Crabtree Is Symbol of This Year’s Struggling Class of Wide Receivers

Posted: 7th October 2009 by Liam Blackburn in NFL
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á The 2008 NFL Draft made history by becoming the only draft not to have a wide receiver selected in the first round. In this yearÆs draft, six were taken in the first 32 picks but so far this yearÆs group have not set the world alight. The standout star of this group of receivers was supposed to be Michael Crabtree. A star at Texas Tech, big things were expected of Crabtree when the 49ers took him with the 10th overall pick. Crabtree has since hogged the headlines without even setting foot on the field. After only recently signing a contract with the team, Crabtree has yet to put on a gold helmet and play a single down in the NFL. áIt is laughable that he still hasnÆt taken to the field, but in truth, he wonÆt have much to do to catch up with some of his fellow rookie receivers. Las ...

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