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The NFL Draft is behind us.  The long road leading to the start of the regular season has begun.  It’s always hard to sort through all of the player profiles, the sleeper lists, the empty talk from coaches, and all of the “metrics” that people throw around as if they’re God’s gift to fantasy sports.

Well, I’m sorry.  I can’t help you sort through all that mess.  What I can do is supply you with a pre-summer-craziness list of rookie rankings that should be tested against the consensus.  It should prompt you to research.  It should prompt you to ask questions, actually watch some more college tape, and get to know the players that can make or break your dynasty (or even re-draft) rosters.

I don’t care if you’re a critically acclaimed fantasy sports writer or Joe Shmoe from Horse Cave, Kentucky (yes, that’s a real place, look it up). I don’t care if you think I’m a moron because I ranked one of your guys too low.  What’s the point of looking at any rookie rankings list anyway, if not to learn from another person’s perspective?

These rankings aren’t perfect.  No one’s are.  My hope is that you use these rankings to further shape your own opinions as you move towards your drafts this summer.  Notice where you disagree, and ask yourself why that is.

Most importantly, use these rankings for what they are.  They are rookie rankings based upon months of research, directing you when and where to take players this year in your rookie drafts.  They’re also just one piece of your puzzle for this off-season.  They’re just one more tool you have in your pocket to prepare yourself to absolutely annihilate your leagues.

As always, if you have any questions on any player on this list reach out to me via Twitter @FF_TravisM.  I’m always up for some solid player discussion.  Enjoy!

1Ezekiel ElliottCowboysRB
2Laquon TreadwellVikingsWR
3Josh DoctsonRedskinsWR
4Corey ColemanBrownsWR
5Sterling ShepardGiantsWR
6Kenneth DixonRavensRB
7Michael ThomasSaintsWR
8Derrick HenryTitansRB
9Leonte CarrooDolphinsWR
10Tyler BoydBengalsWR
11Paul PerkinsGiantsRB
12C.J. ProsiseSeahawksRB
13Devontae BookerBroncosRB
14Will FullerTexansWR
15Malcolm MitchellPatriotsWR
16Jonathan WilliamsBillsRB
17DeAndre WashingtonRaidersRB
18Jared GoffRamsQB
19Kenyan DrakeDolphinsRB
20Jordan HowardBearsRB
21Hunter HenryChargersTE
22Mike ThomasRamsWR
23Carson WentzEaglesQB
24Keith MarshallRedskinsRB
25Ricardo LouisBrownsWR
26Rashard HigginsBrownsWR
27Braxton MillerTexansWR
28Tyler ErvinTexansRB
29Tajae SharpeTitansWR
30Pharoh CooperRamsWR
31Alex CollinsSeahawksRB
32Demarcus RobinsonChiefsWR
33Austin HooperFalconsTE
34Wendell SmallwoodEaglesRB
35Chris MooreRavensWR
36Daniel LascoSaintsRB
37Charone PeakeJetsWR
38Paxton LynchBroncosQB
39Keyarris GarrettPanthersWR
40Marquez NorthRamsWR
41Kenny LawlerSeahawksWR
42Jordan PaytonBrownsWR
43Jalin MarshallJetsWR
44Cayleb JonesEaglesWR
45Tyler HigbeeRamsTE
46Dak PrescottCowboywsQB
47Cardale JonesBillsQB
48Josh FergusonColtsRB
49Dwayne WashingtonLionsRB
50Jerell AdamsGiantsTE
51Cody CoreBengalsWR
52Trevor DavisPackersWR
53Devon Cajuste49ersWR
54Marshaun CoprichGiantsRB
55Aaron GreenRamsRB
56Peyton BarberBuccaneersRB
57Daniel BravermanBearsWR
58Tre MaddenSeahawksRB
59Aaron Burbridge49ersWR
60Kolby ListenbeeBillsWR
61Kelvin Taylor49ersRB
62De'Runnya WilsonPatriotsWR
63Thomas DuarteDolphinsTE
64Connor CookRaidersQB
65Keenan ReynoldsRavensRB
66Brandon WildsFalconsRB
67Geronimo AllisonPackersWR
68Christian HackenbergJetsQB
69Moritz BoehringerVikingsWR
70Mitch MatthewsChiefsWR
71Paul McRobertsRamsWR
72Roger LewisGiantsWR

He's married to his beautiful wife, Kelsey. Purdue University Class of 2011. Boiler Up! Lives in Nashville, TN. Titans fan (sympathetic gifts accepted). Works on music row by day. Writes about fantasy football by night. He plays club ultimate frisbee because it's awesome. He longboards to work because he can. Find him on Twitter @FF_TravisM.

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