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Donnie Avery Running Well, Might Fulfill St. Louis Rams' Pathological Need For Reclamation Projects

So he's never spent any time in prison, forced himself off an NFL team, starred in a reality TV show, or changed his name, but if Plaxico Burress, Randy Moss, and Chad Ochocinco turn out to be too rich for the St. Louis Rams' blood, it turns out they might have a reclamation project to work with in-house in the course of revitalizing their ugly wide receiving corps: Donnie Avery is back, and running well if his self-reported 40 times are any indication. 

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Avery's never quite lived up to expectations, but he's never had a quarterback do that, either; if he can act as any deep threat at all he'll give Sam Bradford an entirely new dimension in 2011, and if he's running as well as he says he is he and Bradford might have breakout seasons together. 

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Season-ending knee injuries make me wary of speed-centric wide receivers, so this is something of a long shot, but look at the other options around the NFL—which possible receiver isn't a long shot? 

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