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Internet’s Highest-Trafficked Fantasy Sports Information Site Announces Top 50 Fantasy Athletes in NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NASCAR, Premier League, Golf, College Football, and Overall

Arian Foster, Marshawn Lynch and Alshon Jeffery Headline Top 50 Overall Athlete List and Top 50 NFL Athlete List

NFL Players Account for 47 of Top 50 0verall Most-Trafficked Fantasy Athletes in 2015

Stamford, Conn. – January 4, 2016 – Rotoworld, the internet’s highest-trafficked fantasy sports information site and the industry leader in fantasy sports information, announced today its most-trafficked athletes of 2015, with the debut of the Rotoworld Top 50. The Rotoworld Top 50 features the top 50 overall most-trafficked fantasy players from seven different leagues and sports, as well as individual athlete lists of the 50 most-trafficked fantasy players from each league and sport.

The top 10 most-trafficked fantasy athletes of 2015 are Houston Texans RB Arian Foster, Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch, Chicago Bears WR Alshon Jeffery, Jacksonville Jaguars RB T.J. Yeldon, Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte, Kansas City Chiefs RB Charcandrick West, New Orleans Saints RB C.J. Spiller, New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell, Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacey and Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson.

From rookie sensations to superstars, Rotoworld’s Top 50 features the most-trafficked athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NASCAR, Premier League, Golf and College Football. The Top 50 lists for each sport feature comprehensive analysis by Rotoworld’s collection of award-winning writers, including player profiles, stats comparisons and reports. In addition, the lists highlight popularity metrics for specific athletes. All lists are based on visitor traffic to individual player pages on

Beginning last month and culminating today, Rotoworld celebrated the debut of the Rotoworld Top 50 with weekly count down announcements of the 50 most-trafficked athletes from all sports.

As was previously announced, athletes 50-11 of 2015 included New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, New Orleans Pelicans F Anthony Davis, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, Cleveland Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving, New York Giants WR Victor Cruz, New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman and Oklahoma City Thunder F Kevin Durant.

The Top 50 list features 47 members of NFL teams and three NBA players. Running backs make up 33 of the 47 NFL players featured on the list. In addition, nine of the 47 NFL players are rookies. The full list is featured below.

Top 50 Most-Trafficked Athletes of 2015:

  1. Arian Foster (NFL)
  2. Marshawn Lynch (NFL)
  3. Alshon Jeffery (NFL)
  4. T.J. Yeldon (NFL/CFB)
  5. Matt Forte (NFL)
  6. Charcandrick West (NFL)
  7. C.J. Spiller (NFL)
  8. Brandon LaFell (NFL)
  9. Eddie Lacey (NFL)
  10. C.J. Anderson (NFL)
  11. Devonta Freeman (NFL)
  12. LeSean McCoy (NFL)
  13. Tevin Coleman (NFL/CFB)
  14. Carlos Hyde (NFL)
  15. Antonio Gates (NFL)
  16. Todd Gurley (NFL/CFB)
  17. Chris Ivory (NFL)
  18. DeMarco Murray (NFL)
  19. Matt Jones (NFL/CFB)
  20. David Cobb (NFL/CFB)
  21. Ameer Abdullah (NFL/CFB)
  22. Adrian Peterson (NFL)
  23. Andre Ellington (NFL)
  24. Latavius Murray (NFL)
  25. Dion Lewis (NFL)
  26. Duke Johnson (NFL/CFB)
  27. Le’Veon Bell (NFL)
  28. T.Y. Hilton (NFL)
  29. Joseph Randle (NFL)
  30. Justin Forsett (NFL)
  31. Kevin Durant (NBA)
  32. Joique Bell (NFL)
  33. Christine Michael (NFL)
  34. John Brown (NFL)
  35. Karlos Williams (NFL/CFB)
  36. Mike Evans (NFL)
  37. Sam Bradford (NFL)
  38. Dez Bryant (NFL)
  39. Julian Edelman (NFL)
  40. Austin Seferian-Jenkins (NFL)
  41. Darren McFadden (NFL)
  42. Lamar Miller (NFL)
  43. Melvin Gordon (NFL/CFB)
  44. Tre Mason (NFL)
  45. Anthony Davis (NBA)
  46. Davante Adams (NFL)
  47. Tom Brady (NFL)
  48. Victor Cruz (NFL)
  49. Kyrie Irving (NBA)
  50. Ben Roethlisberger (NFL)

Links to Rotoworld Top 50 lists for individual leagues and sports


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