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Rookie Receiver is a Quick Study

WR Earl Bennett (Marki Humphrey/AP)

The Chicago Bears have to replace a duo of starting receivers from a year ago, as Bernard Berrian left town as a free agent and Muhsin Muhammad was cut in February. Rookie wideouts usually struggle to make the leap from college to the pros, but Vandy's Earl Bennett has proven to be a fast learner.

The Southeastern Conference has the reputation of having the most talent overall in college football on a team-by-team basis, and said reputation has stood the test of time for quite a while. Some of the best wide receivers in the NFL the last decade or so have come out of the SEC. Eric Moulds was a first-round pick out of Mississippi State, and he's been named to three Pro Bowls while recording...

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