The dominoes have begun to fall within the New England Patriots wideout battle this offseason. The roster attrition has already started with the likes of Anthony Gonzalez and Chad Ochocinco receiving their release.
That leaves a total of nine players who could be classified as wide receivers left, and that's still an inflated number compared to what the team is likely to carry on the final 53-man roster.
The situation can be simplified a little when analyzing the pros and cons of each player. In the the spirit of optimism, here's one reason why every receiver has a shot at cracking that final roster.