Fantasy Football: Who to Take with the Top Pick in 2011

March 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This year, I think it’s safe to say we can throw Arian Foster into the running for top fantasy football pick.
Back in 2010, most people took Adrian Peterson, Maurice Jones-Drew or Chris Johnson.
Peterson rushed for 1,298 yards and 12 touchdowns last season. He also caught 36 passes for 341 yards and a score. AP was without a competent offensive line, had a poor offensive attack behind him and the Vikings had an altogether bad season.
2010 was the worst year of Peterson's career, and that’s saying something. One thing we can count on from the Vikings this year is an improved offensive line that should help Peterson tack on another 100 yards to his total.
As his career has progressed, AP has become more involved in the passing attack, making him even more attractive in PPR leagues. He also has squashed any concerns about his collegiate injury history by missing just three games in his first four years in the NFL.
Chris Johnson ran for 2006 y...

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