2012 Fantasy Football QB Rankings – Week 12

Nov 19, 2012


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With an exciting 11th week under our belts, here are the LestersLegends 2012 Week 12 fantasy football quarterback rankings.
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1. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
With two more touchdown passes in Week 11 Rodgers now has 24 in his last seven games. He takes on the New York Giants this week. The G-Men have allowed 257.8 passing yards and 1.7 passing touchdowns per game.
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2. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
The San Francisco 49ers won’t be an easy game for Brees, but he’s been on fire. Drew has thrown three or more touchdowns in seven of ten games this year.
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3. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
Matty Ice had a horrific five interception performance against Arizona. He should bounce back against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 312.6 yards and 1.7 touchdowns per game.
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4. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos
Peyton has 19 touchdown passes in his last seven games. The Kansas City Chiefs have only allowed 214.6 passing yards per game, but they have yielded 20 touchdown passes.
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5. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Brady just lost Rob Gronkowski, but the Patriots will roll right along against the New York Jets. He threw for 259 yards and two touchdowns in the first meeting.
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6. Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins
RG3 only completed 14 passes last week, but four of them went for touchdowns. He also ran for 84 yards. He’ll try to make the Dallas Cowboys look like turkeys on Thanksgiving Day.
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7. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
Luck had mixed reviews against the Patriots. He threw for 334 yards and a pair of touchdowns, but he also threw three picks and lost a fumble. The Buffalo Bills will put up less of a fight. The Bills are giving up 234.1 yards and 1.9 touchdowns per game.
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8. Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys
Romo is thankful to be playing the Redskins on Thanksgiving. They are giving up 289.2 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game.
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9. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
Stafford gets a Houston Texans team that made Chad Henne look like a star. Look for a heavy serving of Calvin Johnson on Turkey Day.
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10. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals
Dalton is a virtual lock to throw at least one touchdown against the Oakland Raiders since A.J. Green scores just about every game. The Raiders have allowed 253.2 yards per game and 20 passing touchdowns.
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11. Josh Freeman, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Freeman remained red hot throwing a trio of touchdown passes to give him 16 in his past six games. The Falcons are giving up just 216.3 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game, but this has the feel of a shootout.
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12. Eli Manning, New York Giants
I expect Eli to be much sharper coming out of last week’s bye. He’ll need to be to keep pace with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.
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13. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
The Philadelphia Eagles are in a major tailspin. Cam is not having a great season, but he should welcome the matchup against a team in turmoil.
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14. Carson Palmer, Oakland Raiders
Palmer is averaging 303.5 yards per game. He has a pretty tough matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals have allowed just 228.3 yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game.
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15. Matt Schaub, Houston Texans
Schaub went nuts last week throwing for 527 yards and five touchdowns. He won’t approach those historic numbers against Detroit, but with Andre Johnson coming on, Schaub should have a solid performance.
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14 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Nico
    November 20th, 2012 at 12:16 pm #

    Team A
    Brees,Lynch,Mendy,Cruz,Heyward -Bey,Gould, Finley,Bears
    vs
    Team B
    Flacco,Gore,Morris, D. Jackson,T. Smith,J.Hanson, K. Davis(TE),Broncos

  2. LestersLegends
    November 20th, 2012 at 12:31 pm #

    Team A should win handily.

  3. rob
    November 20th, 2012 at 5:12 pm #

    Hi Lester!
    I need your advice and I am having dilemmas on who should I start in running back for week 12. I put L Mccoy on IR and pick up Bryce Brown who is playing Carolina who can’t stop the run but philly offensive line whats bothering me. I also pick up R Hillman from Denver since Willis Mc gahee is injured for rest of the reg season. I also have D Sproles and J Charles they have Charles high on projection and I do not get why especially against Denver def. What do you suggest.

  4. LestersLegends
    November 20th, 2012 at 6:39 pm #

    if you can only have one i’d go with charles. he has a tough matchup, but he’s as explosive as they come. second would be hillman

  5. rob
    November 20th, 2012 at 7:07 pm #

    Hi lester! I can have two RB so you would go J charles and R hillman. I wrote the one up above about dilemmas about RB.

  6. LestersLegends
    November 20th, 2012 at 7:40 pm #

    yep. charles and hillman.

  7. Tom
    November 21st, 2012 at 6:02 pm #

    My question last week was Luck or Dalton, your answers was definetaly Luck. Didn’t hurt but Dalton turned out to be the better of the two. Same question this week. Am I splitting hairs?

  8. Brian
    November 21st, 2012 at 6:34 pm #

    so should i start romo or freeman at qb this week?

  9. LestersLegends
    November 21st, 2012 at 6:47 pm #

    They are close. I like Luck again, but it’s hard to say
    Brian – I like Romo but it’s close

  10. Aaron
    November 23rd, 2012 at 4:04 pm #

    I have Carson palmer who’s been pretty good of late. But my normal starting qb is eli manning. Who would you go with this week? Also for my flex position I got a three way battle between j. Parmele, r. Hillman, and b. Brown all three of which are probably starting.

  11. LestersLegends
    November 23rd, 2012 at 4:09 pm #

    I would probably lean Eli, but wouldn’t blame you if you wanted to go a different route. In the flex I like Hillman

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