2018 Fantasy Football -- Week 2 Waiver Wire Rankings and Injuries

2018 Fantasy Football — Week 2 Waiver Wire Rankings and Injuries

Pat Mayo and Jake Ciely recap Week 1 and debate Mayo’s Week 2 Waiver Wire Rankings, and update you on the injuries and news from the NFL.

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2018 Week 2 Waiver Wire: Show Index

1:17 Giveaways
3:15 Week 1 Takeaways
22:11 RB Waivers/Injuries
45:01 WR Waivers/Injuries
56:01 TE Waivers/Injuries
1:01:09 QB Streaming/Injuries
1:05:34 DST Streaming/Injuries
1:09:10 Q & A


2018 Week 2 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 60 percent owned in leagues
  • Last Updated Tuesday Evening
  • PPR Scoring
  • Full waiver analysis on Monday morning show (Here)
  • Bye Weeks: NONE


2018 Week 2 Waiver Wire Rankings: Running Back

1. TJ Yeldon
2. Austin Ekeler
3. Matt Breida
4. Phillip Lindsay
5. Nyheim Hines
6. Bilal Powell
7. Aaron Jones
8. Jordan Wilkins
9. Darren Sproles
10. Jalen Richard
11. Javorius Allen
12. Nick Chubb
13. Theo Riddick
14. Chase Edmunds
15. Alfred Blue

Week 1 RB Stat Leaders


2018 Week 2 Waiver Wire Rankings: Wide Receiver

1. Brandon Marshall
2. Quincy Enunwa
3. John Brown
4. Ryan Grant
5. Mike Williams
6. Tyler Lockett
7. Kenny Golladay
8. Chris Godwin
9. Danny Amendola

10. Geronimo Allison
11. Dede Westbrook
12. John Ross
13. Phillip Dorsett
14. Keelan Cole
15. Dante Pettis
16. Ted Ginn Jr.
17. Anthony Miller
18. DJ Moore
19. Bruce Ellington

Week 1 WR Stat Leaders


2018 Week 2 Waiver Wire Rankings: Tight End

1. George Kittle
2. Jonnu Smith
3. Will Dissly
4. Ian Thomas
5. Eric Ebron
6. Ricky Seals-Jones
7. Austin Seferian-Jenkins
8. Nick Boyle
9. Ben Watson
10. Ryan Griffin

Week 1 TE Stat Leaders


2018 Week 2 Waiver Wire Rankings: QB Streams

1. Alex Smith vs. IND
2. Case Keenum vs. OAK
3. Mitch Trubisky vs. SEA
4. Tyrod Taylor at NO
5. Nick Foles at TB


2018 Week 2 Waiver Wire Rankings: DST Streams

1. CHI vs. SEA
2. CIN vs. BAL
3. NO vs. CLE
4. TEN vs. HOU
5. WSH vs. IND
6. ATL vs. CAR
7. DAL vs. NYG


2018 Fantasy Football: Week 1 Injuries

RB

  • Leonard Fournette (hamstring) — Exited game; questionable for Week 2
  • Sony Michel (knee) — Missed Week 1; questionable for Week 2
  • Jeremy Hill (torn ACL) — Out for the season
  • Marlon Mack (hamstring) — Missed Week 1; questionable for Week 2
  • Wayne Gallman (knee) — Exited game; expected to be ready for Week 2
  • Kenneth Dixon (knee) — Exited game; expected miss multiple games

WR

  • Doug Baldwin (partial MCL tear) — Exited game; will miss a 3-6 weeks
  • Marquise Goodwin (quad) — Exited game; questionable for Week 2
  • Will Fuller (hamstring) — Missed Week 1; questionable for Week 2
  • DeSean Jackson (concussion) — Exited game; week-to-week
  • DeVante Parker (finger) — Missed Week 1; questionable for Week 2
  • Trey Quinn (ankle) — Carted off; expected to be out indefinitely

QB

  • Aaron Rodgers (knee) — Returned to game; questionable for Week 2
  • Marcus Mariota (elbow) — Exited game; questionable for Week 2
  • Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) — Stayed in game; questionable for Week 2

TE

  • Delanie Walker (ankle) — Out for the season
  • Greg Olsen (fractured foot) — Out indefinitely
  • Jermaine Gresham (achilles) — Missed Week 1; questionable for Week 2
  • Hayden Hurst (foot) — Missed Week 1; expected to week another few weeks
  • Vance McDonald (foot) — Missed Week 1; questionable for Week 2

OL

  • Titans LT Taylor Lewan (concussion) — Exited game; week-to-week
  • Panthers RT Daryl Williams (kneecap/MCL) — Expected to be out for the season
  • Texans RT Seantrel Henderson (broken ankle) — Out for the season
  • 49ers RG Mike Person (foot) — Exited game; questionable for Week 2
  • 49ers RG Josh Garnett (foot) — Carted off; expected to be out indefinitely
  • Steelers RG David DeCastro (broken hand) — Expected to play Week 2


2018 Week 1 Running Back Snap Shares

NOTE: Sometimes there is more than one RB on the field at the same time OR none. Hence why each team’s snap share doesn’t add up to 100%

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