Published On: Tue, Aug 30th, 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

*Draft values are based on 12-team standard leagues.

Tier 1

Draft value: Late 4th-5th round

Rank Player Team
1 Cam Newton CAR
2 Aaron Rodgers GB

Tier 2

Draft value: Late 5th-6th round

Rank Player Team
3 Russell Wilson SEA
4 Andrew Luck IND
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
10 Blake Bortles JAC

Tier 4

Draft value: 10th-11th round

Rank Player Team
11 Tyrod Taylor BUF
12 Tom Brady NE
13 Kirk Cousins WAS
14 Jameis Winston TB

Tier 5

Draft value: 12th-13th round

Rank Player Team
15 Matt Stafford DET
16 Derek Carr OAK
17 Ryan Fitzpatrick NYJ
18 Marcus Mariota TEN

Tier 6

Draft value: 14th round or later

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

Position Tiers
QB | RB | WR | TE

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