Eric Decker, WR, Denver Broncos
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Eric Decker had a suspected breakout campaign last year, hauling in 85 balls for 1064 yards and 13 touchdowns. Little did I know he was going to be the second option in ppr formats on his own team. Despite teammate Demaryius Thomas being the top breakout star on the team, Decker did a very nice job. He didn’t have as many receptions as Thomas, but he was nearly just as effective and perhaps more surprising was that Decker tied for 7th for points scored among wide receivers. Not bad for a third year receiver with an old and rusty Peyton Manning at the helm.
Prior to the beginning of last season, Decker seemed like the perfect wide receiver for Manning to throw to and that held true to a point. We got to see everything that Decker does well in action last year. He was great after the catch and can gain separation quickly off the line, using double mov...