Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 9 QB Starts, Sits

Pat Mayo and Jake Ciely run through all the recent NFL moves, put their fantasy spin on each situation and debate Mayo’s Week 9 Fantasy Football rankings at each position.

Week 9 Rankings: RB | WR | QB | TE/DST | Rankings Debate | Game Picks/Previews | Picks Cheatsheet | Picks Audio Podcast | Injury Report | Rankings Debate by PositionAll Positions | RB | WR | QB | TE | DST | Ranks Debate Podcast

Week 9 DraftKings Picks: Picks Cheatsheet | Full Picks & Position Previews | Audio Podcast Picks By PositionRB | WR | QB | TE | DST | Ownership/Pivot Plays | Chalk Podcast | Matchups Breakdown

Week 9 Pickups: Waiver Wire/Injuries | Full Pickup Rankings/Recap | Pickups Podcast | Week 8 RB Snap Counts Pickups by PositionRB | WR | TE | QB | DST

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Week 9 Rankings/Trade Spin: Show Index

NOTE: Recorded Before Kelvin Benjamin Trade

1:37 DAL RBS
6:01 Ajayi/PHI RBs
8:54 MIA RBs
11:42 Woodhead/BAL RBs
13:17 SF Offense
14:58 SEA RBs

16:15 RB Rankings
28:46 WR Rankings
43:18 QB Rankings
52:14 TE Rankings
53:25 DST Rankings


Fantasy Football: Week 9 QB Rankings (4 Pts/TD Pass)

Questionable: Jameis Winston (shoulder), Smokin J Cutler (ribs), Joe Flacco (concussion)
Out: Carson Palmer (arm)
Not this Week: Jimmy Garoppolo (trade)
BENCHED: Trevor Siemian (not good)
FINISHED: Andrew Luck (shoulder), DeShaun Watson (knee)

Bye Weeks: Bears, Browns, Patriots, Vikings, Steelers, Chargers

1. Russell Wilson
2. Drew Brees
3. Dak Prescott
5. Alex Smith
7. Matthew Stafford
8. Derek Carr
9. Kirk Cousins
10. Matt Ryan
11. Marcus Mariota
12. Jacoby Brissett
13. Jared Goff
14. Famous Jameis Winston
15. Smokin J Cutler
16. Drew Stanton
17. Eli Manning
18. HELLO JOE Flacco
19. Tom Savage
20. Blake Bortles
21. ANDY Dalton
22. Brett Hundley
23. C.J. Beathard


1. HACKENCUST!!!!!!!!

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