Every year in the NFL one or two so-called journeymen seem to find their way into the spotlight. A couple of years ago it was Brandon Lloyd. Last year Laurent Robinson had the honor. These are the kinds of guys that have struggled through some sort of adversity, whether it be an injury or just not living up to expectations. This week we will look at two such players that can help your team win some games.
Passing Play – Donnie Avery
What would it take to convince you that this guy is worth owning? I mean of all the players I might have suggested to help your team, Avery might be the least sexy.
In his first two years in St. Louis, he averaged 50 receptions for 631 yards and 4 TD’s, 7 rushes for 50 and a half a touchdown. He produced these numbers with Marc Bulger and Kyle Boller under center. And also with different coaching regimes in each of those seasons.
But now he is fully recovered from a serious knee injury suffered in 2010 (which would have been his third year). He w...