2017 Player Rankings: Wide Receivers Generated: October 22, 2018

Rank Player Team Bye FF Pts Rushing
Yards
Rushing
TDs
Catches Receiving
Yards
Receiving
TDs
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1 Antonio Brown PIT 9 218 0 0 110 1400 13 1400 13 150 1
Brown has been the No. 1 fantasy wideout for the last three years. Don't overthink this. 
2 Odell Beckham NYG 8 214 0 0 102 1420 12 1420 12 150 0
Beckham has never ranked worse than No. 7 for wideouts and that was when he was a rookie missing four games. Beckham is a lock to catch at least 90 passes for 1,300 yards and ten scores because he's never done less. The addition of Brandon Marshall and maturation of Sterling Shepard will impact the pass distribution but there's plenty of balls to share and Beckham will always get his cut first. Beckham is only 25 and his 4,122 yards over his first three years is second only to Randy Moss (4,163) in NFL history. 
3 Julio JonesUpside ATL 5 210 0 0 100 1500 10 1500 10 0 0
Julio Jones missed two games because of a toe injury in 2016 but still gained 1,409 yards on 83 receptions. That was a dropoff from his 1,871 yards on 136 catches in 2015. He had offseason surgery on his foot but only to fix a bunion. New HC Steve Sarkisian said he wants to use Jones more in the red zone and touchdowns have always been his shortcoming as an elite receiver. Jones only topped eight scores once (10-2012) and only managed six in 2016. Jones is the constant in the passing game, but the specter of more work in the end zone actually gives him upside this year. 
4 Michael Thomas NOS 5 206 0 0 101 1400 11 1400 11 0 0
Thomas was the sixth wideout drafted last year when the Saints spent their 2.16 pick but he dominated all rookie receivers when he turned in 92 catches for 1,137 yards and nine touchdowns. As a rookie. On a team with Brandin Cooks. He improved as the season progressed and ended the year with his best game of ten catches for 156 yards and a score in Atlanta. Thomas had the fifth-best rookie wideout season in NFL history for yards (1,137) and the second-best in catches (92). Only Anquan Boldin (101) had more catches as a rookie. The departure of Brandin Cooks may shift more coverage towards Thomas but his volume of catches will likely rise anyway. He's the clear No. 1 receiver in the best passing offense. 
5 Jordy Nelson OAK 10 203 0 0 95 1250 13 1250 13 0 0
Nelson is 32 years old but has yet to slow down. He comes off a 97-catch season for 1,257 yards and 14 touchdowns. As long as he remains healthy, Nelson is a lock for a good year and usually a great year. He's topped 1,200 yards in each of his last four 16-game seasons. While he will slow down eventually, Nelson is still as consistent as any wideout in the NFL with good catches and yardage per game. He averages around two touchdowns every three games. 
6 Mike Evans TBB 11 187 0 0 90 1270 10 1270 10 0 0
Evans comes off a career-best 96 catches for 1,321 yards and 12 touchdowns as the No. 1 option for Jameis Winston. Slightly bothersome was that he only scored in three of his final eight games and was held to 66 yards or fewer in five of those. He finished with four 100-yard efforts on the year and is secure in being the primary read of passing plays. Evans is a safe bet to have a good year but another increase will be harder for him to reach. The Buccaneers appear to have a better rushing game this year along with a defense that should keep game scores lower. More importantly, the Bucs upgraded their receivers with DeSean Jackson and the rookies Chris Godwin and O.J. Howard to pair with Cameron Brate. Those better options this year should at least prevent Evans from becoming any more dominant if not experience a slight decrease. 
7 Dez Bryant FA x 180 0 0 85 1200 10 1200 10 0 0
Bryant was on a three-year string of 1200+ yard, 12+ touchdown seasons but has struggled to stay on the field since 2014. He's suffered knee, back and leg injuries that forced him to miss ten games and play injured in many. He says he's healthy again and ready to resume his previous elite play. Over his final eight games with Zak Prescott last year, Bryant produced six with more than 80 yards and scored eight times. He is still a bit of an injury risk given his history but he was worthy of a first round fantasy draft pick for three years. He should rebound facing a lighter schedule with a healthy body again. 
8 A.J. Green CIN 6 179 0 0 82 1250 9 1250 9 0 0
After five straight seasons dating to his rookie year, Green missed his sixth 1,000-yard season though he gained 964 yards and four scores over just ten games. Green's trademark has always been mostly moderate yardage games and then blowing up with three to five monster games per year. He already has nine career games with more than 150 yards. He's broken 200 yards twice. Green suffered a severe hamstring injury last year but is healed. He'll get some help from the drafting of John Ross who can stretch the field. Bottom line - he's still going to turn in at least three "win your week" performances and maybe more. But his other games will not be a difference maker. 
9 T.Y. Hilton IND 11 178 0 0 97 1420 6 1420 6 0 0
Hilton strung four straight 1,000 yard seasons together so far and comes off a career-best 91 catches for 1,448 yards and six touchdowns despite playing one of the toughest schedules with a quarterback who was nursing a shoulder injury. Hilton is clearly the new "Marvin Harrison" and at 27 years old, is in his absolute prime. Hilton accounted for six 100-yard efforts and four of those came with 8+ catches. His shortcoming last year was five games with no touchdowns and fewer than 55 yards but he also balanced that with four different 130+ yard games. That all came in a bad year with an injured quarterback and nothing has changed in the receiver ranks to reshuffle the pass distribution. Hilton's lack of scoring prevents him from being top three but he's a lock to merit a WR1 status on any fantasy team. 
10 Amari Cooper OAK 10 172 0 0 90 1300 7 1300 7 0 0
Two seasons from the Alabama star and he's considered elite talent that still needs to bring consistency to his game. He also hasn't figured into the red zone and none of his five touchdowns last year were thrown there. Cooper ended with 83 catches for 1,153 yards and that included four big games with more than 125 yards each. But he offered ten weeks where he failed to exceed 60 yards. From Week 9 onward, Cooper only once gained more than 60 yards in a game. He was dinged up with back and shoulder injuries down the stretch but played through them. The Raiders schedule is tough but it was last year as well. While he's already "broken out", there is optimism that he will take the next step up in production to offer top ten stats with consistent play. 
11 Brandin CooksUpside LAR 8 168 0 0 85 1200 8 1200 8 0 0
Cooks was a surprise trade to the Patriots in the offseason and the former first-rounder trades Drew Brees for Tom Brady. We should all have that level of good fortune. Cooks turned in over 1,100 yards in each of the last two seasons and slides into the No. 1 role with the Patriots. His level of talent is far higher than any wideout in New England since Randy Moss was there eight years ago. Cooks best year was 2016 when he ranked No. 10 (PPR) with 78 catches for 1,173 yards and eight touchdowns. That's entirely possible in New England but the passing attack there is always diverse and prefers to focus on Rob Gronkowski when he is available. The knee injury of Julian Edelman ensures that Cooks will maintain a higher volume of catches. 
12 DeAndre HopkinsUpsideRisk HOU 7 164 0 0 86 1160 8 1160 8 0 0
There's no denying the talent of Hopkins who caught 111 passes for 1,521 yards and 11 scores in 2015 despite playing with three different quarterbacks that year. But Brock Osweiler was unable to connect with him in most games. Hopkins turned in fewer than 60 yards in nine of his games and starting in Week 3, he would only score three more times all year. Hopkins should be better this year so long as Tom Savage can be even mediocre. There is a risk here since Savage and the rookie Deshaun Watson have such little experience and track record. No matter the talent level of Hopkins, he cannot throw the ball as well. Last year proved that painful point. Watson will take over at some point - maybe this year - and the future still looks very bright for Hopkins. But his success for 2017 will rely on how well either Savage or Watson plays. 
13 Davante Adams GBP 8 160 0 0 75 1000 10 1000 10 0 0
Adams comes off a breakout season when he caught 75 passes for 997 yards and 12 touchdowns. His first two seasons both ended around 450 yards but Adams ascended to a starting role and never looked back. He scored in nine different regular season games and saved his best for the win over the Giants in the Wildcard Round (8-125-1). His upside is a bit capped by the presence of Jordy Nelson and the Packers also added a receiving tight end looking for targets. But Adams had a great 2016 and improved as the season progressed. He should be a rock solid WR2 playing in one of the elite passing offenses. 
