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My Top Ten: Wide Receivers

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A quarterback’s best friend is a great wide receiver. He’s a guy who goes up and catches a ball that should have been imcomplete. He lays out to pick up the crucial first down. He turns a twelve yard pass into an eighty yard touchdown. Receivers make some of the most exciting plays in football, and the guys on this list tend to find themselves making a lot of game winning catches, and highlight reel plays. As always, the most importance is placed on last year and my feeling on how they’ll do next season.

10. A.J. Green: OK, I might be a little biased, but as a rookie, with a rookie QB, he had over 1,000 yards and highlight reel catches galore. If the Bengals can find an option to keep defenses honest, Green could be a top 5 WR very quickly.

9. Marques Colston: Playing in such a pass-oriented offense helps, but Colston uses his size and exceptional hands to snag every pass. He caught 80 passes of 107 targets, and continues to be a great red zone option.