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NFL Week 17 positional fantasy football rankings

Glendale, Arizona, USA; Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (6) celebrates after scoring a rushing touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams during the fourth quarter at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Michael Chow-Arizona Republic Nfl Los Angeles Rams At Arizona Cardinals

  • James Conner reaches the top 10: The Arizona Cardinals have relied heavily on Conner without Kyler Murray, making him a great option regardless of his opponent. His matchup will make him even better than usual this week.
  • Keenan Allen continues to move up the rankings: Allen has scored the sixth-most fantasy points over the last six weeks and shows no signs of slowing down.
  • 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 Week 17 of the 2022 NFL season 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: 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28

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Quarterbacks

Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Josh Allen BUF @CIN
2 Patrick Mahomes KC DEN
3 Justin Fields CHI @DET GM
4 Joe Burrow CIN BUF
5 Justin Herbert LAC LA BM
6 Dak Prescott DAL @TEN
7 Trevor Lawrence JAX @HST DNP
8 Jared Goff DET CHI
9 Kirk Cousins MIN @GB BM
10 Daniel Jones NYG IND
11 Gardner Minshew PHI NO BM
12 Aaron Rodgers GB MIN DNP
13 Tom Brady TB CAR GM
14 Brock Purdy SF @LV
15 Geno Smith SEA NYJ
16 Mike White NYJ @SEA GM, FA
17 Deshaun Watson CLV @WAS
18 Russell Wilson DEN @KC
19 Mac Jones NE MIA FA
20 Teddy Bridgewater MIA @NE FA
21 Tyler Huntley BLT PIT FA
22 Colt McCoy ARZ @ATL GM, FA
23 Sam Darnold CAR @TB FA
24 Carson Wentz WAS CLV FA
25 Baker Mayfield LA @LAC BM, FA
26 Kenny Pickett PIT @BLT FA
27 Davis Mills HST JAX FA
28 Desmond Ridder ATL ARZ FA
29 Andy Dalton NO @PHI FA
30 Nick Foles IND @NYG GM, FA
31 Jarrett Stidham LV SF BM, FA
32 Malik Willis TEN DAL FA

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