In the NFL, the wide receiver position is by far the deepest. Teams will sometimes carry anywhere from seven to 10 receivers on their roster during the season and even occasionally put five ball-hungry wideouts on the field at one time.
This explains why, each year, there is always a new receiver or two that earns his way into the select group of elite receivers in the NFL. Last year it was Victor Cruz that emerged from the shadows and not only helped fantasy owners reel in a championship but helped the New York Giants win a Super Bowl.
With the 2012 season nearing, here are three receivers that could be seen sporting a Pro Bowl uni by season's end.