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WIDE RECEIVERS
June 27, 2013
So many available bodies, so much talent and all kinds of x-factors. From touchdown makers to sneaky slot guys, bargains in this field run deep
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June 27, 2013

Wide Receivers

So many available bodies, so much talent and all kinds of x-factors. From touchdown makers to sneaky slot guys, bargains in this field run deep

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63 Nate BURLESON LIONS TIER: 8

AGE: 32 BYE WEEK: 9 AUCTION: $0

[ON THE DECLINE] A broken leg ruined Burleson's season and contributed to Matthew Stafford's disappointing year. While troubled teammate Titus Young is no longer around to threaten Burleson's status as Detroit's No. 2 receiver, Burleson has reached the age of decline. Even if he stays healthy, he won't deliver many touchdowns or approach 1,000 yards, so he isn't worth owning as anything more than a backup.

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64 Donald JONES PATRIOTS TIER: 8

AGE: 25 BYE WEEK: 10 AUCTION: $0

[INJURY RISK] Jones is intriguing and could surprise. The question with him is an undisclosed medical condition that late last season landed him on the nonfootball injury list. (That medical condition may be related to a long-standing illness.) Jones went undrafted in 2010 but has flashed potential as a pro. With Tom Brady needing an outside threat to emerge, Jones is a sneaky late-round injury sleeper.

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