At Dynasty League Football we produce a ton of information to help you better understand player value and prepare for your dynasty league rookie & startup drafts. Our Rookie Rankings and Rookie ADP are just two of our incredibly valuable resources, as are the hundred of articles we produce covering all manner of rookie analysis. But now you have a chance to share your insights with us and the rest of the world. Simply vote in the daily(ish) DLF Rookie Draft Poll to contribute your opinion to a community-driven set of dynasty rookie rankings. Votes will be tracked and used to generate the DLF Community Rookie Rankings.
We have finished voting on Round One, with two more rounds to go. Be sure to follow along, and vote for your preferred player in each draft spot. You’ll find a permanent link to this page in the sidebar box just above the Rookie Draft Poll, in the section titled ‘DLF Community Rookie Rankings’.
The Rookie Draft Poll will be updated (more-or-less) daily. The poll can be found below, on the home page, as well as on most pages on the site. So take a moment to vote and share your rookie valuation with the rest of the DLF Community. Then bookmark this page and check back daily to view poll results, check the rankings, and maybe even share some commentary and discussion below.
The DLF Rookie Draft Poll assumes a 12 team PPR, 1QB no premium scoring league format. Please vote responsibly.
Latest Rookie Draft Poll
Community Rookie Rankings
As the polls are completed, we will compile the results below in these community-powered dynasty rookie rankings.
1.01 – Josh Jacobs, RB Raiders (wins with 58.39% of the votes)
1.02 – N’Keal Harry, WR Patriots (68.63%)
1.03 – Miles Sanders, RB Eagles (52.12%)
1.04 – David Montgomery, RB Bears (53.04%)
1.05 – DK Metcalf, WR Seahawks (25.65%)
1.06 – AJ Brown, WR Titans (32.73%)
1.07 – Parris Campbell, WR Colts (31.49%)
1.08 – TJ Hockenson, TE Lions (34.82%)
1.09 – Darrell Henderson, RB Rams (28.39%)
1.10 – Deebo Samuel, WR 49ers (29.62%)
1.11 – Noah Fant, TE Broncos (32.30%)
1.12 – Marquise Brown, WR Ravens (23.92%)
2.01 – Kyler Murray, QB Cardinals (25.97%)
2.02 – Mecole Hardman, WR Chiefs (43.25%)
2.03 – JJ Arcega-Whiteside, WR Eagles (27.89%)
2.04 – Andy Isabella, WR Cardinals (35.12%)
All Previous Poll Results
Results of the polls will be shared here. Check all previous poll results, and share your thoughts in the comments section below. Minor commentary will be provided along the way.
Josh Jacobs wins with a pretty comfortable, and maybe even slightly surprising, margin of victory. For good reason. Jacobs lands in a terrific situation with a clear path to quality playing time. He has all the skills to be an RB1 in the NFL and in fantasy. While an argument can be made for N’Keal Harry to be drafted in this spot, no one will look sideways at you for drafting Jacobs with the first overall pick. In fact, they may even be a little envious.
No surprise here at all, N’Keal Harry wins by a landslide. Jacobs and Harry are almost certain to be the top two picks in every 1QB rookie draft. Harry also finds himself in a great situation. He will be catching passes from one of the greatest QB’s to ever play the game, a a head coach who will know how to maximize his considerable skill set. His floor is pretty high but his ceiling is even higher.
Sanders finishes this poll Miles ahead of the competition. Not terribly surprising given his landing spot and his natural talent. Check out a few of his NFL Draft Prospect videos and see for yourself. He’s a consistent pick at third in our May Rookie ADP.
David Montgomery wins the 1.04 spot running away. Montgomery is not the most amazing athlete ( see his Rookie Draft Prospect Profile ) but he does land in a spot where he may have opportunity. If he can push Mike Davis for playing time, which he should be able to do, he’ll be ale to carve out a solid RBBC role. The presence of Tarik Cohen will limit his upside though.
Narrowly winning this round by a mere handful of votes, DK Metcalf secured the 1.05 spot in our community dynasty rookie rankings. Despite sliding all the way the 64th pick in the NFL Draft, Metcalf and his ridiculous physique landed in a good situation in Seattle. He will have a ton of opportunity catching passes from Russell Wilson.
Not surprising to see AJ Brown pull this one out. He was neck and neck with DK Metcalf for the 1.05 spot. There are a lot of mouths to feed in Tennessee right now, and it’s fair to wonder if Mariota is the Iron Chef they are looking for at QB. But AJ may be the best WR on the roster and while he may not have a high ceiling, he is certainly a high floor, quality, safe draft pick.
Parris Campbell is, at the time I am writing this, the 7th overall ranked rookie in our Dynasty Rookie Rankings, and that’s exactly where is falls according to the DLF community. Campbell is a big play WR who finds himself in a great situation with Andrew Luck as his QB. What’s not to like?
