2009 NFL Draft: Wide Receivers That Might Catch On

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Published: March 17, 2009


... WR in the draft this year. A premier deep threat who is also willing to go over the middle. Not a good blocker, and needs a lot of work on his pass route running and pass catching ability. A probable first-round pick.

Hakeem Nicks, WR, 6'1" 212, North Carolina:
Has excellent hands and is very strong. Able to make the circus catch. Good blocker who never quits on a play. Could be a big time star in the NFL. Not a burner, but uses his body well. Possible first-round pick.

Percy Harvin, WR, 5'11" 192, Florida:
Strong and athletic. Has good speed and vision. Has teams considering him a RB to use on third downs and kick returns. Tough player very willing to go over the middle. Not built like a typical WR of today and has had some injury issues. Might be a first-round pick.

Ramses Barden, WR, 6'6" 226, Cal Poly
: Tall kid still learning the game. Has good wing span and strong hands. Did ...

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