2020 Top 250 Dynasty Rankings + Top 50 Rookie Rankings

Another offseason, another crop of incoming rookies to add to the dynasty rankings. Also, everybody is another year older. The turnover has begun, as big named quarterbacks over the last 20 years are starting to see their way out. A lot of free agents are still up for grabs, and the NFL Draft is on the horizon. The rankings will be added with rookies once they have been drafted by their team, but are ranked by their value before we get to that point. The 2019 rookie class was very solid, and have a very bright future beyond 2020. We will take a look at a few of those names and what to expect moving forward.

2020 Rookie Rankings

RANKPLAYERTEAMPOS
1Clyde Edwards-HelairceKCRB
2Jonathan TaylorINDRB
3D’Andre SwiftDETRB
4Jerry JeudyDENWR
5CeeDee LambDALWR
6Cam AkersLARRB
7J.K. DobbinsBALRB
8Henry Ruggs IIILVWR
9Jalen ReagorPHIWR
10Justin JefferesonMINWR
11Denzel MimsNYJWR
12Michael Pittman Jr.INDWR
13Brandon AiyukSFWR
14Ke’Shawn VaughnTBRB
15Joe BurrowCINQB
16Tua TagovailoaMIAQB
17Chase ClaypoolPITWR
18Laviska Shenault Jr.JAXWR
19Zack MossBUFRB
20Bryan EdwardsLVWR
21AJ DillonGBRB
22Antonio GibsonWASRB
23Anthony McFarlandPITRB
24KJ HamlerDENWR
25Justin HerbertLACQB
26Tyler JohnsonTBWR
27Antonio Gandy-GoldenWSHWR
28Lynn BowdenLVWR
29Darrynton EvansTENRB
30Cole KmetCHIRB
31Jordan LoveGBQB
32Adam TrautmanNOTE
33Eno BenjaminARIRB
34Devin DuvernayBALWR
35Tee HigginsCINWR
36Van JeffersonLARWR
37Jalen HurtsPHIQB
38Donovan Peoples-JonesCLEWR
39DeeJay DallasSEARB
40Quintez CephusDETWR
41Lamical PerineNYJRB
42Joshua KelleyLACRB
43Harrison BryantCLETE
44Devin AsiasiNETE
45Brycen HopkinsLARTE
46Albert OkwuegbunamDENTE
47Gabriel DavisBUFWR
48KJ HillLACWR
49Collin JohnsonJAXTE
50Jacob EasonINDQB

After a strong 2019 class, we have a very good 2020 class. We are going to see a ton of turnover in terms of quarterbacks over the next year or two. There are a lot of quarterbacks trying to write their final chapter. We also have a ton of teams in a quarterback limbo where they are not quite sure where they want to go for the future. Joe Burrow is the premium quarterback coming into the league, and is likely headed to Cincinnati. He is going to have some tremendous receiving options to work with, and Joe Mixon. Tua Tagovailoa is coming into 2020 with a question mark given the hip injury. There are a few different ways the draft can shake out, but it is pointing to Miami.

A few teams are in need of a running back, and there are three tier one backs in this draft to target. D’Andre Swift out of Georgia is widely recognized as the top option, and first off the board. However, Jonathan Taylor and J.K. Dobbins are not that far behind. Landing spot is going to be big for any name, but if a young rookie finds themselves in Kansas City, we can shoot them up the rankings board. Miami has a ton of draft picks and need a running back. They might opt to use one early, which would put whichever rookie in a premium volume role.

This year’s receiving class is going to have some big shoes to fill. Terry McLaurin, DK Metcalf, and AJ Brown all showed up in a big way. I also can’t forget Deebo Samuel either. Jerry Jeudy and CeeDee Lamb headline this class, and are projected to go as top 15 picks. Both are expected to land somewhere where they can see solid volume right off the bat. Names like Henry Ruggs III, Justin Jefferson, and Tee Higgins are also projected to go to teams that are in dire need of revamping their receiving core. They have a chance to head to teams like New Orleans, Philadelphia, or Green Bay. Not bad quarterbacks to be throwing your way in your rookie year.

