NFC West Player Watch: The Top 10 Breakout Candidates for 2009

Matt MCorrespondent IMay 11, 2009

NFC West Player Watch: The Top 10 Breakout Candidates for 2009

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    SAN FRANCISCO - DECEMBER 28:  Josh Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers is is chsed by Fred Smoot #27 of the Washington Redskins at Candlestick Park on December 28, 2008 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

10) Brandon Coutu: K, Seattle Seahawks

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    KIRKLAND, WA - JULY 25:  Kicker Brandon Coutu #7 of the Seattle Seahawks practices field goals during training camp at the team's training facility on July 25, 2008 in Kirkland, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

9) Keenan Burton: WR, St. Louis Rams

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 09: Keenan Burton #14 of the St. Louis Rams runs by Kerry Rhodes #25 of the New York Jets at Giants Stadium on November 9, 2008 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

8) Brandon Mebane: DT, Seattle Seahawks

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    SEATTLE - DECEMBER 23:  Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane #92 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates after recovering a fumble against the Baltimore Ravens at Qwest Field on December 23, 2007 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Ravens 27-6.  (Phot

7) Chris Long: DE, St. Louis Rams

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    ST. LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 23: Chris Long #72 of the St. Louis Rams blocks against Daniel Wilcox #83 of the Baltimore Ravens at the Edward Jones Dome August 23, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

6) Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: CB, Arizona Cardinals

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    TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 01:  Santonio Holmes #10 of the Pittsburgh Steelers runs for yards after the catch against Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie #29 of the Arizona Cardinals during Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida

5) Josh Morgan: WR, San Francisco 49ers

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    ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 21: Josh Morgan #84 and Jason Hill #89 both of the San Francisco 49ers celebrate Morgan's touchdown against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 21, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The 49ers beat the Rams 17-16.

4) Donnie Avery: WR, St. Louis Rams

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    ST. LOUIS - OCTOBER 19:  Donnie Avery #17 of the St. Louis Rams looks to catch the ball against the Dallas Cowboys during their NFL game at Edward Jones Dome on October 19, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Rams defeated the Cowboys 34-14.  (Photo by Dili

3) Vernon Davis: TE, San Francisco 49ers

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    SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 26:  Tight end Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball in the third quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park on October 26, 2008 in San Francisco, California. The Seahawks defeated the 49ers 34-

2) John Carlson: TE, Seattle Seahawks

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    MIAMI - NOVEMBER 09:  Safety Yeremiah Bell #37 of the Miami Dolphins knocks the ball away from tight end John Carlson #89 of the Seattle Seahawks on a failed two-point conversion at Dolphin Stadium on November 9, 2008 in Miami, Florida. The Dolphins defea

1) Steve Breaston: WR, Arizona Cardinals

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Steve Breaston #15 of the Arizona Cardinals gets past Dwight Lowery #34 of the New York Jets on September 28, 2008 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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