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Moss having huge year in Washington

Teams are always going to covet big WRs. But there are some smaller, quicker WRs making a big impact this year.

Updated: October 21, 2005, 1:28 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Forget about those overused references to how many 300-pound players there are in the NFL now compared with the dearth of wide-bodies a couple decades ago. If you want proof positive that the NFL largely has become a big man's game, look at the size increases at the skill positions over the last 15-20 years, particularly at wide receiver.

The average starting wide receiver in the league now is 6 foot 2 and 204.8 pounds, nearly an inch taller and a dozen pounds heavier than their counterparts ...

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