Who should be eyeing JuJu Smith-Schuster, Mike Williams or Corey Davis for wide receiver help?
Wide receiver is the only offensive skill position group where there may not be a clear leader in the clubhouse. This reminds me a little of last year when there was plenty of debate on which rookie receiver was the best (Corey Coleman, Josh Doctson, Laquon Treadwell, Will Fuller).
Dallas Cowboys – Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott look like future studs in the NFL. Those are two young talented players on their offense that can help Dez Bryant in the near future. They need to take pressure of off Bryant in the pass game and could look to add another explosive wide receiver to create a very young, but potentially explosive offense.
Buffalo Bills – It all really depends on who is coaching them in 2017. If Rex Ryan performs some miracles and the Bills decide to retain him, he will likely go to the defensive side of the ball. It will be hard for Ryan or any new coach to pass on getting a reliable wide receiver option in this offense. Sammy Watkins cannot stay healthy and the Bills don’t have a true threat beyond him as a consistent pass catcher. They may need to look early in the draft to try and help their offense.
San Francisco 49ers – If for some reason they decide to stick with Colin Kaepernick or Blaine Gabbert as their quarterback in 2017, they desperately need some wide receiver talent. Torrey Smith is a pure deep threat and does not have the skill set to be a possession receiver. They need a possession receiver with sure hands that can play multiple wide receiver positions in coach Chip Kelly’s versatile offensive scheme.
Chicago Bears – Alshon Jeffery is a free agent after the season and may want to play for a contender. This means the depth chart would be an unproven Kevin White and Eddie Royal. If they decide to pass on quarterback, they do have plenty of other holes and wide receiver is one of them. Depending on how Kevin White returns from leg surgery, there could be a need for a wide receiver.
Philadelphia Eagles (Minnesota’s pick) – They were desperately looking for wide receiver help before the season started and will be looking for some next offseason. Coach Doug Pederson may decide to go the free agency route, but it is a possibility that he could seek some young receiving talent to pair with young quarterback Carson Wentz.