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 59 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
Joe Adams FA   25 5'11 180 1 0 1 2.0
Cole Beasley DAL WR3 25 5'8 177 15 39 54 61.6
Travis Benjamin CLE WR5 24 5'10 175 18 5 23 75.4
Brenton Bersin CAR WR4 24 6' 3 210 0 0 0 0.0
Justin Blackmon JAX   24 6'1 210 64 29 93 166.2
Jarrett Boykin GB WR4 25 6'2 218 5 49 54 88.8
LaVon Brazill FA   25 5'11 191 11 12 23 54.7
Marlon Brown BAL WR4       0 51 51 94.8
Mike Brown FA WR4 25 5'10 200 0 32 32 56.6
Ryan Broyles DET WR5 26 5'10 188 22 8 30 51.5
LaRon Byrd MIA   25 6'4 220 1 0 1 0.8
Josh Cooper FA   25 5'10 190 8 9 17 16.6
Juron Criner FA WR4 25 6'3 221 16 3 19 24.3
Drew Davis ATL WR6 25 6'1 205 4 12 16 43.6
Skye Dawson FA         0 2 2 2.7
Jeremy Ebert FA   25 6'0 195 0 2 2 1.3
Patrick Edwards FA   26 5'9 175 0 5 5 4.6
Kevin Elliott FA   25 6'3 205 10 0 10 10.8
Michael Floyd ARI WR2 25 6'2 220 45 72 117 210.7
Chris Givens STL WR4 25 6'0 198 42 34 76 146.7
Brittan Golden ARI         0 4 4 13.6
Josh Gordon CLE WR1 23 6'3 225 50 87 137 337.9
T.J. Graham NYJ WR5 25 5'11 188 31 23 54 88.2
Saalim Hakim NYJ WR6 24 6'1 188 0 0 0 -0.3
Junior Hemingway KC WR5 25 6'1 222 0 13 13 24.5
Stephen Hill FA WR2 23 6'4 215 21 24 45 83.4
T.Y. Hilton IND WR1 25 5'9 183 50 83 133 276.9
Dontrelle Inman SD WR4 25 6' 3 205 0 0 0 0.0
Alshon Jeffery CHI WR1 24 6'3 216 24 89 113 249.3
A.J. Jenkins KC WR7 24 6'0 192 0 8 8 13.6
Damaris Johnson HOU WR3 25 5'8 170 19 2 21 34.2
Darius Johnson FA WR6       0 22 22 27.0
Marvin Jones CIN WR7 24 6'2 195 18 51 69 168.5
Jermaine Kearse SEA WR2 24 6'1 209 3 23 26 63.4
Keshawn Martin HOU WR4 24 5'11 190 10 24 34 66.6
Rishard Matthews MIA WR5 25 6'0 210 11 41 52 71.9
Marvin McNutt FA WR7 25 6'2 216 0 0 0 0.0
Derek Moye FA         0 2 2 8.0
Chris Owusu NYJ WR7 24 6'2 200 1 13 14 13.8
Eric Page FA   23 5'10 180 0 4 4 14.2
Nathan Palmer FA   25 5'11 195 1 0 1 -0.4
DeVier Posey HOU WR5 24 6'1 206 6 18 24 26.8
Michael Preston FA WR5 25 6'5 206 5 5 10 21.6
Brian Quick STL WR6 25 6'3 220 11 18 29 69.8
Rueben Randle NYG WR2 23 6'2 208 19 41 60 144.9
Mohamed Sanu CIN WR2 25 6'2 210 16 47 63 107.9
Rod Streater OAK WR6 26 6'3 200 39 60 99 190.9
Julian Talley NYG WR6       0 0 0 0.0
Lamaar Thomas FA WR5       0 2 2 3.1
Deonte Thompson BUF WR6 25 6'0 203 5 10 15 14.7
Nick Toon NO WR3 26 6'4 218 0 4 4 6.8
Brian Tyms NE WR4       0 2 2 1.2
Griff Whalen FA WR5 24 5'11 185 0 24 24 37.9
Myles White FA WR4       0 9 9 6.6
Chris Williams CHI WR5       0 0 0 0.0
Nick Williams FA         0 3 3 1.5
Jarius Wright MIN WR3 25 5'10 180 22 26 48 105.5
Kendall Wright TEN WR1 25 5'10 196 64 94 158 206.9
Devon Wylie FA   26 5'9 187 6 0 6 5.3