2023 Fantasy Football Rankings: PFN Consensus Top 32 QBs To Draft

It's not easy to know which QBs to draft in fantasy football -- the PFN Fantasy Staff put together consensus rankings to make it easy for you going into 2023!

Fantasy football rankings are absolutely everywhere nowadays. You can find people’s opinions on these players on essentially every single website out there, but that doesn’t mean that they’re necessarily the most accurate or well thought out, right?

At Pro Football Network, we’re committed to providing you with the best possible fantasy football advice that we can. That’s why we’ve compiled our PFN Consensus Rankings for 2023 right here for you to easily take with you into your draft!

(These rankings are comprised of Kyle Yates’, Kyle Soppe’s, Jason Katz’s, and Derek Tate’s rankings for season-long leagues and are in half-PPR format.)

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What QBs Should You Draft in Fantasy Football?

1) Patrick Mahomes | KC
2) Jalen Hurts | PHI
3) Josh Allen | BUF
4) Justin Fields | CHI
5) Justin Herbert | LAC
6) Lamar Jackson | BAL
7) Joe Burrow | CIN
8) Trevor Lawrence | JAX
9) Deshaun Watson | CLE
10) Tua Tagovailoa | MIA
11) Kirk Cousins | MIN
12) Dak Prescott | DAL
13) Aaron Rodgers | NYJ
14) Daniel Jones | NYG
15) Geno Smith | SEA
16) Anthony Richardson | IND
17) Jared Goff | DET
18) Russell Wilson | DEN
19) Derek Carr | NO
20) Jordan Love | GB
21) Brock Purdy | SF
22) Matthew Stafford | LAR
23) Kenny Pickett | PIT
24) Jimmy Garoppolo | LV
25) Ryan Tannehill | TEN
26) Bryce Young | CAR
27) Kyler Murray | ARI
28) Desmond Ridder | ATL
29) Mac Jones | NE
30) Sam Howell | WAS
31) Baker Mayfield | TB
32) C.J. Stroud | HOU

The Top QBs To Draft in 2023

Brock Purdy, QB, San Francisco 49ers

Despite suffering a torn UCL earlier this calendar year, Brock Purdy is expected to begin Week 1 as the starting QB for the San Francisco 49ers. It may be easy to be skeptical of Purdy’s improbable run at the end of last season, but the weekly floor he showed us as a starting QB in his rookie year should be something you’re paying attention to.

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His lowest fantasy finish in his five starts during the regular season was QB14. It’s also worth noting that the entire ensemble of playmakers around Purdy — namely Christian McCaffrey, Deebo Samuel, George Kittle, and Brandon Aiyuk — are all returning.

Purdy has shown the capability of playing within the structure of this offense, getting the ball out of his hands quickly and into the hands of his playmakers. Don’t overthink on draft day if you decide to wait on a quarterback. Purdy will give you a reliable fantasy floor in 2023.

– Derek Tate, Fantasy Football Analyst

Justin Fields, QB, Chicago Bears

Justin Fields is one of the most polarizing players heading into the 2023 NFL season. The rough start to his sophomore campaign had many ready to label him a complete bust after failing to complete 12 passes in a game through the first month of the season.

However, many of those fantasy naysayers were tough to find once Fields went on a tear in the middle of the season. He put together a streak of eight consecutive games with a top-eight QB finish, which was driven by his out-of-this-world rushing production.

During that eight-game stretch, Fields averaged 88 yards rushing per game and scored seven rushing TDs. He ended up finishing the season with 1,143 rushing yards, becoming the third QB in NFL history to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season.

When you throw in his 11 TDs and 1,471 yards through the air during that eight-game stretch, Fields had a final tally of 2,182 total yards and 18 touchdowns.

This lengthy sample size of elite-level fantasy production certainly suggests he has the potential to finish as the QB1 overall … if he continues to improve as a passer.

Chicago added DJ Moore this offseason, which finally gives Fields a true go-to WR for the first time in his NFL career. If Moore’s impact in the passing game has the same effect that WR Stefon Diggs’ arrival had for Allen in Buffalo back in 2020 — a season where Allen finished as the QB1 overall — then the sky’s the limit for Fields in 2023.

– Derek Tate, Fantasy Football Analyst

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