As the NFL world waits for teams to open training camp in less than two weeks, national outlets continue to preview the upcoming season with various top player lists heading into 2022.
ESPN's Jeremy Fowler surveyed over 50 league executives, coaches, scouts and players to formulate top 10 list on various position groups. Today's list focuses on wide receivers and here's a sample of what was written about Bills standout Stefon Diggs.
6. Stefon Diggs
"So much of Josh Allen's rise has to do with the fact he can throw Diggs the ball," an NFL offensive coach said. "Makes life so much easier."
Diggs' numbers dipped slightly in 2021, but his 103 catches for 1,225 yards on 164 targets were all still in the top eight for WRs. (He produced 127 catches and 1,535 yards on roughly the same target share in 2020.) And he proved lethal in the end zone this past year with 10 touchdowns, his first time cracking double-digits for a season. ...
"If we're talking about beating a corner, winning one-on-one coverage, I don't know if there's anybody better," a separate NFL offensive coach said. "That's his defining trait. He can break you down."
For a full look at the rankings list click here.