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Saturday, January 2, 2010

Wide Receiver Rankings | January 2, 2009

*With Week 17 upon us, I'm changing all ages to reflect the first week of the 2010 season.

WIDE RECEIVERS

TIER ONE

1. Larry Fitzgerald, ARI | Age: 27.0 | Value Score: 100

2. Andre Johnson, HOU | Age: 29.2 | Value Score: 99

3. Calvin Johnson, DET | Age: 25.0 | Value Score: 99

TIER TWO

4. Vincent Jackson, SD | Age: 27.8 | Value Score: 95

5. Reggie Wayne, IND | Age: 31.10 | Value Score: 95

6. DeSean Jackson, PHI | Age: 23.9 | Value Score: 94

7. Roddy White, ATL | Age: 28.10 | Value Score: 93

8. Randy Moss, NE | Age: 33.7 | Value Score: 93

9. Miles Austin, DAL | Age: 26.2 | Value Score: 92

TIER THREE

10. Marques Colston, NO | Age: 27.3 | Value Score: 87

11. Wes Welker, NE | Age: 29.4 | Value Score: 87

12. [#]Steve Smith, CAR | Age: 31.4 | Value Score: 86

13. Sidney Rice, MIN
| Age: 24.0 | Value Score: 86

14. Greg Jennings, GB | Age: 27.0 | Value Score: 86

15. Percy Harvin, MIN | Age: 22.3 | Value Score: 84

16. Michael Crabtree, SF | Age: 23.0 | Value Score: 83

17. #Brandon Marshall, DEN | Age: 26.6 | Value Score: 83

TIER FOUR

18. Hakeem Nicks, NYG | Age: 22.8 | Value Score: 75

19. Santonio Holmes, PIT | Age: 26.6 | Value Score: 75

20. Dwayne Bowe, KC | Age: 26.0 | Value Score: 74

21. Anquan Boldin, ARI | Age: 29.11 | Value Score: 74

22. Steve Smith, NYG | Age: 25.4 | Value Score: 73

23. Chad Ocho Cinco, CIN | Age: 32.8 | Value Score: 72

24. Mike Sims-Walker, JAX | Age: 25.10 | Value Score: 71

25. Kenny Britt, TEN | Age: 22.0 | Value Score: 70

26. Jeremy Maclin, PHI | Age: 22.4 | Value Score: 70

27. Robert Meachem, NO | Age: 26.0 | Value Score: 68

28. Braylon Edwards, NYJ | Age: 27.7 | Value Score: 67

TIER FIVE

29. Pierre Garcon, IND | Age: 24.1 | Value Score: 58

30. Lee Evans, BUF | Age: 29.6 | Value Score: 57

31. Jerricho Cotchery, NYJ | Age: 28.3 | Value Score: 57

32. Hines Ward, PIT | Age: 34.6 | Value Score: 56

33. Santana Moss, WAS | Age: 31.3 | Value Score: 56

34. Mike Wallace, PIT | Age: 24.1 | Value Score: 55

35.
Austin Collie, IND | Age: 24.10 | Value Score: 54

36. Donnie Avery, STL | Age: 26.3 | Value Score: 52

37. Devin Hester, CHI | Age: 27.10 | Value Score: 50

38. Steve Breaston, ARI | Age: 27.1 | Value Score: 50

39. [#]Anthony Gonzalez
, IND | Age: 26.0 | Value Score: 48

40. Donald Driver, GB | Age: 35.7 | Value Score: 45

41. Antonio Bryant, TB | Age: 29.6 | Contract: Thru 2009 | Value Score: 44

42. Johnny Knox, CHI | Age: 23.10 | Value Score: 42

43. Mohamed Massaquoi, CLE | Age: 23.10 | Value Score: 40

44. Bernard Berrian, MIN | Age: 29.9 | Value Score: 39

45. James Jones, GB | Age: 26.6 | Value Score: 37

46. Roy Williams, DAL | Age: 28.9 | Value Score: 35

47. Jacoby Jones, HOU | Age: 26.2 | Value Score: 35

TIER SIX

48. Derrick Mason, BAL | Age: 36.8 | Value Score: 27

49. Devin Thomas, WAS | Age: 23.8 | Value Score: 27

50. Chaz Schilens, OAK | Age: 24.10 | Value Score: 26

51. Mario Manningham, NYG | Age: 24.4 | Value Score: 26

52. #Nate Burleson, SEA | Age: 29.1 | Value Score: 25

53. Eddie Royal, DEN | Age: 24.4 | Value Score: 24

54. Andre Caldwell, CIN | Age: 25.5 | Value Score: 23

55. T.J. Houshmandzadeh, SEA | Age: 33.0 | Contract: Thru 2013 | Value Score: 22

56. Josh Morgan, SF | Age: 25.3 | Value Score: 21

57. Kevin Walter, HOU | Age: 29.1 | Value Score: 21

58. [#]Laurent Robinson, STL | Age: 25.4 | Value Score: 20

59. Ted Ginn Jr., MIA | Age: 25.5 | Value Score: 20

60. Jordy Nelson, GB | Age: 25.4 | Value Score: 19

61. Mike Thomas, JAX | Age: 23.3 | Value Score: 18

