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Week 17 QB rankings

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Week 17 QB rankings
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Week 17 QB rankings

Here are PFW's Week 17 QB rankings:

  1. Aaron Rodgers, Packers at Vikings
  2. Tom Brady, Patriots vs. Dolphins
  3. Drew Brees, Saints vs. Panthers
  4. Cam Newton, Panthers at Saints
  5. Tony Romo, Cowboys at Redskins
  6. Robert Griffin III, Redskins vs. Cowboys
  7. Peyton Manning, Broncos vs. Chiefs
  8. Russell Wilson, Seahawks vs. Rams
  9. Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers vs. Browns
  10. Colin Kaepernick, 49ers vs. Cardinals
  11. Matthew Stafford, Lions vs. Bears
  12. Eli Manning, Giants vs. Eagles
  13. Josh Freeman, Buccaneers at Falcons
  14. Philip Rivers, Chargers vs. Raiders
  15. Matt Schaub, Texans at Colts
  16. Andy Dalton, Bengals vs. Ravens
  17. Chad Henne, Jaguars at Titans
  18. Matt Ryan, Falcons vs. Buccaneers
  19. Nick Foles, Eagles at Giants
  20. Andrew Luck, Colts vs. Texans
  21. Joe Flacco, Ravens at Bengals
  22. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bills vs. Jets
  23. Jake Locker, Titans vs. Jaguars
  24. Jay Cutler, Bears at Lions
  25. Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins at Patriots
  26. Sam Bradford, Rams at Seahawks
  27. Christian Ponder, Vikings vs. Packers
  28. Matt Leinart, Raiders at Chargers
  29. Greg McElroy, Jets at Bills
  30. Colt McCoy, Browns at Steelers
  31. Brady Quinn, Chiefs at Broncos
  32. Brian Hoyer, Cardinals at 49ers
  33. Carson Palmer, Raiders at Chargers                                 INJ
  34. Brandon Weeden, Browns at Steelers                              INJ

Not listed: none

We base our rankings on the following scoring system: For skill-position players, one point for every 10 rushing/receiving yards, one point for every 30 passing yards, six points for a TD run or catch, four points for a TD pass, two points for a two-point conversion run or catch, two points for a two-point conversion pass. For kickers, three points for FGs of 18-39 yards, four points for FGs of 40-49 yards, and five points for FGs of 50-plus yards. Defensive rankings are based primarily on points allowed, yardage allowed and sack potential.

Glossary of notations

INJ — player has an injury that may affect productivity or availability.
ILL — player has an illness that may affect productivity or availability.
UP — player was moved up on draft board after original posting.
DOWN — player was moved down on draft board after original posting.
Not listed — player is temporarily sidelined due to injury or suspension but otherwise would be ranked.
ACTIVE — on game day, player has been designated active (posted shortly before kickoff, when available).
INACTIVE — on game day, player has been designated inactive (posted shortly before kickoff, when available).

Players and/or notations added after the original posting are shown in boldface.

Note: Remember to check back for late-week and weekend updates, as well as game inactives (when available) in the 90 minutes preceding the 1 p.m. Sunday kickoffs.

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