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2020 Fantasy Football Rankings: Quarterbacks for Week 8

Top 32 quarterbacks for Week 8 fantasy football.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Las Vegas Raiders Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Nic is off this week taking a glorious road trip and so I shall be bringing you the quarterback fantasy football rankings for Week 8.

Tom Brady literally doesn’t age and as such, he will remain a top five fantasy option until his dying days. That’s right, even when Brady is retired, I’ll still rank him as a top five fantasy quarterback because you just never know when he could randomly take the field and toss four touchdowns.

Speaking of four touchdowns, how about a hand for Justin Herbert and everyone who was smart enough to add him off waivers. Holy buckets the rookie has been balling out and he’s well earned the benefit of the doubt in my books. He’s a QB1 regardless of the matchup until he proves otherwise. The kid is GOOD!

This might be the lowest Josh Allen has been ranked this year but there’s a very good reason for it. Allen hasn’t been his usual self in recent weeks and it doesn’t get easier facing off against the Patriots. Now this defense is not what it was last year, but Allen has struggled against the Pats throughout his young career, averaging 193 yards, and a touchdown and almost two interceptions per game. I’m betting the Patriots manage at least one interception against Allen and keep his big play passing to a minimum.

Fire up Derek Carr and Jimmy Garoppolo this week with the utmost confidence. Both their matchups are incredible and I expect the passing games to be on full display this week.

Week 8 QB rankings

Rank Player Team Opp
Rank Player Team Opp
1 Patrick Mahomes II KC vs NYJ
2 Aaron Rodgers GB vs MIN
3 Russell Wilson SEA vs SF
4 Tom Brady TB @ NYG
5 Justin Herbert LAC @ DEN
6 Carson Wentz PHI vs DAL
7 Ryan Tannehill TEN @ CIN
8 Lamar Jackson BAL vs PIT
9 Teddy Bridgewater CAR vs ATL
10 Matt Ryan ATL @ CAR
11 Joe Burrow CIN vs TEN
12 Josh Allen BUF vs NE
13 Derek Carr LV @ CLE
14 Jimmy Garoppolo SF @ SEA
15 Matthew Stafford DET vs IND
16 Jared Goff LAR @ MIA
17 Baker Mayfield CLE vs LV
18 Ben Roethlisberger PIT @ BAL
19 Cam Newton NE @ BUF
20 Kirk Cousins MIN @ GB
21 Philip Rivers IND @ DET
22 Nick Foles CHI vs NO
23 Drew Brees NO @ CHI
24 Tua Tagovailoa MIA vs LAR
25 Andy Dalton DAL @ PHI
26 Drew Lock DEN vs LAC
27 Sam Darnold NYJ @ KC
28 Daniel Jones NYG vs TB
29 Taysom Hill NO @ CHI
30 Jalen Hurts PHI vs DAL
31 Jarrett Stidham NE @ BUF
32 Ben DiNucci DAL @ PHI