It's important to have a sound quarterback strategy in fantasy football.
Whether you're starting a high-profile stud every week or constantly picking up a new streaming QB, the quarterback position scores more points than any other on average.
To help you out, I put together this summary of our top 10 ranked quarterbacks for week 1.
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No teams have a bye week this week, so you have a full slate of players to choose from.
If you want to dive head-first into the full set of projections for this week, here are our rankings for each format:
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1. Pat Mahomes - QB (KC)
Pat Mahomes was off last week with a bye. We're projecting 315.0 passing yards, 2.4 touchdowns and 0.6 interceptions for Pat Mahomes this week as he faces the Texans.
2. Lamar Jackson - QB (BAL)
Lamar Jackson is playing against the Cleveland Browns this week. Our system projects him for 233.4 passing yards, 1.9 touchdowns and 0.7 interceptions. Jackson was on bye last week.
3. Dak Prescott - QB (DAL)
Dak Prescott had a bye last week. We're projecting 278.2 passing yards, 1.9 touchdowns and 0.7 interceptions for Dak Prescott this week as he faces the Rams.
4. Russell Wilson - QB (SEA)
Russell Wilson had a bye last week. Russell Wilson is against the Falcons this week and is projected for 263.5 passing yards, 1.9 touchdowns and 0.4 interceptions.
5. Deshaun Watson - QB (HOU)
Deshaun Watson was off last week with a bye. He faces the Chiefs this week. Watson is projected for 260.8 passing yards, 1.6 touchdowns and 0.9 interceptions.
6. Matt Ryan - QB (ATL)
Matt Ryan is playing against the Seattle Seahawks this week. He is projected for 297.0 passing yards, 1.8 touchdowns and 0.8 interceptions. Ryan was off last week with a bye.
7. Drew Brees - QB (NO)
Drew Brees had a bye last week. Our system projects Drew Brees for 286.1 passing yards, 2.0 touchdowns and 0.5 interceptions versus the Buccaneers this week.
8. Tom Brady - QB (TB)
Tom Brady was on bye last week. We're projecting 275.7 passing yards, 1.8 touchdowns and 0.7 interceptions for Tom Brady this week as he faces the Saints.
9. Ben Roethlisberger - QB (PIT)
We're projecting 273.9 passing yards, 1.9 touchdowns and 0.9 interceptions for Ben Roethlisberger this week as he faces the Giants. Roethlisberger was on bye last week.
10. Josh Allen - QB (BUF)
Josh Allen faces the Jets this week. He is projected for 223.0 passing yards, 1.5 touchdowns and 0.8 interceptions. Allen was on bye last week.
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