Originally written on We Talk Fantasy Sports  |  Last updated 10/24/14
For the first time since 2007, Tom Brady will not be throwing passes to Wes Welker. How will this impact his fantasy value? That is yet to be seen, but Danny Amendola SHOULD be able to minimize the damage. However, Aaron Hernandez will not be playing football this season and most likely ever again and Rob Gronkowski will not be available until at least week 7. That is where Brady will be hurt the most. Brady's remaining targets are Michael Jenkins (new to the offense), Julian Edelman, Aaron Dobson (rookie) and Jake Ballard. Not the most enticing receivers. The Patriots backfield might have more value then receivers this season.Carson Palmer is throwing passes for the Cardinals this season, and has Larry Fitzgerald running routes for him. He hasn't had a receiver of this quality since Chad Johnson from the 2006-07 seasons. Palmer also gets Michael Floyd and Andre Roberts to toss the pigskin too. This is a huge upgrde from the Raiders receivers. Palmer is going to throw interceptions, but chances are Palmer will be one of the most added QBs via waiver wire moves this fantasy football season.Be very careful with Michael Vick because Nick Foles and Matt Barkley are just waiting to get a shot!It is possible that the AFC East has two rookie QBs take over their teams starting gigs by as early as the Bills (12) and Jets (10) bye weeks. Geno Smith could take over much earlier than that but E.J. Manuel will have to give Kevin Kolb the ability to beat himself before being handed the reins.Other notable QBs wearing a new helmet this season: Alex Smith - Kansas City ChiefsMatt Flynn - Buffalo Bills* - New Team** - Rookie*** - Sleeper1.) Aaron Rodgers - Green Bay Packers2.) Drew Brees - New Orleans Saints3.) Cam Newton - Carolina Panthers4.) Peyton Manning - Denver Broncos5.) Tom Brady - New England Patriots6.) Matt Ryan - Atlanta FalconsSee Harrison's Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Football preview 7.) Colin Kaepernick - San Francisco 49ers8.) Russell Wilson - Seattle Seahawks9.) Andrew Luck - Indianapolis Colts10.) Matthew Stafford - Detroit Lions11.) Robert Griffin III - Washington RedskinsIt will be VERY interesting to see if RGIII can and will move around in the pocket and scramble for those 815 yards and 7 TDs again. Griffin was 22nd in the league in passing yards, so if he isn't scrambling for yards and TDs, how impactful can he be? Be very careful when considering drafting the Redskins QB! - @WeTlkFntsySprts12.) Tony Romo - Dallas Cowboys13.) Eli Manning - New York Giants14.) Ben Roethlisberger - Pittsburgh Steelers15.) Andy Dalton - Cincinnati Bengals16.) Joe Flacco - Baltimore Ravens17.) Sam Bradford - St. Louis Rams18.) Jay Cutler - Chicago Bears19.) Michael Vick - Philadelphia Eagles20.) Josh Freeman - Tampa Bay Buccaneers21.) Carson Palmer *- Arizona Cardinals22.) Ryan Tannehill ***- Miami Dolphins23.) Matt Schaub - Houston Texans24.) Philip Rivers - San Diego Chargers25.) Alex Smith *- Kansas City Chiefs26.) Jake Locker - Tennessee Titans27.) Christian Ponder - Minnesota Vikings28.) Brandon Weeden - Cleveland Browns29.) E.J. Manuel **- Buffalo Bills 30.) Geno Smith **- New York Jets31.) Matt Flynn *- Buffalo Bills32.) Blaine Gabbert - Jacksonville Jaguars
PLAYERS: Tom BradyWes WelkerDanny AmendolaAaron HernandezRob GronkowskiMichael JenkinsJulian EdelmanAaron DobsonJake BallardCarson PalmerLarry FitzgeraldMichael FloydAndre RobertsMichael VickNick FolesMatt BarkleyGeno SmithE.J. ManuelKevin KolbAlex SmithMatt FlynnAaron RodgersDrew BreesCam NewtonPeyton ManningMatt RyanColin KaepernickRussell WilsonAndrew LuckMatthew StaffordRobert GriffinTony RomoEli ManningBen RoethlisbergerAndy DaltonJoe FlaccoSam BradfordJay CutlerJosh FreemanRyan TannehillMatt SchaubPhilip RiversJake LockerChristian PonderBrandon WeedenBlaine GabbertRobert Griffin III
TEAMS: New England PatriotsDenver BroncosArizona CardinalsPhiladelphia EaglesNew York JetsBuffalo BillsKansas City ChiefsOakland RaidersGreen Bay PackersNew Orleans SaintsCarolina PanthersAtlanta FalconsSan Francisco 49ersSeattle SeahawksIndianapolis ColtsDetroit LionsDallas CowboysNew York GiantsPittsburgh SteelersCincinnati BengalsBaltimore RavensSt. Louis RamsChicago BearsTampa Bay BuccaneersMiami DolphinsHouston TexansSan Diego ChargersTennessee TitansMinnesota VikingsCleveland BrownsJacksonville JaguarsWashington RedskinsStanford CardinalBaylor BearsOklahoma State Cowboys
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Phil Jackson: Knicks ‘not ready for showtime’

Titans WR: Mettenberger better than Big Ben at same stage

Michael Vick: Starting at QB again is a dream come true

Red Sox to reportedly target Pablo Sandoval in offseason

Alex Rodriguez's season-long MLB ban comes to an end

Madison Bumgarner pitches Giants to World Series title

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Giants fans get rowdy celebrating World Series win

Roy Williams' response to criticism over academic scandal

Jerry Jones challenging Tony Romo to play Sunday?

Wizards make rapper Wale new 'creative liaison' for team

Report: Joe Maddon to become Cubs manager

Rockets Harden and Ariza visit Julius Randle in the hospital

GALLERY: Best of sports-themed pumpkins

WATCH: The LeBron James Nike commercial we've been waiting for

Kobe Bryant’s Wikipedia page listed him with 0-1 MMA record

WATCH: Amar'e sings with Swift for in-arena video bit

WATCH: Randle offers money for massage in jailhouse video

Top storyline for each Week 9 NFL game

WATCH: Chevy guy bombs World Series presentation

WATCH: James Ennis throws down dunk of the season

Kris Humphries shares nasty photo of gruesome finger injury

WATCH: Joe Panik makes play of the game in Game 7

Russell Westbrook wears aluminum foil-like outfit

WATCH: Capitals' Chimera suffers nasty broken nose

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

GALLERY: Best of sports pumpkins

Top storyline for each Week 9 game

Williams' response to criticism

WATCH: Chevy guy totally bombs

Bumgarner pitches Giants to title

Report: Cubs to hire Maddon as manager

Tom Brady talks Peyton Manning

Best Game 7s in World Series history

NFL, MLB spend on mid-term elections

Gurley suspended four games

Gordie Howe suffered stroke

WATCH: Kobe and Dwight get into it

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.