Found June 13, 2012 on PPR Fantasy Football:
Is Jermaine Gresham going to take the next step in 2012? Matt Williamson is offering a unique perspective, gently placing his future-goggles into a position-by-position ranking three years from now. You’ve already experienced one position ranking, listing wide receiver A.J. Green as the second-best wide receiver in 2015, behind Calvin Johnson — which is so vogue (Green will be better by then, easily). Williamson resumes his Crystal Ball preview at tight end listing players like New England’s Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, Washington’s Fred Davis, New Orleans’ Jimmy Graham, Green Bay’s Jermichael Finley and Minnesota’s Kyle Rudolph. If you look further down the list, eventually you’ll find Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham ranked No. 7 standing next to a fading Marty McFly. Williamson writes: Gresham will only be 24 years old when the 2012 season begins. The best is in front of Gresham, and I expect a breakout season this year. In fact, behind A.J. Green, I expect Gresh...

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