2017 Sports 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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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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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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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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A. J. Green is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Larry Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Larry Fitzgerald Arizona Cardinals

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Mike Evans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Mike Evans Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Tyreek Hill is listed (or ranked) 8 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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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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Michael Thomas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Michael Thomas New Orleans Saints

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Keenan Allen is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Stefon Diggs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
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T. Y. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
T. Y. Hilton Indianapolis Colts

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Adam Thielen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
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JuJu Smith-Schuster is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
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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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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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Alshon Jeffery is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Doug Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Doug Baldwin Seattle Seahawks

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Amari Cooper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Amari Cooper Oakland Raiders

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Jordy Nelson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Jordy Nelson Green Bay Packers

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Julian Edelman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Julian Edelman New England Patriots

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Rob Gronkowski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
1519606619160 added Rob Gronkowski New England Patriots

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stephon digs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
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Demaryius Thomas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Demaryius Thomas Denver Broncos

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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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Dez Bryant is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Dez Bryant Dallas Cowboys

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Emmanuel Sanders is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Emmanuel Sanders Denver Broncos

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Marvin Jones Jr. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
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Allen Robinson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
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DeSean Jackson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
DeSean Jackson Washington Redskins

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Kelvin Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Kelvin Benjamin Carolina Panthers

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Cooper Kupp is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Cooper Kupp Los Angeles Rams

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Chris Hogan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
1510591293690 added Chris Hogan Miami Dolphins

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Tyler Lockett is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
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Jason Witten is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
1519606619160 added Jason Witten Dallas Cowboys

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Danny Amendola is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Danny Amendola St. Louis Rams

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Will Fuller is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
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Mike Wallace is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Mike Wallace Baltimore Ravens

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Michael Floyd is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Michael Floyd Arizona Cardinals

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Pierre Garçon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Pierre Garçon Washington Redskins

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Terrelle Pryor Sr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Terrelle Pryor Sr. Cleveland Browns

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Jordan Matthews is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Jordan Matthews Philadelphia Eagles

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Paul Richardson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
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Tyrell Williams is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Tyrell Williams San Diego Chargers

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Damiere Byrd is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
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