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Fantasy Football 2016: Week 10 rankings

Fantasy Football 2016: Week 10 rankings

Before setting your lineup, check out Ben Standig's Week 10 rankings and also keep tabs on injury situations involving DeSean Jackson, Doug Martin and Todd Gurley.

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1.  Aaron Rodgers, GB
2.  Tom Brady, NE
3.  Ben Roethlisberger, PIT
4.  Matt Ryan, ATL
5.  Cam Newton, CAR
6.  Drew Brees, NO
7.  Carson Palmer, ARI
8.  Philip Rivers, SD
9.  Jameis Winston, TB
10.  Marcus Mariota, TEN
11.  Dak Prescott, DAL
12.  Eli Manning, NYG
13.  Joe Flacco, BAL
14.  Russell Wilson, SEA
15.  Andy Dalton, CIN
16.  Blake Bortles, JAC
17.  Jay Cutler, CHI
18.  Kirk Cousins, WAS
19.  Trevor Siemian, DEN
20.  Carson Wentz, PHI
21.  Alex Smith, KC
22.  Ryan Tannehill, MIA
23.  Brock Osweiler, HOU
24.  Colin Kaepernick, SF
25.  Ryan Fitzpatrick, NYJ
26.  Cody Kessler, CLE
27.  Sam Bradford, MIN
28.  Case Keenum, LA

Running backs

1.  David Johnson, ARI
2.  Le'Veon Bell, PIT
3.  Ezekiel Elliott, DAL
4.  Melvin Gordon, SD
5.  DeMarco Murray, TEN
6.  Jay Ajayi, MIA
7.  Lamar Miller, HOU
8.  Devonta Freeman, ATL
9.  Matt Forte, NYJ
10.  Jordan Howard, CHI
11.  Terrance West, BAL
12.  Devontae Booker, DEN
13.  Todd Gurley, LA
14.  Darren Sproles, PHI
15.  Spencer Ware, KC
16.  Jonathan Stewart, CAR
17.  LeGarrette Blount, NE
18.  Mark Ingram, NO
19.  Jeremy Hill, CIN
20.  Giovani Bernard, CIN
21.  Christine Michael, SEA
22.  Isaiah Crowell, CLE
23.  Chris Ivory, JAC
24.  Paul Perkins, NYG
25.  Tim Hightower, NO
26.  Robert Kelley, WAS
27.  Rashad Jennings, NYG
28.  Matt Asiata, MIN
29.  Carlos Hyde, SF
30.  Peyton Barber, TB
31.  C.J. Prosise, SEA
32.  Duke Johnson, CLE
33.  Doug Martin, TB
34.  Tevin Coleman, ATL
35.  Chris Thompson, WAS
36.  T.J. Yeldon, JAC
37.  Kenneth Dixon, BALQ
38.  Kapri Bibbs, DEN
39.  Bilal Powell, NYJ
40.  Charcandrick West, KC
41.  Ryan Mathews, PHI
42.  Jerick McKinnon, MIN
43.  DuJuan Harris, SF
44.  Ronnie Hillman, MIN
45.  Matt Jones, WAS
46.  Dion Lewis, NE
47.  James White, NE
48.  Andre Ellington, ARI
49.  Damien Williams, MIA
50.  Alfred Morris, DAL
51.  Alfred Blue, HOU
52.  Derrick Henry, TEN
53.  Ka'Deem Carey, CHI
54.  Benny Cunningham, LA
55.  Kenneth Farrow, SD
56.  Don Jackson, GB
57.  DeAngelo Williams, PIT
58.  Jeremy Langford, CHI
59.  Antonio Andrews, TEN
60.  Shaun Draughn, SF

Wide receivers

1.  Mike Evans, TB
2.  Antonio Brown, PIT
3.  Julio Jones, ATL
4.  A.J. Green, CIN
5.  Odell Beckham Jr., NYG
6.  Larry Fitzgerald, ARI
7.  Alshon Jeffery, CHI
8.  Jordy Nelson, GB
9.  Demaryius Thomas, DEN
10.  Emmanuel Sanders, DEN
11.  Kelvin Benjamin, CAR
12.  DeAndre Hopkins, HOU
13.  Brandon Marshall, NYJ
14.  Jarvis Landry, MIA
15.  Brandin Cooks, NO
16.  Terrelle Pryor, CLEQ
17.  Ty Montgomery, GB
18.  Stefon Diggs, MIN
19.  Dez Bryant, DAL
20.  Michael Thomas, NO
21.  Allen Robinson, JAC
22.  Tyrell Williams, SD
23.  Randall Cobb, GB
24.  Mike Wallace, BAL
25.  Jordan Matthews, PHI
26.  Doug Baldwin, SEA
27.  Julian Edelman, NE
28.  Kenny Britt, LA
29.  Steve Smith, BAL
30.  Davante Adams, GB
31.  J.J. Nelson, ARI
32.  Corey Coleman, CLE
33.  Willie Snead, NO
34.  Mohamed Sanu, ATL
35.  Sterling Shepard, NYG
36.  John Brown, ARI
37.  DeSean Jackson, WAS
38.  Rishard Matthews, TEN
39.  Jamison Crowder, WAS
40.  Will Fuller, HOU
41.  Quincy Enunwa, NYJ
42.  Cameron Meredith, CHI
43.  Sammie Coates, PIT
44.  Devante Parker, MIA
45.  Kendall Wright, TEN
46.  Tavon Austin, LA
47.  Jeremy Maclin, KC
48.  Allen Hurns, JAC
49.  Cole Beasley, DAL
50.  Dontrelle Inman, SD
51.  Travis Benjamin, SD
52.  Eli Rogers, PIT
53.  Brian Quick, LA
54.  Brandon LaFell, CIN
55.  Marqise Lee, JAC
56.  Pierre Garcon, WAS
57.  Russell Shepard, TB
58.  Cordarrelle Patterson, MIN
59.  Chris Hogan, NE
60.  Adam Humphries, TB