14 Kelvin Benjamin BUF 6 159 0 0 70 1050 9 1050 9 0 0
After a breakout rookie season with 73-1008-9, Benjamin blew out a knee and missed 2015. His return last year was a disappointment along with almost the entire offense. Benjamin still ended with 63 catches for 941 yards and seven scores but the 6-5, 245 pound first-rounder is expected to produce elite stats. Benjamin reported overweight in the offseason and much was made of it. But he lost the weight and is ready to get back on track. Benjamin gained no favors last year when the Panthers faced a bad schedule. Going against the Broncos, Vikings, Cardinals, Rams, Chiefs, and Seahawks had predictable results for the only notable wideout to cover. The additions of Christian McCaffrey and Curtis Samuel could have some impact but Benjamin is certain to pair with Greg Olsen as the two primary targets. He makes a better value since most only consider 2016 when the Panthers had a bad schedule and had an NFC Championship hangover. 
15 Allen Robinson CHI 9 159 0 0 80 1050 9 1050 9 0 0
Robinson fell to only No. 28 for fantasy wideouts in 2016 after turning in a No. 6 performance with an 80-1400-14 stat line in 2015. The Jaguars passing offense slumped badly in the first part of the year and improved as the season progressed. But Robinson was still held to ten games with fewer than 60 yards after only producing five in 2015. Robinson seeks to bounce back this year and he'll face a far lighter schedule of shut-down corners for 2017. Robinson worked out with Randy Moss in the offseason and is in the final year of his rookie contract. There's everything to win with a big year and an easier schedule to reach it. 
16 Doug Baldwin SEA 6 158 0 0 91 1100 8 1100 8 0 0
Baldwin has evolved into the primary receiver for the Seahawks for the last few years and comes off a career-best 94 catches for 1,128 yards and seven touchdowns. Baldwin scored 14 times in 2015 during the Seahawks uncharacteristic magic year. He's a better start in a reception points league but offers at least 50 yards almost every week. Baldwin may have already found his ceiling but he's solid week-to-week and offers much-needed consistency. He's offered low-end WR1 production for the last two seasons. 
17 Michael Crabtree BAL 10 154 0 0 80 1000 9 1000 9 0 0
Crabtree broke 1,000 yards for only the second time in his career when he caught 89 passes for 1,003 yards and eight touchdowns last year. For his two seasons in Oakland, Crabtree has led the team in receiving touchdowns and at the age of 30, still has plenty left in the tank. Crabtree has already found his ceiling but his role as a red zone scorer boosts his fantasy value and helps him provide consistent, week-to-week production. 
18 Demaryius Thomas DEN 5 149 0 0 90 1130 6 1130 6 0 0
Apparently swapping Peyton Manning for Trevor Siemian had an effect on Thomas. He dropped to 1,101 yards for his lowest in five years but still caught 90 passes and scored five times. Thomas remains the primary receiver in Denver and the new offense under Mike McCoy won't change that. McCoy's final season with the Broncos (2012) before he left for San Diego saw Thomas breakout with 94 receptions for 1,434 yards and ten scores. The only limitation for Thomas is the quality of quarterback and he'll be stuck with either Siemian again or untested Paxton Lynch. Thomas was still consistently good last year, he just loses those monster games of the past. Thomas caught five or more passes in nearly every game but topped 90 yards only five times. Thomas did play through a hip injury in 2016 and says that "This is the best I've felt in my career." 
19 Martavis BryantUpsideRisk OAK 10 147 0 0 70 990 8 990 8 0 0
Bryant posted 765 yards on 50 catches with six scores in 2015 while only playing in 11 games. That included four 100-yard efforts. But he was suspended last year and is one slip up from becoming just a footnote. By all reports, he has understood his situation and taken his opportunity very seriously. Bryant will move into the flanker role across from Antonio Bryant as the starter. Ben Roethlisberger also agreed with the prevailing sentiment that Bryant is back and looks just as good as when he left. There is a ton of upside here and yet undeniable risk. Ideally, Bryant should be taken as depth and started once he's proven his worth. Bryant was just reinstated by the NFL. 
20 Golden Tate DET 7 146 0 0 90 1100 6 1100 6 50 0
Tate took over as the No. 1 receiver when Calvin Johnson left but his production was not much different than his two previous seasons. He caught 91 passes for 1,077 yards but only scored four times. Tate has averaged just four touchdowns per year in his career. He did produce two games with over 150 yards last season. The Lions are almost completely intact from 2016 and their schedule is a little worse. There's no reason to expect much more from Tate who has already found his ceiling. 
21 Brandon MarshallUpside SEA 6 144 0 0 70 960 8 960 8 0 0
Marshall comes off the worst season since his rookie year but it was just a part of the complete collapse of their offense. He turned in a career-best 109 catches for 1,502 yards and 14 scores just one season prior. He's already produced eight 1,000 yard seasons and should still have something left in the tank at the age of 33. Marshall has been considered a malcontent on his four previous teams but certainly never in his first year. This is his final chance to shine and he lands on a team that usually ranks in the top ten for pass attempts. There is no rushing offense to get in the way. For the first time in his career, Marshall will not be the primary receiver and will not get the heaviest coverage. Marshall will get the No. 2 role and if he follows past patterns, his bad 2016 was more about dissatisfaction with the offense than any degradation of skills. He's being drafted at an all-time low - around the 35th to 40th wideout taken. His potential is worth more than that. 
22 Alshon JefferyUpside PHI 10 142 0 0 70 1000 7 1000 7 0 0
Jeffery signed a one-year deal with the Eagles worth $9.5 million so there is every reason for him to play well and for them to use him extensively. Jeffery should move into the No. 1 spot or at least share equal time with Jordan Matthews. Jeffery broke out in 2013 in his second season when he turned in a stat line of 89-1421-7 and broke 1,100 yards the following year. But the last two seasons have seen him slowed down by injury and ended with disappointing results. This is clearly a chance for a career makeover for the 27- year-old. He has to prove himself but gets to play with the improving Carson Wentz. The schedule is tough and Jeffery has to get on the same page with the offense but the 6-3 wideout offers a big target over the middle. 
23 Keenan AllenUpsideRisk LAC 9 142 0 0 80 1060 6 1060 6 0 0
Allen is the No. 1 receiver, again, and comes off an injury-marred year, again. The former third-round pick of 2013 was a genuine surprise when he posted a 71-1046-8 stat line as a rookie but since has failed to match that success. He missed half of his games in 2015 due to a lacerated kidney and then missed almost the entire 2016 season with a torn ACL. Allen was on a pace for a big year in 2015 prior to the kidney issue. On the plus side, Allen has been successful before and has 12 100-yard games in his career. But he's been an injury waiting to happen and has not played a full season since that rookie year. He also was held below eleven yards per catch since 2013. Last summer, he signed a five-year, $46M contract with $20M guaranteed. Allen will be given every chance to get back to form but he's an undeniable injury risk and has never played with current offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt. Allen is high-potential/huge- risk. 
24 Sammy WatkinsRisk KCC 10 141 0 0 75 990 7 990 7 0 0
Three seasons into his career and Watkins is still considered as highly talented. But he cannot remain healthy and his lingering foot issues decimated his fantasy value last year. Watkins peaked with 60-1047-9 in 2015 but then dropped to only 28-430-2 in 2016. There is no certainty that his foot will be 100% for training camp. Watkins is the clear No. 1 here and the only remaining starting wideout from last year. There are question marks on how Tyrod Taylor limits him and even more if he can play healthy this year. But he turned in five 100-yard games in 2015 and could be a gem - if it all comes together for him. So far the risk is a bit greater than the upside. Update - Watkins was traded to the Rams on August 11. His outlook doesn't change much with the Rams offense that has imported Watkins and Robert Woods from BUF. He gets a slight downgrade for quarterback for now. 
25 Tyreek HillUpside KCC 10 141 0 0 80 1050 6 1050 6 150 0
Hill is the top receiver albeit on one of the worst passing teams in the NFL. The fifth-round pick was a surprise when he caught 61 passes for 593 yards and six scores. He ran 24 times for 267 yards and three touchdowns plus score two punt touchdowns and one as a kick returner. He was an all- purpose weapon for the Chiefs and rewarded them for having confidence enough to draft him. Hill was a budding star at Oklahoma State but was released after a domestic violence arrest. He finished at West Alabama. The departure of Jeremy Maclin clears the path for Hill to assume the primary receiver duties and while the Chiefs do not pass much, Hill is still safe to produce notable fantasy stats (and likely the only wideout). Hill won't be asked to do special teams work as a sign of how much he will be involved in the offense. Hill won't produce elite numbers in this offense and he had a tendency to disappear in games. But there's no question that he has more talent than any other wideout on the team and a great opportunity to turn in a breakout year. 
