Week 17 Fantasy Football PPR Rankings by Position

Jason Schandl
Michael Thomas runs after a catch against the Titans in Week 16.
Michael Thomas runs after a catch against the Titans in Week 16. / Brett Carlsen/Getty Images
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Week 17 tends to be a wild one for fantasy football purposes. Not every team has a meaningful game this week, and for some playoff-bound squads (like the Baltimore Ravens) there's a real risk that starters get rested. News of players sitting out will cause big shifts in the rankings throughout the week, so be sure to check back often for our most up-to-date ranks.

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With that in mind, let's look at where we can find the best producers for the week ahead with our Week 17 fantasy football PPR rankings.

Week 17 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

1. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs (vs LAC)
2. Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
3. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
4. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (vs WAS)
5. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints (at CAR)
6. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks (vs SF)
7. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (at DET)
8. Ryan Tannehill, Tennessee Titans (at HOU)
9. Tom Brady, New England Patriots (vs MIA)
10. Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills (vs NYJ)
11. Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles (at NYG)
12. Daniel Jones, New York Giants (vs PHI)

Week 17 Fantasy Football PPR Running Back Rankings

1. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers (vs NO)
2. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (vs PHI)
3. Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns (at CIN)
4. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys (vs WAS)
5. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers (at DET)
6. Kenyan Drake, Arizona Cardinals (at LAR)
7. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints (at CAR)
8. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans (at HOU)
9. Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals (vs CLE)
10. Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams (vs ARI)
11. Melvin Gordon, Los Angeles Chargers (at KC)
12. Le'Veon Bell, New York Jets (at BUF)
13. Miles Sanders, Philadelphia Eagles (at NYG)
14. Marlon Mack, Indianapolis Colts (at JAX)
15. Phillip Lindsay, Denver Broncos (vs OAK)
16. Gus Edwards, Baltimore Ravens (vs PIT)
17. Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
18. Ryquell Armstead, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs IND)
19. DeAndre Washington, Oakland Raiders (at DEN)
20. Raheem Mostert, San Francisco 49ers (at SEA)
21. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers (at KC)
22. Sony Michel, New England Patriots (vs MIA)
23. Devin Singletary, Buffalo Bills (vs NYJ)
24. Justice Hill, Baltimore Ravens (vs PIT)
25. Damien Williams, Kansas City Chiefs (vs LAC)
26. James White, New England Patriots (vs MIA)
27. Travis Homer, Seattle Seahawks (vs SF)
28. Mike Boone, Minnesota Vikings (vs CHI)
29. Kareem Hunt, Cleveland Browns (at CIN)
30. Ronald Jones Jr., Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
31. Kerryon Johnson, Detroit Lions (vs GB)
32. Patrick Laird, Miami Dolphins (at NE)
33. David Montgomery, Chicago Bears (at MIN)
34. Jaylen Samuels, Pittsburgh Steelers (at BAL)
35. Adrian Peterson, Washington Redskins (at DAL)
36. Carlos Hyde, Houston Texans (vs TEN)

Week 17 Fantasy Football PPR Wide Receiver Rankings

1. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints (at CAR)
2. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
3. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans (vs TEN)
4. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys (vs WAS)
5. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers (at DET)
6. Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos (vs OAK)
7. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers (at KC)
8. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots (vs MIA)
9. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs (vs LAC)
10. A.J. Brown, Tennessee Titans (at HOU)
11. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears (at MIN)
12. Breshad Perriman, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
13. Tyler Boyd, Cincinnati Bengals (vs CLE)
14. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings (vs CHI)
15. Kenny Golladay, Detroit Lions (vs GB)
16. Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns (at CIN)
17. Terry McLaurin, Washington Redskins (at DAL)
18. Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams (vs ARI)
19. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks (vs SF)
20. Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns (at CIN)
21. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams (vs ARI)
22. DJ Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs IND)
23. Justin Watson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
24. John Brown, Buffalo Bills (vs NYJ)
25. DeVante Parker, Miami Dolphins (at NE)
26. Mike Williams, Los Angeles Chargers (at KC)
27. Michael Gallup, Dallas Cowboys (vs WAS)
28. Emmanuel Sanders, San Francisco 49ers (at SEA)
29. Russell Gage, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
30. Sterling Shepard, New York Giants (vs PHI)
31. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings (vs CHI)
32. Curtis Samuel, Carolina Panthers (vs NO)
33. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts (at JAX)
34. James Washington, Pittsburgh Steelers (at BAL)
35. Golden Tate, New York Giants (vs PHI)
36. DK Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks (vs SF)

Week 17 Fantasy Football PPR Tight End Rankings

1. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (at SEA)
2. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
3. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs (vs LAC)
4. Tyler Higbee, Los Angeles Rams (vs ARI)
5. Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia Eagles (at NYG)
6. Hunter Henry, Los Angeles Chargers (at KC)
7. Darren Waller, Oakland Raiders (at DEN)
8. Jared Cook, New Orleans Saints (at CAR)
9. O.J. Howard, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
10. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers (vs NO)
11. Jacob Hollister, Seattle Seahawks (vs SF)
12. O.J. Howard, Tampa bay buccaneers (vs ATL)

Week 17 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

1. Matt Gay, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
2. Wil Lutz, New Orleans Saints (at CAR)
3. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs (vs LAC)
4. Nick Folk, New England Patriots (vs MIA)
5. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers (at DET)
6. Brett Maher, Dallas Cowboys (vs WAS)
7. Younghoe Koo, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
8. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens (vs PIT)
9. Dan Bailey, Minnesota Vikings (vs CHI)
10. Jake Elliott, Philadelphia Eagles (at NYG)
11. Michael Badgley, Los Angeles Chargers (at KC)
12. Greg Zuerlein, Los Angeles Rams (vs ARI)

Week 17 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

1. New England Patriots (vs MIA)
2. Dallas Cowboys (vs WAS)
3. Minnesota Vikings (vs CHI)
4. Green Bay Packers (at DET)
5. New Orleans Saints (at CAR)
6. Kansas City Chiefs (vs LAC)
7. Los Angeles Rams (vs ARI)
8. Buffalo Bills (vs NYJ)
9. San Francisco 49ers (at SEA)
10. Philadelphia Eagles (at NYG)
11. Baltimore Ravens (vs PIT)
12. Tennessee Titans (at HOU)


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