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Default WR Drop Rate, 2013 -- PFF

ProFootballFocus Signature Stat -- WR Drop Rate, 2013
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Often receivers have been lambasted for their numbers of drops and while that can be fair game, how can we compare one player dropping 20 balls when he is thrown 150, to another dropping six when he is thrown 40?

Well, what we’ve done is gather a few numbers to really answer which receivers have the best hands. Firstly, we’ve created the catchable balls number which adds up catches and drops. We then collect a percentage of how many drops a receiver had by their catchable balls, and presto! …you’ve got yourself a ‘drop rate’ — the best metric out there for determining the hands of receivers.

So then let’s see, out of wide receivers thrown at least 40 catchable balls, who is the top dog.

...it may catch some off guard that DeAndre Hopkins, who dropped just one of 53 catchable passes, finished second overall. While Hopkins didn’t quite hit the ground running as many hoped in Year 1, it owed more to being on a different wavelength than his quarterbacks than any physical limitations. With a more stable quarterback position in year two and a likely surge in targets, he’ll be a guy to watch to see how he develops. To no surprise he was the top rookie...


The good...

Code:
#	 Name	       Team   Drops Catchable	Drop Rate
1	 LarryFitzgeraldARZ	1	83	1.20
2	 DeAndre HopkinsHST	1	53	1.89
3	 Jeremy Kerley	NYJ	1	44	2.27
4	 RishardMatthewsMIA	1	42	2.38
4	 Vincent Brown	SD	1	42	2.38
6	 Cole Beasley	DAL	1	40	2.50
7	 James Jones	GB	2	61	3.28
8	 Marques ColstonNO	3	78	3.85
8	 Doug Baldwin	SEA	2	52	3.85
10	 Andre Roberts	ARZ	2	45	4.44
11	 Golden Tate	SEA	3	67	4.48
12	 Austin Pettis	SL	2	40	5.00
13	 Alshon Jeffery	CHI	5	94	5.32
14	 Marvin Jones	CIN	3	54	5.56
15	 DeSean Jackson	PHI	5	87	5.75
The bad...
Code:
#	 Name	       Team   Drops Catchable	Drop Rate
78	 Davone Bess	CLV	14	56	25.00
77	 Kris Durham	DET	10	48	20.83
76	 Aaron Dobson	NE	9	46	19.57
75	 Greg Little	CLV	8	49	16.33
74	 Santana Moss	WAS	8	50	16.00
73	 Chris Givens	SL	6	40	15.00
72	 Brandon LaFell	CAR	8	57	14.04
70	 Vincent JacksonTB	12	90	13.33
70	 Steve Johnson	BUF	8	60	13.33
69	 Cecil Shorts	JAX	10	76	13.16
68	 Mike Wallace	MIA	11	84	13.10
67	 BrandonMarshallCHI	15	115	13.04
66	 Danny Amendola	NE	8	62	12.90
65	 Dwayne Bowe	KC	8	65	12.31
64	 Wes Welker	DEN	10	83	12.05
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