Week 8 Fantasy Football: Top 45 Wideouts in Points-Per-Reception Leagues

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Week 8 Fantasy Football: Top 45 Wideouts in Points-Per-Reception Leagues
Falcons wideout Roddy White (37 catches, 553 yards, 4 TD) has per-outing averages of 6.5 catches, 81 yards and one touchdown in his last four games against the Eagles. (US PRESSWIRE)

Here are my top 45 wide receivers for Week 8 (points-per-reception leagues).

This countdown identifies the weekend's best bets for catches, total yards, touchdowns and receiving targets—a stat that must always factor into lineup strategies with receivers, tight ends and running backs.

When it comes to crafting a weekly listing of elite wide receivers, simply follow the trail of quarterbacks primed for Week 8 glory...or wideouts with track records of success against middling pass defenses.

NOTE: The Bills, Bengals, Ravens and Texans all have bye weeks.

To view my top-50 listing of wide receivers in standard-scoring leagues, click here.

Week 8: Top 45 PPR Wideouts

1. Demaryius Thomas vs. New Orleans
2. Jordy Nelson vs. Jacksonville
3. Roddy White at Philadelphia
4. Reggie Wayne at Tennessee
5. Brandon Marshall vs. Carolina
6. Calvin Johnson vs. Seattle
7. Percy Harvin vs. Tampa Bay
8. Marques Colston at Denver
9. Wes Welker vs. St. Louis (London)
10. Mike Wallace vs. Washington
11. Victor Cruz at Dallas
12. Jeremy Maclin vs. Atlanta
13. Vincent Jackson at Minnesota
14. Larry Fitzgerald vs. San Francisco
15. Miles Austin vs. N.Y. Giants
16. Eric Decker vs. New Orleans
17. Julio Jones at Philadelphia
18. Denarius Moore at Kansas City
19. Dez Bryant vs. N.Y. Giants
20. Dwayne Bowe vs. Oakland
21. James Jones vs. Jacksonville
22. Malcom Floyd at Cleveland
23. Hakeem Nicks at Dallas
24. Antonio Brown vs. Washington
25. DeSean Jackson vs. Atlanta
26. Steve Smith at Chicago
27. Randall Cobb vs. Jacksonville
28. Lance Moore at Denver
29. Michael Crabtree at Arizona
30. Josh Gordon vs. San Diego
31. Brandon Lloyd vs. St. Louis (London)
32. Kenny Britt vs. Indianapolis
33. Mike Williams at Minnesota
34. Brandon Gibson vs. New England (London)
35. Nate Washington vs. Indianapolis
36. Brian Hartline at N.Y. Jets
37. Jeremy Kerley vs. Miami
38. Andre Roberts vs. San Francisco
39. Sidney Rice at Detroit
40. Darrius Heyward-Bey at Kansas City
41. Cecil Shorts at Green Bay
42. Kendall Wright vs. Indianapolis
43. Chris Givens vs. New England (London)
44. Leonard Hankerson at Pittsburgh
45. Brandon Stokley vs. New Orleans

Jay Clemons
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