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Wide receiver non-PPR rankings for Week 3 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best non-PPR wide receivers going in Week 3 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Arizona Cardinals runs with the football after a reception in the game against the Washington Football Team at State Farm Stadium on September 20, 2020 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Washington Football Team 30-15. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The reign of Calvin Ridley has been fun, if you drafted him, and Julio Jones isn’t 100 percent healthy. Will see if he can keep up his torrid pace against the Bears this week. DeAndre Hopkins is set up for another strong outing against a weak Lions defense. D.K. Metcalf could keep up his great play against Dallas, who gave up a big game to the Falcons “No. 2” receiver Ridley. Kenny Golladay appears close to returning for his 2020 debut, which my fantasy teams are quite ready for!

Injury News

Injuries have been a problem for receivers this season, but not quite as devastating as they’ve been for running backs. We’ll take you through some of the more impactful inured receivers.

Michael Thomas has a high-ankle sprain and despite not being put on IR, is iffy to go in Week 3. Tre’Quan Smith and Alvin Kamara got the most work through the air with him out last week and looked the best of the group.

Courtland Sutton is out for the season while the Broncos quarterback, Drew Lock, is out for a few weeks. That leaves their new No. 1 receiver, Jerry Jeudy, with Jeff Driskel or possibly Blake Bortles at some point, throwing him the ball.

Davante Adams didn’t practice on Wednesday with a hamstring injury. It’s tough to tell where he is in his recovery, but it’s something to keep an eye on. If he can’t go Allen Lazard and Marquez Valdes-Scantlingbecome stronger plays against the Saints.

Kenny Golladay returned to practice on Wednesday and could be back this week against the Cardinals. If he plays, he should be worth a start.

Jalen Reagor is out until around Week 10 with a thumb injury. DeSean Jackson, JJ Arcega-Whiteside, Greg Ward, Zach Ertz and Dallas Goedert all could see an increase in work, but Jackson is my favorite of the receivers against a weak Bengals defense.

Julio Jones was hampered by his hamstring in Week 2 and will likely miss most of this week’s practices. If he can get a full practice in on Friday, he’s worth a start against the Bears, but I’d like to see that practice first.

Parris Campbell, who got off to a good start and looked poised for a big year, is out indefinitely with PCL and MCL injuries. He’s a drop in all redraft leagues. T.Y. Hilton, Michael Pittman, Mo Alie-Cox, Nyheim Hines and Jonathan Taylor all are in play to see an uptick in targets.

Sterling Shepard is on I.R. with turf toe and will miss at least three weeks. Darius Slayton and Golden Tate should see an uptick in work against a diminished 49ers defense.

D.J. Chark is questionable for Thursday night, but did get in limited practices and will probably go. This is a great matchup for him, especially with Byron Jones out.

A.J. Brown didn’t practice Wednesday with a bone bruise. If he can’t go again, Jonnu Smith and Corey Davis get strong bumps in this offense.

Streaming WRs

CeeDee Lamb, Cowboys

Seattle has allowed a whopping 50 receptions to wide receivers in TWO games and a NFL high 412 yards to slot receivers. If you have Lamb, do not hesitate to start him as a WR2 this week.

DeSean Jackson, Eagles

Without Reagor and against the Bengals secondary, I expect Jackson to finally get things going. He has 18 targets on the season, but has only caught eight for 110 yards and no touchdowns. This looks like it could be a get-right game for Carson Wentz, who has been lackluster so far.

Corey Davis, Titans

Davis didn’t put up the yardage we would have liked last week with A.J. Brown out, but he did score a touchdown. If Brown is out again, Davis gets another good matchup, this time with the Vikings, who have allowed the most touchdowns and the second best catch rate to wide receivers this season.

