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

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The SB Nation fantasy writers reveal who the top 50 wide receivers in standard leagues are for the first week of the 2016 regular season.

The crop of talented wide receivers in the NFL seems to grow larger and larger after each season. The 2015 campaign was no different with 26 pass catchers gaining over 1,000 yards receiving, seven of whom also caught over 100 passes.

Antonio Brown, Julio Jones, DeAndre Hopkins and Odell Beckham led this skillful position group last year and there is no reason to think they will not continue to do so again this season.

For Week 1, Brown (vs. Washington) and Jones (vs. Tampa Bay) will look to continue where they left off last season while Hopkins (vs. Chicago) and Beckham (vs. Dallas) may struggle to produce in their first games based on the defenses they are going against.

As it goes for the early part of every year, keeping an eye on the rookies and receivers with new teams will also be something for fantasy owners to prioritize. Marvin Jones (Lions), Kevin White (Bears), Breshad Perriman (Ravens), Corey Coleman (Browns) and Will Fuller (Texans) are just a few of the wide receivers who have the potential to become valuable assets in 2016 for fantasy owners.

Wide receivers (standard), Week 1

(ZS: Zach Senvisky, JM: Jason Marcum, AP: Adam Patrick, SK: Scott Kaliska, JG: Jeff Goldberg, KB: Kyle Bennett)

Rk Consensus Tm Opp. ZS JM AP SK JG KB
1 Julio Jones ATL vs. TB 1 1 3 1 2 1
1 Antonio Brown PIT at WAS 2 2 1 2 1 2
3 Odell Beckham Jr. NYG at DAL 3 3 2 3 3 3
4 Allen Robinson JAC vs. GB 6 5 5 5 5 6
5 Amari Cooper OAK at NO 5 9 4 6 6 5
6 DeAndre Hopkins HOU vs. CHI 4 4 17 4 4 4
7 A.J. Green CIN at NYJ 10 6 7 9 7 8
8 Brandon Marshall NYJ vs. CIN 9 8 8 8 8 10
9 Mike Evans TB at ATL 7 7 12 7 11 7
10 Dez Bryant DAL vs. NYG 8 16 6 11 9 9
11 Sammy Watkins BUF at BAL 11 10 13 10 10 11
12 Keenan Allen SD at KC 12 11 11 14 12 15
13 Jordy Nelson GB at JAC 13 12 23 12 13 12
14 Alshon Jeffery CHI at HOU 14 13 18 16 14 14
15 Brandin Cooks NO vs. OAK 15 17 19 13 15 14
16 T.Y. Hilton IND vs. DET 18 14 14 15 19 16
17 Doug Baldwin SEA vs. MIA 17 19 15 19 16 18
18 Jeremy Maclin KC vs. SD 19 18 10 21 20 20
19 Demaryius Thomas DEN vs. CAR 16 21 16 20 17 19
20 Golden Tate DET at IND 20 20 21 18 21 22
21 Randall Cobb GB at JAC 24 15 28 17 18 17
22 Jarvis Landry MIA at SEA 23 22 9 28 23 24
23 Eric Decker NYJ vs. CIN 28 29 22 24 22 23
24 DeSean Jackson WAS vs. PIT 30 24 20 30 24 30
25 Marvin Jones DET at IND 26 26 27 23 28 25
26 Michael Crabtree OAK at NO 27 25 33 25 25 29
27 Julian Edelman NE at ARI 25 31 24 27 34 28
28 Larry Fitzgerald ARI vs. NE 22 35 26 32 27 32
29 Emmanuel Sanders DEN vs. CAR 29 28 30 31 31 34
29 Donte Moncrief IND vs. DET 31 27 37 22 32 21
31 Michael Floyd ARI vs. NE 32 23 42 26 29 27
32 Kelvin Benjamin CAR at DEN 21 43 25 42 26 37
33 Jordan Matthews PHI vs. CLE 33 30 36 29 30 26
34 Tyler Lockett SEA vs. MIA 36 37 29 34 37 31
35 Allen Hurns JAC vs. GB 38 36 39 33 35 33
36 John Brown ARI vs. NE 41 38 35 35 33 35
37 Tavon Austin LA at SF 34 32 46 38 36 36
38 Corey Coleman CLE at PHI 39 33 51 36 39 38
39 Willie Snead NO vs. OAK 39 34 51 37 38 39
40 Vincent Jackson TB at ATL 37 39 51 41 42 48
41 Sterling Shepard NYG at DAL 42 44 51 39 41 41
41 Anquan Boldin DET at IND 35 49 38 51 44 44
43 Stefon Diggs MIN at TEN 46 47 45 40 40 40
44 Kamar Aiken BAL vs. BUF 40 42 51 43 43 43
45 Will Fuller HOU vs. CHI 43 40 51 47 49 49
46 Steve Smith BAL vs. BUF 48 51 31 51 51 51
47 Torrey Smith SF vs. LA 51 41 50 44 47 46
48 Markus Wheaton PIT at WAS 47 46 51 46 45 42
49 Pierre Garcon WAS vs. PIT 51 51 32 51 51 51
50 Tajae Sharpe TEN vs. MIN 51 48 47 45 46 45
50 Travis Benjamin SD at KC 45 45 51 48 48 47
-- Michael Thomas NO vs. OAK 51 51 34 51 51 51
-- Charles Johnson MIN at TEN 51 51 40 51 51 51
-- Kevin White CHI at HOU 51 51 41 51 51 51
-- Mohamed Sanu ATL vs. TB 51 51 43 51 51 51
-- Robert Woods BUF at BAL 51 51 44 51 51 51
-- Terrelle Pryor CLE at PHI 49 51 49 51 50 51
-- Terrance Williams DAL vs. NYG 51 51 48 51 51 51
-- Mike Thomas LA at SF 51 51 51 49 51 51
-- Mike Wallace BAL vs. BUF 51 50 51 50 51 50
-- DeVante Parker MIA at SEA 50 51 51 51 51 51