2016 Fantasy Football Average Draft

Average draft analysis is a great way to get an edge on your opponents by anticipating when to draft certain players.The following information is compiled from several major sources and represents the fantasy drafts that have taken place starting in May 2016. In addition to the overall draft positions, we have also created separate listings for each position. Please remember to use this information for good and not evil.

2016 Average Draft Analysis All Positions -Data thru September 3, 2016
Note: Odd numbered rounds are gray-shaded, Even numbered rounds are shaded in blue

Rank Player Team Position Bye
Week
Average
Selection
Minimum
Pick
Maximum
Pick
Number
Drafts
Selected
# 1 Antonio Brown WR 8 1.01 1.01 1.09 7,080
# 2 Odell Beckham WR 8 1.02 1.01 1.12 7,096
# 3 Julio Jones WR 11 1.03 1.01 3.09 7,092
# 4 Todd Gurley RB 8 1.04 1.01 2.02 7,088
# 5 David Johnson RB 9 1.05 1.01 12.09 7,076
# 6 Adrian Peterson RB 6 1.06 1.01 3.10 7,094
# 7 Ezekiel Elliott RB 7 1.07 1.01 10.10 7,096
# 8 Deandre Hopkins WR 9 1.08 1.01 10.03 7,092
# 9 A.J. Green WR 9 1.09 1.01 3.03 7,090
# 10 Rob Gronkowski TE 9 1.10 1.01 3.09 7,086
# 11 Lamar Miller RB 9 1.11 1.01 4.11 7,090
# 12 LeVeon Bell RB 8 1.12 1.01 5.11 7,086
# 13 Allen Robinson WR 5 2.01 1.01 9.06 7,088
# 14 Dez Bryant WR 7 2.02 1.01 4.12 7,092
# 15 Cam Newton QB 7 2.03 1.01 6.09 6,872
# 16 Devonta Freeman RB 11 2.04 1.01 8.07 7,088
# 17 Jamaal Charles RB 5 2.05 1.01 5.03 7,090
# 18 Brandon Marshall WR 11 2.06 1.01 6.05 7,092
# 19 Jordy Nelson WR 4 2.07 1.01 9.04 7,088
# 20 Eddie Lacy RB 4 2.08 1.02 5.10 7,092
# 21 Mark Ingram RB 5 2.09 1.01 8.03 7,092
# 22 Mike Evans WR 6 2.10 1.01 6.12 7,096
# 23 Keenan Allen WR 11 2.11 1.03 7.09 7,088
# 24 Aaron Rodgers QB 4 2.12 1.01 9.08 6,874
# 25 Doug Martin RB 6 3.01 1.03 5.12 7,088
# 26 Amari Cooper WR 10 3.02 1.02 5.05 7,094
# 27 LeSean Mccoy RB 10 3.03 1.02 6.03 7,086
# 28 Alshon Jeffery WR 9 3.04 1.02 7.11 7,080
# 29 Brandin Cooks WR 5 3.05 1.02 7.06 7,100
# 30 C.J. Anderson RB 11 3.06 1.07 11.03 7,084
# 31 Sammy Watkins WR 10 3.07 1.02 10.12 7,090
# 32 T.Y. Hilton WR 10 3.08 1.09 7.03 7,088
# 33 Russell Wilson QB 5 3.09 1.01 8.09 6,884
# 34 Demaryius Thomas WR 11 3.10 1.04 8.09 7,086
# 35 Jordan Reed TE 9 3.11 1.05 9.00 7,074
# 36 Thomas Rawls RB 5 3.12 1.03 8.05 7,092
# 37 Latavius Murray RB 10 4.01 1.09 8.03 7,078
# 38 Carlos Hyde RB 8 4.02 1.07 9.05 7,062
# 39 Andrew Luck QB 10 4.03 