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Fantasy Football: Week 2

Fantasy Football: Week 2

Sluggish offenses, injuries, and low scoring games dominated Week 1 of the NFL season. David Johnson, arguably the top player in all of fantasy, went down with a wrist injury that will sideline him for at least eight weeks. If you listened to our suggestions, you probably still scrapped out a win. Read on for all of our suggestions about busts, breakouts, and waiver wire steals that will solidify your lineup and keep your undefeated season alive.

 

Waiver Wire Options

QB: Joe Flacco (25% owned) vs CLE (21st pass defense)

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RB: Kerwynn Williams (10% owned) @IND (25th run defense)

WR: Cooper Kupp (28% owned) vs WAS (24th pass defense)

TE: O.J. Howard (32% owned) vs CHI (26th pass defense)

DST: Tampa Bay (10% owned) vs CHI (injury-plagued offense)

 

Breakouts

QB: Derek Carr vs NYJ (struggled week 1)

QB: Tom Brady @NO (31st pass defense)

RB: Melvin Gordon vs MIA (31st run defense)

RB: Ezekiel Elliott @DEN (28th run defense)

WR: Julio Jones vs GB (32nd pass defense)

WR: Jordy Nelson @ATL (30th pass defense)

TE: Martellus Bennett @ATL (30th pass defense)

 

Busts

QB: Dak Prescott @DEN (1st pass defense)

QB: Ben Roethlisberger vs MIN (3rd pass defense)

RB: C.J. Anderson vs DAL (1st run defense)

RB: Carlos Hyde @SEA (6th run defense)

WR: Dez Bryant @DEN (1st pass defense)

WR: A.J. Green vs HOU (2nd pass defense)

TE: Zach Ertz @KC (17th pass defense)

 

Good luck in week 2!

 

 

 

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