Congratulations — you’ve made it to the fantasy playoffs. The easy part is over. Once you look at our Week 14 fantasy WR rankings, you’ll long for the good ol’ days when start ’em, sit ’em decisions were made for you by byes and your own sense of who a “must-start” wide receiver is. At this point in the year, you’ll be second-guessing every roster move, and given the matchups (and recent performances) of some of fantasy’s top WRs, you’ll be third- and fourth-guessing yourself until next Sunday.

Of course, injuries also are a big factor at this point in the season, and several stud receivers — Adam Thielen (hamstring), T.Y. Hilton (calf), JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee), Julio Jones (shoulder), and Golden Tate (concussion) — didn’t even suit up last week. Throw in tough matchups for studs Tyreek Hill (@ Patriots), Amari Cooper (vs. Bears), Allen Robinson (vs. Cowboys), DeAndre Hopkins (@ Broncos), DJ Chark (vs. Chargers), and Michael Thomas (vs. 49ers) in Week 14, and this could be a rough week for a lot of key pass-catchers.

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Fantasy owners can’t do much about that, as those players likely won’t (and shouldn’t) be sat. But borderline players, such as Marquise Brown (@ Bills), Michael Gallup (@ Bears), Sammy Watkins (@ Patriots), Will Fuller (@ Browns), Dede Westbrook (vs. Chargers), Larry Fitzgerald (vs. Steelers), and more are going to be tougher calls. Fortunately, most of those players are coming off bad weeks, so it makes it easier to sit them if you have better options. 

Filling in the gaps will be WRs with favorable matchups, namely A.J. Brown/Corey Davis (@ Raiders), James Washington (@ Cardinals), Curtis Samuel (@ Falcons), Jamison Crowder/Robby Anderson (vs. Dolphins), Deebo Samuel (@ Saints), Sterling Shepard (@ Eagles), and Marvin Jones (@ Vikings). There are several other deeper sleepers you can try, including Allen Lazard (vs. Redskins), Tim Patrick (@ Texans), Allen Hurns (@ Jets), Zach Pascal/Marcus Johnson (@ Buccaneers), Russell Gage (vs. Panthers), Darius Slayton (@ Eagles), and Nelson Agholor (vs. Giants). 

We’ll know more about availability as the week progresses, and just as important will be monitoring defenses for any key losses. Weather will also certainly be a factor this time of year. Put it all together, and it won’t be easy finding three or more WRs for the week, but we’ll do our best to help you figure it out. 

Reminder: Check back for rankings updates throughout the week.

 

  • Falcons vs. Panthers

  • Packers vs. Redskins

  • Colts @ Buccaneers

  • Saints vs. 49ers

  • Panthers @ Falcons

  • Broncos @ Texans

  • Vikings vs. Lions

  • Chiefs @ Patriots

  • Vikings vs. Lions

  • Eagles vs. Giants

  • Patriots vs. Chiefs

  • Buccaneers vs. Colts

  • Texans vs. Broncos

  • Dolphins @ Jets

  • Buccaneers vs. Colts

  • Browns vs. Bengals

  • 49ers @ Saints

  • Rams vs. Seahawks

  • Lions @ Vikings

  • Browns vs. Bengals

  • Jaguars vs. Chargers

  • Chargers @ Jaguars

  • Falcons vs. Panthers

  • Seahawks @ Rams

  • Cowboys @ Bears

  • Giants @ Eagles

  • Bills vs. Ravens

  • 49ers @ Saints

  • Steelers @ Cardinals

  • Rams vs. Seahawks

  • Bears vs. Cowboys

  • Bengals @ Browns

  • Jets vs. Dolphins

  • Panthers @ Falcons

  • Lions @ Vikings

  • Steelers @ Cardinals

  • 37 A.J. Brown, TEN @ OAK
    38 Robby Anderson, NYJ vs. MIA
    39 Will Fuller V, HOU vs. DEN
    40 DK Metcalf, SEA @ LAR
    41 Sterling Shepard, NYG @ PHI
    42 Mike Williams, LAC @ JAX
    43 Corey Davis, TEN @ OAK
    44 Brandin Cooks, LAR vs. SEA
    45 Tyrell Williams, OAK vs. TEN
    46 Terry McLaurin, WAS @ GB
    47 Marquise Brown, BAL @ BUF
    48 Marcus Johnson, IND @ TB
    49 Cole Beasley, BUF vs. BAL
    50 Larry Fitzgerald, ARZ vs. PIT
    51 Michael Gallup, DAL @ CHI
    52 Darius Slayton, NYG @ PHI
    53 Russell Gage, ATL vs. CAR
    54 Tim Patrick, DEN @ HOU
    55 Zach Pascal, IND @ TB
    56 Mohamed Sanu, NE vs. KC
    57 Nelson Agholor, PHI vs. NYG
    58 Anthony Miller, CHI vs. DAL
    59 Dede Westbrook, JAX vs. LAC
    60 Christian Kirk, ARZ vs. PIT
    61 Sammy Watkins, KC @ NE
    62 Allen Hurns, MIA @ NYJ
    63 Allen Lazard, GB vs. WAS
    64 Phillip Dorsett, NE vs. KC
    65 Demaryius Thomas, NYJ vs. MIA
    66 Danny Amendola, DET @ MIN
    67 Zay Jones, OAK vs. TEN
    68 Geronimo Allison, GB vs. WAS
    69 Randall Cobb, DAL @ CHI
    70 Taylor Gabriel, CHI vs. DAL
    71 Kendrick Bourne, SF @ NO
    72 Kelvin Harmon, WAS @ GB
    73 Tajae Sharpe, TEN @ OAK
    74 Alex Erickson, CIN @ CLE
    75 Olabisi Johnson, MIN vs. DET
    76 Marquez Valdes-Scantling, GB vs. WAS
    77 Josh Gordon, SEA @ LAR
    78 Adam Humphries, TEN @ OAK
    79 Ted Ginn Jr., NO vs. SF
    80 Willie Snead, BAL @ BUF
    81 Mecole Hardman, KC @ NE
    82 Chris Conley, JAX vs. LAC
    83 Tre’Quan Smith, NO vs. SF
    84 Diontae Johnson, PIT @ ARZ
    85 Demarcus Robinson, KC @ NE
    86 Josh Reynolds, LAR vs. SEA

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