Fantasy Football Bold Predictions by The King: I May Be Wrong, But. …
Even the best Fantasy analysts are wrong some of the time. I have been doing this more than 20 years and had my share of swings and misses on predictions, including Montee Ball. But for every one of those, I have come up with a Cooper Kupp and Jordy Nelson early in his career. Here are my latest attempts. My Fantasy Football Bold Predictions for 2019.
Fantasy Football 2019: I May Be Wrong But ….
- David Johnson will finish as a Top 4 Fantasy Football RB again in 2019.
- Devonta Freeman will play 10 games this year. Ito Smith will rush for seven TDs.
- Calvin Ridley and Tyler Lockett will finish as Fantasy WR1s, in the Top 12 in PPR scoring.
- Mark Andrews will finish as a Top 8 Fantasy TE and catch seven TD passes.
- Devin Singletary will rush for 900-plus yards and seven TDs.
- Tyler Boyd will catch 75 or more balls, reach the 1,000-yard mark and catch six TD passes.
- Baker Mayfield will not finish as a Top 5 Fantasy Football QB.
- David Njoku will catch eight TD passes.
- Michael Gallup will catch 65-plus passes, approach the 1,000-yard mark and catch eight TD passes.
- Kerryon Johnson will rush for 1,100-plus yards, catch 40-plus passes and have nine total TDs.
- Duke Johnson will rush for 800 yards and catch 60 passes.
- Leonard Fournette will play nine games in 2019.
- Patrick Mahomes will throw for 4.500 yards and 42 TD passes.
- Damien Williams will rush for 1,000 yards and nine TDs.
- Justin Jackson will outproduce Austin Ekeler for Fantasy Football purposes.
- Todd Gurley will play in 12 games this season. He will have five 100-yard rushing games. He will catch 35 passes and total six TDs from scrimmage.
- Kalen Ballage will be the most dependable Fantasy Football player on the Dolphins. He will rush for 850 yards and seven TDs.
- Dalvin Cook will play in 12 games and be the leading RB in Fantasy Football PPR production until a Week 7 injury.
- Sony Michel will rush for 1,000 yards and 10 TDs.
- Josh Gordon will play in eight games. Why? He’ll get injured.
- Jared Cook will finish as a Top 5 Fantasy Football TE.
- Evan Engram will catch nine TD passes.
- Sterling Shepard will catch 80 passes but finish with just five TDs.
- Daniel Jones will start by Week Three.
- Le’Veon Bell will finish as Fantasy Football RB10 in PPR.
- Sam Darnold will throw for 27 TD passes and 18 INTs.
- Josh Jacobs will rush for 1,000 yards, catch 45 passes and total 10 TDs from scrimmage.
- Antonio Brown will have two 100-yard games and catch three TD passes in his first four games before he is disciplined by the Raiders again.
- Miles Sanders will lead the Eagles in rushing with just over 700 yards and six TDs.
- Ben Roethlisberger will finish as Fantasy Football QB5. James Conner will finish as RB2 in PPR, just behind Christian McCaffrey, and ahead of Saquon Barkley.
- Chris Carson will play in 11 games this year. While he is out. Rashaad Penny will total over 100 yards from scrimmage three times and score five times from scrimmage.
- Jimmy Garoppolo will throw 22 TD passes with 16 INTS. The 49ers will win seven games.
- Jameis Winston will once again be a Fantasy Football disappointment. He’ll get ultimately benched for Blaine Gabbert in a coaching move of frustration in Week 10.
- Derrick Henry will rush for 100 yards five times. Corey Davis will have two 100-yard games.
- Derrius Guice will rush for under 600 yards and four TDs.
Fantasy Football Awards
- Fantasy MVPs: QB – Deshaun Watson. RB – James Conner WR – Michael Thomas TE – Travis Kelce
- Fantasy Football Rookie of the Year – Josh Jacobs
- NFL Division Winners: New England, Pittsburgh, Houston, Kansas City, Dallas, Chicago, New Orleans, Seattle.
- Wild Cards: Baltimore, Cleveland, Philadelphia, LA Rams
- Conference Champions: Kansas City over Houston, New Orleans over Chicago
- Super Bowl Champion: New Orleans Saints
Scott Engel is an inaugural member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association’s Hall of Fame and a four-time award winner. He was one of the driving content forces in the rise of RotoExperts.com and was the lead host on the RotoExperts in the Morning for six years on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio. He was also instrumental in the launch of the FNTSY Sports Network. Scott was the first-ever Senior Writer and Managing Editor at CBS SportsLine and won a company Hall of Fame Award. He was also an Associate Editor and Fantasy analyst for ESPN.com. He has been the featured Fantasy Writer on Seahawks.com since 2012 and his work has been syndicated to the Associated Press, NFL.com, New York Daily News, New York Post, Yahoo Sports, Bloomberg Sports, Sports Illustrated and many others. He is a credentialed media member who won an FSWA award in 2016 for his Insider Fantasy Reporting. Known as “The King”, Scott is on Twitter @scotteTheKing
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