Fantasy Fox: Isolated red flags for QBs/RBs/WRs/TEs

BY foxsports • August 13, 2014

As part of our ongoing evaluation of quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends, let's appease the fantasy pessimists with a list of noteworthy statistical accomplishments -- or isolated red flags from last season -- which likely won't be repeated in 2014:

QUARTERBACKS

Peyton Manning: Don't expect ... 5,477 yards passing/55 TD passes
Matt Ryan: Don't expect ... 439 completions/651 pass attempts
Cam Newton: Don't expect ... 30 total TDs
Tony Romo: Don't expect ... 31 passing touchdowns
Nick Foles: Don't expect ... only 2 interceptions
Philip Rivers: Don't expect ... a 69.5 completion percentage
Geno Smith: Don't expect ... 6 rushing TDs

RUNNING BACKS

LeSean McCoy: Don't expect ... 2,146 total yards
Jamaal Charles: Don't expect ... 70 catches/693 receiving yards/19 total TDs
Knowshon Moreno: Don't expect ... 1,586 total yards/13 total TDs
Marshawn Lynch: Don't expect ... 337 total touches
Fred Jackson: Don't expect ... 1,277 total yards/10 TDs
Joique Bell: Don't expect ... 53 catches/547 receiving yards
Chris Johnson: Don't expect ... 4 receiving touchdowns

WIDE RECEIVERS

DeSean Jackson: Don't expect ... 82 catches/1,332 yards/9 TDs
Eric Decker: Don't expect ... 1,288 receiving yards/11 TDs
Pierre Garcon: Don't expect ... 113 catches/1,346 receiving yards
Julian Edelman: Don't expect ... 105 receptions
Antonio Brown: Don't expect ... 110 catches/1,499 receiving yards
Anquan Boldin: Don't expect ... 85 catches/1,179 receiving yards
Vincent Jackson: Don't expect ... 160 targets
Andre Johnson: Don't expect ... 109 catches/1,407 receiving yards
Harry Douglas: Don't expect ... 85 catches/1,067 receiving yards

TIGHT ENDS

Jimmy Graham: Don't expect ... 16 touchdowns
Vernon Davis: Don't expect ... 13 TDs
Julius Thomas: Don't expect ... 12 TDs
Antonio Gates: Don't expect ... 77 catches/113 targets/872 yards
Martellus Bennett: Don't expect ... 65 receptions
Charles Clay: Don't expect ... 69 catches/102 targets
Jason Witten: Don't expect ... 8 TDs

Jay Clemons, the 2008 Fantasy Football Writer of the Year (Fantasy Sports Writers Assoication), can be reached via Twitter, day or night, at @FOX_JayClemons.


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