2016 Preseason Value Players

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm ET


Waiting for the first round of preseason games to kick off, we're taking a look at early rankings and comparing them to their Average Draft Positions (ADP) to find players both overvalued along with players who are ranked better than where they're being taken.

Antonio GatesStandard Scoring
Using our weighted consensus rankings, here are the players either being drafted too early or too late in standard scoring formats.

Overvalued players
These players are being drafted earlier than their FFN ranks.

Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Carolina (FFN Rank: 41 -- ADP: 31)
Jeremy Langford, RB, Chicago (FFN Rank: 64 -- ADP: 47)
Arian Foster, RB, MIA (FFN Rank: 80 -- ADP: 57)
Chris Ivory, RB, JAC (FFN Rank: 84 -- ADP: 66)
DeAngelo Williams, RB, PIT (FFN Rank: 91 -- ADP: 60)
Josh Gordon, WR, CLE (FFN Rank: 97 -- ADP: 67)

Value Players
These players are being drafted beyond their FFN ranks.

Jason Witten, TE, DAL (FFN Rank: 139 -- ADP: 184)
Antonio Gates, TE, SD (FFN Rank: 105 -- ADP: 131)
Pierre Garcon, WR, WAS (FFN Rank: 160 -- ADP: 186)
Terrance Williams, WR, DAL (FFN Rank: 158 -- ADP: 202)

PPR Scoring
Using our weighted consensus rankings, here are the players either being drafted too early or too late in point-per-reception drafts.

Overvalued players
These players are being drafted earlier than their FFN ranks.

Terrance West, RB, BAL (FFN Rank: 224 -- ADP: 180)
Alfred Morris, RB, DAL (FFN Rank: 209 -- ADP: 167)
CJ Spiller, RB, DAL (FFN Rank: 212 -- ADP: 170)
Chris Johnson, RB, ARI (FFN Rank: 184 -- ADP: 151)
Davante Adams, WR, GB (FFN Rank: 201 -- ADP: 169)
Josh Gordon, WR, CLE (FFN Rank: 89 -- ADP: 63)

Kendall WrightValue Players
These players are being drafted beyond their FFN ranks.

Kendall Wright, WR, TEN (FFN Rank: 139 -- ADP: 193)
Jason Witten, TE, DAL (FFN Rank: 124 -- ADP: 165)
Terrance Williams, WR, DAL (FFN Rank: 168 -- ADP: 197)
Antonio Gates, TE, SD (FFN Rank: 100 -- ADP: 126)
Javorius Allen, RB, BAL (FFN Rank: 136 -- ADP: 161)

Value report as of August 8, 2016.

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