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2012 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 13

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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.

2012 NFL Week 13 Fantasy Football Rankings — Wide Receivers

Rk

Player

Team

OPPONENT

Notes

1

Calvin Johnson

DET

vs. IND

Megatron averaging 163.3 ypg, TD over last 3.

2

A.J. Green

CIN

at SD

Saw nine-game TD streak come to end last week.

3

Demaryius Thomas

DEN

vs. TB

Bucs allowing most fantasy points to WRs.

4

Andre Johnson

HOU

at TEN

Third in league in receiving yards, but only 3 TDs.

5

Reggie Wayne

IND

at DET

Leads league in receptions, 2nd in yards.

6

Roddy White

ATL

vs. NO (Thurs.)

Went for 13-114 against Saints in Week 10.

7

Brandon Marshall

CHI

vs. SEA

Put up 12-92 vs. Vikings with Cutler back.

8

Dez Bryant

DAL

vs. PHI

Has 20 rec., 290 yds., 3 TDs in last two games.

9

Julio Jones

ATL

vs. NO (Thurs.)

Season-high 147 yds vs. Bucs, despite ankle injury.

10

Victor Cruz

NYG

at WAS (Mon.)

Put up 11-131-1 vs. Redskins in Week 7.

11

Wes Welker

NE

at MIA

Has 75 rec, 981 yds, 4 TDs in 9 games vs. Dolphins.

12

Hakeem Nicks

NYG

at WAS (Mon.)

Scored first TD since Week 2 against Packers.

13

Marques Colston

NO

vs. ATL (Thurs.)

Falcons' secondary is seriously hurting.

14

Vincent Jackson

TB

at DEN

Averaging 20.5 ypc, Broncos fifth against pass.

15

Randall Cobb

GB

vs. MIN

Held to just 4-39 last week vs. Giants.

16

Eric Decker

DEN

vs. TB

Bucs have given up most catches, yards to WRs.

17

Jordy Nelson

GB

vs. MIN

Hauled in 61-yard TD vs. Giants.

18

Stevie Johnson

BUF

vs. JAC

Posted first 100-yard game of season last week.

19

Cecil Shorts

JAC

at BUF

Averaging 97 ypg w/ a TD over last 3 games.

20

Danario Alexander

SD

vs. CIN

Sustained thigh injury late last week, watch status.

21

Denarius Moore

OAK

vs. CLE

Just two catches in last two games combined.

22

Steve Smith

CAR

at KC

No. 14 in league in yards, but only one TD.

23

Torrey Smith

BAL

vs. PIT

Had just one catch against Steelers in Week 11.

24

Larry Fitzgerald

ARI

at NYJ

Hard to trust Fitz b/c of Cardinals' QB issues.

25

Miles Austin

DAL

vs. PHI

Injured hip vs. Redskins, expected to play Sunday.

26

Pierre Garcon

WAS

vs. NYG (Mon.)

Looked pretty good (5-93-1) against Cowboys.

27

Justin Blackmon

JAC

at BUF

Has had two productive games in a row.

28

Greg Jennings

GB

vs. MIN

Expected to suit up for first time since Week 4.

29

Jeremy Maclin

PHI

at DAL

Top target now that Jackson (ribs) is on IR.

30

Lance Moore

NO

at ATL

Went for 7-91 against Falcons in Week 10.

31

Percy Harvin

MIN

at GB

Status (ankle) uncertain, watch closely.

32

Malcom Floyd

SD

vs. CIN

Not a lot of yards, but a TD in 3 of last 4 games.

33

Michael Crabtree

SF

at STL

Has fared better with A. Smith under center.

34

Danny Amendola

STL

vs. SF

Played sparingly b/c of foot injury, watch status.

35

Dwayne Bowe

KC

vs. CAR

Played through injury, but limited b/c of QB.

36

Antonio Brown

PIT

at BAL

Expected to return from ankle injury this week.

37

T.Y. Hilton

IND

at DET

Three TDs on 9 catches in last two games.

38

Mike Wallace

PIT

at BAL

Has 47 yards combined in his last three games.

39

Kenny Britt

TEN

vs. HOU

Only 3 catches, but he did have a TD vs. Jaguars.

40

Brian Hartline

MIA

vs. NE

No TDs in seven straight, targets declining too.

41

James Jones

GB

vs. MIN

No receptions or targets vs. Giants last week.

42

Brandon Lloyd

NE

at MIA

Is knee an issue? Only 12-116-0 in last 3 games.

43

Mike Williams

TB

at DEN

Broncos have allowed only 8 TD catches to WRs.

44

Ryan Broyles

DET

vs. IND

Has pretty much replaced T. Young as starter.

45

Darrius Heyward-Bey

OAK

vs. CLE

No receptions or targets vs. Bengals last week.

46

Sidney Rice

SEA

at CHI

No 100-yard game on season, but 6 TDs.

47

Brandon LaFell

CAR

at KC

Has caught a TD pass in back-to-back games.

48

Davone Bess

MIA

vs. NE

Patriots are 29th in passing defense.

49

Jeremy Kerley

NYJ

vs. ARI

Tied season high with 7 rec. vs. Patriots.

50

Santana Moss

WAS

vs. NYG (Mon.)

Has five touchdown catches in last five games.

51

Anquan Boldin

BAL

vs. PIT

Went for 8-79 vs. Steelers in Week 11.

52

Brandon Stokley

DEN

vs. TB

Season-high seven receptions against Chiefs.

53

Josh Gordon

CLE

at OAK

Has 9 catches for 130 yards in last two games.

54

Nate Washington

TEN

vs. HOU

Only one 100-yard game, 4 TDs this season.

55

Julian Edelman

NE

at MIA

Has a TD catch in each of last 2 games.

56

Donnie Avery

IND

at DET

Played despite getting concussion previous week.

57

Kendall Wright

TEN

vs. HOU

Leads all rookies with 48 receptions.

58

Andre Roberts

ARI

at NYJ

No TDs since Week 7, did put up 9-92 last week.

59

Jason Avant

PHI

at DAL

Likely starter with Jackson (ribs) on IR.

60

Golden Tate

SEA

at CHI

Bears have given up 6 TD receptions to WRs.

61

Chris Givens

STL

vs. SF

Had best game (5-115-1) of season last week.

62

Emmanuel Sanders

PIT

at BAL

Back to No. 3 with Brown's (ankle) return.

63

Leonard Hankerson

WAS

vs. NYG (Mon.)

Had season-high 70 yards vs. Giants in Week 7.

64

Greg Little

CLE

at OAK

Production has declined in each of last 3 games.

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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

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