I’m really rooting for Austin Collie and if this guy can just stay clear of these freakish hits to the noggin he could be a productive receiver in the NFL. Of course there lies the problem. One hit and he’s gone. The 49ers are almost desperate to get a #2 WR in the lineup and Boldin isn’t exactly a true #1 these days. Colin Kaepernick will need someone else he can rely on and Collie might just be that guy. Here is what Harbaugh said about the young WRs on the team, including Collie:
“I think they will this week, yes,” Harbaugh said of increased work. “Pleased with what they’re doing, definitely. They’re studying hard, working hard to get out there and chomping at the bit to be out there.”
I’m not sitting here telling you to grab him in your 12 man, shallow bench league. But, Collie is on the rise and could be a guy that helps your fantasy team this season. Deep sleeper.
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