Fantasy Football: Positional rankings for NFL Week 2–covering QB, RB, WR, TE


11Alive Sports’ Jay Clemons offers up his initial positional rankings for Points Per Reception leagues, covering Week 2 of the NFL season.An updated listing of these rankings will come before the 1 p.m. kickoffs for Sunday.Clemons, the 2008 Fantasy Football Writer of the Year and 2015 Cynopsis Media award winner for “Sports Blog Of The Year,” has previously served as the lead fantasy analyst for Sports Illustrated, FOX Sports South, Bleacher Report and
QB-STARTER RANKINGS1. Drew Brees, Saints2. Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers3. Matt Ryan, Falcons4. Philip Rivers, Chargers5. Cam Newton, Panthers6. Matthew Stafford, Lions7. Case Keenum, Broncos8. Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs9. Deshaun Watson, Texans10. Tyrod Taylor, Browns11. Kirk Cousins, Vikings12. Aaron Rodgers, Packers13. Tom Brady, Patriots14. Jared Goff, Rams15. Andrew Luck, Colts16. Mitchell Trubisky, Bears17. Nick Foles, Eagles18. Russell Wilson, Seahawks19. Alex Smith, Redskins20. Derek Carr, Raiders21. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Eagles

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22. Joe Flacco, Ravens23. Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins24. Blake Bortles, Jaguars25. Eli Manning, Giants26. Marcus Mariota, Titans27. Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers28. Andy Dalton, Bengals29. Dak Prescott, Cowboys30. Sam Darnold, Jets31. Sam Bradford, Cardinals32. Josh Allen, Bills

TOP 60 PPR TAILBACKS1-301. Todd Gurley, Rams2. Alvin Kamara, Saints3. Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys4. Melvin Gordon, Chargers5. James Conner, Steelers6. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers7. David Johnson, Cardinals8. LeSean McCoy, Bills9. Joe Mixon, Bengals10. Bilal Powell, Jets11. Chris Thompson, Redskins12. Saquon Barkley, Giants13. Dalvin Cook, Vikings14. Jay Ajayi, Eagles15. Devonta Freeman, Falcons16. Leonard Fournette, Jaguars17. Kenyan Drake, Dolphins18. Alex Collins, Ravens19. Lamar Miller, Texans20. Kareem Hunt, Chiefs21. Kerryon Johnson, Lions22. Dion Lewis, Titans23. Adrian Peterson, Redskins24. Marshawn Lynch, Raiders24. Jordan Howard, Bears25. Matt Breida, 49ers26. Isaiah Crowell, Jets27. James White, Patriots28. Chris Carson, Seahawks
30. Duke Johnson, Browns

31-6031. T.J. Yeldon, Jaguars32. Tevin Coleman, Falcons33. Marlon Mack, Colts34. Derrick Henry, Titans35. Royce Freeman, Broncos36. Jamaal Williams, Packers37. Carlos Hyde, Browns38. Austin Ekeler, Chargers39. Rex Burkhead, Patriots40. Peyton Barber, Buccaneers41. Javorius Allen, Ravens42. C.J. Anderson, Panthers43. Jalen Richard, Raiders44. Latavius Murray, Vikings44. Phillip Lindsay, Broncos45. Nyheim Hines, Colts46. Corey Clement, Eagles47. Tarik Cohen, Bears48. Theo Riddick, Lions49. Alfred Blue, Texans50. Alfred Morris, 49ers51. Rashaad Penny, Seahawks52. Frank Gore, Dolphins53. Ty Montgomery, Packers54. Spencer Ware, Chiefs55. Gio Bernard, Bengals56. Marcus Murphy, Bills57. Mike Gillislee, Saints58. Devontae Booker, Broncos59. Jordan Wilkins, Colts60. Sony Michel, Patriots60b. Doug Martin, Raiders60c. Darren Sproles, Eagles60d. Jacquizz Rodgers/Ronald Jones, Buccaneers60e. Nick Chubb, Browns