26 DeSean Jackson TBB 11 139 0 0 60 1030 6 1030 6 200 1
Jackson comes over after three seasons with the Redskins and the 31-year-old wideout shows no signs of slowing down for his eleventh NFL season. Jackson comes off his fifth 1,000-yard season and averaged at least 17.6 yards per catch while in Washington. He'll provide the field- stretching deep routes while Mike Evans attracts the most attention. This is a good situation for Jackson though he'll be hard- pressed to see much increase in catches with so many other hands to feed. He has the quarterback and offensive system to support him though and he'll continue to mix in flops with big games depending on whether he catches the long pass or not. 
27 DeVante ParkerUpside MIA 11 138 0 0 77 1020 6 1020 6 0 0
There's an anticipation that the third-year Parker will have the breakout year that has been expected since being drafted in the first round of 2015. Parker comes off a 56- catch, 744-yard year with four touchdowns. But he's showing more consistency and ease with the offense in the offseason. According to OC Clyde Christensen, there is a distinct difference between now and where Parker was last summer when the new offense was being installed. Parker is going to be a popular sleeper-type this summer (which makes him not a sleeper). But there are signs that he's on track for a traditional third-year breakout and most offenses take off in their second year. He's better taken as a fantasy back-up but may end up costing a starter draft pick if he shows up well in preseason games. The change to Jay Cutler shouldn't be a big hit for Parker. Cutler has the arm to make any throw and should not take long to connect with Parker. It isn't a positive but shouldn't result in any real drop in production. 
28 Rishard Matthews TEN 8 137 0 0 70 950 7 950 7 0 0
Matthews had a career-high when he came to Tennessee last year and ended with 65 catches for 945 yards and nine touchdowns. He meshed with Marcus Mariota and became better as the season progressed. He scored seven of his nine touchdowns after midseason and broke 100 yards in three of his final six matchups. Matthews remains the starter and he should maintain the same level of production. But his ceiling is less with the addition of Corey Davis and Eric Decker into the equation. Matthews already has chemistry with Mariota which helps at least in the earlier season. 
29 Emmanuel Sanders DEN 5 136 0 0 80 1000 6 1000 6 100 0
Like the rest of the Broncos, Sanders saw a dip in his production with Peyton Manning gone. He still managed to catch 79 passes for 1,032 yards and five scores but that was lower than either of his prior seasons with the team. He'll be limited again this year with either Trevor Siemian or Paxton Lynch as the quarterback. But he remains a good fantasy play with three 100 yard efforts last year. Demaryius Thomas gets the first look and that won't change. But Sanders stands to benefit most if the quarterback play improves from last year. 
30 Marqise LeeUpside JAC 8 136 0 0 60 940 7 940 7 450 1
Lee had a breakout of sorts last year when he ended with 63 catches for 851 yards and three scores with much of that coming from midseason onward. Lee took over the No. 2 role across from Allen Robinson while Allen Hurns moves to the slot. Lee has much more big-play promise than Hurns and stands to benefit from the easier schedule and more respect given to the Jags rushing offense. Lee could surprise this year and is in a very nice situation where he is drafted as a back-up and yet could easily produce starter points. The Jags will throw less this year but that won't impact the top two receivers. Lee only caught three scores in 2016 but they came over the final seven games. 
31 Donte MoncriefUpsideRisk JAC 8 136 0 0 70 880 8 880 8 0 0
The third-round pick from 2014 has been a sleeper-type for all three years in the league thanks to playing with Andrew Luck. And yet he's never been better than No. 37 ranked at the end of the year and really devoid of fantasy value in the other two seasons. Moncrief once again disappointed with only 30 catches for 307 yards and seven scores along with missing six games. This is the third year of the same offense for the Colts and Moncrief is in his contract year. He remains the No. 2 wideout after fighting shoulder and hamstring issues all season. He never missed a game in his first two years. Once again he is a sleeper. He has the size (6-2/216), the speed and the hands that should result in much better than he managed so far. He also has been minimally successful doing anything with the ball and averaged just 11.9 yards per catch for his career. He doesn't merit drafting as a starter but his situation makes him worthy of being your first back-up. Moncrief already suffered a shoulder injury in camp. He struggled against such last season. 
32 Jamison Crowder WAS 5 136 0 0 90 1000 6 1000 6 300 1
Crowder stepped up in his second year in Washington when he finished with 67 catches for 847 yards and seven touchdowns. He'll play on the outside this year and slip back into the slot when they go three-wide so his catch totals should be increasing. He is the lone starting wideout returning from 2016. Crowder is a high catch volume player with lower yards-per-catch but is a proven scorer despite his 5-9, 177-pound frame. Crowder is more attractive in reception-point leagues and will likely lead the team in receptions. He may not turn in many big games, but his reception count means he rarely has a bad one either. 
33 Stefon Diggs MIN 9 136 0 0 88 1000 6 1000 6 0 0
After opening 2016 with two 100-yard efforts, Diggs offered inconsistent weekly results. He ended with 84 catches for 903 yards and three touchdowns and twice caught 13 passes in a game. Diggs claims he was dogged by a groin injury in Week 4 last year that lasted the entire year. He still led in receptions. Diggs has upside if he can remain healthy and deliver more consistent play. Sam Bradford already has a solid connection with him and the schedule is one of the best in the league. He's worth a pick as a starter from his upside and he is only 24-years-old. He needs to improve his scoring as well but the situation is right for Diggs to take another step up as the primary receiver for the Vikings. 
34 Terrelle Pryor NYJ 11 134 0 0 68 980 6 980 6 0 0
Pryor transitioned into a wide receiver last year with spectacular results. The ex-quarterback used his athleticism and 6-4 frame to catch 77 passes for 1,007 yards and four scores as the lone bright spot on an otherwise terrible Browns team. Pryor comes to the Redskins with a chance to become the No. 1 receiver there as well. Kirk Cousins threw for 3,109 yards to his wideouts last year - fourth best in the league. Pryor will join Jamison Crowder as the starters with Pryor as the deeper threat. Jordan Reed also figures in as a receiver but playing with Kirk Cousins is a major upgrade. Pryor has only one season of success and it was with a team that was woefully behind in almost every game. He's been less than impressive so far and only caught two passes in the preseason. He'll take some more time to get up to speed and the Skins already have other options to use. 
35 Jarvis Landry CLE 9 133 0 0 80 970 6 970 6 200 1
Landry enters a contract year and comes off mirror seasons of around 100 catches for 1100 yards and four scores. Even in his most effective season of 2016, he only averaged 12.1 yards per catch but he dominates the Dolphins box scores with around twice as many catches and yards as any other receiver. That's partially a reflection on the failure of the others to step up their level of play. Landry is a great pick in a reception point league with a high volume of catches and a handful of big games each year. He offers rare consistency and while he has likely reached his ceiling, he maintains solid fantasy points every week. Landry drops a bit on the potential of Ryan Tannehill missing time since he was his possession outlet. The swap for Jay Cutler shouldn't be a big negative but expecting any improvement over 2016 would be optimistic.  
36 John BrownUpsideRisk BAL 10 133 0 0 66 970 6 970 6 200 0
Brown could be a great pick or kill you. In 2015, he ended with a 65-1003-7 breakout performance. But then he fell to only 39-517-2 last year as he battled hamstring and sickle cell trait problems. He only turned in three games of any fantasy note all year. He's already injured his hamstring in June. There is plenty of upside here with a declining Fitzgerald and no Michael Floyd. Brown - health willing - could easily be the #1 receiver. He's cheap enough to grab as a back-up but could well end up as a fantasy starter. Brown missed much of training camp with a quad injury. That's a concern for someone who battled injuries all last year. HC Bruce Arians admitted that Brown's sickle cell trait slows the healing process. 
37 Adam Thielen MIN 9 132 0 0 70 900 7 900 7 100 0
Thielen was a surprise breakout last year when he caught 69 passes for 967 yards and five scores. That included a 202- yard effort in Green Bay in Week 16. Thielen signed a four- year deal in the offseason and seeks to improve upon his promising 2016 season. As an undrafted player from Minnesota State, Thielen is a fan favorite. He's locked into the No. 2 role that often produces the most fantasy points if Stefon Diggs has injury issues again. Thielen isn't going to produce top ten numbers, but he makes a solid WR3 type with consistent weekly numbers in a reception-point league. 
38 Mike WallaceUpside PHI 10 131 0 0 72 1010 5 1010 5 0 0
Wallace refreshed his career with the move to Baltimore last year. He ended with 72-1017-4 as the most productive receiver. Steve Smith retired and the Ravens brought in free agent Jeremy Maclin to work the slot. Breshad Perriman takes over for Smith. Since the tight ends took a big hit with the injury to Dennis Pitta, the Ravens will throw to the wideouts even more than last year. How well Maclin and Perriman take advantage of their opportunities will impact Wallace. But he's already a favorite of Flacco and has the chemistry with him. He's a low-risk to at least repeat 2016 and more likely to improve upon it. 
