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August 15, 2023

Fantasy football wide receiver draft guide: Every starter, slot WR (with targets) for 2023

A look at some key numbers and figures to help you draft your receiving corps.

There is a ton of luck in fantasy football — to be sure. But there are also some simple pieces of research that can help you put your roster in the best position to win.

Opportunity + volume = (likely) fantasy success. 

We've compiled a list below that projects which three receivers are expected to start on each team, and how many targets they received a season ago. The below information may help you make some killer picks in late rounds:

CardinalsMarquise Brown (107)Rondale Moore (56)
Greg Dortch (64)
FalconsDrake London (117)
Mack Hollins (94)Scotty Miller (40)
RavensRashod Bateman (28)
Odell Beckham Jr. (-)Zay Flowers (R)
BillsStefon Diggs (156)Gabriel Davis (93)Khalil Shakir (20)
PanthersAdam Thielen (107)DJ Chark (52)Jonathan Mingo (R)
BearsDJ Moore (118)Darnell Mooney (61)
Chase Claypool (79)
BengalsJa'Marr Chase (134)Tee Higgins (110)Tyler Boyd (83)
BrownsAmari Cooper (132)Elijah Moore (65)
Donovan Peoples-Jones (96)
CowboysCeeDee Lamb (156)
Brandin Cooks (93)
Michael Gallup (74)
BroncosJerry Jeudy (101)Courtland Sutton (109)
Marvin Mims (R)
LionsAmon-Ra St. Brown (146)Jameson Williams* (9)
Marvin Jones (81)
PackersChristian Watson (65)Romeo Doubs (67)Jayden Reed (R)
TexansNico Collins (66)
Robert Woods (91)Noah Brown (74)
ColtsMichael Pittman Jr. (141)
Alec Pierce (78)Isaiah McKenzie (66)
JaguarsChristian Kirk (133)Calvin Ridley (sus)Zay Jones (121)
ChiefsKaDarius Toney (20)Marquez Valdes-Scantling (81)
Skyy Moore (33)
ChargersKeenan Allen (89)Mike Williams (93)Quentin Johnston (R)
RamsCooper Kupp (98)
Van Jefferson (44)
Ben Skowronek (61)
DolphinsTyreek Hill (170)
Jaylen Waddle (117)
Cedric Wilson (18)
VikingsJustin Jefferson (184)Jordan Addison (R)
K.J Osborn (82)
PatriotsJuJu Smith-Schuster (101)DeVante Parker (47)
Kendrick Bourne (48)
SaintsChris Olave (119)
Michael Thomas (22)
 Rashid Shaheed (34)
GiantsIsaiah Hodins (48)Darius Slayton (71)Parris Campbell (91)
JetsGarrett Wilson (147)Corey Davis (64)
Allen Lazard (100)
RaidersDevante Adams (180)Jacobi Meyers (96)
Hunter Renfrow (50)
EaglesA.J. Brown (145)DeVonta Smith (136)
Quez Watkins (51)
SteelersDiontae Johnson (147)George Pickens (84)
Allen Robinson (52)
49ersDeebo Samuel (94)
Brandon Aiyuk (114)Jauan Jennings (56)
SeahawksD.K. Metcalf (141)Tyler Lockett (117)
Jaxon Smith-Njigba (R)
BuccaneersMike Evans (127)Chris Godwin (142)Russell Gage (70)
TitansDeAndre Hopkins (96)Treylon Burks (54)
Kyle Philips (13)
WashingtonTerry McLaurin (120)Johan Dotson (61)Curtis Samuel (92)

* Jameson Williams is suspended six games to start the season

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