Tight ends

1.  Rob Gronkowski, NE
2.  Greg Olsen, CAR
3.  Jordan Reed, WAS
4.  Travis Kelce, KC
5.  Delanie Walker, TEN
6.  Tyler Eifert, CIN
7.  Jimmy Graham, SEA
8.  Zach Miller, CHI
9.  Antonio Gates, SD
10.  C.J. Fiedorowicz, HOU
11.  Kyle Rudolph, MIN
12.  Jason Witten, DAL
13.  Dennis Pitta, BAL
14.  Zach Ertz, PHI
15.  Cameron Brate, TB
16.  Gary Barnidge, CLE
17.  Martellus Bennett, NE
18.  Coby Fleener, NO
19.  Jacob Tamme, ATL
20.  Lance Kendricks, LA
21.  Julius Thomas, JAC
22.  Austin Hooper, ATL
23.  Hunter Henry, SD
24.  Will Tye, NYG
25.  Jesse James, PIT


1.  Justin Tucker, BAL
2.  Stephen Gostkowski, NE
3.  Mason Crosby, GB
4.  Matt Bryant, ATL
5.  Chandler Catanzaro, ARI
6.  Dan Bailey, DAL
7.  Brandon McManus, DEN
8.  Cairo Santos, KC
9.  Josh Lambo, SD
10.  Caleb Sturgis, PHI
11.  Stephen Hauschka, SEA
12.  Will Lutz, NO
13.  Graham Gano, CAR
14.  Robbie Gould, NYG
15.  Chris Boswell, PIT
16.  Nick Novak, HOU
17.  Mike Nugent, CIN
18.  Dustin Hopkins, WAS
19.  Blair Walsh, MIN
20.  Ryan Succop, TEN


1.  Arizona Cardinals, ARI
2.  Baltimore Ravens, BAL
3.  Houston Texans, HOU
4.  New York Jets, NYJ
5.  Minnesota Vikings, MIN
6.  Los Angeles Rams, LA
7.  Carolina Panthers, CAR
8.  Washington Redskins, WAS
9.  Kansas City Chiefs, KC
10.  Green Bay Packers, GB
11.  Denver Broncos, DEN
12.  New England Patriots, NE
13.  Seattle Seahawks, SEA
14.  San Diego Chargers, SD
15.  Philadelphia Eagles, PHI
16.  Cincinnati Bengals, CIN
17.  Jacksonville Jaguars, JAC
18.  New York Giants, NYG
19.  Dallas Cowboys, DAL
20.  Pittsburgh Steelers, PIT

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Justin Tucker missed a game-tying PAT, but the Ravens aren't fazed at all


Justin Tucker missed a game-tying PAT, but the Ravens aren't fazed at all

Justin Tucker making an extra point for the Baltimore Ravens is a sure thing.

As sure as the sun will rise each morning, Tucker's dependability and success have been a constant for the team. But on an afternoon where winds of around 17 mph were a factor though 60 minutes, Tucker's success came to a shocking halt. 

After Joe Flacco and the offense made their way downfield, Flacco found wide receiver John Brown in the end zone to make the score 24-23 with 24 seconds left in regulation.

In walked the most accurate kicker in NFL history to do what he's done so many times before; keep the Ravens in the game. As the ball sailed off Tucker's foot, it took a right and became the first point-after-touchdown the kicker has ever missed.

"I felt like when the ball came off my foot, that I hit it just how I wanted to," Tucker said at the podium following the Ravens' Week 7 loss to the Saints. "Don't get me wrong, today was a challenging day to kick the ball in our stadium, to the right of our bench."

Two hundred and twenty two-straight PATs. 222 consecutive makes, including 112 consecutive since PATs were moved back to the 15-yard line in 2015. Tucker was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for September, marking the fifth time he's been awarded the honor.

From the field to the press box and all the way to the nosebleeds, M&T Bank Stadium was in shock. 

"A lot of things go through your mind, but I've been there plenty of time," Flacco said. "If you play football long enough, you're going to be there at some point. We're a very tight team here, and the first thing you think about is your brother and him dealing with it. Justin's the best in the world at what he does, and he's the most confident person that I know. It's not going to be an issue." 

