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Week 10 Fantasy FLEX rankings

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The Week 10 fantasy football FLEX rankings are feeling the effects of six teams on bye this week. I never thought I'd get to the bottom -- some of the names there didn't even feel like sleepers, but rather like the kind of guys you'd call "punts" in NFL DFS lineups. Maybe the six teams off this week have some of you forced to punt in your season-long teams, too, at least in that final lineup spot. If you're looking for the start 'em, sit 'em advice for that pesky FLEX spot on Sunday morning, you've come to the right place. 

The only broad advice I can give you if you're scrolling way down these FLEX rankings to decide whether to play Frank Gore is to try and have an understanding of your total lineup construction. Gore is a low-upside play. Someone like Laquon Treadwell or Breshad Perriman, right near Gore in these rankings, probably has a lot lower floor. The ceiling is probably higher, though, as an athletic receiver can catch one long pass for a touchdown and make you glad you played them. If your team is an underdog and you want some extra juice this week, you can afford to take a risk on the upside. If you're more of a favorite in your matchup and just want to secure a win, maybe you settle for Gore.

Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | Kicker

In general, those upside levels work right along positional lines: WRs will have the most upside, while mid-tier/low-tier RBs and TEs have less of it.

Y! cash | Y! GPP | DK cash | DK GPPFD cash | FD GPP

Even among the same position on certain teams, guys aren't too far from each other in these FLEX rankings. We've got Olabisi Johnson barely ahead of Treadwell, but Treadwell is the more boom-or-bust option. Adam Humphries and Tajae Sharpe are right next to each other -- go Humphries in PPR or for floor and Sharpe for upside. Dante Pettis and Kendrick Bourne have better floors than Marquise Goodwin, but Goodwin has the higher ceiling. This is some complicated stuff -- at least usually you only have one of the guys from a given team. Good luck making these last-minute decisions.

WEEK 10 PPR RANKINGS: Running backWide receiver | Tight end

If you have any specific Sunday morning questions, be sure to hit us up on Twitter @SN_Fantasy.

MORE WEEK 10 DFS: Stacks | Values | Lineup Builder

Week 10 Fantasy Football Rankings: FLEX

These rankings are for standard, non-PPR leagues.

