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Week 15 All In Rankings: Cutler Returns, Cousins To Start

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Time to hand over the clipboard Cutler. Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images
Time to hand over the clipboard Cutler. Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images

Whether your league started last week, or it's one of the four-team setups, we're officially talking playoffs. Congrats for getting there, but let me share the most important nugget of information you will ever need: don't get cute. Sure, there are some "stars" who have disappointed of late. However, more often than not, benching a star for a one-week star (a la Steve Smith for Da'Rick Rogers) comes back to bite you... hard! The playoffs are not where you want to overthink or start surprise names for those who got you here. Trust your studs.

Quarterbacks

Rank Player Team Opp
1 Peyton Manning  DEN vs. SD
2 Drew Brees  NO at STL
3 Nick Foles  PHI at MIN
4 Cam Newton  CAR vs. NYJ
5 Matthew Stafford  DET vs. BAL
6 Philip Rivers  SD at DEN
7 Russell Wilson  SEA at NYG
8 Tony Romo  DAL vs. GB
9 Jay Cutler  CHI at CLE
10 Matt Ryan  ATL vs. WAS
11 Andrew Luck  IND vs. HOU
12 Tom Brady  NE at MIA
13 Alex Smith  KC at OAK
14 Colin Kaepernick  SF at TB
15 Ryan Tannehill  MIA vs. NE
16 Ben Roethlisberger  PIT vs. CIN
17 Andy Dalton  CIN at PIT
18 Joe Flacco  BAL at DET
19 Kirk Cousins  WAS at ATL
20 Carson Palmer  ARI at TEN
21 Jason Campbell  CLE vs. CHI
22 Case Keenum  HOU at IND
23 Ryan Fitzpatrick  TEN vs. ARI
24 E.J. Manuel  BUF at JAC
25 Eli Manning  NYG vs. SEA
26 Matt Cassel  MIN vs. PHI
27 Matt Flynn  GB at DAL
28 Mike Glennon  TB vs. SF
29 Matt McGloin  OAK vs. KC
30 Kellen Clemens  STL vs. NO
31 Chad Henne  JAC vs. BUF
32 Geno Smith  NYJ at CAR

