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My initial thought regarding Kevin Ogletree about half way through Wednesday night's Cowboys/Giants game was that we would see the typical early season over reaction to a widely non-drafted player that had everyone running to their league's waiver wire. By the time the game ended my opinion changed, Ogletree could be the 2012 version of Laurent Robinson in the Dallas offense. In 2011, Robinson put up a stat line of 54-858-11 as the #3 WR.
When everyone is healthy, Ogletree is the 4th option in the passing game, but on the flip side defenses need to first focus on Dez Bryant, Miles Austin and Jason Witten. This could lead to Ogletree getting lost in the shuffle and being a productive WR.
If you are in a PPR league that starts 2 WR, Ogletree is a guy to stash on the bench and possibly use a bye week fill in while getting a bigger sample size. In a larger PPR league, or a league that starts 3 WR, I would take a chance that he can be a solid #3 WR.
The FantasyFootballPPR final analysis is you shouldn't expect what you saw in week one, but he should be a 4 catch per week WR who will mix in a handful of very good games during the year and could finish around 8 TDs. He is worth an add in most PPR leagues, however,
I would wait a week or two before putting him in your line-up unless you are thin at WR and have no better options.
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“Kevin Ogletree! Pick him up!!!”
“I called him as a sleeper! My Twitter followers must know!!”
“Now I can call myself a guru and people can’t question it!”
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