Week 1 Quarterback Tiers

A look at Week 1 quarterback rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE QB1

Deshaun Watson (at NE)
Philip Rivers (vs KC)
Aaron Rodgers (vs CHI)
Drew Brees (vs TB)

STRONG QB1

Andy Dalton (at IND)
Matthew Stafford (vs NYJ)

SOLID QB1

Tom Brady (vs HOU)
Alex Smith (at ARI)
Jared Goff (at OAK)
Kirk Cousins (vs SF)

BOOM/BUST QB1

Cam Newton (vs DAL)
Russell Wilson (at DEN)
Patrick Mahomes II II (at LAC)
Andrew Luck (vs CIN)
Marcus Mariota (at MIA)

QB1 BENCHED DUE TO MATCHUP/Weather

Jimmy Garoppolo, SF (at MIN)
Matt Ryan, ATL (at PHI)

Ben Roethlisberger (at CLE)

PREFERRED STREAMER/SPOT START

Mitchell Trubisky (at GB)
Ryan Fitzpatrick (at NO)
Case Keenum (vs SEA)
Blake Bortles (at NYG)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Sam Bradford (vs WAS)
Joe Flacco (vs BUF) **Monitor Weather**
Ryan Tannehill (vs TEN)
Dak Prescott (at CAR)

Tyrod Taylor (vs PIT)
Eli Manning (vs JAX)
Derek Carr (vs LAR)
Nick Foles (vs ATL)
Sam Darnold (at NYJ)
Nathan Peterman (at BAL)