“You pulled that guy out of your rear”or “I’ve never even heard of that guy” or “You got lucky with that one.” There is no better feeling than watching your pet project super sleeper go off Week 7 and watching your league mates search the waiver wire just to find out he’s been sitting on your bench since the draft. It is one of the many aspects of fantasy football that we love. The problem is finding one.
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First let’s look at his statistics. Williams played 2 1/2 seasons with the Syracuse Orange in the Big East. In his freshman year he racked up 24 receptions for 461 yards and 4 touchdowns. In his sophomore season Williams blew up for 60 receptions, 837 yards and 10 touchdowns, tying the school record by a receiver. He was suspended his junior year for academics and came back for only seven games his senior year but racked up 746 yards and six touchdowns. His career 20 touchdowns is tied for second in school history with a receiver by the name of Marvin Harrison, who did it in four years.
Now let’s see how his situation in
Let’s take a look at what the scouts said about him. The
St. Petersburg Times is reporting that Williams is currently ahead of Benn on the depth chart due to his grasp of the offense. Rookieblitz.com says Williams was first-round talent at a fourth-round price and is highly probable that Williams could emerge as the best receiver in the 2010 draft. During the combine and private workouts, scouts were likening him to Brandon Marshall. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that from what he’s seen Williams is “going be good.”
There is still plenty of time left before the season to see how he and the situation in