Playoff draft rankings: Wildcard Weekend

Playoff draft rankings: Wildcard Weekend

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Playoff draft rankings: Wildcard Weekend

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(Shanna Lockwood, USA TODAY Sports)

Updated: Friday, Jan. 3, at 6:19 p.m. EDT

Wildcard Weekend schedule

Saturday, Jan. 4

Buffalo Bills at Houston Texans (4:35 p.m. EST)
Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots (8:15 p.m. EST)

Sunday, Jan. 5

Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints (1:05 p.m. EST)
Seattle Seahawks at Philadelphia Eagles (4:40 p.m. EST)

Playoff draft rankings (entire playoff run)

Quarterbacks

Rk
Player
Team
1
Drew Brees
NO
2
Lamar Jackson
BAL
3
Patrick Mahomes
KC
4
Jimmy Garoppolo
SF
5
Josh Allen
BUF
6
Russell Wilson
SEA
7
Carson Wentz
PHI
8
Ryan Tannehill
TEN
9
Deshaun Watson
HOU
10
Tom Brady
NE
11
Aaron Rodgers
GB
12
Taysom Hill
NO
13
Kirk Cousins
MIN

Running backs

Rk
Player
Team
1
Alvin Kamara
NO
2
Raheem Mostert
SF
3
Aaron Jones
GB
4
Mark Ingram (INJ)
BAL
5
James White
NE
6
Latavius Murray
NO
7
Devin Singletary
BUF
8
Damien Williams
KC
9
Dalvin Cook
MIN
10
Miles Sanders
PHI
11
Derrick Henry
TEN
12
Marshawn Lynch
SEA
13
Carlos Hyde
HOU
14
Sony Michel
NE
15
Gus Edwards
BAL
16
Rex Burkhead
NE
17
Boston Scott
PHI
18
Dion Lewis
TEN
19
Travis Homer
SEA
20
Duke Johnson
HOU
21
Kyle Juszczyk
SF
22
Justice Hill
BAL
23
Darwin Thompson
KC
24
Jamaal Williams (INJ)
GB
25
Matt Breida
SF
26
Alexander Mattison
MIN
27
C.J. Ham
MIN
28
Tyler Ervin
GB
29
Tevin Coleman
SF
30
Khari Blasingame
TEN
31
Brandon Bolden
NE
32
LeSean McCoy
KC
33
Frank Gore
BUF
34
Ameer Abdullah
MIN
35
Mike Boone
MIN
36
Dan Vitale (INJ)
GB
37
Nick Bellore
SEA
38
Patrick Ricard
BAL
39
Patrick DiMarco
BUF
40
Zach Line (INJ)
NO
41
Dalyn Dawkins
TEN
42
Dwayne Washington
NO

Wide receivers

Rk
Player
Team
1
Michael Thomas
NO
2
Tyreek Hill
KC
3
Julian Edelman (INJ)
NE
4
Tyler Lockett
SEA
5
Deebo Samuel
SF
6
Emmanuel Sanders
SF
7
Tre’Quan Smith
NO
8
Davante Adams
GB
9
DeAndre Hopkins
HOU
10
Stefon Diggs
MIN
11
John Brown
BUF
12
DK Metcalf
SEA
13
Cole Beasley
BUF
14
Marquise Brown
BAL
15
A.J. Brown
TEN
16
Greg Ward
PHI
17
Kenny Stills
HOU
18
Adam Thielen
MIN
19
N’Keal Harry
NE
20
Seth Roberts
BAL
21
Mohamed Sanu
NE
22
Mecole Hardman
KC
23
Tajae Sharpe
TEN
24
Kendrick Bourne
SF
25
Sammy Watkins
KC
26
Corey Davis
TEN
27
Allen Lazard
GB
28
Willie Snead
BAL
29
Ted Ginn Jr.
NO
30
Jakobi Meyers
NE
31
Will Fuller (INJ)
HOU
32
Olabisi Johnson
MIN
33
Geronimo Allison
GB
34
JJ Arcega-Whiteside
PHI
35
Miles Boykin
BAL
36
Isaiah McKenzie
BUF
37
Keke Coutee
HOU
38
Demarcus Robinson
KC
39
Deonte Harris
NO
40
Phillip Dorsett
NE
41
David Moore
SEA
42
DeAndre Carter
HOU
43
Laquon Treadwell
MIN
44
Jake Kumerow
GB
45
Adam Humphries (INJ)
TEN
46
Malik Turner (INJ)
SEA
47
Byron Pringle
KC
48
Andre Roberts (INJ)
BUF
49
Robert Davis
PHI
50
Marquez Valdes-Scantling
GB
51
Robert Foster
BUF
52
Kalif Raymond (INJ)
TEN
53
Alexander Hollins
MIN
54
Richie James
SF
55
Jaron Brown (INJ)
SEA

