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Fantasy Football Player Notes

2021 Draft Rankings

Christian McCaffrey Note
Christian McCaffrey photo 1. Christian McCaffrey (at TB)
There have been 109 running back performances that have netted 25-plus half-PPR points over the last two years. Despite missing essentially the whole 2020 season, McCaffrey has accounted for 9.2 percent of them. He's somehow managed to score 25-plus points in 10 of his last 19 games, and has scored fewer than 19 fantasy points in just two of them. He's basically posting quarterback numbers as a running back. He should be the No. 1 pick in 2021 drafts.
6 weeks ago
Chuba Hubbard Note
Chuba Hubbard photo 62. Chuba Hubbard (at TB)
Had Hubbard entered the NFL Draft a year earlier, he may have gone in the second round. But that's not what happened. He returned to school and had a weak 2020 season, leading him to fall to the end of the fourth round. He's certainly not getting much playing time with Christian McCaffrey healthy, but he should be the clear-cut handcuff, which had plenty of value last year in this offense (Mike Davis). Unfortunately, the Panthers offensive line continues to get worse, and it's tough to say Sam Darnold is an upgrade at quarterback, making Hubbard a mediocre handcuff in fantasy.
6 weeks ago
Royce Freeman Note
Royce Freeman photo 92. Royce Freeman (at TB)
Rodney Smith Note
Rodney Smith photo 159. Rodney Smith (at TB)
Spencer Brown Note
Spencer Brown photo 220. Spencer Brown (at TB)
Mason Stokke Note
Mason Stokke photo 221. Mason Stokke (at TB)