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Peyton Manning dominated the quarterback position in fantasy football a year ago, and he may very well do it again this season. However, for the remaining owners in 10 and 12-team fantasy leagues, there need to be alternate options.
Luckily, there are… and then some. In fact, the quarterback position is deeper than its ever been, with 14 passers topping 250 fantasy points in 2013 and potentially even more prepared to crack that mark in 2014.
However, QB by QB production is sure to see its fair share of fluctuation. After all, Philip Rivers wasn’t a top-10 fantasy passer in 2012, yet he was fantasy’s #6 option in 2013. Andy Dalton wasn’t on many people’s top-10 lists a year ago, but he finished the year as fantasy’s fifth best quarterback.
Noticing the trend? Quarterback is deep, and you don’t need Peyton Manning to feel good about the position anymore. In fact, you can wait quite a while before pulling the trigger on your starting fantasy passer.
At least six rounds, to be exact. With that said, let’s take a look at five solid to amazing fantasy quarterbacks that you can snag beyond round six based on current ADP: