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PPR wide receiver rankings for wild card round fantasy football

We take you through some of the best wide receivers going in the wild card round for fantasy football

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas before the game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The one good thing about the Saints not getting a bye is that we get to use their offense this week in fantasy. Michael Thomas is in a smash spot and way ahead of the field, which mostly has some question marks for the better players.

DeAndre Hopkins faces Tre-Davious White, Julian Edelman is hurting and averaged 37 yards and no touchdowns over his last three games, Tyler Lockett faces an Eagles defense that allows the fewest fantasy points to slot receivers, A.J. Brown will likely see Stephon Gillmore, and Stefon Diggs will take on Marcus Lattimore. These receivers and cornerbacks are why these teams had made it this far, and it will be interesting to see them matchup, but it does cause fantasy dilemmas.

Things will open up for players like D.K. Metcalf, Adam Thielen, Will Fuller (if he plays), and Corey Davis/Jonnu Smith while Cole Beasley and John Brown get good matchups. There will be plenty of role players that will have their roles expanded as well.

Good luck in your fantasy playoff endeavors!

PPR Wide Receiver Rankings, Wild Card Round

Rank Player Team Opp
Rank Player Team Opp
1 Michael Thomas NO vs MIN
2 DeAndre Hopkins HOU vs BUF
3 Julian Edelman NE vs TEN
4 Tyler Lockett SEA @ PHI
5 A.J. Brown TEN @ NE
6 Stefon Diggs MIN @ NO
7 D.K. Metcalf SEA @ PHI
8 Adam Thielen MIN @ NO
9 Cole Beasley BUF @ HOU
10 John Brown BUF @ HOU
11 Greg Ward PHI vs SEA
12 Tre'Quan Smith NO vs MIN
13 Corey Davis TEN @ NE
14 Kenny Stills HOU vs BUF
15 Phillip Dorsett NE vs TEN
16 Mohamed Sanu NE vs TEN
17 N'Keal Harry NE vs TEN
18 David Moore SEA @ PHI
19 Jaron Brown SEA @ PHI
20 Ted Ginn NO vs MIN
21 Tajae Sharpe TEN @ NE
22 Jakobi Meyers NE vs TEN
23 J.J. Arcega-Whiteside PHI vs SEA
24 Olabisi Johnson MIN @ NO
25 Isaiah McKenzie BUF @ HOU
26 Robert Foster BUF @ HOU
27 Laquon Treadwell MIN @ NO
28 DeAndre Carter HOU vs BUF
29 Duke Williams BUF @ HOU
30 Robert Davis PHI vs SEA
31 Will Fuller HOU vs BUF
32 Keke Coutee HOU vs BUF