Week 2 Fantasy Soccer Quarterback Rankings

We’ll attain a degree this season the place a few of our favourite preseason QB sleepers are value contemplating as fantasy starters. Week 2 is not it, although. By coincidence greater than something, the quarterbacks with one of the best matchups are additionally the confirmed commodities that you just doubtless drafted as your starter, be that younger stars like Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes or confirmed veterans like Tom Brady and Matt Ryan. Daniel Jones, Drew Lock and Gardner Minshew, whereas playable sooner or later this season, are nicely down our Week 2 fantasy QB rankings.

With that stated, there are a couple of matchups in our prime 12 value supplying you with pause. Russell Wilson and the Seahawks host New England. Seattle is often a troublesome place to journey to, however with fan restrictions in place, Week 2 might be our first shot at seeing how that home-field benefit is affected. We have mentioned already this season how the Patriots’ protection is not more likely to come near repeating final season, but it surely’s nonetheless a gifted unit that we are able to anticipate to scheme nicely to cease a novel expertise like Wilson. Whereas Wilson continues to be a fantasy starter this week, his upside is capped by the robust matchup.

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On the opposite aspect of that sport is Cam Newton, who appeared like a prepared runner in Week 1 for the primary time in a very long time. He discovered the tip zone twice along with his legs, although he solely threw 19 passes. Earlier than the season, we stated Newton wanted to regain his dashing potential to regain fantasy relevance. Now that he is completed that, he is no less than in consideration to start out every week, though we’re not loopy in regards to the journey to Seattle for Week 2.

There’s additionally some purpose to be involved about Deshaun Watson going towards the Ravens. Watson’s Week 1 stat line ended up turning out OK, however his passing and dashing landing each got here when the sport in Kansas Metropolis was nicely out of attain. Baltimore has one of many NFL’s prime defenses, and Watson appeared like he missed DeAndre Hopkins within the opener. Enjoying Baltimore additionally results in issues about time of possession, which KC made a problem towards Houston. Watson, too, stays a starter this week, although he has much less upside than common.

Two of fantasy’s prime dashing quarterbacks have nice matchups in Week 2, as nicely. Kyler Murray performs Washington, which has a powerful move rush however not an equal secondary. Count on the Cardinals’ unfold offense to trigger Washington points. Josh Allen ought to benefit from one other AFC East foe in Week 2 when the Payments journey to Miami.

You also needs to really feel good this week about taking part in Dak Prescott (vs. Atlanta), Drew Brees (@ Raiders), Tom Brady (vs. Panthers), and Aaron Rodgers (vs. Lions). When you have the robust Jones (@ Bears), Lock (@ Steelers) or Minshew (@ Titans) matchups to take care of in two-QB leagues, Mitchell Trubisky might really be a sleeper play internet hosting the Giants, however you possibly can nonetheless most likely stay with Jones and Minshew as a consequence of their scrambling talents.

Observe: Examine again all through the week, as we’ll proceed to replace our QB rankings up till kickoff based mostly on the most recent information and damage updates.

These rankings are for four-point passing TD leagues.


Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs


Kyler Murray, Cardinals


Aaron Rodgers, Packers


Russell Wilson, Seahawks


Deshaun Watson, Texans


Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers


Tom Brady, Buccaneers


Ryan Tannehill, Titans


Matthew Stafford, Lions


Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers


Gardner Minshew, Jaguars


Kirk Cousins, Vikings


Mitchell Trubisky, Bears


Baker Mayfield, Browns


Tyrod Taylor, Chargers


Teddy Bridgewater, Panthers


Dwayne Haskins, Washington


Ryan Fitzpatrick, Dolphins

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