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Updated: 5/12/2023
Mike Krueger | Archive | Email |

My off-season PPR dynasty rankings gaze into the future with a two-year emphasis. As the season begins, a more narrow approach to the rankings will occur as we try to win a championship. Positional dynamics play an important factor. We know that running backs tend to have shorter careers while top flight quarterbacks can stick in the league for 10-plus seasons.

Other considerations include age, contract situation, durability, consistency, supporting cast and more.

Upside = Upside   Risk = Risk
Chg Rank Player Tm Age
  1 Justin Jefferson MIN 24
  2 Ja'Marr Chase CIN 23
  3 A.J. Brown PHI 25
Tier 2
  4 CeeDee Lamb DAL 24
  5 Amon-Ra St. Brown DET 23
  6 Garrett Wilson NYJ 22
  7 Jaylen Waddle MIA 24
  8 Tee Higgins CIN 24
  9 DeVonta Smith PHI 24
  10 Tyreek Hill MIA 29
  11 Drake London ATL 21
  12 Chris Olave NO 22
Tier 3
  13 Stefon Diggs BUF 29
  14 DK Metcalf SEA 25
  15 Davante Adams LV 30
  16 Cooper Kupp LAR 29
  17 D.J. Moore CHI 26
  18 Jerry Jeudy DEN 24
19 Jaxon Smith-Njigba SEA 21
  20 Treylon Burks TEN 23
  21 Christian Watson GB 24
  22 Jameson Williams DET 22
23 Quentin Johnston LAC 21
Tier 4
  24 Marquise Brown ARI 26
  25 Deebo Samuel SF 27
  26 Michael Pittman Jr. IND 25
  27 Brandon Aiyuk SF 25
28 Zay Flowers BAL 22
29 Jordan Addison MIN 21
  30 George Pickens PIT 22
  31 Amari Cooper CLE 28
  32 Rashod Bateman BAL 23
  33 Chris Godwin TB 27
  34 Mike Williams LAC 28
  35 Terry McLaurin WAS 27
  36 Gabriel Davis BUF 24
  37 Kadarius Toney KC 24
Tier 5
  38 Mike Evans TB 29
  39 Christian Kirk JAC 26
  40 Calvin Ridley JAC 28
41 Josh Downs IND 21
  42 DeAndre Hopkins ARI 30
43 Jalin Hyatt NYG 21
  44 Jahan Dotson WAS 23
  45 Nico Collins HOU 24
  46 Diontae Johnson PIT 26
  47 Keenan Allen LAC 31
  48 Skyy Moore KC 22
49 Rashee Rice KC 23
50 JuJu Smith-Schuster NE 26
51 Tyler Lockett SEA 30
  52 Brandin Cooks DAL 29
  53 Courtland Sutton DEN 27
  54 Jakobi Meyers LV 26
  55 Donovan Peoples-Jones CLE 24
  56 Elijah Moore CLE 23
57 Jayden Reed GB 23
  58 Josh Palmer LAC 23
  59 Darnell Mooney CHI 25
60 Marvin Mims DEN 21
  61 Chase Claypool CHI 24
  62 Wan'Dale Robinson NYG 22
  63 Romeo Doubs GB 23
64 Jonathan Mingo CAR 22
Tier 6
  65 Alec Pierce IND 23
  66 Michael Thomas NO 28
  67 Zay Jones JAC 28
  68 Tyquan Thornton NE 22
69 Cedric Tillman CLE 23
  70 Tyler Boyd CIN 28
  71 Hunter Renfrow LV 27
  72 Rondale Moore ARI 22
  73 Curtis Samuel WAS 26
  74 Rashid Shaheed NO 24
  75 K.J. Osborn MIN 25
  76 D.J. Chark CAR 26
  77 Khalil Shakir BUF 23
  78 John Metchie HOU 22
  79 Michael Gallup DAL 27
  80 Marquez Valdes-Scantling KC 28
  81 Allen Lazard NYJ 27
  82 Adam Thielen CAR 32
Tier 7
  83 Allen Robinson PIT 29
  84 Corey Davis NYJ 28
  85 David Bell CLE 23
86 Tyler Scott CHI 21
  87 Russell Gage TB 27
88 Nathaniel Dell HOU 23
  89 Odell Beckham Jr. BAL 30
90 Mecole Hardman NYJ 25
91 Tim Patrick DEN 29
  92 Isaiah Hodgins NYG 24
  93 Van Jefferson LAR 26
  94 Parris Campbell NYG 25
  95 Tutu Atwell LAR 25
  96 Darius Slayton NYG 27
  97 Greg Dortch ARI 25
  98 Kendrick Bourne NE 27
  99 Josh Reynolds DET 28
100 Danny Gray SF 24
  101 Richie James KC 27
  102 Nick Westbrook-Ikhine TEN 26
  103 DeVante Parker NE 30
104 Michael Wilson ARI 23
  105 Robert Woods HOU 31
  106 Terrace Marshall Jr. CAR 22
  107 Kyle Philips TEN 23
  108 Jauan Jennings SF 25
109 Justin Shorter BUF 23
110 Mack Hollins ATL 29
  Justin Jefferson, MIN: Fantasy's No.1 receiver in 2022. Led position in targets, receptions and yards.

