Chasing Fantasy Immortality

Is anyone really surprised how well Todd Gurley is playing so far this season? I mean I know his production each week has been great, but considering his amazing season last year, many of those who drafted him number one overall are likely just thinking that Gurley’s production to date is what they bargained for when they got an early pick in the draft.

I’m here to tell you that is not the case.

In fact, Gurley is not just leading the league in fantasy points this season, but instead is on pace for one of the greatest fantasy seasons of all time.

As I’m sure most of us know off the top of our heads just as well as we can refer to 1998 and 1961 and their respective home run races in baseball, 2006 takes claim of the greatest fantasy football season of all time.

His name: LaDainian Tomlinson.

His number: 481.1

No, not the number on the back of his jersey, but the number of PPR fantasy points that he put up in that season.

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