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Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 17 Fantasy Football

Week 17 fantasy football is here, and so it’s time to take a look at wide receiver rankings for the weekend.

Green Bay Packer Davante Adams should look like his typically dominant self against the hapless Vikings secondary this week. Michael Pittman Jr., Brandon Aiyuk, and Chase Claypool makeup a strong back-end WR2 class. Could Jerry Jeudy and Courtland Sutton make a little noise with Tim Patrick on the COVID-19/Reserve List.

Here are my .5PPR wide receiver rankings for 2021 Week 17. I’ve also got for you my top streaming option this week along with my favorite DFS play (salary via FanDuel).

Make sure to check back here throughout the week as I will be making sure to update them as quickly as possible with any new information. As always, if you have specific rankings or starts & sits questions, hit me up on Twitter @Ginger__Nic.

Stream of the Week: Isaiah McKenzie vs. Atlanta Falcons

McKenzie filled in for slot receiver Cole Beasley last week and gashed the Patriots’ feared DB group for 11 catches on 12 targets, 125 yards and 1 touchdown. The Bills will have their full complement of WRs active this week but Beasley will be fresh off of a bout with COVID-19 and many players have struggled in their first game back after battling the virus. Atlanta’s slot coverage has been ravaged by injury and poor play this year. Fire up McKenzie as a boom/bust WR5 with elite “boom” upside.

DFS Play of the Week: Jaylen Waddle ($7,000) at Tennessee Titans

The do-it-all rookie phenom is closing the season on a tear, lining up regularly both on the perimeter and in the slot while frequently operating as a rusher near the goal-line. For the fantasy championship, Waddle gets to tee off on the league’s second most fantasy friendly defense for opposing wide receivers. Tennessee has allowed 33.9 .5PPR PPG to the position this year. He’s a fantasy WR1.

Week 16 Wide Receiver Rankings
RankNameTeamOpp
1Cooper KuppLAR@ BAL
2Davante AdamsGBvs MIN
3Deebo SamuelSFvs HOU
4Stefon DiggsBUFvs ATL
5Amon-Ra St. BrownDET@ SEA
6Tyreek HillKC@ CIN
7Diontae JohnsonPITvs CLE
8CeeDee LambDALvs ARI
9Tee HigginsCINvs KC
10A.J. BrownTENvs MIA
11Keenan AllenLACvs DEN
12Jaylen WaddleMIA@ TEN
13Justin JeffersonMIN@ GB
14Ja'Marr ChaseCINvs KC
15Antonio BrownTB@ NYJ
16Tyler LockettSEAvs DET
17Amari CooperDALvs ARI
18Mike EvansTB@ NYJ
19Hunter RenfrowLV@ IND
20D.K. MetcalfSEAvs DET
21Mike WilliamsLACvs DEN
22Brandin CooksHOU@ SF
23Courtland SuttonDEN@ LAC
24Christian KirkARI@ DAL
25Michael Pittman Jr.INDvs LV
26Brandon AiyukSFvs HOU
27Chase ClaypoolPITvs CLE
28DJ MooreCAR@ NO
29Isaiah McKenzieBUFvs ATL
30Gabriel DavisBUFvs ATL
31Tyler BoydCINvs KC
32Marquise BrownBALvs LAR
33Terry McLaurinWASvs PHI
34DeVante ParkerMIA@ TEN
35Odell Beckham Jr.LAR@ BAL
36Russell GageATL@ BUF
37Josh ReynoldsDET@ SEA
38Van JeffersonLAR@ BAL
39DeVonta SmithPHI@ WAS
40Braxton BerriosNYJvs TB
41Michael GallupDALvs ARI
42A.J. GreenARI@ DAL
43Darnell MooneyCHIvs NYG
44Jarvis LandryCLE@ PIT
45Jakobi MeyersNEvs JAC
46Allen LazardGBvs MIN
47Rashod BatemanBALvs LAR
48Kendrick BourneNEvs JAC
49Kenny GolladayNYG@ CHI
50Marvin Jones Jr.JAC@ NE
51K.J. OsbornMIN@ GB
52Robby AndersonCAR@ NO
53Laquon TreadwellJAC@ NE
54Donovan Peoples-JonesCLE@ PIT
55Zay JonesLV@ IND
56Joshua PalmerLACvs DEN
57Marquez CallawayNOvs CAR
58Nico CollinsHOU@ SF
59Rondale MooreARI@ DAL
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