Late-round picks catch on at WR

Although Calvin Johnson is widely considered the top prospect in the draft, history shows that you can find productive WRs later in the draft, writes Len Pasquarelli.

Updated: March 20, 2007, 8:00 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Houston Texans star Andre Johnson, the leading receiver in the NFL in 2006 with 103 catches, is a former first-round draft choice and a two-time Pro Bowl performer and generally is regarded around the league as one of its emerging young stars.

The runner-up to Johnson last season with 98 catches, Mike Furrey of Detroit, was an undrafted free agent in 2000. He played in the short-lived XFL and the Arena Football League before making an NFL roster, was a safety for the St. Louis Rams before ...

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