lack some top speed, though, and isn't a great route runner at the moment.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Benjamin is a bit raw so he could have some growing pains along the way. He'll get his chances in this offense, though, so expect him to produce decent numbers as a rookie. He can finish with around 800 yards and six touchdowns.

 #122  Anquan Boldin (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 7  Yds: 1179  Recpts: 85San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Boldin had a great first season with the 49ers, serving as the No. 1 receiver most of the year with Michael Crabtree hurt. Boldin excelled in this role, finishing with some of the best totals of his long career. He hit the 1,000-yard mark and had 85 receptions. These were his best totals since his days with the Cardinals. Boldin will be the No. 2 receiver for the 49ers this season with Crabtree back in the mix. Boldin is a big, strong receiver. He isn't a speed demon, but runs good routes and has solid hands. He is 33 years old, but keeps himself in great shape and didn't seem to lost much of a step last season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Boldin isn't going to repeat last season but can still help fantasy teams. Expect around 70 receptions for 950 yards and seven touchdowns. He is more of a No. 3 fantasy receiver with Crabtree expected to take many of the targets he got last season.

 #123  Justin Hunter (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 354  Recpts: 18TennesseeBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Hunter had an erratic rookie season in a reserve role. He had two 100-yard games but finished with just more than 300 yards for the season, doing most of his damage in just two games all season. He also scored an impressive four touchdowns despite having just 18 receptions. Hunter could play a bigger role in the offense from day one this season. He will challenge for a starting job. Hunter is a big, tall receiver that does a good job of stretching the field. Hunter has speed, size and can separate in a hurry. He will drop some passes, though, and isn't very physical but should get better in those areas with more seasoning.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hunter can take a step forward this season. He won't be a star but could help as a spot starter for fantasy teams. He is capable of the big game because of his big-play ability. He could get around 50 receptions for 800 yards and five touchdowns. He is worth a reserve spot for fantasy teams.

 #124  Eli Manning (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 18  Yds: 3818  Int: 27New York GiantsBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Manning had a season to forgot, looking more like a rookie than a Super Bowl winning quarterback. He really struggled, throwing 27 interceptions to 18 touchdown passes. You didn't see this type of season coming from Manning after the past few years but a shaky offensive line and injuries at receiver/running back led to the perfect storm for Manning to revert back to play from earlier in his career. Manning is more than capable of turning things around, though. He has a track record of plenty of success, having 26 or more touchdowns four straight seasons before last year and 4,000 yards three of four seasons. A healthy receiving corps and improved offensive line play should help Manning get back to previous form. At age 33, he still has plenty left in the tank. Manning has a good arm and is an accurate quarterback. He still makes some bad decisions and will need to try not to force the ball like last season. Manning also is durable, playing every game the last nine seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
We like Manning for a rebound year. This offense is too good to struggle again like last season. Manning has the tools to turn it around. Consider him a solid No. 2 that could emerge as a low-end No. 1. We like a season with around 4,000-passing yards and 28 touchdowns with 18 interceptions.

 #125  Carson Palmer (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 24  Yds: 4274  Int: 22ArizonaBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Palmer started the year a little slow but finished well in his first season with the Cardinals. Palmer had multiple interceptions five of his first season games but had just two more the rest of the season. He finished with 24 touchdowns to 22 interceptions and topped the 4,000-yard mark. Palmer had 300-yard games four of his last seven to end the season. He seemed to gain steam in the offense throughout the season and gained a better rapport with the receivers. Palmer will remain the starter in Arizona this season. Palmer has back-to-back 4,000-yard seasons. Palmer is an accurate passer with decent arm strength. He can make all throws and has always thrown the deep ball pretty well but his arm has slipped some in recent seasons. He will force some throws, though, and make poor decisions. He has three seasons with 20 interceptions.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Sleeper Palmer isn't a top fantasy option by any means but he'll get you good yardage totals and some decent touchdown numbers. We like him to top 4,000 yards once again and score around 25 touchdowns. Expect some turnovers, though, and some erratic games. He is more backup material than anything.

 #126  Kenny Stills (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 641  Recpts: 32New OrleansBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Stills had a solid first season with the Saints, serving as their top deep threat many weeks. He had more than 600 yards and averaged 20.0 yards per reception. He also scored five touchdowns. Stills has a good chance to start from day one this season in the Saints explosive passing game. Stills is a good athlete with quickness and the knack for making the tough catch. And while he lacks some size, Stills is a good deep threat because of his speed and quickness. He will drop some easy passes, though, and lacks a little consistency at this stage of his career.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hot Still is a player on the rise. He will be a little hit or miss in this offense, an offense with a lot of options in the passing game. But he will have some big games and finish with solid overall numbers his second season. He can get 50 or so receptions for 800 yards and seven touchdowns, making him worth a look as a low-end No. 3 or 4 fantasy receiver.

 #127  Julian Edelman (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 1056  Recpts: 105New EnglandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Edelman had a career season, serving the Wes Welker role in the Patriots' offense. He excelled in this role, topping 100 receptions and 1,000 yards. He had two double-digit reception games and four games with more than 100 yards. Edelman was the most reliable target for the Patriots. Before last season, Edelman never had more than 400 yards in a season. He seems to have found his niche as a top slot receiver, a role he should serve this season once again. Edelman is a solid possession receiver. He is a small target, but has good speed and hands. He does well on crossing routes and makings plays after the catch.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Edelman is going to have a hard time repeating last year, so don't overvalue him. Plus, he won't get a lot of scores, scoring just six touchdowns last season despite having more than 100 catches. Edelman certainly has plenty of reception and yardage potential, though. We look for a year with around 90 catches for 1,000 yards and six touchdowns. He has more value in PPR leagues than standard formats.

 #128  Tyler Eifert (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 445  Recpts: 39CincinnatiBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Eifert wasn't a featured player his rookie season but got his weekly chances. He had a reception in every game he played. Eifert had 39 receptions for 445 yards and two scores. He topped 50 yards three games but his career high in yards was 66. Eifert should get a few more chances this season as he gets more comfortable in the offense. He is the future at the position for the Bengals. Eifert is a tall tight end that is very athletic. He can stretch the field with his speed and has good hands to make the tough catch. He lacks a little bulk, though, and isn't much of a blocker for the tight end spot just yet.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Eifert is gaining fantasy value but still isn't a top fantasy tight end just yet. That might not happen for a few more seasons. For now, consider him a solid No. 2. He can get around 55 receptions for 600 yards and four touchdowns.

 #129  Greg Jennings (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 804  Recpts: 68MinnesotaBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Jennings didn't produce as expected his first season with the Vikings but having poor quarterback play much of the season didn't help matters for him. He disappeared many weeks as the Vikings struggled to throw the ball. Jennings finished with just more than 800 yards and four touchdowns. Jennings had just one 100-yard game all season. Jennings had enjoyed plenty of past success, though, with three 1,000-yard seasons. He is the top target in this passing game. Jennings is one of the top big-play threats in the game, averaging 14.9 yards per reception for his career. Jennings has top speed to stretch the field on deep passes and the ability turn a short reception into a big play. Jennings will drop the occasional pass, but has gotten better with this over the years.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jennings isn't going to be a top fantasy option as long as he is in Minnesota. More consistent quarterback play will help his numbers but don't expect anything outstanding from Jennings. He will have a hard time hitting the 1,000-yard mark. We like him for 75 receptions for 950 yards and six touchdowns, making him a No. 3 receiver for fantasy teams.

