revolutionary tools.  groundbreaking articles.  proven results.

A.J. Green and Justin Hunter Have Decided to Score More TDs in 2014

ajgreen

I’m going to score more touchdowns in 2014, I just know it,” A.J. Green to himself in the mirror, in the morning, probably.

Ok, so neither A.J. Green or Justin Hunter have explicitly said they plan on scoring more touchdowns. But their actions certainly imply it.

According to The Tennessean’s John Glennon, Justin Hunter has already put on 15 lbs. for the 2014 season. According to the Bengals’ Geoff Hobson, A.J. Green has added 6 lbs.

If you’re not sure why I’m so excited about a few pounds, I suggest you click here, here, and here. Basically, WRs who are bigger (in both height and weight) are more productive in the red zone, and more likely to score TDs in general.

If you had asked me to name two highly athletic, very tall WRs1 who could benefit from adding some weight, my answer would have been the two names we’re talking about. So I’m pretty excited. More importantly, this puts Hunter’s estimated weight right around 208, which means there’s a good chance he’s going to be playing this season over 210 lbs. Similarly, this puts Green’s weight at 214, soundly above that 210 threshold.

This probably won’t increase Green’s perceived value very much; he’s already regarded as a top-tier WR. But it should increase his upside. Green probably would have posted a career year this season anyway. Barring injury, I’ll be shocked if he doesn’t with the added weight.

This is fantastic news for Hunter. He did more than add a few pounds, he added a significant amount of weight. More heartening, it shows that he’s been working hard during the offseason. I like that he shows the dedication, but more importantly, I like it because I know the old coaching staff didn’t like Hunter’s behavior for some reason. Hopefully this is an indication of cheerier relations with the new staff. Either way, Hunter’s a physical freak with an Explosion Score of 175.5 who also ran a 4.44 40.2 It certainly helps that he plays on a team without a true WR13. I’m going to be targeting Hunter much more aggressively after this news.

Both WRs cited a desire to play more physically as their reason for putting on weight. I’m just going to consider that a euphemism for “score more touchdowns”.

  1. Both of these guys are 6’4″  (back)
  2. And he may actually be faster than that, he tore an ACL in 2011.  (back)
  3. Apologies to Kendall Wright.  (back)

recent and related...

in case you missed it...

Week 16 Primetime Slate DFS Breakdown

Who are the best plays for the Week 16 DFS primetime slate on DraftKings and FanDuel? Tyler Loechner runs through notes on the primetime short slate featuring SNF/MNF games.1 DSF Week 16 Primetime Slate DFS Week 16 Primetime Slate theory thoughts: All four QB options have some angle of appeal

Read More

NFL Week 16: Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda

Monty Phan wraps up the weekend of NFL action. For nearly four months every year, my wife puts up with a husband who is totally useless on Sundays, a slave to the Red Zone Channel and NBC Sunday Night Football. Just when the season crescendos to a climax – the

Read More

Michael Thomas Sets Records As Surprise WRs Make Their Case to Dynasty Owners

Shawn Siegele looks at all the top wide receiver performances from Week 16, including big games from Sterling Shepard, Diontae Johnson, and Steven Sims Jr. Championship weekend featured a title-winning fourth-down score from Tyler Boyd and monster performances from two legends. Michael Thomas and Julio Jones combined for 22 catches

Read More
Connect
Support

rotovizmain@gmail.com

Sign-up today for our free Premium Email subscription!

© 2019 RotoViz. All rights Reserved.