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2020 Fantasy Football Rankings: Wide receivers for Week 3

Ranking the 50 best wide receivers for Week 3 fantasy football.

Atlanta Falcons v Tampa Bay Buccaneers Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Here are my wide receiver rankings for Week 3 of fantasy football. There are plenty of great matchups this week to take advantage of in your fantasy leagues.

Mark today as the day that I am officially ranking Calvin Ridley ahead of Julio Jones in fantasy football. Did we ever think this day would come? Maybe. Did we think this day would come in 2020? Definitely not. Now, Jones is my WR3 this week so it’s not as though he’s been cast into the either with no hope of ever returning, but come on, Ridley is the best fantasy receiver through two weeks and so it’s time to give the man his due. He’s earned it.

This is the week for the re-emergence of Keenan Allen as a WR1 in fantasy (even though I ranked him just out of WR1 territory but, much like a Christmas gift, it’s the thought that counts). Rookie Justin Herbert will correctly be getting the the start against a terrrrrrrrible Panthers defense. I like the Chargers offense to be able to take full advantage.

I’m not expecting Stefon Diggs to follow up his HUGE Week 2 with another big performance facing off against Jalen Ramsey. The Rams have been one of the best teams so far in points allowed to wide receivers, giving up the third fewest.

Final note, any receiver with an asterisk means they are dealing with an injury and might not be ready to go Week 3. I have them ranked as if they will be playing in Week 3.

Week 3 WR rankings (.5PPR)

Rank Player Team Opp
Rank Player Team Opp
1 DeAndre Hopkins ARI vs. DET
2 Calvin Ridley ATL vs. CHI
3 Julio Jones ATL vs. CHI
4 Allen Robinson CHI at ATL
5 Davante Adams* GB at NO
6 Tyreek Hill KC at BAL
7 Adam Thielen MIN vs. TEN
8 Mike Evans TB at DEN
9 Amari Cooper DAL at SEA
10 Terry McLaurin WAS at CLE
11 Chris Godwin* TB at DEN
12 JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT vs. HOU
13 Keenan Allen LAC vs. CAR
14 D.K. Metcalf SEA vs. DAL
15 Julian Edelman NE vs. LV
16 Kenny Golladay* DET at ARI
17 Diontae Johnson PIT vs. HOU
18 Tyler Lockett SEA vs. DAL
19 D.J. Moore CAR at LAC
20 Cooper Kupp LAR at BUF
21 Odell Beckham Jr. CLE vs. WAS
22 Stefon Diggs BUF vs. LAR
23 DeVante Parker MIA at JAC
24 Marquise Brown BAL vs. KC
25 Robert Woods LAR at BUF
26 John Brown BUF vs. LAR
27 CeeDee Lamb DAL at SEA
28 Robby Anderson CAR at LAC
29 Russell Gage ATL vs. CHI
30 Tyler Boyd CIN at PHI
31 Corey Davis TEN at MIN
32 Will Fuller V HOU at PIT
33 Michael Gallup DAL at SEA
34 Brandin Cooks HOU at PIT
35 Keelan Cole JAC vs. MIA
36 Jarvis Landry CLE vs. WAS
37 DeSean Jackson PHI vs. CIN
38 A.J. Green CIN at PHI
39 Laviska Shenault Jr. JAC vs. MIA
40 T.Y. Hilton IND vs. NYJ
41 Marvin Jones Jr. DET at ARI
42 Jerry Jeudy DEN vs. TB
43 Mike Williams LAC vs. CAR
44 Curtis Samuel CAR at LAC
45 Darius Slayton NYG vs. SF
46 Preston Williams MIA at JAC
47 Anthony Miller CHI at ATL
48 N'Keal Harry NE vs. LV
49 Henry Ruggs III LV at NE
50 Marquez Valdes-Scantling GB at NO