62. Earl Bennett, CHI | Age: 23.6 | Value Score: 18

63. Malcom Floyd, SD | Age: 29.0 | Value Score: 17

64. Terrell Owens, BUF | Age: 36.8 | Contract: Thru 2009 | Value Score: 17

TIER SEVEN

65. Louis Murphy, OAK | Age: 23.4 | Value Score: 11

66. Chris Chambers, KC | Age: 32.1 | Value Score: 10

67. Davone Bess, MIA | Age: 25.0 | Value Score: 10

68. Early Doucet, ARI | Age: 24.9 | Value Score: 9

69. Devin Aromashodu, CHI | Age: 26.4 | Value Score: 9

70. Ramses Barden, NYG | Age: 24.8 | Value Score: 8

71. Brandon Gibson, STL | Age: 23.1 | Value Score: 8

72. Devery Henderson, NO | Age: 28.6 | Contract: Thru 2012 | Value Score: 7

73. Mark Clayton, BAL | Age: 28.2 | Value Score: 7

74. Nate Washington, TEN | Age: 27.1 | Contract: Thru 2013 | Value Score: 7

75.
Deon Butler, SEA | Age: 24.8 | Value Score: 7

76. Laveranues Coles
, CIN | Age: 32.7 | Value Score: 6

77. Jason Hill, SF | Age: 25.7 | Value Score: 6

78. [#]Brandon Tate, NE | Age: 22.11 | Value Score: 6

79. Limas Sweed, PIT | Age: 25.9 | Value Score: 5

80. Darrius Heyward-Bey, OAK | Age: 23.7 | Value Score: 5

81. Julian Edelman, NE | Age: 24.4 | Value Score: 5

82. Justin Gage, TEN | Age: 29.8 | Value Score: 5

83. Lance Moore, NO | Age: 27.1 | Value Score: 5

84. Torry Holt, JAX | Age: 34.3 | Contract: Thru 2011 | Value Score: 5

GRAB BAG

85. Steve Johnson, BUF | Age: 24.2 | Value Score: 4

86. Kevin Ogletree, DAL | Age: 23.1 | Value Score: 4

87. Malcolm Kelly, WAS | Age: 23.9 | Value Score: 4

88. [#]Jarrett Dillard, JAX | Age: 24.9 | Value Score: 4

89. Brian Hartline, MIA | Age: 23.10 | Value Score: 4

90. Patrick Crayton, DAL | Age: 31.5 | Value Score: 3

91.
Greg Camarillo, MIA | Age: 28.5 | Value Score: 3

92. David Clowney, NYJ | Age: 25.2 | Value Score: 3

93. Brian Robiskie, CLE | Age: 22.9 | Value Score: 3

94. Johnnie Lee Higgins, OAK | Age: 27.0 | Value Score: 2

95. Kevin Curtis, PHI | Age: 32.2 | Value Score: 2

96. Matt Jones, UFA | Age: 27.5 | Value Score: 2

97. *Plaxico Burress, UFA | Age: 33.1 | Value Score: 2

98. Sammie Stroughter, TB | Age: 24.8 | Value Score: 2

99.
Deion Branch, SEA | Age: 31.2 | Value Score: 1

100. Reggie Brown, PHI | Age: 29.8 | Value Score: 1

101. Michael Jenkins, ATL | Age: 28.3 | Value Score: 1

102. [#]Harry Douglas, ATL | Age: 26.0 | Value Score: 1

103. Sinorice Moss, NYG | Age: 26.9 | Value Score: 1

104. James Hardy, BUF | Age: 24.9 | Value Score: 1

105. Domenik Hixon, NYG | Age: 25.11 | Value Score: 1

106. Chansi Stuckey, CLE | Age: 25.11 | Value Score: 1

107. Mark Bradley, TB | Age: 28.8 | Value Score: 1

108.
Juaquin Iglesias, CHI | Age: 23.1 | Value Score: 1

109. Patrick Turner, MIA | Age: 23.4 | Value Score: 1

110. Marko Mitchell, WAS | Age: 25.6 | Value Score: 1

6 comments:

Briks said...

No Aromashodu?

Chris Wesseling said...

Good catch. I added him.

Jordan said...

Josh Cribbs doesn't make the top 100 for next yea?

Greg said...

Any updates on these rankings during the offseason, or will you wait until the summer?

Chris Wesseling said...

Hi Greg,

I don't think there's been much movement since January. I'll probably wait until after the draft for an update ... so probably late April or early May.

Here's a link to the most recent ones I did for Rotoworld back in February: http://www.rotoworld.com/content/features/column.aspx?sport=NFL&columnid=69&articleid=34601

Chris Wesseling said...

Hi Jordan,

Josh Cribbs is interesting. He should probably be in the top 100 somewhere, but I'm skeptical that he'll ever have legit weekly fantasy value outside of return yardage leagues. I'll add him in the next rankings. Thanks.