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We’re just days away from the first NFL game of the year, and we’ve been going through the top units across the NFL over the past few weeks. Included in those were our oft-talked about offensive line rankings and our defensive unit rankings on pass-rush, run defense and the secondary.

But now, we turn our attention to the offensive side of the ball again. Focusing on wide receivers, tight ends and running backs in the passing game and utilizing data from Premium Stats 2.0, here, we unveil our receiving corps rankings as we enter the 2019 NFL season.

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32.  JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

The Jaguars’ receiving corps is still full of No. 2- and No.3-type wide receivers who have yet to truly establish themselves in the NFL, and their tight end group doesn’t look all that better. Right now, their highest-graded wideout is Dede Westbrook, who earned a 52nd-ranked receiving grade (70.0) off the back of a middling 1.29 yards per route run in 2018. Behind him, Leonard Fournette will look to build off a promising 2018 season as a pass-catcher and is coming off a career-highs in both receiving grade (77.8) and yards per route run (1.87, sixth-best among running backs), but even that isn’t enough to significantly move the needle.

31.  BALTIMORE RAVENS

Heading into the 2019 NFL Draft, the Ravens‘ wide receiving corps featured just three players with at least one NFL reception to their name, so the overall inexperience sees them sink to the bottom of this ranking. There are bright spots bursting with potential, however: Tight end Mark Andrews generated a position-high 129.9 passer rating in 2018 and has outplayed first-round counterpart Hayden Hurst thus far. Rookies Marquise Brown (87.0) and Miles Boykin (77.0) both earned respectable receiving grades during their final year in college, but ultimately, this team will look to dominate on the ground as opposed to win through the air — and this receiving corps shows it.

30. MIAMI DOLPHINS

Albert Wilson impressed last year before he went down with a season-ending injury, and they’ll need him to replicate his early-season form if this offense is to stand a genuine chance. DeVante Parker and Kenny Stills once again both failed to grade above 70.0 last season, and neither has done so since their second year in the NFL. Compounding the issue, tight ends Nick O’LearyDwayne Allen and Mike Gesicki managed to combine for 315 receiving yards this past season.

29. NEW YORK JETS

Le’Veon Bell‘s value as a receiver is close to being unmatched at the running back position — his 2,276 yards after the catch since 2014 still ranks first among players at the position, even though he didn’t take a single snap in 2018. Aside from that though, promising young deep threat in Robby Anderson needs to prove capable of handling WR1 duties having only graded above 70.0 once in his career, while Jamison Crowder‘s three-year average of 1.54 yards per route run from the slot ranks 33rd among 92 qualifying players at the position.

28. WASHINGTON REDSKINS

It’s going to be a prove-it year for Washington’s receivers, beginning with slot threat Trey Quinn. The then-rookie caught nine of his 10 targets in 2018 after putting together an impressive 2017 season at SMU, where he earned an 89.8 overall grade. Former first-rounder Josh Doctson will need to live up to that billing this season after generating meager passer ratings when targeted of 75.7, 87.8 and 61.1 in his first three seasons, respectively. And Jordan Reed, of course, just needs to be on the field to make an immediate impact.

27. NEW YORK GIANTS

Well, what can you say about the Giants’ situation? Corey Coleman is out before his season began, Golden Tate is suspended for four games and Sterling Shepard is dealing with a supposedly minor thumb injury. Cody Latimer, who has seen just 75 targets over five seasons, will be tasked with stepping up early on. When Tate returns, the Giants will get a player who hasn’t graded below 70.0 in the eight years since his rookie season. At the very least, Evan Engram tied for seventh in yards per route run in 2018 and is in line to build on that promising effort.

26. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

No matter who the Patriots employ from the outside, they always seem to make it work. A corps made up of former castoffs Phillip DorsettCordarelle Patterson and Josh Gordoncomplemented Julian Edelman nicely in 2018, as each hauled in at least three touchdowns and graded in the 67.0-73.5 range. But the latter two are out of the picture (at least for now with Gordon). Now rookie N’Keal Harry, who notched the fourth-highest receiving grade among draft-eligible wideouts (87.8) a season ago, is expected to take on a key role out of the gate.

25. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

With the loss of Doug Baldwin, the Seattle Seahawks’ receiving corps is largely in flux outside of proven stud Tyler Lockett, who managed to compile a perfect passer rating (158.3) when targeted in 2018. Outside of that, the Seahawks will rely on a bevy of rookies to step up — D.K. MetcalfJohn Ursua and Gary Jennings all flashed in college, with the latter two combining for 28 touchdowns from the slot in 2018.

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24. ARIZONA CARDINALS

Arizona selected a PFF favorite in the second round of this year’s draft in wide receiver Andy Isabella and also got a steal in the fourth-round in Hakeem Butler, who was pegged as the 42nd-best prospect in this class on the PFF Big Board. Butler and Isabella finished first and second in this year’s class in deep receiving yards, but until their superb college play is seen at the NFL level, the Cardinals receiving unit will remain in the lower tier with veteran Larry Fitzgerald as their only option.

23. BUFFALO BILLS

The attempt was made to try and revamp this Buffalo receiving unit with the free-agent signings of John Brown and Cole Beasley, but ultimately Josh Allen still lacks the star receiver he needs. With Allen’s accuracy already in question and Brown finishing with a 13.7% drop rate in 2018, Bills Mafia should have cause for concern with their receiving unit heading into the 2019 season.

22. CAROLINA PANTHERS

Carolina’s D.J. Moore impressed during his first year in the big leagues, after coming home as the highest-graded rookie wide receiver in terms of receiving grade (73.7) and having forced the fourth-most missed tackles among all wideouts (17). Although they have one of the top receiving backs in the league in Christian McCaffrey, the Panthers unit overall is lacking depth. Outside of the great potential Moore has to offer, Cam Newton and company will soon find out their current corps is not viable enough to build off of.

21. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton was phenomenal down the stretch for Indianapolis as he had the highest receiving grade (90.6) and most yards per route run (2.94) among wide receivers from Week 10 and beyond. In addition, the Colts got themselves a shifty slot receiver in Ohio State’s Parris Campbell in this year’s draft, who has impressive after-the-catch ability. After that, however, Luck’s best option is up in the air is Chester Rogers (62.8 receiving grade), Devin Funchess (68.0 receiving grade), and Eric Ebron (70.5 receiving grade), all of whom still have a lot to prove in Indy.

20. GREEN BAY PACKERS

There’s no doubt Green Bay has the best red-zone receiver in the game in Davante Adams, who came away as PFF’s highest-graded receiver on red-zone targets a season ago. After the always-reliable Adams though, Green Bay’s receiving corps drops off significantly. Veteran tight end Jimmy Graham finished his first season in Wisconsin with the lowest-graded season of his career, and second-year wide receivers Equanimeous St. Brown and Marquez Valdes-Scantling still have yet to prove they are deserving of being a WR2. As a result, Rodgers’ receiving room in 2019 is looking gloomy.

19. DALLAS COWBOYS

Dallas finally found their wide receiver number one midway through the 2018 season with the acquisition of Amari Cooper courtesy of Oakland. From his first week in Dallas in Week 9 through Week 17, Cooper ranked tied for ninth in receiving grade (81.2) and tied for 13th in yards per route run (2.16). Even with the return of tight end Jason Witten, there’s still a lot to prove in the Cowboys’ receiving room with Michael Gallup struggling in his rookie campaign and free agency acquisition Randall Cobb coming off an injury-riddled season that led him to a 62.3 receiving grade.

18. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

There may not be a better tight end in the passing game than San Francisco’s George Kittle. After an average rookie season, Kittle broke out in 2018 recording a 90.4 receiving grade (first), forcing 17 missed tackles in the process (most). With Kittle and young wideouts Dante Pettis and Deebo Samuel, the Niners’ have an arsenal of weapons for Garoppolo that’ll only continue to get better in years to come.

17. TENNESSEE TITANS

Tennessee added a couple of new faces to their receiving room this offseason with the signing of slot receiver Adam Humphries and second-round draft pick A.J. Brown. Humphries, a former Buccaneer, is exclusively a slot receiver as no other wide receiver in the NFL has played more receiving snaps in the slot since 2017. Brown, PFF’s 20th-rated prospect in this year’s class, gives the Titans big-time playmaking ability as he finished with 33 explosive plays for Ole Miss in 2018 (7th in CFB).

