Consensus Fantasy Football Week 13 WR Rankings: Do You Need To Start Amon-Ra St. Brown, Garrett Wilson, and Puka Nacua?

It's time to get fantasy football rankings sized up for Week 13 -- who can you trust at the WR position in a big week with the playoffs approaching?

As the fantasy football playoffs are quickly approaching, who are the players you can trust from your roster to help you secure your spot in the postseason? The PFN Fantasy Staff consensus WR rankings are here to help guide you as you set your lineup in Week 13! All rankings are in 1QB and half-PPR scoring format.

Which WR Should You Start in Fantasy Football?

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1) Tyreek Hill | MIA (at WAS)
2) CeeDee Lamb | DAL (vs. SEA)
3) Amon-Ra St. Brown | DET (at NO)
4) A.J. Brown | PHI (vs. SF)
5) Keenan Allen | LAC (at NE)
6) Mike Evans | TB (vs. CAR)
7) Michael Pittman Jr. | IND (at TEN)
8) Brandon Aiyuk | SF (at PHI)
9) Jaylen Waddle | MIA (at WAS)
10) Tank Dell | HOU (vs. DEN)
11) DeVonta Smith | PHI (vs. SF)
12) Deebo Samuel | SF (at PHI)
13) Nico Collins | HOU (vs. DEN)
14) Adam Thielen | CAR (at TB)
15) Calvin Ridley | JAX (vs. CIN)
16) Chris Olave | NO (vs. DET)
17) Cooper Kupp | LAR (vs. CLE)
18) Ja’Marr Chase | CIN (at JAX)
19) Terry McLaurin | WAS (vs. MIA)
20) Courtland Sutton | DEN (at HOU)

21) Garrett Wilson | NYJ (vs. ATL)
22) DK Metcalf | SEA (at DAL)
23) Christian Kirk | JAX (vs. CIN)
24) Puka Nacua | LAR (vs. CLE)
25) DeAndre Hopkins | TEN (vs. IND)
26) Rashee Rice | KC (at GB)
27) Diontae Johnson | PIT (vs. ARI)
28) Marquise Brown | ARI (at PIT)
29) Josh Downs | IND (at TEN)
30) Chris Godwin | TB (vs. CAR)
31) Tyler Lockett | SEA (at DAL)
32) Drake London | ATL (at NYJ)
33) George Pickens | PIT (vs. ARI)
34) Amari Cooper | CLE (at LAR)
35) Brandin Cooks | DAL (vs. SEA)
36) Christian Watson | GB (vs. KC)
37) Jahan Dotson | WAS (vs. MIA)
38) Tee Higgins | CIN (at JAX)
39) Romeo Doubs | GB (vs. KC)
40) Jerry Jeudy | DEN (at HOU)

41) Curtis Samuel | WAS (vs. MIA)
42) Jaxon Smith-Njigba | SEA (at DAL)
43) Noah Brown | HOU (vs. DEN)
44) Tyler Boyd | CIN (at JAX)
45) Zay Jones | JAX (vs. CIN)
46) Jayden Reed | GB (vs. KC)
47) Rondale Moore | ARI (at PIT)
48) Robert Woods | HOU (vs. DEN)
49) Elijah Moore | CLE (at LAR)
50) Tutu Atwell | LAR (vs. CLE)
51) A.T. Perry | NO (vs. DET)
52) Greg Dortch | ARI (at PIT)
53) Jonathan Mingo | CAR (at TB)
54) Jameson Williams | DET (at NO)
55) Trey Palmer | TB (vs. CAR)
56) Michael Wilson | ARI (at PIT)
57) Josh Reynolds | DET (at NO)
58) Justin Watson | KC (at GB)
59) Marvin Mims Jr. | DEN (at HOU)
60) DJ Chark | CAR (at TB)

61) Dontayvion Wicks | GB (vs. KC)
62) Jalen Tolbert | DAL (vs. SEA)
63) Quentin Johnston | LAC (at NE)
64) Trenton Irwin | CIN (at JAX)
65) Jalen Guyton | LAC (at NE)
66) JuJu Smith-Schuster | NE (vs. LAC)
67) Skyy Moore | KC (at GB)
68) Kyle Philips | TEN (vs. IND)
69) Kalif Raymond | DET (at NO)
70) Alec Pierce | IND (at TEN)
71) Kayshon Boutte | NE (vs. LAC)
72) Marquez Valdes-Scantling | KC (at GB)
73) Cedric Tillman | CLE (at LAR)
74) Michael Gallup | DAL (vs. SEA)
75) DeVante Parker | NE (vs. LAC)
76) Nick Westbrook-Ikhine | TEN (vs. IND)
77) Kadarius Toney | KC (at GB)
78) Keith Kirkwood | NO (vs. DET)
79) Jauan Jennings | SF (at PHI)
80) Chris Moore | TEN (vs. IND)

The Top WRs To Start in Week 13

Josh Downs, Indianapolis Colts (@TEN)

Analysis by Jason Katz | After battling a knee injury for a couple of weeks, the bye week worked wonders for the rookie. Josh Downs looked fully healthy in Week 12 and was back to a 68% snap share. Unfortunately, he only managed five catches for 43 yards, scoring 9.3 fantasy points.

Fantasy managers may look at Downs’ last three games and be ready to abandon ship. Do not. Things are going to get better.

For starters, Downs is a talented player. That always helps. He was just inefficient last week. What I care about more are the 13 targets he was able to command, a season-high figure.

While the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were a favorable matchup for wide receivers last week and Downs couldn’t take advantage, it wasn’t for a lack of effort. I don’t think a second favorable matchup will get away from him.

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The Tennessee Titans allow the sixth-most points per game (ppg) to wide receivers. More specifically, they allow the eighth-most ppg to the slot, where Downs primarily lines up. A whopping 72.2% of the total receiving yards allowed by the Titans go to wide receivers.

Michael Pittman Jr. is going to get his. But there should be plenty left for Downs as the clear second option in this passing game to post at least WR3, if not WR2, numbers this week.

Deebo Samuel, San Francisco 49ers (@PHI)

It’s been so up-and-down for Deebo Samuel this year in San Francisco. He’s had some massive performances here or there, but then he’s truly underwhelmed for the most part. That’s because he has to share the ball with so many other explosive playmakers in this offense.

Week 12 was a good week for Deebo, though, as he ended the week as a top-12 WR for fantasy purposes. That momentum should continue over into this massive Sunday afternoon showdown between the Philadelphia Eagles and the 49ers.

The Eagles’ secondary has been gashed so far this year, and they’re allowing the most fantasy points to opposing wide receivers up to this point of the 2023 NFL season. Samuel’s still boom-or-bust due to the nature of the offense and how many mouths there are to feed, but the upside is too high to think about sitting him.

Looking to make a trade in your fantasy league? Having trouble deciding who to start and who to sit? Setting DFS lineups? Check out PFN’s Free Fantasy Football Trade Analyzer, Start/Sit Optimizer, and DFS Lineup Optimizer to help you make the right decision!

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