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Wide receiver spot has questions

Aside from Terry Glenn and Troy Brown being major parts of the offense, little is certain about the receiving corps.

Aside from Terry Glenn and Troy Brown being major parts of the offense, little is certain about the receiving corps.



            Glenn went to the Pro Bowl in 1999, and despite off-the-field issues, he will be a starter. Brown signed a new deal in the offseason and is the most dependable guy of the bunch. He excels as a slot receiver and punt returner, though he should see more action in the offense.  

Veteran Vincent Brisby is an interesting case. He could start for the first time since 1995, or he could be a veteran casualty come final cut time. He is still a capable receiver, but he apparently won't reach his once promising potential.

Third-year man Tony Simmons is big and athletic, but he is more of an athlete than a receiver. If he shows he can consistently be a presence in the offense, he could be the starter opposite Glenn. Sean Morey gained valuable experience in NFL Europe after spending most of 1999 on the practice squad. He may be fighting free agent signee Aaron Bailey for a roster spot.

Wide receivers (11)Ht.Wt.Exp.Notes
Terry Glenn5-111855When focused is arguably the best receiver in the league. Made 1999 Pro Bowl despite off-field distractions and much criticism.
Troy Brown5-101908Most dependable receiver of the bunch. Excels in the slot.
Vincent Brisby6-31938Veteran could be a starter for first time since 1995.
Tony Simmons6-12063Big time potential that has yet to be developed.
Sean Morey5-111901Hopes to use momentum from strong NFL Europe season to garner roster spot.
Aaron Bailey5-101856Veteran attempting comeback after sitting out 1999 season.
Tony Gaiter5-81702Talent gets him looks, but lack of size hurts him.
Tony Hamler6-01851First-year player who spent a couple weeks on the 1999 practice squad.
Martinez Williams5-11170RVery speedy, but very small.
Matt Bumgardner6-1195RTexas A&M rookie.
Shockmain Davis6-0201RBig target out of Angelo State.
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