Here's the 2.0 version of 11Alive Sports' Top 125 playmakers for the 2018 season, with this countdown serving as an amalgamation of my positional rankings (listed below) and the composite overall rankings of various Web sites.

For example, some sites have Giants rookie Saquon Barkley in the top 10 or 15 ... but there's no way I can make a similar leap right now, at the expense of Kareem Hunt, Alvin Kamara, Odell Beckham Jr., DeAndre Hopkins, Melvin Gordon, Devonta Freeman, Leonard Fournette or even Christian McCaffrey (80 catches/113 targets as a rookie).

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Conversely, I have quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger and Matthew Stafford slotted 50 places higher than The Big Board from

And don't get me started on the ridiculousness of Rams QB Jared Goff being available at Round 14 or lower in just every mock draft.

To view my QB-starter rankings, click here.

To view the preseason running back rankings, click here.

To view the July rankings for wide receivers, click here.

And to peruse the top-35 listing for tight ends, click here.



1. RB Todd Gurley, Rams

2. WR Antonio Brown, Steelers

3. RB Le'Veon Bell, Steelers

4. RB David Johnson, Cardinals

5. RB Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys

6. WR DeAndre Hopkins, Texans

7. RB Kareem Hunt, Chiefs

8. RB Alvin Kamara, Saints

9. WR Odell Beckham Jr., Giants

10. RB Leonard Fournette, Jaguars

11. RB Devonta Freeman, Falcons

12. RB Melvin Gordon, Chargers

13. WR Julio Jones, Falcons

14. RB Christian McCaffrey, Panthers

15. TE Rob Gronkowski, Patriots

16. RB Saquon Barkley, Giants

17. WR Michael Thomas, Saints

18. WR Mike Evans, Buccaneers

19. WR Keenan Allen, Chargers

20. QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers

21. QB Russell Wilson, Seahawks

22. RB Dalvin Cook, Vikings

23. WR A.J. Green, Bengals

24. QB Deshaun Watson, Texans

25. TE Travis Kelce, Chiefs


26. WR Davante Adams, Packers

27. WR Jarvis Landry, Browns

28. QB Cam Newton, Panthers

29. WR Adam Thielen, Vikings

30. WR Tyreek Hill, Chiefs

31. TE Zach Ertz, Eagles

32. QB Tom Brady, Patriots

33. TE Greg Olsen, Panthers

34. RB Joe Mixon, Bengals

35. QB Carson Wentz, Eagles

36. RB Jerick McKinnon, 49ers

37. RB Jordan Howard, Bears

38. WR Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals

39. RB LeSean McCoy, Bills (placeholder ranking, while McCoy deals with this)

40. WR T.Y. Hilton, Colts

41. WR Doug Baldwin, Seahawks

42. QB Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers

43. RB Kenyan Drake, Dolphins

44. WR Brandin Cooks, Rams

45. WR Allen Robinson, Bears

46. QB Jared Goff, Rams

47. WR Amari Cooper, Raiders

48. RB Jay Ajayi, Eagles

49. WR Golden Tate, Lions

50. RB Lamar Miller, Texans


51. WR Stefon Diggs, Vikings

52. QB Matthew Stafford, Lions

53. QB Kirk Cousins, Vikings

54. WR Alshon Jeffery, Eagles

55. TE Evan Engram, Giants

56. RB Alex Collins, Ravens

57. TE Jimmy Graham, Packers

58. WR Juju Smith-Schuster, Steelers

59. RB Derrick Henry, Titans

60. WR Demaryius Thomas, Broncos

61. RB Derrick Henry, Titans

62. RB Tevin Coleman, Falcons

63. WR Devin Funchess, Panthers

64. QB Philip Rivers, Chargers

65. WR Corey Davis, Titans

66. RB Rashaad Penny, Seahawks

67. QB Matt Ryan, Falcons

68. RB Carlos Hyde, Browns

69. QB Drew Brees, Saints

70. RB Nick Chubb, Browns

71. RB Jamaal Williams, Packers

72. WR Michael Crabtree, Ravens

73. RB Sony Michel, Patriots

74. RB Marshawn Lynch, Raiders

75. RB Kerryon Johnson, Lions


76. QB Alex Smith, Redskins

77. WR Marvin Jones, Lions

78. TE Delanie Walker, Titans

79. QB Marcus Mariota, Titans

80. RB Mark Ingram, Saints

81. RB Chris Thompson, Redskins

82. WR Kelvin Benjamin, Bills

83. RB James White, Patriots

84. QB Dak Prescott, Cowboys

85. WR Robert Woods, Rams

86. RB Derrius Guice, Redskins

87. WR Marqise Lee, Jaguars

88. WR Cooper Kupp, Rams

89. RB Ronald Jones, Buccaneers

90. QB Eli Manning, Giants

91. RB Dion Lewis, Titans

92. TE Kyle Rudolph, Vikings

93. QB Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers

94. WR Josh Gordon, Browns

95. QB Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs

96. WR Pierre Garcon, 49ers

97. RB Royce Freeman, Broncos

98. WR Sammy Watkins, Chiefs

99. WR Jamison Crowder, Redskins

100. QB Derek Carr, Raiders


101. RB Isaiah Crowell, Jets

102. TE Trey Burton, Bears

103. WR Marquise Goodwin, 49ers

104. QB Case Keenum, Broncos

105. QB Andrew Luck, Colts

106. WR Jordy Nelson, Raiders

107. WR Mike Williams, Chargers

108. WR Chris Hogan, Patriots

109. QB Jameis Winston, Buccaneers

110. QB Mitchell Trubisky, Bears

111. WR Will Fuller, Texans

112. RB Marlon Mack, Colts

113. WR Martavis Bryant, Raiders

114. WR Robby Anderson, Jets

115. WR Kenny Golladay, Lions

116. RB Duke Johnson, Browns

117. TE Cameron Brate, Buccaneers

118. RB Tarik Cohen, Bears

119. WR Rishard Matthews, Titans

120. WR Calvin Ridley, Falcons

121. RB D'Onta Foreman, Texans

122. WR Paul Richardson, Redskins

123. WR Mohamed Sanu, Falcons

124. RB Frank Gore, Dolphins

125. QB Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins

Jay Clemons, the 2008 Fantasy Football Writer of the Year and 2015 Cynopsis Media award winner for "Sports Blog Of The Year," has previously served as the lead fantasy analyst for Sports Illustrated, FOX Sports South, Bleacher Report and