NFL experts predict: Week 2 upset picks and fantasy sleepers, plus what we’re buying and selling
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Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season went at least as well as anyone could have expected if not better, unless you were Mike McCarthy and Vic Fangio. Our panel of experts is thirsty for more, and they’re here to help you with their thoughts on Week 2’s biggest upsets, fantasy football flops and potential sleepers.

We also asked our analysts which players and teams they’re buying — and selling — after closely watching Week 1. Dive into what they think of Kyler Murray, Aaron Rodgers, Carson Wentz, Josh Jacobs and more.

What’s the Week 1 performance you’re buying to continue for the rest of the season?

Matt Bowen, NFL writer: Josh Jacobs, RB, Raiders. Jacobs racked up three rushing touchdowns in the Raiders’ Week 1 win, while posting 139 total yards on 29 touches. He’s a prime fit for Jon Gruden’s offense as a downhill runner with the physical traits to handle heavy volume. And we could see Jacobs contribute more as a receiver after catching 4 of 6 targets on Sunday.

Jason Reid, The Undefeated senior NFL writer: Chase Young, DE, Washington Football Team. Look, the guy was the No. 2 overall pick, so it’s not exactly breaking news that he’s spectacularly talented. But Young was so dominant in his debut (he was credited with 1.5 sacks) that one has to wonder how great he’ll be once he actually learns about the tendencies of the tackles he’ll face each week. On this one, Washington chose wisely.

Kevin Seifert, national NFL writer: Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers. I can’t guarantee he is going to throw four touchdown passes per game, as he did Sunday against the Vikings. But this unique season favors veteran quarterbacks who are comfortable in their offenses and can stay a mental step ahead of their opponents. Rodgers will be slicing and dicing defenses all season.

Field Yates, NFL analyst: Kyler Murray, QB, Cardinals. In complete command of the offense, Murray showed why he’s a dark horse MVP candidate this season: He posted a career-high 91 rushing yards and a touchdown and has already established a best friendship with receiver DeAndre Hopkins, who posted 14 catches for 151 yards.

Seth Walder, sports analytics writer: Sam Darnold, QB, Jets. He posted a 19.3 QBR against the Bills on Sunday, and I’m buying that poor performance. The last time Darnold cracked the top 20 in QBR in either the college or pros was all the way back in 2016. At this point it would be a hefty upset for him to end up a good quarterback.

What’s the Week 1 performance you’re selling to continue for the rest of the season?

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