Fantasy Football Wide Receivers – Serviceable Wideouts
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We’ve profiled the Big Dog WRs, Second Tier WRs, and Third Tier WRs, now it’s time to examine the next wave of wideouts. These will likely either be your 3rd WR or make up your WR depth.
Kevin Curtis/Reggie Brown - Curtis was decent last year for the Eagles. He had a couple of huge games. I’d like to see DeSean Jackson push for the starting job opposite of Reggie Brown, who should bounce back from his mediocre 780 yard 4 TD season, which would allow Curtis to got to the slot and utilize his speed like Wes Welker. If that happens, all three could be viable plays.
Laveranues Coles – Coles had a decent season going before the wheels fell off in Week 8. If he can produce like he did the first seven weeks (460 yards, 6 TDs), he’ll be worth an occasional start.
Joey Galloway – How long can Mr. Galloway keep it up? Dude will turn 37 in November. He’s registered three straight 1000+ yards seasons though. One warning, he was very inconsistent last year.
Santana Moss – Moss has barely matched his outstanding 2005 numbers when you combine the past two years. However, he still has big-play ability. He’s scary to own, and even scarier to start, but he can occasionally almost single-handedly win a matchup for you.
Javon Walker – Who knows how he’ll respond following last year’s lost season and butt-whoopin’ he took in Vegas. When he’s healthy though, he can produce. That hasn’t always been easy for him though.
Bernard Berrian – He’s a mystery heading into the year. He produced in Chicago, but we’ll see how he does in Minnesota. The Viking certainly have the running game to keep the DBs honest. I’m just leery of T-Jack’s accuracy.
Anthony Gonzalez – Here’s another guy I’d love to see end up on my team. He gained valuable experience as a rooke, and if Marvin Harrison returns to form, he could be looking at some cupcake matchups. He could be the poison that defenses pick, which is great news to his fantasy owners.