Week 1 WR Fantasy Football Rankings

Top-ranked player for week
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Wide receivers can be difficult to predict.

Just one drop here or one pass interference there, and crucial fantasy points are gained or lost.

That's why it takes extra effort to scout WRs every week in fantasy football.

To help you out, I put together this summary of our top 10 ranked wide receivers for week 1.

You can also check out our full list of WR rankings or use our free who should I start tool for an interactive way to use our fantasy football rankings.

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No teams have a bye week this week, so you have a full slate of players to choose from.


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Full Rankings

If you want to dive head-first into the full set of projections for this week, here are our rankings for each format:

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Rankings Summary

1. Justin Jefferson - WR (MIN)

Justin Jefferson had a bye last week. He faces the Green Bay Packers this week. Our system projects him for 9.0 catches, 97.9 yards and 0.7 touchdowns.

2. Ja'Marr Chase - WR (CIN)

Ja'Marr Chase faces the Pittsburgh Steelers this week. He is projected for 8.1 catches, 90.9 yards and 0.8 touchdowns. Chase was off last week with a bye.

3. Stefon Diggs - WR (BUF)

Stefon Diggs was off last week with a bye. He is playing against the Green Bay Packers this week. We're projecting him for 7.3 catches, 92.8 yards and 0.7 touchdowns.

4. CeeDee Lamb - WR (DAL)

CeeDee Lamb was on bye last week. He faces the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week. Our system projects him for 6.2 catches, 84.3 yards and 0.6 touchdowns.

5. Keenan Allen - WR (LAC)

Keenan Allen is up against the Raiders this week. We're projecting him for 6.7 catches, 82.9 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Allen was on bye last week.

6. Tee Higgins - WR (CIN)

Tee Higgins was on bye last week. We're projecting 5.6 catches, 75.5 yards and 0.5 touchdowns for Tee Higgins this week as he faces the Steelers.

7. Chris Godwin - WR (TB)

Chris Godwin was off last week with a bye. Our system projects Chris Godwin for 5.9 catches, 71.5 yards and 0.5 touchdowns versus the Cowboys this week.

8. Deebo Samuel - WR (SF)

Deebo Samuel faces the Chicago Bears this week. Our system projects him for 4.3 catches, 54.8 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. Samuel had a bye last week.

9. Mike Evans - WR (TB)

Mike Evans faces the Dallas Cowboys this week. We're projecting him for 4.7 catches, 68.0 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. Evans was off last week with a bye.

10. D.K. Metcalf - WR (SEA)

D.K. Metcalf faces the Denver Broncos this week. He is projected for 4.7 catches, 67.1 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. Metcalf was off last week with a bye.

For more, check out our full rankings here.

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