Running Backs

Rank Standard Player Team Opp Rank PPR Player Team Opp
1 Jamaal Charles  KC at OAK 1 Jamaal Charles  KC at OAK
2 LeSean McCoy  PHI at MIN 2 Shane Vereen  NE at MIA
3 Matt Forte  CHI at CLE 3 LeSean McCoy  PHI at MIN
4 DeMarco Murray  DAL vs. GB 4 Matt Forte  CHI at CLE
5 Knowshon Moreno  DEN vs. SD 5 DeMarco Murray  DAL vs. GB
6 Marshawn Lynch  SEA at NYG 6 Knowshon Moreno  DEN vs. SD
7 Eddie Lacy  GB at DAL 7 Eddie Lacy  GB at DAL
8 Alfred Morris  WAS at ATL 8 Marshawn Lynch  SEA at NYG
9 Zac Stacy  STL vs. NO 9 Le'Veon Bell  PIT vs. CIN
10 Shane Vereen  NE at MIA 10 Andre Brown  NYG vs. SEA
11 Ben Tate  HOU at IND 11 Reggie Bush  DET vs. BAL
12 Le'Veon Bell  PIT vs. CIN 12 Zac Stacy  STL vs. NO
13 Steven Jackson  ATL vs. WAS 13 Ben Tate  HOU at IND
14 Reggie Bush  DET vs. BAL 14 Alfred Morris  WAS at ATL
15 Frank Gore  SF at TB 15 Steven Jackson  ATL vs. WAS
16 Andre Brown  NYG vs. SEA 16 Giovani Bernard  CIN at PIT
17 Rashad Jennings  OAK vs. KC 17 C.J. Spiller  BUF at JAC
18 Ryan Mathews  SD at DEN 18 Fred Jackson  BUF at JAC
19 C.J. Spiller  BUF at JAC 19 Ryan Mathews  SD at DEN
20 Fred Jackson  BUF at JAC 20 Danny Woodhead  SD at DEN
21 Jordan Todman  JAC vs. BUF 21 Chris Ogbonnaya  CLE vs. CHI
22 Bobby Rainey  TB vs. SF 22 Rashad Jennings  OAK vs. KC
23 Giovani Bernard  CIN at PIT 23 Pierre Thomas  NO at STL
24 Chris Ogbonnaya  CLE vs. CHI 24 Jordan Todman  JAC vs. BUF
25 Pierre Thomas  NO at STL 25 Chris Johnson  TEN vs. ARI
26 Montee Ball  DEN vs. SD 26 Frank Gore  SF at TB
27 Danny Woodhead  SD at DEN 27 Bobby Rainey  TB vs. SF
28 Ray Rice  BAL at DET 28 Darren Sproles  NO at STL
29 Chris Johnson  TEN vs. ARI 29 Ray Rice  BAL at DET
30 Rashard Mendenhall  ARI at TEN 30 Andre Ellington  ARI at TEN
31 Donald Brown  IND vs. HOU 31 Montee Ball  DEN vs. SD
32 Joique Bell  DET vs. BAL 32 Joique Bell  DET vs. BAL
33 BenJarvus Green-Ellis  CIN at PIT 33 Rashard Mendenhall  ARI at TEN
34 Andre Ellington  ARI at TEN 34 Donald Brown  IND vs. HOU
35 Darren Sproles  NO at STL 35 Lamar Miller  MIA vs. NE
36 Lamar Miller  MIA vs. NE 36 BenJarvus Green-Ellis  CIN at PIT
37 Christopher Ivory  NYJ at CAR 37 Chris Ivory  NYJ at CAR
38 DeAngelo Williams  CAR vs. NYJ 38 DeAngelo Williams  CAR vs. NYJ
39 Stevan Ridley  NE at MIA 39 Marcel Reece  OAK vs. KC
40 Daniel Thomas  MIA vs. NE 40 Fozzy Whittaker  CLE vs. CHI
41 James Starks  GB at DAL 41 Stevan Ridley  NE at MIA
42 Fozzy Whittaker  CLE vs. CHI 42 Trent Richardson  IND vs. HOU
43 Trent Richardson  IND vs. HOU 43 Daniel Thomas  MIA vs. NE
44 Matt Asiata  MIN vs. PHI 44 Matt Asiata  MIN vs. PHI
45 Shonn Greene  TEN vs. ARI 45 Roy Helu  WAS at ATL
46 Mike Tolbert  CAR vs. NYJ 46 James Starks  GB at DAL
47 LeGarrette Blount  NE at MIA 47 Bilal Powell  NYJ at CAR
48 Bryce Brown  PHI at MIN 48 Brian Leonard  TB vs. SF
49 Bilal Powell  NYJ at CAR 49 Jacquizz Rodgers  ATL vs. WAS
50 Marcel Reece  OAK vs. KC 50 Bryce Brown  PHI at MIN
51 Dennis Johnson  HOU at IND 51 Mike Tolbert  CAR vs. NYJ
52 Mark Ingram  NO at STL 52 Dennis Johnson  HOU at IND
53 Jacquizz Rodgers  ATL vs. WAS 53 Shonn Greene  TEN vs. ARI
54 Roy Helu  WAS at ATL 54 LeGarrette Blount  NE at MIA
55 Michael Bush  CHI at CLE 55 Bernard Pierce  BAL at DET
56 Joseph Randle  DAL vs. GB 56 Knile Davis  KC at OAK
57 Bernard Pierce  BAL at DET 57 Mark Ingram  NO at STL
58 Kendall Hunter  SF at TB 58 Michael Bush  CHI at CLE
59 Peyton Hillis  NYG vs. SEA 59 Denard Robinson  JAC vs. BUF
60 Jerome Felton  MIN vs. PHI 60 Joseph Randle  DAL vs. GB
61 Brandon Bolden  NE at MIA 61 Jerome Felton  MIN vs. PHI
62 Benny Cunningham  STL vs. NO 62 Stepfan Taylor  ARI at TEN
63 Denard Robinson  JAC vs. BUF 63 Kendall Hunter  SF at TB
64 Knile Davis  KC at OAK 64 Peyton Hillis  NYG vs. SEA
65 Brian Leonard  TB vs. SF 65 Bruce Miller  SF at TB
66 Robert Turbin  SEA at NYG 66 Jason Snelling  ATL vs. WAS
67 Stepfan Taylor  ARI at TEN 67 Benny Cunningham  STL vs. NO
68 Jason Snelling  ATL vs. WAS 68 Robert Turbin  SEA at NYG
69 Bruce Miller  SF at TB 69 Brandon Bolden  NE at MIA
70 Mike Gillislee  MIA vs. NE 70 Anthony Dixon  SF at TB