39 Kendall Wright MIN 9 131 0 0 70 950 6 950 6 0 0
Wright is only 28 years old but hasn't done much over the last three years. After five seasons in Tennessee, Wright comes to Chicago to compete for the No. 3 wideout spot along with Victor Cruz and Markus Wheaton. Until it shakes out and favors Wright, no reason to consider for a draft pick. 
40 Corey ColemanUpsideRisk FA x 131 0 0 74 950 6 950 6 0 0
Coleman was the first wideout drafted in 2016 after two big seasons at Baylor. He's a bit smaller at 5-11 and 190 pounds but has all the skills to succeed in the NFL - perhaps except for having a quarterback. Coleman started out well with 104 yards and two scores in just his second game but then injured his hand and missed seven games. When he returned, Terrelle Pryor had already taken over the receiving lead and Coleman would end his rookie season with a string of sub-40-yard efforts. With Pryor gone, Coleman should be the primary receiver and he brings the pedigree for the job. But he's hurt his hamstrings in each of the last two summers and that's keeping him from meeting his expectations. He has upside to be sure but there are risks also with injury and subpar play from the young quarterbacks. Coleman has as much opportunity as any receiver in the NFL. He just has to get past his limitations. 
41 Jeremy Maclin FA x 125 0 0 78 950 5 950 5 0 0
Maclin was released by the Chiefs and comes off a down year. But he's since said he played through a torn groin and played for a team that's been below average passing for many years. Maclin turned in 87-1088-8 in his first season there and is only 29 years old. He's due to become the slot receiver and help make up the 86 passes caught by Dennie Pitta last year. The tight ends have already been ravaged by injury and the Ravens will use three-wide formations more often. Maclin is a safe pick for moderate to good yardage and catches and could surprise if he can rekindle the form of 2015. The Ravens also added Danny Woodhead who could impact the volume of passes to the slot receiver. 
42 Larry FitzgeraldRisk ARI 8 124 0 0 88 940 5 940 5 0 0
He's been one of the best for 14 years but at 34 years old, Fitzgerald may be playing his final season. His yards per catch (9.6) has never been lower and he faded badly last year with only one of the final seven weeks containing a game with more than 63 yards. He scored just once in the final 11 weeks. He's just a low-end fantasy starter this year and cannot be relied on for more than 40 or 50 yards per week. He'll likely start out well as he has the last few years, but then fade when you need him most. 
43 Jordan MatthewsRisk PHI 10 123 0 0 70 930 5 930 5 0 0
Matthews is the holdover from last year and led the team with 73 catches for 804 yards and three scores. No other wideout caught more than 36 passes. Matthews even missed two games but along with Zach Ertz were the focal points of the passing game. Matthews provides the short-yardage, possession role and rarely has more than 11 yards per catch. His numbers dipped in 2016 playing with the rookie but he was the only wideout of note and should get a benefit from Alshon Jeffery joining the team and concerning the secondary. Update - Matthews was traded to the Bills on August 11 to replace the also traded Sammy Watkins. At least Matthews leaves a team with more receiving talent so his targets should increase in BUF. But he missed time with a chip fracture in his sternum that could set him back learning the new offense and meshing with Tyrod Taylor. 
44 Pierre Garcon SFO 11 122 0 0 80 920 5 920 5 0 0
Garcon is the clear No. 1 wideout for the 49ers though what that exactly means could be anything. He signed a five- year, $47M contract and is expected to not only provide the most catches but to lead the otherwise less-experienced wideouts. Garcon is the safest bet for production from any 49ers receiver. He's been good for around 750 yards in most seasons though he topped 1,000 yards twice with the Redskins. Garcon inherits a bad schedule, worse offensive line and a quarterback that has never been a full-season starter in eight years. But the 49ers are going to trail in many games and Garcon leads the options. 
45 Willie SneadUpside BAL 10 122 0 0 72 920 5 920 5 0 0
After an encouraging rookie season with a 69-984-3 stat line, Snead held steady with 72-895-4 instead of making a bigger leap as expected. The emergence of Michael Thomas had a lot to do with that. The departure of Brandin Cooks means Snead is secure as the No. 2 wideout who will play outside and then move to the slot when they go with a three-man set. Cooks accounted for around 80 catches per year that have to be distributed elsewhere. The rushing offense is expected to be better and that could impact the passing but the Saints are going to move primarily through the air and being the No. 2 guy playing with Drew Brees is more than a little advantageous. Snead was just announced to have a three game suspension. That depresses his value but he's still very much worth stashing until he returns. 
46 Chris HoganUpside NEP 9 121 0 0 62 850 6 850 6 0 0
Hogan's first year with the Pats produced a career-best 38 catches for 680 yards and four scores and he showed up big in the AFC Championship game with nine catches for 180 yards and two scores. But he was limited to four catches or less in regular season games and the addition of Brandin Cooks slides the other wideouts down a notch in the depth chart. Hogan becomes much more interesting with the knee injury for Julian Edelman. Hogan is the best situated to become the #2 WR and is worth a depth pick. 
47 Zay JonesUpside BUF 6 120 0 0 65 900 5 900 5 0 0
The Bills made Jones the fourth WR taken when they used their 2.05 pick in April. The Bills traded up to get him to replace Robert Woods and play across from Sammy Watkins (assuming he is healthy enough to play). The East Carolina star has prototypical size at 6-2/201 pounds. He also set the FBS single-season record with 158 catches as a senior since he was used on mostly short passes and screens but he's no stranger to a big workload or heavy coverage. Jones ran a 4.45/40 at the combine and steps into a starting role as a rookie. The departure of Sammy Watkins means that the future has the door open for Jones to become the #1 WR. Both Anquan Boldin and Jordan Matthews will figure in heavily this year but Jones has the upside to surprise even as a rookie. 
48 Ted Ginn Jr. NOS 5 116 0 0 55 800 6 800 6 200 1
Ginn moves on to his fifth NFL team and he comes off one of his best seasons when he caught 54 passes for 752 yards and four scores for the Panthers. He had nearly as much the previous year when he scored a career-best ten touchdowns. At 32 years old, Ginn is aging but not slowing down according to Drew Brees who was impressed with him during OTAs. Ginn will supply the deep threat when they go to three-wide sets. Playing with Brees is bound to benefit Ginn even as the third best wideout. He'll likely be inconsistent and that hurts his redraft stock but he's a nice late round grab in a best-ball format. 
49 Marvin Jones DET 7 114 0 0 58 900 4 900 4 0 0
Marvin Jones impressed this offseason and has worked out with Randy Moss on his route running. But Jones' first season in Detroit was a flop. He gained 118 yards in Week 2 and then 205 in Week 3 along with two scores. But he was nearly invisible for the rest of the way and did not score in the ten final games. He failed to gain more than 37 yards in half his games. Jones was just a mediocre wideout in Cincinnati for three seasons that never gained more than 860 yards there. He might see an incremental increase from being experienced in the offense, but there's no reason to expect much more than he's already done. He's a risk to never be used on your roster. 
50 Tyrell WilliamsUpside LAC 9 114 0 0 55 780 6 780 6 0 0
The second-year player stepped up nicely once Keenan Allen was lost for the season. Williams went from just two catches as a rookie to leading the Chargers with 69 catches for 1,059 yards and seven touchdowns. All going to plan, he'll drop back with the return of Keenan Allen and the addition of Mike Williams. But these are the Chargers and they've managed to clear the shelves of receivers in each of the last few years. Williams could be a bargain play. He may be unusable and it all depends on Allen and the rookie. Allen hasn't been healthy in two years and is no lock to be 100% over his ACL by Week 1. Mike Williams injured his back in his first practice and has been out since. He may not be ready at the start of the year. Tyrell Williams cannot be taken as a fantasy starter, but it is entirely possible that he'll produce like one again at least for the early part of the season. 
51 Cooper KuppUpside LAR 8 113 0 0 75 830 5 830 5 0 0
Kupp became the all-time record holder in Football Championship Subdivision history while playing at Eastern Washington. He totaled 428 receptions for 6.464 yards and scored 73 touchdowns. The 6-2, 204-pound wideout caught over 100 passes in each of the final three years. He faced other Big Sky Conference teams but succeeded more than any other receiver. Kupp was taken with the Rams 3.05 pick as the seventh wideout drafted. The Rams are installing an entirely new offense with new head coach Sean McVay so he misses the black hole that the Rams offense became for all receivers. He's a rookie, on a team installing a new offense and with Jared Goff as the quarterback. That's enough to tag him as a risk but he's drawn raves from coaches and observers. Kupp makes a nice final pick of the draft that can be swapped for a free agent find later on if he doesn't show signs of catching on. But he has the opportunity to become a major part of an offense that should be much improved if only by next year. 