 #130  Mike Evans (WR) Tampa BayBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Evans might have been the biggest receiver in this year's draft. He is a huge target with an enormous wing span. He does a fabulous job of catching the back-shoulder fade. His size and strength makes him a very tough cover in the passing game. He does lack some speed, though, and won't run by a ton of cornerbacks. Evans will start from day one in Tampa and form a formidable duo with Vincent Jackson.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Evans has plenty of potential as a rookie. His size makes him a top red-zone and big-play threat in the passing game. He'll get plenty of chances as a rookie. We think he can top 900 yards and score around seven touchdowns, making him a top No. 3 or low-end No. 2 for fantasy teams.

 #131  Dwayne Bowe (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 673  Recpts: 57Kansas CityBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Most thought Bowe would see a big bump in production in the Chiefs new offense last year and with a more consistent quarterback throwing him the ball. But that didn't come to fruition as Bowe didn't produce a single 100-yard game and finished with his lowest yardage total since 2009. The good news is Bowe still got plenty of targets, finishing with more than 100 for the fourth straight season. He remains the top target in this offense but the Chiefs are a run-first offense that doesn't take a ton of chances downfield with the conservative Alex Smith throwing passes. Bowe is a big, strong receiver that isn't afraid to make the tough catch. He also is a load to bring down in the space because of his size and elusiveness. Bowe still struggles with some drops, lacking concentration at times.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Bowe should improve on last season, playing his second season in the new offense and with Smith as his quarterback. Don't expect huge numbers but he can near 1,000 yards and score six or so touchdowns. He is worth a look as a No. 3 fantasy receiver. Bowe has good bounce-back potential. He has done it in the past.

 #132  Antonio Gates (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 872  Recpts: 77San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Gates returned to his productive ways last season, having his best season since '09. He looked much better than recent years, probably because the Chargers new offense did a good job of utilizing him. He did score just four touchdowns, which was disappointing, but Gates had 77 receptions and nearly 900 yards. He had multiple receptions every game and at least four catches 12 of 16 games. Gates is 34 years old and has a history of injury but remains the top tight end in this offense. He could get a few less targets at tight end with an emerging Ladarius Green. Gates remains a tough cover at tight end, though. He has plus speed for the position, great hands and seems to always put himself in position to make the catch.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Gates had a great year last season but don't be surprised if his numbers suffer some this year. Consider him a low-end No. 1 or No. 2 fantasy tight end. His best days are behind him. We could see a season with around 65 receptions for 700 yards and six touchdowns.

 #133  Hakeem Nicks (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 896  Recpts: 56IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Nicks was supposed to have a huge season in a contract year but things didn't go as planned for him. He really struggled in an offense that floundered much of the season. Nicks finished with fewer than 900 yards and had five games with less than 35 yards. He did have a couple big games, having three 100-yard showings, which was encouraging. Nicks looked a step slow at times last year, though. He might need to get in better shape this offseason in hopes of turning things around this season. Nicks has 1,000-yard seasons two of five seasons in the NFL. Nicks is just 26 years old, though, and should be in the prime of his career. He gets a fresh start with the Colts this season to serve as the No. 2 or 3 receiver. Nicks is a big target with great hands and athletic ability. Nicks is a top big-play threat because of his speed and size. Nicks has been slowed by injuries the past few seasons, though, which is a bit of a concern.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Nicks isn't a bad buy-low candidate but don't overvalue him based on past history. Remember, he has two very good receivers to compete with for targets. Nicks certainly has the talent to turn things around, though. But for now, expect a season with around 60 receptions for 900 yards and six touchdowns.

 #134  Brandin Cooks (WR) New OrleansBye: 6 
 
Player News:
The Saints hope Cooks can fill a starter role at receiver for years to come. He has a good chance to start opposite Marques Colston his rookie season. Cooks isn't a big receiver but has great speed and moves after the catch. He also has good hands and runs pretty good routes for a young receiver. He seems to be a good fit for the Saints pass-first offense.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cooks has a chance to be the most productive rookie receiver this season. He should start in a great offense from day one, giving him high upside. Cooks can finish with around 900 yards and six touchdowns, making him a solid No. 3 for fantasy teams.

 #135  Jarrett Boykin (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 681  Recpts: 49Green BayBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Boykin had a breakout season for the Packers. He got some chances to serve as the No. 3 receiver and even as a starter because of injury. He made the most of it, getting nearly 700 yards. He had two 100-yard games and seven games with five or more receptions. He will be the No. 3 receiver for the Packers from day one this season. Boykin has good size and decent speed. He runs pretty solid routes for a young receiver and has good hands. He does well in making plays after the catch.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Boykin is a fantasy player on the rise. He could get lost in the shuffle some weeks because of all the options the Packers have at receiver but he'll have plenty of good games along the way. Consider him a low-end No. 3 or top No. 4 fantasy receiver. Boykin can finish with 65 or so receptions for 900 yards and six touchdowns.

 #136  Garrett Graham (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 545  Recpts: 49HoustonBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Graham had his best season to date, getting plenty of starts for the Texans because of an early-season injury to Owen Daniels. Graham didn't fair too badly in a starting role, having nearly 50 receptions for 545 yards and five touchdowns. He was mediocre most weeks but did have a 100-yard performance and two other games with 69 or more yards. Graham is the favorite to start right now for the Texans this season. Graham is an athletic tight end and solid pass catcher. He can make plays behind the defense and does well in finding space in the secondary. He doesn't have great size, though, making him just a so-so blocker. He also isn't too explosive of a player.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Graham wasn't much of a fantasy play last season as a starter and should be similar this year. He just isn't a very dynamic player at the position. He is more of a chain mover than big-play threat. He should get around 55 receptions for 600 yards and five touchdowns. He might be worth a look as a No. 2 fantasy tight end.

 #137  Aaron Dobson (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 519  Recpts: 37New EnglandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Dobson had a productive rookie season, getting some starts and producing some big games along the way. He finished with just more than 500 yards and scored four touchdowns. He has a chance to play a much bigger role from day one this season. He could be a starter for the Patriots. Dobson did have surgery to repair a stress fracture after the season but should be fine for the start of training camp. Dobson remains a bit raw but is making progress. He is a top athlete with a lot of skill. Dobson has great size for the position and the knack for making the big play. He can turn a short play into a long gain. He did struggle with some drops last season and lacked some concentration at times.

Fantasy Outlook:  
It is always tough to gauge a Patriots' receiver but Dobson has obvious upside in this offense. He has a real chance to start and get consistent work. Don't take him as anything more than a No. 3, though. Look for around 60 receptions for 900 yards and six touchdowns.

