PFN Consensus Fantasy Football Week 17 QB Rankings: Do You Need To Start Brock Purdy, C.J. Stroud, and Matthew Stafford?

It's championship week! Who are the top QBs in fantasy football that you need to start from the PFN Consensus Rankings?

The fantasy football championship is here! Your start/sit decisions matter immensely this week as you aim to bring home your league’s trophy, so every last bit of information is critical. Here are the latest PFN Consensus QB Rankings to help guide you.

Which QB Should You Start in Fantasy Football?

Rankings last updated at 11:45am EST.

1) Jalen Hurts | PHI (vs. ARI)
2) Dak Prescott | DAL (vs. DET)
3) Josh Allen | BUF (vs. NE)
4) Lamar Jackson | BAL (vs. MIA)
5) Brock Purdy | SF (at WAS)
6) Patrick Mahomes | KC (vs. CIN)
7) Justin Fields | CHI (vs. ATL)
8) C.J. Stroud | HOU (vs. TEN)
9) Matthew Stafford | LAR (at NYG)
10) Kyler Murray | ARI (at PHI)
11) Baker Mayfield | TB (vs. NO)
12) Jared Goff | DET (at DAL)
13) Jordan Love | GB (at MIN)
14) Tua Tagovailoa | MIA (at BAL)
15) Geno Smith | SEA (vs. PIT)
16) Derek Carr | NO (at TB)

17) Gardner Minshew II | IND (vs. LV)
18) Tyrod Taylor | NYG (vs. LAR)
19) Jake Browning | CIN (at KC)
20) Easton Stick | LAC (at DEN)
21) Jarrett Stidham | DEN (vs. LAC)
22) Joe Flacco | CLE (vs. NYJ)
23) Aidan O’Connell | LV (at IND)
24) Bryce Young | CAR (at JAX)
25) Jaren Hall | MIN (vs. GB)
26) Mason Rudolph | PIT (at SEA)
27) Taylor Heinicke | ATL (at CHI)
28) Will Levis | TEN (at HOU)
29) C.J. Beathard | JAX (vs. CAR)
30) Bailey Zappe | NE (at BUF)
31) Trevor Siemian | NYJ (at CLE)
32) Sam Howell | WAS (vs. SF)

The Top QBs To Start in Week 17

Matthew Stafford, QB, Los Angeles Rams (at Giants)

Analysis by Kyle Soppe | That’s now five straight games with multiple TD passes for Matthew Stafford — a streak he extended in the first half of last week’s win over the New Orleans Saints. Over the past two weeks, the veteran QB has completed 49 of 67 passes (73.1%).

There’s no way around it — Stafford is a top-10 play this weekend, very much deserving consideration to be played over flashier options like Tua Tagovailoa (at BAL), Kyler Murray (at PHI), and Justin Fields (vs. ATL).

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I’d argue that he doesn’t have the ceiling of those options, but the elevated floor that Stafford is sporting at the moment makes him a very appealing option with all the chips in the middle of your table.

Before Thanksgiving, you had Stafford rostered as a streamer that you’d look at the right matchup. Now, he’s very much a starter as his Los Angeles Rams chase a playoff berth.

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