With Week 10 in the NFL done and over with let's take a look and see who the top scoring fantasy players where by position. As always I'll use the scoring system from my 20-team Yahoo league, but I'm sure you're use to that by now.


Marcus Mariota of the Tennessee Titans topped all quarterbacks for the week with 30.70 fantasy points. Mariota threw for 295 yards with 4 touchdowns while adding 4 rushing attempts for 8 yards. Mariota's only negatives where 2 sacks.

In his second game back from injury Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers looked like his old self racking up 27.01 fantasy points for the week. Roethlisberger threw for 408 yards and 3 touchdowns while 1 rushing attempt for 1 yard. Roethlisberger's only negative was the 1 interception he threw.

Fantasy owners have been waiting for Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks to start to play well again and on Sunday night he did putting up 24.81 fantasy points. Wilson threw for 348 yards and 3 touchdowns while running the football 3 times for 6 yards. Wilson's only negatives where the 3 sacks on him.

Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers makes the list for Week 10 by putting up 22.70 fantasy points. Kaepernick threw for just 210 yards and a touchdown, but ran the football 10 times for 55 yards and a touchdown. Kaepernick was sacked 3 times for some negative points.

Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers rounds out the Top 5 for the week with 22.62 fantasy points. Newton threw for 261 yards and a touchdown and also did some damage running the football as he had 12 carries for 54 yards and a touchdown. Newton had some negatives though as he threw an interception and was sacked 2 times.

The quarterback you should've stayed away from was Jay Cutler of the Chicago Bears. Cutler threw for just 182 yards and a touchdown, Cutler also gained 7 yards rushing on 1 carry. Culer also threw 2 interceptions was sacked 4 times and lost a fumble. Cutler ended up with 2.59 fantasy points in Week 10.

Running Back:

Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys was the top scoring fantasy running back in Week 10 with 45.65 fantasy points. Elliott carried the football 21 times for 114 yards and 2 touchdowns. Elliott also added 2 receptions for 95 yards and a touchdown.

Our next running back was in the same game as Elliott just on the other team. Le'Von Bell of the Pittsburgh Steelers scored 36.40 fantasy points for the week. Bell carried the football 17 times for 57 yards and a touchdown while catching 9 passes for 77 yards and a touchdown.

Did anyone start Ryan Matthews of the Philadelphia Eagles this week? Matthews has had a down fantasy season, but in Week 10 he carried the football 19 times for 109 yards and a touchdown. Matthews also caught 2 passes for 30 yards and had a 2-point conversion. Matthews totaled 34.15 fantasy points for the week.

DeMarco Murray scored fantasy points in a variety of ways this week. Murray carried the football 17 times for 123 yards and a touchdown. Murray also caught 2 passes for 33 yards and then just to rack up a few more fantasy points Murray threw a 10 yard touchdown pass. Murray ended up with 33.55 fantasy points for the week.

David Johnson of the Arizona Cardinals grabs the final spot on our list with 31.85 fantasy points. Johnson carried the football 19 times for 55 yards and a touchdown. Johnson also caught 5 passes for 46 yards and a touchdown.

There's always that one guy you where counting on who has a bad week and this week that guy was Carlos Hyde of the San Francisco 49ers. Hyde was coming back from injury, but did carry the football 13 times for just 14 yards. Hyde was targeted once in the passing game, but didn't have a catch. Hyde ended up with 4.65 fantasy points for the week.

Wide Receiver:

Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers led all wide receivers this week with 31.84 fantasy points. Brown was targeted 18 times and caught 14 of those for 154 yards and a touchdown. Brown had 1 rushing attempt, but it went for -10 yards. Brown also had 22 return yards for the week.

Doug Baldwin of the Seattle Seahawks took the second spot on our list with 28.40 fantasy points. Baldwin was targeted 8 times and caught 6 passes. Baldwin totaled just 59 yards, but had 3 touchdown receptions.

