April 1, 2009

Ranking The NFL's Top Ten WRs For The 2009 Season: #10 Greg Jennings

Jennings was on the fence largely due to his only possessing one top ten worthy season. However, I've watched a lot of this guy and I like him. Better yet so does Aaron Rodgers.

Jennings is very strong after the catch. He breaks tackles and has deceptive speed. Remember his 82-yard game winner against the Broncos on MNF in 2007? The guy has some wheels.

His YAC (383) doesn't tell the whole story. Jennings works as hard as anyone going over the middle. He's learned from one of the best in Donald Driver.

Jennings' strength is the intermediate passing game. He caught 80 balls, 55 of which moved the chains. He averaged 80.8 RYPG (8th in the NFL) and his 1292 receiving yards was a career high and good for 6th in the NFL.

57% of the passes thrown his way were caught and he scored 9 TDs (down from his 12 TDs in 2007). Only six other receivers bested this mark.

Jennings is only entering his fourth season, but he has drastically improved in each of his years. Rodgers appeared to quickly establish chemistry with him last season and as the Packers continue to improve expect Jennings to do the same.

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