2013 Fantasy Football WR Rankings – NFL Week 6

Oct 8, 2013

Dez Bryant
With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2013 Week 6 fantasy football wide receiver rankings.
1. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
Dez Bryant is averaging 84.6 yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game. This week he faces the Washington Redskins. They have allowed 298.3 yards and 2.3 touchdowns per game. He had 216 yards and a pair of touchdowns in two meetings with Washington last year.
2. Wes Welker, Denver Broncos
Wes Welker is averaging just 63 yards per game, but he has an NFL-leading seven touchdowns. I don’t see how the Jacksonville Jaguars can contain him. They have allowed 12 passing scores.
3. Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
Brandon Marshall is averaging 75.6 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. This week he faces the New York Giants. They have allowed 269.2 yards and 2.4 touchdowns.
4. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Demaryius Thomas is averaging 90 yards and 0.8 touchdowns. The Jags don’t have anyone to handle his size and athleticism.
5. Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens
Torrey Smith is averaging 111.2 yards per game. He has scored just one touchdown, but he’s had at least 85 yards in every game. He faces the Green Bay Packers this week. They have allowed 288.8 yards and 2.3 touchdowns per game.
6. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
A.J. Green is averaging 72.2 and 0.6 touchdowns. He’s been limited by Ike Taylor, Joe Haden and the weather in three of the past four games. Look for him to get on track against the Buffalo Bills. They have allowed 261.4 yards and 1.8 touchdowns per game.
7. Victor Cruz, New York Giants
Victor Cruz is averaging 94.6 yards and 0.8 touchdowns. This week he’s facing the Chicago Bears. They have allowed 278.4 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game.
8. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Calvin Johnson missed last week because of a knee injury. If he goes, he’ll likely be less than 100 percent. He’ll also have to deal with Cleveland Browns shutdown corner Joe Haden.
9. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Jordy Nelson is averaging 92.8 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. He’s facing the Baltimore Ravens this week.
10. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Vincent Jackson has had his numbers erode every week. He had the bye week to get on the same page as Mike Glennon. Josh Freeman is no longer a distraction. The Philadelphia Eagles come to town. They have allowed 326 yards and 2.2 touchdowns.
11. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans
Andre Johnson is averaging 7.4 receptions for 81.4 yards. He has yet to score a touchdown, but he sees a high volume of targets. Perhaps he breaks through against the St. Louis Rams. They have allowed 256.4 yards per game and 11 touchdown passes.
12. Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins
Pierre Garcon is averaging 84.8 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. He is facing the Dallas Cowboys this week. They have allowed 326.4 yards and 2.8 touchdowns per game.
13. Eric Decker, Denver Broncos
Eric Decker is averaging 85.4 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. He has had at least 87 yards in his past four games.
14. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Randall Cobb is averaging 100.8 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Look for the Green Bay Packers to be creative with his usage against the Ravens.
15. Hakeem Nicks, New York Giants
Hakeem Nicks is averaging 74.4 yards. The Giants have no running game so they’ll look to get the ball to their wideouts.
16. Anquan Boldin, San Francisco 49ers
Anquan Boldin is averaging 78.6 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. He is facing the Arizona Cardinals, the franchise where he got his start. They are allowing 264.4 yard and 1.6 touchdowns per game.
17. Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns
Josh Gordon is averaging 101 yards. Going back to Brandon Weeden hurts his value a little, but he’s still a quality option against the Detroit Lions.
18. Steve Smith, Carolina Panthers
Steve Smith is averaging just 50.8 yards with one touchdown this year. He should get on track against the Minnesota Vikings. They have allowed 326 yards and 2.5 touchdowns.
19. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Antonio Brown is averaging 103 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. This week he faces the New York Jets.
20. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Alshon Jeffery is averaging 97.2 total yards and 0.4 touchdowns. In his last two games he’s averaging 162.5 yards and a score. Marshall and Matt Forte take so much attention that Jeffery is able to make plays.
21. Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts
Reggie Wayne is averaging 73 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. This week he faces the San Diego Chargers. They have allowed 288.8 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game.
22. Justin Blackmon, Jacksonville Jaguars
Justin Blackmon made a strong season debut with five catches for 136 yards and a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams. The Jags will pass early and often against the Broncos. They have allowed 347 yards and 2.2 touchdowns per game.
23. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
T.Y. Hilton has been hit-or-miss this year for the Indianapolis Colts. He has a favorable matchup against the Chargers.
24. Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints
Marques Colston was non-existent last week. Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots try to take away a strength, which means they will likely key in on Jimmy Graham or Darren Sproles. Colston should take advantage of that.
25. DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles
DeSean Jackson is averaging 105 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He’ll likely have to rely on Nick Foles against Darrelle Revis and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
26. Cecil Shorts, Jacksonville Jaguars
Cecil Shorts is averaging 82.2 yards. He scored his first touchdown of the season last week against the Rams. He should see a ton of targets against Denver.
27. Danny Amendola, New England Patriots
Danny Amendola returned with four catches for 55 yards against the Cincinnati Bengals. He played on a snap count. Look for Amendola to be on the field more often against the Saints.
28. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
Larry Fitzgerald is averaging 57.6 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. He has a tough draw against the San Francisco 49ers.
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32 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. The Blair Walsh Project
    October 8th, 2013 at 5:10 am #

