2011 NFL Draft Position Rankings: Wide Receivers


Here at NFLMocks we are continuing to preparations for the 2011 NFL Draft.  We are flying through our Scouting Reports and have put out our 1stMock Draft.  Now we are ranking the top 5 draft eligible prospects at each position.  These rankings help complement our Big Board but you will also find some players that are not on our Big Board.  We are giving each player a NFL player comparison but I caution everyone to take those comparisons lightly.  We hope that you use our rankings to help figure out who your team may target in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Top 5 Wide Receivers

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Thoughts:

This has to be one of the best wide receiver drafts in recent memory.  The top 5 all have the potential to be major playmakers in the NFL.  At #1 we have AJ Green and we feel that he has the most potential out of all the receivers.  He has excellent height and speed that he utilizes to make plays all over the field.  The fact that he plays in a pro style offense at Georgia gives him some extra points.  Not far behind Green is Julio Jones.  Jones has been a household name since starting his freshman season at Alabama.  Jones has performed well but needs to be more consistent if he wants to take the #1 spot from Green.  After Green and Jones there is a small drop off in talent but not much.  Michael Floyd is another big receiver that has shown his ability to stretch the defense.  He reminds me a lot of Vincent Jackson in the way he goes up after balls in the air.  Our #4 ranked player could be ranked higher if he didn’t suffer from poor quarterback play.  Terrance Toliver has a lot of potential but the lack of a quarterback at LSU has limited his opportunities.  And coming in at #5 if Jonathan Baldwin who at 6-5 is another tall playmaking wide out.  Baldwin could easily end up #3 or even #2 on our list.  This groups is highlighted by Juniors and we predict that all will leave school early.  However, its a long college football season and anything can happen.

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Scouting Reports: AJ Green, Julio Jones, Michael Floyd, Terrance Toliver

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