Thursday, September 11, 2014

Set your lineup: Week 2 fantasy football rankings

Below are Week 2 fantasy football rankings based on potential performance in this week's games for quarterback, running back, wide receiver, tight end, kicker and team defense.

1 Peyton Manning, Denver vs. Kansas City 
2 Andrew Luck, Indianapolis vs. Philadelphia 
3 Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay vs. N.Y. Jets ...Rodgers must feel antsy to roll after Seattle beat-down in Week 1
4 Drew Brees, New Orleans at Cleveland 
5 Nick Foles, Philadelphia at Indianapolis 
6 Matt Ryan, Atlanta at Cincinnati 
7 Jake Locker, Tennessee vs. Dallas ...Locker looks like a very good sleeper for Week 2 
8 Russell Wilson, Seattle at San Diego 
9 Matthew Stafford, Detroit at Carolina 
10 Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco vs. Chicago 
11 Tom Brady, New England at Minnesota 
12 Andy Dalton, Cincinnati vs. Atlanta 
13 Carson Palmer, Arizona at N.Y. Giants 
14 Cam Newton, Carolina vs. Detroit ...Newton will make his 2014 debut this week at home against the Lions
15 Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh at Baltimore 
16 Robert Griffin III, Washington vs. Jacksonville 
17 Jay Cutler, Chicago at San Francisco ...Cutler lost two offensive lineman in Week 1
18 Tony Romo, Dallas at Tennessee 
19 Ryan Tannehill, Miami at Buffalo 
20 Alex Smith, Kansas City at Denver 

Running Back
1 Adrian Peterson, Minnesota vs. New England 
2 LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia at Indianapolis 
3 Matt Forte, Chicago at San Francisco 
4 Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati vs. Atlanta 
5 Jamaal Charles, Kansas City at Denver 
6 Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh at Baltimore 
7 Montee Ball, Denver vs. Kansas City 
8 Marshawn Lynch, Seattle at San Diego ..."Beast Mode” was in full gear last week, rumbling for 110 yards, 2 TDs
9 DeMarco Murray, Dallas at Tennessee 
10 Arian Foster, Houston at Oakland 
11 Shane Vereen, New England at Minnesota 
12 Eddie Lacy, Green Bay vs. N.Y. Jets ...Lacy left at Seattle with a concussion, but he’s had 10 days to recover
13 C.J. Spiller, Buffalo vs. Miami ...Spiller had 15 carries to 7 for Bills' teammate Fred Jackson in Week 1
14 Alfred Morris, Washington vs. Jacksonville 
15 Andre Ellington, Arizona at N.Y. Giants ...Ellington (foot) was questionable/doubtful to play in Week 1 but he played through and should be good to go in Week 2
16 Rashad Jennings, N.Y. Giants vs. Arizona 
17 Doug Martin, Tampa Bay vs. St. Louis 
18 Chris Johnson, N.Y. Jets at Green Bay 
19 Terrance West, Cleveland vs. New Orleans ...Ben Tate is OUT, Terrance West will start
20 Frank Gore, San Francisco vs. Chicago 
21 Reggie Bush, Detroit at Carolina 
22 Knowshon Moreno, Miami at Buffalo 
23 Darren Sproles, Philadelphia at Indianapolis
24 Maurice Jones-Drew, Oakland vs. Houston ...Rough first week as a Raider, 11 yards on 9 carries
25 Pierre Thomas, New Orleans at Cleveland 
26 Justin Forsett, Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh ...with Ray Rice released, Forsett looks to draw the Week 2 start for the Ravens
27 Mark Ingram, New Orleans at Cleveland 
28 Shonn Greene, Tennessee vs. Dallas 
29 Joique Bell, Detroit at Carolina 
30 Carlos Hyde, San Francisco vs. Chicago 

Wide Receivers
1 Demaryius Thomas, Denver vs. Kansas City
2 A.J. Green, Cincinnati vs. Atlanta
3 Calvin Johnson, Detroit at Carolina
4 Jordy Nelson, Green Bay vs. N.Y. Jets
5 Julio Jones, Atlanta at Cincinnati
6 Brandon Marshall, Chicago at San Francisco
7 Dez Bryant, Dallas at Tennessee
8 Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh at Baltimore
9 Randall Cobb, Green Bay vs. N.Y. Jets
10 Julian Edelman, New England at Minnesota
11 Percy Harvin, Seattle at San Diego ...Harvin got 7 targets last week, caught 7 targets last week
12 Michael Floyd, Arizona at N.Y. Giants
13 Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina vs. Detroit
14 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota vs. New England
15 Alshon Jeffery, Chicago at San Francisco ...Jeffery missed the later part of Week 1 due to a hamstring injury but he should be good to go this week
16 Roddy White, Atlanta at Cincinnati
17 Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay vs. St. Louis
18 Emmanuel Sanders, Denver vs. Kansas City
19 Andre Johnson, Houston at Oakland
20 T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis vs. Philadelphia
21 Pierre Garcon, Washington vs. Jacksonville
22 Mike Wallace, Miami at Buffalo ...Miami talked about using Wallace more in 2014 and they did just that in Week 1 with 11 targets
23 Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis vs. Philadelphia
24 Brandin Cooks, New Orleans at Cleveland
25 Michael Crabtree, San Francisco vs. Chicago
26 Anquan Boldin, San Francisco vs. Chicago
27 DeAndre Hopkins, Houston at Oakland
28 Kendall Wright, Tennessee vs. Dallas
29 Justin Hunter, Tennessee vs. Dallas
30 Steve Smith, Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh
31 Eric Decker, N.Y. Jets at Green Bay
32 DeSean Jackson, Washington vs. Jacksonville
33 Victor Cruz, N.Y. Giants vs. Arizona ...Off a rough week, and now Cruz will draw CB Patrick Peterson
34 Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona at N.Y. Giants 
35 Golden Tate, Detroit at Carolina
36 Markus Wheaton, Pittsburgh at Baltimore ...Wheaton started off strong with 97 yards
37 Torrey Smith, Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh ...Torrey Smith had 7 targets in Week 1, new teammate Steve Smith had 15
38 Marques Colston, New Orleans at Cleveland
39 Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia at Indianapolis
40 Terrance Williams, Dallas at Tennessee
41 Mike Evans, Tampa Bay vs. St. Louis
42 Andrew Hawkins, Cleveland vs. New Orleans
43 Keenan Allen, San Diego vs. Seattle
44 Hakeem Nicks, Indianapolis vs. Philadelphia
45 Greg Jennings, Minnesota vs. New England
46 Brian Quick, St. Louis at Tampa Bay
47 Riley Cooper, Philadelphia at Indianapolis
48 Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City at Denver
49 Allen Hurns, Jacksonville at Washington ...Likely Week 1’s top waiver pickup tee’d off for 2 TDs in the first quarter
50 Doug Baldwin, Seattle at San Diego

