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Week 9: NFL’s Top-10 Wide Receivers Right Now

The 33rd Team’s weekly top-10 WR rankings are a snapshot of where the league’s best wide receivers are right now, taking into account the player’s recent production, health, and an evaluation by our scouting department, led by former NFL team executive T.J. McCreight and assisted by scouts Justin Casey, Kevin Cohn and Evan Pritt.

Other Week 9 Rankings: QB | RB | Offense | Defense

1. Tyreek Hill, Miami Dolphins

Receptions: 69 | Yards: 961 | TDs: 2 | Explosive Plays: 15 | Previous Rank: 1

Comment: Hill is on pace for more than 2,000 yards receiving after another monster performance in Week 8. How could he not top our rankings? 

2. Stefon Diggs, Buffalo Bills

Receptions: 55 | Yards: 764 | TDs: 7 | Explosive Plays: 10 | Previous Rank: 2

Comment: Diggs leads all receivers with seven TDs this season and is the ultimate competitor. 

3. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams

Receptions: 64 | Yards: 686 | TDs: 5 | Explosive Plays: 9 | Previous Rank: 3

Comment: Kupp was injured against the 49ers but still had eight catches for 79 yards and a touchdown. He’s second in the NFL with 64 catches in only seven games.

4. Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings

Receptions: 51 | Yards: 752 | TDs: 2 | Explosive Plays: 13 | Previous Rank: 5

Comment: Jefferson did not score but had 98 yards receiving in a win over the Cardinals. He’s averaging 14.5 yards per catch and has 31 first downs.

5. Jaylen Waddle, Miami Dolphins

Receptions: 42 | Yards: 727 | TDs: 5 | Explosive Plays: 12 | Previous Rank: 7

Comment: Waddle caught eight passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns in a win over the Lions. He’s averaging an impressive 17 yards per catch so far this season.

6. A.J. Brown, Philadelphia Eagles

Receptions: 39 | Yards: 659 | TDs: 5 | Explosive Plays: 10 | Previous Rank: 8

Comment: Brown dominated the Steelers with three touchdowns and 156 yards. 

7. Davante Adams, Las Vegas Raiders

Receptions: 38 | Yards: 512 | TDs: 5 | Explosive Plays: 6 | Previous Rank: 6

Comment: Adams only had one catch for three yards in the Raiders’ brutal shutout loss against the Saints.

8. DeAndre Hopkins, Arizona Cardinals

Receptions: 22 | Yards: 262 | TDs: 1 | Explosive Plays: 2 | Previous Rank: N/A

Comment: He would lead the league in receiving yards per game if he had played in the qualifying number of games. 

9. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Kansas City Chiefs

Receptions: 34 | Yards: 294| TDs: 2 | Explosive Plays: 6 | Previous Rank: 9

Comment: Smith-Schuster and the Chiefs were on a bye. They play the Titans next week.

10. Terry McLaurin, Washington Commanders

Receptions: 33 | Yards: 553| TDs: 2 | Explosive Plays: 8 | Previous Rank: N/A

Comment: He’s trending up with Taylor Heinicke taking over for Carson Wentz at QB, and he plays bigger than his size. 

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