Terry McLaurin Ranks Well Among Top 100 Players

June 22, 2023

Athlete Studio

Despite lots of instability over the past four years for the Commanders quarterback position, wide receiver Terry McLaurin has consistently produced on the field. He has had to adjust to new players a handful of times throughout his receiving career and has shown incredible ability to adapt. Impressing with his performance, he has secured a notable position on CBS Sports' list of the top 100 players for the 2023 season, ranking at No. 68.

McLaurin has played with 11 different quarterbacks throughout his four-year career, and his impressive play has not gone unnoticed. CBS Sports notes, "All he does is produce for an offense that has been greatly limited by its quarterback play."

Only one other player on the Washington Commanders' roster made CBS Sports' top 100 list, with defensive back Kamren Curl ranking at No. 85. McLaurin, on the other hand, ranks 12th among all wide receivers in the league. Among NFC East wide receivers, he ranks third, trailing behind CeeDee Lamb and A.J. Brown.

McLaurin has consistently been a standout player for the Commanders, achieving over 1,000 receiving yards in three consecutive seasons. He has led the team in receiving yards for all four seasons and has also led the team in receiving touchdowns for two of those seasons. In 2022, McLaurin had a career-high 1,191 receiving yards.

Despite facing the challenge of adapting to yet another new starting quarterback in 2023, this time with Sam Howell, McLaurin remains upbeat and hopeful. With Howell's dependable nature and impressive performances, McLaurin possesses the potential to achieve the best season of his career thus far. Despite the obstacles presented by a constantly changing team and inconsistent players, McLaurin has demonstrated his ability to ignore distractions and deliver remarkable results regardless of the circumstances. Consistently making exceptional plays and exhibiting outstanding performance, McLaurin's perseverance with the Commanders may finally provide him with the environment required to elevate his game to new heights.

In short, Terry McLaurin's impressive performance on the field has earned him a well-deserved spot among the top 100 players in the league. With his consistent production, he has proven to be a valuable asset to the Washington Commanders' offense, even with inconsistent quarterback play. 

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