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Week 10 Wide Receiver Rankings - Standard Leagues

Need some help deciding who to start this week? Robert has you covered with his WR rankings to help you make that push to the playoffs.

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Last week was an interesting one for the Wide Receiver position. Dez Bryant showed that it doesn't really matter who his QB is, as he will produce no matter what. We also learned that the Jaguars and Raiders will just throw the ball with their young QB's, providing plenty of value for two receivers on each team. Randall Cobb came back from the dead in a week where I actually would have understood him having a bad game going up against that Panthers defense. The top end of these rankings are starting to look similar from a week to week basis, but those who are borderline top 20 have seen large value fluctuations from week to week. The cause of this is the matchups they have are absolutely critical to how they will perform. This week we have four teams on a bye week, down from the 6 of last week, however Julio Jones is not available. Now let's get to the rankings below, along with some commentary on a few guys.

Teams on Bye: Chargers, Colts, Falcons, 49ers

Rank Player Team Opponent
1 DeAndre Hopkins Texans Bengals
2 Odell Beckham Jr. Giants Patriots
3 Allen Robinson Jaguars Ravens
4 Demaryius Thomas Broncos Chiefs
5 A.J. Green Bengals Texans
6 Julian Edelman Patriots Giants
7 Antonio Brown Steelers Browns
8 Alshon Jeffery Bears Rams
9 Dez Bryant Cowboys Buccaneers
10 Emmanuel Sanders Broncos Chiefs
11 Calvin Johnson Lions Packers
12 Amari Cooper Raiders Vikings
13 Brandin Cooks Saints Redskins
14 Randall Cobb Packers Lions
15 Brandon Marshall Jets Bills
16 Allen Hurns Jaguars Ravens
17 Michael Crabtree Raiders Vikings
18 Eric Decker Jets Bills
19 Mike Evans Buccaneers Cowboys
20 Larry Fitzgerald Cardinals Seahawks
21 Stefon Diggs Vikings Raiders
22 Jarvis Landry Dolphins Eagles
23 Willie Snead Saints Redskins
24 Martavis Bryant Steelers Browns
25 Jordan Matthews Eagles Dolphins
26 Marvin Jones Bengals Texans
27 John Brown Cardinals Seahawks
28 Davante Adams Packers Lions
29 James Jones Packers Lions
30 Tavon Austin Rams Bears
31 DeSean Jackson Redskins Saints
32 Kamar Aiken Ravens Jaguars
33 Sammy Watkins Bills Jets
34 Rishard Matthews Dolphins Eagles
35 Rueben Randle Gaints Patriots
36 Brandon LaFell Patriots Giants
37 Nate Washington Texans Bengals
38 Jeremy Maclin Chiefs Broncos
39 Travis Benjamin Browns Steelers
40 Michael Floyd Cardinals Seahawks
41 Robert Woods Bills Jets
42 Dorial Green-Beckham Titans Panthers
43 Pierre Garcon Redskins Saints
44 Cole Beasley Cowboys Buccaneers
45 Devin Funchess Panthers Titans
46 Marquess Wilson Bears Rams
47 Ted Ginn Jr. Panthers Titans
48 Dwayne Harris Giants Patriots
49 Terrance Williams Cowboys Buccaneers
50 Doug Baldwin Seahawks Cardinals

Allen Robinson - I think it is fair to say that Robinson is matchup proof at this point. He just went toe-to-toe with Revis and came out with over 120 yards. This week he won't have to work as hard to get his production going up against the Ravens. Bortles has been a nice surprise this season, and it doesn't appear like the Jaguars are going to stop letting him throw the ball.

Brandin Cooks - Back to back good weeks for Cooks has him moving up the rankings here. Also a matchup with the Redskins doesn't hurt either. With Brees starting to play well again, Cooks is seeing the kind of production we thought he would get at the beginning of the season. While he isn't getting the volume of receptions has been a little less than expected, he has been getting targeted a fair amount of times. It is fair to predict at least 5 receptions, at least 80 yards, and a great chance of a TD this week.

Larry Fitzgerald - This ranking is directly related to having to go up against Richard Sherman. For this season Sherman has been following around the top receivers on opposing teams far more often then they had him do in previous seasons. This is bad news for Fitzgerald, but with Fitzgerald lining up not only on the outside, but also in the slot, Fitzgerald will still get to run some routes free of Fitzgerald. I think Fitzgerald will struggle to get the normal yardage output, but a TD is still in the cards for him in this offense.

Sammy Watkins - Another player who would be ranked higher if it weren't for the bad matchup. While we did just see Allen Robinson have a good game against Revis, I am not as confident in Watkins. Watkins looked good last week, however Rex Ryan is smart enough to not let Tyrod Taylor try to win him this game on Thursday. The Jaguars run an offense that throws the ball, and then throws the ball some more. I see a low scoring game coming in this short turnaround for both squads on Thursday night.

Devin Funchess - The Panthers receiver situation is one that you should probably be avoiding. If you can't avoid it though because injuries and bye weeks have depleted your team, Funchess provides some intriguing upside. Cam Newton has been playing some of his best football so far, but the receivers have been underwhelming to say the least. Funchess has been relatively quiet for this year, but had his first big game last week. While this may end up being fools gold, wouldn't you rather take the upside play this late in the rankings?