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WR Comparisons- Pros and the Prospects

Since we are about to have an historic WR draft class with so many WR's invading the NFL this fall. This article is a nice way to separate them & help you see how they are different in subtle ways & show you who they are similar to in the NFL. With the help of Brian Kelly from Cover 1, he will explain who the prospects resemble. You have to give the guy credit, he lists 21 prospects in this article. He even has a list of top prospects who he couldn't find a pro comparison. So agree or not, but he hits on some that help you understand & separate this monster class.

He does a nice job of explaining why the two players are similar. He uses stats & other info to plead his case. I stole enough of his article that I only will list the prospect with the pro & make you read the article for the info. There is no paywall & I will put the link on the bottom. I loved the article so much, I turned it into this FP & hope other's enjoy it as well. He doesn't have the prospects in a ranking order, let me repeat this is not a ranking but rather a comparison. It may seem like it, but it doesn't really matter since a ranking isn't really the goal of the article. So let's get it started

Henry Ruggs III @ Santana Moss

CD Lamb @ Torry Holt

Jerry Jeudy @ Terry Glenn

Justin Jefferson @ Tyler Boyd

Jalen Reagor @ Santonio Holmes

Denzel Mims @ Javon Walker

T Higgins @ Braylon Edwards

KJ Hill @ Austin Collie

Michael Pittman JR @ Allen Robinson

Tyler Johnson @ Mohamed Sanu

Devin Duvernay @ Albert Wilson

Jauan Jennings @ Hakeem Nicks

Collin Johnson @ Malcolm Floyd

Van Jefferson @ Anthony Gonzalez

James Proche @ Cole Beasley

Lynn Bowden JR @ Antwan Randle El

Binjimen Victor @ Cameron Meredith

Aaron Fuller @ Mario Manningham

Laviska Chenault JR @ skills of Sammy Watkins/ athleticism of Donte Moncrief

Donovan Peoples-Jones @ skills of Pierre Garçon/ athleticism of Chris Godwin

Chase Claypool @ skills of Devin Finches/ athleticism of Brian Quick

KJ Hamler @ skills of Travis Benjamin/ athleticism of Percy Harvin

Here is the list of guys so unique he couldn't find a comp

Isiah Hodgins

Bryan Edwards

Brandon Aiyuk

Gabriel Davis

Quintez Cephus

Quartney Davis

Antonio Gandy-Golden

Wow that was pretty cool right? Even if you disagree with some of the comparisons, just roll with it for a minute & think of how the league will change if these guys live up to the billing. If these kids can mimic & become doppelgängers, how awesome it would be to add 20+ guys like that in one class! This was just a cool article that helps sort out the prospects & helps those trying to learn the names as to how they project to the pros. Thanks again & tip a little extra to the wage slaves who rely on tips to make a living.

link

https://www.cover1.net/2020-nfl-draft-wide-receiver-pro-comparisons/

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