Grading the 2015 NFL Draft Wide Receiver Position: The “U” Position or 5th Wideout
Final installment of our ’15 NFL Draft Wide Receiver prospect rankings series takes a look at the “U” Receiver or better known as the 5th option. These are guys that are either strictly situational players or provide value on special teams, and guys that are a little rough around the edges as far as routes and the other subtle nuances of the game are concerned. Most teams tend to carry 6 and sometimes 7 WRs. These guys have a ton of both talent and value. And when you’re the 4th – 7th option on a squad, you have to have the ability to play Special Teams.
Here’s my list of the Top 16 “U” position prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft: