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 33 active wide receivers whose rookie year was 2012. We list their receptions as well as their career fantasy points.

Player NFL
Team
Depth Age Height Weight 2012
Rec.
2013
Rec.
Total Career
Fantasy
Points
Cole Beasley DAL WR3 27 5'8 180 15 39 54 61.6
Josh Bellamy CHI WR5 27 6'0 206 0 0 0 0.0
Travis Benjamin SD WR2 26 5'10 175 18 5 23 75.4
Justin Blackmon JAX   26 6'1 210 64 29 93 166.2
Jarrett Boykin BUF WR7 26 6'2 215 5 49 54 88.8
LaRon Byrd WAS WR6 26 6'4 230 1 0 1 0.8
Ben Edwards NYG WR7       0 0 0 0.0
Michael Floyd ARI WR2 26 6'2 220 45 72 117 210.7
Chris Givens PHI WR4 26 6'0 203 42 34 76 146.7
Brittan Golden ARI WR6 27 5'11 186 0 4 4 13.6
Josh Gordon CLE WR7 25 6'3 225 50 87 137 337.9
T.J. Graham PHI WR7 26 5'11 188 31 23 54 88.2
Stephen Hill CAR   25 6'4 215 21 24 45 83.4
T.Y. Hilton IND WR1 26 5'9 180 50 83 133 276.9
Alshon Jeffery CHI WR1 26 6'3 216 24 89 113 249.3
Marvin Jones DET WR2 26 6'2 198 18 51 69 168.5
Jermaine Kearse SEA WR3 26 6'1 209 3 23 26 63.4
Rashad Lawrence JAX WR7       0 0 0 0.0
Keshawn Martin NE WR6 26 5'11 194 10 24 34 66.6
Rishard Matthews TEN WR3 26 6'0 217 11 41 52 71.9
Chris Owusu NYJ WR7 26 6'2 200 1 13 14 13.8
Nathan Palmer CHI   27 5'11 198 1 0 1 -0.4
DeVier Posey DEN WR5 26 6'1 210 6 18 24 26.8
Brian Quick LAR WR5 26 6'3 218 11 18 29 69.8
Rueben Randle PHI WR2 25 6'2 208 19 41 60 144.9
Mohamed Sanu ATL WR3 26 6'2 210 16 47 63 107.9
Rod Streater KC WR4 28 6'2 195 39 60 99 190.9
Deonte Thompson CHI WR7 27 6'0 203 5 10 15 14.7
Brian Tyms IND WR6 27 6'3 205 0 2 2 1.2
Tony Washington JAX WR7 25 5'11 198 0 0 0 0.0
Griff Whalen MIA   26 5'11 190 0 24 24 37.9
Jarius Wright MIN WR4 26 5'10 191 22 26 48 105.5
Kendall Wright TEN WR2 26 5'10 191 64 94 158 206.9