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Tavon Austin will be worth the wait

Rookie WR's slow start isn't a surprise; his future success won't be, either

Originally Published: October 12, 2013
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Tavon Austin is not a bust.

Expectations for the rookie wide receiver out of West Virginia are impossibly high, but understandably so when you factor in that St. Louis gave up a small fortune to select Austin eighth overall in the 2013 draft. The Rams coveted Austin's speed. They liked his ability as a return man. They knew he could be a playmaker either out of the slot or the backfield.

And that's why the Rams swapped their first- and third-round picks with Buffalo and ...

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