The surprise here was not necessarily that TJ Hockenson won the vote for the 1.08 spot. Even though he is at the time of this writing ranked as the overall 11th rookie in our dynasty rookie rankings, several of the rankers did have him at or above the 8th spot. In fact, in our current MFL Rookie ADP data (which draws data from real world rookie drafts on MyFantasyLeague.com), Hockenson is showing up as the overall 1.07 rookie. Clearly several of our rankers are ranking him below market perception, pulling his average ranking down a bit. But no, the surprising bit is that he received more than twice as many votes as the next closest rookie. That’s a little unexpected. Indicating there may be a bit of a tier drop here, between Hockenson and the next group of rookies. At least, according to you, out esteemed DLF Community.
If Hockenson at 1.08 was a bit surprising, Darrell Henderson securing the 1.09 in the community rookie ranking polls is stunning. Or… is it? We are entering the part of the rookie draft where anything can happen. Forget the fact that our current dynasty rookie rankings have him at 17th overall, with no-one ranking him higher than 12th. Ignore the MFL Live Rookie ADP, adjusted for this league type, which has him at 15th overall. All of that means nothing. At this stage of this draft, players can potentially go anywhere. And this is not just a single errant mock drafter selecting him too high – Henderson was chosen by over 28% of the poll respondents. Look, there is a lot to like about Henderson. He is drawing some lofty comparisons in camp. He was extremely productive in college. And he is fast. But how much of a role can he carve out behind Todd Gurley, or more importantly, how serious are the concerns about Gurley’s knee? Those are two good questions. And if you feel like you know the answer to either, well… maybe he worth drafting at 1.09.
Deebo Samuel secures the 1.10 spot with a solid showing. Deebo is a tough, hard-nosed WR who will secure a prominent role in the Niners passing game, if he can remain healthy. Get a full recap of Samuels’ prospects in San Francisco in his Post-Draft Rookie Recap.
Noah Fant lands at the 1.11 spot, keeping in line with his overall rookie rankings and Rookie ADP. Fant landed in a terrific situation in Denver and will have a ton of opportunity to grow into a top TE. Just keep in mind, rookie TE’s typically take time to develop. Have patience.
Finally coming off the board (or onto it), Ravens WR Marquise Brown is the last player selected in round one. He is currently listed as eighth overall in the DLF Rookie Rankings, and 14th in the May DLF Rookie ADP. Clearly there is some variation on his value, but as previously stated, players in this part of the draft could go anywhere. On to round two!
In a one QB league, it may be a tad early for Kyler Murray to go off the board here. But it depends entirely upon the makeup of your league, if you have a need at that position, and how other owners in your specific leagues value QB’s. In some 1QB leagues, he may not even make it this far. It all depends. My feelings aside, this draft spot is not at all inconsistent with current Live MFL Rookie ADP. Our consensus Rookie Rankings have him a bit lower at this time, but it’s not crazy to draft him here if you see Murray as a future star QB in the NFL. Rather than offering my own review of Murray, go check out our recent Rookie Update Profile on Murray. It covers all you need to know when considering Murray for your draft pick.
My apologies for the lengthy delay on this round of voting folks. Had some site issues to address. But we’re back, and the several day respite gave our readers plenty of time to select JJ Arcega-Whiteside as the next rookie off the board. He’s going a bit higher in both Rankings and ADP, making Arcega-Whiteside a bit of a ‘steal’ here at the 15th overall spot. He’s a pro-ready WR who will have to fight for early playing time, but is a solid bet to be a capable if not good NFL WR. Read more about JJ Arcega-Whiteside in his DLF post-draft rookie analysis.
Landing at the 2.04 spot in the community dynasty rookie rankings, Andy Isabella is often being drafted in rookie drafts only slightly ahead of his fellow Arizona rookie WR teammate, Hakeem Butler. This despite being drafted 41 picks earlier. Isabella is a fast WR who should find a place in the revamped Arizona offense. Read more about Isabella in his post-draft rookie update.
Thanks for the continued votes, please continue checking in and keep on voting. And please share your thoughts below! Is this going as planned, are you seeing any shocking developments, wanting to see anything else here? Just shout out in the comments section below.
Other Great Resources
At various points I may mention some of the other great resources available to you. Below are a few of those resources.
2019 Dynasty Rookie Rankings – Our latest rookie rankings.
Dynasty Rookie ADP – The industry standard for monthly rookie ADP value.
Live MFL Rookie ADP – Live draft data drawn from actual, real-world dynasty rookie drafts.
2019 Rookie Draft Guide – The ultimate resource for your dynasty rookie draft!
2019 Rookie Cheat Sheet – Quick and handy rookie draft reference sheet.
Dynasty Trade Analyzer – More than just a trade calculator!
Dynasty Trade Finder – Find real-world trades pulled from over 4,000 real MFL dynasty leagues.
NFL News Source – Your secret weapon for researching player news.