There is often a disconnect between football outcomes and fantasy football production. The disconnect has its most significant impact when assessing the change in fantasy value for players on a team that drafted their new stud quarterback. In this article, we will look at the last decade of top-16 quarterbacks and analyze why you shouldn't expect increased fantasy production from any of the Bengals skill position players in 2020. However, if you think Burrow is going to be the greatest quarterback in NFL history, then you're probably going to disagree with everything in this article.
This article will make a case for three players at each position who are draft day values that I believe have a chance to finish as the #1 at their respective position. Keep these underappreciated guys in mind when you miss out on one of the favorites, and you might just be surprised. Even in dynasty leagues, teams in "win now" mode should consider these aging players to lead them to the promised land even if only for a year or two.
Zac Taylor’s first season as head coach of the Bengals did not go as planned. Star wideout AJ Green missed the entire season, and John Ross lost the majority of the season after starting the year off on fire. The O-line was in shambles, and the defense was awful. This year Cincy drafted their franchise QB, and they return key members of their offense. The Cincinnati offense is a very sneaky unit to target in redraft and dynasty drafts. Let’s take a look at their skill positions and outlook for 2020.