2019 Rookie Recap

kyler murrayKyler Murray ended up taking home the Rookie of the Year award, finishing with 3,722 passing yards and 20 touchdowns. Arizona is on the rise, and will continue to key pieces together to help Murray in this offense, especially along the offensive line. He should get a helping hand through the draft this season. Daniel Jones had 24 touchdowns, but also turned the ball over quite a bit. Somewhat expected for a rookie quarterback, but Jones showed some promise throughout the year. Dwayne Haskins saw time late, and certainly landed in the worst situation he could have, playing for the Redskins. Drew Lock showed big upside late in the year, tossing over 1,000 yards on 100 completions with seven touchdowns.

Josh Jacobs had an excellent rookie season, rushing for over 1,100 yards and seven touchdowns. He missed a few games with a shoulder injury, but carried the workload for Oakland. The only downside was that he wasn’t heavily involved in the passing game. Devin Singletary rushed for 5.1 yards per carry in Buffalo, and will see a tick up in touches next season as a likely featured back. This looks to be a good landing spot for him. David Montgomery saw plenty of work, but struggled with efficiency behind a below average Chicago offensive line. Miles Sanders had 4.6 yards per carry, and was the bright spot in the Eagles second half. Sanders has certainly established himself as a premier back to watch for the future.

It was A.J. Brown who really took off, averaging a whopping 20.2 yards per catch. He finished the year with a 52-1051-8 line. Brown really thrived once Ryan Tannehill was under center, which was the case for the Titans as a whole. Terry McLaurin finished second among rookies in receiving yards, and also had seven touchdowns. This was on a poor Washington team, with Case Keenum and Dwayne Haskins struggling to find consistency. DK Metcalf is going to be a real problem in this league. He was a deep threat, but his size and speed came as advertised. Deebo Samuel had success on the ground running and also through the air with 802 receiving yards. Marquise Brown, Darius Slayton, Diontae Johnson, and Preston Williams also were notable names.

2021 Featured Dynasty Names

  • Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson
  • Justyn Ross, WR, Clemson
  • Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State
  • Jaylen Waddle, WR, Alabama
  • Ja’Marr Chase, WR, LSU
  • DeVonta Smith, WR, Alabama
  • Brevin Jordan, TE, Miami
  • Travis Etienne, RB, Clemson
  • Chase Hubbard, RB, Oklahoma State

