Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Fantasy Football 2010 - Top 36 WRs

The Best of the Best
1. Andre Johnson - No better combo in the game right now than Johnson and Schaub. Johnson has the size speed and strength to be the best WR in the game and he showed it last year.

2.Randy Moss - Getting up there in age, but he's still Randy Moss. Expect the Brady of old this year which will mean monster numbers for Moss.

3.Reggie Wayne - Hard to not put up big numbers as the #1 WR in Peyton Manning's offense. They're a great duo and get it done week after week.

4. Larry Fitzgerald - Going to have to make an adjustment with no Warner, but Leinart should feel comfortable throwing to Fitzgerald who has arguably the best hands in football. His numbers will take a hit but still expect pro bowl numbers.

5. Calvin Johnson - Johnson saw his numbers decrease across the board last season but that was expected with a platoon at QB, with rookie Matthew Stafford starting 10 games. Stafford is the QB of the future so he will start each game this year and he will create a chemistry with Johnson this year so his numbers will be back up.

2nd Tier Players
6. Miles Austin - Posted 100+ receiving yards 5 times last season including his breakout 250 yard game week 5. Now the #1 option on a high powered offense expect his numbers to jump from 81 1320 and 11

7. Roddy White - Touchdowns have gone up each of the last three seasons while averaging 85catches and 1245yards.  Matt Ryan has really taken a liking to Roddy and expect the numbers to be at 80 - 90 catches with 10+tds.

8. Brandon Marshall - Out of the Wildcat we might see Marshall catch 10 tds throw 2 tds and rush for 2 tds.  He will be used all over the field and with 3 seasons in a row of over 100 receptions, expect that to be true as well.

9. Greg Jennings - What a disappointment last season.  He did have 5 100+ yard games but he was irrelevant half of the season.  He will catch more than 68 passes this year and he will score more than 4 tds.  With Rodgers tossing him the pigskin he is worthy of a #1 receiver slot on your team

10. Marques Colston - He is the #1 option on the #1 offense.  Expect similar numbers to last year as the Saints are loaded with weapons for Brees to choice from which actually hurts Colstons value.  That being said he will put up 1000yards and 8 tds

11. Sidney Rice - RICE IS OUT JUST HAD HIP SURGERY"Until Favre's decision is final I would avoid Sidney Rice at all costs" - KeithyP  In the two seasons prior to last Rice only had 46 catches combined.  You can expect little more than that if there is no Brett.  However, if Favre does return, than Rice is the #1 option for the "Greatest" QB to ever play the game 

12. DeSean Jackson - His career now lies in the hands of a QB who has thrown 130 passes in the NFL.  If you are willing to believe in Kolb like the Eagles are, then Jackson is your guy.  Deep threat who can blow by ANY cb in the league.  Just hope he holds onto the football while crossing the goal line

13. Steve Smith (CAR) - Another WR who had a disappointing season.  Smith ended the season with 5 out of 6 games of 60+ yards, once going over 150 and TDs in his last 3 games.  Smith and Moore had hooked up with the deep ball at the end and hopefully that carries into the beginning of the season.

14. Chad Ochocinco - After a down season of 13 games and 53 catches in '08, #85 came back and had a strong 2009 campaign.  2010 is only getting better for OchoCinco as he now has TO lining up on the other side of the field.  Hopefully his 72 reception tally is increased to around 85 this season.

15. Steve Smith (NYG) - Eli's favorite target, Steve Smith caught 107 passes last year for over 1200 yards and 7 tds.  100 catches 1000 yards and 7 tds are expected of Smith this year, and with Nicks and Manningham spreading the field, Smith should see a lot of 1v1 coverage and lots of receptions.

16. Anquan Boldin - Back to back 1000+ yard seasons, and 24 TDs in the past 3, Boldin can finally call himself a #1 receiver.  Stepping out of the shadows of Fitzgerald and becoming the main guy in Baltimore should give Boldin owners plenty to smile about.  It will be nearly impossible to double him as the Ravens backfield is a machine and Derrick Mason and Todd Heap also need to be covered.

17. Hines Ward - Excellent #2 WR with or without Big Ben for the first half of the season.  Runs short routes and catches everything.  I would expect the receptions and yards to fall off a bit (95 1167) but still a #2 receiver on your team

18. Donald Driver - 6 years in a row of 1000+ yards and 7 of the last 8, Donald Driver might be the most underrated receiver in the NFL.  Last year had his lowest reception total (70) since the '03-'04 season.  On the backside of his career, but still a reliable fantasy player. 


19. Terrell Owens - Its hard to believe but TO has only record 100 receptions ONCE in his career('96-Present).  He does have 9 seasons of over 1000 yards though.  Expect a quality season from TO - 75 catches for close to  900 yards and 7 tds can be had

20. Dwayne Bowe - Only played in 11 games last year but he could come back to his 70-80 catch range with close to 1000 yards and 6-8 TDs.  With the emergence of Jamal Charles, and the addition of Thomas Jones, expect the Chiefs to play clock management football and run run run.

21. Michael Crabtree - On pace for 70 catches and 900 yards last season(only played 11 games), Crabtree gives the Niners another option for Alex Smith along side Vernon Davis and RB Frank Gore.  If Crabtree can stay focused this season on being a team player, you can expect big things from the Sophomore.

22. Mike Sims-Walker - Sims-Walker emerged onto the fantasy scene last season after week 2 (6 for 106 a score).  Following that up with 16 catches 2 touchdowns and 172 yards in the next two weeks.  Sims-Walker is on a lot of peoples radars this year and can be has a lot of value in the middle rounds

23. Wes Welker - Obviously if Welker is healthy he is a top 10 receiver, but who knows how many weeks he will last.  He is worth a gamble if you already have a solid #1 receiving option.  But if healthy he will get his 100+ receptions and lead WR in YAC again

24. Vincent Jackson - Another player that should be avoided early in the draft as he is suspended for 3 games.  However if you can snag him in the middle rounds you will be rewarded.  Just make sure he is not your #1 WR.

Potential Big Years
25. Hakeem Nicks - Could have easily won Offensive ROY if the Giants finished the season stronger.  5 catches for 40+ yards, you get the idea that Nicks will be a deep threat for years to come.  He has the ability to catch in traffic and create YAC.  47 receptions and 790 yards in 14 games, you can assume that will get better in his second season

26. Tj Houshmandzadeh
27. Santonio Holmes
28. Santana Moss
29. Percy Harvin
30. Pierre Garcon
31. Malcolm Floyd

Not a bad third option
32. Derrick Mason
33. Jeremey Maclin
34. Robert Meachem
35. Kenny Britt
36. Braylon Edwards
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