2011 Top 10 Receiving Units in the NFL by Lloyd Vance

Receiver James Jones and the rest of the Packers’ multitude of talented pass catchers lead Taking It to the House’s list of the 2011 NFL Top 10 Receiving Units

While watching some of Week 1’s games with my colleague, Matt Lombardo, we got into a debate over which receiving corps should be the most feared by NFL defenses.  To that end, I have put together my Top 10 Receiving Units for the 2011 season. 

I know that I have listed running backs along with team’s receivers and tight ends.  But in today’s West Coast offense happy NFL — filled with screens – most backs have the chance to easily catch 50+ passes a season. 

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1. Green Bay Packers – [Gregg Jennings, Jordy Nelson, James Jones, Donald Driver, TE Jermichael Finley, RB James Starks, RB Ryan Grant and rookie Randall Cobb].  The 2010 NFL Champs have an over abundance of weapons for Super Bowl MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers (threw 31 TDs in 2010 which ranked 4th in NFL).  As crazy as it sounds, there really may not be enough balls for this unit, especially with explosive rookie Randall Cobb coming along.  THis unit is so extensive, that deep-threat James Jones only had one catch in the Packers’ pinball machine  Week 1 win over the Saints. Continue reading “2011 Top 10 Receiving Units in the NFL by Lloyd Vance”