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Fantasy Football Week 2: Expectations For Kevin Ogletree

In case you were asleep at the wheel last week, Kevin Ogletree had a breakout game in Week 1, catching eight balls for 114 yards and two touchdowns -- good enough to put himself in the top five or ten of all fantasy scorers in Week 1 (depending on your scoring system).

Needless to say, Ogletree was quite the popular waiver wire pickup this week, and is now owned in 74% of all Yahoo! leagues, though that number is probably a bit low.

Still, it's just one game from Dallas' No. 3 receiver. What can expectations realistically be for Ogletree?

Well, last year, Laurent Robinson was Dallas' No. 3 wide receiver, and he put up a respectable season line, with 54 receptions for 858 yards and 11 touchdowns, solid fantasy numbers and consequently, Robinson found himself a little bit richer this offseason after inking a deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Still, Robinson's numbers were bumped up a bit because of injuries to Miles Austin, thrusting Robinson into a more featured role. Because of that, it's a bit unfair to use Robinson's numbers in 2011 as an accurate comparison for Ogletree.

Ogletree, though, does boast fantasy relevance. Just how much, though, remains to be seen. Ogletree should certainly be owned in all 12 team and deeper leagues, and owners should mostly take a "wait and see" approach on how Dallas utilizes him in the coming weeks.

If you're going to start Ogletree this week, I can't blame you -- but I hope it'd be out of a flex position, or WR3. Expecting Ogletree to replicate his success last week is going to be foolish, but hey, anything is possible.

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