According to the Data: Are mobile quarterbacks more consistent in fantasy football?
My latest “According to the Data” column takes a look at the consistency of mobile quarterbacks.
As the nature of the college game changes and more RGIII-esque quarterbacks enter the league, I think you’ll see a real change in how quarterbacks are viewed in fantasy circles. Why bank on Tom Brady beating defenses through the air when you can bet on Newton scoring points both his arm and legs? Newton, RGIII and future NFL quarterbacks can throw for only 150 yards and still post spectacular fantasy numbers. While the risk of injury is always slightly greater with rushing quarterbacks, the season-to-season and even week-to-week consistency is probably great enough make up for that risk.
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