Sammy Watkins vs. Jordan Matthews
Receiving Yards: 982 Receiving Yards: 872
Touchdowns: 6 Touchdowns: 8
Games Played: 16 Games Played: 16
This one was a very difficult decision. Both players here had similar stats in their first season in the league. Ultimately it comes down to touchdowns and touchdowns help you win games.
Receiving Yards: 1,047 Receiving Yards: 997
Touchdowns: 9 Touchdowns: 8
Games Played: 13 Games Played: 14
Receiving Yards: 430 Receiving Yards: 804
Touchdowns: 2 Touchdowns: 3
Games Played: 8 Games Played: 14
Now, this was a hard decision. Both had off years with both receivers playing on a shaky offense. Matthews did play more games, had more touchdowns and had more yards. Matthews was also not injured for the 2016 season.