The Juggernaut Index is our annual ranking and review of NFL teams for fantasy purposes — repeat: FANTASY PURPOSES. Here we concern ourselves with a franchise’s likely contributions to the fantasy player pool. We are not concerned with projected wins and losses. Instead, we’re focused on yards and points. As always, we’re beginning with the league’s least useful teams, working our way toward the elite fantasy juggernauts.
Oakland quarterback Derek Carr undeniably made gains in his second pro season, improving in all meaningful statistical categories. He emerged as a fantasy asset somewhat unexpectedly, tossing 32 touchdown passes and finishing just shy of 4000 passing yards. But Carr presents a rankings dilemma, because the non-fantasy indicators are something less than stellar. HeRead More »from Juggernaut Index, No. 16: The Oakland Raiders