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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 4 fantasy football wide receiver rankings.
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1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Megatron is averaging 109.7 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. He is facing the New York Jets. The Jets have allowed seven passing touchdowns on the year.
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2. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Jones is averaging 121.7 yards and a touchdown per game. The Falcons are hurting at wide receiver so look for plenty of targets for Jones against the Minnesota Vikings.
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3. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
Dez is averaging 82.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. He has scored in each of the past two games. He will get plenty of work this week in a shootout with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have allowed 278.3 passing yards per game.
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4. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Nelson is averaging 117 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He averaged 114 yards against the Chicago Bears last year. The Packers are struggling to run the football, which should mean a heavy dose of Aaron Rodgers and company.
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5. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Brown is averaging 98.7 yards and a touchdown. He has had at least 90 yards each game. He faces the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 261.7 yards and 1.7 touchdown passes per game.
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6. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Jeffery (hamstring) returned to form as he dropped 105 yards on the Jets in Week 3. He is averaging 74.3 yards per game. Brandon Marshall is still dealing with an ankle injury, which means Jeffery should see extra looks against the Packers.
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7. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Cobb is averaging just 42 yards per game, but he has three touchdowns. Cobb scored a pair of touchdowns last year against the Bears.
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8. Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
Marshall tweaked his ankle last week, but he’s one of the toughest receivers in the league. He’s averaging 41.7 yards and 1.3 touchdowns. You’ll have to keep an eye on the injury report to make sure he’s good to go. Marshall had 181 yards and a pair of scores in two meetings with Green Bay last year.
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9. Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia Eagles 
Maclin is averaging 98.7 yards and has scored a touchdown in all three games this year. He’ll look to stay hot against the San Francisco 49ers. They have allowed seven passing scores this year.
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10.  Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins
Garcon is averaging 75.7 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. He worked well with Kirk Cousins last week, catching 11 passes for 138 yards and a score. He takes on the New York Giants. The G-Men rank 22nd with 258.3 passing yards allowed per game.
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11. Mike Wallace, Miami Dolphins
Wallace is averaging 70.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. He’s a strong play against the Oakland Raiders.
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12. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots
Edelman is averaging 86.7 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. He’s about the only offensive player clicking for the Patriots. He faces the Kansas City Chiefs. They have allowed six passing touchdowns.
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13. Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers
Crabtree is averaging 62.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He has scored the past two weeks. He’ll look to extend that streak against the Eagles. Philadelphia has allowed 280.3 yards and 2.7 touchdowns per game.
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14. Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
Patterson is averaging 79.3 total yards and 0.3 touchdowns. Teddy Bridgewater will lean on his playmaker against the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have allowed 262.7 passing yards per game.
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15. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans
Johnson is averaging 63.7 yards. He could break out against the Buffalo Bills. The Bills have allowed 267.3 yards and 1.7 touchdowns per game through the air.
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16. Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers 
Allen is off to a slow start, but he has a couple of things going for him this week. San Diego’s running backs have been falling like flies so the passing game could be leaned on more heavily. The Jacksonville Jaguars have been a mess defensively. They have allowed 306 yards and 2.7 touchdowns per game through the air.
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17.  Victor Cruz, New York Giants
Cruz is averaging 63.7 yards per game. His production has improved each week. Cruz takes on the Redskins this week. He had 80 yards against them last year.
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18. DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins
Jackson is averaging 66 yards per game. He also clicked with Cousins to the tune of 117 yards and a score last week. Jackson has averaged 75.5 yards and six touchdowns in eight career games against the G-Men.
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19. Brandin Cooks, New Orleans Saints 
Cooks is averaging 72.3 total yards per game. Look for plenty of use against the Cowboys. Dallas has allowed 250.3 yards and two touchdowns per game.
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20. Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers
Benjamin is averaging 62 yards and a touchdown per game. He’s facing the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens have allowed 262.3 passing yards per game.
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The Next Batch
21. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Pittsburgh Steelers
22. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans vs. Buffalo Bills
23. Steve Smith, Baltimore Ravens vs. Carolina Panthers
24. Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts vs. Tennessee Titans
25. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions at New York Jets
26. Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys
27. Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills at Houston Texans
28. Terrance Williams, Dallas Cowboys vs. New Orleans Saints
29. Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons at Minnesota Vikings
30. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts vs. Tennessee Titans
31. Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens vs. Carolina Panthers
32. Kendall Wright, Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts
33. James Jones, Oakland Raiders vs. Miami Dolphins
34. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Pittsburgh Steelers
35. Markus Wheaton, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 3 fantasy football wide receiver rankings.
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1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Megatron has 247 yards and a pair of touchdowns through two games. He is averaging 96.9 yard and a touchdown in 12 career games against the Green Bay Packers.
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2. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Jones is averaging 102 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He’ll take aim at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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3. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboy
Dez is averaging 79 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. He has averaged 1,307.5 yards and 12.5 touchdowns over the past two seasons. He should put up big numbers against the St. Louis Rams.
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4. Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
Marshall is averaging 59.5 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game. Jay Cutler continues to favor Marshall over all of his weapons. He faces the New York Jets. The Jets have already allowed five passing touchdowns.
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5. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Nelson is averaging 146 yards and a touchdown after torching the Jets for 209 yards. He’ll look to keep rolling against Detroit.
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6. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Thomas has 110 yards and a touchdown through two games. He’s capable of putting up big number, even if he’s facing the Seattle Seahawks.
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7. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Brown is averaging 103 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. He’s third in the league in receiving yards.
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8. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Cobb has 97 yards and three touchdowns. He’ll look to get in the end zone for the third straight week as he faces the Lions.
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9. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots 
Edelman is averaging 103 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Tom Brady is off to a slow start, but Edelman has been solid. Things should pick up for the Pats against the Oakland Raiders.
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10. Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia Eagles 
Maclin is averaging 71 yards and a touchdown for the Eagles. He’s already been targeted 21 times. Look for plenty of action against the Washington Redskins.
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11. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
V-Jax has just 87 yards on the year, but should break out against the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have allowed 317.5 yards per game. He had 303 yards and three touchdowns in two meetings with Atlanta last year.
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12. Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
The Vikings have to find a way to move the ball without Adrian Peterson. Patterson is the type of athlete that should be leaned on. He has 102 rushing yards and 82 receiving yards. He’ll be a big part of the game plan against the New Orleans Saints.
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13. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans
Johnson is averaging 83.5 yards per game. He is a physical presence that should dominate the New York Giants.
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14. Percy Harvin, Seattle Seahawks
Harvin has 150 total yards and a touchdown. The dual-threat will be called up to keep up with the Broncos.
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15. Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins
Garcon has 89 yards in two weeks, but should be more active this week against the Eagles. The Eagles have allowed five passing touchdowns.
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16. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
Sanders has 185 yards through two games. Peyton’s new toy is a decent option despite facing Seattle.
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17. Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers 
Allen has 92 yards through two games. After facing the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle, the Buffalo Bills will be a welcome sight. The Bills have allowed 275.5 passing yards per game.
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18. Mike Wallace, Miami Dolphins
Wallace has 137 yards and a pair of touchdowns through two games. He takes on the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs have allowed five passing scores.
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19. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Jeffery battled through a hamstring injury to catch three passes for 47 yards. He should be closer to form against the Jets.
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20. Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons
White has 114 yards and a touchdown through two games. He’s a solid WR2 against the Bucs.
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The Next Batch
21. Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers @ Arizona Cardinals
22. Michael Floyd, Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers
23. Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings
24. Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts @ Jacksonville Jaguars
25. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers
26. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans @ New York Giants
27. Steve Smith, Baltimore Ravens @ Cleveland Browns
28. Victor Cruz, New York Giants vs. Houston Texans
29. Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills vs. San Diego Chargers
30. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers
31. Brandin Cooks, New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings
32. Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
33. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts @ Jacksonville Jaguars
34. DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins @ Philadelphia Eagles (monitor shoulder)
35. Eric Decker, New York Jets vs. Chicago Bears (monitor hamstring)
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With an exciting opening week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 2 fantasy football wide receiver rankings.
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1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Megatron has averaged 1,712.3 yards and 11 touchdowns over the past three seasons and did not disappoint in the season opener. Johnson had 164 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the New York Giants. This week he will prey on the Carolina Panthers.
