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 39 active wide receivers whose rookie year was 2014. We list their receptions as well as their career fantasy points.

Player NFL
Team
Depth Age Height Weight 2014
Rec.
2015
Rec.
Total Career
Fantasy
Points
Jared Abbrederis Contract Year Player GB WR6 25 6'1 195 0 15 15 18.0
Davante Adams GB WR3 23 6'1 215 38 54 92 127.7
Odell Beckham NYG WR1 23 5'11 198 91 96 187 429.3
Kelvin Benjamin CAR WR1 25 6'5 245 73 0 73 154.8
Corey Brown Contract Year Player CAR WR4 24 5'11 190 21 41 62 158.6
John Brown ARI WR3 26 5'11 179 48 72 120 254.7
Martavis Bryant PIT WR6 24 6'4 211 26 64 90 259.0
Brandon Coleman Contract Year Player NO WR4 24 6'6 225 0 30 30 57.4
Brandin Cooks NO WR1 23 5'10 189 53 84 137 256.1
Bruce Ellington SF WR7 25 5'9 197 6 13 19 43.0
Quincy Enunwa NYJ WR3 24 6'2 225 0 22 22 31.5
Mike Evans TB WR1 23 6'5 231 68 74 142 315.9
Shaq Evans JAX WR7 25 6'1 203 0 0 0 0.0
Bennie Fowler Contract Year Player DEN WR5 25 6'1 212 0 18 18 23.8
Taylor Gabriel ATL WR5 25 5'8 165 38 28 66 93.2
Ryan Grant WAS WR5 25 6'0 201 7 23 30 45.6
Javontee Herndon Contract Year Player SD WR7 25 6'0 194 0 24 24 20.8
Josh Huff PHI WR4 24 5'11 206 8 27 35 65.7
Allen Hurns JAX WR2 24 6'3 201 51 64 115 266.7
Jeff Janis GB WR4 25 6'3 219 2 9 11 36.0
Jarvis Landry MIA WR1 23 5'11 206 84 111 195 264.8
Cody Latimer DEN WR3 23 6'2 215 2 9 11 17.4
Marqise Lee JAX WR3 24 6'0 200 37 15 52 78.0
Chris Matthews Contract Year Player BAL WR7 26 6'5 228 0 13 13 21.1
Jordan Matthews PHI WR1 24 6'3 212 67 85 152 282.9
Donte Moncrief IND WR2 23 6'2 222 32 64 96 173.4
Kevin Norwood CAR WR7 27 6'2 210 9 0 9 10.2
Walter Powell BUF WR5 24 6'0 189 0 0 0 0.0
Paul Richardson SEA WR4 24 6'0 183 29 1 30 37.1
Seth Roberts Contract Year Player OAK WR3 25 6'2 195 0 29 29 70.7
Allen Robinson JAX WR1 23 6'3 218 48 80 128 290.8
Kevin Smith Contract Year Player SEA WR6 24 6'0 218 0 4 4 5.7
Willie Snead Contract Year Player NO WR2 23 5'11 195 0 64 64 102.9
Devin Street IND   25 6'3 200 2 7 9 19.2
Adam Thielen Contract Year Player MIN WR3 26 6'2 200 8 12 20 43.0
De'Anthony Thomas KC WR5 23 5'8 176 23 17 40 68.3
Sammy Watkins BUF WR1 23 6'1 211 65 60 125 293.8
Albert Wilson Contract Year Player KC WR2 24 5'9 200 16 42 58 101.4
James Wright CIN WR5 24 6'1 201 5 0 5 14.1