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With the 3rd preseason games happening this weekend, it is time to release an updated top 200 rankings.

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

For the past week the writers here have been releasing positional rankings. To finish off this week of positional rankings, I decided to update my top 200 rankings. The last update I did to my top 200 here was back in the middle of June, and so much has happened since then. Injuries have ravaged some of the players who were going to be taken in the first few rounds of the draft. We have more clarity on some of the playing time situations. All of this has culminated in what I have come up with for my updated Top 200 Rankings.

Below are my rankings, and then there are comments after the rankings on players that have moved significantly compared to my previous iteration.

Rank Player Team Position Rank
1 Adrian Peterson Vikings RB 1
2 Le'Veon Bell Steelers RB 2
3 Eddie Lacy Packers RB 3
4 Jamaal Charles Chiefs RB 4
5 Marshawn Lynch Seahawks RB 5
6 C.J. Anderson Broncos RB 6
7 Antonio Brown Steelers WR 1
8 Dez Bryant Cowboys WR 2
9 Rob Gronkowski Patriots TE 1
10 Jeremy Hill Bengals RB 7
11 Matt Forte Bears RB 8
12 Demaryius Thomas Broncos WR 3
13 Julio Jones Falcons WR 4
14 LeSean McCoy Bills RB 9
15 A.J. Green Bengals WR 5
16 Odell Beckham Jr. Giants WR 6
17 Calvin Johnson Lions WR 7
18 Randall Cobb Packers WR 8
19 Andrew Luck Colts QB 1
20 Aaron Rodgers Packers QB 2
21 Alshon Jeffery Bears WR 9
22 DeMarco Murray Eagles RB 10
23 Mark Ingram Saints RB 11
24 Alfred Morris Redskins RB 12
25 DeAndre Hopkins Texans WR 10
26 Jonathan Stewart Panthers RB 13
27 Frank Gore Colts RB 14
28 Mike Evans Buccaneers WR 11
29 T.Y. Hilton Colts WR 12
30 Justin Forsett Ravens RB 15
31 Jordan Matthews Eagles WR 13
32 Brandin Cooks Saints WR 14
33 Emmanuel Sanders Broncos WR 15
34 Keenan Allen Chargers WR 16
35 Amari Cooper Raiders WR 17
36 Lamar Miller Dolphins RB 16
37 Joseph Randle Cowboys RB 17
38 Davante Adams Packers WR 18
39 Jimmy Graham Seahawks TE 2
40 Arian Foster Texans RB 18
41 Melvin Gordon Chargers RB 19
42 Vincent Jackson Buccaneers WR 19
43 Jeremy Maclin Chiefs WR 20
44 Julian Edelman Patriots WR 21
45 Carlos Hyde 49ers RB 20
46 LeGarrette Blount Patriots RB 21
47 T.J. Yeldon Jaguars RB 22
48 Latavius Murray Raiders RB 23
49 Isaiah Crowell Browns RB 24
50 DeVante Parker Dolphins WR 22
51 Allen Robinson Jaguars WR 23
52 Joique Bell Lions RB 25
53 Ameer Abdullah Lions RB 26
54 DeSean Jackson Redskins WR 24
55 Todd Gurley Rams RB 27
56 Travis Kelce Chiefs TE 3
57 Greg Olsen Panthers TE 4
58 Ryan Mathews Eagles RB 28
59 Sammy Watkins Bills WR 25
60 Golden Tate Lions WR 26
61 Nelson Agholor Eagles WR 27
62 Andre Ellington Cardinals RB 29
63 Andre Johnson Colts WR 28
64 John Brown Cardinals WR 29
65 Jarvis Landry Dolphins WR 30
66 Eric Decker Jets WR 31
67 Charles Johnson Vikings WR 32
68 Peyton Manning Broncos QB 3
69 Russell Wilson Seahawks QB 4
70 C.J. Spiller Saints RB 30
71 Tevin Coleman Falcons RB 31
72 Martavis Bryant Steelers WR 33
73 Duke Johnson Browns RB 32
74 Marques Colston Saints WR 34
75 Eddie Royal Bears WR 35
76 Chris Ivory Jets RB 33
77 Rashad Jennings Giants RB 34
78 Giovani Bernard Bengals RB 35
79 Drew Brees Saints QB 5
80 Torrey Smith Ravens WR 36
81 Mike Wallace Vikings WR 37
82 Breshad Perriman Ravens WR 38
83 Roy Helu Jr. Raiders RB 36
84 Shane Vereen Giants RB 37
85 David Cobb Titans RB 38
86 Devonta Freeman Falcons RB 39
87 Darren McFadden Cowboys RB 40
88 Brandon Marshall Jets WR 39
89 Bishop Sankey Titans RB 41
90 Doug Martin Buccaneers RB 42
91 Reggie Bush 49ers RB 43
92 Tom Brady Patriots QB 6
93 DeAngelo Williams Steelers RB 44
94 Knile Davis Chiefs RB 45
95 Devin Funchess Panthers WR 40
96 James White Patriots RB 46
97 Roddy White Falcons WR 41
98 Anquan Boldin 49ers WR 42
99 Michael Crabtree Raiders WR 43
100 Kenny Stills Dolphins WR 44

