Tag:Fantasy Football history
Posted on: July 9, 2008 5:36 pm

Fantasy Football history

Over the course of the next few weeks, I will be posting some of the best seasons in Fantasy Football history at quarterback, running back and wide receiver.

In looking at the top Fantasy seasons of all-time, we used a standard scoring system. That includes six points for all passing, rushing and receiving touchdowns, one point for 25 yards passing, one point for 10 yards rushing and receiving and minus-two points for interceptions and lost fumbles.

Feel free to comment if you ever drafted these players and how they helped you perform. The more interactive the conversation, the better it will be.

We'll start with quarterbacks with the No. 5 best passer of all time -- from a Fantasy perspective.

Steve Young
San Francisco 49ers

Year: 1998
Stats: 4,170 passing yards, 36 passing touchdowns, 12 interceptions, 454 rushing yards, six rushing touchdowns, six lost fumbles
Fantasy points: 428
Best game: Week 7 vs. Indianapolis, 10/18/1998 - 331 passing yards, two passing touchdowns, 60 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns
Comment: Young had an amazing receiving duo of Jerry Rice and Terrell Owens, who combined for 23 touchdowns. Young had seven games with at least three touchdown passes and seven games with at least 300 passing yards. Young also had an incredible Fantasy year in 1994. This was how Young should have ended his 15-year career instead of going out in 1999 with only three games played due to injury.
Following year: 446 passing yards, three passing touchdowns, four interceptions, 57 rushing yards, one lost fumble

Category: NFL
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