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I'm Joshua Mitchell and I Blog about the NFL, the NFL Draft, fantasy sports, and other sports topics. Im just a huge sports fan who takes a lot of time following the latest news. These are my thoughts – I use Wordpress and Twitter as an outlet to let my passion, dedication, and hard work be known.

Early Fantasy Football Preview 2012

Here is a list, as of July, as to how I rank the best Fantasy Football player for the 2012 season. In this preview you’ll find a breakdown by position; however these ranks are sure to change as the NFL season approaches. Check back for Updates (as of July 9, 2012).

Quarterback:

1. Aaron Rodgers – Packers. Bye 10
2. Tom Brady – Patriots. Bye 9
3. Drew Brees – Saints. Bye 6
4. Cam Newton – Carolina. Bye 6
5. Tony Romo – Dallas. Bye 5
6. Michael Vick – Eagles. Bye 7
7. Matthew Stafford – Lions. Bye 5
8. Peyton Manning – Denver. Bye 7
9. Phillip Rivers – Chargers. Bye 7
10. Jay Cutler – Bears. Bye 6
11. Eli Manning – Giants. Bye 11
12. Ben Roethlisberger – Steelers. Bye 4
13. Matt Ryan – Falcons. Bye 7
14. Matt Schaub – Texans. Bye 8
15. Robert Griffin III – Redskins. Bye 10
16. Josh Freeman – Tampa Bay. Bye 5
17. Andy Dalton – Bengals. Bye 8
18. Alex Smith – 49ers. Bye 9
19. Andrew Luck – Colts. Bye 4
20. Ryan Fitzpatrick – Bills. Bye 8
21. Joe Flacco – Ravens. Bye 8
22. Sam Bradford – Rams. Bye 9
23. Mark Sanchez – Jets. Bye 9
24. Carson Palmer – Raiders. Bye 5
25. Matt Hasselbeck – Titans. Bye 11
26. Matt Flynn – Seattle. Bye 11
27. Kevin Kolb – Arizona. Bye 10
28. Matt Cassel – Chiefs. Bye 7
29. David Garrard – Dolphins. Bye 7
30. Brandon Weeden – Browns. Bye 10
31. Christian Ponder – Vikings. Bye 11
32. Blaine Gabbert – Jaguars. Bye 6
33. Tim Tebow – Jets. Bye 9
34. Tavaris Jackson – Seattle. Bye 11
35. Ryan Tannehill – Dolphins. Bye 7
36. Colt McCoy – Browns. Bye 10
37. Kyle Orton – Dallas. Bye 5
38. Jake Locker – Titans. Bye 11
39. Chad Henne – Jaguars. Bye 6
40. John Skelton – Arizona. Bye 10
41. Jason Campbell – Bears. Bye 6
42. Matt Moore – Dolphins. Bye 7
43. Vince Young – Bills. Bye 8
44. Shaun Hill – Lions. Bye 5
45. Russell Wilson – Seattle. Bye 11
46. TJ Yates – Texans. Bye 8
47. Joe Webb – Vikings. Bye 11
48. Matt Leinart – Raiders. Bye 5
49. Brian Hoyer – Patriots. Bye 9
50. Brady Quinn – Chiefs. Bye 7
51. Rex Grossman – Redskins. Bye 10
52. Mike Kafka – Eagles. Bye 7
53. Brock Owseiler – Denver. Bye 7
54. Colin Kaepernick – 49ers. Bye 9
55. Donovan McNabb –

Running Back:

