We’re now two weeks into the 2020 NFL season, which means it’s already time to declare draft winners and losers.
I’m obviously joking, but it is worthwhile to re-evaluate and see who has hit the ground running and who has not. This week, I'm looking at the players of the historically good 2020 wide receiver class. I only ranked the 10 best receivers who have been on the field for 40 or more passing snaps through two weeks, so while players like Darnell Mooney and Chase Claypool have been electric, it’s difficult to make sweeping judgments on their 33 and 20 receiving snaps, respectively.
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Lamb leads all rookies in receptions (11) and yards (165), and he was the first one from the vaunted 2020 class to go over 100 yards in a game after his out-route against Darqueze Dennard set up the Cowboys' game-winning field goal. Yes, it was a possible OPI, but I’d rather a young wide receiver be overly physical early on and try to reel him in than him be timid and have to coach that up.
CeeDee Lamb took a man’s life. pic.twitter.com/BLH4f59Cpr
— Patrik [No C] Walker (@VoiceOfTheStar) September 21, 2020