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Week 2 Fantasy Blog

by Kate Magdziuk
Updated On: September 21, 2020, 10:17 am ET

Congratulations! You've survived Week 1 in your fantasy football leagues... just barely, probably. The injury bug has likely bitten almost all of your teams heading into Week 2, so keep up to date with all of the biggest plays, scores, injuries and more.


Cardinals 30 - Football Team 15

Ravens 33 - Texans 16

Chiefs 23 - Chargers 20

(7:06 PM) The Chargers kick the go-ahead field goal. Patrick Mahomes and company have under four minutes to go. They tie it up with a Harrison Butker field goal. The game goes into OT.

(6:55 PM) Antonio Gibson rushes for an 11-yard touchdown.

(6:51 PM) BIG PLAY FOR THE SCORE! Patrick Mahomes hits Tyreek Hill for a 54-yard bomb touchdown. He tries a two-point conversion with sophomore wideout Mecole Hardman, and it's good! Kansas City ties it up 17-17.

(6:45 PM) WR Sammy Watkins is injured after an 11-yard reception. He walks gingerly off of the field with his own power.

(6:33 PM) RB Mark Ingram rushes for a 30-yard touchdown. The Ravens lead 30-13 in the fourth quarter.

(6:20 PM) Kyler Murray rushes for a 21-yard touchdown. His second rushing TD of the day. 

(5:31 PM) Ravens L.J. Fort picks up the fumble from WR Keke Coutee and takes it to the house for a score.

Justin Herbert has one of each. The rookie scores his first passing touchdown to WR Jalen Guyton.

(5:17 PM) Patrick Mahomes finds his favorite target for a 10-yard score. The extra point is no good!

(5:06 PM) Big play alert! Deshaun Watson finds Brandin Cooks for a 38-yard reception. He sets up a touchdown from Watson to TE Darren Fells.

(4:49 PM) If you want to stop Kyler Murray, you'll have to stop his legs first as he rushes for a 14-yard touchdown. It's his second on the season, and he's totaled 134 rushing yards through five quarters. 

(4:40 PM) TE Mike Gesicki comes up with the late touchdown, and Preston Williams nabs the two-point conversion! 

(4:34 PM) That was fast. Rookie QB Justin Herbert rushes for his first career touchdown - a four-yard scramble. He pieced together a nice first drive, going 2/4 for 51 passing yards.

(4:30 PM) BREAKING NEWS: Justin Herbert is starting at quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers. Tyrod Taylor is out with a chest injury.

Josh Allen hits John Brown for a 46-yard touchdown. Allen surpasses his career-passing record for the second-consecutive week with 417 passing yards and four TDs.

(4:22 PM) Kyler Murray finds WR DeAndre Hopkins for his first touchdown as a  Cardinal. He totaled 14 receptions for 151 yards in Week 1.


49ers 31 - Jets 13

Colts 28 - Vikings 11

Titans 33 - Jaguars 30

Bears 17 - Giants 13

Packers 42 - Lions 21

Steelers 26 - Broncos 21

Bills 31 - Dolphins 28

(4:20 PM) BIG PLAY! James Conner breaks off a 59 yard run! The Steelers close it out.

(4:12 PM) BIG PLAY! Josh Allen hits Stefon Diggs for 47 yards.

INJURY UPDATE: Coach Kyle Shanahan tells reporters that Nick Bosa has most likely torn his ACL.

(4:04 PM) Jordan Howard rushes for a two-yard touchdown.

Leonard Fournette rushes for his second score of the day, exploding up the middle for 46 yards.

(3:56 PM) TOUCHDOWN! Jeff Driskel hits RB Melvin Gordon for a 16-yard touchdown.

Darrell Henderson rushes for his first career touchdown! With Cam Akers out, Henderson has done well with his opportunity. He's totaled 112 total yards on 12 touches.

(3:50 PM) INJURY ALERT: Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey is questionable to return with an ankle injury.

(3:46 PM) Aaron Jones comes up with his third touchdown of the day. He's officially racked up 236 scrimmage yards. RIP to any fantasy teams facing him this week.

