Week 3 Fantasy Football Flex Rankings for standard, superflex, 2-QB leagues

Written By Jackson Sparks
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It's always fun to compare QBs to other position players at the end of a week. Last week, Derrick Henry was king in all formats, followed by Aaron Jones. In PPR leagues, Cooper Kupp took home the silver before any quarterbacks came in the pecking order. But even though quarterbacks had a "down week," there were still 16 in the top 25 in overall points. We like to follow trends over a long period of time vs. one week of data. Usually, this shows that playing a QB in your superflex spot is the way to go, as the floors (and ceilings) are simply higher than the RB3s and WR4 also in consideration. So, when it comes to that last start 'em, sit 'em decisions on your roster -- be it a standard flex or a player for for a superflex/two-QB league -- we have you covered for Week 3 flex rankings.

We'll still lead our list with a ton of quarterbacks, but of course, there's always the potential for a monster Christian McCaffrey or Henry game to happen. But, as we alluded to earlier, how many of you out there are deciding between starting Kyler Murray and Derrick Henry in superflex? None.

WEEK 3 STANDARD RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | Kicker

What really matters is the pecking order as we move further down the list. There are rare cases where you would take a position player over a quarterback in a flex spot, but these types of leagues are generally deep, so it's not happening regularly. We only have two weeks of games to go off of, so we still don't have a complete picture of things like matchups, fantasy points allowed, etc. With all the QB injuries this week, things are shaken up even more, but, again, even a bad QB is a decent bet for 10 points. In standard leagues, that's more than you can expect from most mid-tier RBs and WRs.

WEEK 3 PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | Kicker

As we moved down the list in both the standard flex rankings and superflex rankings, we ranked players with more upside higher than some of the handcuff running backs. Last week we ranked Henry Ruggs III ahead of AJ Dillon because of his higher ceiling, and guess what happened? Ruggs scored 22.5 PPR points to Dillon's 3.6. That said, we will have to consider Tony Pollard's standalone value more now, as he seems to have a decently safe floor and high upside. These are the constant decisions that will have to be made in these kinds of leagues.

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Week 3 Fantasy Football Rankings: Superflex

These rankings are for standard, non-PPR leagues with 4-point passing TDs.

