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Fantasy football QB rankings for Best Ball in 2024 NFL Playoffs

We go over rankings for the top-20 QBs in the playoffs for Best Ball fantasy football leagues this postseason.

Lamar Jackson of the Baltimore Ravens scrambles and looks to pass during an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Miami Dolphins at M&T Bank Stadium on December 31, 2023 in Baltimore, Maryland. Photo by Michael Owens/Getty Images

The 2024 NFL Playoffs get underway this weekend and many fantasy football managers are shifting their focus to Best Ball on DraftKings. If you’re unfamiliar with Best Ball and looking to get in on the action, it’s similar to the regular-season format. Except we use the player pool for the postseason and of course you’re drafting based on which players you think will go the deepest and play more.

Quarterback is perhaps the most important position you’ll have to draft in Best Ball and we’ve got only 14 options to choose from (just about). Let’s get into QB rankings for Best Ball leagues in the 2024 NFL Playoffs.

We could see a pretty chalky NFL playoffs, so Lamar Jackson and Brock Purdy can be prioritized a bit. The Bills are hot going into the postseason on a five-game winning streak and have homefield now that they’re the No. 2 seed. While the weather isn’t great for Wild Card weekend, that shouldn’t impact Allen’s value vs. the Steelers and long-term. He has plenty of rushing upside.

Speaking of rushing upside, Hurts and the Eagles have played poorly down the stretch, but get a good matchup vs. the Bucs. The issue is the Eagles would likely need to go through San Fran to advance in the Divisional Round, which is a tough ask. For that reason, we have Prescott a bit higher. He should feast on the Packers defense in the Wild Card round and could end up facing either the Lions, Bucs, Eagles or Rams in the second round. Don’t feel weird if you like Prescott ahead of Purdy.

Further down, Patrick Mahomes is a tough one to gauge in Best Ball. While the Chiefs could go on a run, it would likely need to go through Buffalo and then Baltimore, two very tough defenses. Mahomes also doesn’t have many weapons and the Chiefs absolutely could bow out in the Wild Card to Miami. Mahomes feels like the most risky of that bunch in the top-5.

Stafford feels like a pretty good sleeper pick. The Rams are hot, they have a great offense with plenty of weapons. The matchup vs. the Lions, who may be without TE Sam LaPorta is favorable among the lower-seeded teams in the WC. If there was one QB I’d be targeting in later rounds in my Best Ball draft, it’s Stafford.

QB fantasy football rankings: Playoff Best Ball