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Chart: A growing challenge with big receivers

  • September 27, 2012 - 10:53 PM

A GROWING CHALLENGE

A look at how receivers have grown during the course of 5-9 Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield's 14-year career, which began when he was a first-round draft pick of the Bills in 1999:

Top receiving threat/AFC East/1999: Marvin Harrison, Colts, 6-foot, 175.

Top receiving threat/NFC North/2012: Calvin Johnson, Lions, 6-5, 239.

NFL's No. 6 overall draft pick/1999:

WR Torry Holt, Rams, 6-foot, 200

NFL's No. 6 overall draft pick/2011:

WR Julio Jones, Falcons, 6-3, 220.

MARK CRAIG

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