You should target players who have a good chance to score a touchdown and get a lot of looks from their respective quarterbacks when considering who to start at the position.
Monitor the status for each of your players' games this week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the NFL schedule and player availability. Bye weeks have ended, so you should have more options when it comes to finding good defensive matchups for your wide receivers.
Check out my article on the players with the easiest and hardest playoff schedules for an idea of who to start -- and who to avoid -- this postseason.
Here are some of my favorite players in this week's rankings:
Keenan Allen saw his streak of five consecutive games with a touchdown end in Week 13, but he still had 11 targets in the Los Angeles Chargers' blowout loss to the New England Patriots.
Allen has been targeted a ridiculous 40 times over his last three games. He is the most-targeted player in the league, with 133 looks on the season.
I expect those targets from quarterback Justin Herbert to keep up in Week 14, when the Chargers face the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have allowed the second-most receiving yards and fourth-most fantasy points per game to wide receivers.
Allen is my No. 1 wide receiver and an elite WR1 throughout the playoffs.
The Lions have allowed the fourth-most receiving yards and eighth-most fantasy points per game to the position.
Adams leads the league with 102.9 yards per game and 13 touchdowns on the season. He should explode in this matchup. He is my No. 2 option for Week 14.
The Vikings are tied for allowing a league-high 19 receiving scores to wide receivers. They also have allowed the third-most fantasy points per game to the position.
Evans has scored in three consecutive games and the Buccaneers had a Week 13 bye. I expect the Buccaneers wide receiver to finish the week as a high-end WR1. He is my No. 7 option.
Minnesota Vikings rookie Justin Jefferson could claim NFC Offensive Rookie of the Year honors in 2020. Jefferson has 1,039 yards and seven scores during his rookie campaign. He has scored in three consecutive games and should have another explosive performance in Week 14, when the Vikings battle the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Buccaneers defense has been great against the run, but has struggled against the pass. They are tied for allowing the ninth-most fantasy points to the position. Tampa Bay has also allowed 269 yards and three scores to Tyreek Hill in Week 13 before their bye.
Jefferson is a WR1 play this week due to his great matchup. He is my No. 13 option.
A.J. Brown might get most of the attention out of the Tennessee Titans wide receiver group, but Corey Davis has quietly had a breakout 2020 campaign. The fourth-year wide receiver is on pace for career highs in catches, yards and touchdowns.
Davis has had at least 100 receiving yards in two of his last three games. He had a season-high 11 catches for 182 yards and a score in Week 13. I expect him to keep getting looks from Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill down the stretch.
Davis and the Titans face the Jacksonville Jaguars this week. The Jaguars have allowed the fifth-most fantasy points to wide receivers. Davis is my No. 15 option and is a high-end WR2 for Week 14.
Jamison Crowder is another player who has had a solid 2020 campaign, but has been under the radar. Crowder scored two touchdowns in Week 13 and should see more work near the goal line in Week 14. The Jets have a Week 14 matchup against the Seattle Seahawks.
The Seahawks have allowed a league-high 2,707 receiving yards to wide receivers this season. They also have allowed the second-most fantasy points per game to the position. Crowder is my No. 20 option and can slide into your WR2 or WR3 slot.
Week 14 fantasy football wide receiver rankings
1. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers vs. ATL
2. Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers at DET
3. A.J. Brown, Tennessee Titans at JAX
4. D.K. Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks vs. NYJ
5. Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings at TB
6. DeAndre Hopkins, Arizona Cardinals at NYG
7. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. MIN
8. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs at MIA
9. Stefon Diggs, Buffalo Bills vs. PIT
10. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears vs. HOU
11. Terry McLaurin, Washington Football Team at SF
13. Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings at TB
15. Corey Davis, Tennessee Titans at JAX
16. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks vs. NYJ
18. Diontae Johnson, Pittsburgh Steelers at BUF
19. D.J. Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. TEN
20. Jamison Crowder, New York Jets at SEA
21. Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons at LAC
22. Mike Williams, Los Angeles Chargers vs. ATL
23. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. MIN
24. Marquise Brown, Baltimore Ravens at CLE
26. Deebo Samuel, San Francisco 49ers vs. WAS
27. Keke Coutee, Houston Texans at CHI
29. Cole Beasley, Buffalo Bills vs. PIT
30. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers at BUF
32. Denzel Mims, New York Jets at SEA
33. CeeDee Lamb, Dallas Cowboys at CIN
35. Brandon Aiyuk, San Francisco 49ers vs. WAS
36. Chase Claypool, Pittsburgh Steelers at BUF
37. Jerry Jeudy, Denver Broncos at CAR
38. Allen Lazard, Green Bay Packers at DET
39. Christian Kirk, Arizona Cardinals at NYG
40. Breshad Perriman, New York Jets at SEA
41. Tee Higgins, Cincinnati Bengals vs. DAL
42. Henry Ruggs III, Las Vegas Raiders vs. IND
43. Nelson Agholor, Las Vegas Raiders vs. IND
45. Marvin Jones, Jr., Detroit Lions vs. GB
46. Darius Slayton, New York Giants vs. ARI
47. Antonio Brown, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. MIN
48. Michael Gallup, Dallas Cowboys at CIN
49. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Green Bay Packers at DET
50. Michael Pittman, Indianapolis Colts at LV