Patriots Beat: WR Aaron Dobson first in line to start at "X" receiver

ESPN - [Full Article]

Will this be the year that 2013 second-round pick Aaron Dobson breaks through? He had a solid series of spring practices, but it's understandable why many are waiting to see more based on his struggles to stay healthy the past two seasons and the fact the pads have yet to come on. Dobson, rookie Malcolm Mitchell and first-year player Chris Harper are the top "X" options. If the season started today, Dobson would probably get the nod, but there's a long way to go.

Related players: Chris Hogan

Fantasy Impact: 

It's interesting that Reiss didn't mention Chris Hogan, who at 6'1" has the size to play outside. We reached out to Reiss and asked about Hogan in the X, and he replied: "Has inside-outside flexibility but wouldn't view him as pure X."

Filed Under: 2016, Preseason

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