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Early 2023 Fantasy Football Rookie Rankings: Pre-NFL Draft

Jordan Addison - Fantasy Football Rankings, NFL Rookies, Draft Sleepers

Fellow RotoBallers, it's always fantasy football season here at HQ. While it may feel like the NFL season just ended, we're already looking ahead to the 2023 season, and that starts with the NFL Draft and all the exciting new rookies. Below in this article, you'll see our early 2023 fantasy football rookie rankings post the NFL scouting combine as of April 18. These rookie rankings are being released before the 2023 NFL Draft, so things will change based on the draft results.

Continuous tweaks will be made to these rankings for fantasy football rookies all off-season long, so be sure to check back regularly for updates. In addition to this article, you should also be sure to check out our other dynasty rookie rankings and analysis articles, including in-depth coverage of the NFL Draft and various NFL rookie profiles.

Three of our lead fantasy football analysts – Brandon Murchison, Andrew Lalama, and Phil Clark – have put together these fantasy football rookie rankings. You can click those links to give them a follow on Twitter and let them know how much you like or dislike their rankings. In addition to these rookie rankings, in our 2023 fantasy football rankings dashboard you will also find our team's PPR rankings, Half-PPR rankings, Standard (non-PPR) rankingsBest Ball rankings, and Dynasty League rankings. Bookmark that page, and use it to prepare for all of your 2023 fantasy football drafts.

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NFL Rookie Rankings for Fantasy Football (Pre-Draft)

Rankings are from after the NFL Scouting Combine, as of April 18th.

Tier Rank Player Name Pos
1 1 Bijan Robinson RB
1 2 Jaxon Smith-Njigba WR
1 3 Jahmyr Gibbs RB
1 4 Zay Flowers WR
1 5 Jordan Addison WR
1 6 C.J. Stroud QB
2 7 Bryce Young QB
2 8 Josh Downs WR
2 9 Quentin Johnston WR
2 10 Anthony Richardson QB
2 11 Zach Charbonnet RB
3 12 Marvin Mims WR
3 13 Dalton Kincaid TE
3 14 Michael Mayer TE
3 15 Tyjae Spears RB
3 16 Jalin Hyatt WR
3 17 Devon Achane RB
4 18 Kendre Miller RB
4 19 Cedric Tillman WR
4 20 Sean Tucker TE
4 21 Israel Abanikanda RB
4 22 Jayden Reed WR
4 23 Zach Evans RB
4 24 Rashee Rice WR
4 25 Will Levis QB
4 26 Sam LaPorta TE
4 27 Tank Bigsby RB
4 28 DeWayne McBride RB
4 29 Hendon Hooker QB
4 30 Jonathan Mingo WR
4 31 Evan Hull RB
4 32 Roschon Johnson RB
4 33 Eric Gray RB
4 34 Darnell Washington TE
5 35 A.T. Perry WR
5 36 Luke Musgrave TE
5 37 Chase Brown RB
5 38 Xavier Hutchinson WR
5 39 Mohamed Ibrahim RB
5 40 Kayshon Boutte WR
5 41 Zack Kuntz TE
6 42 Trey Palmer WR
6 43 Puka Nacua WR
6 44 Kenny McIntosh RB
6 45 Deuce Vaughn RB
6 46 Parker Washington WR
6 47 Nathaniel Dell WR
6 48 Tucker Kraft TE
6 49 Dorian Thompson-Robinson QB
6 50 Chris Rodriguez Jr. RB
6 51 Rakim Jarrett WR
6 52 Keaton Mitchell RB
6 53 Tanner McKee QB
6 54 Ronnie Bell WR
7 55 Rome Odunze WR
7 56 Michael Wilson WR
7 57 Elijah Higgins WR
7 58 Luke Schoonmaker TE
7 59 Andrei Iosivas WR
7 60 Stetson Bennett QB
7 61 Camerun Peoples RB
7 62 Dontayvion Wicks WR
7 63 Derius Davis WR
7 64 Will Mallory TE
7 65 Brenton Strange TE
7 66 Jalen Moreno-Cropper WR
7 67 Jaren Hall QB
7 68 Travis Dye RB
8 69 Tre Tucker WR
8 70 Tiyon Evans RB
8 71 Jake Haener QB
8 72 Deneric Prince RB
8 73 Tyler Scott WR
8 74 Jermaine Burton WR
9 75 Charlie Jones WR
9 76 Bryce Ford-Wheaton WR
9 77 Joseph Ngata WR
9 78 Cameron Latu TE
9 79 Davis Allen TE
9 80 Zakhari Franklin WR
9 81 Max Duggan QB
9 82 Cornelius Johnson WR
9 83 Clayton Tune QB
9 84 Dontay Demus Jr. WR
9 85 Payne Durham TE
9 86 Aidan O'Connell QB
9 87 Tavion Thomas RB
9 88 Jadon Haselwood WR
9 89 Jalen Wayne WR

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