With so many yards gained through the air almost every game, the NFL seems to be churning out a new star each week. There was a time when many thought there wasn’t going to be an NFL season this year, and, at times, it looks like the defenses really aren’t playing.
The rules imposed on the game have made defense nearly impossible to play. The quarterback is virtually untouchable and receivers are getting more freedom with every new rule. Whether or not it’s the rule changes, defenses struggling or offenses improving, we are definitely entering a new era in the NFL.
The number of quarterbacks that stay in the pocket are limited, and every position is continuing to look more athletic. Basically, new names are hitting the mainstream media at a rapid rate. Fantasy football owners are trying to find the next diamond in the rough.
Here are six players that will post big numbers this week and follow it up throughout the season.