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. Michael Thomas - WR (NO)

Michael Thomas faces the Buccaneers this week. We're projecting him for 7.8 catches, 95.8 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Thomas had a bye last week.

2. Davante Adams - WR (GB)

Davante Adams is against the Vikings this week and is projected for 6.7 catches, 84.9 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Adams was off last week with a bye.

3. Julio Jones - WR (ATL)

Julio Jones faces the Seahawks this week. We're projecting him for 6.5 catches, 92.7 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. Jones had a bye last week.

4. Tyreek Hill - WR (KC)

Tyreek Hill was off last week with a bye. He faces the Texans this week. Our system projects him for 5.3 catches, 82.9 yards and 0.6 touchdowns.

5. Chris Godwin - WR (TB)

Chris Godwin is against the Saints this week and is projected for 5.9 catches, 83.3 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Godwin had a bye last week.

6. Allen Robinson - WR (CHI)

Allen Robinson was on bye last week. Allen Robinson is against the Lions this week and is projected for 5.6 catches, 76.5 yards and 0.5 touchdowns.

7. D.J. Moore - WR (CAR)

D.J. Moore faces the Las Vegas Raiders this week. We're projecting him for 5.7 catches, 77.3 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. Moore was off last week with a bye.

8. DeAndre Hopkins - WR (ARI)

DeAndre Hopkins faces the Chiefs this week. Our system projects him for 5.7 catches, 71.0 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Hopkins had a bye last week.

9. JuJu Smith-Schuster - WR (PIT)

We're projecting 5.7 catches, 75.6 yards and 0.4 touchdowns for JuJu Smith-Schuster this week as he faces the Giants. Smith-Schuster had a bye last week.

10. Adam Thielen - WR (MIN)

Adam Thielen had a bye last week. He is up against the Packers this week. Our system projects him for 5.2 catches, 70.0 yards and 0.5 touchdowns.

For more, check out our full rankings here.

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