Koerner’s Week 14 Fantasy Football Tiers: Tips for Your Playoff Run


USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Drew Brees (9), Travis Kelce (87), Ezekiel Elliott (21).

Dec 09, 2018, 06:17 AM EST
  • Sean Koerner -- the No. 1 in-season fantasy football ranker in 2015, 2016 and 2017 -- takes a detailed look at his Week 14 tiers for every position: quarterback, running back, wide receiver, tight end, defense and kicker.
  • Use the strategies outlined below to build the most optimal starting lineup for your fantasy football team.

Below you’ll find my tiers for Week 14 fantasy football. These are based on standard scoring and cover every position.

As a reminder, these tiers are not updated after publication. If you want my most up-to-date rankings for PPR, Standard and Half-Point PPR leagues, check out this post.

Jump to a position: Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | Kicker | Defense


Tier 1
Patrick Mahomes (vs. BAL)
Ben Roethlisberger (@ OAK)

Mahomes still gets Tier 1 status this week, despite a tough matchup against Baltimore. He’s proven to be matchup-proof and even a slight ding to his projections still has him head and shoulders above the rest.

Roethlisberger joins him this week with a fantastic matchup against the Raiders.

Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) and wide receiver Antonio Brown (84).

I mentioned last week that the Raiders have only allowed one 300-yard passing game all season. This is less about them having a tough secondary and much more about teams not needing to throw much to blow them out.

What the Raiders do allow are passing touchdowns. They have given up a league-high 29 this season, and Big Ben is a near-lock for multiple touchdowns this week with James Conner on the shelf.

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