2016 Fantasy Football PPR Rankings: WR Cheatsheet

Our 2016 Fantasy Football PPR rankings continue, today with WRs.

Updated August 8th to reflect Julian Edelman, Stefon Diggs, Corey Coleman, and Sterling Shepard news, as well as our Podcast discussion


Tier 1 – The PPR God

1. Antonio Brown (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Tier 1.5 – WRs worth #2 consideration

2. Odell Beckham (New York Giants)

3. DeAndre Hopkins (Houston Texans)

4. Julio Jones (Atlanta Falcons)

Tier 2 – Desirable WR1s

5. A.J. Green (Cincinnati Bengals)

6. Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys)

7. Allen Robinson (Jacksonville Jaguars)

8. Stock up Brandon Marshall (New York Jets)

Tier 2.5 – Acceptable WR1s, Elite WR2s

9. Keenan Allen (San Diego Chargers)

10. Slight Bump Down – Jordy Nelson (Green Bay Packers)

11. Alshon Jeffrey (Chicago Bears)

12. Jarvis Landry (Miami Dolphins)

13. Sammy Watkins (Buffalo Bills)

14. Stock Up Julian Edelman (New England Patriots)

15. Mike Evans (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Tier 3 – High End WR2s

16. Doug Baldwin (Seattle Seahawks)

17. Brandin Cooks (New Orleans Saints)

18. T.Y. Hilton (Indianapolis Colts)

19. Amari Cooper (Oakland Raiders)

20. Demaryius Thomas (Denver Broncos)

21. Kelvin Benjamin (Carolina Panthers)

22. Randall Cobb (Green Bay Packers)

**Note – Ideally you draft three of these top 22 as starters, especially in PPR leagues. There’s a big drop off here.

Tier 4– Solid WR3s

23. Donte Moncrief (Indianapolis)

24. Larry Fitzgerald (Arizona Cardinals)

25. Jeremy Maclin (Kansas City Chiefs)

26. Golden Tate (Detroit Lions)

27. Stock up  – Josh Gordon (Cleveland Browns)

28. Stock up – Eric Decker (New York Jets)

Tier 5- Huge upside WR4s, acceptable WR3s

29. Stock up Tyler Lockett (Seattle Seahawks)

30. DeVante Parker (Miami Dolphins)

31. Stock Up: Marvin Jones (Detroit Lions)

32. John Brown (Arizona Cardinals)

33. DeSean Jackson (Washington Redskins)

34. Allen Hurns (Jacksonville Jaguars)

35. Michael Floyd (Arizona Cardinals)

36. Kevin White (Chicago Bears)

37. Emmanuel Sanders (Denver Broncos)

Tier 6 – Last Acceptable Flex Plays

38. Stock Up: Stefon Diggs (Minnesota Vikings)

39. Stock down: Jordan Matthews (Philadelphia Eagles)

40. Willie Snead (New Orleans Saints)

41. Torrey Smith (San Francisco 49ers)

42. Tavon Austin (St. Louis Rams)

43. Michael Crabtree (Oakland Raiders)

44. Stock Up: Corey Coleman (Cleveland Browns)

Tier 7 – Upside Bench Stashes – swing for the fences

45. Stock Up: Sterling Shepard (New York Giants)

46. Vincent Jackson (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

47. Stock Up: Sammie Coates (Pittsburgh Steelers)

48. Phillip Dorsett (Indianapolis Colts)

49. Stock Up: Devin Funchess (Carolina Panthers)

50. Michael Thomas (New Orleans Saints)

51. Stock Down: Steve Smith? Is he healthy? Kamar Aiken? Breshad Perriman? Hell, Mike Wallace?! Who’s healthy and #1 in Baltimore?

52. Kendall Wright (Tennessee Titans) – Big chance to rise when he’s back on the field if he claims the #1 WR role there

53. Stock UP: Bruce Ellington (San Francisco 49ers)

Tier 8- Last names worth consideration 

** Note – I probably won’t own most of these guys as I’d rather chase upside RB handcuffs, or my QB2 + TE2 when these guys are going

54. Stock Up: Travis Benjamin (San Diego Chargers)

55. Laquon Treadwell (Minnesota Vikings)

56. Markus Wheaton (Pittsburgh Steelers)

57. Ted Ginn Jr. (Carolina Panthers)

58. Stock up: Chris Hogan (New England Patriots)

59. Josh Doctson (Washington Redskins)


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