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Fantasy Football Rankings: Make Your Start/Sit Decisions For Championships or DFS With Expert Tiers In Week 18

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  • One of FantasyPros' top-10 most accurate rankers of this NFL season reveals his fantasy football rankings for Week 18 below.

Whether you’re playing for your league’s championship or setting DFS lineups, I’ve outlined my fantasy football rankings into tiers to help you start making key start/sit decisions for Week 18.

These are based on rankings as of Saturday afternoon, though, so be sure to consult my real-time rankings for final start/sit decisions.

Let’s end the regular season strong!

Fantasy Rankings & Tiers

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Fantasy QB Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Josh Allen (vs. NYJ)
Kyler Murray (vs. SEA)
2 Patrick Mahomes (@ DEN)
Justin Herbert (@ LV)
Tom Brady (vs. CAR)
3 Taysom Hill (@ ATL)
Matthew Stafford (vs. SF)
Tyler Huntley (vs. PIT)
Dak Prescott (@ PHI)
4 Kirk Cousins (vs. CHI)
Ryan Tannehill (@ HOU)
Jalen Hurts (vs. DAL)
Derek Carr (vs. LAC)
Russell Wilson (@ ARI)
Carson Wentz (@ JAX)
5 Mac Jones (@ MIA)
Taylor Heinicke (@ NYG)
Jordan Love (@ DET)
Jimmy Garoppolo (@ LAR)
6 Tua Tagovailoa (vs. NE)
Jared Goff (vs. GB)
Ben Roethlisberger (@ BAL)
Case Keenum (vs. CIN)
Matt Ryan (vs. NO)
Brandon Allen (@ CLE)
Andy Dalton (@ MIN)
7 Trevor Lawrence (vs. IND)
Davis Mills (vs. TEN)
Drew Lock (vs. KC)
Sam Darnold (@ TB)
Zach Wilson (@ BUF)
8 Jake Fromm (vs. WAS)
9 Aaron Rodgers (@ DET)
Cam Newton (@ TB)
Cooper Rush (@ PHI)
Gardner Minshew (vs. DAL)
Kyle Allen (@ NYG)
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Fantasy RB Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Jonathan Taylor (@ JAX)
2 Dalvin Cook (vs. CHI)
3 Austin Ekeler (@ LV)
Najee Harris (@ BAL)
David Montgomery (@ MIN)
Nick Chubb (vs. CIN)
Josh Jacobs (vs. LAC)
4 Devin Singletary (vs. NYJ)
Alvin Kamara (@ ATL)
Elijah Mitchell (@ LAR)
D’Onta Foreman (@ HOU)
Antonio Gibson (@ NYG)
Sony Michel (vs. SF)
5 James Conner (vs. SEA)
Rashaad Penny (@ ARI)
Darrel Williams (@ DEN)
Samaje Perine (@ CLE)
Kenneth Gainwell (vs. DAL)
D’Andre Swift (vs. GB)
Saquon Barkley (vs. WAS)
6 Ezekiel Elliott (@ PHI)
Rhamondre Stevenson (@ MIA)
7 Javonte Williams (vs. KC)
Ke’Shawn Vaughn (vs. CAR)
Cordarrelle Patterson (vs. NO)
Devonta Freeman (vs. PIT)
Chuba Hubbard (@ TB)
Dare Ogunbowale (vs. IND)
Damien Harris (@ MIA)
Rex Burkhead (vs. TEN)
Melvin Gordon (vs. KC)
Patrick Taylor (@ DET)
Le’Veon Bell (vs. CAR)
8 Jamaal Williams (vs. GB)
Justin Jackson (@ LV)
Kareem Hunt (vs. CIN)
Duke Johnson (vs. NE)
Chris Evans (@ CLE)
Devontae Booker (vs. WAS)
Mike Davis (vs. NO)
Michael Carter (@ BUF)
9 Latavius Murray (vs. PIT)
Ameer Abdullah (@ TB)
Derrick Gore (@ DEN)
Nyheim Hines (@ JAX)
Dontrell Hilliard (@ HOU)
10 Myles Gaskin (vs. NE)
Corey Clement (@ PHI)
Brandon Bolden (@ MIA)
David Johnson (vs. TEN)
Alexander Mattison (vs. CHI)
Ryquell Armstead (vs. IND)
Tevin Coleman (@ BUF)
Cam Akers (vs. SF)
Jaret Patterson (@ NYG)
Kerrith Whyte (@ DET)
11 Mark Ingram (@ ATL)
Zack Moss (vs. NYJ)
Peyton Barber (vs. LAC)
Jeremy McNichols (@ HOU)
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Fantasy WR Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Cooper Kupp (vs. SF)
2 Justin Jefferson (vs. CHI)
3 Tyreek Hill (@ DEN)
Deebo Samuel (@ LAR)
4 Stefon Diggs (vs. NYJ)
D.K. Metcalf (@ ARI)
Keenan Allen (@ LV)
Diontae Johnson (@ BAL)
A.J. Brown (@ HOU)
CeeDee Lamb (@ PHI)
5 Christian Kirk (vs. SEA)
Mike Evans (vs. CAR)
Michael Pittman Jr. (@ JAX)
Tyler Lockett (@ ARI)
D.J. Moore (@ TB)
Hunter Renfrow (vs. LAC)
Jaylen Waddle (vs. NE)
Amon-Ra St. Brown (vs. GB)
Gabriel Davis (vs. NYJ)
Darnell Mooney (@ MIN)
Brandin Cooks (vs. TEN)
6 Marquise Brown (vs. PIT)
Mike Williams (@ LV)
Terry McLaurin (@ NYG)
Amari Cooper (@ PHI)
Russell Gage (vs. NO)
A.J. Green (vs. SEA)
Odell Beckham Jr. (vs. SF)
DeVonta Smith (vs. DAL)
7 Chase Claypool (@ BAL)
K.J. Osborn (vs. CHI)
Zay Jones (vs. LAC)
Jakobi Meyers (@ MIA)
DeVante Parker (vs. NE)
Cedrick Wilson (@ PHI)
Cyril Grayson (vs. CAR)
Donovan Peoples-Jones (vs. CIN)
Brandon Aiyuk (@ LAR)
Marquez Callaway (@ ATL)
Rashod Bateman (vs. PIT)
Jarvis Landry (vs. CIN)
Ja’Marr Chase (@ CLE)
Kendrick Bourne (@ MIA)
Cole Beasley (vs. NYJ)
Van Jefferson (vs. SF)
Jerry Jeudy (vs. KC)
8 Marvin Jones (vs. IND)
Allen Robinson (@ MIN)
Jamison Crowder (@ BUF)
Laquon Treadwell (vs. IND)
Robby Anderson (@ TB)
Courtland Sutton (vs. KC)
Antoine Wesley (vs. SEA)
Julio Jones (@ HOU)
Kenny Golladay (vs. WAS)
Tee Higgins (@ CLE)
Josh Reynolds (vs. GB)
Tyler Johnson (vs. CAR)
Byron Pringle (@ DEN)
Equanimeous St. Brown (@ DET)
Juwann Winfree (@ DET)
Keelan Cole (@ BUF)
T.Y. Hilton (@ JAX)
Cam Sims (@ NYG)
Adam Humphries (@ NYG)
Tim Patrick (vs. KC)
Kalif Raymond (vs. GB)
Mecole Hardman (@ DEN)
Quez Watkins (vs. DAL)
Deonte Harris (@ ATL)
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Fantasy TE Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Travis Kelce (@ DEN)
2 Mark Andrews (vs. PIT)
Rob Gronkowski (vs. CAR)
3 Zach Ertz (vs. SEA)
4 George Kittle (@ LAR)
Dalton Schultz (@ PHI)
Darren Waller (vs. LAC)
Dallas Goedert (vs. DAL)
5 Dawson Knox (vs. NYJ)
Kyle Pitts (vs. NO)
Pat Freiermuth (@ BAL)
6 Noah Fant (vs. KC)
Tyler Higbee (vs. SF)
Tyler Conklin (vs. CHI)
Mike Gesicki (vs. NE)
7 Hunter Henry (@ MIA)
Gerald Everett (@ ARI)
Jared Cook (@ LV)
Cole Kmet (@ MIN)
8 Mo Alie-Cox (@ JAX)
John Bates (@ NYG)
Evan Engram (vs. WAS)
Brevin Jordan (vs. TEN)
David Njoku (vs. CIN)
9 Austin Hooper (vs. CIN)
Geoff Swaim (@ HOU)
Anthony Firkser (@ HOU)
C.J. Uzomah (@ CLE)
10 Dan Arnold (vs. IND)
Hayden Hurst (vs. NO)
Cameron Brate (vs. CAR)
Tyler Kroft (@ BUF)
Brock Wright (vs. GB)
Albert Okwuegbunam (vs. KC)
Adam Trautman (@ ATL)
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Fantasy Kicker Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Harrison Butker (@ DEN)
2 Randy Bullock (@ HOU)
Nick Folk (@ MIA)
Daniel Carlson (vs. LAC)
Tyler Bass (vs. NYJ)
Greg Zuerlein (@ PHI)
Michael Badgley (@ JAX)
Matt Prater (vs. SEA)
Mason Crosby (@ DET)
3 Justin Tucker (vs. PIT)
Joey Slye (@ NYG)
Matt Gay (vs. SF)
Cairo Santos (@ MIN)
Dustin Hopkins (@ LV)
Ryan Succop (vs. CAR)
Younghoe Koo (vs. NO)
Riley Patterson (vs. GB)
Greg Joseph (vs. CHI)
4 Graham Gano (vs. WAS)
Chris Boswell (@ BAL)
Ka’imi Fairbairn (vs. TEN)
Brett Maher (@ ATL)
Brandon McManus (vs. KC)
Jake Elliott (vs. DAL)
Jason Sanders (vs. NE)
Chase McLaughlin (vs. CIN)
Jason Myers (@ ARI)
Lirim Hajrullahu (@ TB)
5 Matthew Wright (vs. IND)
Robbie Gould (@ LAR)
Elliott Fry (@ CLE)
Eddy Pineiro (@ BUF)
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Fantasy Defense Rankings & Tiers

Tier Players
1 Buffalo Bills (vs. NYJ)
Minnesota Vikings (vs. CHI)
2 Indianapolis Colts (@ JAX)
Washington Football Team (@ NYG)
Cleveland Browns (vs. CIN)
Tennessee Titans (@ HOU)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs. CAR)
Kansas City Chiefs (@ DEN)
New England Patriots (@ MIA)
New Orleans Saints (@ ATL)
3 Cincinnati Bengals (@ CLE)
Baltimore Ravens (vs. PIT)
Pittsburgh Steelers (@ BAL)
New York Giants (vs. WAS)
Green Bay Packers (@ DET)
Dallas Cowboys (@ PHI)
Arizona Cardinals (vs. SEA)
Detroit Lions (vs. GB)
Los Angeles Rams (vs. SF)
Los Angeles Chargers (@ LV)
Atlanta Falcons (vs. NO)
4 Miami Dolphins (vs. NE)
Philadelphia Eagles (vs. DAL)
Houston Texans (vs. TEN)
Chicago Bears (@ MIN)
Seattle Seahawks (@ ARI)
San Francisco 49ers (@ LAR)
Carolina Panthers (@ TB)
Las Vegas Raiders (vs. LAC)
5 Denver Broncos (vs. KC)
New York Jets (@ BUF)
Jacksonville Jaguars (vs. IND)
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