TOP 60 PPR WIDE RECEIVERS1-301. Antonio Brown, Steelers2. Julio Jones, Falcons3. Demaryius Thomas, Broncos4. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans5. Keenan Allen, Chargers6. Adam Thielen, Vikings7. Jarvis Landry, Browns8. Tyreek Hill, Chiefs9. Michael Thomas, Saints10. Odell Beckham Jr., Giants11. Davante Adams, Packers12. Mike Evans, Buccaneers13. Marvin Jones, Lions14. Michael Crabtree, Ravens15. Brandin Cooks, Rams16. Allen Robinson, Bears17. Corey Davis, Titans18. Tyler Lockett, Seahawks19. T.Y. Hilton, Colts20. Emmanuel Sanders, Broncos21. A.J. Green, Bengals22. Devin Funchess, Panthers23. Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals24. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Steelers25. Kenny Stills, Dolphins26. Phillip Dorsett, Patriots27. Stefon Diggs, Vikings28. Golden Tate, Lions29. Pierre Garcon, 49ers30. Amari Cooper, Raiders

31-6031. Jamison Crowder, Redskins32. Nelson Agholor, Eagles33. Keelan Cole, Jaguars34. Robert Woods, Rams35. Mike Williams, Chargers36. Mike Wallace, Eagles37. Sammy Watkins, Chiefs38. Chris Hogan, Patriots39. Mohamed Sanu, Falcons40. Josh Gordon, Browns41. Robby Anderson, Jets
42. Cooper Kupp, Rams43. Kenny Golladay, Lions44. Sterling Shepard, Giants45. Randall Cobb, Packers46. Cole Beasley, Cowboys47. Kelvin Benjamin, Bills48. Jordy Nelson, Raiders49. Will Fuller, Texans50. Josh Doctson, Redskins51. Ryan Grant, Colts52. Dede Westbrook, Jaguars53. Chris Godwin, Buccaneers54. Paul Richardson, Seahawks55. Albert Wilson/DeVante Parker, Dolphins56. Marquise Goodwin, 49ers57. Geronimo Allison, Packers58. Tyler Boyd, Bengals59. D.J. Moore, Panthers60. John Brown, Ravens60b. Allen Hurns, Cowboys60d. DeSean Jackson, Buccaneers60e. Ted Ginn, Saints60f. Donte Moncrief, Jaguars60g. Calvin Ridley, Falcons60g. Dante Pettis, 49ers60i. Anthony Miller, Bears

TOP 30 PPR TIGHT ENDS1. Rob Gronkowski, Patriots2. Travis Kelce, Chiefs3. Jared Cook, Raiders4. Zach Ertz, Eagles5. Jack Doyle, Colts6. Jimmy Graham, Packers7. Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Jaguars8. George Kittle, 49ers9. Kyle Rudolph, Vikings10. Evan Engram, Giants11. Trey Burton, Bears12. Jordan Reed, Redskins13. Cameron Brate, Buccaneers14. Charles Clay, Bills15. Ricky Seals-Jones, Cardinals16. Will Dissly, Seahawks17. David Njoku, Browns18. Jesse James, Steelers19. Jonnu Smith, Titans20. Tyler Eifert, Bengals21. Austin Hooper, Falcons22. Eric Ebron, Colts23. Vance McDonald, Steelers24. Ian Thomas, Panthers25. Ryan Griffin, Texans26. Nick Boyle, Ravens27. Antonio Gates, Chargers28. Gerald Everett, Rams29. Benjamin Watson, Saints30. Luke Willson, Lions30b. Tyler Kroft, Bengals30c. Mike Gesicki, Dolphins30d. Blake Jarwin, Cowboys30e. Jake Butt, Broncos30f. O.J. Howard, Buccaneers30g. Mark Andrews/Nick Vannett, Ravens © 2018 WXIA

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