Top 5 NFC North wide receivers in 2023 ranked

How many Green Bay Packers wide receivers make the top five in the NFC North?
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1. Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings

The other four wide receivers are incredibly talented, but none of them come close to Justin Jefferson, who is in a league of his own.

Jefferson has only played three seasons in the NFL, but he is already ninth all-time in receiving yards for the Vikings.

His worst season would've been a career year for most receivers. As a rookie, Jefferson caught 88 passes for 1,400 yards and seven touchdowns. But that was just the beginning.

He made 108 receptions for 1,616 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2021. Last season, Jefferson led the NFL in receptions with 128, receiving yards with 1,809, and caught eight touchdowns.

In just three seasons, Jefferson is already a three-time Pro Bowler, a first-team All-Pro, a two-time second-team All-Pro, and was the NFL Offensive Player of the Year in 2022. The scary part for the NFC North is that Jefferson is only 24 years old. He could get even better.

DJ Moore is an excellent addition for the Bears. Amon-Ra St. Brown is a Pro Bowler. Christian Watson has huge upside for the Packers.

But Jefferson is on another level. He will be one of the best receivers in football for years to come. Fans of the Bears, Lions, and Packers just have to hope he doesn't sign a new contract and moves elsewhere when his rookie deal expires. But that's wishful thinking.

In a division that features a lot of receiving talent, Jefferson is in a league of his own.

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