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JetNation Week 2 Fantasy Rankings


With Week 1 in the books, and your fantasy team hopefully sitting atop the standings at 1-0, let’s look ahead to Week 2 with the first positional rankings of the year. All rankings are shown for standard, non-PPR formats. Players with injury concerns that may be threatening towards their playing status for Sunday is indicated with **. Defenses and kickers were not ranked.


  1. Patrick Mahomes (OAK)
  2. Deshaun Watson (JAX)
  3. Lamar Jackson (ARI)
  4. Tom Brady (MIA)
  5. Dak Prescott (WAS)
  6. Carson Wentz (ATL)
  7. Cam Newton (TB)
  8. Drew Brees (LAR)
  9. Matt Ryan (PHI)
  10. Aaron Rodgers (MIN)
  11. Russell Wilson (SEA)
  12. Ben Roethlisberger (PIT)
  13. Drew Brees (LAR)
  14. Jared Goff (NO)
  15. Josh Allen (NYG)
  16. Baker Mayfield (NYJ)
  17. Derek Carr (KC)
  18. Philip Rivers (DET)
  19. Kyler Murray (BAL)
  20. Jameis Winston (CAR)

Running Back

  1. Christian McCaffrey (TB)
  2. Saquon Barkley (BUF)
  3. Ezekiel Elliott (WAS)
  4. Le’Veon Bell (CLE)
  5. Alvin Kamara (LAR)
  6. Austin Ekeler (DET)
  7. David Johnson (BAL)
  8. Josh Jacobs (KC)
  9. Nick Chubb (NYJ)
  10. Dalvin Cook (GB)
  11. Chris Carson (PIT)
  12. Mark Ingram (ARI)
  13. James Conner (SEA)
  14. Todd Gurley (NO)
  15. Marlon Mack (TEN)
  16. Kerryon Johnson (LAC)
  17. Aaron Jones (MIN)
  18. Kerryon Johnson (LAC)
  19. Devonta Freeman (PHI)
  20. Leonard Fournette (HOU)
  21. Sony Michel (MIA)
  22. David Montgomery (DEN)
  23. Devin Singletary (NYG)
  24. Damien Williams (OAK)
  25. Matt Breida (CIN)
  26. James White (MIA)
  27. Adrian Peterson (DAL)
  28. Duke Johnson Jr. (JAX)
  29. Joe Mixon (SF) *Not expected to play*
  30. Lesean McCoy (OAK)

Wide Receiver

  1. Michael Thomas (LAR)
  2. Julio Jones (PHI)
  3. DeAndre Hopkins (JAX)
  4. O’dell Beckham Jr. (NYJ)
  5. Keenan Allen (DET)
  6. Davante Adams (MIN)
  7. JuJu Smith-Schuster (SEA)
  8. Sammy Watkins (OAK)
  9. Adam Thielen (GB)
  10. Mike Evans (CAR)
  11. Brandin Cooks (NO)
  12. Antonio Brown (MIA)
  13. Amari Cooper (WAS)
  14. Alshon Jeffrey (ATL)
  15. Stefon Diggs (GB)
  16. Robert Woods (NO)
  17. T.Y. Hilton (TEN)
  18. Desean Jackson (ATL)
  19. DJ Moore (TB)
  20. Calvin Ridley (PHI)
  21. Chris Godwin (CAR)
  22. Cooper Kupp (NO)
  23. Julian Edelman (MIA)
  24. Kenny Golladay (LAC)
  25. Tyler Boyd (SF)
  26. Josh Gordon (MIA)
  27. Tyrell Williams (KC)
  28. Allen Robinson (DEN)
  29. Jamison Crowder (CLE)
  30. Michael Gallup (WSH)
  31. Marquise Brown (ARI)
  32. Mike Willians (DET) *Questionable to play*
  33. Jarvis Landry (NYJ)
  34. John Ross III (SF)
  35. Robby Anderson (CLE)
  36. Christian Kirk (BAL)
  37. Dede Westbrook (HOU)
  38. Marvin Jones Jr. (LAC)
  39. Larry Fitzgerald (BAL)
  40. Curtis Samuel (TB)
  41. Mecole Hardman (OAK)
  42. John Brown (NYG)
  43. Sterling Shepard (BUF) *Questionable to play*
  44. Emmanuel Sanders (CHI)
  45. DK Metcalf (PIT)
  46. Corey Davis (IND)
  47. Courtland Sutton (CHI)
  48. Terry McLaurin (DAL)
  49. Cole Beasley (NYG)
  50. DJ Chark (HOU)

Tight End

  1. Travis Kelce (OAK)
  2. Zach Ertz (ATL)
  3. George Kittle (CIN)
  4. Evan Engram (BUF)
  5. O.J. Howard (CAR)
  6. Jared Cook (LAR)
  7. Delanie Walker (IND)
  8. Darren Waller (KC)
  9. Vance McDonald (SEA)
  10. TJ Hockenson (LAC)
  11. David Njoku (NYJ)
  12. Mark Andrews (ARI)
  13. Austin Hooper (PHI)
  14. Jimmy Graham (MIN)
  15. Kyle Rudolph (GB)

Favorable Matchups

  • Lamar Jackson vs Cardinals
  • Cam Newton vs Bucs
  • Tom Brady @ Miami
  • Dak Prescott @ Redskins
  • Austin Ekeler @ Lions
  • Josh Jacobs vs Chiefs
  • Sony Michel @ Dolphins
  • Matt Breida @ Bengals
  • Devin Singletary @ Giants
  • David Montgomery @ Broncos
  • O’dell Beckham Jr. @ Jets
  • Amari Cooper @ Redskins
  • Chris Godwin @ Panthers
  • Desean Jackson @ Falcons
  • Jamison Crowder vs Browns
  • John Brown @ Giants
  • Evan Engram vs Bills
  • Mark Andrews vs Cardinals
  • Darren Waller vs Chiefs

Unfavorable Matchups

  • Ben Roethlisberger vs Seahawks
  • Jared Goff vs Saints
  • Kyler Murray @ Ravens
  • Matthew Stafford vs Chargers
  • James Conner vs Seahawks
  • Kerryon Johnson vs Chargers
  • Damien Williams vs Raiders
  • Kenyan Drake vs Patriots
  • Phillip Lindsay vs Bears
  • Robby Anderson vs Browns
  • Stefon Diggs @ Packers
  • Cooper Kupp vs Saints
  • Christian Kirk @ Ravens
  • Emmanuel Sanders vs Bears
  • Danny Amendola vs Chargers
  • Vance McDonald vs Seahawks
  • Jared Cook @ Rams


Sleeper Pick of the Week

  • DK Metcalf @ Steelers

Russell Wilson only targeted two receivers when passing last Sunday against the Bengals, DK Metcalf (6) and Tyler Lockett (2). Although they are poised to be a run heavy offense this season, Russell is not afraid to throw it when he needs to. Metcalf should be able to lead this team in targets on a weekly basis going forward this year. He is facing a questionable Steelers secondary that should provide opportunity for him to have a good fantasy performance.

This Article Was Written By Dylan Tereman

Dylan Tereman

I was born and raised in New Jersey, just recently moving to Spartanburg, SC. I am 23 and have been a Jets fan since I was 6. Through all the peaks and valleys, I am proud to be a fan of the Green & White and I’m excited to contribute to JetNation in anyway I can.



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