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2020 Fantasy Football Rankings: Quarterbacks for Week 15

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Ranking the top 32 QBs for Week 15.

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With NFL Week 15 upon us, here are my quarterback fantasy football rankings.

Drew Brees’ availability will ultimately decide whether or not Aaron Rodgers steals the no. 1 spot from Patrick Mahomes.

After consecutive strong rushing performances, Lamar Jackson is back in the position’s top three.

Jalen Hurts has immediately rushed his way to a QB1 ranking.

Mitchell Trubisky is a mid-tier QB2 with a stellar match-up on his hands.

Early-season starters Matt Ryan and Cam Newton have entered no-go, QB3 territory.

Week 15’s Tiered Quarterback Rankings

Rank High-Floor/High-Ceiling QB2s Team Opponent Breakdown
Rank High-Floor/High-Ceiling QB2s Team Opponent Breakdown
1 Patrick Mahomes KC at NO Should NOLA QB Drew Brees be unable to return this week, Mahomes would drop to the No. 2 spot behind Aaron Rodgers. Brees would be able to push the pace more so than Taysom Hill can, increasing the scoring opportunity for both teams.
2 Aaron Rodgers GB CAR Delicious match-up. Overall point scoring ability would be enhanced if RB Christian McCaffrey is able to return for Carolina.
3 Lamar Jackson BAL JAX Jackson seems to have gotten his rushing-groove back in recent weeks. JAX's defense can't handle him.
4 Josh Allen BUF at DEN Denver's injury-riddled and suspension-plagued defense doesn't stand a chance.
5 Ben Roethlisberger PIT at CIN Pittsburgh's Week 10 demolition of Cincinnati resulted in Roethlisberger's season-best performance (27/46-333-4-0)*. The team continued passing at a high volume well into the 4th-quarter, opting to dump a resounding loss on the shoulders of their division "rival". The Bengals are now 2-10.
6 Kyler Murray ARI PHI The Eagles' front-seven has been aggresively twerked on by rushing quarterbacks this year.
7 Russell Wilson SEA at WAS Passing efficiency and rushing will be the key here. Tough match-up.
8 Deshaun Watson HOU at IND Very tough match-up. Could get it done in the rushing column though.
9 Justin Herbert LAC at LV Expect Herbert to have a decent outing against the division rival Raiders' poor defense.
10 Jalen Hurts PHI at ARI Hurts proved his rushing bonafides against a far superior defense last week. Arizona's front-seven is notoriously banged up.
11 Drew Brees NO KC Shootout on tap.
12 Ryan Tannehill TEN DET With Matthew Stafford likely out, Tannehill could fail to reach his ceiling due to a Derrick Henry clock-killing performance. Great match-up against Detroit's terrible defense though.
Rank High-Floor/High-Ceiling QB1s Team Opponent Breakdown
13 Teddy Bridgewater CAR at GB Bridgewater's cadre of pass catchers can go toe-to-toe with anyone.
14 Tom Brady TB at ATL The injury to Ronald Jones may actually make the team throw more against this god-awful defense.
15 Baker Mayfeild CLE at NYG Mayfield's been playing very well but the Giants' has proven itself as the real deal this year.
16 Philip Rivers IND HOU Rivers' outrageously high floor continues to make him a great option for loaded teams. Good match-up.
17 Jared Goff LAR NYJ The match-up-based man gets a good one in Week 15.
18 Kirk Cousins MIN CHI Injuries in Chicago's secondary erase concerns over this match-up.
19 Mitchell Trubisky CHI at MIN The wheels can always fall off but Minnesota's defense is really, really bad.
20 Derek Carr LV LAC Carr offers one of the widest ranges of outcomes on a weekly basis but the stars are aligning this week.
21 Andy Dalton DAL SF Has the play-makers to return QB2 value.
22 Gardner Minshew JAX at BAL Tough match-up but his play-makers can help him.
23 Daniel Jones NYG CLE Decent match-up but Jones' erratic passing and injured hamstring do not instill confidence.
24 Nick Mullens SF at DAL Great match-up.
Rank Low-Floor/Capped-Ceiling QB3s Team Opponent Breakdown
25 Matt Ryan ATL TB Do not start Matt Ryan when Julio Jones is out.
26 Cam Newton NE at MIA It's possible Newton rushes his way to fantasy success against Miami's lacking defensive front but the Dolphins' passing defense is far too strong to consider Newton against.
27 Tua Tagovailoa MIA NE Likely a slow-paced slog.
28 Drew Lock DEN BUF Bit of a tough match-up for the developing signal caller.
29 Chase Daniel DET at TEN Great match-up but a terrible player.
30 Dwayne Haskins WAS SEA Look elsewhere for QB help.
31 Sam Darnold NYJ at LAR If the Jets' passing game can't get the job done against Seattle, they can't get it done against anyone.
32 Ryan Finley CIN PIT Look elsewhere for QB help.
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