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Top 25 quarterback rankings for Week 16 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best quarterbacks going in Week 16 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson throws from the pocket during the second quarter against the New York Jets at M&T Bank Stadium. Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

The fantasy championships are here! All our chips are on the table. There is no consolation prize. It’s winner take all and you’re in the hunt! Sorry for all the exclamation points, but this is it folks!

Below we have your Week 16 quarterback rankings to help you set those championship lineups. Good luck!

Injury/Status Report

Kyle Allen reportedly will get benched for Will Grier this week against the Colts. He can’t be much worse than Allen and has to be an upgrade as a deep passer.

Mike Tomlin finally committed to Devlin Hodges this week against the Jets, but the Steelers don’t have a quarterback on the roster who is good for fantasy purposes.

QB Ranking Tiers

Tier 1

Thankfully you don’t have your championship game in Week 17, especially if you rode Lamar Jackson to this pinnacle matchup. Jackson will likely sit next week if they can beat the Browns and that means they will go all out. RIP Brownies.

The highest over/under game of the week has the Texans and Buccaneers going head to head and that spells fantasy points and lots of them for DeShaun Watson and Jameis Winston.

Tier 2

Patrick Mahomes showed he’s still got it with a strong passing game in a snowstorm last week against Denver. As long as Chicago isn’t on fire, he should be able to give us another strong game due to his elite arm.

Aaron Rodgers hasn’t been great this year but a must-win game in a dome against a middling pass defense is enough to get me on board as he takes on the Vikings.

QB Streamers

Ryan Fitzpatrick continues to chuck and run enough to keep himself on the streamer list and this week he faces the Bengals in a must-lose game in Miami.

Quarterback Rankings, Week 16

Rank Player Team Opp
Rank Player Team Opp
1 Lamar Jackson BAL @ CLE
2 Deshaun Watson HOU @ TB
3 Jameis Winston TB vs HOU
4 Russell Wilson SEA vs ARI
5 Drew Brees NO @ TEN
6 Patrick Mahomes KC @ CHI
7 Ryan Tannehill TEN vs NO
8 Dak Prescott DAL @ PHI
9 Aaron Rodgers GB @ MIN
10 Kyler Murray ARI @ SEA
11 Matt Ryan ATL vs JAC
12 Kirk Cousins MIN vs GB
13 Ryan Fitzpatrick MIA vs CIN
14 Carson Wentz PHI vs DAL
15 Jimmy Garoppolo SF vs LAR
16 Philip Rivers LAC vs OAK
17 Josh Allen BUF @ NE
18 Jared Goff LAR @ SF
19 Mitch Trubisky CHI vs KC
20 Tom Brady NE vs BUF
21 Gardner Minshew JAC @ ATL
22 Drew Lock DEN vs DET
23 Andy Dalton CIN @ MIA
24 Derek Carr OAK @ LAC
25 Eli Manning NYG @ WAS
26 Dwayne Haskins WAS vs NYG
27 Baker Mayfield CLE vs BAL
28 Jacoby Brissett IND vs CAR
29 Sam Darnold NYJ vs PIT
30 Will Grier CAR @ IND
31 Devlin Hodges PIT @ NYJ
32 David Blough DET @ DEN
33 Taysom Hill NO @ TEN