WEEK 3 FANTASY: Sleepers | Busts | Start 'em, sit 'em

Rank Player Position
1 Kyler Murray, ARI @ JAX QB
2 Lamar Jackson, BAL @ DET QB
3 Patrick Mahomes, KC vs. LAC QB
4 Russell Wilson, SEA @ MIN QB
5 Jalen Hurts, PHI @ DAL QB
6 Christian McCaffrey CAR @ HOU RB
7 Josh Allen, BUF vs. WAS QB
8 Tom Brady, TB @ LAR QB
9 Dak Prescott, DAL vs. PHI QB
10 Kirk Cousins, MIN vs. SEA QB
11 Matthew Stafford, LAR vs. TB QB
12 Justin Herbert, LAC @ KC QB
13 Aaron Rodgers, GB @ SF QB
14 Teddy Bridgewater, DEN vs. NYJ QB
15 Sam Darnold, CAR @ HOU QB
16 Derek Carr, LV vs. MIA QB
17 DeAndre Hopkins, ARI @ JAX WR
18 Ryan Tannehill, TEN vs. IND QB
19 Daniel Jones, NYG vs. ATL QB
20 Derrick Henry, TEN vs. IND RB
21 Trevor Lawrence, JAX vs. ARI QB
22 Tyreek Hill, KC vs. LAC WR
23 Matt Ryan, ATL @ NYG QB
24 Baker Mayfield, CLE vs. CHI QB
25 Nick Chubb, CLE vs. CHI RB
26 Carson Wentz, IND @ TEN QB
27 Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. CIN QB
28 Alvin Kamara, NO @ NE RB
29 Joe Burrow, CIN @ PIT QB
30 Davante Adams, GB @ SF WR
31 Tyler Lockett, SEA @ MIN WR
32 Justin Fields, CHI @ CLE QB
33 Jameis Winston, NO @ NE QB
34 Aaron Jones, GB @ SF RB
35 Miles Sanders, PHI @ DAL RB
36 David Montgomery, CHI @ CLE RB
37 Jonathan Taylor, IND @ TEN RB
38 Travis Kelce, KC vs. LAC TE
39 Taylor Heinicke, WAS @ BUF QB
40 Jared Goff, DET vs. BAL QB
41 Jimmy Garoppolo, SF vs. GB QB
42 Austin Ekeler, LAC @ KC RB
43 Joe Mixon, CIN @ PIT RB
44 Najee Harris, PIT vs. CIN RB
45 Stefon Diggs, BUF vs. WAS WR
46 DK Metcalf, SEA @ MIN WR
47 Saquon Barkley, NYG vs. ATL RB
48 Keenan Allen, LAC @ KC WR
49 Chris Carson, SEA @ MIN RB
50 Jacoby Brissett, MIA @ LV QB
51 Mac Jones, NE vs. NO QB
52 Ezekiel Elliott, DAL vs. PHI RB
53 Calvin Ridley, ATL @ NYG WR
54 Antonio Gibson, WAS @ BUF RB
55 Cooper Kupp, LAR vs. TB WR
56 D'Andre Swift, DET vs. BAL RB
57 Alexander Mattison, MIN vs. SEA RB
58 Justin Jefferson, MIN vs SEA WR
59 Damien Harris, NE vs. NO RB
60 Adam Thielen, MIN vs. SEA WR
61 Allen Robinson, CHI @ CLE WR
62 CeeDee Lamb, DAL vs. PHI WR
63 Zach Wilson, NYJ @ DEN QB
64 Javonte Williams, DEN vs. NYJ RB
65 Davis Mills, HOU vs. CAR QB
66 Chris Godwin, TB @ LAR WR
67 Courtland Sutton, DEN vs. NYJ WR
68 A.J. Brown, TEN vs. IND WR
69 D.J. Moore, CAR @ HOU WR
70 James Robinson, JAX vs. ARI RB
71 Ty'Son Williams, BAL @ DET RB
72 Brandin Cooks, HOU vs. CAR WR
73 Terry McLaurin, WAS @ BUF WR
74 Marquise Brown, BAL @ DET WR
75 Amari Cooper, DAL vs. PHI WR
