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2020 Fantasy Football Rankings: Wide receivers for Week 12

Ranking the best 48 wide receivers for Week 12 fantasy football.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Carolina Panthers Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Here are my Week 12 wide receiver fantasy football rankings. There are plenty of great matchups this week to take advantage of in your fantasy leagues.

D.J. Moore has done more than enough to earn my respect this week has he’s coming off two stellar fantasy performances and gets to take on the Vikings this week. Even if Teddy Bridgewater doesn’t suit up this week, I saw enough out of P.J. Walker to trust Moore as a WR1 this week.

I’m going all in on a bounce back performance for Jakobi Meyers. Outside of last week in which he saw only three targets, Meyers has seen at least six targets when he’s on the field. The Cardinals secondary has been the worst against wide receivers the last couple of weeks and I fully expect Meyers to bounce back as the Patriots top receiver and Cam Newton’s favorite target.

On the flipside, I have DeAndre Hopkins REAL low this week because I trust Stephon Gilmore. He’s back and healthy and you can bet Bill Belichick will stick him on Hopkins and say ELIMINATE! We’ve seen no shows from Hopkins this season and I’m preparing for another one this week.

Welcome to WR2 status Michael Pittman Jr! I’ve been all kinds of hyped about this kid in recent weeks and with two strong performances back-to-back, I’m trusting he’ll get you another solid outing against a bad Titans secondary.

I had trouble figuring out how low to put the Bengals top pass catchers. Likely neither Tyler Boyd nor Tee Higgins finish in the top 48 this week but I really had a hard time not ranking them at least in the bottom of the list. We’ll see. I could be proven entirely wrong on this.

Week 12 WR rankings (.5PPR)

Rank Player Team Opp
Rank Player Team Opp
1 Keenan Allen LAC @ BUF
2 D.K. Metcalf SEA @ PHI
3 Tyreek Hill KC @ TB
4 Terry McLaurin WAS @ DAL
5 Davante Adams GB vs CHI
6 Stefon Diggs BUF vs LAC
7 Adam Thielen MIN vs CAR
8 Calvin Ridley ATL vs LV
9 Mike Evans TB vs KC
10 Julio Jones ATL vs LV
11 Will Fuller V HOU @ DET
12 D.J. Moore CAR @ MIN
13 Chase Claypool PIT vs BAL
14 Justin Jefferson MIN vs CAR
15 Tyler Lockett SEA @ PHI
16 Jakobi Meyers NE vs ARI
17 Brandin Cooks HOU @ DET
18 Michael Thomas NO @ DEN
19 DeAndre Hopkins ARI @ NE
20 Allen Robinson II CHI @ GB
21 Diontae Johnson PIT vs BAL
22 A.J. Brown TEN @ IND
23 Robert Woods LAR vs SF
24 Michael Pittman Jr. IND vs TEN
25 DeVante Parker MIA @ NYJ
26 Cooper Kupp LAR vs SF
27 Chris Godwin TB vs KC
28 Amari Cooper DAL vs WAS
29 JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT vs BAL
30 Darius Slayton NYG @ CIN
31 Curtis Samuel CAR @ MIN
32 Robby Anderson CAR @ MIN
33 D.J. Chark Jr. JAC vs CLE
34 Marvin Jones Jr. DET vs HOU
35 CeeDee Lamb DAL vs WAS
36 Nelson Agholor LV @ ATL
37 Antonio Brown TB vs KC
38 Christian Kirk ARI @ NE
39 Sterling Shepard NYG @ CIN
40 Jerry Jeudy DEN vs NO
41 Jarvis Landry CLE @ JAC
42 Travis Fulgham PHI vs SEA
43 Tyler Boyd CIN vs NYG
44 Mike Williams LAC @ BUF
45 Tee Higgins CIN vs NYG
46 Cole Beasley BUF vs LAC
47 Jalen Reagor PHI vs SEA
48 Damiere Byrd NE vs ARI