QB Matt Flynn (Oakland)
Flynn probably won’t impress as a starter. He has just 141 career attempts in 5 seasons, though his numbers look good, completing 61.7% of his passes for an average of 7.7 YPA, 9 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions. Green Bay’s supporting cast undoubtedly helped him put up those numbers and it’s too small of a sample size to say that the league was really wrong letting him fall to the 7th round of the 2008 NFL Draft. You can do a lot better, even in a QB2.
Projection: 3500 passing yards, 18 touchdowns, 14 interceptions, 100 rushing yards, 1 touchdown
RB Darren McFadden (Oakland)
McFadden’s supporters are always making excuses for him. Last year it was that he didn’t fit the blocking scheme (does that explain why he averaged just 1.9 yards per carry after contact, 3rd worst in the NFL, and broke just 16 tackles on 216 carries?) However, the fact remains that we’re entering year 6 of Darren McFadden in NFL and he’s never had more than 223 carries in a season, he av...