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Fantasy football rankings for Week 17

Updated: December 26, 2007, 5:08 PM ET
By ESPN.com Fantasy

Go in-depth with Christopher Harris' rankings in The Big Rotowski

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

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

Top 25 Quarterbacks
RankNameTeamOpponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1Kurt WarnerCardinalsSTL2312.0
2Tom BradyPatriots@NYG1522.2
3Derek AndersonBrownsSF5433.8
4Drew BreesSaints@CHI3243.8
5Carson PalmerBengals@MIA6876.2
6Marc BulgerRams@ARI11756.6
7Donovan McNabbEaglesBUF4686.8
8Vince YoungTitans@IND1512611.0
9Ben RoethlisbergerSteelers@BAL1411611.0
10Jon KitnaLions@GB7131311.4
11Jay CutlerBroncosMIN1211911.6
12Todd CollinsRedskinsDAL9141512.0
13Shaun Hill49ers@CLE13171013.8
14Brett FavrePackersDET169NR15.2
15Matt HasselbeckSeahawks@ATL18251115.8
16Chris RedmanFalconsSEA8191416.0
17David GarrardJaguars@HOU2010NR16.8
18Cleo LemonDolphinsCIN10211918.4
19Peyton ManningColtsTEN17NR1718.8
20Sage RosenfelsTexansJACNR181219.6
21Philip RiversChargers@OAK22162520.2
22Kyle OrtonBearsNONR15NR21.6
23Tony RomoCowboys@WAS1923NR22.0
24Tarvaris JacksonVikings@DENNRNR1823.2
25Jeff GarciaBuccaneersCAR21NRNR23.6
Top 50 Running Backs
RankNameTeamOpponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1Brian WestbrookEaglesBUF1111.6
2Steven JacksonRams@ARI2232.2
3Adrian PetersonVikings@DEN3322.4
4Jamal LewisBrownsSF13456.0
5Frank Gore49ers@CLE6747.6
6Marshawn LynchBills@PHI58117.8
7LenDale WhiteTitans@IND11678.8
8LaDainian TomlinsonChargers@OAK1012149.0
9Kenny WatsonBengals@MIA49109.0
10Clinton PortisRedskinsDAL75129.8
11Kolby SmithChiefs@NYJ917610.2
12Aaron SteckerSaints@CHI1710813.0
13Laurence MaroneyPatriots@NYG18112114.2
14T.J. DuckettLions@GB8201714.4
15Adrian PetersonBearsNO12181315.0
16Fred TaylorJaguars@HOU20132017.4
17Edgerrin JamesCardinalsSTL1628917.8
18Dominic RhodesRaidersSD15211518.6
19Najeh DavenportSteelers@BAL14142219.4
20Ryan GrantPackersDET29223123.6
21Darius WalkerTexansJAC19292324.4
22Maurice Jones-DrewJaguars@HOU36232925.0
23Kenton KeithColtsTEN25252725.6
24DeAngelo WilliamsPanthers@TB28241926.2
25Musa SmithRavensPIT23322826.4
26Ahmad BradshawGiantsNE26153626.8
27Chester TaylorVikings@DEN22471628.2
28Thomas JonesJetsKC33272428.4
29Marion BarberCowboys@WAS32353029.2
30Jerious NorwoodFalconsSEA42193330.2
31Jesse ChatmanDolphinsCIN43263531.0
32Shaun AlexanderSeahawks@ATL41383434.2
33Selvin YoungBroncosMIN37304134.4
34Maurice MorrisSeahawks@ATL24164934.8
35Brandon JacobsGiantsNE35NR4036.2
36Earnest GrahamBuccaneersCAR30364436.4
37Joseph AddaiColtsTEN34NR3936.4
38Darren SprolesChargers@OAKNR311836.8
39Chris BrownTitans@IND39432637.4
40Lorenzo BookerDolphinsCIN27NR2538.2
41DeShaun FosterPanthers@TB45373840.8
42Julius JonesCowboys@WAS31404842.2
43Travis HenryBroncosMIN49464343.2
44Vernand MorencyPackersDET21NR4543.2
45Michael PittmanBuccaneersCAR40334644.0
46Warrick DunnFalconsSEANR414244.6
47Gary RussellSteelers@BALNRNR3245.6
48Leon WashingtonJetsKC3844NR46.0
49Samkon GadoDolphinsCIN48NRNR46.8
50Fred JacksonBills@PHI4445NR47.0
Top 50 Wide Receivers
RankNameTeamOpponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1Braylon EdwardsBrownsSF2121.4
2Randy MossPatriots@NYG1211.6
3T.J. HoushmandzadehBengals@MIA6345.0
4Andre JohnsonTexansJAC3465.2
5Anquan BoldinCardinalsSTL4835.6
6Marques ColstonSaints@CHI20688.0
7Torry HoltRams@ARI5958.0
8Chad JohnsonBengals@MIA71278.4
9Larry FitzgeraldCardinalsSTL13798.4
10Brandon MarshallBroncosMIN911119.4
11Wes WelkerPatriots@NYG17151413.0
12Roddy WhiteFalconsSEA14161213.2
13Kevin CurtisEaglesBUF10171614.2
14Steve SmithPanthers@TB11131316.2
15Santana MossRedskinsDAL8142416.6
16Santonio HolmesSteelers@BAL12102017.8
17Bobby EngramSeahawks@ATL32281019.4
18Hines WardSteelers@BAL2552119.6
19Jerricho CotcheryJetsKC22211920.4
20Dwayne BoweChiefs@NYJ16381820.8
21Deion BranchSeahawks@ATL24371522.8
22Lee EvansBills@PHI30183025.8
