Wide Receiver Rankings Week 17

Wide Receiver Rankings Week 17

By: Pete Davidson : December 31, 2016 9:28pm

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Welcome to the Week 17 wide receiver rankings. I’ve done my best and will wake up and grind some more on Sunday. I’ll be available most of the morning for those who have tough decisions. More than happy to be your second opinion if you need one. Hit me up on Twitter.

Tight ends coming up soon.

Good luck to all this week!

These rankings are based on .5 PPR scoring.

Rank PLAYER Cost TEAM Matchup Status THE SKINNY
1 Jordy Nelson 8100 GB GB@Det 08:30PM ET He is smoking hot and playing for a playoff spot.
2 T.Y. Hilton 7600 Ind Jax@Ind 01:00PM ET Liking his matchup and no Moncrief so targets are locked in,
3 Julio Jones 8400 Atl NO@Atl 04:25PM ET Should be the real Julio this week … and they need him to be.
4 Doug Baldwin 7200 Sea Sea@SF 04:25PM ET Great matchup and no Lockett means plenty of targets.
5 Mike Evans 8000 TB Car@TB 01:00PM ET Will be heavily targeted and the matchup is very good.
6 Odell Beckham Jr. 9000 NYG NYG@Was 04:25PM ET I do not trust the Giants and what they are saying. That said, OBJ will play—perhaps a lot and he’s worth a spot in your lineup. Just understand that he’s a wildcard—capable of anything from nothing to the Week 17 WR1.
7 Michael Thomas 6700 NO NO@Atl 04:25PM ET Very good situation for him to go off.
8 Brandin Cooks 6900 NO NO@Atl 04:25PM ET Big upside and he’ll play the whole game.
9 Golden Tate 6600 Det GB@Det 08:30PM ET He is going to see the ball and there are playoff implications.
10 Sammy Watkins 5800 Buf Buf@NYJ 01:00PM ET make sure they don’t opt to pull him, but he could eat the Jets up—even with Manuel at QB.
11 Demaryius Thomas 6300 Den Oak@Den 04:25PM ET They are going to throw it a lot.
12 Emmanuel Sanders 6100 Den Oak@Den 04:25PM ET They are going to throw it a lot.
13 Allen Robinson 5500 Jax Jax@Ind 01:00PM ET Should get tons of volume this week with so few healthy players around him.
14 DeAndre Hopkins 6500 Hou Hou@Ten 01:00PM ET Very good matchup.
15 DeSean Jackson 5600 Was NYG@Was 04:25PM ET He is fire right now and the stakes are high.
16 Larry Fitzgerald 6000 Ari Ari@LA 04:25PM ET He needs the offense to move to make hay of his inside role and it’s not.
17 Davante Adams 5700 GB GB@Det 08:30PM ET Should produce in this game.
18 J.J. Nelson 4600 Ari Ari@LA 04:25PM ET Liking him a lot this week.
19 Steve Smith Sr. 4900 Bal Bal@Cin 01:00PM ET Good play in what will be Smith’s final game. What a remarkable career,
20 Julian Edelman 6400 NE NE@Mia 01:00PM ET His reps will be managed, but he’ll see the ball plenty when he is in there.
21 Michael Crabtree 5600 Oak Oak@Den 04:25PM ET Tough matchup, obviously, and no Carr.
22 Alshon Jeffery 5900 Chi Chi@Min 01:00PM ET Should see Rhodes in coverage.
