Yates’ Early Week 11 Fantasy Football QB Rankings: Do You Need To Start Joe Burrow, C.J. Stroud, and Justin Fields?

It's never too early to look ahead! Who should you be looking to start in fantasy football Week 11 at the QB position?

Fantasy football managers have had a lot to deal with this season, with plenty of injuries and key players failing to meet expectations week in and week out. As the fantasy playoffs near, understanding who you can trust in your lineups becomes even more critical!

With that in mind, here are my early Week 11 fantasy football rankings to help guide you as we look ahead!

Which QB Should You Start in Fantasy Football?

All rankings are in 1QB and half-PPR scoring formats.

1) Patrick Mahomes | KC (vs. PHI)
2) Jalen Hurts | PHI (at KC)
3) Josh Allen | BUF (vs. NYJ)
4) Tua Tagovailoa | MIA (vs. LV)
5) Joe Burrow | CIN (at BAL)
6) Dak Prescott | DAL (at CAR)
7) Lamar Jackson | BAL (vs. CIN)
8) Justin Herbert | LAC (at GB)
9) Jared Goff | DET (vs. CHI)
10) C.J. Stroud | HOU (vs. ARI)
11) Kyler Murray | ARI (at HOU)
12) Brock Purdy | SF (vs. TB)
13) Trevor Lawrence | JAX (vs. TEN)
14) Justin Fields | CHI (at DET)
15) Sam Howell | WAS (vs. NYG)
16) Will Levis | TEN (at JAX)
17) Russell Wilson | DEN (vs. MIN)
18) Deshaun Watson | CLE (vs. PIT)

MORE: Early Week 11 Rankings — RB | WR | TE | K | DST

19) Geno Smith | SEA (at LAR)
20) Baker Mayfield | TB (at SF)
21) Joshua Dobbs | MIN (at DEN)
22) Jordan Love | GB (vs. LAC)
23) Matthew Stafford | LAR (vs. SEA)
24) Bryce Young | CAR (vs. DAL)
25) Kenny Pickett | PIT (at CLE)
26) Zach Wilson | NYJ (at BUF)
27) Aidan O’Connell | LV (at MIA)
28) Tommy DeVito | NYG (vs. WAS)
29) Clayton Tune | ARI (at HOU)
30) Malik Willis | TEN (at JAX)
31) PJ Walker | CLE (vs. PIT)
32) Tyson Bagent | CHI (at DET)
33) Mitchell Trubisky | PIT (at CLE)
34) Jimmy Garoppolo | LV (at MIA)
35) Matt Barkley | BUF (vs. NYJ)

Top QBs To Start in Week 11

Justin Fields, Chicago Bears

We are seemingly getting closer and closer to Justin Fields returning to the lineup here for the Chicago Bears, and the extra period of rest — after playing on Thursday night — should give him the time he needs to be fully ready to roll here in Week 11.

If he’s healthy and active, Fields is a great start for fantasy lineups due to the upside he presents. It’s been a while since we’ve seen him on the field, but don’t forget that the dynamic QB had finished as the QB3 and QB1 in back-to-back weeks before getting injured in Week 6 against the Minnesota Vikings.

The rushing potential is there, and this offense badly needs him. He’s a low-end QB1/high-end QB2 in my rankings for the time being, with the potential to rise as we see the practice reports come out.

Trevor Lawrence, Jacksonville Jaguars

Things haven’t gone the way that Trevor Lawrence had hoped they would coming into the year. He’s finished inside of the top 10 quarterbacks for fantasy just twice all season long, and there are now greater conversations being had regarding whether or not he’s the long-term answer in Jacksonville.

While it’s a bit premature to have those conversations, in my opinion, Lawrence needs to start bouncing back and be a top fantasy option that he was billed as coming into the season. This matchup against the Tennessee Titans’ pass defense in Week 11 should be the spot where we see him come through.

Tennessee’s tightened things up here in recent weeks, but this is still a pass-funnel defense that Lawrence should be able to work around as he delivers the ball to his playmakers. Don’t panic yet if you’ve got him…better days are ahead.

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