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Cards have best WR Group in NFL

Gregg Rosenthal thinks the Arizona Cardinals wide receiver group is the best in the NFL.

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When it comes to offensive firepower in the NFL, few teams match up with the Arizona Cardinals.  So, it should come as no surprise that the Arizona Cardinals wide receiver group is getting the distinction of "best in the NFL".

Gregg Rosenthal of had some thoughts on what makes the Arizona Cardinals the best group in the NFL.

The Redskins are deeper than the Cardinals, but we'd still take Arizona's diversity. They have an all-time legend (Larry Fitzgerald) coming off one of the best performances of his career.

Fitzgerald had a career renaissance in 2015, finishing with a career high in receptions while putting up over 1,200 yards and posting nine touchdowns.

They have a terrific deep threat (Michael Floyd) and a shifty speedster that can take a top off a defense (John Brown) or work in the slot.

Floyd's work as a deep threat has been talked about quite a bit, but his frame, speed and ability to win the jump ball makes him a unique talent in the NFL and it shows with his career yards per catch average of over 15.

Brown has the speed to be special in the NFL and you saw that at times in 2015.  For Brown to take the next step, it'll be about consistency, whether that be his hands, his routes or his output of production, but when you look at the top three for the Arizona Cardinals, you see a unique group who could have three potential WR1's.

J.J Nelson could wind up being a poor man's version of John Brown, while even Jaron Brown has made big plays for this team.

When you have players like JJ Nelson and Jaron Brown, both of who could be really third wide receivers on other rosters, rounding out your depth chart, it is a good sign for offensive potential.