Is 2011 going to be the highest scoring fantasy season of all time? All signs indicate that it could be. Last season, seven players finished the season with more than 270 points (ESPN Standard Scoring). After four weeks this season, a staggering 18 players were on pace to beat that mark…and nine of them were QBs.
Like I said at the beginning of the season, gone are the days of fantasy rule by the RBs. Of those 18 players, only 5 are RBs…simply a staggering thought to anyone living in 2006 or before.
With the rise in scoring, it is getting increasingly easy to predict breakout performances for players…as well as increasingly difficult to predict who will have a bad day. For instance, this week, I was 17 for 24 on my predictions for guys that I thought would be successful. On the other hand, I was only 11 for 20 on guys I thought you should sit. It’s just so difficult to predict who will play poorly when everyone is putting up record numbers.
Nevertheless, Jerod and I stand her...