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June 28, 2012
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June 28, 2012

Wide Receivers

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59 Davone BESS DOLPHINS TIER: 5

AGE: 26 BYE WEEK: 7 AUCTION: $1

A high-volume receiver who saw his targets and catches drop dramatically in 2011, Bess is set up to bounce back playing in Miami's new West Coast offense, a scheme tailor-made for his ability to run quick slants and crossing routes from the slot. He'll be a bargain pick in PPR leagues, but he's unlikely to rack up enough yards or TDs for weekly starting duty in standard leagues.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

60 Brian QUICK RAMS TIER: 5

AGE: 23 BYE WEEK: 9 AUCTION: $1

Receivers coach Ray Sherman went so far as to compare Quick, the No. 33 pick in the draft, with Terrell Owens. Indeed, Quick has Owens's size (6' 4", 220 pounds) and small-college (Appalachian State) pedigree. While it will take time for him to learn the pro game, Quick immediately becomes the team's No. 1 receiver on talent alone. Expect Sam Bradford to make Quick his go-to guy right off the bat.

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