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16. DENVER BRONCOS

Emmanuel Sanders earned a team-high 80.1 receiving grade before his season was cut short by an Achilles injury in 2018. If he can return to form in 2019, he’ll easily be Denver’s top target even at the ripe age of 32. He and the mounting potential in the Broncos’ highly regarded 2018 draft picks, Courtland Sutton and DaeSean Hamilton, and first-round rookie tight end Noah Fant pin Denver at No. 16 on this list. Hamilton and Sutton both earned 75.0-plus overall grades at the college level in 2017.

15. DETROIT LIONS

T.J. Hockenson was tagged as PFF’s No. 1 tight end in the 2019 NFL Draft, and for good reason. The Iowa product earned an elite 90.8 receiving grade in his final collegiate season and averaged 15.2 yards per reception in the process. Hockenson and Kenny Golladay – the team’s highest-graded receiver (81.3) from a year ago – lead a Detroit receiving corps with significant upside this upcoming season. And Kerryon Johnson is no slouch in the passing game, either. The former Auburn back earned an 80.6 receiving grade across 180 routes run as a rookie in 2018. 

14. PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Antonio Brown’s departure drops Pittsburgh down a handful of spots on this list, but JuJu Smith-Schuster, tight end Vance McDonald and the potential of Diontae Johnson keeps the Steelers from a complete free fall. Smith-Schuster has now earned 73.0 and 81.8 overall grades in Years 1 and 2 of his NFL career, McDonald just landed at No. 8 on PFF’s list of the top-10 tight ends in the NFL and, put simply, Johnson is a PFF favorite. PFF’s Mike Renner and Austin Gayle fell in love with Johnson’s route-running ability watching his tape at Toledo, and Renner went as far as to highlight Johnson as a top OROY candidate in 2019.

13. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

Michael Thomas is awesome, easily one of the NFL’s best at the wide receiver position. He’s had the best three-year start of any receiver in the PFF era (2006-18) from a grading perspective. Factor in the NFL’s best receiving back in Alvin Kamara, veteran Jared Cook and second-year wideout Tre’Quan Smith poised for a breakout, and no wonder New Orleans’ receiving corps finds itself in the top half of this list.

12. OAKLAND RAIDERS

Adding Antonio BrownTyrell WilliamsRyan Grant and Hunter Renfrow in the offseason, Oakland improved its receiving corps significantly across the board. AB’s dominance is well documented, and Williams flashed potential – specifically on deep targets – in his stint with the rival Chargers. And whether it’s Grant or Renfrow taking snaps in the slot, either of the two will be a massive upgrade over Seth Roberts, the NFL’s least efficient slot receiver on a per-route basis over the past four years.

11. CHICAGO BEARS

Bears’ Tarik Cohen is one of the league’s best receiving backs in the NFL and one of the reasons quarterback Mitchell Trubisky’s box-score statistics soared while his passing grade didn’t. Cohen and Allen Robinson II led the team in receiving grade a year ago at 82.1 and 78.7, respectively. If the duo can pick up where they left off, second-year Memphis product Anthony Miller can take the next step and veterans Trey Burton and Taylor Gabriel can stay above average at their respective positions, Chicago will feature one of the NFL’s most complete receiving corps.

10. CINCINNATI BENGALS

The latest from Ian Rapoport is that A.J. Green“underwent a minor ankle procedure,” and “the timeline [for return] should remain the same and Week 1 is still possible.” Cincinnati’s receiving corps falls down this list if Green is sidelined long term, but if healthy, he and Tyler Boyd form one of the NFL’s top receiver tandems entering the 2109 season. Green has earned 80.0-plus overall grades in every year but his rookie campaign (2011), and Boyd is coming off a breakout 2018 campaign that an 84.5 overall grade across 773 offensive snaps.

9. LOS ANGELES CHARGERS

Keenan Allen is one of the NFL’s elite receiving talents. He is easily one of the league’s best route-runners and unfairly overlooked in an NFL overflowing with top-end receivers. And while he’s easily the Bolts’ top pass-catcher, Allen isn’t without very capable teammates.

