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Wide receiver rankings for XFL Week 2

We take you through some of the best wide receivers going into Week 2 of the XFL for fantasy football.

Houston Roughnecks wide receiver Cam Phillips hauls in a first half touchdown reception as LA Wildcats cornerback Jaylen Dunlap defends during the XFL football game between the Los Angeles Wildcats and Houston Roughnecks at TDECU Stadium on February 8, 2020 in Houston, TX. Photo by Ken Murray/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Welcome to the Week 2 XFL rankings. Thankfully we have some snap and usage numbers to help guide us this week, so if there isn’t a ton of turnover, we should be a little more honed in for Saturday and Sunday’s games.

Wide receivers and tight ends are smushed together under wide receivers, so you will notice tight ends in the rankings as well. The XFL is fairly anti-tight end, so there are a only a few that saw decent targets as it is.

Nelson Spruce was a target monster in Week 1, catching 11-of-15 targets for 103 yards. The only other receiver in the league with double-digit targets was Austin Proehl. As long as Landry Jones plays, I expect Dallas to be able to keep L.A. passing the ball, so another high-target game is a good possibility.

Cam Phillips saw nine targets in Houston’s top scoring offense and he was the most productive of the group. It could be Sammie Coates or Khalil Lewis this week, but the offense is good enough to sustain 2-3 fantasy receivers each weekend.

Dan Williams averaged 20.5 yards per reception on six receptions for Tampa Bay but wasn’t able to get into the end zone. I expect the Vipers to get into the end zone this week, as they were the highest yardage team in the league last week and Williams was the No. 1.

Mekale McKay didn’t live up to my hopes in Week one, but he did average 19.3 yards on three receptions and gets to take on a D.C. defense that gave up three touchdown passes to Brandon Silvers last week.

If DeAndre Thompkins returns this week, it could hurt Rashad Ross and Eli Rogers. And, if Kasen Williams can return, it could hurt Proehl, but we’ll cross those bridges when wwe come to them.

Wide receiver rankings for XFL Week 2

RK Player Tm Opp DK
RK Player Tm Opp DK
1 Nelson Spruce LA vs DAL 10400
2 Cam Phillips HOU vs STL 8400
3 Austin Proehl SEA vs TB 9200
4 Daniel Williams TB @ SEA 7600
5 Mekale McKay NY vs DC 10200
6 Kahlil Lewis HOU vs STL 8900
7 Rashad Ross DC @NY 9900
8 Eli Rogers DC @NY 9700
9 Sammie Coates HOU vs STL 9500
10 De'Mornay Pierson-El STL @HOU 8000
11 L'Damian Washington STL @HOU 4400
12 Jalen Tolliver TB @ SEA 3900
13 Colby Pearson NY vs DC 7200
14 Nick Truesdell TB @ SEA 6700
15 Alonzo Russell STL @HOU 4800
16 Jeff Badet DAL @LA 8700
17 DeAndre Thompkins (inj) DC @NY 3600
18 Jordan Smallwood LA vs DAL 6900
19 Flynn Nagel DAL @LA 5200
20 Kasen Williams (inj) SEA vs TB 5900
21 Brandon Barnes LA vs DAL 5500
22 Nick Holley HOU vs STL 4800
23 Khari Lee DC @NY 3900
24 Keenan Reynolds SEA vs TB 6300
25 Marcus Lucas STL @HOU 4600
26 Sam Mobley HOU vs STL 3400
27 Reece Horn TB @ SEA 3800
28 Malachi Dupre DC @NY 4500
29 Dontez Byrd SEA vs TB 3800
30 Jake Powell NY vs DC 3200
31 Kermit Whitfield LA vs DAL 4000
32 Jazz Ferguson DAL @LA 5000
33 Alonzo Moore SEA vs TB 3100
34 Joe Horn Jr NY vs DC 3400
35 Donald Parham DAL @LA 3200
36 Ryheem Malone HOU vs STL 3900
37 Keith Mumphrey STL @HOU 4200
38 Tre McBride LA vs DAL 4000
39 Simmie Cobbs DC @NY 3600
40 Colin Jeter SEA vs TB 3000
41 Adonis Jennings LA vs DAL 3000
42 Freddie Martino DAL @LA 3000
43 Seantavius Jones TB @ SEA 4300
44 Saeed Blacknail LA vs DAL 4100
45 Austin Duke NY vs DC 3000
46 Evan Rodriguez SEA vs TB 3000
47 Brandon Reilly STL @HOU 3000
48 Teo Redding NY vs DC 3000
49 Joshua Crockett DAL @LA 3000
50 Tanner McEvoy TB @ SEA 3000
51 Sean Price DAL @LA 3700
52 Blake Jackson HOU vs STL 3000
53 Tyler Palka DC @NY 3000
54 Carlton Agudosi STL @HOU 3000
55 Raymond Bolden HOU vs STL 3000
56 John Santiago SEA vs TB 3000
57 Wes Saxton STL @HOU 3000
58 Jalen Greene LA vs DAL 3000
59 Jerrod Heard DAL @LA 3000
60 Ryan Davis TB @ SEA 3000
61 Donnie Ernsberger DC @NY 3100
62 Ben Johnson SEA vs TB 3000
63 DeQuan Hampton LA vs DAL 3000
64 EJ Bibbs NY vs DC 3200
65 Colin Thompson TB @ SEA 3000
66 Derrick Hayward DC @NY 3000
67 Jake Sutherland NY vs DC 3000
68 DeAndre Goolsby TB @ SEA 3000
69 Cole Hunt STL @HOU 3700
70 Julian Allen DAL @LA 3000
71 Connor Hamlett SEA vs TB 3300