Sidney Rice, WR, Seattle Seahawks
School: South Carolina
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
If you drafted Rice late in 2012 leagues, you were probably thrilled to get the production you received. Rice hadn’t made it through more than 10 games let alone 16 since his breakout season with the Vikings in 2009. That year he nabbed 83 receptions for 1300 yards and 8 scores. In 2013 he caught 50 balls for 750 yards and 7 scores. And I think that’s about right for Rice. Does he have better skills than those numbers suggest? Yes, he does, but he’s in an offense that runs first and often. The one area I could see improvement would be his touchdown total. He’s a big enough threat in the end-zone at 6-4 to score in the double-digits. But I think because of the offensive philosophy, his upside is minimal.
Not to mention there will be a new mouth to feed, one that’s going to be extremely hungry in Percy Harvin. The one thing that makes us not worr...