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2012 Fantasy Football Projections: Week 2

C.J. Spiller, a top fantasy performer in Week 1, will start for the injured Fred Jackson

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
UPDATE: September 13, 2012

Using the WhatIfSports.com NFL simulation engine, the individual fantasy players and defensive teams are ranked based entirely on projected fantasy points using the FOXSports.com Fantasy Football default scoring where:

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: TDs are 6 points

QBs: 25 passing yards is 1 point

QBs: Interceptions are -2 points

RBs: 10 rushing yards is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Fumbles lost are -2 points

WRs, TE and RBs: Ten yards receiving is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Two-point conversion are 2 points

K: Extra points are 1 point and all field goals are at least 3 points with an extra bonus point for field goals made over 40 yards and another bonus point for field goals made over 50 yards.

DEF: A sack is 1 point, an interception is 2 points and each DEF touchdown is 6 points

Quarterback Running Back Wide Receiver Tight End
Kicker Team Defense Individual Defense

Please note: The Bears-Packers, Chiefs-Bills, Raiders-Dolphins, Saints-Panthers and Vikings-Colts games were resimulated on 9/13 to account for injuries and roster updates.

2012 Week 2 Fantasy Football Leaders
 NamePosTeamPoints
1Tom BradyQBPatriots24.5
2Cam NewtonQBPanthers23.9
3Aaron RodgersQBPackers22.7
4Drew BreesQBSaints22.6
5Eli ManningQBGiants21.9
6Philip RiversQBChargers20.7
7Robert Griffin IIIQBRedskins19.6
8Matthew StaffordQBLions18.8
9Jake LockerQBTitans18.5
10Arian FosterRBTexans17.9
11Josh FreemanQBBuccaneers17.9
12Tony RomoQBCowboys17.8
13Matt SchaubQBTexans17.8
14Matt RyanQBFalcons17.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
15Peyton ManningQBBroncos17.5
16Christian PonderQBVikings17.5
17Ray RiceRBRavens17.2
18Joe FlaccoQBRavens17.1
19Sam BradfordQBRams17.1
20Andrew LuckQBColts17.1
21Ryan FitzpatrickQBBills16.9
22Mark SanchezQBJets16.8
23Steven JacksonRBRams16.7
24Jay CutlerQBBears16.6
25C.J. SpillerRBBills16.5
26Ben RoethlisbergerQBSteelers16.5
27Matt ForteRBBears16.4
28Matt CasselQBChiefs16.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
29Andy DaltonQBBengals16.2
30Adrian PetersonRBVikings16.1
31Alex SmithQB49ers15.9
32Kevin KolbQBCardinals15.9
33Michael VickQBEagles15.8
34Carson PalmerQBRaiders15.7
35Ryan MathewsRBChargers15.2
36Darren McFaddenRBRaiders14.4
37Chris JohnsonRBTitans14.1
38LeSean McCoyRBEagles14.1
39Ahmad BradshawRBGiants14
40DeMarco MurrayRBCowboys13.7
41Brandon WeedenQBBrowns13.7
42BenJarvus Green-EllisRBBengals13.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
43Frank GoreRB49ers13
44Jamaal CharlesRBChiefs12.9
45Ryan TannehillQBDolphins12.6
46Willis McGaheeRBBroncos12.3
47Darren SprolesRBSaints12.3
48Russell WilsonQBSeahawks12.1
49DeAngelo WilliamsRBPanthers12.1
50Beanie WellsRBCardinals11.9
51Doug MartinRBBuccaneers11.9
52Marshawn LynchRBSeahawks11.8
53Brandon LloydWRPatriots11.8
54Calvin JohnsonWRLions11.8
55Jonathan StewartRBPanthers11.6
56Shonn GreeneRBJets11.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
57Reggie BushRBDolphins11.3
58Stevan RidleyRBPatriots11.1
59Michael TurnerRBFalcons11
60Isaac RedmanRBSteelers10.9
61Shayne GrahamKTexans10.9
62Victor CruzWRGiants10.6
63Donald BrownRBColts10.4
64Houston TexansDEF10.3
65Michael BushRBBears10.2
66Blaine GabbertQBJaguars10.1
67Jimmy GrahamTESaints10
68Jordy NelsonWRPackers9.8
69David AkersK49ers9.7
