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Fantasy Football Rankings: Kendall Wright Worth Late-Round Pick

Earlier this week, I wrote that Justin Blackmon is worth a flyer in the later rounds of your fantasy draft. Like Blackmon, former Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright is worth a roster spot, as fantasy owners look to strike gold late in drafts.

Wright was drafted in the first round by the Tennessee Titans in the 2012 NFL Draft, with the No. 20 overall pick. Expectations, though, should be tempered for Wright, as he's probably not going to be awesome immediately in the NFL -- very few wide receivers are.

Wright, however, could be a weapon as he and Jake Locker look to develop a rapport as the year goes on.

Like Blackmon, Wright has to deal with a second-year quarterback, and that could hinder Wright's production as Locker learns how to become an NFL quarterback.

Yahoo! Sports has Wright ranked as the No. 48 fantasy wide receiver headed into this year, ahead of Randy Moss. I'd say that's about right.

If you're counting on Wright to be a contributor immediately to your team, then you're probably in a really, really deep league, or you're a poor fantasy GM. Do not plan on Wright to help you right away, but pick him, and stash him away, hoping that he and Locker get on the same page.

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