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NFL Week 2 positional fantasy football rankings

2RRE5H8 Detroit Lions tight end Sam LaPorta (87) makes a catch and run against Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Mike Danna, right, during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023 in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)

Rookie fight ends worth considering: Sam LaPorta already ranks as a top-12 fantasy tight end this week while Dalton Kincaid and Luke Musgrave are right at the borderline of fantasy starters.

• Most accurate rankings: Nathan Jahnke’s fantasy rankings have been the most accurate in season rankings over the last 70 regular season weeks, per FantasyPros‘ rankings accuracy competition.

• Other ranking formats available: Our weekly rankings landing page includes rankings in other league formats, flex rankings and IDP rankings.

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes

These are my fantasy football rankings for Week 2 for PPR leagues, including some notes about players to help you make your weekly decisions.

According to FantasyPros, my rankings were fifth-most accurate in 2021, second-most in 2020 and third-most in 2019. My rankings are the only ones to finish in the top five in three of the last four seasons.

Last Updated: 12 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17

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Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Jalen Hurts PHI MIN GM
2 Josh Allen BUF LV GM
3 Patrick Mahomes KC @JAX
4 Justin Herbert LAC @TEN
5 Lamar Jackson BLT @CIN
6 Trevor Lawrence JAX KC
7 Joe Burrow CIN BLT
8 Justin Fields CHI @TB
9 Anthony Richardson IND @HST
10 Daniel Jones NYG @ARZ
11 Tua Tagovailoa MIA @NE
12 Jared Goff DET SEA
13 Brock Purdy SF @LA GM
14 Geno Smith SEA @DET
15 Kirk Cousins MIN @PHI
16 Deshaun Watson CLV @PIT
17 Dak Prescott DAL NYJ BM
18 Russell Wilson DEN WAS
19 Jordan Love GB @ATL
20 Mac Jones NE MIA FA
21 Derek Carr NO @CAR GM
22 Baker Mayfield TB CHI FA
23 Sam Howell WAS @DEN FA
24 Ryan Tannehill TEN LAC FA
25 Matthew Stafford LA SF BM
26 C.J. Stroud HST IND GM, FA
27 Kenny Pickett PIT CLV BM
28 Jimmy Garoppolo LV @BUF FA
29 Bryce Young CAR NO BM, FA
30 Desmond Ridder ATL GB FA
31 Joshua Dobbs ARZ NYG FA
32 Zach Wilson NYJ @DAL BM, FA

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