2019 NFL Draft Guide: The Rookie Report
Dom Murtha studies the 2019 NFL rookie class and breaks down the top skill-position players for fantasy football leagues this season.
Phillip Lindsay in 2018, Alvin Kamara in 2017, Jordan Howard in 2016, David Johnson in 2015, Odell Beckham in 2014… and so on. Seemingly every season at least one rookie – though oftentimes several – that comes out of nowhere and shakes up the fantasy football landscape. Our job here is to hopefully give you some insight on not just a breakdown of the top handful of rookies, but also a few later selections who were overlooked and still ended up in a favorable fantasy situation.
| Kyler Murray | Arizona Cardinals | Round 1, Pick 1 |
While there may still be some reservations about Murray and whether he was worthy of being the first quarterback taken in the draft this past April, there is little doubt that he will be the number one rookie quarterback in fantasy formats when 2019 is all said and done. For one, his path to playing time is better than any other rookie quarterback, as the Cardinals traded Josh Rosen – last year’s top-10 selection. Beyond that...