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Fantasy football rankings 2015: Consensus wide receivers for standard leagues, Week 1

The SB Nation fantasy staff ranks the top 50 fantasy football wide receivers for Week 1 in the NFL.

Fantasy owners have had all offseason to get their lineups ready for Week 1, so of course, making the final decision will happen within one day of opening kickoff.

This isn't to say fantasy owners are all procrastinators. Given the likely game-time decision statuses of premier wideouts like Alshon Jeffery -- along with having to wait for Mike Evans to take the practice field after sustaining a hamstring injury -- owners will be glued to their phones. As a result, the SB Nation fantasy staff was a little bearish on their rankings to open the season.

As for everyone else, Julio Jones and Dez Bryant top the charts for the first of what will likely be many times this season, and Jordan Matthews' second-year breakout is expected to happen immediately in 2015 as he starts off with our No. 9 ranking.

The staff is a little lower on guys like Steve Smith (No. 26) and Brandon Marshall (No. 30), who will draw tough matchups against two of the game's elite cornerbacks in Chris Harris, Jr. and Joe Haden, respectively.

Wide receivers for standard leagues, Week 1

(DK: Daniel Kelley; DC: Dan Ciarrocchi; AM: Andrew Miller; JD: John Daigle; SK: Scott Kaliska)

Rk Consensus Tm Opp. DK DC AM JD SK
1 Julio Jones ATL PHI 1 1 3 4 1
2 Dez Bryant DAL NYG 2 3 2 2 2
3 Antonio Brown PIT @NE 3 6 1 1 3
4 Odell Beckham Jr. NYG @DAL 5 2 5 3 4
5 Demaryius Thomas DEN BAL 4 4 4 7 5
6 Calvin Johnson DET @SD 6 5 6 5 6
7 Randall Cobb GB @CHI 8 7 7 6 7
8 A.J. Green CIN @OAK 7 8 9 8 8
9 Jordan Matthews PHI @ATL 11 11 15 10 10
10 Alshon Jeffery CHI GB 13 14 8 16 9
10 DeAndre Hopkins HOU KC 16 9 11 12 12
12 T.Y. Hilton IND @BUF 10 13 14 9 15
13 Brandin Cooks NO @ARI 15 12 13 18 13
13 Emmanuel Sanders DEN BAL 14 18 12 13 14
15 Mike Evans TB TEN 12 10 10 32 11
16 Davante Adams GB @CHI 22 21 20 11 20
17 Jeremy Maclin KC @HOU 9 20 27 17 23
18 Amari Cooper OAK CIN 19 19 31 14 16
18 Vincent Jackson TB TEN 18 24 17 15 25
20 Jarvis Landry MIA @WAS 21 17 25 21 18
21 Allen Robinson JAC CAR 17 22 22 22 22
22 Keenan Allen SD DET 24 15 23 30 19
22 Andre Johnson IND @BUF 23 16 18 37 17
24 Golden Tate DET @SD 28 23 24 19 24
25 Julian Edelman NE PIT 27 26 19 23 27
26 Steve Smith Sr. BAL @DEN 31 29 21 26 21
27 Sammy Watkins BUF IND 34 27 16 33 26
28 Charles Johnson MIN @SF 29 31 26 25 33
28 DeSean Jackson WAS MIA 30 28 28 29 29
30 Brandon Marshall NYJ CLE 25 25 29 41 28
31 John Brown ARI NO 26 32 42 20 32
32 Anquan Boldin SF MIN 32 37 33 24 31
33 Nelson Agholor PHI @ATL 39 30 35 28 34
34 Larry Fitzgerald ARI NO 33 34 36 39 30
35 Kendall Wright TEN @TB 35 35 32 35 41
36 Eric Decker NYJ CLE 20 43 45 34 38
37 Eddie Royal CHI GB 37 46 34 31 39
38 Mike Wallace MIN @SF 44 36 39 43 37
39 Marques Colston NO @ARI 42 33 48 42 36
40 Stevie Johnson SD DET 45 42 30 40 45
41 Rueben Randle NYG @DAL 48 39 37 44 42
42 Pierre Garcon WAS MIA -- 45 44 27 44
43 Torrey Smith SF MIN 50 40 41 50 40
44 Markus Wheaton PIT @NE -- 38 40 -- 43
45 Roddy White ATL PHI -- 44 46 48 35
46 Terrance Williams DAL NYG -- 41 -- 36 47
47 Brian Quick STL SEA 36 49 47 -- 49
48 Danny Amendola NE PIT -- -- 38 46 --
48 Michael Crabtree OAK CIN 41 -- 43 -- --
50 Leonard Hankerson ATL PHI 47 -- -- 38 --
-- Kenny Stills MIA @WAS 38 48 -- -- --
-- Doug Baldwin SEA @STL 40 50 50 -- --
-- Michael Floyd ARI NO -- 47 49 47 48
-- Andrew Hawkins CLE @NYJ 43 -- -- -- --
-- Kamar Aiken BAL @DEN -- -- -- 45 --
-- Aaron Dobson NE PIT 46 -- -- -- --
-- Devin Funchess CAR @JAC -- -- -- -- 46
-- Percy Harvin BUF IND 49 -- -- -- --
-- Brandon Coleman NO @ARI -- -- -- 49 --
-- Malcom Floyd SD DET -- -- -- -- 50

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