Thursday Night Football wasn’t the offensive showcase that fantasy owners hoped for. Matt Forte was projected to get almost 12 points in Yahoo! Leagues. He finished with eight. Two of the top projected WRs for Week 2, Jordy Nelson and Brandon Marshall, both fell well short of expectations.
There is hope out there for fantasy owners who may be in need of a big week from some pass catchers. Among receivers this week, Nelson and Marshall were projected to be fifth and second, respectively.
Now, there are spots available in the top five for WRs this week. The highest projected receiver, Calvin Johnson, faces a stingy San Francisco 49ers defensive unit. Johnson is projected to score over 15 points but could fall tragically short for owners relying on him.
Here are the five WR fantasy producers for Week 2.