2021 Fantasy Football Redraft Rankings: QB, RB, WR, TE, K & DST

Senior expert Michael Fabiano is full steam ahead in providing his redraft fantasy football rankings for the 2021 NFL season.
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Is it football season yet? Really, it never ends. My way-too-early rankings from about a month ago didn't include rookies, but now we know where they'll play so it's time to make our first pass at a set of rankings. We have to start somewhere! As players move around due to free agency, and, of course, as we get closer to the training camp, this list will be periodically updated. Throw a bookmark on this page and I'll keep it up-to-date all year long. 

Fabiano's Fantasy Football Rankings: Redraft | Rookie | Dynasty

(Note: Listed ages are for the start of the 2021 NFL season.)

Chiefs Patrick Mahomes

QUARTERBACKS

  1. Patrick Mahomes, KC / Age: 25 / FA: 2032
  2. Josh Allen, BUF / Age: 25 / FA: 2023
  3. Lamar Jackson, BAL / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  4. Dak Prescott, DAL / Age: 28 / FA: 2025
  5. Kyler Murray, ARI / Age: 24 / FA: 2024
  6. Aaron Rodgers, GB / Age: 37 / FA: 2024
  7. Russell Wilson, SEA / Age: 32 / FA: 2024
  8. Justin Herbert, LAC / Age: 23 / FA: 2025
  9. Ryan Tannehill, TEN / Age: 33 / FA: 2024
  10. Jalen Hurts, PHI / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  11. Tom Brady, TB / Age: 44 / FA: 2022
  12. Matthew Stafford, LAR / Age: 33 / FA: 2023
  13. Joe Burrow, CIN / Age: 23 / FA: 2025
  14. Trevor Lawrence, JAC / Age: 21 / N/A
  15. Kirk Cousins, MIN / Age: 33 / FA: 2023
  16. Matt Ryan, ATL / Age: 36 / FA: 2024
  17. Tua Tagovailoa, MIA / Age: 23 / FA: 2025
  18. Carson Wentz, IND / Age: 28 / FA: 2025
  19. Derek Carr, LV / Age: 30 / FA: 2023
  20. Ben Roethlisberger, PIT / Age: 39 / FA: 2022
  21. Baker Mayfield, CLE / Age: 26 / FA: 2023
  22. Deshaun Watson, HOU / Age: 25 / FA: 2026
  23. Ryan Fitzpatrick, WAS / Age: 38 / FA: 2022
  24. Daniel Jones, NYG / Age: 24 / FA: 2024
  25. Jameis Winston, NO / Age: 27 / FA: 2022
  26. Sam Darnold, CAR / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  27. Jared Goff, DET / Age: 26 / FA: 2025
  28. Justin Fields, CHI / Age: 22 / FA: 2026
  29. Cam Newton, NE / Age: 32 / FA: 2022
  30. Zach Wilson, NYJ / Age: 22 / N/A
  31. Trey Lance, SF / Age: 21 / N/A
  32. Teddy Bridgewater, DEN / Age: 28 / FA: 2023
  33. Drew Lock, DEN / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  34. Jimmy Garoppolo, SF / Age: 29 / FA: 2023
  35. Andy Dalton, CHI / Age: 33 / FA: 2022
  36. Taysom Hill, NO / Age: 31 / FA: 2022
  37. Tyrod Taylor, HOU / Age: 32 / FA: 2022
  38. Mac Jones, NE / Age: 23 / N/A
  39. Taylor Heinicke, WAS / Age: 28 / FA: 2023
  40. Marcus Mariota, LV / Age: 27 / FA: 2022