52 Randall Cobb GBP 8 109 30 0 62 700 6 730 6 50 0
Cobb's 2014 season (91-1287-12) set the stage for two disappointing years. His 2016 production was a five-year low since he only caught 60 passes for 610 yards and just four touchdowns. Cobb was mentioned by HC Mike McCarthy as needing to get more touches but at best Cobb will never be more than the No. 3 option for Aaron Rodgers. Even less if Martellus Bennett has any success reprising the role of the receiving tight end. 
53 Nelson Agholor PHI 10 107 0 0 50 770 5 770 5 0 0
Agholor did himself a favor by playing well during the spring while Jordan Mattews was out with knee tendinitis. He's still battling for the No. 3 role with Torrey Smith and the rookie Mack Hollins. Agholor ended with 36 catches for 365 yards and two scores in 2016 while the Eagles were installing a new offense and looking for help. He's unlikely to do much better with the wide receivers upgraded this year. Agholor has impressed in camp and the departure of Jordan Matthews opens up the depth chart for Agholor to have a starting role. 
54 Kevin WhiteUpsideRisk CHI 9 105 0 0 55 810 4 810 4 0 0
White was the 1.07 pick in 2015 but dealt with a fractured tibia and severe ankle ligament damage that forced him to miss his rookie season and was limited to only 19 catches last year. He's essentially starting his career two years after being drafted. He'll be a big risk to be injured again and had minimal playing and practice for two years. But the 6-3 speedster could end up as the Bears No. 1 receiver. He's worth considering as deep as he remains available in drafts. 
55 J.J. NelsonUpside ARI 8 100 0 0 42 700 5 700 5 50 0
Nelson enters his third season with some upside even as the #3 WR for the Cards. With Fitzgerald aging and John Brown an injury-risk, Nelson could find himself on the field more often. He already turned in 34-568-6 last year and that included scoring in four of the final five weeks. In a deeper league and particularly as a speculative pick in a dynasty league, Nelson is a nice late draft addition. His size (5-10/160) likely limits him from becoming a high- volume receiver.  
56 Sterling Shepard NYG 8 100 0 0 45 700 5 700 5 150 0
Shepard's rookie season totaled 65 catches but only 683 yards for a 10.5 yard-per-catch average. He scored eight times and would be in line for an expected second-year increase but the Giants added Brandon Marshall to the fold and he'll take the No. 2 role. Shepard still carries some fantasy value but is just fantasy depth this year. The addition of pass-catching tight end Evan Engram shouldn't impact him much this year but could next year. Shepard's ascension into becoming a fantasy star is slowed down significantly this year. He rolled his ankle in training camp but it is not expected to be an issue for the start of the year. 
57 Corey DavisUpside TEN 8 100 0 0 50 700 5 700 5 0 0
Davis was the MAC Offensive Player of the Year for 2016 and all-time leader in major college football in receiving yards (5,285). The four-year starter for Western Michigan topped 1,400 receiving yards in each of his final THREE seasons. He racked up a total of 52 touchdowns in college and finished with 97 catches for 1,500 yards and 19 scores as a senior. Davis was the first wideout drafted this year. The Titans used their 1.05 pick to give Marcus Mariota an elite receiver with which to grow. Davis did not run at the combine due to an ankle injury that required surgery in January. He has since proclaimed himself 100% healthy. No arguing that Davis was extremely productive in college and that he brings in as mature and well-rounded set of skills as could be desired. He'll have to learn the difference between the MAC and the NFL and the Titans have several receiving options. Plus the Titans only ranked No. 30 in pass completions last year because they rush so well. He injured his hamstring and will miss the final weeks of preseason. He is not a lock to be ready by Week 1 and is likely to have a lower-key first year getting healthy and learning the game. 
58 Terrance Williams DAL 6 97 0 0 50 670 5 670 5 0 0
Williams enters his fifth season and nothing so far says he'll ever be more than a low-end No. 2 wideout. But he signed a four-year, $17 million contract with $9.5 million guaranteed so the Cowboys are committed to keeping him. Williams only managed 44 catches for 594 yards and four scores last year and saw less action once Dez Bryant was back on the field. No reason to expect more than three or so catches per week and a touchdown once a month. 
59 Braxton Miller FA x 97 0 0 42 730 4 730 4 0 0
The third-round pick last year only caught 15 passes but missed six games due to hamstring issues. Miller is another speedster that was not well-used last year with Brock Osweiler under center. Miller has drawn praise for his work in the offseason and OTAs learning the routes better. The No. 3 wideout isn't likely to produce any consistent fantasy value but Miller still has long-term appeal and will make at least an incremental improvement this year. The collar bone injury to Will Fuller means more playing time for Miller, at least in the earlier part of the season until Fuller returns. He's a speedy slot guy though and that won't likely change. 
60 Taylor Gabriel CHI 9 96 0 0 38 600 6 600 6 0 0
Gabriel was signed to a free-agent tender of $2.8 million as a sign that the Falcons valued his No. 3 role. The ex- Brown saw more work in the second half of the season when he scored all six of his touchdowns and he gained over 70 yards in five of his final nine games. At 5-8 and 167 pounds, Gabriel won't be in line for a heavy workload but he's carved out a solid role as a three-catch per game threat to score a long touchdown. 
61 Devin Funchess CAR 11 94 0 0 50 700 4 700 4 0 0
Despite being a second-round pick in 2015, Funchess has disappointed for both seasons and even worsened last year. He fell to only 23 catches for 371 yards and four scores. The 6-4, 225-pound wideout has yet to become a red zone factor. His stock took a further hit when the Panthers drafted Christian McCaffrey and Curtis Samuel to vie for the leftovers from Greg Olsen and Kelvin Benjamin. At best he's just a low-end bye week filler. 
62 Robby Anderson NYJ 11 94 0 0 55 700 4 700 4 0 0
Anderson appeared a lock for the No. 2 wideout with the departures of Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker but he's not taking advantage. He did not impress in the offseason and will have to win the job during training camp. He caught 42 passes for 587 yards and two scores last year. He's not even a lock to repeat that level. 
63 Brandon LaFell CIN 6 93 0 0 48 690 4 690 4 0 0
LaFell came over last year and had one of his better seasons with 64 catches for 862 yards and six touchdowns. But his usage peaked later in the year when A.J. Green and Tyler Eifert were out or playing injured. He'll never be more than the No. 3 option when Eifert and Green are healthy and the addition of John Ross will have some impact as well. LaFell is being ignored in drafts and his upside is almost nonexistent. But he'll fall on and off the waiver wire during the season. 
64 Kenny GolladayUpside DET 7 90 0 0 40 600 5 600 5 0 0
The Lions spent their 3.32 pick on Golladay and it was considered a reach on the raw small school player. Golladay only started for two seasons for Northern Illinois and turned in around 1100 yards and nine scores in both. His first two years in college were at the University of North Dakota. He runs a fast 4.5/40 considering he is 6-4 and 218 pounds. He has long arms and offers a very wide catch radius. But he was considered raw and not a great route runner. There is a concern he'll get jammed at the line since he is so big. But Golladay looked good in OTAs and is expected to take over the No. 3 spot this year. He could offer a red zone target if they will use him as such though Eric Ebron is just as tall and yet rarely thrown to in the end zone. Golladay is likely to have an inconsistent rookie year but holds future value when he gets more seasoning and experience.  
65 Eric Decker NEP 9 89 0 0 45 650 4 650 4 0 0
Decker signed a one-year deal with the Titans for $3.85M. He'll slide into the slot role as the No. 3 wideout in an offense that already had Tajae Sharpe in that role that was only worth 522 yards and two scores last year. The Titans don't use three-man sets as a base offense so Decker's time on the field will be much more limited than when he was the No. 2 for the Jets. Decker is more likely to be drafted too early based on his past exploits. He missed most of 2016 with a shoulder injury but gained over 950 yards in each of his four previous seasons with the Broncos and then Jets. Suddenly Marcus Mariota has a wealth of passing targets on a team that loves to run. Decker is only 30 years old and still has something in the tank. But it will be a challenge to get enough work to produce fantasy starter numbers. 
