Found August 14, 2013 on Football Nation:
In first installment of this series, I compared the fantasy values of two closely ranked first round RBs: Ray Rice and Marshawn Lynch.This installment compares two closely ranked second round WRs from the same tier: Brandon Marshall and Julio Jones.Many of the top reviewed fantasy sites rank Jones and Marshall within two overall spots of each other. This review will help discern these two players in terms of fantasy value. So, without further ado, the nitpicking continues…Brandon MarshallMarshall put up monster numbers while playing his first season in the sacred navy blue and burnt orange, managing to set three single-season team records: 118 receptions, 1,508 receiving yards, and seven 100-yard receiving games (2nd in NFL). Marshall also put up an impressive 11 TDs (4th in NFL) and 94.2 yds/game. Simply put, Marshall was badass.However, many of you probably think last season's performance (300 yards and five TDs) was a fluke, where Marshall dramatically improved upon his perfo...

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