Fantasy WR PPR Rankings Week 2: Who to start, sit at wide receiver in fantasy football

Fantasy WR PPR Rankings Week 2: Who to start, sit at wide receiver in fantasy football

Our Week 2 fantasy WR PPR rankings once again look similar to our standard set, and that’s partially because, as you’ll ready in almost all of our Week 2 articles, we don’t want to overreact too much to the opening week’s results. That’s especially important at wide receiver, where one big play can really change a player’s outlook. While big plays are obviously great, they’re less reliable week-to-week. Targets are what we crave in PPR, and we just don’t have a big enough sample yet to feel comfortable saying certain players will consistently be “highly targeted.”

Notice we said “certain players.” Regardless of what happened last week, we’re banking on Davante Adams (vs. Lions), Chris Godwin (vs. Atlanta), DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett (vs. Titans), and Amari Cooper and CeeDee Lamb (@ Chargers) to put up big reception totals this week in favorable matchups. You don’t need us to tell you to start them, though. 

WEEK 2 STANDARD RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Running Back | Wide Receiver | Tight End | D/ST | Kicker

Further down the list, Courtland Sutton and Tim Patrick (@ Jaguars) look good, especially with Jerry Jeudy (ankle) out. Diontae Johnson and JuJu Smith-Schuster (vs. Raiders) should have a better days, while all Bengals WRs are also in play in Chicago. Tyler Boyd is a bit of a worry, but he’s usually better in PPR. We’ll see if he can bounce back. Jakobi Meyers and Nelson Agholor (@ Jets) should also be especially good PPR options, while Jarvis Landry (vs. Texans) will creep into WR3 range whether Odell Beckham Jr. (knee) plays or not.

WEEK 2 PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Running Back | Tight End | D/ST | Kicker

As for sit candidates all Colts (vs. Rams), and Falcons not named Calvin Ridley (@ Buccaneers) should probably see your bench. It’s tough to get too excited about any Bills other than Stefon Diggs despite Buffalo airing it out frequently. That looks like a situation where we won’t know who will step up from game to game, making it tough to trust any (again, other than Diggs). Against Miami, that’s certainly the case. The Giants WRs are risky against Washington, though Sterling Shepard could be a volume flex in PPR. We’re not huge fans of any of the Jaguars against Denver, but perhaps they’ll rack up garbage-time points again. 

WEEK 2 DFS LINEUPS: DraftKings | FanDuel | Yahoo

Be sure to explore the depths of this list if you’re in a deep leagues. Wide receivers always run really deep with fantasy-relevant options, so do your due diligence. The difference between guys in the 40-50 range often isn’t that much different than 60-70, even if it looks like it is. That’s especially true heading into Week 2. 

MORE WEEK 2 DFS: Best values | Best values | Lineup Builder

We’ll be updating these WR PPR rankings as needed throughout the week, so check back for the latest changes and analysis. For individual analysis of key WRs, click here.

WEEK 2 FANTASY: Sleepers | Busts | Start ’em, sit ’em

Fantasy WR PPR Rankings Week 2: Who to start at wide receiver

Rankings are based on full-point PPR scoring formats

Rank Player
1 Tyreek Hill, KC @ BAL
2 Davante Adams, GB vs. DET
3 DeAndre Hopkins, ARI vs. MIN
4 DK Metcalf, SEA vs. TEN
5 Keenan Allen, LAC vs. DAL
6 Justin Jefferson, MIN @ ARI
7 Stefon Diggs, BUF @ MIA
8 Calvin Ridley, ATL @ TB
9 Chris Godwin, TB vs. ATL
10 Amari Cooper, DAL @ LAC
11 Tyler Lockett, SEA vs. TEN
12 Antonio Brown, TB vs. ATL
13 A.J. Brown, TEN @ SEA
14 CeeDee Lamb, DAL @ LAC
15 Allen Robinson, CHI vs. CIN
16 Mike Evans, TB vs. ATL
17 Adam Thielen, MIN @ ARI
18 Courtland Sutton, DEN @ JAX
19 Brandin Cooks, HOU @ CLE
20 Deebo Samuel, SF @ PHI
21 DeVonta Smith, PHI vs. SF
22 Diontae Johnson, PIT vs. LV
23 Cooper Kupp, LAR @ IND
24 Terry McLaurin, WAS vs. NYG
25 D.J. Moore, CAR vs. NO
26 Tee Higgins, CIN @ CHI
27 Corey Davis, NYJ vs. NE
28 Ja’Marr Chase, CIN @ CHI
29 Robert Woods, LAR @ IND
30 Jakobi Meyers, NE @ NYJ
31 JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT vs. LV
32 Chase Claypool, PIT vs. LV
33 Mike Williams, LAC vs. DAL
34 Jaylen Waddle, MIA vs. BUF
35 Jarvis Landry, CLE vs. HOU
36 Julio Jones, TEN @ SEA
37 Robby Anderson, CAR vs. NO
38 Nelson Agholor, NE @ NYJ
39 Laviska Shenault Jr., JAX vs. DEN
40 Tim Patrick, DEN @ JAX
41 DJ Chark, Jaguars, JAX vs. DEN
42 Marquise Brown, BAL vs. KC
43 Rondale Moore, ARI vs. MIN
44 Christian Kirk, ARI vs. MIN
45 Marquez Callaway, NO @ CAR
46 Sterling Shepard, NYG @ WAS
47 Cole Beasley, BUF @ MIA
48 DeVante Parker, MIA vs. BUF
49 Kenny Golladay, NYG @ WAS
50 Marvin Jones, JAX vs. DEN
51 Bryan Edwards, LV @ PIT
52 Tyler Boyd, CIN @ CHI
53 Jalen Reagor, PHI vs. SF
54 Darnell Mooney, CHI vs. CIN
55 Brandon Aiyuk, SF @ PHI
56 KJ Hamler, DEN @ JAX
57 Michael Pittman Jr., IND vs. LAR
58 Randall Cobb, GB vs. DET
59 Marquez Valdes-Scantling, GB vs. DET
60 Russell Gage, ATL @ TB
61 Deonte Harris, NO @ CAR
62 Allen Lazard, GB vs. DET
63 Jamison Crowder, NYJ vs. NE
64 Marquise Goodwin, CHI vs. CIN
65 Henry Ruggs III, LV @ PIT
66 Gabriel Davis, BUF @ MIA
67 Tyrell Williams, DET @ GB
68 Emmanuel Sanders, BUF @ MIA
69 Mecole Hardman, KC @ BAL
70 Jalen Guyton, LAC vs. DAL
71 Quez Watkins, PHI vs. SF
72 Darius Slayton, NYG @ WAS
73 Van Jefferson, LAR @ IND
74 Sammy Watkins, BAL vs. KC
75 K.J. Osborn, MIN @ ARI
76 Quintez Cephus, DET @ GB
77 Braxton Berrios, NYJ vs. NE
78 A.J. Green, ARI vs. MIN
79 Zach Pascal, IND vs. LAR
80 D’Wayne Eskridge, SEA vs. TEN
81 Anthony Schwartz, CLE vs. HOU
82 Hunter Renfrow, LV @ PIT
83 DeSean Jackson, LAR @ IND
84 Demarcus Robinson, KC @ BAL
85 Terrace Marshall Jr., CAR vs. NO
86 Kadarius Toney, NYG @ WAS
87 Dyami Brown, WAS vs. NYG





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