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Rank Player Team Position Rank
101 Steve Smith Sr. Ravens WR 45
102 Charles Sims Buccaneers RB 47
103 Brian Quick Rams WR 46
104 Marvin Jones Bengals WR 47
105 Matt Jones Redskins RB 48
106 Victor Cruz Giants WR 48
107 Alfred Blue Texans RB 49
108 Ben Roethlisberger Steelers QB 7
109 Cam Newton Panthers QB 8
110 Martellus Bennett Bears TE 5
111 Brandon LaFell Patriots WR 49
112 Michael Floyd Cardinals WR 50
113 Ryan Tannehill Dolphins QB 9
114 Cody Latimer Broncos WR 51
115 Jaelen Strong Texans WR 52
116 Larry Fitzgerald Cardinals WR 53
117 Jason Witten Cowboys TE 6
118 Tre Mason Rams RB 50
119 Lorenzo Taliaferro Ravens RB 51
120 Jordan Cameron Dolphins TE 7
121 Ronnie Hillman Broncos RB 52
122 Danny Woodhead Chargers RB 53
123 David Johnson Cardinals RB 54
124 Percy Harvin Bills WR 54
125 Cecil Shorts III Texans WR 55
126 Kendall Wright Titans WR 56
127 Tony Romo Cowboys QB 10
128 Delanie Walker Titans TE 8
129 Julius Thomas Jaguars TE 9
130 Kyle Rudolph Vikings TE 10
131 Dwayne Bowe Browns WR 57
132 Donte Moncrief Colts WR 58
133 Zach Ertz Eagles TE 11
134 Matt Ryan Falcons QB 11
135 Malcom Floyd Chargers WR 59
136 Dorial Green-Beckham Titans WR 60
137 Andre Williams Giants RB 55
138 Fred Jackson Bills RB 56
139 Stevie Johnson Chargers WR 61
140 Kenny Britt Rams WR 62
141 Brandon Coleman Saints WR 63
142 Markus Wheaton Steelers WR 64
143 Terrance Williams Cowboys WR 65
144 Montee Ball Broncos RB 57
145 Theo Riddick Lions RB 58
146 Buck Allen Ravens RB 59
147 Owen Daniels Broncos TE 12
148 Antonio Gates Chargers TE 13
149 Jay Ajayi Dolphins RB 60
150 Dwayne Allen Colts TE 14
151 Daniel Herron Colts RB 61
152 Jerick McKinnon Vikings RB 62
153 Eli Manning Giants QB 12
154 Denard Robinson Jaguars RB 63
155 Darren Sproles Eagles RB 64
156 Pierre Garcon Redskins WR 66
157 Sam Bradford Eagles QB 13
158 Lance Dunbar Cowboys RB 65
159 Colin Kaepernick 49ers QB 14
160 Rueben Randle Giants WR 67
161 Doug Baldwin Seahawks WR 68
162 Nick Toon Saints WR 69
163 Terrance West Browns RB 66
164 Carson Palmer Cardinals QB 15
165 Philip Rivers Chargers QB 16
166 Teddy Bridgewater Vikings QB 17
167 Jameis Winston Buccaneers QB 18
168 Andrew Hawkins Browns WR 70
169 Marquise Lee Jaguars WR 71
170 Cameron Artis-Payne Panthers RB 67
171 James Starks Packers RB 68
172 Matthew Stafford Lions QB 19
173 Tyrod Taylor Bills QB 20
174 Tyler Eifert Bengals TE 15
175 Charles Clay Bills TE 16
176 Khiry Robinson Saints RB 69
177 Seattle D/ST Seahawks D/ST 1
178 Buffalo D/ST Bills D/ST 2
179 Houston D/ST Texans D/ST 3
180 St. Louis D/ST Rams D/ST 4
181 Denver D/ST Broncos D/ST 5
182 Miami D/ST Dolphins D/ST 6
183 Baltimore D/ST Ravens D/ST 7
184 Detroit D/ST Lions D/ST 8
185 Minnesota D/ST Vikings D/ST 9
186 New England D/ST Patriots D/ST 10
187 Green Bay D/ST Packers D/ST 11
188 Arizona D/ST Cardinals D/ST 12
189 Stephen Gostkowski Patriots K 1
190 Adam Vinatieri Colts K 2
191 Connor Barth Broncos K 3
192 Justin Tucker Ravens K 4
193 Steven Hauschka Seahawks K 5
194 Cody Parkey Eagles K 6
195 Matt Bryant Falcons K 7
196 Matt Prater Lions K 8
197 Dan Bailey Cowboys K 9
198 Mason Crosby Packers K 10
199 Caleb Sturgis Dolphins K 11
200 Blair Walsh Vikings K 12

