Fantasy Football: Uncertainty in the World of Wide Receivers

January 18, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Year in and year out, fantasy experts preach that taking an elite wide receiver in the first round will pave your path to fantasy glory.
In a pass-first league, you would think this is the way to go. Turns out, history would tell those experts otherwise. The wide receiver position is the most unpredictable of them all.
Don't believe me? Take a look at the stats from last year versus this season.
2010 Wide Receiver Leaders
Brandon Lloyd  Dwayne Bowe  Roddy White  Greg Jennings  Calvin Johnson  Mike Wallace  Percy Harvin  Hakeem Nicks  Andre Johnson  Reggie Wayne  Steve Johnson  DeSean Jackson  Mike Williams (TB) Miles Austin  Jeremy Maclin   
2009 Wide Receiver Leaders
Andre Johnson DeSean Jackson Miles Austin Randy Moss Larry Fitzgerald Reggie Wayne Roddy White Percy Harvin Sidney Rice Vincent Jackson Brandon Marshall Wes Welker Steve Smith (NYG) Marques Colston Chad Oc...

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