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NFL Week 1 QB Rankings, Start, Sit, Streams | 2021 Fantasy Football Rankings

Pat Mayo reveals his 2021 Week 1 QB rankings, starts, sits and streams for fantasy football.

Pat Mayo and Jake Ciely debate Mayo’s 2021 Week 1 Fantasy Football rankings, starts, sits, sleepers and Busts at each position.

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Week 1 QB Rankings

Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
1 Lamar Jackson BAL LV MNF
2 Patrick Mahomes KC CLE $8,100
3 Kyler Murray ARI TEN $7,600
5 Josh Allen BUF PIT $7,400
6 Aaron Rodgers GB NO $6,800
7 Russell Wilson SEA IND $7,000
9 Jalen Hurts PHI ATL $6,400
10 Ryan Tannehill TEN ARI $6,500
11 Justin Herbert LAC WAS $6,700
12 Matt Ryan ATL PHI $6,000
13 Matthew Stafford LAR CHI SNF
14 Joe Burrow CIN MIN $5,700
15 Sam Darnold CAR NYJ $5,000
16 Trevor Lawrence JAX HOU $6,200
17 Kirk Cousins MIN CIN $6,300
18 Zach Wilson NYJ CAR $5,000
19 Jameis Winston NO GB $5,200
20 Ben Roethlisberger PIT BUF $6,100
21 Tua Tagovailoa MIA NE $5,400
22 Jimmy Garoppolo SF DET $5,500
23 Ryan Fitzpatrick WAS LAC $5,500
24 Baker Mayfield CLE KC $5,900
25 Daniel Jones NYG DEN $5,300
26 Mac Jones NE MIA $4,400
27 Teddy Bridgewater DEN NYG $4,800
28 Derek Carr LV BAL MNF
29 Tyrod Taylor HOU JAX $5,300
30 Carson Wentz IND SEA $5,600
31 Andy Dalton CHI LAR SNF
32 Jared Goff DET SF $5,100

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was a finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at and the best will be addressed on the show.

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