"We're a tight group – we are light years better than we've been in the past," safety Eric Weddle said in the locker room after the loss. "Shoot, 'Tuck' is going to win us some games. We're not worried about that missed kick. Shoot, I think it's the first extra point ever that he's missed. Let's not get on him too hard. He's going to be hard on himself. That wasn't the only reason we lost." 

The support for Tucker, in what was a one-off for their teammate, was apparent throughout the entire locker room. When Tucker took to the podium to address the media, long snapper Morgan Cox and punter Sam Koch stood in the interview room while their kicker tried to explain what went wrong in a show of support.

"This one just happened to get away from me," Tucker added. "I'll have to look at it. I can't tell you exactly what happened, but at the end of the day, I feel like I cost us the game. Every single one of my teammates thus far has told me the opposite, and no one plays wins or loses a game, but that's a tough thing to grapple with when you're the guy in the situation at the end of the game."

Even members of the Saints were in disbelief. Almost everyone was mentally preparing for overtime as Tucker's accuracy is known around the league.

"When [Tucker] missed it, I thought, 'Let's get up and get out of here,'" running back Mark Ingram said. "I mean, that guy is good, so I was shocked."

"I automatically was thinking about overtime and what we were going to do," quarterback Drew Brees added. "I was very, very surprised when he missed it."

What the Ravens and fans alike can take solace in is that Tucker's stats speak for themselves showing more positive plays than negative. While it was probably the most heartbreaking loss they've had since Week 17 of the 2017 season, Tucker's point of emphasis when speaking with the media postgame was about more than a missed extra point.

"But, more than anything, I just wanted to be here [at the podium]," he said. "If I was going to ever teach my son or any young person about accountability, I felt like it was really important that I stand up here and answer whatever questions you guys may have."


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What you need to know from the Ravens' 24-23 loss to the Saints

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What you need to know from the Ravens' 24-23 loss to the Saints

The Baltimore Ravens' top-ranked scoring defense clashed with the New Orleans Saints' top-ranked scoring offense in a game fans will soon never forget.

After a constant back and forth and a chance to tie the game, Justin Tucker missed his first ever point-after-touchdown attempt with seconds to spare.

Here's what you need to know from the Ravens' 24-23 loss over the Saints.

— We knew this game was going to be interesting and the Saints didn't waste any time getting things rolling. Facing a fourth down, New Orleans faked a punt for a five-yard gain from third-string quarterback Taysom Hill. The 20 play, 69-yard drive was highlighted by four fourth-down attempts, two challenges from the Ravens and a fumble recovery by nose tackle Michael Pierce on the final fourth down attempt at the six-yard line.

Not only was the 9:58 drive the longest opening drive by a team this season, it was the longest opening drive to result in zero points since the Browns' 9:59 opening drive Week 1 of 2015, per NFL research.

— Drew Brees continues making history during the 2018 season. The QB threw his 500th career touchdown to former Raven Ben Watson in the second quarter joining Brett Favre, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady in the prestigious club. Then when the clock hit zero and the Saints came away with the win, Brees also joined Manning and Favre as the third QB to beat all 32 NFL teams.

Prior to Sunday, Brees was 0-4 against the Ravens. He also became the NFL's all-time leading passer back in Week 5.

— It only took seven weeks, but rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson scored his first NFL touchdown with four seconds left in the first half. While it was only from one-yard out, it was nice to see Jackson kick it into gear with the clock ticking. He wasn't the only guy from the Ravens' 2018 draft class to make an impact. Tight end Mark Andrews scored an eight-yard touchdown late in the third quarter to put the team up 17-7 and left guard Bradley Bozeman and right tackle Orlando Brown Jr. held down the O-line for much of the afternoon. 

— The Ravens' streak of not allowing a second-half touchdown in the 2018 season came to an end Sunday. Drew Brees gave the ball to running back Alvin Kamara at the top of the fourth quarter resulting in a two-yard touchdown. Kamara finished the day with 17 attempts for 64 yards and one touchdown. 

— Jimmy Smith's first start of 2018 didn't go quite as well as he'd like.

Smith was hit with two pass interference calls, with one of them coming in the end zone leading to a Saints touchdown and the other on one of many third downs. The cornerback had trouble covering wide receiver Michael Thomas, who heading into Week 7 was ranked fourth in the NFL,  all afternoon. One of their meetings resulted in a touchdown to put the Saints up 21-17.

— Then there was, of course, Justin Tuckers' first-ever PAT miss. After Joe Flacco hit John Brown in the end zone for a 14-yard touchdown with 0:24 left on the clock, the Ravens were preparing to go into overtime until that wasn't necessary. Tucker, who is the most accurate kicker in NFL history, was on the wrong side of history when his kick went wide right.

From the field to the nosebleeds, M&T Bank Stadium was in shock as the clock expired and the final score was 24-23.

Postgame, Tucker took responsibility for the team's loss while his head coach and teammates all reiterated that a game never comes down to just one play.