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Roster Breakdown: Wide receivers
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Bubble: Josh Boyce, Kenbrell Thompkins
Long shots: Jeremy Gallon, Jeremy Johnson, Wilson Van Hooser, Reese Wiggins
Tom Brady stops throwing the ball in his direction in playoff games we’ll continue to list him as a wideout. Boyce and Thompkins could be in a battle for one spot. I like Boyce’s explosiveness and would like to see him stay healthy and get a chance to contribute. Thompkins was a nice story as an undrafted rookie last year but he doesn’t consistently catch the ball and also had his share of medical issues. Gallon was a seventh-round pick but at 5-8 would appear to be another in a seemingly endless line of slot-types on the roster. Johnson flashed a bit during mini-camp and could fight Gallon for a practice squad spot. Van Hooser and Wiggins are long shots.