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Fantasy points leaders across the last 2 seasons - Daniel Kelley
The career arcs for Gordon and Gurley has been fascinating — Gurley was great in 2015, while Gordon struggled. Gordon surged in 2016, but Gurley’s numbers waned. In 2017, both finished as top-five backs. With both now calling Los Angeles their home city, and both playing for likely contenders, their ADPs (Gurley near the top of the entire draft, Gordon a low-end RB1) make sense.

How hard is it to repeat as a top-12 fantasy WR? - Curtis Patrick
Well, there you have it. I think the biggest takeaway from this research was that wide receiver hasn’t really been more stable year to year than running back when considering fantasy scoring reproducibility. We also identified some very solid markers for entry into the top-12 from a production standpoint.

Metrics that Matter: The league's best at getting a first down - Scott Barrett
Over the past three seasons, Henry ranks first of 302 qualifying players in first downs per target (53.0 percent) and third in touchdowns per target (10.4 percent). He’s out for the year with an ACL injury, but has a promising career ahead of him. Perhaps his injury means even more volume for Keenan Allen, who also ranked top-10 by the same metric.

With LT's help, Melvin Gordon is working on bigger role as a receiver - Eric Williams
"We can do some different things because Melvin has become such a good receiver out of the backfield," Whisenhunt said. "And that's not something that you saw from him in college. Not that he couldn't do it; they just didn't throw him the ball. He was too busy running for 8 million yards or whatever it was he was running for.

How Tyrell Williams is Working Hard to Emulate Keenan Allen - Ricky Henne
“I had that big year a couple years ago, and then last year for myself, yards-wise and stuff, it wasn’t the same,” he said. “I still feel I had a good year, but I just don’t want to get complacent. I just want to keep attacking. With Keenan having success, I don’t want it to be like, ‘Oh, well Keenan did this, so I fell back.’ I just want to be right there with him. So I’m trying to continue to grow.”

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