Fantasy Player Projections

Wide Receivers
1falconsRoddy White

Roddy White

8 rec, 120 yards, rec TD

Despite being thrown to seven times in Week 13 against the Saints, White caught just one pass for 20 yards. Expect him to rebound after his worst game of the season, as he delivered one of his best games of the season against the Panthers in Week 1.

249ersMichael Crabtree

Michael Crabtree

7 rec, 110 yards, rec TD

Crabtree caught seven passes for 101 yards at St. Louis in Week 13. He has five games with at least 10 fantasy points in non-PPR leagues, and he's worth a start against a subpar Dolphins pass defense.

3lionsCalvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson

7 rec, 109 yards, rec TD

Johnson gained 143 yards in the November meeting with Green Bay (28.6 yards per catch) and has now scored a touchdown in eight of 10 career games against his divisional rival.

4texansAndre Johnson

Andre Johnson

7 rec, 108 yards, rec TD

Johnson has been targeted 10 or more times in six of his last seven games and is averaging the second most yards per catch (15.1) of any year of his career.

5broncosDemaryius Thomas

Demaryius Thomas

7 rec, 105 yards, rec TD

Thomas caught eight passes for 99 yards and two touchdowns against the Buccaneers in Week 13. He's proving to be a top-10 fantasy wide receiver with Manning under center. Thomas now has four touchdowns in his past three games, and he'll be an early fantasy pick next summer.

6bearsBrandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall

7 rec, 104 yards, rec TD

Some No. 1 receivers are adversely affected by the absence of a solid No. 2. Not Marshall, who is on pace to set career highs for receptions, yards and touchdowns.

7cowboysDez Bryant

Dez Bryant

6 rec, 96 yards, rec TD

Bryant is all grown up. He blew by the Eagles' coverage last week, and later muscled his way into the end zone for his second touchdown. Few receivers have a skill set that compares with Bryant's.

8buccaneersVincent Jackson

Vincent Jackson

6 rec, 95 yards, rec TD

Jackson was expected to have a tough day going up against Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey, and he finished with three catches for 55 yards in Week 13. He should bounce back nicely against the Eagles, who have allowed 23 passing touchdowns this season.

9bengalsA.J. Green

A.J. Green

6 rec, 93 yards, rec TD

The Cowboys have a pair of talented cornerbacks, but neither will be able to keep pace with Green, who leads all wide receivers with 10 touchdown catches.

10packersRandall Cobb

Randall Cobb

5 rec, 89 yards, rec TD

The Lions had trouble stopping Indianapolis' duo of Donnie Avery (two touchdowns) and T.Y. Hilton (100 yards) last week. Cobb is more dangerous than either of those receivers and is due for a big day.

11coltsReggie Wayne

Reggie Wayne

6 rec, 87 yards, rec TD

Wayne appears to be slowing down some, having managed a season-low four catches last week and being held without a touchdown the past four weeks. Thank goodness the Titans are coming to town!

12saintsMarques Colston

Marques Colston

5 rec, 87 yards, rec TD

Colston has scored eight touchdowns in his last nine games, with at least one score in six of those games. Few fantasy receivers have been as consistent week to week.

13patriotsWes Welker

Wes Welker

6 rec, 87 yards, rec TD

Few fantasy receivers see as much action as Welker, who is building a strong case for a fat contract this offseason. He currently leads the league in catches and ranks among the top five in targets.

14seahawksSidney Rice

Sidney Rice

6 rec, 86 yards, rec TD

Rice led the Seahawks in Week 13 at Chicago, with six catches for 99 yards and the winning touchdown in overtime. He got popped on the final play, however, so check his status regularly this week. He has six touchdowns in his past seven games and deserves attention as a WR2 in fantasy play.

15giantsVictor Cruz

Victor Cruz

5 rec, 83 yards, rec TD

The Saints had no answer for stopping Cruz down field when these teams met last year, as he managed two touchdowns and 157 yards. Better defenses than this one have struggled to slow Cruz.