1Christian McCaffrey, RB, Panthers @ Packers
2Saquon Barkley, RB, Giants @ Jets
3Alvin Kamara, RB, Saints vs. Falcons
4Dalvin Cook, RB, Cowboys vs. Vikings
5Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Cowboys vs. Vikings
6Derrick Henry, RB, Titans vs. Chiefs
7Michael Thomas, WR, Saints vs. Falcons
8Josh Jacobs, RB, Raiders vs. Chargers
9Julio Jones, WR, Falcons @ Saints
10Nick Chubb, RB, Browns vs. Bills
11Chris Godwin, WR, Buccaneers vs. Cardinals
12Marlon Mack, RB, Colts vs. Dolphins
13Tyreek Hill, WR, Chiefs @ Titans
14Mike Evans, WR, Buccaneers vs. Cardinals
15Keenan Allen, WR, Chargers @ Raiders
16Cooper Kupp, WR, Rams @ Steelers
17Allen Robinson, WR, Bears vs. Lions
18Davante Adams, WR, Packers vs. Panthers
19Tyler Lockett, WR, Seahawks @ 49ers
20Tyrell Williams, WR, Raiders vs. Chargers
21Mark Ingram, RB, Ravens @ Bengals
22Le'Veon Bell, RB, Jets vs. Giants
23David Montgomery, RB, Bears vs. Lions
24Todd Gurley, RB, Rams @ Steelers
25David Johnson, RB, Cardinals @ Buccaneers
26Chris Carson, RB, Seahawks @ 49ers
27Amari Cooper, WR, Cowboys vs. Vikings
28John Brown, WR, Bills @ Browns
29Travis Kelce, TE, Chiefs @ Titans
30Aaron Jones, RB, Packers vs. Panthers
31Golden Tate, WR, Giants @ Jets
32Stefon Diggs, WR, Vikings @ Cowboys
33Hunter Henry, TE, Chargers @ Raiders
34Devonta Freeman, RB, Falcons @ Saints
35Tevin Coleman, RB, 49ers vs. Seahawks
36Mike Williams, WR, Chargers @ Raiders
37Emmanuel Sanders, WR, 49ers vs. Seahawks
38Kenny Golladay, WR, Lions @ Bears
39Jaylen Samuels, WR, Steelers vs. Rams
40Devin Singletary, RB, Bills @ Browns
41Ronald Jones, RB, Buccaneers vs. Cardinals
42Joe Mixon, RB, Bengals vs. Ravens
43Melvin Gordon, RB, Chargers @ Raiders
44Jamison Crowder, WR, Jets vs. Giants
45Darren Waller, TE, Raiders vs. Chargers
46Calvin Ridley, WR, Falcons @ Saints
47Damien Williams, RB, Chiefs @ Titans
48Austin Ekeler, RB, Chargers @ Raiders
49Tyler Boyd, WR, Bengals vs. Ravens
50Larry Fitzgerald, WR, Cardinals @ Buccaneers
51Odell Beckham Jr., WR, Browns vs. Bills
52Marquise Brown, WR, Ravens @ Bengals
53Jamaal Williams, RB, Packers vs. Panthers
54Matt Breida, RB, 49ers vs. Seahawks
55Zach Pascal, WR, Colts vs. Dolphins
56Austin Hooper, TE, Falcons @ Saints
57Mark Andrews, TE, Ravens @ Bengals
58Robert Woods, WR, Rams @ Steelers
59D.J. Moore, WR, Panthers @ Packers
60DeVante Parker, WR, Dolphins @ Colts
61Christian Kirk, WR, Cardinals @ Buccaneers
62O.J. Howard, TE, Buccaneers vs. Cardinals
63Ty Johnson, RB, Lions @ Bears
64Jarvis Landry, WR, Browns vs. Bills
65Auden Tate, WR, Bengals vs. Ravens
66A.J. Brown, WR, Titans vs. Chiefs
67JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR, Steelers vs. Rams
68Ted Ginn Jr., WR, Saints vs. Falcons
69Greg Olsen, TE, Panthers @ Packers
70Kenyan Drake, RB, Cardinals @ Buccaneers
71Trey Edmunds, RB, Steelers vs. Rams
72Robby Anderson, WR, Jets vs. Giants
73DK Metcalf, WR, Seahawks @ 49ers
74Sammy Watkins, WR, Chiefs @ Titans
75Michael Gallup, WR, Cowboys vs. Vikings
76Cole Beasley, WR, Bills @ Browns
77Marvin Jones, WR, Lions @ Bears
78Latavius Murray, RB, Saints vs. Falcons
79Gerald Everett, TE, Rams @ Steelers
80Eric Ebron, TE, Colts vs. Dolphins
81Curtis Samuel, WR, Panthers @ Packers
82Darius Slayton, WR, Giants @ Jets
83Taylor Gabriel, WR, Beras vs. Lions
84Chester Rogers, WR, Colts vs. Dolphins
85Josh Reynolds, WR, Rams @ Steelers
86Russell Gage, WR, Falcons @ Saints
87Gus Edwards, RB, Ravens @ Bengals
88Kalen Ballage, RB, Dolphins @ Colts
89Alex Erickson, WR, Bengals vs. Ravens
90Demaryius Thomas, WR, Jets vs. Giants
91Deebo Samuel, WR, 49ers vs. Seahawks
92Josh Gordon, WR, Seahawks @ 49ers
93Danny Amendola, WR, Lions @ Bears
94Tajae Sharpe, WR, Titans vs. Chiefs
95Adam Humphries, WR, Titans vs. Chiefs
96Olabisi Johnson, WR, Vikings @ Cowboys
97Diontae Johnson, WR, Steelers vs. Rams
98Marquez Valdes-Scantling, WR, Packers vs. Panthers
99Zay Jones, WR, Raiders vs. Chargers
100Allen Hurns, WR, Dolphins @ Colts
101Vance McDonald, TE, Steelers vs. Rams
102Jonnu Smith, TE, Titans vs. Chiefs
103Peyton Barber, RB, Buccaneers vs. Cardinals
104Frank Gore, RB, Bills @ Browns
105LeSean McCoy, RB, Chiefs @ Titans
106Breshad Perriman, WR, Buccaneers vs. Cardinals
107Laquon Treadwell, WR, Vikings @ Cowboys
108Cody Latimer, WR, Giants @ Jets
109Kendrick Bourne, WR, 49ers vs. Seahawks
110Willie Snead, WR, Ravens @ Bengals
111Mecole Hardman, WR, Chiefs @ Titans
112Anthony Miller, WR, Bears vs. Lions
113Marquise Goodwin, WR, 49ers vs. Seahawks
114Geronimo Allison, WR, Packers vs. Panthers
115Dante Pettis, WR, 49ers vs. Seahawks
116Demarcus Robinson, WR, Chiefs @ Titans
117Jared Cook, TE, Saints vs. Falcons
118Nyheim Hiners, RB, Colts vs. Dolphins
119Tarik Cohen, RB, Bears vs. Lions
120J.D. McKissic, RB, Lions @ Bears