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Top 25 quarterbacks in Week 8 fantasy football

NFL Week 8 fantasy football rankings for season-long QB

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson scrambles against Atlanta Falcons middle linebacker Deion Jones during the fourth quarter at CenturyLink Field. Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Week 8 of the 2019 NFL season is upon us, and it’s time for another look at the quarterback position in fantasy football leagues.

There are big byes this week with the Baltimore Ravens and Dallas Cowboys on the sideline. Lamar Jackson has been the best player in fantasy, and Dak Prescott has had a strong contract year thus far.

Injuries are starting to become a serious issue. Patrick Mahomes will miss some time with a dislocated knee cap, and Matt Ryan has a sprained ankle that will be worth monitoring this week. Cam Newton remains sidelined with his Lisfranc foot injury, while Drew Brees might just return to practice this week.

Without our normal one-two punch of Jackson and Mahomes atop the rankings, Russell Wilson is by far in the best fantasy situation. He’s facing a Falcons defense that is getting shredded by quarterbacks week after week.

Here’s how the QB position ranks out for Week 8 season-long formats:

Quarterback rankings, Week 8

RK Player Team Opp
RK Player Team Opp
1 Russell Wilson SEA @ATL
2 Deshaun Watson HOU OAK
3 Matthew Stafford DET NYG
4 Tom Brady NE CLE
5 Aaron Rodgers GB @KC
6 Jared Goff LAR CIN (London)
7 Josh Allen BUF PHI
8 Kyler Murray ARI @NO
9 Kirk Cousins MIN WAS
10 Matt Ryan ATL SEA
11 Jacoby Brissett IND DEN
12 Teddy Bridgewater/Drew Brees NO ARI
13 Ryan Tannehill TEN TB
14 Gardner Minshew JAX NYJ
15 Jameis Winston TB @TEN
16 Philip Rivers LAC @CHI
17 Derek Carr OAK @HOU
18 Jimmy Garoppolo SF CAR
19 Carson Wentz PHI @BUF
20 Daniel Jones NYG @DET
21 Mason Rudolph PIT MIA
22 Andy Dalton CIN @LAR (London)
23 Ryan Fitzpatrick MIA @PIT
24 Matt Moore KC GB
25 Sam Darnold NYJ @JAX