Fantasy Football: Week 11 QB rankings

November 16, 2018

One person who’s happy about the NFL’s decision to move its marquee Monday-night matchup — 9-1 Rams vs. 9-1 Chiefs — from Azteca Stadio to the L.A. Memorial Coliseum? Jared Goff.

Our QB1 this week, Goff has tossed 14 TDs against 2 INTs while going 5-0 in his home digs compared to 8:4 and 4-1 on the road, where the Rams are scoring nearly two points fewer than at home.

What about Pat Mahomes, you say? Our QB2 in Week 11 actually has been a tad better statistically away from Arrowhead but would be pretty much unassailable playing on the moon. So why give Goff the edge? As well as the Chiefs ‘D’ has played of late, it hasn’t traveled nearly as well, permitting averages of 463 yards and 29 points in its past three road contests compared to 407 and 15, respectively, over the most recent trio of home games.

Of course, the Rams have been shredded at home, allowing 31, 27 and 31 points in their past three bouts at the Coliseum. Goff actually has been a tad hotter than Mahomes over each of their past two respective outings, albeit separated by less than four fantasy points. If we compare their past four games, when Mahomes has been QB1 and Goff is QB3, the difference is less than 12 points.

A one-word Clubber Lang-caliber prediction we feel safer making than Mahomes vs. Goff for top QB billing this week? Points. Lots of ’em for both clubs. Buckle up.

Let’s check out the rest of the Week 11 QB rankings:

1. Jared Goff, Rams vs. Chiefs

2. Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs at Rams

3. Andrew Luck, Colts vs. Titans

4. Cam Newton, Panthers at Lions

5. Matt Ryan, Falcons vs. Cowboys

6. Drew Brees, Saints vs. Eagles

7. Carson Wentz, Eagles at Saints

8. Deshaun Watson, Texans at Washington

9. Aaron Rodgers, Packers at Seahawks

10. Philip Rivers, Chargers vs. Broncos

11. Russell Wilson, Seahawks vs. Packers

12. Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers at Jaguars

13. Mitch Trubisky, Bears vs. Vikings

14. Dak Prescott, Cowboys at Falcons

15. Kirk Cousins, Vikings at Bears

16. Marcus Mariota, Titans at Colts

17. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bucs at Giants

18. Lamar Jackson*, Ravens vs. Bengals

19. Case Keenum, Broncos at Chargers

20. Matthew Stafford, Lions vs. Panthers

21. Eli Manning, Giants vs. Bucs

22. Andy Dalton, Bengals at Ravens

23. Blake Bortles, Jaguars vs. Steelers

24. Josh Rosen, Cardinals vs. Raiders

25. Alex Smith, Washington vs. Texans

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