Week 5 WR Fantasy Football Rankings

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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 5.

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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. Davante Adams - WR (GB)

Davante Adams caught 6 catches, 64 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Pittsburgh Steelers last week. He is playing against the Cincinnati Bengals this week. Adams is projected for 7.6 catches, 91.8 yards and 1.0 touchdowns.

2. Justin Jefferson - WR (MIN)

Last week, Justin Jefferson faced the Browns. He caught 6 catches, 84 yards and 1 touchdown. Our system projects Justin Jefferson for 7.0 catches, 102.6 yards and 0.7 touchdowns versus the Lions this week.

3. Tyreek Hill - WR (KC)

Tyreek Hill is up against the Bills this week. He is projected for 5.9 catches, 92.5 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. Hill played against the Philadelphia Eagles last week. He caught 11 catches, 186 yards and 3 touchdowns.

4. Stefon Diggs - WR (BUF)

Stefon Diggs is up against the Lions this week. We're projecting him for 7.3 catches, 87.4 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Diggs caught 7 catches, 114 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Cleveland Browns last week.

5. A.J. Brown - WR (TEN)

A.J. Brown played against the New York Jets last week. He caught zero catches, zero yards and zero touchdowns. We're projecting 7.0 catches, 90.4 yards and 0.5 touchdowns for A.J. Brown this week as he faces the Jaguars.

6. Cooper Kupp - WR (LAR)

Cooper Kupp faces the Seahawks this week. Our system projects him for 7.0 catches, 85.8 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Last week, Kupp faced the Cardinals. He caught 5 catches, 64 yards and zero touchdowns.

7. DeAndre Hopkins - WR (ARI)

DeAndre Hopkins played against the Buffalo Bills last week. He caught 4 catches, 67 yards and zero touchdowns. DeAndre Hopkins is against the Patriots this week and is projected for 7.0 catches, 85.8 yards and 0.6 touchdowns.

8. Mike Evans - WR (TB)

We're projecting 6.6 catches, 92.8 yards and 0.4 touchdowns for Mike Evans this week as he faces the Dolphins. Against the Patriots last week, Evans caught 7 catches, 75 yards and zero touchdowns.

9. Adam Thielen - WR (MIN)

Adam Thielen faces the Lions this week. Our system projects him for 6.4 catches, 79.8 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. Thielen caught 3 catches, 46 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Cleveland Browns last week.

10. Deebo Samuel - WR (SF)

Deebo Samuel faces the Cardinals this week. We're projecting him for 5.9 catches, 75.6 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Against the Seahawks last week, Samuel caught 8 catches, 156 yards and 2 touchdowns.

For more, check out our full rankings here.

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