Less touchdowns, a worse completion percentage, more interceptions, less wins — it was an ugly and disappointing sophomore season for Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III last year.
The arrival of Gary Kubiak in Baltimore should translate to improved fantasy performance for a number of the Ravens’ key position players. Kubiak’s history of success with a variety of running backs in the zone-blocking scheme bodes well for the primary ball carrier in Baltimore next season.
Every year, there are players who slide down draft boards farther than they should because owners’ perceptions about them are flawed in some way. Here are 10 such players to keep your eye on in 2014…
Play fantasy football long enough, and you’ll absorb a crushing loss that sticks with you for a long time. Have you ever lost a game because your quarterback lost 3 yards rushing while he took a knee in the victory formation?
Over the last few seasons, rookie draft prospects have entered the NFL more and more prepared to step in and contribute right away. This is a sign of excellent coaching at both levels, and is also a sign that rookies are better preparing themselves for life in the big leagues.
Size and speed always get noticed in the NFL. At 6’5 and 240 pounds with 4.6 speed, former Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin has both. The redshirt sophomore burst onto the scene in 2013 by catch 15 touchdowns and averaging 18.7 yards per reception.
On Thursday, Arian Foster confirmed he will be ready for OTA’s and that his back was “fine”. Foster had been medically cleared in March after microscopic lumbar discectomy surgery on his back that ended his 2013 season. The Houston Texans running back also said his back “wasn’t as major as it sounded”
“With the 2nd overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the St. Louis Rams select…” Who knows… The St. Louis Rams have the 2nd and 13th picks in a loaded draft and it is anyone’s guess as to who they will select.