A.J. Green is In a contract year and chose not to hold out during the pre-season. Led the NFL in yards per route run (YPRR) last season at 2.96. YPRR is calculated by receiving yards (1041), divided by snaps in route (352) = 2.96. Green missed 3 games last season with a toe injury, but is now fully healed.
Outside of an injured stretch last season he has been one of the most productive players at his position. Don't let that small stretch fool you, AJ Green is a threat to be the top Wide Receiver on a weekly basis.
I want to put Green higher in the rankings than I have here, but there are just too many high-end possibilities at receiver this season. Green injured his toe early in 2014 and was hurting much of the season and ended up missing three games, as well as playing hurt through many more. We know what Green can do when healthy with back-to-back seasons where he hit 98 receptions 1,350 yards and 11 touchdowns. Those are numbers we can count on from a healthy Green, especially in a contract year.
A.J. Green is in my list of tier one receivers. For me it’s not even a question, Green is elite and deserves to be in there. I will acknowledge that my list of tier one receivers is deeper than it’s ever been this year at eight, and he’s definitely in the lower half of those... Read More
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