16redskinsPierre Garcon

Pierre Garcon

5 rec, 82 yards, rec TD

Garcon has made an instant impact since returning from the trainer's table, with touchdowns in each of the last two weeks. He is the only Redskins receiver worth starting.

17eaglesJeremy Maclin

Jeremy Maclin

7 rec, 80 yards, rec TD

Maclin was expected to have a big day at Dallas, but he finished with just three catches for 38 yards in Week 13. The Buccaneers have a decimated secondary, however, so Maclin could be a decent WR2/3 this week.

18ravensTorrey Smith

Torrey Smith

5 rec, 79 yards, rec TD

Smith moves from one end of the spectrum to the other -- from facing Pittsburgh's top-ranked pass defense to a Washington unit that has allowed 24 touchdown passes. Fantasy owners won't be disappointed.

19brownsJosh Gordon

Josh Gordon

5 rec, 78 yards, rec TD

The rookie caught six balls for a team-high 116 yards and a touchdown at Oakland in Week 13. The supplemental draft pick notched his first 100-yard game of the season and remains a solid WR3 in the fantasy playoffs.

20falconsJulio Jones

Julio Jones

6 rec, 75 yards, rec TD

Jones caught five passes against the Saints, but that led to just 48 yards in Week 13. He has just one touchdown catch in his past five games. Despite the preseason hype, he hasn't been to Atlanta what A.J. Green has been to Cincinnati.

21jaguarsCecil Shorts

Cecil Shorts

4 rec, 73 yards, rec TD

Assuming he is given a green light (concussion), fantasy owners should keep Shorts in their lineups. He has caught a touchdown in four straight games and seems to find a way to get behind even the best secondaries.

22buccaneersMike Williams

Mike Williams

4 rec, 70 yards, rec TD

Williams rebounded after a subpar Week 12 with a team-high six catches for 93 yards and a touchdown at Denver in Week 13. Keep him active against an inconsistent Eagles' pass defense.

23ramsChris Givens

Chris Givens

5 rec, 65 yards, rec TD

The rookie out of Wake Forest had another big day in Week 13 against the 49ers. He led the Rams with 11 receptions and 92 yards. In the past two games, with Danny Amendola (foot) injured, Givens has 16 catches for 207 yards and one touchdown. He has moved up to WR3 status for now.

24coltsT.Y. Hilton

T.Y. Hilton

4 rec, 64 yards, rec TD

Hilton has now gained 100 or more yards in three of the last five weeks. We're starting to believe and have no problem recommending Hilton this week against a Titans defense ranked 26th against the pass.

25saintsLance Moore

Lance Moore

4 rec, 64 yards, rec TD

Moore loves the big play, averaging 19.7 yards per catch over the past three games, and New York has a tendency to give up the big play, having allowed 8.1 yards per passing attempt (29th in the league). It's a perfect match for Moore's owners.

26cowboysMiles Austin

Miles Austin

4 rec, 61 yards, rec TD

Austin looked fresh when thrown to last week and could see an increase in production over the final month of the season with teams paying more attention to Dez Bryant.

27billsStevie Johnson

Stevie Johnson

5 rec, 60 yards, rec TD

While Johnson disappointed with just two catches for 18 yards, he was able to score his fifth touchdown of the season versus the Jaguars last week. He had to leave the game early with a hamstring injury, but it's not believed to be serious enough to keep him out in Week 14. St. Louis is average against the pass, so Johnson should see more catches and yards in Week 14.

28chargersDanario Alexander

Danario Alexander

5 rec, 60 yards, rec TD

Alexander caught six balls for 102 yards against Cincinnati in Week 13, and he continues to perform as the Chargers' top passing threat. Alexander will have his work cut out for him against one of the best pass defenses in the league, though.

