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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 43 active wide receivers whose rookie year was 2016. We list their receptions as well as their career fantasy points (standard league scoring).

Player NFL
Team
Depth Age Height Weight 2015
Rec.
2016
Rec.
Total Career
Fantasy
Points
Geronimo Allison Contract Year Player GB WR3 24 6'3 202 16 23 39 63.2
Robby Anderson NYJ WR1 24 6'3 190 37 63 100 206.0
Demarcus Ayers CHI WR7 23 5'11 190 7 0 7 10.7
Tyler Boyd CIN WR4 23 6'2 197 54 22 76 106.6
K.J. Brent IND WR6 24 6'3 202 0 2 2 3.1
Aaron Burbridge SF WR5 24 6'1 208 7 0 7 8.8
Leonte Carroo MIA WR5 24 6'1 215 3 7 10 15.8
Corey Coleman CLE WR3 23 5'11 185 33 18 51 91.5
Pharoh Cooper LAR WR6 23 5'11 207 14 11 25 24.6
Cody Core CIN WR6 24 6'3 214 17 0 17 20.0
Trevor Davis GB WR4 24 6'1 188 3 5 8 16.7
Josh Doctson WAS WR2 25 6'2 206 2 35 37 91.4
Alex Erickson CIN WR7 25 6'0 195 6 12 18 32.7
Will Fuller HOU WR2 24 6'0 185 50 28 78 162.0
Jakeem Grant MIA WR6 25 5'7 169 0 13 13 33.6
Marvin Hall ATL WR4 25 5'10 190 0 2 2 12.0
Maurice Harris WAS WR6 25 6'3 200 5 4 9 16.0
Rashard Higgins CLE WR6 23 6'1 198 6 27 33 51.3
Tyreek Hill KC WR1 24 5'10 185 65 82 147 337.8
Johnny Holton OAK WR4 26 6'1 190 2 9 11 47.5
Marcus Johnson SEA WR6 23 6'1 204 0 5 5 4.5
Roger Lewis NYG WR3 24 6'0 203 7 36 43 75.3
Tommylee Lewis NO WR5 25 5'7 168 7 10 17 27.2
Ricardo Louis CLE WR5 24 6'2 215 15 27 42 52.2
Max McCaffrey SF WR6 23 6'2 200 0 1 1 0.4
Tanner McEvoy SEA WR5 25 6'6 230 9 5 14 38.0
Jaydon Mickens JAX WR7 24 5'11 170 0 6 6 30.2
Braxton Miller HOU WR3 25 6'2 215 15 17 32 32.7
Malcolm Mitchell NE WR6 24 6'1 200 37 0 37 70.9
Chris Moore BAL WR5 24 6'1 204 7 18 25 48.4
JoJo Natson NYJ   24 5'7 153 0 2 2 3.3
Charone Peake NYJ WR7 25 6'2 209 19 1 20 18.9
Darius Powe NYG   24 6'2 218 0 2 2 1.3
Kalif Raymond NYG   23 5'9 160 0 1 1 1.1
Demarcus Robinson KC WR3 23 6'1 203 0 25 25 32.9
Chester Rogers IND WR2 24 6'1 184 19 23 42 62.5
Hunter Sharp Contract Year Player NYG WR6 24 5'11 198 0 5 5 11.4
Tajae Sharpe TEN WR4 23 6'2 194 41 0 41 64.3
Sterling Shepard NYG WR2 25 5'10 201 65 59 124 204.9
Michael Thomas NO WR1 25 6'3 212 92 119 211 355.8
Mike Thomas LAR WR7 23 6'1 195 3 5 8 13.0
Laquon Treadwell MIN WR3 22 6'2 215 1 20 21 21.5
Bryce Treggs PHI WR7 23 6'0 185 3 5 8 17.2