Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 7/23/13
WR Tavon Austin, St Louis Rams - The top skill position player selected in the 2013 NFL Draft should also be the rookie on the radar of the fantasy universe, particularly in PPR (point per reception) leagues. Austin was drafted with the eighth overall pick by St Louis for a reason, to finally give Sam Bradford a legitimate big-play threat and give the Rams an identity in the passing game. Austin should operate primarily out of the slot in the role that Danny Amendola filled for the Rams the past four seasons, and when you take a look at the production put forth by the overacheiving Amendola, and factor in Austin's vastly superior athletic tools, it give you an understanding of why some fantasy prognosticators are predicting the former West Virginia star to put forth one of the most productive rookie seasons by a wide recevier in recent memory.Look for the Rams to force feed the rock to their new weapon early and often as he may from day one the most dangerous weapon with the ball in...
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