Subsequent on my want listing is Dante Pettis, who makes the listing resulting from his elite footwork, route working, and skill after the catch.
Within the first article of the collection, we took a have a look at why Nick Chubb made my 2019 fantasy soccer want listing. Right here within the second article, let’s flip our consideration to a different second-year participant, Dante Pettis.
Pettis was a bit missed by many within the fantasy soccer neighborhood final yr, and plenty of noticed the receiver out of Washington as little greater than a glorified special-teams participant. When San Francisco grabbed him within the second spherical of the draft, many thought it was a attain.
Nevertheless, for others like expertise scout Matt Waldman, the 49ers nailed the decide. Waldman had Pettis rated as the highest broad receiver in the whole 2018 draft. On this article we wish to discover what Waldman noticed that so many others missed, and what we must always anticipate from Pettis throughout his sophomore season.
Fortunately for fantasy gamers studying this text, many are nonetheless unaware of how good Pettis was as a rookie final yr. He popped in a serious method, however he stayed underneath the radar resulting from accidents.
He bought injured early within the season with a knee sprain, and that damage saved him out or affected him for the following seven video games. By the point he bought again and rolling, it was week 10. He had a superb five-game stretch, however then was misplaced to a different knee damage in week 16 which landed him on injured reserve.
Pettis has reportedly reworked his physique over this offseason, which ought to hopefully assist him keep away from damage throughout the 2019 season. If he does, he’ll make a really huge splash, and everybody within the fantasy world will know his identify by season’s finish.
Let’s check out some performs from 2018 that present his immense upside, and why he made the want listing.