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2. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
Green had 131 yards and a touchdown in the first week. He is typically a fast starter with nine touchdowns in 12 September games. He’ll look to continue that trend against the Atlanta Falcons.
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3. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Thomas had a slow start with just 48 yards as Peyton Manning connected with Julius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders for 181 yards and three touchdowns. Demaryius led the Broncos with 11 targets and should see a heavy dose against the Kansas City Chiefs.
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4. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Jones picked up where he left 2013 off with seven catches for 116 yards. He faces the Bengals. They just gave up 345 passing yards to the Baltimore Ravens.
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5. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboy
Bryant had 55 yards in Week 1. He has averaged 1,307.5 yards and 12.5 touchdowns over the past two seasons. He faces the Tennessee Titans.
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6.  Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
Marshall caught eight passes for 71 yards and a touchdown as he continues to thrive with Jay Cutler. He should get plenty of looks against the San Francisco 49ers with Alshon Jeffery banged up.
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7. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Nelson caught nine passes for 83 yards against the Seattle Seahawks. He should find life easier against the New York Jets. The Jets allowed two passing touchdowns to the Oakland Raiders last week.
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8. Michael Floyd, Arizona Cardinals
Floyd caught five passes for 119 yards last week against the San Diego Chargers. He should roll against the New York Giants. The G-Men allowed 346 passing yards last week.
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9. Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
Patterson had just 26 receiving yards last week, but ran for 102 yards and a touchdown. Look for Norv Turner to continue to put him in a great position to succeed against the New England Patriots.
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10. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Brown had 116 yards and a touchdown last week against the Cleveland Browns. This week he faces the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens yielded 301 yards to the Bengals.
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11. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans
Johnson had 93 yards last week against the Washington Redskins. Look for a strong showing against a bad Oakland Raiders team.
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12. Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia Eagles 
Maclin had 97 yards and a touchdown as he assumed the role as the primary option in the Eagles’ passing game. He should be busy in a shootout with the Indianapolis Colts.
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13. Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons
White returned to form with 72 yards and a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints. He’s a solid WR2 against the Bengals.
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14. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
V-Jax had just 36 yards in Week 1, but should find better fortunes against the St. Louis Rams.
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15. Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins
Garcon caught 10 passes last week for 77 yards. He should see plenty of targets against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags gave up 322 yards to the Eagles last week.
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16. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Cobb had 58 yards and a touchdown last week against Seattle. He should also benefit from playing the Jets.
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17. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
Sanders did not take long to earn Peyton’s trust as he gained 77 yards in his Broncos debut.
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18. Percy Harvin, Seattle Seahawks 
Harvin had 100 total yards last week. The dual-threat should be productive against the Chargers. They gave up 304 yards to Carson Palmer.
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19. Victor Cruz, New York Giants
Cruz had just 24 yards last week, but he’s a strong bet to bounce back against the Cardinals.
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20. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
Fitz had just one catch for 22 yards last week. Look for Palmer to get him more involved this week against the Giants.

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The Next Batch
21. Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers vs. Seattle Seahawks
22. Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts vs. Philadelphia Eagles
23. Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears
24. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts vs. Philadelphia Eagles
25. Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
26. Mike Wallace, Miami Dolphins @ Buffalo Bills
27. DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
28. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots @ Minnesota Vikings
29. Kendall Wright, Tennessee Titans vs. Dallas Cowboys
30. Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints @ Cleveland Browns
31. Eric Decker, New York Jets @ Green Bay Packers
32. Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers vs. Detroit Lions
33. Brandin Cooks, New Orleans Saints @ Cleveland Browns
34. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions @ Carolina Panthers
35. Anquan Boldin, San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears
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The smell of football is in the air. Here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 1 fantasy football wide receiver rankings.
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1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Megatron has averaged 1,712.3 yards and 11 touchdowns over the past three seasons. He should have his way with the New York Giants’ secondary.
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2. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Thomas has averaged 1,432 yards and 12 touchdowns over the past two seasons shagging balls from Peyton Manning. He starts his quest for a third straight monster season against the Indianapolis Colts. Thomas had 82 yards and a score against them last year.
