Vikings Kyle Rudolph is going into his fourth year in the NFL and is coming off a shortened season due to a broken foot. He is due for a breakout year.
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.
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…
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.
When you think about elite fantasy wide receivers for 2014, Jordy Nelson might not immediately come to mind. But he probably should. Nelson’s production over the last three seasons rivals most of the top names in the game, as he’s one of just 13 wide outs to eclipse 3,300 yards receiving over that period
We may have been spoiled by fantasy rookie quarterbacks in 2012, but 2013 brought a spoil of rookie running backs to compensate for the lack of depth at the position entering our drafts. Rookies that ended up being steals in the fourth, fifth and sixth rounds won’t be on the board much past Round 2 in 2014.
Gridiron Experts has updated it’s Fantasy Football Depth Charts as of 3/29. Expect for DeSean Jackson and the possible release of Chris Johnson most of the big name free agents have found new homes. Thought you guys would like this one-page easy reference page.
The Philadelphia Eagles have in fact released their long time deep threat wide receiver DeSean Jackson. For weeks Twitter had been buzzing about a possible trade between the Eagles and a number of teams, yet the chatter died down Wednesday after DeSean and head coach Chip Kelly spoke over the phone.