Wide Receivers

Rank Standard Player Team Opp Rank PPR Player Team Opp
1 Calvin Johnson  DET vs. BAL 1 Calvin Johnson  DET vs. BAL
2 Josh Gordon  CLE vs. CHI 2 Josh Gordon  CLE vs. CHI
3 Demaryius Thomas  DEN vs. SD 3 Demaryius Thomas  DEN vs. SD
4 Dez Bryant  DAL vs. GB 4 Andre Johnson  HOU at IND
5 Brandon Marshall  CHI at CLE 5 Brandon Marshall  CHI at CLE
6 Alshon Jeffery  CHI at CLE 6 Dez Bryant  DAL vs. GB
7 Andre Johnson  HOU at IND 7 Antonio Brown  PIT vs. CIN
8 A.J. Green  CIN at PIT 8 Alshon Jeffery  CHI at CLE
9 Eric Decker  DEN vs. SD 9 A.J. Green  CIN at PIT
10 DeSean Jackson  PHI at MIN 10 Keenan Allen  SD at DEN
11 Antonio Brown  PIT vs. CIN 11 Eric Decker  DEN vs. SD
12 Keenan Allen  SD at DEN 12 Pierre Garcon  WAS at ATL
13 Pierre Garcon  WAS at ATL 13 Roddy White  ATL vs. WAS
14 Torrey Smith  BAL at DET 14 Julian Edelman  NE at MIA
15 Roddy White  ATL vs. WAS 15 Larry Fitzgerald  ARI at TEN
16 Larry Fitzgerald  ARI at TEN 16 Vincent Jackson  TB vs. SF
17 Vincent Jackson  TB vs. SF 17 DeSean Jackson  PHI at MIN
18 Julian Edelman  NE at MIA 18 Torrey Smith  BAL at DET
19 Riley Cooper  PHI at MIN 19 Marques Colston  NO at STL
20 Marques Colston  NO at STL 20 Harry Douglas  ATL vs. WAS
21 Cordarrelle Patterson  MIN vs. PHI 21 Jordy Nelson  GB at DAL
22 Jordy Nelson  GB at DAL 22 Riley Cooper  PHI at MIN
23 Harry Douglas  ATL vs. WAS 23 Cordarrelle Patterson  MIN vs. PHI
24 Dwayne Bowe  KC at OAK 24 Dwayne Bowe  KC at OAK
25 Mike Wallace  MIA vs. NE 25 Kendall Wright  TEN vs. ARI
26 Steve Smith  CAR vs. NYJ 26 Danny Amendola  NE at MIA
27 Victor Cruz  NYG vs. SEA 27 Victor Cruz  NYG vs. SEA
28 Brian Hartline  MIA vs. NE 28 Brian Hartline  MIA vs. NE
29 Anquan Boldin  SF at TB 29 Steve Smith  CAR vs. NYJ
30 Steve Johnson  BUF at JAC 30 Ace Sanders  JAC vs. BUF
31 Ace Sanders  JAC vs. BUF 31 Mike Wallace  MIA vs. NE
32 T.Y. Hilton  IND vs. HOU 32 Anquan Boldin  SF at TB
33 Danny Amendola  NE at MIA 33 Steve Johnson  BUF at JAC
34 Golden Tate  SEA at NYG 34 T.Y. Hilton  IND vs. HOU
35 Kendall Wright  TEN vs. ARI 35 Greg Jennings  MIN vs. PHI
36 Rod Streater  OAK vs. KC 36 Rod Streater  OAK vs. KC
37 Greg Jennings  MIN vs. PHI 37 Golden Tate  SEA at NYG
38 Michael Crabtree  SF at TB 38 Michael Crabtree  SF at TB
39 James Jones  GB at DAL 39 Michael Floyd  ARI at TEN
40 Emmanuel Sanders  PIT vs. CIN 40 James Jones  GB at DAL
41 Michael Floyd  ARI at TEN 41 Nate Burleson  DET vs. BAL
42 Brandon LaFell  CAR vs. NYJ 42 Emmanuel Sanders  PIT vs. CIN
43 Doug Baldwin  SEA at NYG 43 Brandon LaFell  CAR vs. NYJ
44 DeAndre Hopkins  HOU at IND 44 Doug Baldwin  SEA at NYG
45 Chris Givens  STL vs. NO 45 Hakeem Nicks  NYG vs. SEA
46 Hakeem Nicks  NYG vs. SEA 46 DeAndre Hopkins  HOU at IND
47 Nate Burleson  DET vs. BAL 47 Andre Caldwell  DEN vs. SD
48 Da'Rick Rogers  IND vs. HOU 48 Da'Rick Rogers  IND vs. HOU
49 Andre Caldwell  DEN vs. SD 49 Chris Givens  STL vs. NO
50 Marlon Brown  BAL at DET 50 Jarrett Boykin  GB at DAL
51 Jarrett Boykin  GB at DAL 51 Marlon Brown  BAL at DET
52 Andre Holmes  OAK vs. KC 52 Jacoby Jones  BAL at DET
53 Jacoby Jones  BAL at DET 53 Jerome Simpson  MIN vs. PHI
54 Jerome Simpson  MIN vs. PHI 54 Andre Holmes  OAK vs. KC
55 Denarius Moore  OAK vs. KC 55 Rueben Randle  NYG vs. SEA
56 Rueben Randle  NYG vs. SEA 56 Ted Ginn Jr.  CAR vs. NYJ
57 Vincent Brown  SD at DEN 57 Jeremy Kerley  NYJ at CAR
58 Justin Hunter  TEN vs. ARI 58 Kris Durham  DET vs. BAL
59 Ted Ginn Jr.  CAR vs. NYJ 59 Andre Roberts  ARI at TEN
60 Jeremy Kerley  NYJ at CAR 60 Denarius Moore  OAK vs. KC
61 Jerricho Cotchery  PIT vs. CIN 61 Tiquan Underwood  TB vs. SF
62 Kris Durham  DET vs. BAL 62 Jerricho Cotchery  PIT vs. CIN
63 Terrance Williams  DAL vs. GB 63 Mike Brown  JAC vs. BUF
64 Andre Roberts  ARI at TEN 64 Nate Washington  TEN vs. ARI
65 Nate Washington  TEN vs. ARI 65 Vincent Brown  SD at DEN
66 Tiquan Underwood  TB vs. SF 66 Terrance Williams  DAL vs. GB
67 Aldrick Robinson  WAS at ATL 67 Donnie Avery  KC at OAK
68 Mike Brown  JAC vs. BUF 68 Justin Hunter  TEN vs. ARI
69 Marquise Goodwin  BUF at JAC 69 Stedman Bailey  STL vs. NO
70 Eddie Royal  SD at DEN 70 Eddie Royal  SD at DEN
71 Stedman Bailey  STL vs. NO 71 Miles Austin  DAL vs. GB
72 Marvin Jones  CIN at PIT 72 Marvin Jones  CIN at PIT
73 Robert Woods  BUF at JAC 73 Marquise Goodwin  BUF at JAC
74 Miles Austin  DAL vs. GB 74 Santana Moss  WAS at ATL
75 Donnie Avery  KC at OAK 75 Robert Woods  BUF at JAC
76 Jermaine Kearse  SEA at NYG 76 Santonio Holmes  NYJ at CAR
77 Josh Boyce  NE at MIA 77 LaVon Brazill  IND vs. HOU
78 Santana Moss  WAS at ATL 78 Rishard Matthews  MIA vs. NE
79 Rishard Matthews  MIA vs. NE 79 Cole Beasley  DAL vs. GB
80 Santonio Holmes  NYJ at CAR 80 Aldrick Robinson  WAS at ATL

