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That Sports Guy’s Week 2 Fantasy Football Rankings

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There were a decent amount of surprises in Week 1. Whether it was injury or a big performance Week 1 let us know the NFL was back! Now as we move towards Week 2 it is important to remember one game isn’t enough of a sample size to make a dramatic conclusion but it does allow for you to see who some of the season’s sensations might be. But of course what would a fantasy week be without a The Draft Diamonds Weekly Fantasy Report. Check out our Week 2 Fantasy Football Rankings!

Here is how this year will play out:

  • Players will be listed as First Last/Team. For example, Gardner Minshew/Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Rankings will consist of:
    • 12 QBs
    • 25 RBs
    • 35 WRs
    • 10 TEs
    • 10 D/ST
    • 3 Weekly Sleepers
    • 3 Weekly Fades
      • Sleepers and Fades will be listed as First Last/ Position/ Team. For example, Tom Brady/ QB/ Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Top 12 QBs

  1. Lamar Jackson/ Baltimore Ravens
  2. Dak Prescott/ Dallas Cowboys
  3. Patrick Mahomes/ Kansas City Chiefs
  4. Russell Wilson/ Seattle Seahawks
  5. Josh Allen/ Buffalo Bills
  6. Kyler Murray/ Arizona Cardinals
  7. Deshaun Watson/ Houston Texans
  8. Aaron Rodgers/ Green Bay Packers
  9. Matt Ryan/ Atlanta Falcons
  10. Cam Newton/ New England Patriots
  11. Joe Burrow/ Cincinnati Bengals
  12. Tom Brady/ Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Top 25 RBs

  1. Alvin Kamara/ New Orleans Saints
  2. Ezekiel Elliott/ Dallas Cowboys
  3. Derrick Henry/ Tennessee Titans
  4. Dalvin Cook/ Minnesota Vikings
  5. Aaron Jones/ Green Bay Packers
  6. Clyde Edwards-Helaire/ Kansas City Chiefs
  7. Christian McCaffrey/ Carolina Panthers
  8. Saquon Barkley/ New York Giants
  9. Josh Jacobs/ Las Vegas Raiders
  10. Raheem Mostert/ San Francisco 49ers
  11. Chris Carson/ Seattle Seahawks
  12. Kenyan Drake/ Arizona Cardinals
  13. Austin Ekeler/ LA Chargers
  14. Jonathan Taylor/ Indianapolis Colts
  15. Nick Chubb/ Cleveland Browns
  16. Benny Snell/ Pittsburgh Steelers
  17. Malcolm Brown/ LA Rams
  18. Nyheim Hines/ Indianapolis Colts
  19. Kareem Hunt/ Cleveland Browns
  20. Ronald Jones/ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  21. Melvin Gordon/ Denver Broncos
  22. Todd Gurley/ Atlanta Falcons
  23. Sony Michel/ New England Patriots
  24. James Robinson/ Jacksonville Jaguars
  25. JK Dobbins/ Baltimore Ravens

Top 35 WRs

  1. Davante Adams/ Green Bay Packers
  2. DeAndre Hopkins/ Arizona Cardinals
  3. Julio Jones/ Atlanta Falcons
  4. Chris Godwin/ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  5. Tyreek Hill/ Kansas City Chiefs
  6. Allen Robinson/ Chicago Bears
  7. Calvin Ridley/ Atlanta Falcons
  8. Adam Thielen/ Minnesota Vikings
  9. Robert Woods/ LA Rams
  10. DJ Moore/ Carolina Panthers
  11. AJ Brown/ Tennessee Titans
  12. Amari Cooper/ Dallas Cowboys
  13. JuJu Smith-Schuster/ Pittsburgh Steelers
  14. Terry McLaurin/ Washington Football Team
  15. DJ Chark/ Jacksonville Jaguars
  16. Cooper Kupp/ LA Rams
  17. T.Y. Hilton/ Indianapolis Colts
  18. DK Metcalf/ Seattle Seahawks
  19. Mike Evans/ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  20. Hollywood Brown/ Baltimore Ravens
  21. Tyler Lockett/ Seattle Seahawks
  22. Keenan Allen/ LA Chargers
  23. Stefon Diggs/ Buffalo Bills
  24. Will Fuller/ Houston Texans
  25. Julian Edelman/ New England Patriots
  26. Emmanuel Sanders/ New Orleans Saints
  27. Jamison Crowder/ NY Jets
  28. Tyler Boyd/ Cincinnati Bengals
  29. Sammy Watkins/ Kansas City Chiefs
  30. Courtland Sutton/ Denver Broncos
  31. Parris Campbell/ Indianapolis Colts
  32. Anthony Miller/ Chicago Bears
  33. Allen Lazard/ Green Bay Packers
  34. AJ Green/Cincinnati Bengals
  35. Robby Anderson/ Carolina Panthers

Top 10 TEs

  1. Mark Andrews/ Baltimore Ravens
  2. George Kittle/ San Francisco 49ers
  3. Travis Kelce/ Kansas City Chiefs
  4. Dallas Goedert/ Philadelphia Eagles
  5. Zach Ertz/ Philadelphia Eagles
  6. Hunter Henry/ LA Chargers
  7. Noah Fant/ Denver Broncos
  8. Darren Waller/ Las Vegas Raiders
  9. Jonnu Smith/ Tennessee Titans
  10. TJ Hockenson/ Detroit Lions

Top 10 D/ST

  1. Pittsburgh Steelers
  2. San Francisco 49ers
  3. Buffalo Bills
  4. Chicago Bears
  5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  6. Kansas City Chiefs
  7. Denver Broncos
  8. New Orleans Saints
  9. Tennessee Titans
  10. Philadelphia Eagles

3 Weekly Sleepers

  1. Latavius Murray/ RB/ New Orleans Saints: The offense will need to adjust to life without Michael Thomas and there is a very strong chance the Saints run the ball a little more. However, they cant run Alvin Kamara into the ground early in the season. Enter Alvin Kamara. The Saints take on a suspect Raiders run defense in Week 2. I like Lat to score this week and see about 12 carries.
  2. James Robinson/ RB/ Jacksonville Jaguars: The volume is there. Robinson was the only RB to log all of the team carries in Week 1. Jacksonville views him as a workhorse as Chris Thompson barely played double-digit snaps (12). The volume should be there again against Tennessee. The Titans gave up over 70 yards and 1 TD to Melvin Gordon in Week 1. There is no reason to believe that can’t happen again.
  3. Parris Campbell/ WR/ Indianapolis Colts: He is coming off a strong Week 1 and the Vikings gave up strong games to the Green Bay secondary WRs. I expect this game to be another shootout this weekend and Campbell should be called on to keep the Colts involved. I could see Campbell getting open deep for a big play as Minnesota gave up a few last week. The Minnesota CBs are young andd I expect a veteran guy like Frank Reich to try and attack that group early this week. Campbell also recorded the most snaps in Wekk 1 by Colts WRs.

3 Weekly Fades

  1. Sterling Shepherd/ WR/ NY Giants: It is clear that Darius Slayton is the guy for Daniel Jones and this offense looked awful against Pittsburgh. This offense can’t support 2 pass catchers at the moment.
  2. Boston Scott/ RB/ Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles offensive line is in rough shape and they couldn’t establish a run game in Week 1. Until the unit upfront improves I would avoid the Eagles run game entirely.
  3. Brandin Cooks/ WR/ Baltimore Ravens: He didn’t come out with a bang in Week 1 and things don’t get much better in Week 2 against Baltimore. Baltimore shut down the Cleveland passing attack in Week 1 and nothing is suggesting that they can’t stop Houston too.


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