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Berry: Player rankings for wild-card weekend

Updated: January 3, 2008, 1:36 PM ET
By Matthew Berry | ESPN.com

Quarterbacks
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Ben Roethlisberger Steelers Jaguars
2 Matt Hasselbeck Seahawks Redskins
3 David Garrard Jaguars @ Steelers
4 Jeff Garcia Buccaneers Giants
5 Todd Collins Redskins @ Seahawks
6 Philip Rivers Chargers Titans
7 Vince Young Titans @ Chargers
8 Eli Manning Giants @ Buccaneers
9 Kerry Collins Titans @ Chargers
10 Billy Volek Chargers Titans
11 Quinn Gray Jaguars @ Steelers
12 Luke McCown Buccaneers Giants
13 Seneca Wallace Seahawks Redskins
Running Backs
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 LaDainian Tomlinson Chargers Titans
2 Clinton Portis Redskins @ Seahawks
3 Fred Taylor Jaguars @ Steelers
4 Earnest Graham Buccaneers Giants
5 Brandon Jacobs Giants @ Buccaneers
6 LenDale White Titans @ Chargers
7 Najeh Davenport Steelers Jaguars
8 Maurice Jones-Drew Jaguars @ Steelers
9 Shaun Alexander Seahawks Redskins
10 Maurice Morris Seahawks Redskins
11 Darren Sproles Chargers Titans
12 Chris Brown Titans @ Chargers
13 Michael Pittman Buccaneers Giants
14 Michael Turner Chargers Titans
15 Michael Bennett Buccaneers Giants
16 Reuben Droughns Giants @ Buccaneers
17 Ladell Betts Redskins @ Seahawks
18 Leonard Weaver Seahawks Redskins
19 Greg Jones Jaguars @ Steelers
20 Ahmad Bradshaw Giants @ Buccaneers
Wide Receivers
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Santonio Holmes Steelers Jaguars
2 Bobby Engram Seahawks Redskins
3 Hines Ward Steelers Jaguars
4 Joey Galloway Buccaneers Giants
5 Santana Moss Redskins @ Seahawks
6 Plaxico Burress Giants @ Buccaneers
7 Chris Chambers Chargers Titans
8 Reggie Williams Jaguars @ Steelers
9 Justin Gage Titans @ Chargers
10 Nate Burleson Seahawks Redskins
11 Roydell Williams Titans @ Chargers
12 Ike Hilliard Buccaneers Giants
13 Antwaan Randle El Redskins @ Seahawks
14 Amani Toomer Giants @ Buccaneers
15 Nate Washington Steelers Jaguars
16 Deion Branch Seahawks Redskins
17 Sinorice Moss Giants @ Buccaneers
18 Ernest Wilford Jaguars @ Steelers
19 Keenan McCardell Redskins @ Seahawks
20 Brandon Jones Titans @ Chargers
21 Vincent Jackson Chargers Titans
22 Cedrick Wilson Steelers Jaguars
23 D.J. Hackett Seahawks Redskins
24 Dennis Northcutt Jaguars @ Steelers
25 Matt Jones Jaguars @ Steelers
Tight Ends
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Heath Miller Steelers Jaguars
2 Antonio Gates Chargers Titans
3 Chris Cooley Redskins @ Seahawks
4 Kevin Boss Giants @ Buccaneers
5 Ben Troupe Titans @ Chargers
6 Marcedes Lewis Jaguars @ Steelers
7 Jerramy Stevens Buccaneers Giants
8 Alex Smith Buccaneers Giants
9 Will Heller Seahawks Redskins
10 George Wrighster Jaguars @ Steelers
Kickers
Rank Name Team Opponent
1 Jeff Reed Steelers Jaguars
2 Josh Scobee Jaguars @ Steelers
3 Rob Bironas Titans @ Chargers
4 Shaun Suisham Redskins @ Seahawks
5 Josh Brown Seahawks Redskins
6 Nate Kaeding Chargers Titans
7 Matt Bryant Buccaneers Giants
8 Lawrence Tynes Giants @ Buccaneers
Defenses/Special Teams
Rank Name Opponent
1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Giants
2 Pittsburgh Steelers Jaguars
3 Jacksonville Jaguars @ Steelers
4 San Diego Chargers Titans
5 Seattle Seahawks Redskins
6 New York Giants @ Buccaneers
7 Tennessee Titans @ Chargers
8 Washington Redskins @ Seahawks

Good luck to all! (Except the Seahawks. Go Skins)! And remember, you can still be my cyberfriend and read my personal blog here.

Matthew Berry The Talented Mr. Roto is ESPN's Sr. Director of Fantasy, in charge of content. He was just as surprised as you to find out it's a real job. He is a four-time Fantasy Sports Writers Association award winner and the only writer in the industry with wins in multiple sports (NFL, MLB, NBA). Be sure to check him out every Sunday morning on "ESPNEWS Fantasy Insider" at 11 a.m. ET.

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