2022 QB fantasy football rankings: How high are Lamar Jackson and Jalen Hurts?

With the major offseason events behind us, it's time to gear up for the season. What are our 2022 consensus QB fantasy football rankings?

In gearing up for the 2022 fantasy football season, our QB rankings are constantly changing as we gain new information. Now that the key offseason events have come and gone, where do these players rank for redraft leagues heading into 2022? Let’s take a look at the latest consensus rankings at the position for PFN’s fantasy analysts Tommy Garrett and Jason Katz.

2022 QB fantasy football rankings

On the most recent episode of PFN’s Premier Fantasy Football Podcast, Tommy and I kicked off our first of a series of six episodes dedicated to our 2022 redraft rankings with the quarterback position.

The fantasy rankings in the table below are updated daily.

Ovr. rankPos. rankNameTeamPosition
11Jonathan TaylorINDRB
21Cooper KuppLARWR
32Christian McCaffreyCARRB
42Justin JeffersonMINWR
53Austin EkelerLACRB
64Derrick HenryTENRB
73Ja'Marr ChaseCINWR
85Dalvin CookMINRB
96Joe MixonCINRB
104Stefon DiggsBUFWR
117Najee HarrisPITRB
128Leonard FournetteTBRB
139D'Andre SwiftDETRB
145Davante AdamsLVWR
1510Alvin KamaraNORB
166CeeDee LambDALWR
177Mike EvansTBWR
1811James ConnerARIRB
191Travis KelceKCTE
208Tyreek HillMIAWR
219Deebo SamuelSFWR
2210Keenan AllenLACWR
2312Saquon BarkleyNYGRB
242Mark AndrewsBALTE
2513Aaron JonesGBRB
2614Javonte WilliamsDENRB
2715Nick ChubbCLERB
2811Tee HigginsCINWR
2916Ezekiel ElliottDALRB
3012Michael Pittman Jr.INDWR
3113Diontae JohnsonPITWR
3214A.J. BrownPHIWR
331Josh AllenBUFQB
3417David MontgomeryCHIRB
3515Courtland SuttonDENWR
3616Allen RobinsonLARWR
3718Cam AkersLARRB
383Kyle PittsATLTE
3917DJ MooreCARWR
4019Travis Etienne Jr.JAXRB
4118Mike WilliamsLACWR
4220Breece HallNYJRB
4319Jaylen WaddleMIAWR
4420Terry McLaurinWASWR
4521AJ DillonGBRB
4622Antonio GibsonWASRB
4723J.K. DobbinsBALRB
4821Brandin CooksHOUWR
4924Josh JacobsLVRB
502Justin HerbertLACQB
5125Elijah MitchellSFRB
524Darren WallerLVTE
5322Marquise BrownARIWR
543Lamar JacksonBALQB
555George KittleSFTE
564Patrick MahomesKCQB
5723DK MetcalfSEAWR
5826Chase EdmondsMIARB
5927Miles SandersPHIRB
606Dalton SchultzDALTE
615Kyler MurrayARIQB
6228Damien HarrisNERB
6329Tony PollardDALRB
6430Clyde Edwards-HelaireKCRB
6531Cordarrelle PattersonATLRB
666Jalen HurtsPHIQB
6724Rashod BatemanBALWR
6825Michael ThomasNOWR
6932Devin SingletaryBUFRB
7026Darnell MooneyCHIWR
7127Drake LondonATLWR
7228JuJu Smith-SchusterKCWR
737Dallas GoedertPHITE
747Joe BurrowCINQB
7529Adam ThielenMINWR
7633Melvin GordonDENRB
778Tom BradyTBQB
7830Jerry JeudyDENWR
7931Amari CooperCLEWR
8034Kenneth Walker IIISEARB
8132Amon-Ra St. BrownDETWR
8233Elijah MooreNYJWR
8334Chris GodwinTBWR
8435Kareem HuntCLERB
8536Rashaad PennySEARB
8635Gabriel DavisBUFWR
878Zach ErtzARITE
889T.J. HockensonDETTE
8937James CookBUFRB
909Dak PrescottDALQB
9138J.D. McKissicWASRB
9236Brandon AiyukSFWR
9337DeVonta SmithPHIWR
9439Ronald JonesKCRB
9510Matthew StaffordLARQB
9638Treylon BurksTENWR
9739Tyler LockettSEAWR
9840DeAndre HopkinsARIWR
9911Aaron RodgersGBQB
10041Allen LazardGBWR
10142Christian KirkJAXWR
10240Michael CarterNYJRB
10343Russell GageTBWR
10444Hunter RenfrowLVWR
10512Russell WilsonDENQB
10641James RobinsonJAXRB
10710Dawson KnoxBUFTE
10813Trey LanceSFQB
10945Robert WoodsTENWR
11042Alexander MattisonMINRB
11143Gus EdwardsBALRB
11244Marlon MackINDRB
11345Nyheim HinesINDRB
11446Chase ClaypoolPITWR
11511Pat FreiermuthPITTE
11614Derek CarrLVQB
11715Kirk CousinsMINQB
11847Garrett WilsonNYJWR
11916Tua TagovailoaMIAQB
12048Jarvis LandryFAWR
12146Darrell HendersonLARRB
12247Rhamondre StevensonNERB
