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NFL Week 9 positional fantasy football rankings

2RXC6K7 Washington Commanders quarterback Sam Howell (14) runs with the ball as he is chased by Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Tim Settle (99) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Unusual quarterbacks in the top 12: Between four teams on bye weeks and multiple quarterbacks injured, there are some surprising names in the top 12, led by the Washington CommandersSam Howell.

• Most accurate rankings: Nathan Jahnke’s fantasy rankings have been the most accurate in season rankings over the last 70 regular season weeks, per FantasyPros‘ rankings accuracy competition.

• Other ranking formats available: Our weekly rankings landing page includes rankings in other league formats, flex rankings and IDP rankings.

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WR:CB Matchup Chart

These are my fantasy football rankings for Week 8 for PPR leagues, including some notes about players to help you make your weekly decisions.

According to FantasyPros, my rankings are ninth in accuracy this season and were fifth-most accurate in 2021, second-most in 2020 and third-most in 2019. My rankings are the only ones to finish in the top five in three of the past four seasons.

Last Updated: 11:50 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5

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Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Patrick Mahomes KC MIA
2 Jalen Hurts PHI DAL BM
3 Josh Allen BUF @CIN
4 Lamar Jackson BLT SEA
5 Joe Burrow CIN BUF
6 Tua Tagovailoa MIA @KC
7 Dak Prescott DAL @PHI
8 Justin Herbert LAC @NYJ BM
9 Sam Howell WAS @NE GM
10 C.J. Stroud HST TB
11 Derek Carr NO CHI
12 Deshaun Watson CLV ARZ
13 Jordan Love GB LA GM
14 Gardner Minshew IND @CAR GM, FA
15 Bryce Young CAR IND GM, FA
16 Daniel Jones NYG @LV
17 Baker Mayfield TB @HST
18 Geno Smith SEA @BLT BM
19 Mac Jones NE WAS FA
20 Kenny Pickett PIT TEN FA
21 Will Levis TEN @PIT GM
22 Taylor Heinicke ATL MIN FA
23 Zach Wilson NYJ LAC BM, FA
24 Aidan O'Connell LV NYG FA
25 Jaren Hall MIN @ATL FA
26 Brett Rypien LA @GB FA
27 Tyson Bagent CHI @NO BM, FA
28 Clayton Tune ARZ @CLV FA

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