1.06 8.01 6,880
# 40 Randall Cobb WR 4 4.04 1.01 9.10 7,084
# 41 Matt Forte RB 11 4.05 1.03 10.01 7,054
# 42 Greg Olsen TE 7 4.06 1.06 9.08 7,068
# 43 Jarvis Landry WR 8 4.07 1.06 11.07 7,086
# 44 Kelvin Benjamin WR 7 4.08 1.03 10.06 7,076
# 45 Demarco Murray RB 13 4.09 1.03 9.08 7,072
# 46 Julian Edelman WR 9 4.10 1.06 11.09 7,056
# 47 Doug Baldwin WR 5 4.11 1.04 10.08 7,058
# 48 Drew Brees QB 5 4.12 1.01 10.09 6,868
# 49 Eric Decker WR 11 5.01 2.01 12.11 7,026
# 50 Jeremy Hill RB 9 5.02 1.09 10.10 7,036
# 51 Jeremy Maclin WR 5 5.03 1.03 11.12 7,042
# 52 Ben Roethlisberger QB 8 5.04 1.06 10.02 6,848
# 53 Jonathan Stewart RB 7 5.05 1.10 12.07 6,998
# 54 Golden Tate WR 10 5.06 2.02 12.08 7,052
# 55 Donte Moncrief WR 10 5.07 2.01 12.04 7,040
# 56 Jeremy Langford RB 9 5.08 1.11 12.08 7,030
# 57 Travis Kelce TE 5 5.09 2.01 11.03 6,996
# 58 Michael Floyd WR 9 5.10 1.08 13.02 7,004
# 59 Delanie Walker TE 13 5.11 1.04 13.11 6,866
# 60 Ryan Mathews RB 4 5.12 1.06 13.11 6,944
# 61 Carson Palmer QB 9 6.01 1.02 12.11 6,788
# 62 Melvin Gordon RB 11 6.02 2.01 13.02 6,978
# 63 Larry Fitzgerald WR 9 6.03 1.08 13.01 6,986
# 64 Tom Brady QB 9 6.04 1.05 12.01 6,838
# 65 Coby Fleener TE 5 6.05 1.09 18.05 6,822
# 66 Arian Foster RB 8 6.06 1.04 15.02 6,918
# 67 Matt Jones RB 9 6.07 1.11 14.12 6,832
# 68 Jordan Matthews WR 4 6.08 2.12 14.05 6,894
# 69 Emmanuel Sanders WR 11 6.09 1.07 14.03 6,860
# 70 Allen Hurns WR 5 6.10 1.05 13.07 6,868
# 71 Eli Manning QB 8 6.11 1.08 14.03 6,696
# 72 Blake Bortles QB 5 6.12 1.03 14.05 6,798
# 73 Frank Gore RB 10 7.01 2.10 17.05 6,734
# 74 Giovani Bernard RB 9 7.02 1.09 14.02 6,860
# 75 Denver Broncos DEF 11 7.03 1.02 14.02 6,274
# 76 Josh Gordon WR 13 7.04 2.12 16.03 6,884
# 77 Tyler Lockett WR 5 7.05 1.05 15.06 6,822
# 78 John Brown WR 9 7.06 2.04 16.01 6,700
# 79 Deangelo Williams RB 8 7.07 1.06 17.05 6,844
# 80 Marvin Jones WR 10 7.08 1.01 16.03 6,646
# 81 Gary Barnidge TE 13 7.09 1.09 17.07 6,652
# 82 Duke Johnson RB 13 7.10 2.02 15.07 6,854
# 83 Philip Rivers QB 11 7.11 1.10 15.06 6,670
# 84 Chris Ivory RB 5 7.12 2.03 15.08 6,410
# 85 Danny Woodhead RB 11 8.01 1.10 18.04 6,768
# 86 Seattle Seahawks DEF 5 8.02 1.10 14.10 6,250
# 87 DeSean Jackson WR 9 8.03 2.04 16.08 6,760
# 88 Rashad Jennings RB 8 8.04 1.07 17.08 6,576
# 89 Ameer Abdullah RB 10 8.05 1.07 16.08 6,690
# 90 Julius Thomas TE 5 8.06 1.06 16.09 6,560
# 91 Michael Crabtree WR 10 8.07 2.02 16.11 6,614
# 92 Carolina Panthers