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Wide receiver PPR rankings for Week 8 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best PPR wide receivers going in Week 8 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

NFL: Dallas Cowboys at New England Patriots David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome into Week 8! If you’re reading this, you’ve probably survived the bye week bonanza that knocked plenty of fantasy teams out of commission. Elite fantasy assets like Stefon Diggs, Justin Jefferson, CeeDee Lamb, Mike Williams and Diontae Johnson will all look to make their return.

Injury news

The Packers could be in trouble Thursday night, as their star wideout Davante Adams has tested positive for COVID-19. As he’s vaccinated, his only hope to play lies on two negative tests at least 24 hours apart. Teammate Allen Lazard was also exposed to COVID, but as he is unvaccinated will require a period of quarantine.

Julio Jones played in Week 7 after aggravating his hamstring injury in Week 6, though he saw just 43% of offensive snaps. It’s possible that the team is taking it slow with the vet given the nagging injury, so keep an eye on his snap counts moving forward.

Colts wideout TY Hilton was ruled out of Sunday Night Football against the 49ers, but HC Frank Reich said he made progress ahead of the matchup, meaning he could be a go for Week 8. If out, Michael Pittman continues to have immense flex appeal coming off his 4/105/1 outing in the Bay Area last week.

Saints WR Tre’Quan Smith was activated from IR and played on Monday Night Football against the Seahawks, though his snaps didn’t amount to much. Star wideout Michael Thomas remains sidelined following ankle surgery in June but is officially eligible to be activated off the PUP whenever he’s ready.

Bye weeks

The Ravens and Raiders on a bye this week, knocking WRs Marquise Brown, Rashod Bateman out of the lineup, in addition to the rotation of wideouts in Vegas like Henry Ruggs, Hunter Renfrow and Bryan Edwards.

Streamer of the week

Michael Pittman Jr., Indianapolis Colts vs. Tennessee Titans

Outside of the Titans ability to spell Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in Week 7, they’ve been allowing big days to opposing wide receivers, averaging a league-high 226 receiving yards allowed to wideouts and a whole slew of touchdowns. With teammate Parris Campbell likely out for the season with a foot injury and TY Hilton managing a quad, Pittman will have all of the opportunity he can handle with an improved Carson Wentz under center. Pittman is quietly performing as the WR20 on the season so far and will look to continue his success in an ideal matchup.

