Fantasy Football: Week 2 Start-Sit

Debating who to put in your lineups in Week 2? Here are recommendations for owners in the Fantasy Football: Week 2 Start-Sit.

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Wide Receivers

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Tyrell Williams, WR, Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Tyrell Williams has taken over the lead wide receiver spot for the Oakland Raiders. Williams has already developed chemistry with Carr, producing six catches for 105 yards and a touchdown in his Raiders’ debut. 

Williams has the Raider Nation forgetting the Antonio Brown circus with his impressive Week 1 performance. He has a great shot for a repeat fantasy production in Week 2 against the Kansas City Chiefs defense, who made Gardner Minshew and multiple Jaguars receivers be fantasy relevant last week. 

The Raiders will be playing behind in this matchup, providing Williams with plenty of opportunities to be a wide receiver that will be a top 20 WR in Week 2. 

Travis Benjamin, WR, Los Angeles Chargers vs. Detroit Lions

The Los Angeles Chargers always seem to be dealing with awful injury luck. Currently, the Chargers will be without tight end Hunter Henry, who suffered a tibial plateau fracture to his left knee and will be sidelined for multiple weeks. Wide receiver Mike Williams is doubtful this week, which opens the door for Travis Benjamin to step in against the Detroit Lions this week. 

Benjamin offers tremendous upside against a Lions defense that finished 31st in Football Outsiders’ pass defense DVOA rankings last season. Look for Benjamin to find the endzone on a long pass play this week and a receiver to get in your lineups. 

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Kenny Golladay, WR, Detroit Lions vs. Los Angeles Chargers

Kenny Golladay saw nine targets last week against the Arizona Cardinals, producing four receptions for 42 yards and a touchdown. The Detroit Lions passing attack produced 385 yards through the air in Week 1 against a Cardinals defense who played without their top two cornerbacks. 

In Week 2, Golladay will have a tougher matchup against the Chargers, who will shadow Golladay with shutdown corner Casey Hayward. Hayward has only given up 1.12 yards per route covered against him, according to Pro Football Focus. I would shy away from the Lions receiver in Week 2. 

Robby Anderson, WR, New York Jets vs. Cleveland Browns 

Robby Anderson failed to produce in Week 1 in a tough matchup against the Buffalo Bills, finishing with only three receptions for 23 yards. The New York Jets had troubles in their passing game except for peppering Jamison Crowder for 14 passes for 99 yards.

Combine those issues with Sam Darnold being ruled out in Week 2 with mono, and the Jets are forced to go with Trevor Siemian as they welcome the Cleveland Browns in the Monday Night matchup. 

The Browns limited the Tennessee Titans receivers to just 14.5 fantasy points, which was the lowest in the NFL in Week 1. Anderson will face a Browns defense that stifled Corey Davis to zero catches in the season opener. Too many strikes against Anderson to have him in your starting lineup in Week 2. 

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