76 Deebo Samuel, SF vs. GB WR
77 Darren Waller, LV vs. MIA TE
78 Devin Singletary, BUF vs. WAS RB
79 Clyde Edwards-Helaire, KC vs. LAC RB
80 DeVonta Smith, PHI @ DAL WR
81 Melvin Gordon, DEN vs. NYJ RB
82 Mike Evans, TB @ LAR WR
83 JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT vs. CIN WR
84 Ja'Marr Chase, CIN vs. PIT WR
85 Trey Sermon, SF vs. GB RB
86 Julio Jones, TEN vs. IND WR
87 Chase Claypool, PIT vs. CIN WR
88 T.J. Hockenson, DET vs. BAL TE
89 Myles Gaskin, MIA @ LV RB
90 Leonard Fournette, TB @ LAR RB
91 Sterling Shepard, NYG vs. ATL WR
92 Kareem Hunt, CLE vs. CHI RB
93 Rob Gronkowski, TB @ LAR TE
94 Latavius Murray, BAL @ DET RB
95 Rondale Moore, ARI @ JAX WR
96 George Kittle, SF vs. GB TE
97 Tony Pollard, DAL vs. PHI RB
98 Chase Edmonds, ARI @ JAX RB
99 James White, NE vs. NO RB
100 Mike Davis, ATL @ NYG RB
101 Mark Andrews, BAL @ DET TE
102 Robby Anderson, CAR @ HOU WR
103 Mark Ingram, HOU vs. CAR RB
104 DJ Chark, Jaguars, JAX vs. ARI WR
105 Mike Williams, LAC @ KC WR
106 Kyle Pitts, ATL @ NYG TE
107 James Conner, ARI @ JAX RB
108 Cordarrelle Patterson, ATL @ NYG RB
109 Michael Pittman Jr., IND @ TEN WR
110 Tyler Boyd, CIN @ PIT WR
111 Marvin Jones, JAX vs. ARI WR
112 Robert Woods, LAR vs. TB WR
113 Odell Beckham Jr., CLE vs. CHI WR
114 Jamaal Williams, DET vs. BAL RB
115 Noah Fant, DEN vs. NYJ TE
116 Michael Carter, NYJ @ DEN RB
117 Sony Michel, LAR vs. TB RB
118 Kenyan Drake, LV vs. MIA RB
119 Christian Kirk, ARI @ JAX WR
120 Kenny Golladay, NYG vs. ATL WR
121 Zach Pascal, IND @ TEN WR
122 Corey Davis, NYJ @ DEN WR
123 Nyheim Hines, IND @ TEN RB
124 Logan Thomas, WAS @ BUF TE
125 Ty Johnson, NYJ @ DEN RB
126 Kenneth Gainwell, PHI @ DAL RB
127 Dallas Goedert, PHI @ DAL TE
128 Ronald Jones II, TB @ LAR RB
129 Tim Patrick, DEN vs. NYJ WR
130 JD McKissic, WAS @ BUF RB
131 Jaylen Waddle, MIA @ LV WR
132 Laviska Shenault Jr., JAX vs. ARI WR
133 Jakobi Meyers, NE vs. NO WR
134 Sammy Watkins, BAL @ DET WR
135 Will Fuller V, MIA @ LV WR
136 Jalen Reagor, PHI @ DAL WR
137 Peyton Barber, LV vs. MIA RB
138 Darnell Mooney, CHI @ CLE WR
139 Cole Beasley, BUF vs. WAS WR
140 K.J. Osborn, MIN vs. SEA WR
141 Tyler Higbee, LAR vs. TB TE
142 Jared Cook, LAC @ KC TE
143 Robert Tonyan Jr., GB @ SF TE
144 Mike Gesicki, MIA @ LV TE
145 Quintez Cephus, DET vs. BAL WR
146 Nelson Agholor, NE vs. NO WR
147 Jonnu Smith, NE @ NO TE
148 DeVante Parker, MIA @ LV WR
149 Darius Slayton, NYG vs. ATL WR
150 A.J. Green, ARI @ JAX WR

