Tuesday, July 29, 2014


With an increase in passing efficiency throughout the air, we're seeing more and more wide receivers entering fantasy relevancy. And while studs at the position certainly hold early-round value in fantasy drafts due to their weekly consistency, there are plenty of guys on the verge of becoming great. Here are eight wide receivers ready to outplay their current average draft position.

Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens

Torrey Smith had some hype last year as a guy who might be able to break out and become a WR1. Coming off 49 receptions and just 855 yards in 2012, he had a ways to go to become a bonafide stud overnight.
He finished with 65 receptions and 1,128 yards, but his touchdown tally was cut in half, causing him to finish as the 22nd fantasy receiver in 2013. Give him just two more touchdowns with the same receptions and yardage, and he'd be a top-18 guy who's being drafted as the 26th receiver off the board.  READ MORE AT NumberFire.com