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Now this one may cause disagreement, but here me out if you will.
Despite being selected one round after teammate and starter Jerome Simpson, Andre Caldwell has more game experience than any of the Bengals' starting receivers, with 87 career receptions to his name.
Despite having less upside than Jerome Simpson, Caldwell has proved a dependable and durable receiver in previous years, with solid performances both in camp and in the preseason this year. While many have celebrated the emergence of Jerome Simpson, Caldwell has been quietly working away and looking better every game.
New offense coordinator Jay Gruden "can't say enough good things about Caldwell," and there is a possibility that he could move above Jordan Shipley on the depth chart to play in the slot.
That might not be the best move for Caldwell, who is much stronger on the outside. He would best be utilised in a rotation with Jerome Simpson, who, despite winning well-deserved praise for his blocking ability, has struggled to get into a rhythm with Andy Dalton thus far.
Caldwell and Simpson have both shown an incredibly professional attitude and determination to be everything they can as receivers, improving with every game. Not only that, they have shown a sense of enthusiasm for each other's ability that undoubtedly comes from living in the shadow of a one Chad Ochocinco.
It's for this reason that I think these two receivers can grow and get better together, and feeding off of each other in a rotation could get more production out of the both of them.
The nod here goes to Caldwell, who, with more experience than Simpson, may well bring more receptions in 2011.