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Top 75 wide receiver standard rankings for Week 10 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best wide receivers going in Week 10 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas celebrates with wide receiver Austin Carr after making a touchdown catch against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second quarter at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Update

Now that Patrick Mahomes is starting for sure and Malcolm Butler is out, I’ve moved Tyreek Hill to WR2. James Bradberry’s groin injury should help Davante Adams out even if Bradberry ends up playing, so Adams scoots up to WR4 in standard and WR7 in PPR. Amari Cooper’s lingering injuries have me a little worried despite the positive matchup, but he still sticks as a Top-10 receiver. Golden Tate gets a good boost with Evan Engram and Sterling Shepard out. I’ve moved him to WR19 in standard and WR17 in PPR.


You may be scraping for that fourth wide receiver this week, as we have six byes to maneuver through. Our rankings below should help you find some firm ground to start your good wide receiver hunting as you make your push for the fantasy playoffs.

Bye Weeks

Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington

WRs on bye: Courtland Sutton, DeAndre Hopkins, Kenny Stills, D.J. Chark, Dede Westbrook, Julian Edelman, Phillip Dorsett, Alshon Jeffery, Nelson Agholor, Terry McLaurin

Injury Report

Adam Thielen: Thielen doesn’t have a timetable to return from his hamstring injury and after aggravating it last week during the game, the team will likely be extra cautious with him. Stefon Diggs gets the biggest bump, but Kyle Rudolph, Bisi Johnson, Laquon Treadwell and Irv Smith Jr. also should see some extra targets.

Brandin Cooks: Cooks has a history of concussions so he’s visiting multiple doctors to get a handle on his situation. At the moment, it doesn’t look like he will play this week. Josh Reynolds would take his spot and be worth an add in most leagues.

T.Y. Hilton: Hilton’s calf injury could keep him out up to a month, so this week doesn’t look great. Zach Pascal has shown the most upside outside of Hilton and will remain the top fantasy play until he returns.

Parris Campbell: Campbell fractured his hand and will miss some time. His absence along with Hilton’s will help concentrate work for Zach Pascal in a good matchup this week.

A.J. Green: Before the bye, Green said he wanted to play against the Ravens in Week 10. As long as he gets in a full set of practices this week, he should be ready to go.

Amari Cooper: Cooper tweaked his knee a couple of times on Monday night against the Giants but still managed a good fantasy night. He may get some rest but the expectation at this point is that he’ll go against the Vikings.

Sterling Shepard: Shepard had a setback in his concussion recovery, which could mean another long delay until he is ready to get back on the field. Expect Golden Tate and Darius Slayton to continue leading the way at wide receiver.

Preston Williams: Williams will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury. DeVante Parker should see the bulk of wide receiver targets moving forward while Mike Gesicki could continue to take a step up in opportunity and production.

Josh Gordon: Now with Seattle, Gordon passed his physical and should be able to practice this week in preparation for a Monday night tilt against the 49ers.

WR Ranking Tiers

Tier 1

Michael Thomas dominated with Teddy Bridgewater under center, but he’ll likely dominate a little bit more with Drew Brees back. He gets the Falcons awful pass defense in the home dome this week.

Tyreek Hill gets a boost in standard leagues due to his insane 17.5 yards per catch. The Titans have a quality pass defense, but Hill is on another level with his game-breaking speed.

Mike Evans may have some trouble with Patrick Peterson, but he’s been dominant of late, and Peterson is not yet back to his old self.

Stefon Diggs doesn’t disappoint when he sees big targets. With Adam Thielen out and the Cowboys passing offense putting up points this season, I expect Diggs to go off in Dallas.

Tier 2

I’d put Davante Adams into the first tier usually, but I’d like to see him put up a dominant game before giving him the edge over a cornerback like James Bradberry, who has played fantastic defense this year.

Tier 2 is somewhat perilous, as Kenny Golladay and Marvin Jones get a tough Bears defense on the road, and Odell Beckham Jr. continues to draw one of the more difficult wide receiver schedules.

Mike Williams is due some touchdown regression to the mean, as he hasn’t found the end zone once this season compared to ten touchdowns last year. The Raiders’ defense is primed to help him out.

Tier 3

Emmanuel Sanders looked great last Thursday against the Cardinals and now he gets a matchup that Mike Evans dominated on Sunday. The 49ers may not pass as much as we’d like, but they should need to air it out more against the Seahawks.

We haven’t seen Calvin Ridley fully take advantage of Mohamed Sanu’s absence but he was close against Seattle and should see easier coverage with Marcus Lattimore on Julio Jones this week.

It’s yet to be seen just how much of an impact Josh Gordon will have on D.K. Metcalf’s usage but Metcalf looked great last week and Gordon will have had just one week of practice with Seattle, so I’m playing Metcalf as I normally would in a tough matchup with the 49ers.

WR Streamers

Zach Pascal will continue to see good targets with T.Y. Hilton and Parris Campbell out this week. He also will get a great matchup with the Dolphins, who have lost their top two defensive backs to a trade and injury. Chester Rogers also may be worth a look out of the slot as well.