12348Raheem MostertMIARB
12412Albert OkwuegbunamDENTE
12513Cole KmetCHITE
12649Chris OlaveNOWR
12750Kadarius ToneyNYGWR
12817Ryan TannehillTENQB
12949Dameon PierceHOURB
13051Michael GallupDALWR
13114David NjokuCLETE
13250D'Onta ForemanCARRB
13352Tim PatrickDENWR
13418Trevor LawrenceJAXQB
13519Justin FieldsCHIQB
13651Tyler AllgeierATLRB
13715Mike GesickiMIATE
13853Jakobi MeyersNEWR
13952Isaiah SpillerLACRB
14054Tyler BoydCINWR
14116Noah FantSEATE
14220Jameis WinstonNOQB
14317Hunter HenryNETE
14455Marquez Valdes-ScantlingKCWR
14553Khalil HerbertCHIRB
14621Matt RyanINDQB
14754Sony MichelFARB
14855Kenneth GainwellPHIRB
14956Tyrion Davis-PriceSFRB
15018Logan ThomasWASTE
15156Skyy MooreKCWR
15257DeVante ParkerMIAWR
15357Darrel WilliamsFARB
15422Zach WilsonNYJQB
15558DJ CharkDETWR
15659Jamison CrowderBUFWR
15719Tyler HigbeeLARTE
15858Mark IngramNORB
15960Jalen TolbertDALWR
16059Rachaad WhiteTBRB
16161Alec PierceINDWR
16262Marvin JonesJAXWR
16320Evan EngramJAXTE
16423Mac JonesNEQB
16560Jamaal WilliamsDETRB
16663Van JeffersonLARWR
16721Austin HooperTENTE
16864Kenny GolladayNYGWR
16965Christian WatsonGBWR
17061Kenyan DrakeLVRB
17162Zamir WhiteLVRB
17266Corey DavisNYJWR
17324Carson WentzWASQB
17467George PickensPITWR
17563Boston ScottPHIRB
17625Marcus MariotaATLQB
17722Gerald EverettLACTE
17868Robby AndersonCARWR
17926Jared GoffDETQB
18069Jahan DotsonWASWR
18123Irv Smith Jr.MINTE
18224Robert TonyanGBTE
18325Cameron BrateTBTE
18470Mecole HardmanKCWR
18526Hayden HurstCINTE
18671Byron PringleCHIWR
18764Brian Robinson Jr.WASRB
18872Jameson WilliamsDETWR
18973K.J. OsbornMINWR
19074Rondale MooreARIWR
19165James WhiteNERB
19227Davis MillsHOUQB
19328Daniel JonesNYGQB
19466Rex BurkheadHOURB
19575David BellCLEWR
19667Hassan HaskinsTENRB
19776Nico CollinsHOUWR
19829Deshaun WatsonCLEQB
19968Samaje PerineCINRB
20077Curtis SamuelWASWR
20178Kendrick BourneNEWR
20269Jerick McKinnonFARB
20330Mitchell TrubiskyPITQB
20431Kenny PickettPITQB
20579Sterling ShepardNYGWR
20680John Metchie IIIHOUWR
20770Damien WilliamsATLRB
20881Laviska Shenault Jr.JAXWR
20982Wan'Dale RobinsonNYGWR
21027Brevin JordanHOUTE
21128Ricky Seals-JonesNYGTE
21283Donovan Peoples-JonesCLEWR
21384Devin DuvernayBALWR
21471Ke'Shawn VaughnTBRB
21529C.J. UzomahNYJTE
21630Jonnu SmithNETE
21785Joshua PalmerLACWR
21886Zay JonesJAXWR
21987Odell Beckham Jr.LARWR
22031Adam TrautmanNOTE
22132Jelani WoodsINDTE
22288Braxton BerriosNYJWR
22389Will FullerFAWR
22472Matt BreidaNYGRB
22590A.J. GreenARIWR
22673Craig ReynoldsDETRB
22791Bryan EdwardsLVWR
22874Giovani BernardTBRB
22975Pierre Strong Jr.NERB
23092Cedrick Wilson Jr.MIAWR
23193Darius SlaytonNYGWR
23233O.J. HowardBUFTE
23332Drew LockSEAQB
23434Mo Alie-CoxINDTE
23594Isaiah McKenzieBUFWR
23676D'Ernest JohnsonCLERB
23733Sam DarnoldCARQB
23895Olamide ZaccheausATLWR
23996Terrace Marshall Jr.CARWR
24097Julio JonesFAWR
24134Jimmy GaroppoloSFQB
24298Calvin Austin IIIPITWR
24335Dan ArnoldJAXTE
24477Jashaun CorbinNYGRB
24578Tony Jones Jr.NORB
24699Nick Westbrook-IkhineTENWR
24779Duke JohnsonBUFRB
248100Sammy WatkinsBALWR
24936Tyler ConklinNYJTE
25080Jeff WilsonSFRB
251101Chris ConleyHOUWR
252102Romeo DoubsGBWR
25381Keaontay IngramARIRB
254103Phillip DorsettHOUWR
25537Trey McBrideARITE
256104KJ HamlerDENWR
25738Donald Parham Jr.LACTE
25882Dontrell HilliardTENRB
259105Marquez CallawayNOWR
260106Kyle PhilipsTENWR
26183Phillip LindsayMIARB
26284Chuba HubbardCARRB
26385Zack MossBUFRB
26435Geno SmithSEAQB
265107Nelson AgholorNEWR
266108Tyler JohnsonTBWR
267109Quez WatkinsPHIWR
268110Parris CampbellINDWR
269111Velus Jones Jr.CHIWR
27039Anthony FirkserATLTE
27140Hunter LongMIATE
272112James Proche IIBALWR
27341Harrison BryantCLETE
27486Snoop ConnerJAXRB
27542Tommy TrembleCARTE

