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Quarterback Rankings: NFL Fantasy Week 17

Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals

Joe Burrow is coming off of a record-setting performance and is a solid starting option for championship week even though Kansas City's defense is vastly improved

Before we get into the Week 17 fantasy quarterback rankings, a quick update related to the subject of my Week 16 rankings. Aaron Rodgers is now the front-runner for the MVP.

And that easily transitions us to this week's rankings, where I have Rodgers as my third choice. I do like him. But I definitely like Josh Allen (vs. Atlanta) and Matthew Stafford (at Baltimore) more.

What's more notable however is where I have Lamar Jackson ranked. I have him down at 16. And that feels a little too high as the reports are Jackson is probably going to miss another week. 

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But right now, I'd stay away from Baltimore period. The Ravens just have too many walking wounded. Meanwhile, Cincy is getting healthier. It's one of the reasons I liked Joe Burrow last week and I like him again this week. I'm looking forward to seeing Burrow take on the KC defense.

One final note. Right now I have Trey Lance at 17, but I might raise him up before the end of the week. But for now, let's just wait and see.

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NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 17

— Rankings by Mark Strausberg, a member of the Athlon Network Contributor, who despite his youthful exuberance and good looks has been playing fantasy sports before Wildcats or Hoosiers even made it to VHS. Got a fantasy sports question or thought? Hit him up on Twitter @MarkStrausberg.