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Miles Austin Fantasy: Boom or Bust 2012

Miles Austin Fantasy: Boom or Bust 2012

In 2009, Miles Austin was the fantasy league darling. In a standard 10-team league, he was not drafted that year, and ended the season as the third highest scoring WR.

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10 Boom or Bust Fantasy Players of 2012

There is inherent risk involved with any player. Some players have been inconsistent in the past, are changing teams or are coming off of injuries. There are tons of variables that determine the “safeness” of a pick, and we will address some of them as we run through this list.

Miami Dolphins

Dolphins Backfield Crowded Yet Skilled

2012 looks to feature more of a split combo between Bush and now healthy Daniel Thomas. More of Thomas will surely drop the fantasy stock of Bush, yet where does rookie Lamar Miller fit into the picture?

2011 Fantasy RB Targets Stats

2011 Fantasy RB Targets Stats

The target statistic is far more significant for the wide receiver position. When it comes to deciding where to draft a running back, targets takes a back seat to carries. Yet, when you have two or three guys ranked evenly those extra points from receptions or receiving yards is without a doubt the difference in a close comparison.

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Fantasy Factor: 2011’s Best RB 20+Yard Runners

Being elusive in the NFL is what makes good running backs great. The offensive line pulls and blocks to create holes for it’s running backs to run though, but after the first wave of defenders it’s up to the ball carrier to bust loose.
It’s no surprise we see the leagues best fantasy running backs atop this list, yet players like Ryan Mathews, DeMarco Murray, C.J. Spiller and Ben Tate are definitely sleepers brewing.

2011 Fantasy WR Targets Stats

2011 Fantasy WR Targets Stats

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

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Fantasy Running Backs YPC Average

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.

Best Fantasy RB Late Season 2011 Performers

Best Fantasy RB Second Half Performers

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.