Panthers very happy with WR Brandon LaFell


Panthers very happy with WR Brandon LaFell

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera feels that the key to Carolina's success this season is because of wide receiver Brandon LaFell @Blafell1's emergence as a legitimate No. 2 receiver. WR Steve Smith @SteveSmithWR echoed that sentiment when he said, "Ever since Moose (Muhsin Muhammad) retired and also with Ricky Proehl retiring, we've been looking for a guy to step in and step up. I think Brandon has done that."

Fantasy Analysis:

Please listen to FFToolbox's Tuesday podcast later tonight, hosted by our very own Ben Standig. He will be discussing in detail the Panthers-Giants Thursday night game with FoxSports' Andrew Jones. They will cover LaFell and all the other fantasy-relevant subjects surrounding that matchup.

LaFell received a lot of preseason hype from fantasy gurus as a potential breakout sleeper. Through two games, he has nine receptions for 155 yards and a touchdown. Hardly something to write home about, yet already on pace for a very productive season if those numbers are extrapolated into a full season (72 receptions, 1,240 yards and eight scores). LaFell should be thought of a solid flex option on a weekly basis as he looks much improved in his third year.

Knoxville News Sentinel

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2 Comments | Add Yours

He's #13WR in my .5PPR and the team is clearly trying to get the ball in his hands (see the rushing attempt in the last game), so I would say that a high-end/solid WR2 in the 15th round "is something to write home about".

Posted by:
brodiespam 09/18/12 10:30 PM

Lafell or Bush for Flex...need to know quick for this week...pls help!!!

Posted by:
garet128 09/20/12 08:01 PM

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