1. Arian Foster – Texans. Bye 8
2. Ray Rice – Ravens. Bye 8
3. LeSean McCoy – Eagles. Bye 7
4. Adrian Peterson – Vikings. Bye 11
5. Chris Johnson – Titans. Bye 11
6. Maurice Jones-Drew – Jaguars. Bye 6
7. Ryan Matthews – Chargers. Bye 7
8. DeMarco Murray – Dallas. Bye 5
9. Matt Forte – Bears. Bye 6
10. Darren McFadden – Raiders. Bye 5
11. Michael Turner – Falcons Bye 7
12. Trent Richardson – Browns. Bye 10
13. Marshawn Lynch – Seattle. Bye 11
14. Jamaal Charles – Chiefs. Bye 7 (XXX)
15. Steven Jackson – Rams. Bye 9
16. Fred Jackson – Bills. Bye 8
17. Ahmad Bradshaw – Giants. Bye 11
18. Darren Sproles – Saints. Bye 6
19. Frank Gore – 49ers. Bye 9
20. DeAngelo Williams – Carolina. Bye 6
21. BenJarvus Green-Ellis – Bengals. Bye 8
22. Shonn Greene – Jets. Bye 9
23. Doug Martin – Tampa Bay. Bye 5
24. Willis McGahee – Denver. Bye 7
25. Beanie Wells – Arizona. Bye 10
26. Roy Helu Jr. – Redskins. Bye 10
27. Reggie Bush – Dolphins. Bye 7
28. Isaac Redman – Steelers. Bye 4
29. Ben Tate – Texans. Bye 8
30. Jonathan Stewart – Carolina. Bye 6
31. James Starks – Packers. Bye 10
32. Mark Ingram – Saints. Bye 6
33. Donald Brown – Colts. Bye 4
34. Mikel LeShoure – Lions. Bye 5
35. Steven Ridley – Patriots. Bye 9
36. Michael Bush – Bears. Bye 6
37. Toby Gerhart – Vikings. Bye 11
38. Peyton Hillis – Chiefs. Bye 7
39. Tim Hightower – Redskins. Bye 10
40. Jahvid Best – Lions. Bye 5
41. David Wilson – Giants. Bye 11
42. Felix Jones – Dallas. Bye 5
43. Jacquizz Rodgers – Falcons. Bye 7
44. Ronnie Hillman – Denver. Bye 7
45. LaGarrette Blount – Tampa Bay. Bye 5
46. Daniel Thomas – Dolphins. Bye 7
47. Pierre Thomas – Saints. Bye 6
48. CJ Spiller – Bills. Bye 8
49. Shane Vereen – Patriots. Bye 9
50. Mike Tolbert – Carolina. Bye 6
51. Ryan Williams – Arizona. Bye 10
52. Cedric Benson –
53. Bernard Scott – Bengals. Bye 8
54. Isaiah Pead – Rams. Bye 9
55. Brandon Jacobs – 49ers. Bye 9
56. Rashard Mendenhall – Steelers. Bye 4 (XXX)
57. Alex Green – Packers. Bye 10
58. Ronnie Brown – Chargers. Bye 7
59. Mike Goodson – Raiders. Bye 5
60. Jonathan Dwyer – Steelers. Bye 4
61. Delone Carter – Colts. Bye 4
62. Joseph Addai – Patriots. Bye 9
63. Montario Hardesty – Browns. Bye 10
64. Kevin Smith – Lions. Bye 5
65. Ryan Grant –
66. Rashad Jennings – Jaguars. Bye 6
67. Taiwan Jones – Raiders. Bye 5
68. Bernard Pierce – Ravens. Bye 8
69. Evan Royster – Redskins. Bye 10
70. Robert Turbin – Seattle. Bye 11
71. Javon Ringer – Titans. Bye 11
72. Knowshon Moreno – Denver. Bye 7
73. LaMichael James – 49ers. Bye 9
74. Joe McKnight – Jets. Bye 9
75. Dion Lewis – Eagles. Bye 7
76. Le’Ron McClain – Chargers. Bye 7
77. Danny Woodhead – Patriots. Bye 9
78. Kendall Hunter – 49ers. Bye 9
79. Lamar Miller – Dolphins. Bye 7
80. Jason Snelling – Falcons. Bye 7
81. Kahlil Bell – Bears. Bye 6
82. Leon Washington – Seattle. Bye 11
83. Bilal Powell – Jets. Bye 9
84. Curtis Brinkley – Chargers. Bye 7
85. Chris Ivory – Saints. Bye 6

