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Wide receiver PPR rankings for Week 7 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best PPR wide receivers going in Week 7 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

Looking at the Top Wide Receivers for week 7

Final injury report

Out: John Brown (knee), Michael Thomas (ankle, hamstring), Emmanuel Sanders (Covid-19), Sammy Watkins (hamstring), Diontae Spencer (shoulder), Bryan Edwards (foot, ankle), Antonio Gandy-Golden (hamstring), Isaiah Wright (shoulder)

Doubtful: None

Questionable: Jamison Crowder (groin), Curtis Samuel (knee), John Ross (illness), K.J. Hill (hip), Julian Edelman (knee), DeAndre Hopkins (ankle)

Thursday injury report

DeAndre Hopkins has yet to practice with an ankle injury, but he doesn’t miss games and I would be surprised if he missed the game vs. division opponent Seattle. Keenan Allen has been limited in practice with a back injury. A full practice on Friday would be nice, but he seems to be trending toward suiting up at the moment. Michael Thomas missed practice on Thursday due to a hamstring injury, and is now looking iffy for Sunday against the Panthers. He’ll need to get work in on Friday. Jarvis Landry has a broken rib, but he will continue to play through the injury. The Jets can’t seem to keep their receivers healthy, as Jamison Crowder missed Thursday’s practice with a groin injury. The Jets could get their rookie receiver Denzel Mims onto the field for the first time this week. A.J. Brown missed another Thursday practice after practicing on Wednesday, but little information has come out about his status. He’ll be another player we need to see on Friday. The Bills could be without John Brown, who is dealing with a couple different injuries. Playing the Jets may be a deciding factor in holding him out.

One piece of news that will be important to track is the status of Bucs-Raiders. The game was flexed out of Sunday Night Football to an afternoon start. The reasoning is concern over a potential need to postpone the game due to Covid-19. If that happens, the wide receivers impacted would include Chris Godwin, Mike Evans and Scotty Miller for the Bucs and Henry Ruggs, Nelson Agholor and Hunter Renfrow for the Raiders.

Wednesday injury report

The big news this week is Diontae Johnson returning to a full practice after missing Week 6 with a back injury. Barring a setback, he would appear to be on track to play this weekend. On the other hand, Marvin Jones is a new addition as a DNP, while Jamison Crowder is a new addition as limited.

DNP: John Brown (knee), Antonio Gandy-Golden (hamstring), Marvin Jones (knee), Julio Jones (hamstring), JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee), Bryan Edwards (foot, ankle)
Limited: Jamison Crowder (groin), Breshad Perriman (ankle, knee), Jarvis Landry (hip, ribs), Auden Tate (shoulder), Danny Amendola (foot), Calvin Ridley (elbow), Equanimeous St. Brown (knee), D.J. Chark (ankle), Laviska Shenault (hamstring), Mike Evans (ankle), Chris Godwin (hamstring), Scotty Miller (hip, groin), Michael Thomas (ankle, hamstring), Keenan Allen (back)
Full: Braxton Berrios (quadricep), Russell Gage (shoulder), Diontae Johnson (back)

A rookie and a veteran led the way for fantasy wide receivers in Week 6 and they came from the same game. Justin Jefferson and Julio Jones both went off, ranking first and second in wide receiver fantasy points. Just a reminder to always play your receivers against the Falcons. This week the Lions get the privilege.

Will Fuller finished as WR3 last week and has now caught a touchdown in each of his last four games. The injury concerns are real, but so far so good.

A.J. Green didn’t put up a huge game, but he finished as WR15 in PPR with eight receptions for 96 yards. He may just be late career Larry Fitzgerald now, but if he can get those targets, he should have PPR value.

Injury news

Sammy Watkins will remain out this week, but instead of Mecole Hardman taking over, it was Demarcus Robinson, who caught 5-of-6 targets for 69 yards while Tyreek Hill was bottled up by Tre’Davious White and the Chiefs ran the ball more than they usually do. .

Michael Thomas should be completely healthy after missing Week 5 for disciplinary reasons and then getting a bye week. Lock and load him in for their tilt with the Panthers.

Sterling Shepard sounds like he is ready to return, but with a Thursday game, he may not be quite game ready fast enough. He also could play, but be on a snap count against the Eagles.

Diontae Johnson sounds like he is closer to returning from his back injury, as he will practice on Wednesday. At this point I’d like to see him stay healthy before starting him again.

Curtis Samuel missed last week with a knee injury. He seemed to be close to playing, so his chances are probably decent to play against the Saints this week, but he hasn’t shown enough to be a consistent fantasy play.

Corey Davis is off the Covid-19 list and will return against the Steelers in Week 7.

Bye weeks

Minnesota Vikings, Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens, Miami Dolphins

Adam Thielen, Justin Jefferson, T.Y Hilton, Marquise Brown, Devante Parker and Preston Williams will be on the shelf for Week 7. Thielen and Jefferson are both Top-10 fantasy receivers, so they will be sorely missed.

Devante Parker needs the time off to heal up and T.Y. Hilton has fallen off a cliff with Philip Rivers at the helm.

Streaming options

Tim Patrick, Broncos

Patrick has been getting deep targets with consistency and now has back-to-back 100 yard games and two touchdowns in his last three. The Chiefs aren’t an easy team to pass on, but they should push Drew Lock to throw often and Patrick’s targets are high upside.

Mike Williams, Chargers

Williams looked great in his first game back against the Saints, catching 5-of-8 targets for 109 yards and two touchdowns. With big armed Justin Herbert throwing to him, I expect more big plays in his future.

