The NFL Network recently completed its countdown of the Top 100 players in the NFL for 2018, as voted on by the players, and an Arizona Cardinals wide receiver made the list.

Veteran wideout Larry Fitzgerald came in as the No. 5 wide receiver in the league and the No. 27 ranked player overall.

Four wide receivers made the Top 25.

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Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers came in at No.  2. Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons was ranked No. 4 on the list.

DeAndre Hopkins of the Houston Texas was No. 13 and A.J. Green of the Cincinnati Bengals was No. 22. 

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. Antonio Brown | Pittsburgh Steelers (No. 2 overall)
  2. Julio Jones | Atlanta Falcons (No. 4 overall)   
  3. DeAndre Hopkins | Houston Texans (No. 13 overall) 
  4. A.J. Green | Cincinnati Bengals (No. 22 overall)
  5. Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals (No. 27 overall)
  6. Adam Thielen | Minnesota Vikings (No. 36 overall)
  7. Tyreek Hill | Kansas City Chiefs (No. 40 overall)
  8. Keenan Allen | San Diego Chargers (No. 41 overall)
  9. Davante Adams | Green Bay Packers (No. 45 overall)
  10. Jarvis Landry | Cleveland Browns (No. 52 overall)
  11. Stefon Diggs | Minnesota Vikings (No. 65 overall)
  12. Odell Beckham Jr. | New York Giants (No. 77 overall)
  13. Michael Thomas | New Orleans Saints (No. 81 overall)
  14. Doug Baldwin | Seattle Seahawks (No. 99 overall)

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  • Brown  went up two spots after being No. 4 in the 2017 rankings.
  • Jones went down a spot from his No. 3 ranking last season. 
  • Green fell five spots from last year’s rankings.
  • Fitzgerald moved up from No. 45 in the rankings last season.
  • Hill went up four in the rankings from 2017.
  • Landry was ranked No. 42 last season.
  • Beckham fell from being ranked No. 8 last season.
  • Baldwin was No. 88 on last season’s list.
  • Hopkins, Thielen, Allen, Adams, Diggs and Thomas were not ranked last season.
  • Mike Evans, Jordy Nelson, Amari Cooper, Dez Bryant T.Y Hilton and Julian Edelman didn’t make the rankings after being on the 2017 list.

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To see the complete list of the Top 100 NFL players for 2018, as ranked by the players, click here.

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