Third-year Clemson product Mike Williams took a huge step forward in 2018, earning an impressive 80.5 overall grade across 732 offensive snaps in his sophomore campaign. The oft-injured Hunter Henry needs to stay healthy to legitimize Los Angeles’ spot on this list, but he has earned an 88.5 overall grade and a 90.0 receiving grade across the 1,185 snaps he has seen the field in his career. And Austin Ekeler, potentially the team’s top running back if Melvin Gordon holds out, has earned high receiving grades across his short NFL career, as well.

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8. MINNESOTA VIKINGS

On PFF’s list of best pass-catching tandems entering the 2019 NFL seasonAdam Thielenand Stefon Diggs were right where they belong: No. 1.  They earned overall grades of 89.4 and 81.1, respectively, and paired to have the best hands in the league. On 290 targets combined, only six passes were dropped between the two. And don’t sleep on Kyle Rudolph, who has notched passer ratings when targeted above 100.0 in each of the past five seasons.

7. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

Chris Godwin and Mike Evans will form one of the NFL’s most potent receiving duos in 2019. Evans ranked second among wide receivers in 2018 with 543 deep receiving yards while Godwin has already made a name for himself after two years in the league. He’s achieved an overall grade higher than 80.0 in each of those first two seasons and led the Bucs with a 111.1 passer rating when targeted last season. Factor in PFF’s second-highest graded tight end in O.J. Howard (89.1), and you have yourself quite the young and talented receiving corps.

6. CLEVELAND BROWNS

The Cleveland Browns are out for blood, and their trade for Odell Beckham Jr. only further solidified their Super Bowl aspirations. He was PFF’s fifth-highest graded wideout (90.0) a season ago, and he joins a star-studded group. Antonio Callaway ranked fourth among rookie receivers in deep receiving yards (287) while Jarvis LandryDavid Njoku and Rashard Higginseach earned grades north of 65.0.

5. HOUSTON TEXANS

Deandre Hopkins came in as our top-ranked wide receiver heading into 2019, and any time you have that guy on your team, it’s going to give you a leg up on the competition. The interesting guy here if he can stay healthy is Will Fuller V.Among all wide receivers with 75 or more targets since 2017, Fuller’s passer rating when targeted of 127.2 sits behind only Seattle’s Tyler Lockett.

4. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

Obviously, all eyes are going to be on Patrick Mahomes after his debut season, but few teams provided a better situation for a young quarterback to step into. At the forefront of their deep group of receiving options is Travis Kelce, one of the premier receiving threats at the tight end position over the last five seasons. His 2,690 regular-season receiving yards after the catch since entering the league are 957 more than the next closest tight end.

3. LOS ANGELES RAMS

In 2018, Robert WoodsBrandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp all finished among the top-30 wide receivers in overall grade. The Rams are the only team heading into 2019 that can claim to have three wide receivers in that group. Considering that Kupp appears primed to return from his ACL injury and that the Rams used 11 personnel on over 90% of their snaps in 2018, those three should share the field often in 2019.

2. ATLANTA FALCONS

Conversations about the Falcons’ receiving corps have to begin with Julio Jones, who has piled up yardage at rare efficiency. Over the last four seasons, four wide receivers have picked up over 2.90 yards per route run on 50 or more targets. They have been 2015 Julio, 2016 Julio, 2017 Julio and 2018 Julio.

1. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

The Eagles took steps this offseason to improve what was already an above-average unit in 2018 with the additions of DeSean Jackson and J.J. Arcega-Whiteside. Jackson showed last year that he hasn’t lost a step, leading all NFL players with 50-plus targets in average depth of target at 19.6 yards while grading 25th at the position. Arcega-Whiteside came in at 23rd on the PFF Big Board after hauling in a draft class-leading 19 contested catches in 2018.

 
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Thanks for sharing.  Suggested edit - Change WR to Receiving corps in the thread title.  They're including pass-catching RBs and TEs in their analysis.  And, on that front....and I'm trying to be objective here even as a Jets fan, I'd expect the Jets to be closer to 20 than 30.  Both Bell and Crowder are BIG additions to the receiving corps, and PFF is discounting the possibility Chris Herndon takes a step forward after a solid rookie season.  I think Herndon can be a top 15 TE in the NFL.  Bell is a Top 3 RB in the receiving department and Crowder is in the top half of slot WRs....all of those things make a 29th ranking a little puzzling.  If this was purely on the WRs I'd understand it a little better.

