Here are the Lester’s Legends fantasy football wide receiver rankings for the Wild Card Round.
1. A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
A.J. Green averaged 89.1 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He scored five touchdowns in the past five games. Green faces the San Diego Chargers. The Bolts allowed 258.7 passing yards per game.
2. Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers
Jordy Nelson (10 catches, 161 yards) welcomed Aaron Rodgers back in a big way. He had seven catches for 130 yards and a touchdown in the opener.
3. Anquan Boldin, San Francisco 49ers
Anquan Boldin averaged 73.7 yards and 0.4 touchdowns this year but averaged 86.4 yards and 0.7 touchdowns in his final seven games. Boldin caught 13 passes for 208 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Green Bay Packers.
4. DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles
DeSean Jackson averaged 83.3 yards and and 0.6 touchdowns. He was quiet the past two games but is primed to break out against the New Orleans Saints.
5. Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers
Keenan Allen averaged 72.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his final six games. He faces the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals allowed 1.4 touchdown passes per game.
6. Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Rodgers wasn’t the only Packer to make a triumphant return. Randall Cobb came back to catch a pair of touchdown passes last week against the Chicago Bears. He had seven catches for 108 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Niners.
7. Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints
Marques Colston closed out the season averaging 86.8 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his final four games. He should have continued success against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles allowed 289.8 yards and 1.6 touchdowns per game.
8. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
T.Y. Hilton finished strong, averaging 95 yards in his last three games. He only scored five touchdowns on the year, and those came in two games. He has a tough matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs.
9. Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers
Michael Crabtree averaged 56.8 yards per game. He’s not all the way back, but he’s close. He should have a solid game against Green Bay.
10. Marvin Jones, Cincinnati Bengals
Marvin Jones burst on the scene with a four-touchdown game, but he finished with 10 scores. He averaged 63.5 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his last four games.
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