23Jabar GaffneyPatriots@NYG15342726.4
24David PattenSaints@CHI18242826.4
25Reggie WayneColtsTEN27312526.6
26Reggie BrownEaglesBUF38223229.2
27Shaun McDonaldLions@GB37262629.4
28Isaac BruceRams@ARINR301729.4
29Bernard BerrianBearsNO19202929.8
30Donald DriverPackersDET36194430.2
31Calvin JohnsonLions@GB33332231.8
32Reggie WilliamsJaguars@HOU34234632.6
33Derrick MasonRavensPIT21442336.0
34Greg JenningsPackersDETNRNR4336.6
35Darrell Jackson49ers@CLE44NR3537.0
36Justin GageTitans@IND23324037.6
37Roydell WilliamsTitans@IND39353338.2
38Nate BurlesonSeahawks@ATL26404238.4
39Joey GallowayBuccaneersCAR29NR4539.0
40Chris ChambersChargers@OAK46393840.2
41Arnaz Battle49ers@CLE50273940.8
42Chris HenryBengals@MIA42254141.6
43Plaxico BurressGiantsNENRNRNR42.6
44Kevin WalterTexansJAC45413442.6
45Anthony GonzalezColtsTENNR36NR42.8
46Nate WashingtonSteelers@BAL28NR4743.0
47Patrick CraytonCowboys@WAS31NRNR43.2
48Mike FurreyLions@GBNR453643.2
49Laurent RobinsonFalconsSEA41NR3143.8
50James JonesPackersDET4329NR45.0
Top 25 Tight Ends
RankNameTeamOpponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1Kellen WinslowBrownsSF1111.0
2Tony GonzalezChiefs@NYJ2322.4
3Chris CooleyRedskinsDAL3232.6
4Tony SchefflerBroncosMIN4455.2
5Antonio GatesChargers@OAK8786.4
6Vernon Davis49ers@CLE9846.4
7Owen DanielsTexansJAC5967.8
8Jason WittenCowboys@WAS61199.0
9Alge CrumplerFalconsSEA1014710.4
10Dallas ClarkColtsTEN7221011.8
11Donald LeePackersDET16131411.8
12Desmond ClarkBearsNO12101212.0
13Greg OlsenBearsNO11151515.4
14Heath MillerSteelers@BAL205NR15.8
15Zach MillerRaidersSD13172016.4
16Brent CelekEaglesBUF21242118.2
17Chris BakerJetsKC18122418.6
18Billy MillerSaints@CHINR6NR18.8
19Benjamin WatsonPatriots@NYG15NR1319.2
20Kevin BossGiantsNE17182520.0
21Bo ScaifeTitans@IND19212220.2
22Ben UtechtColtsTEN25161120.8
23Eric JohnsonSaints@CHI14NR1821.0
24Marcedes LewisJaguars@HOU22191921.2
25Alex SmithBuccaneersCAR23231621.4
Top 25 Kickers
RankNameTeamOpponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1Shayne GrahamBengals@MIA17155.8
2Stephen GostkowskiPatriots@NYG5726.6
3Rob BironasTitans@IND191217.0
4Phil DawsonBrownsSF15337.2
5Neil RackersCardinalsSTL13947.6
6Adam VinatieriColtsTEN11079.6
7Ryan LongwellVikings@DEN4191310.2
8Josh BrownSeahawks@ATL1621610.4
9Nate KaedingChargers@OAK1441511.2
10Jason ElamBroncosMIN7131711.2
11Josh ScobeeJaguars@HOU3NR1413.2
12Kris BrownTexansJAC11161813.2
13Shaun SuishamRedskinsDAL10NR613.2
14Mason CrosbyPackersDET2062413.4
15Matt BryantBuccaneersCAR2211014.2
16Nick FolkCowboys@WAS1882314.8
17Jeff ReedSteelers@BAL852215.0
18David AkersEaglesBUF9221215.4
19Robbie GouldBearsNO21111115.8
20Jeff WilkinsRams@ARI2220916.8
21Jason HansonLions@GB25142519.6
22Mike NugentJetsKCNR232021.0
23Matt StoverRavensPIT1224NR21.4
24Rian LindellBills@PHINR151921.8
25Martin GramaticaSaints@CHINRNR822.4
Ranked Defenses/Special Teams
RankNameOpponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1New England Patriots@NYG2613.4
2Pittsburgh Steelers@BAL1233.4
3San Diego Chargers@OAK12124.0
4Seattle Seahawks@ATL11456.2
5Minnesota Vikings@DEN51176.2
6Tampa Bay BuccaneersCAR10386.4
7Washington RedskinsDAL81067.6
8Green Bay PackersDET6598.0
9Jacksonville Jaguars@HOU971610.4
10Philadelphia EaglesBUF482011.0
11Tennessee Titans@IND7181112.2
12Chicago BearsNO3121912.2
13Indianapolis ColtsTEN1391812.4
14New Orleans Saints@CHI1915413.6
15Kansas City Chiefs@NYJ14241515.0
16Dallas Cowboys@WAS17131717.6
17Denver BroncosMIN22201317.8
18New York JetsKC28171418.2
19Houston TexansJAC26261020.4
20Cleveland BrownsSF15162120.4
21Buffalo Bills@PHI16192620.6
22Carolina Panthers@TB30232922.2
23San Francisco 49ers@CLE20252323.4
24Cincinnati Bengals@MIA32142223.4
25Arizona CardinalsSTL24311223.6
26Detroit Lions@GB21222724.0
27Baltimore RavensPIT25293025.8
28New York GiantsNE18213226.0
29St. Louis Rams@ARI27282427.2
30Miami DolphinsCIN23272527.6
31Atlanta FalconsSEA29302827.8
32Oakland RaidersSD31323130.0

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