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Quarterback projections: Week 9


The New England Patriots are coming off their bye, and Tom Brady is the top projected quarterback according to several sites. has Brady projected for 341 yards and three touchdowns (31 fantasy points) against Miami on Sunday. Drew Brees, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers and Kurt Warner round out the top five on's quarterback projection list. projects Brady for 25.2 points, followed by Brees, Manning, Rodgers and Philip Rivers. has Brady first in its Week 9 rankings, followed by Rivers, Rodgers, Donovan McNabb and Tony Romo. Surprinsingly, Manning is ranked ninth.

Manning, however, is first on FFToolbox's Who to Start Rankings/Projections, which projects him for 22.2 points. Rodgers is second at 21.2, and Brady is third (20.8). Fourth and fifth are Brees (20.5) and Ben Roethlisberger (18.5).

Manning is also first on Fantasy Football Jungle's rankings compiled by Matt Horkman. The rest of the top five comprises Rodgers, Brady, McNabb and Brees.

Bruno Boys ranks Brees as the best play this weekend and projects him for 24 points. Manning is second (23) and Brady third (21).

Speaking of quarterbacks, check out the latest post on It's a light-hearted look at NFL pairings The Football Girl, aka Melissa Jacobs, would like to see, and that includes the Manning brothers; Brees and any wide receiver whose number doesn't begin with 1; Mark Sanchez and Adrian Grenier; and Brett Favre and John Kerry.

If you're a regular listener of fantasy Thursdays on The Mike Wise Show, you'll recall Melissa was a guest a few weeks ago. Melissa used to be a radio producer and now devotes a great deal of her time to her blog, which I wrote about in a previous post.

By Gene Wang  |  November 5, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  | Category:  Fantasy Football Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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