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Can Julian Edelman carry his owners to a fantasy championship? Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe/Getty Images
Can Julian Edelman carry his owners to a fantasy championship? Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe/Getty Images

Week 13 was an absolute explosion of wide receiver production. NFL box scores could hardly contain the ridiculous numbers that were produced across the league, as multiple players topped 200 receiving yards and another decided to play Connect Four with Peyton Manning touchdown passes. The fantasy football season is now getting into playoff territory, which means the level of competition and competitiveness is heightened. While you stare at upcoming fantasy postseason matchups, you want to see your WR and TE slots jam packed with players who are in the midst of productive fake football runs and are cornering a large chunk of their team’s receiving targets. No players better illustrate those traits than the top five most targeted players from Week 13, so let’s take a look at the performances of these high flying receiving options as well as other notable target totals from some unexpected contributors: