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Calvin Johnson set the single-season receiving yards record in 2012, while also leading the league in receptions, yards per game and first downs. But he's far from the only elite receiver out there. Ten players had 1,350 receiving yards or more. Nine wideouts hauled in double-digit touchdowns. How do they stack up against each other as the 2013 season nears? Click the images below to set your rankings!

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NFL wide receivers

Danny Amendola

Danny Amendola

Patriots
2012: 63 rec, 666 yds, 3 TDs

Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant

Cowboys
2012: 92 rec, 1,382 yds, 12 TDs

Randall Cobb

Randall Cobb

Packers
2012: 80 rec, 954 yds, 8 TDs

Marques Colston

Marques Colston

Saints
2012: 83 rec, 1,154 yds, 10 TDs

Victor Cruz

Victor Cruz

Giants
2012: 86 rec, 1,092 yds, 10 TDs

Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

Cardinals
2012: 71 rec, 798 yds, 4 TDs

A.J. Green

A.J. Green

Bengals
2012: 97 rec, 1,350 yds, 11 TDs

Percy Harvin

Percy Harvin

Seahawks
2012: 62 rec, 677 yds, 3 TDs

Vincent Jackson

Vincent Jackson

Buccaneers
2012: 72 rec, 1,384 yds, 8 TDs

Andre Johnson

Andre Johnson

Texans
2012: 112 rec, 1,598 yds, 4 TDs

Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson

Lions
2012: 122 rec, 1,964 yds, 5 TDs

Julio Jones

Julio Jones

Falcons
2012: 79 rec, 1,198 yds, 10 TDs

Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall

Bears
2012: 118 rec, 1,508 yds, 11 TDs

Jordy Nelson

Jordy Nelson

Packers
2012: 49 rec, 745 yds, 7 TDs

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Panthers
2012: 73 rec, 1,174 yds, 4 TDs

Demaryius Thomas

Demaryius Thomas

Broncos
2012: 94 rec, 1,434 yds, 10 TDs

Mike Wallace

Mike Wallace

Dolphins
2012: 64 rec, 836 yds, 8 TDs

Reggie Wayne

Reggie Wayne

Colts
2012: 106 rec, 1,355 yds, 5 TDs

Wes Welker

Wes Welker

Broncos
2012: 118 rec, 1,354 yds, 6 TDs

Roddy White

Roddy White

Falcons
2012: 92 rec, 1,351 yds, 7 TDs

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Calvin Johnson set the single-season receiving yards record in 2012, while also leading the league in receptions, yards per game and first downs. Wes Welker was tops for most yards after the catch, whereas Vincent Jackson took the crown in average yards per catch. ESPN NFL analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter named Johnson as the league's best wide receiver, but do you agree? Click the images below to set your rankings!

NFL wide receivers

Danny Amendola

Danny Amendola

Patriots
2012: 63 rec, 666 yds, 3 TDs

Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant

Cowboys
2012: 92 rec, 1,382 yds, 12 TDs

Randall Cobb

Randall Cobb

Packers
2012: 80 rec, 954 yds, 8 TDs

Marques Colston

Marques Colston

Saints
2012: 83 rec, 1,154 yds, 10 TDs

Victor Cruz

Victor Cruz

Giants
2012: 86 rec, 1,092 yds, 10 TDs

Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

Cardinals
2012: 71 rec, 798 yds, 4 TDs

A.J. Green

A.J. Green

Bengals
2012: 97 rec, 1,350 yds, 11 TDs

Percy Harvin

Percy Harvin

Seahawks
2012: 62 rec, 677 yds, 3 TDs

Vincent Jackson

Vincent Jackson

Buccaneers
2012: 72 rec, 1,384 yds, 8 TDs

Andre Johnson

Andre Johnson

Texans
2012: 112 rec, 1,598 yds, 4 TDs

Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson

Lions
2012: 122 rec, 1,964 yds, 5 TDs

Julio Jones

Julio Jones

Falcons
2012: 79 rec, 1,198 yds, 10 TDs

Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall

Bears
2012: 118 rec, 1,508 yds, 11 TDs

Jordy Nelson

Jordy Nelson

Packers
2012: 49 rec, 745 yds, 7 TDs

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Panthers
2012: 73 rec, 1,174 yds, 4 TDs

Demaryius Thomas

Demaryius Thomas

Broncos
2012: 94 rec, 1,434 yds, 10 TDs

Mike Wallace

Mike Wallace

Dolphins
2012: 64 rec, 836 yds, 8 TDs

Reggie Wayne

Reggie Wayne

Colts
2012: 106 rec, 1,355 yds, 5 TDs

Wes Welker

Wes Welker

Broncos
2012: 118 rec, 1,354 yds, 6 TDs

Roddy White

Roddy White

Falcons
2012: 92 rec, 1,351 yds, 7 TDs

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Victor Cruz signs Giants extension

Victor Cruz isn't going anywhere, as the salsa-dancing wide receiver signed a six-year, $46 million deal Monday to remain with the New York Giants. That's a lot of money, of course, but it's hard to argue with the fourth-year, 26-year-old pass catcher's production (2,628 receiving yards, 19 TD catches) over the last two years. Now Cruz, fellow wideout Hakeem Nicks, quarterback Eli Manning et al can concentrate on returning to the playoffs, after narrowly missing them in 2012.

Will Victor Cruz live up to his contract with the Giants (six yrs, $46 million, $15.625 million guaranteed)?

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Should Cruz get paid?

Victor Cruz didn't do all that much in the Super Bowl -- just 25 yards and a touchdown on four receptions -- but his performance over the 2011 season was exceptional. Now he wants to get paid like an elite receiver.

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Nicks or Cruz?

Cruz and Hakeem Nicks were the Giants' 1-2 punch on offense this season. Nicks, in particular, was practically uncoverable during the Super Bowl.

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Too much emphasis?

Bill Belichick evidently respected Cruz and Nicks enough to place most of the coverage on them during the Super Bowl in order to force the ball to receivers like Mario Manningham. It backfired on one play, but was it the right call?

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The Giants stormed back against the Cardinals, thanks in no small part to a favorable call from the officials when Victor Cruz appeared to go to the ground without being touched and put the ball on the turf. Later Sunday night, the Jets had no such luck in getting officials to reverse a Mark Sanchez fumble that was returned for a touchdown in their loss against the Ravens. Some (particularly Sanchez and Rex Ryan) thought the quarterback's arm was moving forward when he was hit. What did you see on two controversial plays for teams from the Big Apple?


Did Victor Cruz fumble?

When you watch the play here, you can see Mario Manningham thinks his teammate put a live ball on the ground, but did officials get it right by rule?

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Did Mark Sanchez fumble?

Replay failed to reverse the call on the field of a fumble, but watch the video above and rule for yourself. Was Sanchez's arm moving forward?

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