Wide Receiver:

1. Calvin Johnson – Lions. Bye 5
2. Andre Johnson – Texans. Bye 8
3. Larry Fitzgerald – Arizona. Bye 10
4. Roddy White – Falcons. Bye 7
5. Wes Welker – Patriots. Bye 9
6. Greg Jennings – Packers. Bye 10
7. Mike Wallace – Steelers. Bye 4
8. Hakeem Nicks – Giants. Bye 11
9. Dez Bryant – Dallas. Bye 5
10. Jordy Nelson – Packers. Bye 10
11. AJ Green – Bengals. Bye 8
12. Brandon Marshall – Bears. Bye 6
13. Victor Cruz – Giants. Bye 11
14. Marques Colston – Saints. Bye 6
15. Julio Jones – Falcons. Bye 7
16. Percy Harvin – Vikings. Bye 11
17. Miles Austin – Dallas. Bye 5
18. Steve Smith – Carolina. Bye 6
19. Vincent Jackson – Tampa Bay. Bye 5
20. Dwayne Bowe – Chiefs. Bye 7
21. Steve Johnson – Bills. Bye 8
22. Kenny Britt – Titans. Bye 11
23. Jeremy Maclin – Eagles. Bye 7
24. Antonio Brown – Steelers. Bye 4
25. DeSean Jackson – Eagles. Bye 7
26. Eric Decker – Denver. Bye 7
27. Anquan Boldin – Ravens. Bye 8
28. Santonio Holmes – Jets. Bye 9
29. Brandon Lloyd – Patriots. Bye 9
30. Pierre Garcon – Redskins. Bye 10
31. Reggie Wayne – Colts. Bye 4
32. Demaryius Thomas – Denver. Bye 7
33. Michael Crabtree – 49ers. Bye 9
34. Robert Meachem – Chargers. Bye 7
35. Justin Blackmon – Jaguars. Bye 6
36. Sidney Rice – Seattle. Bye 11
37. Greg Little – Browns. Bye 10
38. Denarius Moore – Raiders. Bye 5
39. Torrey Smith – Ravens. Bye 8
40. Mike Williams – Tampa Bay. Bye 5
41. Santana Moss – Redskins. Bye 10
42. Lance Moore – Saints. Bye 6
43. Laurent Robinson – Jaguars. Bye 6
44. Brian Quick – Rams. Bye 9
45. Malcolm Floyd – Chargers. Bye 7
46. Randy Moss – 49ers. Bye 9
47. Titus Young – Lions. Bye 5
48. Michael Floyd – Arizona. Bye 10
49. Nate Washington – Titans. Bye 11
50. Earl Bennent – Bears. Bye 6
51. Leonard Hankerson – Redskins. Bye 10
52. Mario Manningham – 49ers. Bye 9
53. Nate Burleson – Lions. Bye 5
54. James Jones – Packers. Bye 10
55. Davone Bess – Dolphins. Bye 7
56. Darrius Heyward-Bey – Raiders. Bye 5
57. Rueben Randle – Giants. Bye 11
58. Enmmauel Sanders – Steelers. Bye 4
59. Danny Amendola – Rams. Bye 9
60. Steve Breaston – Chiefs. Bye 7
61. Jerome Simpson – Vikings. Bye 11 (SSS)
62. Stephen Hill – Jets. Bye 9
63. Austin Collie – Colts. Bye 4
64. Brandon LaFell – Carolina. Bye 6
65. Kendall Wright – Titans. Bye 11
66. Mohamed Sanu – Bengals. Bye 8
67. David Nelson – Bills. Bye 8
68. Doug Baldwin – Seattle. Bye 11
69. Vincent Brown – Chargers. Bye 7
70. Mo Massaquoi – Browns. Bye 10
71. Brian Hartline – Dolphins. Bye 7
72. Jon Baldwin – Chiefs. Bye 7
73. Andre Caldwell – Denver. Bye 7
74. Devery Henderson – Saints. Bye 6
75. DeVier Posey – Texans. Bye 8
76. Michael Jenkins – Vikings. Bye 11
77. Preston Parker – Tampa Bay. Bye 5
78. Jacoby Ford – Raiders. Bye 5
79. AJ Jenkins – 49ers. Bye 9
80. Jabar Gaffney – Patriots. Bye 9
81. Eddie Royal – Chargers. Bye 7
82. Kevin Walter – Texans. Bye 8
83. Alshon Jeffery – Bears. Bye 6
84. Randall Cobb – Packers. Bye 10
85. Chad Ochocinco – Dolphins. Bye 7
86. Golden Tate – Seattle. Bye 11
87. Mike Thomas – Jaguars. Bye 6
88. Jordan Shipley – Bengals. Bye 8
89. Jeremy Kerley – Jets. Bye 9
90. Damien Williams – Titans. Bye 11
91. Josh Morgan – Redskins. Bye 10
92. Chris Givens – Rams. Bye 9
93. Deion Branch – Patriots. Bye 9
94. Donnie Avery – Colts. Bye 4
95. Early Doucet – Arizona. Bye 10
96. Devin Hester – Bears. Bye 6
97. David Gettis – Carolina. Bye 6
98. Ryan Broyles – Lions. Bye 5
99. Dexter McCluster – Chiefs. Bye 7
100. Harry Douglas – Falcons. Bye 7
101. Marvin Jones – Bengals. Bye 8
102. Donald Jones – Bills. Bye 8
103. Kevin Ogletree – Dallas. Bye 5
104. Plaxico Burress –
105. Jacoby Jones – Ravens. Bye 8
106. Lee Evans – Jaguars. Bye 6
107. Donald Driver – Packers. Bye 10
108. Jason Avant – Eagles. Bye 7
109. Steve Smith – Rams. Bye 9
110. Josh Cribbs – Browns. Bye 10
111. Juron Criner – Raiders. Bye 5
112. Arrelious Benn – Tampa Bay. Bye 5
113. Braylon Edwards –
114. Riley Cooper – Eagles. Bye 7
115. Andre Roberts – Arizona. Bye 10

