2017 Draft: The Junior Wide Receivers Are Better Than Advertised
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Since we began working on wide receivers with the birth of RotoViz in 2013, we’ve written hundreds of articles on the position. Most of them arrive at the same conclusion: Understanding age-adjusted market share production allows you to hack the NFL’s evaluation process and get tremendous bargains at the position. This was the message of Jon Moore’s Phenom Index, Kevin Cole’s regression tree, and RotoDoc’s rookie WR model. That’s the message you get when you experiment with the Box Score Scout, and it informed the research that led to my selection of Stefon Diggs as last year’s breakout star. While many WR prospects are exactly as billed, this was the insight that caused us to avoid players like Cordarelle Patterson and Laquon Treadwell, while buying heavily on DeAndre Hopkins and Allen Robinson.