It took Jonathan Taylor a couple of months to find his footing in the NFL, but once he did, there was no looking back. Upon returning from the COVID list in Week 13, Taylor averaged 130 rushing yards per game and led all running backs in Fantasy scoring. Should we expect similar dominance from Taylor in Year 2? Without much of a role as a receiver, he is going to have to pile up the rushing stats in Derrick Henry or Nick Chubb-like fashion to pay off his first-round average draft position.
Taylor is a clear top-eight running back pick for Dynasty startup draft purposes, but just how high should he be ranked at the position in season-long leagues while Nyheim Hines blocks his path to a three-down role?
Gibbs provides a data-driven deep dive to answer that question and address anything that stood out from his advanced statistical profile. These player profiles are just a small part of the advanced analytical prep Gibbs is providing for SportsLine users heading into the 2021 Fantasy football season -- if you want an easy way to keep up with all of the information that will be published this spring and summer, this Advanced Fantasy Football Stat Guide will be updated with links to each article as they go live.
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