Around the Fantasy World in 8 Links: Fantasy Wide Receivers

  • David Gonos

Fantasy Wide Receivers - Hopkins Eric Christian Smith

We’re all starting to realize that Fantasy wide receivers are getting closer to ruling the roost in Fantasy Football, which makes drafting the right ones more important than ever!

Everyone wants Fantasy wide receivers with plenty of targets and tons of attention from their offensive coordinators, but we also want durable wideouts. We want wide receivers that are obviously the top dogs on their team, but we also want them to have someone on the other side to help keep defenses honest and prevent double-teaming.

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7 Helpful Articles on Fantasy Wide Receivers For 2017

This list of articles should help people in all sorts of Fantasy leagues, from rookies to IDP to dynasty and everything in between!

Third-Year Wide Receivers To Watch 2017

By Brendan Cole from

It’s an old strategy, but grabbing third-year Fantasy wide receivers is a smart way of banking on getting a breakout player or two on your team. Cole goes through the wideouts drafted in 2015, led by Amari Cooper, and he handpicks his favorite bets for breakouts.

ADP Duel: Cowboys Dez Bryant vs. Texans DeAndre Hopkins

By Brandon Murchison from

One has a superstar 2016 rookie quarterback and the other has a superstar 2017 rookie quarterback – who do you like better? They’re just a couple spots away in ADP, and that could change come September.

Dynasty Rookie Draft: Round 1


There were four wide receivers that went off the board in the first round of this rookie draft, and my guess is you’ll be shocked to see who the third-best dynasty WR pick was after Corey Davis and Mike Williams!

2017 Fantasy Wide Receivers That Are Rising and Falling

By Robert Lorge from

This is a fantastic deep dive into some wideouts that are passing each other on the sliding value scale happening over the summer. Which are rising and which are falling?

Top 75 2017 Fantasy Wide Receiver Rankings & 3 Hated WRs I Like

By David Gonos From

Not only do I rank the top 75 wideouts in the game, but I also share three wide receivers other people are too down on right now! Value, baby!

2017 Contract-Year Players: Fantasy Football Impact

By Jody Smith from

Smith lists out several players at all positions, including a handful among wide receivers, that are playing for a big contract for next season.

Fantasy Football Bust: How To Spot One

By Jonathan Chan from

Nice article by Chan, specifically mentioning how the impact of quarterback play is a huge factor in a wide receiver’s success, as evidenced by last year’s WR busts: DeAndre Hopkins and Allen Robinson.

Fantasy Football ADP vs. Rank

By Keith Lott from

This Keith fella – he’s freaking smart. He uses R to plot out different discussions to help give some more credence to his arguments. In this piece, he looks at overvalued running backs, and for our interest – four of the most undervalued wide receivers!

Meanwhile … From

The “RotoExperts In the Morning” play a fun game of “Who’d You Rather?” This time, they’re talking about contract-year players, many of whom happen to be wide receivers!

We hope this helpful list of articles about Fantasy wide receivers helps you get a leg up on your competition – and catch yourself a few extra wins!

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David Gonos

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