Week 17 Fantasy Football Rankings by Position for PPR Leagues in Fantasy Playoffs

Max Staley
Week 17 fantasy football rankings by position for PPR leagues.
Week 17 fantasy football rankings by position for PPR leagues. / Don Juan Moore/GettyImages

We've reached the fantasy football championships in most leagues. If you're playing for a title, prepare to spend all week tinkering and overthinking each matchup and start/sit decision.

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With injuries and COVID threatening to change things all throughout the week, fantasy managers need to be on the ball this week. Thankfully, The Duel is here to help. Here are our Week 17 fantasy football rankings for PPR leagues.

Week 17 Fantasy Football QB Rankings

1. Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills (vs ATL)
2. Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at NYJ)
3. Matthew Stafford, Los Angeles Rams (at BAL)
4. Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia Eagles (at WAS)
5. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (vs MIN)
6. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs (at CIN)
7. Justin Herbert, Los Angeles Chargers (vs DEN)
8. Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals (vs KC)
9. Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals (at DAL)
10. Lamar Jackson*, Baltimore Ravens (vs LAR)
11. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (vs ARI)
12. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks (vs DET)

Week 17 Fantasy Football RB Rankings

1. Jonathan Taylor, Indianapolis Colts (vs LVR)
2. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings (at GB)
3. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers (vs MIN)
4. Austin Ekeler*, Los Angeles Chargers (vs DEN)
5. Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals (vs KC)
6. Najee Harris, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs CLE)
7. D'Andre Swift*, Detroit Lions (at SEA)
8. Cordarrelle Patterson, Atlanta Falcons (at BUF)
9. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints (vs CAR)
10. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys (vs ARI)
11. Ronald Jones, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at NYJ)
12. Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns (at PIT)
13. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Kansas City Chiefs (at CIN)
14. Antonio Gibson, Washington Football Team (vs PHI)
15. Javonte Williams, Denver Broncos (at LAC)
16. Rashaad Penny, Seattle Seahawks (vs DET)
17. Dare Ogunbowale, Jacksonville Jaguars (at NE)
18. Jeff Wilson Jr., San Francisco 49ers (vs HOU)
19. David Montgomery, Chicago Bears (vs NYG)
20. Damien Harris, New England Patriots (vs JAX)
21. Melvin Gordon, Denver Broncos (at LAC)
22. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (at CHI)
23. Josh Jacobs, Las Vegas Raiders (at IND)
24. Sony Michel, Los Angeles Rams (at BAL)
25. James Conner, Arizona Cardinals (at DAL)
26. Chase Edmonds, Arizona Cardinals (at DAL)
27. Boston Scott, Philadelphia Eagles (at WAS)
28. Darrel Williams, Kansas City Chiefs (at CIN)
29. D'Onta Foreman, Tennessee Titans (vs MIA)
30. Rhamondre Stevenson*, New England Patriots (vs JAX)
31. Chuba Hubbard, Carolina Panthers (at NO)
32. AJ Dillon, Green Bay Packers (vs MIN)
33. Devin Singletary, Buffalo Bills (vs ATL)
34. Rex Burkhead, Houston Texans (at SF)
35. Myles Gaskin, Miami Dolphins (at TEN)
36. Tony Pollard*, Dallas Cowboys (vs ARI)

Week 17 Fantasy Football WR Rankings

1. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams (at BAL)
2. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers (vs MIN)
3. Deebo Samuel, San Francisco 49ers (vs HOU)
4. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs (at CIN)
5. Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings (at GB)
6. Stefon Diggs, Buffalo Bills (vs ATL)
7. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers (vs DEN)
8. Diontae Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs CLE)
9. Jaylen Waddle*, Miami Dolphins (at TEN)
10. Antonio Brown, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at NYJ)
11. Ja'Marr Chase, Cincinnati Bengals (vs KC)
12. Tee Higgins, Cincinnati Bengals (vs KC)
13. A.J. Brown*, Tennessee Titans (vs MIA)
14. CeeDee Lamb, Dallas Cowboys (vs ARI)
15. Brandin Cooks, Houston Texans (at SF)
16. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks (vs DET)
17. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys (vs ARI)
18. Hunter Renfrow, Las Vegas Raiders (at IND)
19. DJ Moore, Carolina Panthers (at NO)
20. Terry McLaurin*, Washington Football Team (vs PHI)
21. Elijah Moore, New York Jets (vs TB)
22. DK Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks (vs DET)
23. Odell Beckham Jr., Los Angeles Rams (at BAL)
24. Marquise Brown, Baltimore Ravens (vs LAR)
25. Brandin Aiyuk, San Francisco 49ers (vs HOU)
26. DeVante Parker, Miami Dolphins (at TEN)
27. Amon-Ra St. Brown, Detroit Lions (at SEA)
28. Michael Pittman Jr. , Indianapolis Colts (vs LVR)
29. Darnell Mooney, Chicago Bears (vs NYG)
30. Adam Thielen*, Minnesota Vikings (at GB)
31. Russell Gage, Atlanta Falcons (at BUF)
32. A.J. Green, Arizona Cardinals (at DAL)
33. Jakobi Meyers, New England Patriots (vs JAX)
34. Van Jefferson, Los Angeles Rams (at BAL)
35. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Green Bay Packers (vs MIN)
36. Christian Kirk, Arizona Cardinals (at DAL)

Week 17 Fantasy Football TE Rankings

1. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (vs HOU)
2. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs (at CIN)
3. Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens (vs LAR)
4. Rob Gronkowski, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at NYJ)
5. Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia Eagles (at WAS)
6. Kyle Pitts, Atlanta Falcons (at BUF)
7. Dawson Knox, Buffalo Bills (vs ATL)
8. Mike Gesicki, Miami Dolphins (at TEN)
9. Zach Ertz, Arizona Cardinals (at DAL)
10. Noah Fant, Denver Broncos (at LAC)
11. Hunter Henry, New England Patriots (vs JAX)
12. Dalton Schultz, Dallas Cowboys (vs ARI)

Week 17 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

1. Ryan Succop, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at NYJ)
2. Matt Gay, Los Angeles Rams (at BAL)
3. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs (at CIN)
4. Tyler Bass, Buffalo Bills (vs ATL)
5. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens (vs LAR)
6. Nick Folk, New England Patriots (vs JAX)
7. Jake Elliott, Philadelphia Eagles (at WAS)
8. Matt Prater, Arizona Cardinals (at DAL)
9. Daniel Carlson, Las Vegas Raiders (at IND)
10. Greg Zuerlein, Dallas Cowboys (vs ARI)
11. Greg Joseph, Minnesota Vikings (at GB)
12. Graham Gano, New York Giants (at CHI)

Week 17 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

1. New England Patriots (vs JAX)
2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at NYJ)
3. Buffalo Bills (vs ATL)
4. San Francisco 49ers (vs HOU)
5. New Orleans Saints (vs CAR)
6. Philadelphia Eagles (at WAS)
7. Chicago Bears (vs NYG)
8. Indianapolis Colts (vs LVR)
9. Dallas Cowboys (vs ARI)
10. Los Angeles Chargers (vs DEN)
11. Miami Dolphins (at TEN)
12. Green Bay Packers (vs MIN)

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