Week 8 QB Rankings

Philip Rivers

Welcome to Week 8! These are our QB rankings from 1-35, particularly for deep leagues and 2QB/Superflex leagues.

Philip Rivers – Currently ranked second among quarterbacks in fantasy football, Rivers has topped 20 points the past four games in a row. He now faces the depleted Ravens’ defense, and looks primed for another elite performance.

Ben Roethlisberger – We expect Big Ben to not only play this week, but to be a starter in all formats. Roethlisberger is one of the few quarterbacks whose fantasy totals rarely seem to be impacted by his injuries. Start with confidence.

Ryan Fitzpatrick – Lake is higher than the other rankers on Fitzpatrick this week. He likes the floor, but he is also impressed with Fitzpatrick’s two starts since the team’s bye. The Raiders aren’t a bad matchup this week, so Lake expects a good week from Fitzmagic.

Matt Cassel – What was that? After all the hype, Cassel scored a meager 7 points in his first start with the Cowboys. Now he faces a rejuvenated Seahawks defense, and should be avoided unless you are desperate.

Peyton Manning – Peyton has been leading the NFL in interceptions this season, and the Broncos’ offense is ranked dead last in the NFL. Until further notice Peyton is a low-end QB2 option. And even that might be too high.


Week 8 QB Rankings

Tom Brady (NE)vs MIA (TNF)1
Carson Palmer (ARI)at CLE2
Andy Dalton (CIN)at PIT3
Cam Newton (CAR)vs IND4
Matt Ryan (ATL)vs TB5
Aaron Rodgersat DEN6
Philip Rivers (SD)at BAL7
Eli Manning (NYG)at NO8
Ryan Tannehill (MIA)at NE (TNF)9
Ben Roethlisberger (PIT)vs CIN10
Andrew Luck (IND)at CAR11
Russell Wilson (SEA)at DAL12
Drew Brees (NO)vs NYG13
Alex Smith (KC)vs DET14
Matthew Stafford (DET)at KC15
Ryan Fitzpatrick (NYJ)at OAK16
Teddy Bridgewater (MIN)vs SD17
Marcus Mariota (TEN)at HOU18
Peyton Manning (DEN)vs GB19
Joe Flacco (BAL)vs SD20
Jay Cutler (CHI)vs MIN21
Jameis Winston (TB)at ATL22
Derek Carr (OAK)vs NYJ23
Brian Hoyer (HOU)vs TEN24
Josh McCown (CLE)vs ARI25
Nick Foles (STL)vs SF26
Colin Kaepernick (SF)at STL27
Matt Cassel (DAL)vs SEA28
Johnny Manziel (CLE)vs ARI29
Brandon Weeden (DAL)vs SEA30
Zach Mettenberger (TEN)at HOU31
Brock Osweiler (DEN)vs GB32
Blaine Gabbert (SF)at STL33
Dan Orlovsky (DET)at KC34
Mike Glennon (TB)at ATL35


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