Starts and Sits: Week 2

The start/sit article is going to look a little different this year. I am going to break it down by game and by the major positional players involved in each matchup. As always feel free to reach out to me on X(Twitter) @JGalt93 with any questions. I would be more than happy to help. Best of luck in week 2!

 Vikings vs Eagles


  • Kirk Cousins, QB- Start 
  • Alexander Mattison,RB- Start
  • Justin Jefferson, WR- Start
  • Jordan Addison, WR- Start
  • K.J. Osborn, WR- Sit
  • T.J. Hockenson., TE- Start
  • Defense-Sit


  • Jalen Hurts, QB- Start
  • DeAndre Swift, RB- Desperation flex  (If Gainwell is out, start him.)
  • Rashaad Penny, RB-Sit (Low-end flex if Gainwell is out)
  • Kenneth Gainwell, RB- Start (Keep an eye on his injury designation ahead of the game.)
  • AJ Brown, WR- Start
  • Devonta Smith, WR- Start
  • Dallas Goedert, TE- Start
  • Defense-Start

Ravens vs Bengals


  • Lamar Jackson, QB- Start
  • Gus Edwards, RB- Low end flex
  • Justice Hill, RB- Low end flex
  • Zay Flowers, WR- Start
  • Odell Beckham Jr., WR- Sit
  • Rashod Bateman, WR-Sit
  • Mark Andrews, TE- Start( If he plays, you play him.)
  • Defense-Start


  • Joe Burrow, QB- Start
  • Joe Mixon, RB- Start
  • Ja’marr Chase, WR- Start
  • Tee Higgins, WR- Start
  • Tyler Boyd, WR- Sit
  • Irv Smith Jr., TE- Desperation start
  • Defense-Sit

Seahawks vs Lions


  • Geno Smith, QB- Start
  • Kenneth Walker, RB- Start
  • Zach Charbonnet,RB- Sit
  • D.K. Metcalf, WR- Start
  • Tyler Lockett, WR- Start
  • Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR- Low-end flex (With upside in a good matchup.)
  • Noah Fant, TE- Sit
  • Defense-Sit


  • Jared Goff, QB- Start
  • Jahmyr Gibbs, RB- Start
  • David Montgomery, RB- Start
  • Amon-Ra St. Brown, WR- Start
  • Josh Reynolds, WR- Low-end flex
  • Marvin Jones Jr., WR- Sit
  • Sam Laporta, TE- Start
  • Defense-Sit

Colts vs Texans


  • Anthony Richardson, QB- Start
  • Zach Moss, RB- Flex ( If healthy)
  • Deon Jackson, RB- Sit (low-end flex if Moss doesn’t play)
  • Michael Pittman Jr., WR- Start
  • Alec Pierce, WR- Sit
  • Kylen Granson, TE- Sit
  • Defense-Start


  • C.J. Stroud, QB- Sit
  • Dameon Pierce, RB- Start
  • Nico Collins, WR- Flex
  • Robert Woods, WR- Low-end flex
  • Dalton Schultz, TE- Desperation start
  • Defense-Sit

Bears vs Buccaneers


  • Justin Fields, QB- Start
  • Khalil Herbert, RB- Start
  • Roschon Johnson,RB- low end flex
  • D.J. Moore, WR- Start
  • Darnell Mooney, WR- Sit
  • Chase Claypool, WR- Sit
  • Cole Kmet, TE- Start
  • Defense-Sit


  • Baker Mayfield, QB- Desperation start
  • Rachaad White,RB- Flex
  • Sean Tucker, RB- Sit
  • Chris Godwin, WR- Start
  • Mike Evans, WR- Start
  • Cade Otton, TE- Sit
  • Defense-Start

Chiefs vs Jaguars


  • Patrick Mahomes, QB- Start
  • Isiah Pachecho.,RB- Start
  • Jerick McKinnon, RB, Sit
  • Rashee Rice, WR- Low end flex
  • Kadarius Toney, WR- Sit
  • Skyy Moore, WR- Sit
  • Travis Kelce, TE- Start(Keep an eye on his injury designation)
  • Defense-Sit


  • Trevor Lawrence, QB- Start
  • Travis Etienne Jr.,RB- Start
  • Tank Bigsby,RB, Low end flex
  • Calvin Ridley, WR- Start
  • Christian Kirk, WR- Low end flex
  • Zay Jones, WR- Start
  • Evan Engram, TE- Start
  • Defense-Sit

Packers vs Falcons


  • Jordan Love, QB- Sit
  • Aaron Jones, RB- Start (If healthy)
  • AJ Dillon, WR- low-end flex(Becomes a start if Jones is out)
  • Christian Watson, WR- Start( Keep an eye on his injury designation)
  • Romeo Doubs, WR- Flex ( Becomes a start if Watson is out again)
  • Luke Musgrave, TE- Start
  • Defense-Start


  • Desmond Ridder, QB- Sit
  • Bijan Robinson ,RB- Start
  • Tyler Allgeier, RB- Flex
  • Drake London, WR- Desperation start
  • Mack Hollins, WR- Sit
  • Kyle Pitts., TE- Start but temper expectations
  • Defense-Sit

Raiders vs Bills


  • Jimmy Garoppolo,QB- Sit
  • Josh Jacobs, RB- Start
  • Davante Adams, WR- Start
  • Jakobi Meyers, WR- Out due to injury
  • Hunter Renfrow, WR- Sit
  • Michael Mayer, TE- Sit
  • Defense-Sit