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3. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Jones was averaging 116 yards per game before a foot injury derailed his 2013 season. He averaged 1,078.5 yards and nine touchdowns in his first two seasons. He had 76 yards and a touchdown in last year’s meeting with the New Orleans Saints.
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4. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
Green has averaged 1,277.7 yards and 9.7 touchdowns the past two years and 1,388 yards and 11 scores over the past two seasons. He faces the rival Baltimore Ravens.
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5. Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
Marshall finished with 100 receptions for 1,295 yards and 12 touchdowns. Nine of his touchdowns were thrown by Jay Cutler as they continue to have a great rapport. That trend should continue against the Buffalo Bills.
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6. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
Dez has averaged 1,307.5 yards and 12.5 touchdowns over the past two seasons. Dallas will be forced to throw often by the San Francisco 49ers, which should lead to a big day for Dez.
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7. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Jeffery had 1,421 yards and seven touchdowns last year. Cutler should have no problem getting Jeffery heavily involved as well.
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8. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
V-Jax has averaged 1,304 yards and 7.5 touchdowns the past two seasons with the Bucs. He seemingly gets an upgrade at the quarterback position with Josh McCown. V-Jax averaged 77 yards in two games against the Carolina Panthers last year.
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9.  Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers
Crabtree clicked with Colin Kaepernick in 2012 before basically losing a season with an Achilles injury. He should get off to a fast start against the Cowboys. The Boys allowed 286.8 yards and 2.1 touchdowns through the air last year.
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10. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Cobb was limited to six games last year, but managed 433 yards and four touchdowns. I anticipate Jordy Nelson having to deal with Richard Sherman, which should make Cobb the more productive option.
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11. Victor Cruz, New York Giants
Cruz had a down year like the rest of the Giants, but moving to the slot should mean a heavy volume of targets. We know what Cruz can do when he gets the ball in his hands. Look for a nice start against the Lions.
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12. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans
Johnson has averaged 1,502.5 yards the past two seasons despite questionable quarterback play. Unfortunately that trend should continue with Ryan Fitzpatrick, but Johnson remains a WR1 option against the Washington Redskins.
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13. Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins
Garcon was banged up in 2012. Robert Griffin III wasn’t himself last year, but Garcon finished with 113 catches for 1,346 yards.
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14. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Nelson rebounded with 1,314 yards and eight touchdowns despite Aaron Rodgers playing in just nine games. Facing the Seahawks makes Nelson a borderline WR1.
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15. Michael Floyd, Arizona Cardinals
Floyd had 1,054 yards and five touchdowns last year for the Cardinals. Look for Floyd to establish himself as Arizona’s primary option against the San Diego Chargers.
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16. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Brown had an impressive 2013 showing with 1,499 yards and eight touchdowns. I’m a little skeptical because he’ll be locking horns with Joe Haden.
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17. Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
Allen had an impressive rookie season with 1,046 yards and eight touchdowns. In his final 13 games, he averaged 78.2 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. He’ll have to contend with Patrick Peterson.
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18. Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
Patterson was treated with kid gloves last year, but finished with 469 receiving yards, 158 rushing yards, and nine touchdowns (four receiving, three rushing, two returns). He should do well in Norv Turner’s offense. He faces the St. Louis Rams in the opener.
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19. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
Hilton finished with 1,083 yards and five touchdowns in his second season. Look for plenty of action against the Broncos.
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20. Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis Colts
Wayne is going to be heavily involved as well.
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The Next Batch
21. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals vs. San Diego Chargers
22. Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints
23. Percy Harvin, Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers
24. Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals
25. Kendall Wright, Tennessee Titans @ Kansas City Chiefs
26. DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins @ Houston Texans
27. Eric Decker, New York Jets vs. Oakland Raiders
28. Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
29. Mike Wallace, Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots
30. Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos vs. Indianapolis Colts
31. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins
32. Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints @ Atlanta Falcons
33. Golden Tate, Detroit Lions vs. New York Giants
34. Terrance Williams, Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers
35. Brandin Cooks, New Orleans Saints @ Atlanta Falcons
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Here is a revised and expanded look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends wide receiver rankings.
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1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Megatron has averaged 1,712.3 yards and 11 touchdowns over the past three seasons. With his size, speed, hands and route-running ability, Johnson simply is the best receiver out there.