 #138  Scott Chandler (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 655  Recpts: 53BuffaloBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Chandler took another career step forward last season, improving on his career season from the previous year. He did score just two touchdowns, snapping his streak of consecutive seasons with six scores. But the good news is he had a career-high 53 receptions for 655 yards. He had at least two receptions every game and five games with 50-plus yards. Chandler should be the top tight end in this offense once again. Chandler is a huge target at tight end and uses his big frame well, especially in the red zone. He also doesn't have bad speed for his size and runs pretty good routes.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Chandler is gaining value but he might have maxed out his potential last season. It would be a stretch to see him improve on that much. He looks to be a decent No. 2 for fantasy teams. He can finish with around 50 receptions for 600 yards and five touchdowns.

 #139  Owen Daniels (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 252  Recpts: 24BaltimoreBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Daniels lasted five games before breaking his leg last season. He was playing pretty well before the injury, having 24 receptions for 252 yards and three touchdowns. He had more than 60 yards three of five games. Daniels heads to the Ravens this season. He'll serve as the No. 2 tight end but should get plenty of work as the Ravens are expected to run plenty of two tight end sets. Daniels has endured some injury issues the past few seasons, so maybe playing a more secondary role will keep him on the field longer. Daniels runs good routes and has solid hands, making him a nice possession receiver. He knows the Ravens new offense and should get plenty of targets in a passing attack looking for more options.

Fantasy Outlook:  
His numbers are going to suffer some with his move to the Ravens but don't expect a huge drop off. He still has some value as a low-end No. 2 tight end. He'll have some big games. Look for around 50 receptions for 600 yards and five touchdowns.

 #140  Travis Kelce (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 0  Recpts: 0Kansas CityBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Kelce needed knee surgery his rookie season and was limited to just a game. He didn't get a reception. Kelce remains in the plans for the Chiefs, though, and could compete for the starting job this season. Even if he doesn't start, Kelce should get chances as a pass-catching tight end. Kelce is a big target with speed, athleticism and plus hands. He also is a good blocker. He really is a complete package at tight end. Kelce can work on his route running some but should improve in that area over time.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Kelce might be worth a late look as a backup tight end if you have a great option in front of him. He has some potential for some big games but likely will be hit or miss most weeks. He could be better in another season or two. For now, look for about 40 receptions for 500 yards and four touchdowns.

 #141  Austin Seferian-Jenkins (TE) Tampa BayBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Seferian-Jenkins is a huge tight end that could be a top red-zone target for the Bucs for years to come. He has a great chance to start from day one as a rookie. He lacks a little speed but has good hands and runs pretty good routes for a young player. He isn't much of a blocker, though, and will need to get better in that area to be on the field as much as possible.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Seferian-Jenkins has some touchdown potential but his yards won't be anything too special in this offense. He can get around 500 yards and five scores, making him a deep reserve for fantasy teams.

 #142  Dwayne Allen (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 20  Recpts: 1IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Allen turned out to be the more productive of the two rookie tight ends for the Colts last season, catching 45 passes for 521 yards and three touchdowns. He had four games with 50 or more yards and his season high in yards was 75 yards. He didn't have a huge season but was a consistent presence in the Colts pass-first offense. Allen should continue to get plenty of chances going forward for the Colts - even if he doesn't start. Allen is a solid pass catcher with a knack for picking up first downs. He has enough speed to stretch the field and is a tough cover because of his size. He isn't a great blocker but is making strides in that area.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Allen might have a hard time repeating last year if Coby Fleener can stay healthy all year. But even if Fleener is healthier, Allen will get his work. He can get around 40 receptions for 500 yards and a few scores. A bit of a dip in production wouldn't be a surprise.

 #143  Kenny Britt (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 96  Recpts: 11St LouisBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Britt fell down the depth chart and barely saw the field most weeks for the Titans, catching just 11 passes the entire season. He didn't even crack the 100-yard mark. Britt has flashed some potential in past seasons but hasn't been the same since suffering a major knee injury. He lacks the burst from earlier in his career. Britt is young enough to turn it around but needs to regain his speed. He'll get his chance with the Rams this season, a team looking for help at the receiver position. Britt is a big target that runs good routes and is capable of making a big-play in a hurry. He will struggle with drops at times, but his concentration seems to be improving in this area. Britt has issues off the field and is another strike away from facing a long suspension.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Britt isn't a guy to draft. He has some talent but just doesn't look like the receiver of past seasons. It is hard to trust him. But if he gets it together and regains his speed, he'll be worth grabbing off waivers. But until that happens, don't bother with him. For now, expect around 40 receptions for 600 yards and a few scores. We just don't see a huge turnaround.

 #144  Rueben Randle (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 611  Recpts: 41New York GiantsBye: 8 
 
Player News:
the year for the Giants. Randle had a 100-yard game the first game of the season but none after that. He did have four more games with 50 or more yards, though. He wasn't very consistent in his role but the Giants did struggle offensively much of the year, which didn't help matters for Randle. He has a good chance to be a starter from day one this season. Randle has very good size and speed. He is a tough cover at 6-4. Randle is a big-play threat that has solid hands. He needs some work on his route running, though, and lacks some consistency.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Randle is a good candidate for a breakout season. You have to like his upside his third season in the league. He has a lot of talent and a past history of some big games. Give him a shot as a top No. 3 receiver. Randle can get 70 receptions for around 1,000 yards and eight touchdowns.

 #145  Markus Wheaton (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 64  Recpts: 6PittsburghBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Wheaton didn't get much playing time his rookie season. He caught just six passes. He did miss some time with a broken finger. Wheaton also had some quality options ahead of him on the depth chart. The good news is Wheaton has a real chance to start this coming season. The Steelers are high on their young receiver and are going to give him a legit chance for a starting job. Wheaton is a speed burner, stretching the field and turning short passes into big plays. Wheaton is a big-play threat with the ball in his hands. He isn't a tall receiver and lacks some toughness but catches the ball pretty well and has great speed.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Wheaton is a good late-round pick this coming season. He could surprise in a starting role. Don't overlook him because he didn't play much last season. His stats could take a big jump. We could see him getting around 65 receptions for 800 yards and six touchdowns.

 #146  Jordan Matthews (WR) PhiladelphiaBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Matthews is a big receiver with good hands. He does a good job of making the acrobatic catch. He lacks a little top speed but remains a good deep threat because of his size and athleticism. He also won't make a ton of plays after the catch. Matthew will be the No. 3 receiver for the Eagles his rookie season and could be the starter in another season or two.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Matthews is going to get work in this explosive offense. He isn't going to be a top fantasy receiver but could help some in a reserve role this season. He could get around 600 yards and five touchdowns. He is a better option in dynasty leagues than standard leagues.