Tight End:

1. Rob Gronkowski – Patriots. Bye 9
2. Jimmy Graham – Saints. Bye 6
3. Jason Witten – Dallas. Bye 5
4. Aaron Hernandez – Patriots. Bye 9
5. Vernon Davis – 49ers. Bye 9
6. Antonio Gates – Chargers. Bye 7
7. Jermichael Finley – Packers. Bye 10
8. Fred Davis – Redskins. Bye 10
9. Tony Gonzalez – Falcons. Bye 7
10. Brandon Pettigrew – Lions. Bye 5
11. Jacob Tamme – Denver. Bye 7
12. Jermaine Gresham – Bengals. Bye 8
13. Owen Daniels – Texans. Bye 8
14. Brent Celek – Eagles. Bye 7
15. Jared Cook – Titans. Bye 11
16. Coby Fleener – Colts. Bye 4
17. Dustin Keller – Jets. Bye 9
18. Kellen Winslow – Seattle. Bye 11
19. Greg Olsen – Carolina. Bye 6
20. Lance Kendrick – Rams. Bye 9
21. Mercedes Lewis – Jaguars. Bye 6
22. Kyle Rudolph – Vikings. Bye 11
23. Ed Dickson – Ravens. Bye 8
24. Martellus Bennett – Giants. Bye 11
25. Dallas Clark – Tampa Bay. Bye 5
26. Scott Chandler – Bills. Bye 8
27. Heath Miller – Steelers. Bye 4
28. Tony Moeaki – Chiefs. Bye 7
29. Zach Miller – Seattle. Bye 11
30. Luke Stocker – Tampa Bay. Bye 5
31. Michael Egnew – Dolphins. Bye 7
32. Ben Watson – Browns. Bye 10
33. Todd Heap – Arizona. Bye 10
34. John Carlson – Vikings. Bye 11
35. Brandon Myers – Raiders. Bye 5
36. Kellen Davis – Bears. Bye 6
37. Dennis Pitta – Ravens. Bye 8
38. Evan Moore – Browns. Bye 10
39. Anthony Fasano – Dolphins. Bye 7
40. Kevin Boss – Chiefs. Bye 7
41. Joel Dreessen – Denver. Bye 7
42. Rob Housler – Arizona. Bye 10
43. Tony Scheffler – Lions. Bye 5
44. Dwayne Allen – Colts. Bye 4
45. Chris Cooley – Redskins. Bye 10

