Definitions for "DEPTH CHART"
Keywords:  nfl, starter, roster, charts, injured
An actual ranking of players at each position on their NFL team. A depth chart indicates starters and each level of substitutes. Useful both in drafting and during the course of season play, depth charts help to determine the next option should a team's starter be injured, benched or suspended.
Information about who is starting and who is on the bench on actual NFL teams. Depth Charts play a crucial role both during the fantasy football draft, and throughout the season.
A list of pro players, ordered by team and position, listing where they rank on the team. For example, a team's starting running back will be ranked first, followed by the second string and then third string running back. Depth charts are useful in determining who the next option would be should a team's starter be injured.