WhatIfSports Week 7 fantasy football projections: Cowboys’ Williams on the rise

Terrance Williams is projected to see an uptick in yardage with Matt Cassel at QB.

Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

WhatIfSports.com utilized its NFL simulation engine to rank individual players and defensive units by projected fantasy points. Every Week 1 game was played 501 times to generate player and team data. The simulation accounted for current rosters, depth charts, injuries and suspensions.  

Fantasy points use the FOX Sports Fantasy Football default scoring, where: 

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: TDs are 6 points

QBs: 25 passing yards is 1 point

QBs: Interceptions are -2 points

RBs: 10 rushing yards is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Fumbles lost are -2 points

WRs, TE and RBs: Ten yards receiving is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Two-point conversion are 2 points

K: Extra points are 1 point and all field goals are at least 3 points with an extra bonus point for field goals made over 40 yards and another bonus point for field goals made over 50 yards

DEF: A sack is 1 point, an interception is 2 points and each DEF touchdown is 6 points

2015 Fantasy Football Top 200
  Name Pos Team Points
1 Andrew Luck QB Colts 24.7
2 Philip Rivers QB Chargers 24.2
3 Carson Palmer QB Cardinals 23.9
4 Matt Ryan QB Falcons 23.4
5 Eli Manning QB Giants 22.4
6 Landry Jones QB Steelers 21.7
7 Le’Veon Bell RB Steelers 21.6
8 Drew Brees QB Saints 21.5
9 Josh McCown QB Browns 20.9
10 Cam Newton QB Panthers 20.3
11 Alex Smith QB Chiefs 20.1
12 Matt Cassel QB Cowboys 19.9
13 Derek Carr QB Raiders 19.8
14 Kirk Cousins QB Redskins 19.1
  Name Pos Team Points
15 Tom Brady QB Patriots 19.1
16 Jameis Winston QB Buccaneers 18.7
17 Teddy Bridgewater QB Vikings 18.6
18 Ryan Tannehill QB Dolphins 18.6
19 Blake Bortles QB Jaguars 18.5
20 Matthew Stafford QB Lions 18.4
21 Nick Foles QB Rams 17.9
22 EJ Manuel QB Bills 17.9
23 Zach Mettenberger QB Titans 17.2
24 Devonta Freeman RB Falcons 17.1
25 Latavius Murray RB Raiders 16.1
26 Todd Gurley RB Rams 16.1
27 Adrian Peterson RB Vikings 15.1
28 Frank Gore RB Colts 14.7
  Name Pos Team Points
29 Mark Ingram RB Saints 14.6
30 Arian Foster RB Texans 14.5
31 LeSean McCoy RB Bills 14.5
32 Ryan Fitzpatrick QB Jets 14.4
33 Doug Martin RB Buccaneers 14.1
34 Sam Bradford QB Eagles 13.9
35 Justin Forsett RB Ravens 13.6
36 Joe Flacco QB Ravens 13.3
37 Brian Hoyer QB Texans 13.2
38 Odell Beckham Jr. WR Giants 12.2
39 Larry Fitzgerald WR Cardinals 12.1
40 Julio Jones WR Falcons 11.9
41 Lamar Miller RB Dolphins 11.8
42 Chris Ivory RB Jets 11.6
  Name Pos Team Points
43 T.J. Yeldon RB Jaguars 11.5
44 Chris Johnson RB Cardinals 11.3
45 Terrance Williams WR Cowboys 10.9
46 Calvin Johnson WR Lions 10.8
47 Jonathan Stewart RB Panthers 10.7
48 Brandin Cooks WR Saints 10.6
49 Vincent Jackson WR Buccaneers 10.6
50 Kendall Wright WR Titans 10.4
51 Cole Beasley WR Cowboys 10
52 Melvin Gordon RB Chargers 9.8
53 Stephen Gostkowski K Patriots 9.7
54 Jason Witten TE Cowboys 9.7
55 Chandler Catanzaro K Cardinals 9.5
56 Dan Carpenter K Bills 9.4
  Name Pos Team Points
57 Michael Crabtree WR Raiders 9.4
58 Matt Bryant K Falcons 9.4
59 Antonio Brown WR Steelers 9.4
60 Connor Barth K Buccaneers 9.3
61 Golden Tate WR Lions 9.3
62 Pierre Garcon WR Redskins 9.3
63 Travis Benjamin WR Browns 9.2
64 Keenan Allen WR Chargers 9.2
65 Adam Vinatieri K Colts 9.1
66 Mike Wallace WR Vikings 9.1
67 Josh Brown K Giants 9
68 Andrew Franks K Dolphins 9
69 Brandon Marshall WR Jets 9
70 T.Y. Hilton WR Colts 8.9
  Name Pos Team Points
71 Julian Edelman WR Patriots 8.9
72 Robert Woods WR Bills 8.9
73 DeMarco Murray RB Eagles 8.9
74 Chris Boswell K Steelers 8.9
75 Dan Bailey K Cowboys 8.9
76 Charcandrick West RB Chiefs 8.8
77 Josh Lambo K Chargers 8.8
78 John Brown WR Cardinals 8.8
79 Duke Johnson Jr. RB Browns 8.7
80 DeAndre Hopkins WR Texans 8.7
81 Steve Smith Sr. WR Ravens 8.6
