Fantasy Football Week 2 Rankings for Standard Leagues by Position

Jason Schandl
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Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season was, as always, hectic and full of surprises, especially for fantasy football.

No matter how much preparation you do in the offseason, a big part of the game is adapting to what we see in Week 1 once we start to get some concrete answers to the questions we speculate on through the offseason.

With some of these answers in mind, here are our Week 2 fantasy football standard league rankings for every position. If that's not your league format, we've got you covered with Week 2 PPR rankings as well.

Week 2 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

1. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs (@ OAK)
2. Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles (@ ATL)
3. Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams (vs NO)
4. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens (vs ARI)
5. Tom Brady, New England Patriots (@ MIA)
6. Philip Rivers, Los Angeles Chargers (@ DET)
7. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons (vs PHI)
8. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers (vs TB)
9. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints (@ LAR)
10. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (@ WAS)
11. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks (@ PIT)
12. Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans (vs JAX)

Week 2 Fantasy Football Running Back Standard Rankings

1. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (vs BUF)
2. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers (vs TB)
3. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints (@ LAR)
4. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys (@ WAS)
5. Le'Veon Bell, New York Jets (vs CLE)
6. Mark Ingram, Baltimore Ravens (vs ARI)
7. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings (@ GB)
8. Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars (@ HOU)
9. Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks (@ PIT)
10. David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals (@ BAL)
11. Joe Mixon*, Cincinnati Bengals (vs SF) – * if active
12. Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams (vs NO)
13. Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns (@ NYJ)
14. Sony Michel, New England Patriots (@ MIA)
15. James Conner, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs SEA)
16. Kerryon Johnson, Detroit Lions (vs LAC)
17. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers (@ DET)
18. Josh Jacobs, Oakland Raiders (vs KC)
19. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans (vs IND)
20. Marlon Mack, Indianapolis Colts (@ TEN)
21. Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons (vs PHI)
22. Matt Breida, San Francisco 49ers (@ CIN)
23. Devin Singletary, Buffalo Bills (@ NYG)
24. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers (vs MIN)
25. Miles Sanders, Philadelphia Eagles (@ ATL)
26. Damien Williams, Kansas City Chiefs (@ OAK)
27. Phillip Lindsay, Denver Broncos (vs CHI)
28. LeSean McCoy, Kansas City Chiefs (@ OAK)
29. Duke Johnson, Houston Texans (vs JAX)
30. Latavius Murray, New Orleans Saints (@ LAR)
31. James White, New England Patriots (@ MIA)
32. Adrian Peterson, Washington Redskins (vs DAL)
33. Tarik Cohen, Chicago Bears (@ DEN)
34. Gus Edwards, Baltimore Ravens (vs ARI)
35. Kenyan Drake, Miami Dolphins (vs NE)
36. Rex Burkhead, New England Patriots (@ MIA)

Week 2 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Standard Rankings

1. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons (vs PHI)
2. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans (vs JAX)
3. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints (@ LAR)
4. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs SEA)
5. Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns (@ NYJ)
6. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers (vs MIN)
7. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys (@ WAS)
8. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@ CAR)
9. Sammy Watkins, Kansas City Chiefs (@ OAK)
10. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers (@ DET)
11. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings (@ GB)
12. Antonio Brown, New England Patriots (@ MIA)
13. Alshon Jeffery, Philadelphia Eagles (@ ATL)
14. Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams (vs NO)
15. Kenny Golladay, Detroit Lions (vs LAC)
16. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts (@ TEN)
17. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots (@ MIA)
18. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings (@ GB)
19. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks (@ PIT)
20. Brandin Cooks, Los Angeles Rams (vs NO)
21. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears (@ DEN)
22. D.J. Moore, Carolina Panthers (vs TB)
23. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals (@ BAL)
24. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams (vs NO)
25. John Brown, Buffalo Bills (@ NYG)
26. DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles (@ ATL)
27. Tyler Boyd, Cincinnati Bengals (vs SF)
28. Tyrell Williams, Oakland Raiders (vs KC)
29. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@ CAR)
30. Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons (vs PHI)
31. Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns (@ NYJ)
32. Robby Anderson, New York Jets (vs CLE)
33. John Ross, Cincinnati Bengals (vs SF)
34. Jamison Crowder, New York Jets (vs CLE)
35. Corey Davis, Tennessee Titans (vs IND)
36. Will Fuller, Houston Texans (vs JAX)

Week 2 Fantasy Football Tight End Standard Rankings

1. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs (@ OAK)
2. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (@ CIN)
3. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles (@ ATL)
4. Hunter Henry, Los Angeles Chargers (@ DET)
5. Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens (vs ARI)
6. Evan Engram, New York Giants (vs BUF)
7. O.J. Howard, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@ CAR)
8. Jared Cook, New Orleans Saints (@ LAR)
9. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers (vs TB)
10. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons (vs PHI)
11. Jimmy Graham, Green Bay Packers (vs MIN)
12. T.J. Hockenson, Detroit Lions (vs LAC)

Week 2 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

1. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens (vs ARI)
2. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots (@ MIA)
3. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs (@ OAK)
4. Greg Zuerlein, Los Angeles Rams (vs NO)
5. Wil Lutz, New Orleans Saints (@ LAR)
6. Joey Slye, Carolina Panthers (vs TB)
7. Jake Elliott, Philadelphia Eagles (@ ATL)
8. Matt Bryant, Atlanta Falcons (vs PHI)
9. Kai'imi Fairbairn, Houston Texans (vs JAX)
10. Brett Maher, Dallas Cowboys (@ WAS)
11. Chris Boswell, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs SEA)
12. Randy Bullock, Cincinnati Bengals (vs SF)

Week 2 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

1. Baltimore Ravens (vs ARI)
2. New England Patriots (@ MIA)
3. Chicago Bears (@ DEN)
4. Houston Texans (vs JAX)
5. Buffalo Bills (@ NYG)
6. Dallas Cowboys (@ WAS)
7. Tennessee Titans (vs IND)
8. Los Angeles Chargers (@ DET)
9. Kansas City Chiefs (@ OAK)
10. Green Bay Packers (vs MIN)
11. Seattle Seahawks (@ PIT)
12. Denver Broncos (vs CHI)

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