DeSean Jackson and Buccaneer Targets

Of all the moves to take place during this year’s free agency period, no move better encapsulates a team knowing what they need than DeSean Jackson moving to Tampa Bay.

As one of the most aggressive passers in the league, Jameis Winston will absolutely love throwing to Jackson.

Per NFL Fantasy’s Matt Harmon, Jackson created 2.89 yards of separation at the target point in 2016, which was the second-most in the league among receivers that saw 100 or more targets. This blends beautifully with Winston’s passing style. 68% of Winston’s passing output in 2016 came from yards-in-the-air (passing yards minus yards after catch), which was the highest rate in the league among qualifying quarterbacks. This simply means that Winston derived a higher rate of his total passing yardage through the air as opposed to his receivers accounting ...

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Graham Barfield
Senior Analyst

Graham is a senior analyst for Fantasy Guru and works closely with statistics to produce quanitative analysis for complementary weekly content. He will be appearing before the season and during the season on The Fantasy Guru Podcast with John Hansen and Joe Dolan. Be sure to follow Graham on Twitter at @GrahamBarfield.