2010 Fantasy Football QB Rankings – Week 4

Sep 27, 2010


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Here are my Week 4 fantasy football quarterback rankings. Remember Dallas, Kansas City, Minnesota, and Tampa Bay are on bye.
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1. Aaron Rodgers:  Manhandled Detroit last year; 353 ypg, 5 TDs, 1 INT
2. Peyton Manning:  305 ypg & 5 TDs vs. Jacksonville last year.
3. Drew Brees:  Averaged 316 ypg with 5 TDs in last three starts vs. CAR.
4. Tom Brady:  Averaged 342 ypg vs. Miami last year.
5. Philip Rivers:  New WRs are doing the trick. Should torch Arizona.
6. Michael Vick:  Vick will be out to prove himself against McNabb.
7. Jay Cutler:  Cutler will keep slinging it vs. Giants.
8.  Donovan McNabb:  Guess who’s going back to Philadelphia?
9.  Matt Schaub:  Should be heavy on the run vs. Oakland.
10. Carson Palmer:  23 TDs in ten career games against Browns.
11. Eli Manning:  CHI has stout run defense, Giants are a passing team.
12. Matt Ryan:   Plays SF at home where he has 14 TDs in past seven games.
13. Kyle Orton:  Had 13 TDs, 3 INTs on road last year. Playing in TENN.
14. Matt Hasselbeck:  Match-up against St. Louis has him borderline QB1.
15. Alex Smith: Consistency is an issue, but has weapons to exploit ATL.
16. Joe Flacco:  Faces Steelers in Pittsburgh. Use your backup.
17. Chad Henne:  Averaged 277 ypg vs. New England last year.
18. Mark Sanchez:  Ground control against Bills this week.
19. Bruce Gradkowski:  Plays Houston who has been lit up every week.
20. David Garrard:  552 yards, 4 TDs, 2 INTs last two home starts vs. Indy.

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8 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Frank
    September 27th, 2010 at 8:38 am #

    I’ve got Smith and Flacco, which tells you that I’m struggling. Good news is that both have short leashes! Thanks for the guidance.

  2. LestersLegends
    September 27th, 2010 at 9:09 am #

    I think Flacco will get things squared away, but it will be tough this coming week. He’s just had a brutal schedule.

  3. Juan S
    September 27th, 2010 at 12:08 pm #

    What about bradford? It’s between him and sanchez for me but I think the JETS will try to run, whereas the RAMS might not have an RB and even if they do might lean towards the pass, do you strongly disagree?

  4. LestersLegends
    September 27th, 2010 at 12:48 pm #

    Juan – Not in love with him this week against Seattle. I’m afraid he will have multiple INTs. If your gut is saying Bradford, I would probably go that direction.

  5. Carl W
    September 28th, 2010 at 4:52 am #

    romos on bye for me. backup qb choices i have are chad henne or sam bradford. who saves me on romos vacation getaway?

  6. LestersLegends
    September 28th, 2010 at 7:33 am #

    New England is 25th in passing yards allowed and tied for last with 7 passing TDs allowed.

    Seattle is 30th in passing yards allowed, but have allowed 4 passing TDs.

    Of course Seattle has played Alex Smith, Orton, and Rivers. While New England has played Palmer, Sanchez, and Fitzpatrick.

    I’d lean toward Henne, but it’s not a slam dunk.

  7. Carl W.
    October 2nd, 2010 at 10:21 pm #

    Flex position. Boldin (who I sat due to pit D) or shockey.
    Thanks in advance.

  8. LestersLegends
    October 3rd, 2010 at 6:14 am #

    I’d go with your stud Boldin. Shockey had just 60 yards in the first two weeks. Way riskier of a play.

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