Lance Moore, WR, New Orleans Saints
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Lance Moore came out and surprised everybody last year by receiving for 1041 yards on 65 catches for 6 touchdowns. He had an extremely high yards per catch average compared to his usual standard. For his career, he has a 12.4 ypc average, but had 16.0 ypc last year. His second best average in that category came in 2011 with 12.1 ypc. Being only 5’9″, Moore hasn’t really been known as a speedster, although he is fairly fast, but he plays more like a 6’2″ receiver.
To put those numbers into perspective, let’s take a look at his 2010 stats. He had one more catch, but much less yards than in 2012 (66/763/8.) He also has never been a yac guy and last year showed that as well, finishing 147th among eligible players in yards after catch. Again, for a small receiver, this is quite strange. Even when he wasn’t catching as many bombs as he was last year, his...