Week 16 Quarterback Tiers

A look at the Week 16 quarterback rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE QB1

Cam Newton (at ATL)
Ben Roethlisberger (at BAL)
Russell Wilson (vs STL)

SOLID QB1

Carson Palmer (vs GB)
Matthew Stafford (vs SF)
Derek Carr (vs SD - Thursday)
Blake Bortles (at NO)
Ryan Fitzpatrick (vs NE)

HIGH CEILING QB1

Tyrod Taylor (vs DAL)
Kirk Cousins (at PHI - Saturday)

HIGH FLOOR QB1

Aaron Rodgers (at ARI)
Tom Brady (at NYJ)

TOP CHAMPIONSHIP STREAMERS

Jameis Winston (vs CHI)
Johnny Manziel (at KC)
Teddy Bridgewater (vs NYG)
Sam Bradford (vs WAS - Saturday)

HIGH FLOOR QB2

Alex Smith (vs CLE)
Philip Rivers (at OAK - Saturday)
Matt Ryan (vs CAR)
Jay Cutler (at TB)
Eli Manning (at MIN)

MONITOR STATUS QB2/DESPERATION PLAY

Drew Brees/Matt Flynn (vs JAX)
Brandon Weeden/Brian Hoyer (vs TEN)
Jimmy Clausen/Ryan Mallett/Matt Schaub (vs PIT)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Blaine Gabbert (at DET)
Ryan Tannehill (vs IND)
Matt Hasselbeck (at MIA)
Case Keenum (at SEA)
Zach Mettenberger (vs HOU)
A.J. McCarron (at DEN)
Brock Osweiler (vs CIN)
Kellen Moore (at BUF)