Joe Pisapia’s Early Top-20 Wide Receiver Rankings (2021 Fantasy Football)
Joe Pisapia, host of The FantasyPros Fantasy Football Podcast, is back to offer his early top-20 wide receiver rankings.
These rankings are for half-PPR leagues. You can find our full fantasy football expert consensus rankings here.
ADP – Average Draft Position
Allen Robinson (CHI)
Allen Robinson has played with Blake Bortles, Blaine Gabbert, Nick Foles and Mitch Trubisky. Yet, he’s still found a way to stay a fantasy asset over his career. Justin Fields/Andy Dalton are upgrades for the Bears and Robinson will continue to be the WR1 of the team with plenty of target volume in ’21. Robinson has back to back 150+ target seasons and should be a PPR beast again this season with 100 rec and 1,200 yards well within his grasp.
Terry McLaurin (WAS)
Terry McLaurin has been a victim of awful quarterback play over his short career. However, McLaurin has proven to be an excellent and consistent fantasy receiver regardless. Ryan Fitzpatrick is by far the best thrower of the football he’s played with and McLaurin is poised for a career season. Consider him a low end WR1/high end WR2 this season.
Amari Cooper (DAL)
Amari Cooper has had the boom or bust label for many years, but he’s found a bit more consistency in Dallas. With Dak Prescott back and healthy, Cooper is poised for a strong ’21 campaign, but outside of more TDs (just 5 last year), I wouldn’t be looking for higher receiving stats, with CeeDee Lamb sure to see plenty of volume from the slot. Cooper is a 1A fantasy WR, but better suited as your #2.
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