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Nine rookies in the top 118 picks had 75 plus yards receiving this week

sammyThe 2014 NFL Draft was packed with talent at the wide receiver position and week 8 was a great week for rookie wide outs. According to Randall Liu, 9 rookie wide outs had 75 plus yards this week, and all 9 were taken in the first 118 picks of the draft.

Randall Liu @RLiuNFL
9 rookie WRs had 75+ rec yards this week, most in a single week in @NFL history. All 9 taken in 1st 118 picks of 2014 Draft

Here were the final stats.

  • Sammy Watkins – 3 receptions – 157 yards, TD
  • John Brown – 5 receptions – 119 yards, TD
  • Donte Moncrief – 7 receptions – 113 yards, TD
  • Brandin Cooks – 6 receptions – 94 yards, TD
  • Kelvin Benjamin – 6 receptions – 94 yards
  • Martavis Bryant – 5 receptions – 83 yards, 2 TD’s
  • Allen Robinson – 5 receptions – 82 yards, TD
  • Mike Evans – 4 receptions – 78 yards
  • Davante Adams – 7 receptions – 75 yards

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