Jun 21, 2007 1
I don’t have him ranked extremely high, but I think everyone needs to watch Bill QB J.P. Losman closely this season. While fantasy owners have waited for a guy like Eli Manning to progress, only to see him regress, Losman has improved right before our eyes. Losman may not have the Manning pedigree, but this guy has some serious skills and the tools to be a very, very good player.
Losman has a strong NFL arm, he’s mobile, and he’s generally accurate. The Bills really pulled him in last year, but when they let him play, he responded. After nine weeks, Losman was only 29th in the league in points per game. But he threw for 200 more yards and almost twice as many (12) TDs in the second half, resulting in his being the #15 in points per game in this span. And he was 10th in the last four games.
Unlike Manning, Losman can read the blitz, look down the gun barrel, and make plays. That’s a huge factor. A big key was how last year he looked less frenetic; the game appears to be slowing down for him.
So what we have in J.P. Losman this year is a [...]