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Shane Ray, Duke Johnson among breakout candidates in Year 2
NFL players typically make their biggest developmental gains between their first and second seasons. Thus, we can expect to see a handful of sophomore pros go from good to great in 2016. Given some time to survey the landscape and project the players with the biggest growth potential, here are 10 second-year guys to watch -- presented in alphabetical order -- this fall:
Cynthia Frelund's Week 11 fantasy projections
My projections are based on historical trends, personnel, matchups and probable game scripts. Yes, it could be considered overkill to use 10 full years of past, actual, and comparable data to forecast each week, but why wouldn't you want to at least try to be as accurate as possible? I know I can't find a reason not to.