Originally written on FF Locker Room  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Making the “Wright” Pick Not often do we in the fantasy football world let a player slip through the cracks on us. Yea sure, sometimes early in the draft season we may overlook a player but he will gain some steam as we get into August or you’ll have a Victor Cruz type player who totally comes out of right field and lights up the preseason. But August is here and Kendall Wright is still being drafted as WR 59 and can be had in the 13th-14th rounds. Wright had a productive rookie year hauling in 64 passes, tying him for the lead among rookies and was also good enough for the 10th most receptions for a rookie since 2002. One knock on Wright would be his very mediocre 9.8ypc his rookie year. Which is rightfully so, coming out of college he was considered to be an explosive player but a poor combine showing and this stat throws that into question. To improve upon this Wright has slimmed down this offseason while focusing on improving his speed and explosion. The early reports out of Titans camp only led us to believe that we could see a big improvement out of Wright in year two. The Nashville Tennessean is reporting that he’s been a standout at Titans camp, and Jim Wyatt says “he looks faster” than he did last year and he’s making “one acrobatic catch after another”. Just to show you the current lack of interest he’s garnering coming into the year, Wrights’  being drafted 3 rounds later (13th) than he was at this time last year (10th). Better yet, according to ADP data collected from FantasyFootballCalculator.com  in the last week Percy Harvin, who looks to be out until late in the season is being drafted ahead of him in both standard & PPR leagues. I’m not saying Wright is going to be a top 15 WR this year, but I don’t think it’s out of the question he ends up in that top 25-30 range making him a nice WR3 play especially in PPR leagues. I look for Wright to be around 75 catches, 850 yards and 6 touchdowns which makes him a HELL of a value in the 13th round. Unless of course, you’d rather look at Percy Harvin on your bench all year. Questions/Comments: You can find me on Twitter @Jason_P_Davis The post Making the “Wright” Pick appeared first on FFLockerRoom.
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Daxter Miles’ Twitter mentions light up after Kentucky blowout

Ortiz: 'Nobody in MLB history' tested for PEDs more than me

Sam Dekker scores career high after Aaron Rodgers' challenge

Brey Day: Notre Dame’s coach makes first Elite Eight after a vintage performance

Ronda Rousey on having kids: 'I'm an ovarian goldmine'


Pedro Martinez: Rose should be allowed in Hall of Fame

Pablo Sandoval 'cut things off at the root' with Giants

Scott Boras taking shots at Cubs' history over Kris Bryant

Kingdome debt finally paid off 15 years after demolition

49ers waive Jonathan Martin

Former MLBer Curt Ford assaulted, told to ‘go back to Ferguson’

Five bizarre NFL offseason moves that don't add up

Texas to Rick Barnes: Change your staff or you will be fired

First 'National Fantasy Football Convention' to star Tony Romo

Teams that don't deserve to win Connor McDavid Sweepstakes

How a basketball-themed art exhibit changed perceptions

Bucs admit they’ve been getting calls about Mike Glennon

The last Expo standing

NHL ships nets which have room for cameras inside posts

Toronto Raptors limping into the playoffs

Best picks ever at every spot in first round of NFL Draft

Alonzo Mourning confirms “Who wants to sex Mutombo?”

CC Sabathia attempting to get healthier by getting … fatter?

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Notre Dame’s coach makes first Elite Eight

The last Expo standing

Five under-the-radar AL MVP candidates

Michigan sent recruit's GF a letter

MLB teams that could disappoint

25 years ago, the best Sweet 16 of all time was pure madness

The 2015 bad quarterback carousel

17 facts to know before the Sweet 16

Agent: Sam was horrible at veteran combine

Keeping judo ‘pure’ in Europe means keeping MMA out

The Sweet 16 should be seen as success

On the Browns, Hard Knocks, questions and narratives

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.