    I was thinking of dropping Stevie Johnson (my 4th WR…I have Dez, BMarsh, and Cobb), and grabbing Percy Harvin off the WW to stash on my bench. He’s been tweeting out and hinting that he’s close to coming back. Drop Stevie and stash Percy before someone else does? It’s not like i’m gonna play Stevie ever over my other 3 options.

    I pulled this from Rotowire—>>>”I know he started running last week,” coach Pete Carroll said Monday of the wideout, who is expected back in Seattle this week after getting his hip checked out in New York by the doctor who performed his surgery. “I don’t know any more than that until we get him out here, but it’s encouraging. We’re getting closer. It’s going to happen as soon as possible.”

    Percy Harvin‏@Percy_Harvin15h
    12th man im back and ready….countdown begins
    Harvin’s last Tweet….

  2. LestersLegends
    October 8th, 2013 at 6:46 am #

    Not a bad play.

  3. JC
    October 8th, 2013 at 9:57 am #

    I am hoping with a 9 of 12 waiver order this week I can grab Cutler because Matty Ice is on bye. Austin Pettis and Terrence Williams are also available. If I can, dump Stephen Hill for either one of them?


  4. JC
    October 8th, 2013 at 10:12 am #

    The above question pertains to a PPR league. This question is also for a “different” PPR league: I am struggling with a my WR3 position- Right now I start Jordy Nelson and Steve Smith but juggle the WR3 spot with Michael Floyd, Brian Hartline, and also have Stephen Hill. Hartline is on bye and Floyd faces the niners. Do I go with Stephen Hill or do I go after Kendall Wright? There isn’t much out there but I have the most PA and am in 7th, need wins.



  5. LestersLegends
    October 8th, 2013 at 10:17 am #


  6. LestersLegends
    October 8th, 2013 at 10:49 am #

    Wright over Hill.

  7. Marshall
    October 8th, 2013 at 10:51 am #

    Hey Ryan, here’s my week 6 line up. Please let me know if you see any changes I should make, thanks!

    QB: Tony Romo
    RB’s: Lesean Mccoy
    Jamaal Charles
    WR’s: Eric Decker
    Pierre Garcon
    TE: Antonio Gates
    Flex: MJD
    D/ST: Seahawks
    K: Dan Bailey

    Bench: RGIII
    Joique Bell
    Willis Mcgahee
    Justin Blackmon
    Julian Edelman
    Vincent Brown
    Miles Austin

  8. LestersLegends
    October 8th, 2013 at 10:53 am #

    Looks good to me

  9. Jeff
    October 8th, 2013 at 1:17 pm #

    Here’s my week 6 line up. Feel pretty good about everything except for Edelman. Hopkins or Vincent Brown are my other two options with Hartline on bye. Suggestions?

    QB: Philip Rivers
    RB’s: Marshawn Lynch
    Reggie Bush
    WR’s: Wes Welker
    Julian Edelman
    TE: Jimmy Graham
    Flex: Julius Thomas
    D/ST: Bears
    K: Dan Bailey
    Bench: Russell Wilson
    Gio Bernard
    Brian Hartline
    Percy Harvin
    DeAndre Hopkins
    Vincent Brown

  10. LestersLegends
    October 8th, 2013 at 1:38 pm #

    I would explore trade possibilities with Julius. I think I would go with Hopkins.

  11. Jeff
    October 8th, 2013 at 3:12 pm #

    I’d consider trading Julius for a stud wide receiver. Who is worthy?

  12. LestersLegends
    October 8th, 2013 at 3:18 pm #

    Depends. Look at teams needing a TE and try to get their best wr.

