Editors Note: Originally, this article incorrectly used seasonal fantasy points instead of per-game numbers. The rankings did not change, but the volume of acceptable committees was inflated. We apologize for the error.
There are a couple of ways to approach the quarterback position in your draft. You can go after an elite option or wait and use a committee approach.
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If you choose the committee approach, you must know which quarterbacks to target to make the best committee possible. Let's get to it.
If we are going to have a QBBC, that means we are not drafting a starting-level quarterback. The players below are listed with their projected fantasy points per game.
- Josh Allen, Buf - 27.5
Side note: If projections are correct, this article could be an argument to draft Josh Allen.
- Kyler Murray, Ari - 25.7
- Justin Herbert, LAC - 25.3
- Lamar Jackson, Bal - 25.1
- Patrick Mahomes II, KC - 25.0
- Tom Brady, TB - 24.7
- Jalen Hurts, Phi - 24.5
- Joe Burrow, Cin - 24.4
- Russell Wilson, Den - 23.7
- Dak Prescott, Dal - 23.4
While there are always exceptions, those quarterbacks are generally considered the Top 10. They are in most Top 12 lists and have few question marks surrounding them. If you get one of those guys, you start him. Pretty simple idea.
Beating Dak Prescott
The goal of a QBBC is to compete against quarterbacks in the Top 10. That means our goal is to find duos who will score more than 23.4 PPG.
There are three ways to attempt to beat Dak Prescott
- Use two high-end quarterbacks by drafting two right after the Top 10 are off the board.
- Use one high-end quarterback by drafting one right after the Top 10 go and a second later in the draft.
- Use no high-end quarterbacks and wait until later in the draft two select both players.
Two High-End Quarterbacks
There is a group of quarterbacks just below the Top 10. Let's call them the Next-5.
- Trey Lance, SF - 23.1
- Matthew Stafford, LAR - 22.9
- Kirk Cousins, Min - 22.5
- Aaron Rodgers, GB - 22.4
- Derek Carr, LV - 21.4
These five players can creep into some Top 10s and are in almost every Top 15 list you'll see.
So, while it would be expensive, let's see how good a committee you can get with two of these quarterbacks.
|Rank||Quarterback 1||Quarterback 2||Points|
|1||Trey Lance - SF||Matthew Stafford - LAR||25.7|
|2||Kirk Cousins - Min||Trey Lance - SF||25.1|
|3||Trey Lance - SF||Aaron Rodgers - GB||24.9|
|4||Trey Lance - SF||Derek Carr - LV||24.8|
|5||Matthew Stafford - LAR||Aaron Rodgers - GB||24.5|
|6||Kirk Cousins - Min||Aaron Rodgers - GB||23.9|
|7||Matthew Stafford - LAR||Derek Carr - LV||23.6|
|8||Aaron Rodgers - GB||Derek Carr - LV||23.5|
|9||Kirk Cousins - Min||Derek Carr - LV||23.4|
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