If you’ve ever felt a painful knot in the depths of your stomach, one that gets tighter and tighter as the weeks of the fantasy season progress, there’s a good chance you’ve used a high draft selection on a fantasy “bust”.
Gridiron Experts has completed its 2013 NFL Draft Grades. They following players are scored based on team needs, draft value (where the prospect was selected) and NFL Potential.
The following is a list players that missed out on being drafted and have now become valuable rookie free agents.
There has been some strange and unpredictable NFL drafts over the years, but this may have been the weirdest. These NFL Draft grades are based on player talent, value of the spot the team selected the prospect, and fantasy value towards the 2013 season.
What’s better than a 2013 NFL Mock Draft? How about 5 Mock Drafts. Gridiron Experts compares 5 writers two round mock draft, with insight. Enjoy!
For us Fantasy junkies, taking a chance on a flier pick really has no risk in the late rounds, yet the payoff if you guessed correctly can be bragging rights for the entire year. Check out the best fantasy gems NFL teams drafted after the 150th pick in the last five years.
Fantasy High 5 is Gridiron Experts weekly discussion article where the staff add their opinions on popular fantasy football buzzing news stories. This week we switched gears from NFL free agency to questions more about rookies entering this season
The quarterbacks in the 2012 class (minus Kaepernick he was 2011) have set the bar very high for fantasy quarterback production moving forward. The expectations of this class will be difficult to match.
Bring on the NFL Draft!! The following mock draft has been put together with team needs in mind and assumes that no trades are made as it’s too early yet to predict such deals.
Hollywood could not have scripted the start of Robert Griffin III’s career any better. Averaging 267 passing yards, 63 rushing yards and two TDs per game for an average of 30 fantasy points, RGIII did not only lead QBs, he led all fantasy players in fantasy points scored after four weeks.
Although this style of offense has been around for years at the high school and college level, it is new territory in the modern NFL. It has been fueled by the influx of young talent at the quarterback position. Cam Newton, Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III have taken the league by storm the last two years making the Read Option – at least for now – a staple in the NFL.
Fire Mike Shanahan The Wild Card weekend featured four pretty lackluster games. Other than the Texans’ win over the Bengals – which wasn’t the most entertaining game anyway – the games were decided long before the final gun. In all cases I would say the…