Fantasy Football: Why You Should Ride Michael Crabtree’s Hot Streak

January 20, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Michael Crabtree has scored a pair of touchdowns for the San Francisco 49ers in three of his last four games, including the playoffs. He should be a strong fantasy football option in the NFC Conference Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons, and—should San Francisco advance—in the Super Bowl, as well.
Crabtree averaged eight catches for 132.7 yards and two touchdowns over the 49ers’ last three wins. He’ll be on the road this weekend in Atlanta; he performed quite well on the road in San Francisco’s last road victory. Against the New England Patriots in Week 15, Crabtree hauled in seven catches for 107 yards and two scores.
His last appearance away from home was an intra-division matchup with a playoff-bound opponent, the Seattle Seahawks: On nine targets, Crabtree brought in four passes for 65 yards and no end-zone trips. He didn’t score against the St. Louis Rams in the Edward Jones Dome either (Week 13): seven receptions for 101 ya...

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