82 Rob Gronkowski TE Patriots 8.6
83 Allen Hurns WR Jaguars 8.6
84 Greg Zuerlein K Rams 8.6
  Name Pos Team Points
85 Willie Snead WR Saints 8.5
86 Graham Gano K Panthers 8.5
87 Blair Walsh K Vikings 8.5
88 Kenny Britt WR Rams 8.4
89 LeGarrette Blount RB Patriots 8.4
90 Allen Robinson WR Jaguars 8.3
91 Dustin Hopkins K Redskins 8.1
92 Malcom Floyd WR Chargers 8.1
93 Joseph Randle RB Cowboys 8.1
94 Sebastian Janikowski K Raiders 8.1
95 Mike Evans WR Buccaneers 8.1
96 Amari Cooper WR Raiders 8.1
97 Cairo Santos K Chiefs 8
98 Jason Myers K Jaguars 8
  Name Pos Team Points
99 Nick Novak K Texans 8
100 Carolina Panthers DEF 7.9
101 Isaiah Crowell RB Browns 7.9
102 Caleb Sturgis K Eagles 7.9
103 Travis Kelce TE Chiefs 7.9
104 Charles Clay TE Bills 7.9
105 Justin Tucker K Ravens 7.9
106 Gary Barnidge TE Browns 7.8
107 Rueben Randle WR Giants 7.8
108 Nate Washington WR Texans 7.8
109 Dexter McCluster RB Titans 7.8
110 Andrew Hawkins WR Browns 7.8
111 Zach Hocker K Saints 7.8
112 Antonio Gates TE Chargers 7.7
  Name Pos Team Points
113 Roddy White WR Falcons 7.7
114 Ryan Succop K Titans 7.7
115 Minnesota Vikings DEF 7.7
116 Dwayne Harris WR Giants 7.6
117 Leonard Hankerson WR Falcons 7.6
118 Danny Woodhead RB Chargers 7.6
119 Matt Prater K Lions 7.5
120 Rashad Jennings RB Giants 7.5
121 Jarvis Landry WR Dolphins 7.5
122 Stevie Johnson WR Chargers 7.4
123 Markus Wheaton WR Steelers 7.3
124 Eric Decker WR Jets 7.3
125 Jamison Crowder WR Redskins 7.3
126 Tampa Bay Buccaneers DEF 7.2
  Name Pos Team Points
127 Ameer Abdullah RB Lions 7.2
128 Martavis Bryant WR Steelers 7.2
129 Jordan Reed TE Redskins 7.2
130 Travis Coons K Browns 7.2
131 Nick Folk K Jets 7.2
132 Andre Johnson WR Colts 7
133 Danny Amendola WR Patriots 7
134 Jordan Matthews WR Eagles 6.8
135 Chris Hogan WR Bills 6.8
136 Andre Ellington RB Cardinals 6.7
137 St. Louis Rams DEF 6.7
138 Heath Miller TE Steelers 6.7
139 Matt Jones RB Redskins 6.7
140 Donte Moncrief WR Colts 6.6
  Name Pos Team Points
141 Buffalo Bills DEF 6.6
142 Jacob Tamme TE Falcons 6.5
143 Jerricho Cotchery WR Panthers 6.5
144 Benjamin Watson TE Saints 6.5
145 Arizona Cardinals DEF 6.5
146 Greg Olsen TE Panthers 6.4
147 De’Anthony Thomas WR Chiefs 6.4
148 Michael Floyd WR Cardinals 6.4
149 Kamar Aiken WR Ravens 6.3
150 Dion Lewis RB Patriots 6.3
151 Riley Cooper WR Eagles 6.3
152 Rishard Matthews WR Dolphins 6.3
153 New England Patriots DEF 6.3
154 Alfred Blue RB Texans 6.3
  Name Pos Team Points
155 Joique Bell RB Lions 6.2
156 Kyle Rudolph TE Vikings 6.2
157 Jared Cook TE Rams 6.1
158 Delanie Walker TE Titans 6.1
159 Pittsburgh Steelers DEF 6
160 Justin Hunter WR Titans 6
161 Jordan Cameron TE Dolphins 6
162 Dallas Cowboys DEF 6
163 Stefon Diggs WR Vikings 6
164 New York Giants DEF 5.9
165 Shane Vereen RB Giants 5.9
166 Bryan Walters WR Jaguars 5.9
167 Brandon Coleman WR Saints 5.9
168 Bishop Sankey RB Titans 5.8
  Name Pos Team Points
169 Atlanta Falcons DEF 5.8
170 Tavon Austin WR Rams 5.8
171 Coby Fleener TE Colts 5.7
172 Seth Roberts WR Raiders 5.7
173 Miami Dolphins DEF 5.7
174 New York Jets DEF 5.6
175 Larry Donnell TE Giants 5.5
176 Chris Thompson RB Redskins 5.5
177 Detroit Lions DEF 5.5
178 San Diego Chargers DEF 5.4
179 Karlos Williams RB Bills 5.4
180 Christine Michael RB Cowboys 5.4
181 Lance Moore WR Lions 5.3
182 Jason Avant WR Chiefs 5.3
  Name Pos Team Points
183 Philadelphia Eagles DEF 5.3
184 Ted Ginn Jr. WR Panthers 5.2
185 Dwayne Allen TE Colts 5.1
186 Washington Redskins DEF 5.1
187 Knile Davis RB Chiefs 5.1
188 Greg Jennings WR Dolphins 5
189 Zach Ertz TE Eagles 5
190 Alfred Morris RB Redskins 4.9
191 Chris Conley WR Chiefs 4.9
192 Dorial Green-Beckham WR Titans 4.8
193 Andre Williams RB Giants 4.8
194 Keshawn Martin WR Patriots 4.8
195 Stedman Bailey WR Rams 4.8
196 Julius Thomas TE Jaguars 4.8
  Name Pos Team Points
197 Charles Sims RB Buccaneers 4.7
198 Albert Wilson WR Chiefs 4.6
199 Devin Funchess WR Panthers 4.6
200 Taylor Gabriel WR Browns 4.6

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