Week 3 Fantasy Flex Rankings

Rankings are for standard, non-PPR leagues

Rank Player Position
1 Christian McCaffrey CAR @ HOU RB
2 DeAndre Hopkins, ARI @ JAX WR
3 Derrick Henry, TEN vs. IND RB
4 Tyreek Hill, KC vs. LAC WR
5 Nick Chubb, CLE vs. CHI RB
6 Alvin Kamara, NO @ NE RB
7 Davante Adams, GB @ SF WR
8 Tyler Lockett, SEA @ MIN WR
9 Aaron Jones, GB @ SF RB
10 Miles Sanders, PHI @ DAL RB
11 David Montgomery, CHI @ CLE RB
12 Jonathan Taylor, IND @ TEN RB
13 Travis Kelce, KC vs. LAC TE
14 Austin Ekeler, LAC @ KC RB
15 Joe Mixon, CIN @ PIT RB
16 Najee Harris, PIT vs. CIN RB
17 Stefon Diggs, BUF vs. WAS WR
18 DK Metcalf, SEA @ MIN WR
19 Saquon Barkley, NYG vs. ATL RB
20 Keenan Allen, LAC @ KC WR
21 Chris Carson, SEA @ MIN RB
22 Ezekiel Elliott, DAL vs. PHI RB
23 Calvin Ridley, ATL @ NYG WR
24 Antonio Gibson, WAS @ BUF RB
25 Cooper Kupp, LAR vs. TB WR
26 D'Andre Swift, DET vs. BAL RB
27 Alexander Mattison, MIN vs. SEA RB
28 Justin Jefferson, MIN vs SEA WR
29 Damien Harris, NE vs. NO RB
30 Adam Thielen, MIN vs. SEA WR
31 Allen Robinson, CHI @ CLE WR
32 CeeDee Lamb, DAL vs. PHI WR
33 Javonte Williams, DEN vs. NYJ RB
34 Chris Godwin, TB @ LAR WR
35 Courtland Sutton, DEN vs. NYJ WR
36 A.J. Brown, TEN vs. IND WR
37 D.J. Moore, CAR @ HOU WR
38 James Robinson, JAX vs. ARI RB
39 Ty'Son Williams, BAL @ DET RB
40 Brandin Cooks, HOU vs. CAR WR
41 Terry McLaurin, WAS @ BUF WR
42 Marquise Brown, BAL @ DET WR
43 Amari Cooper, DAL vs. PHI WR
44 Deebo Samuel, SF vs. GB WR
45 Darren Waller, LV vs. MIA TE
46 Devin Singletary, BUF vs. WAS RB
47 Clyde Edwards-Helaire, KC vs. LAC RB
48 DeVonta Smith, PHI @ DAL WR
49 Melvin Gordon, DEN vs. NYJ RB
50 Mike Evans, TB @ LAR WR
51 JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT vs. CIN WR
52 Ja'Marr Chase, CIN vs. PIT WR
53 Trey Sermon, SF vs. GB RB
54 Julio Jones, TEN vs. IND WR
55 Chase Claypool, PIT vs. CIN WR
56 T.J. Hockenson, DET vs. BAL TE
57 Myles Gaskin, MIA @ LV RB
58 Leonard Fournette, TB @ LAR RB
59 Sterling Shepard, NYG vs. ATL WR
60 Kareem Hunt, CLE vs. CHI RB
61 Rob Gronkowski, TB @ LAR TE
62 Latavius Murray, BAL @ DET RB
63 Rondale Moore, ARI @ JAX WR
64 George Kittle, SF vs. GB TE
65 Tony Pollard, DAL vs. PHI RB
66 Chase Edmonds, ARI @ JAX RB
67 James White, NE vs. NO RB
68 Mike Davis, ATL @ NYG RB
69 Mark Andrews, BAL @ DET TE
70 Robby Anderson, CAR @ HOU WR
71 Mark Ingram, HOU vs. CAR RB
72 DJ Chark, Jaguars, JAX vs. ARI WR
73 Mike Williams, LAC @ KC WR
74 Kyle Pitts, ATL @ NYG TE
75 James Conner, ARI @ JAX RB
76 Cordarrelle Patterson, ATL @ NYG RB
77 Michael Pittman Jr., IND @ TEN WR
78 Tyler Boyd, CIN @ PIT WR
79 Marvin Jones, JAX vs. ARI WR
80 Robert Woods, LAR vs. TB WR
81 Odell Beckham Jr., CLE vs. CHI WR
82 Jamaal Williams, DET vs. BAL RB
83 Noah Fant, DEN vs. NYJ TE
84 Michael Carter, NYJ @ DEN RB
85 Sony Michel, LAR vs. TB RB
86 Kenyan Drake, LV vs. MIA RB
87 Christian Kirk, ARI @ JAX WR
88 Kenny Golladay, NYG vs. ATL WR
89 Zach Pascal, IND @ TEN WR
90 Corey Davis, NYJ @ DEN WR
91 Nyheim Hines, IND @ TEN RB
92 Logan Thomas, WAS @ BUF TE
93 Ty Johnson, NYJ @ DEN RB
94 Kenneth Gainwell, PHI @ DAL RB
95 Dallas Goedert, PHI @ DAL TE
96 Ronald Jones II, TB @ LAR RB
97 Tim Patrick, DEN vs. NYJ WR
98 JD McKissic, WAS @ BUF RB
99 Jaylen Waddle, MIA @ LV WR
100 Laviska Shenault Jr., JAX vs. ARI WR
101 Jakobi Meyers, NE vs. NO WR
102 Sammy Watkins, BAL @ DET WR
103 Will Fuller V, MIA @ LV WR
104 Jalen Reagor, PHI @ DAL WR
105 Peyton Barber, LV vs. MIA RB
106 Darnell Mooney, CHI @ CLE WR
107 Cole Beasley, BUF vs. WAS WR
108 K.J. Osborn, MIN vs. SEA WR
109 Tyler Higbee, LAR vs. TB TE
110 Jared Cook, LAC @ KC TE
111 Robert Tonyan Jr., GB @ SF TE
112 Mike Gesicki, MIA @ LV TE
113 Quintez Cephus, DET vs. BAL WR
114 Nelson Agholor, NE vs. NO WR
115 Jonnu Smith, NE @ NO TE
116 DeVante Parker, MIA @ LV WR
117 Darius Slayton, NYG vs. ATL WR
118 AJ Dillon, GB @ SF RB
119 Jonnu Smith, NE @ NO TE
120 Hunter Henry, NE @ NO TE
121 Ty Johnson, NYJ @ DEN RB
122 A.J. Green, ARI @ JAX WR
123 Quez Watkins, PHI @ DAL WR
124 Henry Ruggs III, LV vs. MIA WR
125 Tyler Johnson, TB @ LAR WR

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