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Opportunity-Neutral Cheat Sheet

If we knew for a fact any player we drafted would get 250 carries, 140 targets or 500 passing attempts, here's how I'd rank them:

Quarterbacks

1. Cam Newton
2. Robert Griffin
3. Aaron Rodgers
4. Drew Brees
5. Colin Kaepernick
6. Michael Vick
7. Russell Wilson
8. Andrew Luck
9. Peyton Manning
10. Tom Brady
11. Matt Ryan
12. Tony Romo
13. Eli Manning
14. Ben Roethlisberger
15. Alex Smith
16. EJ Manuel
17. Jay Cutler
18. Jake Locker
19. Geno Smith
20. Tim Tebow

Running Backs

1. Adrian Peterson
2. Jamaal Charles
3. C.J. Spiller
4. Doug Martin
5. Arian Foster
6. LeSean McCoy
7. LaMichael James
8. Shane Vereen
9. David Wilson
10. Trent Richardson
11. Montee Ball
12. Bryce Brown
13. Ben Tate
14. Christine Michael
15. Ray Rice
16. Marshawn Lynch
17. DeMarco Murray
18. Darren McFadden
19. Pierre Thomas
20. Darren Sproles
21. Maurice Jones-Drew
22. Alfred Morris
23. Bernard Pierce
24. Jacquizz Rodgers
25. Eddie Lacy
26. Giovani Bernard
27. Ahmad Bradshaw
28. Reggie Bush
29. Ryan Mathews
30. DeAngelo Williams

Wide Receivers

1. Demaryius Thomas
2. Julio Jones
3. Calvin Johnson
4. Dez Bryant
5. A.J. Green
6. Jordy Nelson
7. Hakeem Nicks
8. Vincent Jackson
9. Josh Gordon
10. DeSean Jackson
11. Andre Johnson
12. Pierre Garcon
13. T.Y. Hilton
14. Kenny Britt
15. Torrey Smith
16. Victor Cruz
17. Dwayne Bowe
18. Sidney Rice
19. Chris Givens
20. Larry Fitzgerald

Tight Ends

1. Rob Gronkowski
2. Vernon Davis
3. Jimmy Graham
4. Jared Cook
5. Greg Olsen
6. Kyle Rudolph
7. Heath Miller
8. Tony Gonzalez
9. Antonio Gates
10. Jermichael Finley
11. Coby Fleener
12. Zach Miller
13. Owen Daniels
14. Dwayne Allen
15. Martellus Bennett
16. Fred Davis
17. Brandon Myers
18. Dustin Keller
19. Rob Housler
20. Jason Witten

Comments

By: schoenke
On: 8/14/2013 9:13:00 PM
Vereen over Richardson?
 
By: Chris Liss
On: 8/15/2013 12:37:00 AM
If both were guaranteed the same number of carries, I'd take the guy in the elite offense. And both will catch passes.
 
By: sickningh
On: 8/15/2013 8:42:00 PM
Martin over foster?
 
By: flintstock
On: 8/17/2013 6:29:00 AM
No Brandon Marshall?
 
By: Chris Liss
On: 8/25/2013 4:31:00 PM
Marshall was strictly a volume guy.
 

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