Originally written on The Fake Football  |  Last updated 9/11/13
Week 1 is in the books, and watching it unfold was like opening that first gift on Christmas morning. The only thought after it is unwrapped, what’s next? If you’ve read my previous work then you know I have emphasized ‘opportunity’ is a critical aspect of the game of fantasy football. Some players are definitely more talented than others, but if your players aren’t touching the ball, they aren’t scoring you points. One of the most crucial categories in a receiver’s stat line is targets. It is easy to identify whom the quarterback has the best chemistry with and trusts the earliest in the season. We enter the season fairly blinded by the hollow stats accumulated throughout the preseason, and end up thrown curveballs once the season begins and Week 1 culminates. I have broken down the Top 10 wide receivers from Week 1 as far as total targets, and I have also listed the snaps, receptions, yardage, catch percentage, and touchdown totals to accompany these target statistics. An abundanc...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The Redskins finally catch a break with Jamison Crowder

GM's wife reportedly pressured by Redskins to apologize

Five Nebraska players suspended for opener named

Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly plans to join Giants next week

Curt Schilling suspended by ESPN for rest of MLB season

Report: Roger Goodell buyout would cost roughly $150 million


NFL suspends Denver's T.J. Ward for season opener

Report: ‘Highly unlikely’ Patriots attempt to recoup draft picks

Poll: Most players oppose Goodell's disciplinary power

Russell Wilson downplays struggling preseason offense

Dodgers call up top prospect Corey Seager

Redskins teammate says RG3 would be good fit with Eagles

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The Gospel Of Harbaugh prepares for its ultimate test of faith

Meet the Utah Utes, the pluckiest program in college football

Iman Shumpert will name daughter Iman Shumpert Jr.

Dallas company celebrates Romo with DirecTV 'crownies'

Top 10 storylines for Week 4 of the NFL preseason

Matt Williams is still hopelessly married to the idea of the closer’s role

Five unique CFB games to watch this weekend

Be careful what you wish for, Jay Gruden

Ryan taking leap of faith with Bills

Top 10 storylines for Week 1 of college football season

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker