Five Players That Will Receive More Production This Year
Marquise Goodwin WR 49ers
Last year once Jimmy Garoppolo took the reigns as the 49ers starting quarterback, Marquise Goodwin saw a boom in targets. Goodwin showed us that he's capable of being a number one receiver and should be used a ton this season. I expect Shanahan to open up his playbook a little more and Goodwin to catch a lot more balls over the top this season.
Christian McCaffrey RB Panthers
With Norv Turner as offensive coordinator, the best players will get the ball. Christian McCaffrey is a fantastic player and he will get the rock a ton this year. I think he will get more runs this year and while I don't think he will be the goal line back I think he will be an asset in the redzone. I am going after Christian McCaffrey in all my leagues this year.
Marlon Mack RB Colts
Now that Frank Gore is in Miami and Robert Turbin facing suspension, this is Marlon Mack's job to lose. He now gets a stable quarterback to take attention away from the running game and a revamped offensive line. They also have Frank Reich at head coach who loves to run the ball. Despite drafting two running backs this year, I expect Marlon Mack to get the rock much more this season.
Tarik Cohen RB Bears
Tarik Cohen is one of the most versatile players in the NFL and with "Swaggy Nagy" at head coach, Cohen should be used more in this offense. I expect Nagy to use him lined up wide more often with Jordan Howard next to Mitchell Trubisky. Cohen also has a year under his belt which will help him mature as a runner and become a more consistent player.
Amari Cooper WR Raiders
After a disappointing year last year, I expect the Raiders to give Amari Cooper more production. Last year Cooper only had one game with more than 5 catches. I think Cooper will have to be a big part of the offense if the Raiders want to score a lot this season. We know he still has it in him, it will just be up to the play calling this and how many targets he gets this year.