Is Donald Driver’s Fantasy Football Value Inflated?

July 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Driver has been one of the most consistent WRs over the past six years, averaging 1140.8 yards and 5.8 TDs per season. It’s nice to be able to plug in that kind of production without many worries.
Only this year, there are worries. For starters, Driver turned 36 in February. He takes good care of his body, but eventually Father Time catches up with you. Having both of his knees scoped earlier this year is evidence of that truth.
Age and injuries aren’t his only concerns, though. He clearly is behind Greg Jennings in the pecking order, but it may not stop there. There is tight end Jermichael Finley, who outproduced Driver 34 receptions for 496 yards and 4 TDs to 21 catches for 269 yards and 1 TD over the past five regular season games and their playoff loss to Arizona.

There is also the presence of James Jones, 26, who has been impressive in OTAs while Driver has been recovering from his surgeries.
Even if he does have a down year, ...

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