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2001 NFL Season

In 2001 the St. Louis Rams finished with the best record in the league at 14 and 2, but they lost the Super Bowl to the New England Patriots. Kurt Warner led the league in passing yards with 4,830, Priest Holmes led the league in rushing yards with 1,555 and David Boston lead the league in receiving yards with 1,598. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Kurt Warner with 22.22 points per game, Daunte Culpepper with 22.20 points per game and Marshall Faulk with 21.60 points per game. Some of the top fantasy games were Shaun Alexander with 44.95 points against the Oakland Raiders, Peyton Manning with 41.65 points against the Buffalo Bills and Jeff Garcia with 38.60 points against the Atlanta Falcons.
2001 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Kurt Warner was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 2001. He produced 355.50 fantasy points in 16 games for an average of 22.22 points a game. Statistically, he had 375 pass completions for 4,830 yards and 36 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Daunte Culpepper with 2,612 passing yards and 14 td passes and Jeff Garcia with 3,538 yards passing and 32 td tosses.Peyton Manning with 4,131 yards passing and 26 td tosses.Steve McNair with 3,350 yards passing and 21 td tosses.Aaron Brooks with 3,832 yards passing and 26 td tosses.Rich Gannon with 3,828 yards passing and 27 td tosses.Brett Favre with 3,921 yards passing and 32 td tosses.Donovan McNabb with 3,233 yards passing and 25 td tosses.Kordell Stewart with 3,109 yards passing and 14 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Kurt Warner22.22
Daunte Culpepper22.20
Jeff Garcia20.52
Peyton Manning20.27
Steve McNair20.13
Aaron Brooks19.46
Rich Gannon19.22
Brett Favre18.98
Donovan McNabb18.55
Kordell Stewart17.57
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 2001 was Marshall Faulk. He averaged 21.60 fantasy points per game for 14 games for a total of 302.45 points. He also had 1,382 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Edgerrin James with 662 rushing yards and 93.85 fantasy points and Priest Holmes with 1,555 yards rushing and 246.20 fantasy points.Shaun Alexander with 1,318 yards rushing and 244.95 fantasy points.Ahman Green with 1,387 yards rushing and 234.40 fantasy points.Curtis Martin with 1,513 yards rushing and 231.20 fantasy points.Corey Dillon with 1,315 yards rushing and 220.90 fantasy points.Antowain Smith with 1,157 yards rushing and 203.30 fantasy points.LaDainian Tomlinson with 1,236 yards rushing and 201.95 fantasy points.Jerome Bettis with 1,072 yards rushing and 138.20 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Marshall Faulk21.60
Edgerrin James15.64
Priest Holmes15.39
Shaun Alexander15.31
Ahman Green14.65
Curtis Martin14.45
Corey Dillon13.81
Antowain Smith12.71
LaDainian Tomlinson12.62
Jerome Bettis12.56
Wide Receivers
Terrell Owens was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 2001 with 93 receptions for 1,412 yards and 16 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 168.70 fantasy points for an average of 10.54 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Marvin Harrison with 1,524 receiving yards on 109 receptions for 166.50 fantasy points and Rod Smith with 1,343 yards receiving on 113 catches.David Boston with 1,598 yards receiving on 98 catches.Randy Moss with 1,233 yards receiving on 82 catches.Derrick Mason with 1,128 yards receiving on 73 catches.Tim Brown with 1,165 yards receiving on 91 catches.Joe Horn with 1,265 yards receiving on 83 catches.Jimmy Smith with 1,373 yards receiving on 112 catches.Bill Schroeder with 918 yards receiving on 53 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Terrell Owens10.54
Marvin Harrison10.41
Rod Smith9.06
David Boston8.21
Randy Moss7.93
Derrick Mason7.76
Tim Brown7.63
Joe Horn7.35
Jimmy Smith7.27
Bill Schroeder7.18
Tight Ends
Averaging 5.31 fantasy points per game for 16 games made Marcus Pollard the top Fantasy Tight End of 2001. Statistically, he had 47 receptions for 8 touchdowns and 739 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 2001 were Tony Gonzalez with 84.75 fantasy points on 917 receiving yards and 73 receptions and Bubba Franks with 322 yards receiving and 9 touchdowns.David Sloan with 409 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns.Desmond Clark with 566 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Chad Lewis with 422 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Frank Wycheck with 672 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.Cameron Cleeland with 138 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.Ernie Conwell with 431 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.Shannon Sharpe with 811 yards receiving and 2 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Marcus Pollard5.31
Tony Gonzalez5.30
Bubba Franks4.38
David Sloan4.16
Desmond Clark4.02
Chad Lewis3.81
Frank Wycheck3.67
Cameron Cleeland3.43
Ernie Conwell3.40
Shannon Sharpe3.28
The top fantasy kicker of 2001 with 23 field goals and 58 extra points was Jeff Wilkins. These stats produced a 16 game total of 127.00 fantasy points for an average of 7.94 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Mike Vanderjagt with 28 field goals and 41 extra points for an average of 7.81 points per game and Kris Brown with 124.60 points on 30 field goals and 34 extra points.Jason Elam with 124.00 points on 31 field goals and 31 extra points.John Carney with 112.90 points on 27 field goals and 32 extra points.Sebastian Janikowski with 111.00 points on 23 field goals and 42 extra points.Matt Stover with 115.00 points on 30 field goals and 25 extra points.David Akers with 115.00 points on 26 field goals and 37 extra points.Jay Feely with 114.90 points on 29 field goals and 28 extra points.Adam Vinatieri with 113.00 points on 24 field goals and 41 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Jeff Wilkins7.94
Mike Vanderjagt7.81
Kris Brown7.79
Jason Elam7.75
John Carney7.53
Sebastian Janikowski7.40
Matt Stover7.19
David Akers7.19
Jay Feely7.18
Adam Vinatieri7.06
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