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Top 50 WRs in Week 7 standard leagues [UPDATE]

The wide receiver position is dealing with a host of injuries heading into Week 7. We break down the Top 50 pass catchers in standard leagues to consider among them.

Michael Gallup of the Dallas Cowboys in action against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on October 13, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images

Author’s Note: 10/19/19 8:15 am.: With the Thursday night game behind us and the Friday injury reports completed, we have updated the Week 7 wide receiver rankings for standard leagues. Amari Cooper has been added after reports suggest he will play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. Allen Lazard is the only Green Bay Packer currently ranked, though Marquez Valdes-Scantling still has a shot to play. Tyrell Williams is out and unranked as is Josh Gordon. Baltimore receiver, Marquise Brown, is still battling an ankle injury and isn’t expected to play against the Seattle Seahawks.

Wide receiver (standard) rankings update 10/17 4:45 pm.

Week 7 rankings were updated to reflect the latest practice reports. As expected, Sammy Watkins is out of his Thursday night game. Josh Gordon has yet to resume practice so Phillip Dorsett has been moved up. Nearly every starting Green Bay Packers receiver is dealing with some sort of issue. Allen Lazard is the only notable Green Bay wide out that may play and is currently the only Packer in the rankings. Baltimore Ravens receiver, Marquise Brown, has not practiced and has been removed from the rankings. Amari Cooper plans to practice on Friday and could be added to the rankings if his outlook improves.

I certainly hope you either played Stefon Diggs or avoided playing against him. Diggs set a career high with 3 touchdowns and 167 yards receiving. And that was with Adam Thielen also having a good day. Robby Anderson benefited from Sam Darnold’s return in a big way and Golden Tate also came up big in his second game back. Overall, Week 6 was great for receivers finding their groove.

Injuries to note heading into Week 7 starts with Davante Adams who continues to battle turf toe. Amari Cooper and Josh Gordon had to exit their games early so we will monitor their practice reports before adding them to the weekly rankings. It’s going to be a tough week to find receivers with so many quality options on bye like: Odell Beckham Jr., Chris Godwin and Mike Evans. We’ll also be without D.J. Moore and Curtis Samuel who have both been very effective without Cam Newton.

With Amari Cooper looking iffy to play it would be a good week to fire up Michael Gallup against the woeful Philadelphia Eagles secondary. The New York Giants and Arizona Cardinals game could be a great game to focus on in Week 7. Neither defense is stopping wide receivers so Golden Tate, Larry Fitzgerald are solid options and if they are healthy enough to play, Sterling Shepard and Christian Kirk could be worth a start.

Wide Receiver (standard) rankings, Week 7

Rnk Player Team Opp
Rnk Player Team Opp
1 Cooper Kupp LAR @ ATL
2 Julio Jones ATL vs. LAR
3 DeAndre Hopkins HOU @ IND
4 Adam Thielen MIN @ DET
5 Kenny Gallaway DET vs. MIN
6 Keenan Allen LAC @ TEN
7 DJ Chark Jr. JAC @ CIN
8 Michael Thomas NO @ CHI
9 Tyler Lockett SEA vs. BAL
10 Stefon Diggs MIN @ DET
11 Amari Cooper DAL vs. PHI
12 Julian Edelman NE @ NYJ
13 Alshon Jeffery PHI @ DAL
14 TY Hilton IND vs. HOU
15 Robert Woods LAR @ ATL
16 Larry Fitzgerald ARI @ NYG
17 Terry McLaurin WAS vs. SF
18 Calvin Ridley ATL vs. LAR
19 John Brown BUF vs. MIA
20 Allen Robinson CHI vs NO
21 Robbie Anderson NYJ vs. NE
22 Tyler Boyd CIN vs. JAC
23 Will Fuller HOU @ IND
24 Brandin Cooks LAR @ ATL
25 Marvin Jones Jr. DET vs. MIN
26 Golden Tate NYG vs. ARI
27 Mike Williams LAC @ TEN
28 Michael Gallup DAL vs. PHI
29 Jamison Crowder NYJ vs. NE
30 Allen Lazard GB vs. OAK
31 Dede Westbrook JAC @ CIN
32 Marquise Goodwin SF @ WAS
33 DK Metcalf SEA vs. BAL
34 Auden Tate CIN vs. JAC
35 Phillip Dorsett NE @ NYJ
36 Kenny Stills HOU @ IND
37 Cole Beasley BUF vs. MIA
38 Dante Pettis SF @ WAS
39 Nelson Agholor PHI @ DAL
40 A.J. Brown TEN vs. LAC
41 Keke Coutee HOU @ IND
42 Preston Williams MIA @ BUF
43 Corey Davis TEN vs. LAC
44 Willie Snead BAL @ SEA
45 Mohamed Sanu ATL vs. LAR
46 Paul Richardson Jr. WAS vs. SF
47 DeVante Parker MIA @ BUF
48 Jakobi Meyers NE @ NYJ
49 Miles Boykin BAL @ SEA
50 David Moore SEA vs. BAL