DEF 7 8.08 2.01 15.05 6,182
# 93 Zach Ertz TE 4 8.09 2.07 17.08 6,488
# 94 Devante Parker WR 8 8.10 2.07 18.03 6,478
# 95 Arizona Cardinals DEF 9 8.11 2.01 14.06 6,222
# 96 Derrick Henry RB 13 8.12 1.02 17.01 6,604
# 97 Antonio Gates TE 11 9.01 2.04 18.02 6,352
# 98 Tyler Eifert TE 9 9.02 2.08 16.12 6,614
# 99 Sterling Shepard WR 8 9.03 2.11 18.03 6,408
#100 Derek Carr QB 10 9.04 3.04 14.12 6,638
#101 Stephen Gostkowski PK 9 9.05 2.09 17.06 6,362
#102 Legarrette Blount RB 9 9.06 2.08 19.01 6,096
#103 Kevin White WR 9 9.07 1.10 18.03 6,288
#104 T.J. Yeldon RB 5 9.08 3.02 18.11 6,460
#105 Jay Ajayi RB 8 9.09 2.02 21.03 5,960
#106 Justin Forsett RB 8 9.10 4.01 19.02 6,318
#107 Kirk Cousins QB 9 9.11 2.05 18.03 6,468
#108 Tavon Austin WR 8 9.12 3.01 18.03 6,076
#109 Houston Texans DEF 9 10.01 3.06 17.10 6,076
#110 Stefon Diggs WR 6 10.02 3.02 18.08 6,136
#111 Jameis Winston QB 6 10.03 1.03 23.09 6,456
#112 Tyrod Taylor QB 10 10.04 2.02 19.04 6,100
#113 Willie Snead WR 5 10.05 3.01 19.07 5,902
#114 Kansas City Chiefs DEF 5 10.06 3.00 16.11 6,084
#115 Martellus Bennett TE 9 10.07 3.06 19.05 6,100
#116 Jimmy Graham TE 5 10.08 4.02 18.07 6,390
#117 Andy Dalton QB 9 10.09 2.11 20.00 6,106
#118 Matt Jones RB 9 10.10 1.11 21.03 6,832
#119 Charles Sims RB 6 10.11 2.04 20.11 5,684
#120 Graham Gano PK 7 10.12 2.06 23.07 6,118
#121 Matthew Stafford QB 10 11.01 3.03 19.02 6,168
#122 Torrey Smith WR 8 11.02 4.12 22.09 5,076
#123 Travis Benjamin WR 11 11.03 3.03 20.08 5,400
#124 Isaiah Crowell RB 13 11.04 4.03 21.11 5,546
#125 Corey Coleman WR 13 11.05 3.04 18.10 5,676
#126 Steven Hauschka PK 5 11.06 2.10 21.06 6,204
#127 Devin Funchess WR 7 11.07 3.07 19.11 5,604
#128 Tony Romo QB 7 11.08 1.03 25.12 3,250
#129 Christine Michael RB 5 11.09 4.04 21.08 5,088
#130 Minnesota Vikings DEF 6 11.10 2.00 21.02 5,804
#131 Marcus Mariota QB 13 11.11 3.09 20.01 5,900
#132 Jason Witten TE 7 11.12 3.09 21.10 5,784
#133 Los Angeles Rams DEF 8 12.01 2.10 20.12 5,472
#134 Markus Wheaton WR 8 12.02 3.01 21.02 5,584
#135 Vincent Jackson WR 6 12.03 4.11 21.07 5,404
#136 Justin Tucker PK 8 12.04 3.04 24.00 6,100
#137 James White RB 9 12.05 1.08 25.12 4,072
#138 New England Patriots DEF 9 12.06 1.04 22.09 5,266
#139 Theo Riddick RB 10 12.07 3.11 22.07 5,008
#140 Tevin Coleman RB 11 12.08 2.10 23.01 5,038
#141 Dwayne Allen TE 10 12.09 4.06 23.06 5,758
#142 Bilal Powell RB 11 12.10 4.11 21.05 4,718
#143 Alfred Morris RB 7 12.11 3.04 21.03 4,058
