Week 11 QB rankings

Posted Nov. 20, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m.
Posted By Pat Fitzmaurice

Updated Nov. 20, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET

Byes: Texans, Colts, Saints, Steelers

Here are our fantasy rankings for quarterbacks:

  1. Aaron Rodgers, Packers vs. Buccaneers
  2. Tom Brady, Patriots vs. Chiefs
  3. Tony Romo, Cowboys at Redskins
  4. Cam Newton, Panthers at Lions
  5. Eli Manning, Giants vs. Eagles
  6. Philip Rivers, Chargers at Bears
  7. Matt Ryan, Falcons vs. Titans
  8. Mathew Stafford, Lions vs. Panthers
  9. Jay Cutler, Bears vs. Chargers
  10. Carson Palmer, Raiders at Vikings
  11. Mark Sanchez, Jets at Broncos
  12. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bills at Dolphins
  13. Tavaris Jackson, Seahawks at Rams
  14. Josh Freeman, Buccaneers at Packers
  15. Joe Flacco, Ravens vs. Bengals
  16. Matt Moore, Dolphins vs. Bills
  17. Matt Hasselbeck, Titans at Falcons
  18. Tim Tebow, Broncos vs. Jets
  19. Alex Smith, 49ers vs. Cardinals
  20. Andy Dalton, Bengals at Ravens
  21. Sam Bradford, Rams vs. Seahawks
  22. Vince Young, Eagles at Giants
  23. Colt McCoy, Browns vs. Jaguars
  24. John Skelton, Cardinals at 49ers
  25. Christian Ponder, Vikings vs. Raiders
  26. Tyler Palko, Chiefs at Patriots
  27. Blaine Gabbert, Jaguars at Browns
  28. Rex Grossman, Redskins vs. Cowboys
  29. Michael Vick, Eagles at Giants — INJ (INACTIVE)
  30. Kevin Kolb, Cardinals at 49ers — INJ (INACTIVE)

Not listed: Peyton Manning, Colts; Matt Cassel, Chiefs


The above player rankings are based on expectations for this week only, not for the entire season, taking into account this week's specific matchups and injuries. The initial rankings are compiled before the release of the NFL's early injury report and are updated Thursday to reflect the status of each player.

We base our rankings on the following scoring system: For skill-position players, one point for every 10 rushing/receiving yards, one point for every 30 passing yards, six points for a TD run or catch, four points for a TD pass, two points for a two-point conversion run or catch, two points for a two-point conversion pass. For kickers, three points for FGs of 18-39 yards, four points for FGs of 40-49 yards, and five points for FGs of 50-plus yards. Defensive rankings are based primarily on points allowed, yardage allowed and sack potential.

Glossary of notations

INJ — player has an injury that may affect productivity or availability.
ILL — player has an illness that may affect productivity or availability.
UP — player was moved up on draft board after original posting.
DOWN — player was moved down on draft board after original posting.
Not listed — player is temporarily sidelined due to injury or suspension but otherwise would be ranked.
ACTIVE — on game day, player has been designated active (posted shortly before kickoff, when available).
INACTIVE — on game day, player has been designated inactive (posted shortly before kickoff, when available).

Players and/or notations added after the original posting are shown in boldface.

Note: Remember to check back for late-week and weekend updates, as well as game inactives (when available) in the 90 minutes preceding the 1 p.m. Sunday kickoffs. You'll also find regular updates in our live fantasy injury reports on Sundays.