Fantasy Football: 2018 QB Rankings, Tiers, Sleepers, Busts and Debate

Fantasy Football — 2018 QB Rankings, Tiers, Sleepers, Busts and Debate

Pat Mayo and Jake Ciely run through the latest NFL injuries, headlines, transactions, news and training camp battles and update the 2018 Fantasy Football rankings one final time before Week 1. Plus, the guys rank the top RB handcuffs and the top DSTs to target in Week 1 of the Fantasy Football season.

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2018 QB Rankings

Scoring: 4pts/TD Pass | Last Updated: September 5

Tier 1

Russell Wilson
Aaron Rodgers

Tier 2

Deshaun Watson
Cam Newton
Tom Brady

Tier 3

Andrew Luck
Carson Wentz
Kirk Cousins
Jimmy Garoppolo
Drew Brees
Patrick Mahomes
Marcus Mariota

Tier 4

Philip Rivers
Matt Stafford
Matt Ryan

Tier 5

Ben Roethlisberger
Jared Goff
Eli Manning
Tyrod Taylor
Case Keenum
Dak Prescott

Tier 6

Jameis Winston
Alex Smith
Derek Carr
Mitch Trubisky
Josh McCown
Blake Bortles
Sam Bradford
Ryan Tannehill

Tier 7

Baker Mayfield
Joe Flacco
Andy Dalton
Nick Foles
Ryan Fitzpatrick
Josh Rosen
Sam Darnold
Josh Allen
AJ McCarron
Lamar Jackson


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