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June 28, 2012
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June 28, 2012

Wide Receivers

[ON THE RISE] The No. 4 pick in 2011, Green broke Cris Collinsworth's team rookie record for receiving yards, became the first rookie wideout to make the Pro Bowl since '03 and proved to be as adept as any receiver at snagging 50-50 jump balls. As Green and quarterback Andy Dalton develop more chemistry and Green becomes a more polished receiver, his numbers will only increase.

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15 Marques COLSTON SAINTS TIER: 2

AGE: 29 BYE WEEK: 6 AUCTION: $14

A free agent, Colston re-signed for five years and $40 million. It's a good thing for the Saints, and for his fantasy owners, as New Orleans (meaning: at the end of Drew Brees passes) is the best place for him. (He has had at least 1,000 yards and seven TDs in five of six seasons.) Tight end Jimmy Graham's emergence keeps Colston from being a WR1, but he's worth WR2 consideration.

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16 Dwayne BOWE CHIEFS TIER: 2

AGE: 27 BYE WEEK: 7 AUCTION: $13

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