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Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Updated: December 26, 11:33 AM ET
Week 17 Rankings: Wide receivers

By Fantasy staff
ESPN.com

These rankings are intended to rate how players will perform in Week 17 of the NFL season only and does not account for season-long performance. They are a composite of Matthew Berry's, Christopher Harris', Eric Karabell's and Erik Kuselias' personal rankings for the week. ESPN's official fantasy projections and profiles for Week 17 can be viewed by clicking here.

Rankings were updated Friday to adjust for the latest injury news and emerging trends.

Week 17 wide receiver rankings
Rank Name Team Opponent
Berry

Harris

Kuselias

Karabell
Average
1 Larry Fitzgerald Cardinals Sea 1 4 4 1 2.5
2 Andre Johnson Texans Chi 4 1 1 7 3.3
3 Brandon Marshall Broncos @SD 6 2 2 3 3.3
4 Steve Smith Panthers @NO 2 3 6 5 4.0
5 Greg Jennings Packers Det 7 5 9 2 5.8
6 Marques Colston Saints Car 3 9 5 6 5.8
7 Randy Moss Patriots @Buf 5 6 3 12 6.5
8 Roddy White Falcons StL 12 8 7 4 7.8
9 Calvin Johnson Lions @GB 11 7 8 9 8.8
10 Vincent Jackson Chargers Den 8 15 12 8 10.8
11 Terrell Owens Cowboys @Phi 9 11 10 14 11.0
12 Eddie Royal Broncos @SD 10 16 15 11 13.0
13 Wes Welker Patriots @Buf 15 12 13 13 13.3
14 Dwayne Bowe Chiefs @Cin 14 14 11 16 13.8
15 Antonio Bryant Buccaneers Oak 18 13 17 10 14.5
16 Anquan Boldin Cardinals Sea 22 10 14 20 16.5
17 Donald Driver Packers Det 19 17 22 19 19.3
18 Santana Moss Redskins @SF 27 19 18 18 20.5
19 Kevin Walter Texans Chi 20 20 37 15 23.0
20 Lance Moore Saints Car 26 25 21 21 23.3
21 Lee Evans Bills NE 24 36 20 17 24.3
22 DeSean Jackson Eagles Dal 13 29 30 25 24.3
23 Steve Breaston Cardinals Sea 17 32 25 23 24.3
24 T.J. Houshmandzadeh Bengals KC 28 18 24 28 24.5
25 Isaac Bruce 49ers Was 36 23 16 24 24.8
26 Laveranues Coles Jets Mia 33 27 23 31 28.5
27 Torry Holt Rams @Atl 25 30 31 29 28.8
28 Davone Bess Dolphins @NYJ 31 24 38 22 28.8
29 Deion Branch Seahawks @Ari 30 22 19 47 29.5
30 Derrick Mason Ravens Jac 16 26 26 NR 29.8
31 Jerricho Cotchery Jets Mia 32 21 29 42 31.0
32 Devin Hester Bears @Hou 35 33 33 32 33.3
33 Dennis Northcutt Jaguars @Bal 29 48 35 27 34.8
34 Michael Jenkins Falcons StL 21 NR 41 26 34.8
35 Bernard Berrian Vikings NYG 47 31 28 34 35.0
36 Anthony Gonzalez Colts Ten 44 28 43 30 36.3
37 Ted Ginn Jr. Dolphins @NYJ 23 38 NR 35 36.8
38 Domenik Hixon Giants @Min 41 34 36 36 36.8
39 Hines Ward Steelers Cle 39 NR 27 40 39.3
40 Kevin Curtis Eagles Dal 34 35 40 NR 40.0
41 Muhsin Muhammad Panthers @NO 45 40 43 33 40.3
42 Reggie Wayne Colts Ten 43 NR 34 38 41.5
43 Devery Henderson Saints Car 37 49 42 43 42.8
44 Santonio Holmes Steelers Cle NR NR 32 41 43.8
45 Braylon Edwards Browns @Pit 48 37 39 NR 43.8
46 Bobby Engram Seahawks @Ari NR 42 47 37 44.3
47 Johnnie Lee Higgins Raiders @TB 40 NR 45 45 45.3
48 Donnie Avery Rams @Atl 46 46 NR 44 46.8
49 Mark Clayton Ravens Jac 42 43 NR NR 46.8
50 Chris Henry Bengals KC NR 45 48 46 47.5