The NFL’s 100 Best Current Players: Players 60-50b

June 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

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60.) Greg Jennings, Wide Receiver, GNB
As stated during the write-up for his teammate Nick Collins, “It is ridiculous how quickly the landscape of the National Football League can change.”

It was just two seasons ago that Greg Jennings was universally considered an elite receiver for the plays he made after the catch, which usually resulted in touchdowns. This season he was as good as ever, but because he didn’t produce the touchdowns, suddenly he escaped the minds of many people. What was worse is that players he was clearly better than were being considered better simply because of more exposure.

Everybody has begun to talk up Aaron Rodgers, but with all due respect to him, Jennings was an excellent receiver before Rodgers was throwing to him. I mention Aaron Rodgers because Greg Jennings made Rodgers’ job a lot easier than people realize.

If you don’t think Jennings is an elite...

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