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Fantasy Football Player Notes

2021 Draft Rankings

D.K. Metcalf Note
D.K. Metcalf photo 18. D.K. Metcalf WR - (at ARI)
When Metcalf came into the NFL, he was considered a "raw" prospect who had plenty of room to grow as a route runner. He's not only lived up to expectations, but has started to exceed them, finishing as a WR2 or better in 50 percent of his games in 2020, which ranked 13th among wide receivers, so the consistency was much better in year two. Then you get his "boom" performances that carry him to the next level, which is why he finished as the WR7 in half-PPR formats. Tied to Russell Wilson as his No. 1 target, Metcalf is one of the safest bets as a top-12 wide receiver.
10 weeks ago
Chris Carson Note
Chris Carson photo 27. Chris Carson RB - (at ARI)
Throughout Carson's career, he's produced RB2 or better numbers in 60 percent of his games. That's just a smidge behind Marshawn Lynch's number of 61.7 percent, which goes to show just how undervalued Carson has been to this point. Injuries have been a question, which should lower his ADP a bit, but when on the field, Carson is a borderline RB1 who the Seahawks signed to a fresh new deal this offseason.
10 weeks ago
Tyler Lockett Note
Tyler Lockett photo 45. Tyler Lockett WR - (at ARI)
Sure, Lockett finished as the No. 9 fantasy wide receiver last year, but ask anyone who rostered him if he was a WR1. Heck, as them if he was a reliable WR2. The answer would be no, as he finished with WR2 or better numbers just 37.5 percent of the time which was behind players like Diontae Johnson, Curtis Samuel, John Brown, and Jamison Crowder. How's that possible? Because 48.7 percent of his production last year came from just three games. He's going to have massive games, but relying on him as anything more than a volatile WR3 is going to lead to disappointment.
10 weeks ago
Russell Wilson Note
Russell Wilson photo 67. Russell Wilson QB - (at ARI)
Why is Wilson continually hated by the fantasy community? His late-season struggles last year have many avoiding him in 2021, though you shouldn't be one of those people. Over the course of his career (now 144 games), he's posted top-12 type numbers in 50.7 percent of his games, which ranks sixth among quarterbacks who've started 50-plus games since 2000. That's a better career mark than Drew Brees, who was continually drafted as a top-three quarterback during his prime. Wilson has never finished worse than QB11 and has finished as a top-three quarterback in four of the last seven seasons. He's as stable as they come.
10 weeks ago
Gerald Everett Note
Gerald Everett photo 131. Gerald Everett TE - (at ARI)
Rashaad Penny Note
Rashaad Penny photo 163. Rashaad Penny RB - (at ARI)
It's not the start to his career that he hoped for, as Penny has totaled just 161 carries over his first three seasons in the league. While on the field, he was productive with his touches, but he failed to bounce back from his ACL injury in 2020, an injury that not many have had problems coming back from. It seemed he may finally get his opportunity to claim this backfield in 2021, but the Seahawks decided to re-sign Chris Carson to a pricey contract, locking Penny into the backup role. He's a solid handcuff, but one who hasn't been able to stay healthy himself.
10 weeks ago
Jason Myers Note
Jason Myers photo 230. Jason Myers K - (at ARI)
From a real-life perspective, Myers had a fantastic season. He was perfect on his field-goal attempts, and converted the longest attempt in the NFL at 61 yards. The problem for fantasy purposes is that the Seahawks again ranked near the bottom of field-goal attempts at 24, meaning Myers' excellence was somewhat wasted. Even so, he still finished as th No. 10 kicker in fantasy, and he should continue to be a reliable option. If Seattle can manage to attempt more field-goal attempts than the 26 they have averaged over the last two seasons, Myers could be an elite option.
6 weeks ago
Seattle Seahawks Note
Seattle Seahawks photo 235. Seattle Seahawks DST - (at ARI)
D'Wayne Eskridge Note
D'Wayne Eskridge photo 300. D'Wayne Eskridge WR - (at ARI)
DeeJay Dallas Note
DeeJay Dallas photo 303. DeeJay Dallas RB - (at ARI)
Once Chris Carson re-signed with the Seahawks, almost all hope for Dallas went out the window. Carson is clearly the lead back, while Rashaad Penny is fully rehabbed from his ACL injury, making Dallas the No. 3 option at best, and he'd still likely have to fight with Alex Collins and/or Travis Homer for that job.
10 weeks ago
Will Dissly Note
Will Dissly photo 327. Will Dissly TE - (at ARI)
Alex Collins Note
Alex Collins photo 377. Alex Collins RB - (at ARI)
Freddie Swain Note
Freddie Swain photo 413. Freddie Swain WR - (at ARI)
Jacob Eason Note
Jacob Eason photo 415. Jacob Eason QB - (at ARI)
Travis Homer Note
Travis Homer photo 425. Travis Homer RB - (at ARI)
Phillip Dorsett II Note
Phillip Dorsett II photo 495. Phillip Dorsett II WR - (at ARI)
Ryan Izzo Note
Ryan Izzo photo 540. Ryan Izzo TE - (at ARI)
Cade Johnson Note
Cade Johnson photo 556. Cade Johnson WR - (at ARI)
Colby Parkinson Note
Colby Parkinson photo 580. Colby Parkinson TE - (at ARI)
Luke Willson Note
Luke Willson photo 632. Luke Willson TE - (at ARI)
John Ursua Note
John Ursua photo 660. John Ursua WR - (at ARI)
Aaron Fuller Note
Aaron Fuller photo 680. Aaron Fuller WR - (at ARI)
Cody Thompson Note
Cody Thompson photo 683. Cody Thompson WR - (at ARI)
Tyler Mabry Note
Tyler Mabry photo 769. Tyler Mabry TE - (at ARI)
Penny Hart Note
Penny Hart photo 805. Penny Hart WR - (at ARI)