Week 2 Fantasy Football Rankings by Position for Standard Scoring Leagues

Max Staley
Week 2 fantasy football rankings by position for standard-scoring leagues.
Week 2 fantasy football rankings by position for standard-scoring leagues. / Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

Week 1 of the 2021 season brought plenty of surprises, as underdogs dominated in the season opener for the second year in a row. Obviously, that brought a lot of changes for the fantasy football world as well.

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If you need some help sorting through the Week 1 chaos, The Duel is here to help. Here are our Week 2 rankings for standard-scoring leagues.

Fantasy Football QB Rankings Week 2

1. Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals (vs MIN)
2. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs (at BAL)
3. Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills (at MIA)
4. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens (vs KC)
5. Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
6. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks (vs TEN)
7. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (at LAC)
8. Justin Herbert, Los Angeles Chargers (vs DAL)
9. Ryan Tannehill, Tennessee Titans (at SEA)
10. Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia Eagles (vs SF)
11. Matthew Stafford, Los Angeles Rams (at IND)
12. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (vs DET)

Fantasy Football RB Rankings Week 2

1. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers (vs NO)
2. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings (at ARI)
3. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers (vs DET)
4. Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns (vs HOU)
5. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys (at LAC)
6. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans (at SEA)
7. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers (vs DAL)
8. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints (at CAR)
9. Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals (at CHI)
10. Najee Harris, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs LVR)
11. Antonio Gibson, Washington Football Team (vs NYG)
12. David Montgomery, Chicago Bears (vs CIN)
13. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (at WAS)
14. Damien Harris, New England Patriots (at NYJ)
15. Jonathan Taylor, Indianapolis Colts (vs LAR)
16. Miles Sanders, Philadelphia Eagles (vs SF)
17. Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks (vs TEN)
18. D'Andre Swift, Detroit Lions (at GB)
19. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Kansas City Chiefs (at BAL)
20. James Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs DEN)
21. Darrell Henderson, Los Angeles Rams (at IND)
22. Javonte Williams, Denver Broncos (at JAX)
23. Elijah Mitchell, San Francisco 49ers (at PHI)
24. Josh Jacobs, Las Vegas Raiders (at PIT)
25. Melvin Gordon, Denver Broncos (at JAX)
26. Leonard Fournette, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
27. Myles Gaskin, Miami Dolphins (vs BUF)
28. Devin Singletary, Buffalo Bills (at MIA)
29. Ty'Son Williams, Baltimore Ravens (vs KC)
30. Kareem Hunt, Cleveland Browns (vs HOU)
31. Mike Davis, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
32. Jamaal Williams, Detroit Lions (at GB)
33. Tevin Coleman, New York Jets (vs NE)
34. Chase Edmonds, Arizona Cardinals (vs MIN)
35. Nyheim Hines, Indianapolis Colts (vs LAR)
36. Kenneth Gainwell, Philadelphia Eagles (vs SF)

Fantasy Football WR Rankings Week 2

1. DeAndre Hopkins, Arizona Cardinals (vs MIN)
2. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers (vs DET)
3. Stefon Diggs, Buffalo Bills (at MIA)
4. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs (at BAL)
5. Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
6. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
7. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers (vs DAL)
8. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys (at LAC)
9. CeeDee Lamb, Dallas Cowboys (at LAC)
10. Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings (at ARI)
11. DK Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks (vs TEN)
12. AJ Brown, Tennessee Titans (at SEA)
13. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears (vs CIN)
14. Julio Jones, Tennessee Titans (at SEA)
15. Terry McLaurin, Washington Football Team (vs NYG)
16. Antonio Brown, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
17. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
18. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks (vs TEN)
19. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams (at IND)
20. Diontae Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs LVR)
21. Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams (at IND)
22. DJ Moore, Carolina Panthers (vs NO)
23. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings (at ARI)
24. Deebo Samuel, San Francisco 49ers (at PHI)
25. Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos (at JAX)
26. Corey Davis, New York Jets (vs NE)
27. Ja'Marr Chase, Cincinnati Bengals (at CHI)
28. Tee Higgins, Cincinnati Bengals (at CHI)
29. DeVonta Smith, Philadelphia Eagles (vs SF)
30. DJ Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs DEN)
31. Laviska Shenault Jr., Jacksonville Jaguars (vs DEN)
32. Jaylen Waddle, Miami Dolphins (vs BUF)
33. Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns (vs HOU)
34. Jakobi Meyers, New England Patriots (at NYJ)
35. Brandin Cooks, Houston Texans (at CLE)
36. Chase Claypool, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs LVR)

Fantasy Football TE Rankings Week 2

1. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs (at BAL)
2. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (at PHI)
3. Darren Waller, Las Vegas Raiders (at PIT)
4. T.J. Hockenson, Detroit Lions (at GB)
5. Kyle Pitts, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
6. Rob Gronkowski, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
7. Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens (vs KC)
8. Noah Fant, Denver Broncos (at JAX)
9. Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia Eagles (vs SF)
10. Jonnu Smith, New England Patriots (at NYJ)
11. Hunter Henry, New England Patriots (at NYJ)
12. Tyler Higbee, Los Angeles Rams (at IND)

Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings Week 2

1. Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs (at BAL)
2. Matt Prater, Arizona Cardinals (vs MIN)
3. Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens (vs KC)
4. Ryan Succop, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
5. Robbie Gould, San Francisco 49ers (at PHI)
6. Tyler Bass, Buffalo Bills (at MIA)
7. Jason Myers, Seattle Seahawks (vs TEN)
8. Greg Joseph, Minnesota Vikings (at ARI)
9. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers (vs DET)
10. Younghoe Koo, Atlanta Falcons (at TB)
11. Matt Gay, Los Angeles Rams (at IND)
12. Joey Slye, Houston Texans (at CLE)

Fantasy Football Defense Rankings Week 2

1. Washington Football Team (vs NYG)
2. Denver Broncos (at JAX)
3. New England Patriots (at NYJ)
4. New Orleans Saints (at CAR)
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (vs ATL)
6. Los Angeles Rams (at IND)
7. Pittsburgh Steelers (vs LVR)
8. Cleveland Browns (vs HOU)
9. New York Giants (at WAS)
10. Green Bay Packers (vs DET)
11. Buffalo Bills (at MIA)
12. Arizona Cardinals (vs MIN)

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