Top 250 Dynasty Rankings

RankNameTeamPosition
1Christian McCaffreyCARRB
2Michael ThomasNOWR
3Saquon BarkleyNYGRB
4Dalvin CookMINRB
5Ezekiel ElliottDALRB
6Alvin KamaraNORB
7DeAndre HopkinsARIWR
8Davante AdamsGBWR
9Nick ChubbCLERB
10Tyreek HillKCWR
11Chris GodwinTBWR
12Amari CooperDALWR
13Joe MixonCINRB
14Derrick HenryTENRB
15Mike EvansTBWR
16Josh JacobsLVRB
17Kenny GolladayDETWR
18Courtland SuttonDENWR
19Odell Beckham Jr.CLEWR
20D.J. MooreCARWR
21Keenan AllenLACWR
22A.J. BrownTENWR
23George KittleSFTE
24JuJu Smith-SchusterPITWR
25Aaron JonesGBRB
26Miles SandersPHIRB
27Travis KelceKCTE
28Clyde Edwards-HelaireKCRB
29Leonard FournetteJACRB
30Patrick MahomesKCQB
31Stefon DiggsBUFWR
32Calvin RidleyATLWR
33Lamar JacksonBALQB
34Jonathan TaylorINDRB
35Allen RobinsonCHIWR
36Austin EkelerLACRB
37D.J. CharkJACWR
38Julio JonesATLWR
39Jerry JeudyDENWR
40Todd GurleyATLRB
41Deshaun WatsonHOUQB
42Cooper KuppLARWR
43Tyler LockettSEAWR
44CeeDee LambDALWR
45Melvin GordonLACRB
46Tyler BoydCINWR
47D'Andre SwiftDETRB
48D.K. MetcalfSEAWR
49Mark AndrewsBALTE
50Denzel MimsNYJWR
51Michael GallupDALWR
52Terry McLaurinWASWR
53Jalen ReagorPHIWR
54Deebo SamuelSFWR
55Justin JeffersonMINWR
56Zach ErtzPHITE
57David MontgomeryCHIRB
58Russell WilsonSEAQB
59J.K. DobbinsBALRB
60Devin SingletaryBUFRB
61Mike WilliamsLACWR
62Phillip LindsayDENRB
63Cam AkersLARRB
64Evan EngramNYGTE
65Chris CarsonSEARB
66Robert WoodsLARWR
67Christian KirkARIWR
68James ConnerPITRB
69Kerryon JohnsonDETRB
70Henry RuggsLVWR
71Kyler MurrayARIQB
72Kenyan DrakeARIRB
73Le'Veon BellNYJRB
74Jarvis LandryCLEWR
75Marquise BrownBALWR
76Austin HooperCLETE
77Ke'Shawn VaughnTBRB
78Dak PrescottDALQB
79Kareem HuntCLERB
80Devante ParkerMIAWR
81Hunter HenryLACTE
82Derrius GuiceWASRB
83Michael PittmanINDWR
84Sterling ShepardNYGWR
85Darren WallerOAKTE
86Joe BurrowCINQB
87Josh AllenBUFQB
88Curtis SamuelCARWR
89Adam ThielenMINWR
90Tua TagovailoaMIAQB
91N'Keal HarryNEWR
92Noah FantDENTE
93Zack MossBUFRB
94Mark IngramBALRB
95Carson WentzPHIQB
96Diontae JohnsonPITWR
97Mecole HardmanKCWR
98Tyrell WilliamsOAKWR
99T.J. HockensonDETTE
100Sony MichelNERB
101Brandin CooksLARWR
102David JohnsonHOURB
103Aaron RodgersGBQB
104T.Y. HiltonINDWR
105Dallas GoedertPHITE
106Ronald Jones IITBRB
107Will FullerHOUWR
108Darius SlaytonNYGWR
109Brandon AiyukSFWR
110Jimmy GaroppoloSFQB
111Royce FreemanDENRB
112Jared GoffLARQB
113John BrownBUFWR
114KJ HamlerDENWR
115Tee HigginsCINWR
116Sammy WatkinsKCWR
117Baker MayfieldCLEQB
118Tyler HigbeeLARTE
119Anthony MillerCHIWR
120Damien WilliamsKCRB
121Darrynton EvansTENRB
122James WhiteNERB
123Antonio GibsonWASRB
124Sam DarnoldNYJQB
125Raheem MostertSFRB
126Marvin JonesDETWR
127Tarik CohenCHIRB
128Tevin ColemanSFRB
129Corey DavisTENWR
130Alexander MattisonMINRB
131Parris CampbellINDWR
132Laviska ShenaultJACRB
133Preston WilliamsMIAWR
134Irv Smith Jr.MINTE
135Jameis WinstonNOQB
136Matt BreidaMIARB
137Mike GesickiMIATE
138Daniel JonesNYGQB
139A.J. GreenCINWR
140Matt RyanATLQB
141Matthew StaffordDETQB
142Jonnu SmithTENTE
143Jamison CrowderNYJWR
144Jamaal WilliamsGBRB
145Rashaad PennySEARB
146Latavius MurrayNORB
147Tony PollardDALRB
148Dede WestbrookJACWR
149Ryan TannehillTENQB
150John RossCINWR
151Drew LockDENQB
