Published On: Mon, Aug 22nd, 2016

Fantasy: Draft tiers for every position

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Get ready for your season with theScore’s 2016 Fantasy Football Draft Kit.

Player rankings are the weapon of choice for most fantasy owners entering a draft, but they aren’t the only tool you should be using.

Breaking down each position into tiers will help you prepare by properly identifying player value, allowing you to react accordingly when runs happen during your draft.

Position Tiers
QB | RB | WR | TE

Tier 1

Draft value: 4th round

Rank Player Team
1 Cam Newton CAR
2 Aaron Rodgers GB

Tier 2

Draft value: Late 5th-6th round

Rank Player Team
3 Andrew Luck IND
4 Russell Wilson SEA
5 Drew Brees NO

Tier 3

Draft value: 8th-9th round

Rank Player Team
6 Carson Palmer ARI
7 Ben Roethlisberger PIT
8 Eli Manning NYG
9 Philip Rivers SD

Tier 4

Draft value: 10th-11th round

Rank Player Team
10 Blake Bortles JAC
11 Tyrod Taylor BUF
12 Tom Brady NE
13 Kirk Cousins WAS
14 Tony Romo DAL

Tier 5

Draft value: 12th-13th round

Rank Player Team
15 Matt Stafford DET
16 Derek Carr OAK
17 Ryan Fitzpatrick NYJ
18 Jameis Winston TB

Tier 6

Draft value: 14th round or later

Rank Player Team
19 Marcus Mariota TEN
20 Andy Dalton CIN
21 Matt Ryan ATL
22 Ryan Tannehill MIA
23 Jay Cutler CHI
24 Alex Smith KC
25 Joe Flacco BAL
26 Robert Griffin III CLE

Position Tiers
QB | RB | WR | TE

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