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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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87 Michael CRABTREE 49ERS TIER: 9

AGE: 25 BYE WEEK: 9 AUCTION: $0

[INJURY RISK] Crabtree looked destined for fantasy stardom before tearing his Achilles during organized team activities in May. Defenders Terrell Suggs and Da'Quan Bowers proved last year that it's possible to tear an Achilles in the spring and still play in the fall, so Crabtree's season may not be entirely shot. Still, the best-case scenario is that he starts on the PUP list and returns midway. That anticipated wait makes him a flier at best.

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88 Harry DOUGLAS FALCONS TIER: 9

AGE: 28 BYE WEEK: 6 AUCTION: $0

Douglas is the underutilized third receiver in one of the NFL's best offenses. There simply aren't enough throws to go around after Julio Jones, Roddy White and tight end Tony Gonzalez get their targets from quarterback Matt Ryan. Douglas is skilled, however, and he stands to make a fantasy impact if any of Atlanta's other weapons go down. Douglas is a smart handcuff with slight sleeper potential in his own right.

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