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BS rankings as the Raiders receiving corps should be much higher .    Ryan Grant probably doesn't even make the Raiders 53 man roster.    1. Antonio Brown 2. Tyrell Williams 3. JJ Nelson - ridiculous speed that almost impossible to over throw a pass to him  4. Hunter Renfrow 5. k Doss .    If your talking receiving Te the Raiders have one that's going to be up their with the league leaders . Darren Waller ( stolen off Ravens practice squad late  last year- thanks Harbaugh you jerk ) 6'6 255 4.47 .    You play fantasy football take Waller as he's going to have monster year.( you will be thanking me later).      

Two Rb's ( J Richard , and Josh Jacobs excellent receiving threats that you can line up at Wr.   Fb Alec InGold is no slouch either catching out of the backfield.

Throw in easy a top five offense line, and don't be surprised if Derek Carr is in the  running for league MVP.

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3 hours ago, BurnleyJet said:

The list is BS, it’s who slinging them the ball that counts more. I expect we will be shooting up the list, from the way Sam’s been tossing the rock about in camp so far.

But lack o’dem weaponZ has been the go-to excuse for Jets QB sucking for over a decade

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4 hours ago, Raideraholic said:

BS rankings as the Raiders receiving corps should be much higher .    Ryan Grant probably doesn't even make the Raiders 53 man roster.    1. Antonio Brown 2. Tyrell Williams 3. JJ Nelson - ridiculous speed that almost impossible to over throw a pass to him  4. Hunter Renfrow 5. k Doss .    If your talking receiving Te the Raiders have one that's going to be up their with the league leaders . Darren Waller ( stolen off Ravens practice squad late  last year- thanks Harbaugh you jerk ) 6'6 255 4.47 .    You play fantasy football take Waller as he's going to have monster year.( you will be thanking me later).      

Two Rb's ( J Richard , and Josh Jacobs excellent receiving threats that you can line up at Wr.   Fb Alec InGold is no slouch either catching out of the backfield.

Throw in easy a top five offense line, and don't be surprised if Derek Carr is in the  running for league MVP.

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5 hours ago, Raideraholic said:

BS rankings as the Raiders receiving corps should be much higher .    Ryan Grant probably doesn't even make the Raiders 53 man roster.    1. Antonio Brown 2. Tyrell Williams 3. JJ Nelson - ridiculous speed that almost impossible to over throw a pass to him  4. Hunter Renfrow 5. k Doss .    If your talking receiving Te the Raiders have one that's going to be up their with the league leaders . Darren Waller ( stolen off Ravens practice squad late  last year- thanks Harbaugh you jerk ) 6'6 255 4.47 .    You play fantasy football take Waller as he's going to have monster year.( you will be thanking me later).      

Two Rb's ( J Richard , and Josh Jacobs excellent receiving threats that you can line up at Wr.   Fb Alec InGold is no slouch either catching out of the backfield.

Throw in easy a top five offense line, and don't be surprised if Derek Carr is in the  running for league MVP.

Ah yes, the measurables. And of course a tasty heap of hyperbole, as always. Yes, the Raiders are once again Super Bowl bound. All they need to do now is trade for Daniel Jones and the world will be their oyster. 

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6 hours ago, Raideraholic said:

BS rankings as the Raiders receiving corps should be much higher .    Ryan Grant probably doesn't even make the Raiders 53 man roster.    1. Antonio Brown 2. Tyrell Williams 3. JJ Nelson - ridiculous speed that almost impossible to over throw a pass to him  4. Hunter Renfrow 5. k Doss .    If your talking receiving Te the Raiders have one that's going to be up their with the league leaders . Darren Waller ( stolen off Ravens practice squad late  last year- thanks Harbaugh you jerk ) 6'6 255 4.47 .    You play fantasy football take Waller as he's going to have monster year.( you will be thanking me later).      

Two Rb's ( J Richard , and Josh Jacobs excellent receiving threats that you can line up at Wr.   Fb Alec InGold is no slouch either catching out of the backfield.

Throw in easy a top five offense line, and don't be surprised if Derek Carr is in the  running for league MVP.

Where would you put them?