#144 Dak Prescott QB 7 12.12 2.11 24.01 3,600
#145 Kamar Aiken WR 8 13.01 3.11 22.09 4,636
#146 Michael Thomas WR 5 13.02 4.05 22.04 4,978
#147 Darren Sproles RB 4 13.03 3.10 23.07 4,754
#148 Matt Ryan QB 11 13.04 4.02 22.07 5,636
#149 Steve Smith WR 8 13.05 5.01 24.06 4,576
#150 Devontae Booker RB 11 13.06 4.04 24.05 4,610
#151 Chris Boswell PK 8 13.07 3.09 25.12 4,650
#152 Spencer Ware RB 5 13.08 3.09 21.06 4,112
#153 Laquon Treadwell WR 6 13.09 2.01 25.11 4,674
#154 Deandre Washington RB 10 13.10 3.06 23.07 4,254
#155 Tajae Sharpe WR 13 13.11 4.04 23.04 3,570
#156 Jared Cook TE 4 13.12 4.12 24.10 4,870
#157 James Starks RB 4 14.01 6.07 22.05 3,996
#158 Brock Osweiler QB 9 14.02 2.06 24.12 3,080
#159 Will Fuller WR 9 14.03 4.11 22.11 3,794
#160 Joe Flacco QB 8 14.04 1.11 25.12 2,568
#161 Alex Smith QB 5 14.05 2.11 25.09 2,010
#162 Tyler Boyd WR 9 14.06 5.07 25.01 3,842
#163 Mason Crosby PK 4 14.07 3.11 25.12 5,922
#164 Blair Walsh PK 6 14.08 4.06 25.12 4,636
#165 Ted Ginn WR 7 14.09 2.00 25.12 2,994
#166 Ryan Fitzpatrick QB 11 14.10 3.04 25.12 4,148
#167 Mohamed Sanu WR 11 14.11 3.06 25.12 4,322
#168 Chris Johnson RB 9 14.12 4.08 25.06 2,600
#169 Robert Griffin QB 13 15.01 6.09 23.01 2,690
#170 Dorial Green-Beckham WR 4 15.02 4.03 24.09 3,674
#171 Cincinnati Bengals DEF 9 15.03 3.07 24.00 5,402
#172 Zach Miller TE 9 15.04 3.10 24.11 4,686
#173 Jerick McKinnon RB 6 15.05 5.11 22.08 3,566
#174 Pittsburgh Steelers DEF 8 15.06 3.11 25.12 3,660
#175 Ryan Tannehill QB 8 15.07 2.08 25.09 4,350
#176 Josh Doctson WR 9 15.08 3.08 25.12 2,550
#177 Phillip Dorsett WR 10 15.09 7.01 23.08 3,544
#178 Eric Ebron TE 10 15.10 5.09 25.03 4,838
#179 Chris Hogan WR 9 15.11 7.04 23.01 3,156
#180 Malcom Floyd WR 11 15.12 4.07 25.12 342
#181 Green Bay Packers DEF 4 16.01 4.00 25.12 4,230
#182 New York Jets DEF 11 16.02 5.01 25.12 4,134
#183 Victor Cruz WR 8 16.03 3.07 25.12 2,532
#184 Dan Bailey PK 7 16.04 1.07 25.12 5,868
#185 Connor Barth PK 5 16.05 6.10 25.12 738
#186 Jay Cutler QB 9 16.06 4.04 25.12 1,960
#187 Terrelle Pryor WR 13 16.07 5.01 25.06 2,088
#188 Chandler Catanzaro PK 9 16.08 4.08 25.12 5,786
#189 Adam Vinatieri PK 10 16.09 3.12 25.12 4,916
#190 Oakland Raiders DEF 10 16.10 4.10 25.12 3,046
#191 Mike Wallace WR 8 16.11 6.06 25.12 2,944
#192 Brandon Mcmanus PK 11 16.12 4.05 25.12 4,954
#193 Shane Vereen RB 8 17.01 6.02 25.12 2,482
#194 Karlos Williams RB . 17.02 5.08 25.12 882
#195 Sammie Coates WR 8 17.03 4.04 25.12 3,734
