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2012 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 7

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.

Atlanta, Denver, Kansas City, Miami, Philadelphia and San Diego are all on bye.

2012 NFL Week 7 Fantasy Football Rankings — Wide Receivers

Rk Player Team OPPONENT Notes
1 A.J. Green CIN vs. PIT Leads NFL in yards, tied for 2nd in TD catches with 6.
2 Calvin Johnson DET at CHI (Mon.) Second in ypg, 4th in catches, but only one TD so far.
3 Percy Harvin MIN vs. ARI Leads league in receptions with 49.
4 Victor Cruz NYG vs. WAS Tied for second with Green in touchdown catches.
5 Brandon Marshall CHI vs. DET (Mon.) Put up 8-138-1 vs. Cowboys on MNF in Week 4.
6 Larry Fitzgerald ARI at MIN Hasn't made any big plays yet, longest catch is 37 yards.
7 Marques Colston NO at TB All four TDs have come in last two games.
8 Wes Welker NE vs. NYJ One of few bright spots for Pats' offense in Seattle.
9 Vincent Jackson TB vs. NO Has 10 catches, 166 yards and 3 TDs over last two games.
10 Reggie Wayne IND vs. CLE Jets held him to just 87 yards last week.
11 Mike Wallace PIT at CIN Just 21 catches so far, but 4 TDs.
12 Dez Bryant DAL at CAR Put up best numbers (13-95-2) in a while against Ravens.
13 Jordy Nelson GB at STL Posted second career 3-TD game vs. Houston.
14 Hakeem Nicks NYG vs. WAS Played for first time since Week 2, caught three passes.
15 Stevie Johnson BUF vs. TEN Has only 3 catches of 20+ yards.
16 Andre Johnson HOU vs. BAL His eight catches vs. Packers were most this season.
17 Steve Smith CAR vs. DAL Cowboys' secondary has been tough on WRs.
18 Miles Austin DAL at CAR Coming off just two catches for 31 yards vs. Ravens.
19 Antonio Brown PIT at CIN  
20 James Jones GB at STL Second in the NFL in touchdowns with 7.
21 Denarius Moore OAK vs. JAC Posted first 100-yard game since last season vs. Falcons.
22 Torrey Smith BAL at HOU Only four catches combined over past two weeks.
23 Anquan Boldin BAL at HOU Has been Ravens' main receiver past few weeks.
24 Kenny Britt TEN at BUF Scored first TD last week, may finally be over ankle issue.
25 Brandon Lloyd NE vs. NYJ Injured shoulder last week, probably want to monitor him.
26 Mike Williams TB vs. NO Caught 62-yard TD pass vs. Chiefs last week.
27 Michael Crabtree SF vs. SEA (Thurs.)  
28 Randall Cobb GB at STL Has carved out nice little niche in Packers' attack.
29 Lance Moore NO at TB  
30 Kendall Wright TEN at BUF Rookie becoming Hasselbeck's favorite target.
31 Jeremy Kerley NYJ at NE  
32 Brandon Gibson STL vs. GB Has replaced injured Amendola as Rams' top receiver.
33 Nate Washington TEN at BUF  
34 Domenik Hixon NYG vs. WAS  
35 Andre Roberts ARI at MIN  
36 Josh Gordon CLE at IND Three TDs last two weeks, doing it with big plays.
37 Andrew Hawkins CIN vs. PIT  
38 Nate Burleson DET at CHI (Mon.)  
39 Donnie Avery IND vs. CLE  
40 Sidney Rice SEA at SF (Thurs.) Connected with Wilson for game-winning TD vs. Pats.
41 Santana Moss WAS at NYG Has stepped up in Garcon's prolonged absence.
42 Darrius Heyward-Bey OAK vs. JAC Returned from concussion and contributed.
43 Brandon LaFell CAR vs. DAL  
44 Stephen Hill NYJ at NE Returned from hamstring injury and caught TD.
45 Devery Henderson NO at TB  
46 Mario Manningham SF vs. SEA (Thurs.)  
47 Chris Givens STL vs. GB Has shown he can make the big plays.
48 Justin Blackmon JAC at OAK Rookie slowly showing signs of progress, development.
49 Pierre Garcon WAS at NYG Foot injury just won't go away.
50 T.Y. Hilton IND vs. CLE  
51 Leonard Hankerson WAS at NYG  
52 Kevin Walter HOU vs. BAL  
53 Doug Baldwin SEA at SF (Thurs.) Hooked up with Wilson for TD last week vs. Patriots.
54 Titus Young DET at CHI (Mon.)  
55 Cecil Shorts JAC at OAK  
56 Devin Hester CHI vs. DET (Mon.)  
57 Kevin Ogletree DAL at CAR Hasn't done much of anything since huge Week 1 game.
58 Michael Jenknins MIN vs. ARI Stepped up in Jerome Simpson's absence last week.
59 Randy Moss SF vs. SEA (Thurs.)  
60 Donald Jones BUF vs. TEN  
61 Emmanuel Sanders PIT at CIN  
62 Greg Little CLE at IND  
63 Golden Tate SEA at SF (Thurs.)  
64 Greg Jennings GB at STL Groin injury will likely keep him out again this week.

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

Additional Week 7 Positional Rankings

Running Backs
Tight Ends
Defense/Special Teams

Week 7 Waiver Wire

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