Week 11 fantasy football rankings: PPR ranks, injury news, sleepers

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Quarterback injury news — both good and bad — is the big story this week with the expected return of Justin Fields and Matthew Stafford, and the season-ending surgery for Deshaun Watson.

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Fantasy football rankings for Week 11 are based on the point-per-reception (PPR) scoring used in most seasonal and daily fantasy football formats. One point is awarded for every 10 rushing and receiving yards and one point for every 20 passing yards. Six points are awarded for touchdowns scored, four points for passing TDs and one point for receptions.

Rankings are compiled by Daniel Dobish, 

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Fantasy football quarterback rankings for Week 11

The Browns announced Wednesday Deshaun Watson will need surgery on his throwing shoulder and miss the rest of the season. Rookie Dorian Thompson-Robinson will take over as the starter in a major downgrade for the Browns offense.Justin Fields‘ thumb seems to be sufficiently healed to allow him to start on Sunday at Detroit. His performances prior to the injury can give fantasy managers confidence to roll with him as well.Sleeper pick: Joshua Dobbs has led the Vikings to a pair of victories since arriving in a trade. His scrambling ability (rushing TDs in four consecutive games) makes him a sneaky good start vs. Denver, especially if star WR Justin Jefferson is activated from injured reserve.

Fantasy football running back rankings for Week 11

The Dolphins opened the practice window for big-play rookie De’Von Achane this week. He has RB2 potential right away if he’s activated to face the Raiders.Khalil Herbert (ankle) could return from IR this week after the Bears’ extended time off following their Thursday night game. However, D’Onta Foreman has run well in Herbert’s place.Sleeper pick: Ty Chandler could get the feature back treatment this week if starter Alexander Mattison (concussion) is out.

Fantasy football wide receiver rankings for Week 11

After his monster game in Week 10 (11 catches, 175 yards, 2 TD), Keenan Allen is listed as day-to-day with a shoulder injury.The expected return of quarterback Matthew Stafford (thumb) after the Rams’ bye week should be good news for wideouts Cooper Kupp, Puka Nacua and Tutu Atwell.Tee Higgins (hamstring) has yet to return to practice, putting his status in considerable jeopardy with the Bengals playing Thursday night in Baltimore.Sleeper pick: Courtland Sutton doesn’t seem to get the respect he deserves. With a spectacular TD catch on Monday night, he’s scored in each of his last four games.

Fantasy football tight end rankings for Week 11

Fantasy football kicker rankings for Week 11

Fantasy football defense/special teams rankings for Week 11

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