Early Fantasy Football Duds Ready to Bounce Back in NFL Week 2

September 18, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Each year, without fail, my Twitter feed fills up with ridiculous overreactions to what happened in Week 1. Almost all of it is about players who fell short of expectations in just the first game of the season. The gripes range from players being overrated to reasons they should be benched or possibly traded. There’s nothing quite like #OverreactionMonday, and I have to laugh at it or I’ll lose my mind responding.
In 2013, Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy was the 61st-best running back in total fantasy points through the first four weeks of the season. He finished that season seventh in total fantasy points among RBs. In 2014, Lacy was 38th in total fantasy points over the first four weeks. He ended up sixth at the RB position in total fantasy points for all of 2014.
If you’re freaking out about how players like Justin Forsett, Calvin Johnson and Greg Olsen performed in Week 1, try to take a step back and remember it’s just one week. Look...

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