Amani Toomer One Of The Most Underappreciated Wide Receivers In The NFL

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Published: July 15, 2009

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... in the NFL.

It isn't because he plays for the New York Giants, the reason why it pains me is because he played college football at Michigan.

We will just leave the fact that I'm not a Michigan Wolverines fan.

Toomer's first few years in the league were pretty uneventful receiving wise. He did make some noise on special teams returning three punts for touchdowns in his first two years as a returner.

In his first three years, he caught no more than 30 passes.

In fact, his most receptions in a season was 27 in 1998, but five of them were for touchdowns.

1999 is the season that Toomer started truly make a name for himself. He caught 79 passes for 1,183 yards which resulted in 15 yards per catch and six touchdowns.

From 1999 to 2003, Toomer gained over 1,000 yards receiving.

His best season came in 2002 when he caught 82 passes for 1343 yards, on 16.4 yards per catch. He found the end zone eight times including an 82 ...

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