Wide receiver PPR rankings for Week 18

Rk Name Team Opp
Rk Name Team Opp
1 Cooper Kupp LAR vs SF
2 Deebo Samuel SF @ LAR
3 Tyreek Hill KC @ DEN
4 Justin Jefferson MIN vs CHI
5 Stefon Diggs BUF vs NYJ
6 Ja'Marr Chase CIN @ CLE
7 A.J. Brown TEN @ HOU
8 Diontae Johnson PIT @ BAL
9 Mike Evans TB vs CAR
10 Tee Higgins CIN @ CLE
11 Keenan Allen LAC @ LV
12 CeeDee Lamb DAL @ PHI
13 Amon-Ra St. Brown DET vs GB
14 Hunter Renfrow LV vs LAC
15 D.K. Metcalf SEA @ ARI
16 Jaylen Waddle MIA vs NE
17 Michael Pittman Jr. IND @ JAC
18 Tyler Lockett SEA @ ARI
19 Brandin Cooks HOU vs TEN
20 Odell Beckham Jr. LAR vs SF
21 Christian Kirk ARI vs SEA
22 Van Jefferson LAR vs SF
23 Amari Cooper DAL @ PHI
24 DJ Moore CAR @ TB
25 Marquise Brown BAL vs PIT
26 Darnell Mooney CHI @ MIN
27 Terry McLaurin WAS @ NYG
28 Brandon Aiyuk SF @ LAR
29 Mike Williams LAC @ LV
30 Russell Gage ATL vs NO
31 Cordarrelle Patterson ATL vs NO
32 Elijah Moore NYJ @ BUF
33 Tyler Boyd CIN @ CLE
34 Chase Claypool PIT @ BAL
35 DeVante Parker MIA vs NE
36 Jakobi Meyers NE @ MIA
37 Cyril Grayson Jr. TB vs CAR
38 A.J. Green ARI vs SEA
39 K.J. Osborn MIN vs CHI
40 Braxton Berrios NYJ @ BUF
41 Kendrick Bourne NE @ MIA
42 Jarvis Landry CLE vs CIN
43 Jerry Jeudy DEN vs KC
44 Josh Reynolds DET vs GB
45 Cole Beasley BUF vs NYJ
46 Rashod Bateman BAL vs PIT
47 Courtland Sutton DEN vs KC
48 Gabriel Davis BUF vs NYJ
49 Marquez Callaway NO @ ATL
50 Marvin Jones Jr. JAC vs IND
51 Julio Jones TEN @ HOU
52 Joshua Palmer LAC @ LV
53 DeVonta Smith PHI vs DAL
54 Zay Jones LV vs LAC
55 Breshad Perriman TB vs CAR
56 Donovan Peoples-Jones CLE vs CIN
57 Cedrick Wilson Jr. DAL @ PHI
58 Kenny Golladay NYG vs WAS
59 Isaiah McKenzie BUF vs NYJ
60 Allen Robinson II CHI @ MIN
61 Kadarius Toney NYG vs WAS
62 Davante Adams GB @ DET
63 Jamison Crowder NYJ @ BUF
64 Tim Patrick DEN vs KC
65 Robby Anderson CAR @ TB
66 Allen Lazard GB @ DET
67 Marquez Valdes-Scantling GB @ DET
68 T.Y. Hilton IND @ JAC
69 Laquon Treadwell JAC vs IND
70 Mecole Hardman KC @ DEN
71 Tyler Johnson TB vs CAR
72 Emmanuel Sanders BUF vs NYJ
73 Byron Pringle KC @ DEN
74 Jalen Guyton LAC @ LV
75 Antoine Wesley ARI vs SEA
76 Laviska Shenault Jr. JAC vs IND
77 Quez Watkins PHI vs DAL
78 Nelson Agholor NE @ MIA
79 Rondale Moore ARI vs SEA
80 Nico Collins HOU vs TEN
81 Nick Westbrook-Ikhine TEN @ HOU
82 Jauan Jennings SF @ LAR
83 DeSean Jackson LV vs LAC
84 Demarcus Robinson KC @ DEN
85 Tre'Quan Smith NO @ ATL
86 Scotty Miller TB vs CAR
87 DeAndre Carter WAS @ NYG
88 Damiere Byrd CHI @ MIN
89 Bryan Edwards LV vs LAC
90 Malik Taylor GB @ DET
91 Olamide Zaccheaus ATL vs NO
92 Jalen Reagor PHI vs DAL
93 Darius Slayton NYG vs WAS
94 Keelan Cole Sr. NYJ @ BUF
95 Kalif Raymond DET vs GB
96 Adam Humphries WAS @ NYG
97 Tavon Austin JAC vs IND
98 Kristian Wilkerson NE @ MIA
99 Ray-Ray McCloud PIT @ BAL
100 Noah Brown DAL @ PHI
101 Zach Pascal IND @ JAC
102 Lil'Jordan Humphrey NO @ ATL
103 Rashard Higgins CLE vs CIN
104 Chris Conley HOU vs TEN
105 D'Wayne Eskridge SEA @ ARI
106 James Washington PIT @ BAL
107 Ashton Dulin IND @ JAC
108 Malik Turner DAL @ PHI
109 Pharoh Cooper NYG vs WAS
110 Curtis Samuel WAS @ NYG
111 Cam Sims WAS @ NYG
112 Demetric Felton CLE vs CIN