How does Zay Flowers compare to other 2023 first-round rookie receivers?

There were 4 receivers drafted in the first round of the 2023 draft. How does Zay Flowers compare to them through a third of the season?

2023 NFL Draft - Round 1
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3. Jordan Addison (MIN, 24th OVR pick)

Addison has had a very solid start to his career. He was drafted with the hope he could replace Adam Thielen as the number 2 receiver for the Vikings, but with Justin Jefferson hitting Injured Reserve of late, Addison may have to be the number 1 receiver for the Vikings.

The numbers would tell you that Addison could be up for the challenge. In 6 games this season, Addison has been targeted 34 times and has 22 catches. 4 of those 22 catches have been touchdowns, and he's accumulated 277 yards on the year.

Addison has already established himself as a productive deep threat for Kirk Cousins and the Vikings, with multiple long touchdowns so far this season.

His longest reception was for 62 yards and he's recorded 12 first downs this season while having just one drop.

I expect Addison to continue being a productive receiving threat for the Vikings this season.