2012 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 14

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 14 Fantasy Football Rankings — Wide Receivers

Rk Player Team OPPONENT Notes
1 Calvin Johnson DET at GB Tied NFL record with 5th straight 125-yard game.
2 Demaryius Thomas DEN at OAK (Thurs.) Put 5-103 (20.6 ypc) vs. Raiders in Week 4.
3 A.J. Green CIN vs. DAL Tied w/ Gronk for league lead with 10 TD catches.
4 Andre Johnson HOU at NE (Mon.) Tied for fourth in yards with 1,114.
5 Brandon Marshall CHI at MIN Second in catches and yards, third w/ 8 TD rec.
6 Dez Bryant DAL at CIN Has six TD catches over last 4 games.
7 Wes Welker NE vs. HOU (Mon.) Posted fifth 100-yard game last week vs. Dolphins.
8 Victor Cruz NYG vs. NO Posted first 100-yard game since Week 7.
9 Vincent Jackson TB vs. PHI Tied for 39th in rec., but 9th in yards and has 7 TDs.
10 Reggie Wayne IND vs. TEN Posted season-low 4 rec., 51 yds. last week.
11 Roddy White ATL at CAR Just one catch for 20 yds. (7 targets) last week.
12 Julio Jones ATL at CAR Had only one reception (30 yds.) in Week 4 vs. CAR.
13 Marques Colston NO at NYG Giants have yielded sixth-most fantasy pts. to WRs.
14 Hakeem Nicks NYG vs. NO Saints allowing third-most fantasy points to WRs.
15 Randall Cobb GB vs. DET Only 101 yds. receiving, no TDs in last 2 games.
16 Pierre Garcon WAS vs. BAL Averaging 16 ypc w/ 2 TDs over last two games.
17 Torrey Smith BAL at WAS Redskins giving up second-most fantasy pts. to WRs.
18 Greg Jennings GB vs. DET Put up 4-46 in first game since Sept. 30.
19 Steve Smith CAR vs. ATL Went for 5-120-1 last week against Chiefs.
20 Lance Moore NO at NYG Had season-best 123 yds. last week vs. Falcons.
21 Danario Alexander SD at PIT Steelers allowing fewest fantasy pts. to WRs.
22 Miles Austin DAL at CIN Played through hip injury, had 2 rec. for 46 yds.
23 Mike Williams TB vs. PHI Put up 6-93-1 last week vs. Broncos.
24 T.Y. Hilton IND vs. TEN Has three 100-yard games in last five contests.
25 Larry Fitzgerald ARI at SEA Just one 100-yard game, 4 TDs on season.
26 Stevie Johnson BUF vs. STL Dealing with tight hammy, expected to play.
27 Eric Decker DEN at OAK (Thurs.) Just 10 rec., 119 yds., TD in last 4 games combined.
28 James Jones GB vs. DET Hauled in 9th TD catch last week, Nelson likely out.
29 Mike Wallace PIT vs. SD Dealing w/ knee injury and really missing Big Ben.
30 Michael Crabtree SF vs. MIA Tied season high w/ 7 catches (101 yds.) vs. Rams.
31 Antonio Brown PIT vs. SD Only TD catch came back in Week 3.
32 Sidney Rice SEA vs. ARI Must pass concussion tests before being cleared.
33 Kenny Britt TEN at IND Has a TD in each of last two games.
34 Dwayne Bowe KC at CLE Starting to click more with Quinn.
35 Chris Givens STL at BUF Season-high 11 rec. (14 targets) last week vs. 49ers.
36 Jeremy Maclin PHI at TB Eight catches, 93 yds., 0 TDs in last 3 games.
37 Denarius Moore OAK vs. DEN (Thurs.) Total of four catches last three games.
38 Josh Gordon CLE vs. KC Posted first career 100-yard game last week.
39 Justin Blackmon JAC vs. NYJ Held to just 1 catch (9 yds.) on 6 targets last week.
40 Cecil Shorts JAC vs. NYJ Sustained concussion last week, monitor status.
41 Golden Tate SEA vs. ARI Put up season-high 96 yds. w/ TD last week.
42 Donnie Avery IND vs. TEN Scored two TDs (5 rec, 91 yds.) last week.
43 Malcom Floyd SD at PIT Only one 100-yard game on season.
44 Danny Amendola STL at BUF Listed as Questionable (heel), watch status.
45 Jerome Simpson MIN vs. CHI Needs to step up w/ Harvin done for season.
46 Anquan Boldin BAL at WAS Skins have given up second-most rec., yds. to WRs.
47 Brian Hartline MIA at SF No 100-yard games, only 1 TD since Week 4.
48 Brandon Lloyd NE vs. HOU (Mon.) Had just one catch for 10 yards vs. Dolphins.
49 Nate Washington TEN at IND Colts are giving up fifth-most fantasy pts. to WRs.
50 Jeremy Kerley NYJ at JAC  
51 Mike Thomas DET at GB Lions new No. 2 WR with Broyles, Young on IR.
52 Kendall Wright TEN at in Leads Titans with 88 targets, TD in Week 8 vs. IND.
53 Darrius Heyward-Bey OAK vs. DEN (Thurs.) Broncos have allowed only 9 TD receptions to WRs.
54 Davone Bess MIA at SF 49ers have allowed only six TD receptions by WRs.
55 Andre Roberts ARI at SEA Dealing with ankle injury, watch status.
56 Emmanuel Sanders PIT vs. SD Has been more productive w/o Big Ben in there.
57 Andrew Hawkins CIN vs. DAL Posted 5-47 last week after missing two games.
58 Santana Moss WAS vs. BAL One or no catches in three of last four games.
59 Donald Jones BUF vs. STL Missed last week (calf), expected to play Sunday.
60 Jason Avant PHI at TB Went for 4-79 last week against Cowboys.
61 Greg Little CLE vs. KC Chiefs tied for most TD catches by opp. WRs (17).
62 Leonard Hankerson WAS vs. BAL Eight total catches in last five games combined.
63 Brandon Stokley DEN at OAK (Thurs.) DNP last week (hip/wrist), watch status for Thurs.
64 Brandon LaFell CAR vs. ATL Sprained foot last week, watch status.

Rankings are based upon Athlon Sports' standard scoring system:

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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