Top Ten Best NFL Wide Receivers of the 2015-2016 Season

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1Antonio BrownAntonio Brown is an American football wide receiver and punt returner for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.

Antonio Brown was the best receiver last season and he is the best receiver this season. He is the best route runner, has the best hands (most receptions in a two-year span with 265 and a three-year span with 375) and he is an impossible cover + he is a brilliant return specialist.

Calvin Johnson is to Randy Moss as Antonio Brown is to Jerry Rice. By far the best receiver of all time (excluding Jerry Rice). I don't know what it is but he just gets it done. If his quarterback hadn't gotten hurt we would be talking about a 2,200 plus yard season.

Even in double coverage in any game Antonio came up with the ball and the yardage. One of the greatest receivers of the modern football Era

When its all said and done AB will be have all the receiving records and be the best of all time..Its just sick how great he is.

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2Odell Beckham Jr.Odell Beckham Jr. is a NFL wide receiver, playing for the New York Giants. He is most-known for making an incredible one-handed catch against the Dallas Cowboys.

Odell Beckham Jr. is my favorite NFL player. He plays for the New York Giants. In my opinion he is one of the best wide receivers at this time. He is great at one handed catches and he is able to catch the ball with one hand almost every time. He has a 14.7 career average and 25 touchdowns. Odell Beckham Jr. In the regular season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles, Beckham had a career high 185 receiving yards, which was the most in a game by a rookie in franchise history. On December 14, 2014, Beckham became the first NFL rookie with at least 12 catches, 140 yards and three scores in a game racking up 143 receiving yards, 12 catches and three TD's.

Possibly the best talent and potential to be one of the greatest ever. Makes plays nobody else can on a regular basis

People who are saying he is overrated haven't watched him play. I'm not a Giants fan, but he has everything you could ask for in a receiver. Team him up with Shepherd and Cruz this year and he might break some records.

Best player period

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3Julio JonesQuintorris Lopez "Julio" Jones is a current wide receiver who plays for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.

Not tying to be mean but Julio Jones is way better than Odell Beckham Jr. Just because Odell Beckham made a few good catches/ plays doesn't mean he is better than Julio Jones.

The only reason this is even a debate and he isn't number one is the fact he plays for Atlanta. Look at the tape this year, the catches, the stats, the performances against elite corners. Far more dominant than Brown or Beckham.

Best in the NFL by far these other receivers do not have the versatility of this man right here!

He is the freight train- wrecking havoc to the defense, whatever team it is.

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4Deandre HopkinsDeAndre Rashaun Hopkins, also known as "Nuk," is an American football wide receiver for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.

DeAndre Hopkins is a top 3 wide receiver along with Antonio Brown and Julio Jones.

I agree he should be a top five but not four he should be 5 Julio should be 4 Antonio should be 3 Odell 2 and Calvin Johnson number one

One of the leagues best, starting to enter his prime

He is not better than larry and calvin

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5Calvin JohnsonCalvin Johnson Jr. is a retired American football wide receiver who played his entire career for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.

What is everyone thinking? By far the best wide receiver in the NFL is Calvin Johnson. He can run a 40 in 4.35, jump 40+ inches, is 6-5, owns the record for the most receiving yards in a season in NFL history (with a hand injury), and catches anything thrown at him. In college, he made a catch better than Odell Beckham Jr. Too. Look it up. Sure he's almost 30, but if you watch him play, you can't tell. He can grab just about anything and has the potential to bring in 2,500 yards. That is if he were thrown to basically every play like some of these guys. The only reason he hasn't had had more yards this year is because the lions haven't gotten him the ball on deep plays enough. Some many great plays that it is unbelievable that he is not #1.

Madden create a player. Best physical specimen ever at the position. Best receiver for many years, would probably be if healthy

He should be number 2 or one with julio jones I think you are right he should be in the top 2 but the top five should be 1 julio jones 2 calvin johnson 3 antonio brown 4deandre hopkins 5 jarvis landry

Calvin is number one in my book

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6Brandon MarshallBrandon Tyrone Marshall is an American football wide receiver for the New York Jets of the National Football League.

