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 played against the Minnesota Vikings last week. He caught 7 catches, 41 yards and zero touchdowns. He is playing against the Jacksonville Jaguars this week. We're projecting him for 7.1 catches, 86.1 yards and 0.6 touchdowns.

2. Amari Cooper - WR (DAL)

Amari Cooper played against the Cleveland Browns last week. He caught 12 catches, 134 yards and 1 touchdown. He faces the New York Giants this week. We're projecting him for 6.9 catches, 88.0 yards and 0.5 touchdowns.

3. Tyreek Hill - WR (KC)

Tyreek Hill caught 4 catches, 64 yards and 1 touchdown versus the New England Patriots last week. He faces the Las Vegas Raiders this week. We're projecting him for 5.3 catches, 83.8 yards and 0.6 touchdowns.

4. Calvin Ridley - WR (ATL)

Calvin Ridley played against the Green Bay Packers last week. He caught zero catches, zero yards and zero touchdowns. He faces the Carolina Panthers this week. Our system projects him for 6.0 catches, 82.1 yards and 0.6 touchdowns.

5. Tyler Lockett - WR (SEA)

Last week, Tyler Lockett faced the Dolphins. He caught 2 catches, 39 yards and zero touchdowns. He faces the Vikings this week. We're projecting him for 5.9 catches, 80.3 yards and 0.6 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 against the Vikings this week and is projected for 5.2 catches, 81.1 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Metcalf played against the Miami Dolphins last week. He caught 4 catches, 106 yards and zero touchdowns.

8. Keenan Allen - WR (LAC)

Keenan Allen caught 8 catches, 62 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week. Our system projects Keenan Allen for 6.7 catches, 77.1 yards and 0.4 touchdowns versus the Saints this week.

9. Stefon Diggs - WR (BUF)

Stefon Diggs caught 6 catches, 115 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Houston Texans last week. Stefon Diggs is against the Seahawks this week and is projected for 5.6 catches, 79.3 yards and 0.5 touchdowns.

10. Cooper Kupp - WR (LAR)

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

For more, check out our full rankings here.

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