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2017 Fantasy Football Bold Predictions: What will happen in the AFC?

Although the AFC is top-heavy, we can still expect an exciting 2017 season!

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With Pete and J.E. making their bold predictions, I decided to jump into the ring with some “guesses” of my own. Every year is crazy and difficult to predict. I am going to toss out something for each AFC team today. Feel free to tell me how wrong I am in the comments below.

New England PatriotsDwayne Allen finishes as a TE1 in standard leagues.

They love to run 2 TE sets. Look for defenses to struggle covering everyone here.

Buffalo Bills – Shady McCoy has 85 catches and leads team in receptions.

Honestly, where’s the competition? ROOKIE Zay Jones? Please.

Miami DolphinsKenyan Drake ends the year with more fantasy points than Jay Ajayi.

Ajayi was all-or-nothing last year. This year will be a lot of nothing.

New York Jets – Will score fewer than 100 points this season.

Poor J-E-T-S. I bet they will win one game though!

Baltimore RavensJeremy Maclin finishes the year outside the top 40 WRs.

Flacco just can’t miss any time. Mallett is bad.

Cincinnati Bengals – Joe Mixon finishes third among Bengals backs in fantasy production.

Jeremy Hill isn’t dead and Gio seems healthy.

Cleveland BrownsCorey Coleman finishes the season as a top 18 WR in standard leagues.

He has flashed some real skills in the past. Just stay on the field!

Pittsburgh Steelers – Team DEF finishes top 5.

Outside of a couple tough games the schedule lines up well for them.

Houston Texans – D’Onta Foreman finishes the year as an RB1 in all leagues.

Lamar Miller just is not the answer for the Texans.

Indianapolis ColtsFrank Gore finishes the year as a RB1 in standard leagues.

This won’t be the year that Gore ages before our eyes.

Jacksonville JaguarsBlake Bortles finishes the season as a QB2 and remains the JAX starter for 2018.

Maybe the boldest given that Henne is starting the third preseason game?

Tennessee TitansDerrick Henry ends the year with a better fantasy season than DeMarco Murray.

There is a lot of wear on those Murray tires.

Denver Broncos – Anderson/Charles/Henderson combine to lead league in total rushing.

It won’t be their QBs leading them to the playoffs.

Kansas City Chiefs – Patrick Mahomes ends the year as a QB2.

Is Andy Reid coaching Brett Favre again?!

Oakland RaidersMarshawn Lynch has less than 500 yards rushing on the year.

I am not sold that he can come back and be the same guy he was. He looks slow.

Los Angeles Chargers – Philip Rivers misses games for the first time in his career.

Rivers has started every game for the Chargers since he took over for Drew Brees.

I will call it successful if I get even 4 of these correct. Look for my NFC predictions coming soon!