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 (standard league scoring).

Player NFL
Team
Depth Age Height Weight 2015
Rec.
2016
Rec.
Total Career
Fantasy
Points
Nelson Agholor PHI WR4 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 25 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 1 1 1.6
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 WR2 24 6'3 205 23 46 69 91.0
Amari Cooper OAK WR1 23 6'1 210 72 82 154 287.6
Jamison Crowder WAS WR2 24 5'8 182 51 67 118 191.4
Geremy Davis LAC WR7 25 6'2 217 2 0 2 2.1
Titus Davis CHI WR7 24 6'1 200 0 0 0 0.0
Stefon Diggs MIN WR1 23 6'0 191 56 84 140 209.8
Phillip Dorsett IND WR4 24 5'10 185 18 33 51 96.0
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
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 23 44 65.5
Adam Humphries Contract Year Player TB WR4 24 5'11 195 27 55 82 108.0
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 WR7 26 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 66 77 129.5
J.J. Nelson ARI WR3 25 5'10 160 14 34 48 152.3
DeVante Parker MIA WR2 24 6'3 212 26 56 82 165.8
Breshad Perriman BAL WR3 23 6'2 215 0 33 33 68.1
Eli Rogers Contract Year Player PIT WR4 24 5'10 187 0 54 54 75.4
DeAndre Smelter Contract Year Player SF WR7 25 6'2 227 0 1 1 2.3
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 16 16 32.9
Kevin White CHI WR2 25 6'3 216 0 19 19 19.6
Lucky Whitehead Contract Year Player DAL WR7 25 5'9 180 5 3 8 25.6
Kasen Williams Contract Year Player SEA WR7 25 6'1 219 1 0 1 1.3
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