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Most underrated fantasy WRs

For wideouts who should be drafted much higher in fantasy drafts, start in New York

Originally Published: August 24, 2011
By KC Joyner | ESPN Insider
Mario ManninghamAP Photo/Donna McWilliamMario Manningham could be ready for another solid fantasy season.

Earlier this week, the "blackjack" fantasy series took a look at the best running back candidates, (blackjack being a term used to describe those borderline fantasy draft prospects the 2011 TFS draft guide indicates are worth taking earlier rather than later).

Today, the series will review the best blackjack wide receivers for the 2011 season. All six candidates have a good chance to provide starter or flex-level starter fantasy point production for a relatively low cost and thus can provide superb upside value for a minimal investment.

Mario Manningham

Last year, many fantasy owners were able to get top-10 wide receiver point value out of an undervalued New York Giants wideout (Hakeem Nicks).

This year, many fantasy owners should be able to get a similar return on investment with Manningham.

Sound too good to be true? Check out these Manningham numbers from the 2010 season:


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