Victor Cruz a top-five WR
There's a commonality that exists among elite wide receivers that you may not be aware of: yards after the catch (YAC). In fact, the top five wide receivers in terms of fantasy points scored so far this season (Calvin Johnson, Wes Welker, Steve Smith, Jordy Nelson and Mike Wallace) all fall in the top six for wide receivers in YAC. Of course, this makes sense, because the more yards attained after a catch, the more likely a player is to score a touchdown.
Knowing that the top five ...
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Fantasy Football Week 12
Jordy Nelson has surpassed Greg Jennings as the highest-scoring Packers wide receiver.
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• Berry: Love/Hate for Week 12
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• Daube: Cruz a top-five WR
• Carpenter: Gridiron Challenge preview
• Cockcroft: Consistency ratings
• Harris: Top Week 12 free agents
• Harris: Instant Impressions from Week 11
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