But they also happen to be some of the biggest question marks entering the 2019 season.
Gurley is a three-time Pro Bowler with three 1,100-yard rushing seasons under his belt, just a few months removed from a 2018 campaign that saw him score 21 touchdowns. Brown is arguably the best wide receiver of his generation, with six 1,200-yard receiving seasons in his last six years and a career-best 15 touchdown catches in 2018. And yet Gurley was limited in his last action on the field thanks to what his trainers called an “Pittsburgh Steelers‘ offense to the Jon Gruden and Derek Carr-led Oakland Raiders after a drama-filled divorce from Steel City.” in his knee, while Brown has relocated from the
CBS Sports’ Pick Six Podcast crew discussed Brown and Gurley as fantasy prospects in Monday’s mailbag, and there were mixed opinions on where to rank both.
Will Brinson declared himself “out” on Gurley because of the knee concerns, whereas Sean Wagner-McGough pegged him as a reasonable late-second-round target — with the potential to be “the steal of the draft.” Ryan Wilson, meanwhile, said he would prefer other WRs, like the Cincinnati Bengals‘ A.J. Green, to Brown in a PPR league — despite AB’s history of elite reception production.
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