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 is against the Texans this week and is projected for 315.0 passing yards, 2.4 touchdowns and 0.6 interceptions. Mahomes was off last week with a bye.
2. Lamar Jackson - QB (BAL)
Lamar Jackson is up against the Browns this week. We're projecting him for 233.4 passing yards, 1.9 touchdowns and 0.7 interceptions. Jackson had a bye last week.
3. Dak Prescott - QB (DAL)
Dak Prescott had a bye last week. He faces the Rams this week. We're projecting him for 278.2 passing yards, 1.9 touchdowns and 0.7 interceptions.
4. Russell Wilson - QB (SEA)
Russell Wilson is against the Falcons this week and is projected for 263.5 passing yards, 1.9 touchdowns and 0.4 interceptions. Wilson was off last week with a bye.
5. Deshaun Watson - QB (HOU)
Deshaun Watson was off last week with a bye. He faces the Chiefs this week. Our system projects him for 260.8 passing yards, 1.6 touchdowns and 0.9 interceptions.
6. Matt Ryan - QB (ATL)
Matt Ryan was on bye last week. He is playing against the Seattle Seahawks this week. We're projecting him for 297.0 passing yards, 1.8 touchdowns and 0.8 interceptions.
7. Drew Brees - QB (NO)
We're projecting 286.1 passing yards, 2.0 touchdowns and 0.5 interceptions for Drew Brees this week as he faces the Buccaneers. Brees had a bye last week.
8. Tom Brady - QB (TB)
Tom Brady was on bye last week. He is up against the Saints this week. We're projecting him for 275.7 passing yards, 1.8 touchdowns and 0.7 interceptions.
9. Ben Roethlisberger - QB (PIT)
Ben Roethlisberger faces the New York Giants this week. Our system projects him for 273.9 passing yards, 1.9 touchdowns and 0.9 interceptions. Roethlisberger was off last week with a bye.
10. Josh Allen - QB (BUF)
Josh Allen was off last week with a bye. We're projecting 223.0 passing yards, 1.5 touchdowns and 0.8 interceptions for Josh Allen this week as he faces the Jets.
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