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Week 2 Top Scorers: Bush, Griffin, Spiller

C.J. Spiller (28 points) looks like he can more than fill in for Fred Jackson, who suffered a knee injury in Week 1. The Bills tailback picked up 160 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, but wasn't the top scorer this Sunday. That honor goes to Reggie Bush (31), who totaled 197 yards (172 rushing) and two touchdowns in the Dolphins' 35-13 win over the Raiders.

Week 2 Top Scorers: Bush, Griffin, Spiller

Reggie Bush scored 31 fantasy points on Sunday. (Lynne Sladky/AP Photo)
Reggie Bush scored 31 fantasy points on Sunday. (Lynne Sladky/AP Photo)

C.J. Spiller (28 points) looks like he can more than fill in for Fred Jackson, who suffered a knee injury in Week 1. The Bills tailback picked up 160 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, but wasn't the top scorer this Sunday. That honor goes to Reggie Bush (31), who totaled 197 yards (172 rushing) and two touchdowns in the Dolphins' 35-13 win over the Raiders.

Which team was the big winner in Week 2? That would be the Giants, who had three players in the top ten, largely thanks to Eli Manning's 510-yard, three-touchdown performance. Because of his three interceptions, Manning's 26 points were not enough to make him the top quarterback.

That title belongs to a familiar face from Week 1, Robert Griffin III (30). The Redskins' rookie, who is beginning to look more and more this year's Cam Newton, was 20/29 passing for 206 yards with a touchdown and an interception and added two more touchdowns on the ground to go with 82 rushing yards. Who took over Griffin's spot as the No. 2 quarterback this week? Newton (27), of course.

Here's a look at the rest of the top 25 from Week 2:

  PLAYER STATS POINTS
1 Reggie Bush (RB, MIA) 26 rush, 172 yards, 2 TD; 3 rec, 25 yards
31
2 Robert Griffin III (QB, WSH) 20/29 passing, 206 yards, TD, INT; 11 rush, 82 yards, 2 TD
30
3 C.J. Spiller (RB, BUF) 15 rush, 123 yards, 2 TD; 3 rec, 47 yards
28
4 Cam Newton (QB, CAR)  14/20 passing, 253 yards, TD; 13 rush, 71 yards, TD
27
5 Eli Manning (QB, NYG) 31/51 passing, 510 yards, 3 TD, 3 INT
26
6 Hakeem Nicks (WR, NYG) 10 rec, 199 yards, 2 TD
25
  Trent Richardson (RB, CLE) 19 rush, 109 yards, TD; 4 rec, 36 yards, TD
25
8 MICHAEL VICK (QB, PHI) 23/32 passing, 371 yards, TD, 2 INT; 10 rush, 34 yards, TD
23
  Sam Bradford (QB, STL) 26/35 passing, 310 yards, 3 TD, INT; 3 rush, 10 yards
23
  Victor Cruz (WR, NYG) 11 rec, 179 yards, TD
23
11 Dwayne Bowe (WR, KC) 8 rec, 102 yards, 2 TD
22
  Dante Rosario (TE, SD) 4 rec, 48 yards, 3 TD
22
  Andy Dalton (QB, CIN) 24/31 passing, 318 yards, 3 TD, INT
22
14 Philip Rivers (QB, SD) 24/32 passing, 284 yards, 3 TD, INT
21
  Ben Tate (RB, HOU) 12 rush, 74 yards, 2 TD; 4 rec, 23 yards
21
  Packers D/ST 10 PA, 4 INT, 7 sacks
21
17 Danny Amendola (WR, STL) 15 rec, 160 yards, TD
20
  Arian Foster (RB, HOU) 28 rush, 110 yards, TD; 6 rec, 37 yards
20
  Brandon Wheeden (QB, CLE)  26/37 passing, 322 yards, 2 TD 20
20 Drew Brees (QB, NO) 31/49 passing, 325 yards, TD, 2 INT; 2 rush, 0 yards, TD
19
  Ben Roethlisberger (QB, PIT) 24/31 passing, 275 yards, 2 TD
19
  Ryan Tannehill (QB, MIA) 18/30 passing, 200 yards, TD; 3 rush, 14 yards, TD
19
  Vernon Davis (TE, SF) 5 rec, 73 yards, 2 TD
19
24 Vicent Jackson (WR, TB) 5 rec, 128 yards, TD
18
  Matt Cassel (QB, KC) 23/42 passing, 301 yards, 2 TD, INT; 2 rush, 25 yards
18
  Ryan Fitzpatrick (QB, BUF) 10/19 passing, 178 yards, 2 TD; 4 rush, 34 yards 18
  Marshawn Lynch (RB, SEA) 26 rush, 122 yards, TD
18
  Jackie Battle (RB, SD) 14 rush, 69 yards, 2 TD
18
  Andrew Luck (QB, IND) 20/31 passing, 224 yards, 2 TD; 4 rush, 21 yards
18

*ESPN.com standard scoring

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