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Fantasy football rankings for Week 15

Updated: December 12, 2007, 5:07 PM ET
By ESPN.com Fantasy

Go in-depth with Christopher Harris' rankings in The Big Rotowski, and don't miss the early edition of The Breakdown featuring the Broncos versus the Texans.

Is your No. 3 running back a better play than your No. 3 wide receiver? Check Matthew Berry's Flex Rankings for the answer.

Insiders: Click here for exclusive access to Eric Karabell and Scott Engel's rankings.

Top 25 Quarterbacks
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 Tom Brady Patriots NYJ 1 1 1 1.0
2 Tony Romo Cowboys PHI 3 2 2 2.8
3 Peyton Manning Colts @OAK 5 5 3 3.6
4 Drew Brees Saints ARI 6 3 6 4.6
5 Derek Anderson Browns BUF 4 6 5 5.0
6 Brett Favre Packers @STL 2 8 4 5.6
7 Matt Hasselbeck Seahawks @CAR 7 4 7 6.0
8 Carson Palmer Bengals @SF 12 7 9 8.4
9 Kurt Warner Cardinals @NO 8 10 8 8.8
10 Ben Roethlisberger Steelers JAC 11 9 10 10.6
11 Jay Cutler Broncos @HOU 9 13 11 10.6
12 Jeff Garcia Buccaneers ATL 10 11 15 11.8
13 David Garrard Jaguars @PIT 14 14 19 14.8
14 Jon Kitna Lions @SD 13 19 12 15.0
15 Donovan McNabb Eagles @DAL 16 17 14 15.8
16 Philip Rivers Chargers DET 17 16 16 15.8
17 Eli Manning Giants WAS 21 12 18 18.2
18 Vince Young Titans @KC 18 21 20 18.6
19 Trent Edwards Bills @CLE 15 15 21 18.8
20 Sage Rosenfels Texans DEN 20 24 17 19.2
21 Kyle Boller Ravens @MIA 19 22 23 20.6
22 Tarvaris Jackson Vikings CHI NR 18 24 22.0
23 Marc Bulger Rams GB NR 20 13 22.2
24 Chris Redman Falcons @TB 23 23 NR 23.4
25 Todd Collins Redskins @NYG NR NR 22 24.6
Top 50 Running Backs
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 LaDainian Tomlinson Chargers DET 1 2 1 1.2
2 Joseph Addai Colts @OAK 3 1 3 2.2
3 Brian Westbrook Eagles @DAL 2 6 2 3.6
4 Adrian Peterson Vikings CHI 8 3 4 4.2
5 Ryan Grant Packers @STL 4 8 5 5.6
6 Earnest Graham Buccaneers ATL 6 7 9 6.6
7 Willis McGahee Ravens @MIA 7 4 7 6.6
8 Jamal Lewis Browns BUF 5 5 10 7.2
9 Marion Barber Cowboys PHI 13 11 6 10.2
10 Steven Jackson Rams GB 9 9 12 10.4
11 Marshawn Lynch Bills @CLE 10 17 8 11.6
12 Rudi Johnson Bengals @SF 16 13 11 12.6
13 Willie Parker Steelers JAC 11 14 13 13.4
14 LenDale White Titans @KC 22 12 16 16.4
15 Frank Gore 49ers CIN 20 19 14 16.8
16 Selvin Young Broncos @HOU 12 16 20 17.6
17 Kolby Smith Chiefs TEN 15 10 24 17.8
18 Brandon Jacobs Giants WAS 21 21 15 19.0
19 Justin Fargas Raiders IND 14 18 25 19.2
20 Clinton Portis Redskins @NYG 23 20 18 19.6
21 Edgerrin James Cardinals @NO 25 23 22 21.0
22 Fred Taylor Jaguars @PIT 17 22 19 22.2
23 Aaron Stecker Saints ARI 24 15 28 22.4
24 Kevin Jones Lions @SD 18 31 21 23.2
25 Chester Taylor Vikings CHI 30 28 23 23.6
26 Travis Henry Broncos @HOU 32 26 17 24.0
27 Maurice Jones-Drew Jaguars @PIT 26 24 26 26.4
28 Darius Walker Texans DEN 19 27 32 29.0
29 Adrian Peterson Bears @MIN 29 25 31 29.4
30 Laurence Maroney Patriots NYJ 33 30 27 30.2
31 Thomas Jones Jets @NE 34 29 29 30.4
32 Shaun Alexander Seahawks @CAR 31 32 35 30.8
33 DeShaun Foster Panthers SEA 28 37 30 33.8
34 Samkon Gado Dolphins BAL 27 39 42 34.2
35 Maurice Morris Seahawks @CAR 37 35 39 35.0