 #147  Brian Hartline (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 1016  Recpts: 76MiamiBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Hartline had his second straight 1,000-yard season. He was the most consistent target for the Dolphins, posting solid weekly numbers. He had just two 100-yard games but 12 of 16 games with 50-plus yards. Hartline isn't much of a red-zone threat, though, having five touchdowns the past two seasons despite all his receptions. He will continue to be a top target in this offense, though, especially since he has the trust of quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Hartline has good size, toughness and pretty good hands. He runs routes well and has enough speed to stretch the field, but lacks some explosiveness. He will make some big plays, though, and seems to have the knack for the big game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hartline has 10 touchdowns in five seasons, so his lack of scores hurts his fantasy value. But he has good reception and yardage potential in an emerging passing game. Hartline can get around 70 receptions again for 1,000 yards and five touchdowns. He is a low-end No. 2 or No. 3 fantasy receiver. Don't totally ignore him because of his lack of touchdowns.

 #148  Seattle Seahawks (Def) Yr: 2013  PtsAlwd: 385  YdsAlwd: 3236SeattleBye: 4 
 
 #149  Reggie Wayne (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 503  Recpts: 38IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Wayne was off to another good start to his season last year before suffering a torn ACL. He had 503 yards and two scores in seven games. Wayne was on pace for 87 receptions for 1,150 yards and five touchdowns. You have to wonder how Wayne will recover from his major knee injury, though. He turns 36 during the season and has a lot of wear and tear on his body. He might not be the same player as past years. But either way, he'll still be a big part of this Colts' offense. He will be a starter and likely No. 1 receiver for the team. Wayne has great hands, runs top routes and isn't just a deep threat anymore. Wayne does a little bit of everything and does it well.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Wayne is a little bit of a concern for fantasy teams. He isn't getting any younger and trying to return from his first real major injury. Expect his stats to suffer some. Wayne can get around 70 receptions for 1,000 yards and five touchdowns. He still has fantasy value but more so in a low-end No. 2 or 3 fantasy role.

 #150  Tavon Austin (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 418  Recpts: 40St LouisBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Austin didn't have quite the rookie season as expected. He struggled some to pickup the playbook early in the year and didn't get a ton of weekly chances. He did have some big games, though, showing his potential offensively. Austin had two two-touchdown games and a 100-yard showing in Week 10. He finished with nearly 600 total yards and five touchdowns. He should get more consistent work from day one in 2014, serving as the slot receiver for the Rams. Austin is a big-time playmaker. He has top speed and electric moves in space. He will struggle with drops at times but will improve in that area with more seasoning. He also doesn't have the ideal size to be a starter, so injury is a concern with Austin if he gets too much work.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Look for Austin to have a nice bump in production his second season in the league. You have to like his total yardage potential, getting touches as a receiver and runner. We like for him to get around 1,000 total yards and seven touchdowns. He is more a No. 3 receiver at this point because he'll likely have some up and down games.

 #151  Robert Woods (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 587  Recpts: 40BuffaloBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Wood started much of his rookie season and finished with decent numbers. He had just fewer than 600 yards and 40 receptions. He had five games with 50-plus yard but didn't hit the 100-yard mark in any game. The Bills had struggles throwing the ball, though, which didn't help Woods. An improved passing attack would benefit Woods. He knows how to get open and can make plays all over the field. Woods has the speed to stretch the field but also does well on shorter routes. He does lack a little strength, though, and needs to play with more toughness to have big-time success in the NFL.

Fantasy Outlook:  
His upside isn't huge because of the offense he plays, but he could be worth some spot starts for fantasy teams. He has plenty of ability and could have some big games. Woods should be able to get around 60 receptions for 800 yards and a few scores in this offense.

 #152  Doug Baldwin (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 778  Recpts: 50SeattleBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Baldwin continues to post solid numbers as the No. 2 or 3 receiver for the Seahawks. He isn't off the charts but consistent for the team. He caught at least 50 passes for the second time in three seasons. He also had more than 775 yards for the second time in three years. Baldwin set a career high with five touchdowns last season. He should continue to play a similar role this season with the Seahawks. Baldwin isn't a big target but has big-play potential because of his speed and moves in space. He does well out of the slot and is a dependable receiver for the offense.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Baldwin isn't a very exciting fantasy option but consistent. He is a pretty good bet to get around 55 receptions for 800 yards and five touchdowns. He can help as a spot starter in the right matchup.

 #153  San Francisco 49ers (Def) Yr: 2013  PtsAlwd: 369  YdsAlwd: 2979San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
 #154  Carolina Panthers (Def) Yr: 2013  PtsAlwd: 338  YdsAlwd: 3043CarolinaBye: 12 
 
 #155  Mychal Rivera (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 407  Recpts: 38OaklandBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Rivera had a solid rookie season, starting much of the season. He had multiple receptions all but three games and finished with 38 receptions. He only topped 50 yards once all season, though. Rivera didn't make a lot of big plays in the passing game but served as a solid secondary option. He is the favorite to start again this year for the Raiders and team is high on him going forward. He could get more targets his second season in the league. Rivera really isn't a big-play threat but runs good routes and has plus hands. He does lack a little speed for the position, though, and isn't a great blocker despite his size.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rivera seems likely to improve on last season but still isn't a top fantasy option just yet. He can get 50 receptions for around 500 yards and five touchdowns. Consider him a solid No. 2 worthy of some spot starts.

 #156  Coby Fleener (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 608  Recpts: 52IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Fleener got a little more action his second season in the league and produced pretty well much of the year. He topped 600 yards and had 52 receptions. He set career best numbers across the board. Fleener was much more involved in the offense, three or more receptions 10 of 16 games. He'll be the top pass-catching tight end for the Colts once again this season. Fleener is a big kid that runs good routes and has the athletic ability to make plenty of plays in the passing game. He lacks a little strength, though, and isn't a great blocker for a tight end.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Fleener made strides last season but could see his targets suffer some with a healthy Dwayne Allen back in the mix. Fleener likely will have similar production to last season, making him a top No. 2 for fantasy teams. He can finish with 55 receptions for 630 yards and five touchdowns.

 #157  Timothy Wright (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 571  Recpts: 54New EnglandBye: 10 
 
 #158  Jace Amaro (TE) New York JetsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Amaro is a top pass-catching tight end. He played more like a receiver than tight end in college, so he might have a bit of a transition to make to the pro game. He'll get his chance to start as a rookie for the Jets, though. Amaro is a very good athlete that does well after the catch. He also has solid hands and pretty good speed. He isn't much of a blocker, though, and player more like a receiver in college, so some early struggles could be expected.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Amaro will get his chances in the passing game. He'll make plays, so expect some decent numbers. Amaro can get 450 yards and few scores, making him a low-end No. 2 or top No. 3 tight end for fantasy teams. He'll have more value in a few years after he gets his feet wet.

 #159  Kansas City Chiefs (Def) Yr: 2013  PtsAlwd: 353  YdsAlwd: 3340Kansas CityBye: 6 
 
 #160  Shonn Greene (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 295  Rush: 77TennesseeBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Greene missed some time with a knee injury his first season with the Titans but played alright in a reserve role once he got healthy. He ran for about 300 yards and scored four touchdowns in 11 games. It broke a streak of two straight 1,000-yard seasons. But it wasn't a surprise to see him slip in production in a reserve role. Greene will be 29 years old shortly before the season starts, so his days of starting might be over. He is best suited as a backup right now. Greene is a powerful back that does a good job of running between the tackles. He hits the hole in a hurry. He has battled some fumbling issues throughout his career, though, and doesn't make many big plays in the running game. Greene lacks breakaway speed.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Greene isn't a very exciting fantasy back. He has a little touchdown potential but his yardage totals won't be great in a reserve role. He could get around 600 yards and six touchdowns, making him a low-end No. 3 or No. 4 fantasy back.

