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O.W.E.N.S. Syndrome: What’s the Problem With NFL Wide Receivers?

Published by on June 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

For years, it seems that the highest-maintenance and most difficult-to-please players in the NFL have been wide receivers, and with recent developments in the Plaxico Burress, Donte' Stallworth, and Brandon Marshall stories, it doesn't seem like a trend that is fading away any time soon.

Receivers seem to always be making headlines, whether it's T.E.O. (the E is for Eldorado) conjuring up yet another media firestorm, or the seemingly endless parade of pass-catchers who yearly want to be traded.

Wideouts tend to suffer from inflated egos and distorted self-images (and in extreme cases, just being batshit crazy), along with the classic "I'm always open" philosophy, which just means they need to get the ball a lot.

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