Okay, this might be a little bit of a stretch. I might also be a little biased, because he helped me limp my way to the championship game in my dynasty-ppr league before succumbing to injury himself. I know, he’s either going to have Blane Gabbert or Chad Henne throwing to him, but in spite of that I think we’ll see a big year from the Mount Union alum. You’re looking at four games without their 2012 draft prize in Justin Blackmon, while Laurent “stud when I can stay on the field” Robinson is a free agent, leaving Mike Brown and Mohamed Massaquoi to round on the depth chart until Blackmon’s return.
Personally, I only see one outcome: targets and receptions. If you look at last years numbers, Mr Shorts had some MONSTER stretches. He had a huge week 8 against Green Bay with 8 receptions for 116yds. He cooled off for a game against Detroit, and then just murdered from weeks 10-13 combing for 20 receptions, 368 yds, 4tds, and 78.8pts(ppr). Will he duplicate the kind of success he had last year? I don’t know. I’m just a shitty blog writer. But if you’ve got a WR hole to fill and need a player with some huge upsides, Cecil Shorts is on my list.
Well folks it’s almost that time again.
Preseason has begun and it’s soon time to exit that mock draft lobby, gather your clip board complete with 28 page cheat sheet, and get down to the real thing.
Last year saw the rise of the read option, rookies and first year starters becoming fantasy studs, and old favorites like Calvin Johnson and Adrian Peterson once again tore shit up… for those lucky enough to own them.
It’s gearing up to be another exciting year for the fantasy faithful, and we hope that veterans and fantasy newbies alike can enjoy this blog and contribute their thoughts and opinions for weekly match-ups and long term solutions to your roster woes.
Here’s to a great year.
Potential fantasy stud of the day:
#17. Ryan Tannehill
Because it kind of makes sense.
Tannehill thrives on the deepball. His 44% completion rating of passes of 20 or more yards downfield ranked in the top three in the NFL. He retains his go to deep threat in Brian Hartline from last year, while adding the shiny new toy that is Mike Wallace. Wallace, aside from the occasional “butter-finger” moment, is a threat to take it home every time the ball touches his hands. If all the pieces fall into place and we take care to factor in the signing of, what I consider an upgrade at tight-end, Dustin Keller, I think he’s poised for some serious fantasy success. He’s worth at least a back-up gamble for the 2013 season.
According to a report by ProFootballTalk, Randall left the field with a shoulder injury. No report on the seriousness of the injury, so fantasy owners should refrain from shitting their pants for the time being. You can read the full story below.
As a Percy Harvin owner news like this is the last thing I need right now…