One of the most underrated statistics in fantasy football is the target – The number of times a player is the intended target of a pass.
This stat looks at how often the quarterback is attempting to get the ball to a certain player. It doesn’t matter if the pass was caught, dropped, intercepted or even catch-able, it’s the fact that he was the marked man, the destination of the pass
One of the more trusted statistics of fantasy RB’s when searching for hidden gems, is the yards per carry average. That ability to gain every extra yard is a valuable asset to any NFL team. Most fantasy owners study total yards or touchdowns, yet a high YPC average for players who are splitting carries or are trying to earn their stripes in the NFL is a great indication of things to come.
In this article, we see a breakdown of last years workhorse fantasy running backs split from the first 8 games to the last 8 games.
No player that was injured for a significant portion of time is featured, yet with enough of an average it does paint a picture of hot and cold players from the first 8 games to the last 8 games.
In just a matter of months, book stores and web sites will get flooded with fantasy football guides. In every one of those publications they are going to base most of their rankings on last year’s stats. While last year is a good place to start, buyer beware. Every year guys have one or two good games that inflate their stats and make them look more productive than they really were. Here are five guys that you need be careful with. Make sure you look beyond the stats so you don’t pick them too early.
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