Pro Football Focus is a nice place to check out some solid stats that lend greater analysis to your favorite teams and players, and their latest list of the top wide receivers in terms of what they call Drop Rate is a great example. As they measured the best hands in the business this year among wideouts, the Kansas City Chiefs' Steve Breaston was among the best in the NFL this year, coming in at No. 10 out of all receivers who caught at least 30 catchable passes last year.
The top receiver in the league this year was Golden Tate, who didn't drop a single pass. For those receivers catching a significant amount, however, Dez Bryant stood among receivers. The worst? Arrelious Benn. The St. Louis Rams also had two of the worst receivers in the NFL in Drop Rate in Danario Alexander, the former Missouri Tiger, and Brandon Gibson. It's clear Sam Bradford needs help.
Back to Breaston. He caught 61 of 64 throws for only three drops on what they termed a catchable throw. It's a nice feather in the cap of Breaston and a nice pat on the back for Scott Pioli for signing the sure-handed receiver.