As passing increases and receivers earn more prominent roles in offenses, it seems like a perfect opportunity to go Inside the Numbers and take a closer look at the men who make their living catching passes.
The focus will be on the first 86 wide receivers taken from rounds one and two from the 2000 season all the way up until 2009. It helps that 43 receivers were selected from each side of that timeline, so it’s an equal division.
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The benchmark for running backs and receivers is reaching the coveted 1,000 yard plateau. Accomplishing that feat year in and year out is what separates the top guys from the rest of the pack in today’s NFL. First on the list is Peter Warrick, whose dynamic play and ability at Florida State