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Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Tier Rankings for 2021

Jason Schandl
Fantasy football WR tier rankings for wide receivers in 2021.
Fantasy football WR tier rankings for wide receivers in 2021. / Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images
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Fantasy Football Tier Rankings

While top-end wide receivers always seem to be safer than running backs, there are few wideouts who truly stand out from the pack as surefire elite options in 2021.

Those players do exist though, and the way they separate from the field is important to identify.

With that in mind, here are The Duel's 2021 fantasy football rankings for wide receivers broken into tiers.

WR Tiers

Tier 1

1. DeAndre Hopkins, Arizona Cardinals

2. Stefon Diggs, Buffalo Bills

3. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs

4. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers

Tier 2

5. Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings

6. Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons

7. DK Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks

8. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers

9. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears

Tier 3

10. AJ Brown, Tennessee Titans

11. Julio Jones, Tennessee Titans

12. Terry McLaurin, Washington Football Team

13. Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys

14. CeeDee Lamb, Dallas Cowboys

15. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams

16. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

17. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tier 4

18. DJ Moore, Carolina Panthers

19. Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams

20. Diontae Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers

21. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks

22. Brandon Aiyuk, San Francisco 49ers

23. Kenny Golladay, New York Giants

24. Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns

25. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints

26. Tee Higgins, Cincinnati Bengals

27. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings

28. DJ Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars

29. Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos

Tier 5

30. Ja'Marr Chase, Cincinnati Bengals


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Jason Schandl is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Jason Schandl also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username Jaymun. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in his articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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