36 Fred Jackson Bills @CLE 36 38 37 36.2
37 Chris Brown Titans @KC 35 33 47 37.2
38 Jerious Norwood Falcons @TB 39 36 34 37.8
39 Warrick Dunn Falcons @TB 44 40 33 40.4
40 Reuben Droughns Giants WAS 42 43 48 40.8
41 Julius Jones Cowboys PHI 49 34 41 42.6
42 Jesse Chatman Dolphins BAL NR NR 36 43.8
43 DeAngelo Williams Panthers SEA 47 42 38 44.2
44 Adimchinobi Echemandu Texans DEN 38 45 NR 46.0
45 Kenny Watson Bengals @SF 40 50 40 46.4
46 Pierre Thomas Saints ARI 48 46 49 46.4
47 Heath Evans Patriots NYJ 41 NR 43 46.6
48 Kevin Faulk Patriots NYJ NR 47 46 47.2
49 Leon Washington Jets @NE 50 41 50 48.0
50 Ladell Betts Redskins @NYG 45 NR 45 48.2
Top 50 Wide Receivers
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 Randy Moss Patriots NYJ 1 1 1 1.0
2 Terrell Owens Cowboys PHI 6 2 2 2.8
3 Braylon Edwards Browns BUF 3 3 3 3.4
4 Marques Colston Saints ARI 2 4 4 4.4
5 Reggie Wayne Colts @OAK 7 6 6 5.2
6 Greg Jennings Packers @STL 4 9 9 6.6
7 Wes Welker Patriots NYJ 5 10 8 7.4
8 T.J. Houshmandzadeh Bengals @SF 8 5 7 8.0
9 Joey Galloway Buccaneers ATL 12 7 15 10.8
10 Larry Fitzgerald Cardinals @NO 16 8 5 10.8
11 Andre Johnson Texans DEN 9 17 10 11.0
12 Chad Johnson Bengals @SF 11 15 13 12.4
13 Torry Holt Rams GB 10 16 11 12.6
14 Brandon Marshall Broncos @HOU 15 11 14 13.6
15 Plaxico Burress Giants WAS 13 13 12 14.0
16 Hines Ward Steelers JAC 14 12 20 16.2
17 Bobby Engram Seahawks @CAR 20 14 21 17.8
18 Deion Branch Seahawks @CAR 18 22 23 19.0
19 Roddy White Falcons @TB 22 18 22 19.6
20 Donald Driver Packers @STL 27 21 16 22.6
21 Patrick Crayton Cowboys PHI 17 19 25 22.6
22 Lee Evans Bills @CLE 23 27 26 23.4
23 Derrick Mason Ravens @MIA 19 25 29 24.2
24 Steve Smith Panthers SEA 32 36 24 27.6
25 Shaun McDonald Lions @SD 25 20 30 27.6
26 Anthony Gonzalez Colts @OAK 39 31 28 28.2
27 Laveranues Coles Jets @NE 28 23 33 30.0
28 Kevin Curtis Eagles @DAL 35 29 27 30.0
29 Dwayne Bowe Chiefs TEN 29 37 31 30.4
30 Santonio Holmes Steelers JAC 26 33 32 30.6
31 Calvin Johnson Lions @SD 24 30 38 31.0
32 Bernard Berrian Bears @MIN 21 24 35 32.8
33 Jabar Gaffney Patriots NYJ 31 43 40 34.2
34 Arnaz Battle 49ers CIN 30 32 34 35.2
35 Chris Chambers Chargers DET 33 45 37 36.8
36 Jerricho Cotchery Jets @NE 40 26 43 38.0
37 Reggie Williams Jaguars @PIT 38 34 36 38.2
38 Justin Gage Titans @KC 45 35 42 38.4
39 Sidney Rice Vikings CHI 36 28 48 39.2
40 Chris Henry Bengals @SF 46 38 47 40.4
41 Bryant Johnson Cardinals @NO NR 41 NR 40.4
42 Nate Burleson Seahawks @CAR 34 44 44 41.4
43 Isaac Bruce Rams GB 49 42 39 43.0
44 Kevin Walter Texans DEN 47 39 45 43.0
45 Mike Furrey Lions @SD 44 46 41 43.2
46 Anquan Boldin Cardinals @NO NR NR 19 43.4
47 Brandon Stokley Broncos @HOU NR NR NR 44.6
48 Jerry Porter Raiders IND NR 40 46 46.4
49 David Patten Saints ARI 41 NR NR 47.0
50 Santana Moss Redskins @NYG 37 48 NR 47.6
Top 25 Tight Ends
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 Antonio Gates Chargers DET 1 1 1 1.0
2 Kellen Winslow Browns BUF 3 2 2 2.4
3 Jason Witten Cowboys PHI 2 3 3 2.6
4 Dallas Clark Colts @OAK 5 5 6 5.2
5 Chris Cooley Redskins @NYG 6 7 5 5.2
6 Tony Gonzalez Chiefs TEN 4 8 4 5.8
7 Owen Daniels Texans DEN 7 4 8 7.2
8 Donald Lee Packers @STL 9 6 9 8.0
