Dec. 2, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) dunks the football over the goalpost after catching a pass for a touchdown in the third quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Wide Receiver Rankings-Week 15-Top 40 to Start in Fantasy Football


Calvin Johnson had eluded the Madden Curse for the most part this season. He has a chance for the most receiving yards in a season and the Cardinals secondary (like the rest of th team) has struggled.

Here’s the top 40 wide receivers to start for week 15:

ZT JL
1 Calvin Johnson Det at Ari 1.0 1 1
2 Victor Cruz NYG at Atl 3.5 5 2
3 A.J. Green Cin at Phi 5.0 3 7
4 Andre Johnson Hou Ind 5.5 2 9
Vincent Jackson TB at NO 5.5 7 4
6 Brandon Marshall Chi GB 6.0 9 3
7 Reggie Wayne Ind at Hou 7.0 4 10
8 Roddy White Atl NYG 8.0 11 5
9 Demaryius Thomas Den at Bal 9.0 10 8
10 Julio Jones Atl NYG 9.5 6 13
11 Mike Wallace Pit at Dal 10.0 8 12
12 Marques Colston NO TB 11.0 16 6
13 Wes Welker NE SF 11.5 12 11
14 Randall Cobb GB at Chi 15.5 15 16
15 Hakeem Nicks NYG at Atl 18.5 14 23
16 Pierre Garcon Was at Cle 19.5 22 17
17 Eric Decker Den at Bal 20.5 19 22
18 Torrey Smith Bal Den 21.0 13 29
19 Steve Smith Car at SD 22.0 29 15
20 Anquan Boldin Bal Den 23.5 17 30
Danario Alexander SD Car 23.5 28 19
Stevie Johnson Buf Sea 23.5 33 14
23 Josh Gordon Cle Was 24.0 27 21
24 Miles Austin Dal Pit 24.5 21 28
Michael Crabtree SF at NE 24.5 23 26
26 Jeremy Maclin Phi Cin 25.0 32 18
27 Larry Fitzgerald Ari Det 25.5 18 33
Kenny Britt Ten NYJ 25.5 31 20
29 Greg Jennings GB at Chi 26.5 26 27
30 Denarius Moore Oak KC 27.0 30 24
31 Antonio Brown Pit at Dal 29.0 24 34
32 Mike Williams TB at NO 32.5 20 NR
Justin Blackmon Jac at Mia 32.5 40 25
34 Jon Baldwin KC at Oak 35.0 25 NR
Brandon Lloyd NE SF 35.0 35 35
36 Lance Moore NO TB 36.0 36 36
37 James Jones GB at Chi 38.0 38 38
Sidney Rice Sea at Buf 38.0 NR 31
39 Brian Hartline Mia Jac 38.5 NR 32
40 Kendall Wright Ten NYJ 39.5 34 NR

The two sets of  rankings featured this week were done by Jeffrey Littrell (JL) and myself (ZT). NR stands for not rated and counts as 45 toward the composite average. Follow his ranking, follow my ranking, or follow the composite, but whatever you do–good luck to you as you look to win this weekend.

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