2016 Fantasy Football Solid/Safe Picks: WR

 
 
 
 
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2016 Fantasy Football Solid/Safe Picks

Solid/Safe Pick: A player with good potential and low risk. Players in this category are statistically consistent from year to year. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary

We have classified the following players as Safe Picks for 2016. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.

Name Pos Team Age Yrs
Exp.
Pos. Rank
Keenan Allen WR SD 24 3 Unranked
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I'm pretty confident that I would have won $300,000 to split with my partner in 2015 if Allen stayed on the field for 16 games (my WR3 scored only about 20 Fantasy points... Read More

T.Y. Hilton WR IND 26 4 WR - #14
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Hilton was a tough own in 2015. When you look at his final stats, his production was in line as far as yards per catch (16.3 – 16.4 in 2014) with similar targets (1... Read More

Demaryius Thomas WR DEN 28 6 WR - #15
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The lack of arm by Peyton Manning led to a career low in yards per catch (12.4). Thomas had his second straight season with 100+ catches and fourth straight year with over... Read More

Jarvis Landry WR MIA 23 2 WR - #16
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The Dolphins gave Landry 184 chances to make plays in 2015 between his 166 targets (6th) and 18 rushes. He gained 1270 combined yards with five TDs. Jarvis had double-d... Read More

Randall Cobb WR GB 26 5 WR - #18
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I have to say Cobb was one of the most frustrating wide receivers to own in 2015. His season started off well after three games (20 catches for 245 yards and four TDs on ... Read More

Jeremy Maclin WR KC 28 7 WR - #19
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I shied away from Maclin in 2015 due to concern that Chiefs' offense wouldn't produce enough chances for a WR as a result of low passing attempts. His targets (124 in 15 g... Read More

Golden Tate WR DET 28 6 WR - #20
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The success of Tate looks pretty straight forward after looking at his final stats in 2014. His opportunity grew by 50 percent after leaving Seattle. Golden finished with ... Read More

Julian Edelman WR NE 30 7 WR - #21
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I'd have to say in 2015 that I was one "Julian Edelman" away from winning a huge overall prize with my partner in one high-stakes content (finished 4th overall... Read More

Eric Decker WR NYJ 29 6 WR - #24
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Update (7/28): Decker's best shot at duplicating the success he enjoyed last season was with the return of Ryan Fitzpatrick. Lucky for both of them, Fitz... Read More

Kelvin Benjamin WR CAR 25 2 WR - #25
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Kelvin had a short college resume at age 23 coming into the NFL. Benjamin caught 84 passes in his two seasons at Florida State for 1506 yards and 19 TDs. Kelvin is a phys... Read More

Jordan Matthews WR PHI 24 2 WR - #28
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There was growth in Matthews' game in 2015, but his production still fell short of Fantasy owners' expectations based on his draft value. Jordan caught 85 of his 128 targ... Read More

Michael Crabtree Contract Year Player WR OAK 29 7 WR - #30
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I was really happy to see Crabtree play at a high level in 2015. Health has been an issue at times in his career plus the 49ers really never gave him an upside opportunity... Read More

Emmanuel Sanders Contract Year Player WR DEN 29 6 WR - #32
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Health (ankle and fingers) limited Sanders' value in multiple games while also being sidelined in Week 10. He finished with only four fewer targets (137) than 2014 (141), ... Read More

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