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Week 2 TNF fantasy preview

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Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals, 8:20 p.m. ET, NFL Network


Ravens


Joe Flacco: Sit
Alex Collins: Beware
Javorius Allen: Sit
Michael Crabtree: Beware
John Brown: Flex
Nick Boyle: Stream
Ravens DST: Sleeper

Bengals


Andy Dalton: Sit
Joe Mixon: Start
Giovani Bernard: Sit
A.J. Green: Start
John Ross: Sit
Tyler Eifert: Sit
Bengals DST: Sit

Do I believe in the #Flacconaissance? Of course. But I'm also a realist and a Week 2 Thursday night road game against a division rival isn't a matchup I want to play around with. John Brown has nice ceiling potential, especially after Ryan Grant had a solid PPR day against the Bengals last week. The Bengals had trouble with both Jack Doyle and Eric Ebron last week, which gives Nick Boyle streaming potential. Andy Dalton was underwhelming last week against the Colts so there's no reason to have confidence in him against the Ravens defense. Joe Mixon is the newest fantasy bell cow after taking more than 90 percent of the running back snaps last week. That obliterates Gio Bernard's fantasy value. A.J. Green is the only Bengals receiver that inspires enough faith to be startable in this one.

Marcas Grant is a fantasy editor for NFL.com and a man who can't keep on losing you over complications. Tell him about the people you can't seem to hold onto via Twitter @MarcasG. If you read all of that, congrats. Follow him on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat (marcasg9).

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