Fantasy Football: 2018 Week 5 WR Rankings, Starts, Sits, Sleepers

2018 Fantasy Football — Week 5 WR Rankings, Starts, Sits, Sleepers

Pat MayoGarion Thorne and Jake Ciely go position-by-position, debating Mayo’s 2018 Week 5 Rankings.

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2018 Week 5 Rankings Debate: Show Index

0:55 Prize Giveaways
1:35 Ingram/Kamara
5:49 Running Back Debate
51:04 Wide Receiver Debate
1:04:13 Quarterback Debate
1:18:24 Tight End Debate
1:24:31 DST Debate


2018 Week 5 WR Rankings (PPR Scoring)

Out: Dante Pettis (knee), Randall Cobb (hamstring), Travis Benjamin (foot), John Ross (groin), Ted Ginn (knee), Geronimo Allison (concussion), DeVante Parker (quad), Marquise Goodwin (hamstring, quad)

Bye Weeks: Chicago, Tampa Bay

WR Rankings Analysis

1. DeAndre Hopkins
2. Antonio Brown
3. Michael Thomas
4. Adam Thielen
5. JuJu Smith-Schuster
6. Julio Jones
7. Keenan Allen
8. Stefon Diggs
9. AJ Green
10. Odell Beckham Jr.
11. Tyreek Hill
12. Brandin Cooks
13. Cooper Kupp
14. Davante Adams
15. Golden Tate
16. Alshon Jeffery
17. Emmanuel Sanders
18. John Brown
19. Robert Woods
20. Tyler Boyd
21. Will Fuller
22. Quincy Enunwa
23. Kenny Golladay
24. Calvin Ridley
25. Jarvis Landry
26. Doug Baldwin
27. Sterling Shepard
28. Amari Cooper
29. Jamison Crowder
30. Corey Davis
31. Marvin Jones Jr.
32. Paul Richardson
33. Keelan Cole
34. Michael Crabtree
35. Dede Westbrook
36. Taywan Taylor
37. Nelson Agholor
38. Mike Williams
39. Mohamed Sanu
40. Sammy Watkins
41. Demaryius Thomas
42. Devin Funchess
43. Cameron Meredith
44. Marquez Valdes-Scantling
45. Antonio Callaway
46. Donte Moncrief
47. Chris Conley
48. Keke Coutee
49. Christian Kirk
50. Pierre Garcon
51. Tyler Lockett
52. Larry Fitzgerald
53. Courtland Sutton
54. Rashard Higgins
55. Kenny Stills
56. Willie Snead IV
57. Brandon Marshall
58. Kendrick Bourne
59. Tre’Quan Smith
60. Jakeem Grant
61. Albert Wilson
62. Cole Beasley
63. DJ Moore
64. Torrey Smith
65. Curtis Samuel
66. Josh Doctson
67. Jaron Brown
69. Robby Anderson
70. Allen Hurns
71. Danny Amendola
72. Tyrell Williams
73. Michael Gallup
74.Terrelle Pryor
75. James Washington
76. Trent Taylor
77. Zay Jones

WORST PLACE!!!

1. Kelvin Benjamin
2. Jordy Nelson


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