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2020 Fantasy football rankings: Top 40 rookies

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Who’ll be the best rookie in fantasy football this year?

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With the NFL Draft over, I figure it’s the perfect time to start getting too excited for fantasy football way too early. It’s also the perfect time for me to do my semi-annual rookie rankings. Obviously this class was highlighted by the wide receiver position, but are they the best fantasy option in 2020? Maybe? Maybe not?

Without further ado, here are my top 40 rookies for dynasty leagues (and just fantasy ranking in general). Who am I too high or too low on? Let me know in the comments!

Top 40 rookie rankings

Rank Rookies Team Pos
Rank Rookies Team Pos
1 Clyde Edwards-Helaire KC RB1
2 Jonathan Taylor IND RB2
3 Jerry Jeudy DEN WR1
4 J.K. Dobbins BAL RB3
5 D'Andre Swift DET RB4
6 Cam Akers LAR RB5
7 Jalen Reagor PHI WR2
8 Henry Ruggs III LV WR3
9 Denzel Mims NYJ WR4
10 CeeDee Lamb DAL WR5
11 Justin Jefferson MIN WR6
12 Joe Burrow CIN QB1
13 Brandon Aiyuk SF WR7
14 Tee Higgins CIN WR8
15 Ke'Shawn Vaughn TB RB6
16 Laviska Shenault Jr. JAC WR9
17 Michael Pittman Jr. IND WR10
18 Zack Moss BUF RB7
19 Justin Herbert LAC QB2
20 Tua Tagovailoa MIA QB3
21 Bryan Edwards LV WR11
22 A.J. Dillon GB RB8
23 Antonio Gibson WAS RB9
24 Chase Claypool PIT WR12
25 Donovan Peoples-Jones CLE WE13
26 KJ Hamler DEN WR14
27 Tyler Johnson TB WR15
28 Eno Benjamin ARI RB10
29 Anthony McFarland Jr. PIT RB11
30 Cole Kmet CHI TE1
31 Antonio Gandy-Golden WAS WR16
32 Van Jefferson LAR WR17
33 Jalen Hurts PHI QB5
34 Darrynton Evans TEN RB12
35 Brycen Hopkins LAR TE2
36 Devin Duvernay BAL WR18
37 Adam Trautman NO TE5
38 Thaddeus Moss WAS TE6
39 Hunter Bryant DET TE3
40 Jordan Love GB QB4