#196 Jared Goff QB 8 17.04 2.05 25.12 1,030
#197 Pierre Garcon WR 9 17.05 5.09 25.12 2,966
#198 Rishard Matthews WR 13 17.06 7.01 25.08 3,684
#199 Kenneth Dixon RB 8 17.07 4.03 25.12 2,632
#200 Charles Clay TE 10 17.08 5.01 25.01 3,494
#201 C.J. Prosise RB 5 17.09 3.02 25.12 2,668
#202 Richard Rodgers TE 4 17.10 3.07 25.12 1,366
#203 Sebastian Janikowski PK 10 17.11 5.06 25.12 2,786
#204 Austin Seferian-Jenkins TE 6 17.12 6.04 25.12 2,970
#205 Kyle Rudolph TE 6 18.01 5.04 25.12 2,412
#206 Charcandrick West RB 5 18.02 5.10 25.12 2,100
#207 Anquan Boldin WR 10 18.03 3.07 25.12 2,112
#208 Terrance West RB 8 18.04 7.04 25.10 1,352
#209 Terrance Williams WR 7 18.05 3.05 25.12 1,632
#210 Cairo Santos PK 5 18.06 5.04 25.12 3,030
#211 Davante Adams WR 4 18.07 3.09 25.12 1,836
#212 Danny Amendola WR 9 18.08 2.07 25.12 900
#213 Dallas Cowboys DEF 7 18.09 2.03 25.12 568
#214 Philadelphia Eagles DEF 4 18.10 4.03 25.12 3,230
#215 Buffalo Bills DEF 10 18.11 6.09 25.12 2,510
#216 Javorius Allen RB 8 18.12 3.06 25.12 1,620
#217 Baltimore Ravens DEF 8 19.01 3.10 25.12 1,146
#218 Jordan Howard RB 9 19.02 6.10 25.12 1,986
#219 Nick Folk PK 11 19.03 9.01 25.12 576
#220 Clive Walford TE 10 19.04 3.12 25.12 2,346
#221 Jacksonville Jaguars DEF 5 19.05 7.04 25.12 1,926
#222 Washington Redskins DEF 9 19.06 5.01 25.12 1,028
#223 Paul Perkins RB 8 19.07 3.01 25.12 1,598
#224 New York Giants DEF 8 19.08 7.03 25.12 1,532
#225 Miami Dolphins DEF 8 19.09 7.09 25.12 1,110
#226 Jordan Cameron TE 8 19.10 4.05 25.12 1,830
#227 Sam Bradford QB 4 19.11 3.08 25.12 1,026
#228 Kenny Stills WR 8 19.12 5.00 25.12 1,672
#229 Roberto Aguayo PK 6 20.01 6.01 25.12 2,512
#230 Josh Brown PK 8 20.02 5.05 25.12 1,662
#231 Tim Hightower RB 5 20.03 4.06 25.12 1,506
#232 Indianapolis Colts DEF 10 20.04 3.04 25.12 886
#233 Tampa Bay Buccaneers DEF 6 20.05 3.03 25.12 626
#234 Matt Prater PK 10 20.06 8.01 25.12 2,016
#235 Mike Nugent PK 9 20.07 8.02 25.12 1,036
#236 Cameron Artis-Payne RB 7 20.08 10.01 25.12 1,022
#237 Chris Thompson RB 9 20.09 3.08 25.12 1,614
#238 Robbie Gould PK 9 20.10 7.02 25.12 1,632
#239 Breshad Perriman WR 8 20.11 2.06 25.12 1,640
#240 Kendall Wright WR 13 20.12 10.02 25.12 808
#241 Detroit Lions DEF 10 21.01 2.08 25.12 490
#242 Vance Mcdonald TE 8 21.02 5.09 25.12 1,812
#243 Virgil Green TE 11 21.03 3.09 25.12 1,488
#244 Matt Bryant PK 11 21.04 7.06 25.12 1,398
#245 Nick Novak PK 9 21.05 9.04 25.12 388
