2020 NFL Draft Positional Breakdown: Top Ten Wide Receivers

The 2020 NFL Draft class of receivers have much to live up to. 2019 boasted seven rookie pass-catchers who impressed immediately. Terry McLaurin, A.J. Brown, D.K. Metcalf, Deebo Samuel, Marquise Brown, Darius Slayton, and Diontae Johnson all had great rookie seasons. Now consider this: this year’s top ten wide receivers might be better.

This is the deepest position in the 2020 NFL Draft. Productive players will be available deep into day 3. You’re in luck if your favorite team needs wide receivers. Without further ado, my top wideouts in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Top 10 Wide Receivers: No. 10 – Laviska Shenault Jr., Colorado

Size: 6’2″, 220 lbs

Strengths: speed, physicality, YAC ability

Weaknesses: tracking the ball, route running

Grade: 2nd round

Comparison: Cordarrelle Patterson

Top 10 Wide Receivers: No. 9 – Denzel Mims, Baylor

Size: 6’3″, 215 lbs

Strengths: hands, contested catches, physicality

Weaknesses: route running

Grade: 2nd round

Comparison: DeVante Parker

Top 10 Wide Receivers: No. 8 – Bryan Edwards, South Carolina

Size: 6’3″, 215 lbs

Strengths: route running, contested catches, strong analytics

Weaknesses: hands

Grade: 2nd round

Comparison: Muhsin Muhammad

Top 10 Wide Receivers: No. 7 – K.J. Hamler, Penn State

Size: 5’9″, 176 lbs

Strengths: speed, agility, YAC ability

Weaknesses: physicality

Grade: 2nd round

Comparison: DeSean Jackson

Top 10 Wide Receivers: No. 6 – Justin Jefferson, LSU

Size: 6’2″, 192 lbs

Strengths: route running, hands, agility

Weaknesses: no elite traits

Grade: 2nd round

Comparison: Robert Woods

Top 10 Wide Receivers: No. 5 – Brandon Aiyuk, Arizona State

Size: 6’0″, 201 lbs

Strengths: speed, YAC ability, route running

Weaknesses: physicality

Grade: 2nd round

Comparison: Michael Gallup

Top 10 Wide Receivers: No. 4 – Jalen Reagor, TCU

Size: 5’11”, 194 lbs

Strengths: speed, agility, YAC ability, contested catches

Weaknesses: statistical profile

Grade: 1st round

Comparison: Tyreek Hill

Top 10 Wide Receviers: No. 3 – Henry Ruggs III, Alabama

Size: 6’0″, 190 lbs

Strengths: speed, more speed, YAC ability, hands

Weaknesses: route running

Grade: 1st round

Comparison: James Lofton

Top 10 Wide Receivers: No. 2 – Jerry Jeudy, Alabama

Size: 6’1″, 192 lbs

Strengths: speed, agility, YAC ability, route running

Weaknesses: hands

Grade: 1st round

Comparison: Amari Cooper

Top 10 Wide Receivers: No. 1 – CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma

Size: 6’2″, 195 lbs

Strengths: YAC ability, hands, route running, contested catches

Weaknesses: speed

Grade: 1st round

Comparison: DeAndre Hopkins

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