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NFL conference championship positional fantasy football rankings

Santa Clara, California, USA; San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey (23) runs for a 38 yard touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third quarter at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

  • Elite quarterback and tight end options: Three of the top five quarterbacks and tight ends in fantasy points per game are still fighting to make the Super Bowl.
  • Not as strong options at running back: Only Christian McCaffrey ranked top 10 among fantasy points per snap, and every back is either an underdog or facing a strong run defense.
  • Nathan Jahnke’s fantasy rankings have been the most accurate in season rankings over the last four seasons combined, per FantasyPros‘ rankings accuracy competition.
Estimated reading time: 8 minutes

These are my fantasy football rankings for the conference championship of the 2022-23 NFL postseason for PPR leagues, including some notes about players to help you make your weekly decisions. Rankings in other formats can be found here.

According to FantasyPros, my rankings were fifth-most accurate in 2021, second-most in 2020 and third-most in 2019. I was the only analyst to rank top-five all three seasons, making these the most consistently-accurate rankings of the last four seasons.

Last Updated: 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29

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Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Joe Burrow CIN @KC
2 Jalen Hurts PHI SF
3 Patrick Mahomes KC CIN
4 Brock Purdy SF @PHI

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