Best Emerging QB-WR Combinations in the NFL Today

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Best Emerging QB-WR Combinations in the NFL Today
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Every quarterback needs that receiver he can trust to be in the right spot at the right time and to come down with the ball in his hands in clutch moments.

Sometimes, the relationship builds almost instantaneously. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning took almost no time at all getting on the same page with wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, and both men have enjoyed back-to-back Pro Bowl selections for their efforts. Other times, that relationship builds with time as the quarterback and receiver begin to work like two halves of a whole.

To determine which quarterback-receiver combos qualify as "emerging" as opposed to "established," we have to set some criteria. The first is that the duo cannot have been together for more than two years. Additionally, the receiver cannot have made the Pro Bowl in the time he has been playing with his quarterback.

So, with the parameters established, let's start looking at which tandems fit the bill.

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