Tight ends

Rk
Player
Team
1
Mark Andrews
BAL
2
Travis Kelce
KC
3
Jared Cook
NO
4
George Kittle
SF
5
Dallas Goedert
PHI
6
Zach Ertz (INJ)
PHI
7
Jacob Hollister
SEA
8
Jonnu Smith
TEN
9
Josh Hill
NO
10
Darren Fells
HOU
11
Ben Watson
NE
12
Dawson Knox
BUF
13
Joshua Perkins
PHI
14
Kyle Rudolph
MIN
15
Matt LaCosse
NE
16
Irv Smith
MIN
17
Jimmy Graham
GB
18
Nick Boyle
BAL
19
Hayden Hurst
BAL
20
Jordan Akins
HOU
21
Ross Dwelley
SF
22
Tyler Kroft
BUF
23
Blake Bell
KC
24
Robert Tonyan
GB
25
MyCole Pruitt
TEN
26
Tyler Conklin
MIN
27
Anthony Firkser
TEN
28
Marcedes Lewis
GB

Place kickers

Rk
Player
Team
1
Wil Lutz
NO
2
Justin Tucker
BAL
3
Harrison Butker
KC
4
Robbie Gould
SF
5
Nick Folk
NE
6
Steve Hauschka
BUF
7
Jason Myers
SEA
8
Dan Bailey
MIN
9
Jake Elliott
PHI
10
Ka’imi Fairbairn
HOU
11
Mason Crosby
GB
12
Greg Joseph
TEN

Defensive teams

Rk
Team
1
Baltimore Ravens
2
New Orleans Saints
3
San Francisco 49ers
4
Kansas City Chiefs
5
Buffalo Bills
6
New England Patriots
7
Seattle Seahawks
8
Tennessee Titans
9
Green Bay Packers
10
Minnesota Vikings
11
Houston Texans
12
Philadelphia Eagles

Playoff draft rankings (Wildcard Weekend only)

Quarterbacks

Rk
Player
Team
Opp
1
Drew Brees
NO
MIN
2
Josh Allen
BUF
@HOU
3
Carson Wentz
PHI
SEA
4
Russell Wilson
SEA
@PHI
5
Ryan Tannehill
TEN
@NE
6
Deshaun Watson
HOU
BUF
7
Kirk Cousins
MIN
@NO
8
Tom Brady
NE
TEN
9
Taysom Hill
NO
MIN
Lamar Jackson
BAL
BYE
Patrick Mahomes
KC
BYE
Jimmy Garoppolo
SF
BYE
Aaron Rodgers
GB
BYE

Running backs

Rk
Player
Team
Opp
1
Alvin Kamara
NO
MIN
2
Miles Sanders
PHI
SEA
3
James White
NE
TEN
4
Dalvin Cook
MIN
@NO
5
Derrick Henry
TEN
@NE
6
Carlos Hyde
HOU
BUF
7
Boston Scott
PHI
SEA
8
Sony Michel
NE
TEN
9
Devin Singletary
BUF
@HOU
10
Marshawn Lynch
SEA
@PHI
11
Travis Homer
SEA
@PHI
12
Rex Burkhead
NE
TEN
13
Latavius Murray
NO
MIN
14
Dion Lewis
TEN
@NE
15
Duke Johnson
HOU
BUF
16
Alexander Mattison
MIN
@NO
17
C.J. Ham
MIN
@NO
18
Khari Blasingame
TEN
@NE
19
Brandon Bolden
NE
TEN
20
Frank Gore
BUF
@HOU
21
Ameer Abdullah
MIN
@NO
22
Mike Boone
MIN
@NO
24
Nick Bellore
SEA
@PHI
25
Patrick DiMarco
BUF
@HOU
26
Dalyn Dawkins
TEN
@NE
27
Dwayne Washington
NO
MIN
Zach Line (OUT)
NO
MIN
Mark Ingram (INJ)
BAL
BYE
Gus Edwards
BAL
BYE
Justice Hill
BAL
BYE
Patrick Ricard
BAL
BYE
Aaron Jones
GB
BYE
Jamaal Williams (INJ)
GB
BYE
Tyler Ervin
GB
BYE
Dan Vitale (INJ)
GB
BYE
Damien Williams
KC
BYE
Darwin Thompson
KC
BYE
LeSean McCoy
KC
BYE
Raheem Mostert
SF
BYE
Kyle Juszczyk
SF
BYE
Matt Breida
SF
BYE
Tevin Coleman
SF
BYE