29seahawksGolden Tate

Golden Tate

5 rec, 60 yards, rec TD

Tate caught five passes for 96 yards and a pivotal touchdown near the end of regulation against the Bears in Week 13. Tate has scored in three of his past four games, and fantasy owners should consider him as a decent WR3 in most leagues.

30broncosEric Decker

Eric Decker

4 rec, 55 yards, rec TD

Decker was held to just two catches for 17 yards against Tampa Bay in Week 13. He should bounce back against Oakland, against whom he caught his first touchdown pass of the season in Week 4. Very few teams have allowed as many passing touchdowns as the Raiders.

31panthersBrandon LaFell

Brandon LaFell

4 rec, 55 yards, rec TD

LaFell left Sunday's game against the Chiefs with a foot injury after he had just two catches for 14 yards. He dropped what would have been a 50-plus yard touchdown catch as well. If he plays in Week 14, he's a WR3 in fantasy play.

32texansKevin Walter

Kevin Walter

3 rec, 48 yards, rec TD

Secondary receivers have found success against the Patriots this year, so it's not far-fetched to think Walter could have a big day. At least, a big day for Walter.

33packersJames Jones

James Jones

3 rec, 46 yards, rec TD

Last week Jones caught a touchdown and had another taken away due to a penalty. He may not be Aaron Rodgers' favorite receiver (or second or even third favorite), but Jones is a magnet near the goal line.

34steelersAntonio Brown

Antonio Brown

5 rec, 65 yards

Brown returned in Week 13 after a three-week absence due to an ankle injury, and caught five passes for 54 yards at Baltimore. He was targeted 10 times by Charlie Batch, and he deserves a look as a WR2/3 in Week 14 against a mediocre Chargers pass defense.

35eaglesJason Avant

Jason Avant

4 rec, 60 yards

With DeSean Jackson out, Avant came through with his best game of the season at Dallas in Week 13. He caught four passes for 79 yards and should come close to those numbers against in Week 14 against a bad Bucs secondary.

36panthersSteve Smith

Steve Smith

5 rec, 60 yards

Smith had his best game of the season against Kansas City, catching five passes for 120 yards and just his second touchdown of the season. He was held to three catches for 52 yards in his last outing against the Falcons.

37dolphinsDavone Bess

Davone Bess

5 rec, 60 yards

Despite being thrown to six times, Bess could only come away with one catch for 13 yards against the Patriots in Week 13. Remember, though, that he had two very productive games before that, and he's a possession receiver who's still worth a look against the 49ers, especially with Ryan Tannehill likely under pressure to get rid of the ball quickly.

38ravensAnquan Boldin

Anquan Boldin

4 rec, 57 yards

This weekend Boldin will become the 39th player to join the list of receivers with 10,000 or more yards. Fantasy owners can expect it to be the lone highlight of his day.

39jetsJeremy Kerley

Jeremy Kerley

4 rec, 56 yards

After scoring in two of the season's first three weeks, Kerley hasn't found the end zone since. He is a No. 1 receiver in name only, and nothing more than a flex play for fantasy owners.

40packersGreg Jennings

Greg Jennings

4 rec, 55 yards

Jennings led all Green Bay receivers in targets (eight) in his first week back from injury. He is probably nearing full strength, but Randall Cobb's emergence has trimmed into the fantasy potential Jennings had earlier this season.

41raidersDenarius Moore

Denarius Moore

4 rec, 55 yards

Moore caught just two passes for 31 yards in Week 13, despite being targeted eight times by Carson Palmer. He was benched for a short time because of his play, so we'll see if he bounces back against cornerback Champ Bailey and Co.

42ramsDanny Amendola

Danny Amendola

5 rec, 55 yards

Amendola (foot) was sidelined once again in Week 13, and fantasy owners continue to be frustrated with his inability to stay healthy. Meanwhile, Chris Givens has really developed in Amendola's absence.

43dolphinsBrian Hartline

Brian Hartline

4 rec, 55 yards

Hartline caught five balls for 84 yards against the Patriots Sunday. The Dolphins will find it tough to stretch the field against the 49ers, which should limit Hartline's fantasy production once again.