  • Josh Allen, QB- Start
  • James Cook, RB- Start
  • Damien Harris, RB-Sit
  • Stefon Diggs, WR- Start
  • Gabriel Davis, WR- Flex
  • Dawson Knox, TE- Sit
  • Dalton Kincaid, TE- Start but temper expectations
  • Defense-Start

Chargers vs Titans


  • Justin Herbert, QB- Start
  • Austin Ekeler, RB- Start( Keep an eye on injury designation)
  • Joshua Kelley, RB- Flex ( Has massive upside if Ekeler is out)
  • Keenan Allen, WR- Start
  • Mike Williams, WR- Start
  • Josh Palmer, WR- Sit
  • Quentin Johnson-Sit
  • Gerald Everett, TE- Start
  • Defense-Sit


  • Ryan Tannehill,QB- Sit
  • Derrick Henry, RB- Start
  • Tyjae Spears, RB- Sit
  • DeAndre Hopkins, WR- Start
  • Treylon Burks, WR- Sit
  • Chigoziem Okonkwo., TE- Sit
  • Defense-Sit

49ers vs Rams


  • Brock Purdy, QB- Start
  • Christian McCaffrey, RB- Start
  • Deebo Samuel, WR- Start
  • Brandon Aiyuk, WR- Start
  • George Kittle, TE- Start
  • Defense-Start


  • Matthew Stafford, QB- Sit
  • Cam Akers, RB- Low end flex
  • Kyrin Johnson- Low-end flex
  • Van Jefferson, WR- Sit
  • Puka Nacua, WR- Flex
  • Tutu Atwell- Low-end flex
  • Tyler Higbee, TE- Start
  • Defense-Sit

Giants vs Cardinals


  • Daniel Jones, QB- Start
  • Saquon Barkley, RB- Start
  • Isaiah Hodgins, WR- Sit
  • Darius Slayton, WR- Sit
  • Parris Campbell, WR- Sit
  • Darren Waller, TE- Start
  • Defense-Start


  • Joshua Dobbs, QB- Sit
  • James Conner, RB- Start
  • Marquise Brown, WR- Flex
  • Rondale Moore, WR- Sit
  • Michael Wilson, WR- Sit
  • Zach Ertz/Trey McBride, TE- Sit
  • Defense-Start

Jets vs Cowboys


  • Zach Wilson, QB- Sit
  • Breece Hall, RB- Flex
  • Dalvin Cook, RB- Flex
  • Garrett Wilson, WR- Start
  • Allen Lazard, WR- Sit
  • Mecole Hardman, WR-Sit
  • Tyler Conklin, TE- Sit
  • Defense-Start


  • Dak Prescott, QB- Start
  • Tony Pollard, RB- Start
  • Ceedee Lamb, WR- Start
  • Brandin Cooks, WR- Low end flex
  • Michael Gallup, WR- Sit
  • Jake Ferguson., TE- Desperation start
  • Defense-Start

Commanders vs Broncos


  • Sam Howell, QB- Start but temper expectations
  • Antonio Gibson, RB- Sit
  • Brian Robinson Jr., RB- Start
  • Terry McLaurin, WR- Start
  • Jahan Dotson, WR- Flex
  • Curtis Samuel, WR- Sit
  • Logan Thomas, TE- Sit
  • Defense-Start


  • Russell Wilson, QB- Start but temper expectations
  • Javonte Williams ,RB- Flex
  • Samaje Perine, RB- Flex
  • Jerry Jeudy, WR- Injured (Start if he plays)
  • Courtland Sutton, WR- Flex
  • Marvin Mims Jr., WR- Sit
  • Adam Trautman, TE- Sit
  • Defense-Start

Dolphins vs Patriots


  • Tua Tagovailoa, QB- Start
  • Raheem Mostert, RB- Start
  • Tyreek Hill, WR- Start
  • Jaylen Waddle, WR- Start
  • Durham Smythe, TE- Sit
  • Defense-Sit


  • Mac Jones QB- Start
  • Rhamondre Stevenson ,RB- Start
  • Ezekiel Elliot, RB- Low-end flex
  • Kendrick Bourne, WR, Start
  • Devante Parker, WR- Sit
  • Juju Smith- Schuster, WR- Sit
  • Hunter Henry, TE- Start
  • Defense-Sit

Saints vs Panthers


  • Derek Carr, QB- Start
  • Jamaal Williams ,RB- Start
  • Kendre Miller, RB-Sit
  • Chris Olave, WR- Start
  • Michael Thomas, WR- Flex
  • Rasheed Shadid, WR-Low end flex
  • Juwan Johnson, TE- Start
  • Taysom Hill, QB/TE-Sit
  • Defense-Start


  • Bryce Young, QB- Sit
  • Miles Sanders, RB-Flex
  • Chuba Hubbard, RB- Sit
  • Adam Thielen, WR- Sit
  • DJ Chark, WR- Sit
  • Jonathan Mingo,WR-Sit
  • Hayden Hurst, TE- Start but temper expectations
  • Defense-Sit

Browns vs Steelers


  • Deshaun Watson, QB- Start
  • Nick Chubb, RB- Start
  • Amari Cooper, WR- Start
  • Elijah Moore, WR- low-end flex
  • Donovan Peoples-Jones, WR- Sit
  • David Njoku, TE- Start
  • Defense-Start


  • Kenny Pickett, QB- Sit
  • Najee Harris, RB- Start but temper expectations
  • Jaylen Warren, WR- Sit
  • Dionate Johnson, WR- Out due to injury
  • George Pickens, WR- Boom/bust option this week against a tough SF Defense
  • Pat Freiermuth, TE- Start ( Keep an eye on his injury designation)
  • Defense-Start