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Without a doubt, this will be the most controversial name on the list. But have an open mind for minute.
Earl Bennett will not be a huge fantasy producer, but his consistency and budding relationship with Jay Cutler could provide insurance to a fantasy owner.
The Bears will get plenty of production from Brandon Marshall, Devin Hester is primed to get better looks and rookie Alshon Jeffery will get some red-zone targets this year. However, Bennett will be the team's most consistent receiver after Marshall.
Bennett will not wow you with his yards or touchdown passes, but in a PPR league he can get you a good 10 to 15 points per game. Ask anybody—if they can get that kind of production out of their flex spot every week in a 10-team league, they will take it.
There is no question Jay Cutler and Bennett have strong chemistry. Last season's performances against the Eagles and Lions when he came back from injury is the kind of Bennett/Cutler tandem you can expect to see.
The two were on a solid run with Bennett picking up 11 receptions for almost 200 yards and a touchdown during those two games. The run was ultimately halted by the Cutler thumb injury. Expect the two healthy players to hook up for right around 45 to 50 receptions this season.
Don't waste a high draft pick on Bennett. In fact, you might not have to waste a pick on him at all. When you need a waiver pickup or injury replacement, he should be a guy you look towards. He will always be a viable third-down option racking up receptions.
Hester has always been an up-and-down fantasy option. Instead, go with the consistency. Go with Earl Bennett.