Which quarterback-wide receivers pairings are the best in the NFL?
On Thursday, FOX Sports’ Greg Jennings joined “The Carton Show” to discuss his top three QB-WR duos — and he revealed which pair fell just short of his list.
Let’s dive in.
1. Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs, Buffalo Bills
Key stats: So far in 2022, Diggs ranks second in receptions (20), second in receiving yards (270) and first in receiving touchdowns (four). He finished last season tied for ninth, eighth and tied for sixth in those same categories, respectively. This season, Allen has targeted Diggs on 33.3% of his pass attempts, tied for the third-highest mark in the NFL. Diggs’ 23 targets are tied for the seventh-most in the NFL headed into Week 3. The Bills are 2-0 on the season, racking up 72 points in two games.
Jennings’ thoughts: “Right now, you gotta say Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs because of what they have been doing — and they have been doing it now for the longest period of time.”
2. Joe Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase, Cincinnati Bengals
Key stats: Thus far in 2022, Chase is tied for fifth in receptions (15) and ranks ninth in receiving yards (183). He has just one receiving score on the season. In 2021, Chase finished tied for 20th in receptions (81), while ranking fourth in receiving yards (1,455) and third in receiving touchdowns (13) en route to being named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. This season, Burrow has targeted Chase on 28.1% of his pass attempts, and Chase’s 25 targets so far in 2022 are tied for the second-most in the NFL. The Bengals have started the season 0-2 after making it all the way to the Super Bowl last season. Over the last three seasons, of the 40 teams to make the playoffs, none of them have started off 0-2.
Jennings’ thoughts: “Then I move to Cincinnati — yes, absolutely — with Joe Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase. I know they haven’t clicked this [year]. (More about last year) and what they’ve done leading up to this.”
3. Matthew Stafford and Cooper Kupp, Los…
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Publish date : 2022-09-23 11:16:04
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