66 Mohamed Sanu ATL 5 89 0 0 56 650 4 650 4 0 0
After four seasons in Cincinnati, Sanu moved to Atlanta but turned in the same sort of mediocre performance. He ended with 59 receptions for 653 yards and four touchdowns. He rarely accounted for more than 55 yards in any game and topped out with 84 yards. He's a bye-week filler since he offers about four catches for 45 yards every week but rarely much more. 
67 Tyler LockettRisk SEA 6 89 0 0 56 710 3 710 3 700 1
Lockett has teased for both of his seasons. He turned in a slightly lower 41 catches for 597 yards and one score last year but managed six touchdowns in 2015 during the team- wide scoring spree by the receivers. Lockett missed the final game with a broken leg that is hoped to allow him to participate in camp and be ready for Week 1. Lockett was cleared for individual drills at OTAs as a positive sign. Lockett is a home-run hitter on occasion but is far too inconsistent to merit fantasy starts. He's only worth drafting in a very deep league to see if he has a third- year breakout. That would be a surprise. At 5-10 and 182 pounds, he's not built for a heavy workload. 
68 Kenny Britt NEP 9 87 0 0 55 690 3 690 3 0 0
After eight seasons in the NFL, Britt finally had a career year with 68 catches for 1,002 yards and five scores wit the Rams. He's now with his third team and at 29 years old, he still has something in the tank. But he spent his career with the Titans, Rams, and Browns - three of the worst passing teams when he was playing for each. Britt could be the primary wideout should Corey Coleman be injured again. Or he too could get nicked up which he's done often in his career. The quarterback situation in Cleveland makes relying on any receiver a big risk. But Britt deserves to be a fantasy back-up just in case he surprises with the Browns. But he has to prove it first. 
69 Josh DoctsonUpside WAS 5 86 0 0 45 620 4 620 4 0 0
The ex-TCU star was the 1.22 pick of 2016 with only Will Fuller and Corey Coleman going earlier. He set a school record with 79 catches for 1.337 yards and 14 scores as a senior. Doctson was expected to become a possession receiver with surprising 4.5/40 speed and great hands. In 2015 he won the Fred Biletnikoff Award as the best receiver. Pairing with Kirk Cousins only made the optimism and hype even bigger. But he injured his Achilles during OTAs and never got over it. He was eventually placed on injured reserve for a lost rookie year. His injury is healed and he has garnered some praise from HC Jay Gruden. Doctson will play the outside in three-man sets while Jamison Cowder moves inside to the slot. He's essentially taking a mulligan on his rookie year and starting over. He is a student of the game and a high-character player with much potential. He has to tools and just needs to develop them. 
70 Paul Richardson WAS 5 84 0 0 45 600 4 600 4 150 0
Richardson should have the inside track on the No. 3 role with Jermaine Kearse falling from favor. The third-year wideout has little success so far but did himself big favors when he scored in two of the final four games he played including four catches for 83 yards in the Divisional Playoff loss to the Falcons. He could be a final pick in a best-ball league but even if he wins the No. 3 role, he'll lack the consistency to merit fantasy consideration. Should Tyler Lockett take more time than expected to return from his broken leg, Richardson would benefit. 
71 Allen Hurns DAL 6 81 0 0 45 630 3 630 3 0 0
Hurns enjoyed a break out 2015 season when he caught 64 passes for 1,031 yards and ten touchdowns. That allowed him to sneak into the top twenty that year. But Hurns was hampered by a hamstring injury and missed five games last year. He became unstartable after midseason and allowed Marqise Lee to take over the No. 2 spot permanently. Hurns looks to be the slot receiver which should have some fantasy value this year. The Jaguars won't pass as much with Leonard Fournette hopefully gaining rushing yards. And Hurns will have to compete to some degree with the rookie DeDe Westbrook. Hurns is still worth drafting for receiver depth but he cannot be considered more than a speculative pick this year. 
72 Kenny Stills MIA 11 80 0 0 30 500 5 500 5 0 0
Stills makes a great best ball league pick but less so in a redraft league. Stills offers the deep threat for the Fins and he led the team with nine touchdowns that included seven of the final ten games with a score. But when he doesn't score, he flops hard. He had five games with no more than two catches for 21 yards each. The plan is to use him the same for 2016 so he should offer roughly the same results. If Devante Parker improves as expected and if Julius Thomas rekindles anywhere near the same success as he had the first time with HC Adam Gase, Stills will see fewer scores. Switching to Jay Cutler won't make Stills a fantasy starter but should maintain his ability to turn in several notable games. 
73 Breshad Perriman BAL 10 80 0 0 45 560 4 560 4 0 0
Perriman missed his rookie season with a knee injury and was hampered by it in 2016 throughout the preseason and into the season. He ended with 33-499-3 but takes over for Steve Smith this year. His outlook was brighter before the Ravens signed Jeremy Maclin who is more likely to sponge-up catches than Perriman. The former first-round pick has been held back largely by injury so far so there is upside here. He impressed in the offseason as well. But he's still likely to be no more than the No. 3 receiver for a team that was only average throwing to wideouts last year. 
74 John Ross CIN 6 80 0 0 37 560 4 560 4 0 0
Ross will be over-drafted in most leagues after being the 1.09 pick by the Bengals. His claim to fame is breaking the all-time NFL Combine record with a 4.22/40. He's an obvious deep threat and should end up as the No. 3 wideout. But he'll offer inconsistent play at best this year. He's a nice grab in Best Ball formats and a nice add in a dynasty league. But for 2017, he'll be learning the game and hoping to catch some deep passes. Ross only started for one season at Washington when he produced 81-1150-17. His two previous seasons only totaled 33 catches and five touchdowns. He's still on the raw side. Ross injured his shoulder and wasn't able to practice leading up to training camp and will need to make up ground once healthy. His redraft outlook is much less than his future dynasty expectations. 
75 Robert Woods LAR 8 78 0 0 50 600 3 600 3 0 0
Woods spent four years in Buffalo with never more than 699 yards and five touchdowns in a season. He was consistently producing around 600 yards per season while he missed two or three games. He comes to the Rams with the chance to become the No. 1 receiver if only because there is so little experienced receivers to compete against. To his credit, Woods no longer has to worry about the shadow of Sammy Watkins. But he did little when Watkins was out anyway. Oddly enough, Woods again plays second fiddle to Sammy Watkins.  
76 Marquise Goodwin SFO 11 77 0 0 45 590 3 590 3 0 0
Goodwin signed a two-year, $8M contract with the 49ers and will start the year as the No. 2 wideout. That's a big jump for a player that never had more than 29 catches for 431 yards and three scores during his four seasons in Buffalo. Until he shows up in a game with reliable production, he is not worth drafting. There is no certainty that he even holds onto the No. 2 role other than the rest are even less accomplished than he is. 
77 Tavon AustinRisk DAL 6 70 0 0 48 520 3 520 3 400 0
Austin is the lone starting holdover from the wide receivers that never amounted to much while Jeff Fisher ran the team. After four seasons, the former first-rounder is another smallish (5-8/179), highly-touted playmaker that the Rams could never figure out how to use. Austin comes off his best season as a receiver with only 58-509-3 as a stat line. Then again, it was a terrible offense that never passed well and no other receiver mattered either. Austin broke 100 yards only once and that was in 2013. But HC Sean McVay wants Austin to be "a big part of the offense". Austin is recovering from wrist surgery and has been out with a hamstring injury. He is missing time in the new offense. The addition of Sammy Watkins further clouds what Austin may do this year. 
78 Seth Roberts OAK 10 70 0 0 30 400 5 400 5 0 0
The undrafted West Alabama product delivered the No. 3 wideout role for the Raiders the last two seasons but that has not been worth more than around 450 yards and five scores in either year. He's much too inconsistent to merit a fantasy start. 
79 Torrey Smith CAR 11 68 0 0 36 500 3 500 3 100 0
Smith comes over after two years in the gridiron desert of San Francisco. He never had more than 33 catches in any season and went stretches of weeks without any notable stats. Smith is only 28 years old and has a 1,000-yard season in his past. But early reports don't have him handed anything and he will battle for the No. 3 role with three other receivers. He has a name from the past, but like the years in San Francisco, he's better left for someone else to draft. 
80 Kamar Aiken FA x 68 0 0 35 500 3 500 3 0 0
After stints with the Bills, Patriots and Ravens, Aiken lands in Indianapolis where he has a shot at the No. 3 spot that Phillip Dorsett has not nailed down so far. Aiken topped out in 2015 when he caught 75 passes for 944 yards and five scores for the Ravens when they were running out of wideouts. No reason to draft yet but worth watching in training camp since that No. 3 wideout spot is still open. 
