Top NFL Fantasy Football Performers

Name the players who had the greatest-ever fantasy seasons at each position.
Scoring approximately equal to ESPN standard scoring
Quiz by Quizmaster
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Last updated: January 4, 2021
First submittedDecember 31, 2012
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#
Year
QB
418
2019
Lamar Jackson
417
2018
P. Mahomes
412
2013
Peyton Manning
395
2020
Josh Allen
395
2011
Drew Brees
392
2011
Aaron Rodgers
392
2007
Tom Brady
389
2015
Cam Newton
382
2020
Aaron Rodgers
380
2016
Aaron Rodgers
379
2020
Kyler Murray
374
2020
P. Mahomes
372
2004
D. Culpepper
369
2020
Deshaun Watson
368
2011
Cam Newton
367
1998
Steve Young
364
2011
Tom Brady
360
2020
Russell Wilson
358
2013
Drew Brees
357
2004
Peyton Manning
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Year
WR
289
1995
Jerry Rice
287
2007
Randy Moss
266
2003
Randy Moss
264
2011
Calvin Johnson
259
1986
Jerry Rice
258
1995
Isaac Bruce
254
1989
Jerry Rice
252
2014
Antonio Brown
252
1951
Elroy Hirsch
251
1995
Herman Moore
250
1994
Jerry Rice
250
1993
Jerry Rice
249
1987
Jerry Rice
247
2018
Tyreek Hill
246
1984
Mark Clayton
246
2015
Antonio Brown
243
2001
Marvin Harrison
243
2020
Davante Adams
242
2020
Tyreek Hill
241
2002
Marvin Harrison
241
2003
Torry Holt
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Year
RB
425
2006
L. Tomlinson
379
2000
Marshall Faulk
372
2003
Priest Holmes
372
2002
Priest Holmes
359
2005
S. Alexander
359
1998
Terrell Davis
358
1995
Emmitt Smith
355
1975
O.J. Simpson
355
2019
C. McCaffrey
346
2009
Chris Johnson
342
2003
L. Tomlinson
340
2001
Marshall Faulk
338
2003
Ahman Green
335
2000
Edgerrin James
332
2005
Larry Johnson
330
2006
Larry Johnson
328
1983
Eric Dickerson
328
2016
David Johnson
327
2010
Arian Foster
325
2006
Steven Jackson
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Year
TE
241
2011
R. Gronkowski
218
2013
Jimmy Graham
208
2020
Travis Kelce
196
2011
Jimmy Graham
196
1983
T. Christensen
191
2018
Travis Kelce
184
2014
R. Gronkowski
184
2015
R. Gronkowski
181
1980
Darren Waller
179
1965
Pete Retzlaff
178
1967
Jackie Smith
178
1961
Mike Ditka
175
2009
Vernon Davis
174
2004
Antonio Gates
174
2000
Tony Gonzalez
172
2020
Darren Waller
171
2009
Dallas Clark
170
2018
George Kittle
170
2005
Antonio Gates
168
2004
Tony Gonzalez
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Level 73
Sep 1, 2014
I'm not sure how you'd do it, but it would be cool if you could make something like this for baseball as well.
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Level 81
Aug 29, 2015
I'm sure my dad would do well on this quiz. He obsesses over the stats and wins all the leagues he's in about 60-70% of the time. I only got 12.
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Level 81
Sep 1, 2017
He got top prizes many times on the backs on Moss and Rice
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Level 46
Aug 31, 2015
Mike Ditka?
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Level 78
Jan 2, 2017
I have no idea about NFL, I just guessed some common last names and got 2 points :)
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Level 84
Jan 3, 2017
Why can I NOT remember Aaron Rodgers on all these quizzes?
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Level 30
Feb 6, 2017
Tell me again how I missed gronk, newton, young, graham, luck, and faulk?
+3
Level 33
Sep 1, 2017
thanks
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Level 30
Sep 17, 2017
For what
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Level 71
Dec 31, 2019
Thanks for 6 free answers!
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Level 33
Sep 1, 2017
Glad I got the Juice, he was a complete guess
+1
Level 69
Sep 1, 2017
Damn. Crazy Legs.
+1
Level 72
Sep 1, 2017
3/51 :P
+2
Level 71
Sep 2, 2017
Quizmaster: Did you go back and use statistics from the past and plug them into todays formulas? The reason I ask is I didn't know fantasy football existed back in '84 when Dan Marino was playing.
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Level ∞
Sep 2, 2017
Yes
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Level 71
Sep 3, 2017
Cool. I thought Don Hutson's 1942 season would be on the list but then I went back and plugged his numbers into the formula. Close but no dice.
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Level 71
Sep 3, 2017
Extrapolate Hutson's numbers over a 16 game schedule and he's tops on the list. Interesting.
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Level 62
Jan 27, 2018
Todd Gurley scored 55 points against me when it mattered to most; the Fantasy Football championship

The person I played also had Kareem Hunt, Gronk, Jaguars, Thielen, and Diggs WTH?!?!?

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Level 79
Dec 31, 2018
Mahomes is not accepted as an entry. Maybe add more variations?
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Level ∞
Jan 4, 2019
Sorry, fixed!
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Level 32
May 31, 2020
Surprised that Tony Gonzalez isn’t higher, he’s the all time leader for tight ends in yard and catches, not sure about touchdowns.
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Level 48
Dec 22, 2020
Dak Prescott was on pace to make this list. Too bad he got hurt. But also not since I'm a Giants fan
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Level 74
Jan 5, 2021
Darren Waller 1980?
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Level 90
Jan 5, 2021
I think that it should be Kellen Winslow for 1980 (89 rec for 1290 yards and 9 TDs), not Darren Waller.
+1
Level ∞
Jan 5, 2021
Yep. Unfortunately fixing it would require me to reset the stats for this quiz so it's just going to stay bugged until next year.
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Level 73
Jan 13, 2021
At least make Kellen Winslow a type-in
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Level 65
Jan 9, 2021
I was pretty pleased with getting 18 on this. I just typed in various family members, celebrities, friends, presidents etc. With the deluge of NFL quizzes recently I thought I'd better try one, wasn't expecting any points.
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Level 48
Jan 15, 2021
I left Allen on my bench for half of 2020...