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2021 Fantasy Football: Week 15 Wide Receiver Rankings

Week 15 aka the first week of playoffs is here and you’re going to need this wide receiver rankings list to make it to the second round. If you aren’t in the playoffs this week, you can still use the waiver wire to your advantage.

As for the playoffs literally, every game counts. So, I did not miss on this rankings list. Wide receivers have been inconsistent this year, but this list will help when it comes to who to start.

Just as a reminder if you haven’t seen the last few weeks of rankings, this list is based on half PPR scoring.

More fantasy football fun for Week 15: Waiver Wire | FAAB Guide | Start & Sit | Loves & Hates | Stock Watch | Sleepers & Streamers | D/ST Streamers

Week 15 Wide Receiver Notes:

Yes, I know I have Tyreek Hill ranked at seven this week. But, over the last two weeks, he has only had five and four targets. The Chargers are the fourth-best defense against wide receivers this season only giving up 18.8 fantasy points. Hill has been one of the most inconsistent wide receivers this season. It is tough to think of sitting him this week, but he could flop this week. In Week 3 Hill had five receptions for 56 yards against the Chargers. There is a chance this is his revenge game, but even with the Chiefs on a hot streak, Hill hasn’t been.

Hunter Renfrow jumps up to my WR14 this week. Darren Waller is still day-to-day but can return this week. But, even if Waller returns, Renfrow is the number one target this season. Renfrow is averaging 8.2 targets this season and over the last two games, he had 10 and 14 targets. This week the Raiders have the Browns who are decent against wide receivers allowing 20.8 fantasy points a game. Renfrow isn’t the flashy wide receiver like most but in the last three weeks, he has finished in the top 20 wide receivers each week. Including a WR7 finish in Week 12 and WR5 last week.

Lastly, I have Tee Higgins ranked at 16 this week. Ja’Marr Chase has been the shining star in the offense, but Higgins is right there too. Higgins has been hot the last three weeks scoring 20.4, 24.3, and 13.9 fantasy points. Over that three-game stretch, he averaged 9.6 targets. This week the Bengals have the Broncos who are giving up 22.1 fantasy points to wide receivers this year. Higgins is hot right now. Don’t overthink starting him.

Week 15 Wide Receiver Rankings

More Week 15 Rankings: QB | RB | WR | TE | Kicker | D/ST | PPR | Flex

1Cooper KuppLARvs. SEA
2Davante AdamsGBat BAL
3Justin JeffersonMINat CHI
4Diontae JohnsonPITvs. TEN
5Deebo SamuelSFvs. ATL
6Chris GodwinTBvs. NO
7Tyreek HillKCat LAC
8Stefon DiggsBUFvs. CAR
9Mike EvansTBvs. NO
10Ja'Marr ChaseCINat DEN
11CeeDee LambDALat NYG
12Cordarrelle PattersonATLat SF
13Tyler LockettSEAat LAR
14Hunter RenfrowLVat CLE
15Keenan AllenLACvs. KC
16Tee HigginsCINat DEN
17Amari CooperDALat NYG
18DeAndre HopkinsARIat DET
19Mike WilliamsLACvs. KC
20Jaylen WaddleMIAvs. NYJ
21D.K. MetcalfSEAat LAR
22Marquise BrownBALvs. GB
23D.J. MooreCARat BUF
24Brandin CooksHOUat JAC
25Terry McLaurinWASat PHI
26Michael Pittman Jr.INDvs. NE
27Brandon AiyukSFvs. ATL
28Odell Beckham Jr.LARvs. SEA
29Darnell MooneyCHIvs. MIN
30Chase ClaypoolPITvs. TEN
31Van JeffersonLARvs. SEA
32Russell GageATLat SF
33DeVante ParkerMIAvs. NYJ
34Jarvis LandryCLEvs. LV
35Michael GallupDALat NYG
36DeVonta SmithPHIvs. WAS
37Jerry JeudyDENvs. CIN
38Christian KirkARIat DET
39Julio JonesTENat PIT
40Amon-Ra St. BrownDETvs. ARI
41Cole BeasleyBUFvs. CAR
42Marquez Valdes-ScantlingGBat BAL
43Marvin Jones Jr.JACvs. HOU
44K.J. OsbornMINat CHI
45A.J. GreenARIat DET
46Kendrick BourneNEat IND
47Jamison CrowderNYJat MIA
48Courtland SuttonDENvs. CIN
49Donovan Peoples-JonesCLEvs. LV
50Sterling ShepardNYGvs. DAL

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