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Ten things I learned: Some guys you don't bench

Updated: October 13, 2009, 9:33 AM ET
By Eric Karabell
I certainly didn't expect 210 receiving yards and two scores from Roddy White on Sunday, but I did suspect he would put up a big performance sometime soon, regardless of the opponent, because I know how good he is. We learned that last season. Although White had started slowly -- blame Tony Gonzalez, opposing defenses, Matt Ryan's decision-making or even White himself, if you like -- I still trusted him moving forward. I took a chance ranking him fifth at wide receiver in Week 5, and it turns out that was too low. He ended up No. 2 among wideouts in Week 5.

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