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Victor Cruz a top-five WR

Updated: November 23, 2011, 1:10 PM ET
By Ken Daube | Special to ESPN.com

There's a commonality that exists among elite wide receivers that you may not be aware of: yards after the catch (YAC). In fact, the top five wide receivers in terms of fantasy points scored so far this season (Calvin Johnson, Wes Welker, Steve Smith, Jordy Nelson and Mike Wallace) all fall in the top six for wide receivers in YAC. Of course, this makes sense, because the more yards attained after a catch, the more likely a player is to score a touchdown.

Knowing that the top five ...

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