Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green hauled in five passes for 70 yards in the team's season-opening loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Green was Andy Dalton's top option for most of the night, but the Ravens defense suffocated the Bengals' attack all night long. Dalton was a bit overmatched, and Cincy's offense line was unable to keep the Ravens out of the backfield. Green should provide steady production due to his high volume of targets.
Fantasy Impact: A.J. Green was drafted to be a No. 1 wide receiver by many fantasy owners this season, but Andy Dalton could limit his upside this year. Green is as talented as they come and should develop into an elite wide receiver, but will Dalton develop along with him? Easier pass defenses are ahead for the Bengals, so it's no time to panic. Green should be consistent throughout 2012.
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