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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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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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)
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)
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.
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