Superflex Dynasty Rankings: Post-NFL Draft Update
Many dynasty football leagues now play in a superflex format. There are stark contrasts in quarterback value versus other skill positions in superflex dynasty football rankings due to positional scarcity, so you’ll notice that I have many quarterbacks ranked higher overall. Beyond that, there are even nuances that change where quarterbacks are ranked within the position.
Quarterback age and starting longevity are far bigger priorities in superflex formats, which changes how I have quarterbacks ranked between the formats. In 1QB leagues, quarterback prospects with upside are coveted over safe starters because backup quarterbacks are rarely needed outside of injuries and bye weeks. However, in superflex leagues, consistent producers at QB2 and QB3 on dynasty rosters are necessary depth since it’s beneficial for the vast majority of teams start two quarterbacks every week.
The influx of a talented 2021 rookie class has shaken up these superflex dynasty rankings quite a bit, as high-upside rookies like Trey Lance and Trevor Lawrence are already worth drafting early in startups. Here are my updated top-200 ranked players assuming a superflex format with PPR scoring (you can find my 1QB dynasty rankings here). And be sure to check back for updated dynasty rankings as we approach training camp and the preseason!
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Superflex Dynasty Rankings
Last updated on Tuesday, June 8th.
|9||RB1||Christian McCaffrey||RB||CAR||A few QBs moved ahead of McCaffrey with the addition of a 17th game. CAR may lessen his workload slightly to keep their franchise RB healthy.|
|13||QB11||Deshaun Watson||QB||HOU||Many question Watson's future in the NFL, but he's likely a starter somewhere by the start of 2022 and possibly even at some point during the 2021 season.|
|20||WR3||A.J. Brown||WR||TEN||Brown is still an elite dynasty WR, but he does drop out of the top tier next to Hill and Diggs due to a limited ceiling with Julio taking some target share.|
|24||WR7||Calvin Ridley||WR||ATL||Ridley was already a strong dynasty WR1, but Julio's departure alleviates any concerns about target share split between them and Pitts.|
|28||WR10||Davante Adams||WR||GB||The odds of Rodgers leaving GB seem low, so don't panic, but it's enough to move a couple of WRs ahead of Adams in my rankings to mitigate risk.|
|35||QB12||Ryan Tannehill||QB||TEN||The trade for Julio soothes any concerns about a dropoff for Tannehill after Arthur Smith's departure. He's a strong back-end QB1 option with upside.|
|49||WR15||Brandon Aiyuk||WR||SF||Aiyuk vaults up the rankings with SF's QB upgrade. Volume could still be a concern, but the projected bump in efficiency gives him a high fantasy ceiling.|
|52||WR17||Mike Evans||WR||TB||With Antonio Brown back, Evans still has week-winning upside in that superb TB offense, but his weekly floor in fantasy could be lower than before.|
|59||QB17||Aaron Rodgers||QB||GB||Rodgers actually didn't move much. The most likely outcome is that he stays in GB, but he was already slated for TD regression from his MVP year.|
|70||RB18||Travis Etienne||RB||JAX||Etienne continues to fall in my rankings. There is real concern about his role in Urban Meyer's offense and how efficient the offense will be overall.|
|73||RB19||Trey Sermon||RB||SF||With Raheem Mostert already missing some OTAs with a minor knee injury, the door is wide open for Sermon to seize the lead role in the SF backfield.|
|82||TE7||Dallas Goedert||TE||PHI||There have been continuing reports all offseason that PHI plans to trade or cut Zach Ertz. Goedert should be valued accordingly as a primary target for Hurts.|
|91||QB26||Matt Ryan||QB||ATL||Ryan remains a good QB2 option at cost for contending teams with Ridley and Pitts in ATL, but the elite ceiling is gone with Julio traded to TEN.|
|94||WR36||Julio Jones||WR||TEN||Moving from ATL to TEN doesn't really change Julio's dynasty outlook. He went from the 1B alongside Ridley to the 1B alongside Brown with injury risk.|
|102||WR42||Odell Beckham Jr.||WR||CLE|
|105||WR45||Robby Anderson||WR||CAR||The arrival of Terrace Marshall likely ensures a continued even split in target share between the top-3 CAR WRs, lowering their weekly ceilings and floors.|
|106||QB28||Drew Lock||QB||DEN||DEN trading for Teddy Bridgewater means that Lock is on thin ice. He could still develop in Year 3 surrounded by talent, but he could be a backup if not.|
|108||TE10||Irv Smith Jr.||TE||MIN|
|116||RB29||Mike Davis||RB||ATL||ATL forgoing an impact rookie RB in the NFL Draft and their precarious salary cap situation gives Davis a fair amount of job security heading into Week 1.|
|117||WR50||Mike Williams||WR||LAC||With Joe Lombardi lauding Williams's abilities as the X receiver sure to see favorable results on the stat sheet, his ceiling increases with added targets.|
|130||RB33||James Robinson||RB||JAX||JAX's RB usage is a mystery, but their selection of Travis Etienne in Rd 1 drops Robinson into the upside committee RB / elite handcuff range.|
|138||RB37||Melvin Gordon||RB||DEN||The addition of Javonte Williams limits Gordon's fantasy ceiling, and his dynasty value is in jeopardy long-term given his free agent status after 2021.|
|141||RB39||Raheem Mostert||RB||SF||Like Gordon, Mostert's value tumbles with the arrival of Trey Sermon. Mostert could still be relevant this season, but it's clear that his future isn't with SF.|
|146||TE13||Mike Gesicki||TE||MIA||Target volume will be scarce behind Will Fuller and Jaylen Waddle, and MIA's selection of Hunter Long indicates that Gesicki could be gone after 2021.|
|148||TE15||Anthony Firkser||TE||TEN||With Julio now in TEN, Firkser's fantasy ceiling takes a big hit, though he could still be a serviceable TE2 or even back-end TE1 in 2021.|
|151||WR61||Amon-Ra St. Brown||WR||DET|
|156||TE18||Logan Thomas||TE||WAS||Like Gesicki, it'll be hard for Thomas to maintain his 2020 target volume with the arrival of Curtis Samuel in free agency and Dyami Brown via the draft.|
|165||QB34||Cam Newton||QB||NE||With NE's selection of Mac Jones, the future is murky for Newton. He'll likely be elsewhere in 2022, and whether he's an NFL starter at all is questionable.|
|172||WR65||Marquise Brown||WR||BAL||BAL may pass the ball a bit more as the offense evolves, but there's still scant targets for Brown behind Mark Andrews and rookie Rashod Bateman.|
|173||WR66||Russell Gage||WR||ATL||Gage receives a slight bump following Julio's departure, but his production last year came without Pitts on the field. Temper expectations for Gage.|
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