Fantasy Football Week 3 Rankings for Standard Leagues by Position

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The 2019 NFL season threw us a whole new set of obstacles in Week 2, including injuries to two franchise quarterbacks. A second week of stats at our disposal also gives us a much better indication of which Week 1 performances were one-off anomalies, and which ones look like the start of season-long trends.

With that in mind, let's take a look at how we can expect things to shake out next week, with fantasy football standard league rankings by position for Week 3.

Week 3 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

1. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs (vs. BAL)
2. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens (@ KC)
3. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (vs. MIA)
4. Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans (at LAC)
5. Tom Brady, New England Patriots (vs. NYJ)
6. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks (vs. NO)
7. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (vs. DEN)
8. Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills (vs. CIN)
9. Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams (at CLE)
10. Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles (vs. DET)
11. Baker Mayfield, Cleveland Browns (vs. LAR)
12. Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals (vs. CAR)

Week 3 Fantasy Football Running Back Standard Rankings

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

Week 3 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Standard Rankings

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

Week 3 Fantasy Football Tight End Standard Rankings

1. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs (vs BAL)
2. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles (vs DET)
3. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (vs PIT)
4. Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens (@ KC)
5. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers (@ ARI)
6. Evan Engram, New York Giants (@ TB)
7. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans (@ JAX)
8. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons (@ IND)
9. Will Dissly, Seattle Seahawks (vs NO)
10. David Njoku, Cleveland Browns (vs LAR)
11. Darren Waller, Oakland Raiders (@ MIN)
12. T.J. Hockenson, Detroit Lions (@ PHI)

Week 3 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

1. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs (vs BAL)
2. Brett Maher, Dallas Cowboys (vs MIA)
3. Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots (vs NYJ)
4. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens (@ KC)
5. Greg Zuerlein, Los Angeles Rams (@ CLE)
6. Joey Slye, Carolina Panthers (@ ARI)
7. Jake Elliott, Philadelphia Eagles (vs DET)
8. Robbie Gould, San Francisco 49ers (vs PIT)
9. Zane Gonzalez, Arizona Cardinals (vs CAR)
10. Wil Lutz, New Orleans Saints (@ SEA)
11. Jason Myers, Seattle Seahawks (vs NO)
12. Matt Gay, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs NYG)

Week 3 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

1. Dallas Cowboys (vs MIA)
2. Chicago Bears (@ WAS)
3. New England Patriots (vs NYJ)
4. Minnesota Vikings (vs OAK)
5. Buffalo Bills (vs CIN)
6. Green Bay Packers (vs DEN)
7. San Francisco 49ers (vs PIT)
8. Philadelphia Eagles (vs DET)
9. Seattle Seahawks (vs NO)
10. Tennessee Titans (@ JAX)
11. Kansas City Chiefs (vs BAL)
12. Carolina Panthers (@ ARI)

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