Football Outsiders: Week 1 Quick Reads

Updated: September 10, 2008, 2:31 PM ET
By Aaron Schatz and Bill Barnwell | Football Outsiders.com

Each week, it is easy to figure out which players had the most value in fantasy football. But what about the question of which players had the most value in actual, real-life NFL football? It isn't enough to add up yards and touchdowns. A running back who piles up a ton of 2-yard carries isn't really helping his team win, and he's not really responsible for a touchdown if the quarterback completed 90 yards worth of passes to get the team to the 1-yard line. A wide receiver who has five catches ...

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