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Wide Receiver Rankings: NFL Fantasy Week 2

Deebo Samuel

Deebo Samuel should see more carries for the 49ers following an injury to the team's No. 1 RB, boosting his fantasy value.

Justin Jefferson, Cooper Kupp and Davante Adams were the top three wide receivers in Week 1 and they capture the top three spots for Week 2. Fantasy managers who drafted these players got what they expected in Week 1, and while that won't be the case for every week, it certainly should be for most weeks.

A wide receiver that jumped up the rankings this week is Deebo Samuel. With a knee injury landing Elijah Mitchell on IR, someone is going to have to step up as running back in San Francisco. Odds are that person is going to be Samuel. In Week 1, he had 14 receiving yards, but eight carries for 52 yards and a touchdown. Samuel will be the de facto running back, at least until the 49ers sign a veteran or a rookie can step up for the team. Samuel is ranked No. 4 for Week 2.

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NFL Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 2

— Rankings by Sarah Lewis, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network and lives, eats, and breathes fantasy football. Have a fantasy football question? Send it to her on Twitter @Sarah_Lewis32.