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Fantasy Football: 2011 Playoffs research

In case you’re participating in a postseason fantasy league, here’s a quick summary of the primary scorers on all 12 playoff teams. We’ve omitted players who are on injured reserve or are no longer on their teams.

And if you’re looking to play postseason fantasy football, here’s a great way to do so. We play this way in our office every year and love it.



New England (1st seed)

QB: Tom Brady (36 passing TD, 1 rushing TD)

RB: BenJarvus Green-Ellis (13 rushing TD), Danny Woodhead (5 rushing TD, 1 receiving TD)

WR: Wes Welker (7 receiving TD), Deion Branch (5 receiving TD), Brandon Tate (3 receiving TD, 2 return TD)

TE: Aaron Hernandez (6 receiving TD), Rob Gronkowski (10 receiving TD)

PK: Shayne Graham (71 points)

Defense: 6 TD


Pittsburgh (2nd seed)

QB: Ben Roethlisberger (17 pass TD, 3 rush TD), Charlie Batch (3 pass TD)

RB: Rashard Mendenhall (13 rush TD), Isaac Redman (2 receiving TD)

WR: Mike Wallace (10 receiving TD), Hines Ward (5 receiving TD), Emmanuel Sanders (2 receiving TD), Antwaan Randle El (2 pass TD)

TE: Heath Miller (2 receiving TD)

PK: Shaun Suisham (61 points)

Defense: 3 TD


Indianapolis (3rd seed)

QB: Peyton Manning (33 pass TD, 1 rush TD)

RB: Donald Brown (4 rush TD), Joseph Addai (4 rush TD), Mike Hart (1 rush TD), Dominic Rhodes

WR: Reggie Wayne (6 receiving TD), Pierre Garcon (6 receiving TD), Blair White (5 receiving TD)

TE: Jacob Tamme (4 receiving TD)

PK: Adam Vinatieri (129 points)

Defense: 4 TD


Kansas City (4th seed)

QB: Matt Cassel (27 pass TD)

RB: Jamaal Charles (5 rush TD, 3 receiving TD), Thomas Jones (6 rush TD)

WR: Dwayne Bowe (15 receiving TD), Dexter McCluster (1 receiving TD, 1 return TD)

TE: Tony Moeaki (3 receiving TD), Leonard Pope (2 receiving TD)

PK: Ryan Succop (102 points)

Defense: 3 TD


Baltimore (5th seed)

QB: Joe Flacco (25 pass TD, 1 rush TD)

RB: Ray Rice (5 rush TD, 4 receiving TD), Willis McGahee (5 rush TD)

WR: Anquan Boldin (10 receiving TD), Derrick Mason (9 receiving TD), T.J. Houshmandzadeh (6 receiving TD)

TE: Todd Heap (7 receiving TD), Ed Dickson (2 receiving TD)

PK: Billy Cundiff (117 points)

Defense: 3 TD


N.Y. Jets (6th seed)

QB: Mark Sanchez (17 pass TD, 3 rush TD)

RB: LaDainian Tomlinson (5 rush TD), Shonn Greene (1 rush TD)

WR: Braylon Edwards (7 receiving TD), Santonio Holmes (6 receiving TD), Jerricho Cotchery (2 receiving TD), Brad Smith (1 pass TD, 1 rush TD, 2 return TD)

TE: Dustin Keller (5 receiving TD)

PK: Nick Folk (127 points)

Defense: 3 TD




Atlanta (1st seed)

QB: Matt Ryan (28 pass TD)

RB: Michael Turner (12 rush TD), Jason Snelling (2 rush TD, 1 receiving TD)

WR: Roddy White (15 receiving TD), Michael Jenkins (6 receiving TD), Harry Douglas (4 receiving TD)

TE: Tony Gonzalez (5 receiving TD)

PK: Matt Bryant 128 points

Defense: 3 TD


Chicago (2nd seed)

QB: Jay Cutler (23 pass TD, 1 rush TD)

RB: Matt Forte (6 rush TD, 3 receiving TD), Chester Taylor (3 rush TD)

WR: Johnny Knox (5 receiving TD), Earl Bennett (3 receiving TD), Devin Hester (4 receiving TD, 3 return TD),

TE: Greg Olsen (5 receiving TD)

PK: Robbie Gould (110 points)

Defense: 1 TD


Philadelphia (3rd seed)

QB: Michael Vick (21 pass TD, 9 rush TD), Kevin Kolb (7 pass TD)

RB: LeSean McCoy (7 rush TD, 2 receiving TD), Jerome Harrison (1 rush TD)

WR: DeSean Jackson (6 receiving TD, 1 rush TD, 1 return TD), Jeremy Maclin (10 receiving TD), Jason Avant (1 receiving TD),

TE: Brent Celek (4 receiving TD)

PK: David Akers (143 points)

Defense: 2 TD


Seattle (4th seed)

QB: Matt Hasselbeck (12 pass TD, 3 rush TD), Charlie Whitehurst (2 pass TD, 1 rush TD)

RB: Marshawn Lynch (6 rush TD), Justin Forsett (2 rush TD), Leon Washington (1 rush TD, 3 return TD)

WR: Mike Williams (2 receiving TD), Ben Obamanu (4 receiving TD), Deon Butler (4 receiving TD)

TE: John Carlson (1 receiving TD)

PK: Olindo Mare (106 points)

Defense: 3 TD


New Orleans (5th seed)

QB: Drew Brees (33 pass TD)

RB: Julius Jones, Reggie Bush (1 receiving TD), Ladell Betts (2 rush TD)
NOTE: Pierre Thomas and Chris Ivory both went on IR this week, knocking them out for the playoffs.

WR: Marques Colston (7 receiving TD), Lance Moore (8 receiving TD), Robert Meachem (5 receiving TD), Devery Henderson (1 receiving TD)

TE: Jeremy Shockey (3 receiving TD), Jimmy Graham (5 receiving TD)

PK: Garrett Hartley (100 points)

Defense: 2 TD


Green Bay (6th seed)

QB: Aaron Rodgers (28 pass TD, 4 rush TD)

RB: Brandon Jackson (3 rush TD, 1 receiving TD), John Kuhn (4 rush TD, 2 receiving TD

WR: Greg Jennings (12 receiving TD), James Jones (5 receiving TD), Jordy Nelson (2 receiving TD), Donald Driver (4 receiving TD)

TE: Andrew Quarless (1 receiving TD), Donald Lee (3 receiving TD)

PK: Mason Crosby (112 points)

Defense: 4 TD

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