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2012 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 15

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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 15 Fantasy Football Rankings — Wide Receivers

Rk

Player

Team

OPPONENT

1

Calvin Johnson

DET

at ARI

2

A.J. Green

CIN

at PHI (Thurs.)

3

Vincent Jackson

TB

at NO

4

Brandon Marshall

CHI

vs. GB

5

Demaryius Thomas

DEN

at BAL

6

Andre Johnson

HOU

vs. IND

7

Roddy White

ATL

vs. NYG

8

Marques Colston

NO

vs. TB

9

Victor Cruz

NYG

at ATL

10

Wes Welker

NE

vs. SF

11

Julio Jones

ATL

vs. NYG

12

Reggie Wayne

IND

at HOU

13

Danario Alexander

SD

vs. CAR

14

Steve Smith

CAR

at SD

15

Randall Cobb

GB

at CHI

16

Mike Wallace

PIT

at DAL

17

Dez Bryant

DAL

vs. PIT

18

Pierre Garcon

WAS

at CLE

19

Lance Moore

NO

vs. TB

20

Hakeem Nicks

NYG

at ATL

21

Miles Austin

DAL

vs. PIT

22

Eric Decker

DEN

at BAL

23

Mike Williams

TB

at NO

24

Josh Gordon

CLE

vs. WAS

25

Michael Crabtree

SF

at NE

26

Stevie Johnson

BUF

vs. SEA

27

Torrey Smith

BAL

vs. DEN

28

Sidney Rice

SEA

at BUF

29

Kenny Britt

TEN

vs. NYJ (Mon.)

30

Greg Jennings

GB

at CHI

31

Jeremy Maclin

PHI

vs. CIN (Thurs.)

32

Denarius Moore

OAK

vs. KC

33

T.Y. Hilton

IND

at HOU

34

Justin Blackmon

JAC

at MIA

35

Larry Fitzgerald

ARI

vs. DET

36

Antonio Brown

PIT

at DAL

37

Jordy Nelson

GB

at CHI

38

Brandon Lloyd

NE

vs. SF

39

Malcom Floyd

SD

vs. CAR

40

James Jones

GB

at CHI

41

Chris Givens

STL

vs. MIN

42

Danny Amendola

STL

vs. MIN

43

Anquan Boldin

BAL

vs. DEN

44

Darrius Heyward-Bey

OAK

vs. KC

45

Golden Tate

SEA

at BUF

46

Cecil Shorts

JAC

at MIA

47

Brian Hartline

MIA

vs. JAC

48

Andrew Hawkins

CIN

at PHI (Thurs.)

49

Jeremy Kerley

NYJ

at TEN (Mon.)

50

Jason Avant

PHI

vs. CIN (Thurs.)

51

Kendall Wright

TEN

vs. NYJ (Mon.)

52

Jerome Simpson

MIN

at STL

53

Davone Bess

MIA

vs. JAC

54

Andre Roberts

ARI

vs. DET

55

Alshon Jeffery

CHI

vs. GB

56

Brandon Gibson

STL

vs. MIN

57

Donnie Avery

IND

at HOU

58

Nate Washington

TEN

vs. NYJ (Mon.)

59

Jon Baldwin

KC

at OAK

60

Brandon LaFell

CAR

at SD

61

Santana Moss

WAS

at CLE

62

Donald Jones

BUF

vs. SEA

63

Greg Little

CLE

vs. WAS

64

Leonard Hankerson

WAS

at CLE

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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 15 Positional Rankings

Quarterbacks
Running Backs
Tight Ends
Kickers
Defense/Special Teams