INJURY UPDATE: The Giants fear a torn ACL for running back Saquon Barkley

(3:40 PM) He had a punt return TD called back earlier, but this one is for real! Ben Roethlisberger to Diontae Johnson for a 28-yard score.

(3:37 PM) Matt Stafford hits WR Marvin Hall for his fourth career touchdown.

Matt Ryan throws his fourth TD of the game to WR Russell Gage.

(3:35 PM) Tyler Higbee is having himself a day. He reels in his third touchdown of the game from Jared Goff, a 28-yard reception.

(3:31 PM) BIG PLAY! Rams RB Darrell Henderson breaks off a 40-yard run. 

The Panthers go for it on fourth-and-goal, and it's a rushing touchdown for Christian McCaffrey.

Minshew Mania continues! He finds RB Chris Thompson for a 14-yard touchdown. Minshew has exploded for 319 yards, 3 TDs and 1 INT with 7:25 left in the fourth.

(3:26 PM) TOUCHDOWN! Jerick McKinnon rushes for a 16-yard touchdown. He's totaled just three carries... but he's taken them for 79 rushing yards.

(3:18 PM) INJURY ALERT: Dak Prescott is being checked out on the sideline after a big hit from Falcons LB Deion Jones. Andy Dalton heads into the game. Zeke Elliott takes a rushing attempt at the one-yard line but misses the score. Dak Prescott returns to the game and keeps it for himself.

(3:13 PM) The Giants find their way into the end-zone with RB Dion Lewis in place of superstar Saquon Barkley.

(3:04 PM) It's Ryan Tannehill's bounceback game after a slow Week 1 start. He hits Adam Humphries for an 18-yard touchdown... his fourth of the day. Meanwhile, Stephen Gostkowski's woes continue as he misses the extra point. Gostkowski missed three field goals and an extra point last week on MNF.

INJURY ALERT: Jets WR Chris Hogan now leaves the game. The team already lost Breshad Perriman to injury earlier in the game.

(2:55 PM) UDFA Jacksonville RB James Robinson rushes up the middle for a 17-yard score. 

(2:45 PM) The kid's got juice! Packers RB Aaron Jones explodes for a 75-yard rushing touchdown - his second score of the day. He's racked up 139 scrimmage yards and two touchdowns.

(2:35 PM) INJURY UPDATES: Jimmy Garoppolo and Raheem Mostert are each OUT with injuries. Colts safety Malik Hooker is officially OUT with an Achilles injury. Minnesota LB Anthony Barr is OUT with a shoulder injury. WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling returns for the Packers.

BIG PLAY ALERT! Jerick McKinnon explodes with a 55-yard rushing attempt. 

(2:15 PM) Mitchell Trubisky continues with a good first half. He comes up with his second passing touchdown of the day, this time to WR Darnell Mooney. The Bears are up 17-0.

INJURY UPDATES: Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling leaves the game after taking a major blow to the head on a catch. Sterling Shepard heads to the locker room early, limping. 

Atlanta WR Calvin Ridley is addicted to scoring touchdowns. He scores his second of the game, fourth of the season, and 21st of his career.

(2:11 PM) ROOKIE SCORE! Ben Roethlisberger hits rookie WR Chase Claypool for a monster 84-yard touchdown.

INJURY ALERT: Cam Akers has been ruled OUT for the game.

(2:06 PM) Carson Wentz sneaks it for a one-yard rushing touchdown. 

INJURY ALERT: Rookie WR Jerry Jeudy is receiving medical attention with what looks to be a shoulder injury after a big hit on a reception.  

(2:01 PM) Do I even need to keep writing "injury update," or can you just assume that's what I'm discussing at any given moment today? Chicago RB David Montgomery heads to the locker room. Montgomery returned last week from a groin injury.

(1:54 PM) INJURY UPDATE: Saquon Barkley is being taken for x-rays on his knee. He has been ruled OUT. Jets WR Breshad Perriman is also headed to the locker room, leaving the Jets with Chris Hogan and Braxton Berrios as their top receivers.