#246 Dan Carpenter PK 10 21.06 4.11 25.12 1,094
#247 Nelson Agholor WR 4 21.07 3.03 25.12 1,250
#248 Chicago Bears DEF 9 21.08 6.04 25.12 630
#249 Jermaine Kearse WR 5 21.09 6.05 25.12 806
#250 Dustin Hopkins PK 9 21.10 6.12 25.12 504
#251 C.J. Spiller RB 5 21.11 3.04 25.12 1,390
#252 Josh Ferguson RB 10 21.12 7.03 25.12 666
#253 Kenyan Drake RB 8 22.01 5.06 25.12 370
#254 Ronnie Hillman RB 11 22.02 3.04 25.12 660
#255 Benny Cunningham RB 8 22.03 8.11 25.12 614
#256 Shaun Draughn RB 8 22.04 10.04 25.12 1,234
#257 Josh Lambo PK 11 22.05 8.01 25.12 658
#258 Kenny Britt WR 8 22.06 2.04 25.12 642
#259 Wendell Smallwood RB 4 22.07 5.02 25.12 894
#260 Eli Rogers WR 8 22.08 6.03 25.12 836
#261 Jacob Tamme TE 11 22.09 2.02 25.12 330
#262 Hunter Henry TE 11 22.10 5.08 25.12 838
#263 San Francisco 49ers DEF 8 22.11 2.02 25.12 484
#264 Mike Gillislee RB 10 22.12 2.03 25.12 332
#265 Paxton Lynch QB 11 23.01 5.10 25.12 644
#266 Jonathan Williams RB 10 23.02 7.05 25.12 378
#267 Will Tye TE 8 23.03 5.08 25.12 1,256
#268 Jason Myers PK 5 23.04 5.04 25.12 338
#269 Jaelen Strong WR 9 23.05 3.00 25.12 732
#270 Tyler Gaffney RB 9 23.06 3.12 25.12 468
#271 Jimmy Garoppolo QB 9 23.07 2.07 25.12 730
#272 Reggie Bush RB 10 23.08 5.05 25.12 644
#273 Tyler Higbee TE 8 23.09 9.09 25.12 486
#274 Kenjon Barner RB 4 23.10 10.07 25.12 564
#275 Andre Ellington RB 9 23.11 3.09 25.12 600
#276 Phil Dawson PK 8 23.12 7.10 25.12 506
#277 Robert Woods WR 10 24.01 6.06 25.12 884
#278 Pharoh Cooper WR 8 24.02 5.10 25.12 422
#279 Carson Wentz QB 4 24.03 2.06 25.12 506
#280 Braxton Miller WR 9 24.04 2.06 25.12 978
#281 Malcolm Mitchell WR 9 24.05 9.01 25.12 618
#282 Cameron Brate TE 6 24.06 2.02 25.12 380
#283 Tyler Ervin RB 9 24.07 3.07 25.12 440
#284 Jesse James TE 8 24.08 2.11 25.12 1,212
#285 Cole Beasley WR 7 24.09 2.06 25.12 506
#286 Brandon Lafell WR 9 24.10 8.02 25.12 590
#287 Jamison Crowder WR 9 24.11 4.02 25.12 562
#288 Robert Turbin RB 10 24.12 5.07 25.12 376
#289 Rob Kelley RB 9 25.01 1.11 25.12 688
#290 Greg Zuerlein PK 8 25.02 7.05 25.12 378
#291 Jared Abbrederis WR 4 25.03 2.06 25.12 398
#292 Alfred Blue RB 9 25.04 3.09 25.12 452
#293 Blaine Gabbert QB 8 25.05 5.10 25.12 560
#294 Charles Johnson WR 6 25.06 10.02 25.12 336
#295 Trevor Siemian QB 11 25.07 3.10 25.12 622
#296 Leonte Carroo WR 8 25.08 8.06 25.12 442
#297 Austin Hooper TE 11 25.09 8.07 25.12 398
#298 Chris Conley WR 5 25.10 4.05 25.12 530
#299 Tyrell Williams WR 11 25.11 6.09 25.12 408