Jordy Nelson of the Green at Packers scored 27.85 fantasy points to take the third spot for the week. Nelson was targeted 18 times and ended up with 12 receptions for 126 yards and a touchdown.

Stefon Diggs of the Minnesota Vikings makes the list this week with 26.50 fantasy points. Diggs caught 13 of the 15 passes he was targeted on for 164 yards. Diggs also added 5 return yards this week.

Allen Robinson of the Jacksonville Jaquars takes the final spot on our list with 25.70 fantasy points. Robinson was targeted 13 times and caught 9 of those targets for 107 yards and a touchdown. Robinson also caught a 2-point conversion.

Hopefully you had a better option at wide receiver than Robinson's Jacksonville teammate Allen Hurns. Hurns was targeted 7 times, but had just 2 receptions for 13 yards. Hurns managed just 2.80 fantasy points for the week.

Tight End:

Delaine Walker of the Tennessee Titans was the Week 10 leader with 25.40 fantasy points. Walker was targeted 11 times and ended up with 9 receptions for 124 yards and a touchdown. 

Cameron Brate of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers scored 19.65 fantasy points to take the second spot this week. Brate was targeted 7 times catching all 7 of them for 84 yards and a touchdown.

Kyle Rudolph of the Minnesota Vikings finished in the third spot for the week with 16.65 fantasy points. Rudolph was targeted 8 times catching 5 passes for 69 yards and a touchdown.

Martellius Bennett of the New England Patriots gets back on our list with 15.70 fantasy points. Bennett was targeted 7 times and caught all 7 of them for 102 yards.

Antonio Gates of the San Diego Chargers takes the last spot on our list for the week with 15.30 fantasy points. Gates was targeted 9 times catching 4 of those targets for 63 yards and a touchdown.

The tight end I hope you didn't start this week was Lance Kendricks of the Los Angeles Rams. Now I'm in a league where you start 2 tight ends a week; so someone may have started Kendricks. Of course there where no touchdowns scored in the game Kendricks was in. Kendricks was targeted 2 times and ended up catching 1 pass for 0 yards for a total of 0.75 fantasy points.

Defense/Special Teams:

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers where the top scoring Defense/Special Teams with 27.44 fantasy points. Tampa Bay had a defensive touchdown, a safety, 2 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries and 4 sacks while giving up just 10 points on the week.

The Miami Dolphins Defense/Special Teams unit scored 20.03 fantasy points for the week. Miami had a defensive touchdown to go along with 4 interceptions and 3 sacks for the week.

The Baltimore Ravens played Thursday night, but there Defense/Special Teams unit put up enough points to take the third spot for the week. Baltimore had 4 sacks, 2 interceptions and a fumble recovery while giving up 7 points to total 18.76 fantasy points for the week.

The Kansas City Chiefs scored 16.42 fantasy points to take the fourth spot on the list. The Chiefs Defense/Special Teams unit had a touchdown, 2 sacks, a interceptions and a fumble recovery for the week.       

The Houston Texans Defense/Special Teams takes the final spot on our list with 15.70 fantasy points in Week 10. The Texans had a defensive touchdown, 2 sacks, an interceptions and a fumble recovery for the week.

Hopefully you didn't start the Defense/Special Teams of the Green Bay Packers. The Packers gave up 47 points, but did get 1 sacks while totaling 0.10 fantasy points for the week.


Dustin Hopkins of the Washington Redskins took the top spot with 17 fantasy points.

Brandon McManus of the Denver Broncos was second with 15.25 fantasy points.

Dan Bailey of the Dallas Cowboys finished third with 15 fantasy points.

Steven Hauschka of the Seattle Seahawks was fourth with 14.75 fantasy points.

Ryan Succop of the Tennessee Titans took the final spot in Week 10 with 14 fantasy points.

The kicker who had a down week was Cody Parkey of the Cleveland Browns who had just 1 fantasy point in Week 10.

There you have the top scorers from Week 10. I hope you had some of these players in your line up this past week and got a win. Thanks for taking the time to read this article and good luck in Week 11.  

Published by John Burke