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Mike Wallace has blazing speed that can char a secondary. Nobody in the NFL caught more passes of 40-plus yards between 2007 and 2011 than Greg Jennings. They are the two most attractive wide receivers in the upcoming class of unrestricted free agents. But based upon the history of the position, it may prove a costly mistake to ink either to the big-money contracts both are expected to garner once the signing period begins March 12. For every wideout who establishes himself as being worth the cash like Vincent Jackson was in Tampa Bay last season, there are far more examples like Robert Meachem. After Jackson left the Chargers for a five-year, $55.6 million contract during the 2012 offseason, San Diego targeted the swift Meachem as his replacement under the belief that he too could stretch defenses. Meachem was signed away from New Orleans to a four-year, $25.9 million pact with the third-highest amount of guaranteed money ($14 million) paid to a free-agent wide receiver that c...
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