44chargersMalcom Floyd

Malcom Floyd

4 rec, 54 yards

Floyd caught four balls for 61 yards against Cincinnati in Week 13, the fourth consecutive game in which he's notched more than 60 yards receiving. He's a consistent, reliable WR2/3 in fantasy play, even against one of the top pass defenses in the league.

45titansNate Washington

Nate Washington

3 rec, 52 yards

Kenny Britt's bad knees and Kendall Wright's inexperience have helped Washington be the Titans' biggest playmaker. He's managed 50 or more yards in six games this season and has four touchdowns.

46titansKendall Wright

Kendall Wright

4 rec, 49 yards

Wright's target count has spiked in recent weeks (18 in the past two games), but it hasn't impacted his production much. He's still the third receiver on a team lacking consistency in the passing game.

47giantsHakeem Nicks

Hakeem Nicks

3 rec, 48 yards

The Giants are giving Nicks plenty of opportunities, as he's seen 37 targets in the past three games. But he has not been able to put it all together. Nicks has just one game with 80 or more yards receiving this season.

48patriotsBrandon Lloyd

Brandon Lloyd

3 rec, 47 yards

It seems the Patriots are looking to Lloyd less and less as the season continues, as he saw just one target in Week 13. Lloyd hasn't posted a game with 50 or more yards since Week 6.

49raidersDarrius Heyward-Bey

Darrius Heyward-Bey

5 rec, 45 yards

Heyward-Bey caught four passes for 40 yards against the Browns in Week 13. In his past three games, though, he has just eight catches for 109 yards. He didn’t play against the Broncos in Week 4, but he caught four passes for 44 yards against the Broncos in the only game he started against them last season.

50steelersMike Wallace

Mike Wallace

4 rec, 45 yards

Wallace caught five passes for 44 yards at Baltimore in Week 13. Wallace has just 10 catches for 77 yards in his past three games -- with no touchdowns. Wallace's fantasy value will climb if Big Ben returns this week.

5149ersMario Manningham

Mario Manningham

6 rec, 45 yards

Manningham caught five passes for 37 yards at St. Louis in Week 13. He has just one touchdown this season, and fantasy owners in non-PPR leagues should be able to find better options for their lineups in Week 13.

52giantsRueben Randle

Rueben Randle

3 rec, 44 yards

Randle should now be viewed as the team's No. 3 receiver for the rest of the year, but it's doubtful that will provide him with enough targets to make a difference for fantasy owners.

53brownsGreg Little

Greg Little

4 rec, 43 yards

Little caught four passes for 48 yards against the Raiders in Week 13. The sophomore wide receiver is definitely the second fiddle behind rookie Josh Gordon, and fantasy owners should treat him like that.

54bengalsAndrew Hawkins

Andrew Hawkins

3 rec, 42 yards

In his first week back from a knee injury, Hawkins caught five of the eight balls thrown to him. Fantasy owners can expect him to return to his role as the No. 3 target in the passing game behind A.J. Green and Jermaine Gresham.

55redskinsJoshua Morgan

Joshua Morgan

3 rec, 42 yards

The Redskins have many receivers to complement Pierre Garcon, but lately Morgan has received the most love from Robert Griffin III. Morgan actually leads Washington in receptions. The downside: He doesn't have a single touchdown this season and has just two catches of 20 or more yards.

56jetsStephen Hill

Stephen Hill

3 rec, 42 yards

Would you believe Hill leads all Jets receivers in touchdown catches, even though his last score came in Week 6? Yeah, you probably would if you know this team.

57vikingsJarius Wright

Jarius Wright

3 rec, 42 yards

With Percy Harvin likely to miss one more week (where have we heard that before?), Wright should remain a consideration. His poor showing last week aside, he has been Minnesota's most productive wide receiver in Harvin's absence.

