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Here at Heavy we love our fantasy football, so we are psyched to see the NFL season kick off Thursday night.
The opening game, the Pittsburgh Steelers at the New England Patriots, will feature two pass-heavy teams and some of the top receivers in the game. The Steelers boast Antonio Brown, an absolute overall stud, and the Pats have Julian Edelman, a PPR machine.
I have Brown at No. 2 for Week 1, while Edelman is at 12.
The league is packed with star receivers and it was tough leaving a few out of the top 10 (like Edelman).
Each week I’ll be doing fantasy football rankings for quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends and defenses/special teams. Bookmark our fantasy football rankings 2015 page to keep up-to-date on the latest projections and rankings so you know you who to start and who to sit.
So let’s get to it.
Keep reading to see our Week 1 wide receiver rankings:
1. Julio Jones, Falcons, vs. Eagles
2. Antonio Brown, Steelers, at Patriots
3. Odell Beckham Jr., Giants, at Cowboys
4. Demaryius Thomas, Broncos, vs. Ravens
5. Dez Bryant, Cowboys, vs. Giants
6. Randall Cobb, Packers, at Bears
7. A.J. Green, Bengals, at Raiders
8. Calvin Johnson, Lions, at Chargers
9. Emmanuel Sanders, Broncos, vs. Broncos
10. Alshon Jeffery, Bears, vs. Packers
11. Brandin Cooks, Saints, at Cardinals
12. Julian Edelman, Patriots, vs. Steelers
13. Jordan Matthews, Eagles, at Falcons
14. Jeremy Maclin, Chiefs, at Texans
15. Mike Evans, Buccaneers, vs. Titans
16. T.Y. Hilton, Colts, at Bills
17. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans, vs. Chiefs
18. Jarvis Landry, Dolphins, at Redskins
19. Amari Cooper, Raiders, vs. Bengals
20. Golden Tate, Lions, at Chargers
21. Brandon Marshall, Jets, vs. Browns
22. Keenan Allen, Chargers, vs. Lions
23. Davante Adams, Packers, at Bears
24. Allen Robinson, Jaguars, vs. Panthers
25. John Brown, Cardinals, vs. Saints
26. Steve Smith, Ravens, at Broncos
27. DeSean Jackson, Redskins, vs. Dolphins
28. Sammy Watkins, Bills, vs. Colts
29. Andre Johnson, Colts, at Bills
30. Nelson Agholor, Eagles, at Falcons
31. Kendall Wright, Titans, at Buccaneers
32. Eddie Royal, Bears, vs. Packers
33. Vincent Jackson, Buccaneers, vs. Titans
34. Charles Johnson, Vikings, at 49ers
35. Torrey Smith, 49ers, vs. Vikings
36. Doug Baldwin, Seahawks, at Rams
37. Corey Brown, Panthers, at Jaguars
38. Eric Decker, Jets, vs. Browns
39. Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals, vs. Saints
40. Rueben Randle, Giants, at Cowboys
41. Marques Colston, Saints, at Cardinals
42. Markus Wheaton, Steelers, at Patriots
43. Roddy White, Falcons, vs. Eagles
44. Mike Wallace, Vikings, at 49ers
45. Greg Jennings, Dolphins, at Redskins
46. Terrance Williams, Cowboys, vs. Giants
47. Pierre Garcon, Redskins, vs. Dolphins
48. Danny Amendola, Patriots, vs. Steelers
49. Michael Crabtree, Raiders, vs. Bengals
50. Stevie Johnson, Chargers, vs. Lions