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2012 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings: Week 10

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Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team leagues, those that can start two QBs, two TEs, three RBs and four WRs. We cut out the rest, because if you're looking at who the 50th-best running back or the 17th-best kicker is for that week, you need more help than any Web site can give you.

Arizona, Cleveland, Green Bay and Washington are all on bye this week.

2012 NFL Week 10 Fantasy Football Rankings — Quarterbacks

Rk

Player

Team

OPPONENT

Notes

1

Tom Brady

NE

vs. BUF

Tom Terrific is 19-2 vs. Bills w/ 49 TD passes.

2

Peyton Manning

DEN

at CAR

Came up just 9 yards shy of 5th 300-3 game in a row.

3

Drew Brees

NO

vs. ATL

Has thrown for 15 TDs vs. 3 INTs in last five games.

4

Matt Ryan

ATL

at NO

Threw for 342 yards, but no TDs (or INTs) vs. Dallas.

5

Ben Roethlisberger

PIT

vs. KC (Mon.)

Only two games with 300+ yards, but 16 TDs.

6

Andrew Luck

IND

at JAC (Thurs.)

Posted NFL rookie record 433 yards last week.

7

Matthew Stafford

DET

at MIN

Only eight TD passes in eight games so far.

8

Eli Manning

NYG

at CIN

Only 2 TDs w/ 4 INTs in last four games.

9

Cam Newton

CAR

vs. DEN

Total TDs after 8 games: 18 in '11 vs. 10 in '12.

10

Josh Freeman

TB

vs. SD

Has 11:1 TD:INT ratio over last four games.

11

Michael Vick

PHI

vs. DAL

Has 11:3 TD:INT ratio in 6 career games vs. Dallas.

12

Tony Romo

DAL

at PHI

Nine of his 13 INTs were thrown in two games.

13

Carson Palmer

OAK

at BAL

Posted fifth career 400-yard game last week.

14

Ryan Fitzpatrick

BUF

at NE

Put up 350-4-4 in Week 4 loss to Patriots.

15

Philip Rivers

SD

at TB

Tampa Bay last in league (321 ypg) in pass defense.

16

Joe Flacco

BAL

vs. OAK

Less than 200 yards passing in 3 of last 4 games.

17

Andy Dalton

CIN

vs. NYG

Giants 26th against pass, allowing 264 ypg.

18

Alex Smith

SF

vs. STL

Tied season high with 3 TD passes in last game.

19

Ryan Tannehill

MIA

vs. TEN

Played through injury, put up 290-1-0 vs. Colts.

20

Matt Schaub

HOU

at CHI

Bears are 4th in sacks, tied for 1st in INTs.

21

Jay Cutler

CHI

vs. HOU

Texans are No. 4 against pass, tied for 6th in sacks.

22

Jake Locker

TEN

at MIA

Will resume his starting job, barring a setback.

23

Russell Wilson

SEA

vs. NYJ

Has yet to throw an INT at home.

24

Sam Bradford

STL

at SF

Comes off of bye to face league's No. 2 pass defense.

25

Blaine Gabbert

JAC

vs. IND (Thurs.)

Tied season high with 2 TD passes vs. Lions.

26

Mark Sanchez

NYJ

at SEA

Seahawks have allowed only 3 TD passes at home.

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Rankings are based upon Athlon Sports' standard scoring system:

OFFENSIVE SCORING
All touchdowns are 6 points
1 point for 25 yards passing
1 point for 10 yards rushing/receiving
Receptions are .5 points
Interceptions/fumbles are minus-2 points

Additional Week 10 Positional Rankings

Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Tight Ends
Kickers
Defense/Special Teams

Week 10 Waiver Wire

Week 10 Start or Sit