Dynastyboyds Rookie SF Rankings

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If you are in a league where you draft rookies before the NFL draft, then I am here to help you with my Superflex rookie rankings.


Lots of people don’t like the idea, or understand these leagues, but I have a great deal of respect for those players and it adds an extra element to their leagues and the NFL draft.

I have gone through countless hours of game tape and crunched the combine numbers to come up with my top 50 rookie rankings ,pre-NFL draft.

Yes, obviously it will be different post-draft, but that isn’t the point. These are purely my pre-NFL draft 0.5 PPR SF rankings.

Use them as you wish.

Rookie Rankings

Rank Player Position
1 Joe Burrow QB
2 Tua Tagovailoa QB
3 Ceedee Lamb WR
4 Jonathan Taylor RB
5 D’Andre Swift RB
6 Jerry Jeudy WR
7 JK Dobbins RB
8 Justin Herbert QB
9 Cam Akers RB
10 Henry Ruggs III WR
11 Clyde Edwards – Helaire RB
12 Justin Jefferson WR
13 Laviska Shenault Jr WR
14 Jalen Hurts QB
15 Jordan Love QB
16 Tee Higgins WR
17 Jalen Reagor WR
18 Bryan Edwards WR
19 Tyler Johnson WR
20 Jacob Eason QB
21 Denzel Mims WR
22 Ke’Shawn Vaughn RB
23 A.J. Dillon RB
24 Zack Moss RB
25 Brandon Aiyuk WR
26 Jake Fromm QB
27 Eno Benjamin RB
28 Devin Duvernay WR
29 Chase Claypool WR
30 K.J. Hamler WR
31 Gabriel Davis WR
32 Harrison Bryant TE
33 Antonio Gandy-Golden WR
34 Darrynton Evans RB
35 Adam Trautman TE
36 Cole Kmet TE
37 Collin Johnson WR
38 Albert Okwuegbunam TE
39 Brycen Hopkins TE
40 K.J Hill WR
41 Anthony McFarland Jr RB
42 Thadeous Moss TE
43 Antonio Gibson RB
44 Cole McDonald QB
45 Nate Stanley QB
46 Van Jefferson WR
47 Lamical Perine RB
48 Donovan Peoples-Jones WR
49 Joshua Kelley RB
50 Anthony Gordon QB

Joe Burrow

There is a reason Joe Burrow is 100/1 Odds to go to the Bengals, it’s going to happen. Joe Burrow is talented, this is undisputed, he had arguably the greatest ever season for any college player ever. Don’t believe me, read and watch below.

Despite having the number 1 pick for being the league’s worst side, he lands in a great position fantasy-wise. A.J Green is returning from injury, joining the likes of the talented Tyler Boyd and speedster John Ross.

He has one of the league’s best running backs in Joe Mixon, who led the league in tackles evaded last season, and Jonah Williams returning from injury.

 

 

Jonathan Taylor

If anyone saw my dynasty rookie rankings a few weeks ago, you would have seen Taylor was my top skill position, that has changed. Having watched more tape on both players and listening to a few podcasts on both players, Lamb has surpassed him for good. That’s the great thing about rankings, they are dynamic.

Both players are stars, athletes with ball in hand, and play-makers. Taylor’s fumbles is cause for concern. It doesn’t matter how good an athlete you are, how quick you are, if you fumble consistently you wont see much playing time. Taylor has 18 fumbles in his college career, Taylor had a staggering 926 rushing attempts, making for 1 fumble every 51.4 rushes. In comparison Dobbins averaged 1 fumble for every 145 rushing attempts.

Taylor is a world class athlete, but he needs to work on protecting the ball. He is still my number 1 RB in this class, but I would rather take Lamb if both are available.

 

Ceedee Lamb

I am a massive fan, he is the best prospect since Amari Cooper. Lamb has elite hands, body control and is extremely physical. The Bilentnikoff finalist is simply a YAC monster who can line up anywhere and be a weapon. The one knock Lamb had was his pace, he addressed that at the combine. While not blistering, a very respectable 4.50 seconds in the 40 yard dash.

In 2019 Lamb avaerged over 100 yards a game, and better than a touchdown per game. He finished the season with 62 receptions, 1,327 yards and 14 touchdowns in 13 games. His Oklahoma college career finished at 40 games, 173 receptions, 3,292 yards, 32 touchdowns.

I will leave it with this, is he being frequently compared to DeAndre Hopkins for a reason.

WRs

This class is deep, and I mean deep. These 3rd round dart throws seem to have a way higher chance, than previous years, of paying off. Players such as Brandon Aiyuk, Chase Claypool, Devin Duvernay, K.J. Hamler, Gabriel Davis and Antonio Gandy-Golden for the most part will be taken in the 3rd and 4th round of rookie drafts. Duvernay in particular is climbing boards rapidly, the man has safe hands. There is a very high chance that selecting one of these will turn out like Terry McLaurin did in his rookie season, thoroughly outperforming expectations with a 3rd round ADP and becoming more than fantasy relevant.

Don’t sleep on this man

Or this one

TEs

Its not that I don’t rate the TE class, having Harrison Bryant and Adam Trautman as my TE1 and 2 at a lowly 32 and 35. Its just that I prefer the likelihood of hitting on all the WRs above them. The top tight ends all have incredible talent and athleticism, however other than Trautman and Kmet Cole, none are noted blockers and this could affect how much time they spend on the field.

While not much between prospects, Harrison Bryant is my TE1


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