The rankings in the writeups below are correct as of June 24, 2022.

1) Josh Allen | Buffalo Bills

This is as easy as it gets. Josh Allen is coming off back-to-back overall QB1 finishes and is the first player in fantasy history with multiple 400-point seasons.

The Bills are a pass-first offense, ranking second in neutral game script pass rate. Allen also contributes about four fantasy points per game via rushing. He’s the total package and should be the first quarterback off the board in 99% of redraft leagues.

2) Justin Herbert | Los Angeles Chargers

Here’s a player that just keeps getting better. Justin Herbert is the ideal new-age quarterback that is a perfect blend of pocket passion and mobility.

Herbert averaged 23.2 ppg last season, good for an overall QB2 finish. The Chargers beefed up their offensive line and brought back Mike Williams. Herbert’s 11 QB finishes led all quarterbacks last season. While Allen is the clear QB1, it wouldn’t shock me if Herbert unseated him.

3) Lamar Jackson | Baltimore Ravens

We are above consensus on Lamar Jackson here. How quickly the fantasy community forgets that this guy averaged 28.2 ppg in 2019.

From 2019-2020, Jackson had 37 or more pass attempts in a game just four times. He hit that number five times in 2021, with Baltimore throwing at a 60% clip. Last year, the Ravens were forced to abandon their typical run-heavy offense due to the decimation of their backfield, offensive line, and defense. They will return to their running ways this season, and Jackson is set to dominate like he did three years ago.

4) Patrick Mahomes | Kansas City Chiefs

The Chiefs offense underwent some changes this offseason, most notably the departure of Tyreek Hill. While that’s obviously a downgrade for Patrick Mahomes, this is still, in my humble opinion, the most talented quarterback in NFL history.

Since 2018 (62 games), Mahomes has finished as a QB1 in 69% of his games and inside the top 24 in 98% of games while averaging 26.7 ppg. In those 62 games, Mahomes has 45 finishes inside the top 12 (72.5%) and 18 inside the top four (29%). If you remove games in which Mahomes didn’t play the entire game, his rolling four-year average is QB7.9. Allen is the only QB in the same realm, but Mahomes has done it twice as long.

He’s never finished lower than QB6 and never averaged under 20 ppg. Mahomes may not be the guy he was in 2018, but he’s still a locked-in high QB1.

5) Kyler Murray | Arizona Cardinals

I love Kyler Murray, but he frustrates me to no end. Murray finished as the QB4 last, season averaging a respectable 22.1 ppg. However, when I’m taking a quarterback as the first or second QB off the board, he has to be better.

