The value of wide receivers is at an all-time high in the National Football League. Gone are the days of running backs getting the massive, multi-year contracts. In are the days of elite wide receivers landing contracts that pay them far north of $10 million per year.
The highest-paid wide receiver in the NFL today is Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown, who recently signed a four-year, $68 million contract extension. As one of the most statistically productive wideouts in the league, his contract size should not surprise you.
With the regular season just around the corner, here is a look at the biggest threats to Brown when it comes to taking home the 2017 NFL receiving yards crown according to the oddsmakers in Las Vegas.
*Article based on odds as of August 25, 2017.