  Ja'Marr Chase, CIN: Elite talent. Almost topped 1000 yards in 11 games.

  A.J. Brown, PHI: Perfect fit in Philadelphia.

  CeeDee Lamb, DAL: Established himself as a Top 10 fantasy option.

  Amon-Ra St. Brown, DET: 196 catches over the last two seasons. Established as a PPR WR1.

  Garrett Wilson, NYJ: Established himself as the No.1 Jets receiver in his rookie season.

  Jaylen Waddle, MIA: Big-play ability was unleased in McDaniel offense.

  Tee Higgins, CIN: One of the best WR2s in the game.

  DeVonta Smith, PHI: Almost topped 1200 receiving yards playing opposite AJ Brown.

  Tyreek Hill, MIA: 54 more targets than Waddle last season.

  Drake London, ATL: More passing volume would make London an easy WR2.

  Chris Olave, NO: Solid rookie season despite shaky QB play.

  Stefon Diggs, BUF: 5-straight 1000-yard seasons. Back-to-back double-digit TD seasons.

  DK Metcalf, SEA: Hasn't missed a game in his four seasons.

  Davante Adams, LV: 100-plus receptions 4 out of last 5 seasons.

  Cooper Kupp, LAR: Was dominating prior to ankle injury.

  D.J. Moore, CHI: Not a great landing spot. Will need to be efficient.

  Jerry Jeudy, DEN: More dynamic than Sutton.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba, SEA: Lockett replacement in 2024?

  Treylon Burks, TEN: Battled injuries in his rookie season. Desperately needs a QB that can throw.

  Christian Watson, GB: Best receiver on the team, but is ceiling limited without Rodgers?

  Jameson Williams, DET: Six-game suspension to start 2023.

Quentin Johnston, LAC: Chargers starting to inject some youth into their receiver group.

  Marquise Brown, ARI: Loss of Hopkins would boost value in short-term

  Deebo Samuel, SF: Plethora of weapons may cap his ceiling. 49ers QB?

  Michael Pittman Jr., IND: Haunted by QB play in 2022 but ranked 12th in targets.

  Brandon Aiyuk, SF: Impressive 2022. Capable of filling No.1 WR when Deebo is out.

Zay Flowers, BAL: More passing volume in BAL needed to realize reliable fantasy value.

Jordan Addison, MIN: Should earn No.2 role sooner rather than later.

  George Pickens, PIT: Need more volume and better QB play to be a consistent WR2.

  Amari Cooper, CLE: Clear No.1 receiving option in Cleveland.

  Rashod Bateman, BAL: Likely to be volatile in this offense.

  Chris Godwin, TB: Managed a 100-catch season while recovering from knee injury.

  Mike Williams, LAC: New OC and staying healthy will be key moving forward.

  Terry McLaurin, WAS: Three-straight seasons of 1000-yards despite revolving door at QB.

  Gabriel Davis, BUF: Highly volatile.

  Kadarius Toney, KC: Intriguing talent, but has missed 15 games the last two seasons.

  Mike Evans, TB: Nine-straight seasons of 1000-yards. Brady gone.

  Christian Kirk, JAC: Contract may have been too rich, but he delivered his best season as a pro.

