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GIANTS FANTASY RANKINGS: WEEK 2
The Week 2 fantasy rankings are in and quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Rueben Randle are on the rise. After passing for 450 yards last Sunday against the Cowboys, Manning’s average ranking moves up four spots, from No. 14 to No. 10.
Yahoo! Sports moved Manning up seven spots, from No. 14 to No. 7, for his efforts against Dallas while ESPN, CBS Sports and Fox Sports all agreed he was trending up. He was the second-highest scoring quarterback in Week 1 behind brother, Peyton.
Randle’s average ranking also moved up four spots, from No. 47 to No. 43. The Giants’ No. 3 receiver had five catches for 101 yards against the Cowboys. Fox Sports moved Randle up 10 spots, the biggest jump of any Giant, from No. 48 to No. 38.
Despite catching three touchdowns and leading all receivers in points scored last week, CBS Sports and Fox Sports both moved wide receiver Victor Cruz down a spot. But his average ranking still moved up, from No. 12 to No. 11.
Here’s a look at this week’s fantasy rankings. This week’s ranking is listed in parentheses. +/- indicates the difference between this and last week’s rankings.
QB Eli Manning
Average ranking: +4 (10th)
» ESPN +1 (12th), CBSSports +4 (9th), Yahoo! Sports +7 (7th), Fox Sports +2 (13th)
RB David Wilson
Average ranking: -6 (23rd)
» ESPN -6 (23rd), CBSSports -4 (22nd), Yahoo! Sports: -9 (22nd), Fox Sports -5 (24th)
WR Victor Cruz
Average ranking: +1 (11th)
» Sources: ESPN +4 (9th), CBSSports -1 (13th), Yahoo! Sports +0 (8th), Fox Sports -1 (14th)
WR Hakeem Nicks
Average ranking: +1 (18th)
» Sources: ESPN -2 (20th), CBSSports +4 (18th), Yahoo! Sports +1 (17th), Fox Sports +1 (17th)
WR Rueben Randle
Average ranking: +4 (43rd)
» Sources: ESPN +2 (46th), CBSSports +1 (47th), Yahoo! Sports +4 (41st), Fox Sports +10 (38th)
TE Brandon Myers
Average ranking: +2 (12th)
» Sources: ESPN -1 (11th), CBSSports +3 (12th), Yahoo! Sports +3 (12th), Fox Sports +0 (14th)
K Josh Brown
Average ranking: +0 (15th)
» Sources: ESPN -2 (10th), CBSSports +0 (18th), Yahoo! Sports +1 (15th), Fox Sports +1 (17th)
Defense/ special teams
Average ranking: -10 (24th)
» Sources: ESPN -11 (29th), CBSSports -12 (N/R), Yahoo! Sports -11 (25th), Fox Sports -4 (17th)
“I think we’ve got some good players. I think we have a hell of a scheme. I think we’ve got one hell of a quarterback and if we can protect and do the things that we need to do, where we can get them into the flow of the game, then I think they’ll be a difficult matchup for anyone.” -Offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride
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