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Fantasy football: Metcalf, Adams top Week 2 wide receivers rankings

MIAMI, September 14 (WNN) — DK Metcalf, Davante Adams, DeAndre Hopkins, Stephen Diggs and Mike Evans top the My Week 2 Fantasy Football wide receiver rankings for 2021.

Justin Jefferson, Tyrek Hill, AJ Brown, CD Lamb and Keenan Allen round out my top 10 choices for Week 2. Brandin Cook, Christian Kirk and Mike Williams are among my other favorite wide receivers to start this week.

Target players who have a good chance of scoring a touchdown and get lots of looks from their respective quarterbacks when considering starting at wide receivers.

Here are some of my favorite players in this week’s rankings:

top shelf

DK Metcalf scored his first touchdown of the season in a Seattle Seahawks Week 1 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. This week they will face the Tennessee Titans.

Metcalf’s teammate Tyler Lockett led the Seahawks in Week 1 with 100 yards and two scores on four catches. Watch Metcalf become Russell Wilson’s top target quarterback in Week 2.

The Titans allowed four touchdown passes to Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals last week. Wilson is a close lock to tosses at least three more touchdowns in this matchup.

Metcalf is in danger of scoring twice and leading all wide receivers in fantasy points. He is number 1 in my ranking.

The Green Bay Packers entered one of the most disappointing performances in Week 1, losing 38–3 to the New Orleans Saints. Look for big-time rebounds from Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and wide receiver Davante Adams in Week 2.

The Packers host the Detroit Lions, who are coming out of a brutal defeat in Week 1. The Lions also lost top corner Jeff Okuda last week to a season-ending injury.

Rogers and Packers should dominate this matchup. Adams is my number 2 wide receiver for Week 2. I expect at least 100 receiving yards and two scores from Rodgers’ top goal.

sneaky games

Mike Evans posted three catches on the pedestrian for 24 yards and didn’t score in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Week 1 win, but should have included more in Week 2.

The Buccaneers fight the Atlanta Falcons, who allowed just three touchdown passes to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts in Week 1.

The Falcons had one of the worst pass defenses in the NFL last season.

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady should carve out this secondary. Evans must find the end zone and take at least six catches in a one-sided win. That’s my number 5 wide receiver.

The Houston Texans are still expected to be one of the worst teams in the NFL this season, but they looked impressive in a weeklong victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Texans quarterback Tyrod Taylor threw 291 yards and two scores in Week 1, with wide receiver Brandin Cooke as his top target. Cooks, who took five catches for 132 yards against the Jaguars, should be relegated in Week 2 against the Cleveland Browns.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes redeemed the Browns for 337 yards and three scores to open the season.

Look for Cook to find the final field for his first touchdown of the season on Sunday in Cleveland. That’s my number 24 option and can be used as either a low-end WR2 or a high-end WR3.

long shots

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Christian Kirk was one of my top discount wire pickups for Week 2. He is number 27 in my week 2 rankings and can be used as a WR3 in all leagues.

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray looks like an early NFL MVP contender for what should be an explosive offense throughout the season.

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DeAndre Hopkins remains Murray’s top target, but don’t be surprised to see Kirk post WR1 level fantasy football stats throughout the year when he gets a decent matchup.

Kirk secured each of his five goals for 70 yards and two touchdowns in a week-long victory over the Tennessee Titans. This week, he faces the Minnesota Vikings defense that allowed rookie Ja’Mar Chase of the Cincinnati Bengals a score on just 101 yards and five catches.

Hopkins and Kirk’s pace should dominate the Vikings in Week 2. I expect both the players to reach the end zone for the second week in a row.

Mike Williams of the Los Angeles Chargers received his team’s only touchdown in a week-long victory over the Washington football team. He is my number 36 wide receiver in Week 2.

The Chargers hosted the Dallas Cowboys in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady threw 379 yards and four scores in a one-week win over the Cowboys.

Watch Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert throwing at least three touchdown passes in what should be a shootout in Week 2.

I expect Williams to catch at least six passes for 100 yards with a chance to score.

Week 2 Fantasy Football Wide Receivers Rankings

1. DK Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks vs TN

2. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers v DET

3. DeAndre Hopkins, Arizona Cardinals v. Min.

4. Stephen Diggs, Buffalo Bills at MIA

5. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers v ATL

6. Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings AZ . In

7. Head to Kansas City in Tyrek Hill, Balo

8. AJ Brown, Tennessee Titans at SEA

9. CD Lamb at the LAC, Dallas Cowboys

10. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers v Dals

11. Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons at TB

12. Antonio Brown, Tampa Bay Buccaneers v ATL

13. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams, IND

14. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks vs TN

15. Alan Robinson, Chicago Bears vs. CIN

16. Julio Jones, Tennessee Titans at SEA

17. Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams, IND

18. Devonta Smith, Philadelphia Eagles v SF

19. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys at LAC

20. Jammer Chase, Cincinnati Bengals CHI . In

21. AZ . in Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings

22. DJ Moore, Carolina Panthers vs. NO

23. Dionte Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers v LV

24. CLE . Brandin Cook in, Houston Texan

25. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers v ATL

26. Robbie Anderson, Carolina Panthers v NO

27. Christian Kirk, Arizona Cardinals v. Min.

28. Chase Claypool, Pittsburgh Steelers v LV

29. Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns vs. HOU

30. JAX . in Cortland Sutton, Denver Broncos

31. New Orleans Saints at Marquez Callaway, CAR

32. Brandon Ayuk, San Francisco 49ers PHI . In

33. Laviska Schenault Jr., Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Danes

34. Tyler Boyd, CHI . in Cincinnati Bengals

35. Deebo Samuel at PHI, San Francisco 49ers

36. Mike Williams, Los Angeles Chargers v Dals

37. Jaylen Waddell, Miami Dolphins vs BUF

38. T. Higgins, CHI. in Cincinnati Bengals

39. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers v LV

40. Jalen Rigor, Philadelphia Eagles v SF

41. DeVante Parker, Miami Dolphins vs JX

42. Henry Rugs III, PIT . in Las Vegas Raiders

43. Jacoby Meyers, New England Patriots at NYJ

44. Corey Davis, New York Jets v. NE

45. Mecole Hardman, Kansas City Chiefs in Balo

46. ​​JAX . Tim Patrick in Denver Broncos

47. Detroit Lions at Amon-Ra St. Brown, GB

48. Sammy Watkins, Baltimore Ravens vs. Casey

49. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Green Bay Packers v DET

50. Anthony Schwartz, Cleveland Browns vs. HOU

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