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Week 9 Fantasy Football Player Rankings: Cam Newton, Nick Chubb, Brandin Cooks, and Greg Olsen set to tee off

Jim Saranteas @thefantasygreek
11/06/2018 11:33AM ET

It’s Week 9 and fantasy football team owners are battling to unseat the top teams or stay on top. A typical league these days has no team dominating every other team in their league. For those fighting to stay on top of the standings, the Week 9 fantasy football rankings will help in setting your line-ups.Make sure to check your league’s waiver wire to get the best talented players on your roster.

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QUARTERBACKS

1          C. Newton, Panthers

2          A. Rodgers, Packers

3          P. Mahomes, Chiefs

4          T. Brady, Patriots

5          J. Goff, Rams

6          K. Cousins, Vikings

7          D. Brees, Saints

8          D. Watson, Texans

9          M. Ryan, Falcons

10        R. Fitzpatrick, Buccaneers

11        M. Trubisky, Bears

12        R. Wilson, Seahawks

13        B. Roethlisberger, Steelers

14        P. Rivers, Chargers

15        C. Wentz, Eagles

16        D. Carr, Raiders

17        M. Stafford, Lions

18        A. Smith, Redskins

19        B. Osweiler, Dolphins

20        D. Prescott, Cowboys

21        J. Flacco, Ravens

22        B. Mayfield, Browns

23        C. Keenum, Broncos

24        S. Darnold, Jets

25        M. Mariota, Titans

RUNNING BACKS

1          T. Gurley, Rams

2          K. Hunt, Chiefs

3          E. Elliott, Cowboys

4          A. Kamara, Saints

5          J. White, Patriots

6          C. McCaffrey, Panthers

7          J. Conner, Steelers

8          M. Gordon*, Chargers

9          P. Lindsay, Broncos

10        A. Peterson, Redskins

11        N. Chubb, Browns

12        D. Cook*, Vikings

13        C. Carson, Seahawks

14        T. Cohen, Bears

15        L. Miller, Texans

16        I. Crowell, Jets

17        K. Johnson, Lions

18        J. Howard, Bears

19        K. Drake, Dolphins

20        A. Jones, Packers

21        M. Ingram, Saints

22        A. Ekeler, Chargers

23        M. Breida, 49ers

24        D. Martin, Raiders

25        L. McCoy, Bills

26        T. Coleman, Falcons

27        D. Lewis, Titans

28        P. Barber*, Buccaneers

29        J. Richard, Raiders

30        A. Collins, Ravens

31        I. Smith, Falcons

32        D. Booker, Broncos

33        C. Thompson, Redskins

34        D. Henry, Titans

35        F. Gore, Dolphins   

36        L. Murray, Vikings

37        T. Cannon, Jets

38        J. Williams, Packers           

39        M. Davis, Seahawks

40        D. Johnson, Browns

41        J. Allen, Ravens

42        L. Blount, Lions

43        C. Ivory, Bills

44        A. Morris, 49ers

45        A. Blue, Texans

46        K. Juszczyk, 49ers

47        K. Barner, Patriots

48        J. Rodgers, Buccaneers

49        S. Ware, Chiefs

50        C. Anderson, Panthers

WIDE RECEIVERS

1          D. Hopkins, Texans

2          A. Thielen, Vikings

3          J. Jones, Falcons

4          M. Evans, Buccaneers

5          D. Adams, Packers

6          T. Hill*, Chiefs

7          B. Cooks, Rams

8          S. Diggs, Vikings

9          E. Sanders, Broncos

10        M. Thomas, Saints

11        A. Brown, Steelers

12        R. Woods, Rams

13        S. Watkins, Chiefs

14        K. Allen, Chargers

15        K. Golladay, Lions

16        J. Smith-Schuster, Steelers

17        C. Kupp*, Rams

18        D. Funchess, Panthers

19        J. Brown, Ravens

20        J. Edelman, Patriots

21        J. Landry, Browns

22        M. Jones, Lions

23        D. Jackson, Buccaneers

24        J. Gordon, Patriots

25        T. Lockett, Seahawks

26        D. Moore, Panthers

27        A. Cooper, Cowboys

28        D. Parker, Dolphins

29        J. Nelson, Raiders

30        D. Thomas, Texans

31        C. Sutton, Broncos

32        T. Gabriel, Bears

33        C. Godwin, Buccaneers

34        D. Baldwin, Seahawks

35        T. Williams, Chargers

36        C. Ridley, Falcons

37        T. Smith, Saints

38        M. Goodwin, 49ers

39        M. Crabtree, Ravens

40        C. Davis, Titans

41        D. Amendola, Dolphins

42        A. Miller, Bears

43        M. Sanu, Falcons

44        M. Valdes-Scandling, Packers

45        D. Moore, Seahawks

46        P. Richardson, Redskins

47        C. Patterson, Patriots

48        C. Beasley, Cowboys

49        W. Snead, Ravens

50        J. Grant, Dolphins

TIGHT ENDS

1          T. Kelce, Chiefs

2          G. Kittle, 49ers

3          R. Gronkowski, Patriots

4          G. Olsen, Panthers

5          J. Cook, Raiders

6          J. Graham, Packers

7          D. Njoku, Browns

8          T. Burton, Bears

9          OJ Howard, Buccaneers

10        A. Hooper, Falcons

11        J. Reed, Redskins

12        K. Rudolph, Vikings

13        C. Herndon, Jets

14        V. McDonald, Steelers

15        B. Watson, Saints

16        J. Thomas, Texans

17        M. Gesicki, Dolphins

18        J. Heuerman, Broncos

19        H. Hurst, Ravens

20        V. Davis, Redskins

21        C. Clay, Bills

22        E. Dickson, Seahawks

23        J. James, Steelers

24        A. Gates, Chargers

25        C. Brate, Buccaneers

DEFENSES

1          Bears (at Bills)

2          Cowboys (v. Titans)

3          Texans (at Broncos)

4          Vikings (v. Lions)

5          Panthers (v. Buccaneers)

6          Ravens (v. Steelers)

7          Redskins (v. Falcons)

8          Chiefs (at Browns)

9          Titans (at Cowboys)

10        Steelers (at Ravens)

11        Dolphins (v. Jets)

12        Rams (at Saints)

13        Seahawks (v. Chargers)    

14        Broncos (at Texans)

15        49ers (v. Raiders)

16        Jets (at Dolphins)

17        Falcons (at Redskins)

18        Bills (v. Bears)

19        Chargers (v. Seahawks)

20        Raiders (at 49ers)

21        Lions (at Vikings)

22        Patriots (v. Packers)

23        Browns (v. Chiefs)

24        Packers (at Patriots)

25        Panthers (at Panthers)

KICKERS

1          G. Zuerlein, Rams

2          S. Gostkowski, Patriots

3          H. Butker, Chiefs

4          J. Tucker, Ravens

5          W. Lutz, Saints

6          K. Fairbain, Texans

7          D. Bailey, Vikings

8          M. Crosby, Packers

9          B. McManus, Broncos

10        D. Hopkins, Redskins

11        G. Gano, Panthers

12        C. Parkey, Bears

13        B. Maher, Cowboys

14        C. Boswell, Steelers

15        M. Prater, Lions

16        R. Bullock, Bengals

17        A. Vinatieri, Colts

18        J. Elliott, Eagles

19        R. Gould, 49ers

20        R. Succop, Titans

21        G. Tavecchio, Falcons

22        S. Janikowski, Seahawks

23        J. Sanders, Dolphins

24        J. Myers, Jets

25        C. Catanzaro, Buccaneers

“ * “ Denotes an injury at the time of writing.

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