Decline of the WR1 – How 2017 Was Different Than 2016 and Why It Matters

2017 took many great people from us far too soon: Mary Tyler Moore, Adam West, and the Stud Wide Receiver all passed. The 2017 season saw the lowest average PPR points by a top 12 wide receiver in over a decade. But why?

Why the Stud Receiver Disappeared

Given the complex nature of the NFL, there are many factors that contributed to the wide receiver apocalypse of 2017. I’ll shed light on what caused it and explore whether or not there will be a WR bounceback in 2018.

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By Kyle Dvorchak | @ffkylethekid | Archive