Devante Parker should see his target numbers go up after Preston Williams suffered a season ending injury last week. He’s put up good touchdown numbers but now he be able to up his receptions and yardage moving forward.

Wide Receiver Standard Rankings, Week 10

Rank Player Team Opp
Rank Player Team Opp
1 Michael Thomas NO vs ATL
2 Tyreek Hill KC @ TEN
3 Mike Evans TB vs ARI
4 Davante Adams GB vs CAR
5 Julio Jones ATL @ NO
6 Cooper Kupp LAR @ PIT
7 Chris Godwin TB vs ARI
8 Stefon Diggs MIN @ DAL
9 Amari Cooper DAL vs MIN
10 Tyler Lockett SEA @ SF
11 Keenan Allen LAC @ OAK
12 Mike Williams LAC @ OAK
13 Marvin Jones DET @ CHI
14 Emmanuel Sanders SF vs SEA
15 Allen Robinson CHI vs DET
16 D.J. Moore CAR @ GB
17 John Brown BUF @ CLE
18 Kenny Golladay DET @ CHI
19 Golden Tate NYG @ NYJ
20 Michael Gallup DAL vs MIN
21 Marquise Brown BAL @ CIN
22 Odell Beckham Jr. CLE vs BUF
23 JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT vs LAR
24 Calvin Ridley ATL @ NO
25 Robert Woods LAR @ PIT
26 Christian Kirk ARI @ TB
27 Zach Pascal IND vs MIA
28 Tyrell Williams OAK vs LAC
29 Curtis Samuel CAR @ GB
30 Devante Parker MIA @ IND
31 Robby Anderson NYJ vs NYG
32 Jarvis Landry CLE vs BUF
33 D.K. Metcalf SEA @ SF
34 A.J. Brown TEN vs KC
35 Sammy Watkins KC @ TEN
36 Jamison Crowder NYJ vs NYG
37 Darius Slayton NYG @ NYJ
38 Tyler Boyd CIN vs BAL
39 Josh Reynolds LAR @ PIT
40 Hunter Renfrow OAK vs LAC
41 Larry Fitzgerald ARI @ TB
42 Chester Rogers IND vs MIA
43 Ted Ginn NO vs ATL
44 Auden Tate CIN vs BAL
45 Deebo Samuel SF vs SEA
46 Zay Jones OAK vs LAC
47 Diontae Johnson PIT vs LAR
48 Danny Amendola DET @ CHI
49 Alex Erickson CIN vs BAL
50 Adam Humphries TEN vs KC
51 Tajae Sharpe TEN vs KC
52 Russell Gage ATL @ NO
53 Cole Beasley BUF @ CLE
54 Demaryius Thomas NYJ vs NYG
55 Allen Lazard GB vs CAR
56 Olabisi Johnson MIN @ DAL
57 Taylor Gabriel CHI vs DET
58 Jakeem Grant MIA @ IND
59 Allen Hurns MIA @ IND
60 Albert Wilson MIA @ IND
61 Anthony Miller CHI vs DET
62 Josh Gordon SEA @ SF
63 James Washington PIT vs LAR
64 Tre'Quan Smith NO vs ATL
65 Marquez Valdes-Scantling GB vs CAR
66 Cody Latimer NYG @ NYJ
67 Marvin Hall DET @ CHI
68 Randall Cobb DAL vs MIN
69 KeeSean Johnson ARI @ TB
70 Antonio Callaway CLE vs BUF
71 Dante Pettis SF vs SEA
72 Mecole Hardman KC @ TEN
73 Laquon Treadwell MIN @ DAL
74 Ashton Dulin IND vs MIA
75 Willie Snead BAL @ CIN
76 Kendrick Bourne SF vs SEA
77 Andre Patton LAC @ OAK
78 Demarcus Robinson KC @ TEN
79 Vyncint Smith NYJ vs NYG
80 Geronimo Allison GB vs CAR
81 Isaiah McKenzie BUF @ CLE
82 Bennie Fowler NYG @ NYJ
83 Miles Boykin BAL @ CIN
84 Cordarrelle Patterson CHI vs DET
85 Richie James SF vs SEA
86 Pharoh Cooper ARI @ TB
87 Jarius Wright CAR @ GB
88 Deon Cain IND vs MIA
89 Tavon Austin DAL vs MIN
90 Andy Isabella ARI @ TB
91 Jaron Brown SEA @ SF
92 Seth Roberts BAL @ CIN
93 David Moore SEA @ SF
94 Breshad Perriman TB vs ARI
95 Jake Kumerow GB vs CAR
96 Rashard Higgins CLE vs BUF
97 Trevor Davis OAK vs LAC
98 Justin Hardy ATL @ NO
99 Robert Foster BUF @ CLE
100 Chris Moore BAL @ CIN
101 Cody Core NYG @ NYJ
102 Deonte Harris NO vs ATL
103 Ryan Switzer PIT vs LAR
104 Austin Carr NO vs ATL
105 Trent Sherfield ARI @ TB
106 Damiere Byrd ARI @ TB