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Identifying the Next Breakout WR1: CeeDee Lamb (2022 Fantasy Football)

Jun 9, 2022


 
Our own Sam Ryner recently dug into previous wide receiver breakouts in order to understand and better predict future breakout candidates. Andrew Erickson and Derek Brown took to the task as well, sharing their candidates on a recent fantasy football podcast. Let’s take a look at one player they identified as a potential breakout WR1 candidate for 2022: CeeDee Lamb.

The case for CeeDee Lamb to be the next WR1 breakout

CeeDee Lamb 2022 Fantasy Football Outlook

The engines are ready for ignition. CeeDee Lamb’s rocket ship to the moon is prepped for launch. Last season Lamb was 13th in yards per route run in the regular season (minimum 50 targets per PFF) while excelling as a bully after the catch. He was fifth in missed tackles forced among wide receivers. With Amari Cooper gone and Michael Gallup likely to start the season limited, Lamb can take another step forward as an ascending alpha wide receiver.
– Derek Brown

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