Tight Ends

Rank Standard Player Team Opp Rank PPR Player Team Opp
1 Jimmy Graham  NO at STL 1 Jimmy Graham  NO at STL
2 Julius Thomas  DEN vs. SD 2 Julius Thomas  DEN vs. SD
3 Vernon Davis  SF at TB 3 Jordan Cameron  CLE vs. CHI
4 Jordan Cameron  CLE vs. CHI 4 Charles Clay  MIA vs. NE
5 Greg Olsen  CAR vs. NYJ 5 Vernon Davis  SF at TB
6 Charles Clay  MIA vs. NE 6 Jason Witten  DAL vs. GB
7 Jason Witten  DAL vs. GB 7 Tony Gonzalez  ATL vs. WAS
8 Tony Gonzalez  ATL vs. WAS 8 Dennis Pitta  BAL at DET
9 Dennis Pitta  BAL at DET 9 Antonio Gates  SD at DEN
10 Antonio Gates  SD at DEN 10 Greg Olsen  CAR vs. NYJ
11 Delanie Walker  TEN vs. ARI 11 Delanie Walker  TEN vs. ARI
12 Coby Fleener  IND vs. HOU 12 Coby Fleener  IND vs. HOU
13 Martellus Bennett  CHI at CLE 13 Heath Miller  PIT vs. CIN
14 Heath Miller  PIT vs. CIN 14 Martellus Bennett  CHI at CLE
15 Marcedes Lewis  JAC vs. BUF 15 Scott Chandler  BUF at JAC
16 Jacob Tamme  DEN vs. SD 16 Jacob Tamme  DEN vs. SD
17 Scott Chandler  BUF at JAC 17 Ladarius Green  SD at DEN
18 Tyler Eifert  CIN at PIT 18 Tyler Eifert  CIN at PIT
19 Jared Cook  STL vs. NO 19 Ryan Griffin  HOU at IND
20 Ladarius Green  SD at DEN 20 Marcedes Lewis  JAC vs. BUF
21 Ryan Griffin  HOU at IND 21 Andrew Quarless  GB at DAL
22 Brent Celek  PHI at MIN 22 Jared Cook  STL vs. NO
23 Zach Miller  SEA at NYG 23 Tim Wright  TB vs. SF
24 Andrew Quarless  GB at DAL 24 Kellen Winslow  NYJ at CAR
25 Robert Housler  ARI at TEN 25 Brandon Myers  NYG vs. SEA
26 Zach Ertz  PHI at MIN 26 Brent Celek  PHI at MIN
27 Tim Wright  TB vs. SF 27 Jermaine Gresham  CIN at PIT
28 Kellen Winslow  NYJ at CAR 28 Zach Ertz  PHI at MIN
29 Brandon Myers  NYG vs. SEA 29 Logan Paulsen  WAS at ATL
30 Logan Paulsen  WAS at ATL 30 Brandon Pettigrew  DET vs. BAL
31 Brandon Pettigrew  DET vs. BAL 31 Zach Miller  SEA at NYG
32 Jermaine Gresham  CIN at PIT 32 Jim Dray  ARI at TEN
33 Mychal Rivera  OAK vs. KC 33 Mychal Rivera  OAK vs. KC
34 Sean McGrath  KC at OAK 34 Sean McGrath  KC at OAK
35 Jim Dray  ARI at TEN 35 Rhett Ellison  MIN vs. PHI