81 Travis Benjamin LAC 9 68 0 0 38 500 3 500 3 200 1
Benjamin will do more as a returner this year and his 47- 677-4 stat line from last year will be hard to duplicate with Keenan Allen back and Mike Williams expected to play. He's best left on the waiver wire for when the Chargers have all their wideouts injured again. 
82 Cole Beasley DAL 6 68 0 0 45 500 3 500 3 50 0
Beasley become the Cowboys lead receiver in 2016 when he caught 75 passes for 833 yards and five scores. He also admitted he's dealt with his hamstring issues since Week 10 of last year but that he played through it. The hamstring is still not 100% six months later. He's consistent with four or five catches per week but never topped 60 yards in any of his final 13 games. The Cowboys also drafted Ryan Switzer in the fourth round as a better version of Beasley. And Switzer worked out with the first team in OTA's while Beasley rested his hamstring. Beasley isn't even safe as bye week filler with his hamstring problem and the specter of Switzer looking to take over. 
83 Chris Conley KCC 10 68 0 0 50 560 2 560 2 0 0
Conley enters his third season and supplies the No. 2 wideout role in an offense that ranked No. 30 in wideout targets last year. He caught 44 passes for 530 yards but only scored once in his two years. He'll remain well below fantasy relevance in all but the largest of leagues. 
84 Laquon TreadwellUpside MIN 9 68 0 0 36 500 3 500 3 0 0
If pedigree means anything - and it really doesn't - then Treadwell should be the No. 1 wideout instead of just the No. 3. The first-round pick last year battled hamstring, foot and finger injuries. He only caught one pass all year. But he was a star at Ole Miss and the fourth wideout taken that year. It's far too early to give up on him and he deserves a mulligan on that first year that was filled with injuries. Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs are entrenched as the starters and the Vikings won't often be in a three-wide set. But Treadwell is a good deep roster stash that could surprise.  
85 ArDarius StewartUpside NYJ 11 68 0 0 30 500 3 500 3 100 0
Ardarius Stewart was the 3.15 pick of the Jets and that makes him the most pedigreed wideout on the team since Quincy Enunwa was a sixth-round pick and Robby Anderson was undrafted. Stewart spent three years at Alabama and comes out after his junior year. He'll battle for the No. 3 spot with Charon Peake and the chance that carries fantasy value is very small. Stewart is a late pick in a dynasty league hoping that the Jets improve dramatically in future seasons. 
86 Chester Rogers IND 11 67 0 0 38 550 2 550 2 0 0
The undrafted Grambling State product managed to catch 19 passes last year for 273 yards though he has yet to score. He is in competition for the No. 3 role for the Colts. He's worked out as the No. 3 in camp but that still won't equate to a fantasy start. 
87 Dede Westbrook JAC 8 67 0 0 35 490 3 490 3 0 0
The Jaguars chose Westbrook with their 4.03 pick this year and the Oklahoma star fell in the draft due to character concerns. He was even kicked out of an interview during the combine. He was accused of domestic violence against the mother of his two children as well. Westbrook will compete for work as the slot receiver along with Allen Hurns. He was a force as a Sooner for two seasons after playing at Blinn Jr. College. His senior year racked up 80 catches for 1,524 yards and 17 touchdowns. The rookie is just a speculative pick this year and mostly for a dynasty league to hold for the future. He has talent though he weighs only 178 pounds on a 6-0 frame - a bit thin for over the middle work. 
88 Trent Taylor SFO 11 63 0 0 40 450 3 450 3 250 0
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89 Markus Wheaton FA x 62 0 0 40 500 2 500 2 0 0
Like Kendall Wright, Wheaton left the Steelers after four years and lands with the Bears. Wheaton is the lead candidate for the No. 3 WR role but is no lock. Until the situation is resolved, there is no reason to consider anyone for the No. 3 spot for the Bears.  
90 Russell Shepard CAR 11 57 0 0 32 450 2 450 2 0 0
Shepard leaves the Buccaneers after four years but only totaled 30 receptions and three scores in his career so far. He remains buried on the depth chart and won't offer fantasy value unless there are a few injuries ahead of him. 
91 Jaelen StrongUpside JAC 8 55 0 0 28 430 2 430 2 0 0
The third round pick in 2015 has only caught 14 passes in each of his first two seasons with a total of three scores. The speedster gets more work at least early in the season with Will Fuller breaking his collar bone in training camp. That's still well outside of a fantasy start but at least he'll get more playing time. 
92 Carlos Henderson DEN 5 55 0 0 31 430 2 430 2 0 0
Henderson was the 3.18 pick by the Broncos last April and he already projects as the slot receiver. At 5-11, 191 pounds, Henderson has the right size and his three seasons at Louisiana Tech ended with an 82-1535-19 stat line for 2016. He was dominant in college but against lesser quality opponents. Henderson will likely be used on special teams as well as he was the kick returner in college. He makes a better dynasty pick than a redraft one. Both Emmanuel Sanders and Demaryius Thomas are 30 years old and Henderson could be the future in Denver, particularly in a young offense headed up by Paxton Lynch. 
93 Ricardo Louis CLE 9 54 0 0 38 420 2 420 2 0 0
Louis was the fourth-round pick last year and caught 18 passes as a rookie. He'll battle James Wright for the No. 3 wideout spot and should win. Louis drew praise this offseason as much improved and working hard to break into the starting lineup. He's too deep for a redraft league but he's worth noting and even worth considering as a final- round pick in a large Best Ball league. 
94 Eli Rogers PIT 9 50 0 0 30 380 2 380 2 50 0
Rogers is expected to remain the slot receiver again this year but he only brought in 48 catches for 594 yards and three scores in 2016 in the same role and disappeared in many games. A turf toe injury also forced him to miss three games. The return of Martavis Bryant alone should mean fewer passes for Rogers and the rookie Juju Smith-Schuster also poses a threat to his workload. 
95 Curtis SamuelUpside CAR 11 49 0 0 25 370 2 370 2 0 0
The Panthers used their 2.08 pick to make Samuels become the fifth wideout drafted this year. This ex-Buckeye could be huge or he could be yet another player that teams have trouble optimizing. Samuels is not just a wideout though he turned in 74 receptions for 865 yards and seven scores last year. He also ran 97 times for 771 yards (7.9 YPC). Samuels was considered a running back in college. He's a playmaker that ran a 4.31/40 at the combine and will replace the deep routes that Ted Ginn Jr. left behind. He's likely to offer inconsistent play - a few big games but more often mediocre results. There's no expectation that he'll add rushing to his receiving duties. He is a good dynasty pick to see where he goes with the Panthers but as a rookie, he'll be the No. 3 or No. 4 target at best. 
96 Mike WilliamsUpsideRisk LAC 9 48 0 0 35 360 2 360 2 0 0
The Chargers grabbed Williams with their 1.07 pick to become the instant starter and primary receiver. That may not happen this year. He may not even start. Williams was a star with Clemson and last year posted 98 catches for 1,361 yards and 11 touchdowns. He's 6-3 and 225 pounds with a leaping ability to catch all the contested balls. He plays big over the middle and should become a valuable possession receiver over time. His speed was timed as 4.49/40 at his pro day which was faster than expected but he's no speed demon. This is a huge receiver who should become a sponge in the middle of the field. Playing with Philip Rivers doesn't hurt either. But Williams injured his back during his very first practice (which alone makes him an official Charger). He has not had any reps in OTAs and the hope is that he'll heal by/during training camp. He has a mild disc herniation and the Bolts are not going to force him back too early. That will almost certainly impact his early season development. Williams is a great dynasty pick but shouldn't be drafted as a fantasy starter. There is was speculation that he could require season- ending back surgery but that was later retracted. But pending a positive report, his value is purely dynasty. Williams started camp out on the active/PUP list. 
97 Phillip Dorsett NEP 9 47 0 0 26 350 2 350 2 0 0
The first-round pick from 2015 has been a bust so far and he was traded to the Patriots in exchange for QB Jacoby Brissett. 
98 Ryan SwitzerUpside PIT 9 45 0 0 32 390 1 390 1 0 0
The Cowboys used their 4.27 pick on the 5-10, 181 pound North Carolina product. He was a four-year starter and ended his senior season with 96 receptions for 1,112 yards and six scores. He the perfect fit for a slot role that currently holds Cole Beasley. His 2016 outlook is low as he learns the game and tries to climb the depth chart but in a dynasty league with reception points, he worth a grab on the promise of him taking over the slot role perhaps by next year. Switzer will have a role this year and has impressed during OTAs. But he'll remain no better than a No. 4 option on passing downs if he is even on the field. 
