Five fantasy players on the decline
Darren Sproles, Marshawn Lynch among players to avoid in 2014
There are many things one has to consider during a fantasy draft, but getting value should be high on the list. Players who had big years the previous season might not be as productive the following one for a variety of reasons, including injuries, scheme fit or a new offensive coordinator.
Here are five fantasy players who have been productive in the past, but aren't worth betting on in fantasy this season:
Many fantasy players seem to be very excited about what Sproles could do in Chip Kelly's offense. And while I applaud the Eagles for adding Sproles, I expect him to be much more valuable in the real NFL than he will be in fantasy.
Sproles is 31 years old and is a player who is dependent on speed and rare quickness. Well, those skills are declining, and even though the Eagles run a high number of plays on offense, Sproles is unlikely to ever be a featured part of that attack.
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