Carolina Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey

RUNNING BACKS

  1. Christian McCaffrey, CAR / Age: 25 / FA: 2026
  2. Dalvin Cook, MIN / Age: 26 / FA: 2026
  3. Alvin Kamara, NO / Age: 26 / FA: 2026
  4. Ezekiel Elliott, DAL / Age: 26 / FA: 2027
  5. Saquon Barkley, NYG / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  6. Derrick Henry, TEN / Age: 27 / FA: 2024
  7. Nick Chubb, CLE / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  8. Jonathan Taylor, IND / Age: 22 / FA: 2024
  9. Aaron Jones, GB / Age: 26 / FA: 2024
  10. Najee Harris, PIT / Age: 23 / FA: 2026
  11. Austin Ekeler, LAC / Age: 26 / FA: 2024
  12. Cam Akers, LAR / Age: 22 / FA: 2024
  13. Joe Mixon, CIN / Age: 25 / FA: 2025
  14. Antonio Gibson, WAS / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  15. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, KC / Age: 22 / FA: 2025
  16. J.K. Dobbins, BAL / Age: 22 / FA: 2024
  17. D'Andre Swift, DET / Age: 22 / FA: 2024
  18. Chris Carson, SEA / Age: 26 / FA: 2023
  19. David Montgomery, CHI / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  20. Josh Jacobs, LV / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  21. Miles Sanders, PHI / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  22. Myles Gaskin, MIA / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  23. Mike Davis, ATL / Age: 28 / FA: 2023
  24. Kareem Hunt, CLE / Age: 26 / FA: 2023
  25. Travis Etienne, JAC / Age: 21 / N/A
  26. Melvin Gordon, DEN / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  27. James Robinson, JAC / Age: 23 / FA: 2023
  28. Javonte Williams, DEN / Age: 21 / N/A
  29. Chase Edmonds, ARI / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  30. Michael Carter, NYJ / Age: 22 / FA: 2025
  31. Raheem Mostert, SF / Age: 29 / FA: 2022
  32. James Conner, ARI / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  33. David Johnson, HOU / Age: 29 / FA: 2022
  34. Ronald Jones, TB / Age: 24 / FA: 2022
  35. Nyheim Hines, IND / Age: 24 / FA: 2022
  36. Jamaal Williams, DET / Age: 26 / FA: 2023
  37. Leonard Fournette, TB / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  38. Devin Singletary, BUF / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  39. A.J. Dillon, GB / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  40. Damien Harris, NE / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  41. Trey Sermon, SF / Age: 22 / N/A
  42. Kenyan Drake, LV / Age: 27 / FA: 2023
  43. Darrell Henderson, LAR / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  44. Zack Moss, BUF / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  45. Gus Edwards, BAL / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  46. James White, NE / Age: 29 / FA: 2022
  47. Tony Pollard, DAL / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  48. Latavius Murray, NO / Age: 31 / FA: 2023
  49. J.D. McKissic, WAS / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  50. Alexander Mattison, MIN / Age: 23 / FA: 2023
  51. Malcolm Brown, MIA / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  52. Rashaad Penny, SEA / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  53. Tevin Coleman, NYJ / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  54. Justin Jackson, LAC / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  55. Tarik Cohen, CHI / Age: 26 / FA: 2024
  56. Sony Michel, NE / Age: 26 / FA: 2023
  57. Phillip Lindsay, HOU / Age: 27 / FA: 2022
  58. Joshua Kelley, LAC / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  59. Giovani Bernard, TB / Age: 29 / FA: 2022
  60. Chuba Hubbard, CAR / Age: 22 / FA: 2025
  61. Devontae Booker, NYG / Age: 28 / FA: 2023
  62. Darrel Williams, KC / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  63. Samaje Perine, CIN / Age: 25 / FA: 2021
  64. Kenneth Gainwell, PHI / Age: 22 / FA: 2025
  65. Benny Snell Jr., PIT / Age: 23 / FA: 2023
  66. Damien Williams, CHI / Age: 29 / FA: 2022
  67. Mark Ingram, HOU / Age: 31 / FA: 2022
  68. Boston Scott, PHI / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  69. Jerick McKinnon, KC / Age: 29 / FA: 2022
  70. Ty Johnson, NYJ / Age: 23 / FA: 2023
  71. Justice Hill, BAL / Age: 23 / FA: 2023
  72. Darrynton Evans, TEN / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  73. Rhamondre Stevenson, NE / Age: 23 / FA: 2025
  74. Marlon Mack, IND / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  75. Wayne Gallman, SF / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  76. Trayveon Williams, CIN / Age: 23 / FA: 2023
  77. Jermar Jefferson, DET / Age: 21 / FA: 2025
  78. La'Mical Perine, NYJ / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  79. Salvon Ahmed, MIA / Age: 22 / FA: 2022
  80. Matt Breida, BUF / Age: 26 / FA: 2022

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Green Bay Packers Davante Adams

