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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194282 Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Aaron+Rodgers%2C+Green+Bay+++ Fantasy Football As expected, Rodgers’ numbers improved in every statistical category last season. His yardage total increased by nearly 10 percent. Rodgers threw two more touchdowns, and threw six fewer interceptions.

Rodgers retains a deep, talented receiving corps this season, and the team received a gift when lineman Bryan Bulaga fell to them at No. 23. That’s the one part of the equation that needed to improve in this Green Bay offense, as Rodgers was sacked 50 times last year. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194281 Drew Brees, New Orleans Drew+Brees%2C+New+Orleans Fantasy Football How much do I need to pitch you Brees’ insertion near the top of the heap? The Super Bowl Champion threw 34 touchdown passes in the regular season for the second straight year while topping 4,300 passing yards for the fourth consecutive campaign.

Do you need more convincing? Brees has averaged 4,173 passing yards and 28.8 touchdown passes during the past six years. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194303 Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Peyton+Manning%2C+Indianapolis Fantasy Football Like with Brees, there’s not a whole lot of selling to be done here. With the exception of the need to factor in potential late-season sit-downs, there’s not a ton of variability in Manning’s game. Manning has thrown 26 or more touchdowns in each of his 12 NFL seasons while averaging 4,177 passing yards and 30.5 touchdowns.

Last season might have been Manning’s biggest test, as Marvin Harrison was released and No. 2 receiver Anthony Gonzalez was lost to a knee injury. Austin Collie and Pierre Garcon stepped up alongside Dallas Clark and Reggie Wayne to keep the train rolling. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194305 Tom Brady, New England Tom+Brady%2C+New+England+ Fantasy Football Brady didn’t post ridiculous, pinball-like numbers in 2009, but he still ranked among the league leaders in both passing yards and touchdowns (tied for fifth and sixth, respectively). He’s topped 3,500 passing yards in each of his past seven complete seasons while averaging 29.6 touchdown passes.

Will Wes Welker’s knee be ready? Julian Edelman stepped in admirably last season following Welker’s injury. The team also added veteran Torry Holt and tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Alge Crumpler to the mix. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194304 Tony Romo, QB, Dallas Tony+Romo%2C+QB%2C+Dallas Fantasy Football Miles Austin answered the call last season and helped the Cowboys’ passing game reach tremendous heights. Romo averaged a career-best 280 yards per game (263 or more in three straight seasons) with 26 touchdowns to match his output in his injury-shortened 2008 season.

Austin and tight end Jason Witten remain Romo’s first targets, but all eyes are on rookie Dez Bryant and his introduction to Dallas. Bryant has the size and speed combination to become an immediate contributor and push Roy E. Williams into a situational role (where I believe he’d excel if he accepts it). Add the three-headed backfield and a strong defense to the mix and you have Romo putting forth big numbers in 2010.  – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194280 Philip Rivers Philip+Rivers Fantasy Football

Rivers was more than just a pawn in the Manning-Rivers draft trade, which lead to his career blossoming in San Diego and not New York. When Drew Brees left the Chargers for a future with the Saints, Rivers led the Chargers to a 14-2 record in 2006, his first season as a starter. In 2007, he quarterbacked the Chargers to their first playoff win in 13 years and eventually led them to the AFC Championship game. Looks as if the Chargers got what they bargained for with this quarterback.

Why did he miss the 2010 Pro Bowl?

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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194301 Matt Schaub, Houston +Matt+Schaub%2C+Houston Fantasy Football Schaub finally broke through with a huge 2009 season. He left his injury issues in the rearview mirror and completed the full 16-game season. Schaub passed for at least 280 yards in 11 of his starts last season, taking full advantage of his ability to play catch with the unstoppable Andre Johnson, and threw multiple touchdown passes in 10 games.

