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Fantasy outlook: Jonathan Baldwin

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By Eli Kaberon

When it comes to rookies in fantasy football, one of the most important factors is opportunity. Sometimes first-year players are buried on depth charts and don't earn the opportunity to score many fantasy points, frustrating owners who drafted them.

It doesn't appear that a lack of playing time will be an issue for WR Jonathan Baldwin, who was taken by the Chiefs with 26th pick in the draft. He was picked to step right in and start opposite Pro Bowler Dwayne Bowe, giving the passing game a much needed jolt. Baldwin is a tall wideout with great speed and athleticism. Though the depth chart is not set at this point, it would be a shock if the team didn't plan on putting him in the starting lineup after spending a first-round pick on him.

The Chiefs, with RBs Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones, had the league's top-ranked rushing attack in 2010. The arrival of Baldwin will not alter their offensive approach too much, but if he sees the field right away, the rookie should make an impact in fantasy leagues.

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