3rd Year NFL Wide Receivers
 
 
 
 
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3rd Year NFL Wide Receivers

There is a common belief among fantasy football players that most NFL wide receivers do not "break out" until their third year in the league. Some recent examples of players who blossomed in their 3rd year: Santana Moss, Chris Chambers, Steve Smith, and Steve Johnson. (from our FF Dictionary)

Here is the list of 25 active wide receivers whose rookie year was 2011. We list their receptions as well as their career fantasy points.

Player NFL
Team
Depth Age Height Weight 2010
Rec.
2011
Rec.
Total Career
Fantasy
Points
Kamar Aiken BAL WR3 25 6'2 213 0 0 0 0.0
Doug Baldwin SEA WR1 26 5'10 189 0 51 51 102.6
Vincent Brown IND   26 5'11 190 0 19 19 44.9
Randall Cobb GB WR2 24 5'10 192 0 24 24 56.0
Kris Durham TEN   27 6'6 216 0 3 3 3.0
Clyde Gates TEN WR5 28 5'11 197 0 2 2 2.3
A.J. Green CIN WR1 26 6'4 207 0 65 65 153.0
Leonard Hankerson ATL WR4 26 6'2 211 0 13 13 16.3
Dwayne Harris NYG WR5 27 5'10 200 0 0 0 0.0
Andrew Hawkins CLE WR3 29 5'7 180 0 23 23 28.8
Chris Hogan BUF WR4 26 6'1 215 0 0 0 0.0
Andre Holmes OAK WR4 26 6'4 223 0 0 0 0.0
Julio Jones ATL WR1 26 6'3 220 0 54 54 149.5
Jeremy Kerley NYJ WR3 26 5'9 188 0 29 29 41.8
Ricardo Lockette SEA WR3 28 6'2 211 0 2 2 16.5
Jeff Maehl PHI WR4 26 6'0 185 0 0 0 0.0
Denarius Moore CIN   26 6'0 190 0 33 33 103.9
Joseph Morgan NO WR4 27 6'1 184 0 0 0 0.0
Austin Pettis SD WR5 26 6'3 207 0 27 27 25.0
Aldrick Robinson BAL WR5 26 5'10 181 0 0 0 0.0
Jeremy Ross DET WR3 27 5'11 215 0 0 0 0.0
Greg Salas NYJ   26 6'1 209 0 27 27 27.2
Dane Sanzenbacher CIN WR6 26 5'11 180 0 27 27 45.2
Cecil Shorts HOU WR2 27 6'0 202 0 2 2 9.0
Torrey Smith SF WR1 26 6'0 205 0 50 50 130.0