 #161  Jake Locker (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 8  Yds: 1256  Int: 4TennesseeBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Locker had another injury-plagued season, playing just eight games because of a foot injury. He played similar to the last few seasons, enjoying some great showings while failing in others. He has yet to establish himself as a legit starter in the NFL. He certainly has the talent, though, and a new coaching regime could get him going. He will compete for the starter's job this year in Tennessee. If Locker hopes to start, he will need to improve his accuracy and cut down on the turnovers. He does have a great arm, though, and will make plays with his legs. He is very athletic at the quarterback spot and certainly looks the part of a premier NFL quarterback. This season looks to be a make or break year for Locker. He is running out of time to make his mark in this league.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Locker is a real question mark. He could surprise if he wins the job, especially since his new coach normally does well in developing quarterbacks. But he isn't guaranteed the starting job, so you'll need to keep an eye on his progress before the season starts to see if he is worth a draft pick. If starting, we think he can get 3,300-passing yards and 20 or so touchdowns with 350-rushing yards.

 #162  Jeremy Hill (RB) CincinnatiBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Hill is a big back that does a good job of getting downhill in a hurry. He should be a good compliment to Gio Bernard, serving as the No. 2 back for the Bengals. He'll get work as a rookie. Hill catches the ball pretty well but isn't likely to be used in that role with the Bengals. He also lacks some top speed and doesn't have great moves in space.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hill should get plenty of carries in an offense that will run the ball often. He isn't going to be a top fantasy back but should help some as a No. 3 or flex play for fantasy teams. Hill has some touchdown potential and could finish with around 600 total yards and five scores.

 #163  Andre Williams (RB) New York GiantsBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Williams is a huge back that does well between the tackles, churning out yards. He'll serve that bruiser role this season with the Giants. He should be the No. 2 or 3 back for the Giants. Williams doesn't catch the ball, though, which will hurt his chances to find the field as often as he could. He also lacks some of that breakaway speed.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Williams has some touchdown potential as he could get some short-yardage work. We don't see him piling up a ton of yards, though. He can get around 500 yards and five touchdowns, making him a deep reserve for fantasy teams. He'll have more value in a season or two.

 #164  LeGarrette Blount (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 7  Yds: 772  Rush: 153PittsburghBye: 12 
 
Player News:
A move to the Patriots was just the thing to jumpstart his career in the right direction. Blount changed his running style a bit, doing a better job of going downhill in a hurry. This led to maybe his best season to date. Blount wasn't the starter most weeks but managed to top 700-rushing yards and average an impressive 5.0 yards per carry. He also scored a career high seven touchdowns. Blount had five scores his last five games of the season. Blount showed he could be a starter in this league once again but will be the top backup for the Steelers this season. Blount is a big back but has surprising speed and moves for a big man. His game is power, though. Blount will run over, through and around would-be tacklers. He isn't much of a factor in the passing game, having just 23 receptions in four seasons. And he struggles to make plays to the outside, which hurts his chances to be a three-down back in this league.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Blount will have a hard time matching last season unless injury occurs. He won't get near the work as last year with a three-down back ahead of him on the depth chart. He might have a little touchdown potential but that is about it. He could get 500 or so yards and six touchdowns.

 #165  Terrance West (RB) ClevelandBye: 4 
 
Player News:
West is a big back that does a good job of churning out yards after contact. He isn't easy to bring down. He won't make a ton of guys miss, though, and doesn't have much experience catching the ball. He'll need to improve some in those areas if he hopes to start in the NFL someday. For now, he'll compete for the top backup job in Cleveland.

Fantasy Outlook:  
West should get some work as a rookie, especially with kind of an unproven back starting ahead of him. West has a chance to get around 500 total yards and a few scores in a backup role. He might be worth a late-round grab in deeper leagues.

 #166  Mike Tolbert (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 5  Yds: 361  Rush: 101CarolinaBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Tolbert got more chances to run the ball his second season with the Panthers but his overall numbers were very similar to his first season with the team. Tolbert finished with 545 total yards and seven touchdowns. In two seasons with the Panthers, Tolbert averages 498 total yards, 27 receptions and seven touchdowns. Tolbert should continue to play a similar role this season, serving as a fullback and getting some touches as a running back. Tolbert has very good size, but has some burst and does well at hitting the hole in a hurry. He isn't going to run away from a ton of defenders, but can do well in spurts. His lack of big-play ability hurts his chances to be an every-down back but he does well in splitting time at running back and serving as a fullback.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Tolbert's touchdown potential helps his fantasy value. He won't get a ton of total yards but his ability to catch the ball helps his value in PPR leagues as well. He can get 500 total yards and seven or so touchdowns once again. Consider him a No. 3 fantasy back.

 #167  Denver Broncos (Def) Yr: 2013  PtsAlwd: 571  YdsAlwd: 5444DenverBye: 4 
 
 #168  Devonta Freeman (RB) AtlantaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
The Falcons hoped to have found their next starting back in Freeman, taking him in the third round of the draft. He'll be the top backup to Steven Jackson this season, learning from a top pro with a great track record. Freeman isn't the biggest back but runs with some power and gets downhill in a hurry. He also catches the ball pretty well, making him a pretty complete back. He might need to bulk up some to be a full-time starter in the NFL, though.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Freeman is going to get some work this season. Jackson isn't getting any younger, and Freeman is the future at the position. He can top 500-rushing yards and is the top handcuff for Jackson.

 #169  Ahmad Bradshaw (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 186  Rush: 41IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Bradshaw suffered a neck injury early in the season and needed surgery, missing nearly the entire season. Bradshaw played just three games and finished with a little more than 200 total yards and two scores. He produced decent numbers with his chances. Bradshaw has been a productive pro throughout his career but battled injury many times and suffered a major neck injury last season. At age 28, Bradshaw is at a bit of a crossroads. He needs to prove he is healthy before the start of next year. He is likely to be a backup more so than a starter. Bradshaw is a pretty complete back when healthy. Bradshaw is a shifty back with elite speed. He has home-run potential with the ball in his hands. Bradshaw isn't the biggest back but runs with some power and does well between the tackles. His lack of size lends him to injury, but he is a tough back that plays through pain and still performs.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Bradshaw is an obvious injury risk, which hurts his value. But his potential is high when he is healthy and playing. He will produce. But you can't take him as anything more than a No. 3 fantasy back because of his injury risks. We would expect a season with around 900 total yards and few touchdowns.