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2. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Thomas has averaged 1,432 yards and 12 touchdowns over the past two seasons shagging balls from Peyton Manning. With Eric Decker moving on to the New York Jets, Thomas should be an even more vital option in the passing game.
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3. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
Dez has averaged 1,307.5 yards and 12.5 touchdowns over the past two seasons. He has the talent to be as good as any receiver in the league. In fact, after Megatron the top seven choices are pretty interchangeable.
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4. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
Green has averaged 1,277.7 yards and 9.7 touchdowns the past two years and 1,388 yards and 11 scores over the past two seasons. Green has bulked up a bit to improve his physicality. Entering his fourth season, look for Green to continue to be one of the elite fantasy options at wide receiver.
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5. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Jones was averaging 116 yards per game before a foot injury derailed his 2013 season. He averaged 1,078.5 yards and nine touchdowns in his first two seasons. Continue to monitor his recovery. If there aren’t any setbacks, Jones should be a solid WR1 option once again.
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6. Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
Marshall finished with 100 receptions for 1,295 yards and 12 touchdowns. He took a step back from the 118 catches for 1,508 yards and 11 touchdowns thanks to the emergence of Alshon Jeffery. Nine of his touchdowns were thrown by Jay Cutler as they continue to have a great rapport. That trend should continue.
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7. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Jeffery had 1,421 yards and seven touchdowns last year. He did a lot of his damage with Josh McCown, but Cutler is more than capable of getting him the ball.
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8. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Nelson rebounded with 1,314 yards and eight touchdowns despite Aaron Rodgers playing in just nine games. Look for Jordy to light it up with a healthy Rodgers.
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9. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
V-Jax has averaged 1,304 yards and 7.5 touchdowns the past two seasons with the Bucs. Josh McCown made good use of big receivers Marshall and Jeffery last year. V-Jax should be a force once again.
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10. Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins
Garcon was banged up in 2012. Robert Griffin III wasn’t himself last year, but Garcon finished with 113 catches for 1,346 yards. With both of them healthy and DeSean Jackson on board to take away some of the defensive attention, Garcon should have another strong season.
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11. Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
Allen had an impressive rookie season with 1,046 yards and eight touchdowns. In his final 13 games, he averaged 78.2 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Year two should be even more impressive.
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12. Victor Cruz, New York Giants
Cruz has had his production dip the past two seasons after recording 1,536 yards and nine touchdowns in 2011, 1,092 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2012 and 998 yards and  four touchdowns last year. Moving to the slot should mean a heavy volume of targets. We know what Cruz can do when he gets the ball in his hands.
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13. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans
Johnson has averaged 1,502.5 yards the past two seasons despite questionable quarterback play. He did manage just nine touchdowns combined over the two years. Will quarterback play be an issue again? If it is, will it catch up with Johnson? Those are the questions that keep him just outside of WR1 territory.
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14. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Brown had an impressive 2013 showing with 1,499 yards and eight touchdowns. He should continue to see a heavy volume of looks from Ben Roethlisberger.
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15. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Cobb was limited to six games last year, but managed 433 yards and four touchdowns. He added 78 rushing yards. He’s a dynamic playmaker if he can stay healthy.
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16.  Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers
Crabtree clicked with Colin Kaepernick in 2012 before basically losing a season with an Achilles injury. Now recovered, look for big things from Crabtree. He could easily provide WR1 numbers.
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17. Michael Floyd, Arizona Cardinals
Floyd had 1,054 yards and five touchdowns last year for the Cardinals. He had more yards than Larry Fitzgerald, but had half the touchdowns. In his third season look for Floyd to take over as the top option in Arizona.
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18. Wes Welker, Denver Broncos
Welker finished with just 778 yards last year, but managed to score a career-high 10 touchdowns. I expect his yards to increase, but could see his number of scores dip.
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19. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
Fitz had another down year in respect to his 954 receiving yards. He did manage to score 10 touchdowns. Fitz still has plenty left in the tank. He’s probably a little riskier than the other top 20, but he has a track record of greatness.
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20. Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
Patterson was treated with kid gloves last year, but finished with 469 receiving yards, 158 rushing yards, and nine touchdowns (four receiving, three rushing, two returns). He’s clearly the top choice in the passing game and should thrive in Norv Turner’s system.