WIDE RECEIVERS

  1. Davante Adams, GB / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  2. Tyreek Hill, KC / Age: 27 / FA: 2023
  3. Stefon Diggs, BUF / Age: 27 / FA: 2024
  4. D.K. Metcalf, SEA / Age: 23 / FA: 2023
  5. DeAndre Hopkins, ARI / Age: 29 / FA: 2025
  6. Calvin Ridley, ATL / Age: 26 / FA: 2023
  7. Justin Jefferson, MIN / Age: 22 / FA: 2025
  8. Keenan Allen, LAC / Age: 29 / FA: 2025
  9. Michael Thomas, NO / Age: 28 / FA: 2025
  10. A.J. Brown, TEN / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  11. Allen Robinson, CHI / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  12. Terry McLaurin, WAS / Age: 25 / FA: 2023
  13. Amari Cooper, DAL / Age: 27 / FA: 2025
  14. Robert Woods, LAR / Age: 29 / FA: 2026
  15. CeeDee Lamb, DAL / Age: 22 / FA: 2025
  16. Julio Jones, TEN / Age: 32 / FA: 2024
  17. Ja'Marr Chase, CIN / Age: 21 / FA: 2026
  18. Diontae Johnson, PIT / Age: 25 / FA: 2023
  19. Chris Godwin, TB / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  20. Tyler Lockett, SEA / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  21. Mike Evans, TB / Age: 28 / FA: 2024
  22. D.J. Moore, CAR / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  23. Adam Thielen, MIN / Age: 31 / FA: 2025
  24. Cooper Kupp, LAR / Age: 28 / FA: 2024
  25. Kenny Golladay, NYG / Age: 27 / FA: 2025
  26. Brandon Aiyuk, SF / Age: 23 / FA: 2025
  27. Tee Higgins, CIN / Age: 22 / FA: 2024
  28. JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT / Age: 24 / FA: 2022
  29. Brandin Cooks, HOU / Age: 27 / FA: 2024
  30. Courtland Sutton, DEN / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  31. Odell Beckham Jr., CLE / Age: 28 / FA: 2024
  32. Robby Anderson, CAR / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  33. Curtis Samuel, WAS / Age: 25 / FA: 2024
  34. Tyler Boyd, CIN / Age: 26 / FA: 2024
  35. Chase Claypool, PIT / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  36. D.J. Chark, JAC / Age: 24 / FA: 2022
  37. DeVonta Smith, PHI / Age: 22 / FA: 2026
  38. Jerry Jeudy, DEN / Age: 22 / FA: 2025
  39. Jarvis Landry, CLE / Age: 28 / FA: 2023
  40. Antonio Brown, TB / Age: 33 / FA: 2022
  41. Will Fuller, MIA / Age: 27 / FA: 2022
  42. Deebo Samuel, SF / Age: 25 / FA: 2023
  43. DeVante Parker, MIA / Age: 28 / FA: 2024
  44. Corey Davis, NYJ / Age: 26 / FA: 2024
  45. Laviska Shenault, JAC / Age: 22 / FA: 2024
  46. Cole Beasley, BUF / Age: 32 / FA: 2023
  47. Jaylen Waddle, MIA / Age: 22 / FA: 2026
  48. Marvin Jones Jr., JAC / Age: 31 / FA: 2023
  49. Russell Gage / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  50. Mike Williams, LAC / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  51. Marquise Brown, BAL / Age: 24 / FA: 2024
  52. Sterling Shepard, NYG / Age: 28 / FA: 2024
  53. Mecole Hardman, KC / Age: 23 / FA: 2023
  54. Rondale Moore, ARI / Age: 21 / FA: 2025
  55. Henry Ruggs III, LV / Age: 22 / FA: 2022
  56. Emmanuel Sanders, BUF / Age: 34 / FA: 2022
  57. Nelson Agholor, NE / Age: 28 / FA: 2023
  58. John Brown, LV / Age: 31 / FA: 2022
  59. T.Y. Hilton, IND / Age: 31 / FA: 2022
  60. Michael Gallup, DAL / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  61. Amon-Ra St. Brown, DET / Age: 21 / N/A
  62. Darnell Mooney, CHI / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  63. Jalen Reagor, PHI / Age: 22 / FA: 2025
  64. Rashod Bateman, BAL / Age: 21 / FA: 2026
  65. Michael Pittman Jr., IND / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  66. Christian Kirk, ARI / Age: 24 / FA: 2022
  67. Tyrell Williams, DET / Age: 29 / FA: 2023
  68. Jamison Crowder, NYJ / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  69. Tre'Quan Smith, NO / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  70. Denzel Mims, NYJ / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  71. Allen Lazard, GB / Age: 25 / FA: 2021
  72. Randall Cobb, HOU / Age: 31 / FA: 2023
  73. Jakobi Meyers, NE / Age: 24 / FA: 2022
  74. DeSean Jackson, LAR / Age: 34 / FA: 2022
  75. Darius Slayton, NYG / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  76. A.J. Green, ARI / Age: 33 / FA: 2022
  77. Breshad Perriman, DET / Age: 27 / FA: 2022
  78. Terrace Marshall, Jr., CAR / Age: 21 / FA: N/A
  79. Elijah Moore, NYJ / Age: 21 / N/A
  80. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, GB / Age: 26 / FA: 2022

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) runs after a reception against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium.