Tight End
1 Jimmy Graham, New Orleans at Cleveland 
2 Julius Thomas, Denver vs. Kansas City 
3 Rob Gronkowski, New England at Minnesota 
4 Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota vs. New England 
5 Greg Olsen, Carolina vs. Detroit 
6 Vernon Davis, San Francisco vs. Chicago 
7 Dennis Pitta, Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh 
8 Martellus Bennett, Chicago at San Francisco 
9 Zach Ertz, Philadelphia at Indianapolis 
10 Jason Witten, Dallas at Tennessee 
11 Heath Miller, Pittsburgh at Baltimore 
12 Jordan Cameron, Cleveland vs. New Orleans ...Cameron injured his shoulder but should be good to go in Week 2
13 Larry Donnell, N.Y. Giants vs. Arizona ...Donnell got the start for the Giants at tight end and collected 5 receptions last week
14 Charles Clay, Miami at Buffalo 
15 Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis vs. Philadelphia 
16 Travis Kelce, Kansas City at Denver 
17 Jermaine Gresham, Cincinnati vs. Atlanta ...Tyler Eifert (dislocated shoulder) is on short-term IR, Gresham will start
18 Delanie Walker, Tennessee vs. Dallas 
19 Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Tampa Bay vs. St. Louis 
20 Niles Paul, Washington vs. Jacksonville ...Jordan Reed (hamstring) will likely miss the game giving former wide receiver Niles Paul an opportunity to start as the pass-catching tight end

1 Steven Hauschka, Seattle at San Diego 
2 Mason Crosby, Green Bay vs. N.Y. Jets 
3 Justin Tucker, Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh ...Tucker had 8 field goals in the two games against Pittsburgh last year
4 Phil Dawson, San Francisco vs. Chicago 
5 Stephen Gostkowski, New England at Minnesota 
6 Brandon McManus, Denver vs. Kansas City 
7 Mike Nugent, Cincinnati vs. Atlanta 
8 Shayne Graham, New Orleans at Cleveland 
9 Blair Walsh, Minnesota vs. New England 
10 Cody Parkey, Philadelphia at Indianapolis 
11 Matt Bryant, Atlanta at Cincinnati 
12 Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis vs. Philadelphia 
13 Chandler Catanzaro, Arizona at N.Y. Giants 
14 Ryan Succop, Tennessee vs. Dallas 
15 Robbie Gould, Chicago at San Francisco 
16 Dan Carpenter, Buffalo vs. Miami ...Carpenter had 7 field goals versus Miami last year
17 Nate Freese, Detroit at Carolina 
18 Caleb Sturgis, Miami at Buffalo 
19 Shaun Suisham, Pittsburgh at Baltimore 
20 Kai Forbath, Washington vs. Jacksonville 

1 Denver DT, vs. Kansas City 
2 Houston DT, at Oakland 
3 Tampa Bay DT, vs. St. Louis 
4 Seattle DT, at San Diego 
5 Tennessee DT, vs. Dallas ...The Titans get to feast on Tony Romo who had a 3 interception game last week
6 Green Bay DT, vs. N.Y. Jets 
7 San Francisco DT, vs. Chicago 
8 Carolina DT, vs. Detroit 
9 Minnesota DT, vs. New England 
10 St. Louis DT, at Tampa Bay ...The Rams lost DE Chris Long (ankle) for likely 1-2 months 
11 Arizona DT, at N.Y. Giants 
12 Baltimore DT, vs. Pittsburgh 
13 Buffalo DT, vs. Miami 
14 New England DT, at Minnesota 
15 New Orleans DT, at Cleveland 
16 Pittsburgh DT, at Baltimore 
17 Washington DT, vs. Jacksonville 
18 New York Giants DT, vs. Arizona 
19 Miami DT, at Buffalo 
20 Oakland DT, vs. Houston 

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