Wide receiver PPR rankings for Week 18

Rk Name Team Opp
Rk Name Team Opp
1 Cooper Kupp LAR vs SF
2 Deebo Samuel SF @ LAR
3 Tyreek Hill KC @ DEN
4 Justin Jefferson MIN vs CHI
5 Stefon Diggs BUF vs NYJ
6 Ja'Marr Chase CIN @ CLE
7 A.J. Brown TEN @ HOU
8 Diontae Johnson PIT @ BAL
9 Mike Evans TB vs CAR
10 Tee Higgins CIN @ CLE
11 Keenan Allen LAC @ LV
12 CeeDee Lamb DAL @ PHI
13 Amon-Ra St. Brown DET vs GB
14 Hunter Renfrow LV vs LAC
15 D.K. Metcalf SEA @ ARI
16 Jaylen Waddle MIA vs NE
17 Michael Pittman Jr. IND @ JAC
18 Tyler Lockett SEA @ ARI
19 Brandin Cooks HOU vs TEN
20 Odell Beckham Jr. LAR vs SF
21 Christian Kirk ARI vs SEA
22 Van Jefferson LAR vs SF
23 Amari Cooper DAL @ PHI
24 DJ Moore CAR @ TB
25 Marquise Brown BAL vs PIT
26 Darnell Mooney CHI @ MIN
27 Terry McLaurin WAS @ NYG
28 Brandon Aiyuk SF @ LAR
29 Mike Williams LAC @ LV
30 Russell Gage ATL vs NO
31 Cordarrelle Patterson ATL vs NO
32 Elijah Moore NYJ @ BUF
33 Tyler Boyd CIN @ CLE
34 Chase Claypool PIT @ BAL
35 DeVante Parker MIA vs NE
36 Jakobi Meyers NE @ MIA
37 Cyril Grayson Jr. TB vs CAR
38 A.J. Green ARI vs SEA
39 K.J. Osborn MIN vs CHI
40 Braxton Berrios NYJ @ BUF
41 Kendrick Bourne NE @ MIA
42 Jarvis Landry CLE vs CIN
43 Jerry Jeudy DEN vs KC
44 Josh Reynolds DET vs GB
45 Cole Beasley BUF vs NYJ
46 Rashod Bateman BAL vs PIT
47 Courtland Sutton DEN vs KC
48 Gabriel Davis BUF vs NYJ
49 Marquez Callaway NO @ ATL
50 Marvin Jones Jr. JAC vs IND
51 Julio Jones TEN @ HOU
52 Joshua Palmer LAC @ LV
53 DeVonta Smith PHI vs DAL
54 Zay Jones LV vs LAC
55 Breshad Perriman TB vs CAR
56 Donovan Peoples-Jones CLE vs CIN
57 Cedrick Wilson Jr. DAL @ PHI
58 Kenny Golladay NYG vs WAS
59 Isaiah McKenzie BUF vs NYJ
60 Allen Robinson II CHI @ MIN
61 Kadarius Toney NYG vs WAS
62 Davante Adams GB @ DET
63 Jamison Crowder NYJ @ BUF
64 Tim Patrick DEN vs KC
65 Robby Anderson CAR @ TB
66 Allen Lazard GB @ DET
67 Marquez Valdes-Scantling GB @ DET
68 T.Y. Hilton IND @ JAC
69 Laquon Treadwell JAC vs IND
70 Mecole Hardman KC @ DEN
71 Tyler Johnson TB vs CAR
72 Emmanuel Sanders BUF vs NYJ
73 Byron Pringle KC @ DEN
74 Jalen Guyton LAC @ LV
75 Antoine Wesley ARI vs SEA
76 Laviska Shenault Jr. JAC vs IND
77 Quez Watkins PHI vs DAL
78 Nelson Agholor NE @ MIA
79 Rondale Moore ARI vs SEA
80 Nico Collins HOU vs TEN
81 Nick Westbrook-Ikhine TEN @ HOU
82 Jauan Jennings SF @ LAR
83 DeSean Jackson LV vs LAC
84 Demarcus Robinson KC @ DEN
85 Tre'Quan Smith NO @ ATL
86 Scotty Miller TB vs CAR
87 DeAndre Carter WAS @ NYG
88 Damiere Byrd CHI @ MIN
89 Bryan Edwards LV vs LAC
90 Malik Taylor GB @ DET
91 Olamide Zaccheaus ATL vs NO
92 Jalen Reagor PHI vs DAL
93 Darius Slayton NYG vs WAS
94 Keelan Cole Sr. NYJ @ BUF
95 Kalif Raymond DET vs GB
96 Adam Humphries WAS @ NYG
97 Tavon Austin JAC vs IND
98 Kristian Wilkerson NE @ MIA
99 Ray-Ray McCloud PIT @ BAL
100 Noah Brown DAL @ PHI
101 Zach Pascal IND @ JAC
102 Lil'Jordan Humphrey NO @ ATL
103 Rashard Higgins CLE vs CIN
104 Chris Conley HOU vs TEN
105 D'Wayne Eskridge SEA @ ARI
106 James Washington PIT @ BAL
107 Ashton Dulin IND @ JAC
108 Malik Turner DAL @ PHI
109 Pharoh Cooper NYG vs WAS
110 Curtis Samuel WAS @ NYG
111 Cam Sims WAS @ NYG
112 Demetric Felton CLE vs CIN