2010 Fantasy Football WR Rankings – Week 7

Oct 19, 2010

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Here’s my Week 7 wide receiver rankings. Keep in mind that the Colts, Jets, Lions, and Texans are on bye.


1. Randy Moss @ Green Bay
2. Larry Fitzgerald @ Seattle
3. Anquan Boldin vs. Buffalo
4. Greg Jennings vs. Minnesota
5. Miles Austin vs. New York Giants
6. Hakeem Nicks @ Dallas
7. Terrell Owens @ Atlanta
8. Roddy White vs. Cincinnati
9. Brandon Marshall vs. Pittsburgh
10. Chad Ochocinco @ Atlanta
11. Steve Smith (NYG) @ Dallas
12.  Wes Welker @ San Diego
13. Jeremy Maclin @ Tennessee
14. Mike Wallace @Miami
15. Marques Colston vs. Cleveland
16.  Dwayne Bowe vs. Jacksonville
17. Donald Driver vs. Minnesota
18. Lance Moore vs. Cleveland
19.Hines Ward @ Miami
20. Percy Harvin @ Green Bay
21. Johnny Knox vs. Washington
22. Brandon Lloyd vs. Oakland
23. Michael Crabtree @ Carolina
24. Deion Branch @ San Diego
25. Santana Moss @ Chicago
26. Roy Williams vs. New York Giants
27. Kenny Britt vs. Philadelphia
28. Mike Williams (TB) vs. St. Louis
29. Patrick Crayton vs. New England
30. Danny Amendola @ Tampa Bay
31. Steve Johnson @ Baltimore
32. Mike Sims-Walker @ Kansas City
33. Devin Hester vs. Washington
34. Mario Manningham @ Dallas
35. Davone Bess vs. Pittsburgh
36. Steve Breaston @ Seattle
37. Dez Bryant vs. New York Giants
38. Damaryius Thomas vs. Oakland
39. Mike Williams (SEA) vs. Arizona
40. Jabar Gaffney vs. Oakland
Inside the numbers:

  • Why do I get the feeling that Favre and Randy are going to do something special in Green Bay? Moss averages 95.6 yards per game with 12 TDs in 13 games against the Packers. Favre had seven TDs against Green Bay last year.
  • Max Hall made Larry Fitzgerald relevant again. With a week off, and facing Seattle’s pass defense that’s allowing 290.8 yards per game, I’m optimistic that will crack 100 yards for the first time this year.
  • The Packers are committed to getting Greg Jennings more involved in the offense with Jermichael Finley gone for the year and Donald Driving (thigh) not at 100%.
  • Jeremy Maclin should see extra targets with DeSean Jackson likely held out because of concussion symptoms.
  • Michael Crabtree looks to score in his third straight game.
  • Even coming off a bye, I don’t think Carolina’s Steve Smith will be able to suit up.
  • It didn’t take Tom Brady and Deion Branch long to get reacquainted. He’s a strong play going forward.


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19 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Grant
    October 19th, 2010 at 12:08 pm #

    I love that you have Fitzgerald ranked high. I feel really good about him this week. It was also great to see Jennings do some damage on Sunday … hopefully he will continue to see as many targets going forward with Finley out.

    The only thing I’m skeptical about it Deion Branch. It would not surprise me if Welker has a big week and Branch gets shut down against SD. That said, Branch will have 18 rec for 300 yards :)

  2. LestersLegends
    October 19th, 2010 at 1:00 pm #

    I am a huge Fitz fan, so I may be wearing cardinals rose colored glasses. i think jennings was frustrated and they made it an effort to get him the ball. having finley out helps.

    you have the right to be skeptical about NE players. I have Welker as low-end 1 and branch as low-end 2 so i’m with you there. I’m just a little more optimistic on branch.

  3. Rudy
    October 19th, 2010 at 1:20 pm #

    Spectacular call last week with Dwayne Bowe! Thanks for the great info lesterslegends!

  4. AC
    October 19th, 2010 at 2:53 pm #

    Who do you think is worth picking up more, Garcon or M. Williams (Seattle) ? thanks a bunch!

  5. LestersLegends
    October 19th, 2010 at 3:27 pm #

    Thanks Rudy. Hopefully he’s big this week too.
    AC – I’d go with Garcon. He appears healthy and his QB is much better.

  6. Rudy
    October 19th, 2010 at 3:54 pm #

    Do you have any faith that Wes Welker will explode in yards and receptions any time soon, he’s been horrible week 3 – 6. Would you replace Welker with Branch?

  7. LestersLegends
    October 19th, 2010 at 6:28 pm #

    I wouldn’t drop him. I think he’ll come around.

  8. tradeMaker
    October 20th, 2010 at 4:19 am #

    I have Big Ben and Rivers. If I want to trade one for a receiver, where do they fall in these rankings. Assume I’m only offering to trades to someone who needs a QB and has a good group of WRs.

    I think Rivers is fair with Moss; maybe Ben doesn’t break the top 10. Anyone agree? No? Why?

  9. LestersLegends
    October 20th, 2010 at 4:35 am #

    Rivers for Moss, given your parameters, seems like a fair trade. Ben won’t net a top ten after one game. Still a lot to prove, especially since he did his damage against Cleveland.

  10. AFrank
    October 20th, 2010 at 11:16 am #

    No love for M. Williams (Seattle) on the board? I’d prolly get him ahead of at least Deon Butler

  11. LestersLegends
    October 20th, 2010 at 11:55 am #

    Butler has scored twice, but you’re probably right.

  12. Emoney
    October 20th, 2010 at 6:55 pm #

    I have Brandon Marshall, Steve Smith, Dwayne Bowe, Brandon Lloyd, and Lance Moore. I have 3 WR spots available…who should I start?

  13. LestersLegends
    October 21st, 2010 at 4:40 am #

    I’d start the first three, unless it’s Carolina’s Steve Smith, in which case I’d go with Lloyd.

  14. Jared
    October 21st, 2010 at 2:39 pm #

    I wanna pick up another receiver on the wire for depth, who do you like best for the rest of the season? Mike Williams (Sea), Robert Meachem, Louis Murphy, or Derrick Mason?

  15. LestersLegends
    October 21st, 2010 at 3:14 pm #

    They are all decent choices. I like the way Meachem is coming on. He may take a hit when Bush comes back now. Seems like Mike Williams may be the best choice.

  16. JW
    October 22nd, 2010 at 10:54 am #

    Would you drop Cooley given the fact that I also have Zach Miller and add Steve Smith (Car), I have depth at WR but I think it may be a solid move, wat do you think?

  17. LestersLegends
    October 24th, 2010 at 8:51 am #

    miller hasnt hd his bye yet, but i would get smith and figure out bye replacement when you have to.

  18. Chooch
    October 24th, 2010 at 9:55 am #

    Two issues:

    #1) I have to start 3 WR’s out of Bowe, Fitzgerald, White and Wallace. I currently have FItz, WHite & Bowe in. Should I swap one of them for Wallace?

    #2) Heath Miller or Mercedes Lewis?

  19. LestersLegends
    October 25th, 2010 at 7:58 pm #

    sorry chooch. was at a wedding and missed this. Hope you picked up the W.

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