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News: BTB: Fantasy Football rankings 2018: Your “Magnificent 7” for each position in week 2

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    Here are your fantasy football rankings for each position in week 2.

    [Welcome Fantasy Football owners to your weekly rankings! We’re here to bring forth the Top-7 players for each position. Think of this as your “Magnificent 7” if you will to get you geared up for the week!]

    Here are the projected top performers for week 2:

    Quarterback

    Rank​
    Player​
    Opp.​
    Home/Away​
    Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
    1​
    Aaron Rodgers​
    Vikings​
    Home​
    20.86
    2​
    Cam Newton​
    Falcons​
    Away​
    20.56
    3​
    Ben Roethlisberger​
    Chiefs​
    Home​
    20.28
    4​
    Andrew Luck​
    Redskins​
    Away​
    20.09
    5​
    Drew Brees​
    Browns​
    Home​
    20
    6​
    Pat Mahomes​
    Steelers​
    Away​
    19.65
    7​
    Deshaun Watson​
    Titans​
    Away​
    19.09​

    Give Tyrod Taylor a try this week as he takes on the New Orleans Saints, who gave up the most points to quarterbacks in week one.

    Wide Receiver

    Rank​
    Player​
    Opp.​
    Home/Away​
    Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
    1​
    Antonio Brown​
    Chiefs​
    Home​
    24.01
    2​
    Odell Beckham Jr.​
    Cowboys​
    Away​
    19.68
    3​
    Julio Jones​
    Panthers​
    Home​
    17.83
    4​
    Michael Thomas​
    Browns​
    Home​
    17.68
    5​
    DeAndre Hopkins​
    Titans​
    Away​
    16.88
    6​
    Tyreek Hill​
    Steelers​
    Away​
    16.17
    7​
    T.Y. Hilton​
    Redskins​
    Away​
    15.54​

    Tyler Lockett should have a pretty good day for the Seahawks as he’ll be facing a Bears secondary that gave up the second-most points to receivers in week one.

    Running Back

    Rank​
    Player​
    Opp.​
    Home/Away​
    Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
    1​
    Alvin Kamara​
    Browns​
    Home​
    21.94
    2​
    Todd Gurley II​
    Cardinals​
    Home​
    20.96
    3​
    David Johnson​
    Rams​
    Away​
    19.6
    4​
    Ezekiel Elliott​
    Giants​
    Home​
    18.41
    5​
    Melvin Gordon III​
    Bills​
    Away​
    17.71
    6​
    Saquon Barkley​
    Cowboys​
    Away​
    16.49
    7​
    Christian McCaffrey​
    Falcons​
    Away​
    16.27​

    Corey Clement isn’t a bad play here on the road against a Buccaneers team that gave up the third-most points to running backs in week one.

    Tight End

    Rank​
    Player​
    Opp.​
    Home/Away​
    Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
    1​
    Travis Kelce​
    Steelers​
    Away​
    12.02
    2​
    Jordan Reed​
    Colts​
    Home​
    11.83
    3​
    Rob Gronkowski​
    Jaguars​
    Away​
    11
    4​
    Zach Ertz​
    Buccaneers​
    Away​
    10.72
    5​
    George Kittle​
    Lions​
    Home​
    9.89
    6​
    Jimmy Graham​
    Vikings​
    Home​
    9.55
    7​
    Evan Engram​
    Cowboys​
    Away​
    9.12​

    With Delanie Walker out for the season, Jonnu Smith will get the nod and he goes up against a Texans’ defense that gave up the third-most points to tight ends last week.

    Kicker

    Rank​
    Player​
    Opp.​
    Home/Away​
    Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
    1​
    Chris Boswell​
    Chiefs​
    Home​
    10.08
    2​
    Harrison Butker​
    Steelers​
    Away​
    10.07
    3​
    Daniel Carlson​
    Packers​
    Away​
    9.46
    4​
    Brandon McManus​
    Raiders​
    Home​
    9.31
    5​
    Josh Lambo​
    Patriots​
    Home​
    9
    6​
    Dustin Hopkins​
    Colts​
    Home​
    8.91
    7​
    Ka'imi Fairbairn​
    Titans​
    Away​
    8.66​

    Caleb Sturgis would be a good addition to the lineup as he faces a Bills unit that gave up the fourth-most points to kickers last week.

    Defense

    Rank​
    Player​
    Opp.​
    Home/Away​
    Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
    1​
    Rams​
    Cardinals​
    Home​
    9.46
    2​
    Chargers​
    Bills​
    Away​
    9.13
    3​
    Broncos​
    Raiders​
    Home​
    8.99
    4​
    Bears​
    Seahawks​
    Home​
    8.44
    5​
    Eagles​
    Buccaneers​
    Away​
    7.94
    6​
    Cowboys​
    Giants​
    Home​
    7.72
    7​
    Falcons​
    Panthers​
    Home​
    7.3​

    The 49ers defense is a great play for week two as they get a visit from a Lions offense that surrendered the most points to defense last week.

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