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21.  Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons
White had a down year like most Falcons, but you know his track record. White has been one of the most consistent receivers of the past seven years.
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22. Percy Harvin, Seattle Seahawks
Harvin is a risky option given his recent injury history, lack of a 1,000-yard receiving season and Seattle’s run-heavy offense. That said, Harvin is a dynamic player that can produce in the passing, running and return game.
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23.  Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens
Smith recorded 1,128 yards last year, but only managed to score four touchdowns. He had 15 scores in his first two years, so that should be seen as a fluke. Smith is a solid WR2, but is a little inconsistent.
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24.  T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
Hilton finished with 1,083 yards and five touchdowns in his second season. Look for another step forward in year three.
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25.  DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins
Jackson blew up in Chip Kelly’s system last year to the tune of 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns.He is a regression risk, but should remain productive in Jay Gruden’s offense. He’s a solid WR3.
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With the 2014 NFL Draft finally approaching, here’s an early look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Megatron has averaged 1,712.3 yards and 11 touchdowns over the past three seasons. With his size, speed, hands and route running ability Johnson simply is the best receiver out there.
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2. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Thomas has averaged 1,432 yards and 12 touchdowns over the past two seasons shagging balls from Peyton Manning. With Eric Decker moving on the the New York Jets, Thomas should be an even more vital option in the passing game.
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3. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
Dez has averaged 1,307.5 yard and 12.5 touchdowns over the past two seasons. He has the talent to be as good as any receiver in the league. In fact, the top five choices are pretty interchangeable.
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4. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
Green has averaged 1,277.7 yards and 9.7 touchdowns the past two years and 1,388 yards and 11 scores over the past two seasons. Green has bulked up a bit to improve his physicality. Entering his fourth season, look for Green to continue to be one of the elite fantasy options at wide receiver.
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5. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Jones was averaging 116 yards per game before a foot injury derailed his 2013 season. He averaged 1,078.5 yards and nine touchdowns in his first two seasons. Be sure to monitor his recovery. If there aren’t any setbacks, Jones should be a solid WR1 option once again.
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6. Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
Marshall finished with 100 receptions for 1,295 yards and 12 touchdowns. He took a step back from the 118 catches for 1,508 yards and 11 touchdowns thanks to the emergence of Alshon Jeffrey. Nine of his touchdowns were thrown by Jay Cutler as they continue to have a great rapport. That trend should continue.
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7. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Jeffery had 1,421 yards and seven touchdowns last year. He did a lot of his dame with Josh McCown, but Cutler is more than capable of getting him the ball.
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8. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Nelson rebounded with 1,314 yards and eight touchdowns despite Aaron Rodgers playing in just nine games. Look for Jordy to light it up with a healthy Rodgers.
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9. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
V-Jax has averaged 1,304 yards and 7.5 touchdowns the past two seasons with the Bucs. Josh McCown made good use of big receivers Marshall and Jeffery last year. V-Jax should be a force once again.
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10.  Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins
Garcon was banged up in 2012. Robert Griffin III wasn’t himself last year ,but Garcon finished with 113 catches for 1,346 yards. With both of them healthy and DeSean Jackson on board to take away some of the defensive attention, Garcon should have another strong season.
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11. Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
Allen had an impressive rookie season with 1,046 yards and eight touchdowns. In his final 13 games he averaged 78.2 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Year two should be even more impressive.
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12. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans
Johnson has averaged 1,502.5 yards the past two seasons despite questionable quarterback play. He did manage just nine touchdowns combined over the two years. Will the quarterback play be an issue again? If it is, will it catch up with Johnson. Those are the questions that keeps him just outside of WR1 territory.
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13. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Brown had an impressive 2013 showing with 1,499 yards and eight touchdowns. He should continue to see a heavy volume of looks from Ben Roethlisberger.
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14. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
Fitz had another down year in respect to his 954 receiving yards. He did manage to score 10 touchdowns. Fitz still has plenty left in the tank. He’s probably a little riskier that the other top 15, but he has a track record of greatness.
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15. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Cobb was limited to six games last year, but managed 433 yards and four touchdowns. He added 78 rushing yards. He’s a dynamic playmaker if he can stay healthy.
