Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/22/14

NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 19: Wide receiver Miles Austin #19 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints at the Louisiana Superdome on December 19, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Since exploding onto the national scene in 2009, Miles Austin hasn't quite lived up to the fantasy potential he showed his first year as a starter.From 1,320 yards and 11 TDs (in just 9 starts), his production dropped to 1,041 yards and 7 TDs in 2010, to 579 yards and 7 TDs in an injured plagued 2011, and 943 yards and 6 TDs last season.For most receivers Austin's 2012 numbers would have been a success, but for as much potential as Austin showed in '09 it was looked on as a disappointment. Austin will put up increased fantasy numbers this year for several reasons.First of all, he after working on strengthening his hamstrings during the offseason, he is primed to have his first injury-free season in two years. Though he played in all 16 games last year, he was constantly slowed by either his hamstring or hip injury.Because of his frequent injuries and diminished production, there was speculation during the offseason that the Cowboys would cut Austin. Though he appears to have gotten ...
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