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Johnson impresses at combine

With Calvin Johnson leading the way, this year's class of wide receivers is big and fast, writes John Clayton.

Updated: February 26, 2007, 1:25 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- Recent history suggests putting up a big yellow caution light in front of a draft filled with big, tall wide receivers. Those West Coast offense-style receivers who became so popular have produced a number of cautionary tales.

From Mike Williams and Charles Rogers of the Lions to Reggie Williams and Matt Jones of the Jaguars to Rod Gardner of the Redskins, bigger hasn't necessarily been better when it comes to drafting wide receivers. But conventional wisdom could be ...

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