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

The Top Ten
1 Antonio Brown Antonio Brown is a former NFL wide receiver and for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFC South Division. He was drafted in the 6th round of the 2010 draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, and has also been on the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots. He is a 7x pro bowler, and regarded as a skilled player... read more

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. Plus, 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.

2 Odell Beckham Jr. Odell Beckham Jr. is a NFL wide receiver, playing for the Los Angeles Rams. He is most-known for making an incredible one-handed catch against the Dallas Cowboys. Beckham was drafted 12th overall to the New York Giants.

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.

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 TDs.

3 Julio Jones Quintorris Lopez "Julio" Jones is a current wide receiver who plays for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. Jones was selected sixth overall in 2011 to the Atlanta Falcons, and since made it to one Super Bowl.

He's not just amazing on the field, but off the field too. Leading the league in receiving yards, this monster of a player has been described by numerous articles as a team player. He is always looking ahead to the future and is constantly helping the Atlanta Falcons and his teammates reach their potential. It's an obvious pick for me who is the best.

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.

4 Calvin Johnson Calvin Johnson Jr. is a retired American football wide receiver who played his entire career for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He is often called the nickname ''Megatron'' for his rare combination of size, speed, and leaping ability on the field.

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 over 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. 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 more yards this year is that the Lions haven't gotten him the ball on deep plays enough. So many great plays that it is unbelievable that he is not #1.

5 Jordy Nelson Jordy Ray Nelson is a former American football wide receiver of the National Football League. Nelson was drafted in the 2nd round as the 36th overall pick to the Green Bay Packers in 2008.

He is the reason the Packers have victories. He is the bomb and the weapon of mass destruction on the team. Am I right!?

He is the catcher and all-star touchdown man. He has dedication and strength to show off his skills. He is legit!

I hope he comes back fully from the knee injury. Looking forward to seeing how he competes this year.

6 Demaryius Thomas Demaryius Antwan Thomas was an American football wide receiver for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. Thomas was drafted twenty second overall to the Broncos in 2010.

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

Demaryius Thomas is simply better than Brandon Marshall and A.J. Green because of his one-handed catch against the Chiefs.

He is better than B. Marshall. He will break away from everyone next year!

7 Deandre Hopkins DeAndre Rashaun Hopkins, also known as "Nuk," is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. Hopkins was drafted 27th overall to the Houston Texans in 2013.

No matter who throws the ball, he will catch it. Hopkins should have been top 10 instead of Odell the diva!

What, number 4? More like number 2! Way better than those two, Julio Jones and Odell Beckham.

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

8 A.J. Green Adriel Jeremiah Green also known by many being called A.J Green to shorten his first name. He was drafted 4th overall in 2011 draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.

I think A.J. Green is underrated, and people don't like him because he's on the Bengals. He also has the most bare minimum QB in the NFL. I give A.J. more credit than AB because he has a good franchise QB. So does Odell and Julio. And I'm going to leave Deandre out of it until he gets an eligible QB.

A.J. belongs in the top three. I think it should go:

A.J. Green
Julio Jones
Antonio Brown

If A.J. doesn't perform the way he did last year, I would say he's number 4, with Julio 1st, AB 2nd, Odell 3rd, and Nuk 5th.

The best WR in the league. Five straight seasons of 1,000 yards or more. He is crazy athletic and seems to make catches in impossible ways. He is that damn good!

9 T.Y. Hilton Eugene Marquis commonly known in the NFL as ''T.Y Hilton'' Is an American wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts. Hilton was drafted in the 3rd round ninety two overall to the Colts in 2012.

T.Y. Hilton is an aggressive wide receiver. He fights for the ball. He's definitely in the top ten. Good pick

10 Jeremy Maclin Jeremy Maclin is an American football wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. Maclin was selected 19th overall in 2009 to the Philadelphia Eagles. Maclin has been with 3 teams in his NFL career.

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

The Contenders
11 Alshon Jeffery Alshon Jeffery is an American football wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. Jeffrey was drafted 2nd round forty fifth overall to the Chicago Bears.

So underrated! He's among the top 10.

12 Larry Fitzgerald Larry Darnell Fitzgerald Jr. is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. Fitzgerald was drafted 3rd overall to the Arizona Cardinals in 2004, he is considered to be one of the best players of his position to never win a Super Bowl.

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.

