NFL Nation reporters are taking a position-by-position look at the teams they cover, with a fantasy tint. They covered starting quarterbacks Monday and running backs Tuesday.
Today's topic: Over/under on wide-receiver performance in 2016, based on their ESPN fantasy projections. Click the links after each team to view the full posts.
Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals have one of the best receiving units in the NFL. But when there are that many weapons, not everyone will be able to bask in the statistical glory. Whose numbers will dip? Read more.
Atlanta Falcons: Could Julio Jones reach 2,000 receiving yards this season? Based on the talk of Matt Ryan throwing more deep balls this season, it's not out of the question. Read more.
Baltimore Ravens: Steve Smith Sr. has produced eight 1,000-yard receiving seasons, but he is the Ravens' biggest injury concern, which makes it difficult to project the impact for him and the rest of Baltimore's receivers. Read more.
Buffalo Bills: The Bills ran the ball the second-most of any NFL team last season, but that doesn't mean they are devoid of fantasy options at receiver. Read more.
Carolina Panthers: The Panthers were the highest-scoring offense in the NFL last season, and now they get Kelvin Benjamin back to pair with a much-improved Devin Funchess. Read more.
Chicago Bears: In theory, the Bears could have a pair of thoroughbreds at receiver. But how many chances will Jay Cutler be allowed to take downfield in John Fox's conservative offense? Read more.
Cincinnati Bengals: With a revolving door of mostly young talent behind him, A.J. Green could be relied upon heavily in 2016. Will he surpass ESPN's fantasy projections? Read more.
Cleveland Browns: Someone has to put up numbers among Browns receivers. A choice must be made between rookie Corey Coleman and former star Josh Gordon. Read more.
Dallas Cowboys: The Cowboys will go with the same top trio of receivers for the fourth straight year. Tony Romo has confidence in all three. How will that translate in 2016? Read more.
Denver Broncos: The Broncos' receivers believe they will be involved in the offense in the post-Peyton Manning makeover just as much as the last few seasons. Read more.
Detroit Lions: The star is gone from the Lions receiving corps with the retirement of Calvin Johnson, but they have a deep group that could have more balanced production in 2016. Read more.
Green Bay Packers: The last time we saw Jordy Nelson on the field, he was coming off a 98-catch, 1,519-yard, 13-touchdown season. That was more than a year ago, which makes his fantasy production in 2016 hard to predict. Read more.
Houston Texans: The Texans have depth at receiver as well as a new running back, so don't expect DeAndre Hopkins' numbers to take another step up in 2016. Read more.
Indianapolis Colts: Speed, speed and more speed. That's the easiest way to describe the Colts' receiving trio of T.Y. Hilton, Donte Moncrief and Phillip Dorsett. How will they fare in 2016? Read more.
Jacksonville Jaguars: Wide receiver is the Jaguars' deepest and most talented position group, and it's the biggest reason why the offense has the potential to be among the league's most potent units. Read more.
Kansas City Chiefs: ESPN projects Jeremy Maclin to have about the same fantasy numbers as last year, setting up an interesting choice whether he can exceed them in 2016. Read more.
Los Angeles Rams: Rams receivers were last in the league in yards and touchdowns last season, and barring a drastic change in scheme, it's hard to envision them faring much better in 2016. Read more.
Miami Dolphins: Can Jarvis Landry produce back-to-back 100-catch seasons? His targets could decrease because of other receivers around him getting better. Read more.
Minnesota Vikings: A year after they had the league's 31st-ranked passing offense, the Vikings believe they have upgraded the group for 2016. Read more.
New England Patriots: With the Patriots playing without Tom Brady for the first four games of the season, it seems fair to project a slight decline in statistical production for the team's wide receivers. Read more.
New Orleans Saints: The Saints' passing game is the gift that keeps on giving for fantasy owners, and Brandin Cooks, Willie Snead and rookie Michael Thomas should be on your fantasy radar. Read more.
New York Giants: With Victor Cruz trying to come back from a series of injuries, rookie Sterling Shepard appears destined to be Odell Beckham Jr.'s sidekick. Read more.
New York Jets: Brandon Marshall reported to training camp at a svelte 225 pounds and is arguably in the best shape of his career. He shows no signs of slowing down in 2016. Read more.
Oakland Raiders: Amari Cooper, whose 10 drops were the second-most in the league, is healthy and primed to take the next step with a quarterback who trusts him. Read more.
Pittsburgh Steelers: Antonio Brown might be the safest play in all of fantasy football. Will the injuries and suspensions in the Steelers' offense hurt Brown's bottom line? Don't count on it. Read more.
Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles are far from settled at wide receiver. With no one stepping forward to claim a starring role alongside Jordan Matthews, the front office continues to search for answers. Read more.
San Diego Chargers: Keenan Allen led the NFL with 67 receptions through eight weeks last season before suffering a lacerated kidney that ended his year. Now healthy, the expectation is that Allen will pick up where he left off. Read more.
San Francisco 49ers: The 49ers' receivers finished 28th last season with 2,071 yards, and Anquan Boldin, their most accomplished wideout, departed in the offseason. Will they be improved this season? Read more.
Seattle Seahawks: The Seahawks return their top four pass-catchers from a year ago when Russell Wilson led the NFL in passer rating. How will the roles change and what are the expectations in 2016? Read more.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Mike Evans hopes to continue his streak of 1,000 yards, but more important, he's hoping to improve his hands after 11 drops last season. Read more.
Tennessee Titans: The Titans could have two new receivers in their base two-tight-end offense, and reception distribution is difficult to sort out this early. How will their receivers stack up in production in 2016? Read more.
Washington Redskins: The Redskins know what they have in the passing game: talented receivers, a quarterback who understands their offense and where the ball must go, and a line that protects well. All of that should add up to productive seasons for their receivers. Read more.