Fantasy Football: Is Tom Brady Still a Top-Five Quarterback in 2013?

July 24, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It seems rather nonsensical to question the fantasy chops of a man who's finished second last season in fantasy scoring and been a lock as a first or second-round pick for the last three or four years in fantasy drafts. 
Poor Tom Brady. He's had his offense endure a comically unlucky and bad offseason. With Rob Gronkowski's injury risks, the waiving of Brandon Lloyd, the criminal prosecution of Aaron Hernandez, the bolting of Wes Welker and Danny Woodhead - that's a lot of lost production. Chris Harris of ESPN notes that about 67 percent of the fantasy points Tom Brady had last season were produced by receivers he won't have on his roster this season. He's been a stud for years, but his stock may be on the downfall with these moves.
FantasyPro's ADP calculator clocks in Brady as the No.5 signal-caller drafted. That's fair given the fact that Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, Peyton Manning are ahead of him.
But the No.4 is Cam Newton? Really? A third-year passer warrants a...

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