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 2015. We list their receptions as well as their career fantasy points.

Player NFL
Team
Depth Age Height Weight 2015
Rec.
2016
Rec.
Total Career
Fantasy
Points
Nelson Agholor PHI WR5 24 6'0 198 23 36 59 84.3
Mario Alford Contract Year Player CLE WR7 25 5'9 177 1 0 1 1.5
Dres Anderson Contract Year Player CHI WR7 24 6'2 190 0 0 0 0.0
Kenny Bell Contract Year Player BAL WR7 25 6'1 197 0 0 0 0.0
Quan Bray Contract Year Player IND WR6 24 5'10 186 0 3 3 4.3
Damiere Byrd Contract Year Player CAR WR6 24 5'9 180 0 0 0 0.0
Kaelin Clay Contract Year Player CAR WR7 25 5'10 200 0 0 0 0.0
Sammie Coates PIT WR5 24 6'1 212 3 23 26 67.5
Chris Conley KC WR3 24 6'3 205 23 42 65 85.5
Amari Cooper OAK WR1 22 6'1 210 72 80 152 278.7
Jamison Crowder WAS WR2 23 5'8 182 51 65 116 189.8
Geremy Davis LAC WR7 25 6'2 217 2 0 2 2.1
Stefon Diggs MIN WR1 23 6'0 191 56 84 140 209.8
Phillip Dorsett IND WR3 24 5'10 185 18 29 47 90.4
Donteea Dye Contract Year Player TB WR7 23 6'0 195 11 0 11 19.2
Devin Funchess CAR WR2 23 6'4 225 37 23 60 152.9
Dorial Green-Beckham PHI WR4 24 6'5 237 32 35 67 128.6
Rashad Greene JAX WR5 24 5'11 190 19 5 24 24.5
Rannell Hall CLE WR7 24 6'1 200 0 0 0 0.0
Justin Hardy ATL WR4 25 5'10 192 21 19 40 55.2
Adam Humphries Contract Year Player TB WR3 23 5'11 195 27 45 72 98.6
Dezmin Lewis BUF WR7 24 6'4 214 0 0 0 0.0
Tyler Lockett SEA WR2 24 5'10 182 50 41 91 186.7
Bradley Marquez Contract Year Player LAR WR7 24 5'10 196 13 3 16 12.7
Vince Mayle Contract Year Player BAL WR6 25 6'2 228 0 0 0 0.0
Tre McBride Contract Year Player TEN WR7 24 6'0 210 2 0 2 7.6
Cameron Meredith Contract Year Player CHI WR1 24 6'3 207 11 62 73 119.3
Keith Mumphery HOU WR5 24 6'0 210 14 8 22 18.2
J.J. Nelson ARI WR3 25 5'10 160 14 30 44 144.8
DeVante Parker MIA WR2 24 6'3 212 26 55 81 166.8
Breshad Perriman BAL WR2 23 6'2 215 0 29 29 61.9
Eli Rogers Contract Year Player PIT WR4 24 5'10 187 0 49 49 71.2
DeAndre Smelter Contract Year Player SF WR7 25 6'2 227 0 0 0 0.0
Jaelen Strong HOU WR3 23 6'2 205 15 14 29 48.9
Jordan Taylor Contract Year Player DEN WR7 25 6'5 210 0 13 13 28.8
Kevin White CHI WR2 24 6'3 216 0 19 19 19.6
Lucky Whitehead Contract Year Player DAL WR7 24 5'9 180 5 3 8 30.9
Tyrell Williams Contract Year Player LAC WR3 25 6'4 205 2 63 65 155.9
Shane Wynn Contract Year Player JAX WR7 24 5'6 167 0 1 1 2.4