Players that were the biggest movers were due to injuries. Jordy Nelson, Kelvin Benjamin, Kevin White all fell out of the rankings. Moving up in the rankings because of the added opportunity due to these injuries were Davante Adams, Devin Funchess, and Eddie Royal.

Arian Foster was previously in my top 15, but now finds himself 40th overall. This was actually going to be much lower in, but reports are that Foster may come back within the first four weeks of the season. Currently I have him projected as playing in 10 full games, and as we saw last year, Foster is a game changer when healthy. Taking Foster means you need to have another solid backup to prepare for the first quarter of the season without him. I see a good amount of valuable mid round RB's to help make this plan work, and then when it is crunch time, Foster can help carry your team.

Rob Gronkowski was barely in my top 20, but now sees himself in the top 10. What changed for me since the last rankings was a couple of things. First I took a closer look at what he did once he was fully healthy and the results were incredible. The last 11 games that Gronkowski played, which is when his snap count returned to around 80%, he had 977 Yards, and 9 TD's. Extrapolate those numbers over a 16 game season, and he would have had 1,421 yards and 13 TD's. Now I don't expect that to happen, but 1250 Yards and 12 TD's in 15 games is what I currently project for him. That puts him head and shoulders above every other player at the position, giving you a distinct advantage every week over your opponent. The second change is that I don't expect Tom Brady to sit out any games in the upcoming season. Even if Brady sat at the most two games, it wouldn't make a difference in his value at this point.

Marques Colston is dropping with every day that Brandon Coleman is healthy and playing, and Colston is sitting on the bench. Coleman is being groomed as the future replacement to Colston, and at this point, it wouldn't surprise me if he takes on that role by midseason.

Martavis Bryant was just suspened for four games pending an appeal, which is why if you saw my WR rankings from Wednesday, you will see that he has dropped from 28 among WR's to 33. Not a far drop, and that is because he was not viewed as a starter, but more so a high upside play.

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