There are some quarterbacks widely available that either have good matchups heading into Week 3 or had successful Week 2 performances. With that in mind, here are three QBs with under 50% ownership at traditional fantasy football leagues that managers can consider picking up in their leagues.
Ryan Tannehill, Tennessee Titans (46 percent)
Tannehill is the real deal regardless of who he has on the field with him. Last year’s passer rating champ is off to a 2-0 start and has thrown for 488 yard with six scores and no interceptions through two weeks. He ranks fourth in passer rating heading into a Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings’ questionable secondary.
Ryan Fitzpatrick, Miami Dolphins (4 percent)
It makes sense for fantasy owners to be low on Fitzpatrick after he threw three picks against the New England Patriots in Week 1, but he bounced back to throw for 328 yards and two scores the following week against the Buffalo Bills. He’s a double-edged sword because of the risks he takes, but putting up monster numbers against one of the more talented defenses in the NFL speaks to his upside. Miami doesn’t have a true feature back and will have to rely on Fitzpatrick’s arm quite a bit moving forward. He’s worth having as a reserve QB3 or could even draw a start against bad defenses.
Mitchell Trubisky, Chicago Bears (7 percent)
Trubisky is back on this list because he’s still under 10 percent owned despite having a respectable 432 passing yards and five passing touchdowns. The Bears are 2-0 on the year and have an Atlanta Falcons team up next that is looking to rebound after imploding against the Dallas Cowboys. The Falcons have given up 772 passing yards and six passing touchdowns through 2 Weeks. Trubisky could have a field day if Atlanta continues to struggle on the defensive end.