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2008

2008 NFL Season

In 2008 the Tennessee Titans finished with the best record in the league at 13 and 3, but they did not make the Super Bowl. Drew Brees led the league in passing yards with 5,069, Adrian Peterson led the league in rushing yards with 1,760 and Andre Johnson lead the league in receiving yards with 1,575. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Kurt Warner with 25.60 points per game, Drew Brees with 22.21 points per game and Jay Cutler with 20.83 points per game. Some of the top fantasy games were Ronnie Brown with 39.70 points against the New England Patriots, Matt Cassel with 37.15 points against the Miami Dolphins and Brian Westbrook with 36.00 points against the Arizona Cardinals.
2008 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Quarterbacks
Kurt Warner was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 2008. He produced 409.60 fantasy points in 16 games for an average of 25.60 points a game. Statistically, he had 401 pass completions for 4,583 yards and 30 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Drew Brees with 5,069 passing yards and 34 td passes and Jay Cutler with 4,526 yards passing and 25 td tosses.Aaron Rodgers with 4,038 yards passing and 28 td tosses.Matt Schaub with 3,043 yards passing and 15 td tosses.Tony Romo with 3,448 yards passing and 26 td tosses.Philip Rivers with 4,009 yards passing and 34 td tosses.Shaun Hill with 2,046 yards passing and 13 td tosses.Donovan McNabb with 3,916 yards passing and 23 td tosses.Peyton Manning with 4,002 yards passing and 27 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Kurt Warner25.60
Drew Brees22.21
Jay Cutler20.83
Aaron Rodgers20.66
Matt Schaub19.63
Tony Romo19.58
Philip Rivers19.43
Shaun Hill18.31
Donovan McNabb18.22
Peyton Manning18.08
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 2008 was Michael Turner. He averaged 17.78 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 284.50 points. He also had 1,699 rushing yards and 17 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were DeAngelo Williams with 1,515 rushing yards and 284.15 fantasy points and Brandon Jacobs with 1,089 yards rushing and 209.90 fantasy points.Adrian Peterson with 1,760 yards rushing and 262.55 fantasy points.Thomas Jones with 1,312 yards rushing and 231.55 fantasy points.Steven Jackson with 1,042 yards rushing and 171.15 fantasy points.Brian Westbrook with 936 yards rushing and 221.55 fantasy points.Matt Forte with 1,238 yards rushing and 219.65 fantasy points.Clinton Portis with 1,487 yards rushing and 213.60 fantasy points.Chris Johnson with 1,228 yards rushing and 210.40 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Michael Turner17.78
DeAngelo Williams17.76
Brandon Jacobs15.44
Adrian Peterson15.14
Thomas Jones14.47
Steven Jackson14.26
Brian Westbrook14.12
Matt Forte13.73
Clinton Portis13.35
Chris Johnson13.05
Wide Receivers
Larry Fitzgerald was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 2008 with 96 receptions for 1,431 yards and 12 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 212.85 fantasy points for an average of 13.30 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Anquan Boldin with 1,038 receiving yards on 89 receptions for 140.10 fantasy points and Calvin Johnson with 1,331 yards receiving on 78 catches.Steve Smith with 1,421 yards receiving on 78 catches.Andre Johnson with 1,575 yards receiving on 115 catches.Roddy White with 1,382 yards receiving on 88 catches.Greg Jennings with 1,292 yards receiving on 80 catches.Randy Moss with 1,008 yards receiving on 69 catches.Terrell Owens with 1,052 yards receiving on 69 catches.Antonio Bryant with 1,248 yards receiving on 83 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Larry Fitzgerald13.30
Anquan Boldin11.68
Calvin Johnson8.65
Steve Smith7.93
Andre Johnson7.92
Roddy White7.61
Greg Jennings7.41
Randy Moss7.28
Terrell Owens7.24
Antonio Bryant6.66
Tight Ends
Averaging 7.06 fantasy points per game for 16 games made Tony Gonzalez the top Fantasy Tight End of 2008. Statistically, he had 96 receptions for 10 touchdowns and 1,058 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 2008 were Dallas Clark with 80.95 fantasy points on 848 receiving yards and 77 receptions and Antonio Gates with 704 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns.Jason Witten with 952 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.Visanthe Shiancoe with 596 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns.Anthony Fasano with 454 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns.Kellen Winslow Jr. with 428 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.Tony Scheffler with 645 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.John Carlson with 627 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.Kevin Boss with 384 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Tony Gonzalez7.06
Dallas Clark5.23
Antonio Gates5.20
Jason Witten4.61
Visanthe Shiancoe4.49
Anthony Fasano4.04
Kellen Winslow Jr.3.94
Tony Scheffler3.86
John Carlson3.83
Kevin Boss3.68
Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 2008 with 35 field goals and 38 extra points was John Carney. These stats produced a 15 game total of 152.00 fantasy points for an average of 9.53 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Stephen Gostkowski with 36 field goals and 40 extra points for an average of 9.25 points per game and David Akers with 175.00 points on 33 field goals and 45 extra points.Garrett Hartley with 67.00 points on 13 field goals and 28 extra points.Matt Bryant with 131.00 points on 32 field goals and 35 extra points.John Kasay with 130.00 points on 28 field goals and 46 extra points.Jason Elam with 132.00 points on 29 field goals and 42 extra points.Mason Crosby with 127.00 points on 27 field goals and 46 extra points.Rob Bironas with 131.00 points on 29 field goals and 40 extra points.Nate Kaeding with 133.00 points on 27 field goals and 46 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
John Carney9.53
Stephen Gostkowski9.25
David Akers9.00
Garrett Hartley8.38
Matt Bryant8.19
John Kasay8.13
Jason Elam8.06
Mason Crosby7.94
Rob Bironas7.94
Nate Kaeding7.94
*Fantasy Point Calculation Formula
 
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