99 Will FullerRisk HOU 7 44 0 0 25 380 1 380 1 0 0
The first-round pick last year, Fuller started his career with two straight 100 yard games but then struggled the rest of the way. Fuller would also deal with a lingering knee injury though he played through it. Fuller posted a scorching 4.32/40 to set the combine record for a wideout (since broken). Fuller can flat out fly and Brock Osweiler was unable to connect with him. Fuller was expected to step up this year but suffered a broken collar bone on Aug. 2. His recovery will take him well into the season so he'll be a better waiver wire grab later on. 
100 Charone Peake NYJ 11 42 0 0 25 360 1 360 1 100 0
The seventh-round pick last year, Peake ended his rookie season with 19 receptions for 186 yards and no scores. He only averaged 9.8 yards per catch. He'll compete with the rookie Ardarius Stewart for the No. 3 role but that won't carry any fantasy value and Stewart much more likely to matter in the future. 
101 Chris Godwin TBB 11 42 0 0 20 300 2 300 2 0 0
The 3.20 pick of the draft, Godwin lands in an opportune spot if only for future years. The Penn State product comes out as a junior after posting 59 catches for 982 yards and 11 scores there last year. His best production tended to be in his biggest games (Ex. 9-187-2 in the Rose Bowl this year). He ran a 4.42/40 at the combine but is not considered as quick. At best he'll play the No. 3 role this year but he has impressed in the offseason. He lands in an offense that likes to pass and has plenty of talent but all those other hands and his natural learning curve will likely keep him below the fantasy radar for his rookie season. 
102 Brandon Coleman NOS 5 41 0 0 25 290 2 290 2 0 0
Coleman remains stuck at No. 4 for wideouts on the Saints even with the departure of Brandin Cooks. Ted Ginn is expected to man the No. 3 and that leaves Coleman in the same spot as his first two seasons. 
103 Malcolm Mitchell NEP 9 41 0 0 20 290 2 290 2 0 0
Mitchell surprised when the fourth-round rookie turned in a few notable games. He ended with 32 catches for 401 yards and four scores but most of his games had either just one or no catches. Too far down the depth chart to merit drafting and much too inconsistent to consider in any week. 
104 Tyler Boyd CIN 6 40 0 0 30 400 0 400 0 50 0
The second-round pick in 2016 was pressed into heavier duty when injuries decimated the Bengals receivers last year. He ended with 54 catches for 603 yards and one score. The addition of John Ross will have a big impact on Boyd who is going undrafted in all but the deepest of fantasy leagues. Barring more injuries this year, his outlook dims. 
105 Justin Hardy ATL 5 38 0 0 21 200 3 200 3 200 0
Hardy fills in as the No. 4 wideout but that has only been worth exactly 21 catches in each of his first two seasons. Hardy turned in four scores in 2016 but only 203 yards. He remains outside of fantasy relevance. 
106 Albert Wilson MIA 11 37 0 0 32 310 1 310 1 0 0
Wilson will contend for No. 3 wideout duties along with the rookie Jehu Chesson. He's already hit his ceiling of around 35 catches per year and bears no fantasy consideration. 
107 Taywan Taylor TEN 8 36 0 0 20 300 1 300 1 0 0
The Titans spent their 3.08 pick on their second rookie wideout of the year. Taylor was the eighth wideout drafted and the Western Kentucky product played all four years. He ended with 98 receptions for 1,730 yards and 17 touchdowns. He ran a 4.5/40 at the combine and has great control of his speed and burst. A bit smaller at 5-11 and 203 pounds, he's better in the open field than trying to high-point over the middle. Taylor is a slot receiver and should take that role in a year or so. Eric Decker mans the post for 2016 and that drives Taylor's redraft stock down. But he's a fit for the offense and can contribute once he learns the game and gets the opportunity. 
108 Josh Reynolds LAR 8 36 0 0 20 300 1 300 1 0 0
The Rams used their 4.10 pick on the lanky (6-3/194) Texas A&M product. While he began at Tyler Jr. College, Reynolds would become a three-year starter for the Aggies and catch over 50 passes in each season. He ran a 4.52/40 at the combine and is expected to become the vertical threat in HC Sean McVay's new offense if only by next year. He could gain more playing time consideration with a good training camp but the No. 4 wideout on the Rams won't produce any consistent fantasy value. 
109 Geronimo Allison GBP 8 35 0 0 20 290 1 290 1 0 0
The undrafted Allison only turned in 12 catches for 202 yards and two scores last year for his first NFL playing time. He's in line for the No. 4 role with the Packers but will battle Jeff Janis and the rookie Malachi Dupre. There's no fantasy value pending injuries to the starters. Allison is suspended for the first game of the season. 
110 JuJu Smith-SchusterUpside PIT 9 32 0 0 15 260 1 260 1 0 0
The rookie won't have a big year with Antonio Brown, Martavis Bryant and even Eli Rogers ahead of him, but he's one to watch. A three-year starter at USC, Smith-Schuster was at his best in his sophomore year when he caught 89 passes for 1,454 yards and ten scores. The Steelers used their 2.30 pick to add to the depth and likely for some insurance if Martavis Bryant takes another wrong turn and is gone indefinitely. The 6-1, 215-pound wideout ran a 4.54/40 at the combine which is not as fast as desired but he's used to playing over the middle and aggressively coming down with the ball. He's noted for being a very dedicated, passionate student of the game. Short of injuries and suspensions hitting the Steelers depth chart, Smith-Schuster is unlikely to carry 2016 fantasy value. But he's a name to watch and a late add to a dynasty team. If Bryant is out for any reason, Smith- Schuster becomes immediately relevant. 
111 Danny Amendola MIA 11 30 0 0 20 180 2 180 2 200 0
Amendola will fight for a spot on the final roster along with Andrew Hawkins. Despite his eight catches for 78 yards and a score in the AFC Championship game, he's no lock to make the team with Brandin Cooks pushing everyone else down a notch on the depth chart. No reason to draft. 
112 Chris Moore BAL 10 30 0 0 20 240 1 240 1 250 0
The fourth-round pick last year only caught seven passes but is the No. 4 wideout entering training camp. He'll battle Michael Campanaro and Chris Matthews in camp but in the end, the No. 4 receiver here won't carry fantasy value anyway. 
113 Adam Humphries TBB 11 29 0 0 25 230 1 230 1 300 0
Humphries turned in a credible 55 catches for 622 yards and two scores last year when he was pressed into a bigger workload but the influx of new receivers will send him back to the sidelines more in 2016. He carries no fantasy value unless injuries force him into action again. 
114 Bennie Fowler FA x 26 0 0 10 140 2 140 2 0 0
Bennie Fowler, Cody Latimer, and several other lesser known receivers will vie for the No. 4 spot for the Broncos that won't carry any fantasy value. Fowler is likely the best of the bunch but beyond Demaryius Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders, and Carlos Henderson there are no safe or sure bets. 
115 Cordarrelle Patterson NEP 9 24 0 0 20 180 1 180 1 600 1
Patterson has been a good returner but the former first- rounder has never developed into a wideout of any note. He comes off his career-best season when he caught 52 passes for 453 yards and two scores for the Vikings last year. Patterson will compete with Seth Roberts for the No. 3 wideout role and he impressed the team in OTAs and minicamps when it is not an actual game. But until he finally shows up with any measurable consistency and production as a receiver, he's best left on the waiver wire. The speedster only managed 8.7 yards per catch average last year. 
116 Jared Abbrederis FA x 22 0 0 12 160 1 160 1 0 0
The ex-Packer is considered the favorite for the No. 4 wideout after impressing the coaches on his route running and hands during OTAs. But he's totaled just ten catches during his two seasons in Green Bay. Worth a casual eye in camp but so far no reason to consider to draft. 
117 Chad Williams ARI 8 22 0 0 10 160 1 160 1 0 0
The 3.34 pick in the draft had offseason hype and the Grambling-product offers good size (6-1/204) and 4.4/40 speed. But he'll likely spend 2017 as the #5 WR and need injuries to the starters to get a chance at playing time. He's more likely to get his shot in 2018 if Larry Fitzgerald retires and the depth chart opens up. 
118 Michael Floyd FA x 20 0 0 17 200 0 200 0 0 0
Even if Floyd sticks as the No. 4 wideout for the Vikings, that only totaled 232 yards and no scores for Charles Johnson last year. There's a chance that Floyd doesn't make it to Week 1 on the roster. 
119 Andre Holmes BUF 6 13 0 0 12 130 0 130 0 0 0
Holmes is onto his third team but is in line to be the No. 4 wideout for the Bills. He'll play special teams and was as good as 47-693-4 when he played for the Raiders in 2014.  

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