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2012 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 10

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Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team leagues, those that can start two QBs, two TEs, three RBs and four WRs. We cut out the rest, because if you're looking at who the 50th-best running back or the 17th-best kicker is for that week, you need more help than any Web site can give you.

Arizona, Cleveland, Green Bay and Washington are all on bye.

2012 NFL Week 10 Fantasy Football Rankings — Wide Receivers

Rk

Player

Team

OPPONENT

Notes

1

A.J. Green

CIN

vs. NYG

Tied for league lead with 8 TD receptions.

2

Julio Jones

ATL

at NO

Saints have allowed 14 TD catches by WRs.

3

Roddy White

ATL

at NO

New Orleans giving up most fantasy points to WRs.

4

Victor Cruz

NYG

at CIN

Ranks among top 7in catches, yards and TDs.

5

Calvin Johnson

DET

at MIN

Seven-catch, 129-yard effort welcome sight for CJ owners.

6

Brandon Marshall

CHI

vs. HOU

Leading fantasy scorer at his position.

7

Reggie Wayne

IND

at JAC (Thurs.)

Leads league with 837 yards receiving.

8

Wes Welker

NE

vs. BUF

Put up 11-129 against Bills in Week 4.

9

Vincent Jackson

TB

vs. SD

First game against former team.

10

Demaryius Thomas

DEN

at CAR

Seen six or more targets in every game but one.

11

Marques Colston

NO

vs. ATL

Had just 4 rec., but caught sixth TD last week.

12

Mike Wallace

PIT

vs. KC (Mon.)

Chiefs allowing 16.9 ypc to WRs.

13

Miles Austin

DAL

at PHI

Has seen 9+ targets in each of last three games.

14

Eric Decker

DEN

at CAR

No. 7 fantasy WR has 7 TDs in last 5 games.

15

Steve Smith

CAR

vs. DEN

Scored first TD last week vs. Redskins.

16

Brandon Lloyd

NE

vs. BUF

Scored twice in last game, had TD in Week 4 vs. Bills.

17

Andre Johnson

HOU

at CHI

Has eight or more receptions in each of past three games.

18

Denarius Moore

OAK

at BAL

Saw TD streak end at three games in a row last week.

19

DeSean Jackson

PHI

vs. DAL

Produced just second 100-yard game of season last week.

20

Torrey Smith

BAL

vs. OAK

Only one 100-yard game, but 5 TDs.

21

Stevie Johnson

BUF

at NE

Dealing with hip issue, but should play Sunday.

22

Dwayne Bowe

KC

at PIT (Mon.)

Bowe better fantasy option with Cassel at QB than Quinn.

23

Dez Bryant

DAL

at PHI

Hip could be issue, just one catch for 15 yards vs. Falcons.

24

Hakeem Nicks

NYG

at CIN

More swelling in knee, keep eye on status.

25

Mike Williams

TB

vs. SD

Averaging 17.4 ypc, has 5 TDs.

26

Malcom Floyd

SD

at TB

Bucs are giving up second-most fantasy points to WRs.

27

Brian Hartline

MIA

vs. TEN

Posted first 100-yard game since Week 4.

28

Jeremy Maclin

PHI

vs DAL

Has total of 61 yards receiving in last two games.

29

Michael Crabtree

SF

vs. STL

Caught two TD passes vs. Cardinals in last game.

30

Kenny Britt

TEN

at MIA

Dolphins allowing fourth-most fantasy points to WRs.

31

Lance Moore

NO

vs. ATL

Averaging 15 ypc and has two 100-yard games so far.

32

Emmanuel Sanders

PIT

vs. KC (Mon.)

Big opportunity with Antonio Brown (ankle) likely out.

33

Danny Amendola

STL

at SF

Rams, Bradford should get No. 1 option back this week.

34

Anquan Boldin

BAL

vs. OAK

Only TD came back in Week 1.

35

Sidney Rice

SEA

vs. NYJ

Has TDs in three of past four games.

36

Cecil Shorts

JAC

vs. IND (Thurs.)

Colts have allowed 11 TDs to WRs.

37

Nate Washington

TEN

at MIA

Fins have given up second-most receptions to WRs.

38

Jeremy Kerley

NYJ

at SEA

 

39

Titus Young

DET

at MIN

Didn't fare as well in second game as starter last week.

40

Darrius Heyward-Bey

OAK

at TB

Averaging 19.1 ypc since return from head/neck injury.

41

Davone Bess

MIA

vs. TEN

Has seen at least 6 targets in every game.

42

Donnie Avery

IND

at JAC (Thurs.)

Dealing w/ hip issue, watch status for Thursday game.

43

Laurent Robinson

JAC

vs. IND (Thurs.)

Put up 9-41 against Lions in first action since Week 4.

44

Golden Tate

SEA

vs. NYJ

Only 24 receptions, but 5 TDs.

45

T.Y. Hilton

IND

at JAC (Thurs.)

Could see more targets if Avery (hip) is limited/out.

46

Michael Jenkins

MIN

vs. DET

Increased role if Harvin (ankle) can't go.

47

Chris Givens

STL

at SF

 

48

Justin Blackmon

JAC

vs. IND (Thurs.)

Rookie caught first NFL TD pass last week vs. Lions.

49

Kendall Wright

TEN

at MIA

Injured elbow last week, but should still play Sunday.

50

Donald Jones

BUF

at NE

Patriots allowing ninth-most fantasy points to WRs.

51

Andrew Hawkins

CIN

vs. NYG

Hasn’t produced much since Week 3.

52

Stephen Hill

NYJ

at SEA

 

53

Randy Moss

SF

vs. STL

Flashed old form on 47-yard TD vs. Cardinals.

54

Brandon Gibson

STL

at SF

Looking at reduced role with Amendola's return.

55

Mario Manningham

SF

vs. STL

Posted 3 or more receptions in every game.

56

Danario Alexander

SD

at TB

Bucs have allowed second-most yards (1,847) to WRs.

57

Brandon Stokley

DEN

at CAR

 

58

Ryan Broyles

DET

at MIN

 

59

Jerome Simpson

MIN

vs. DET

More opportunities if Harvin (ankle) is out.

60

Devery Henderson

NO

vs. ATL

 

61

Kevin Ogletree

DAL

at PHI

Posted best game (3-96-1) since Week 1 breakout.

62

Earl Bennett

CHI

vs. HOU

 

63

Kevin Walter

HOU

at CHI

 

64

Percy Harvin

MIN

vs. DET

Says he's "a longshot" to play vs. Lions.

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Rankings are based upon Athlon Sports' standard scoring system:

OFFENSIVE SCORING
All touchdowns are 6 points
1 point for 25 yards passing
1 point for 10 yards rushing/receiving
Receptions are .5 points
Interceptions/fumbles are minus-2 points

Additional Week 10 Positional Rankings

Quarterbacks
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Tight Ends
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Defense/Special Teams

Week 10 Waiver Wire

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