The WR Hierarchy: Week 17

Each week we will release “The Hierarchy” for each position. The Hierarchy will release players rank according to where we at NoHuddle believe they will fall for that particular week using a tiered system. The higher the tier, the better off, the lower the tier, the more you want to stay away from those players. All rankings are based on upcoming opponent, past performances, and projections for the current week. Here we go:

The Kings: (Represent the Elite at their position for the week- Top End WRs)

  1. Jordy Nelson @ DET
  2. Mike Evans @ CAR

The Princes: (Represent the WRs that should perform at WR1 levels)

  1. Julio Jones v. NO
  2. Doug Baldwin @ SF
  3. TY Hilton v. JAX
  4. Michael Thomas @ ATL
  5. Devontae Adams @ DET
  6. Larry Fitzgerald @ LA
  7. Allen Robinson @ IND
  8. Golden Tate v. GB

The Dukes: (Represent the WRs that should perform at WR2 levels with a chance to sneak into Prince and King territory)

  1. Julian Edelman @ MIA
  2. Brandin Cooks W ATL
  3. Demaryius Thomas v. OAK
  4. Tyrell Williams v. KC

The Marquess: (Represent WRs that should perform at a solid WR2 level)

  1. Eli Rogers v. CLE
  2. Ty Montgomery @ DET
  3. Brandon LaFell v. BAL
  4. Jordan Matthews v. DAL
  5. Odell Beckham Jr. @ WAS
  6. Cameron Meredith @ MIN
  7. Sammy Watkins @ NYJ
  8. DeSean Jackson v. NYG
  9. DeAndre Hopkins @ TEN
  10. Michael Crabtree @ DEN
  11. Emmanuel Sanders v. OAL

The Earls: (Represent WRs that have a chance to perform at The Marquess level but most likely a Flex/WR3 Play)

  1. Steve Smith Sr. @ CIN
  2. Dontrelle Inman v. KC
  3. Alshon Jeffery @ MIN
  4. Tyreek Hill @ SD
  5. Adam Thielen v. CHI

The Viscounts: (Represents those best used as Flex/WR3 plays)

  1. Pierre Garcon v. NYG
  2. Marqise Lee @ IND
  3. Rishard Matthews v. HOU
  4. Willie Snead @ ATL
  5. Jarvis Landry v. NE
  6. JJ Nelson @ LA
  7. Kenny Britt v. ARI

The Barons: (Represents the WRs that are the most desperate of all starts and flex/WR3 plays)

  1. Sterling Shepard @ WAS
  2. Kelvin Benjamin @ TB
  3. Stefon Diggs v. CHI
  4. Terrelle Pryor @ PIT
  5. Jamison Crowder v. NYG
  6. Amari Cooper @ DEN
  7. Taylor Gabriel v. NO
  8. Dez Bryant @ PHI
  9. Malcolm Mitchell @ MIA
  10. Jeremy Maclin @ SD

All tiers in order of rank and based on .5 PPR

As always for further inquiries as to who to start or sit, contact us on twitter @No_HuddleFFB

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