Steve Smith, WR, Carolina Panthers
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Steve Smith had another solid season with the Carolina Panthers. He hauled in 73 catches for 1174 yards and 4 touchdowns. It wasn’t spectacular by Smith’s standards, but it got the job done and he is still Cam Newton’s top target. One of the reasons that is still the case is because the Panthers just simply don’t have a second option after Smith.
Last year, tight end Greg Olsen finished second on the team in receptions (68) and yards (843.) However, on the ideal team, Olsen would be the third or fourth option. It’s too bad we might not ever get to see Smith with another weapon on offense to take some pressure off. Athletically, Smith is one of the top five receivers in the game, even if he did lose a step or two last year. He’s not ancient by any means, but he is 33 going on 34 in May. The big question with Smith is how long he’ll retain his speed an...