Fantasy QB Tiers and Streamers Week 18: Give Ben Roethlisberger and Carson Wentz one last ride

If you're preparing for Week 18, start your research with our QB tiers and streamers to help you make your final roster decisions.

If you’re still in action in your fantasy football leagues in Week 18, then start your preparation this week with our QB tiers and streamers. How high can Joe Burrow climb, given his recent hot streak?

Week 18 QB Tiers

Josh Allen leads the way, but who rounds out the top tier?

Tier 1

1. Josh Allen | Buffalo Bills vs. NYJ
2. Patrick Mahomes II | Kansas City Chiefs @ DEN
3. Justin Herbert | Los Angeles Chargers @ LV
4. Joe Burrow | Cincinnati Bengals @ CLE

Tier 2

5. Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers @ DET
6. Kyler Murray | Arizona Cardinals vs. SEA
7. Tom Brady | Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. CAR
8. Matthew Stafford | Los Angeles Rams vs. SF

Tier 3

9. Taysom Hill | New Orleans Saints @ ATL
10. Jalen Hurts | Philadelphia Eagles vs. DAL
11. Dak Prescott | Dallas Cowboys @ PHI

Tier 4

12. Trey Lance | San Francisco 49ers @ LAR
13. Tyler Huntley | Baltimore Ravens vs. PIT
14. Russell Wilson | Seattle Seahawks @ ARI
15. Ryan Tannehill | Tennessee Titans @ HOU
16. Carson Wentz | Indianapolis Colts @ JAX

Tier 5

17. Derek Carr | Las Vegas Raiders vs. LAC
18. Mac Jones | New England Patriots @ MIA
19. Taylor Heinicke | Washington Football Team @ NYG
20. Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers @ BAL
21. Tua Tagovailoa | Miami Dolphins vs. NE

Tier 6

22. Andy Dalton | Chicago Bears @ MIN
23. Sam Darnold | Carolina Panthers @ TB
24. Davis Mills | Houston Texans vs. TEN
25. Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons vs. NO
26. Case Keenum | Cleveland Browns vs. CIN

Tier 7

27. Sean Mannion | Minnesota Vikings vs. CHI
28. Drew Lock | Denver Broncos vs. KC
29. Zach Wilson | New York Jets @ BUF
30. Trevor Lawrence | Jacksonville Jaguars vs. IND
31. Tim Boyle | Detroit Lions vs. GB

Tier 8

32. Jake Fromm | New York Giants vs. WAS
33. Jordan Love | Green Bay Packers @ DET
34. Marcus Mariota | Las Vegas Raiders vs. LAC
35. Cam Newton | Carolina Panthers @ TB
36. Kyle Allen | Washington Football Team @ NYG
37. Mitchell Trubisky | Buffalo Bills vs. NYJ
38. Jacoby Brissett | Miami Dolphins vs. NE
39. Chad Henne | Kansas City Chiefs @ DEN
40. Colt McCoy | Arizona Cardinals vs. SEA

Week 18 QB Streamers

If you’re looking for a streaming option at the quarterback position for the last week of the NFL regular season, then I have some names worth paying attention to.

Ben Roethlisberger @ Baltimore Ravens

By now, you’re likely aware that we are coming to the close of Ben Roethlisberger’s career. The Pittsburgh faithful all but gave him a hero’s farewell during the Steelers’ Week 17 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Now, Roethlisberger will play what appears to be the last game of his career against another familiar foe — the Baltimore Ravens.

Over the last four weeks, no team has allowed more passing yards and touchdowns to opposing quarterbacks than the Ravens. That’s translated to the most fantasy points per game allowed over the same stretch. Baltimore is prone to surrendering big plays, and while Roethlisberger has been inconsistent this year, we’ve seen some monster games out of him. There’s reason to believe that we could see Big Ben end his career on a high note.

Carson Wentz @ Jacksonville Jaguars

Carson Wentz got off to a rock-solid start to the 2021 season, but he’s been a bit underwhelming as of late. He has topped 17 fantasy points just once since Week 12. With Jonathan Taylor doing Jonathan Taylor things, the Colts simply haven’t asked much of Wentz in recent weeks.

The Jacksonville Jaguars, however, have forfeited the sixth-most fantasy points per game to QBs over the last four weeks. The Colts will be playing for their playoff lives, so they need to start their stars and handle their business. Wentz will be active, and he has a good matchup. If you need a streaming option this week, he could turn in a solid performance against Jacksonville.

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