NFL Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?  

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List Rules Vote up the most accomplished wide receivers in the NFL for the 2016-2017 season.

Catching a football sounds easy, but imagine running across the field with full gear and an elite defender guarding you every step of the way. In order to be one of the best wide receivers in the NFL, players must learn their routes, lose their defenders, and most importantly, not drop the ball. Also known as the fastest and most agile players in the league, these are the best wide receivers in the NFL right now in 2016-2017.  

When fans discuss the best wide receivers in football, players like the New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. and the Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown are usually in the mix. In the 2016-2017 season, the Indianapolis Colts' T.Y. Hilton leads the league in receiving yards, while Atlanta Falcon Julio Jones has the best average with 100.6 yards per game. However, Green Bay Packer Jordy Nelson is the touchdown leader among WRs with 14. 

Vote for who you think are the best current NFL wide receivers. Even if the player is a rookie or a veteran, just vote up the WRs who are currently playing well in the league. Feel free to add other great wide receivers missing from the list. 

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Antonio Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?

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620 287
Julio Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Julio Jones Atlanta Falcons

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323 211
DeAndre Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
DeAndre Hopkins Houston Texans

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373 307
Odell Beckham Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Odell Beckham Jr. New York Giants

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129 87
Adam Thielen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Adam Thielen Minnesota Vikings

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262 226
A. J. Green is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Jose Youngs added A. J. Green Cincinnati Bengals

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268 234
Larry Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Larry Fitzgerald Arizona Cardinals

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93 67
Keenan Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Keenan Allen San Diego Chargers

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135 115
Jarvis Landry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Jarvis Landry Miami Dolphins

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77 51
Tyreek Hill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Tyreek Hill Kansas City Chiefs

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171 171
Mike Evans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Mike Evans Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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78 61
JuJu Smith-Schuster is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Joshua Ford added JuJu Smith-Schuster

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214 226
Jordy Nelson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Jordy Nelson Green Bay Packers

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101 90
Michael Thomas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Michael Thomas New Orleans Saints

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114 107
T. Y. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
T. Y. Hilton Indianapolis Colts

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114 110
Brandin Cooks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Brandin Cooks New Orleans Saints

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49 33
Davante Adams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Davante Adams Green Bay Packers

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149 160
Doug Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Doug Baldwin Seattle Seahawks

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137 148
Amari Cooper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Amari Cooper Oakland Raiders

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47 35
Alshon Jeffery is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Alshon Jeffery Chicago Bears - Philadelphia Eagles

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204 240
Dez Bryant is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Dez Bryant Dallas Cowboys

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88 104
Demaryius Thomas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Demaryius Thomas Denver Broncos

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123 153
Julian Edelman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Julian Edelman New England Patriots

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31 30
Marvin Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Marvin Jones Jr. Detroit Lions

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82 101
Emmanuel Sanders is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Emmanuel Sanders Denver Broncos

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70 86
Golden Tate is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Golden Tate Detroit Lions

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45 67
Tyler Lockett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
unfitbiscuit added Tyler Lockett

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56 92
DeSean Jackson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
DeSean Jackson Washington Redskins

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57 97
Kelvin Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Kelvin Benjamin Carolina Panthers

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22 49
Chris Hogan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
1510591293690 added Chris Hogan Miami Dolphins

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19 46
Cooper Kupp is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Joshua Ford added Cooper Kupp

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41 95
Mike Wallace is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Mike Wallace Baltimore Ravens

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40 98
Terrelle Pryor Sr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Terrelle Pryor Sr. Cleveland Browns

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2 17
Kenny Golladay is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
bigbankcj1 added Kenny Golladay

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27 88
Pierre Garçon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Pierre Garçon Washington Redskins

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28 93
Jordan Matthews is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Jordan Matthews Philadelphia Eagles

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23 92
Tyrell Williams is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Tyrell Williams San Diego Chargers

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12 65
Paul Richardson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
unfitbiscuit added Paul Richardson