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

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Updated March 16, 2020 74.5k votes 8.8k voters 56k 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?
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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, South Carolina

Teams: Arizona Cardinals

Age: 23

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Tyreek Hill is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Odell Beckham Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?

Teams: Cleveland Browns

Age: 26

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Davante Adams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Wide receiver from Palo Alto, California

Teams: Green Bay Packers

Age: 26

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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, Texas

Teams: Texas A&M Aggies football

Age: 25

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Antonio Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 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) 9 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Joshua Ford added

Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers

10
Keenan Allen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Keenan Allen Wide receiver from Greensboro, North Carolina

Teams: Los Angeles Chargers

Age: 23

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Adam Thielen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Wide receiver from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Teams: Minnesota Vikings

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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, Maryland

Teams: Minnesota Vikings

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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, Minnesota, United States of America

Teams: Arizona Cardinals

Age: 32

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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?
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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, South Carolina

Teams: Cincinnati Bengals

Age: 30

More A. J. Green 

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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, Florida

Teams: Indianapolis Colts

Age: 26

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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: 26

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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, California

Teams: Los Angeles Rams

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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, California

Teams: New England Patriots

Age: 29

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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, Oklahoma

Teams: Seattle Seahawks

Age: 26

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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

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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

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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, Texas

Teams: Denver Broncos

Age: 31

More Emmanuel Sanders 

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Golden Tate is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Wide receiver from Hendersonville, Tennessee

Teams: Seattle Seahawks, Notre Dame Fighting Irish football

Age: 27

More Golden Tate 

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Alshon Jeffery is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now?
Lucinda Gonzalez added Wide receiver from St. Matthews, South Carolina

Teams: Philadelphia Eagles

Age: 25