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 29 active wide receivers whose rookie year was 2011. We list their receptions as well as their career fantasy points.

Player NFL
Team
Depth Age Height Weight 2010
Rec.
2011
Rec.
Total Career
Fantasy
Points
Doug Baldwin SEA WR2 25 5'10 189 0 51 51 102.6
Jon Baldwin FA WR7 25 6'4 230 0 21 21 31.4
Armon Binns MIA WR5 24 6'3 210 0 0 0 0.0
Vincent Brown SD WR3 25 5'11 190 0 19 19 44.9
Stephen Burton FA   24 6'1 224 0 2 2 3.8
Randall Cobb GB WR1 23 5'10 192 0 24 24 56.0
Kris Durham DET WR4 26 6'6 216 0 3 3 3.0
Clyde Gates NYJ   28 5'11 197 0 2 2 2.3
A.J. Green CIN WR1 26 6'4 207 0 65 65 153.0
Leonard Hankerson WAS   26 6'2 211 0 13 13 16.3
Dwayne Harris DAL WR3 26 5'10 200 0 0 0 0.0
Andrew Hawkins CLE WR1 28 5'7 180 0 23 23 28.8
Andre Holmes OAK WR6 26 6'4 223 0 0 0 0.0
Jerrel Jernigan NYG WR3 25 5'8 189 0 0 0 0.0
Julio Jones ATL WR1 25 6'3 220 0 54 54 149.5
Jeremy Kerley NYJ WR3 25 5'9 188 0 29 29 41.8
Greg Little OAK WR5 25 6'2 220 0 61 61 84.4
Ricardo Lockette SEA   28 6'2 211 0 2 2 16.5
Denarius Moore OAK WR3 25 6'0 190 0 33 33 103.9
Joseph Morgan NO WR5 26 6'1 184 0 0 0 0.0
Austin Pettis STL WR6 26 6'3 207 0 27 27 25.0
Kealoha Pilares CAR WR6 26 5'10 200 0 0 0 6.0
Aldrick Robinson WAS WR7 25 5'10 181 0 0 0 0.0
Jeremy Ross DET WR6 26 5'11 215 0 0 0 0.0
Greg Salas NYJ   25 6'1 209 0 27 27 27.2
Dane Sanzenbacher CIN WR3 25 5'11 180 0 27 27 45.2
Cecil Shorts JAX WR2 26 6'0 202 0 2 2 9.0
Torrey Smith BAL WR1 25 6'0 205 0 50 50 130.0
Ryan Whalen CIN WR7 25 6'1 200 0 4 4 2.7


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