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MIKE BEACOM
June 28, 2012
Downplay the past and look to the future. These 15 players are ready to rise and shine
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June 28, 2012

Sleepers

Downplay the past and look to the future. These 15 players are ready to rise and shine

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8 Devery HENDERSON

SAINTS WR

OF ALL the Saints' receivers, Henderson stands to gain the most from the departure of Robert Meachem. The two shared deep-ball duties, but now Henderson has the role to himself. It could prove lucrative. The emergence of running back Darren Sproles has forced defenses to inch closer to the line of scrimmage, opening the door for more Drew Brees moon balls to Henderson.

9 Taiwan JONES

RAIDERS RB

FANTASY OWNERS looking for a good handcuff need look no further than the second-year Jones, who had the inside track to be Darren McFadden's backup. That's a job certain to provide opportunity because McFadden has missed 16 games in four seasons. Just look at what McFadden's injury troubles did for Michael Bush's fantasy value last season.

10 Alex SMITH

49ERS QB

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