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Dez Bryant
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Most fantasy leagues have wrapped up already, but there are some that still play to the bitter end. For those leagues, I present the Lester’s Legends 2013 Week 17 fantasy football wide receiver rankings.
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1. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
Dez Bryant is averaging 75.6 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He has scored a touchdown in four straight games. Dez should finish strong against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles have allowed 285.2 passing yards and 1.5 touchdowns per game. Dez had 110 yards in the first meeting.
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2. Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns
Josh Gordon is averaging 120.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. The last time he played the Pittsburgh Steelers he had 14 catches for 237 yards and a touchdown.
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3. Brandon Marshall, Chicago Bears
Brandon Marshall has scored in both games since Jay Cutler’s return. He should have another strong game against the Green Bay Packers. He had 107 yards and a score in the first meeting. The Pack have allowed 248.8 yards and 1.9 touchdowns per game.
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4. Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Demaryius Thomas is averaging 87.8 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He should see plenty of looks as Peyton Manning attempts to set the single-season passing yards record against the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders have yielded 250.5 yards and 1.9 touchdowns per game. Thomas caught 10 balls for 94 yards in the first meeting.
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5. Eric Decker, Denver Broncos
Eric Decker is averaging 116 yards and 1.8 touchdowns in his past four games. He’s thriving with Wes Welker (concussion) out of the mix. Decker caught eight passes for 133 yards and a score in the first game against the Raiders.
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6. DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles
DeSean Jackson is averaging 86.9 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He should light up the Dallas Cowboys. The Boys have allowed 290.7 yards and 2.1 touchdowns per game.
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7. Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins
Pierre Garcon is averaging nine catches for 136.5 yards and a touchdown with Kirk Cousins under center. He should finish strong against the New York Giants.
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8. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
A.J. Green is averaging 91 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. He had 151 yards and a score in his first meeting with the Baltimore Ravens.
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9. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears
Alshon Jeffrey is averaging 96.4 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He had 60 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Packers.
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10. Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Antonio Brown is averaging 94.1 yards and 0.5 yards per game with an additional score in the return game. He had 92 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting against the Cleveland Browns.
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11. Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
Keenan Allen has five touchdown catches in the past three games. He’s averaging 68.8 yards and a score in his past five games. Allen had nine catches for 124 yards in the first meeting with the Kansas City Chiefs.
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12. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots
Julian Edelman is averaging 98.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in the past five games. He should have a strong finale against the Buffalo Bills. The Bills have allowed 1.8 touchdowns per game. Edelman had 79 yards and two touchdowns in the first meeting.
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13. Andre Johnson, Houston Texans
Andre Johnson is averaging 90.5 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He had eight catches for 76 yards in the first meeting with the Tennessee Titans. If he can manage 142 yards Johnson will have his fourth season with 1,500 yards.
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14. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions
Calvin Johnson is dealing with knee and ankle injuries that have held him to a 64.3 yard average in his past three games without a score. He’d occupy the top spot against the Minnesota Vikings if he were healthy. The Vikes have allowed 294.4 yards and 2.4 touchdowns per game. Megatron is as likely to get 40 yards as he is to get 140 yards. He’s very unpredictable this week.
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15. Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Vincent Jackson is averaging 79.3 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He had 77 yards in the first meeting against the New Orleans Saints.
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16. Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints
Marques Colston is averaging 93.3 yards and a touchdown in his past three games. He finishes against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 1.7 touchdown passes per game.
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17. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Jordy Nelson is averaging 76.9 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. He wraps the season up against the Chicago Bears. The Bears have allowed 1.5 touchdowns per game.
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18. Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens
Torrey Smith is averaging 73.4 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He faces the Cincinnati Bengals. Smith had 46 yards and a score in the first meeting.
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19. Mike Wallace, Miami Dolphins
Mike Wallace is averaging 74.2 yards and 0.6 touchdowns in his past five games. He closes out against the New York Jets. The Jets have allowed 249.5 yards and 1.7 touchdowns per game. Wallace had 82 yards and a score in the first meeting.
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20. Danny Amendola, New England Patriots
Danny Amendola caught 10 passes for 104 yards in the first meeting with the Bills. He should close the season on a high note.
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