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June 28, 2012
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June 28, 2012

Wide Receivers

The knee injury that kept Jennings out of the lineup at the end of the regular season is healed, meaning nothing should prevent him from reestablishing himself as a top fantasy receiver. Some may go for Jordy Nelson instead, but don't let last year's numbers fool you: Jennings is the better weapon and the more likely of the two to keep you smiling in 2012.

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5 Larry FITZGERALD CARDINALS TIER: 1

AGE: 29 BYE WEEK: 10 AUCTION: $22

No need to base where you draft Fitzgerald on who starts at quarterback. He's a sure bet for 80 catches, 1,000 yards and six TDs (milestones that he has reached in five straight seasons). If the Cardinals do receive consistent QB play and if running back Beanie Wells and rookie receiver Michael Floyd keep defenses honest, Fitz can have his first double-digit TD season since 2009.

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6 Mike WALLACE STEELERS TIER: 2

AGE: 26 BYE WEEK: 4 AUCTION: $19

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