Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin says he's ahead of schedule in ACL rehab
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Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin says he's ahead of schedule in ACL rehab

Many people, including some of us here at FFToolbox, were very eager to see how the Eagles' top wideouts would fit into new head coach Chip Kelly's offensive system in 2013. Only half of the picture developed, because as DeSean Jackson ended up as a WR1 in fantasy, Jeremy Maclin was sidelined all year after tearing the ACL in his right knee during the early stages of training camp.
Now, Maclin is on the road back and told Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer on Thursday that he is ahead of schedule in his recovery and expects to be full strength in time for spring practice. However, we won't know if he will be attending Eagles' camp; that will depend on where he signs his next contract. Maclin is slated to become a free agent March 11.
Maclin caught 69 passes for 857 yards and seven touchdowns in 2012.

Fantasy Analysis:

Wide receiver Riley Cooper @RileyCooper_14 is also set to become a free agent. Cooper, acting as Nick Foles @NFoles8' No. 2 wideout, gained 835 yards with eight touchdowns this season. From a straight-up talent standpoint, Maclin is better than Cooper. He should be a very popular sleeper/cheap keeper grab in 2014.

Philadelphia Inquirer

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FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
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I have played fantasy sports since 2001. I've played mostly in fantasy football and baseball leagues. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I was an undergraduate from the University of Central Florida, and a master's graduate from Cal State University, Northridge specializing in journalism/mass communication. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.

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