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2006

2006 NFL Season

In 2006 the San Diego Chargers finished with the best record in the league at 14 and 2, but they did not make the Super Bowl. Drew Brees led the league in passing yards with 4,418, LaDainian Tomlinson led the league in rushing yards with 1,815 and Chad Johnson lead the league in receiving yards with 1,369. The top fantasy point producers for the season were LaDainian Tomlinson with 24.99 points per game, Donovan McNabb with 22.56 points per game and Peyton Manning with 21.28 points per game. Some of the top fantasy games were Joseph Addai with 42.95 points against the Philadelphia Eagles, Tiki Barber with 42.60 points against the Washington Redskins and Larry Johnson with 40.80 points against the Seattle Seahawks.
2006 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Quarterbacks
Donovan McNabb was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 2006. He produced 225.55 fantasy points in 10 games for an average of 22.56 points a game. Statistically, he had 180 pass completions for 2,647 yards and 18 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Peyton Manning with 4,397 passing yards and 31 td passes and Drew Brees with 4,418 yards passing and 26 td tosses.Jon Kitna with 4,208 yards passing and 21 td tosses.Michael Vick with 2,474 yards passing and 20 td tosses.Marc Bulger with 4,301 yards passing and 24 td tosses.Carson Palmer with 4,035 yards passing and 28 td tosses.Ben Roethlisberger with 3,513 yards passing and 18 td tosses.Vince Young with 2,199 yards passing and 12 td tosses.Tom Brady with 3,529 yards passing and 24 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Donovan McNabb22.56
Peyton Manning21.28
Drew Brees18.88
Jon Kitna18.81
Michael Vick18.73
Marc Bulger18.22
Carson Palmer18.09
Ben Roethlisberger16.76
Vince Young16.21
Tom Brady16.17
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 2006 was LaDainian Tomlinson. He averaged 24.99 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 399.90 points. He also had 1,815 rushing yards and 28 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Larry Johnson with 1,789 rushing yards and 313.40 fantasy points and Steven Jackson with 1,528 yards rushing and 289.10 fantasy points.Willie Parker with 1,494 yards rushing and 256.50 fantasy points.Frank Gore with 1,695 yards rushing and 247.75 fantasy points.Brian Westbrook with 1,217 yards rushing and 222.65 fantasy points.Tiki Barber with 1,662 yards rushing and 219.45 fantasy points.Shaun Alexander with 896 yards rushing and 134.00 fantasy points.Maurice Jones-Drew with 941 yards rushing and 211.90 fantasy points.Rudi Johnson with 1,309 yards rushing and 209.10 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
LaDainian Tomlinson24.99
Larry Johnson19.59
Steven Jackson18.07
Willie Parker16.03
Frank Gore15.48
Brian Westbrook14.84
Tiki Barber13.72
Shaun Alexander13.40
Maurice Jones-Drew13.24
Rudi Johnson13.07
Wide Receivers
Marvin Harrison was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 2006 with 95 receptions for 1,366 yards and 12 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 140.30 fantasy points for an average of 8.77 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Terrell Owens with 1,180 receiving yards on 85 receptions for 137.00 fantasy points and Steve Smith with 1,166 yards receiving on 83 catches.Darrell Jackson with 956 yards receiving on 63 catches.T.J. Houshmandzadeh with 1,081 yards receiving on 90 catches.Javon Walker with 1,084 yards receiving on 69 catches.Reggie Wayne with 1,310 yards receiving on 86 catches.Torry Holt with 1,188 yards receiving on 93 catches.Plaxico Burress with 988 yards receiving on 63 catches.Donald Driver with 1,295 yards receiving on 92 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Marvin Harrison8.77
Terrell Owens8.56
Steve Smith8.46
Darrell Jackson8.29
T.J. Houshmandzadeh7.76
Javon Walker7.53
Reggie Wayne7.47
Torry Holt7.46
Plaxico Burress7.29
Donald Driver7.15
Tight Ends
Averaging 6.26 fantasy points per game for 16 games made Antonio Gates the top Fantasy Tight End of 2006. Statistically, he had 71 receptions for 9 touchdowns and 924 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 2006 were Alge Crumpler with 87.00 fantasy points on 780 receiving yards and 56 receptions and Tony Gonzalez with 900 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.Jeremy Shockey with 623 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns.Todd Heap with 765 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Chris Cooley with 734 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Desmond Clark with 626 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Benjamin Watson with 643 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Kellen Winslow Jr. with 875 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.L.J. Smith with 611 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Antonio Gates6.26
Alge Crumpler5.44
Tony Gonzalez5.00
Jeremy Shockey4.88
Todd Heap4.64
Chris Cooley4.54
Desmond Clark4.21
Benjamin Watson3.86
Kellen Winslow Jr.3.86
L.J. Smith3.78
Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 2006 with 32 field goals and 47 extra points was Robbie Gould. These stats produced a 16 game total of 143.00 fantasy points for an average of 8.94 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Adam Vinatieri with 25 field goals and 38 extra points for an average of 8.69 points per game and Nate Kaeding with 136.00 points on 26 field goals and 58 extra points.Jeff Wilkins with 131.00 points on 32 field goals and 35 extra points.Matt Stover with 121.00 points on 28 field goals and 37 extra points.Josh Scobee with 119.00 points on 26 field goals and 41 extra points.Jason Hanson with 117.00 points on 29 field goals and 30 extra points.Joe Nedney with 116.00 points on 29 field goals and 29 extra points.Neil Rackers with 116.00 points on 28 field goals and 32 extra points.Jason Elam with 115.20 points on 27 field goals and 34 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Robbie Gould8.94
Adam Vinatieri8.69
Nate Kaeding8.50
Jeff Wilkins8.19
Matt Stover7.56
Josh Scobee7.44
Jason Hanson7.31
Joe Nedney7.25
Neil Rackers7.25
Jason Elam7.20
*Fantasy Point Calculation Formula
 
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