23 Cameron Meredith 5200 Chi Chi@Min 01:00PM ET Plenty of upside here if Newman is on him most of the day.
24 Adam Thielen 5600 Min Chi@Min 01:00PM ET
25 Amari Cooper 5500 Oak Oak@Den 04:25PM ET
26 Tyrell Williams 5700 SD KC@SD 04:25PM ET
27 Tyreek Hill 5600 KC KC@SD 04:25PM ET Huge upside but does it mostly as a runner.
28 Willie Snead 5400 NO NO@Atl 04:25PM ET
29 Ted Ginn Jr. 4500 Car Car@TB 01:00PM ET
30 Jarvis Landry 5000 Mia NE@Mia 01:00PM ET
31 Chris Hogan 3900 NE NE@Mia 01:00PM ET Should play a major role this week.
32 Dontrelle Inman 5300 SD KC@SD 04:25PM ET
33 Brandon LaFell 4500 Cin Bal@Cin 01:00PM ET
34 Eli Rogers 4000 Pit Cle@Pit 01:00PM ET
35 Pierre Garcon 5000 Was NYG@Was 04:25PM ET
36 Mike Wallace 4600 Bal Bal@Cin 01:00PM ET
37 Terrelle Pryor Sr. 4200 Cle Cle@Pit 01:00PM ET Could have a nice week against the Pitt backups.
38 Sterling Shepard 4900 NYG NYG@Was 04:25PM ET
39 Jamison Crowder 5000 Was NYG@Was 04:25PM ET
40 Cole Beasley 4700 Dal Dal@Phi 01:00PM ET
41 Mohamed Sanu 4600 Atl NO@Atl 04:25PM ET With Gabriel out, he’s a viable flex play.
42 Terrance Williams 3500 Dal Dal@Phi 01:00PM ET
43 Quincy Enunwa 3800 NYJ Buf@NYJ 01:00PM ET
44 Kelvin Benjamin 5300 Car Car@TB 01:00PM ET
45 Travis Benjamin 4400 SD KC@SD 04:25PM ET
46 Marqise Lee 4600 Jax Jax@Ind 01:00PM ET Hip / questionable
47 DeVante Parker 4300 Mia NE@Mia 01:00PM ET
48 Jordan Matthews 4700 Phi Dal@Phi 01:00PM ET Ankle / questionable Will probably sit.
49 Tavon Austin 4300 LA Ari@LA 04:25PM ET
50 Dez Bryant 6200 Dal Dal@Phi 01:00PM ET Should be on a VERY short leash this week as he is injury-prone and vital to their title hopes.
51 Marvin Jones Jr. 4200 Det GB@Det 08:30PM ET
52 Breshad Perriman 3000 Bal Bal@Cin 01:00PM ET
53 Devin Funchess 3300 Car Car@TB 01:00PM ET
54 Jeremy Maclin 4700 KC KC@SD 04:25PM ET
55 Brandon Marshall 4600 NYJ Buf@NYJ 01:00PM ET
56 Will Fuller V 4500 Hou Hou@Ten 01:00PM ET
57 Robby Anderson 4400 NYJ Buf@NYJ 01:00PM ET
58 John Brown 3600 Ari Ari@LA 04:25PM ET Limited role due to sickle cell symptoms.
59 Kenny Stills 3900 Mia NE@Mia 01:00PM ET
60 Geronimo Allison 3000 GB GB@Det 08:30PM ET Could play a lot this week with Cobb almost certainly diminished and most likely out.
61 Stefon Diggs 5400 Min Chi@Min 01:00PM ET Hip / doubtful
62 Michael Floyd 3500 NE NE@Mia 01:00PM ET Could be a factor with Mitchell out.
63 Jermaine Kearse 4000 Sea Sea@SF 04:25PM ET
64 Paul Richardson 3400 Sea Sea@SF 04:25PM ET
65 Aldrick Robinson 3400 Atl NO@Atl 04:25PM ET Could make some plays as the 3rd receiver with Gabriel out.
66 Anquan Boldin 4100 Det GB@Det 08:30PM ET Has a finger injury that is reportedly affecting his ability to use both hands. Risky.
67 Jeremy Kerley 3200 SF Sea@SF 04:25PM ET
68 Randall Cobb 4100 GB GB@Det 08:30PM ET Ankle / questionable Very shaky bet this week with no practice.
69 Cordarrelle Patterson 3400 Min Chi@Min 01:00PM ET
70 Rishard Matthews 4100 Ten Hou@Ten 01:00PM ET
71 Tyler Boyd 4000 Cin Bal@Cin 01:00PM ET
