Fantasy Football: Three Wide Receivers Who Are Overvalued by Their ADP

September 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For me, out of the three major skill positions, wide receiver seem to be the easiest position for me to figure out which players have the best chance to disappoint.  There are more variables when it comes to the WR position, (which cornerbacks they should face during the season, QB play, double-teaming).  The more negatives there are, the better the chance they will underperform.  Here's who I think you should be leery of.
(ADP, or average draft position, is the average draft rankings of six well-known fantasy football websites.  VYPA, or vertical yards per attempt, is the average amount of yards a player gains per each attempt over ten yards, successful or not.)
Reggie Wayne - ADP 12 (3rd WR Taken)
Well, just like Marvin Harrison a couple of years ago, it looks like it is time for Reggie Wayne to pass the torch.  In 2009, he had a decent VYPA of 11.2 yards.  But there were three Colts receivers that had a better VYPA rating t...

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