2012 NFL Draft: Comparing Top 6 WRs to Their NFL Counterparts
The NFL's movement towards a pass-dominant league continues to raise the value of wide receivers. Receivers like Calvin Johnson and Larry Fitzgerald are some of the league’s biggest stars, as well as highest paid players. This draft class features several prospects capable of developing into dominant playmakers.
Oklahoma State’s Justin Blackmon tops most receiver rankings and figures to come off the board somewhere in the top 10. He’s a unique talent because he brings a wide range of skills to the table. Comparing him to another NFL receiver wasn’t an easy task, but a certain Kansas City Chief comes to mind.
Finding a player comparison helps show the type of potential a prospect possesses. Everybody wants to know what kind of impact their newly-drafted player could provide. There isn’t an exact clone of each prospect, but these comparisons are a good starting point.
Check out the video to see what stars prospects like Michael Floyd, Stephen Hill, Kendall Wright, Alshon Jeffery and Rueben Randle compare too.
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