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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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11 Vincent JACKSON BUCCANEERS TIER: 3

AGE: 30 BYE WEEK: 5 AUCTION: $15

When Jackson joined Tampa Bay last year, many fantasy experts thought the big receiver would wilt with Josh Freeman as his quarterback. Not so much. Jackson enjoyed his best season, leading the league by averaging an astounding 19.2 yards per catch. Even if rookie Mike Glennon surprises and takes over at QB, Jackson can perform. He's a veteran capable of excelling in any situation.

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12 Wes WELKER BRONCOS TIER: 3

AGE: 32 BYE WEEK: 9 AUCTION: $14

[PPR GEM] Welker moves from one Hall of Fame quarterback to another, signing on to work as Peyton Manning's slot man in the NFL's most talented receiving corps. Planning for Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker and Welker is a coordinator's worst nightmare, so Manning should be able to distribute the ball. Welker will remain a stud in PPR leagues even though he'll likely regress a bit now that he's not the sole elite target.

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