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Steel Life
12-14-2008, 01:07 PM
From Scout.com - Wide Receivers Who Should Get Starter Consideration

T.J. Houshmandzadeh/Cincinnati Bengals/UFA - He's one of the best possession receivers in the league and can play in a variety of schemes. The knock on Houshmandzadeh is his injury history, but few receivers in the league work the intermediate better than him.

Antonio Bryant/Tampa Bay Buccaneers/UFA - The talented receiver has resurrected his once-promising career. Bryant is only 27 and fits in as a No. 2 receiver. He's on his way to setting career-highs in TDs, catches, and yards.

Greg Camarillo/Miami Dolphins/RFA - He's been one of the best stories in the league this year and is on his way to catching over 80 passes. He's a possession receiver that the coaches trust will run proper routes and will get open.

Hank Baskett/Philadelphia Eagles/RFA - Here's one of the most underrated backups in the league. Baskett not only could start for several teams, he's an excellent special teams player. It will be interesting to see what level the team tenders him at.

Nate Washington/Pittsburgh Steelers/UFA - Washington has good size and speed, but scouts knock him for inconsistent hands. Still, the talented receiver could draw strong interest.

Devery Henderson/New Orleans Saints/UFA - For a change, the speedy receiver isn't dropping a lot of passes this season. Henderson could draw significant interest because of his ability to make plays down field.

Lance Moore/New Orleans Saints/RFA - He's opened some eyes this season in his extended playing time. Moore fits in as a No. 2 possession receiver. He has good hands and is also a good special teams player.

Others Who Could Find Interest For Backup Purposes

Bryant Johnson/San Francisco 49ers/UFA - He signed a one-year deal in the hope of having a big season, but that hasn't transpired thus far. Johnson is a big-bodied receiver who runs well for his size.

Amani Toomer/New York Giants/UFA - With the emergence of Domenik Hixon this season, Toomer may become a backup for the team if he re-signs.

Bobby Engram/Seattle Seahawks/UFA - The veteran is a solid No. 3 receiver.

Shaun McDonald/Detroit Lions/UFA - The underrated and speedy receiver fits in for a No. 3 role.

Ashley Lelie/Oakland Raiders/UFA - Teams like speed so Lelie will always be able to find a job.

Brandon Lloyd/Chicago Bears/UFA - He started to resurrect his career with the Chicago Bears earlier this season before suffering a knee injury. Lloyd fits in as a third receiver.

Justin McCareins/Tennessee Titans/UFA - Veteran who fits in as a third receiver at this point in his career.

Malcom Floyd/San Diego Chargers/RFA - He's done a solid job of filling in for Chris Chambers this season. It will be interesting to see at what level the team tenders the tall receiver.

Darrell Jackson/Denver Broncos/UFA - The veteran receiver looks to be on the downside of his career.

Demetrius Williams/Baltimore Ravens/RFA - Often injured, yet talented receiver.

Brandon Jones/Tennessee Titans/UFA - He fits in as a third or fourth receiver.