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1. Hakeem Nicks
This is a strong class of free-agent wideouts, and Hakeem Nicks is the best one available. He brings both youth (26) and rare ability to the negotiating table. He has struggled with injuries lately, which could reduce his value.
2. Eric Decker
In each of the last two seasons, Eric Decker has eclipsed the 1,000-yard receiving mark. He also has amassed 24 touchdown catches over the same period.
3. Danario Alexander
This talented 25-year-old had 17.8 yards per catch for 658 receiving yards in 2012. He was all set to have a breakout year before getting hurt. Alexander has the speed and length to stretch a defense.
4. Golden Tate
Fresh off a Super Bowl victory, this elusive WR leads the league in missed tackles forced, per Pro Football Focus (subscription site). More importantly, however, he has improved each year since entering the NFL in 2010.
5. Jeremy Maclin
Maclin missed the entire 2013 season with a torn ACL. If he can return to full speed, he would be a nice addition to whichever team rewards his efforts.
6. Kenny Britt
Talent has never been the problem for Kenny Britt. Off-field distractions and drama have been his primary downfall. Despite the warning signs, look for some teams to fall in love with his size and athleticism at the WR position.
7. Anquan Boldin
Age is creeping up on Anquan Boldin. He did have a great season in 2013, but his time is running out. He is not a long-term answer but can serve as one heck of a Band-Aid should the need arise.
8. Riley Cooper
It seems Riley Cooper has wisely managed to shut his mouth and just play football. In doing this, he has been the beneficiary of several big plays this season.
9. Julian Edelman
Edelman did his best impression of Wes Welker this year but fell somewhat short in reliability. However, there's talent worth investing in here when you consider he had 1,056 yards receiving and six touchdown catches.
10. James Jones
Aaron Rodgers has established a nice comfort zone with Jones over the years, but his time in Green Bay may be coming to an end. Teams that are looking to add depth at the receiver position would be wise to consider this affordable option. He racked up 14 touchdown receptions in 2012.