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2021 Fantasy Football QB Rankings, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down and lists his 2021 fantasy football QB rankings.

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2021 Fantasy Football QB Rankings

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Last Updated: SEPT 2

QB Rankings

Player Name Team Position Opp Salary
Player Name Team Position Opp Salary
Patrick Mahomes KC QB CLE $8,100
Lamar Jackson BAL QB LV MNF
Josh Allen BUF QB PIT $7,400
Kyler Murray ARI QB TEN $7,600
Dak Prescott DAL QB TB TNF
Russell Wilson SEA QB IND $7,000
Jalen Hurts PHI QB ATL $6,400
Joe Burrow CIN QB MIN $5,700
Justin Herbert LAC QB WAS $6,700
Ryan Tannehill TEN QB ARI $6,500
Trevor Lawrence JAX QB HOU $6,200
Matthew Stafford LAR QB CHI SNF
Aaron Rodgers GB QB NO $6,800
Matt Ryan ATL QB PHI $6,000
Tua Tagovailoa MIA QB NE $5,400
Justin Fields CHI QB LAR SNF
Daniel Jones NYG QB DEN $5,300
Jameis Winston NO QB GB $5,200
Trey Lance SF QB DET $4,500
Zach Wilson NYJ QB CAR $5,000
Sam Darnold CAR QB NYJ $5,000
Kirk Cousins MIN QB CIN $6,300
Mac Jones NE QB MIA $4,400
Baker Mayfield CLE QB KC $5,900
Ben Roethlisberger PIT QB BUF $6,100
Ryan Fitzpatrick WAS QB LAC $5,500
Teddy Bridgewater DEN QB NYG $4,800
Derek Carr LV QB BAL MNF
Jared Goff DET QB SF $5,100
Carson Wentz IND QB SEA $5,600
Cam Newton NE QB MIA $5,400
Jimmy Garoppolo SF QB DET $5,500
Tyrod Taylor HOU QB JAX $5,300
Taysom Hill NO QB GB $5,200
Deshaun Watson HOU QB JAX $6,900
Drew Lock DEN QB NYG $4,900

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