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Fantasy Football Rankings: Quarterbacks for Week 4

Ranking the best quarterbacks by matchup and opportunity for Week 4 of the 2018 NFL Season.   

NFL: San Francisco 49ers at Kansas City Chiefs Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

My quarterback rankings for Week 4 of the 2018 NFL Season!

Week 4 - QB rankings

Rank Player Team Opponent High Floor/High Ceiling QB1s
Rank Player Team Opponent High Floor/High Ceiling QB1s
1 Patrick Mahomes KC at DEN Denver's secondary isn't what it once was and the Chiefs' offense is on fire.
2 Aaron Rodgers GB BUF Rodgers will shred the Bills on one leg.
3 Drew Brees NO at NYG Brees gets a stellar date with a bad Giants defense.
4 Tom Brady NE MIA Miami has played well thus far but NE has MIA's number. This will be a statement game for Tom Brady.
5 Deshaun Watson HOU at IND The Colts' D has looked good as of late, but Watson's back on track.
6 Philip Rivers LAC SF Rivers returns to his QB1 status with the Niners on deck.
7 Andy Dalton CIN at ATL The emergence of Tyler Boyd has the Bengals receiving corps as loaded as its ever been in the Bill Lazor era. The Bengals RBs will clear 100 yards through the air, no problem.
8 Matt Ryan ATL CIN The Bengals are allowing the 9th-most passing yards per game. Calvin Ridley has announced his presence in the NFL.
9 Russell Wilson SEA at ARI RW is elevated out of the Low Floor QB1 tier against a hapless Arizona defense.
10 Ben Roethlisberger PIT BAL Pittsburgh gets their ailing division rivals at home and Roethlisberger hasn't thrown for less than 335 yards this year.
11 Ryan Fitzpatrick TB at CHI It's a tough matchup but until Fitzmagic falters, he's an every-week QB1.
Low Floor/High Ceiling QB1s
12 Matthew Stafford DET at DAL The Lions offense is rolling and Stafford gets to play indoors against the Cowboys.
High Floor/High Ceiling QB2s
13 Eli Manning NYG NO Matt Ryan just burned the Saints defense to the ground. Eli has the personnel to push for legit QB1 numbers this week -- crazy, I know.
14 Case Keenum DEN KC Keenum's looked pretty bad but the theme of 2018 is "start whoever's playing KC".
15 Carson Wentz PHI at TEN Wentz played well against a tough Indy pass rush.
16 Joe Flacco BAL at PIT He's got the receiving corps and the matchup to post solid numbers this week.
Low Floor/High Ceiling QB2s
17 Kirk Cousins MIN at LAR Tough matchup on the heels of a bad loss.
18 Andrew Luck IND HOU Luck's gonna see a lot of J.J. Watt this week.
19 Ryan Tannehill MIA at NE Tannehill will be forced to throw often -- and he's got a talented receiving corps at his disposal.
20 Jared Goff LAR MIN Methodical, efficient offense vs. a great defense that just got lit up by the Bills.
21 Mitchell Trubisky CHI TB TB is a pass-funnel defense and CHI will likely be playing from behind.
22 Josh Allen BUF GB Allen's got serious fantasy upside with his rushing floor. GB is allowing the 12th-most passing yards per game this year.
23 Blake Bortles JAX NYJ Tough matchup against a legit Jets defense.
24 Baker Mayfield CLE at OAK The Raiders have allowed decent-to-good finishes for Goff, Keenum, and Tannehill.
QB4s
25 C.J. Beathard SF at LAC The Chargers have allowed the 8th-most passing yards per game and the Niners have a great group of dump-off options.
26 Derek Carr OAK CLE Anything can happen against a Gregg Williams defense.
27 Marcus Mariota TEN PHI His arm doesn't work…
28 Dak Prescott DAL DET DET is allowing the fewest passing yards per game thus far in 2018.
29 Josh Rosen ARI SEA Josh Rosen, meet Earl Thomas.
30 Sam Darnold NYJ at JAX A rooke QB traveling to Jacksonville…