Day 2 offers your best opportunity to beat the draft at wide receiver. Shawn Siegele updates the WR Prospect Lab Rankings with a look at the second- and third-round receivers who could define your rookie draft.
The second round started with a bang at WR with Tee Higgins and Michael Pittman Jr. going at No. 33 and No. 34. Were they the best picks in the round? Can they compare to the receivers selected in Round 1? The WR Prospect Lab helps us answer those questions.
The WR Prospect Lab
Breakout age and career yardage share are the keys to beating the NFL Draft. In fact, receivers who break out early and post elite yardage shares outscore WRs drafted a full round earlier.
I explained the methodology for our post-draft model in more detail in Friday’s look at the Round 1 WRs, but that key insight will help you understand the scores that follow.
Two second-round WRs reach the same level as Jerry Jeudy, but they might not be the ones you’d expect.
2020 WR Prospect Lab Rankings – Day 2 Receivers