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A way too early look at fantasy football rankings for 2019

It’s never too soon to do some rankings right?

With Wild Card weekend set to start just 30 some odd hours away, I can officially say the fantasy season is over and we’re onto 2019.

I’m sure there are many of you, like me, who want nothing more than to forget the 2018 season ever existed and are planning to make it your sole reason for living to come back with a vengeance and crush your puny friends in 2019. Well, the best way to do that is to read these rankings that are coming out way too early. You’re welcome.

Instead of just giving my top 100 or 150 or 200 players in the same chart—because that’s just a lot of data to breakdown and honestly who cares if Matt Ryan is a better get than Robert Woods—I’ve got way too early looks at each position and my rankings as of this moment. What I will say is, you can expect a LOT of running backs to go in the first round this year. I can promise you that.

QB rankings

Rank Player Team 2018 finish
Rank Player Team 2018 finish
1 Patrick Mahomes KC QB1
2 Andrew Luck IND QB5
3 Russell Wilson SEA QB9
4 Aaron Rodgers GB QB6
5 Deshaun Watson HOU QB4
6 Drew Brees NO QB8
7 Matt Ryan ATL QB2
8 Cam Newton CAR QB12
9 Philip Rivers LAC QB11
10 Jared Goff LAR QB7
11 Ben Roethlisberger PIT QB3
12 Baker Mayfield CLE QB16
13 Mitch Trubisky CHI QB15
14 Dak Prescott DAL QB10
15 Josh Allen BUF QB20
16 Kirk Cousins MIN QB13
17 Tom Brady NE QB14
18 Lamar Jackson BAL QB28
19 Jimmy Garoppolo SF QB39
20 Matthew Stafford DET QB19

RB rankings

Rank Player Team 2018 finish
Rank Player Team 2018 finish
1 Todd Gurley LAR RB1
2 Saquon Barkley NYG RB2
3 Christian McCaffrey CAR RB3
4 Ezekiel Elliott DAL RB5
5 Alvin Kamara NO RB4
6 Le'Veon Bell -- --
7 Melvin Gordon LAC RB6
8 Nick Chubb CLE RB15
9 Joe Mixon CIN RB9
10 David Johnson ARI RB10
11 James Conner PIT RB7
12 Phillip Lindsay DEN RB12
13 Derrick Henry TEN RB13
14 Aaron Jones GB RB23
15 Dalvin Cook MIN RB31
16 Leonard Fournette JAX RB37
17 Tarik Cohen CHI RB17
18 Derrius Guice WAS --
19 Chris Carson SEA RB14
20 Devonta Freeman ATL RB109
21 Marlon Mack IND RB19
22 Gus Edwards BAL RB45
23 Matt Breida SF RB24
24 Jordan Howard CHI RB20

WR rankings

Rank Player Team 2018 finish
Rank Player Team 2018 finish
1 DeAndre Hopkins HOU WR4
2 Tyreek Hill KC WR1
3 Davante Adams GB WR3
4 Julio Jones ATL WR5
5 Antonio Brown PIT WR2
6 Michael Thomas NO WR8
7 T.Y. Hilton IND WR15
8 Odell Beckham Jr. NYG WR16
9 A.J. Green CIN WR37
10 Mike Evans TB WR6
11 Adam Thielen MIN WR7
12 Keenan Allen LAC WR14
13 JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT WR9
14 Amari Cooper DAL WR19
15 Tyler Lockett SEA WR11
16 Brandin Cooks LAR WR13
17 Mike Williams LAC WR20
18 Stefon Diggs MIN WR12
19 Jarvis Landry CLE WR22
20 Kenny Golladay DET WR21
21 Courtland Sutton DEN WR48
22 Cooper Kupp LAR WR47
23 D.J. Moore CAR WR38
24 Tyler Boyd CIN WR17

TE rankings

Rank Player Team 2018 finish
Rank Player Team 2018 finish
1 George Kittle SF TE2
2 Travis Kelce KC TE1
3 Zach Ertz PHI TE3
4 Trey Burton CHI TE6
5 Eric Ebron IND TE4
6 David Njoku CLE TE8
7 O.J. Howard TB TE10
8 Evan Engram NYG TE13
9 Hunter Henry LAC --
10 Austin Hooper ATL TE7
11 Kyle Rudolph MIN TE9
12 Vance McDonald PIT TE12
13 Chris Herndon IV NYJ TE15
14 Jared Cook OAK TE5
15 Mark Andrews BAL TE16
16 C.J. Uzomah CIN TE19
17 Cameron Brate TB TE18
18 Rob Gronkowski NE TE11
19 Jordan Reed WAS TE17
20 Dallas Goedert PHI TE20