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  1. Four stand out to ESPN 300 WR

    William Wilkerson

    SAN ANTONIO -- ESPN 300 wide receiver Shelton Gibson (Cleveland Heights, Ohio/Cleveland Heights) has continuously looked like one of the best slot receivers for the East during practices for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. It's no wonder why scho...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  2. Nickel Package: Five valuable slot WRs

    Todd McShay

    As more and more NFL teams spread the field with multiple-receiver sets, slot receivers have become increasingly valuable. To that point, many people I talk to in scouting circles are now evaluating slot guys and perimeter receivers as separate group...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  3. 2013 NFL draft - USC's Robert Woods leads top slot WR prospects

    Todd McShay

    Todd McShay's latest Nickel Package looks at the increasing importance of slot receivers in the NFL and five 2013 prospects who could thrive in that role.

    Blog | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  4. Singletary switches positions

    Think slot receivers are usually tiny Roscoe Parrish-sized guys? Not at Baylor. Matt Singletary, a redshirt freshman who previously played defensive end at 6-4, 248 pounds, worked out for the first time at slot receiver Tuesday and wore No. 24. (He p...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2008
  5. Patriots, Colts offensive lines are underrated

    Gary Horton

    After watching the film, here are some things I noticed in Week 8, writes Gary Horton.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2007
  6. WR lists: possession, more

    I separate my top WR prospects into some key categories: possession receivers, No. 2 receivers and more.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2003
  7. Will Matthews move outside in '15?

    Tom Carpenter

    When the Philadelphia Eagles drafted wide receiver Jordan Matthews, coach Chip Kelly said he intended to use him as a slot receiver. Sure enough, only Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb had more targets and receptions in the slot in 2014 th...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  8. Offseason fixes for the Buffalo Bills - NFL

    Field Yates

    The Buffalo Bills must upgrade the quarterback position for 2015. Field Yates explores the club's pressing needs as the offseason gets started.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2014
  9. Who handles the slot for Cincy?

    Joe Kaiser

    With Andrew Hawkins leaving Cincinnati for Cleveland over the offseason, the Bengals will need another receiver to handle the slot duties in 2014. Who has the inside track? According to Coley Harvey of ESPN's NFL Nation, there's an obvious front-r...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  10. One and done for Amendola with Pats?

    Tom Carpenter

    Last offseason, the New England Patriots signed WR Danny Amendola to a five-year, $28.5 million contract with the idea that he would replace Wes Welker as QB Tom Brady's go-to slot receiver. Instead, as has typically been the case for Amendola during...

    Blog | January 26, 2014
  11. Expanding role for Randall Cobb?

    Tom Carpenter

    Over the past two seasons, Randall Cobb has done the vast majority of his work as a slot receiver. During that stretch, he has run 462 routes from the slot, 37 routes outside and lined up in the backfield 28 times. At 5-foot-10, 192 pounds, Cobb's ph...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  12. More Tamme this week?

    Nic Reiner

    Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker will not play in Thursday's divisional game against the San Diego Chargers because of a concussion sustained last week, according to an NFL.com report. The slot receiver is second on the team in receptions (71)...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  13. 2013 NFL free agency - How the New England Patriots can replace W...

    Field Yates

    Field Yates examines how the New England Patriots can replace slot receiver Wes Welker, including moving Aaron Hernandez into the slot.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  14. Slot WR Williams picks up first SEC offer

    Damon Sayles

    It might not have been one of the traditional SEC powers many athletes dream of being offered by, but T.V. Williams (McKinney, Texas/McKinney) treated his latest offer with equal regard. Williams, the small-but-lightning-quick slot receiver, picke...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  15. T.V. Williams talks Cal offer, personal goals

    Damon Sayles

    Slot receiver T.V. Williams (McKinney, Texas/McKinney) isn't used to running the 40-yard dash in anything higher than 4.5 seconds. So when he got word of his time of 4.6 seconds at the U.S. Army National Combine in July, he looked at it as a measurin...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  16. 2015 athlete Tony James writing his ticket

    Damon Sayles

    There are few who once believed Tony James (Arlington, Texas/Bowie) would be an effective quarterback. There are now few who question him. The undersized 2015 athlete, a slot receiver at the start of the season, took over the starting quarterback ...

    Blog | November 25, 2012