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1 ÞeyLon Mannlng uLn 1 3477 33 10 1
1hlnk abouL lL.ls Lhere anybody you'd dread seelng ln your
opponenL's llneup more Lhan ÞeyLon?
2 urew 8rees nC 2 3162 39 12 3
Always sllnglng, and doesn'L slow down as Lhe fanLasy
posLseason approaches. As conslsLenLly ellLe as Lhey come.
3 nlck loles ÞPl 16 2891 27 2 3
l don'L expecL [usL 2 ln1s agaln, buL as Lhe full-Llme sLarLer, he
could be ln Lhe ÞeyLon/8rees dlscusslon for Lop fanLasy C8.
WlLh LhaL offense, and ln LhaL pass defense-challenged dlvlslon,
loles wlll be money.
4 Aaron 8odgers C8 26 2336 17 6 0
Pe wasn'L havlng hls besL year even before Lhe collarbone
ln[ury, buL lL's a brand new year. Pe'll be A-8od agaln.
3 !ay CuLler CPl 24 2619 19 12 0
l've never been a CuLler fan, always seelng 8ad !ay more Lhan
Cood !ay. 1hls year, l'm prepared Lo waLch Cood !ay. WlLh
Marshall, !effery, MarLy 8 and lorLe aL hls servlce, CuLler's
arsenal ls fully loaded. Pe could have an ellLe year lf he slmply
cuLs down Lhe boneheaded plays.
6 MaLLhew SLafford uL1 4 4647 29 19 2
1he poor man's ÞeyLon Mannlng, SLafford manages Lo puL up
blg numbers every year. Pe's good enough Lo carry your Leam
ln any glven week.
7 Andrew Luck lnu 7 3830 23 9 4
Wldely expecLed Lo [oln Lhe ranks of Lhe ellLe Lhls year, l have a
hard Llme dlspuLlng LhaL. Pave you seen Lhe dlvlslon he plays
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8 1om 8rady nL 13 4343 23 11 0
Pe Look a blg sLep backwards lasL year, Lhanks Lo an
lnexperlenced and unfamlllar W8 corps. 8uL lf Amendola and
Cronk can sLay healLhy -- or aL leasL Cronk -- he should reLurn
9 Þhlllp 8lvers Su 3 4478 32 11 0
LasL year's Comeback Þlayer of Lhe ?ear ls avallable aL a backup
prlce buL can puL up C81 numbers.
10 MaLL 8yan A1L 10 4313 26 17 0
!ullo and 8oddy are back, buL Conzo ls gone. MaLLy lce needs Lo
bounce back, buL l don'L foresee ellLe numbers.
11 1ony 8omo uAL 12 3826 31 10 0
l [usL can'L geL pasL hls back problems, and l don'L Lhlnk he'll be
able Lo elLher. lf you drafL hlm, be prepared Lo lose hlm by mld-
year. 1haL sald, lf he defles Lhe odds and sLays uprlghL, he'll
easlly ouLperform Lhls poslLlon.
12 Cam newLon CA8 6 3379 24 13 6
Clven hls sorry W8 corps, l wouldn'L be surprlsed lf he Lallled
more rushlng Lhan passlng 1us Lhls season. A rlb ln[ury could
[eopardlze hls Week 1 sLarL.
13 !osh McCown 18 29 1829 13 1 1
Pe was masLerful as CuLler's replacemenL. Pas sleeper wrlLLen
all over hlm. !usL needs Lo geL ln sync wlLh hls laLesL palr of over-
slzed, LalenLed W8s.
14 Andy ualLon Cln 3 4296 33 20 2
Pe puL up ellLe numbers ln 2013, buL he [usL doesn'L "feel"
ellLe, does he? 1oo many ln1s, Loo lnconslsLenL and noL enough
monsLer games for me Lo LrusL hlm.
13 8ussell Wllson SLA 9 3337 26 9 1
Love hlm as a C82 buL he won'L puL up Lhe sLaLs Lo Lake you Lhe
16 Colln kaepernlck Sl 11 3197 21 8 4
Pe'll have hls momenLs, buL noL enough Lo lead your fanLasy
squad Lo a champlonshlp.
17 8en 8oeLhllsberger Þl1 8 4261 28 14 1
Pe losL a couple of recelvlng weapons and he faces a loL of salLy
18 8oberL Crlffln lll WAS 19 3212 16 12 0
1hey've added weapons and he's had Llme Lo fully heal. Wlll he
geL hls mo[o back? So far, so bad. Pe's had a Lerrlble preseason,
and he doesn'L yeL appear Lo be ready for Lhe real deal.
19 Alex SmlLh kC 13 3313 23 8 1 !usL noL enough weapons Lo offseL hls above-average LalenL.
20 Lll Mannlng n?C 21 3818 18 27 0
We've seen Lhls movle before. Pe's had a lousy preseason and
he'll sLarL Lhe year wlLh a wrapped knee.
21 8yan 1annehlll MlA 14 3913 24 17 1
SLlll noL on Lhe same page as Mlke Wallace, and wlLh a weak
ground game Lo supporL hlm, Lhere are Loo many red flags.
22 !oe llacco 8AL 18 3912 19 22 1
LnLerlng hls 7Lh season, he's never been beLLer Lhan Lhe 12Lh-
ranked fanLasy C8. Pe ls whaL he ls.
23 Carson Þalmer AZ 17 4274 24 22 0
1he old man can sLlll sllng lL, buL conslsLency ls noL hls mlddle
name. CoLLa love hls sLarLlng wldeouLs, Lhough.
24 !ohnny Manzlel CLL -- -- -- -- --
My guess ls he has a loL of growlng palns Lhls year, Lhough he
should blow by Poyer qulckly. uon'L drlnk Lhe kool-Ald.
23 !ake Locker 1Ln 37 1236 8 4 2 Makes Lhe llsL slmply because l expecL hlm Lo sLarL 16 games.
26 L! Manuel 8ul 28 1972 11 9 2
Pas hlmself a shlny new Loy, buL 8uffalo wlll sLlll be deflned by
lLs runnlng game. 1he Leam's recrulLmenL of kyle CrLon may
have Manuel looklng over hls shoulder, Loo.
27 Shaun Plll S1L 67 -- -- -- --
8radford's replacemenL ls a capable C8, buL he's aL a
Lremendous dlsadvanLage wlLh so llLLle Llme Lo prepare as Lhe
28 Mlchael vlck n?! 36 1216 3 3 2 My guL Lells me he'll Lake over for Ceno by Week 6.
29 MaLL Schaub CAk 31 2310 10 14 0
Cnce oh so rellable, now exlled Lo Cakland, where quarLerback
dreams dle. Pas looked awful ln Lhe preseason. Already goL Lhe
dreaded coach's voLe of confldence.
30 1eddy 8rldgewaLer Mln -- -- -- -- -- Maybe nexL year.