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NFL Week 5 WR Rankings, Start, Sit, Streams | 2021 Fantasy Football Rankings

Pat Mayo reveals his 2021 Week 5 WR rankings, starts, sits and streams for fantasy football.

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Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
Ranking Player Name Team Opp Salary
1 Davante Adams GB CIN $8,200
2 Tyreek Hill KC BUF SNF
3 Stefon Diggs BUF KC SNF
4 D.J. Moore CAR PHI $7,500
5 Justin Jefferson MIN DET $7,700
6 A.J. Brown TEN JAX $6,500
7 DeAndre Hopkins ARI SF $7,600
8 Terry McLaurin WAS NO $7,400
9 Deebo Samuel SF ARI $7,100
10 Keenan Allen LAC CLE $6,500
11 Mike Williams LAC CLE $7,200
12 CeeDee Lamb DAL NYG $6,200
13 Adam Thielen MIN DET $6,600
14 Amari Cooper DAL NYG $6,100
15 Chris Godwin TB MIA $6,300
16 Brandin Cooks HOU NE $6,100
17 Ja'Marr Chase CIN GB $5,800
18 Diontae Johnson PIT DEN $6,500
19 Mike Evans TB MIA $6,800
20 Marquise Brown BAL IND MNF
21 Michael Pittman IND BAL MNF
22 Antonio Brown TB MIA $5,200
23 Odell Beckham CLE LAC $6,000
24 Tyler Boyd CIN GB $5,300
25 DeVonta Smith PHI CAR $5,900
26 Marvin Jones JAX TEN $5,700
27 Corey Davis NYJ ATL LON
28 Tee Higgins CIN GB $5,000
29 Jaylen Waddle MIA TB $4,800
30 Courtland Sutton DEN PIT $5,500
31 Emmanuel Sanders BUF KC SNF
32 Laviska Shenault JAX TEN $4,800
33 Cole Beasley BUF KC SNF
34 Jamison Crowder NYJ ATL LON
35 Henry Ruggs LV CHI $5,600
36 Chse Claypool PIT DEN $6,000
37 Tim Patrick DEN PIT $4,700
38 Robby Anderson CAR PHI $5,000
39 Jakobi Meyers NE HOU $5,600
40 Hunter Renfrow LV CHI $4,900
41 Kenny Golladay NYG DAL $5,900
42 Darnell Mooney CHI LV $4,700
43 Olamide Zaccheaus ATL NYJ LON
44 Kalif Raymond DET MIN $4,800
45 Kadarius Toney NYG DAL $4,000
46 Christian Kirk ARI SF $4,900
47 Allen Robinson CHI LV $5,500
48 John Ross III NYG DAL $3,400
49 JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT DEN $5,000
50 Josh Gordon KC BUF SNF
51 Josh Reynolds TEN JAX $3,300
52 Nick Westbrook-Ikhine TEN JAX $3,700
53 Quintez Cephus DET MIN $4,300
54 A.J. Green ARI SF $5,100
55 Brandon Aiyuk SF ARI $4,500
56 Curtis Samuel WAS NO $3,000
57 Kendrick Bourne NE HOU $4,000
58 Zach Pascal IND BAL MNF
59 Rondale Moore ARI SF $4,600
60 Jalen Reagor PHI CAR $4,200
61 K.J. Osborn MIN DET $3,800
62 Randall Cobb GB CIN $4,000
63 James Washington PIT DEN $4,200
64 Nelson Agholor NE HOU $4,400
65 Marquez Callaway NO WAS $4,700
66 Mecole Hardman KC BUF SNF
67 Devin Duvernay BAL IND MNF
69 Amon-Ra St. Brown DET MIN $3,500
70 Terrace Marshall CAR PHI $3,600
71 Cedrick Wilson DAL NYG $4,100
72 Adam Humphries WAS NO $3,300
73 Sammy Watkins BAL IND MNF
74 Chester Rogers TEN JAX $3,900
75 Deonte Harris NO WAS $4,100
76 Bryan Edwards LV CHI $3,800
77 Tajae Sharpe ATL NYJ LON
78 Demarcus Robinson KC BUF SNF
79 Gabriel Davis BUF KC SNF
80 Jalen Guyton LAC CLE $3,500
81 Collin Johnson NYG DAL $3,000
82 Donovan Peoples-Jones CLE LAC $3,000
83 Tyler Johnson TB MIA $3,300
84 Zay Jones LV CHI $3,000
85 Braxton Berrios NYJ ATL LON
86 Parris Campbell IND BAL MNF

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