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2009 Third-Year Wide Receivers

During the preseason, we look at a number of factors when deciding on sleepers and breakout players. One of these is the wide receiver third year roll. This rule indicates that a wide receiver will excel in their third year in the NFL. Below is the list of wide receivers of 2009 who were in their third year.


 

2009 Third-Year WR


 

NAME

Rec.

Yards

TD

1

Sidney Rice

83

1,312

8

2

Steve Smith (NY)

107

1,220

7

3

Calvin Johnson

67

984

5

4

Mike Sims-Walker

63

869

7

5

Robert Meachem

45

722

9

6

Steve Breaston

55

712

3

7

Dwayne Bowe

47

589

4

8

Ted Ginn, Jr.

38

454

1

9

James Jones

32

440

5

10

Chansi Stuckey

41

438

3

11

Jacoby Jones

27

437

6

12

Johnnie Lee Higgins

19

263

0

13

Legedu Naanee

24

242

2

14

Dwayne Jarrett

17

196

1

15

David Clowney

14

191

1

16

Laurent Robinson

13

167

1

17

Jason Hill

9

90

2

18

Craig Davis

6

52

0

19

Isaiah Stanback

3

22

0

20

Yamon Figurs

2

14

0

21

Jordan Kent

1

5

0

22

Biren Ealy

0

0

0

23

Anthony Gonzalez

0

0

0

24

Justin Jenkins

0

0

0

25

Derek Stanley

0

0

0

26

Matt Willis

0

0

0


 

Below is the list of wide receivers who will be in their third year in 2010 and their numbers from the 2009 season.


 

2010 Third-Year WR


 

NAME

Rec.

Yards

TD

1

DeSean Jackson

63

1,167

9

2

Mario Manningham

57

822

5

3

Pierre Garcon

47

765

4

4

Davone Bess

76

758

2

5

Earl Bennett

54

717

2

6

Donnie Avery

47

589

5

7

Josh Morgan

52

527

3

8

Andre Caldwell

51

432

3

9

Chaz Schilens

29

365

2

10

Malcolm Kelly

25

347

0

11

Eddie Royal

37

345

0

12

Danny Amendola

43

326

1

13

Devin Thomas

25

325

3

14

Jordy Nelson

22

320

2

15

Keenan Burton

25

253

0

16

Early Doucet

17

214

1

17

Lance Long

20

178

0

18

Lavelle Hawkins

7

110

0

19

Danny Woodhead

8

87

0

20

Kenneth Moore

6

59

0

21

Eric Weems

6

50

2

22

Steve Johnson

2

10

0

23

James Hardy

1

9

0

24

Jaymar Johnson

1

9

0

25

John Standeford

1

5

0

26

Limas Sweed

1

5

0

27

Justin Harper

0

0

0

28

Maurice Purify

0

0

0

29

Darius Reynaud

0

0

0

30

Jerome Simpson

0

0

0

31

Matt Slater

0

0

0

32

Brett Swain

0

0

0

33

Mario Urrutia

0

0

0


 

As big a year as DeSean Jackson had this year, He can be a Top 5 wide receiver next season.

Cheers!

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