Found October 10, 2013 on Football Nation:
Fantasy Football can be statistically misleading. Some players get a lot of pass attempts, rushes, or targets despite their individual performance or their team's standing.These situations arise when their team lacks depth at their position (no competition) or the team's strategy directly or indirectly benefits that player.Here are some statiscial anomolies so far in 2013 that might surprise you. 1. Matt Ryan is No.3 in the NFL in passing yards. The Falcons are 1-4 but this hasn't stopped Ryan's pass proficiency. Expect these numbers to decline following Julio Jones's injury. 2. Baltimore WR Torrey Smith is ranked No. 3 in the NFL in receiving yards. There's no doubting Smith's abilities but for him to be ranked this high is unusual. You can attribute this to key offensive line losses- causing the Ravens to run less, a diminished run game, and the loss of Anquan Boldin in free agency to explain why Smith's productivity has increased.3. Denver kicker M...
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