25 Dreamiest NFL Wide Receivers
Watch prime time television, and more likely than not you will see a commercial featuring an NFL wide receiver. The wide receiver position requires its participants to take bone-jarring hits, but it is also one of the most glamorous positions in sports.
Many wide receivers share a common strand of DNA. They are born showmen, born fearless and born for the spotlight. NFL receivers attend an inordinate number of A-list events, appear in an inordinate number of commercials, show up in an inordinate number of gossip magazines and date an inordinate number of female celebrities and models.
Wide receivers also have something else in common: They are an extraordinarily handsome group. This was brought to my attention by my wife. She turned to me during a Green Bay Packers game just after the camera zoomed in on Randall Cobb and his piercing hazel eyes and said, “what’s up with these wide receivers? Why are they all so dreamy?”
The question was rhetorical (and a little emasculating), but it gave me a great slideshow idea. I immediately reached out to my female friends, family and fellow sports writers to ask them who were the best looking wide receivers in the NFL.
I also wanted to factor online buzz as well as public relationships with gorgeous women into the rankings. I searched social media platforms and the Internet service for instances where words and phrases like "dreamy", “good looking”, "handsome" and “hawt” were used to describe particular NFL receivers. Finally, I researched gossip magazines for players who had dated celebrities and supermodels.
From my unscientific polling and online research, I was able to compile the first-ever list of the 25 dreamiest wide receivers in the NFL today.
25. Kenny Stills
Kenny Stills rocks the dreamiest fauxhawk in the NFL.
24. Aaron Dobson
The classically handsome Aaron Dobson has a regal quality even in sweats.
23. Danny Amendola
Danny Amendola will sweep any woman off her feet when he's not wearing a cast.
22. Percy Harvin
Percy Harvin always starts the season on dreamy injured reserve in hopes of making a dreamy late-season comeback.
21. Josh Gordon
Josh Gordon is that fun-loving shy-guy girls crush on.
20. DeSean Jackson
Justin Bieber brought DeSean Jackson's escapades with gorgeous women into the public eye.
19. Lance Moore
Linked to Jessica Burciaga, Lance Moore's pioneering single-eye black look helped him make the list.
18. Cecil Shorts III
Cecil Shorts is sure to add the "III" whenever he wants to impress a classy lady.
17. Justin Hunter
Justin Hunter has that swoon-worthy boy-next-door look with a little Denzel-dreaminess sprinkled in.
16. Greg Jennings
Shirtless deodorant commercials boost Greg Jennings' stock.
15. Antonio Brown
Be careful! Don't get swept away by Antonio Brown's dreamy brown eyes.
14. Brandon Marshall
Dream-worthy Brandon Marshall has the fashion sense to go along with "the look."
13. Julio Jones
An imposing physical presence combined with an effervescent smile pushes Julio Jones up the dreamy list.
12. Wes Welker
Who doesn't dream of sailing away into Wes Welker's deep blue eyes?
11. Victor Cruz
Victor Cruz's Latin flair always gets the ladies excited, particularly on the dance floor.
10. David Nelson
David Nelson once gave a game ball to a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, but all she really needed was a smile.
9. Torrey Smith
Grooming is essential for dreaminess, and Torrey Smith's perfect beard and braids make him the most well-groomed player in the NFL.
8. Roddy White
Roddy White's playful smile is simply intoxicating.
7. Eric Decker
Eric Decker has a movie star quality to him, particularly when he rocks the dreamy long hair.
6. Golden Tate
Golden Tate is true to his name. He is the gold standard for dreamy wide receivers.
5. Emmanuel Sanders
If you are dreaming of Emmanuel Sanders' eyes, smile or six-pack, you'll never want to wake up.
4. Randall Cobb
Randall Cobb's piercing hazel eyes are highly dream-worthy.
3. DeAndre Hopkins
DeAndre Hopkins has the cool, smoldering dreamtastic look of a high fashion model.
2. Larry Fitzgerald
Possessing the best smile in the game, Larry Fitzgerald oozes dreamboat.
1. Miles Austin
The dreamiest of the dreamy Miles Austin famously dated, then dumped, Kim Kardashian.