2020 Fantasy Football Solid/Safe Picks
Solid/Safe Pick: A player with good potential and low risk. Players in this category are statistically consistent from year to year. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary
We have classified the following players as Safe Picks for 2020. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.
|Matt Ryan||QB||ATL||35||12||QB - #10|
Over the last eight seasons, Ryan has consistently ranked in the top tier of the league in completions (over 400 in six years) and passing attempts (six seasons with over 600 passes). His best two years in passing yards and TDs came in 2016 (4,944/38) and 2018 (4,924/35) while lacking foll... Read More
|Aaron Rodgers||QB||GB||37||15||QB - #11|
| Over the past two seasons, the Packers have transformed into a top franchise running the ball, especially in close. Last year their RBs scored 18 rushing TDs with 2,472 combined yards and 101 catches (8 receiving TDs).
The change in offensive style paired with only one elite receiving option (Davante Adams) at WR and TE led Rodgers to become a back-end top... Read More
|Drew Brees||QB||NO||42||19||QB - #12|
|After consistently ranking at the top of the league in completions and passing attempts, Brees worked as an upside game manager in 2018 (32.6 passes per game) and 2019 (34.3). Last year he missed five games with a thumb issue while seeing a bump in passing attempts (36.9) in his ten full contests.
Over his last 26 starts, he averaged almost 2.5 TDs per game... Read More
|Tom Brady||QB||TB||43||20||QB - #5|
|Brady wasn't that far off from a tenth trip to the Super Bowl in 2020. The Patriots' offense resembled a BB gun with a significant hole at TE and trust issues at WR behind Julian Edelman. Despite a down year offensively, Brady finished 13th in QB fantasy scoring (314.25 fantasy points in four-point TD leagues).
He replaces Jameis Winston, who ranked third i... Read More
|Josh Allen||QB||BUF||24||2||QB - #8|
| Over 28 starts in the NFL, Allen doesn't have a game with over 300 yards passing while averaging only 6.6 yards per pass attempt. On the positive side, no QB has more rushing TDs (17) than him over this span. Over his final full nine starts, Allen passed for fewer than 210 yards in six contests. His completion rate (58.8) showed an improvement, and the addition of... Read More|