I believe the most impressive notes to take out of Schaub’s breakthrough campaign is that the Texans were forced to juggle the running game and that Owen Daniels missed half of the season. I expect a regression in his yardage total, but his touchdown total (29) might just bump north. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194299 Brett Favre, Minnesota Brett+Favre%2C+Minnesota Fantasy Football Favre’s lofty ranking here tells you everything you need to know about where I stand on the possibility of his retirement. He passed for 4,200 yards and 33 touchdowns despite taking an extra few weeks to fish, hunt and mow the line before joining the Vikings. Unless there’s something more serious going on with his ankle, I believe that we’ll hitch up the "Favre Express" for one more ride.– Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194300 Jay Cutler, Chicago Jay+Cutler%2C+Chicago Fantasy Football Go ahead. Make a joke about Cutler’s interception count from 2009 (26). Lest we forget, Cutler also threw 27 touchdown passes last year while passing for 3,666 yards. Most casual fans couldn’t name one of the Chicago receivers from 2009 except for maybe Greg Olsen or Devin Hester (Super Bowl memories?).

I’m expecting a more consistent effort from Cutler in the Mike Martz world. Devin Aromashodu emerged as a go-to option for Cutler down the stretch, while Earl Bennett quietly posted a solid season while working alongside his former college teammate. I remain concerned about the offensive line (Cutler was sacked 35 times in 2009), but we’ll see what kind of tweaks by Martz and the addition of Chester Taylor do to help the cause. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194278 Eli Manning, New York Giants Eli+Manning%2C+New+York+Giants+ Fantasy Football The New York receiving corps left us a tad nervous about Manning’s prospects in 2009. New options emerged during the season and Manning finished tied for eighth with 27 touchdown passes. Manning also completed a career-best 62.3 percent of his pass attempts (thank you, Steve Smith) and eclipsed 4,000 passing yards for the first time. In fact, it was the first time that Manning passed for more than 3,336 yards since 2005. Hakeem Nicks, Mario Manningham and the aforementioned Smith comprise a formidable core to this offense.

Manning is also following in his brother’s footsteps in another way. He’s played in every game for five consecutive seasons. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194277 Kevin Kolb, Philadelphia Kevin+Kolb%2C+Philadelphia Fantasy Football Welcome to the big time. Kolb assumes the starting role in Philadelphia following the trade that Donovan McNabb (14th) to the Redskins. He shone in his two starts last year (718 yards and four touchdowns), prompting speculation of his rapid ascent to the top slot. Kolb will certainly have ample weapons to help make a smooth transition to the starting role, with speedsters on both ends and a superior pass-catching tight end in Brent "The Captain" Celek.

I believe that we’ll see some of those hiccups that accompany a first-year starter, but I have no doubt that DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin and this talented receiving corps will make their share of highlight reels as well. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194302 Joe Flacco, Baltimore Joe+Flacco%2C+Baltimore+ Fantasy Football Flacco grew markedly in his sophomore season, producing 50 percent more touchdown passes with a 21 percent increase in his passing yardage. He’s primed for an even bigger season in his third NFL campaign. The team drafted two pass-catching tight ends (Dennis Pitta and Ed Dickson) and acquired Anquan Boldin from the Cardinals to run with Derrick Mason and the tremendous running attack, led by Ray Rice. – Mike Harmon Jonathan Daniel - Getty Images http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/21_20100507193404_600_400.JPG http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/21_20100507193404_70_70.JPG
Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194292 Donovan McNabb, Washington Donovan+McNabb%2C+Washington+ Fantasy Football McNabb was traded, as expected, but the fact that he’s setting up shop in the NFC East leaves some scratching their heads. He leaves a loaded receiving corps behind in Philadelphia for one that is a little more unsettled.

Santana Moss is still a solid option, but isn’t quite the explosive player that he was once. Chris Cooley is coming off a season-ending injury, although Fred Davis proved more than capable as his replacement should Cooley experience a setback. The Redskins will need Devin Thomas to become a more consistent option opposite Moss for McNabb to post huge numbers. With that said, McNabb didn’t exactly make his career with top-flight receiving options.

I’m more concerned with the fact that McNabb’s only completed one of his past six seasons and hasn’t thrown more than 23 touchdowns in any of his past five seasons. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194293 Carson Palmer, Cincinnati Carson+Palmer%2C+Cincinnati+ Fantasy Football Palmer and the passing game took a backseat to a revitalized running attack that saw Cedric Benson post ridiculous weekly numbers in 2009. Palmer was coming back from a serious injury that derailed his 2008 season, but the bigger issue was that the receiving corps was essentially comprised of Chad Ochocinco and an occasional guest star.

