Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 10/20/12
As we venture into the second third of the NFL season, a few WRs have made big moves up the Cosby Sweaters Fantasy Football Player Rankings, especially second-year playmaker A.J. Green of the Cincinnati Bengals.  As the top scoring wide receiver in most scoring formats, he finally grabs the #1 spot in Week 7, just edging out the Giants’ Victor Cruz who continues to prove 2011 was no fluke and the do-it-all Percy Harvin. Two tight ends that also continue to move up are Harvin’s teammate and TD-catching maching Kyle Rudolph along with Owen Daniels of Houston.  Without a dynamic Gronkowski or Graham-like performance from any TEs thus far in 2012, the Cosby Sweaters rankings have seen heavy movement in the top 5 all season. Week 7 Player Rankings: QB               Rank Player Team Opponent 1 Aaron Rodgers GB at STL 2 Drew Brees NO at TB 3 Tom Brady NE NYJ 4 Robert Griffin III WAS at NYG 5 Eli Manning NYG WAS 6 Ben Roethlisberger PIT at CIN 7 Joe Flacco BAL at HOU 8 Tony Romo DAL at CAR 9 Jay Cutler CHI DET 10 Andrew Luck IND CLE 11 Cam Newton CAR DAL 12 Matthew Stafford DET at CHI 13 Ryan Fitzpatrick BUF TEN 14 Josh Freeman TB NO 15 Matt Schaub HOU BAL 16 Carson Palmer OAK JAC 17 Christian Ponder MIN ARI 18 Brandon Weeden CLE at IND 19 Andy Dalton CIN PIT 20 Matt Hassebeck TEN at BUF   RB               Rank Player Team Opponent 1 Ray Rice BAL at HOU 2 Arian Foster HOU BAL 3 Trent Richardson CLE at IND 4 Adrian Pterson MIN ARI 5 Maurice Jones-Drew JAC at OAK 6 Darren McFadden OAK JAC 7 Alfred Morris WAS at NYG 8 Felix Jones DAL at CAR 9 Matt Forte CHI DET 10 Stevan Ridley NE NYJ 11 Ahmad Bradshaw NYG WAS 12 Marshawn Lynch SEA at SF 13 Frank Gore SF SEA 14 C.J. Spiller BUF TEN 15 Doug Martin TB NO 16 Alex Green GB at STL 17 Mikel Leshoure DET at CHI 18 Chris Johnson TEN at BUF 19 Fred Jackson BUF TEN 20 Darren Sproles NO at TB 21 Steven Jackson STL GB 22 Shonn Greene NYJ at NE 23 Vick Ballard IND CLE 24 BenJarvus Green-Ellis CIN PIT 25 Daryl Richardson STL GB 26 William Powell ARI at MIN 27 Montario Hardesty CLE at IND 28 Pierre Thomas NO at TB 29 DeAngelo Williams CAR DAL 30 Michael Bush CHI DET 31 Jonathan Stewart CAR DAL 32 Ben Tate HOU BAL 33 Jonathan Dwyer PIT at CIN 34 Andre Brown NYG WAS 35 Mike Goodson OAK JAC 36 Mark Ingram NO at TB 37 Danny Woodhead NE NYJ 38 Cedric Peerman CIN PIT 39 Kendall Hunter SF SEA 40 Mike Tolbert CAR DAL 41 LaRod Stephens-Howling ARI at MIN 42 LeGarrette Blount TB NO 43 David Wilson NYG WAS 44 James Starks GB at STL 45 Phillip Tanner DAL at CAR 46 Baron Batch PIT at CIN 47 Toby Gerhart MIN ARI 48 John Kuhn GB at STL 49 Robert Turbin SEA at SF 50 Rashad Jennings JAC at OAK WR               Rank Player Team Opponent 1 A.J. Green CIN PIT 2 Victor Cruz NYG WAS 3 Percy Harvin MIN ARI 4 Calvin Johnson DET at CHI 5 Brandon Marshall CHI DET 6 Wes Welker NE NYJ 7 Larry Fitzgerald ARI at