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Top 20 Fantasy Football Lessons

FANTASY 20 LESSONS LEARNED NFL 2012 SEASON THE by Michael Fabiano NFL Network 1 RUNNING BACKS HAVE RETURNED TO FANTASY FOOTBALL PROMINENCE Top Five Runnings Backs from 2012: DOUG MARTIN ARIAN FOSTER MARSHAWN LYNCH ADRIAN PETERSON ALFRED MORRIS 28 307.40 FANTASY POINTS 262.20 FANTASY POINTS 262.10 FANTASY POINTS 246.60 FANTASY POINTS 241.00 FANTASY POINTS THERE IS A PLETHORA OF GOOD 2. L FANTASY QUARTERBACKS IN THE NFL Along with long-time superstars like Aaron Rodgers, veterans like Matt Ryan also posted solid numbers. Younger players thrived as well. Remember this trend on draft day. RG3 PAYTON MANNING MATT RYAN ADP ADP round 8 ADP round 8 round 6 3 YOU CAN LAND A TERRIFIC BARGAIN QUARTERBACK ADP'S 2012 J AT THE QUARTERBACK POSITION Peyton Manning, Ryan, Griffin III, Luck and Wilson all had Average Draft Positions (ADPS) ANDREW LUCK RUSSELL WILSON ADP of Round 6 or lower on round 18 A ADP Pound 15 last season. QUARTERBACKS ARE THROWING THE + FOOTBALL MORE THAN EVER BEFORE Matthew Stafford set an NFL record with 727 pass attempts in 2012. Eight of the top 11 single-season pass attempt leaders in NFL history have been established since 2010. RUNNING QUARTERBACKS ARE ALL THE RAGE IN THE FANTASY WORLD 5 Versatile quarterbacks like Cam Newton, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick all four ran for 400-plus yards and were among the top fantasy options at their position as a result. CHRIS JOHNSON'S BEST YEARS ARE IN THE REARVIEW MIRROR First 3 seasons: Average: 1,532 rushing yards, 13 touchdowns Last 2 seasons: Average: 1,145 rushing yards, 5 touchdowns 7 ROOKIE RUNNING BACKS CAN MAKE A MAJOR AND IMMEDIATE IMPACT Top Three Rookie Running Backs (2012) ALFRED MORRIS TRENT RICHARDSON DOUG MARTIN *All finished among the top 10 at the position last season ROCKIE ROCKI ROURE 241.00 FANTASY POINTS 203.70 FANTASY POINTS 262.20 FANTASY POINTS 8 IN FACT, ROOKIES IN GENERAL CAN BE O IMMEDIATE IMPACT FANTASY OPTIONS ROBERT GRIFFIN II DOUG MARTIN Eight different rookies finished among TOP the top 10 at their respective positions in 2012 - including four in the top five (Robert Griffin III, Doug Martin, Alfred ALFRED MORRIS BLAIR WALSH Morris and Blair Walsh) COLIN KAEPERNICK IS READY TO HAVE A HUGE FANTASY SEASON If you project the numbers he posted over his final 11 games (including the playoffs) over a full 16-game slate, he would have scored almost the same number of points as Aaron Rodgers. DARREN MCFADDEN IS GOING 10 TO GET INJURED SOONER OR LATER In five total seasons, he's played in no more than 13 games.

Top 20 Fantasy Football Lessons

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This infographic was created in conjunction with the article written by Michael Fabiano, award-winning fantasy football columnist at NFL Network.




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