Power ranking the top NFL wide receiver trios for all 32 teams

NFL Power Rankings; Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp (10) celebrates with wide receiver Van Jefferson (12) after scoring on a 29-yard touchdown reception against the Seattle Seahawks in the second half at SoFi Stadium. The Rams defeated the Seahawks 20-10. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
NFL Power Rankings; Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp (10) celebrates with wide receiver Van Jefferson (12) after scoring on a 29-yard touchdown reception against the Seattle Seahawks in the second half at SoFi Stadium. The Rams defeated the Seahawks 20-10. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports /
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NFL 2022
NFL 2022; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase (1) celebrates a nine-yard touchdown pass with wide receiver Tyler Boyd (83) and wide receiver Auden Tate (19) against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the third quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports /

Top four NFL wide receiver trios in the league today

4. Miami Dolphins- Tyreek Hill, Jalen Waddle, Cedrick Wilson

On paper, this looks like it has all the potential to be a top two unit, but I’m reserving judgment until we see the chemistry, if any, Tua can generate with Hill.

The entire league knows the downfield ball isn’t Tua’s strong suit, so if he struggles and continues to mostly dump the ball short, this unit will not reach its potential.

Otherwise, there isn’t a threesome with as much potential as Waddle, Hill, and Wilson.

3. Tampa Bay Bucs- Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Russel Gage

With the return of Tom Brady, this unit looks to be one of the strongest in the league. Mike Evans is the model of consistency, posting over a thousand yards receiving every year he has been in the league.

Throw in a healthy Chris Godwin and an underrated Russel Gage from Atlanta, and Brady has all the toys to make this a top trio.

2. Los Angeles Rams- Cooper Kupp, Allen Robinson, Van Jefferson

Sure, the case could be made that the Rams receivers should be the top-ranked unit, especially considering they are fresh off a Super Bowl win. My concern is this, how long can Kupp put up video game-style numbers?

He had a record-setting campaign in 2021 as the undisputed WR1 after Robert Woods got injured. The chemistry with Matt Stafford is undeniable, and even if Kupp regresses slightly, he still could be the best receiver in the league.

The difference between 1 and 2 in these power ratings, however, rests in the remainder of the trio. Allen Robinson had a miserable year in Chicago but should rebound with a competent quarterback.

Van Jefferson is a fine WR3 but must step up to fill the void left by the departure of Odell Beckham Jr.

1. Cincinnati Bengals- Ja’Marr Chase, Tee Higgins, Tyler Boyd

Joe Burrow is a great quarterback, no doubt, but would the Bengals have made an unexpected Super Bowl run without Chase, Higgins, and Boyd? I say no.

With the line woes the Bengals suffered, Burrow benefitted greatly from Higgins and Chase’s ability to separate and make plays. Chase is a threat to score every time he gets the ball, Higgins is a tall, rangy red zone threat that can also go deep, and Tyler Boyd is a rock-solid possession guy.

The Bengals’ trio of stud receivers is the best in the league and should only be better moving into 2022.

Sure, this way too early power ranking, but let’s see how the 2022 NFL Draft shakes out and we will revisit this closer to August.