Breakout WRs Continue to Smash: Rest-of-Season WR Projections – The Wrong Read, No. 51
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Fantasy football is a pretty simple game, on its face: get and start the players who will score the most points. The difficulty is in actually finding those guys. If it were as simple as looking at a fantasy leaderboard, there would be no need for projections. But today’s leaders are rarely tomorrow’s league winners.1 With that in mind, I used the RotoViz Screener to build a rest-of-season wide receiver model based on expected points. It has a few other predictors, which I’ll comment on. It’s a fairly simple model, yet still fairly accurate:
- Which is a good thing, because it gives us a significant edge. (back)