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Ranking the top 50 wide receivers for Week 3 in standard fantasy leagues

After two weeks it looks like Hollywood Brown is ready for his close up and OBJ got things going after a trip to NY.

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Marquise Brown runs after his fourth quarter catch against the Arizona Cardinals at M&T Bank Stadium. Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

After two weeks of football we’re starting to get a better understanding of the fantasy landscape. It looks like this Marquise Brown guy may not be a Week 1 wonder. The Odell Beckham show finally got going on Monday night and Julio Jones reminded everyone he is still pretty fast.

DeSean Jackson and Michael Gallup top the injury news. Jackson will miss multiple weeks with an abdominal injury and Gallup is out two to four weeks with a torn meniscus. Alshon Jeffery may also miss his Week 3 game as he deals with a calf injury. It would also be understandable if you wanted to downgrade the receiving options in New Orleans and Pittsburgh thanks to injuries to Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger. We’ll have to wait and see just how much this will impact top options like Michael Thomas and JuJu Smith-Shuster.

Looking at week 3 there are a few good spots for breakout games for a few players that have underperformed thus far. Mike Evans gets the New York Giants defense that has allowed the fifth most points to wide receivers through two games. Marvin Jones is also in a nice spot to deliver a good game when he plays the Philadelphia Eagles on the road

Wide receiver (PPR) rankings, Week 3

Rk Player Team Opp
Rk Player Team Opp
1 DeAndre Hopkins HOU @ LAC
2 Odell Beckham Jr. CLE vs. LAR
3 Davante Adams GB vs. DEN
4 Keenan Allen LAC vs. HOU
5 Julio Jones ATL @ IND
6 Mike Evans TB vs. NYG
7 Amari Cooper DAL vs. MIA
8 Adam Thielen MIN vs. OAK
9 Michael Thomas NO @ SEA
10 JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT @ SF
11 Stefon Diggs MIN vs. OAK
12 Brandin Cooks LAR @ CLE
13 Robert Woods LAR @ CLE
14 T.Y. Hilton IND vs. ATL
15 Julian Edelman NE vs. NYJ
16 Cooper Kupp LAR @ CLE
17 Sammy Watkins KC vs. BAL
18 Tyler Lockett SEA vs. NO
19 Antonio Brown NE vs. NYJ
20 Allen Robinson CHI @ WAS
21 Kenny Golladay DET @ PHI
22 Josh Gordon NE vs. NYJ
23 Chris Godwin TB vs. NYG
24 Calvin Ridley ATL @ IND
25 DJ Moore CAR @ ARI
26 Will Fuller HOU @ LAC
27 Marquise Brown BAL @ KC
28 Tyler Boyd CIN @ BUF
29 Emmanuel Sanders DEN @ GB
30 Jarvis Landry CLE vs. LAR
31 Larry Fitzgerald ARI vs. CAR
32 Tyrell Williams OAK @ MIN
33 John Brown BUF vs. CIN
34 Curtis Samuel CAR @ ARI
35 Courtland Sutton DEN @ GB
36 Christian Kirk ARI vs. CAR
37 Robby Anderson NYJ @ NE
38 Deebo Samuels SF vs. PIT
39 Marvin Jones Jr. DET @ PHI
40 John Ross III CIN @BUF
41 Nelson Agholor PHI vs. DET
42 Dede Westbrook JAC vs. TEN
43 DK Metcalf SEA vs. NO
44 Mike Williams LAC vs. HOU
45 Corey Davis TEN @ JAC
46 Marquez Valdez-Scantling GB vs. DEN
47 Jamison Crowder NYJ @ NE
48 Alshon Jeffery PHI vs. DET
49 Geronimo Allison GB vs. DEN
50 DJ Chark Jr. JAC vs. TEN
Anthony Miller CHI @ WAS
Donte Moncrief PIT @ SF
DeSean Jackson PHI vs. DET