I’m definitely intrigued to see the re-tooled Cincinnati offense in 2010. Antonio Bryant has been brought in to run opposite Ochocinco while Andre Caldwell, Jerome Simpson and the other young receivers continue their learning process. The bigger (no pun intended) addition was the selection of Jermaine Gresham in the draft. If Gresham acclimates quickly to the system, he becomes an immediate red zone beast at 6-5. Palmer might bounce up a slot or two before the season gets underway. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194294 Matt Ryan, Atlanta Matt+Ryan%2C+Atlanta Fantasy Football Ryan missed two games in their entirety and most of a third in his sophomore season. He averaged 223 passing yards per game in the 13 contests he completed with 22 touchdown passes (six in the season’s final three games).

The Falcons will welcome the return of Michael Turner to the backfield, as his big-play potential opens up downfield lanes for Ryan. Roddy White and Tony Gonzalez are as steady as they come, and Michael Jenkins matched his 50 receptions of 2008. The big question concerns the No. 3 role. Will Harry Douglas be recovered from the injury that sidelined him in 2009? The insertion of a speedy deep ball option could allow Ryan to take another leap statistically. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194203 Alex Smith, San Francisco Alex+Smith%2C+San+Francisco++ Fantasy Football The 49ers demonstrated their confidence in Smith by eschewing the selection of one of the "name" quarterbacks in this year’s NFL Draft while adding two new pieces to the offensive line. Smith will have a full cycle with Michael Crabtree in the fold, and the 49ers possess the new king of the tight end position in Vernon Davis. The fortification of the offensive line will bolster Frank Gore’s running efforts and put Smith in more advantageous passing situations. – Mike Harmon Dilip Vishwanat - Getty Images http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/17_20100507193027_600_400.JPG http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/17_20100507193027_70_70.JPG
Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194202 Chad Henne, Miami Chad+Henne%2C+Miami++ Fantasy Football Henne is one of the top movers on the board this season. He was already starting to creep up the board based on last year’s glimpses into his potential. The arrival of a true No. 1 option in Brandon Marshall solidifies his placement here. Henne has four sure-handed receivers on the roster (Davone Bess, Greg Camarillo and Brian Hartline) and one of the game’s top two-headed backfields. – Mike Harmon Doug Benc - Getty Images http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/16_20100507193005_600_400.JPG http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/16_20100507193005_70_70.JPG
Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194289 Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Ben+Roethlisberger%2C+Pittsburgh++ Fantasy Football Roethlisberger’s placement here signals that I’m of the belief that his suspension ultimate gets reduced to four games.

As such, he slides into the list ahead of the more erratic, inconsistent options. Depending on how the rest of the offseason transpires, I may bounce him up or down the list. Until then, I will evaluate Roethlisberger based on what we can reasonably expect from 10 or 11 games. He absorbs too many hits when trying to extend plays and absorbs an inordinate number of sacks (46 or more in four consecutive seasons).

However, Roethlisberger also posted a career-high 4,328 passing yards last season with 26 touchdowns, a tremendous rebound from his horrid 2008 campaign. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194273 Vince Young, Tennessee Vince+Young%2C+Tennessee++ Fantasy Football Young certainly jumpstarted a lifeless Tennessee team after taking over the starting job in Week 8. That doesn’t necessarily mean that he’ll necessarily dominate the stat sheets.

Young passed for only 10 touchdowns in 12 games (two rushing touchdowns) last season. Owners choosing to run with Young have to hope that he does just that. They have to hope for those 40-50 rushing yards to help offset his muted passing production. With that said, I am intrigued to see him scramble and chuck the ball downfield to second-year man Kenny Britt. There is definitely big-play potential on the board. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194290 David Garrard, Jacksonville David+Garrard%2C+Jacksonville++ Fantasy Football Garrard has very quietly put together strong back-to-back passing yardage seasons (3,600 on average), but that hasn’t translated into fantasy prominence. In fact, Garrard failed to throw a passing touchdown in eight games last season.

Will things change this year? Well, we can reasonably expect Maurice Jones-Drew to continue his goal-line dominance, but I am cautiously optimistic that Mike Sims-Walker and Mike Thomas, along with tight end Marcedes Lewis, can help elevate Garrard’s game in 2010. Fans in Jacksonville were calling for the team to select Tim Tebow on draft day. As such, Garrard certainly recognizes the extra pressure put on his performance. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194288 Jason Campbell, Oakland Jason+Campbell%2C+Oakland Fantasy Football Campbell had an uneven three years at the helm of the Washington offense, although his completion percentage has been impressive (64.4 percent last year).

Obviously, there’s some concern about the need to learn yet another system, as Campbell has seen more than his fair share of regime changes. He also needs to get rid of the ball instead of absorbing drive-crushing sacks. Campbell has a solid backfield behind him and a few intriguing receiving options in Chaz Schilens and Louis Murphy. Campbell’s most reliable option to start will be tight end Zach Miller, who should probably be bounced up your cheatsheets with the arrival of a more accurate passer. Darrius Heyward-Bey remains a wild card. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194291 Kyle Orton, Denver Kyle+Orton%2C+Denver+ Fantasy Football The Broncos made waves by trading up to draft Tim Tebow in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft after having brought Brady Quinn in from Cleveland. Still, Orton remains the favorite to retain the starting slot for Josh McDaniels. He completed 62.1 percent of his pass attempts last year with 21 touchdowns against 12 interceptions.

The biggest question concerning Orton’s productivity (competition aside) is whether the Broncos will find a viable No. 1 receiver following Brandon Marshall’s departure. Denver will be counting on a bounce-back season from Eddie Royal and an immediate contribution from Demaryius Thomas behind Jabar Gaffney. Orton isn’t flashy, but he’s efficient. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194270 Matt Cassel, Kansas City Matt+Cassel%2C+Kansas+City+ Fantasy Football Will Charlie Weis’ arrival help push Cassel to the next level in Kansas City? Cassel posted an uneven first season for the Chiefs last year, passing for 2,924 yards and 16 touchdowns against 16 interceptions (eight 200-yard games).

He has two solid receiving targets Dwayne Bowe and Chris Chambers with a talent two-headed backfield Thomas Jones and Jamaal Charles. There’s talent at the skill positions, but the offensive line is still somewhat problematic (42 sacks last season). I should note that Cassel also absorbed 47 sacks for the Patriots in 2008, so he definitely needs to be better about getting rid of the ball as well. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194200 Matt Leinart, Arizona Matt+Leinart%2C+Arizona Fantasy Football Welcome back to the hot seat, Mr. Leinart. Kurt Warner’s departure puts Leinart back into the first chair, where past performances leave us moderately uneasy.

He’ll still have Larry Fitzgerald and Steve Breason at his disposal, but the loss of Anquan Boldin certainly changes the complexion of this offense, particularly in the red zone. The Cardinals figure to lean on the two-back system of Chris “Beanie” Wells and Tim Hightower more heavily this season and allow Leinart to settle into the role. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194199 Matthew Stafford, Detroit Matthew+Stafford%2C+Detroit Fantasy Football Stafford’s offense has been revamped quite markedly this offseason, and I expect to see a great deal of progress in the second-year pro’s performance. Calvin Johnson is no longer stranded as the sole receiving option, as Nate Burleson, Tony Scheffler and a healthy Brandon Pettigrew appear as viable options to deflect some of the attention from Johnson. Jahvid Best will also be utilized as a check-down option (take the cheap yards).

It really all comes down to line play and their ability to keep Stafford upright. We saw glimpses of what he could become (Stafford), but they need to keep his uniform clean. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194287 Mark Sanchez, New York Jets Mark+Sanchez%2C+New+York+Jets Fantasy Football Sanchez continued to recover from offseason knee surgery, and the team expects him to be available for the team’s June mini-camp. The Jets revamped the offense despite last year’s success, changing out Thomas Jones for LaDainian Tomlinson while bringing in Santonio Holmes (four-game suspension to open the season). Holmes will give Sanchez another (more consistent) downfield option opposite Braylon Edwards. I don’t anticipate a huge improvement from Sanchez statistically, but for him to be more consistent in his production while cutting down on his turnovers. – Mike Harmon Donald Miralle - Getty Images http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/7_20100507192506_600_400.JPG http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/7_20100507192506_70_70.JPG
Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194197 Matt Hasselbeck, Seattle Matt+Hasselbeck%2C+Seattle+ Fantasy Football The Seahawks may have their quarterback of the future in Charlie Whitehurst, but Hasselbeck is the immediate beneficiary of a busy offseason and draft by Pete Carroll and his staff. Seattle drafted Russell Okung to replace longtime star Walter Jones. Golden Tate enters the receiving corps to complement T.J. Houshmandzadeh and tight end John Carlson. And, of course, the running game was bolstered by the arrivals of LenDale White and Leon Washington during the draft.

