We ranked the NFL's offensive backs, receivers, kickers and return men from I (the best) to 500, based on our projections of their statistical production this season. The categories considered were scoring (touchdowns, field goals, extra points), long scoring plays (25 yards or more), big-game potential (300 yards passing or 100 yards rushing or receiving) and passing efficiency. We also took into account each player's stats as well as his role on his team, his prospects for improving or declining, his injury history and his current physical condition. Using these criteria, we determined each player's value ranking, or PVR, which appears next to his name in his team's projected lineup.
Projected lineups and Player Value Rankings compiled by David Sabino