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Week 2 Fantasy WR PPR Rankings: Must-starts, sleepers, potential busts

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Everyone pictures Julian Edelman when they think of PPR fantasy football leagues, but 2020 brings the most uncertainty he's ever had because he's a long way from Tom Brady. Combine that with a long trip to Seattle in Week 2, and a PPR stalwart like Edelman is actually on the start 'em, sit 'em bubble. There isn't yet a lot to read into when it comes to the wide receiver rankings beyond a number of early injuries, so some of your lineup calls will undoubtedly cause you to second guess yourserlf.

Before we go any further, don't just sit Edelman or a veteran like A.J. Green and Brandin Cooks for just anyone. Likely, you can still use them in a flex spot, especially if your league has three regular WR slots. But with new/young quarterbacks throwing to all three of those players, it could be worth considering other options.

WEEK 2 PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Running back | Tight endD/ST | Kicker

Who should you consider? Maybe Sammy Watkins, for starters. He received a team-high nine targets for the Chiefs on Thursday night and turned it into seven catches and a touchdown. He's still available in more than 50 percent of Yahoo leagues. Rookie Henry Ruggs III was heavily involved in the Raiders offense, and second-year receiver Parris Campbell showed a great Week 1 rapport with Philip Rivers. Scotty Miller stepped up for the Bucs, while Jamison Crowder blew up for the Jets.

WEEK 2 STANDARD RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | Kicker

Further down the sleeper list for Week 2, you could give a shot to Cole Beasley with a friendly matchup in Miami or Corey Davis in what could be a blowout of the Jaguars. We're always inclined to make big changes in favor of possession WRs in PPR rankings, but ultimately it comes down to touchdowns and yards and targets as much as it does receptions, at least for WRs. It's fair to examine players like Edelman and Golden Tate for their roles, offenses, and matchups even though they've been PPR auto-starts for a long time, but the truth is you just might not have better options.

WEEK 2 NFL DFS TOURNAMENT LINEUPS:
Yahoo | DraftKings | FanDuel

For those of you in deep PPR leagues, it's worth noting that both Las Vegas' Hunter Renfrow and Atlanta's Russell Gage saw ample snaps as No. 3 WRs (and Gage was one of three Atlanta WRs to catch nine passes!). Both are better plays in PPR leagues than standard formats. Rookie WR Quintez Cephus of the Lions also might matter if Kenny Golladay (hamstring) remains injured.

WEEK 2 NFL DFS CASH LINEUPS:
YahooDraftKings | FanDuel

Note: We'll be updating our WR PPR rankings all week based on the latest injuries and news, so be sure to check back for our latest rankings. For individual analysis of key WRs, check out our WR standard rankings.

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Week 2 Fantasy WR PPR Rankings

These rankings are for full-point PPR leagues

RankPlayer
1Davante Adams, GB vs. DET
2DeAndre Hopkins, ARZ vs. WAS
3Julio Jones, ATL @ DAL
4Amari Cooper, DAL vs. ATL
5Tyreek Hill, KC @ LAC
6Allen Robinson, CHI vs. NYG
7Odell Beckham Jr., CLE vs. CIN
8JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT vs. DEN
9Adam Thielen, MIN @ IND
10Robert Woods, LAR @ PHI
11Mike Evans, TB vs. CAR
12Calvin Ridley, ATL @ DAL
13Keenan Allen, LAC vs. KC
14Cooper Kupp, LAR @ PHI
15DJ Chark, JAX @ TEN
16Tyler Lockett, SEA vs. NE
17D.J. Moore, CAR @ TB
18Courtland Sutton, DEN @ PIT
19Stefon Diggs, BUF @ MIA
20Will Fuller V, HOU vs. BAL
21T.Y. Hilton, IND vs. MIN
22Emmanuel Sanders, NO @ LV
23Marquise Brown, BAL @ HOU
24Jarvis Landry, CLE vs. CIN
25Terry McLaurin, WAS @ ARZ
26Corey Davis, TEN vs. JAX
27DK Metcalf, SEA vs. NE
28A.J. Green, CIN @ CLE
29Tyler Boyd, CIN @ CLE
30Julian Edelman, NE @ SEA
31John Brown, BUF @ MIA
32Henry Ruggs III, LV vs. NO
33CeeDee Lamb, DAL vs. ATL
34Darius Slayton, NYG @ CHI
35Mike Williams, LAC vs. KC
36Michael Gallup, DAL vs. ATL
37Parris Campbell, IND vs. MIN
38Scotty Miller, TB vs. CAR
39DeVante Parker, MIA vs. BUF
40Marvin Jones, DET @ GB
41Sammy Watkins, KC @ LAC
42Brandin Cooks, HOU vs. BAL
43Diontae Johnson, PIT vs. DEN
44Larry Fitzgerald, ARZ vs. WAS
45Danny Amendola, DET @ GB
46Russell Gage, ATL @ DAL
47Anthony Miller, CHI vs. NYG
48Sterling Shepard, NYG @ CHI
49Preston Williams, MIA vs. BUF
50DeSean Jackson, PHI vs. LAR
51Breshad Perriman, NYJ vs. SF
52Allen Lazard, GB vs. DET
53Marquez Valdes-Scantling, GB vs. DET
54Tre'Quan Smith, NO @ LV
55N'Keal Harry, NE @ SEA
56Robby Anderson, CAR @ TB
57Mecole Hardman, KC @ LAC
58Golden Tate, NYG @ CHI
59Quintez Cephus, DET @ GB
60Christian Kirk, ARZ vs. WAS
61Jalen Reagor PHI vs. LAR
62Curtis Samuel, CAR @ TB
63Adm Humphries, TEN vs. JAX
64Hunter Renfrow, LV vs. NO
65Kendrick Bourne, SF @ NYJ
66Jerry Jeudy, DEN @ PIT
67Cole Beasley, BUF @ MIA
68James Washington, PIT vs. DEN
69Laviska Shenault Jr., JAX @ TEN
70Greg Ward, PHI vs. LAR
71Van Jefferson, LAR @ PHI
72Justin Jefferson, MIN @ IND
73Josh Reynolds, LAR @ PHI
74Randall Cobb, HOU vs. BAL
75Demarcus Robinson, KC @ LAC
76Bryan Edwards, LV vs. NO
77Jakeem Grant, MIA vs. BUF
78Olabisi Johnson, MIN @ IND
79Trent Taylor, SF @ NYJ
80Zach Pascal, IND vs. MIN
81Steven Sims, WAS @ ARZ
82Brandon Aiyuk, SF @ NYJ
83Kenny Stills, HOU vs. BAL
84Chase Claypool, PIT vs. DEN
85John Ross III, CIN @ CLE
86Jalen Guyton, LAC vs. KC
87Miles Boykin, BAL @ HOU
88Devin Duvernay, BAL @ HOU