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NFL Week 1 WR Rankings, Start, Sit, Streams | 2021 Fantasy Football Rankings

Pat Mayo reveals his 2021 Week 1 WR rankings, starts, sits and streams for fantasy football.

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Week 1 WR Rankings

Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
1 Davante Adams GB NO $8,300
2 Calvin Ridley ATL PHI $7,900
3 Tyreek Hill KC CLE $8,200
4 DeAndre Hopkins ARI TEN $7,800
5 Stefon Diggs BUF PIT $7,600
6 Justin Jefferson MIN CIN $7,700
7 DK Metcalf SEA IND $7,500
8 Terry McLaurin WAS LAC $6,400
9 A.J. Brown TEN ARI $7,100
10 Keenan Allen LAC WAS $6,900
11 Allen Robinson CHI LAR SNF
12 Adam Thielen MIN CIN $7,000
13 Tyler Lockett SEA IND $6,700
14 Diontae Johnson PIT BUF $6,300
15 Cooper Kupp DAL LAR TNF
16 DJ Moore CAR NYJ $6,100
17 Robert Woods LAR CHI SNF
18 Corey Davis NYJ CAR $4,900
19 Julio Jones TEN ARI $6,800
20 Deebo Samuel SF DET $5,900
21 Brandin Cooks HOU JAX $5,300
22 Robby Anderson CAR NYJ $5,700
23 Tee Higgins CIN MIN $4,700
24 Marvin Jones JAC HOU $3,600
25 Brandon Aiyuk SF DET $5,700
26 Courtland Sutton DEN NYG $5,200
27 Ja'Marr Chase CIN MIN $4,800
28 Marquez Callaway NO GB $3,400
29 DeVonta Smith PHI ATL $4,500
30 Jerry Jeudy DEN NYG $4,800
31 Michael Pittman IND SEA $4,100
32 Chase Claypool PIT BUF $5,600
33 Marquise Brown BAL LV MNF
34 Tyler Boyd CIN MIN $5,200
35 Jarvis Landry CLE KC $6,000
36 Laviska Shenault JAC HOU $5,000
37 JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT BUF $6,200
38 Odell Beckham CLE KC $5,400
39 Jakobi Meyers NE MIA $5,100
40 Sterling Shepard NYG DEN $5,100
41 Jaylen Waddle MIA NE $3,600
42 DeVante Parker MIA NE $5,500
43 Cole Beasley BUF PIT $4,400
44 DJ Chark JAC HOU $5,800
45 Kenny Golladay NYG DEN $5,600
46 Elijah Moore NYJ CAR $3,000
54 Mecole Hardman KC CLE $4,800
55 Henry Ruggs LV BAL MNF
56 Parris Campbell IND SEA $3,700
57 Amon-Ra St. Brown DET SF $3,000
58 Tyrell Williams DET SF $4,400
59 Emmanuel Sanders BUF PIT $4,100
60 Randall Cobb GB NO $3,900
62 Darnell Mooney CHI LAR SNF
Deonte Harris NO GB $3,200
63 Devin Duvernay BAL LV MNF
64 Donovan Peoples-Jones CLE KC $3,000
65 Russell Gage ATL PHI $5,300
66 Bryan Edwards LV BAL MNF
67 Terrace Marshall CAR NYJ $3,000
68 Nelson Agholor NE MIA $4,500
69 Demarcus Robinson KC CLE $4,300
71 Nico Collins HOU JAX $3,600
72 Rondale Moore ARI TEN $3,000
73 Gabriel Davis BUF PIT $3,400
74 Jalen Reagor PHI ATL $3,700
75 A.J. Green ARI TEN $3,800
76 Mike Williams LAC WAS $5,500
77 Zach Pascal IND SEA $3,700
78 Darius Slayton NYG DEN $3,800
79 Olamide Zaccheaus ATL PHI $3,400
80 Marquez Valdes-Scantling GB NO $3,700

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was a finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at ThePatMayoExperience@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show.


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