Fantasy Football Dynasty Rankings: Top 75 wide receivers, analyzing Brandin Cooks, Terrelle Pryor and four other WRs who changed teams

It was a busy offseason at the wide receiver position.

There were three pass catchers taken in the first nine picks of the draft, but it was the movement of six established receivers that really caught my eye. We'll start with a quick overview of these moves and the effect if had on their dynasty value before getting to my top 75 below.

Wide Receivers on the move
Alshon Jeffery Philadelphia WR
I love the opportunity for Jeffery going to Philadelphia. He should be the unquestioned No. 1 WR with plenty of pieces around him to prevent double teams. I still believe he has the physical talent to jump into the top 10 in these rankings. The question, as always, is Jeffery's health. He has missed 11 games in the past two seasons, but his talent and upside is too great to give up on. I would expect he ascends to a No. 1 WR in 2017 or drops out of the top 20 altogether.
Brandin Cooks New England WR
Cooks is still just 23 years old and is coming off back-to-back 1,100 yard seasons. He was traded to one of the few places where he won't see a drop off in quarterback play. He should be ranked higher than this. My concern for 2017 is volume because the Patriots are loaded with weapons. My concern past that is whether Tom Brady remains elite 2-3 years from now when some of the weapons Cooks is currently battling for targets are gone.  
Terrelle Pryor Washington WR
Pryor got the biggest upgrade of the group. A year after posting a 77-1,007-4 season with one of the worst QB situations in the league, he moves to Washington where he should be the No. 1 option for Kirk Cousins. He'll turn 28 before the season starts, and I expect 2-3 years of solid No. 2 WR production.
DeSean Jackson Tampa Bay WR
People are really excited for DeSean Jackson's move to Tampa Bay. I'm on board if we're talking about the impact on Jameis Winston. For Jackson, I'm not sure a lot changes. The difference between Kirk Cousins and Jameis Winston is not great and he'll be at best second on the team in targets. He's a 30 year-old No. 3 WR, which isn't a great Dynasty asset. 
Pierre Garcon San Francisco WR
Jackson's former teammate made a much bigger change. He heads to San Francisco to be the No. 1 option. The last time he was featured in a Kyle Shanahan offense he had 113 catches for 1,346 yards. Of course, he was 27 then. He'll be 31 to start the season and Brian Hoyer is his quarterback. There isn't a ton of upside here, but he's close to free in drafts and he's a solid placeholder.
Brandon Marshall N.Y. Giants WR
I'd guess I'll be one of the lowest on Marshall in redraft, and maybe in Dynasty as well. He's a phenomenal receiver who has had a spectacular career and he definitely got a quarterback upgrade. He's also 33 years old and coming off a terrible 2016. At best, Marshall is second in the Giants pecking order, and if he struggles early he could easily see fewer targets than Sterling Shepard
WR Dynasty Rankings
Rank Player Team
1 Odell Beckham Jr. NYG
2 Mike Evans TB
3 Julio Jones ATL
4 Antonio Brown PIT
5 A.J. Green CIN
6 Amari Cooper OAK
7 T.Y. Hilton IND
8 Michael Thomas NO
9 Dez Bryant DAL
10 DeAndre Hopkins HOU
11 Sammy Watkins BUF
12 Allen Robinson JAC
13 Keenan Allen LAC
14 Alshon Jeffery PHI
15 Corey Davis TEN
16 Doug Baldwin SEA
17 Brandin Cooks NE
18 Jarvis Landry MIA
19 Demaryius Thomas DEN
20 Davante Adams GB
21 Jordy Nelson GB
22 Corey Coleman CLE
23 Mike Williams LAC
24 Stefon Diggs MIN
25 Terrelle Pryor WAS
26 Golden Tate DET
27 Michael Crabtree OAK
28 John Ross CIN
29 Donte Moncrief IND
30 Kelvin Benjamin CAR
31 Devante Parker MIA
32 Tyreek Hill KC
33 Tyler Lockett SEA
34 Jordan Matthews PHI
35 Sterling Shepard NYG
36 Emmanuel Sanders DEN
37 Jamison Crowder WAS
38 Willie Snead NO
39 John Brown ARI
40 Martavis Bryant PIT
41 Josh Reynolds LAR
42 Randall Cobb GB
43 ArDarius Stewart NYJ
44 Curtis Samuel CAR
45 Breshad Perriman BAL
46 Tyrell Williams LAC
47 DeSean Jackson TB
48 Josh Doctson WAS
49 Chris Godwin TB
50 Zay Jones BUF
51 Kevin White CHI
52 Julian Edelman NE
53 Mike Wallace BAL
54 Eric Decker NYJ
55 Pierre Garcon SF
56 Cameron Meredith CHI
57 Larry Fitzgerald ARI
58 Brandon Marshall NYG
59 JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT
60 Marvin Jones DET
61 Kenny Britt CLE
62 Carlos Henderson DEN
63 Adam Thielen MIN
64 Jeremy Maclin KC
65 Rishard Matthews TEN
66 Marqise Lee JAC
67 Laquon Treadwell MIN
68 Will Fuller HOU
69 Cooper Kupp LAR
70 Kenny Stills MIA
71 Malcolm Mitchell NE
72 Quincy Enunwa NYJ
73 Robert Woods LAR
74 Isaiah Ford MIA
75 J.J. Nelson ARI
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