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FANTASY FORECAST: Targeted Opportunities

Shut Up and Get to 2019, Nerd!

Now that I think I’ve come up with a leading indicator for wide receiver busts, time to roll out which receivers to avoid in 2019:

These are some pretty big names. As with the running backs highlighted for decline in the Curse of 325, the temptation will be to start carving out emotional exceptions to what the data is trying to tell us. Don’t fall for it! Better to be right nearly 84 percent of the time, than worry about the 16 percent opportunity loss.

There you have it: the wide receivers who’ll be disappointing their owners in 2019 if drafted too high.


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