Vacated Targets & Predicting the Future in Fantasy Football

Originally published at: https://www.thefantasyfootballers.com/articles/vacated-targets-predicting-the-future-in-fantasy-football/

One of the main ways the fantasy community has described opportunities for pass-catchers heading into the season is by examining “vacated” targets. Based on the free agency moves or players cut during the off-season, there is a certain percentage of the previous year’s targets that now are unaccounted for. For example, with Jordy Nelson retiring,…