  13. Isaac
    October 8th, 2013 at 4:30 pm #

    Hey man help me with my last Flex in 12 team PPR
    Luck – QB
    L McCoy – RB
    Cobb- Wr
    Cameron- TE
    A Morris- Flex
    J Gordon- Flex
    James Jones- Flex

    Would you look at Thompkins vs NO for Morris or Jones?

  14. The Blair Walsh Project
    October 8th, 2013 at 5:31 pm #

    Hey Isaac…Morris. But that’s just me. Nice options for a 12teamer.

  15. LestersLegends
    October 8th, 2013 at 7:28 pm #

    no. i would not use thompkins over those guys.

  16. Greg
    October 9th, 2013 at 7:02 am #

    Good morning. I need help with my line up this week for an 8 team PPR league. Been going back and forth with my WR3, RB2, and DEF. Should I make any changes?

    QB- Aaron Rogers
    WR- Brandon Marshall
    WR- Vincent Jackson
    WR- Hakeem Nicks
    RB- Adrian Peterson
    RB- Le’veon Bell
    TE- Jordan Cameron
    K- Matt Prater
    DEF- Kansas City

    Bench: Chris Johnson, Eddie Lacy, Ty Hilton, Anquan Boldin, Kenbrell Thompkins, Chicago DEF

  17. larry gonzales
    October 9th, 2013 at 7:22 am #

    Hey ryan, please choose three of these to start this wk. Erick decker, cobb, alshon jefferies, justin blackmon,gates, and or cameron

  18. LestersLegends
    October 9th, 2013 at 7:24 am #

    Looks good to me.

  19. Jeff
    October 9th, 2013 at 11:29 am #

    Hey there – Should i drop Julian Edelman and pick up Harry Douglas before someone else grabs him? Is it worth it in a long run?
    I have Larry Fitz – Eric D – Torrey Smith and P Garcon. Edelman is my 5th receiver.
    Also, Who should be my RB2 – MJD – Willis McGahee or Andre Ellington?
    Thanks in Advance

  20. KRs
    October 9th, 2013 at 11:43 am #

    Ummm, did you forget about Anrdre Johnson????

  21. LestersLegends
    October 9th, 2013 at 11:59 am #

    Jeff – Not a bad play long term. I like McGahee.
    KRs – Apparently so. I’ll get him in there, thanks.

  22. DoubleT
    October 9th, 2013 at 7:27 pm #

    Considering Revis Island, is DeSean Jackson really less worthy of a start than Antonio Brown?


  23. Sam G
    October 9th, 2013 at 7:50 pm #

    LestersLegends – got a start/sit scenario for you. 12 team, standard scoring league, and non PPR. Thanks in advance for the help!

    Start two of three (already starting Garcon):

    Reggie Wayne, Cecil Shorts, or Josh Gordon

  24. LestersLegends
    October 10th, 2013 at 7:12 am #

    doubleT – I think so with Vick out
    Sam – wayne and gordon

  25. Daniel O
    October 10th, 2013 at 12:26 pm #

    Hey Lester how do you feel about Keenan Allen this week? I have to choose between him and Chris Johnson to start in my flex. CJ has a tough match up vs Seahawks and Keenan Allen is unproven. Who would you go with?

  26. LestersLegends
    October 10th, 2013 at 12:52 pm #

    I’d go with CJ

  27. Brandon
    October 10th, 2013 at 7:32 pm #

    I have V Jax, Garcon, Ant. Brown, Shorts, and Keenan Allen at WR. Which 4 would you play?


  28. JC
    October 10th, 2013 at 8:39 pm #

    Dwayne Bowe or Mike Williams PPR?


  29. The Blair Walsh Project
    October 11th, 2013 at 3:54 am #

    Happiness is Brandon Marshall beasting in his green shoes, and putting up 29.7pts ppr last night, while my opponent started Eli (10pts). Ouch.

  30. LestersLegends
    October 11th, 2013 at 7:10 am #

    Brandon – The four that I ranked.
    JC – Probably Mike Williams, though Bowe should do better. He just doesn’t give with this offense

  31. Jeff
    October 12th, 2013 at 4:37 pm #

    Hey Bud – Can’t decide between Vernon Davis Or Steve Smith for my Flex. Also Brady or Luck? Thanks

  32. LestersLegends
    October 12th, 2013 at 10:26 pm #

    I like Luck and VD

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