MIN 8 Jordy Nelson GB at STL 9 Mike Wallace PIT at CIN 10 Reggie Wayne IND CLE 11 Marques Colston NO at TB 12 Vincent Jackson TB NO 13 Hakeem Nicks NYG WAS 14 Andre Johnson HOU BAL 15 Brandon Lloyd NE NYJ 16 Miles Austin DAL at CAR 17 Torrey Smith BAL at HOU 18 Dez Bryant DAL at CAR 19 Steve Smith CAR DAL 20 James Jones GB at STL 21 Mike Williams TB NO 22 Lance Moore NO at TB 23 Denarius Moore OAK JAC 24 Josh Gordon CLE at IND 25 Kenny Britt TEN at BUF 26 Randall Cobb GB at STL 27 Antonio Brown PIT at CIN 28 Steve Johnson BUF TEN 29 Michael Crabtree SF SEA 30 Jeremy Kerley NYJ at NE 31 Sidney Rice SEA at SF 32 Anquan Boldin BAL at HOU 33 Brandon Gibson STL GB 34 Kendall Wright TEN at BUF 35 Andre Roberts ARI at MIN 36 Nate Washington TEN at BUF 37 Donnie Avery IND CLE 38 Nate Burleson DET at CHI 39 Devery Henderson NO at TB 40 Andrew Hawkins CIN PIT 41 Domenik Hixon NYG WAS 42 Donald Jones BUF TEN 43 Jerome Simpson MIN ARI 44 Chris Givens STL GB 45 Darrius Heyward-Bey OAK JAC 46 Leonard Hankerson WAS at NYG 47 Santana Moss WAS at NYG 48 Brandon LaFell CAR DAL 49 Greg Little CLE at IND 50 Michael Floyd ARI MIN TE               Rank Player Team Opponent 1 Rob Gronkowski NE NYJ 2 Owen Daniels HOU BAL 3 Kyle Rudolph MIN ARI 4 Vernon Davis SF SEA 5 Jason Witten DAL at CAR 6 Aaron Hernandez NE NYJ 7 Heath Miller PIT at CIN 8 Brandon Pettigrew DET at CHI 9 Greg Olsen CAR DAL 10 Scott Chandler BUF TEN 11 Martellus Bennett NYG WAS 12 Dennis Pitta BAL at HOU 13 Fred Davis WAS at NYG 14 Jermaine Gresham CIN PIT 15 Jermichael Finley GB at STL 16 Lance Kendricks STL GB 17 Jared Cook TEN at BUF 18 Coby Fleener IND CLE 19 Dustin Keller NYJ at NE 20 Robert Housler ARI at MIN K               Rank Player Team Opponent 1 David Akers SF SEA 2 Robbie Gould CHI DET 3 Stephen Gostkowski NE NYJ 4 Blair Walsh MIN ARI 5 Greg Zuerlein STL GB 6 Lawrence Tynes NYG WAS 7 Justin Tucker BAL at HOU 8 Shayne Graham HOU BAL 9 Mason Crosby GB at STL 10 Jason Hanson DET at CHI 11 Dan Bailey DAL at CAR 12 Garrett Hartley NO at TB 13 Sebastian Janikowski OAK JAC 14 Rob Bironas TEN at BUF 15 Adam Vinatieri IND CLE 16 Mike Nugent CIN PIT 17 Nick Folk NYJ at NE 18 Steven Hauschka SEA at SF 19 Phil Dawson CLE at IND 20 Josh Scobee JAC at OAK D               Rank Team Opponent 1 San Francisco 49ers SEA 2 Chicago Bears DET 3 New England Patriots NYJ 4 New York Giants WAS 5 Green Bay Packers at STL 6 Houston Texans BAL 7 Seattle Seahawks at SF 8 Minnesota Vikings ARI 9 Dallas Cowboys at CAR 10 Oakland Raiders JAC 11 Arizona Cardinals at MIN 12 Cincinnati Bengals PIT 13 Buffalo Bills TEN 14 Baltimore Ravens at HOU 15 Detroit Lions at CHI 16 Cleveland Browns at IND 17 Pittsburgh Steelers at CIN 18 New Orleans Saints at TB 19 Washington Redskins at NYG 20 Tennessee Titans at BUF   Featured Image: Otto Greule Jr. Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
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