Top Fantasy Football Rookies from the 2009 to 2013 Football Seasons

With your draft approaching soon we wanted to give you more insight into how rookies have performed over the past 5 seasons. We've also listed the top QB, RB, and WR during the season for comparison purposes.


As you can see there is quite a bit of difference between the top scoring players and the top scoring rookies each season.


Based on the past few years, if you are in a non-keeper league consider waiting at least a few rounds before drafting any rookies.


If you are in a keeper league you may want to consider moving the top rookies up a few rounds so you can have them in the future.


The lists below will give you more details about how the top rookies scored during the past few fantasy football seasons.



Top Rookies of the 2013 Season

  • G.Smith - QB NYJ - 247.24 Points
  • E.Lacy - RB GB - 227.0
  • M.Glennon - QB TB - 213.02
  • G.Bernard - RB CIN - 196.9
  • L.Bell - RB PIT - 195.6
  • K.Allen - WR SD - 188.1
  • Z.Stacy - RB STL - 172.4
  • E.Manuel - QB BUF - 170.48
  • A.Ellington - RB ARI - 145.8
  • T.Williams - WR DAL - 128.0

Top Overall Players at each Position for the 2013 Season

  • P.Manning - QB DEN - 541.98 Points
  • J.Charles - RB KC - 347.1 Points
  • D.Thomas - WR DEN - 273.0 Points


Top Rookies of the 2012 Season

  • R.Griffin - QB WAS - 368.74 Points
  • A.Luck - QB IND - 350.46 Points
  • R.Wilson - QB SEA - 343.62 Points
  • D.Martin - RB TB - 289.1 Points
  • A.Morris - RB WAS - 251.8 Points
  • T.Richardson - RB IND - 229.2 Points
  • R.Tannehill - QB MIA - 226.46 Points
  • B.Weeden - QB CLE - 212.6 Points
  • T.Hilton - WR IND - 156.0 Points
  • J.Blackmon - WR JAC - 152.8 Points

Top Overall Players at each Position for the 2012 Season

  • D.Brees - QB NO - 452.58 Points
  • A.Peterson - RB MIN - 331.4 Points
  • C.Johnson - WR DET - 287.4 Points


Top Rookies of the 2011 Season

  • C.Newton - QB CAR - 433.14 Points
  • A.Dalton - QB CIN - 264.12 Points
  • A.Green - WR CIN - 185.5 Points
  • J.Jones - WR ATL - 176.5 Points
  • C.Ponder - QB MIN - 161.02 Points
  • B.Gabbert - QB JAC - 159.36 Points
  • T.Smith - WR BAL - 155.0 Points
  • R.Helu - RB WAS - 144.4 Points
  • D.Murray - RB DAL - 132.8 Points
  • D.Baldwin - WR SEA - 128.1 Points

Top Overall Players at each Position for the 2011 Season

  • D.Brees - QB NO - 529.32 Points
  • R.Rice - RB BAL - 340.64 Points
  • C.Johnson - WR DET - 319.9 Points


Top Rookies of the 2010 Season

  • S.Bradford - QB STL - 245.78 Points
  • M.Williams - WR TB - 193.5 Points
  • L.Blount - RB NE - 140.6 Points
  • R.Gronkowski - TE NE - 135.6 Points
  • R.Mathews - RB SD - 135.0 Points
  • D.Bryant - WR DAL - 114.6 Points
  • C.McCoy - QB SF - 111.44 Points
  • C.Ivory - RB NYJ - 103.8 Points
  • J.Gresham - TE CIN - 99.1 Points
  • J.Ford - WR OAK - 99.0 Points

Top Overall Players at each Position for the 2010 Season

  • T.Brady - QB NE - 377.0 Points
  • A.Foster - RB HOU - 362.8 Points
  • R.White - WR ATL - 260.7 Points


Top Rookies of the 2009 Season

  • K.Moreno - RB DEN - 184.0 Points
  • M.Sanchez - QB NYJ - 182.36 Points
  • M.Stafford - QB DET - 173.48 Points
  • P.Harvin - WR SEA - 158.5 Points
  • L.McCoy - RB PHI - 140.5 Points
  • H.Nicks - WR NYG - 139.3 Points
  • J.Freeman - QB MIN - 136.58 Points
  • M.Wallace - WR MIA - 135.9 Points
  • J.Maclin - WR PHI - 127.0 Points
  • K.Britt - WR TEN - 109.1 Points

Top Overall Players at each Position for the 2009 Season

  • A.Rodgers - QB GB - 416.76 Points
  • C.Johnson - RB TEN - 373.9 Points
  • A.Johnson - WR HOU - 264.4 Points


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