2014 Fantasy Football: Predicting The Stats For WR A.J. Green

Predicting The Fantasy Stats Of WR A.J. Green

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WR A.J. Green of the Cincinnati Bengals is easily one of the best wideouts in the game and will be a popular receiver on draft day. To help you construct your draft strategy, here is a statistical prediction for Green’s 2014 season.

Games Played - 16

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Games Played - 16

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Green has only missed one game throughout his three-year career and that was back in his rookie season. Fantasy owners can expect AJ to suit every single game barring any unforeseen injury.

Receptions – 101

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Receptions – 101

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Green caught 97 balls in 2012 and 98 in 2013. He has yet to crack the 100-catch plateau and this will be the year the wideout finally accomplishes the feat.

Yards - 1,403

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Yards - 1,403

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Green has become a yardage monster for fantasy owners and had six 100-yard games alone last season. He should end up with another 1,400-yard performance in 2014.

YPC - 13.9

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YPC - 13.9

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Green has never averaged more than 17 yards per reception. He catches plenty of long bombs, but he also catches many short routes and first downs as well.

Touchdowns – 12

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Touchdowns – 12

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Green has caught 22 touchdowns over the last two years and has become a perennial double-digit touchdown contributor for fantasy fans. He will easily haul in another 10-plus touchdowns and 12 seems like the magic number for Green in 2014.


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