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4 hours ago, jgb said:

But lack o’dem weaponZ has been the go-to excuse for Jets QB sucking for over a decade

Brady to Welker and Julian Edelman. Is hardly passing to Jerry Rice, Julio Jones, Megatron. Give me HOF QB over a #1 receiver. 

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I dont really put a lot of stock in these rankings.  If you look at the second half of last year Sam basically just had robby and herndon left and looked good.  This year we added bell and crowder.  Enunwa obviously needs to be healthy but he has chemistry with Sam, Robby is the deep ball threat, herndon obviously.  I also think Wesco can be good for Sam especially early on when herndon is out

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Kinda makes you think how some of these rookie QBs looked good their first few years.  Legitimate weapons....while a few played with next to nothing.

when a QB is as evolved and with great coaching like Brady, he doesn’t need those top weapons.  Not true with a true rookie trying to learn the NFL game.

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2 hours ago, The Crusher said:

Where would you put them?

Do you have to ask? LOL.

You know that the entire AFC Pro Bowl team would be made up of Raiders this year if the voting wasn't rigged.

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29 minutes ago, nycdan said:

Do you have to ask? LOL.

You know that the entire AFC Pro Bowl team would be made up of Raiders this year if the voting wasn't rigged.

He does have David Carr as the league MVP. Richie “the mad hatter” incognito put the line into top five category. 

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Forget about the list....I think most of you are all underestimating the Jets weapons.

When I see a five wide set I see a very dangerous crew.  More than I can remember the Jets having in a very long time.

Bell, Crowder, Robby, Herndon and Q 

Maybe I'm looking at this through green colored glasses - but that's a tough group to cover.  I can't think of a time the team put out five guys like this.  

Especially now with a legitimate QB. 

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8 minutes ago, FidelioJet said:

When I see a five wide set I see a very dangerous crew.  More than I can remember the Jets having in a very long time.

Bell, Crowder, Robby, Herndon and Q 

Nobody is covering all those guys, let alone on every play, any play. 

4 guys could be doubled or blanketed and Sam is going to find one of these 5 (or Ty) wide open. 

I’ll go out on a limb here and say Robbie has 5 completely uncovered bomb TDs, the kind we haven’t seen in forever but seems to happen in every other game I watch. 

10 yards past the closest defender for a walk in 50 yard TD. 

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10 hours ago, Raideraholic said:

BS rankings as the Raiders receiving corps should be much higher .    Ryan Grant probably doesn't even make the Raiders 53 man roster.    1. Antonio Brown 2. Tyrell Williams 3. JJ Nelson - ridiculous speed that almost impossible to over throw a pass to him  4. Hunter Renfrow 5. k Doss .    If your talking receiving Te the Raiders have one that's going to be up their with the league leaders . Darren Waller ( stolen off Ravens practice squad late  last year- thanks Harbaugh you jerk ) 6'6 255 4.47 .    You play fantasy football take Waller as he's going to have monster year.( you will be thanking me later).      

Two Rb's ( J Richard , and Josh Jacobs excellent receiving threats that you can line up at Wr.   Fb Alec InGold is no slouch either catching out of the backfield.

Throw in easy a top five offense line, and don't be surprised if Derek Carr is in the  running for league MVP.

As I've said, considering how EVERY PLAYER and EVERY UNIT on the Raiders is "easily top five", it's very confusing how they have just flat out sucked for so long. 

 

LOL. Tool.

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2 hours ago, BurnleyJet said:

Brady to Welker and Julian Edelman. Is hardly passing to Jerry Rice, Julio Jones, Megatron. Give me HOF QB over a #1 receiver. 

Definitely agree. Stud QB makes their own weapons. Remember when austin collie was a thing catching passes from Manning the Elder?

Jeremy Kerley would’ve been Edelmanesque playing with Brady.

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Pretty wild how the Patriots always have underwhelming receivers and an anonymous group of OL, but always seem to win titles it must be because Brady is so transcendent oh wait he’s statistically very much not transcendent perhaps the Patriots are finding some other ways to win that aren’t achievable or accessible to other teams in the league but what could that be remember when the Patriots owner got pinched in a prostitution ring that was part of a giant human trafficking scam and then a few weeks later was hanging with the sultan of Abu Dhabi at the White House lolol ****thisleague

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Think when it's all said and done Jets receivers production , including RB's, will be right in the middle of the pack.  PFF is rating these guys with rookie Sam as the QB.  If the camp reports are near correct that's not the QB the Jets will have out there this year

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15 minutes ago, FidelioJet said:

Forget about the list....I think most of you are all underestimating the Jets weapons.

