Quarterback begin ’em, sit ’em choices will likely be powerful for quite a lot of fantasy soccer homeowners this week. The byes take away a couple of borderline choices (Jared Goff, Baker Mayfield, Joe Burrow, Carson Wentz), nevertheless it’s powerful matchups for a number of stars, together with Lamar Jackson, Aaron Rodgers, and Patrick Mahomes, that can have many checking our Week 9 fantasy QB rankings and questioning if they need to play a sleeper over their beloved studs.

Jackson (@ Colts), Rodgers (@ 49ers), and Mahomes (vs. Panthers) are typically thought-about “must-starts,” however relying on who’s out there, it is no less than cheap to think about different choices this week. Chances are high, you’ll nonetheless begin them, which might be good given how excessive their respective flooring are, however the ceilings for Jackson and Mahomes have been a bit decrease than anticipated this season. 

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Justin Herbert (@ Raiders), Derek Carr (vs. Chargers), Ben Roethlisberger (@ Cowboys), and Matthew Stafford (@ Vikings) have QB1 upsides in any given week, and that is the kind of week the place all needs to be began. Kirk Cousins (vs. Lions) and Cam Newton (@ Jets) are additionally in good spots, although each include low flooring that make them powerful to belief over any of the QBs talked about above. 

Operating again | Vast receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

A number of different borderline QBs are in powerful spots this week. Drew Brees (@ Buccaneers), Teddy Bridgewater (@ Chiefs), Jimmy Garoppolo (vs. Packers), and Ryan Tannehill (vs. Bears) are below-average performs, and should you’re in want of deeper sleepers to exchange them, you’ll be able to think about Drew Lock (@ Falcons) and Nick Foles (@ Titans). Tua Tagovailoa (@ Cardinals), Kyle Allen (vs. Giants), and whoever begins for the Jaguars, be it Mike Glennon or Jake Luton (vs. Texans), are all tempting choices, however they need to be restricted to begins in two-QB leagues.

Once more, you are most likely going to stay with Jackson, Rodgers, and Mahomes, however there are different high-upside choices out there this week. On the very least, you should not routinely maintain somebody like Brees or Tannehill in your lineup. All the time discover all of your choices, and do not be afraid to make some daring strikes should you’re in a must-win scenario.

Observe: Test again all through the week, as we’ll proceed to replace our QB rankings up till kickoff based mostly on the most recent information and harm updates. 

Week 9 Fantasy QB Rankings

These rankings are for four-point passing TD leagues.

Rank Participant
1 Josh Allen, BUF vs. SEA
2 Deshaun Watson, HOU @ JAX
3 Russell Wilson, SEA @ BUF
4 Justin Herbert, LAC @ LV
5 Kyler Murray, ARI vs. MIA
6 Lamar Jackson, BAL @ IND
7 Derek Carr, LV vs. LAC
8 Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @ DAL
9 Matthew Stafford, DET @ MIN
10 Tom Brady, TB vs. NO
11 Patrick Mahomes, KC vs. CAR
12 Aaron Rodgers, GB @ SF
13 Matt Ryan, ATL vs. DEN
14 Kirk Cousins, MIN vs. DET
15 Cam Newton, NE @ NYJ
16 Drew Brees, NO @ TB
17 Teddy Bridgewater, CAR @ KC
18 Drew Lock, DEN @ ATL
19 Nick Foles, CHI @ TEN
20 Ryan Tannehill, TEN vs. CHI
21 Jimmy Garoppolo, SF vs. GB
22 Tua Tagovailoa, MIA @ ARI
23 Kyle Allen, WAS vs. NYG
24 Mike Glennon, JAX vs. HOU
25 Daniel Jones, NYG @ WAS
26 Andy Dalton, DAL vs. PIT
27 Philip Rivers, IND vs. BAL
28 Sam Darnold, NYJ vs. NE