The reality is Murray was either a week winner or no better than a back-end QB1. He scored 32.4% of his fantasy points in Weeks 1, 2, and 13. In his other 11 starts, he averaged 19 ppg. For comparison purposes, Kirk Cousins, who (spoiler alert) isn’t even on this list, averaged 19.2 ppg. Murray is undoubtedly a mid-to-high QB1, but he’s firmly below the top four guys on this list.

6) Jalen Hurts | Philadelphia Eagles

In my personal rankings, I have Jalen Hurts above Murray. I’m all in on Hurts this season. He posted 11 QB1 finishes last season, which was the highest rate in the NFL (he only started 15 games).

Hurts is the second-best rushing QB in the NFL behind Jackson. He actually led the NFL in carries, yards, and touchdowns on the ground last season. The Eagles also added A.J. Brown, giving Hurts a legitimate WR1 and allowing DeVonta Smith to play his more natural WR2 role. It’s wheels up for Hurts in 2022.

7) Tom Brady | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

It sure looks wrong to rank last year’s QB3 down at QB7. It’s certainly not because we think Tom Brady is going to fall off. The problem is in the modern NFL, fantasy quarterbacks need to be able to run and Brady simply doesn’t.

It took Brady 719 pass attempts, 5,316 yards, and 43 passing touchdowns to finish as the QB3. Chris Godwin is going to miss at least the first few weeks of the season, if not half of it. Antonio Brown is gone, and we don’t know if Rob Gronkowski will return. If Brady loses 25 yards per game and 4-5 touchdowns, he falls into the mid-QB1 range, which is exactly where we have him.

8) Joe Burrow | Cincinnati Bengals

Joe Burrow led the NFL in completion percentage last season in his first year back after destroying his knee. He’s only getting better and more confident in his knee. The Bengals also have the best wide receiver trio in the NFL in Ja’Marr Chase, Tee Higgins, and Tyler Boyd.

With that said, Burrow was crazy efficient last season, leading the NFL in yards per attempt at 8.9, and still finished merely as the QB10 (20.5 ppg). The Bengals ran the fourth-fewest plays per game and played at the fifth-slowest pace in the NFL. Unless they give Burrow more volume by playing quicker, it’s possible he gets better, but his fantasy value remains relatively the same.

9) Matthew Stafford | Los Angeles Rams

Tommy is a little higher on Matthew Stafford than I am, but we both agree Stafford’s as safe as it gets. At worst, he will be a back-end QB1.

My concerns lie in the fact that Stafford threw for 4,886 yards and 41 touchdowns last season and still averaged just 20.4 ppg. Ten years ago, that would be an elite QB1 finish. Not anymore. With no rushing upside to speak of, I’m not sure how much better Stafford can be. He won’t fail you, but if you’re looking for a QB that can crack the top six, I don’t think Stafford is your guy.

10) Dak Prescott | Dallas Cowboys

As for a quarterback who can definitely crack that top six if things break right, look no further than Dak Prescott. Prescott averaged 20.7 ppg last season with a defense that led the NFL in turnover differential. We’ve already seen what happens when the Cowboys’ defense collapses. Prescott was on pace to shatter the single-season passing yards record in 2020 before going down with his ankle injury.

The Cowboys averaged 25.2 seconds per snap last season, the quickest rate in the league. If this defense gets just a little bit worse and Prescott runs a little more now that he’s two years removed from his ankle fracture, we could be looking at an elite QB1 once again.

11) Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers

Similar to Stafford, what more can Aaron Rodgers really do compared to last season? He finished as the QB8, averaging 21.1 ppg, while throwing 37 touchdown passes.

The Packers play at the slowest pace in the NFL. Davante Adams is gone, leaving Rodgers to throw to Allen Lazard, Sammy Watkins, and rookie Christian Watson. This team is likely to lean more on its running backs. At best, Rodgers repeats what he did last season. The more likely scenario is he throws a couple fewer touchdowns and finishes right around where we have him ranked.

12) Russell Wilson | Denver Broncos

Rounding out the top 12 is Russell Wilson. Now freed from the shackles of Pete Carroll’s 1970s offense, Wilson may actually get a chance to average over 30 pass attempts per game this season.

Equipped with talented weapons around him in Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy, and Tim Patrick, Wilson’s upside remains as high as it has always been. Hopefully, he averages more than the career-low 13.1 rushing yards per game last season. Increased volume and a return to his scrambling ways are what would propel Wilson from low QB1 to mid-to-high QB1.

Jason Katz is a Fantasy Analyst at Pro Football Network. You can follow him on Twitter: @jasonkatz13 and find more of his work here.

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