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The case for Anthony Richardson as fantasy football QB1

Anthony Richardson typically goes as the QB5 or QB6 in drafts, but he’s my top-ranked fantasy quarterback entering 2024.

Fantasy points per dropback is one of the best future indicators, and Richardson just recorded the most FP/DB since Lamar Jackson’s historic 2019 season. Richardson averaged 29.2 fantasy points per four quarters (the most ever) as a rookie and matched C.J. Stroud in weekly top-five finishes despite missing most of the season. Richardson continued to show a strong ability to avoid sacks like in college, and he got 8.