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FANTASY FOOTBALL FEEDING FRENZY: 2017 Wide Receiver Preview

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The beginning of the 2017 NFL regular season is drawing closer by the day. On Thursday, the second full week of the preseason will be underway. And fantasy football draft season is kicking into high gear.

As fantasy enthusiasts far and wide get ready to pick their teams for the upcoming campaign, it’s time for the guys at the Fantasy Football Feeding Frenzy to continue their position-by-position look at the season to come.

Next up, it’s the wide receivers – a position that’s grown in importance in recent years. In fact, it’s the wideouts who some fantasy pundits consider the most important position in the game.

Much like with the running backs (before last week, anyway), there’s a “Big 3” among receivers, with Pittsburgh’s Antonio Brown, New York Giants’ Odell Beckham and Atlanta’s Julio Jones all vying for top honors. Who’s the king of the hill – and do any of these players merit consideration at No. 1 overall?

Of course, there’s more to the receivers than just the high-end studs. Who are the undervalued pass-catchers savvy fantasy owners should look to add on draft day? Who are the overvalued receivers to avoid? Are there any “sleeper” types who could rise from obscurity to lead fantasy owners to the promised land? And what about this year’s rookie class?

The Fantasy Football Feeding Frenzy gang will break down everything you need to know about the wide receivers this year on Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. Eastern. They’ll also break down all the latest fantasy news – including last week’s bombshell suspension.

Come on in – the water’s FINE!

Call-In Number: (347) 826-9620

About Gary Davenport

A member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association and Pro Football Writers of America who resides in Columbus, Ohio, Gary has been featured on a number of fantasy websites and in nationally circulated publications. These publications include the USA Today Fantasy Football Preview and the magazines distributed by Fantasy Sports Publications Inc., for whom Gary is a both a contributing author and associate editor. Gary is an nine-time FSWA Award finalist and three-time winner who has been a finalist for that organization's Fantasy Football Writer of the Year award each of the last four years. He won the honor in 2017 and 2019. Gary also appears regularly on Sirius XM Radio (including live from Radio Row at Super Bowl XLIX) and over-the-air stations across the country. Gary was one of the co-founders of, and Head Writer at, Fantasy Football Oasis before joining Fantasy Sharks as an IDP Senior Staff Writer in 2011. He knows football. Or so he's heard.

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