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No matter how much preparation went into your fantasy football draft, there are always a few players who slip through the cracks.
After they shine in Week One, the players get scooped up in a race to the waiver wire. Headlining that list this week is Cowboys receiver Kevin Ogletree. His ownership in CBSSports.com leagues jumped from 5 percent to 51 after he was targeted 11 times in the Cowboys' win over the Giants. Ogletree caught eight passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns to be the highest-scoring receiver in Week One.
Can he keep it up, though?
Ogletree remains the No. 3 receiving option behind Miles Austin and Dez Bryant, and that doesn't take into account tight end Jason Witten. Dallas quarterback Tony Romo made a star out of Laurent Robinson last season. Ogletree should continue to see favorable coverages because defenses will have to account for the Cowboys' other options. He won't continue to lead receivers in fantasy points, but he'll be a solid flex option each week.
Dallas travels to Seattle on Sunday. The Seahawks gave up 210 passing yards and 22 fantasy points to Arizona receivers in Week One.
Other receivers who made good first impressions were:
. Stephen Hill, N.Y. Jets: The rookie out of Georgia Tech burned the Bills' secondary for five catches, 82 yards and two touchdowns. Hill's a huge target (6-foot-4, 215 pounds) and has earned the No. 2 receiving role with New York. If Mark Sanchez can look as good as he did against Buffalo moving forward, the Jets will have an underrated passing attack. Hill has the body type and potential to fill Plaxico Burress' role with the Jets last season, when he had eight touchdown catches.
. Dexter McCluster, Kansas City: Might as well feast on the Bills if you can. McCluster caught six passes for 82 yards last week for the Chiefs. He has the added bonus of being able to be used as a running back. Think of McCluster as Kansas City's version of C.J. Spiller.
. Andre Roberts, Arizona: The Cardinals need someone opposite Larry Fitzgerald, and rookie Michael Floyd doesn't look ready. Roberts took advantage last week with the game-winning catch. The third-year pro had 51 catches last year, so he flashed some potential. It's a good bet the Cardinals could be trailing a fair amount this season, and thus throwing it a bunch.
. Donnie Avery, Indianapolis: He won't be rookie quarterback Andrew Luck's top target as long as Reggie Wayne is with the Colts, but Luck did look Avery's way eight times in Week One. He also caught the rookie quarterback's first career touchdown pass. Avery started in place of Austin Collie, who annually deals with concussion problems. Watch the Colts' depth chart when Collie gets back. If Avery is still the starter, he's another flex option. The Colts will definitely be trailing plenty.
. Alshon Jeffery, Chicago: Trusting rookie receivers is tough, but I'm a believer in Bears quarterback Jay Cutler - he can wing it. Jeffery had 80 yards and a touchdown in his first game. It was against the Colts, so they won't all be that easy, but Jeffery should get some looks if defenses focus all their attention on Brandon Marshall.

Analyzing the Bills

Matt Ryan made Swiss cheese of the Chiefs defense last week, but Ryan Fitzpatrick is no Matt Ryan. I wouldn't trust Fitzpatrick until he proves he can take care of the ball.
I do like one of his receiving options, though. Scott Chandler should be more involved in the passing attack with David Nelson out, so I like him as a tight end sleeper. Chandler was impressive throughout the preseason.
Spiller has star potential. He's a must start with Fred Jackson out.
The Chiefs and Bills are so similar they might as well be brothers. Like Fitzpatrick, I wouldn't trust Kansas City quarterback Matt Cassel.
Running back Jamaal Charles looks fully recovered from a torn ACL suffered last season. He's lit up the Bills in the past and is a good start. Peyton Hillis didn't do anything in his debut with the Chiefs last week; I'd advise against starting him.
McCluster, mentioned above, and receiver Dwayne Bowe are also decent starts this week against a Buffalo secondary that had all sorts of problems against New York.

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