152A.J. DillonGBRB
153Joshua KelleyLACRB
154J.J. Arcega-WhitesidePHIWR
155Duke JohnsonHOURB
156Ian ThomasCARTE
157O.J. HowardTBTE
158Anthony McFarlandPITRB
159James WashingtonPITWR
160Robby AndersonNYJWR
161Benny Snell Jr.PITRB
162Bryan EdwardsLVWR
163Auden TateCINWR
164Darrell HendersonLARRB
165Julian EdelmanNEWR
166Chase ClaypoolPITWR
167David NjokuCLETE
168Justice HillBALRB
169Kirk CousinsMINQB
170Jordan HowardPHIRB
171Dawson KnoxBUFTE
172Hunter RenfrowOAKWR
173Marlon MackINDRB
174Cam NewtonFAQB
175Derek CarrOAKQB
176Nyheim HinesINDRB
177Van JeffersonLARWR
178Mitch TrubiskyCHIQB
179Malcolm BrownLARRB
180Jaylen SamuelsPITRB
181Alshon JefferyPHIWR
182Breshad PerrimanTBWR
183Golden TateNYGWR
184Gus EdwardsBALRB
185Andy IsabellaARIWR
186Jack DoyleINDTE
187Allen LazardGBWR
188Drew BreesNOQB
189Gardner MinshewJACQB
190Cole KmetCHITE
191Jacoby BrissettINDQB
192Dwayne HaskinsWASQB
193Jared CookNOTE
194Josh ReynoldsLARWR
195Carlos HydeHOURB
196Justin JacksonLACRB
197Kyle RudolphMINTE
198Justin HerbertLACQB
199Marcus MariotaOAKQB
200Darwin ThompsonKCRB
201Chris Herndon IVNYJTE
202Tom BradyNEQB
203Ben RoethlisbergerPITQB
204Gerald EverettLARTE
205Russell GageATLWR
206Teddy BridgewaterNOQB
207Philip RiversLACQB
208Nick FolesCHIQB
209Andy DaltonCINQB
210Chris ThompsonWASRB
211Kelvin HarmonWASWR
212Jordan LoveGBQB
213Tyler EifertCINTE
214Jace SternbergerGBTE
215Chris ConleyJAXWR
216Randall CobbDALWR
217Nelson AgholorPHIWR
218Jacob EasonINDQB
219Jalen RichardOAKRB
220Trey BurtonCHITE
221DeAndre WashingtonOAKWR
222Tyrod TaylorLACQB
223Greg OlsenSEATE
224Hakeem ButlerARIWR
225Zach PascalINDWR
226Hayden HurstBALTE
227Albert WilsonMIAWR
228Keke CouteeHOUWR
229Jordan WilkinsINDRB
230Demarcus RobinsonKCWR
231Justin WatsonTBWR
232DeeJay DallasRBSEA
233Tyler JohnsonWRTB
234Jalen HurtsQBPHI
235Adam TrautmanTENO
236Lynn BowdenWRLVR
237Antonio Gandy-GoldenWRWAS
238Devin DuvernayWRBAL
239Quintez CephusWRDET
240LaMical PerineRBNYJ
241Harrison BryantTECLE
242Albert OkwuegbunamTEDEN
243Jake FrommQBBUF

Buying Into The Bengals

Cincinnati BengalsJoe Burrow is headed to Cincinnati, and the Bengals will finally move on from Andy Dalton. While A.J. Green’s future is still to be determined in Cincinnati — John Ross, Tyler Boyd, Auden Tate, and Joe Mixon is not a bad core to have around for a rookie arm. They drafted Jonah Williams last year, and he missed the 2019 season due to an injury. He will be back this year and the Bengals should still be looking to add to the line. With Burrow under center, we are still banking on a one year sample size, but the upside of this offense is there. They might also look to add another wideout in the draft as they will want to get a true WR1 to pair with Burrow. Boyd has had strong fantasy years over the last two seasons, and Mixon ended up finishing with decent numbers despite a horrendous defense and offensive line.

  
Jason has been playing fantasy football for 20 years, starting back when Marshall Faulk was the top fantasy pick. He is well versed in various fantasy formats, from dynasty to super-flex. Jason not only enjoys playing, but helping others further their game.

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