With a new fantasy football season just around the corner, it is worth noting that a whole host of new faces are about to enter the NFL. Whether they were drafted early on day one, or had to wait for a call from a team only after Mr. Irrelevant was chosen to sign as an undrafted free agent, change is very much afoot. With all of these new faces, it can be easy to get confused as to which newbies deserve our focus for this upcoming fantasy season.
Boldin, 35, still showed signs that he could be a superb pass-catcher. Despite being hampered by subpar quarterback play and limited to 14 games last season, Boldin still finished as the WR40 and made an impact in the red zone. Boldin's 19 red zone targets ranked 11th in the league least season.
Your fantasy draft is underway, and you are about to make your first pick. You have decided to select a wide receiver. Antonio Brown, Odell Beckham Jr., and Julio Jones have all been taken. You have determined that your best available option is either DeAndre Hopkins, or A.J. Green. But you need to make a choice between the two Pro Bowlers, and precious seconds are being confiscated by an unforgiving time clock. Who should you select… Hopkins or Green?
Based on the recent history of breaking player news developing at an often excruciatingly slow pace, Monday's news that much-maligned Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon would be reinstated came across as a shock to the NFL and fantasy football community.
The fantasy football community is a fickle bunch. I say that with love, but if you've ever read anything I've written before, you know I call it as I see it. We hate the unknown and love dwelling on the past. We dislike quarterbacks that aren't flashy or are conservative by nature and any and all injuries are red flags to us.
(Dusting off an old Gridiron Experts Classic) They say that no two fantasy football leagues are the same. There might be millions of leagues out there with their own unique quirks, rules and history.