He is really underrated and a beast. Imagine the damage he would do if he had a good quarterback.

Mans 19on best ever why is he higher on this list

Why is amari cooper a rookie over Brandon marshal, and why is Julian Edelman over Brandon marshal

One of the worsts

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7Demaryius ThomasDemaryius Antwan Thomas is an American football wide receiver for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.

When he catches the ball, he is just plain dangerous. One of the best in yards after the catch, and showed some magic in a very dull Denver offense. A top 3 receiver for sure.

Simply the best he should be number one he better than most wide receivers anyone knows

He should be higher because he helped team go to Super Bowl

Great receiver, he can go up and get it and has more great years to come

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8A.J. Green

The Bengals were one of the best teams in the league and he was they're best target

Number 11 is way too low for a beast like A.J. Green!

Great hands is reliable for Dalton. - htoutlaws2012

The man should be at least top 5 what is this

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9Allen RobinsonAllen Bernard Robinson II is an American football wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.

This guy is top 10 talent no idea how he's this low. Maybe top 5 in a year

This guy is a top 5 receiver. He not only racks up yards, but has a gift for getting into the end zone.

He is UNDERRATED! I mean just look at that catch!

The next best thing

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10Jordy NelsonJordy Ray Nelson is an American football wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

I was totally shocked when Nelson got hurt and was out for the season - htoutlaws2012

I liked how he jumped over all the players and smacked a body slam touch with his muscles!

Hope he comes back fully from the knee injury, looking forward to seeing how he competes this year.

Haters gonna hate, dez was injured too and should be in top 5, somehow jordy made it on first page and didn't play a game

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The Contenders

11Larry FitzgeraldLarry Darnell Fitzgerald Jr. is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League.

This guy will catch pretty much anything thrown at him. I think he's got a much better catch rating than Beckham. He should be in the top 5.

He will catch anything and run with the ball. Have you seen him block he is one of the only wide receivers that can hold a block.

Attorney Larry Fitzgerald was one of the best wide receivers in the NFL he got hands of Steel never lose the ball and he's one of the quickest wide receivers out there

Larry Fitzgerald is a top 5!

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12Jeremy MaclinJeremy Maclin is an American football wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.

He is coming off a great second half of last year and the Chiefs look like they will continue to build their passing game.

He's a great receiver and lays it all out he deserves top 15

His the reason the WR no TD streak ended they found their #1 weapon on offense. - htoutlaws2012

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13Jarvis LandryJarvis Charles Landry is an American football wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.

He has the skills. Just skeptical of the QB that has to get him the ball.

His he has up and downs but in the end has upside. - htoutlaws2012

Just put even more effort into your game

He almost never misses a catch

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14Amari CooperAmari Cooper is an American football wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.

He is a great threat and has the RAC strength

He's alright definitely not in front of Jarvis Landry

Great Wr Talent Much Potential and A Great nack for RAC Good for years to come!

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15Alshon JefferyAlshon Jeffery is an American football wide receiver for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.

The injuries are killing em to back back out there. - htoutlaws2012

So underrated! He's among the top 10

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16Doug BaldwinDouglas Dewayne Baldwin Jr. is an American football wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.

He can make plays and it looks like the Seahawks finally started to put a passing game together when all the running backs went down. I hope that continues this year.

Recorded ONE drop the entire 2015/16 season. Do I have to say more?

Most underrated receiver in the NFL.

Awesome at catching every throw!

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17T.Y. Hilton

Hasn't really shown up most of the season can he turn it around. - htoutlaws2012

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18Stefon DiggsStefon Diggs is an American football wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League.

A Very Surprising Young Rookie with a lot of potential. - htoutlaws2012

Great outbreak has a lot of potential

I agree dude he should definitely be top 20. Ahead of Wallace go vikes but Diggs is better.

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19Desean JacksonDeSean William Jackson, nicknamed "D-Jax", is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League.

He's good, just very careless and lazy

Explosive, fast, but too high on list

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20Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins is an American football wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League.

He should definitely be higher on this list

Doing slightly better but is having injury prone problems. - htoutlaws2012

One of the best in the making. Bad qb again or stats would be even better

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