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2019 Fantasy Football Rankings: Quarterbacks for Week 15

Eli Manning crazily didn’t look terrible Monday night. What can he do vs Miami this week?

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Lamar Jackson (quad) got in a full practice on Wednesday, solidifying his spot as the overall QB1 against the Jets’ depleted defense. On track to play, Jameis Winston and his fractured thumb bounce Patrick Mahomes out of the Top 3, in a great matchup against Detroit. Ryan Tannehill makes his way to the Top 5 in a blow-up spot against the Texans’ secondary. Youngsters, Gardner Minshew Jr. and Drew Lock, vault to the forefront of the QB2 ranks with dates against the workable Oakland and Kansas City defenses, respectively. Eli Manning is suddenly on the streaming radar as he and his solid receiving corps play host to the Miami Dolphins.

Week 15 Quarterback Rankings

Rank Quarterback Team Opponent High Floor/High Ceiling QB1s
Rank Quarterback Team Opponent High Floor/High Ceiling QB1s
1 Lamar Jackson BAL NYJ His quad injury is worrying and we'll need to monitor is closely. However, if he's active, he's got a ceiling like no other.
2 Deshaun Watson HOU at TEN Mid-tier matchup for one of the best QBs in the game.
3 Jameis Winston TB at DET The thumb hairline fracture is noteworthy but as long as practice reports don't indicate that the swelling is impeding his grip, he's a surefire top-tier option.
4 Patrick Mahomes KC DEN This is a bet on talent.
5 Ryan Tannehill TEN HOU Expect Tannehill to throw downfield early and often on this weak sauce Texans' pass defense that just got worked by rookie QB Drew Lock.
6 Drew Brees NO IND Mid-tier matchup for one of the NFL's best offenses.
7 Carson Wentz PHI at WAS His receiving corps is depleted, but he's playing well and it's a great matchup.
8 Dak Prescott DAL LAR It'll be a tough outing for Amari Cooper with Jalen Ramsey's expected shadow coverage but Dallas has enough weapons outside of Cooper to keep the passsing game humming.
9 Russell Wilson SEA at CAR Carolina's pass defense has been leaky as of late. The loss of RB Rashaad Penny (ACL) will force Pete Carroll to let Wilson throw a tad more.
10 Kirk Cousins MIN at LAC Tough matchup but he's playing well and Adam Thielen is expected to return.
11 Jimmy Garoppolo SF at ATL Jimmy G played himself into this spot last week in a much tougher matchup. ATL should help him to a solid Week 15 finish.
12 Josh Allen BUF at PIT Brutal matchup but he's got the playmaking upside to barely retain a QB1 outlook.
High Floor/Capped Ceiling QB2s
13 Gardner Minshew Jr. JAX at OAK Excellent matchup on tap here.
14 Drew Lock DEN at KC The kid can play and this is a great matchup. It's risky, given his lack of experience, but the formula for success is evident.
15 Kyler Murray ARI CLE Murray's been a disappointment as of late. He should get back on track in this one though.
16 Mitchell Trubisky CHI at GB The training wheels have been removed and the Bears' coaching staff has given Trubisky the green light to start rushing again. As terrifying as it is to start him, his rushing floor makes him worthwhile.
17 David Blough DET TB The matchup is too good to ignore. Tampa Bay's secondary was seemingly built as a gift to opposing quarterbacks.
18 Ryan Fitzpatrick MIA at NYG This ranking would be much safer if DeVante Parker (concussion) gets cleared to play. It's a great matchup for the fearless gunslinger.
19 Kyle Allen CAR SEA This is a great spot for Allen to produce. Seattle will score and Allen will have to keep throwing.
20 Eli Manning NYG MIA Good gravy. Buoyed by the outstanding matchup and the playmakers surrounding him, Manning is firmly on the streaming radar.
21 Aaron Rodgers GB CHI This is a challenging matchup.
22 Tom Brady NE at CIN Soft-as-heck matchup on tap here. Plus, they've got the coveted footage of the Bengals ingenious coaching staff now.
23 Baker Mayfield CLE at ARI Mayfield has to succeed in this one. Arizona is extremely generous to opposing passers.
24 Jacoby Brissett IND at NO Very challening matchup. He will be forced to throw though so he could work his way up.
Low Floor/Low Ceiling QB3s
25 Matt Ryan ATL SF Very tough matchup. The playmakers at his disposal make it possible for him to hit mid-tier QB2 numbers though.
26 Philip Rivers LAC MIN Minnesota's pass defense is overrated but this offense can't get out of its own way.
27 Jared Goff LAR at DAL Goff's been brutal. He could post decent numbers, given that they'll be playing in a dome. He's too risky to trust though.
28 Derek Carr OAK JAX Great matchup but the offense is struggling.
29 Sam Darnold NYJ at BAL The combination of Baltimore's secondary and Adam Gase's ego make it nearly impossible for Darnold to succeed in Week 15.
30 Andy Dalton CIN NE New England's secondary should nab more than one pick here.
31 Devlin Hodges PIT BUF Brutal spot for "Duck" on deck. Look elsewhere for streaming consideration.
32 Dwayne Haskins Jr. WAS PHI Philly's secondary is awful but their front-seven should harass Haskins all day.