Greatest Fantasy Football Players of 2000

24 Sep, 2015

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As the NFL season hums along, many fantasy football owners are scrambling on a weekly basis to execute season-defining trades, identify high potential waiver wire pick-ups and set their best lineups. It has always been important to nab the right sleepers, but heavy emphasis still remains on the elite performers, ones capable of 30-point weeks or massive 16-week production. And that hasn’t changed over the last couple decades, as exemplified by the list of top 10 players from 2000 which includes Hall-of-Fame caliber names from top to bottom.

Below are the top players from the 2000 fantasy football season for your nostalgic pleasure:

10. Rod Smith, WR – Denver Broncos

Key Stats: 100 receptions, 1602 receiving yards, 8 touchdowns

9. Marvin Harrison, WR – Indianapolis Colts

Key Stats: 102 receptions, 1413 receiving yards, 14 touchdowns

8. Terrell Owens, WR – San Francisco 49ers

Key Stats: 97 receptions, 1451 receiving yards, 13 touchdowns

7. Tony Gonzalez, TE – Kansas City Chiefs

Key Stats: 93 receptions, 1203 receiving yards, nine touchdowns

6. Randy Moss, WR – Minnesota Vikings

Key Stats: 77 receptions, 1437 receiving yards, 15 touchdowns

5. Eddie George, RB – Tennessee Titans

Key Stats: 1509 rushing yards, 15 touchdowns, 453 receiving yards, 2 receiving touchdowns

4. Jeff Garcia, QB – San Francisco 49ers

Key Stats: 4278 passing yards, 31 touchdowns, 10 interceptions, 4 rushing touchdowns

3. Daunte Culpepper, QB – Minnesota Vikings

Key Stats: 3937 passing yards, 33 touchdowns, 16 interceptions, 7 rushing touchdowns

2. Edgerrin James, RB – Indianapolis Colts

Key Stats: 1709 rushing yards, 13 touchdowns, 594 receiving yards, 5 receiving touchdowns

1. Marshall Faulk, RB – St. Louis Rams

Key Stats: 1359 rushing yards, 18 touchdowns, 830 receiving yards, 8 receiving touchdowns

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