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Rookie receivers slow to catch on

The six WRs drafted in the first round are finding out it's hard to make an impact in the NFL as a first-year pass catcher.

Updated: November 18, 2005, 2:18 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Frustrated by a subjugated role in the Cleveland Browns' offense, rookie wide receiver Braylon Edwards went public this week with his grievances about getting too little playing time and too few opportunities to generate game-changing plays.

"The bottom line is, I'm here to make plays," Edwards said. "I'm tired of being around when I know I can make a play and not being able to make that play. I can make plays. That's the bottom line. That's why I was drafted. That's why I'm here. Sooner ...

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