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2013 Fantasy Football Hot Finishers



There will be many more 2013 Fantasy Football Rankings and features in the late spring and summer, including tons of 2013 Fantasy Football Mock Drafts, Player Rankings, Sleepers and Busts. I'll also have an extensive 2013 NFL Fantasy Football Preseason Stock Report.

April 22, 2013

A good way to determine future fantasy success is looking at which players finished well the preceding season. Below are four charts of the top finishers at each position in 2012. The players listed could have big 2013 campaigns.



2013 Fantasy Football Hot Finishers: Quarterbacks

Player Name
Pass Yds
Pass TD
INT
Rush Yds
Rush TD
Pass Yds
Pass TD
Fumble TD
2-pt
Fantasy Points
Russell Wilson 1067 9 2 262 4 -- -- -- -- 126.88
Aaron Rodgers 1457 11 1 72 2 -1 -- -- -- 118.38
Cam Newton 1168 8 2 295 2 -- -- -- -- 118.22
Drew Brees 1844 12 8 9 -- -- -- -- -- 114.66
Tony Romo 1546 12 4 10 -- -- -- -- 1 108.84
Tom Brady 1528 10 5 16 1 -- -- -- -- 103.72
Matt Ryan 1294 11 1 33 -- -- -- -- -- 98.06
Colin Kaepernick 1134 7 2 201 1 -- -- -- -- 96.46
Peyton Manning 1399 11 3 -8 -- -- -- -- -- 96.16
Matthew Stafford 1538 6 7 20 1 -- -- -- -- 83.52
Eli Manning 1058 11 4 10 -- -- -- -- -- 83.32
Ryan Tannehill 921 5 1 148 1 -- -- -- 1 75.64
Joe Flacco 967 8 3 -4 1 -- -- -- -- 70.28

Russell Wilson was the top fantasy quarterback down the stretch. There's a good chance he'll be a top-five fantasy quarterback this year.

Speaking of rookies, Ryan Tannehill played well during the end of the season. He's a solid QB2 with plenty of upside.





2013 Fantasy Football Hot Finishers: Running Backs

Player Name
Pass Yds
Pass TD
INT
Rush Yds
Rush TD
Pass Yds
Pass TD
Fumble TD
2-pt
Fantasy Points
Adrian Peterson -- -- -- 861 5 32 1 -- -- 125.3
Alfred Morris -- -- -- 631 7 35 -- -- -- 106.6
Marshawn Lynch -- -- -- 539 6 58 1 -- -- 100.7
DeAngelo Williams -- -- -- 445 2 140 2 -- -- 81.5
Matt Forte -- -- -- 411 2 156 1 -- -- 74.7
Jamaal Charles -- -- -- 581 2 47 -- -- -- 73.8
Knowshon Moreno -- -- -- 428 3 129 -- -- -- 73.7
C.J. Spiller -- -- -- 414 2 127 1 -- -- 71.1
Doug Martin -- -- -- 404 2 140 -- -- -- 66.4
Darren Sproles -- -- -- 127 1 279 3 -- -- 64.6
DeMarco Murray -- -- -- 333 3 133 -- -- -- 62.6
Arian Foster -- -- -- 360 3 95 -- -- -- 62.5
Frank Gore -- -- -- 300 3 77 -- 1 -- 61.7
Ray Rice -- -- -- 349 2 74 1 -- -- 60.3
Shonn Greene -- -- -- 361 3 46 -- -- -- 58.7
Stevan Ridley -- -- -- 324 4 -- -- -- -- 55.4
Trent Richardson -- -- -- 195 5 51 -- -- -- 54.6
David Wilson -- -- -- 256 3 26 1 -- -- 52.2

DeAngelo Williams went nuts down the stretch. Most people aren't high on the Panther running backs, but he's someone you can get late who could pay off.

DeMarco Murray is another buy-low candidate. Everyone's down on him because he's always banged up. That just means you can get him for good value later in your draft.





2013 Fantasy Football Hot Finishers: Wide Receivers

Player Name
Pass Yds
Pass TD
INT
Rush Yds
Rush TD
Pass Yds
Pass TD
Fumble TD
2-pt
Fantasy Points
Dez Bryant -- -- -- -11 -- 502 6 -- -- 85.1
Michael Crabtree -- -- -- -- -- 538 4 -- -- 77.8
Calvin Johnson -- -- -- -- -- 707 1 -- -- 75.7
Eric Decker -- -- -- -- -- 379 5 -- -- 67.9
Brandon Marshall -- -- -- -2 -- 491 3 -- -- 66.9
Demaryius Thomas -- -- -- -- -- 419 4 -- -- 65.9
James Jones -- -- -- -- -- 289 6 -- -- 64.9
Mike Williams -- -- -- -- -- 371 4 -- -- 61.1
Andre Johnson -- -- -- -- -- 540 1 -- -- 60
Steve Smith -- -- -- 15 -- 404 3 -- -- 59.9
Wes Welker -- -- -- 20 -- 393 3 -- -- 59.3
Julio Jones -- -- -- 11 -- 315 4 -- -- 56.6
Danario Alexander -- -- -- -- -- 293 4 -- -- 53.3
Roddy White -- -- -- -- -- 348 3 -- -- 52.8
Jeremy Maclin -- -- -- -- -- 353 3 -- -- 52.3
Pierre Garcon -- -- -- 2 -- 389 2 -- -- 51.1
Marques Colston -- -- -- -- -- 397 2 -- -- 50.7
Antonio Brown -- -- 1 -2 -- 288 4 -- -- 50.6
T.Y. Hilton -- -- -- -2 -- 373 2 -- -- 49.1
Brandon Lloyd -- -- -- -- -- 360 1 1 -- 48
Steve Johnson -- -- -- -- -- 359 2 -- -- 46.9
Lance Moore -- -- -- -- -- 342 2 -- -- 46.2
Justin Blackmon -- -- -- 11 -- 317 2 -- -- 44.8

There are plenty of receivers worth noting. Michael Crabtree was awesome with Colin Kaepernick. There's a good chance he'll be a top-10 fantasy wideout in 2013.

Danario Alexander should have been pursued as a restricted free agent this offseason. If he can stay healthy, he's a solid WR2 in fantasy.

I like T.Y. Hilton a lot. Donnie Avery is gone, so he'll be a bigger part of the offense in 2013.





2013 Fantasy Football Hot Finishers: Tight Ends

Player Name
Pass Yds
Pass TD
INT
Rush Yds
Rush TD
Pass Yds
Pass TD
Fumble TD
2-pt
Fantasy Points
Aaron Hernandez -- -- -- -- -- 304 3 -- -- 48.4
Jimmy Graham -- -- -- -- -- 387 1 -- -- 44.7
Dennis Pitta -- -- -- -- -- 246 3 -- -- 42.6
Heath Miller -- -- -- -- -- 300 2 -- -- 42

With Heath Miller coming off a serious knee injury, the one player who sticks out is Dennis Pitta. He was a monster down the stretch, so if he keeps that momentum, he could be a solid, low-end TE1.







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Deangelo Williams stat line is fools gold.

Half those yards and td's came week 17 against Saints when no one was playing fantasy football.
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Interesting idea, but it seems a tadl ike a stab in the dark. still, I'll draft off of this in a few practice drfats and will see what happens


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