Originally posted on We Talk Fantasy Sports  |  Last updated 7/12/13
There was some major shuffling this offseason and fantasy favorites Wes Welker and Mike Wallace are strapping on new helmets. Welker goes to a crowded, yet SUPER talented, Broncos team and will either hurt his own value as well as Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas or Peyton Manning is going to have the best season of his long career and each of these guys will finish in the top 7 again. My guess would be that each player loses a bit of value. But not enough to keep you away from them. As far as Mike Wallace, it will be interesting to see how he and Ryan Tannehill develop. With an unknown run game in Miami, with Reggie Bush now a Lion, teams might focus on Wallace and hit him with double teams. I am not a fan of his this season, but talent always wins...draft with caution.Randall Cobb should be able to reproduce his numbers from last season with the retirement of Donald Driver and the departure of Greg Jennings, now a member of the Minnesota Vikings. Another career move I disagree with, but the way the Vikings run the ball, if Jennings and Christian Ponder can get on the same page, there is a ton of potential there. James Jones and Jordy Nelson could switch roles again with Nelson catching all the TDs this year. Other notable WRs wearing a new helmet this season: Anquan Boldin (49ers)Derrius Heyward-Bey (Colts)Mohamed Massquoi (Jaguars)Josh Cribbs (Raiders)Josh Gordon will miss the 1st two games of the regular season for violating the NFL substance abuse policy.* - New Team ** - Rookie*** - Sleeper1.) Calvin Johnson - Detroit Lions Can you actually do better than the single greatest season ever by a wide receiver? As it pertains to fantasy football, the answer is a resounding "YES!". Calvin Johnson is the best WR in football and yet only managed five touchdowns last season. With a ridiculous 204 targets resulting in 122 receptions, how is that number even possible. Expecting that paltry sum to double is definitely in the confines of reasonable thought. The idea of topping his record setting 1,964 yards is a bit far-fetched, however reaching his previous three season average of 1,588 is practically a given. There is only one route runner that should even be considered a 1st round option. Megatron is that man. Or is he? - @Miller_WeTalkFS 2.) A.J. Green - Cincinnati Bengals3.) Dez Bryant - Dallas Cowboys4.) Brandon Marshall - Chicago Bears5.) Julio Jones - Atlanta Falcons6.) Demaryius Thomas - Denver Broncos7.) Larry Fitzgerald - Arizona Cardinals8.) Andre Johnson - Houston Texans9.) Percy Harvin *- Seattle Seahawks10.) Randall Cobb - Green Bay Packers11.) Victor Cruz - New York Giants12.) Roddy White - Atlanta Falcons13.) Vincent Jackson - Tampa Bay Buccaneers14.) Wes Welker *- Denver Broncos15.) Jordy Nelson - Green Bay Packers16.) Marques Colston - New Orleans Saints17.) Hakeem Nicks - New York Giants18.) Danny Amendola *- New England PatriotsDanny Amendola is used to being the ONLY option on offense, but is not used to a Hall of Fame QB getting the ball to him. If Amendola stays healthy this season, he could easily catch over 100 passes. It is unfortunate for him that he is Wes Welker's doppelganger, because the media and fans will be expecting him to duplicate his numbers. He deserves the benefit of the doubt here as it wasn't very often and definitely not 6 weeks in a row that Welker would lineup without Aaron Hernandez and/or Rob Gronkowski next to him. - @WeTlkFntsySprts19.) Dwayne Bowe - Kansas City Chiefs20.) Reggie Wayne - Indianapolis Colts21.) Antonio Brown - Pittsburgh Steelers 22.) Mike Wallace *- Miami Dolphins23.) Eric Decker - Denver Broncos24.) Pierre Garcon - Washington Redskins25.) Steve Smith - Carolina Panthers26.) Torrey Smith - Baltimore Ravens27.) Stevie Johnson - Buffalo Bills28.) Greg Jennings - Minnesota Vikings29.) Tavon Austin **- St. Louis Rams30.) Jeremy Maclin - Philadelphia Eagles31.) Cecil Shorts - Jacksonville Jaguars32.) DeSean Jackson - Philadelphia Eagles33.) James Jones - Green Bay Packers34.) Josh Gordon - Cleveland Browns35.) Miles Austin - Dallas Cowboys 36.) Mike Williams - Tampa Bay Buccaneers37.) T.Y. Hilton - Indianapolis Colts38.) Danario Alexander - San Diego Chargers39.) Anquan Boldin *- San Francisco 49ers40.) Justin Blackmon - Jacksonville Jaguars41.) Kenny Britt - Tennessee Titans42.) Lance Moore - New Orleans Saints43.) Denarius Moore - Oakland Raiders44.) Emmanuel Sanders - Pittsburgh Steelers45.) Kendall Wright - Tennessee Titans46.) Michael Floyd - Arizona Cardinals47.) Sidney Rice - Seattle Seahawks48.) DeAndre Hopkins **- Houston Texans49.) Aaron Dobson **- New England Patriots50.) Alshon Jeffery - Chicago Bears51.) Chris Givens - St. Louis Rams52.) Brian Hartline - Miami Dolphins53.) Cordarrelle Patterson **- Minnesota Twins54.) Santonio Holmes - New York Jets55.) Vincent Brown - San Diego Chargers56.) Ryan Broyles - Detroit Lions57.) Malcom Floyd - San Diego Chargers58.) Keenan Allen **- San Diego Chargers59.) Greg Little - Cleveland Browns60.) Robert Woods **- Buffalo Bills61.) Darrius Heyward-Bey ***- Indianapolis Colts62.) Brian Quick - St. Louis Rams63.) Stephen Hill - New York Jets64.) Andre Roberts - Arizona Cardinals65.) Brandon LaFell - Carolina Panthers66.) Justin Hunter **- Tennessee Titans67.) Mohamed Sanu - Cincinnati Bengals68.) Golden Tate - Seattle Seahawks69.) Nate Burleson - Detroit Lions70.) Jeremy Kerley - New York Jets
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