WRs Continue Workhorse Streak

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For the third year in a row, wide receivers with 90+ receptions outnumbered running backs with 300+ carries.

Continuing the analysis from 2009 and 2008, below is an updated graph showing the number of high-use WRs and RBs each year:

In 2007, there was a monumental shift that favored stud WRs over stud RBs.  This continued trend is at the heart of why there are so many second round WRs being targeted this year.  If you leave the first two rounds without a stud WR, you may be at a disadvantage.

The WR is the new RB, and it may stay that way for quite a while.

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