2014 Fantasy Football: Predicting The Stats For RB Marshawn Lynch

Predicting The Fantasy Stats For RB Marshawn Lynch

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To help you form your draft strategy this week, here is a full fantasy football statistical prediction for Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch.

Games Played – 15

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Games Played – 15

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Lynch is a very tough runner and at times the veteran's physicality causes him to get injured. He showed up on the injury report almost week last season and the bellow will likely miss one game this year.

Rushing Yards – 1,246

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Rushing Yards – 1,246

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Seattle is 100% dedicated to giving Lynch the rock. He has run the ball over 300 times in back-to-back seasons and the veteran is one of the only full-time backs left in football. Look for him to finish with another 1,200-plus yards in 2014.

Yards Per Rush – 4.4

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Yards Per Rush – 4.4

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Lynch is an outstanding north-to-south runner. He knows how to shed tackles and fall forward for extra yardage. However, the mere fact that he will likely see another 300 carries this season will cause his average to stay under 5.0.

Touchdowns – 11

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Touchdowns – 11

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Lynch has quietly racked up 35 rushing touchdowns over the past three seasons in Seattle. He has recorded double-digit touchdowns in each campaign and will be a safe bet to do it again in 2014.

Fumbles - 2

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Fumbles - 2

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Lynch has never had problems fumbling the ball, as he always wraps the ball up high and tight against his body. Fantasy fans shouldn't expect many fumbles from Marshawn this year.