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2021 Standard Targets

We recently looked at what players get a boost with PPR scoring and now it’s time to see which players excel in standard scoring – these are players who may not get a lot of volume but they get an outsized share of touchdowns or get a lot of yards after the catch.

To qualify, the player had to rank in the top-200 overall. The ‘Standard Boost’ column below shows how many spots higher the player is ranked in a standard league compared to a PPR league.

Knowing this information will help you find value during your draft. As others are attracted to popular names, you can target players whose styles fit your league settings instead. For example, whereas in a PPR league you may target pass-catching RBs in the late rounds, you may target goal-line backs here instead.

Your custom matrix cheat sheet will already account for your league settings, so you don’t need to take one of these players ahead of someone ranked higher, but it’s a nice tie-breaker as you move your way through the draft.

RankPlayerTeamPosPos RankPPR RankStandard Boost
164O.J. HowardTBTE2122056
199Mark IngramHOURB5624243
195Nico CollinsHOUWR7923136
187Van JeffersonLARWR7722134
149Parris CampbellINDWR6118233
171John BrownLVWR6720332
108Rob GronkowskiTBTE1112921
191Malcolm BrownMIARB5321019
178Tyrell WilliamsDETWR6919517
198Darrynton EvansTENRB5521517
84Michael GallupDALWR389814
95AJ DillonGBRB3510611
110Mike GesickiMIATE1212111
165Zach ErtzPHITE2217611
77Will FullerMIAWR348710
130T.Y. HiltonINDWR5514010
30Josh JacobsLVRB17399
119Henry RuggsLVWR521289
121Jonnu SmithNETE141309
180Breshad PerrimanDETWR711899
107Marquise BrownBALWR471158
55Chase ClaypoolPITWR24627
89Robert TonyanGBTE9967
139Nelson AgholorNEWR601467
16Najee HarrisPITRB11226
25David MontgomeryCHIRB15316
26J.K. DobbinsBALRB16326
76Deebo SamuelSFWR33826
79D.J. CharkJACWR35856
85Ronald JonesTBRB32916
8Nick ChubbCLERB6135
45Adam ThielenMINWR19505
46Mark AndrewsBALTE4515
56Kenny GolladayNYGWR25615
58Odell BeckhamCLEWR27635
160Tre’Quan SmithNOWR641655
13DK MetcalfSEAWR3174
40Darrell HendersonLARRB21444
53Brandon AiyukSFWR23574
128Evan EngramNYGTE171324
158Jared CookLACTE201624
15Antonio GibsonWASRB10183
67Courtland SuttonDENWR29703
73Raheem MostertSFRB29763
80DeVonta SmithPHIWR36833
96Mike WilliamsLACWR43993
122Hunter HenryNETE151253
9Jonathan TaylorINDRB7112
17Joe MixonCINRB12192
19A.J. BrownTENWR6212
35Miles SandersPHIRB20372
66Javonte WilliamsDENRB26682
98Leonard FournetteTBRB361002
101James ConnerARIRB371032
112Marvin JonesJACWR491142
196A.J. GreenARIWR801982
3Derrick HenryTENRB341
4Ezekiel ElliottDALRB451
6Tyreek HillKCWR171
24Clyde Edwards-HelaireKCRB14251
37Mike EvansTBWR12381
41Julio JonesTENWR15421
47Kyle PittsATLTE5481
72James RobinsonJACRB28731
92Curtis SamuelWASWR41931
106Michael ThomasNOWR461071
117Gus EdwardsBALRB401181

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