Category Archives: Breakout players

2017 Breakout Players: Running Backs

Running back is a popular breakout position to look at every season as so much of it depends on the opportunity. Last season, David Johnson and Jay Ajayi are two players who certainly took advantage of their respective chances. The … Continue reading

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2017 Breakout Players: Quarterbacks

Due to the league wide increase in passing, it seems breakout campaigns by quarterbacks are becoming more common. In recent seasons, Derek Carr, Kirk Cousins and Marcus Mariota have taken their games to new heights. It isn’t just younger quarterbacks … Continue reading

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Breakout Player Recap: Defensive Back

While defensive back breakout campaigns have become more common over the years, they’re one of the tougher ones to predict. While some can breakout and sustain it for long periods of time, sometimes due to the inconsistency of the position … Continue reading

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Breakout Player Recap: Linebacker

With the various defensive schemes across football, linebackers can breakout in different ways. Some can do it as a classic inside linebacker that racks up tackles. Others can do it as an edge rusher who terrorizes opposing quarterbacks. This group … Continue reading

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Breakout Player Recap: Defensive Linemen

While some defensive linemen can breakout for their presence against the run, it seems the most common occurrence is due to being able to get to opposing quarterbacks. Some of the names in the group that I mentioned certainly had … Continue reading

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Breakout Player Recap: Tight End

Like receivers, breakouts for tight ends have seemingly become more common as the league remains very pass friendly. Despite that, this was not a very good year for me in terms of my projections at the position. Whether it was … Continue reading

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Breakout Player Recap: Wide Receiver

With an uptick in passing volume all across the league, breakout receivers have become more common over the years. Despite that, 2016 might of been my worst year in terms of predicting which receivers would take their games to the … Continue reading

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