 #170  Rod Streater (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 888  Recpts: 60OaklandBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Streater took another step forward his second season and finished as the most consistent receiving option for the Raiders. He nearly had 900 yards and caught 60 passes. Streater was a pretty consistent option, having at least 50 yards eight of 16 games. In two NFL seasons, Streater averages 50 receptions for 736 yards and four touchdowns per season. He is likely to be a starter once again this season for the Raiders. Streater is a tall receiver with decent speed and athletic ability. He runs routes pretty well for a young receiver and just seems to have a knack for making plays.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Streater produced pretty well in an awful passing game last season, so he has some potential if the Raiders get some consistent work at quarterback. Consider him a low-end No. 3 or 4 fantasy receiver. He could improve on last year, getting 70 receptions for around 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns. Streater is a good late-round sleeper.

 #171  DeAngelo Williams (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 843  Rush: 201CarolinaBye: 12 
 
Player News:
Williams was the lead back much of the year for the Panthers last season because of Jonathan Stewart being banged up. Williams had one of his better seasons in recent years. He finished with his highest yardage totals since 2009. He had more than 1,000 total yards and scored four touchdowns. Williams wasn't a huge weekly factor but consistent in his role, getting double-digit touches and producing decent numbers with those chances. He had just one 100-yard game, though. Williams is more of a complimentary back at this stage of his career. He is 31 years old, so his best days are likely behind him. Williams has plenty of starting experience and success, topping 1,000-rushing yards two times during his career. Williams is a big-play back. He also will run with some power, but is a home-run threat with the ball in his hands. Williams is a much more patient runner than earlier in his career and can help in the passing game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Williams isn't a great fantasy option any more but a decent No. 3 or 4 fantasy back. He can help on occasion. He'll have a hard time matching last year's production. He could get around 700 total yards and a few scores.

 #172  Andre Holmes (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 431  Recpts: 25OaklandBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Holmes finally got some consistent playing time last season and even got a few starts because of injury, getting plenty of playing time the second half of the season for the Raiders. He had 431 yards the last seven games of the season, including a 100-yard performance in Week 13. Holmes isn't likely to land a starting job this season but could serve as the No. 3 or 4 for the Raiders. He made some plays with his chances last season. Holmes has good speed and does well in stretching the field. He can be a top deep threat. He does need to refine his route running some if he hopes to get more playing time.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Holmes might have a hard time matching last year. He probably won't get as much playing time unless more injuries occur. Holmes could get around 20 catches for 300 yards with a touchdown.

 #173  Malcom Floyd (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 149  Recpts: 6San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Floyd had six receptions for 149 yards in two games last season before suffering a scary neck injury. At this point, his career is in a bit of jeopardy going forward. He turns 33 in September and is coming off a major neck/spine injury. He might not make a roster this season. When healthy and on his game, Floyd is a top big-play threat, using his size and speed to stretch the field. Floyd is a huge target at 6-5 and a top deep threat.

Fantasy Outlook: Injury Concern
Injury Concern If healthy and cleared to play, Floyd is worth a late-round grab. He has produced in the past and is always capable of the big game. But make sure his health is in order before taking a chance on him.

 #174  Jacquizz Rodgers (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 332  Rush: 96AtlantaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Rodgers had another productive season as the Falcons change-of-pace back. He caught 52 passes and finished with 674 total yards. He has back-to-back seasons of 50-plus receptions. Rodgers should continue to play a similar role this season. He'll get some occasional carries but a lot more work in the passing game. Rodgers is a small back with good moves and solid speed. Rodgers does well as a receiver and hits the hole in a hurry when given a chance to run the ball. Rodgers is really small, though, which is why he is suited to be a third-down back more than a starter.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rodgers has definite value in PPR leagues. He'll get plenty of receptions in the Falcons pass-heavy offense. Just don't expect a ton of rushing yards and touchdowns. He can get 600 or so total yards and a few scores.

 #175  Steve Smith (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 745  Recpts: 64BaltimoreBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Smith had a really down season last year, failing to hit 100 yards in any game while finishing with about 750 yards. His highest yardage total of the season was just 69 yards. Smith didn't display near the big-play ability of past seasons. He is 35 years old, though, so you have to wonder how much he has left in the tank. His numbers are going the wrong direction. Smith seems more of a complimentary receiver at this point of his career, a role he'll serve in his first season with the Ravens. Smith is a small target, but has great hands and surprising strength. He just makes plays with the ball in his hands. He has lost a step but remains very fast and a solid deep threat at receiver.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Smith is on the decline so don't count on him to be anything more than a low-end No. 3 or 4 fantasy receiver even with his move to the Ravens. A repeat of last season seems about right, getting around 60 receptions for 700 yards and a few scores. There are more exciting younger options at the position.

 #176  Steve Johnson (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 597  Recpts: 52San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Johnson had his worst season in several years, failing to top 1,000 yards for the first time in three years. He didn't even top 600 yards. Johnson had just one 100-yard game and scored only three touchdowns. The Bills didn't get great quarterback play, though, so not all of this is on Johnson. He is just 28 years old and doesn't have a history of injury, so Johnson should have plenty of good football left to play. Johnson has decent size for the receiver spot. He runs well, makes the tough stretch and is a big-play threat. He does struggle with some key drops at times, but has shown improvement in that area the last few seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Johnson is another good buy-low candidate for fantasy teams. He has the talent to turn things around as long as he gets improved quarterback play. His track record is good enough for fantasy teams to take a chance on him as a No. 3 fantasy receiver. He can get around 70 receptions for 950 yards and seven touchdowns.

 #177  St. Louis Rams (Def) Yr: 2013  PtsAlwd: 304  YdsAlwd: 3125St LouisBye: 4 
 
 #178  Alex Smith (QB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 23  Yds: 3313  Int: 7Kansas CityBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Smith had a solid first season with the Chiefs. He won a lot of games and produced decent numbers. He didn't throw for a ton of yards (just over 3,300) but had 24 total touchdowns to seven interceptions. Smith once again did a great job of managing the game and making the occasional big play in the offense. Smith didn't have a single 300-yard game but had multiple touchdowns five of his last six games, producing more later in the season. The Chiefs are more of a run-first team but Smith could get a few more chances to air it out this season with more weapons at receiver. Smith has a big arm, moves around the pocket pretty well and will make plays running the ball (130-plus rushing yards each of last three seasons). His accuracy is improving and he limits turnovers for the most part. Smith doesn't take a ton of chances downfield, though, and plays a pretty conservative game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Sleeper Smith has some touchdown potential but don't expect great yardage totals. He might get a few more yards than last season but he could score 27 or so touchdowns. We think he'll improve on his numbers from last season a little more, making him a spot starter for fantasy teams or solid backup.

 #179  Tre Mason (RB) St LouisBye: 4 
 
Player News:
St. Louis added another solid back in the draft, taking Mason in the third round. He could be a good compliment to starter Zac Stacy. Mason has a different skillset than Stacy. He is more of an elusive back with big-play ability. He also catches the ball well and could serve as the third-down back for the team. Mason is terrible in pass protection, though, so he'll need to improve on that in a hurry if he hopes to find the field this season. Mason also isn't the biggest back, which is a concern for him to be an every-down back in the NFL.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Mason will get work in this run-first offense. He has some potential as the backup to Stacy. We are expecting around 600 total yards and four touchdowns. He is worth a look as a deep reserve for fantasy teams.