TIGHT ENDS

  1. Travis Kelce, KC / Age: 31 / FA: 2026
  2. George Kittle, SF / Age: 27 / FA: 2026
  3. Darren Waller, LV / Age: 29 / FA: 2024
  4. Mark Andrews, BAL / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  5. Kyle Pitts, ATL / Age: 20 / N/A
  6. T.J. Hockenson, DET / Age: 24 / FA: 2024
  7. Dallas Goedert, PHI / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  8. Noah Fant, DEN / Age: 23 / FA: 2024
  9. Logan Thomas, WAS / Age: 30 / FA: 2022
  10. Robert Tonyan, GB / Age: 27 / FA: 2022
  11. Mike Gesicki, MIA / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  12. Irv Smith Jr., MIN / Age: 23 / FA: 2023
  13. Tyler Higbee, LAR / Age: 28 / FA: 2024
  14. Hunter Henry, NE / Age: 26 / FA: 2024
  15. Evan Engram, NYG / Age: 27 / FA: 2022
  16. Jared Cook, LAC / Age: 34 / FA: 2022
  17. Jonnu Smith, NE / Age: 26 / FA: 2025
  18. Adam Trautman, NO / Age: 24 / FA: 2024
  19. Blake Jarwin, DAL / Age: 27 / FA: 2024
  20. Cole Kmet, CHI / Age: 22 / FA: 2024
  21. Rob Gronkowski, TB / Age: 32 / FA: 2022
  22. Zach Ertz, PHI / Age: 30 / FA: 2022
  23. Anthony Firkser, TEN / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  24. Gerald Everett, SEA / Age: 27 / FA: 2022
  25. Eric Ebron, PIT / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  26. Austin Hooper, CLE / Age: 26 / FA: 2024
  27. Hayden Hurst, ATL / Age: 28 / FA: 2022
  28. O.J. Howard, TB / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  29. Will Dissly, SEA / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  30. Chris Herndon, NYJ / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  31. Jordan Akins, HOU / Age: 29 / FA: 2022
  32. Dawson Knox, BUF / Age: 24 / FA: 2023

Younghoe Koo kicks a field goal.

KICKERS

  1. Harrison Butker, KC / Age: 26 / FA: 2025
  2. Younghoe Koo, ATL / Age: 27 / FA: 2022
  3. Tyler Bass, BUF / Age: 24 / FA: 2024
  4. Rodrigo Blankenship, IND / Age: 24 / FA: 2023
  5. Justin Tucker, BAL / Age: 31 / FA: 2024
  6. Jason Sanders, MIA / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  7. Greg Zuerlein, DAL / Age: 33 / FA: 2023
  8. Wil Lutz, NO / Age: 27 / FA: 2024
  9. Matt Gay, LAR / Age: 27 / FA: 2022
  10. Ryan Succop, TB / Age: 35 / FA: 2024
  11. Daniel Carlson, LV / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  12. Matt Prater, ARI / Age: 37 / FA: 2023
  13. Jason Myers, SEA / Age: 30 / FA: 2023
  14. Robbie Gould, SF / Age: 38 / FA: 2023
  15. Mike Badgley, LAC / Age: 26 / FA: 2022
  16. Brandon McManus, FA / Age: 30 / FA: 2025
  17. Mason Crosby, GB / Age: 37 / FA: 2023
  18. Tucker McCann, TEN / Age: 23 / FA: 2022
  19. Chris Boswell, PIT / Age: 30 / FA: 2023
  20. Graham Gano, NYG / Age: 34 / FA: 2024
  21. Joey Slye, CAR / Age: 25 / FA: 2022
  22. Greg Joseph, MIN / Age: 33 / FA: 2023
  23. Cody Parkey, CLE / Age: 29 / FA: 2022
  24. Cairo Santos, CHI / Age: 29 / FA: 2024
  25. Dustin Hopkins, WAS / Age: 30 / FA: 2022
  26. Nick Folk, NE / Age: 36 / FA: 2022
  27. Jake Elliott, PHI / Age: 26 / FA: 2025
  28. Josh Lambo, JAC / Age: 30 / FA: 2023
  29. Randy Bullock, DET / Age: 31 / FA: 2022
  30. Ka'imi Fairbairn, HOU / Age: 27 / FA: 2024
  31. Evan McPherson, CIN / Age: 22 / FA: 2025
  32. Chris Naggar, NYJ / Age: 23 / FA: 2024

TEAM DEFENSES

  1. Rams, LAR
  2. Steelers, PIT
  3. Buccaneers, TB
  4. Football Team, WAS
  5. Browns, CLE
  6. Ravens, BAL
  7. Dolphins, MIA
  8. Colts, IND
  9. Patriots, NE
  10. Bills, BUF
  11. Chiefs, KC
  12. 49ers, SF
  13. Saints, NO
  14. Chargers, LAC
  15. Cardinals, ARI
  16. Broncos, DEN
  17. Bears, CHI
  18. Packers, GB
  19. Seahawks, SEA
  20. Eagles, PHI
  21. Panthers, CAR
  22. Giants, NYG
  23. Vikings, MIN
  24. Cowboys, DAL
  25. Titans, TEN
  26. Jets, NYJ
  27. Jaguars, JAC
  28. Raiders, LV
  29. Falcons, ATL
  30. Bengals, CIN
  31. Lions, DET
  32. Texans, HOU

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