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Week 11 Rest of Season Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings: Dez Bryant is 'That Guy' Again

Up to date rankings of NFL WRs for the remainder of the 2015 fantasy football season before Week 11.

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Nothing makes the NFL more fun than fantasy football and few things make fantasy sports more fun than rankings, rankings, and more rankings. WRs are ranked in this post with the ESPN and Yahoo! standard fractional scoring.

Rank Player Team Last Week
1 Julio Jones Falcons 2
2 Odell Beckham Jr. Giants 3
3 Antonio Brown* Steelers 4
4 DeAndre Hopkins Texans 1
5 Dez Bryant* Cowboys 15
6 Allen Robinson Jaguars 6
7 Alshon Jeffery Bears 7
8 Amari Cooper Raiders 9
9 A.J. Green Bengals 8
10 Brandon Marshall Jets 5
11 Calvin Johnson Lions 11
12 Larry Fitzgerald Cardinals 12
13 Mike Evans Buccaneers 16
14 Brandon LaFell Patriots 20
15 Randall Cobb* Packers 14
16 Brandin Cooks* Saints 31
17 Demaryius Thomas Broncos 13
18 Michael Floyd Cardinals 25
19 Martavis Bryant Steelers 24
20 Jarvis Landry* Dolphins 21
21 Allen Hurns Jaguars 17
22 Davante Adams* Packers 22
23 Stefon Diggs* Vikings 19
24 Eric Decker Jets 29
25 Michael Crabtree Raiders 26
26 Jordan Matthews* Eagles 27
27 Rishard Matthews Dolphins 30
28 Travis Benjamin Browns 36
29 Danny Amendola Patriots 59
30 Steve Johnson* Chargers 41
31 Emmanuel Sanders* Broncos 18
32 Sammy Watkins Bills 43
33 Nate Washington Texans 28
34 John Brown Cardinals 23
35 Kamar Aiken Ravens 35
36 Jeremy Maclin* Chiefs 37
37 Marvin Jones Bengals 38
38 T.Y. Hilton* Colts 32
39 James Jones Packers 33
40 Willie Snead* Saints 39
41 Dwayne Harris Giants 63
42 Tavon Austin Rams 40
43 Ted Ginn Panthers 47
44 Chris Givens Ravens 53
45 Ty Montgomery* Packers ---
46 Leonard Hankerson Falcons 66
47 Dorial Green-Beckham Titans 34
48 Dontrelle Inman* Chargers 56
49 Kendall Wright* Titans 42
50 Doug Baldwin* Seahawks 69
51 Vincent Jackson Buccaneers 48
52 Julian Edelman* Patriots 10
53 Terrance Williams Cowboys 64
54 Jamison Crowder Washington 58
55 Bryan Walters* Jaguars 54
56 Nelson Agholor Eagles ---
57 Golden Tate Lions 44
58 Donte Moncrief Colts 45
59 Pierre Garcon* Washington 46
60 Marques Colston* Saints 60
61 Devin Funchess Panthers 51
62 Cecil Shorts* Texans ---
63 DeSean Jackson Washington 52
64 Brian Quick Rams ---
65 Anquan Boldin* 49ers 65
66 Rueben Randle* Giants 49
67 Mike Wallace* Vikings 50
68 Andre Johnson Colts 74
69 Jermaine Kearse Seahawks 57
70 Marquess Wilson Bears 55
71 Lance Moore* Lions 61
72 Tyler Lockett Seahawks 67
73 Riley Cooper Eagles 68
74 Mohamed Sanu Bengals 72
75 Jared Abbrederis Packers ---
* - notable players with increased PPR value


Notes:

  • There is a slight bump for the receiver who have had their byes, as they have seven games remaining in their regular seasons against everyone else's six. Next week, Antonio Brown and DeAndre Hopkins are probably WR1 and WR3, respectively.

  • As we go down the rankings, there is an increase in the weight of strength of schedule. And the better matchups sooner than later because there is sell-high value to come. These are not weekly rankings, but the idea of these rankings is to measure whom we should be owning now over whom. For example, an WR3 with a bad schedule until Week 12 is useless to our rosters compared a below average WR4 with two or three nice matchups in the coming weeks.

  • I have zero interest in WRs who don't get the ball enough to elevate above replacement level. I don't care how good they are IRL. Players who are not getting snaps but have upside greater than the Anquan Boldins of the NFL are more worthy of roster spots. If a guy will never enter our lineups, the bench spots are better utilized by stashing players with upside--especially at the WR position where boom potential is greatest.

  • Tony Romo returning for Week 11 is huge for Dez Bryant. The Cowboys schedule is not very good, but Dallas has displayed that Bryant is the only trusted option, so he should be a target monster.

  • Jarvis Landry is hot. Clearly the #1 guy in Miami and their schedule is beautiful. Really struggled to keep him out of my top-15 and had to throw some cool water on the rankings. The upside is WR15.

  • Not sure if I was cautious or overly enthusiastic on Brandon Lafell and Danny Amendola. That is for the readers to judge. The injury to Julian Edelman leads rankers to tons of excessive conjecture. Bear this in mind. May be too low on Amendola, who has WR1 upside, but I trust Lafell more for TDs. Amendola is top-20 in PPR, for sure because we can trust the volume. As for Edelman, he is ranked to display the guys over whom I would stash him for a Week 16 prayer.

  • A.J. Green is a legacy top-10. There is a case for he and even Randall Cobb floating down five or ten spots down. Difference between Green and Cobb is that he is still A.J. Green and there is enough chance that he dominates games, but we cannot really lose much trading him as low as maybe Mike Evans, who actually sees the ball.

  • Jordan Matthews has a great schedule and the rankings assume Mark Sanchez is the starter and will be great for Matthews, as he was in 2014.

  • Do your research and use rankings cautiously, as they are always a work-in-progress. Rankings are a bad tools to tell us what to do. They are conversation starters, tier setters, value mirrors, and a combination of the scientific explanations of what has happened with the art of predicting what will happen. Feel free to supply contrary evidence to me on Twitter at @AlexSontySBN or in the comments. They will help me help you.