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June 28, 2012
1. Ray RICE
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June 28, 2012

Running Backs

[INJURY-PRONE] Because he tore his ACL in Week 17, Mendenhall's recovery timetable will likely have him out until at least October. And considering players normally don't come all the way back from an ACL until their second season, Mendenhall shouldn't be expected to do much when he does return. Consider him a midseason pickup with little upside.

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87 Lamar MILLER DOLPHINS TIER: 6

AGE: 21 BYE WEEK: 7 AUCTION: $0

Projected by some as a late first-round pick, Miller fell to the fourth, in part because of a lengthy injury history. Explosive as a runner, receiver and return man, the former Miami Hurricane will spend 2012 on special teams and as a part-time change-of-pace back. Dynasty leaguers take note: Miller could be the 2013 starter after Reggie Bush hits free agency.

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88 Anthony ALLEN RAVENS TIER: 7

AGE: 24 BYE WEEK: 8 AUCTION: $0

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