 #180  Richard Rodgers (TE) Green BayBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Rodgers is a talented tight end that could challenge for a starting job in Green Bay in a season or two. He battled some weight issues in college, which is a concern, but has the potential to do well in the NFL. He does well on shorter routes and has pretty good hands. He lacks a little top speed but has enough to make some plays downfield. Rodgers also is a willing blocker, which is a plus for the running game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rodgers isn't likely to make a huge impact as a rookie but has good potential moving forward if he continues to grow. We wouldn't draft him this year but keep an eye on him for down the road. He might get a few hundred yards this season.

 #181  Levine Toilolo (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 55  Recpts: 11AtlantaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Toilolo watched Tony Gonzalez much of his rookie season but got on the field some, catching 11 passes for 55 yards and two touchdowns. He had a great guy to learn from last season, though, and is the favorite to start this season for the Falcons. He won't be handed the job but it seems to be his to lose. Toilolo is a great athlete that does well making plays downfield. He also is a top red-zone threat because of his great size and athleticism. Toilolo will struggle with consistency some, though, and didn't always live up to his potential in college.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Toilolo has obvious upside if he can win the starting job in Atlanta. We all know what Gonzalez did in that offense. He isn't going to repeat those numbers but could get around 45 receptions for 550 yards and six touchdowns. He is worth a late-round flier for fantasy teams. He has the potential to exceed those numbers if all goes well.

 #182  Joseph Fauria (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 7  Yds: 207  Recpts: 18DetroitBye: 9 
 
 #183  Stephen Gostkowski (K) Yr: 2013  FGM: 38  FGA: 41New EnglandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Gostkowski had another great season, maybe his best to date. He set a career high in field-goal percentage and points. He scored 158 points, giving him two straight seasons with 150-plus points. He made 93 percent of his kicks, missing just three field goals all season. He didn't miss a kick less than 40 yards. Gostkowski has 125 or more points all but one season when he has played a full year. He plays in a great offense and gets plenty of chances for points. Gostkowski has a strong leg and is a fairly accurate kicker (85.6 percent made for his career). And the Patriots have a great offense, giving Gostkowski a few more chances than your average kicker.

Fantasy Outlook:  
You can make a strong case for Gostkowski to be the top fantasy kicker this season. He is about as consistent as it gets at the position for fantasy teams. His long-distance attempts improved last season, which is a positive, and his point totals remain top notch. We expect another season with around 150 points, making him one of the first kickers off the board come draft day.

 #184  Marqise Lee (WR) JacksonvilleBye: 11 
 
Player News:
The Jaguars have plenty of needs at receiver and hope Lee can fill that void, taking him in the second round of this year's draft. He'll get a chance to start from day one. Lee slipped to the second round because of some injury concerns but has the ability to be a top receiver in the NFL if healthy. He lacks some size but is a good route runner for a young player and has great playmaking ability after the catch. Lee had a knack for making the big play in college and can serve as a top deep threat.

Fantasy Outlook:  
His value would be higher if he played in a better offense but the landing with Jacksonville hurts his potential some. He'll likely be a better fantasy player in a few seasons. For now, expect about 750 yards and five touchdowns. He is worth a look as a reserve for fantasy teams.

 #185  New England Patriots (Def) Yr: 2013  PtsAlwd: 423  YdsAlwd: 4087New EnglandBye: 10 
 
 #186  Marvin Jones (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 10  Yds: 712  Recpts: 51CincinnatiBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Jones took a step forward his second season in the league, getting playing time as a No. 2 and 3 receiver for the Bengals. He set career highs across the board, finishing with just more than 700 yards and a very impressive 10 touchdowns. Jones was a top red-zone target for the Bengals. He uses his size well and has good leaping ability for the position. Jones is likely to remain the No. 3 receiver most weeks but should get plenty of playing time with the Bengals using three-receiver sets often. Jones has good size at receiver and is a solid athlete. He has plus hands and runs good routes for a young player. Jones does lack a little speed, though, and lacks concentration at times.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jones probably won't match last season's touchdown totals but he can still produce in that area. His reception and yardage totals could rise a little, though. He has some value as a low-end No. 3 or top No. 4 for fantasy teams. Jones can get 60 receptions for around 800 yards and eight touchdowns.

 #187  James White (RB) New EnglandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
White isn't the biggest back but has good moves and enough speed to make plays on the outside. He lacks some strength, though, and doesn't run with a ton of power. He is a decent receiver, which will help his chances to play in this offense. White has a lot to compete with for touches in New England, so he might not get a ton of playing time as a rookie. He could be groomed for bigger things in another season or two.

Fantasy Outlook:  
White might have the occasional good showing but likely won't get enough consistent work to help fantasy teams. He is more waiver-wire material for fantasy teams.

 #188  James Jones (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 3  Yds: 817  Recpts: 59OaklandBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Jones did set a career high in yards last season but still finished with pretty similar numbers to the rest of his career. Jones topped 800 yards for the first time in his career and caught 59 passes, giving him 50 or more receptions three of four seasons. Jones is best served as a reserve or spot starter, a role he has filled very well throughout his career. He'll get a chance to start this season with the Raiders, though. He'll be counted on to play a big role with his new team. Jones has at least 600 yards five of seven seasons in the NFL. Jones has decent quickness, but runs good routes and has above-average hands. He also does well in making the tough catch, but he will drop some passes.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jones isn't a very exciting fantasy option. He was setup for his best season to date last year when he got more work because of injury but still didn't produce great numbers. Expect his numbers to take a dip this year with his move to the Raiders even if he is in a starting role. He should finish with 50 or so receptions for 700 yards and five touchdowns. He is more of a No. 4 fantasy receiver than anything.

 #189  Bishop Sankey (RB) TennesseeBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Sankey lands in the best situation of all the rookie backs. He has a real shot to start this season, competing with Shonn Greene for the job. Sankey isn't a huge back but runs well inside and has the elite speed to make big plays to the outside. He also catches the ball well and was a workhorse back in college, getting a lot of touches per game. Sankey will need to try not to make the big play every time he touches the ball.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Sankey is our top rated rookie back. He has some real potential as the lead back for the Titans, a role he should serve this season. He can top 1,000 total yards and score six or so touchdowns. He is worth a shot as a top No. 3 back or flex option for fantasy teams.

 #190  Mike Williams (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 216  Recpts: 22BuffaloBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Williams had his season cut short because of a torn hamstring. He played just a handful of games, getting 22 receptions in six games. He wasn't doing a whole lot before the injury, though. His season high in yards was just 65. Williams also had some trouble off the field and was apparently late to many meetings and rehab assignments, clouding his future. He'll need to get things turned around if he hopes to keep a roster spot a starting job with his new team, the Bills. Williams has never reached the 1,000-yard mark but has more than 960 yards two of four seasons. Williams has good size and strength, and does well in making plays downfield. He is an explosive player and top red-zone threat because of his size. He still needs to improve his consistency, though, which is a bit of a concern considering he has been in the league four years now.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Williams is a bit of a risk. He has some potential with the Bills but has never produced big fantasy numbers and his recent off-the-field issues are a concern. He is a guy to draft as a No. 4 fantasy receiver and hope for the best. Counting on him to be more than that would be a mistake. Look for a season with around 55 receptions for 700 yards and five or so touchdowns.

