Stefon Diggs generates most catches, receiving yards

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The first year of the Stefon Diggs experiment in Buffalo went very well.

Diggs led the league with 127 catches and 1,535 receiving yards.

Finishing second in catches were Cardinals receiver DeAndre Hopkins and Packers receiver Davante Adams, with 115 catches each. Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce had 105 catches — but he finished second in yardage, with 1,416.

Adams generated 18 receiving touchdowns. Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill finished in second place, with 15 receiving touchdowns.

It will make for a challenging All-Pro vote; this year, the ballot provides for three receivers on the first team. Diggs and Adams should make it easily, with Hopkins likely landing in the third spot. Others who could generate votes include Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson, Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf, and Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill.

Kelce should be the first-team tight end, with Raiders tight end Darren Waller also getting consideration.

18 responses to “Stefon Diggs generates most catches, receiving yards

  1. Diggs leads the league and get balls thrown to him by MVP John Allen. Things looking pretty bright in Buffalo

  2. And he could have stayed with our champion Vikings if he wouldn’t have pushed for an out.

  3. Not a very good trade at all IMO. Sure he had a great this year but Diggs 27 and WR start to go the other way around 29. The Vikings, whom I am not a fan of, got Justin Jefferson with this pick (among others) who looks just as good, younger and will be on a rookie contract for 4 more years. Also will only get better for the next 3 or 4 years. Trades aren’t judged after one year but after everything plays out. I Bills should have kept the pick and drafted Jefferson. Would give them more cap space and a better outlook for the next 5 years.

  4. Not a very good trade at all IMO. Sure he had a great this year but Diggs 27 and WR start to go the other way around 29. The Vikings, whom I am not a fan of, got Justin Jefferson with this pick (among others) who looks just as good, younger and will be on a rookie contract for 4 more years. Also will only get better for the next 3 or 4 years. Trades aren’t judged after one year but after everything plays out. I Bills should have kept the pick and drafted Jefferson. Would give them more cap space and a better outlook for the next 5 years.

    Yeah, Buffalo says thanks, and we’ll do it a 100 times over again.

  5. BuckyBadger says:
    January 4, 2021 at 10:26 am
    Not a very good trade at all IMO. Sure he had a great this year but Diggs 27 and WR start to go the other way around 29. The Vikings, whom I am not a fan of, got Justin Jefferson with this pick (among others) who looks just as good, younger and will be on a rookie contract for 4 more years. Also will only get better for the next 3 or 4 years. Trades aren’t judged after one year but after everything plays out. I Bills should have kept the pick and drafted Jefferson. Would give them more cap space and a better outlook for the next 5 years

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    Buffalo says thanks, and we’ll do that trade 100 times over again…

  6. @buckybadger dude buffalo acquired him because they wanted to make 2 or 3 playoff runs and build an offense that can maybe take them to the AFCCG and beyond if possible. It’s easy to talk about rookie contracts and stacking picks but I would much rather root for a team that bets the house and makes a run at a ring.

  7. If Travis Kelce played yesterday, he would’ve ended the season leading the league in receiving yards.

  8. @Buckybadger

    Your opinion is yours. However – I will say this. Buffalo was looking for a quality *veteran* receiver who could elevate the play of all the receivers. Diggs *did* that. I’m not sure a rookie could’ve done the same thing for them this year…

    I frankly think this was a rare “good for all involved” trade, to be honest…
    Bills got what they wanted – an All-Pro receiver to lead the room, elevate Allen, and make a run into the Playoffs.

    Vikings got their cheap rookie and were able to get rid of a (potential) headache…

    While I agree that the future looks better (long term) with the talented rookie, ALL teams have to make evaluations based on ‘now’ AND ‘in the future’.

    And who is to say that the Bills don’t draft a different “superstar in the making” before Father Time starts to catch up with Diggs?

    We’ll see, but so far for Year One? I’m calling the Diggs trade a complete success for the Bills…

  9. “Not a very good trade”?

    It was an outstanding trade, for both teams.

    Diggs has been an incredible positive for Allen, and Buffalo. Those 2 have fantastic chemistry and make it look effortless at times.

    Diggs is also one of the team’s leaders, and very unselfish w/ his play at times. Very underrated blocker.

  10. Notice that the packers passed on both Diggs and Jefferson in recent drafts? I sure did!

  11. I love having Justin Jefferson and it looks like he’ll have a great future, but it’s a little annoying knowing you had a first-team All-Pro on your team and you were forced to trade him because you weren’t using him correctly. I hope the Vikings learn a lesson and feature Jefferson rather than Cook as the identity of their offense next year.

  12. Should be noted that D. Adam’s missed 2 and a half games and still put up these numbers….averaged 1.33 TDs, 8.5 receptions, and 101yards per game played.

  13. Look. Buffalo won’t be going anywhere near Superbowl and Bills will regret, especially when Diggs act up. They won’t win by throwing the ball too often and not running the ball. It has to be a balance offense, otherwise defense coordinator will kill your qb in big games. Watch Buffalo lose this week.

  14. If the packers switched Adams for Diggs. Diggs would have 150 catches for 2500 yards. Adams is a good receiver made great by Aaron. Diggs is a great receiver that Aaron would make a HOFer. I’m very disappointed we didn’t pick up one of the WR in first round. Love is a throw away pick. Gutey is not that good.

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