As we gear up for fantasy draft season, here are a couple of quarterbacks who are overrated, and two more who are underrated. Those determinations are being made from a fantasy perspective, not a real-life perspective, and are taking into account factors such as positional ranks and, in particular, average draft position.
I’ll use ADP from Fantasy Pros, which aggregates from ESPN and Fantasy Football Calculator.
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Matt Ryan, Falcons (4th among QBs; ADP: 50)
Ryan was drafted by the Falcons in 2008, and here are his positional finishes among QBs since 2010: 8, 8, 7, 15, 7, 19, 2. So it’s safe to say that his huge season last year came as a major surprise.
It’s also probably safe to say that 2016’s second-place finish was an aberration, and to a certain degree, that’s been baked into his No. 4 ranking. But with the top-tier QBs all getting drafted earlier than I’d advise, Ryan’s ADP of 50 pops out. That’s ahead of more than a few players at other positions I’d rather have, including running …read more
Source:: The Denver Post – Sports