Wide receivers

Rk
Player
Team
Opp
1
Michael Thomas
NO
MIN
2
Tyler Lockett
SEA
@PHI
3
Stefon Diggs
MIN
@NO
4
John Brown
BUF
@HOU
5
Julian Edelman (QUE)
NE
TEN
6
Cole Beasley
BUF
@HOU
7
DeAndre Hopkins
HOU
BUF
8
DK Metcalf
SEA
@PHI
9
Tre’Quan Smith
NO
MIN
10
A.J. Brown
TEN
@NE
11
Greg Ward
PHI
SEA
12
Kenny Stills
HOU
BUF
13
Adam Thielen
MIN
@NO
14
N’Keal Harry
NE
TEN
15
Mohamed Sanu
NE
TEN
16
Jakobi Meyers
NE
TEN
17
Tajae Sharpe
TEN
@NE
18
Corey Davis
TEN
@NE
19
Ted Ginn Jr.
NO
MIN
20
David Moore
SEA
@PHI
21
Olabisi Johnson
MIN
@NO
22
JJ Arcega-Whiteside
PHI
SEA
23
Keke Coutee
HOU
BUF
24
Isaiah McKenzie
BUF
@HOU
25
Deonte Harris
NO
MIN
26
Phillip Dorsett
NE
TEN
27
DeAndre Carter
HOU
BUF
28
Laquon Treadwell
MIN
@NO
29
Kalif Raymond (QUE)
TEN
@NE
30
Andre Roberts (QUE)
BUF
@HOU
31
Robert Davis
PHI
SEA
32
Robert Foster
BUF
@HOU
33
Alexander Hollins
MIN
@NO
34
Jaron Brown (QUE)
SEA
@PHI
35
Will Fuller (QUE-GTD)
HOU
BUF
Adam Humphries (OUT)
TEN
@NE
Nelson Agholor (OUT)
PHI
SEA
Malik Turner (OUT)
SEA
@PHI
Marquise Brown
BAL
BYE
Seth Roberts
BAL
BYE
Willie Snead
BAL
BYE
Miles Boykin
BAL
BYE
Davante Adams
GB
BYE
Allen Lazard
GB
BYE
Geronimo Allison
GB
BYE
Jake Kumerow
GB
BYE
Marquez Valdes-Scantling
GB
BYE
Tyreek Hill
KC
BYE
Mecole Hardman
KC
BYE
Sammy Watkins
KC
BYE
Demarcus Robinson
KC
BYE
Byron Pringle
KC
BYE
Deebo Samuel
SF
BYE
Emmanuel Sanders
SF
BYE
Kendrick Bourne
SF
BYE
Richie James
SF
BYE

Tight ends

Rk
Player
Team
Opp
1
Dallas Goedert
PHI
SEA
2
Jared Cook
NO
MIN
3
Jonnu Smith
TEN
@NE
4
Zach Ertz (QUE)
PHI
SEA
5
Jacob Hollister
SEA
@PHI
6
Darren Fells
HOU
BUF
7
Joshua Perkins
PHI
SEA
8
Kyle Rudolph
MIN
@NO
9
Ben Watson
NE
TEN
10
Dawson Knox
BUF
@HOU
11
Irv Smith
MIN
@NO
12
Josh Hill
NO
MIN
13
Matt LaCosse
NE
TEN
14
Jordan Akins (QUE)
HOU
BUF
15
Tyler Kroft
BUF
@HOU
16
MyCole Pruitt
TEN
@NE
17
Tyler Conklin
MIN
@NO
18
Anthony Firkser
TEN
@NE
Mark Andrews
BAL
BYE
Nick Boyle
BAL
BYE
Hayden Hurst
BAL
BYE
Jimmy Graham
GB
BYE
Robert Tonyan
GB
BYE
Marcedes Lewis
GB
BYE
Travis Kelce
KC
BYE
Blake Bell
KC
BYE
George Kittle
SF
BYE
Ross Dwelley
SF
BYE

Place kickers

Rk
Player
Team
Opp
1
Nick Folk
NE
TEN
2
Steve Hauschka
BUF
@HOU
3
Wil Lutz
NO
MIN
4
Dan Bailey
MIN
@NO
5
Jake Elliott
PHI
SEA
6
Ka’imi Fairbairn
HOU
BUF
7
Greg Joseph
TEN
@NE
8
Jason Myers
SEA
@PHI
Justin Tucker
BAL
BYE
Harrison Butker
KC
BYE
Robbie Gould
SF
BYE
Mason Crosby
GB
BYE

Defensive teams

Rk
Player
Team
Opp
1
Buffalo Bills
BUF
@HOU
2
New Orleans Saints
NO
MIN
3
Tennessee Titans
TEN
@NE
4
New England Patriots
NE
TEN
5
Seattle Seahawks
SEA
@PHI
6
Minnesota Vikings
MIN
@NO
7
Houston Texans
HOU
BUF
8
Philadelphia Eagles
PHI
SEA
Baltimore Ravens
BAL
BYE
San Francisco 49ers
SF
BYE
Kansas City Chiefs
KC
BYE
Green Bay Packers
GB
BYE

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