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Week 10 Fantasy WR Rankings: Should you start or sit JuJu Smith-Schuster this week?

Sporting News — (Matt Lutovsky)

Whenever six teams are on bye, like this week, you generally don't have a lot of options. Sure, there are certain guys you'd like to sit because of bad matchups, but you just can't. We had a similar feeling with our Week 10 fantasy WR rankings -- there are certain players we'd like to move even lower, but it's tough. Even if we think JuJu Smith-Schuster is going to get swallowed up by Jalen Ramsey and do next-to-nothing, just how low can we put him? 

It doesn't help that injuries continue to cloud the rankings. We didn't even bother ranking Adam Thielen (hamstring) or T.Y. Hilton (calf), and the jury is still out on A.J. Green (ankle) and Brandin Cooks (concussion). Green seems likely to return, and if he does, he'll get a neutral matchup against Baltimore, so he's in our WR2 tier. (Update: Green suffered a setback and has been ruled out for Week 10.)

WEEK 10 NON-PPR RANKINGS
Quarterback | Running back | Tight end | D/ST | Kicker

Back to JuJu. He hasn't done much in several games this year, so it's tempting to think he'll get completely shut out against Ramsey and the Rams this week. But Pittsburgh does move him around quite a bit, so he probably won't see Ramsey all game. That gives him a chance to put up numbers, and as we've seen in past weeks, if he gets the ball, he can make big plays. That's why he's (barely) in the WR3 tier, but he's behind several sleepers, such Zach Pascal (vs. Miami), DeVante Parker (@ Colts), Christian Kirk (@ Buccaneers), and A.J. Brown (vs. Chiefs). It will be tough to actually start these guys ahead of Smith-Schuster, but it's probably the right move. 

WEEK 10 PPR RANKINGS: Running backWide receiver | Tight end

Overall, this is the type of week where you will have to take a few chances. Maybe that's on one of the Jets receivers (vs. Giants), Colts receivers (vs. Dolphins), or a big-play guy like Ted Ginn (vs. Falcons) in a good matchup. The options are limited, so don't be afraid to work the wire and get what you can.

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Waiver pickups | FAAB plannerSnap counts | Trade valuesFantasy playoff SOS

Note: We'll continue to update these rankings all week, so check back for the latest and individual player analysis. 

WEEK 10 DFS LINEUPS:
Y! cash | Y! GPP | DK cash | DK GPPFD cash | FD GPP

Week 10 Fantasy WR Rankings

MORE WEEK 10 DFS: Stacks | Values | Lineup Builder

These rankings are for standard, non-PPR leagues.

RankPlayer
1Michael Thomas, NO vs. ATL
2Julio Jones, ATL @ NO
3Chris Godwin, TB vs. ARZ
4Tyreek Hill, KC @ TEN
5Mike Evans, TB vs. ARZ
6Keenan Allen, LAC @ OAK
7Cooper Kupp, LAR @ PIT
8Allen Robinson, CHI vs. DET
9Davante Adams, GB vs. CAR
10Tyler Lockett, SEA @ SF
11Tyrell Williams, OAK vs. LAC
12Amari Cooper, DAL vs. MIN
13John Brown, BUF @ CLE
14Golden Tate, NYG @ NYJ
15Stefon Diggs, MIN @ DAL
16Mike Williams, LAC @ OAK
17Emmanuel Sanders, SF vs. SEA
18Kenny Golladay, DET @ CHI
19Jamison Crowder, NYJ vs. NYG
20Calvin Ridley, ATL @ NO
21Tyler Boyd, CIN vs. BAL
22Larry Fitzgerald, ARZ @ TB
23Odell Beckham Jr., CLE vs. BUF
24Marquise Brown, BAL @ CIN
25Zach Pascal, IND vs. MIA
26Robert Woods, LAR @ PIT
27D.J. Moore, CAR @ GB
28DeVante Parker, MIA @ IND
29Christian Kirk, ARZ @ TB
30Jarvis Landry, CLE vs. BUF
31Auden Tate, CIN vs. BAL
32A.J. Brown, TEN vs. KC
33JuJu Smith-Schuster, PIT vs. LAR
34Ted Ginn Jr., NO vs. ATL
35Robby Anderson, NYJ vs. NYG
36DK Metcalf, SEA @ SF
37Sammy Watkins, KC @ DEN
38Michael Gallup, DAL vs. MIN
39Cole Beasley, BUF @ CLE
40Chester Rogers, IND vs. MIA
41Marvin Jones, DET @ CHI
42Curtis Samuel, CAR @ GB
43Darius Slayton, NYG @ NYJ
44Taylor Gabriel, CHI vs. DET
45Josh Reynolds, LAR @ PIT
46Russell Gage, ATL @ NO
47Alex Erickson, CIN vs. BAL
48Demaryius Thomas, NYJ vs. NYG
49Deebo Samuel, SF vs. SEA
50Josh Gordon, SEA @ SF
51Danny Amendola, DET @ CHI
52Tajae Sharpe, TEN vs. KC
53Adam Humphries, TEN vs. KC
54Olabisi Johnson, MIN @ DAL
55Diontae Johnson, PIT vs. LAR
56Marquez Valdes-Scantling, GB vs. CAR
57Zay Jones, OAK vs. LAC
58Allen Hurns, MIA @ IND
59Deon Cain, IND vs. MIA
60Breshad Perriman, TB vs. ARZ
61Laquon Treadwell, MIN @ DAL
62Cody Latimer, NYG @ NYJ
63Kendrick Bourne, SF vs. SEA
64Willie Snead, BAL @ CIN
65Mecole Hardman, KC @ TEN
66Anthony Miller, CHI vs. DET
67Marquise Goodwin, SF vs. SEA
68Geronimo Allison, GB vs. CAR
69Dante Pettis, SF vs. SEA
70Demarcus Robinson, KC @ TEN
71Randall Cobb, DAL vs. MIN
72James Washington, PIT vs. LAR
73Jaron Brown, SEA @ SF