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This year's wide-receiving class probably makes wideout the deepest position in fantasy. But there are so many variables with the top players, like injury (Andre Johnson), poor quarterback play (Larry Fitzgerald) and one-year-wonder potential (Victor Cruz).
These five players have been able to be reliable starters for fantasy owners for the past few years.
5. Marques Colston
Colston is the only player in this slideshow without a positional top-10 finish in the past three years. The reason the former seventh-round pick makes it as No. 5 on my list is his consistency being a quality No. 2 option in recent years.
His numbers show that he has basically had the same season three years in a row. His receptions have been between 70 and 84; receiving yards between 1,023 and 1,143; and touchdowns between seven and nine each year since 2009.
Colston probably will not be a top-notch wide receiver, but owners can definitely count on him to start each week as a reliable No. 2.
4. Greg Jennings
Anybody that is Aaron Rodgers' top target deserves to be on this list.
Although Jennings missed three games last season, he still managed to rank 17th among receivers in fantasy points, making him a reliable second wideout while he was healthy. The year before, Jennings went off and was fourth among all WRs, posting 1,265 receiving yards and 12 TDs.
If he stays healthy all season, I believe that Jennings could see those numbers come back again this year.
3. Larry Fitzgerald
Despite not even knowing who is QB will be during the regular season, Fitz is still regarded as a top-five wideout for this upcoming season.That is a testament to how well he has played in the past.
Even though his number of receptions has dropped in each of the past three seasons, he has still managed to see his receiving yards rise, including a near career-high 1.411 yards last season.
These numbers have kept the Minnesota native a top-five fantasy receiver in two of the past three seasons.
2. Calvin Johnson
The Georgia Tech product has seen an increase in games played, receptions, receiving yards and touchdown receptions in both of the past two seasons. These statistical rises led him to finish as the sixth-best WR in 2010 and the best wideout last season.
It will be nearly impossible for him to improve on his 96 catches, 1,681 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns in 2012, but with Johnson's freakish athletic ability the sky is the limit.
1. Roddy White
Yes, Roddy White has undoubtedly been the most consistent wideout of the past three seasons.
White has been the only WR to be a top-10 fantasy receiver for three straight years. This is largely due to his ability to stay on the field, but he has still been putting up great numbers consistently from year to year.
In his best season, 2010, he finished third among fantasy receivers and had career highs in both receptions and receiving yards.
In 2009 and 2011, he finished as the seventh-highest-scoring fantasy option at his position.