Week 2 of the NFL season is an important one for all 32 NFL teams but is also a vital one for fantasy football owners across the country.
We all know how dire the stats are for NFL teams that start off 0-2 when it comes to their playoff chances and you can be certain those statistics are relatively similar for your team if you fall into an 0-2 hole to start the year.
So here to help you either climb out of your 0-1 hole and avoid a disastrous 0-2 start, or turn your Week 1 win into an early season winning streak in Week 2, are the fantasy football experts from CBS Sports: Nick Kostos, Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard.
There are a few guys, according to Eisenberg and Richard, that are must starts and there are some guys you’ll want to stash on the bench for this week.
QB Eli Manning vs. New Orleans Saints
RB Jonathan Stewart vs. San Francisco 49ers
WR DeSean Jackson vs. Dallas Cowboys
TE Eric Ebron vs. Tennessee Titans
QB Russell Wilson vs. Los Angeles Rams
RB Carlos Hyde vs. Carolina Panthers
WR T.Y. Hilton vs. Denver Broncos
TE Martellus Bennett vs. Miami Dolphins
QB Derek Carr vs. Atlanta Falcons
RB Spencer Ware vs. Houston Texans
(PPR Format) – WR Stefon Diggs vs. Green Bay Packers
(PPR Format) – TE Antonio Gates vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
QB Matt Ryan vs. Oakland Raiders
RB Thomas Rawls vs. Los Angeles Rams
(PPR Format) – WR Randall Cobb vs. Minnesota Vikings
(PPR Format) – TE Vance McDonald vs. Carolina Panthers
To hear the guys give their full explanations for each of their selections, check out the video above.
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