In 2017, Carlos Hyde's fantasy production finished him as RB9 in Half Point PPR. He ranked 13th in fantasy points per game (12.8) and averaged 18.7 touches per game, the tenth most. Will Hyde repeat as a top 10 RB in 2018? I'll address all these questions using some projection analysis to best predict Hyde's fantasy outlook for the 2018 season.
Start’Em Sit’Em Week 16 If you are in the process of analyzing which players to depend on for your Week 16 lineups, then you are to be congratulated. Because you are now being rewarded for your extensive preparation through both the draft process and the regular season while managing to thrive despite the numerous hurdles […]
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A preview of the fantasy-relevant players that are set to become free agents in 2018 and possible on-field implications.
The search for Fantasy Football 2017 gold is a 365-day job. Imagine digging all offseason and CHINK! Gold! Obviously, the excitement would be overwhelming. Now imagine all the blood, sweat, and tears you spent digging went to waste because instead of striking gold you found Iron Pyrite.
The kickoff of week 5 will feature a battle by the bay when the Arizona Cardinals come to town to take on the San Francisco 49ers. It goes without saying that this is not a position that the Cardinals thought they would find themselves in as this will be a matchup between the two basement dwellers of the NFC West.
Everyone loves reading about players with upside. Unheralded guys that make good value picks. Players that can be drafted with a reasonable expectation that the onfield results will exceed their draft expectations. And perhaps everyone's favorite preseason topic is guys that are going to be this season's top sleepers.
When it comes to fantasy football productivity, the following four position groups should be ranked high on your board, as potential opportunities it will present themselves as these players are in a postion for success.
When it comes to fantasy football analysis, nothing is gaining more steam than game script analysis. Why is this so important? Well, with fewer and fewer bell-cow running backs in the NFL, the position has become very sensitive to how a game unfolds because it affects the play-calling which affects who’s on the field. While running backs are affected the most, game scripts affect all positions for fantasy purposes.
At 6’0” 230 pounds, Hyde drew comparisons to Ricky Williams during the draft process. With exceptional power, superb balance, and soft hands catching the football out of the backfield, Hyde had the looks of a three down RB in the NFL.
Despite a very small sample of Hyde in this offense, it was easy to envision Carlos Hyde and Frank Gore having their way with opponents in 2014. The duo should wreak havoc on defenses in an aggressive smash mouth attack this season.