Fantasy Football 2013: Jordan Reed Is a Top-10 Tight End for Rest of Season

October 26, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jordan Reed of the Washington Redskins is a top-ten fantasy football tight end for the remainder of the 2013 NFL season. This rookie tight end has been an elite fantasy football tight end for the past three weeks, and his productivity has been on an upward trend throughout the season.
In the first seven weeks of the NFL season, this 6’3”, 225-pound third-round draft pick from the University of Florida has established himself as Robert Griffin III’s most reliable pass-catcher.
Reed leads the league in receptions per target (83.9 percent) for tight ends with at least 10 total targets, according to Pro Football Focus metrics (subscription required). In stark comparison, Washington’s top-three targeted wide receivers have failed to exceed 65 percent in receptions per target for the season.
Simply put, if Griffin throws a catchable ball to Reed, then it will be caught. Moreover, this developing trust between Griffin and Reed will only lead to more targ...

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