Fantasy: Championship Sunday picks for NFL-postseason leagues

Jay Clemons offers his fantasy picks (standard-scoring leagues) for the NFL's conference championship weekend.

Receiver Demaryius Thomas (left -- four TDs in his last three games) and tailback Marshawn Lynch (143 yards, two TDs last week) are viable bets to lead their respective positions on Championship Sunday.

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Here are my positional rankings for Championship Sunday, covering quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends for standard-scoring leagues (non- PPR).

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Top 4 Quarterbacks

1. Peyton Manning, Broncos
2. Tom Brady, Patriots
3. Colin Kaepernick, 49ers
4. Russell Wilson, Seahawks

Top 8 Running Backs

1. Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks
2. LeGarrette Blount, Patriots
3. Montee Ball, Broncos
4. Frank Gore, 49ers
5. Stevan Ridley, Patriots
6. Knowshon Moreno, Broncos
7. Robert Turbin, Seahawks
8. Kendall Hunter, 49ers

Top 10 Wide Receivers

1. Demaryius Thomas, Broncos
2. Anquan Boldin, 49ers
3. Julian Edelman, Patriots
4. Wes Welker, Broncos
5. Michael Crabtree, 49ers
6. Danny Amendola, Patriots
7. Eric Decker, Broncos
8. Doug Baldwin, Seahawks
9. Golden Tate, Seahawks
10. Kenbrell Thompkins, Patriots

Top 4 Tight Ends

1. Vernon Davis, 49ers
2. Julius Thomas, Broncos
3. Zach Miller, Seahawks
4. Michael Hoomanawanui, Patriots

Playoff Picks

Conference Championships

Denver over New England
Seattle over San Francisco

Super Bowl

Denver over Seattle