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

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Updated March 16, 2020 72.1k votes 8.6k voters 54.3k views 58 items

List Rules Vote up the most accomplished wide receivers in the NFL for the 2018-2019 season.

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.  

When fans discuss the best wide receivers in football, players like the Odell Beckham Jr. and DeAndre Hopkins are usually in the mix. In recent years, stars like Michael Thomas, Tyreek Hill, and Mike Evans have all made a name for themselves with their stellar play on the field. 

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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Julio Jones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Wide receiver from Foley

Teams: Atlanta Falcons

Age: 26

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#64 of 1,536 The Best Football Players Ever #12 of 51 The Most Likable Active NFL Players

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Michael Thomas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?

Teams: New Orleans Saints

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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?
Wide receiver from Central

Teams: Arizona Cardinals

Age: 26

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#218 of 1,536 The Best Football Players Ever #19 of 51 The Most Likable Active NFL Players

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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?
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Antonio Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Wide receiver from Miami

Teams: New England Patriots

Age: 37

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Tyreek Hill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added

Teams: Kansas City Chiefs

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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?
Wide receiver from Galveston

Teams: Texas A&M Aggies football

Age: 22

8
Davante Adams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Wide receiver from Palo Alto

Teams: Green Bay Packers

9
Adam Thielen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Wide receiver from Detroit Lakes

Teams: Minnesota Vikings

10
Juju Smith-Schuster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Joshua Ford added

Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers

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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 Wide receiver from Greensboro

Teams: Los Angeles Chargers

Age: 23

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#887 of 1,536 The Best Football Players Ever #89 of 248 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time #88 of 200 The All-Around Best Athletes of 2018

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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?
ben385 added Wide receiver from Gaithersburg

Teams: Minnesota Vikings

13
Larry Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Wide receiver from Minneapolis

Teams: Arizona Cardinals

Age: 32

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#34 of 1,536 The Best Football Players Ever #5 of 248 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time

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Amari Cooper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
15
A. J. Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Jose Youngs added Wide receiver from Summerville

Teams: Cincinnati Bengals

Age: 27

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#1,945 of 2,166 The Best Athletes Of All Time #143 of 1,536 The Best Football Players Ever

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T. Y. Hilton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Wide receiver from Miami Springs

Teams: Indianapolis Colts

Age: 26

17
Jarvis Landry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Jarvis Landry

Teams: Cleveland Browns

Age: 23

18
Brandin Cooks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Brandin Cooks Wide receiver from Stockton

Teams: Los Angeles Rams

19
Julian Edelman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Wide receiver from Redwood City

Teams: New England Patriots

Age: 29

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#220 of 1,536 The Best Football Players Ever #18 of 30 The Most Eligible Bachelors Of 2020

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Tyler Lockett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
unfitbiscuit added Tyler Lockett Wide receiver and Return specialist from Tulsa

Teams: Seattle Seahawks

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#149 of 248 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time #48 of 106 The Fastest NFL Players of All Time

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Cooper Kupp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?

Teams: Los Angeles Rams

22
Calvin Ridley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
TRENT13 added

Teams: Atlanta Falcons

23
Emmanuel Sanders is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Wide receiver from Bellville

Teams: Denver Broncos

Age: 28

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#320 of 1,536 The Best Football Players Ever #82 of 248 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time

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Alshon Jeffery is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Wide receiver from St. Matthews

Teams: Philadelphia Eagles

Age: 25

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Doug Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Wide receiver from Gulf Breeze

Teams: Seattle Seahawks

Age: 27