  Calvin Ridley, JAC: Can he hit the ground running in JAX after missing most of the last two seasons?

Josh Downs, IND: Will battle McKenzie for slot snaps.

  DeAndre Hopkins, ARI: Sticking in Arizona?

Jalin Hyatt, NYG: The Giants now have a speed component to their offense.

  Jahan Dotson, WAS: Ran hot on TDs in rookie season but should be inline for larger role moving forward.

  Nico Collins, HOU: The top receiving option in Houston.

  Diontae Johnson, PIT: Zero TDs on 147 targets last season.

  Keenan Allen, LAC: Hamstring issue derailed Allen's first 10 weeks of 2022.

  Skyy Moore, KC: In the mix for more playing time in 2023.

Rashee Rice, KC: JuJu replacement but volume is in question.

JuJu Smith-Schuster, NE: Patriots top WR last season (Meyers) finished as WR29.

Tyler Lockett, SEA: Four-straight 1000-yard seasons.

  Brandin Cooks, DAL: Decent landing spot for the veteran.

  Courtland Sutton, DEN: WR45 and WR71 in FPts/G the last two seasons.

  Jakobi Meyers, LV: Likely No.2 in LV but can't see him being a fantasy factor.

  Donovan Peoples-Jones, CLE: On the upswing. Had his best season to date in 2022.

  Elijah Moore, CLE: Had a rocky 2022. Could be helped by an upgrade at QB.

Jayden Reed, GB: Opportunity is available to crack the top three.

  Josh Palmer, LAC: Sneaky value given injury concerns of Keenan and Big-Mike.

  Darnell Mooney, CHI: Coming off ankle injury that cost him six games.

Marvin Mims, DEN: Field-stretcher.

  Chase Claypool, CHI: Had a difficult time picking up the scheme in CHI.

  Wan'Dale Robinson, NYG: ACL injury on 11/20/22.

  Romeo Doubs, GB: Ho-hum rookie season. Chemistry with Love?

Jonathan Mingo, CAR: Potential future X receiver.

  Alec Pierce, IND: QB concerns will limit ceiling for the time being.

  Michael Thomas, NO: 10 games played in the last three seasons.

  Zay Jones, JAC: Addition of Ridley may kill Zay's value.

  Tyquan Thornton, NE: Offense rotates receivers frequently making their value shaky.

Cedric Tillman, CLE: Fourth on the depth chart for now.

  Tyler Boyd, CIN: Third option in CIN puts him on the WR3/WR4 borderline.

  Hunter Renfrow, LV: Fell off the fantasy map with Adams in town.

  Curtis Samuel, WAS: Showed well in 2022 after injury-plagued 2021.

  Rashid Shaheed, NO: Efficiency monster that started to gain traction down the stretch.

  Khalil Shakir, BUF: TE Kincaid may be a thorn in Shakir's side.

  John Metchie, HOU: Missed 2022. Return in 2023?

  Michael Gallup, DAL: 2023 should prove to be better now a season removed from ACL injury.

  Marquez Valdes-Scantling, KC: Rotational player that has little fantasy upside.

  Allen Lazard, NYJ: Uninspiring WR3/4.

  Adam Thielen, CAR: Starting to lose steam as he approaches age 33 season.

  Allen Robinson, PIT: Hard to see a big fantasy impact as 3rd/4th receiving option in PIT.

  Corey Davis, NYJ: Jets have yet to release him.

Tyler Scott, CHI: Likely won't realize any value until 2024.

  Odell Beckham Jr., BAL: 30-year-old with multiple ACL injuries. No thanks.

Mecole Hardman, NYJ: Speedy but what is his role in New York?

  Van Jefferson, LAR: Currently No.2 in a weak WR room.

  Parris Campbell, NYG: Got some traction last season but lands in crowded WR room.

  Tutu Atwell, LAR: Speedy and small. Likely capped at WR3 value.

  Darius Slayton, NYG: May contribute moving forward but not likely to be a focal point.

  Nick Westbrook-Ikhine, TEN: One of the worst WR rooms in the NFL.

Michael Wilson, ARI: Too many mouths to feed at the moment.

  Robert Woods, HOU: Veteran presence that will likely be gone in 2024.

  Kyle Philips, TEN: One of the worst WR rooms in the NFL.