72 Robert Woods 3600 Buf Buf@NYJ 01:00PM ET
73 Jeff Janis 3000 GB GB@Det 08:30PM ET
74 Phillip Dorsett 3700 Ind Jax@Ind 01:00PM ET
75 Brian Quick 3600 LA Ari@LA 04:25PM ET
76 Seth Roberts 3000 Oak Oak@Den 04:25PM ET
77 Sammie Coates 3000 Pit Cle@Pit 01:00PM ET Should have a role this week.
78 Victor Cruz 3800 NYG NYG@Was 04:25PM ET
79 Adam Humphries 3700 TB Car@TB 01:00PM ET
80 Brice Butler 3700 Dal Dal@Phi 01:00PM ET
81 Corey Coleman 3700 Cle Cle@Pit 01:00PM ET Has upside but he and RGIII have not been able to connect deep.
82 Kamar Aiken 3000 Bal Bal@Cin 01:00PM ET
83 Nelson Agholor 3300 Phi Dal@Phi 01:00PM ET
84 Paul Turner 3000 Phi Dal@Phi 01:00PM ET Will get a bump if J-Matt sits out.
85 Justin Hardy 3000 Atl NO@Atl 04:25PM ET
86 Dorial Green-Beckham 3200 Phi Dal@Phi 01:00PM ET
87 Deonte Thompson 3600 Chi Chi@Min 01:00PM ET
88 Cody Core 3000 Cin Bal@Cin 01:00PM ET
89 Brittan Golden 3000 Ari Ari@LA 04:25PM ET
90 Kendall Wright 3000 Ten Hou@Ten 01:00PM ET
91 Russell Shepard 3400 TB Car@TB 01:00PM ET
92 Justin Hunter 3000 Buf Buf@NYJ 01:00PM ET
93 Trevor Davis 3000 GB GB@Det 08:30PM ET
94 DeAndre Smelter 3000 SF Sea@SF 04:25PM ET
95 Charles Johnson 3200 Min Chi@Min 01:00PM ET
96 Marquise Goodwin 3200 Buf Buf@NYJ 01:00PM ET
97 Chris Moore 3000 Bal Bal@Cin 01:00PM ET
98 Joshua Bellamy 3100 Chi Chi@Min 01:00PM ET
99 Chris Conley 3000 KC KC@SD 04:25PM ET
100 Leonte Carroo 3000 Mia NE@Mia 01:00PM ET
101 Brandon Coleman 3000 NO NO@Atl 04:25PM ET
102 Cobi Hamilton 3000 Pit Cle@Pit 01:00PM ET
103 Darrius Heyward-Bey 3000 Pit Cle@Pit 01:00PM ET
104 Tajae Sharpe 3100 Ten Hou@Ten 01:00PM ET
105 Aaron Burbridge 3000 SF Sea@SF 04:25PM ET
106 Albert Wilson 3000 KC KC@SD 04:25PM ET
107 Andre Holmes 3000 Oak Oak@Den 04:25PM ET
108 Andrew Hawkins 3000 Cle Cle@Pit 01:00PM ET
109 Corey Brown 3000 Car Car@TB 01:00PM ET
110 Mike Thomas 3000 LA Ari@LA 04:25PM ET
111 Pharoh Cooper 3000 LA Ari@LA 04:25PM ET
112 Laquon Treadwell 3000 Min Chi@Min 01:00PM ET
113 Bryce Treggs 3000 Phi Dal@Phi 01:00PM ET
114 Charone Peake 3000 NYJ Buf@NYJ 01:00PM ET
115 Devin Smith 3000 NYJ Buf@NYJ 01:00PM ET
116 Devin Street 3000 Ind Jax@Ind 01:00PM ET
117 Dwayne Harris 3000 NYG NYG@Was 04:25PM ET
118 Harry Douglas 3000 Ten Hou@Ten 01:00PM ET
119 Josh Huff 3000 TB Car@TB 01:00PM ET
120 Roger Lewis 3000 NYG NYG@Was 04:25PM ET
121 Ryan Grant 3000 Was NYG@Was 04:25PM ET
122 A.J. Green 6800 Cin Bal@Cin 01:00PM ET IR
123 Taylor Gabriel 5100 Atl NO@Atl 04:25PM ET Foot / OUT
124 Donte Moncrief 5100 Ind Jax@Ind 01:00PM ET Very doubtful
125 Allen Hurns 3600 Jax Jax@Ind 01:00PM ET OUT
126 Kenny Britt 5000 LA Ari@LA 04:25PM ET Shoulder / doubtful No practice all week. He is almost certainly out.
127 Malcolm Mitchell 4700 NE NE@Mia 01:00PM ET Knee / doubtful He will sit so he can get healthy for two weeks from now.
128 Antonio Brown 8700 Pit Cle@Pit 01:00PM ET OUT Not expected to play.