70A.J. GreenWRBengals9.7
 NamePosTeamPoints
71Trent RichardsonRBBrowns9.7
72Larry FitzgeraldWRCardinals9.6
73Andre JohnsonWRTexans9.5
74Maurice Jones-DrewRBJaguars9.2
75Steve SmithWRPanthers9.2
76Rob GronkowskiTEPatriots9.1
77Julio JonesWRFalcons9.1
78Percy HarvinWRVikings9
79Brandon MarshallWRBears9
80Nate KaedingKChargers9
81Roddy WhiteWRFalcons8.9
82Marques ColstonWRSaints8.8
83Lawrence TynesKGiants8.8
84Wes WelkerWRPatriots8.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
85Malcom FloydWRChargers8.8
86Mike NugentKBengals8.7
87Blair WalshKVikings8.7
88Rob BironasKTitans8.6
89Hakeem NicksWRGiants8.6
90Cedric BensonRBPackers8.6
91Matt PraterKBroncos8.5
92San Francisco 49ersDEF8.5
93Stephen GostkowskiKPatriots8.5
94Ryan SuccopKChiefs8.5
95Antonio BrownWRSteelers8.4
96Reggie WayneWRColts8.4
97Alfred MorrisRBRedskins8.4
98Stevie JohnsonWRBills8.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
99Shaun SuishamKSteelers8.4
100Demaryius ThomasWRBroncos8.4
101Denarius MooreWRRaiders8.3
102Robbie GouldKBears8.3
103Matt BryantKFalcons8.3
104Vincent JacksonWRBuccaneers8.3
105Mason CrosbyKPackers8.2
106Greg ZuerleinKRams8.2
107Miles AustinWRCowboys8.2
108Justin TuckerKRavens8.2
109Kenny BrittWRTitans8.1
110Dwayne BoweWRChiefs8.1
111Adam VinatieriKColts8
112Rian LindellKBills8
 NamePosTeamPoints
113Garrett HartleyKSaints8
114Mike WallaceWRSteelers8
115New England PatriotsDEF7.9
116Billy CundiffKRedskins7.9
117Dan BaileyKCowboys7.9
118Jason HansonKLions7.9
119Kendall HunterRB49ers7.9
120Jason WittenTECowboys7.8
121Ben TateRBTexans7.8
122Cincinnati BengalsDEF7.7
123Mark IngramRBSaints7.7
124Justin MedlockKPanthers7.7
125Jermichael FinleyTEPackers7.6
126Dez BryantWRCowboys7.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
127Alex HeneryKEagles7.6
128Santonio HolmesWRJets7.6
129Nick FolkKJets7.5
130Miami DolphinsDEF7.5
131Kevin SmithRBLions7.4
132Connor BarthKBuccaneers7.4
133Eric DeckerWRBroncos7.4
134Greg OlsenTEPanthers7.4
135Robert MeachemWRChargers7.4
136Peyton HillisRBChiefs7.3
137Sebastian JanikowskiKRaiders7.2
138Phil DawsonKBrowns7.2
139James JonesWRPackers7.2
140Dallas CowboysDEF7.1
 NamePosTeamPoints
141Michael JenkinsWRVikings7.1
142Steve BreastonWRChiefs7.1
143Tony GonzalezTEFalcons7
144Oakland RaidersDEF7
145Anquan BoldinWRRavens7
146Antonio GatesTEChargers6.9
147Mike WilliamsWRBuccaneers6.9
148Dan CarpenterKDolphins6.9
149Sidney RiceWRSeahawks6.9
150Danny WoodheadRBPatriots6.9
151Mario ManninghamWR49ers6.8
152Donald JonesWRBills6.8
153Pierre GarconWRRedskins6.8
154Darrius Heyward-BeyWRRaiders6.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
155Torrey SmithWRRavens6.8
156Danny AmendolaWRRams6.8
157Pierre ThomasRBSaints6.6
158Jared CookTETitans6.6
159Lance MooreWRSaints6.6
160Michael CrabtreeWR49ers6.6
161Aaron HernandezTEPatriots6.6
162Seattle SeahawksDEF6.6
163Nate WashingtonWRTitans6.5
164Vernon DavisTE49ers6.5
165Mohamed MassaquoiWRBrowns6.5
166Knowshon MorenoRBBroncos6.5
167Jay FeelyKCardinals6.4
168Eddie RoyalWRChargers6.4
 NamePosTeamPoints
169Minnesota VikingsDEF6.4
170Brandon PettigrewTELions6.4
171Fred DavisTERedskins6.4
172Randall CobbWRPackers6.4
173Andre RobertsWRCardinals6.4
174Owen DanielsTETexans6.3
175DeSean JacksonWREagles6.3
176Ryan WilliamsRBCardinals6.3
177Jonathan DwyerRBSteelers6.3
178Bernard ScottRBBengals6.2
179Jeremy KerleyWRJets6.2
180Pittsburgh SteelersDEF6.2
181Joshua MorganWRRedskins6.2
182New York GiantsDEF6.2
 NamePosTeamPoints
183Greg LittleWRBrowns6.2
184Baltimore RavensDEF6.1
185Jeremy MaclinWREagles6.1
186Austin CollieWRColts6.1
187Brandon GibsonWRRams6.1
