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NFL Week 9 Positional Fantasy Football Rankings

London, United Kingdom, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Travis Etienne Jr. (1) breaks a tackle from Denver Broncos linebacker Nik Bonitto (42) in the fourth quarter during an NFL International Series game at Wembley Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

  • Travis Etienne flies into the top 10: Etienne shined last week in his first game as an unquestioned starter, and a decent matchup makes him a top-tier running back this week.
  • Start Rondale Moore: Moore achieved a 100-yard game with a touchdown, working his way into fantasy starting lineups.
  • Nathan Jahnke’s fantasy rankings have been the most accurate in season rankings over the last four seasons combined, per FantasyPros‘ rankings accuracy competition.
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These are my fantasy football rankings for Week 8 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: 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2

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Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Josh Allen BUF @NYJ
2 Jalen Hurts PHI @HST
3 Patrick Mahomes KC TEN
4 Lamar Jackson BLT @NO BM
5 Justin Herbert LAC @ATL
6 Kyler Murray ARZ SEA
7 Joe Burrow CIN CAR
8 Tua Tagovailoa MIA @CHI
9 Geno Smith SEA @ARZ GM
10 Kirk Cousins MIN @WAS
11 Aaron Rodgers GB @DET GM
12 Tom Brady TB LA BM
13 Justin Fields CHI MIA GM
14 Trevor Lawrence JAX LV
15 Marcus Mariota ATL LAC
16 Derek Carr LV @JAX GM
17 Jared Goff DET GB BM
18 Taylor Heinicke WAS MIN FA
19 Andy Dalton NO BLT GM
20 Matthew Stafford LA @TB
21 Ryan Tannehill TEN @KC FA
22 Sam Ehlinger IND @NE FA
23 Mac Jones NE IND FA
24 P.J. Walker CAR @CIN FA
25 Zach Wilson NYJ BUF BM, FA
26 Davis Mills HST PHI BM, FA

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