If the Seahawks can protect Hasselbeck, there’s definitely a lot of room for upside. I’m not suggesting we’ll see a return to his 2007 stats (28 touchdowns and 12 interceptions), but an improvement on totals of 17 touchdowns and 17 interceptions from 2009 appears imminent. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194198 Matt Moore, Carolina Matt+Moore%2C+Carolina Fantasy Football Moore became a fantasy star during the fantasy playoffs with his back-to-back three-touchdown games against the Vikings and Giants.

He is the presumptive starter to start 2010, but will be tested by three rookies this summer, led by second-round choice Jimmy Clausen. The team’s success is obviously still predicated on the efforts from the running game, and the receiving corps has only one proven option in Steve Smith. I’m excited about the arrival of Armani Edwards and Brandon LaFell, but we know about the ebb and flow of the performances of rookie receivers all too well. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194269 Josh Freeman, Tampa Bay Josh+Freeman%2C+Tampa+Bay Fantasy Football The second-year quarterback received two new options for the receiving corps during the draft in Arrelious Benn and Mike Williams.

They’ll look to fill the void left by Antonio Bryant’s departure for Cincinnati. The tandem running backs (Carnell Williams and Derrick Ward) have proven to be solid pass receivers in the past, and tight end Kellen Winslow remains a reliable safety valve. The receiving corps is rounded out by second-year man Sammie Stroughter and offseason acquisition Reggie Brown. There’s definitely upside here. – Mike Harmon
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Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194085 Sam Bradford, St. Louis Sam+Bradford%2C+St.+Louis Fantasy Football Bradford enters as the presumed starter for the Rams (A.J. Feeley and Keith Null are the other options). The team drafted Rodger Saffold to help in pass protection and Mardy Gilyard to aid the receiving corps. Donnie Avery and Keenan Burton are penciled in as the starters, with Brandon Gibson and Laurent Robinson (returning from injury) offering depth. – Mike Harmon Jeff Zelevansky - Getty Images http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/3_20100507192445_600_400.JPG http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/3_20100507192445_70_70.JPG
Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194084 No. 31 Trent Edwards, Buffalo No.+31+Trent+Edwards%2C+Buffalo Fantasy Football Edwards, the former third-round pick, will battle Ryan Fitzpatrick and Brian Brohm for the starting role in Chan Gailey’s revised Buffalo offense. He appeared in only eight games last season, a year that was derailed by a concussion and a dysfunctional offense. The Bills have a loaded backfield, but the receiver position and offensive line are huge questions. – Mike Harmon Jared Wickerham - Getty Images http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/2_20100507192445_600_400.JPG http://static.foxsports.com/content/fscom/img/2010/05/07/2_20100507192445_70_70.JPG
Fantasy Football 2186 98 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings Preview: Top 32 11194286 Jake Delhomme, QB, Cleveland Jake+Delhomme%2C+QB%2C+Cleveland Fantasy Football The Browns overhauled the offense in the first offseason of Mike Holmgren’s tenure. Both quarterbacks from 2009 are gone, and Delhomme, who was an unmitigated disaster in Carolina last season (eight touchdowns with 18 interceptions), enters as the starter.

The Browns brought in Ben Watson to serve as a pass-catching downfield option for Delhomme at tight end. Montario Hardesty will team with Jerome Harrison to help take pressure off of the passing game. There’s some potential at the position, but the team doesn’t possess a true No. 1 option. Mohammed Massaquoi showed us something as a rookie. Brian Robiskie will look to take on a larger role in his second year. Receiver and return man Joshua Cribbs remains the team’s most explosive option. – Mike Harmon
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