Understanding Position abbreviations and who will qualify for each

This article explains what the abbreviations like Q/W/R/T, and D/ST mean in Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football.


Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football uses the following positional breakdowns.

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Position What It Means Who Is Eligible
QB Quarterback Only quarterbacks
WR Wide Receiver Only wide receivers
RB Running Back Only running backs
TE Tight End Only tight ends
W/T Wide Receiver/Tight End Any wide receiver or tight end
W/R Wide Receiver/Running Back Any wide receiver or running back
W/R/T Wide Receiver/Running Back/Tight End Any wide receiver, running back, or tight end
Q/W/R/T Quarterback/Wide Receiver/Running Back/Tight End Any quarterback, wide receiver, running back, or tight end
K Kicker Only kickers
D/ST Team Defense/Special Teams Only team defense/special teams
D Defensive Player Any defensive player
DL Defensive Linemen Only defensive linemen (includes defensive tackles and defensive ends)
DB Defensive Back Only defensive backs (includes cornerbacks and safeties)
LB Linebackers Only linebackers
DT Defensive Tackles Only defensive tackles
DE Defensive Ends Only defensive ends
CB Cornerbacks Only cornerbacks
S Safeties Only safeties
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