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Fantasy football rankings 2015: QB rankings, Week 1

Week 1 is going to be a blast with some great quarterback matchups to start the season. Check out our fantasy football QB rankings right here.

The big news all off-season was a will he or won't he start regarding Tom Brady. We have our answer and it's a yes. No matter if you agree or disagree with the decision, Brady is a top ten quarterback in Week 1. The running game is up in the air with LeGarrette Blount serving a one game suspension, and I'm not saying the New England Patriots won't run the ball, but it is more of a question mark this week. If we are to believe the pundits, Brady is ready to unleash hell on the league. I'd be surprised if he didn't have a pretty good start to the season.

On the other side of the field, Big Ben will have a tougher go of it. He'll be without Le'Veon Bell and Martavis Bryant to start the season, so while I believe he'll outscore Brady, it won't be by much. He'll still have Antonio Brown and Heath Miller as main targets in the passing game. Markus Wheaton has looked really good throughout training camp and the preseason, which is very encouraging. The running game should remain solid with DeAngelo Williams, as he's very capable in the running and passing games.

The three quarterbacks I'll be very interested to watch in Week 1 are Tyrod Taylor, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. Taylor has been solid during the preseason, but everything changes now that the games count. He has a bunch of weapons with LeSean McCoy, Sammy Watkins and Percy Harvin, but hopefully he doesn't take too much on his shoulders and plays to his strengths. Winston and Mariota face each other and I'm expecting a very entertaining matchup. Winston seems to have the better receivers and likely will finish with more fantasy points in Week 1.

For a Week 1 sleeper, I'm thinking Matthew Stafford. I like his matchup against San Diego, despite it coming on the road. His receivers are healthy and many are also sleeping on Megatron. I'm not too sure about Joique Bell this week, but Ameer Abdullah has made me a believer. The schedule gets tougher down the road but I'd be very confident rolling with Stafford this week.

Quarterbacks, Week 1

(DK: Daniel Kelley; DC: Dan Ciarrocchi; AM: Andrew Miller; JD: John Daigle; SK: Scott Kaliska)

Rk Consensus Tm Opp. DK DC AM JD SK
1 Aaron Rodgers GB @CHI 1 1 1 1 1
2 Andrew Luck IND @BUF 3 5 2 2 2
3 Tony Romo DAL NYG 2 2 5 3 5
4 Matt Ryan ATL PHI 8 3 4 4 3
4 Peyton Manning DEN BAL 5 4 3 6 4
6 Tom Brady NE PIT 4 8 9 5 7
7 Ben Roethlisberger PIT @NE 11 6 6 11 6
8 Ryan Tannehill MIA @WAS 9 11 7 8 8
9 Drew Brees NO @ARI 12 7 8 10 9
10 Russell Wilson SEA @STL 7 9 12 9 10
11 Eli Manning NYG @DAL 6 12 13 7 11
12 Sam Bradford PHI @ATL 16 10 10 14 12
13 Cam Newton CAR @JAC 10 16 14 16 13
14 Matthew Stafford DET @SD 17 13 11 15 15
14 Philip Rivers SD DET 13 15 15 12 16
16 Carson Palmer ARI NO 15 14 16 19 14
17 Teddy Bridgewater MIN @SF 14 20 18 13 21
18 Joe Flacco BAL @DEN 20 18 17 18 17
19 Jay Cutler CHI GB 18 19 19 20 19
20 Andy Dalton CIN @OAK 21 17 20 24 20
21 Colin Kaepernick SF MIN 22 21 21 21 18
22 Tyrod Taylor BUF IND 23 22 23 17 22
23 Marcus Mariota TEN @TB 25 23 22 -- 24
24 Jameis Winston TB TEN 24 -- 25 23 23
25 Ryan Fitzpatrick NYJ CLE 19 -- -- -- --
-- Alex Smith KC @HOU -- -- -- 22 25
-- Kirk Cousins WAS MIA -- 24 -- 25 --
-- Blake Bortles JAC CAR -- 25 24 -- --

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