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2012 NFL Season

In 2012 the Atlanta Falcons 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 5,177, Adrian Peterson led the league in rushing yards with 2,097 and Calvin Johnson lead the league in receiving yards with 1,964. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Drew Brees with 24.65 points per game, Cam Newton with 23.28 points per game and Tom Brady with 23.16 points per game. Some of the top fantasy games were Doug Martin with 50.15 points against the Oakland Raiders, Matt Schaub with 41.35 points against the Jacksonville Jaguars and Russell Wilson with 40.45 points against the Buffalo Bills.
2012 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Drew Brees was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 2012. He produced 394.35 fantasy points in 16 games for an average of 24.65 points a game. Statistically, he had 422 pass completions for 5,177 yards and 43 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Cam Newton with 3,869 passing yards and 19 td passes and Tom Brady with 4,827 yards passing and 34 td tosses.Aaron Rodgers with 4,303 yards passing and 39 td tosses.Matt Ryan with 4,719 yards passing and 32 td tosses.Matthew Stafford with 4,965 yards passing and 20 td tosses.Peyton Manning with 4,667 yards passing and 37 td tosses.Robert Griffin III with 3,211 yards passing and 20 td tosses.Andrew Luck with 4,374 yards passing and 23 td tosses.Tony Romo with 4,903 yards passing and 28 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Drew Brees24.65
Cam Newton23.28
Tom Brady23.16
Aaron Rodgers23.13
Matt Ryan21.98
Matthew Stafford21.58
Peyton Manning21.57
Robert Griffin III21.50
Andrew Luck21.45
Tony Romo21.25
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 2012 was Adrian Peterson. He averaged 18.66 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 298.55 points. He also had 2,097 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were Arian Foster with 1,411 rushing yards and 253.95 fantasy points and Alfred Morris with 1,609 yards rushing and 242.75 fantasy points.Doug Martin with 1,454 yards rushing and 241.00 fantasy points.Marshawn Lynch with 1,590 yards rushing and 240.80 fantasy points.Stevan Ridley with 1,263 yards rushing and 200.85 fantasy points.Jamaal Charles with 1,509 yards rushing and 198.70 fantasy points.Ray Rice with 1,143 yards rushing and 198.20 fantasy points.C.J. Spiller with 1,244 yards rushing and 195.35 fantasy points.Frank Gore with 1,212 yards rushing and 186.90 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Adrian Peterson18.66
Arian Foster15.87
Alfred Morris15.17
Doug Martin15.06
Marshawn Lynch15.05
Stevan Ridley12.55
Jamaal Charles12.42
Ray Rice12.39
C.J. Spiller12.21
Frank Gore11.68
Wide Receivers
Brandon Marshall was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 2012 with 118 receptions for 1,508 yards and 11 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 141.20 fantasy points for an average of 8.83 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Dez Bryant with 1,382 receiving yards on 92 receptions for 140.60 fantasy points and A.J. Green with 1,350 yards receiving on 97 catches.Danario Alexander with 658 yards receiving on 37 catches.Demaryius Thomas with 1,442 yards receiving on 94 catches.Eric Decker with 1,064 yards receiving on 85 catches.Calvin Johnson with 1,964 yards receiving on 122 catches.James Jones with 784 yards receiving on 64 catches.Julio Jones with 1,198 yards receiving on 79 catches.Marques Colston with 1,154 yards receiving on 83 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Brandon Marshall8.83
Dez Bryant8.79
A.J. Green8.58
Danario Alexander8.32
Demaryius Thomas8.26
Eric Decker8.20
Calvin Johnson8.01
James Jones7.70
Julio Jones7.68
Marques Colston7.36
Tight Ends
Averaging 6.59 fantasy points per game for 16 games made Rob Gronkowski the top Fantasy Tight End of 2012. Statistically, he had 55 receptions for 11 touchdowns and 790 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 2012 were Jimmy Graham with 103.10 fantasy points on 982 receiving yards and 85 receptions and Tony Gonzalez with 930 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns.Heath Miller with 816 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns.Aaron Hernandez with 483 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.Kyle Rudolph with 493 yards receiving and 9 touchdowns.Dennis Pitta with 669 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns.Greg Olsen with 843 yards receiving and 5 touchdowns.Owen Daniels with 716 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Jason Witten with 1,039 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Rob Gronkowski6.59
Jimmy Graham6.44
Tony Gonzalez5.91
Heath Miller5.55
Aaron Hernandez5.47
Kyle Rudolph4.92
Dennis Pitta4.72
Greg Olsen4.51
Owen Daniels4.49
Jason Witten4.37
The top fantasy kicker of 2012 with 29 field goals and 66 extra points was Stephen Gostkowski. These stats produced a 16 game total of 153.00 fantasy points for an average of 9.56 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Lawrence Tynes with 33 field goals and 46 extra points for an average of 9.06 points per game and Matt Bryant with 143.00 points on 33 field goals and 44 extra points.Blair Walsh with 141.00 points on 35 field goals and 36 extra points.Shayne Graham with 138.00 points on 31 field goals and 45 extra points.Jason Hanson with 134.00 points on 32 field goals and 38 extra points.Matt Prater with 133.00 points on 26 field goals and 55 extra points.Justin Tucker with 132.00 points on 30 field goals and 42 extra points.David Akers with 131.00 points on 29 field goals and 44 extra points.Graham Gano with 47.00 points on 9 field goals and 20 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Stephen Gostkowski9.56
Lawrence Tynes9.06
Matt Bryant8.94
Blair Walsh8.81
Shayne Graham8.63
Jason Hanson8.38
Matt Prater8.31
Justin Tucker8.25
David Akers8.19
Graham Gano7.83
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