Fantasy QB Rankings Week 14: Who to start, sit at quarterback in fantasy football

Fantasy QB Rankings Week 14: Who to start, sit at quarterback in fantasy football

It’s too late in the season for a four-team bye, right? Well, we have one more to go. Streaming quarterbacks will still be somewhat important as we enter the fantasy football playoffs, but this will be the last crucial week with non-injury-related absences. Our Week 14 fantasy QB rankings will help you identify the top players and sleepers so you can end your regular season on a high note.

Jalen Hurts, Carson Wentz, Mac Jones, and Tua Tagovailoa are getting PTO this week, so that takes an elite fantasy stud and some popular streamers off the board. We do get back Cam Newton (vs. Falcons), Ryan Tannehill (vs. Jaguars), Aaron Rodgers (vs. Bears), and Baker Mayfield (vs. Ravens), though.

WEEK 14 PPR RANKINGS:
Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | Kicker

Tom Brady (vs. Bills) is in a tough matchup, so it’s worth noting we have him lower than usual, but he’ll still be in most starting lineups. Matthew Stafford (@ Cardinals) has had his struggles in recent and has a tough matchup this week, but we also have him as a low-end QB1.

WEEK 14 STANDARD RANKINGS:
Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | Kicker

Now, let’s dive into what most people come to QB rankings for anyway: Quarterbacks on the start-or-sit bubble. Those with favorable matchups are Taysom Hill (@ Jets), Taylor Heinicke (vs. Cowboys), Teddy Bridgewater (vs. Lions), and Cam Newton (vs. Falcons). You might think Newton is too low — and he could obviously shatter his ranking — but we saw the downside of Newton a couple weeks ago, so he’s far from a safe option. Those of you who are ceiling chasers will probably opt to start him over any of the other fringe starters, though.

The borderline signal-callers with overly worrisome matchups include Matt Ryan (@ Panthers), Jimmy Garoppolo (@ Bengals), and even Ryan Tannehill (vs. Jaguars). The first two players mentioned square off with top-seven defenses against fantasy QBs heading into Week 13.

In regards to Tannehill, he’ll face a Jacksonville defense that has mostly limited QBs, and based on his play as of late, it’s tough to trust him. Dontrell Hilliard and D’Onta Foreman should see heavy workloads, and Tannehill’s best pass-catcher would be a banged-up Julio Jones. Trevor Lawrence (@ Titans) has the second-most QB-friendly matchup, but can you trust him against the Titans’ pass-rush fresh off a bye? We’d have a hard time doing so.

Again, this is the last week of byes, and we still have plenty of options to get you through the week. Whether you prefer dual-threat guys with traditionally higher floors (Hill, Newton) or boom-or-bust types (Heinicke, Ryan), you should be able to go into this week feeling confident about your QB.

Note: We’ll be updating these QB rankings throughout the week, so check back for the latest player movement and analysis.

Fantasy QB Rankings Week 14: Who to start at quarterback

Rankings are based on standard, four-point passing TD formats.

Rank Player
1 Dak Prescott, DAL @ WAS
2 Josh Allen, BUF @ TB
3 Patrick Mahomes, KC vs. LV
4 Kyler Murray, ARI vs. LAR
5 Justin Herbert, LAC vs. NYG
6 Russell Wilson, SEA @ HOU
7 Aaron Rodgers, GB vs. CHI
8 Lamar Jackson, BAL @ CLE
9 Joe Burrow, CIN vs. SF
10 Tom Brady, TB vs. BUF
11 Matthew Stafford, LAR @ ARI
12 Derek Carr, LV @ KC
13 Taylor Heinicke, WAS vs. DAL
14 Taysom Hill, NO @ NYJ
15 Teddy Bridgewater, DEN vs. DET
16 Kirk Cousins, MIN vs. PIT
17 Cam Newton, CAR vs. ATL
18 Ryan Tannehill, TEN vs. JAX
19 Trevor Lawrence, JAX @ TEN
20 Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @ MIN
21 Jimmy Garoppolo, SF @ CIN
22 Matt Ryan, ATL @ CAR
23 Tyrod Taylor, HOU vs. SEA
24 Baker Mayfield, CLE vs. BAL
25 Zach Wilson, NYJ vs. NO
26 Jared Goff, DET @ DEN
27 Justin Fields, CHI @ GB
28 Mike Glennon, NYG @ LAC





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