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 had a bye last week. He is up against the Buccaneers this week. Thomas is projected for 7.8 catches, 95.8 yards and 0.5 touchdowns.

2. Davante Adams - WR (GB)

Davante Adams faces the Vikings this week. We're projecting him for 6.7 catches, 84.9 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Adams had a bye last week.

3. Julio Jones - WR (ATL)

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

4. Tyreek Hill - WR (KC)

Tyreek Hill is against the Texans this week and is projected for 5.3 catches, 82.9 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Hill had a bye last week.

5. Chris Godwin - WR (TB)

Chris Godwin was on bye last week. We're projecting 5.9 catches, 83.3 yards and 0.5 touchdowns for Chris Godwin this week as he faces the Saints.

6. Allen Robinson - WR (CHI)

Allen Robinson is up against the Lions this week. Our system projects him for 5.6 catches, 76.5 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Robinson was off last week with a bye.

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

We're projecting 5.7 catches, 77.3 yards and 0.4 touchdowns for D.J. Moore this week as he faces the Raiders. Moore was on bye last week.

8. DeAndre Hopkins - WR (ARI)

DeAndre Hopkins was off last week with a bye. He faces the Kansas City Chiefs this week. Hopkins is projected for 5.7 catches, 71.0 yards and 0.5 touchdowns.

9. JuJu Smith-Schuster - WR (PIT)

JuJu Smith-Schuster is playing against the New York Giants this week. Our system projects him for 5.7 catches, 75.6 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. Smith-Schuster was on bye last week.

10. Adam Thielen - WR (MIN)

Adam Thielen is playing against the Green Bay Packers this week. He is projected for 5.2 catches, 70.0 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Thielen had a bye last week.

For more, check out our full rankings here.

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