9 Benjamin Watson Patriots NYJ 8 10 7 8.8
10 Jeremy Shockey Giants WAS 11 9 10 9.0
11 Tony Scheffler Broncos @HOU 12 12 14 12.4
12 Heath Miller Steelers JAC 14 14 11 13.2
13 Vernon Davis 49ers CIN 10 18 12 13.8
14 Alge Crumpler Falcons @TB 19 11 13 15.2
15 Desmond Clark Bears @MIN 17 17 18 16.8
16 Eric Johnson Saints ARI 15 21 15 17.8
17 Greg Olsen Bears @MIN 16 19 16 19.2
18 Marcedes Lewis Jaguars @PIT 24 13 24 19.6
19 L.J. Smith Eagles @DAL 13 23 19 20.8
20 Jeff King Panthers SEA 20 24 20 21.2
21 Randy McMichael Rams GB NR 20 17 21.8
22 Alex Smith Buccaneers ATL 25 15 NR 22.0
23 Robert Royal Bills @CLE NR NR NR 22.0
24 Zach Miller Raiders IND 22 16 21 22.2
25 Visanthe Shiancoe Vikings CHI 21 NR 23 23.2
Top 25 Kickers
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 Nick Folk Cowboys PHI 2 1 3 2.0
2 Mason Crosby Packers @STL 3 5 2 3.2
3 Stephen Gostkowski Patriots NYJ 1 2 1 3.4
4 Shayne Graham Bengals @SF 4 6 7 4.4
5 Rob Bironas Titans @KC 7 3 8 6.2
6 Jeff Reed Steelers JAC 5 4 12 6.4
7 Josh Brown Seahawks @CAR 11 7 9 7.4
8 Phil Dawson Browns BUF 12 8 4 9.0
9 Adam Vinatieri Colts @OAK 6 14 5 10.0
10 Kris Brown Texans DEN 10 13 17 11.2
11 Jason Elam Broncos @HOU 9 11 11 12.0
12 Matt Stover Ravens @MIA 15 22 6 12.8
13 Nate Kaeding Chargers DET 14 9 14 15.2
14 Jason Hanson Lions @SD 13 16 23 16.2
15 Neil Rackers Cardinals @NO 16 25 13 16.4
16 Rian Lindell Bills @CLE 19 15 10 16.6
17 Josh Scobee Jaguars @PIT 21 NR 15 17.4
18 Ryan Longwell Vikings CHI 20 21 18 17.6
19 David Akers Eagles @DAL 22 10 25 18.2
20 Robbie Gould Bears @MIN 25 12 19 18.2
21 Matt Bryant Buccaneers ATL 17 17 16 20.2
22 Lawrence Tynes Giants WAS 18 18 NR 20.2
23 Shaun Suisham Redskins @NYG 8 NR NR 21.0
24 Jeff Wilkins Rams GB NR 20 NR 22.4
25 Olindo Mare Saints ARI NR NR 20 23.6
Ranked Defenses/Special Teams
Rank Name Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 New England Patriots NYJ 1 1 1 1.2
2 Minnesota Vikings CHI 4 3 2 2.4
3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers ATL 2 4 8 4.6
4 Green Bay Packers @STL 3 8 5 4.6
5 Seattle Seahawks @CAR 5 9 4 6.2
6 Indianapolis Colts @OAK 7 6 7 7.0
7 New York Giants WAS 11 2 9 7.4
8 Pittsburgh Steelers JAC 6 10 11 8.0
9 Dallas Cowboys PHI 8 7 10 8.4
10 San Diego Chargers DET 12 5 6 8.6
11 Baltimore Ravens @MIA 13 12 3 9.2
12 Tennessee Titans @KC 10 11 15 12.6
13 Jacksonville Jaguars @PIT 9 14 16 12.8
14 Kansas City Chiefs TEN 14 16 14 16.2
15 Chicago Bears @MIN 22 23 13 17.4
16 Denver Broncos @HOU 16 19 21 17.8
17 New Orleans Saints ARI 25 15 12 17.8
18 Washington Redskins @NYG 23 22 19 18.6
19 Cincinnati Bengals @SF 29 13 22 19.4
20 Cleveland Browns BUF 20 20 18 21.0
21 Houston Texans DEN 19 17 25 21.2
22 Arizona Cardinals @NO 18 26 20 22.6
23 Detroit Lions @SD 21 29 17 22.8
24 Miami Dolphins BAL 26 18 23 23.0
25 Buffalo Bills @CLE 17 24 24 24.2
26 Carolina Panthers SEA 24 21 28 24.6
27 Philadelphia Eagles @DAL 15 31 27 25.0
28 San Francisco 49ers CIN 30 25 26 26.8
29 Atlanta Falcons @TB 28 27 29 27.2
30 St. Louis Rams GB 31 28 30 27.4
31 Oakland Raiders IND 27 30 31 30.0
32 New York Jets @NE 32 32 32 32.0

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