Kicker:

1. David Akers – 49ers. Bye 9
2. Stephen Gostkowski – Patriots. Bye 9
3. Sebastian Janikowski – Raiders. Bye 5
4. Mason Crosby – Packers. Bye 10
5. Matt Prater – Denver. Bye 7
6. Dan Bailey – Dallas. Bye 5
7. Garrett Hartley – Saints. Bye 6
8. Nate Kaeding – Chargers. Bye 7
9. Alex Henery – Eagles. Bye 7
10. Jason Hanson – Lions. Bye 5
11. Neil Rackers – Redskins. Bye 10
12. Matt Bryant – Falcons. Bye 7
13. Randy Bullock – Texans. Bye 8
14. Robbie Gould – Bears. Bye 6
15. Rob Bironas – Titans. Bye 11
16. Mike Nugent – Bengals. Bye 8
17. Adam Vinatieri – Colts. Bye 4
18. Dan Carpenter – Dolphins. Bye 7
19. Billy Cundiff – Ravens. Bye 8
20. Josh Brown – Jets. Bye 9
21. Rian Lindell – Bills. Bye 8
22. Shaun Suisham – Steelers. Bye 4
23. Lawrence Tynes – Giants. Bye 11
24. John Kasey – Saints. Bye 6
25. Jay Feeley – Arizona. Bye 10
26. Olindo Mare – Carolina. Bye 6
27. Josh Scobee – Jaguars. Bye 6
28. Greg Zuerlein – Rams. Bye 9
29. Ryan Succop – Chiefs. Bye 7
30. Nick Folk – Jets. Bye 9
31. Steven Hauschka – Seattle. Bye 11
32. Connor Barth – Tampa Bay. Bye 5
33. Phil Dawson – Browns. Bye 10
34. Blair Walsh – Vikings. Bye 11
35. Graham Gano – Redskins. Bye 10

Defense:

1. 49ers. Bye 9
2. Steelers. Bye 4
3. Green Bay. Bye 10
4. Texans. Bye 8
5. Eagles. Bye 7
6. Ravens. Bye 8
7. Jets. Bye 9
8. Dallas. Bye 5
9. Bears. Bye 6
10. Giants. Bye 11
11. Lions. Bye 5
12. Bills. Bye 8
13. Denver. Bye 7
14. Seattle. Bye 11
15. Patriots. Bye 9
16. Redskins. Bye 10
17. Falcons. Bye 7
18. Dolphins. Bye 7
19. Bengals. Bye 8
20. Chiefs. Bye 7
21. Chargers. Bye 7
22. Saints. Bye 6
23. Arizona. Bye 10
24. Titans. Bye 11
25. Vikings. Bye 11
26. Carolina. Bye 6
27. Rams. Bye 9
28. Jaguars. Bye 6
29. Browns. Bye 10
30. Colts. Bye 4
31. Tampa Bay. Bye 5
32. Raiders. Bye 5

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