 #191  Phil Dawson (K) Yr: 2013  FGM: 32  FGA: 36San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
Player News:
A move to San Francisco produced the best season of Dawson's long career, scoring 140 points. His previous career high in points was 120. Dawson also made 89 percent of his field goals and was a very impressive 10-of-11 on kicks between 40 and 49 yards. He'll be the starter once again for the 49ers and should get plenty of chances this season. Dawson still has a plenty strong leg despite his age (39). He also is accurate, making 85 percent of his kicks for his career.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Dawson is an elite fantasy kicker in this offense. He'll finish with among the best point totals in the league. We expect another season around 140 points. He should be one of the first kickers off the board come draft day.

 #192  Justin Tucker (K) Yr: 2013  FGM: 38  FGA: 41BaltimoreBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Tucker had another great season as the kicker for the Ravens. He topped his rookie season, scoring 140 points while making 93 percent of his field goals. He was a very impressive 6-of-7 on field goals of 50-plus yards. Tucker has 132 or more points two straight seasons and makes 92 percent of his kicks for his career. He has become one of the top kickers in the game in just two seasons. Tucker is the complete package at kicker. He has a strong leg and is accurate. He continues to gain a lot of confidence and should get plenty of chances in this offense going forward.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Tucker is one of the top fantasy kickers in the game. He plays in an offense with a history of producing top fantasy kickers and is coming off two big seasons. He is a top-five fantasy option and you could even make a case for him being the first kicker taken come draft day. He can score around 140 points once again this season.

 #193  Lance Dunbar (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 150  Rush: 30DallasBye: 11 
 
 #194  C.J. Anderson (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 38  Rush: 7DenverBye: 4 
 
 #195  Andrew Hawkins (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 199  Recpts: 12ClevelandBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Hawkins played about half a season last year because of injury and didn't produce much, catching just 12 passes in eight games. He never got going once he returned from injury. He caught more than 50 passes the previous season, though, and seems a great fit for the slot. He'll take over that slot role with the Browns this season. He should get plenty of chances in this offense, an offense that could be pass first. Hawkins is a small target but makes plays in space and has a knack for getting open. His small stature likely prevents him from starting but makes him an ideal player for the slot.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hawkins has some value in PPR formats but don't expect him to help much outside of those. He has two top targets to compete with for receptions, which could limit him some with his new team. Hawkins can finish with around 60 receptions for 600 yards and a few scores. He is a reserve option for standard fantasy leagues.

 #196  Danny Amendola (WR) Yr: 2013  TDs: 0  Yds: 633  Recpts: 54New EnglandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Amendola had a disastrous first season with the Patriots. He battled injury once again and eventually lost out on the coveted slot receiver duties to Julian Edelman. Amendola did have three 100-yard games and two double-digit reception performances but disappeared at times, having four games with fewer than 20 yards. Amendola has played a full season just once during his career and his career high in yards is 689. Amendola lacks size, but has good quickness and great hands. He runs good routes and is tough as nails for a player of his size. Amendola just moves the chains and has a knack for the extremely tough catch.

Fantasy Outlook:  
It is hard to trust Amendola, who seemed setup for a career season last year and didn't live up to the hype. At this point, you have to just count on him to post his usual numbers, which are 60 or so receptions for 600 yards and a few touchdowns. Consider him a low-end No. 3 or No. 4 fantasy receiver.

 #197  Donald Brown (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 6  Yds: 537  Rush: 102San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Brown was the starting back much of the season for the Colts - even after the team traded for Trent Richardson. Brown was the most productive back much of the season. He didn't have a great year but had one of his better seasons in the NFL, finishing with 751 total yards and eight touchdowns. He also averaged a solid 5.3 yards per carry, which was a career high. Brown has been around five seasons now but hasn't been able to seize a starting job, which isn't a good sign for him. He has never topped 650-rushing yards in a season. He'll be the top backup to oft injured Ryan Mathews in San Diego this season. Brown has good speed and moves in well in space. He still doesn't have ideal size, hurting his chances to be an every-down back. He catches the ball well, though, and can be an asset some in the passing game. Brown struggles with consistency and lacks some big-play ability.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Brown might not be able to top last season again in his career. He hasn't shown much to date. We would expect 600 or so total yards and a few scores, making him a low-end No. 3 back or No. 4 option.

 #198  Jordan Todman (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 2  Yds: 256  Rush: 76JacksonvilleBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Todman was the top backup for the Jags last season and performed pretty well in that role. He didn't get a ton of work but did get some extended work because of injury and performed. He had a 100-yard game Week 15, rushing 25 times for 109 yards. He got most of his work in the passing game besides that game, though. He finished with 14 receptions and 372 total yards. He should get a little more consistent work this season. Todman is a small back, but has top speed and good moves in space. He still needs some work as a receiver, but has the makeup to do well in a third-down back role. .

Fantasy Outlook:  
Todman could be a help as a No. 4 back this season. We could see him producing better numbers. He can finish with around 600 total yards and a few scores. His reception totals should around 20 or so.

 #199  Benny Cunningham (RB) Yr: 2013  TDs: 1  Yds: 261  Rush: 47St LouisBye: 4 
 
Player News:
The undrafted free agent emerged as the top backup to rookie Zac Stacy last season. Cunningham didn't get a ton of chances in this role but did have a big game Week 12, rushing 13 times for 109 yards. He averaged 5.5 yards per carry for the entire season. Cunningham ran hard and did a good job of running between the tackles. He isn't a great runner to the outside but gets downhill in a hurry. He'll challenge for the No. 2 or 3 running back spot this season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cunningham should get a little more work this season but isn't likely to get enough touches to help fantasy teams unless injury occurs. Until that happens, don't bother with him on your roster.

 #200  Jermaine Gresham (TE) Yr: 2013  TDs: 4  Yds: 458  Recpts: 46CincinnatiBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Gresham saw his production take a dive with Tyler Eifert on board, taking away targets at tight end from Gresham. He finished last season with the worst numbers of his career, failing to catch 50 passes for the first time in his career. He also didn't top 500 yards. This likely is a trend going forward for Gresham, who is becoming the top blocking tight end on the team. Gresham doesn't have great speed at tight end, but is a top athlete that runs good routes. Gresham is a huge target at receiver. Similar to last season, he should be more of a blocker and safety valve for the Bengals this season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Gresham is losing fantasy value in a hurry. Eifert is the fantasy tight end to own in this offense. Gresham still can have some big games and score some touchdowns but he won't produce big numbers in his current role. We think he can get around 50 receptions for 500 yards and a few scores.


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