(1:53 PM) Josh Allen continues to roll! He finds Stefon Diggs for a 22-yard receiving touchdown - his first score as a Buffalo Bill. 

INJURY UPDATE: Drew Lock is officially OUT for the rest of the game versus the Pittsburgh Steelers. It's the Jeff Driskel show.

(1:46 PM) Jimmy Garoppolo is limping, but it doesn't stop an 18-yard touchdown to TE Jordan Reed. Yep, you read that right. It's his first score since November of 2018 with Washington.

The Dallas Cowboys appear to be imploding with their third lost fumble of the game, first from QB Dak Prescott, then by RB Ezekiel Elliott, and now TE Dalton Schultz.

Jared Goff hits Tyler Higbee for his second receiving touchdown of the game.

(1:40 PM) Ryan Fitzpatrick finds Davante Parker for a two-yard TD. 

INJURY ALERT: Saquon Barkley is down with knee injury. He is carried off of the field, unable to bear weight on his right leg.

(1:34 PM) INJURY ALERT: Drew Lock is questionable to return with a shoulder injury. Jeff Driskel is in at quarterback. Driskel started three games in Detroit in 2019, going 0-3 with a 1:1 TD to INT ratio.

Robert Woods celebrates his 4-year, $65 million contract extension with a five-yard touchdown.

(1:30 PM) BIG PLAY! Matt Ryan hits TE Hayden Hurst for a 42-yard touchdown.

RB James Conner is bouncing back for the Steelers. Three carries for 21 yards and a touchdown coming off of last week's ankle injury against the Giants. 

Corey Davis nabs a receiving touchdown, coming off his first 100 receiving yard game since November of 2018.

(1:25 PM) Josh Allen continues to ball against Miami. The Bills march down the field, and Allen finds TE Reggie Gilliam. #ThatHelpedNoOne

INJURY ALERT: DE Nick Bosa, 2019's defensive rookie of the year, is carted off with a knee injury. Teammate Solomon Thomas is carted off not long after. Colts WR Parris Campbell also carted off with a leg injury. 

(1:20 PM) Dak Prescott fumbles, and the ball is recovered by the Atlanta Falcons to set up a 22-yard score by Calvin Ridley.

Turnover time! Drew Lock fumbles, recovered by the Pittsburgh Steelers in Denver territory. 

Touchdown! Ronald Jones rushes for his first score of the season.

(1:14 PM) Mitch Trubisky hits RB David Montgomery for a 28-yard receiving touchdown.

INJURY ALERT: Cam Akers is questionable with a rib injury.

(1:10 PM) Tyler Higbee reels in the first score for the LA Rams with a four-yard receiving TD. He was set up by a nice performance after the catch by Cooper Kupp, which went for 24 yards.

Detroit RB Kerryon Johnson has his first score of the season... which probably helped no one.

(1:03 PM) It didn't take long to see the first big play of the day! Jonnu Smith is wide open for a 63-yard bomb, setting himself up for his own 13-yard score. Tennessee gets on the board early.

Raheem Mostert continues to shock and awe. On his first carry of the day, Mostert goes for an 80-yard touchdown.

Notable Inactives

Wide Receivers: Kenny Golladay (DET), Ted Ginn Jr. (NO), Alshon Jeffrey (PHI), Chris Godwin (TB), AJ Brown (TEN), Jamison Crowder (NYJ), Chad Beebe (MIN)

Running Backs: Phillip Lindsay (DEN), Le'Veon Bell (NYJ), Quadree Ollison (ATL), TJ Yeldon (BUF)

Tight End: George Kittle (SF), Jack Doyle (IND)

Notable Actives

WR DeVante Parker (MIA), WR Golden Tate (NYG), WR Courtland Sutton (DEN), WR Michael Pittman Jr. (IND), TE Gerald Everett (LAR)

Kate Magdziuk

Kate Magdziuk is a contributor for Rotoworld, RotoViz, and host of BallBlast: A Fantasy Football Podcast. You can find her on Twitter @FFBallBlast.