58vikingsJerome Simpson

Jerome Simpson

3 rec, 40 yards

The Vikings are trying to make Simpson a bigger part of their attack and have given him 12 targets over the past two weeks. He just isn't making good on those chances.

59chiefsJon Baldwin

Jon Baldwin

4 rec, 40 yards

Baldwin caught two passes for 37 yards and his first touchdown of the season in Week 13 against the Panthers. The Chiefs are looking for some type of offensive identity, and they'd love for Baldwin to take the next step. With Dwayne Bowe lining up against Browns cornerback Joe Haden, Baldwin should see more targets.

60cardinalsAndre Roberts

Andre Roberts

4 rec, 39 yards

An ankle injury kept Roberts out of the Cardinals' Week 13 game, but he should return in Week 14. He caught five passes for 54 yards and a touchdown against the Seahawks in Week 1, but the Cardinals' quarterback situation is too crazy to rely on right now.

61bearsAlshon Jeffery

Alshon Jeffery

3 rec, 38 yards

Chicago's rookie wideout is reportedly at full speed and expected to join the offense for this important divisional matchup. It might be premature, however, for fantasy owners to jump on board.

62ravensJacoby Jones

Jacoby Jones

2 rec, 37 yards

Since the start of October, Jones has recorded more than two catches in just one contest. His lone touchdown catch came in Week 2. The matchup might be tempting, but Jones is not.

63broncosBrandon Stokley

Brandon Stokley

3 rec, 35 yards

Stokley's wrist and hip injuries prevented him from playing against the Bucs in Week 13. If he can play against the Raiders, he should serve as a nice sleeper. He has two touchdown catches in his past three games.

64billsDonald Jones

Donald Jones

3 rec, 35 yards

Jones missed Week 13 with a foot injury, and even if he does return in Week 14, he could still be inhibited. T.J. Graham could see more action if Jones misses another game.

65cardinalsLarry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

3 rec, 35 yards

Fitzgerald had one catch for 23 yards against the Jets in Week 13. He needs much better quarterback play before he can return to WR1 fantasy status again. He caught four passes for 63 yards against Seattle in Week 1, and he'd be lucky to come close to that in Week 14.

66coltsDonnie Avery

Donnie Avery

2 rec, 33 yards

Avery's two-touchdown effort last week was nothing more than a tease. As the rest of the season has shown, fantasy owners simply cannot count on Avery on a weekly basis.

67lionsMike Thomas

Mike Thomas

3 rec, 32 yards

With Titus Young on IR and Ryan Broyles out for the season with a torn ACL, Thomas is the next in line for the starting job opposite Calvin Johnson. Thomas does not have the same big-play ability as Young and Broyles, however, so fantasy owners should not expect that he'll be a plug-and-play solution.

68chiefsDwayne Bowe

Dwayne Bowe

3 rec, 32 yards

Bowe caught four passes to lead the Chiefs with 64 receiving yards against the Panthers in Week 13. Bowe still hasn't scored since Week 4, and now he's going to draw stud cornerback Joe Haden in Week 14.

69jaguarsJustin Blackmon

Justin Blackmon

2 rec, 31 yards

The Bills brought Blackmon back to reality last week, allowing him just nine yards. His headache will continue against a New York secondary that limited Larry Fitzgerald to one catch last week.

70titansKenny Britt

Kenny Britt

2 rec, 31 yards

Britt has caught scores in each of the past two weeks but it hasn't led to fantasy success because he's managed just 65 yards combined in those games. Lately he has been outdone by the team's other receivers.

71redskinsSantana Moss

Santana Moss

2 rec, 28 yards

Moss was nowhere to be found in Week 13 and has been targeted just eight times over the past four weeks. It doesn't matter how many touchdowns he has scored this season; Moss is too big of a gamble.

72vikingsMichael Jenkins

Michael Jenkins

2 rec, 27 yards

Jenkins is limited in what he can offer the Vikings' offense. How limited? He's a starting receiver who has averaged less than 10 yards receiving over the past four weeks.

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