188Kyle RudolphTEVikings6
189David WilsonRBGiants6
190St. Louis RamsDEF5.9
191Legedu NaaneeWRDolphins5.9
192Coby FleenerTEColts5.9
193Evan RoysterRBRedskins5.9
194Washington RedskinsDEF5.9
195Heath MillerTESteelers5.9
196Stephen HillWRJets5.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
197Steven HauschkaKSeahawks5.8
198James StarksRBPackers5.8
199Detroit LionsDEF5.8
200Laurent RobinsonWRJaguars5.8
201Tennessee TitansDEF5.7
202Denver BroncosDEF5.7
203Javon RingerRBTitans5.7
204Cleveland BrownsDEF5.7
205San Diego ChargersDEF5.6
206Philadelphia EaglesDEF5.6
207Jacob TammeTEBroncos5.6
208Atlanta FalconsDEF5.5
209Preston ParkerWRBuccaneers5.5
210Dustin KellerTEJets5.5
 NamePosTeamPoints
211Brandon LaFellWRPanthers5.5
212New York JetsDEF5.5
213Nate BurlesonWRLions5.5
214Lamar MillerRBDolphins5.4
215Jermaine GreshamTEBengals5.4
216Josh ScobeeKJaguars5.4
217Tashard ChoiceRBBills5.4
218Domenik HixonWRGiants5.4
219Buffalo BillsDEF5.4
220Donnie AveryWRColts5.4
221Braylon EdwardsWRSeahawks5.3
222Alshon JefferyWRBears5.3
223Lance KendricksTERams5.3
224Kansas City ChiefsDEF5.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
225Josh GordonWRBrowns5.3
226Toby GerhartRBVikings5.3
227Kevin OgletreeWRCowboys5.2
228Jacquizz RodgersRBFalcons5.2
229Indianapolis ColtsDEF5.2
230LeGarrette BlountRBBuccaneers5.1
231Anthony FasanoTEDolphins5.1
232Andrew HawkinsWRBengals5.1
233Steve SmithWRRams5.1
234Benjamin WatsonTEBrowns5.1
235Early DoucetWRCardinals5
236Tampa Bay BuccaneersDEF4.9
237Kendall WrightWRTitans4.9
238Chicago BearsDEF4.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
239Earl BennettWRBears4.8
240Carolina PanthersDEF4.8
241Dallas ClarkTEBuccaneers4.8
242Tony SchefflerTELions4.8
243Green Bay PackersDEF4.8
244Davone BessWRDolphins4.8
245Emmanuel SandersWRSteelers4.7
246Jacoby JonesWRRavens4.7
247Justin BlackmonWRJaguars4.7
248New Orleans SaintsDEF4.7
249Dennis PittaTERavens4.7
250Louis MurphyWRPanthers4.6
251Arizona CardinalsDEF4.6
252Kevin WalterWRTexans4.6
 NamePosTeamPoints
253Rashad JenningsRBJaguars4.6
254Martellus BennettTEGiants4.5
255Rod StreaterWRRaiders4.5
256Armon BinnsWRBengals4.5
257Marcedes LewisTEJaguars4.5
258Daryl RichardsonRBRams4.5
259Randy MossWR49ers4.4
260Santana MossWRRedskins4.4
261Dexter McClusterWRChiefs4.4
262Scott ChandlerTEBills4.4
263Harry DouglasWRFalcons4.3
264Doug BaldwinWRSeahawks4.3
265Vick BallardRBColts4.3
266Titus YoungWRLions4.3
 NamePosTeamPoints
267Brian HartlineWRDolphins4.2
268Brian QuickWRRams4.2
269Felix JonesRBCowboys4.2
270Devin AromashoduWRVikings4.1
271Keshawn MartinWRTexans4.1
272Montario HardestyRBBrowns4.1
273Cecil ShortsWRJaguars4.1
274Taiwan JonesRBRaiders4
275Julian EdelmanWRPatriots3.9
276Bernard PierceRBRavens3.9
277Andre CaldwellWRBroncos3.9
278Tony MoeakiTEChiefs3.9
279Rueben RandleWRGiants3.8
280Zach MillerTESeahawks3.8
 NamePosTeamPoints
281Brent CelekTEEagles3.8
282Chaz SchilensWRJets3.6
283Jacksonville JaguarsDEF3.6
284Ryan BroylesWRLions3.5
285Jason AvantWREagles3.5
286Brandon MyersTERaiders3.5
287John KuhnRBPackers3.4
288Keiland WilliamsRBLions3.3
289Robert TurbinRBSeahawks3.2
290Jeff KingTECardinals3.2
291T.J. GrahamWRBills3.2
292Le'Ron McClainRBChargers3.1
293Ronnie BrownRBChargers3.1
294Richard GoodmanWRChargers3
 NamePosTeamPoints
295John ConnerRBJets3
296Damian WilliamsWRTitans2.9
297Kellen DavisTEBears2.9
298Brandon TateWRBengals2.9
299Derek HaganWRRaiders2.8
300Todd HeapTECardinals2.7

Jake Westrich is the Digital Content Coordinator for WhatIfSports.com. He can be reached at jwestrich@whatifsports.com.

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