Wide receiver non-PPR rankings for Week 4

Rk Name Team Opp
Rk Name Team Opp
1 Tyreek Hill KC @ PHI
2 Davante Adams GB vs PIT
3 D.K. Metcalf SEA @ SF
4 Stefon Diggs BUF vs HOU
5 CeeDee Lamb DAL vs CAR
6 Tyler Lockett SEA @ SF
7 Cooper Kupp LAR vs ARI
8 Justin Jefferson MIN vs CLE
9 DeAndre Hopkins ARI @ LAR
10 D.J. Moore CAR @ DAL
11 Calvin Ridley ATL vs WAS
12 Chris Godwin TB @ NE
13 Adam Thielen MIN vs CLE
14 Terry McLaurin WAS @ ATL
15 Mike Williams LAC vs LV
16 Mike Evans TB @ NE
17 Julio Jones TEN @ NYJ
18 Amari Cooper DAL vs CAR
19 Deebo Samuel SF vs SEA
20 Keenan Allen LAC vs LV
21 Courtland Sutton DEN vs BAL
22 Ja'Marr Chase CIN vs JAC
23 Allen Robinson II CHI vs DET
24 Marquise Brown BAL @ DEN
25 Tee Higgins CIN vs JAC
26 Chase Claypool PIT @ GB
27 A.J. Brown TEN @ NYJ
28 Robert Woods LAR vs ARI
29 Brandin Cooks HOU @ BUF
30 DeVonta Smith PHI vs KC
31 Michael Pittman Jr. IND @ MIA
32 Sterling Shepard NYG @ NO
33 Antonio Brown TB @ NE
34 Marvin Jones Jr. JAC @ CIN
35 JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT @ GB
36 Rondale Moore ARI @ LAR
37 D.J. Chark Jr. JAC @ CIN
38 Brandon Aiyuk SF vs SEA
39 Corey Davis NYJ vs TEN
40 Tyler Boyd CIN vs JAC
41 Robby Anderson CAR @ DAL
42 Tim Patrick DEN vs BAL
43 Kenny Golladay NYG @ NO
44 Odell Beckham Jr. CLE @ MIN
45 Jaylen Waddle MIA vs IND
46 Jakobi Meyers NE vs TB
47 Henry Ruggs III LV @ LAC
48 Cole Beasley BUF vs HOU
49 Darnell Mooney CHI vs DET
50 Christian Kirk ARI @ LAR
51 Laviska Shenault Jr. JAC @ CIN
52 Sammy Watkins BAL @ DEN
53 Nelson Agholor NE vs TB
54 Mecole Hardman KC @ PHI
55 DeVante Parker MIA vs IND
56 Will Fuller V MIA vs IND
57 K.J. Osborn MIN vs CLE
58 Jalen Reagor PHI vs KC
59 Bryan Edwards LV @ LAC
60 Emmanuel Sanders BUF vs HOU
61 Hunter Renfrow LV @ LAC
62 Darius Slayton NYG @ NO
63 Marquez Valdes-Scantling GB vs PIT
64 Quintez Cephus DET @ CHI
65 Zach Pascal IND @ MIA
66 James Washington PIT @ GB
67 Marquez Callaway NO vs NYG
68 Elijah Moore NYJ vs TEN
69 Terrace Marshall Jr. CAR @ DAL
70 A.J. Green ARI @ LAR
71 Gabriel Davis BUF vs HOU
72 Collin Johnson NYG @ NO
73 Dyami Brown WAS @ ATL
74 Quez Watkins PHI vs KC
75 Van Jefferson LAR vs ARI
76 Cedrick Wilson Jr. DAL vs CAR
77 Braxton Berrios NYJ vs TEN
78 Freddie Swain SEA @ SF
79 Amon-Ra St. Brown DET @ CHI
80 Cordarrelle Patterson ATL vs WAS
81 Adam Humphries WAS @ ATL
82 Donovan Peoples-Jones CLE @ MIN
83 Chris Conley HOU @ BUF
84 Demarcus Robinson KC @ PHI
85 Jalen Guyton LAC vs LV
86 Anthony Schwartz CLE @ MIN
87 Devin Duvernay BAL @ DEN
88 Olamide Zaccheaus ATL vs WAS
89 Allen Lazard GB vs PIT
90 Randall Cobb GB vs PIT
91 Deonte Harris NO vs NYG
92 Rashard Higgins CLE @ MIN
93 Kendrick Bourne NE vs TB
94 Trent Sherfield SF vs SEA
95 Kalif Raymond DET @ CHI
96 Chester Rogers TEN @ NYJ
97 Parris Campbell IND @ MIA
98 DeSean Jackson LAR vs ARI
99 Byron Pringle KC @ PHI
100 Scotty Miller TB @ NE
101 Kadarius Toney NYG @ NO
102 Joshua Palmer LAC vs LV
103 Mohamed Sanu Sr. SF vs SEA
104 Tyler Johnson TB @ NE
105 Auden Tate CIN vs JAC
106 Trinity Benson DET @ CHI
107 Anthony Miller HOU @ BUF
108 Chris Hogan NO vs NYG
109 Marquise Goodwin CHI vs DET
110 Greg Ward PHI vs KC
111 Keelan Cole Sr. NYJ vs TEN
112 Preston Williams MIA vs IND
113 Albert Wilson MIA vs IND
114 Mike Thomas CIN vs JAC