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Here are the 2015 LestersLegends Week 17 quarterback rankings.
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1. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
2. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
3. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
4. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
5. Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals
6. Ryan Fitzpatrick, New York Jets
7. Blake Bortles, Jacksonville Jaguars
8. Eli Manning, New York Giants
9. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
10.  Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
11. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
12. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
13. Tyrod Taylor, Buffalo Bills
14. Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders
15. Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs
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Here are my Week 17 fantasy football quarterback rankings for those of you playing the whole year out.
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1. Philip Rivers @ Denver
2. Peyton Manning vs. Tennessee
3. Drew Brees vs. Tampa Bay
4. Matt Schaub vs. Jacksonville
5. Aaron Rodgers vs. Chicago
6. Ben Roethlisberger @ Cleveland
7. Joe Flacco vs. Cincinnati
8. Matt Cassel vs. Oakland
9. Josh Freeman @ New Orleans
10. Jay Cutler @ Green Bay
11. Eli Manning @ Washington
12. Matt Ryan vs. Carolina
13. Sam Bradford vs. Seattle
14. Michael Vick vs. Dallas
15. Alex Smith vs. Arizona
16. Kerry Collins @ Indianapolis
17. Shaun  Hill vs. Minnesota
18. Tom Brady vs. Miami
19. Tim Tebow vs. San Diego
20. Trent Edwards @ Houston

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Inside the numbers:

  • I don’t know who he’s going to be throwing to, but Rivers should finish strong against Denver. He threw four touchdowns the last time he faced them.
  • Aaron Rodgers looked all the way back from his concussion. He threw for 316 yards the last time he faced the Bears.
  • Big Ben threw three touchdown passes the last time he faced the Browns.
  • Knowing the Patriots have nothing to play for, I’m worried that Tom Brady will have a light workload. This is why I’m for ending the fantasy season after Week 16.
  • ***Update***  The Eagles are locked in the number three seed, the beating Vick took on Tuesday, and a chance to improve Kevin Kolb’s trade value (borrowed from Greg Brosh of FantasyFootball.com).
  • ***Update*** David Garrard is out. As bad as Houston’s pass defense is, Trent Edwards may actually be a decent desperation play this week.

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