2011 Fantasy Football: Analyzing Wide Receiver Targets

June 25, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It’s no secret that if you wish to be competitive in your league, you can’t ignore that the receiver position is critical for your ultimate success.
Whether in your initial draft (we all know how easy it is to focus on young running backs) or a subsequent one, identifying, acquiring, and maintaining a stable of WR1s—both current and future—is one of your goals. 
Going one step further, especially in PPR leagues, a deep selection of productive receivers can elicit healthy trade value from those who didn’t prepare as well.
When surveying the wide receivers, the first place I look isn’t at fantasy points or touchdowns. Instead, I start at targets and work my way backwards.  
There is no better indication of a receiver’s role in his offense than through his target numbers.  
While the number of targets don’t guarantee fantasy production in every case, targets and fantasy points per game (fppg) often do ...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments