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Three to Get Ready
David Sabino
September 01, 2008
Meet the tri-captains of my 10-foot pole team—popular draftees you should stay far, far away from.
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September 01, 2008

Three To Get Ready

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Meet the tri-captains of my 10-foot pole team—popular draftees you should stay far, far away from.

1. Jon Kitna, Lions QB.
Kitna (right) threw for 4,068 yards in '07 but was picked off 20 times, and he's now in a more conservative, run-oriented offense.

2. Rudi Johnson, Bengals RB.
If his bad hamstring and downward-trending production isn't enough to scare you off, consider the stiff competition he'll get from Chris Perry and Kenny Watson.

3. Deion Branch, Seahawks WR.
Even if the former Super Bowl MVP's knee is strong enough for him to go, what do you get? A healthy Branch has never topped 1,000 receiving yards or caught more than five TDs in a season. Plus, he pulled in just 57.6% of the passes thrown his way in '07.

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