2019 NFL Draft Guide: 6th & 7th Round NFL Draft Impact
Andrew Cooper breaks down the players taken in the sixth and seventh rounds of the NFL Draft and let's you know who to keep tabs on for the 2018 fantasy football season.
We’re down to the bottom of the barrel. And we aren’t going to lie to you and tell you that there’s a ton of value in the sixth and seventh round of the NFL draft in terms of redraft leagues. In fact, according to a study by Russell Clay over at FantasyGuru, only 8.2-percent of running backs drafted in the sixth round and 5.9-percent of running backs drafted in the seventh round ever have a 1,000 yard season from scrimmage and there’s no doubt it’s even more rare for that to come in their rookie year. And that goes for wide receivers as well with 3.3-percent of wideouts drafted in the sixth and 6.0-percent of wideouts drafted in the seventh ever having a 1,000 yard season. Pretty grim.
That being said, you don’t need 1,000 yards from scrimmage to contribute to fantasy success. And we know that the ceiling for players from the last round is just “decent player” because we’ve seen the emergence of guys like Tom Brady , Antonio Brown , Terrell Davis, and Bo Jackson who are...