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Michael Fabiano's Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings - Wide Receivers

Senior fantasy football expert Michael Fabiano provides his Week 16 wide receiver rankings to help you dominate the competition!

You've made it to the fantasy championships! Let's set that trophy-winning lineup and gloat all offseason long. Here are my weekly PPR fantasy football rankings plus my Week 16 start 'em, sit 'em series so you'll fully prepared.

REMEMBER, games start on Christmas Day when the Vikings travel to New Orleans to take on the Saints at 4:30pm ET.


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Week 16 Rankings (PPR)


  1. Davante Adams, GB (vs. TEN)
  2. Tyreek Hill, KC (vs. ATL)
  3. DeAndre Hopkins, ARI (vs. SF)
  4. Calvin Ridley, ATL (at KC)
  5. Stefon Diggs, BUF (at NE)
  6. Allen Robinson, CHI (at JAC)
  7. A.J. Brown, TEN (at GB)
  8. Brandon Aiyuk, SF (at ARI) - Wide receivers have put up 15-plus points against Arizona 13 times in 2020, including eight performances of 20-plus.
  9. Robert Woods, LAR (at SEA)
  10. Mike Evans, TB (at DET) 
  11. D.K. Metcalf, SEA (vs. LAR)
  12. Justin Jefferson, MIN (at NO)
  13. Chris Godwin, TB (at DET)
  14. Adam Thielen, MIN (at NO)
  15. Diontae Johnson, PIT (vs. IND)
  16. Corey Davis, TEN (at GB)
  17. Cooper Kupp, LAR (at SEA) - Seattle's defense has been awful versus slot receivers, allowing the most catches, yards, and fantasy points this year.
  18. Marvin Jones Jr., DET (vs. TB)
  19. Amari Cooper, DAL (vs. PHI) 
  20. D.J. Moore, CAR (at WAS)
  21. Cole Beasley, BUF (at NE)
  22. Emmanuel Sanders, NO (vs. MIN) - Sanders should produce against a Vikings defense that’s allowed 21 touchdowns and the sixth-most points to wideouts.
  23. Antonio Brown, TB (at DET) - The Lions defense has allowed nearly 195 yards and the fourth-most fantasy points per game to the position in 2020.
  24. Tyler Lockett, SEA (vs. LAR) - Lockett has failed to score more than 12.3 points in seven of his last eight games, including four with eight or fewer.
  25. Brandin Cooks, HOU (vs. CIN)
  26. Tee Higgins, CIN (at HOU)
  27. JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT (vs. IND)
  28. Robby Anderson, CAR (at WAS) - Washington's defense has also allowed just four receivers to score more than 16 fantasy points on out-wide routes.
  29. Keke Coutee, HOU (vs. CIN)
  30. Curtis Samuel, CAR (at WAS)
  31. Russell Gage, ATL (at KC)
  32. Marquise Brown, BAL (vs. NYG) - New York has allowed 15-plus points to two receivers lined out wide, and the position has scored just six touchdowns. 
  33. T.Y. Hilton, IND (at PIT)
  34. Nelson Agholor, LV (vs. MIA)
  35. Jamison Crowder, NYJ (vs. CLE)
  36. CeeDee Lamb, DAL (vs. PHI)
  37. D.J. Chark, JAC (vs. CHI) - Chicago has allowed eight touchdowns to receivers lined out wide, and wideouts have scored the fourth-fewest points.
  38. Mike Williams, LAC (vs. DEN)
  39. Chase Claypool, PIT (vs. IND) - Claypool has put up fewer than 12 fantasy points in four straight games, including three with fewer than eight points.
  40. A.J. Green, CIN (at HOU)
  41. Christian Kirk, ARI (vs. SF)
  42. Tyron Johnson, LAC (vs. DEN)
  43. Tim Patrick, DEN (at LAC)
  44. Lynn Bowden, MIA (at LV)
  45. Sterling Shepard, NYG (at BAL)
  46. Michael Gallup, DAL (vs. PHI)
  47. Chad Hansen, HOU (vs. CIN)
  48. Allen Lazard, GB (vs. TEN)
  49. Sammy Watkins, KC (vs. ATL)
  50. Jakobi Meyers, NE (vs. BUF)
  51. Cam Sims, WAS (vs. CAR)
  52. Denzel Mims, NYJ (vs. CLE)
  53. Jalen Reagor, PHI (at DAL)
  54. Darius Slayton, NYG (at BAL)
  55. Jalen Guyton, LAC (vs. DEN)
  56. Jerry Jeudy, DEN (at LAC)
  57. Michael Pittman Jr., IND (at PIT)
  58. K.J. Hamler, DEN (at LAC)
  59. Darnell Mooney, CHI (at JAC)
  60. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, GB (vs. TEN)