Week 3 Fantasy Football Rankings: Wide Receivers

- Updated: Sunday, September 20th

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Scoring: These rankings are based on standard scoring (one point per 25 passing yards and per 10 rushing/receiving yards and four points per passing touchdown and six points per rushing/receiving touchdown) and are for Week 3 only.

These rankings are from Kevin Hanson (follow him on Twitter).

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Clearly the weak link of the Jets defense is its secondary and Jordy Nelson and the Packers exploited it last weekend.

Catching nine of his 16 targets for a career-high 209 yards and a touchdown, Nelson led all wide receivers in fantasy points in Week 2 and teammate Randall Cobb (5/39/2) was third.

Through two games, Nelson has 18 catches on 30 targets for 292 yards, all of which lead the NFL, and a touchdown.

This week's matchup is more favorable than the numbers suggest as the Lions have allowed the fourth-fewest fantasy points to opposing wide receivers this season. That said, their secondary is clearly their defense's weak link as well.

Meanwhile, next up for the Jets secondary is Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery and the Bears wide receivers.

While it appeared early on Sunday that both Marshall and Jeffery could miss their Sunday Night Football matchup, both played and Marshall had a huge game for owners that gambled and waited.

Marshall had only five catches for 48 yards, but three of those catches were touchdowns and only Jordy scored more fantasy points last week.

One additional positive as they recover from their injuries, the Bears and Jets will play on Monday Night Football in Week 3 giving them an extra day to heal up.

Here are some more notes on wide receivers: Here are my Week 3 fantasy football wide receiver rankings:

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