Kickers/Defenses

Rank Player Team Opp Rank Team Opp
1 Matt Prater  DEN vs. SD 1 Carolina Panthers  vs. NYJ
2 Steven Hauschka  SEA at NYG 2 Seattle Seahawks  at NYG
3 Stephen Gostkowski  NE at MIA 3 San Francisco 49ers  at TB
4 Justin Tucker  BAL at DET 4 Kansas City Chiefs  at OAK
5 Adam Vinatieri  IND vs. HOU 5 Arizona Cardinals  at TEN
6 Phil Dawson  SF at TB 6 Buffalo Bills  at JAC
7 Dan Bailey  DAL vs. GB 7 Cincinnati Bengals  at PIT
8 Ryan Succop  KC at OAK 8 Philadelphia Eagles  at MIN
9 Blair Walsh  MIN vs. PHI 9 New Orleans Saints  at STL
10 Mason Crosby  GB at DAL 10 Indianapolis Colts  vs. HOU
11 Robbie Gould  CHI at CLE 11 New England Patriots  at MIA
12 Nick Novak  SD at DEN 12 Tennessee Titans  vs. ARI
13 Alex Henery  PHI at MIN 13 Detroit Lions  vs. BAL
14 Graham Gano  CAR vs. NYJ 14 Miami Dolphins  vs. NE
15 Garrett Hartley  NO at STL 15 Chicago Bears  at CLE
16 Dan Carpenter  BUF at JAC 16 Jacksonville Jaguars  vs. BUF
17 Rob Bironas  TEN vs. ARI 17 Denver Broncos  vs. SD
18 Matt Bryant  ATL vs. WAS 18 Baltimore Ravens  at DET
19 Sebastian Janikowski  OAK vs. KC 19 Dallas Cowboys  vs. GB
20 David Akers  DET vs. BAL 20 Atlanta Falcons  vs. WAS
21 Kai Forbath  WAS at ATL 21 St. Louis Rams  vs. NO
22 Mike Nugent  CIN at PIT 22 Tampa Bay Buccaneers  vs. SF
23 Josh Brown  NYG vs. SEA 23 Washington Redskins  at ATL
24 Shaun Suisham  PIT vs. CIN 24 Pittsburgh Steelers  vs. CIN
25 Jay Feely  ARI at TEN 25 Houston Texans  at IND
26 Nick Folk  NYJ at CAR 26 Oakland Raiders  vs. KC
27 Caleb Sturgis  MIA vs. NE 27 Cleveland Browns  vs. CHI
28 Randy Bullock  HOU at IND 28 New York Jets  at CAR
29 Rian Lindell  TB vs. SF 29 New York Giants  vs. SEA
30 Greg Zuerlein  STL vs. NO 30 Green Bay Packers  at DAL
31 Josh Scobee  JAC vs. BUF 31 Minnesota Vikings  vs. PHI
32 Billy Cundiff  CLE vs. CHI 32 San Diego Chargers  at DEN