Oakland Raiders’ Fantasy Stock Watch

February 18, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

How in the world can one say “Oakland Raiders” and “Fantasy Stock” in the same sentence?
The Raiders have a new head coach, Hue Jackson, and until last year, they provided little fantasy football value.
Typically, I try to avoid drafting players on teams with a new head coach or OC changes.
History tells us when the head coach changes the players statistics usually change, too. To make matters worse, last year was Oakland’s first year to produce a couple fantasy studs in Darren McFadden and Zach Miller.
So why are we talking about the Oakland Raiders?
First of all,  fantasy football is about getting quality picks in the mid-to-late rounds. Oakland players, because of their history, will drop in the fantasy draft. High-risk high-reward factor—but don’t get all excited just yet!
There is a ton of chatter surrounding changes in Oakland that will effect the players' draft value.
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