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The NFL Network recently completed its countdown of the Top 100 players in the NFL for 2017, as voted on by the players, and an Arizona Cardinals wide receiver made the list.

Veteran wideout Larry Fitzgerald came in as the No. 8 wide receiver in the league and the No. 45 ranked player overall.

Three wide receivers made the Top 10.

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Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons was ranked No. 3 on the list. Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers came in at No. 4.

The New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. was No. 8.

In total, 14 receivers made the Top 100 list.

Nine of them were ranked in the Top 50.

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WRs in NFL Top 100 rankings

  1. Julio Jones | Atlanta Falcons (No. 3 overall)
  2. Antonio Brown | Pittsburgh Steelers (No. 4 overall)    
  3. Odell Beckham Jr. | New York Giants (No. 8 overall)
  4. A.J. Green | Cincinnati Bengals (No. 17 overall)
  5. Mike Evans | Tampe Bay Buccaneers (No. 29 overall)
  6. Tyreek Hill | Kansas City Chiefs (No. 36 overall)
  7. Jarvis Landry | Miami Dolphins (No. 42 overall)
  8. Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals (No. 45 overall)
  9. Jordy Nelson | Green Bay Packers (No. 48 overall)
  10. Amari Cooper | Oakland Raiders (No. 53 overall)
  11. Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys (No. 60 overall)
  12. T.Y. Hilton | Indianapolis Colts (No. 61 overall)
  13. Julian Edleman | New England Patriots (No. 71 overall)
  14. Doug Baldwin | Seattle Seahawks (No. 88 overall)

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The NFL Network has counted down the Top 100 players in the NFL for 2017, as voted by the players. See who made the rankings.


  • Jones went up 5 spots from being ranked No. 8 a year ago.
  • Brown was also No. 4 in the 2016 rankings.
  • Beckham moved up two spots from his No. 10 ranking last year.
  • Green fell one spot from his ranking last season.
  • Landry made quite the jump to No. 42 after a No. 98 ranking in 2016.
  • Fitzgerald dropped to No. 45 from No. 27 a year ago.
  • Edelman was up 16 spots from his No. 87 rank last year.
  • Bryant slipped nine spots from No. 51 in last year’s rankings.
  • Baldwin was 16 spots higher last season.
  • Evans, Hill, Nelson, Cooper, Hilton were not ranked on the 2016 list. 

To see the complete list of the Top 100 NFL players for 2017, as ranked by the players, click here.

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