It's that time of year again, when the new draft class gets tossed into the player pool. This week we take a look at the top wide receivers order by their most recent average draft position:
Expectations are high for Sammy Watkins. A dangerous combination of size and speed, the Bills will look to him to make some big plays this year. With Stevie Johnson now with the 49ers, there will be plenty of opportunities for him to shine.
The towering #7 pick joins the veteran receiver Vincent Jackson. The Bucs picked up QB Josh McCown earlier this year, and the selection of Evans has been beneficial for his ADP as well.
Cooks was the 4th WR off the board, but is being drafted 3rd among rookie WRs. Cooks was a top performer in the combine this year with the fastest 40 and 20 yard shuttle. The Saints are working on cultivating some talent for the future, but for now Brees has his pick of receivers between Colston, Stills, and Cooks.
The Giants will still rely heavily on Victor Cruz, but with Hakeem Nicks moving to the Colts, the versatile rookie will definitely have opportunities to perform along-side former LSU teammate Rueben Randle.
The final WR selected in the first round of the NFL draft at #28. The Panthers were in need of a WR, so they'll be relying on him.
Rounding out the rookie WR's ranked on our site, #42 pick Jordan Matthews will be waiting in the wings for the Eagles. With DeSean Jackson moving on, there are a lot of targets available for the productive rookie out of Vanderbilt.
These rookies are bound to move around as we hear reports from training camp. We may see appearances from Marqise Lee, Paul Richardson, Davante Adams, Cody Latimer, Allen Robinson, or Jarvis Landry. Keep up with all the action by doing a mock draft now.
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