No. 1 WRs becoming endangered species

The dearth of No. 1-caliber wide receivers is becoming the No. 1 problem for teams looking to add playmakers, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: June 2, 2008
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Whether it was because of age or inconsistency, the four NFC East teams looked long and hard this offseason for new options at wide receiver.

The Eagles eternally seem to be looking for a No. 1 receiver. The Giants were looking because Amani Toomer is 33 and Plaxico Burress is 30. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones unsuccessfully made trade calls for Chad Johnson, Anquan Boldin, Roy Williams and Larry Fitzgerald. The Redskins also inquired about Johnson. In the end, the only options ...

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