So much to say about Larry the legend. He's the best wide receiver to ever live, but it just wasn't showing for a few years due to crappy quarterbacks like Kevin Kolb and Skelton.

13 Robert Woods Robert Thomas Woods is an American football wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League.

Um, he is competing for #3 receiver. Enough said.

14 Jarvis Landry Jarvis Charles Landry is an American football wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. Landry was drafted in the 2nd round sixty third overall to the Miami Dolphins in 2014.

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

He has ups and downs but, in the end, has upside.

15 Amari Cooper Amari Cooper is an American football wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. Cooper was drafted 4th overall to the Oakland Raiders in 2015.

Amari Cooper can line up anywhere. He can beat one-on-one coverage. He is really good at catching, running, and getting past defenders. He can make any kind of catch. He is fast. This is why I think Amari Cooper should be one of the top 10 receivers in the NFL right now.

Great WR talent, much potential, and a great knack for RAC. Good for years to come!

16 Doug Baldwin Douglas Dewayne Baldwin Jr. is a former American football wide receiver of the National Football League. He played all 7 seasons of his career with the Seattle Seahawks.

Doug Baldwin is an extremely underrated excellent wide receiver who, besides a dominant Seattle running game, has been the offensive powerhouse and the second part of the dynamic duo between him and Russell Wilson.

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?

17 Dez Bryant Desmond Demond "Dez" Bryant Sr. is an American football wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.

Once again, another receiver that should be a lot higher on the list! I am not a Cowboys fan and definitely not a Dez Bryant fan. However, I am honest and will give credit where it's due. I have also seen this guy make some unbelievable catches. He should be in the top 10 at least. If he can touch it, 99% of the time he will catch it!

Haha, was in talks for number 1 last year. Top 3 talent when he and the QB are healthy and Dallas actually gives him the ball. Don't know why they don't some games.

44? That's ridiculous. I'd love to have Dez on my team. Top scorer in the NFL last year, and just so good. Screw Antonio Brown.

18 Emmanuel Sanders Emmanuel Niamiah Sanders is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League.

He deserves to be higher on the list than this. I have seen him catch the ball in high traffic, get the hell knocked out of him where some of these others would have dropped the ball. He should at least be in the top 25.

19 Brandon Marshall Brandon Tyrone Marshall is an American football wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He has played for six different teams in his NFL career. Marshall was drafted in the fourth round, 119th overall to the Denver Broncos in 2006.

3rd in Fantasy this year! How is he not top 3? Most underrated receiver of all time. Imagine the stats with a decent QB! He has played with Orton, Henne, Moore, Cutler, and Fitzpatrick! Puts up 1300+ yards and 10+ touchdowns with all of them!

Julio, Antonio, Odell, Hopkins, etc., all have elite QBs or are the only decent receiver on the team, so they get way too many targets. Brandon is unquestionably top 3, maybe the #1 receiver in the NFL.

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

Having a pretty solid year with Fitzpatrick under QB.

20 Desean Jackson DeSean William Jackson, nicknamed "D-Jax", is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League... read more

Desean Jackson is the best WR ever. Because he always makes long passes, and when he played for the Eagles, Kirk Cousins threw that 80-yard pass to him, and he caught it and ran to the touchdown like a boss!

21 Allen Robinson Allen Bernard Robinson II is an American football wide receiver for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. Robinson was drafted in the 2nd round 61st overall to the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2014

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

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

Stat-wise, top 5 this year on a team too. Only his second season.

22 Julian Edelman Julian Francis Edelman is an American football wide receiver for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.

Edelman was drafted in the seventh round two hundred and thirty two overall to the New England Patriots.

Edelman played quarterback in college, but in the NFL he changed... read more

Not as physically talented as some, but the guy does it all and is tough as nails.

23 Mike Wallace
24 Stefon Diggs Stefon Diggs is an American football wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. Diggs was drafted in the fifth round one hundred and forty sixth overall to the Minnesota Vikings in 2015.

I agree, dude. He should definitely be top 20, ahead of Wallace. Go Vikes! Diggs is better.

A very surprising young rookie with a lot of potential.

25 Sammy Watkins Sammy Watkins is an American football wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. Watkins was drafted 4th overall to the Buffalo Bills. His known for having injury prone problems on multiple occasions in Buffalo since coming into the league in 2014.

One of the best in the making. Bad QB again, or his stats would be even better.

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