Found October 27, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:
In this weekly column, I explore some young players who haven’t made much of a consistent impact to date.  Some players may be available on your waiver wire, some may be available via a cheap or moderate trade.  Acquiring any of these players could decide how well your dynasty or keeper team does for the next few years.  I will focus on their most recent matchup to draw the majority of my insight. Doug Baldwin, WR SEA What a long strange trip it’s been for Mr. Baldwin.  Last year, he was a dynasty wildcard that paid dividends as he went undrafted in the NFL and signed later with the Seahawks.  His 51 catches for 788 yards and four touchdowns led Seattle in 2011.  Many of his fantasy owners, myself included, had hoped he would pick up where he left off. When watching him play, it is easy to see he runs crisp, sharp routes and is very sure-handed.  During his Thursday night game against the 49ers, the trust and chemistry he developed with rookie quarterback Russell Wilson, was c...
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