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The Oakland Raiders had the worst wide receiver corps in the NFL. Both starting rookies, Darrius Heyward-Bey and Louis Murphy had a case of the dropsies. Chaz Schilens, the most polished wide receiver on the roster, was out for the majority of the season. This year, Oakland's group looks young, promising, and most importantly healthy. There should be a big competition at the wide receiver position, but the question is, who starts? The three main candidates are Chaz Schilens, Louis Murphy, and 2009's seventh overall selection, Darrius Heyward-Bey. First, let's take a closer look at these players.   Chaz Schilens Chaz was drafted in the seventh round by the Raiders in 2008. At 6'4 and 225 pounds, his 4.33 speed is no doubt an eye popper. Schilens is known to be the Raiders' best route-r ...

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