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.

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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Lastly, the Patriots, Broncos, Lions and Packers have a bye this week so keep that in mind when setting your lineup.

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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. DeAndre Hopkins - WR (ARI)

DeAndre Hopkins is against the Jaguars this week and is projected for 7.1 catches, 86.1 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Against the Vikings last week, Hopkins caught 7 catches, 41 yards and zero touchdowns.

2. Amari Cooper - WR (DAL)

Amari Cooper caught 12 catches, 134 yards and 1 touchdown versus the Cleveland Browns last week. We're projecting 6.9 catches, 88.0 yards and 0.5 touchdowns for Amari Cooper this week as he faces the Giants.

3. Tyreek Hill - WR (KC)

Tyreek Hill is up against the Raiders this week. Our system projects him for 5.3 catches, 83.8 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Against the Patriots last week, Hill caught 4 catches, 64 yards and 1 touchdown.

4. Calvin Ridley - WR (ATL)

Calvin Ridley caught zero catches, zero yards and zero touchdowns versus the Green Bay Packers last week. Our system projects Calvin Ridley for 6.0 catches, 82.1 yards and 0.6 touchdowns versus the Panthers this week.

5. Tyler Lockett - WR (SEA)

Tyler Lockett is up against the Vikings this week. Our system projects him for 5.9 catches, 80.3 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Last week, Lockett faced the Dolphins. He caught 2 catches, 39 yards and zero touchdowns.

6. Adam Thielen - WR (MIN)

Our system projects Adam Thielen for 6.0 catches, 82.2 yards and 0.5 touchdowns versus the Seahawks this week. Thielen caught 8 catches, 114 yards and 1 touchdown versus the Houston Texans last week.

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

D.K. Metcalf is playing against the Minnesota Vikings this week. He is projected for 5.2 catches, 81.1 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Against the Dolphins last week, Metcalf caught 4 catches, 106 yards and zero touchdowns.

8. Keenan Allen - WR (LAC)

Keenan Allen is against the Saints this week and is projected for 6.7 catches, 77.1 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. Against the Buccaneers last week, Allen caught 8 catches, 62 yards and zero touchdowns.

9. Stefon Diggs - WR (BUF)

Stefon Diggs faces the Seahawks this week. Our system projects him for 5.6 catches, 79.3 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Last week, Diggs faced the Texans. He caught 6 catches, 115 yards and zero touchdowns.

10. Cooper Kupp - WR (LAR)

Cooper Kupp played against the New York Giants last week. He caught 5 catches, 69 yards and 1 touchdown. Our system projects Cooper Kupp for 5.6 catches, 69.5 yards and 0.6 touchdowns versus the Redskins this week.

For more, check out our full rankings here.

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