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Fantasy Football: Updated Top 75 Wide Receivers in Standard-Scoring Leagues

Falcons receiver Julio Jones (54 catches, 959 yards, 8 TD as a rookie in 2011) leads the NFL in receiving yards (240) after three preseason games.
Falcons receiver Julio Jones (54 catches, 959 yards, 8 TD as a rookie in 2011) leads the NFL in receiving yards (240) after three preseason games.Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Jay ClemonsFantasy Sports Lead WriterAugust 27, 2012

Here's an updated listing of my top 75 wide receivers in standard-scoring leagues.

This countdown may undergo one more change before opening night (Cowboys-Giants on Sept. 5). But right now, it's a reasonably accurate profile of my preseason rationale.

Note: For the time being, I have removed Colts receiver Austin Collie (possible concussion) from the list.

For a recent listing of my top 75 receivers in points-per-reception leagues, click here.  

 
Part I—1-25

1. Calvin Johnson, Lions
2. Wes Welker, Patriots
3. Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals
4. Roddy White, Falcons
5. Andre Johnson, Texans
6. Victor Cruz, Giants
7. Greg Jennings, Packers
8. Julio Jones, Falcons
9. Mike Wallace, Steelers
10. Jordy Nelson, Packers
11. Steve Smith, Panthers
12. Hakeem Nicks, Giants
13. Dwayne Bowe, Chiefs
14. Brandon Marshall, Bears
15. A.J. Green, Bengals
16. Marques Colston, Saints
17. Percy Harvin, Vikings
18. Jeremy Maclin, Eagles
19. Vincent Jackson, Buccaneers
20. Dez Bryant, Cowboys
21. Miles Austin, Cowboys
22. Steve Johnson, Bills
23. Reggie Wayne, Colts
24. Eric Decker, Broncos
25. DeSean Jackson, Eagles 

 
Part II—26-50

26. Demaryius Thomas, Broncos
27. Torrey Smith, Ravens
28. Antonio Brown, Steelers
29. Nate Washington, Titans
30. Kenny Britt, Titans
31. Pierre Garcon, Redskins
32. Darrius Heyward-Bey, Raiders
33. Malcom Floyd, Chargers
34. Santonio Holmes, Jets
35. Brandon Lloyd, Patriots
36. Michael Crabtree, 49ers
37. Justin Blackmon, Jaguars
38. Titus Young, Lions
39. Mike Williams, Buccaneers
40. Laurent Robinson, Jaguars
41. Greg Little, Browns
42. Sidney Rice, Seahawks
43. Denarius Moore, Raiders
44. Anquan Boldin, Ravens
45. Jonathan Baldwin, Chiefs
46. Mario Manningham, 49ers
47. Kendall Wright, Titans
48. Donald Jones, Bills
49. Jerome Simpson, Vikings
50. Lance Moore, Saints


Part III—51-75

51. Doug Baldwin, Seahawks
52. Santana Moss, Redskins
53. James Jones, Packers
54. Robert Meachem, Chargers
55. Brandon LaFell, Panthers
56. Davone Bess, Dolphins
57. Michael Floyd, Cardinals
58. Steve Breaston, Chiefs
59. Josh Gordon, Browns
60. Brian Quick, Rams
61. Damian Williams, Titans
62. Reuben Randle, Giants
63. Nate Burleson, Lions
64. T.Y. Hilton, Colts
65. Leonard Hankerson, Redskins
66. Alshon Jeffery, Bears
67. Randall Cobb, Packers
68. Danny Amendola, Rams
69. Randy Moss, 49ers
70. Jabar Gaffney, Redskins
71. Andre Caldwell, Broncos
72. Golden Tate, Seahawks
73. Brandon Gibson, Rams
74. Mike Thomas, Jaguars
75. Emmanuel Sanders, Steelers


Jay Clemons
can be reached on Twitter, day or night, at @ATL_JayClemons.

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