NFL Fantasy Forecast: Look for New York's Smith to blossom
It's considered a rule of thumb in fantasy football:
I asked the Sports Grumblings computer,
After being bribed with some extra juice (I had to remove his surge protector), Max produced the following list:
The following two-year receivers have displayed an upward statistical trend, and thus need to be considered likely candidates for success in their junior season (stats are from 2008):
Not too many candidates to choose from...
Since there aren't that many third-year WRs to choose from, I decided to stretch the definition of "receiver". I asked Max to include tight ends in the analysis -- and the following results came back:
All three of the TEs listed here are solid performers that are poised to post some impressive gains in 2009:
There you have it, the 2009 third-year receivers poised to make a move this season ... will they fit or break the mold?