When I see a five wide set I see a very dangerous crew.  More than I can remember the Jets having in a very long time.

Bell, Crowder, Robby, Herndon and Q 

Maybe I'm looking at this through green colored glasses - but that's a tough group to cover.  I can't think of a time the team put out five guys like this.  

Especially now with a legitimate QB. 

Agreed.  Don't really care about the rankings.  Just look back at some of the receiving corps that we have over the past few years, and we are in far better shape.  Have to go back to 2010/11 to find a comparable group.  And we have Darnold now instead of Sanchez/Geno/Fitz/McCown:

2010: Edwards, Holmes, Keller, Cotchery, Tomlinson

2011: Keller, Holmes, Burress, Kerley, Greene

2012: Kerley, Cumberlan, Hill, Schilens, Powell/Greene

2013: Kerley, Powell, Nelson, Cumberland, Hill

2014: Decker, Kerley, Amaro/Cumberland, Harvin and Chris Johnson

2015: Marshall, Decker, Powell, Enunwa, Cumberland

2016: Marshall, Anderson, Enunwa, Powell/Forte, Peake

2017: Kearse, Anderson, ASJ, Powell/Forte, Kerley

2018: Anderson, Kearse, Enunwa, Herndon, Mcguire

I will take the group we have this year, with Darnold.  Just hope they can stay healthy and it could be the best group of weapons we have had in about 10 seasons.

 

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2015 was our best receiving group since the 2010 season.  We had two number one receivers, and Enunwa was our number 3, which was really strong.  

We have a little more versatility this year b/c we have a good slot and an okish TE, but we don't really have a true number 1 wr. 

That group made Fitzgerald look like an all pro and was ridiculous.

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10 hours ago, New York Mick said:

Let the meltdown being. 

Nothing to melt down over, it's yet another stupid "ranking" that means nothing.  It's not about where some chuckleheads rank you, it's where you rank in passing yards and TD's and such that matter (and more, where you rank in WINS).

If we finish 29th in passing in 2019, I'll be hella disappointed.  I think we're MUCH better than that.

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I am clearly not as high on our WR corps as some of you are. I feel like everyone we have is average at best and I think that's being generous.

Enunwa: he might be the most overrated jet in recent memory. Only once in his 4 seasons has he put up over 450 yards recieving.  He has 5 career touchdowns. And he's arguably our #1 WR. He has constantly been injured. I'll be holding my breath every time he gets tackled.

Robby Anderson: My favorite WR currently on the roster. Love his speed, and can't wait to see him torch defenses. But up until this point he has been strictly a 1 trick pony. He needs to show more of a route tree this year. He has only topped 50 receptions once in his career. And his career catch rate is below 54%. 

Crowder: I'm hoping he will be a great outlet for Sam. But he has never started 10 games in a season. Only once has Crowder topped 800 yards recieving. And only once has he scored more than 3 TDs in a season. He is coming off an injury last year which sidelined him for half the season. He finished the year with 380 yards.

Everyone else in the wr room is a scrub. We are an injury away from being in a sh*tty situation in my opinion. And all our WR's have missed time with injuries. As our roster stands right now, I think the offense should be middle of the pack. The only person who scares the opposing defense is bell. None of our wrs have ever topped 1000 yards recieving. 

Everyone is concerned about the CB position but I'd rather get sam another weapon to play with. This team will go as he goes. Put as much talent around him as we possibly can. Injuries are inevitable and we don't have much depth. 

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WR is still a weakness. It's just to fragile a position at present. All healthy all active Darnold can work with Anderson/Crowder/Enunwa as an XYZ, Herndon at TE and Bell at RB. But if anything goes wrong with that (and it already has with the Herndon injury) it's a bit of a crapshoot. You hope guys like Burnett or White or whoever step up but that's a big question. There is talent there and I think Sam will do his best with whoever is out there but there's too much question marks to call this group much more than a weakness.

A big time number one pick and a few overachieving UDFA's and my opinion changes. 

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