By Eric Mack
August 01, 2013

Fantasy football 2013 draft prep central: Rankings, position primers and much more

The fantasy football season is almost upon us. Are you ready? Prepare for your league's draft with in-depth analysis from's fantasy experts.

Has Adrian Peterson once again assumed the throne as the No. 1 player in fantasy? Can Calvin Johnson replicate his historic season at the wide receiver position? Will last year's outstanding dual-threat rookie quarterbacks regress or progress? How will flux at the tight end position impact drafts? Is Stephen Gostkowski still the top kicker given all of the uncertainty with New England's offense? Might the Super Bowl champion Ravens be poised for defensive dominance despite losing star leaders Ray Lewis and Ed Reed?

Full position primers: Quarterbacks | Receivers | Running backs | Tight Ends | Kickers | D/ST

Our Top 300 answers those questions and many more. Sortable by overall rank, position, league and team, our rankings table offers a comprehensive view of each player's performance over the past three years, stat projections for the upcoming season and up-to-date advice.

Top 300: Printable draft kit cheat sheet (pdf)

Check back throughout the preseason for updates, as we'll adjust our order and projections based on the latest injury news, position battles and exhibition game results.

Notes: *Indicates college stats; auction values are based off an assumed total of $100.

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